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George E P Box Sayings By George Lucas: If the boy and girl walk off into the sunset hand-in-hand in the last scene, If the boy and girl walk off into the sunset hand-in-hand in the last scene, it adds 10 million to the box office. — George Lucas
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George E P Box Sayings By Nate Silver: As the statistician George E. P. Box wrote, "All models are wrong, but some models As the statistician George E. P. Box wrote, "All models are wrong, but some models are useful." What he meant by that is that all models are simplifications of the universe, as they must necessarily be. As another mathematician said, "The best model of a cat is a cat."
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The key is in remembering that a model is a tool to help us understand the complexities of the universe, and never a substitute for the universe itself. — Nate Silver
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George E P Box Sayings By George Lucas: Film is a very tight little box. If you don't fit in that box, you're Film is a very tight little box. If you don't fit in that box, you're gone. Television, there's more room to move around. — George Lucas
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George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: Just as the ability to devise simple but evocative models is the signature of the Just as the ability to devise simple but evocative models is the signature of the great scientist so overelaboration and overparameterization is often the mark of mediocrity. — George E.P. Box
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George E P Box Sayings By Tim Kurkjian: Twice a year, I have lunch with Dr. George Will and Dr. Charles Krauthammer, who Twice a year, I have lunch with Dr. George Will and Dr. Charles Krauthammer, who write and speak about important issues in the world, such as politics and war and gay marriage. But at lunch, all we talk about is baseball, which is good because I can't talk fluently about anything else, especially with two guys that, when it comes to intelligence, make me feel like Fred Flintstone.

At lunch one day, Charles said, without apology, "I read the front page for ninety seconds every day, then I go straight to the box scores." To which, George said, "Why do you waste the ninety seconds? — Tim Kurkjian
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George E P Box Sayings By George Saunders: Sometimes we might poop a bit if we are fresh. Which is just what I Sometimes we might poop a bit if we are fresh. Which is just what I did, out on the cart that day: I pooped a bit while fresh, in my sick-box, out of rage, and what was the result? I have kept that poop with me all this time, and as a matter of fact - I hope you do not find this rude, young sir, or off-putting, I hope it does not impair our nascent friendship - that poop is still down there, at this moment, in my sick-box, albeit much dryer! — George Saunders
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George E P Box Sayings By George Tahdooahnippah: Before me, my grandfathers, my uncles and my father were all boxers because Native Americans Before me, my grandfathers, my uncles and my father were all boxers because Native Americans had to box in boarding schools. But in my time, when I grew up in Lawton Oklahoma, we didn't have boxing. I was a wrestler. — George Tahdooahnippah
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George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: To find out what happens to a system when you interfere with it you have To find out what happens to a system when you interfere with it you have to interfere with it (not just passively observe it). — George E.P. Box
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George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: Statisticians, like artists, have the bad habit of falling in love with their models. Statisticians, like artists, have the bad habit of falling in love with their models. — George E.P. Box
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George E P Box Sayings By Alona Tal: If I could, I want to take a page from the George Clooney-like actors of If I could, I want to take a page from the George Clooney-like actors of the world. They do things that are relevant, things that don't necessarily have huge box office appeal, but they matter. — Alona Tal
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George E P Box Sayings By Helen George: I buy things through the ShopStyle app on my phone, then have them delivered to I buy things through the ShopStyle app on my phone, then have them delivered to a neighbour so Oliver doesn't see them arrive. When he's out, I collect them, cut off the labels, and bury them deep in the recycling box under the wine bottles. — Helen George
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George E P Box Sayings By George Lucas: The thing about science-fiction fans and "Star Wars" fans is they're very independent-thinking people. They The thing about science-fiction fans and "Star Wars" fans is they're very independent-thinking people. They all think outside the box, but they all have very strong ideas about what should happen, and they think it should be their way. Which is fine, except I'm making the movies, so I should have it my way. — George Lucas
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George E P Box Sayings By George Carlin: Did you ever eat a whole box of cookies right in a row? Did you Did you ever eat a whole box of cookies right in a row? Did you ever do that? I don't mean take them into your bedroom or something. I mean open them right up in the kitchen as soon as you get home from the store and eat 'em while you're standing there? Just stare at the toaster while you're eatin' a whole goddamn box of cookies? — George Carlin
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George E P Box Sayings By George Saunders: Now I began to understand art as a kind of black box the reader enters. Now I began to understand art as a kind of black box the reader enters. He enters in one state of mind and exits in another. The writer gets no points just because what's inside the box bears some linear resemblance to "real life"
he can put whatever he wants in there. What's important is that something undeniable and nontrivial happens to the reader between entry and exit. — George Saunders
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George E P Box Sayings By Jason Alexander: I have actually lost a couple of roles - film roles - because a director I have actually lost a couple of roles - film roles - because a director or producer thought I looked too much like George Costanza, and I could not get out of that box. — Jason Alexander
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George E P Box Sayings By George W. Buck: I have two kids in diapers and a cat whose litter box I clean out. I have two kids in diapers and a cat whose litter box I clean out. I deal with an awful lot of crap. — George W. Buck
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George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: Management must provide employees with tools that will enable them to do their jobs better, Management must provide employees with tools that will enable them to do their jobs better, and with encouragement to use these tools. In particular, they must collect data. — George E.P. Box
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George E P Box Sayings By George Harrison: I'm a tidy sort of bloke. I don't like chaos. I kept records in the I'm a tidy sort of bloke. I don't like chaos. I kept records in the record rack, tea in the tea caddy, and pot in the pot box. — George Harrison
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: All models are approximations. Essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful. However, the All models are approximations. Essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful. However, the approximate nature of the model must always be borne in mind ... — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: The management system which makes only a pretense of valuing employee involvement and encouraging employee The management system which makes only a pretense of valuing employee involvement and encouraging employee empowerment merely breeds cynicism. — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By George Weinberg: If every time you engage in a sex act, you go into a confession box, If every time you engage in a sex act, you go into a confession box, you will never accept your own sexuality. — George Weinberg
George E P Box Sayings By George MacDonald: You had better not open that door. You had better not open that door. — George MacDonald
George E P Box Sayings By George Eliot: But you're a naughty girl. Last holidays you licked the paint off my lozenge box, But you're a naughty girl. Last holidays you licked the paint off my lozenge box, and the holidays before that you let the boat drag my fish-line down when I'd set you to watch it, and you pushed your head through my kite, all for nothing. — George Eliot
George E P Box Sayings By George Saunders: I began to understand art as a kind of black box the reader enters. He I began to understand art as a kind of black box the reader enters. He enters in one state of mind and exits in another. The writer gets no points just because what's inside the box bears some linear resemblance to 'real life' - he can put whatever he wants in there. What's important is that something undeniable and nontrivial happens to the reader between entry and exit. In fact, 'Slaughterhouse-Five' seemed to be saying that our most profound experiences may require this artistic uncoupling from the actual. The black box is meant to change us. If the change will be greater via the use of invented, absurd material, so be it. — George Saunders
George E P Box Sayings By George MacDonald: But he remembered that even if she did box his ears, he musn't box hers But he remembered that even if she did box his ears, he musn't box hers again, for she was a girl, and all that boys must do, if girls are rude, is to go away and leave them. — George MacDonald
George E P Box Sayings By George W. Bush: You can't put democracy and freedom back into a box. You can't put democracy and freedom back into a box. — George W. Bush
George E P Box Sayings By George Orwell: Floor, shaking a dice-box and laughing excitedly. Floor, shaking a dice-box and laughing excitedly. — George Orwell
George E P Box Sayings By George Orwell: It is unquestionably true that almost any English intellectual would feel more ashamed of standing It is unquestionably true that almost any English intellectual would feel more ashamed of standing to attention during 'God save the King' than of stealing from a poor box — George Orwell
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: The benefits provided by worker participation are twofold. Quality is improved because of the finding The benefits provided by worker participation are twofold. Quality is improved because of the finding and fixing of a very large number of problems, but also, and perhaps equally important, moral is improved. — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By George Arthur Crump: Tape with LTFS has several advantages over the other external storage devices it would typically Tape with LTFS has several advantages over the other external storage devices it would typically be compared to. First, tape has been designed from Day 1 to be an offline device and to sit on a shelf. An LTFS-formatted LTO-6 tape can store 2.5 TB of uncompressed data and almost 6 TB with compression. That means many data centers could fit their entire data set into a small FedEx box. With LTFS the sending and receiving data centers no longer need to be running the same application to access the data on the tape. — George Arthur Crump
George E P Box Sayings By George Herbert: Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie. Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie. — George Herbert
George E P Box Sayings By George Carlin: If the black box flight recorder is never damaged during a plane crash, why isn't If the black box flight recorder is never damaged during a plane crash, why isn't the whole airplane made out of that stuff? — George Carlin
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: The business of the statistician is to catalyze the scientific learning process. The business of the statistician is to catalyze the scientific learning process. — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By George Orwell: It is a strange fact, but it is unquestionably true, that almost any English intellectual It is a strange fact, but it is unquestionably true, that almost any English intellectual would feel more ashamed of standing to attention during "God Save the King" than stealing from a poor box — George Orwell
George E P Box Sayings By George Gilder: Shaul is sure that Israel's test of survival, daily undergone, is the secret of Israeli Shaul is sure that Israel's test of survival, daily undergone, is the secret of Israeli enterprise. When you're concerned about your survival, every day, you think outside of the box — George Gilder
George E P Box Sayings By George Savile: Some men's memory is like a box where a man should mingle his jewels with Some men's memory is like a box where a man should mingle his jewels with his old shoes. — George Savile
George E P Box Sayings By George Harrison: If a car comes past me in a traffic jam with a boom box going, If a car comes past me in a traffic jam with a boom box going, I jump out of my skin. Those big booming basses. I'm just more sensitive to noise these days. — George Harrison
George E P Box Sayings By George Foreman: I started a youth center in Houston. The kids would come in and want to I started a youth center in Houston. The kids would come in and want to learn to box; they wanted to tear up the world, beat up the world. And I'd try to show them they didn't need anger. They didn't need all that killing instinct they'd read about. You can be a human being and pursue boxing as a sport. — George Foreman
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: Statistics is, or should be, about scientific investigation and how to do it better, but Statistics is, or should be, about scientific investigation and how to do it better, but many statisticians believe it is a branch of mathematics. Now I agree that the physicist, the chemist, the engineer, and the statistician can never know too much mathematics, but their objectives should be better physics, better chemistry, better engineering, and in the case of statistics, better scientific investigation. Whether in any given study this implies more or less mathematics is incidental. — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: Discovering the unexpected is more important than confirming the known. Discovering the unexpected is more important than confirming the known. — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By George Nolfi: I don't just want to do something that is purely stuck in a genre box. I don't just want to do something that is purely stuck in a genre box. I would like to have the kind of autonomy. — George Nolfi
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: One important idea is that science is a means whereby learning is achieved, not by One important idea is that science is a means whereby learning is achieved, not by mere theoretical speculation on the one hand, nor by the undirected accumulation of practical facts on the other, but rather by a motivated iteration between theory and practice. — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: Essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful. Essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful. — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By George Foreman: Today the biggest decisions I make aren't related to the heavyweight title. They are whether Today the biggest decisions I make aren't related to the heavyweight title. They are whether I visit McDonalds, Burger King, Wendy's, or Jack-in-the-Box. — George Foreman
George E P Box Sayings By George Foreman: You may not realize initially how many other opportunities are wrapped up inside the first You may not realize initially how many other opportunities are wrapped up inside the first one. After you go through the first door, you'll then discover more doors automatically opening behind that one. One door leads you to another door, which leads to another door, and so one. It's like ten other boxes packed inside one box. The initial door that God opens is your access to more opportunities. But you must be willing to walk through the first one to get to the other good things God has for you. — George Foreman
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: For the theory-practice iteration to work, the scientist must be, as it were, mentally ambidextrous; For the theory-practice iteration to work, the scientist must be, as it were, mentally ambidextrous; fascinated equally on the one hand by possible meanings, theories, and tentative models to be induced from data and the practical reality of the real world, and on the other with the factual implications deducible from tentative theories, models and hypotheses. — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: The old-fashioned idea of a good manager is one who is supposed to know all The old-fashioned idea of a good manager is one who is supposed to know all the answers, can solve every problem himself, and can give appropriate orders to his subordinates to carry out his plans ... A good modern manager is like a good coach who leads and encourages his team in never-ending quality improvement. — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By Boy George: I remember going onstage on Broadway in this Leigh Bowery thing for a track like I remember going onstage on Broadway in this Leigh Bowery thing for a track like "Ich Bin Kunst." I've got breasts, this latex dripping down on my head, and I come out in a box. I just remember the audience looking really horrified because Rosie [O'Donnell] was trying to sell the show as sort of Pippin and Annie. She was saying it's a family show. — Boy George
George E P Box Sayings By George Clooney: I find that it's a very odd thing to think of competition when you're talking I find that it's a very odd thing to think of competition when you're talking about what I still think of as art. I don't think of competing with actors or filmmakers at all. You do compete, in a way, at the box office, but we're far enough apart when both films are coming out that I'm not concerned with that either. — George Clooney
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: Remember that all models are wrong; the practical question is how wrong do they have Remember that all models are wrong; the practical question is how wrong do they have to be to not be useful. — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By Philippa Gregory: He may make me feel like a fool, and like a woman who can do He may make me feel like a fool, and like a woman who can do nothing, but what I can do I will. In my jewellery box is a dark locket of black tarnished silver and inside it locked in the darkness, I have his name: Richard Neville and that of George, Duke of Clarence, written in my blood on a piece of paper from the corner of my father's last letter. These are my enemies, I have cursed them. I will see them dead at my feet. — Philippa Gregory
George E P Box Sayings By Robert Gottlieb: Who would have thought that a tap-dancing penguin would outpoint James Bond at the box Who would have thought that a tap-dancing penguin would outpoint James Bond at the box office? And deserve to? Not that there's anything wrong with 'Casino Royale.' But 'Happy Feet' - written and directed by George Miller - is a complete charmer, even if, in the way of most family fare, it can't resist straying into the Inspirational. — Robert Gottlieb
George E P Box Sayings By Simon Pegg: [The USA in the '70s] The country's cinematic output was appropriately bleak, reflecting the moroseness [The USA in the '70s] The country's cinematic output was appropriately bleak, reflecting the moroseness and self-hatred that riddled the national psyche. Anti-heroes such as Bonnie and Clyde, Travis Bickle, Popeye Doyle and the Corleones dominated the box office and the public wallowed in a morass of guilty introspection. There was never a country in more desperate need of a blow job than the United States of America: enter George Lucas. — Simon Pegg
George E P Box Sayings By C.J. Box: a bunch of granola eaters who hate George Bush. a bunch of granola eaters who hate George Bush. — C.J. Box
George E P Box Sayings By Diana Gabaldon: I will have papers. And whether it is one George or the other who rules I will have papers. And whether it is one George or the other who rules in time - this land will be ours. And yours," he added softly, raising his eyes to Brianna's. "And your children's after you."
I laid my hand on his, where it rested on the box. His skin was warm with work and the heat of the day, and he smelt of clean sweat. The hairs on his forearm shone red and gold in the sun, and I understood very well just then, why it is that men measure time. They wish to fix a moment, in the vain hope that so doing will keep it from departing — Diana Gabaldon
George E P Box Sayings By George E.P. Box: The only way to know how a complex system will behave-after you modify it-is to The only way to know how a complex system will behave-after you modify it-is to modify it and see how it behaves. — George E.P. Box
George E P Box Sayings By George Takei: Then that did very well at the box office, so before you knew it, we Then that did very well at the box office, so before you knew it, we were in a string of feature motion pictures. Then they announced that they were going to do some spinoffs of us. — George Takei
George E P Box Sayings By George Foreman: When it gets to the part in life where you're more afraid of what your When it gets to the part in life where you're more afraid of what your wife is going to do to you than if you box, say, Mike Tyson, you've got to get a new profession. You don't get to be a family. I know why boxers never quit, some of them. They don't have wives. — George Foreman
George E P Box Sayings By Jessica Day George: Can you be sure?" "I haven't spent the last fifteen hundred years learning how to Can you be sure?"
"I haven't spent the last fifteen hundred years learning how to knit my own socks, boy!" The crone looked like she might box Heinrich's ears, if she could reach them. — Jessica Day George