Famous quotes containing the word cumulative:

    But while ignorance can make you insensitive, familiarity can also numb. Entering the second half-century of an information age, our cumulative knowledge has changed the level of what appalls, what stuns, what shocks.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)

    Knew her own mind. But the mind radically commonplace, only its inherited force, & cumulative sense of power, making it remarkable.
    Virginia Woolf (1882–1941)

    Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
    Bill Cosby (20th century)