Top 88 Magnitude Quotes

Here we have the best Magnitude Quotes from famous authors such as Jock Sturges, Richard Dooling, Thomas Paine, Michael Shellenberger, Lynn Schusterman. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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We live in an age where anonymity is growing in magnitude like a bomb going off.

We are still fearful, superstitious and all-too-human creatures. At times, we forget the magnitude of the havoc we can wreak by off-loading our minds onto super-intelligent machines, that is, until they run away from us, like mad sorcerers’ apprentices, and drag us up to the precipice for a look down into the abyss.

It is the direction and not the magnitude which is to be taken into consideration.

All renewables thus require a material throughput – from mining to processing to installing to disposing of the materials later as waste – that is orders of magnitude larger than for non-renewable energy sources.

It is striking to see the magnitude of impact mentorship and tutoring can have on student performance and young lives.

Hamas and Hezbollah operate within geopolitical norms. They can be negotiated and reasoned with. ISIL is a different animal altogether – a religious cult an order of magnitude more extreme than even the most extreme Islamic groups of the past.

People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude.

Climbing, for me, is all about solving the magnitude of the problem. The best projects are the ones with big question marks hanging over them.

Alex Lowe
Understanding reduces the greatest to simplicity, and lack of its causes the least to take on the magnitude.

Raymond Holliwell
The magnitude of the film and the life of Gandhi had not yet sunk in then as it is now when I look back.

I understand the magnitude of the NFL as a player for 15 years and for two years as an assistant coach. I know how competitive it is and how hard you have to work.

Sometimes I am asked if I know ‘the response to Auschwitz; I answer that not only do I not know it, but that I don’t even know if a tragedy of this magnitude has a response.

For me, there are a lot of people that want to hear what I have to say. There are a lot of people who want to talk to Lil B, and they care about Lil B. Without the people I wouldn’t be able to reach that magnitude of engagement.

If you understand the magnitude of how big a football club Aston Villa is, there’s a lot to be excited about.

I’m not a sci-fi lover; I wasn’t from the start. So perhaps I miss that passion for other worlds, other dimensions, that sort of scope and that magnitude of storytelling; that’s not my thing though I meet plenty of people whose thing it definitely is.

Paul McGann
There is another common misapprehension that the magnitude scale is itself some kind of instrument or apparatus. Visitors will frequently ask to ‘see the scale.’

I know my own soul, how feeble and puny it is: I know the magnitude of this ministry, and the great difficulty of the work; for more stormy billows vex the soul of the priest than the gales which disturb the sea.

John Chrysostom
I understood it was a poor area when I was young because you’re driving through it and you see these low-income homes that I hadn’t really seen before. I’d lived in upper-middle-class neighborhoods before we moved to Athens and The Plains. You understand, but you don’t really understand the magnitude until you get older.

For, with pure water the inversion of cane sugar scarcely proceeds and subsequently it required very thorough, difficult studies before this effect and its order of magnitude were established.

Wilhelm Ostwald
Keynes’s contribution was not just to advocate spending government money in the middle of a recession. Every government had done that going back to the days of the Irish potato famine. What he gave to us was a way of thinking about the magnitude and the dimensions and so forth.

For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon, but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the universe that surrounds us.

Richard Baker
That was kind of scary. You got the sense as a little kid that you might be at risk now, and then you’re like, ‘Why are we at risk? It’s because my grandfather is in charge of all of this.’ You can’t really realize the magnitude of a job like that when you are eight.

When you are creating to the magnitude that I try to create, your brain is like a computer, and you need to refresh.

Just as the Internet brought the cost of disseminating information down by an order of magnitude, bitcoin brings the cost of transferring ownership down by an order of magnitude.

As more information becomes available, and the magnitude of the storm’s impact becomes even more apparent, it becomes clear that this recovery will be lengthy.

When you’re trying to accomplish lofty goals, and when you’re attacking something of great magnitude, you have to have help.

A reprisal of this magnitude… has never been carried out before. I paced back and forth in my room perplexed and completely depressed, feeling helpless.

There could have been more planning in New Orleans, but you look at all the devastation that happened there – have we gotten to 3,000 deaths yet? For that magnitude of a disaster, that’s not all that bad.

I suspect there have been a number of conspiracies that never were described or leaked out. But I suspect none of the magnitude and sweep of Watergate.

I repeatedly have to correct this belief. In a sense, magnitude involves steps of 10 because every increase of one magnitude represents a tenfold amplification of the ground motion. But there is no ‘scale of 10’ in the sense of an upper limit.

People have asked why the new currency introduced was different in size and thickness from the old. This is because the new currency has been designed to make it hard to counterfeit. When you are going to make a change of this magnitude, you need to get the best standards in place.

Character is just another word for having a perfectly disciplined and educated will. A person can make his own character by blending these elements with an intense desire to achieve excellence. Everyone is different in what I will call magnitude, but the capacity to achieve character is still the same.

With Halcyon’s technology, the pool of genetic information will grow by orders of magnitude in the course of months, offering the first real chance at cures for cancer and other previously intractable diseases.

Luke Nosek
At times, we forget the magnitude of the havoc we can wreak by off-loading our minds onto super-intelligent machines, that is, until they run away from us, like mad sorcerers’ apprentices, and drag us up to the precipice for a look down into the abyss.

Syrian refugees fleeing to Europe do not go through anything like the rigorous process experienced by those who are coming to the States, and the volume of Syrians fleeing to Europe is orders of magnitude larger than it is to the United States.

Franklin Roosevelt didn’t poll, because he had great political instincts. Now we have polls; we don’t need instincts. But is that a change in principle? Is it a change in principle that we use a Xerox instead of carbon paper? It’s of the same order of magnitude.

Enterprise Systems, I mean. And not just a little bit, either. Orders of magnitude wrong. Billions and billions of dollars worth of wrong. Hang-our-heads-in-shame wrong. It’s time to stop the madness.

Tim Bray
Few people understand the magnitude of the catastrophe that happened late in the 1980s when the Communist Party had failed to modernize the Soviet Union.

Vladimir Putin
Jail threats did not dissuade Martin Luther King – and intergenerational justice is a moral issue of comparable magnitude to civil rights.

First, those images help us understand the general and specific magnitude of disaster caused by the tsunami. The huge outpouring of aid would not have happened without those images.

Stand-up comedy is a lot about amplifying emotions and situations; movie acting has a lot to do with mellowing things down and making them subtle. The transition was almost terrifying because of the magnitude of change.

Coming back in that AFC Championship Game against the Steelers, that was a poignant moment for me for a lot of reasons – the magnitude of the game and having not been able to play for quite a while and to be able to get on the field for that game. That one stands out.

Australia is properly speaking an island, but it is so much larger than every other island on the face of the globe, that it is classed as a continent in order to convey to the mind a just idea of its magnitude.

Charles Sturt
Until you’ve been to Cannes, it’s hard to describe to someone the magnitude of that festival.

The magnitude of discrimination and stigma faced by people with disability in Australia cannot be underestimated. People do not understand disability, and people fear what they don’t understand.

The issues that we’re having with water are worse and the magnitude is bigger than anything I imagined possible.

Astronomers sometimes observe that a star of medium magnitude increases suddenly in size; a star invisible to the naked eye may become very brilliant and visible without any telescope – the appearance of a Nova.

Frederic Joliot-Curie
I’m incredibly grateful to be playing the villain in a world which, if I really thought to hard about what I was doing, I would get very nervous about the size and the magnitude of the importance and responsibility of being a villain in the world of ‘Batman.’

What emerged, of course, was that the magnitude scale presupposed that all earthquakes were alike except for a constant scaling factor. And this proved to be closer to the truth than we expected.

Every existence above a certain rank has its singular points; the higher the rank the more of them. At these points, influences whose physical magnitude is too small to be taken account of by a finite being may produce results of the greatest importance.

James C Maxwell
The first day I walked into prison, and he slammed that door, I knew the magnitude of the decision that I made, and the poor judgment, and what I allowed to happen to the animals. And, you know, it’s no way of explaining the hurt and the guilt that I felt. And that was the reason I cried so many nights.

Michael Vick
We’ve had a history of hurricanes, but none of them of the magnitude that we’re seeing Irma turn out to be.

Ricardo Rossello
Sometimes people honestly don’t realize the magnitude of their words and have no idea that boundaries have been crossed.

As a consequence, progress has come to mean simply more power, more profit, more productivity, more paper prosperity, all of which are convertible into standards concerned only with size or magnitude rather than quality or excellence.

The magnitude of being able to make my Broadway debut as SpongeBob in ‘SpongeBob SquarePants‘ really only started to hit me when we took it out of town.

In the U.S.A. or Europe there is no realistic way to estimate the type, magnitude, or probability of the risk, nor any way to narrow down the potentially affected regions.

Regardless of the magnitude of the decision, our brains make it hard for us to keep the perspective we need to make good choices.

The amount of computation necessary for raytracing, we’ve known for a long time, is many orders of magnitude more intensive than rasterization.

We’re one of the largest employers in Canada for animation executives, and there is – I think something on the magnitude of $140 million a year be important to the Canadian economy producing animation for Netflix.

To allow public access to orbit, we would need breakthroughs that would lower the cost by a lot more than an order of magnitude and increase safety by a factor of 100 as compared to every launch system used since the first manned space flight. I think airborne launch will be a significant part of the safety solution.

Wars of any magnitude release powerful social and economic forces which can change the whole face of the world.

Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits, and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing.

My amateur interest in astronomy brought out the term ‘magnitude’, which is used for the brightness of a star.

I don’t want another ‘It Wasn’t Me.’ I’ve been asked that question so many times. Do I want a song of that magnitude? Great, always, but not the same type of music.

Our planetary system is affected by a magnitude of force as powerful as any naturally occurring global catastrophe, but one caused solely by a single species: us.

We knew all along we were making a good show, so its success was not a surprise to me. What has surprised me is the magnitude of this show’s success. More people see me now in one episode than saw me in 20 years of movies and theater!

Improvement at anything is based on thousands of tiny failures, and the magnitude of your success is based on how many times you’ve failed at something.

Al Jazeera is not a tool of revolution. We do not create revolutions. However, when something of that magnitude happens, we are at the center of the coverage.

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.

Hal Borland
According to well-known electrodynamic laws, an electron moving in a magnetic field is acted upon by a force which runs perpendicular to the direction of motion of the electron and to the direction of the magnetic field, and whose magnitude is easily determined.

Pieter Zeeman
We are each other’s magnitude and bond.

Gwendolyn Brooks
Act up to the magnitude of your destiny.

It is often said that the magnitude of a people is measured by their ability to know how to win.

Jose Eduardo dos Santos
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.

One of the challenges of my job is relaying the magnitude of information coming through in a reading, and when I’m overwhelmed in processing a feeling because of how intense it is, my brain resorts to calling it ‘immense‘ for some reason.

I will never forget being in Akron the day the I Promise School opened its doors for the very first time. You could just feel the magnitude of that moment.

Incidentally, the usual designation of the magnitude scale to my name does less than justice to the great part that Dr. Gutenberg played in extending the scale to apply to earthquakes in all parts of the world.

Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.

The chemistry from compounds in the environment is orders of magnitude more complex than our best chemists can produce.

For example, some stars put out large amounts of energy in the infrared part of the spectrum, so that this can produce a different relative magnitude rating than using light energy from the middle of the spectrum.

A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of a certain magnitude. A whole is what has a beginning and middle and end.

Sports, entertainment and aviation are three of the most exciting professions in the world; you are dealing with the same magnitude.

Every corporation worth its salt is throwing money at Deep Web research, not least Google. The company that unlocks the mysteries of the Deep Web will obtain power of an enormous magnitude.

Since then, I have worked with the group that commissioned and improved the ring and that is now preparing the construction of a second ring to increase the p stacking rate by an order of magnitude.

Simon van der Meer
The magnitude of the atomic weight determines the character of the element, just as the magnitude of the molecule determines the character of a compound body.

Dmitri Mendeleev
When I won Miss World, I wasn’t even 18, and I only remember, like, I thought of it as a day in the races or something. It didn’t feel like it was Miss World of the Millennium Year, the change of the century. I didn’t understand the magnitude of it for at least a couple of years.

In Las Vegas, the magnitude is impressive, but the humanity is gone. It feels like you’re being intimidated out of your money instead of inviting you to come have this experience.

I feel impressed to counsel those engaged in personal challenges to do right. In particular, my heart reaches out to those who feel discouraged by the magnitude of their struggle.