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The study of mathematics is apt to commence in disappointment... We are told that by its aid the stars are weighed and the billions of molecules in a drop of water are counted. Yet, like the ghost of Hamlet's father, this great science eludes the efforts of our mental weapons to grasp it.


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CARL WHITEHEAD
We didn't want to cry wolf. But I don't think the public generally realizes the predicament we're in...
RONALD WHITEHEAD
There will be no redemption because the men who run this place do not want redemption. They want to ...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Tonight came down to the last whistle and we are fortunate to have advanced. We had our hands full t...
TIM WHITEHEAD
His business died overnight. But he just shifted his focus to making power windows for those restori...
ROBBY WHITEHEAD
We had a body shop together, but he decided he wanted to start making the power windows. Conversion ...
ROBBY WHITEHEAD
I'm optimistic about eventually finding something, but it will be another 21 months before the degre...
GARY WHITEHEAD
I was a skinny guy, but I was morbidly obese with doom.
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Freedom was a thing that shifted as you looked at it, the way a forest is dense with the trees up cl...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
The almanac had a strange, soapy smell and made a cracking noise like fire as she turned the pages. ...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
The park sustained them, the green harbor they preserved as the town extended itself outward, block ...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Racial prejudice rotted one's faculties.
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Freedom was a community laboring for something lovely and rare.
COLSON WHITEHEAD
She wasn’t surprised when his character revealed itself—if you waited long enough, it always did...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
The whites came to this land for a fresh start and to escape the tyranny of their masters, just as t...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Sleep the sleep of the successful because somehow you made it through the day without anyone finding...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Optimism skipped out on the rent a while back, but the cynic in the penthouse won't leave until led ...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Try to forget bit by bit, it will be easier on you. Leave it behind. Then the plane tilts in its esc...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Cherish your old apartments and pause for a moment when you pass them. Pay tribute, for they are the...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
I think you can overthink dealing with fame. To an extent, you've got to put yourself out there,...
FIONN WHITEHEAD
One of the things that is really unique about Neal is that, although he stretched out so fast and ev...
BILL WHITEHEAD
Northridge typically was quicker to loose stuff and was more alive than us. They played well and tha...
BILL WHITEHEAD
Older cars had those old vacuum windshield wiper systems, and when they went bad it was almost impos...
ROBBY WHITEHEAD
As time went on, we learned to arm ourselves in our different ways. Some of us with real guns, some ...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Ultimately, the teams will help us to develop a truly compelling design for the World Trade Center s...
JOHN WHITEHEAD
see chains on another person and be glad they are not your own--such was the good fortune permitted ...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Life! What Inscrutable Card Shall Ye Throw Next Upon the Soft Felt of Our Days?
COLSON WHITEHEAD
in the slow motion that is the speed of humiliation.
COLSON WHITEHEAD
How to undo slavery's injury to the mental faculties–so many freed men continued to be enslaved by...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
He is a fierce competitor. He loves to compete. When it comes to hockey he wants to win and his team...
TIM WHITEHEAD
Of an old tale which every schoolboy knows.
WILLIAM WHITEHEAD
He imagined a town called A. Around the communal fire they’re shaping arrowheads and carving tribu...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
He told her that every one of her enemies, all the masters and overseers of her suffering, would be ...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
White man trying to kill you slow every day, and sometimes trying to kill you fast. Why make it easy...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
It was a magnificent operation, from seed to bale, but not one of them could be prideful of their la...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
The other patrollers were boys and men of bad character; the work attracted a type. In another count...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
The only way to know how long you are lost in the darkness is to be saved from it.
COLSON WHITEHEAD
If niggers were supposed to have their freedom, they wouldn't be in chains. If the red man was suppo...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Cora didn't know what optimistic meant. She asked the other girls that night if they were familiar w...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Slavery is a sin when whites were put to the yoke, but not the African. All men are created equal, u...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Why should anyone else have it easy. Spoken like a true New Yorker.
COLSON WHITEHEAD
People spare a minute or two relishing other people's setbacks before their own inadequacies distrac...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Did you know that smiling politely burns up the same amount of calories as speaking your mind.
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Wow, this crappy performance art is really making me feel not so terrible about my various emotional...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Failing at everything except his fear of success. Passed over yet again. Archivist of slights. Every...
COLSON WHITEHEAD