Best Estimate Quotes & Sayings In Life

These estimate quotes will inspire you. Estimate roughly calculate or judge the value, number, quantity, or extent of; or an approximate calculation or judgment of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging estimate quotes, estimate sayings, and estimate proverbs.

Famous Estimate Quotes

  1. “In my estimation, there has not been in American history a more important leak than Edward Snowden’s release of NSA material – and that definitely includes the Pentagon Papers 40 years ago.” ~ Daniel Ellsberg
  2. “It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his own estimation, and yours too.” ~ Josh Billings
  3. “Without its daydreams, the self is apt to shrink down to the size and shape of the estimation of others” ~ Michael Pollan
  4. “There is no surer evidence of an unconverted state than to have the things of the world uppermost in our aim, love, and estimation.” ~ Joseph Alleine

  5. “Poor fool! in whose petty estimation all things are little.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  6. “The serial bully, who in my estimation accounts for about one person in thirty in society, is the single most important threat to the effectiveness of organizations, the profitability of industry, the performance of the economy, and the prosperity of society.” ~ Tim Field
  7. “A determination never to do what is wrong, prudence and good humor will go far toward securing to you the estimation of the world.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  8. “Be very slow to believe that you are wiser than all others; it is a fatal but common error. Where one has been saved by a true estimation of another’s weakness, thousands have been destroyed by a false appreciation of their own strength.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
  9. “There will always be people with disabilities. And by my estimation, the scorecard for the way we take care of those who need our help the most, those at the very bottom of that safety net, is pretty dismal. And that has to change.” ~ William H. Macy

  10. “The primary purpose of software estimation is not to predict a project’s outcome; it is to determine whether a project’s targets are realistic enough to allow the project to be controlled to meet them.” ~ Steve McConnell
  11. “It is oftener by the estimation of our own feelings that we exaggerate the good qualities of others than by their merit, and when we praise them we wish to attract their praise.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  12. “You need judgment, you need to utilize conventional resource-allocation analysis, you have to work backward from estimations of the market to the current investments and you have to do some benchmarking of your product and its potential against your competition.” ~ John Kao
  13. “The data set of proxies of past climate used in Mann…for the estimation of temperature from 1400 to 1980 contains collation errors, unjustifiable truncation or extrapolation of source data, obsolete data, geographical location errors, incorrect calculation of principal components and other quality control defects.” ~ Steve McIntyre
  14. “And the founder of Christianity made no secret indeed of his estimation of the Jewish people. When He found it necessary, He drove those enemies of the human race out of the Temple of God.” ~ Adolf Hitler

  15. “The word patriotism, or its equivalents and derivations, is upon everyone’s lips at the present time. It is a magic word which is thought by most people to cover any multitude of sins. To be patriotic in whatever cause is tantamount to being virtuous, while no worse charge can be brought against a man in popular estimation than to say he is unpatriotic.” ~ Ernest Belfort Bax
  16. “Life, in my estimation, is a biological misadventure that we terminate on the shoulders of six strange men whose only objective is to make a hole in one with you.” ~ Fred Allen
  17. “In responding to a terrorist attack, there are only two choices – take the fight to the enemy or wait until they hit you again. In my estimation, America chose the first.” ~ Kay Granger
  18. “In my estimation, the only thing that is more to be guarded against than bad taste is good taste.” ~ Russell Lynes

  19. “Pride attaches undue importance to the superiority of one’s status in the eyes of others, and shame is fear of humiliation at one’s inferior status in the estimation of others. When one sets one’s heart on being highly esteemed and achieves such rating, then he or she is automatically involved in fear of losing status.” ~ Laozi
  20. “When God put everybody here, I don’t think that he had a master plan of a pecking order. That’s not what you see in the Bible. I disagree with that notion, so in my estimation, we’ve all been put on this planet to share it. It is our duty and our obligation and our responsibility to make sure that we’ve done so in the proper fashion.” ~ Corey Feldman
  21. “… it would be impossible for women to stand in higher estimation than they do here. The deference that is paid to them at all times and in all places has often occasioned me as much surprise as pleasure.” ~ Frances Wright

  22. “A share in the sovereignty of the state, which is exercised by the citizens at large, in voting at elections is one of the most important rights of the subject, and in a republic ought to stand foremost in the estimation of the law.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  23. “The weaker the player the more terrible the Knight is to him, but as a player increases in strength the value of the Bishop becomes more evident to him, and of course there is or should be, a corresponding decrease in his estimation of the value of the Knight as compared to the bishop.” ~ Jose Raul Capablanca
  24. “Many of the network television shows have done takeoffs on ‘Family Circus,’ including ‘David Letterman,’ ‘Friends,’ ‘Roseanne,’ and others, and, in my estimation, the use of them is a compliment to the popularity of the feature, which just by mentioning it’s name sets up the image of a warm, loving family-type feature.” ~ Bil Keane
  25. “No man ever stood the lower in my estimation for having a patch in his clothes: yet I am sure that there is greater anxiety, commonly, to have fashionable, or at least clean and unpatched clothes, than to have a sound conscience.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

  26. “The world would be astonished if it knew how great a proportion of its brightest ornaments, of those distinguished even in popular estimation for wisdom and virtue, are complete skeptics in religion.” ~ John Stuart Mill
  27. “Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world’s estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy with despised and persecuted ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences.” ~ Susan B. Anthony
  28. “We’re looking for anything to do with the Rod of Time. (Sin) Rod of Time, Forsaken Moon, Tablet of Destiny…you Sumerians really liked your hokey terms, huh? (Kat) They didn’t exactly ask my opinion before they named them. (Sin) Good, ‘cause my estimation of your intellect would be seriously scarred if they had. (Kat)” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon
  29. “There is neither a proportional relationship nor an inverse one, between a writer’s estimation of a work in progress & its actual quality. The feeling that the work is magnificent, & the feeling that it is abominable, are both mosquitoes to be repelled, ignored, or killed, but not indulged.” ~ Annie Dillard
  30. “There, he had seen everything to exalt in his estimation the woman he had lost, and there begun to deplore the pride, the folly, the madness of resentment, which had kept him from trying to regain her when thrown in his way.” ~ Jane Austen

  31. “All the extraordinary men I have ever known were chiefly extraordinary in their own estimation.” ~ Woodrow Wilson
  32. “And because he felt like he might burst open and because he lacked the dexterity in English to say all that he was thinking–how in his estimation, the more you lived the more regret and longing you suffered, that life was a glorious catastrophe–Pasquale Tursi said, only, “Yes.” ~ Jess Walter
  33. “Great learning and superior abilities…will be of little value and small estimation unless virtue, honor, truth, and integrity are added to them.” ~ Abigail Adams
  34. “The value of liberty was thus enhanced in our estimation by the difficulty of its attainment, and the worth of characters appreciated by the trial of adversity.” ~ George Washington
  35. “If we would serve science, we must extend her limits, not only as far as our own knowledge is concerned, but in the estimation of others.” ~ Rudolf Virchow

  36. “In my estimation, it was obvious that Jansky had made a fundamental and very important discovery. Furthermore, he had exploited it to the limit of his equipment facilities. If greater progress were to be made it would be necessary to construct new and different equipment specially designed to measure the cosmic static.” ~ Grote Reber
  37. “[Regarding mathematics,] there are now few studies more generally recognized, for good reasons or bad, as profitable and praiseworthy. This may be true; indeed it is probable since the sensational triumphs of Einstein, that stellar astronomy and atomic physics are the only sciences which stand higher in popular estimation.” ~ G. H. Hardy
  38. “It holds for good polity ever, to have that outwardly in vilest estimation, which inwardly is most dear to us.” ~ Ben Jonson
  39. “I have always held the religion of Muhammad in high estimation because of its wonderful vitality. It is the only religion which appears to me to possess that assimilating capability to the changing phase of existence which can make itself appeal to every age… I have studied him – the wonderful man, and in my opinion far from being an Anti-Christ he must be called the Saviour of Humanity.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  40. “Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world’s estimation.” ~ Susan B. Anthony

  41. “I do not plan in any way to whitewash my sin. I do not call it a mistake, a mendacity; I call it sin. I would much rather, if possible – and in my estimation it would not be possible – to make it worse than less than it actually is. I have no one but myself to blame. I do not lay the fault or the blame of the charge at anyone else’s feet. For no one is to blame but I take the responsibility. I take the blame. I take the fault.” ~ Jimmy Swaggart
  42. “A person who doesn’t learn from the past is an idiot, in my estimation.” ~ Stephen King
  43. “What matters to me is my own estimation, and Im very tough on myself. I need to be proud of what Ive done and I work hard for it. I had a very Christian upbringing… lots of guilt. A good thing, It keeps you sane.” ~ Jean Dujardin
  44. “You think Christianity is favorable to women? On the contrary. It is the Christian countries that have produced the prostitute and the most vile estimations of women in the world.” ~ Dorothy Richardson
  45. “Idolatry is huge in the Bible, dominant in our personal lives, and irrelevant in our mistaken estimations” ~ Os Guinness

  46. “Few men are raised in our estimation by being too closely examined.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  47. “What is a genius? What is a living legend? What is a megastar? Michael Jackson — that’s all. And when you think you know him, he gives you more. I think he is one of the finest people to hit this planet, and, in my estimation, he is the true King of Pop, Rock and Soul.” ~ Elizabeth Taylor
  48. “Nothing so lowers a lover in a virile maiden’s estimation, than for him to be ‘whipped’ in a personal encounter with a rival.” ~ Arthur Desmond
  49. “Generosity is nothing more seen than in a candid estimation of other men’s virtues and good qualities.” ~ Isaac Barrow
  50. “There are no accidents in this world, that no living being is seduced into an entanglement that he did not invite with his innermost desires. Would you agree with my estimation?” ~ Karen Essex

  51. “While Max appears to greatly admire Wallace as a writer and feel compassion for him as a man, he is never starry-eyed, or pulls his punches. Every Love Story is a Ghost Story is as illuminating, multifaceted, and serious an estimation of David Foster Wallace’s life and work as we can hope to find.” ~ Elissa Schappell
  52. “A share in the sovereignty of the state, which is exercised by the citizens at large, in voting at elections is one of the most important rights of the subject, and in a republic ought to stand foremost in the estimation of the law…That portion of the sovereignty, to which each individual is entitled, can never be too highly prized. It is that for which we have fought and bled.” ~ Alexander Hamilton
  53. “We submit to the society of those that can inform us, but we seek the society of those whom we can inform. And men of genius ought not to be chagrined if they see themselves neglected. For when we communicate knowledge, we are raised in our own estimation; but when we receive it, we are lowered.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
  54. “Great men, great events, great epochs, it has been said, grow as we recede from them; and the rate at which they grow in the estimation of men is in some sort a measure of their greatness.” ~ John Campbell Shairp

  55. “Just make the right estimation of your own strengths and weaknesses, and also that of your opponent.” ~ Anatoly Karpov
  56. “The [chief] characteristic of Hitler’s leadership [was] his over-estimation of the power of the will. [To win the war] this will had only to be translated into faith down to the youngest private soldier.” ~ Erich von Manstein
  57. “There’s no higher honor, in my estimation, than being asked to serve in the White House.” ~ Van Jones

  58. “Unfortunately, The End of Nature turns out to be correct, although I wish it were not so. The only places that I was incorrect was, as with environmental science at the time, the estimation of the speed at which we see the effects of global warming.” ~ Bill McKibben
  59. “Ted Seabrooke, my wrestling coach, had a kind of Nietzschean effect on me in terms of not just his estimation of my limited abilities, but his decidedly philosophical stance about how to conduct your life, what you should do to compensate for your limitations. This was essential to me, both as a student – and not a good one – and as a wrestler who was not a natural athlete but who had found something he loved.” ~ John Irving
  60. “This book [March], in my estimation, is a road map. It is a change agent. It is saying to people, “This is a way”.” ~ John Lewis

  61. “Christians ought to eliminate their folly. They ought to adopt God’s view of the absolute impossibility for their natural walk to please Him. They must dare to allow the Holy Spirit to point out to them every corruption of the soul life. They must exercise faith in believing God’s estimation of their natural life and must wait patiently for the Holy Spirit to reveal in them what the Bible says of them. Only in this manner will they be led in the way of deliverance.” ~ Watchman Nee
  62. “I’ve carried on, in that same tradition, with my kids. Aside from just his brilliance, in my estimation, I think he had one of the great imaginations of the 20th century. One of the reasons why the tradition carries on, all these years later, is because, as a parent, those are the books that you go to and pull off the shelf because they never stop delighting you.” ~ Christopher Meledandri
  63. “Everybody can draw, in my estimation. If you give a man 50 years, he’ll come up with the Mona Lisa.” ~ Jack Kirby

  64. “In my estimation, more misery has been created by reformers than by any other force in human history.” ~ Frank Herbert
  65. “Of all the issues we are concerned with at present, the most basic issue, in my estimation, is that of human-earth relations.” ~ Thomas Berry

Estimate to guess or calculate the cost, size, value, etc. of something.

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