Quotations that match 'square'.

The graceful Georgian streets and squares, a series of steel engravings under a wet sky. Shana Alexander
[ Georgian Graceful Series Sky Squares Steel Streets Under Wet]
I had to experience how someone beside me suddenly falls over and is dead and the bullet has hit him squarely. I had to experience that quite directly. I wanted it. I'm therefore not a pacifist at all - or am I? Otto Dix
[ Am Beside Bullet Dead Directly Experience Falls Had Him Hit How Over Pacifist Quite Someone Squarely Suddenly Therefore Wanted]
The squares of the periodic times are to each other as the cubes of the mean distances. Johannes Kepler
[ Cubes Distances Each Mean Other Periodic Squares Times]
We think that groups of between 30 and 40 early men would have settled in an area measuring a hundred square kilometers. Richard Leakey
[ Area Between Early Groups Hundred Measuring Men Settled Square Think Would]
My plan was to land in Red Square, but there were too many people and I thought I'd cause casualties. Mathias Rust
[ Casualties Cause Land Many Plan Red Square Thought Too Were]
What women have to stand on squarely is not their ability to see the world in the way men see it, but the importance and validity of their seeing it in some other way. Mary Austin
[ Ability Importance Men Other See Seeing Some Squarely Stand Their Validity Way Women World]
There is also poetry written to be shouted in a square in front of an enthusiastic crowd. This occurs especially in countries where authoritarian regimes are in power. Eugenio Montale
[ Also Authoritarian Countries Crowd Enthusiastic Especially Front Occurs Poetry Power Regimes Shouted Square Where Written]
When we got down from the ambulances there were sharp cracks about us as bursts of shrapnel splashed down upon the Town Hall square. Dead soldiers lay outside and I glanced at them coldly. We were in search of the living. Philip Gibbs
[ Bursts Coldly Cracks Dead Down Got Hall Lay Living Outside Search Sharp Shrapnel Soldiers Splashed Square Them Town Upon Us Were]
You know, it was a small, independent movie and with Paramount becoming involved, it was obviously a good thing, but you can't put a round peg in a square hole. Ray Liotta
[ Becoming Good Hole Independent Involved Know Movie Obviously Paramount Peg Put Round Small Square Thing]
On the steps is a machine-gun ready for action. The square is empty; only the streets that lead into it are jammed with people. It would be madness to go farther - the machine-gun is covering the square. Erich Maria Remarque
[ Action Covering Empty Farther Go Into Jammed Lead Machine-Gun Madness Only Ready Square Steps Streets Would]
I'd rather know a square guy than own a square mile. Wilson Mizner
[ Guy Know Mile Own Rather Square Than]
Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight. Orison Swett Marden
[ Afraid Animals Bluff Cowards Eye Liable Look Obstacles Out See Sight Slink Spring Squarely Them Upon Wild Will]
And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will. Ezra Pound
[ After Beautiful City Cut Down Far Flame Here Into Most New Night Our Poetry Pulled Set Squares Stars Up Urban Will World York]
The Pawn moves only one square at a time, and that straight forward, except in the act of capturing, when it takes one step diagonally to the right or left file on to the square occupied by the man taken, and continues on that file until it captures another man. Howard Staunton
[ Act Another Captures Capturing Continues Diagonally Except File Forward Left Man Moves Occupied Only Pawn Right Square Step Straight Taken Takes Time Until]
The Chinese leadership hoped that the world would soon forget the Tiananmen Square massacre. Our job in Congress is to ensure that we never forget those who lost their lives in Tiananmen Square that day or the pro-democracy cause for which they fought. Tom Lantos
[ Cause Chinese Congress Day Ensure Forget Fought Hoped Job Leadership Lives Lost Massacre Never Our Soon Square Their Those Which World Would]
In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, a bill opening one half million square miles of territory in the western United States for settlement. Peter Agre
[ Abraham Act Bill Half Homestead Lincoln Miles Million Opening Settlement Signed Square States Territory United Western]
I am re-reading Henry James as a change from history. I began with Daisy Miller, and I've just finished Washington Square. What a brilliant, painful book. Antonia Fraser
[ Am Began Book Brilliant Change Daisy Finished Henry History James Just Miller Painful Re-Reading Square Washington]
And the Blue Angels are coming back to scare the local population. I remember seeing old Vietnamese women ducking under the benches in Washington Square; they thought they were back in the war. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
[ Angels Back Benches Blue Coming Local Old Population Remember Scare Seeing Square Thought Under Vietnamese War Washington Were Women]
I was in the Square at the time. The crowd was a most good-humoured, easy going, smiling crowd; but presently it was transformed. A regiment of mounted police came cantering up. Edward Carpenter
[ Came Crowd Easy Going Most Mounted Police Presently Regiment Smiling Square Time Transformed Up]
In the late afternoons and early evenings, the crowd is easily over 1 million. That many people simply can't fit in Independence Square. The demonstration spills in to the streets for several blocks. Bob Schaffer
[ Afternoons Blocks Crowd Demonstration Early Easily Evenings Fit Independence Late Many Million Over Several Simply Spills Square Streets]
My boyhood saw Greek islands floating over Harvard Square. Horace Gregory
[ Boyhood Floating Greek Harvard Islands Over Saw Square]
We have 45,000 square miles of geography in Ohio. Kenneth Blackwell
[ Geography Miles Ohio Square]
I was shot down by a fifth ball, which struck me squarely in the face, and passed out. John Brown Gordon
[ Ball Down Face Fifth Out Passed Shot Squarely Struck Which]
I did pretty good for a guy who never finished high school and used to yodel at square dances. Roy Rogers
[ Dances Did Finished Good Guy High Never Pretty School Square Used]
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]
The theme is the theme of humiliation, which is the square root of sin, as opposed to the freedom from humiliation, and love, which is the square root of wonderful. Carson McCullers
[ Freedom Humiliation Love Opposed Root Sin Square Theme Which Wonderful]
Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close to them. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Because Brief Buildings Cannot Close During Great Little Live Magnitude Minds Related See Span Square Stand Standing Their Them Time Too Which]
Men must turn square corners when they deal with the Government. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
[ Corners Deal Government Men Must Square Turn]
It's the quality of the ordinary, the straight, the square, that accounts for the great stability and success of our nation. It's a quality to be proud of. But it's a quality that many people seem to have neglected. Gerald R. Ford
[ Accounts Great Many Nation Neglected Ordinary Our Proud Quality Seem Square Stability Straight Success]
How can a man be said to have a country when he has not right of a square inch of it. Henry George
[ Country How Inch Man Right Said Square]
There are other issues I have felt more emotionally connected to, like China, where I lived and worked for some time. I was living there when Tiananmen Square erupted. Nicholas D. Kristof
[ China Connected Emotionally Felt Issues Lived Living More Other Some Square Time Where Worked]
I already have a production company called J Squared and we're working on two projects. Jordana Brewster
[ Already Called Company Production Projects Squared Two Working]
They give you a round bat and they throw you a round ball and they tell you to hit it square. Willie Stargell
[ Ball Bat Give Hit Round Square Tell Throw]
In old times people used to try and square the circle; now they try and devise schemes for satisfying the Irish nation. Samuel Butler
[ Circle Devise Irish Nation Now Old Satisfying Schemes Square Times Try Used]
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow. Bill Gates
[ Becoming Global Internet Square Tomorrow Town Village]
Weirdness is not my game. I'm just a square boy from Wisconsin. Willem Dafoe
[ Boy Game Just Square Weirdness Wisconsin]
We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers. Galileo Galilei
[ Many Must Numbers Say Squares]
The due process of law as we use it, I believe, rests squarely on the liberal idea of conflict and resolution. June L. Trapp
[ Believe Conflict Due Idea Law Liberal Process Resolution Rests Squarely Use]
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out. Michael Korda
[ Chances Degree Desire Directly Face Fact Get Hate Job Out Pleasure Proportional Squarely Success Your]
It's amazing to see places like Madison Square Garden on the schedule again. Roger Andrew Taylor
[ Again Amazing Garden Madison Places Schedule See Square]
We are a nation in which freedom is alive in the squares and streets, in the daily work of the communications media, in the open relationship between the governing and the governed. Vicente Fox
[ Alive Between Communications Daily Freedom Governed Governing Media Nation Open Relationship Squares Streets Which Work]
The problem we have in America is the systematic erosion of our religious values in an attempt by certain liberal groups to expunge our Christian heritage from the public square. Pat Robertson
[ America Attempt Certain Christian Erosion Groups Heritage Liberal Our Problem Public Religious Square Systematic Values]
I approached Red Square three times, trying to find somewhere to land, before discovering a wide bridge nearby. I landed there and taxied into Red Square. Mathias Rust
[ Approached Before Bridge Discovering Find Into Land Landed Nearby Red Somewhere Square Three Times Trying Wide]
I live in a high rise with my family part of the year in New York and I don't know three quarters of the people in the building. We live in the same square-footage and I wouldn't know who they were. Dan Aykroyd
[ Building Family High Know Live New Part Quarters Rise Same Three Were Year York]
So every day I'm mindful as I watch the Bush crowd extend their sway into policies of every imaginable variety, and over almost every square foot of earth, that the control of the American state is a matter of urgency. Todd Gitlin
[ Almost American Bush Control Crowd Day Earth Every Extend Foot Imaginable Into Matter Mindful Over Policies Square State Sway Their Urgency Variety Watch]
We still haven't played Madison Square Garden. That's a benchmark. Something will have gone seriously wrong if we don't play Madison Square Garden for this album. Dan Hawkins
[ Album Benchmark Garden Gone Haven Madison Play Played Seriously Something Square Still Will Wrong]
Everybody knows that the great reversed triangle of land, with its base in the north and its apex in the south, which is called India, embraces fourteen hundred thousand square miles, upon which is spread unequally a population of one hundred and eighty millions of souls. Jules Verne
[ Apex Base Called Eighty Embraces Everybody Fourteen Great Hundred India Knows Land Miles Millions North Population Reversed Souls South Spread Square Thousand Triangle Upon Which]
No more pronouncements on lousy verse. No more hidden competition. No more struggling not to be a square. Louise Bogan
[ Competition Hidden Lousy More Pronouncements Square Struggling Verse]
I was the center square on Hollywood Squares for about fifteen weeks. Jerry Mathers
[ Center Fifteen Hollywood Square Squares Weeks]
May 4th is a particularly memorable day in American history because 84 years to the day before May 4, 1970, there was another demonstration at the Haymarket Square in Chicago. William Kunstler
[ American Another Because Before Chicago Day Demonstration History May Memorable Particularly Square Years]
To me, as long as we've known each other, I've always thought Mick's most brilliant thing was that he could work in an area two foot square and give a very exciting performance. Keith Richards
[ Always Area Brilliant Could Each Exciting Foot Give Known Long Mick Most Other Performance Square Thing Thought Two Very Work]
In the total expanse of human life there is not a single square inch of which the Christ, who alone is sovereign, does not declare, 'That is mine!'. Abraham Kuyper
[ Alone Christ Declare Does Expanse Human Inch Life Mine Single Sovereign Square Total Which]
Square meals, not adventurous ones, are what you should seek. Bryan Miller
[ Adventurous Meals Ones Seek Should Square]
It is widely assumed, contrary to fact, that theism necessarily involves the two assumptions which cannot be squared with the existence of so much suffering, and that therefore, per impossibile, they simply have to be squared with the existence of all this suffering, somehow. Walter Kaufmann
[ Assumed Assumptions Cannot Contrary Existence Fact Involves Much Necessarily Per Simply Somehow Squared Suffering Theism Therefore Two Which Widely]
A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape. Mark Twain
[ Away Cannot Expected Fit His Hole Man Modify Must Right Round Shape Square Time]
The blame for the 9/11 attacks lays squarely and exclusively with the Al-Qaeda network. Kay Granger
[ Al-Qaeda Attacks Blame Exclusively Lays Network Squarely]
If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life - and only then will I be free to become myself. Martin Heidegger
[ Acknowledge Anxiety Become Death Face Free Into Life Myself Only Pettiness Squarely Take Then Will]
So here we have pi squared, which an engineer would call 10. Frank King
[ Call Engineer Here Pi Squared Which Would]
It is easier to square the circle than to get round a mathematician. Augustus de Morgan
[ Circle Easier Get Mathematician Round Square Than]
To imply that religious believers have no right to engage moral questions in the public square or at the ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith. Maggie Gallagher
[ Ballot Believers Engage Establish Faith Imply Moral Our Public Questions Religious Right Secularism Simply Square State]
Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue. Woody Allen
[ Bit Comedy Confronts Dessert Drama Just Meat Plate Potatoes Problems Rarely Rather Squarely Them]
How can you be organized when you're in Times Square? Mary-Kate Olsen
[ How Organized Square Times]
After years of making wrong decisions in my life, in 1977 I found out that it was all right to be square, simple, and sober. Martha Reeves
[ After Decisions Found Life Making Out Right Simple Sober Square Wrong Years]
This whole business feels kind of intense, like a bad fit. Round peg, square hole. But whatever, I'll take it. Paul Giamatti
[ Bad Business Feels Fit Hole Intense Kind Peg Round Square Take Whatever Whole]
Like any other people, like fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in every land, when the issue of peace or war has been put squarely to the American people, they have registered for peace. Paul Robeson
[ American Any Been Daughters Every Fathers Issue Land Mothers Other Peace Put Registered Sons Squarely War]
In case you haven't caught the commercials, I'm in the new SpongeBob SquarePants Movie. David Hasselhoff
[ Case Caught Commercials Haven Movie New]
I actually do my own renovations. I designed and built a 100-foot split-cedar rail fence to enclose my property. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done. Don't recommend doing it alone. I also built a 100-square-foot back porch. Again, don't recommend doing it alone. Jeffrey Donovan
[ Actually Again Alone Also Back Built Designed Doing Done Enclose Ever Fence Hardest Own Porch Property Rail Recommend Things]
Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary. There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than in all the fables of the Church. Robert Anton Wilson
[ Church Earth Fables Miracles More Nobody Observes Obvious Ordinary Sees Square Than Yard]
The jargon of sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner. Ezra Pound
[ Admire Apparently Around Beyond Corner Eye Female Going Granite Green Jargon Know Monster Precisely Pregnant Sculptors Square Why]
The way I use to develop an aerobic condition is three against three, man to man, in a square 20 metres by 20. Jose Mourinho
[ Aerobic Against Condition Develop Man Square Three Use Way]
This race is hotter than a Times Square Rolex. Dan Rather
[ Hotter Race Square Than Times]
Can someone within that society walk into the town square and say what they want without fear of being punished for his or her views? If so, then that society is a free society. If not, it is a fear society. Natan Sharansky
[ Being Fear Free Her His Into Punished Say Society Someone Square Then Town Views Walk Want Within Without]
I did not find Liverpool ugly. Her stately public buildings, broad streets, public squares, and noble statues redeem her from the charge. M. E. W. Sherwood
[ Broad Buildings Charge Did Find Her Liverpool Noble Public Redeem Squares Stately Statues Streets Ugly]
I did some pastels and I did other pieces in which there was just basically one color per square, and then they would get bigger and I could get 2 or 3 colors into the square, and ultimately I just started making oil paintings. Chuck Close
[ Basically Bigger Color Colors Could Did Get Into Just Making Oil Other Paintings Per Pieces Some Square Started Then Ultimately Which Would]
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Afterwards Blood Country Deal Enough Given Good His Man Shed Square]
Everybody gets a little dose of Shakespeare. He's the greatest playwright in the English language, but his politics are fairly square. Alex Cox
[ Dose English Everybody Fairly Gets Greatest His Language Little Playwright Politics Shakespeare Square]
The Chess-board must be placed with a white square at the right-hand corner. Howard Staunton
[ Corner Must Placed Square White]
Square meals often make round people. E. Joseph Cossman
[ Make Meals Often Round Square]
The usefulness of a meeting rises with the square of the number of people present. Lane Kirkland
[ Meeting Number Present Rises Square Usefulness]
But it is impossible to divide a cube into two cubes, or a fourth power into fourth powers, or generally any power beyond the square into like powers; of this I have found a remarkable demonstration. This margin is too narrow to contain it. Pierre de Fermat
[ Any Beyond Contain Cube Cubes Demonstration Divide Found Fourth Generally Impossible Into Margin Narrow Power Powers Remarkable Square Too Two]
Empire Square production finishes in about a month's time, so at the moment, right now, I'm just completely full on Empire Square. There's no time to do anything else. But there's a few things on the back burner, including another Blur album before too long. Dave Rowntree
[ Album Another Anything Back Before Blur Burner Completely Else Empire Few Finishes Full Including Just Long Moment Month Now Production Right Square Things Time Too]
I'm happy that I'm alive. I feel like someone coming back from Vietnam, you know; I'm sure that later on I'll start killing people in a square somewhere, but right now, I just feel happy to be alive. Lars von Trier
[ Alive Back Coming Feel Happy Just Killing Know Later Now Right Someone Somewhere Square Start Sure Vietnam]
Trumpet players see each other, and it's like we're getting ready to square off or get into a fight or something. Wynton Marsalis
[ Each Fight Get Getting Into Off Other Players Ready See Something Square Trumpet]
It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square. Pete Rose Sports
[ Ball Bat Got Hit Round Square]
I felt that if we, as the Met, were not intervening once one person starts digging up Parliament Square, then someone else is going to join in and you have a spiral. Michael Todd
[ Digging Else Felt Going Intervening Join Met Once Parliament Person Someone Spiral Square Starts Then Up Were]
A player is said to have the opposition when he can place his King directly in front of the adverse King, with only one square between them. This is often an important advantage in ending games. Howard Staunton
[ Advantage Adverse Between Directly Ending Front Games His Important King Often Only Opposition Place Player Said Square Them]
Square cuts which ordinarily would have flashed to the boundary earned only two, and I believe that those two innings would have been worth 150 apiece in a county match. Frank Woolley
[ Apiece Been Believe Boundary County Cuts Earned Flashed Innings Match Only Ordinarily Square Those Two Which Worth Would]
For playing a man to a square to which it cannot be legally moved, the adversary, at his option, may require him to move the man legally, or to move the King. Howard Staunton
[ Adversary Cannot Him His King Legally Man May Move Moved Option Playing Require Square Which]
If it squares with the Scripture, then let's go. If it's in conflict with the Scripture, then it's heresy. Randall Terry
[ Conflict Go Heresy Scripture Squares Then]
The real intimidating stuff is the scene where you show up for the first day. You kind of square off, and that is where you look each other in the eye. Ron Livingston
[ Day Each Eye First Intimidating Kind Look Off Other Real Scene Show Square Stuff Up Where]
It's a hard thing to legislate. You can't legislate good taste and you can't put a number on it in terms of square footage,... It's a question of where individual rights end and community rights begin. Ann Robinson
[ Begin Community End Footage Good Hard Individual Legislate Number Put Question Rights Square Taste Terms Thing Where]
Eighteen years ago, the Holy Spirit led me to establish a church in the heart of Times Square. David Wilkerson
[ Ago Church Eighteen Establish Heart Holy Led Spirit Square Times Years]
The center will be fully operational in two years' time, but probably in the middle of the year we will have a temporary laboratory of 4,000 square feet. Luc Montagnier
[ Center Feet Fully Laboratory Middle Operational Probably Square Temporary Time Two Will Year Years]
I would roll up pennies to take the subway to work in Times Square. I was broke, but I was happy. Jennifer Garner
[ Broke Happy Pennies Roll Square Subway Take Times Up Work Would]
A conservative is a fellow who thinks a rich man should have a square deal. Frank Dane
[ Conservative Deal Fellow Man Rich Should Square Thinks]
In my case, I used the elements of these simple forms - square, cube, line and color - to produce logical systems. Most of these systems were finite; that is, they were complete using all possible variations. This kept them simple. Sol LeWitt
[ Case Color Complete Cube Elements Finite Forms Kept Line Logical Most Possible Produce Simple Square Systems Them These Used Using Variations Were]
We just bought this house. It's too big. It's like 400,000 square feet, or something. We got an indoor lake and ski slope in the house! It's just too big. Adam Sandler
[ Big Bought Feet Got House Indoor Just Lake Ski Slope Something Square Too]
Music, in the past few years... anything singable or understandable is square. Ethel Merman
[ Anything Few Music Past Square Understandable Years]
When you arrive in Hiroshima you can look around and for 25 and perhaps 30 square miles you can see hardly a building. It gives you an empty feeling in the stomach to see such man-made devastation. Wilfred Burchett
[ Around Arrive Building Devastation Empty Feeling Gives Hardly Hiroshima Look Man-Made Miles Perhaps See Square Stomach Such]
I would fight God Almighty Himself if He didn't play square with me. Mary Harris Jones
[ Almighty Fight God Himself Play Square Would]
It had rained on some vivid green ferns in Maine and it was quite beautiful. I was moving the camera slightly and studying the ground glass. Looking at those 20 square inches, trying to find out just what were the right elements to include. John Sexton
[ Beautiful Camera Elements Find Glass Green Ground Had Inches Include Just Looking Maine Moving Out Quite Rained Right Slightly Some Square Studying Those Trying Vivid Were]
If the constitutional treaty is rejected it will be back to square one, just at a time when we want Europe to be a more effective force for good in the world, when we need to buttress ourselves against the pressures and insecurities of globalization. Peter Mandelson
[ Against Back Constitutional Effective Europe Force Globalization Good Insecurities Just More Need Ourselves Pressures Rejected Square Time Treaty Want Will World]
The number of medals on an officer's breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line. Charles Edward Montague
[ Distance Duties Front His Inverse Line Medals Number Officer Proportion Square Varies]
The events in the square, of course, made a deep impression on me and many other parents. Vaclav Klaus
[ Course Deep Events Impression Made Many Other Parents Square]
That's me. I can be me a bit at home, but I'm kind of like a square peg in a round hole. Mick Ralphs
[ Bit Hole Home Kind Peg Round Square]
This city has many public squares, in which are situated the markets and other places for buying and selling. Hernando Cortes
[ Buying City Many Markets Other Places Public Selling Situated Squares Which]
Our religious belief usurps the place of our sensations, our imaginations of our judgment. We no longer look to actions, trace their consequences, and then deduce the rule; we first make the rule, and then, right or wrong, force the action to square with it. Francis Wright
[ Action Actions Belief Consequences Deduce First Force Imaginations Judgment Longer Look Make Our Place Religious Right Rule Sensations Square Their Then Trace Wrong]
As horrific as this impact has been on my constituents, it is only a small part of the overwhelming destruction covering 90,000 square miles of the Gulf Coast. Jo Bonner
[ Been Coast Constituents Covering Destruction Gulf Horrific Impact Miles Only Overwhelming Part Small Square]
Adam and Eve are like imaginary numbers, like the square root of minus one... If you include it in your equation, you can calculate all manners of things, which cannot be imagined without it. Philip Pullman
[ Adam Calculate Cannot Equation Eve Imaginary Imagined Include Manners Minus Numbers Root Square Things Which Without Your]
The intelligence of the creature known as a crowd, is the square root of the number of people in it. Terry Pratchett
[ Creature Crowd Intelligence Known Number Root Square]