Quotations that match 'predict'.

If I know you're very good in music, I can predict with just about zero accuracy whether you're going to be good or bad in other things. Howard Gardner
[ Accuracy Bad Going Good Just Know Music Other Predict Things Very Whether Zero]
Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to. Alfred A. Montapert
[ Actions Affections Animals Difficult Full Grateful Live Love Loyal Many Predictable Reliable Standards Their True Up]
About seven years later I was given a book about the periodic table of the elements. For the first time I saw the elegance of scientific theory and its predictive power. Sidney Altman
[ Book Elegance Elements First Given Later Periodic Power Predictive Saw Scientific Seven Table Theory Time Years]
I believe if more American children read the Ten Commandments and are taught what they mean, they will predictably engage in less crime. Gary Bauer
[ American Believe Children Commandments Crime Engage Less Mean More Read Taught Ten Will]
Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge. Lao Tzu
[ Knowledge Predict Those]
It's a lot of random situations that combine in a certain volatile form and create a bigger-than- the-whole situation that nobody could have predicted. Paul Kantner
[ Certain Combine Could Create Form Lot Nobody Predicted Random Situation Situations Volatile]
Alan White and I spent the next two or three years working together on this. We developed what is known a stochastic volatility model. This is a model where the volatility as well as the underlying asset price moves around in an unpredictable way. John Hull
[ Alan Around Asset Developed Known Model Moves Next Price Spent Stochastic Three Together Two Underlying Unpredictable Volatility Way Well Where White Working Years]
The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its prediction and then disappears. Bill Vaughan
[ Delivers Disappears Most Other Prediction Prophets Then]
When my job was attempting to predict future economic developments for the Shell oil company, I was frequently reminded of an Arabic saying: 'Those who claim to foresee the future are lying, even if by chance they are later proved right.' Vince Cable
[ Arabic Attempting Chance Claim Company Developments Economic Even Foresee Frequently Future Job Later Lying Oil Predict Proved Reminded Right Saying Shell Those]
Social Security has been effective for 70 years; prior predictions of its demise have been totally overstated. Grace Napolitano
[ Been Demise Effective Overstated Predictions Prior Security Social Totally Years]
However, the models also predict unambiguously that the atmosphere is warming faster than the surface of the earth; but all the available observational data unambiguously shows the opposite! David Douglass
[ Also Atmosphere Available Data Earth Faster However Models Observational Opposite Predict Shows Surface Than Unambiguously Warming]
The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future. Eric Hoffer Power
[ Future Only Power Predict Shape Way]
If you learn one thing from having lived through decades of changing views, it is that all predictions are necessarily false. M. H. Abrams
[ Changing Decades False Having Learn Lived Necessarily Predictions Thing Through Views]
He's about as predictable as a Wasp on speed. Sid Waddell
[ Predictable Speed Wasp]
Prediction? The Democrats will win. I think it will be a close win, both for the House and for the Senate. John Dingell
[ Both Close Democrats House Prediction Senate Think Will Win]
I figure lots of predictions is best. People will forget the ones I get wrong and marvel over the rest. Alan Cox
[ Best Figure Forget Get Lots Marvel Ones Over Predictions Rest Will Wrong]
It's all about exploring the more unpredictable aspects in the character, not just fighting people. Victoria Pratt
[ Aspects Character Exploring Fighting Just More Unpredictable]
Because of recent improvements in the accuracy of theoretical predictions based on large scale ab initio quantum mechanical calculations, meaningful comparisons between theoretical and experimental findings have become possible. Yuan T. Lee
[ Accuracy Based Because Become Between Calculations Comparisons Experimental Findings Improvements Large Meaningful Mechanical Possible Predictions Quantum Recent Scale Theoretical]
We could see that he was a charismatic guy who jumps over the moon and is very competitive, but nobody could have predicted what he would become to our culture. Phil Knight
[ Become Charismatic Competitive Could Culture Guy Jumps Moon Nobody Our Over Predicted See Very Would]
Politics is not predictions and politics is not observations. Politics is what we do. Politics is what we do, politics is what we create, by what we work for, by what we hope for and what we dare to imagine. Paul Wellstone
[ Create Dare Hope Imagine Observations Politics Predictions Work]
In the future, instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will be more appropriate to be flexible and plural at a lower cost. If you cannot accurately predict the future then you must flexibly be prepared to deal with various possible futures. Edward de Bono
[ Accurately Appropriate Cannot Cost Deal Flexible Future Futures High Instead Lower More Must Plural Possible Predict Prepared Right Striving Then Various Will]
Those market researchers... are playing games with you and me and with this entire country. Their so-called samples of opinion are no more accurate or reliable than my grandmother's big toe was when it came to predicting the weather. Dan Rather
[ Accurate Big Came Country Entire Games Grandmother Market More Opinion Playing Predicting Reliable Researchers Samples So-Called Than Their Those Toe Weather]
My predictions are notably inaccurate. Robert Caro
[ Inaccurate Notably Predictions]
Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams in 1900. It introduced the notion that there existed certain predictable and identifiable processes by which dreams were formed. Henry Reed
[ Certain Dreams Existed Formed Freud Identifiable Interpretation Introduced Notion Predictable Processes Published Were Which]
Science is defined in various ways, but today it is generally restricted to something which is experimental, which is repeatable, which can be predicted, and which is falsifiable. Walter Lang
[ Defined Experimental Generally Predicted Restricted Science Something Today Various Ways Which]
We certainly will prepare consciously and professionally, but still you cannot predict the future. Laurent Jalabert
[ Cannot Certainly Consciously Future Predict Prepare Professionally Still Will]
I am frequently astonished that it so often results in correct predictions of experimental results. Murray Gell-Mann
[ Am Astonished Correct Experimental Frequently Often Predictions Results]
But nobody predicted anything of this magnitude in terms of resistance. And in part, the magnitude of the resistance was spurred by our failures in reconstruction. Wayne White
[ Anything Failures Magnitude Nobody Our Part Predicted Reconstruction Resistance Spurred Terms]
Nothing is less predictable than the development of an active scientific field. Charles Francis Richter
[ Active Development Field Less Nothing Predictable Scientific Than]
Art is not predictable. Art is not golf, as great as that may be. There are 360 degrees of choice to make. Tina Weymouth
[ Art Choice Degrees Golf Great Make May Predictable]
It's always hard to predict what's coming up next. My main guess is that content creators will increasingly start using BitTorrent to distribute their own work directly. Bram Cohen
[ Always Coming Content Creators Directly Distribute Guess Hard Increasingly Main Next Own Predict Start Their Up Using Will Work]
Poland is an ally of the United States of America. It was our duty to show that we are a reliable, loyal, and predictable ally. America needed our help, and we had to give it. Adam Michnik
[ Ally America Duty Give Had Help Loyal Needed Our Poland Predictable Reliable Show States United]
Let me state what the official IPCC prediction is: Sea levels could go up as much as three-quarters of a meter in this century, but there is a reasonable probability it could be much higher than that. Steven Chu
[ Century Could Go Higher Ipcc Levels Meter Much Official Prediction Probability Reasonable Sea State Than Three-Quarters Up]
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen. Earl Wilson
[ Economist Expert Happen Know Predicted Things Tomorrow Why Will Yesterday]
The provisions contained in this plan will ensure that the United States has the infrastructure necessary to meet energy needs through future decades, easing dependence on unpredictable foreign oil markets, and creating thousands of new jobs for American workers. Ron Lewis
[ American Contained Creating Decades Dependence Easing Energy Ensure Foreign Future Infrastructure Jobs Markets Meet Necessary Needs New Oil Plan Provisions States Thousands Through United Unpredictable Will Workers]
We are talking about predictable recurring flooding. Robert A. Brady
[ Flooding Predictable Recurring Talking]
Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10. Neil Armstrong
[ Far Little Mastered Much Next Predict Prophecy Science Too Year Yet]
I predict one of these two teams will win the Super Bowl. Gilbert Gottfried
[ Bowl Predict Super Teams These Two Will Win]
It's always a mistake for writers to key their submissions to world events, because they move so quickly and unpredictably, as has certainly proven the case in Afghanistan. Richard Curtis
[ Afghanistan Always Because Case Certainly Events Key Mistake Move Proven Quickly Submissions Their World Writers]
Music is always changing and the changes are unpredictable. Billy Sheehan Music
[ Always Changes Changing Music Unpredictable]
It is a test of true theories not only to account for but to predict phenomena. William Whewell
[ Account Only Phenomena Predict Test Theories True]
I don't like American football. I think it's boring and ridiculous and predictable. But baseball is very beautiful. It's played on a diamond. Jim Jarmusch
[ American Baseball Beautiful Boring Diamond Football Played Predictable Ridiculous Think Very]
The strongest predictor of unhappiness is anyone who has had a mental illness in the last 10 years. It is an even stronger predictor of unhappiness than poverty - which also ranks highly. Polly Toynbee
[ Also Anyone Even Had Highly Illness Last Mental Poverty Predictor Ranks Stronger Strongest Than Unhappiness Which Years]
At first everyone predicted that it would be impossible to hold these divergent people together, but aside from the skilled men, some of whom belonged to craft unions, comparatively few went back to the mills. And as a whole, the strike was conducted with little violence. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Aside Back Belonged Comparatively Conducted Craft Divergent Everyone Few First Hold Impossible Little Men Mills Predicted Skilled Some Strike These Together Unions Violence Went Whole Whom Would]
Is it any wonder that for millions of men the only intimacy is physical, silent, and predictable? Phil Donahue
[ Any Intimacy Men Millions Only Physical Predictable Silent Wonder]
The truly privileged theories are not the ones referring to any particular scale of size or complexity, nor the ones situated at any particular level of the predictive hierarchy, but the ones that contain the deepest explanations. David Deutsch
[ Any Complexity Contain Deepest Explanations Hierarchy Level Nor Ones Particular Predictive Privileged Referring Scale Situated Size Theories Truly]
I've always believed that it's important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure. T. Boone Pickens
[ Always Believed Failure Important Lead Look New Periodically Predictability Show]
Skating everywhere is unpredictable, no amount of money or facilities is going to create a skating star. You have to have a skater who is dedicated, passionate, and willing to learn. Robin Cousins
[ Amount Create Dedicated Everywhere Facilities Going Learn Money Passionate Skater Skating Star Unpredictable Willing]
Most of the research which is done is determined by the requirement that it shall, in a fairly obvious and predictable way, reinforce the approved or fashionable theories. Celia Green
[ Approved Determined Done Fairly Fashionable Most Obvious Predictable Reinforce Requirement Research Shall Theories Way Which]
A nice blend of prediction and surprise seem to be at the heart of the best art. Wendy Carlos
[ Art Best Blend Heart Nice Prediction Seem Surprise]
There was the scientific and technical progress which couldn't be predicted by the state. Anatoly Chubais
[ Predicted Progress Scientific State Technical Which]
If you put yourself in a situation of unpredictability and then find that it's completely possible to accept it, then you become an observer. David Tudor
[ Accept Become Completely Find Observer Possible Put Situation Then Unpredictability Yourself]
Miss Rice talks very tough. We have gotten used to this nonsense. Miss Rice is a bit emotional about this, and we predicted that she would have a more emotional approach to this. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Approach Bit Emotional Gotten Miss More Nonsense Predicted Rice She Talks Tough Used Very Would]
I used to work a lot on food issues and every time somebody predicted that production would be inadequate they got egg on their face a year or two later. Susan George
[ Egg Every Face Food Got Inadequate Issues Later Lot Predicted Production Somebody Their Time Two Used Work Would Year]
Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable. George S. Patton
[ Coped How Others Past Prepare Studying Unknown Unpredictable]
Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window. Peter Drucker
[ Back Country Down Drive Future Lights Looking Night Out Predict Road Trying While Window]
'Press Your Luck' was probably the most exciting because of the unpredictability of the game and how I won on one of the three days on the very last spin against all odds. It was one of those great unpredictable game show moments. Randy West
[ Against Because Days Exciting Game Great How Last Luck Moments Most Odds Press Probably Show Spin Those Three Unpredictability Unpredictable Very Won Your]
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. Thomas Jefferson
[ Americans Care Future Government Happiness Labors Predict Pretense Prevent Taking Them Under Wasting]
The Commonwealth has had consistently bad press. It was originally seen as a kind of hangover empire. People have long predicted its demise. Ben Pimlott
[ Bad Commonwealth Consistently Demise Empire Had Hangover Kind Long Originally Predicted Press Seen]
Unpredictability, too, can become monotonous. Eric Hoffer
[ Become Monotonous Too Unpredictability]
I should point out, however, that at first some difficulty was experienced in observing the phenomena predicted by the theory, owing to the extreme smallness of the variations in the period of oscillation. Pieter Zeeman
[ Difficulty Experienced Extreme First However Observing Oscillation Out Owing Period Phenomena Point Predicted Should Smallness Some Theory Variations]
The current understanding was that it was impossible to predict how something would evolve because it was a very turbulent environment full of things interacting with each other. Kevin Kelly
[ Because Current Each Environment Evolve Full How Impossible Interacting Other Predict Something Things Turbulent Understanding Very Would]
Hooks need to be predictable and not predictable at the same time. Ken Hill
[ Hooks Need Predictable Same Time]
But I don't think I have any particular talent for prediction, because when you have three or four elements in hand, you don't have to be a genius to reach certain conclusions. Antonio Tabucchi
[ Any Because Certain Conclusions Elements Four Genius Hand Particular Prediction Reach Talent Think Three]
And that format was - we'd been using that format, I guess, since the late '70s, and it was starting to get very predictable. In other words, certain songs would surface in the same points in the set every so often; it was like rotation. Phil Lesh
[ Been Certain Every Format Get Guess Late Often Other Points Predictable Rotation Same Set Since Songs Starting Surface Using Very Words Would]
The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Alan Kay Wisdom
[ Best Future Invent Predict Way]
I'm not going to take this defeatist attitude and listen to all this crap any more from all these people who have nothing except doomsday to predict. Carroll Shelby
[ Any Attitude Crap Doomsday Except Going Listen More Nothing Predict Take These]
I really believe you can predict when someone has a great attitude, a real well of talent. Taylor Hackford
[ Attitude Believe Great Predict Real Really Someone Talent Well]
But while we can never predict where events will take us or the unavoidable bills we will have to pay as a consequence, we must confront the ghastly truth of Labour's legacy. Liam Fox
[ Bills Confront Consequence Events Ghastly Labour Legacy Must Never Pay Predict Take Truth Unavoidable Us Where While Will]
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today. Laurence J. Peter Business
[ Economist Expert Happen Know Predicted Things Today Tomorrow Why Will Yesterday]
You can keep rummaging around until you find a song you like, but you can't predict whether it'll hit or not. Tennessee Ernie Ford
[ Around Find Hit Keep Predict Song Until Whether]
Spector is a good guy, but he's a nut. Ha, ha, ha! You know, I love him, but he's unpredictable. He's OK as long as he don't drink. Ike Turner
[ Drink Good Guy Ha Him Know Long Love Nut Ok Spector Unpredictable]
Publishing is a very mysterious business. It is hard to predict what kind of sale or reception a book will have, and advertising seems to do very little good. Thomas Wolfe
[ Advertising Book Business Good Hard Kind Little Mysterious Predict Publishing Reception Sale Seems Very Will]
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible. Hannah Arendt
[ Extent Future Human Humanly Making Ordering Possible Predictable Promises Reliable Uniquely Way]
I don't really like groups that make the same statement over and over again. It's good, but kind of predictable. Martin Fry
[ Again Good Groups Kind Make Over Predictable Really Same Statement]
I can never predict what's going to happen. Bryan Ferry
[ Going Happen Never Predict]
If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Cease Flavor Life Predictable Were Without Would]
It's very hard for me to know what to say about fusion right now, inasmuch as it is not yet scientifically feasible. I just can't understand how so many people are able to predict so much about something that still isn't scientifically possible. David R. Brower
[ Able Feasible Fusion Hard How Inasmuch Just Know Many Much Now Possible Predict Right Say Scientifically Something Still Understand Very Yet]
I never predict anything, and I never will. Paul Gascoigne
[ Anything Never Predict Will]
History can predict nothing except that great changes in human relationships will never come about in the form in which they have been anticipated. Johan Huizinga
[ Anticipated Been Changes Come Except Form Great History Human Never Nothing Predict Relationships Which Will]
Our lives sometimes depends on computers performing as predicted. Philip Emeagwali
[ Computers Depends Lives Our Performing Predicted Sometimes]
I come back to the same thing: We've got the greatest pipeline in the company's history in the next 12 months, and we've had the most amazing financial results possible over the last five years, and we're predicting being back at double-digit revenue growth in fiscal year '06. Steve Ballmer
[ Amazing Back Being Come Company Double-Digit Financial Fiscal Five Got Greatest Growth Had History Last Months Most Next Over Pipeline Possible Predicting Results Revenue Same Thing Year Years]
I like a book better if I can't predict what's going to happen. Rudy Rucker
[ Better Book Going Happen Predict]
Sometimes I think I'm real predictable to myself and other times... you always wonder, Is this really what I wanted to do? Did I make a mistake? Should I be doing something else? Tom Berenger
[ Always Did Doing Else Make Mistake Myself Other Predictable Real Really Should Something Sometimes Think Times Wanted Wonder]
I never got good at predicting what millions of people will suddenly decide is rational. Larry Niven
[ Decide Good Got Millions Never Predicting Rational Suddenly Will]
When people expect me to go right, I'll go left. I'm unpredictable. Paula Abdul
[ Expect Go Left Right Unpredictable]
You can't predict what someone else is going to do and when someone else is going to leave. Jennifer Connelly
[ Else Going Leave Predict Someone]
Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women's liberation... none was more alarming, from a feminist point of view, than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men. Barbara Ehrenreich
[ Alarming Become Eventually Feminist Just Liberation Men More Nasty None Outcomes Point Predicted Suggestion Than View Women Would]
It is almost possible to predict one or two days in advance, within a rather broad range of probability, what the weather is going to be; it is even thought that it will not be impossible to publish daily forecasts, which would be very useful to soci. Antoine Lavoisier
[ Advance Almost Broad Daily Days Even Forecasts Going Impossible Possible Predict Probability Publish Range Rather Thought Two Useful Very Weather Which Will Within Would]
It is, I claim, nonsense to say that it does not matter which individual man acted as the nucleus for the change. It is precisely this that makes history unpredictable into the future. Gregory Bateson
[ Acted Change Claim Does Future History Individual Into Makes Man Matter Nonsense Nucleus Precisely Say Unpredictable Which]
You learn that not all things fall into a certain kind of pattern that can be predictable and that can be understandable and that's going to be easy, you know. Joe Mantegna
[ Certain Easy Fall Going Into Kind Know Learn Pattern Predictable Things Understandable]
Let's leave behind the predictable and stale debate between liberals and conservatives. Let's take the resources that we have, and prioritize, and manage, and focus our energy on just doing things that count - on real results. Phil Bredesen
[ Behind Between Conservatives Count Debate Doing Energy Focus Just Leave Liberals Manage Our Predictable Prioritize Real Resources Results Stale Take Things]
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next. Franklin P. Jones
[ Catch Children Going Inconsistency Know Never Next Unpredictable]
If we knew exactly the laws of nature and the situation of the universe at the initial moment, we could predict exactly the situation of the same universe at a succeeding moment. Henri Poincare
[ Could Exactly Initial Knew Laws Moment Nature Predict Same Situation Succeeding Universe]
I think people are going to return to sanity when they see how ridiculous many of these charges are, and how the predictions are not borne out. Dixie Lee Ray
[ Borne Charges Going How Many Out Predictions Return Ridiculous Sanity See These Think]
I don't think American poetry has gotten any better in the past 35 years. Oddly enough, creative writing programs seem to have been good for fiction, and I would not have predicted that. Robert Morgan
[ American Any Been Better Creative Enough Fiction Good Gotten Oddly Past Poetry Predicted Programs Seem Think Would Writing Years]
There are no limits to what I would do to make my classes exciting, interesting, unpredictable. Philip Zimbardo
[ Classes Exciting Interesting Limits Make Unpredictable Would]
Many defense experts have predicted that we face no greater threat from a single country than from Iran. Cathy McMorris
[ Country Defense Experts Face Greater Iran Many Predicted Single Than Threat]
I shall go further and say that even if an examination of the past could lead to any valid prediction concerning man's future, that prediction would be the contrary of reassuring. Julien Benda
[ Any Concerning Contrary Could Even Examination Further Future Go Lead Man Past Prediction Reassuring Say Shall Valid Would]
At a time when we are dealing with unpredictable suppliers of energy abroad and higher gas costs at home, the decision to increase domestic energy exploration is integral to a balanced, common sense energy policy. Randy Neugebauer
[ Abroad Balanced Common Costs Dealing Decision Domestic Energy Exploration Gas Higher Home Increase Integral Policy Sense Suppliers Time Unpredictable]
We didn't lose as many lives as had been predicted although we're still in the process of finding those we lost. Kathleen Blanco
[ Although Been Finding Had Lives Lose Lost Many Predicted Process Still Those]
For the first time in history we can track the evolution of a pandemic in real time. Influenza viruses are notorious for their rapid mutation and unpredictable behaviour. Margaret Chan
[ Behaviour Evolution First History Influenza Mutation Notorious Pandemic Rapid Real Their Time Track Unpredictable Viruses]
I've never predicted anything. All I have ever said is, that we will do the very best we can. Bobby Knight
[ Anything Best Ever Never Predicted Said Very Will]
Two years before the last election you nor anyone else would have predicted that Barack Obama was going to get elected president of the United States. David Axelrod
[ Anyone Barack Before Elected Election Else Get Going Last Nor Obama Obama Predicted President States Two United Would Years]
I noticed this process of waking, and predicted with terrifying logic that one of these years not far away I would be awake continuously and never slip back, and never be free of myself again. Annie Dillard
[ Again Awake Away Back Continuously Far Free Logic Myself Never Noticed Predicted Process Slip Terrifying These Waking Would Years]
Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible. Isaiah Berlin
[ Collective Cured Evils Fighting Goals Ignorance Incompatible Individual Injustice Live May Men Only Positive Poverty Predictable Reform Revolution Seldom Slavery Them These Times Variety Vast]
If we know what that set point is, we can predict fairly accurately when you will be in flow, and it will be when your challenges are higher than average and skills are higher than average. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
[ Accurately Average Challenges Fairly Flow Higher Know Point Predict Set Skills Than Will Your]
While I remain troubled by the Corps' inability to fully justify the Model they used for their commercial traffic predictions, America clearly has an aging lock and dam infrastructure on the Mississippi. Ron Kind
[ Aging America Clearly Commercial Corps Dam Fully Inability Infrastructure Justify Lock Mississippi Model Predictions Remain Their Traffic Troubled Used While]
Al and Tommy and I sharing the biggest laugh because it was predicted by everything we did in the first three or four records in my career. It was predicted in the grooves that we would be here sometime later on down the road. Al Jarreau
[ Al Because Biggest Career Did Down Everything First Four Grooves Here Later Laugh Predicted Records Road Sharing Sometime Three Tommy Would]
The data which is used to date for making the conclusions and predictions on global warming are so rough and primitive, compared to what's needed, and so unreliable that they are not even worth mentioning by respectful scientists. Gregory W. Moore
[ Compared Conclusions Data Date Even Global Making Mentioning Needed Predictions Primitive Respectful Rough Scientists Unreliable Used Warming Which Worth]
I thought it would be a lot of fun and I wasn't going to do the movie without Johnny. The studio suggested a couple people, and I'd never met Johnny, but I thought we'd be a perfect team for this movie because we're both a little bit unpredictable. Sean William Scott
[ Because Bit Both Couple Fun Going Johnny Little Lot Met Movie Never Perfect Studio Suggested Team Thought Unpredictable Without Would]
Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet billions on global warming predictions that have even less foundation? Thomas Sowell
[ Bet Billions Country Even Forecast Foundation Global Less Paycheck Predictions Should Then Tomorrow Warming Weather Why Would Your]
If the facts are contrary to any predictions, then the hypothesis is wrong no matter how appealing. David Douglass
[ Any Appealing Contrary Facts How Hypothesis Matter Predictions Then Wrong]
I'm not predicting; I just love playing with superconductors. Larry Niven
[ Just Love Playing Predicting]
Well, first of all, we did lots of studies where we show practical intelligence doesn't correlate with G. We have probably two dozen studies that practical intelligence better predicts job success than IQ. Robert Sternberg
[ Better Correlate Did Dozen First Intelligence Iq Job Lots Practical Probably Show Studies Success Than Two Well Where]
I have always believed that it's important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure. T. Boone Pickens
[ Always Believed Failure Important Lead Look New Periodically Predictability Show]
Through the continued accumulation of detailed and reliable knowledge about elementary reactions, we will be in a better position to understand, predict and control many time-dependent macroscopic chemical processes which are important in nature or to human society. Yuan T. Lee
[ Accumulation Better Chemical Continued Control Detailed Elementary Human Important Knowledge Macroscopic Many Nature Position Predict Processes Reactions Reliable Society Through Understand Which Will]
This is largely the methodology I've used throughout my career - that is, starting with a question as to what might be the properties of a set of compounds that could be invented which were unusual and unpredictable. Many times I've felt a bit like Columbus setting sail. Donald Cram
[ Bit Career Columbus Compounds Could Felt Invented Largely Many Methodology Might Properties Question Sail Set Setting Starting Throughout Times Unpredictable Unusual Used Were Which]
The Olympics are always a special competition, it is very difficult to predict what will happen. Sergei Bubka
[ Always Competition Difficult Happen Olympics Predict Special Very Will]
If God has made the world a perfect mechanism, He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect that in order to predict little parts of it, we need not solve innumerable differential equations, but can use dice with fair success. Max Born
[ Conceded Dice Differential Equations Fair God Imperfect Innumerable Intellect Least Little Made Mechanism Much Need Order Our Parts Perfect Predict Solve Success Use World]
I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which field you can get into and hold a job in, whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse, for example. Daniel Goleman Legal
[ Accountant Example Field Get Hold Into Iq Job Lawyer Nurse Predictor Say Strongest Whether Which Would]
As for the depiction of the Catholic church, it's not meant to be a prediction. Dan Simmons
[ Catholic Church Depiction Meant Prediction]
Basins of attraction, of self organization, show up as well in our complex social environment, in human organizations. Here again, while we cannot predict the result of any given input, we can say that it will likely fall within one of several areas. Kevin Kelly
[ Again Any Areas Attraction Cannot Complex Environment Fall Given Here Human Input Likely Organization Organizations Our Predict Result Say Self Several Show Social Up Well While Will Within]
It was a fantastic learning experience and OK, I got slammed because I wasn't Audrey Hepburn but you could have predicted that, really, if you'd opened your eyes wide enough. Julia Ormond
[ Audrey Because Could Enough Experience Eyes Fantastic Got Hepburn Learning Ok Opened Predicted Really Slammed Wide Your]
The financial markets generally are unpredictable. So that one has to have different scenarios... The idea that you can actually predict what's going to happen contradicts my way of looking at the market. George Soros
[ Actually Contradicts Different Financial Generally Going Happen Idea Looking Market Markets Predict Scenarios Unpredictable Way]
Contrary to popular accounts, very few scientists in the world - possibly none - have a sufficiently thorough, "big picture" understanding of the climate system to be relied upon for a prediction of the magnitude of global warming. To the public, we all might seem like experts, but the vast majority of us work on only a small portion of the problem. Roy Spencer
[ Accounts Big Climate Contrary Experts Few Global Magnitude Majority Might None Only Picture Popular Portion Possibly Prediction Problem Public Relied Scientists Seem Small Sufficiently System Thorough Understanding Upon Us Vas]
Job's forthright indictment of the injustice of this world is surely right. The ways of the world are weird and much more unpredictable than either scientists or theologians generally make things look. Walter Kaufmann
[ Either Forthright Generally Indictment Injustice Job Look Make More Much Right Scientists Surely Than Theologians Things Unpredictable Ways Weird World]
I am an unpredictable journey. Claire Forlani
[ Am Journey Unpredictable]
The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience. Milton Friedman
[ Comparison Experience Hypothesis Only Prediction Relevant Test Validity]
The best subjects are always people, who never fail to amaze me by their unpredictability. Ronnie James Dio
[ Always Amaze Best Fail Never Subjects Their Unpredictability]
There is no justifiable prediction about how the hypothesis will hold up in the future; its degree of corroboration simply is a historical statement describing how severely the hypothesis has been tested in the past. Robert Nozick
[ Been Degree Describing Future Historical Hold How Hypothesis Justifiable Past Prediction Severely Simply Statement Tested Up Will]
But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do once we are in a given job. Daniel Goleman
[ Because Determines Emerges Emotional Field Given Handle How Intelligence Job Most Much Once Our Ourselves Predictor Relationships Stronger Successful Well Will]
You can't possibly predict what will last or not. But once you attempt to write for the ages, you're doomed. Carlisle Floyd
[ Ages Attempt Doomed Last Once Possibly Predict Will Write]
The world wide web has really been quite spectacular and not something I would have predicted. Jon Postel
[ Been Predicted Quite Really Something Spectacular Web Wide World Would]
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they are going to catch you in next. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Catch Children Going Inconsistency Know Never Next Unpredictable]
You look at a herd of cattle and well, they all look the same... but they know. They all have an individual personality, and those personalities change from day to day. They can have their grumpy days and their happy days and their serene days. But it's unpredictable. You can't be off in outer space when you're dealing with animals. Chris Cooper
[ Animals Cattle Change Day Days Dealing Grumpy Happy Herd Individual Know Look Off Outer Personalities Personality Same Serene Space Their Those Unpredictable Well]
This story, I predict, will grow to be worse than Watergate. The American people need to have the answers. Curt Weldon
[ American Answers Grow Need Predict Story Than Watergate Will Worse]
Just, you never know what the next day is going to bring. That goes for football, goes for off the field, and I gave up a long time ago trying to predict the future and trying to deal with things I couldn't deal with. Brett Favre
[ Ago Bring Day Deal Field Football Future Gave Goes Going Just Know Long Never Next Off Predict Things Time Trying Up]
The prophets, who were very many, proclaim and declare the one God; for, being filled with the inspiration of the one God, they predicted things to come, with agreeing and harmonious voice. Lactantius
[ Agreeing Being Come Declare Filled God Harmonious Inspiration Many Predicted Proclaim Prophets Things Very Voice Were]
Never make predictions, especially about the future. Casey Stengel
[ Especially Future Make Never Predictions]
Left Behind takes what to some people may be unbelievable predictions from the Bible and shows how they might play out. It makes the events of biblical prophecy understandable and thus believable. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Behind Believable Bible Biblical Events How Left Makes May Might Out Play Predictions Prophecy Shows Some Takes Thus Unbelievable Understandable]
It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting anything with perfect determinism because it deals with probabilities from the outset. Arthur Eddington
[ Anything Because Deals Determinism Impossible Into Modern Outset Perfect Physics Predicting Probabilities Trap]
One reason we resist making deliberate choices is that choice equals change and most of us, feeling the world is unpredictable enough, try to minimise the trauma of change in our personal lives. Hugh Mackay
[ Change Choice Choices Deliberate Enough Equals Feeling Lives Making Most Our Personal Reason Resist Trauma Try Unpredictable Us World]
Predicting has a spotty record in science fiction. I've had some failures. On the other hand, I also predicted the fall of the Berlin Wall and the rise of fundamentalist Islam... and I'm not happy to be right in all of those cases. David Brin
[ Also Berlin Cases Failures Fall Fiction Fundamentalist Had Hand Happy Islam Other Predicted Predicting Record Right Rise Science Some Those Wall]
Most of nature is inherently chaotic. It's not rigidly determined in the old sense. It's not rigidly predictable. Rupert Sheldrake
[ Chaotic Determined Inherently Most Nature Old Predictable Rigidly Sense]
There are technologies you couldn't predict at all when I started. John Ratzenberger
[ Predict Started Technologies]
I don't always do a lot of predicting, but, when I get a really strong feeling about something, I will tell people. Michael Johnson
[ Always Feeling Get Lot Predicting Really Something Strong Tell Will]
The main points were: one, the amount of Israel's nuclear weapons, how many Israel had, that no one could predict or know, including the CIA. They were thinking about a number like 10 or 15. But I came out with a number between 150 to 200. Mordechai Vanunu
[ Amount Between Came Cia Could Had How Including Israel Know Main Many Nuclear Number Out Points Predict Thinking Weapons Were]
In a world with no systems, with chaos, everything becomes a guerilla struggle, and this predictability is not there. And it becomes almost impossible to save lives, educate kids, develop economies, whatever. William J. Clinton
[ Almost Becomes Chaos Develop Economies Educate Everything Guerilla Impossible Kids Lives Predictability Save Struggle Systems Whatever World]
Human history is highly nonlinear and unpredictable. Michael Shermer
[ Highly History Human Nonlinear Unpredictable]
I don't think a reporter should give advice or make predictions. Peter Jennings
[ Advice Give Make Predictions Reporter Should Think]
Insofar as international law is observed, it provides us with stability and order and with a means of predicting the behavior of those with whom we have reciprocal legal obligations. J. William Fulbright
[ Behavior Insofar International Law Legal Means Obligations Observed Order Predicting Provides Reciprocal Stability Those Us Whom]
This life of ours, this is a wonderful life. If you can get through life like this and get away with it, hey that's great. But it's very predictable. There's so many ways you can screw it up. Paul Castellano
[ Away Get Great Hey Life Many Ours Predictable Screw Through Up Very Ways Wonderful]
A self-fulfilling prophecy is an assumption or prediction that, purely as a result of having been made, cause the expected or predicted event to occur and thus confirms its own 'accuracy.' Paul Watzlawick
[ Accuracy Assumption Been Cause Confirms Event Expected Having Made Occur Own Predicted Prediction Prophecy Purely Result Thus]
Imagination allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom that we cannot soar by saying, "Just watch!" Bill Bradley
[ Allows Cannot Common Enables Escape Imagination Just Predictable Reply Saying Soar Us Watch Wisdom]
The best way to predict the future is to create it. Peter Drucker
[ Best Create Future Predict Way]
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore. Chet Atkins
[ Anymore Become Interested Once Predictable]
When air conditioning, escalators, and advertising appeared, shopping expanded its scale, but also limited its spontaneity. And it became much more predictable, almost scientific. What had once been the most surprising became the most manipulated. Rem Koolhaas
[ Advertising Air Almost Also Appeared Became Been Conditioning Expanded Had Limited Manipulated More Most Much Once Predictable Scale Scientific Shopping Spontaneity Surprising]
You can only predict things after they have happened. Eugene Ionesco
[ After Happened Only Predict Things]
All those predictions about how much economic growth will be created by this, all of those new jobs, would be created by the things we wanted - the extension of unemployment insurance and middle class tax cuts. An estate tax for millionaires adds exactly zero jobs. A tax cut for billionaires - virtually none. Anthony Weiner
[ Adds Billionaires Class Created Cut Cuts Economic Estate Exactly Extension Growth How Insurance Jobs Middle Millionaires Much New None Predictions Tax Things Those Unemployment Virtually Wanted Will Would Zero]
But I'd rather not predict. I'd rather affect. James Carville
[ Affect Predict Rather]
I don't really try to predict what can and will happen with things. Sometimes you think something's gonna be a huge success, and it isn't. And sometimes you pay no attention to something whatsoever, and God just makes it into everything. Donna Summer
[ Attention Everything God Gonna Happen Huge Into Just Makes Pay Predict Really Something Sometimes Success Things Think Try Whatsoever Will]
Agency by agency, we frequently have lost a bit of ground, at least to inflation-but had it not been for the efforts we've made to educate people about the importance of science, technology and advanced education, those predictions very well might have come true. Charles Vest
[ Advanced Agency Been Bit Come Educate Education Efforts Frequently Ground Had Importance Least Lost Made Might Predictions Science Technology Those True Very Well]
If I would need to make a prediction I still believe Kaplan's scenario is very plausible. David Korten
[ Believe Make Need Plausible Prediction Scenario Still Very Would]
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws. Vladimir Lenin History
[ Governed Impossible Laws Less More Mysterious Own Predict Progress Revolution Time]
I predict that many teams will go out of business and the size of the leagues will be greatly reduced. Will McDonough
[ Business Go Greatly Leagues Many Out Predict Reduced Size Teams Will]
Well, it is certainly not by choice at this time you don't see or hear about me. This business is very unpredictable. A lot of it is luck and being in the right place at the right time. Erin Moran
[ Being Business Certainly Choice Hear Lot Luck Place Right See Time Unpredictable Very Well]
That's kind of like how jazz is sometimes. You're out there predicting the future, and no one believes you. Branford Marsalis
[ Believes Future How Jazz Kind Out Predicting Sometimes]
Prediction by analogy -creativity - is so pervasive we normally don't notice it. Jeff Hawkins
[ Analogy Normally Notice Pervasive Prediction]
No one welcomes chaos, but why crave stability and predictability? Hugh Mackay
[ Chaos Crave Predictability Stability Welcomes Why]
So many of the things I've predicted were technologies that were just sitting right in front of us. Joshua Lederberg
[ Front Just Many Predicted Right Sitting Technologies Things Us Were]
If you look at the Bible almost everything that was predicted, maybe everything, has come to pass. Evel Knievel
[ Almost Bible Come Everything Look Maybe Pass Predicted]
To some, the '50s were a decade marked by the banal, the predictable. Annette Funicello
[ Banal Decade Marked Predictable Some Were]
And it's interesting, when you look at the predictions made during the peak of the boom in the 1990s, about e-commerce, or internet traffic, or broadband adoption, or internet advertising, they were all right - they were just wrong in time. Chris Anderson
[ Adoption Advertising Boom Broadband During E-Commerce Interesting Internet Just Look Made Peak Predictions Right Time Traffic Were Wrong]
If that enabled us to predict the succeeding situation with the same approximation, that is all we require, and we should say that the phenomenon had been predicted, that it is governed by the laws. Henri Poincare
[ Approximation Been Enabled Governed Had Laws Phenomenon Predict Predicted Require Same Say Should Situation Succeeding Us]
We judged that a sudden, disorderly failure of Bear would have brought with it unpredictable but severe consequences for the functioning of the broader financial system and the broader economy, with lower equity prices, further downward pressure on home values, and less access to credit for companies and households. Timothy Geithner
[ Access Bear Broader Brought Companies Consequences Credit Disorderly Downward Economy Equity Failure Financial Functioning Further Home Households Judged Less Lower Pressure Prices Severe Sudden System Unpredictable Values Would]
Everybody has to be reminded that there's another way to be. Another more mysterious, unpredictable way to be that's not necessarily based upon contrivances. Stanley Crouch
[ Another Based Everybody More Mysterious Necessarily Reminded Unpredictable Upon Way]
You can't predict a show, that is the damndest thing, you can't predict if a show is going to work or not until it's on the air. Aaron Spelling
[ Air Going Predict Show Thing Until Work]
I don't like sitting around sets - I don't like the unpredictability of it. Andrea Martin
[ Around Sets Sitting Unpredictability]
I make a prediction here and now, and, my friends, I want you to watch the proceedings of Congress in these coming weeks of this extra session, or of the next regular session, to see whether I am right or not. Richard Parks Bland
[ Am Coming Congress Extra Friends Here Make Next Now Prediction Proceedings Regular Right See Session These Want Watch Weeks Whether]
The match has become quite unpredictable, but it still looks as though Arsenal will win the cup. John Motson
[ Arsenal Become Cup Looks Match Quite Still Though Unpredictable Will Win]
I've been around since I was 19, I won the Oscar when I was 21, I've had a couple of TV series. I've continued to work despite the predictions of some naysayers. Marlee Matlin
[ Around Been Continued Couple Despite Had Oscar Predictions Series Since Some Tv Won Work]
Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming. Vaclav Klaus
[ Alarm Another Based Becoming Change Climate Dominant Endangering Environmentalism Global Horizon Human Ideology Life Main Man-Made Nevertheless New Predicting Raising Religion See Threat Warming Weapon Which]
I hesitate to predict whether this theory is true. But if the general opinion of Mankind is optimistic then we're in for a period of extreme popularity for science fiction. David Eddings
[ Extreme Fiction General Hesitate Mankind Opinion Optimistic Period Popularity Predict Science Then Theory True Whether]
The latest scientific assessment has almost doubled the predicted rate of warming if no changes are made. Donella Meadows
[ Almost Assessment Changes Doubled Latest Made Predicted Rate Scientific Warming]
I expected to be shot at any moment and if they had done I would have understood, that they couldn't take risks with someone foolhardy or so unpredictable. Laurie Lee
[ Any Done Expected Foolhardy Had Moment Risks Shot Someone Take Understood Unpredictable Would]
I won't predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible. Michael Phelps Sports
[ Anything Historic Impossible Nothing Predict Won]
I've never been able to predict the future of anything. Bob Edwards
[ Able Anything Been Future Never Predict]
I think it is quite dangerous for an organisation to think they can predict where they are going to need leadership. It needs to be something that people are willing to assume if it feels relevant, given the context of any situation. Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Any Assume Context Dangerous Feels Given Going Leadership Need Needs Organisation Predict Quite Relevant Situation Something Think Where Willing]
Running became boring because it's so predictable. I got to a point where I knew what my competition could do. Peter Snell
[ Became Because Boring Competition Could Got Knew Point Predictable Running Where]
Kubrick never explained the ending to us, or what his intentions were. He didn't intend for it to be a predictable film. Keir Dullea
[ Ending Explained Film His Intend Intentions Kubrick Never Predictable Us Were]
Second point is no one here could predict or know that Israel was involved or started producing the hydrogen bomb - the most advanced and powerful atomic bomb that can kill millions of people. Mordechai Vanunu
[ Advanced Atomic Bomb Could Here Hydrogen Involved Israel Kill Know Millions Most Point Powerful Predict Producing Second Started]
We are glorious accidents of an unpredictable process with no drive to complexity, not the expected results of evolutionary principles that yearn to produce a creature capable of understanding the mode of its own necessary construction. Stephen Jay Gould
[ Accidents Capable Complexity Construction Creature Drive Evolutionary Expected Glorious Mode Necessary Own Principles Process Produce Results Understanding Unpredictable Yearn]
Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future. Niels Bohr
[ Difficult Especially Future Prediction Very]
To deny the predictive validity of race at this level is nonscientific and unrealistic. J. Philippe Rushton
[ Deny Level Predictive Race Unrealistic Validity]
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often. Brian Tracy
[ Active Chances Found Luck More Often Predictable Quite Show Take Up Want]
Cutting up fowl to predict the future is, if done honestly and with as little interpretation as possible, a kind of randomization. But chicken guts are hard to read and invite flights of fancy or corruption. Ian Hacking
[ Chicken Corruption Cutting Done Fancy Flights Future Guts Hard Honestly Interpretation Invite Kind Little Possible Predict Read Up]
I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again and there's a certain musical virtuosity involved in it. Ken Burns
[ Again Certain Extremely Fusion Involved Lot Music Musical Over Play Predictable Problem Rhythm Rock Same Solos Stuff Think]
Changes are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation. Gail Sheehy
[ Accomplice Changes Deny Only Own Possible Predictable Them Unnecessary Vegetation]
It was unpredictable, good storytelling that brought you back each week. Ted Shackelford
[ Back Brought Each Good Storytelling Unpredictable Week]
You can make an argument that Bill O'Reilly is a conservative or a Republican. Bill's kind of unpredictable. Somebody might say that he would have been comfortable in the Democratic Party of Scoop Jackson. Brit Hume
[ Argument Been Bill Comfortable Conservative Democratic Jackson Kind Make Might Party Reilly Republican Say Scoop Somebody Unpredictable Would]
One of my few shortcomings is that I can't predict the future. Lars Ulrich
[ Few Future Predict Shortcomings]