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Quotes of counting

  1. Numbers are the product of counting Quantities are the product of measurement. This means that numbers can conceivably be accurate because there is a discontinuity between each integer and the next. – Gregory Bateson
  2. I have nothing to do with counting the votes. – Kenneth Blackwell
  3. In dancing with the enemy one follows his steps even if counting under one's breath. – Breyten Breytenbach
  4. The votes of 60, 000 Floridians were not counted. The Court threw out all 60, 00 votes. And that's what the newspapers around the country are counting now. – Vincent Bugliosi
  5. You can't eat fish. It's 6, 000 parts DDT per million all over the world, not counting radiation. – Dick Dale
  6. Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it. – Fyodor Dostoevsky
  7. I suppose, counting back, if the Beatles had been influenced by music in the same length of time ago- you'd have to put that into better English for me, thank you- they would have been like a banjo orchestra. They would have been doing show tunes. – Jonny Greenwood
  8. Simultaneous recording with superimposed ionization chambers and Wilson chambers, ionization chambers and sets of counting tubes, has not yet been carried out. – Victor Francis Hess
  9. Counting in octal is just like counting in decimal, if you don't use your. – Tom Lehrer
  10. I'd go stupid collecting and counting my money. – Thelonious Monk
  11. This war so far has cost us $125 billion and counting because largely we decided to do it on our own, with only the United Kingdom as a paying, fully participating partner. – John Spratt

Usage examples for counting

  1. He is the young man who is counting the horns." – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  2. At that instant the door into the counting room opened and his eldest son came in. – Mildred's New Daughter by Martha Finley
  3. At last he came back to the Tree Man himself with Wild Star counting sheep at his knee. – The Little House in the Fairy Wood by Ethel Cook Eliot
  4. I have given up counting – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  5. I ain't counting on taking up with those Frenchies. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  6. Anyway, I'm counting on quite a run before she goes down. – Boy Scouts in a Submarine by G. Harvey Ralphson
  7. He flung the paper down, and fell to counting the money in his possession. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. You forgot the others and went right on, getting the things that are yours for the taking, never counting the cost, finding your dreams come true.... – Command by William McFee
  9. You said, Hal, that the tree was to be the wicket; you never said anything about only counting the middle of the tree. – A Tale of the Summer Holidays by G. Mockler
  10. Counting them, he admired himself. – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  11. " 'Language and counting ' says the learned author, 'both came before the logical discussion of either. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  12. There was no counting the number of them. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  13. He drew his money, counting it over and over again to make sure it was right. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  14. Gw'yne around a- counting up after a sick woman. – First Fam'lies of the Sierras by Joaquin Miller
  15. I remember counting it; didn't we, Betty? – The Eagle's Nest by S. E. Cartwright
  16. The boys lay there counting the dragging moments till it seemed to them that time must be done and eternity growing gray; and then they were grateful to note that at last the sun was setting. – The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Part 6. by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  17. Taking them into a corner, he explained to them while he was counting out the money, Tomorrow Don Crisostomo will get back with the arms. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  18. But you go off in such strange ways- get so wrong- headed sometimes- that there's no counting on you. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  19. While she sat with her purse in her hand, idly counting the silver, and not at all able to realise the difficulties of her position, the faithful Jane came to her relief. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. The childher come up yisterday and got them while you'd be down at the counting room. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett