Quotable #17: Fraction

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“A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator, the smaller the fraction.” — Leo Tolstoy

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My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. I blog at learnfunfacts.com. You can find me on Twitter @EdmarkMLaw and Facebook. My email is learnfunfacts@gmail.com
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15 Responses to Quotable #17: Fraction

  1. pvcann says:

    Tolstoy, who would have thought.

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  2. Jack Shalom says:

    Great quote! Thanks.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. LadyStare says:

    I was the multiplier (holding high the pedastel I sat you, the numerator, upon)

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  4. Monica Graff says:

    I like this one. I guess the object is to get a whole number. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Graham says:

    You have to love Tolstoy. Intelligent guy and great author. 🙂

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  6. InspiresN says:

    what a wonderful quote!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Pingback: Great Quote – InspiresN

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