quote by Mike Rowe

The search for truth in cyberspace will take you through the wormhole, and there's nothing on the other side but pedants and nitpickers and bottomless ambiguity. If you're not careful, you'll spend all your time proving everything and understanding nothing.

— Mike Rowe

Most Powerful Nitpicking quotations

Think of yourself as an insensitive, nitpicking, irritable fool to use the product.

I like documentaries because there's nothing to nitpick or criticize about scenes if they aren't just right. It's about honesty and real-life circumstances coming out. Granted it can be swayed by how people tell that story, but overall, I like it because it is true.

The scholar without good breeding is a nitpicker;

the philosopher a cynic; the soldier a brute and everyone else disagreeable.

The past is interesting to me because it's been dumbed down or flattened out, or academically nitpicked so you can't get any life out of it, you just get data.

I think video village is bullshit. It's like it's a breeding ground for people to nitpick and feel important. It's just such a weird dynamic.

In terms of everything, I'm happy and stand behind my video.

If you can't tell we had a lot of fun doing it and you want to nitpick - I don't know. That's why you exist on the internet and not anywhere else.

Incidentally, when we're faced with a "prove or disprove," we're usually better off trying first to disprove with a counterexample, for two reasons: A disproof is potentially easier (we need just one counterexample); and nitpicking arouses our creative juices. Even if the given assertion is true, our search for a counterexample often leads to a proof, as soon as we see why a counterexample is impossible. Besides, it's healthy to be skeptical.

Lady Maccon cogitated. She would like to encourage this new spirit of social-mindedness. If Felicity needed anything in her life, it was a cause. Then she might stop nitpicking everyone else.