Understanding reduces the greatest to simplicity, and lack of its causes the least to take on the magnitude.
— Raymond Holliwell

Our brains have evolved to help us survive within the orders of magnitude of size and speed which our bodies operate at. We never evolved to navigate in the world of atoms.
Richard Dawkins magnitude quote

People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude.
— Ovid

Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
— John Updike

We are each other's magnitude and bond.
— magnitude quotation by Gwendolyn Brooks