Numbers Proverbs

By | April 4, 2017

Sayings about Numbers

He who can predict winning numbers should not set off fire crackers. ~ Chinese Proverb

Our hairs are numbered. ~ French Proverb

Our fears always outnumber our dangers. ~ Latin Proverb

Look after number one. ~ Traditional Proverb

He is great whose faults can be numbered. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Quotations about Numbers

Saying about Numbers

Unions are about the collective leverage, the power of numbers versus the power of capital. ~ Kevin O’Leary

In America everything’s about who’s number one today. ~ Bruce Springsteen

Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be Number 1. ~ Arthur Ashe

Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare. ~ Rene Descartes

And what is the greatest number? Number one. ~ David Hume

Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers. ~ Shakuntala Devi

To be number one, you have to train like you are number two. ~ Author Unknown

The only way to be number one is to be number one. ~ Author Unknown

Not everyone can be Number 1. Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. ~ Arthur Ashe

You are all Champions in your own way. That doesn’t mean you have to be number 1 or be the best. Just do your best. If you aren’t first, then make those people ahead of you break records by pushing them with your personal best. ~ Author Unknown

Being the best is great, I’m number one. But being unique is greater, I’m the only one. ~ Author Unknown

The success of any great moral enterprise does not depend upon numbers. ~ William Lloyd Garrison

I’ll always be number 1 to myself. ~ Moses Malone

You have to be odd to be number one. ~ Dr.seuss

Numbers are intellectual witnesses that belong only to mankind. ~ Honore de Balzac

Never be fooled that you are not number one, they got it wrong, because you beat a bunch of sperms to be alive. ~ Unarine Ramaru

The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers. ~ Scott Adams

It is the weight, not numbers of experiments that is to be regarded. ~ Isaac Newton

Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate. ~ Leonhard Euler

Numbers are the product of counting. Quantities are the product of measurement. This means that numbers can conceivably be accurate because there is a discontinuity between each integer and the next. ~ Gregory Bateson

Numbers of sales do not correspond to numbers of readers. ~ Michael Korda

There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two.~ Bertolt Brecht

Every culture has contributed to maths just as it has contributed to literature. It’s a universal language; numbers belong to everyone. ~ Daniel Tammet

Numbers have life; they’re not just symbols on paper. ~ Shakuntala Devi

There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else. ~ James Thurber

Becoming number one is easier than remaining number one. ~ Bill Bradley

It’s easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you’re a winner, when you’re number one. What you got to have is faith and discipline when you’re not a winner. ~ Vince Lombardi

You don’t have to be a mathematician to have a feel for numbers. ~ John Forbes Nash, Jr.

Anyone who thinks there’s safety in numbers hasn’t looked at the stock market pages. ~ Irene Peter

If you don’t treat yourself like number one then others will treat you like number two. ~ Author Unknown

Number one, cash is king… number two, communicate… number three, buy or bury the competition. ~ Jack Welch

You set a goal to be the best and then you work hard every hour of every day, striving to reach that goal. If you allow yourself to settle for anything less than number one, you are cheating yourself. ~ Don Shula

Great leaders are willing to sacrifice the numbers to save the people. Poor leaders sacrifice the people to save the numbers. ~ Simon Sinek

People tend to think that numbers are quite objective, but numbers in economics are not like this. Some economists say they’re like sausages: you don’t know what they really are until you cut into them. ~ Ha-Joon Chang

Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin. ~ John von Neumann

People don’t pay much attention to you when you are second best. I wanted to see what it felt like to be number one. ~ Florence Griffith-Joyner

The budget is not just a collection of numbers, but an expression of our values and aspirations. ~ Jacob Lew

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. ~ George Washington

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers. ~ Plato

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