Quantities

Famous quotes containing the word quantities:

    Compilers resemble gluttonous eaters who devour excessive quantities of healthy food just to excrete them as refuse.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    James Brown and Frank Sinatra are two different quantities in the universe. They represent two different experiences of the world.
    Imamu Amiri Baraka [Everett Leroi Jones] (b. 1934)

    The Walrus and the Carpenter
    Were walking close at hand:
    They wept like anything to see
    Such quantities of sand:
    “If this were only cleared away,”
    They said, “it would be grand!”
    “If seven maids with seven mops
    Swept it for half a year,
    Do you suppose,” the Walrus said,
    “That they could get it clear?”
    “I doubt it,” said the Carpenter,
    And shed a bitter tear.
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)