A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator, the smaller the fraction.
It can take years to mold a dream. It takes only a fraction of a second for it to be shattered.
Five out of four people have trouble with fractions.
The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions.
We are all functioning at a small fraction of our capacity.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
We live but a fraction of our lives.
We are all functioning at a small fraction of our capacity to live fully in its total meaning of loving, caring, creating and adventuring. Consequently, the actualizing of our potential can become the most exciting adventure of our lifetime.
Without leadership ability,a person's impact is only a fraction of what it could be with good leadership.
A reciprocal of a fraction is found by flipping it upside down. If you want the reciprocal of a mixed number or a whole number, just convert it to an improper fraction, and then flip it!
To take photographs means to recognize - simultaneously and within a fraction of a second - both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis.
No one who has understood even a fraction of what science has told us about the universe can fail to be in awe of both the cosmos and of science.
To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
The work that is truly productive is the domain of a steadily smaller and more elite fraction of humanity.
Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions.
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Of all the creative work produced by humans anywhere, a tiny fraction has continuing commercial value. For that tiny fraction, the copyright is a crucially important legal device.
Although when Christianity appeared the total population of the planet was only a fraction of that of the twentieth century, most of the earth's surface was quite outside the Mediterranean world, Persia, India, and China.
Stock prices have been quoted in fractions for two centuries, based on a system descended from Spanish pieces of eight. Each dollar was cut into eight bits worth 12.5 cents each.
Every person has only so much attention to give, and politics and government takes up only a fraction of what it did 25 years ago.
This is a tricky domain because, unlike simple arithmetic, to solve a calculus problem - and in particular to perform integration - you have to be smart about which integration technique should be used: integration by partial fractions, integration by parts, and so on.
What's happened with society is that we have created these devices, computers, which already can register and process huge amounts of information, which is a significant fraction of the amount of information that human beings themselves, as a species, can process.
Although Customs and Border Protection analyzes cargo and other information to target specific shipments for closer inspection, it still physically inspects only a small fraction of the containers under its purview.
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