1. "The economy is now consuming the planet’s available resources on a scale that rivals their supply while releasing its waste products back into the environment on a scale that greatly affects the major biogeophysical cycles of the planet."
- Quote by James Gustave Speth
2. "So, in a Civil Service where smooth and sociable performance was more useful than an individualistic competence, Enderby went up the scale quickly, and was at the Commissioner level when Baley himself was nothing more than a C-5."
- Isaac Asimov, The Caves of Steel
3. "Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility . . . In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility."
- John C. Maxwell, Failing Forward: How to Make the Most of Your Mistakes
4. "That night I couldn’t sleep at all. Mozart had shown me immortal light, and I now felt as though I were under direct orders from Mozart. He expressed his sadness not only with the minor scale but with the major scale as well."
- Lydia Davis, The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis
6. "R. C. Hoiles,"
- Richard Reeves, Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in World War II
9. "large-scale breeding experiments."
- Frans de Waal, Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?