„A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults.“

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1902 - 1994

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Edsger W. Dijkstra Fotografia

„A picture may be worth a thousand words, a formula is worth a thousand pictures.“

—  Edsger W. Dijkstra Dutch computer scientist 1930 - 2002

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„One picture is worth a thousand words“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

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„Every moment lost is worth the life of a thousand men.“

—  Nathan Bedford Forrest Confederate Army general 1821 - 1877

Said to Braxton Bragg at Chickamauga, September 18-20, 1863. As quoted in May I Quote You, General Forrest? by Randall Bedwell.
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„The danger of an adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort“

—  Paulo Coelho Brazilian lyricist and novelist 1947

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„Better say nothing at all. Language is worth a thousand pounds a word!“

—  Lewis Carroll, książka Po drugiej stronie lustra

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„Ten thousand do not turn the scale against a single man of worth.“

—  Heraclitus pre-Socratic Greek philosopher -535

in Eric Hoffer, Between the Devil and the Dragon (New York: 1982), p. 107

Galileo Galilei Fotografia

„In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.“

—  Galileo Galilei Italian mathematician, physicist, philosopher and astronomer 1564 - 1642

Third letter on sunspots (December 1612) to Mark Wesler (1558 - 1614), as quoted in Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo (1957) by Stillman Drake, p. 134 - 135; Italian text online at Liber Liber http://www.liberliber.it/biblioteca/g/galilei/lettere/html/lett08c.htm, also from IntraText http://www.intratext.com/IXT/ITA0188/_PQ.HTM.
Variant translation: In questions of science the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
As quoted in Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men (1859) by François Arago, as translated by Baden Powell, Robert Grant, and William Fairbairn, p. 365
Other quotes
Wariant: In the sciences, the authority of thousands of opinions is not worth as much as one tiny spark of reason in an individual man.
Kontekst: for in the sciences the authority of thousands of opinions is not worth as much as one tiny spark of reason in an individual man. Besides, the modern observations deprive all former writers of any authority, since if they had seen what we see, they would have judged as we judge.

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Martin Luther Fotografia

„Faith is a living, bold trust in God's grace, so certain of God's favor that it would risk death a thousand times trusting in it.“

—  Martin Luther seminal figure in Protestant Reformation 1483 - 1546

An Introduction to St. Paul's Letter to the Romans from<cite>Dr. Martin Luthers Vermischte Deutsche Schriften</cite>. Johann K. Irmischer, ed. Vol. 63(Erlangen: Heyder and Zimmer, 1854), pp.124-125. (EA 63:124-125) http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/text/wittenberg/luther/luther-faith.txt
Kontekst: Faith is a living, bold trust in God's grace, so certain of God's favor that it would risk death a thousand times trusting in it. Such confidence and knowledge of God's grace makes you happy, joyful and bold in your relationship to God and all creatures. The Holy Spirit makes this happen through faith. Because of it, you freely, willingly and joyfully do good to everyone, serve everyone, suffer all kinds of things, love and praise the God who has shown you such grace.

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Aristophanés Fotografia

„Unjust Cause: This art is worth more than ten thousand staters, that one should choose the worse cause, and nevertheless be victorious.“

—  Aristophanés, The Clouds

tr. Hickie 1853, vol. 1, Perseus http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text.jsp?doc=Aristoph.+Cl.+1041
Clouds (423 BC)

Aristophanés Fotografia

„Unjust Discourse: To invoke solely the weaker arguments and yet triumph is a talent worth more than a hundred thousand drachmae.“

—  Aristophanés, The Clouds

tr. Athen. 1912, vol. 1, p. 361 http://books.google.com/books?id=9vpxAAAAIAAJ&q=%22To+invoke+solely+the+weaker+arguments+and+yet+triumph+is+a+talent+worth+more+than+a+hundred+thousand+drachmae%22
Clouds, line 1041-1042
Clouds (423 BC)

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„Where, where was Roderick then!
One blast upon his bugle-horn
Were worth a thousand men.“

—  Walter Scott Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet 1771 - 1832

Canto VI, stanza 18.
The Lady of the Lake http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/3011 (1810)

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