Measurement Related Quotes



Economics was like psychology, a pseudoscience trying to hide that fact with intense theoretical hyperelaboration. And gross domestic product was one of those unfortunate measurement concepts, like inches or the British thermal unit, that ought to have been retired long before.

Kim Stanley Robinson


“This is the first measurement of the size.”

Frank Bertoldi


All the measurement in the world is useless if you don't make any changes based on the data.

Amber Naslund


Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement.

Gerald Jampolsky


A physicist shirking measurement plays, different from children only in the nature of his game and ... his toys.

Franz Karl Achard


A painstaking course in qualitative and quantitative analysis by John Wing gave me an appreciation of the need for, and beauty of, accurate measurement.

Paul D. Boyer


“Every action is measured by the depth of the sentiment from which it proceeds”

Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Impressive technological development makes us capable of measuring almost everything, but measurement error problems still remain.”

Eraldo Banovac


Poetry was syllable and rhythm. Poetry was the measurement of breath. Poetry was time make audible. Poetry evoked the present moment; poetry was the antidote to history. Poetry was language free from habit.

Damon Galgut


A careful analysis of the process of observation in atomic physics has shown that the subatomic particles have no meaning as isolated entities, but can only be understood as interconnections between the preparation of an experiment and the subsequent measurement.

Erwin Schrodinger