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Odd Numbers Quotes


"There's luck in odd numbers." - Samuel Lover

"Good luck lies in odd numbers." - William Shakespeare

"Round numbers beg to be negotiated, usually by counteroffer round numbers. Odd numbers sound harder, firmer, less negotiable." - Mark Mccormack

"This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers.... There is divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance, or death." - William Shakespeare

"Ross Brawn knows that I prefer to have odd race numbers." - Michael Schumacher

"Why do we believe that in all matters the odd numbers are more powerful?" - Pliny The Elder

"I love playing odd roles." - Aaron Paul

"This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers. Away; go. They say there is divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance, or death." - William Shakespeare

"Why is it that we entertain the belief that for every purpose odd numbers are the most effectual?" - Pliny The Elder

"How can you own [...] numbers? Numbers belong to the world." - Donald Knuth

"There is safety in numbers." - Euripides

"There is safety in numbers." - Proverbs

"Odd that we think definitions are definitive. :-)" - Larry Wall

"I've had such an odd career." - Sally Field

"I can show you that the art of calculation has to do with odd and even numbers in their numerical relations to themselves and to each other." - Plato

"In my opinion, it is easier to avoid iambic rhythms, when writing in syllabics, if you create a line or pattern of lines using odd numbers of syllables." - James Fenton

"The hallway was lined with numbered doors, odd numbers on one side and even numbers on the other, and large ornamental vases, too large to hold flowers and too small to hold spies." - Daniel Handler

"Sing it not in mournful numbers." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Win with ability, not with numbers." - Alexander Suvorov

"I am ill at these numbers." - William Shakespeare

"The British are weak in numbers, we are weak in spite of our numbers." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I think there's something odd about eating another living anything." - Shania Twain

"You have to be odd to be number one." - Dr. Seuss

"It's Charley's Aunt and The Odd Couple rolled into one." - Allan Carr

"I am quite odd-looking in real life." - Andrea Riseborough

"I find it odd that people take me seriously." - Jeremy Paxman

"That 's eight times to-day that you've kissed me before. Then here goes another, says he, to make sure, For there 's luck in odd numbers, says Rory O'More." - Samuel Lover

"Inspiring visions rarely (I'm tempted to say never) include numbers." - Tom Peters

"We should be guided by theory, not by numbers." - W Edwards Deming

"Numbers have life; they"re not just symbols on paper." - Shakuntala Devi

"Know your numbers' is a fundamental precept of business." - Bill Gates

"There are infinite numbers between 0 and 1." - John Green

"(about Math) Too many little numbers on one page!" - Daniel Radcliffe

"Those numbers with Tony are so often and so interesting." - Jerry Coleman

"I tell you, with complex numbers you can do anything." - John Derbyshire

"Nobody brings numbers to life like Horace Dediu does." - Philip Elmer-DeWitt

"The control of large numbers is possible, and like unto that of small numbers, if we subdivide them." - Sun Tzu

"When I was a kid, and I was odd, the default assumption was that I was odd, not that I was gay. Now when a kid is odd in a Greensburg, gay or straight, the default assumption is gay." - Dan Savage

"Isn't it odd how the little things can change a man's entire life?" - David Eddings

"The rich. You know why they're so odd? Because they can afford to be." - Robert Wuhl

"Thoughts are odd misfires." - Patricia Cornwell

"In my lifetime I've been to bed with men, women, and odd pieces of furniture." - Tallulah Bankhead

"Anybody who's been married to a man for forty odd years knows he's all talk." - Michael Parkinson

"I feel comfortable in the presence of oddity. Probably because I'm a little bit odd." - Martha Plimpton

"Many filmmakers pretend that they never see anything, which has always seemed odd to me." - Jacques Rivette

"It's an odd world." - Timothy Spall

"It's fun for me to play people that are just kind of odd." - Kristen Wiig

"Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order." - Virginia Woolf

"It's odd that I'm a big name in America and not known in Britain." - Marcus Buckingham

"Sometimes wrong numbers are the right numbers" - Cecelia Ahern

"I try not to have personal goals. Personal numbers is a mind-set. The only numbers I care about are in the win column." - Troy Glaus

"To add to golden numbers golden numbers." - Thomas Dekker

"Competition is all in numbers; it's a numbers game, but I looked at it like it's a passion, and it's art." - Will Champlin

"I think the Donald Trump's obsession is, is bigger than just polling. I mean it's funny because we've been harping on polls like never before, Trump was harping on his own polls endlessly. I mean his stump speeches would begin with him crowing about his latest poll numbers and that was just a kind of odd convergence." - Frank Bruni

"I knew chemistry would be worse, because I'd seen a big card of the ninety-odd elements hung up in the chemistry lab, and all the perfectly good words like gold and silver and cobalt and aluminum were shortened to ugly abbreviations with different decimal numbers after them." - Sylvia Plath

"Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"A victory is twice itself when the achiever brings home full numbers." - William Shakespeare

"Private beneficence is totally inadequate to deal with the vast numbers of the city's disinherited." - Jane Addams

"In war, numbers alone confer no advantage. Do not advance relying on sheer military power." - Sun Tzu

"Hockey players wear numbers because you can't always identify the body with dental records." - Bob Plager

"I'm real good with math, with numbers, like my dad was. I'm pretty much dialed in." - Hulk Hogan

"Pity drowns in numbers." - Mason Cooley

"Random numbers should not be generated with a method chosen at random" - Donald Knuth

"Our new technologies, combined with our numbers, have made us, collectively, a force of nature" - Al Gore

"Small numbers make no difference to God. There is nothing small if God is in it." - Dwight L Moody

"Five is the very awkwardest of all posible numbers to sit down to table." - Jane Austen

"A great leader will never sacrifice the people for the numbers." - Simon Sinek

"I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren't beautiful, nothing is." - Paul Erdos

"Body image has nothing to do with scale numbers, it's how you feel inside." - Elisabeth Hasselbeck

"Control your cash. Stick to your core business. Know your numbers." - Marcus Lemonis

"We have all the numbers we need to turn this system on its head." - Jill Stein

"Rumour doth double, like the voice and echo, The numbers of the feared." - William Shakespeare

"The success of any great moral enterprise does not depend upon numbers." - William Lloyd Garrison

"I always thought of my career as a body of work and not just about numbers." - Steve Garvey

"We're all fascinated by the numbers, as we were about the 100 points." - Wilt Chamberlain

"Numbers rule the universe." - Pythagoras

"My talent is numbers." - David Schweikert

"Numbers of snipes breed every summer in some moory ground on the verge of this parish." - Gilbert White

"You know too well the forces which compose their army to dread their superior numbers." - James Wolfe

"I feel like you can look inside me and see all the places I am odd or unusual and fit your heart around them, for you are odd and unusual in just the same way. We are the same." - Cassandra Clare

"It's odd that the word 'atheist' even exist. I don't play golf, is there a word for non-golf players ?" - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"I went through phases of odd hairstyles and tank top-over-tee outfits and stuff like that." - Jamie Lynn Sigler

"Eighty odd years of sorrow have I seen, And each hour's joy wracked with a week of teen." - William Shakespeare

"Old fashions please me best; I am not so nice To change true rules for odd inventions." - William Shakespeare

"He was still stroking the inside of her wrist, his touch doing odd delicious things to her skin and nerves." - Cassandra Clare

"You must learn to deal with the odd and even in life, as well as in figures." - George Eliot

"What an odd thing a diary is: the things you omit are more important than those you put in." - Simone De Beauvoir

" odd to think of one's life not as chapters in a book but as complete volumes, separate and distinct." - Jim Fergus

"There was too much going on here - too much that strayed from odd all the way over into seriously weird." - Charles De Lint

"Look, I'm not odd. I'm just trying to be an actor; not a movie star, an actor." - Montgomery Clift

"I am married to a writer, and this - writing - is an odd enterprise. It's something we both support very strongly." - Siri Hustvedt

"I've been in the Labour Party 50 years and it's 40-odd since I was elected to Parliament" - Roy Hattersley

"I find American behaviour...odd" - Kate Beckinsale

"We know that there is an infinite, and we know not its nature. As we know it to be false that numbers are finite, it is therefore true that there is a numerical infinity. But we know not of what kind; it is untrue that it is even, untrue that it is odd; for the addition of a unit does not change its nature; yet it is a number, and every number is odd or even (this certainly holds of every finite number). Thus we may quite well know that there is a God without knowing what He is." - Blaise Pascal

"Yes, last year we hit a record number of murders from guns [in Chicago]. And this year we are already outpacing last year's numbers. Now, there are contributing factors that are not under anybody's control and may seem odd, but it is factually true. One of them is actually the weather. There is a dramatic increase in gun violence when it is warmer. And we are having this climate change effect that is driving that." - Christie Hefner

"I lisp'd in numbers, for the numbers came." - Alexander Pope

"They have to put Trump on every program, spewing his crazy ideas, because his poll numbers are so high. And his poll numbers are so high because they put him on every program, spewing his crazy ideas." - Jon Stewart

"I've never been one to look at numbers or think about stuff like that. The only numbers I worry about are wins and losses-that's always been my biggest priority." - Delmon Young

"How can you own numbers? Numbers belong to the world." - Donald Knuth

"Al Qaeda has come back. Al Qaeda is a resilient organization. But they're not here in large numbers. But al Qaeda doesn't have to be anywhere in large numbers." - John R Allen

"It's - as opposed to tape where you have a magnetic tape that's excited by frequencies that you hit, digital was a process where musical sounds are transferred to numbers and stored as numbers." - Herb Alpert

"My interest is not data, it's the world. And part of world development you can see in numbers. Others, like human rights, empowerment of women, it's very difficult to measure in numbers." - Hans Rosling

"Numbers of sales do not correspond to numbers of readers." - Michael Korda

"Round numbers are always false." - Samuel Johnson

"The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you." - E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

"Numbers are a fearful thing." - Euripides

"You don't need numbers; you need passion, and this is proven by the history of the world!" - James A Baldwin

"Without mathematics, there's nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers." - Shakuntala Devi

"Boileau's numbers are excellent, his expressions noble, his thoughts just, his language pure, and his sense close." - John Dryden

"In a climate where people don't understand the numbers, newspapers, campaigners, companies, and politicians can get away with murder" - David J C Mackay

"Is it better that we manage population growth responsibly or should we to wait for nature to cull our numbers?" - Phil Harding

"Managers and investors alike must understand that accounting numbers are the beginning, not the end, of business valuation." - Warren Buffett

"Prayers for the condemned man will be offered on an adding machine. Numbers constitute the only universal language." - Nathanael West

"For they have nothing to fight me with, save the brute force of their numbers. I have my mind." - Ayn Rand

"There is strength in numbers." - Iman Abdulmajid

"I don't know if it sounds arrogant or whatever, but I'm just trying to get better numbers than last year." - Bobby Abreu

"I'm not thinking about my numbers. I'm just trying to do the best I can to help the team win." - Carlos Gonzalez

"Programming is all about numbers." - Shigeru Miyamoto

"A spreadsheet for an innovative idea reports the mathematical relationship between made up numbers. You can't cash a spreadsheet." - Scott D. Anthony

"If we can't express what we know in the form of numbers, we really don't know much about it." - Lord Kelvin

"The forward Youth that would appear Must now forsake his Muses dear, Nor in the Shadows sing His Numbers languishing." - Andrew Marvell

"When large numbers of wholly innocent men are in jail, we may take it that Swaraj is at hand." - Mahatma Gandhi

"... you want to be proud of how much you can get done with a small numbers of employees." - Sam Altman

"If I can't blow to significant heights, at least I can inspire the niggas that's doing the big numbers." - U-God

"Early numbers are always wrong." - Mary Cheney

"In Mars, we've been given a wonderful set of moons... where we can send continuous numbers of people." - Buzz Aldrin

"One hopes to achieve the zero option, but in the absence of that we must achieve balanced numbers." - Margaret Thatcher

"Data allow your political judgments to be based on fact, to the extent that numbers describe realities." - Hans Rosling

"I like it when you buy something and pay with a credit card, they put your credit card on the receipt, but only the last four numbers. Aha! I'm really good at guessing twelve numbers. I can't guess 16 numbers, so thanks for the assistance!" - Mitch Hedberg

"The transfinite numbers are in a certain sense themselves new irrationalities and in fact in my opinion the best method of defining the finite irrational numbers is wholly disimilar to, and I might even say in priciple the same as, my method described above of introducing trasfinite numbers. One can say unconditionally: the transfinite numbers stand or fall with the finite irrational numbers; they are like each other in their innermost being; for the former like the latter are definite delimited forms or modifications of the actual infinite." - Georg Cantor

"Fit for kings, formal gardens afford an earthly Elysium and the odd impression that we mere men might actually control nature for a time." - Ezra Pound

"Finally, the lessons of impermanence taught me this: loss constitutes an odd kind of fullness; despair empties out into an unquenchable appetite for life." - Gretel Ehrlich

"I have heard your words and your disappointment, and I offer you a heart-felt apology to all who felt this was an odd or misguided casting choice." - Cameron Crowe

"Odd that the future should be so difficult to bring into focus when the past, uninvited, offered itself up so easily for inspection." - Richard Russo

"Don't give up on me now. I'm sorry. I guess that's an odd thing to say. Because isn't that what I'm doing? Giving up?" - Jay Asher

"Take care of my heart won't you, Sophie? It's a little odd having it outside my body-but I'm planning to steal yours to make up for it." - Nalini Singh

"It is indeed an odd business that it has taken this Court nearly two centuries to discover a constitutional mandate to have counsel at a preliminary hearing." - Warren E Burger

"Odd, is' it? You know when your birthday is, but not your death day, even though you pass the date year after year, never suspecting that some day..." - Mary Downing Hahn

"Some things are strange to me, and some things are odd. But I don't condemn. If you can accept me, I can accept you." - Dolly Parton

"And he's just plain odd. And what is your problem that you keep putting yourself in my way? (Geary) She's feisty, Skotos. I can see the appeal. (ZT)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Mankind are very odd creatures: one half censure what they practice, the other half practice what they censure; the rest always say and do as they ought." - Benjamin Franklin

"I'm fascinated by's so odd." - John Prine

"Odd things happen to all of us on our way through life without our noticing for a time that they have happened." - James M Barrie

"Odd that we think definitions are definitive." - Larry Wall

"Woo the muse of the odd." - Lafcadio Hearn

"Of all my Russian books, the defense contains and diffuses the greatest 'warmth' which may seem odd seeing how supremely abstract Chess is supposed to be" - Vladimir Nabokov

"The truth will make you odd." - Judy Blume

"I sometimes lie awake at night and try to imagine what would be the best period in history to spend one's seventy-odd years." - Michael Dirda

"My older son who is, I think, here tonight, is forty-one years old. Which is odd because so am I." - Robert B Parker

"It was a very odd household, because the grandmothers were so different. Both of them had their own pianos. So it would be duelling pianos by grandmothers." - Diane Cilento



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