GUESSWORK QUOTES

Guesswork Quotes,

"Fiction is not a dream. Nor is it guesswork. It is imagining based on facts, and the facts must be accurate or the work of imagining will not stand up." Margaret Culkin Banning. IMG
"We are here and it is now. The way I see it is, after that, everything tends towards guesswork." Terry Pratchett. IMG
"The computer saves man a lot of guesswork, but so does the bikini." Evan Esar. IMG
"The brain has a good error rate. But, the point is, you can function with that error rate. Animals do a lot of guesswork." Usama Fayyad. IMG
"The Moon and Mars were the two most likely candidates for life in the solar system; what exists beyond our solar system is mere guesswork." Walter Lang. IMG
"But is all this true?" said Brutha. Didactylos shrugged. "Could be. Could be. We are here and it is now. The way I see it is, after that, everything tends towards guesswork." "You mean you don't KNOW it's true?" said Brutha. "I THINK it might be," said Didactylos. "I could be wrong. Not being certain is what being a philosopher is all about." Terry Pratchett. IMG
"A love story - your own, or anyone else's - is interior, hidden. It can never be accurately reported, only imagined. It is all dreams and invention. It's guesswork." Joan Wickersham. IMG
"Mathematicians use intuition, conjecture and guesswork all the time except when they are in the classroom." Joseph Warren. IMG
"From this point forth, we shall be leaving the firm foundation of fact and journeying together through the murky marshes of memory into thickets of wildest guesswork." J K Rowling. IMG
"... those who are absolutely certain that the rise in temperatures is due solely to carbon dioxide have no scientific justification. It's pure guesswork." Henrik Svensmark. IMG
"Computers are like bikinis. They save people a lot of guesswork." Sam Ewing. IMG
"You had to live - did live, from habit that became instinct - in the assumption that evey sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every moment scrutinized." George Orwell. IMG
"No other human activity is so continuously or universally bound up with chance. And through the element of chance, guesswork and luck come to play a great part in war." Carl Von Clausewitz. IMG
"The fact is that everybody around a college basketball game - the coaches, the announcers, even the referees at a lower level - calculates when the game is really over. They calculate it with intuition and guesswork." Bill James. IMG
"But God!Who could live like this , anyway, with the kind of guesswork that was enough to make a person crazy, just sailing along, taking bumps here and there, no course navigated whatsoever, with any big wave capable of just tipping and sinking you entirely. IT was madness, stipidity, and- (then I saw him)" Sarah Dessen. IMG
"Cooking requires confident guesswork and improvisation- experimentation and substitution, dealing with failure and uncertainty in a creative way" Paul Theroux. IMG
"There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system, the Thought Police plugged in on any individual wire was guesswork. It was even conceivable that they watched everybody all the time. But at any rate they could plug in your wire whenever they wanted to. You had to live-did live, from habit that became instinct-in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized." George Orwell. IMG
"A mathematician's work is mostly a tangle of guesswork, analogy, wishful thinking and frustration, and proof, far from being the core of discovery, is more often than not a way of making sure that our minds are not playing tricks." Gian-Carlo Rota. IMG
"I remembered Nahadoth's lips on my throat and fought to suppress a shudder, only half succeeding. Death as a consequence of lying with a god wasn't something I had considered, but it did not surprise me. A mortal man's strength had its limits. He spent himself and slept. He could be a good lover, but even his best skills were only guesswork - for every caress that sent a woman's head into the clouds, he might try ten that brought her back to earth." N.K. Jemisin. IMG
"Mathematics is not a deductive science, that's a cliche ... What you do is trial and error, experimentation, guesswork." Paul Halmos. IMG
"Mathematics is not a deductive science-that's a cliche. When you try to prove a theorem, you don't just list the hypotheses, and then start to reason. What you do is trial and error, experiment and guesswork." Paul Halmos. IMG
"The spirit of Christianity proclaims the brotherhood of the race and the meaning of that strong word has not been left to guesswork, but made tremendously definite - the Christian must forgive his brother man all crimes he can imagine and commit, and all insults he can conceive and utter - forgive these injuries how many times? - seventy times seven - another way of saying there shall be no limit to this forgiveness. That is the spirit and the law of Christianity." Mark Twain. IMG

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