efficiency

A Quote by Ellis Arnall on efficiency, learning, practicality, prudence, and world

We have heard enough about being practical and efficient and prudent. We heard it preached through several decades that these things would save the world. I think that, with the salty taste of blood and sweat on our lips, we are learning that we had best talk once again about doing what is right.

Ellis Arnall (1907 - 1992)

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A Quote by E.F. Schumacher on economics, efficiency, evolution, life, nonviolence, problems, violence, and words

The key words of violent economics are urbanization, industrialization, centralization, efficiency, quantity, speed. . . . The problem of evolving a nonviolent way of economic life [in the West] and that of developing the underdeveloped countries may well turn out to be largely identical.

E.F. Schumacher (1911 - 1977)

Source: Small is Beautiful: Economics As If People Mattered

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A Quote by David Oman McKay on action, character, destruction, efficiency, evil, force, impulses, jealousy, opportunity, power, psychology, and yielding

He taught, and modern physiology and psychology confirm, that hate and jealousy and other evil passions destroy a man's physical vigor and efficiency. What a man continually thinks about determines his actions in times of opportunity and stress. A man's reaction to his appetites and impulses when they are roused gives the measure of that man's character. In these reactions are revealed the man's power to govern or his forced servility to yield.

David McKay (1873 - 1970)

Source: Conference Report, April 1967.

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A Quote by David Dunham on efficiency, intelligence, and laziness

Efficiency is intelligent laziness.

David Dunham

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A Quote by Dave Barry on computers, contentment, day, efficiency, employees, and government

Without computers, the government would be unable to function at the level of effectiveness and efficiency that we have come to expect. . . . Today's government uses computers which are capable of cranking out millions of documents per day without any regard whatsoever for their content, thereby freeing government employees for more important responsibilities, such as not answering their phones.

Dave Barry (1947 -)

Source: Cyberspace, 1996

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A Quote by Charles Evans Hughes on efficiency, government, and home

The first lesson in civics is that efficient government should begin at home.

Charles Evans Hughes (1862 - 1948)

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A Quote by Bernard Mannes Baruch on efficiency, nature, separation, thinking, and thought

Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see. Know also when you actually have thought through to the nature of the thing with which you are dealing and when you are not thinking at all.

Bernard Baruch (1870 - 1965)

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A Quote by Benjamin Disraeli on economics and efficiency

There can be no economy where there is no efficiency.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)

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A Quote by Arthur W. Newcomb on character, efficiency, employees, leadership, loyalty, men, and reflection

The character and qualifications of the leader are reflected in the men he selects, develops and gathers around him. Show me the leader and I will know his men. Show me the men and I will know their leader. Therefore, to have loyal, efficient employees-be a loyal and efficient employer.

Arthur W. Newcomb

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on efficiency, progress, and technology

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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