Quotes with quantity
We found 18 quotes.
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.
English writer 1812-1870
Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is so much warmth, so much bread.
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
Indian politician 1917-1985
Beauty is composed of an eternal, invariable element whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine, and a relative element which might be, either by turns or all at once, period, fashion, moral, passion.
French moviedirector 1930-
Badness you can get easily, in quantity; the road is smooth, and it lies close by, But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put sweat, and long and steer is the way to it.
Greek poet 8th century BC
The world has to learn that the actual pleasure derived from material things is of rather low quality on the whole and less even in quantity than it looks to those who have not tried it.
American writer and poet 1809-1894
The great society is a place where men are more concerned with the quality of their goods than with the quantity of their goods.
American president 1908-173