Quotations that match 'fewer'.

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
[ Companions Feet Fewer Four Never Our Perfect Than]
I discovered about 150 dots is the minimum number of dots to make a specific recognizable person. You can make something that looks like a head, with fewer dots, but you won't be able to give much information about who it is. Chuck Close
[ Able Discovered Dots Fewer Give Head Information Looks Make Minimum Much Number Person Recognizable Something Specific Won]
More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion. Alexander Chase Religion
[ Care Fewer More Religion Religious Tolerance]
Buzz has reduced my range. Running safely with him means using fewer and shorter routes, with multiple laps per day or multiple returns there per week. Neither of us minds repeating ourselves. This is what runners do. Joe Henderson
[ Buzz Day Fewer Him Laps Means Minds Multiple Neither Ourselves Per Range Reduced Repeating Returns Routes Runners Running Safely Shorter Us Using Week]
Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy. Edward Dahlberg
[ Acts Baffling Die Disordered Driven Few Fewer His Justice Live Lives Lunacy Mad Man Men Most Realize Sane Their Unless Wits]
A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
[ Command Fewer Former Furnish Idea Latter Men More New Regiment Than Valid Worth]
The fewer the words, the better the prayer. Martin Luther
[ Better Fewer Prayer Words]
Since far fewer people are recruited to serve in a voluntary military, the connection between America and its military is increasingly tenuous and less personal. John McHugh
[ America Between Connection Far Fewer Increasingly Less Military Personal Recruited Serve Since Tenuous Voluntary]
The average American's day planner has fewer holes in it than Ray Charles's dart board. Dennis Miller
[ American Average Board Charles Dart Day Fewer Holes Planner Ray Than]
Used as kites, these rigid stable aeroplanes are superior to the very best cellular kites I can make; they are lighter, pull harder per square foot, attain a greater angle of elevation, and have fewer parts. Lawrence Hargrave
[ Aeroplanes Angle Attain Best Cellular Elevation Fewer Foot Greater Harder Kites Lighter Make Parts Per Pull Rigid Square Stable Superior These Used Very]
I take more jobs when I need more money, if I'm investing in films. I take fewer when I don't. Or if something really good comes along, I usually find a way to do a good job on it in the time that I've got. John Sayles
[ Along Comes Fewer Films Find Good Got Investing Job Jobs Money More Need Really Something Take Time Usually Way]
We have increasingly fewer and fewer journalists who have any military experience and understand what life is like in the military and in combat. Jim Lehrer
[ Any Combat Experience Fewer Increasingly Journalists Life Military Understand]
Does advertising corrupt editors? Yes it does, but fewer editors than you may suppose... the vast majority of editors are incorruptible. David Ogilvy
[ Advertising Corrupt Does Editors Fewer Incorruptible Majority May Suppose Than Vast Yes]
But it is equally necessary to consider the implications for a society if there are fewer and fewer young people making music because we are economising on music schools or musical education in schools. Johannes Rau
[ Because Consider Education Equally Fewer Implications Making Music Musical Necessary Schools Society Young]
Substantially fewer films will be produced over the next year or two. And a significant portion of the production costs of the reduced slate will be borne by hedge funds and other investment groups. Peter Bart
[ Borne Costs Fewer Films Funds Groups Hedge Investment Next Other Over Portion Produced Production Reduced Significant Slate Substantially Two Will Year]
Would it be better if I'd married a Negro woman? Would they treat my child any better? Erect fewer barriers? Sammy Davis, Jr.
[ Any Barriers Better Child Erect Fewer Married Negro Treat Woman Would]
I am as hungry now as I was when I began in the sport. If anything, I am probably a bit hungrier. It is because I know there are fewer tomorrows than yesterdays. Allen Johnson
[ Am Anything Because Began Bit Fewer Hungrier Hungry Know Now Probably Sport Than Tomorrows Yesterdays]
Unfortunately, the elimination of incentives such as parole, good time credits and funding for college courses, means that fewer inmates participate in and excel in literacy, education, treatment and other development programs. Bobby Scott
[ College Courses Credits Development Education Elimination Excel Fewer Funding Good Incentives Inmates Literacy Means Other Parole Participate Programs Such Time Treatment Unfortunately]
When I entered medical physics in 1958 there were fewer than 100 in the U.S. and I could see many opportunities to apply my knowledge of nuclear physics. John Cameron
[ Apply Could Entered Fewer Knowledge Many Medical Nuclear Opportunities Physics See Than Were]
I mean the idea of this is that it's a good thing for the public to hear interviews like this and that there will be an inevitable amount of fewer interviews if people that the press talks to wind up thinking, well, it's not really a CBS correspondent. Floyd Abrams
[ Amount Cbs Correspondent Fewer Good Hear Idea Inevitable Interviews Mean Press Public Really Talks Thing Thinking Up Well Will Wind]
The fewer expectations you have, the better. Laurie Anderson
[ Better Expectations Fewer]
There are fewer and fewer Republicans. Greg Dworkin
[ Fewer Republicans]
If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I'd have fewer imaginary ones. Don Herold
[ Actual Fewer Had Imaginary Life Live More Ones Over Perhaps Troubles Would]
The U.S. states that allow for citizens' initiatives tend to have fewer laws and lower taxes than the ones that don't. But the beauty of the system is that it encourages the spread of best practice. Daniel Hannan
[ Allow Beauty Best Citizens Encourages Fewer Initiatives Laws Lower Ones Practice Spread States System Taxes Tend Than]
I've obviously made a very nice amount of money. I have a very nice lifestyle. I get to do what I love. Very few actors get to do that, and even fewer are lucky enough to work steadily for 24 years. Erika Slezak
[ Actors Amount Enough Even Few Fewer Get Lifestyle Love Lucky Made Money Nice Obviously Steadily Very Work Years]
Tariffs that save jobs in the steel industry mean higher steel prices, which in turn means fewer sales of American steel products around the world and losses of far more jobs than are saved. Thomas Sowell
[ American Around Far Fewer Higher Industry Jobs Losses Mean Means More Prices Products Sales Save Saved Steel Tariffs Than Turn Which World]
We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves. John Locke
[ Disputes Fewer Great Ideas Only Our Should Signs Taken Themselves Things Were Words World]
All of the changes in publishing since 1960 are significant. There are far fewer publishers. Donald E. Westlake
[ Changes Far Fewer Publishers Publishing Significant Since]
I always say that bad women are fewer than men, but when you get one, they're fascinating because they're so rotten. Ann Rule
[ Always Bad Because Fascinating Fewer Get Men Rotten Say Than Women]
These days, government employees are better off in almost every area: pay, benefits, time off, and security, on top of working fewer hours. They can thrive even in a down economy. Mortimer Zuckerman
[ Almost Area Benefits Better Days Down Economy Employees Even Every Fewer Government Hours Off Pay Security These Thrive Time Top Working]
We are entering a new phase in human history - one in which fewer and fewer workers will be needed to produce the goods and services for the global population. Jeremy Rifkin
[ Entering Fewer Global Goods History Human Needed New Phase Population Produce Services Which Will Workers]
As we descend deeper and deeper in this region its inhabitants become more and more modified, and fewer and fewer, indicating our approach towards an abyss where life is either extinguished , or exhibits but a few sparks to mark its lingering presence. Edward Forbes
[ Abyss Approach Become Deeper Descend Either Exhibits Extinguished Few Fewer Indicating Inhabitants Life Lingering Mark Modified More Our Presence Region Sparks Towards Where]
Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others. Edward Abbey
[ Anarchism Enough Even Few Fewer Founded Men Observation Others Rule Since Themselves Wise]
At 20, 25, 30, we begin to realise that the possibilities of escape are getting fewer. We have jobs, children, partners, debts. This is the part of us to which literary fiction speaks. Mark Haddon
[ Begin Children Debts Escape Fewer Fiction Getting Jobs Literary Part Partners Possibilities Realise Speaks Us Which]
A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls. Dan Quayle
[ Fewer Going Indication Low Polls Turnout Voter]
The war was declared over - the end of major combat operations - in May 2003. Release procedures got under way immediately; reducing the population from 8,000 to just over 300, of course, requires fewer military police soldiers. Janis Karpinski
[ Combat Course Declared End Fewer Got Immediately Just Major May Military Operations Over Police Population Procedures Reducing Release Requires Soldiers Under War Way]
While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use, he who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions. He will discard formula after formula, until he reaches the conclusion: Let nature take its course. Larry Bird
[ After Conclusion Course Day Directions Discard Ever External Facts Fewer Finds Formula Future Learned Nature Need Overzealous Reaches Stores Student Take Trust Until Up Use While Will]
The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break. John Madden Sports
[ Break Coach Fewer Players Rules]
Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports. Kenneth Branagh
[ Fewer Friendship Most Offers Supports Tangible Things Which World]
A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW. There is no Geneva Convention for kids. Andrew Vachss
[ Abusive Any Convention Far Fewer Geneva Home Kid Kids Pow Rights Than]
The best thing that could happen to motherhood already has. Fewer women are going into it. Victoria Billings
[ Already Best Could Fewer Going Happen Into Motherhood Thing Women]
I will continue my consistent record of voting for lower taxes, less spending and fewer regulations to make our government more effective and efficient while upholding our Constitution. Roscoe Bartlett
[ Consistent Constitution Continue Effective Efficient Fewer Government Less Lower Make More Our Record Regulations Spending Taxes Upholding Voting While Will]
It is so characteristic, that just when the mechanics of reproduction are so vastly improved, there are fewer and fewer people who know how the music should be played. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Characteristic Fewer How Improved Just Know Mechanics Music Played Reproduction Should Vastly]
I finally faced the fact that it isn't a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems. Whitney Houston
[ Alone Being Crime Faced Fact Fewer Finally Friends Having Means Problems]
Nor is it the least advantage to health, accruing from such a way of life, that it expose those who follow it to fewer temptations to vice, than persons who live in crowded society. William Falconer
[ Advantage Crowded Expose Fewer Follow Health Least Life Live Nor Persons Society Such Temptations Than Those Vice Way]
It's amazing to me that, in the 42 years since President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law, women today still receive fewer wages than men for the same work. Mike Honda
[ Act Amazing Equal Fewer Into Kennedy Law Men Pay President Receive Same Signed Since Still Than Today Wages Women Work Years]
The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion. Arnold H. Glasow Science
[ Facts Fewer Opinion Stronger]
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose. Voltaire Poetry
[ Deny Few Fewer Merit More Persons Poetry Prose Says Than Will Words]
I had very supportive parents that made the way for me, even at a time when there were very few women - no women, really; maybe two or three women - and very few, fewer than that, African-American women heading in this direction, so there were very few people to look up to. You just had to have faith. Leah Ward Sears
[ African-American Direction Even Faith Few Fewer Had Heading Just Look Made Maybe Parents Really Supportive Than Three Time Two Up Very Way Were Women]
Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted. Bertrand Russell
[ Aristotle Asking Avoided Could Counted Device Fewer Her Keep Men Mistake Mouth Mrs Open Simple Teeth Than Thinking While Women]
As far as I can remember, every dime I ever had went to something extravagant. I would rather spend more, buy fewer items and have them forever. Rachel Zoe
[ Buy Dime Ever Every Extravagant Far Fewer Forever Had Items More Rather Remember Something Spend Them Went Would]
Common sense solutions to lowering your gasoline bills can go far. Carpooling, taking fewer or shorter road trips, and ensuring that your tires are fully inflated can all help stop the pinch at the pump. Bob Ney
[ Bills Common Ensuring Far Fewer Fully Gasoline Go Help Inflated Lowering Pinch Pump Road Sense Shorter Solutions Stop Taking Tires Trips Your]
I have made more friends for American culture than the State Department. Certainly I have made fewer enemies, but that isn't very difficult. Arthur Miller
[ American Certainly Culture Department Difficult Enemies Fewer Friends Made More State Than Very]
The higher the artist, the fewer the gestures. The fewer the tools, the greater the imagination. The greater the will, the greater the secret failure. Ben Okri
[ Artist Failure Fewer Gestures Greater Higher Imagination Secret Tools Will]
The conventional viewpoint says we need a jobs program and we need to cut welfare. Just the opposite! We need more welfare and fewer jobs. Jerry Brown
[ Conventional Cut Fewer Jobs Just More Need Opposite Program Says Viewpoint Welfare]
There's a terrible truth for many women in the picture business: Aging typically takes its toll and means fewer and less desirable roles. Maureen O'Hara
[ Aging Business Desirable Fewer Less Many Means Picture Roles Takes Terrible Toll Truth Typically Women]
The fact is that surveys which media people openly admit to show that fewer than twelve percent of their customers believe they're doing a good job, while the average profit margin in television is in the neighborhood of eighty percent. L. Neil Smith
[ Admit Average Believe Customers Doing Eighty Fact Fewer Good Job Margin Media Neighborhood Openly Percent Profit Show Surveys Television Than Their Twelve Which While]
America has lost the moral high ground with the rest of the world, and we have fewer allies as a result. President Bush and his administration have undermined the war on terror by using tactics outlawed by international treaty and condemned by even our closest friends. John Olver
[ Administration Allies America Bush Closest Condemned Even Fewer Friends Ground High His International Lost Moral Our Outlawed President Rest Result Tactics Terror Treaty Undermined Using War World]
My advice to the women of America is to raise more hell and fewer dahlias. William Allen White
[ Advice America Fewer Hell More Raise Women]
Other, far fewer, directors are more like the composer - conceptualizing the piece, scoring it, distributing its musical lines among a range of registers, chords, and instruments. Thomas Harrison
[ Among Chords Composer Directors Distributing Far Fewer Instruments Lines More Musical Other Piece Range Registers Scoring]
And so, the youngsters you have today, even though there are far fewer of them - in World War II 16.5 million men and women in uniform, today roughly a million in uniform in spite of the fact that the country is almost twice as large a population as we had in World War II. Oliver North
[ Almost Country Even Fact Far Fewer Had Ii Large Men Million Population Roughly Spite Them Though Today Twice Uniform War Women World Youngsters]
The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes than he who distrusts them. Camillo di Cavour
[ Distrusts Fewer Make Man Men Mistakes Than Them Trusts Will]
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands. Spiro T. Agnew
[ American Aware Concentration Fewer Great Hands Information Made More Opinion Over Power Public Should Toward Trend Vehicles]
War doesn't need more participants. It needs fewer participants. Michael Badnarik
[ Fewer More Need Needs Participants War]
Start in a small TV station so you can make all of your embarrassing mistakes early and in front of fewer people! Diane Sawyer
[ Early Embarrassing Fewer Front Make Mistakes Small Start Station Tv Your]
I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators. Gerald R. Ford Sports
[ Am Because Better Fewer Getting Golf Hitting Know Spectators]
Job creation requires a business friendly environment with a tax structure that is not punitive and a state government designed for efficient use of fewer tax dollars. Kenneth Blackwell
[ Business Creation Designed Dollars Efficient Environment Fewer Friendly Government Job Punitive Requires State Structure Tax Use]
I prefer to commit 100 per cent to a movie and make fewer films, because it takes over your life. Jodie Foster
[ Because Cent Commit Fewer Films Life Make Movie Over Per Prefer Takes Your]
There's much to be said for feeling numb. Time passes more quickly. You eat less, and because numbness encourages laziness, you do fewer things, good or bad, and the world's probably a better place for it. Doug Coupland
[ Bad Because Better Eat Encourages Feeling Fewer Good Laziness Less More Much Numb Passes Place Probably Quickly Said Things Time World]
You know the good part about all those executions in Texas? Fewer Texans. George Carlin
[ Executions Fewer Good Know Part Texans Texas Those]
Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog; fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest survive when attacked by a mad notion. Robertson Davies
[ Attacked Dog Every Fewer Mad Man Notion Only Pursued Survive Wise Wisest Woman]
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths. Bertrand Russell
[ Although Aristotle Examining Fewer Him His Maintained Married Men Mouths Never Occurred Statement Teeth Than Twice Verify Wives Women]
What the Democrats don't seem to understand is that higher taxes mean fewer American jobs and less American production. Lynn Westmoreland
[ American Democrats Fewer Higher Jobs Less Mean Production Seem Taxes Understand]
It's an immensely competitive business, and I can tell you the older you get, the parts are fewer, and the people who are proven performers are greater. John Hurt
[ Business Competitive Fewer Get Greater Immensely Older Parts Performers Proven Tell]
The number of strokes to the inch controls the pitch of the note: the more, the higher the pitch; the fewer, the lower the pitch, the size of the stroke controls the loudness... the tone quality is the most difficult element to control, it is made by the shape of the strokes. Norman McLaren
[ Control Controls Difficult Element Fewer Higher Inch Lower Made More Most Note Number Pitch Quality Shape Size Stroke Strokes Tone]
We are scheduled to meet this year fewer days than any Congress since at least 1948. And that is even before I was born. So far, we are in the 123rd day of this year, and yet we have only had 26 voting days in this body. That is a shame. Jim Cooper
[ Any Before Body Born Congress Day Days Even Far Fewer Had Least Meet Only Scheduled Shame Since Than Voting Year Yet]
You need a very, exceptionally clear vision. And to me, a vision is something that you can say in one sentence. The fewer the words the better. Ron Johnson
[ Better Clear Exceptionally Fewer Need Say Sentence Something Very Vision Words]
In any case, the fewer boundaries that exist hindering free movement between all forms of articulate human cognition, the better. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Any Articulate Better Between Boundaries Case Cognition Exist Fewer Forms Free Human Movement]
It is vain to do with more what can be done with fewer. William of Occam
[ Done Fewer More Vain]
Research has shown time and time again that infants who receive the high-quality child care and early education programs do better in school, have more developed social skills, and display fewer behavior problems. Judy Biggert
[ Again Behavior Better Care Child Developed Display Early Education Fewer High-Quality Infants More Problems Programs Receive Research School Shown Skills Social Time]
Remember likewise there are persons who love fewer words, an inoffensive sort of people, and who deserve some regard, though of too still and composed tempers for you. Joseph Butler
[ Composed Deserve Fewer Likewise Love Persons Regard Remember Some Sort Still Tempers Though Too Words]
Pension reform can be hard to talk about. In the long run, reform now means fewer demands for layoffs and less draconian measures in the future. It's in the best interest of all Californians to fix this system now. Jerry Brown
[ Best Demands Draconian Fewer Fix Future Hard Interest Less Long Means Measures Now Pension Reform Run System Talk]