All archives
Previous Issue (4 July 2001) | Current month | Next Issue (6 July 2001)

Quotes of the Day for 5 July 2001 – Counting

We had a very pleasant family potluck for the Fourth yesterday, it's always good to see the extended family. One cousin, however, challenged me that I didn't have many quotes each day. His comments suggested that he is actually counting them every day! Okay, George, count these Counting quotes.

Van's signature

The quotes:

Many count their chickens before they are hatched; and where they expect bacon, meet with broken bones.
     - Miguel de Cervantes

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
     - Dr. Robert H. Schuller

Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.
     - Bob Talbert

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
     - Jean Paul Getty, 1892 - 1976

People who count their chickens before they are hatched, act very wisely, because chickens run about so absurdly that it is impossible to count them accurately.
     - Oscar Wilde

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
     - Albert Einstein

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.
     - Harold Coffin

Do you see an error on this page? A typo, a character that is messed up, a misattribution? Please let us know!