Quotes with size
If life is going to exist in a Universe of this size, then the one thing it cannot afford to have is a sense of proportion.
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (1980)
Kinship among nations is not determined in such measurements as proximity of size and age.
Speech at Guildhall, London (June 12, 1945)
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight its the size of the fight in the dog.
The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine.
Our country has been influenced by France more than most people have any idea. Our capital city was laid out by a Frenchman, the size of the country more than doubled when France sold us the Louisiana territory; the French helped in the Revolution; French names of cities, towns and rivers are scattered all across the country.
Why was it necessary to drop the nuclear bomb if LeMay was burning up Japan? And he went on from Tokyo to firebomb other cities. 58% of Yokohama. Yokohama is roughly the size of Cleveland. 58% of Cleveland destroyed. Tokyo is roughly the size of New York. 51% percent of New York destroyed. 99% of the equivalent of Chattanooga, which was Toyama. 40% of the equivalent of Los Angeles, which was Nagoya. This was all done before the dropping of the nuclear bomb, which by the way was dropped by LeMay's command. Proportionality should be a guideline in war. Killing 50% to 90% of the people of 67 Japanese cities and then bombing them with two nuclear bombs is not proportional, in the minds of some people, to the objectives we were trying to achieve.
The Fog of War
I'm not in favor of abolishing the government. I just want to shrink it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub.
Its not the size of the dog in the fight, its the size of the fight in the dog.
Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.