Top 88 Precision Quotes

In this post, you will find great Precision Quotes from famous people, such as Jay Griffiths, John Boyle O’Reilly, Gil Kane, Luka Sulic, Joe Bob Briggs. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

The clock, for all its precision in measurement, is a b

The clock, for all its precision in measurement, is a blunt instrument for the psyche and for society. Schedules can replace sensitivity to the mood of a moment, clock time can ride roughshod over the emotions of individuals.
All that is worth seeing in good boxing can best be witnessed in a contest with soft gloves. Every value is called out: quickness, force, precision, foresight, readiness, pluck, and endurance. With these, the rowdy and ‘rough‘ are not satisfied.
I think the lack of precision and deep focus is why it took me years to build up my work.
Gil Kane
Many classical musicians lack pulse and rhythmical strength and precision, so for us it was very important to acquire and learn those.
Everything changed in Bosnia, when General Wesley Clark proved that you could fight a war with high- level precision air strikes and a bare minimum of ground action.
Joe Bob Briggs
Be precise. A lack of precision is dangerous when the margin of error is small.
Few men have led a more active life – bodily or mentally – from a constitutional anxiety for regularity, precision, and order, during fifty years’ business career, from which I had retired.
William Banting
My staff‘s job is to adjust to circumstances with technical precision and artful grace so that every patron has a wonderful experience.
If you like the precision and concision of poetry, a page of prose is unsatisfying in a certain way. And poetry is so direct.
Helen Vendler
While our amplified knowledge of genetics – and the increasing precision of the fielddoes make it tempting to take on celebrity cases, retro-genetics can’t always provide clear answers.
I love the right words. I think economy and precision of language are important.
Training and eating with super precision and determination on top of an already busy schedule as an actor and businessman has been really difficult and I am lucky to have the support of my family, friends and fans.
Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim.
The Rock is the Rock, you know? He’s the ultimate athlete, the professional man with precision. And you want precision from a 270-pound living, walking brick wall.
Dance must have a precision without fault.
Arielle Dombasle
To baseball players, our caps are sacred. We integrate our caps into our strange routines and superstitions, removing and replacing them on our heads with ritual precision so they sit just so.
I’ve tried lots of different guitars, including some Lados, and they felt great and were really well made, but the sound just seemed to lack richness in the bottom end. My main Precision is a ’71, and I also have a ’59 that I don’t use very often.
I got my first real bass guitar in my hands when I was 14 – a 1957 Fender Precision, which is still hanging on the wall in my front room. I loved the heaviness of it and the feel of the wood. I still do.
Clearly, many branches of science need an exquisite precision of timekeeping and the infinitesimal decimals of calibration, so space launches, for example, are not scheduled for leap-second dates. But society as a whole neither needs that obsessive time measurement nor is well served by it.
All I had to do was go out and perform. One of the hardest things was doing those back flips, where you had to jump up and land on the top rope. It’s precision movement.
My intention here is to make it clear that not a single cell of my composition, here in regard to The Raven, is found by chance or intuition, that the composition moved towards perfection with the precision and inevitability of a mathematical equation.
Maurice Ravel
I work hard on the precision of my long shots, but you can’t plan it in games. Sometimes it all just opens up for you to give it a try.
The Fender Precision is my instrument, my beloved Precisions.
China is so central to our economic lives that journalists have had no choice but to engage China with greater technical analysis and precision.
I’d take precision any day over power; as far as being tactical you know you have to see what’s going on in there and also understand that for every punch that you or your opponent throws there’s always a counter shot or two which you have to be ready to fire or defend.
The stability of what’s called the Standard Model of particle physics and its ability to make so many clever predictions with immense precision suggests that we may just be stuck with it, and there may never be an overthrow of that.
With snooker, having three months off could have a huge long-term effect on your game. It’s not like football, where there’s a huge margin of error with touch and passing and shooting. With snooker you’re talking about millimetre precision and your technique can vary a lot if you don’t retain muscle memory.
The most amazing lesson in aerodynamics I ever had was the day I climbed a thermal in a glider at the same time as an eagle. I witnessed, close up, effortlessness and lightness combined with strength, precision and determination.
The short story is kind of a precision tool. It allows me a certain type of freedom to go in and out of the American landscape, without having to commit myself to a full-length novel. I find a lot of novels out there very boring.
When I was 8, I began to study ballet. In seventh grade, my mother took me into New York to study at the School of American Ballet. I loved ballet – its precision, the escape from uncertainty, and the music.
Muhammad Ali inside the ring and Muhammad Ali outside the ring were totally different men; his abrasive, magnetic daring and infectious self-love outside the ring galvanized the world and distracted many from his sniper’s precision. He was a heavyweight with the fluttering gracefulness of a middleweight.
Bette Midler is this sort of laser-precise whirlwind. W

Bette Midler is this sort of laser-precise whirlwind. We only worked together for two days, but her precision, before even shooting, was remarkable.
In the new artisan coffee movement, Jeremy Challender, a 32-year-old Australian who is one of the founders of Prufrock Coffee, explains precision is everything for the barista. Jeremy is able to analyse his coffee with the benefit of an app on his phone.
I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do, and there’s tremendous disagreement about the degree of impact.
I used to love to draw. I didn’t want to go to art class because I felt that would be too corny when I was young, but architectural drafting was the cool thing to do because there was more precision. It taught me a lot about building and structures and doorways and frames and windowsills.
Precision, directness, and quickness are what human beings are good at. What we have never been good at – in our past, at least – is figuring out the impact, the consequences, of what our skills have allowed us to do.
I wanted to feel that precision and control and then try to apply it to tele. That’s what I’ve looked for in my gear development through the years, and today, tele is very precise, very high-performance.
Paul Parker
Good style in prose is always hostage to the precision, speed, and laconic intensity of poetic diction.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
I do not pretend to start with precise questions. I do not think you can start with anything precise. You have to achieve such precision as you can, as you go along.
My preparation is about precision. It is a science.
During the development of the whole-body CT scanner, it became clear that the availability of an accurate cross-sectional picture of the body, the CT ‘slice,’ would have an important effect on the precision and implementation of radiotherapy treatment planning.
Godfrey Hounsfield
A unified theory would put us at the doorstep of a vast universe of things that we could finally explore with precision.
I love long-range rifle shooting. I like anything that deals with precision. I also find that with archery. On my ranch, I have my own range with 3-D targets of animals and hay bales from different distances.
I have an over-attachment to precision, which is why I’ve sold more magazines than any man alive.
Orchestras have become used to the emphasis on the separation of layers, of the ultimate precision and clarity.
Boris Johnson needs to be challenged, with passion, heart and precision.
It is impossible to anticipate all of the misdeeds engendered by the universal conflict of human passions. They multiply at a compound rate with the growth in population and the interlacing of particular interests that cannot be directed with geometrical precision towards the public utility.
Quiet people, people who aren’t given to emotional outbursts, people who are economic with words – they’re also fun to play, but you find yourself needing a laser precision in those roles. Otherwise you just sort of stand around, looking slightly brain-dead. You worry about being uninteresting.
To the person that deals in visualizations, I suppose there is something rather exciting about a whole set of people – they all going symmetrically, up or down, in a military sort of precision.
I welcome new words, or old words used in new ways, provided the result is more precision, added color or greater expressiveness.
Language is a tool adequate to provide any degree of precision relevant to a particular situation.
After 12,000 years of feeding humankind, all farming except fruit and veg production is likely to be replaced by ferming: brewing microbes through precision fermentation.
When I started to do it with precision, I realized how much setting good screens made us better as a team offensively. It made things easy for me and my teammates.
As a reader, I appreciate a world that feels unsettled and also visceral, inhabitable, so that’s a quality I try and bring to my own work. In this way, dislocation and precision make total sense to me as a unit.
By concentrating on precision, one arrives at technique, but by concentrating on technique one does not arrive at precision.
Bruno Walter
Italian is the language of song. German is good for philosophy and English for poetry. French is best at precision; it has a rigour to it.
Maurice Druon
I’ve got my speed, my precision. I have tools. I’m going to use them.
A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist.
While I don’t script and I don’t use other performers, I think my taste for underlying precision gives me something in common with Allan and George Brecht.
Most of the most important experiences that truly educate cannot be arranged ahead of time with any precision.
Harold Taylor
The whole experience of doing a sitcom is… Telling jokes with such precision is really exciting, but it’s also terrifying.
Nanosecond precision matters for worldwide communicatio

Nanosecond precision matters for worldwide communications systems. It matters for navigation by Global Positioning System satellite signals: an error of a billionth of a second means an error of just about a foot, the distance light travels in that time.
I love stories, and my life is principally concentrated on stories, but not with a pretense of scientific precision.
It is impossible to anticipate all of the misdeeds engendered by the universal conflict of human passions. They multiply at a compound rate with the growth in population and the interlacing of particular interests that cannot be directed with geometrical precision towards the public utility.
Musical harmony is based on physical principles, while in cooking, ingredients must be weighed out with precision. At the same time, you have to be able to invent because if one follows the same recipe all the time, you never create anything new.
I believe more in precision, when you have the capability, like when you see a mosquito fly and you’re able to hit it, you’re able to hit it with a couple of short sharp shots… it’s a beautiful thing.
Tempura chefs are sort of like the Jedi of the cooking world: They must deftly perform with the utmost skill and precision, using extremely dangerous tools, all while maintaining a calm, serene demeanor. It is an elegant technique, from a more civilized time.
I’m working on my final ball, my precision in front of goal, my one-on-one attacking ability, just new ways to beat defenders and help my team.
Skateboarding helps a ton with balance, precision, with air awareness… it gets your senses to be spot-on and it’s also a great way to take my mind off things.
Science has authority, not because of white coats, or titles, but because of precision and transparency: you explain your theory, set out your evidence, and reference the studies that support your case.
Every day, we as athletes face several challenges during the training process, and it is imperative that we approach each situation carefully and with continued precision.
Despite the impression created by some economic pundits, the U.S. economy is not a delicate little machine that needs to be fine-tuned with exact precision by benevolent policymakers to keep from breaking down.
Edward C. Prescott
I am not a picture guy. I like to live in the present and keep the image of the past vivid in my mind. I don’t need the precision of the picture.
In the past, radiation treatment planning has been a very lengthy procedure. Now, with the aid of CT therapy-planning computer programs, we can position the therapy beams automatically with precision in a few minutes.
Godfrey Hounsfield
The precision of naming takes away from the uniqueness of seeing.
Pierre Bonnard
Precision, speed, unambiguity, knowledge of files, continuity, discretion, unity, strict subordination, reduction of friction and of material and personal costs – these are raised to the optimum point in the strictly bureaucratic administration.
I remember taking a timer into a pastry exam at college, and the examiner had never seen that before, but I was adamant about precision: getting it just right and paying attention to detail.
Even if we don’t play fantastically, with good passing and precision and finesse, the most important thing is to win.
One of the most practical utensils I can’t live without is my ‘Joyce Chen’ Scissors. They cut with precision.
In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigour and precision.
The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one’s self. And the arbitrariness of the constraint serves only to obtain precision of execution.
Electrical science has revealed to us the true nature of light, has provided us with innumerable appliances and instruments of precision, and has thereby vastly added to the exactness of our knowledge.
I wrote the text of the resignation. I cannot say with precision when, but at the most two weeks before. I wrote it in Latin because something so important you do in Latin. Furthermore, Latin is a language in which I know well how to write in a more appropriate way.
I am not a bomber. I’m more about precision and being target-oriented. I have to rely on all parts of my game firing if I’m going to win.
Luke Donald
Acting is many things, and one is an exercise of will. In any given scene, you’re trying to find where the drama and conflict is and then deploy the actors to play at that point of conflict with precision, control, and complete will.
But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.
Niklaus Wirth
Precision is not one of the qualities that comes out in my work.
Gil Kane