God is not found in the soul by adding anything but by a process of subtraction.

A man has one hundred dollars and you leave him with two dollars, that's subtraction.

Contentment is not by addition but by subtraction: seeking to add a thing will not bring contentment. Instead, subtracting from your desires until you are satisfied only with Christ brings contentment.

The soul grows by subtraction, not addition.

Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.

The process of change is made up of subtraction and addition. Taking something off and then puttin something on.

"She can't do Subtraction." said the White Queen. "Can you do Division? Divide a loaf by a knife-what's the answer to that?" "I suppose-" Alice was beginning, but the Red Queen answered for her. "Bread-and-butter, of course."

Meekness, the subtraction of self, reduces the multiplication of words.

The soul does not grow by addition but by subtraction.

The minimum could be defined as the perfection that an artefact achieves when it is no longer possible to improve it by subtraction. This is the quality that an object has when every component, every detail, and every junction has been reduced or condensed to the essentials. it is the result of the omission of the inessentials.

I think as technology and expertise makes possible these sort of amazing levels of fidelity to the real world, a lot of people sort of get sort of - what's the word I'm looking for - seduced into that. And after a time, they get tired of it and they become a little bit more interested, I think at a certain level of subtraction and a new level of sophistication.

Six minus six is zero. Spears are good for subtraction Ella said

Politics is human beings; it's addition rather than subtraction.

My method is subtraction. I use erasers to make the images in my paintings. You really have to see it to fully get it, but it is basically erasing shapes from a background of paint.

Since Satan can't destroy the gospel, he has too often neutralized its usefulness by addition, subtraction or substitution.

According to the celestial multiplication table, once one is three, and three times one is one, and according to heavenly subtraction if we take two from three, three are left. The addition is equally peculiar, if we add two to one we have but one. Each one is equal to himself and the other two.

Mystical additions and subtractions always come out the way you want.

Faith is a talent, and it goes the way of all your talents. Getting old is the subtraction of your powers. Which very much goes for writing.

I meet a man with a thousand dollars and leave him with two; that's the meaning of subtraction.

Life isn't just addition and subtraction. There's also the accumulation, the multiplication, of loss, of failure.

At nineteen, it seems to me, one has a right to be arrogant; time has usually not begun its stealthy and rotten subtractions. It takes away your hair and your jump-shot, according to a popular country song, but in truth it takes away a lot more than that.

Had my life increased, or merely added to itself? There had been addition and subtraction in my life, but how much multiplication?

There is no division nor subtraction in the heart-arithmetic of a good mother. There are only addition and multiplication.

If production does not increase in Iraq in an exponential way between now and 2015, we have a very big problem, even if Saudi Arabia meets its obligations. The figures are very simple, you do not need to be an expert. It is enough to know how to do a subtraction. China will grow very quickly, India also, and even Saudi Arabia projections of the 3 Mb/day will not be enough to meet the rise of Chinese demand.

A German merchant of the fifteenth century asked an eminent professor where he should send his son for a good business education. The professor responded that German universities would be sufficient to teach the boy addition and subtraction but he would have to go to Italy to learn multiplication and division. Before you smile indulgently, try multiplying or even just adding the Roman numerals CCLXIV, MDCCCIX, DCL, and MLXXXI without first translating them.

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