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The most efficient way to live reasonably is every
by Alexis Carrel

The most efficient way to live reasonably is every
morning to make a plan of one's day and every night
to examine the results obtained.
- Alexis Carrel

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows,
must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking,
belief in the absolute power of logic.
- Alexis Carrel

The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest
gift of the human cerebrum.
- Alexis Carrel

The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories
is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long.
It separates us from reality like a fog.
- Alexis Carrel

 

Religion brings to man an inner strength,
spiritual light, and ineffable peace.
- Alexis Carrel

Science has to be understood in its broadest sense,
as a method for comprehending all observable reality,
and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge.
- Alexis Carrel

In man, the things which are not measurable are more
important than those which are measurable.
- Alexis Carrel

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Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life
because it is essentially destructive.
- Alexis Carrel

To what extent is any given man morally responsible
for any given act? We do not know.
- Alexis Carrel

Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance;
it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
- Alexis Carrel

All great men are gifted with intuition.
They know without reasoning or analysis,
what they need to know.
- Alexis Carrel

Hard conditions of life are indispensable to bringing
out the best in human personality.
- Alexis Carrel

A few observation and much reasoning lead to error;
many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
- Alexis Carrel

The quality of life is more important than life itself.
- Alexis Carrel

All of us, at certain moments of our lives,
need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
- Alexis Carrel

Life leaps like a geyser for those who drill through the rock of inertia.
- Alexis Carrel

Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.
- Alexis Carrel

The first duty of society is to give each of its members
the possibility of fulfilling his destiny.
When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed.
- Alexis Carrel

Man cannot remake himself without suffering,
for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
- Alexis Carrel

Comforts and syphilis are the greatest enemies of mankind.
- Alexis Carrel

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

You have to wait six months to purchase a fuel efficient
automobile made from overseas.
- Ed Markey

It's not about weight, it's about fitness,
and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat,
because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is.
- Deborah Bull

Just in terms of allocation of time resources,
religion is not very efficient.
There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
- Bill Gates

Under the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Program,
homes are independently verified to be measurably more
energy efficient than average houses.
- Melissa Bean

I'm not small, I'm space-efficient.
- Rachael Leigh

When you have an efficient government,
you have a dictatorship.
- Harry S. Truman

People tend to work in teams, in a collaborative way,
in an informal network.
If you create an environment like that,
it's much more effective and much more efficient.
- Jim Mitchell

The first lesson in civics is that efficient government begins at home.
- Charles Evans Hughes

The United States Postal Service is the world's most efficient postal system.
- Diane Watson

Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases.
Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants;
electric light the most efficient policeman.
- Louis D. Brandeis

We dried continuously day and night.
We had no efficient way to do it, so we built this new popcorn plant.
- Orville Redenbacher

We don't thrive on military acts.
We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.
- Golda Meir

I try to be as efficient as possible.
- Richard Jefferson

Good writers are those who keep the language efficient.
That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.
- Ezra Pound

I shed many a tear when the steam engines went out
of style on the railroads.
I'd like to seem them come back, but I realize the
diesels are more efficient.
- Clyde Tombaugh

The most efficient water power in the world -
women's tears.
- Wilson Mizner

The future infrared space telescope will cover that
area in a much more efficient manner.
- Claude Nicollier

In the 1950s, I proposed the survivor method of determining
the efficient sizes of enterprises,
and worked on delivered price systems,
vertical integration, and similar topics.
- George Stigler

Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you
as a sharp and efficient tool.
Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so
you can separate them from what you see.
- Bernard Baruch

Democracy may not prove in the long run to be as efficient
as other forms of government,
but it has one saving grace: it allows us to know and say that it isn't.
- Bill Moyers

Like many businessmen of genius he learned that free
competition was wasteful,
monopoly efficient.
And so he simply set about achieving that efficient monopoly.
- Mario Puzo

We need a government that is what we are at our best.
Smart, efficient, pragmatic and compassionate.
- Deval Patrick

It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.
- Elbert Hubbard

As federal lawmakers, we have a responsibility to set
a precedent for energy efficient practices.
- Greg Walden

In the period from 1824 to 1833, the tendency was steadily in the former direction,
but it was only in the latter part of it that it was made really efficient.
- Henry Charles Carey

Love without sex is still the most efficient form of hell known to man.
- Peter Porter

The men who succeed are the efficient few.
They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.
- Robert Burton

Motorists who want to save money on gas will demand
and buy more fuel-efficient vehicles.
We should not limit their freedom with more government regulations.
- Jim DeMint

In order to spur economic growth we need to put the
brakes on out of control spending,
lower Ohioans tax burden and create a most efficient
and effective government.
- Kenneth Blackwell

The ultimate goal of a more effective and efficient
life is to provide you with enough time to enjoy some of it.
- Michael LeBoeuf

Our purpose, as we face these challenges,
remains clear - fair and orderly markets that allow
for efficient capital formation,
while protecting the interests of investors.
- Arthur Levitt

In the long run all producers are forced to use the
most efficient methods or give place to others who do.
- Frank Knight

Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient.
- Henry Ward Beecher

We assume that everything's becoming more efficient,
and in an immediate sense that's true;
our lives are better in many ways.
But that improvement has been gained through a massively
inefficient use of natural resources.
- Paul Hawken

Today's vote ensures that coal will continue to be
an important part of our nation's energy policy,
with strong parameters to make it cleaner and more efficient.
- Ron Lewis

The efficient man is the man who thinks for himself.
- Charles William Eliot

If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self,
egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
- Arnold Bennett

The most efficient way to produce anything is to bring
together under one management as many as possible of
the activities needed to turn out the product.
- Peter Drucker

There is no reason why, with the huge potential for
market out there in the world for fuel-efficient vehicles,
we can't be the cutting edge for change.
- Jennifer Granholm

The most technologically efficient machine that man
has ever invented is the book.
- Northrop Frye

It is easy to study the rules of overloading and of
templates without noticing that together they are one
of the keys to elegant and efficient type-safe containers.
- Bjarne Stroustrup

Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out
into interplanetary space,
after having given up on the problem of an efficient
way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.
- Bill Vaughan

Fines are preferable to imprisonment and other types
of punishment because they are more efficient.
With a fine, the punishment to offenders is also revenue to the State.
- Gary Becker

We continued the hard work of integrating TWA,
because at that time we still thought an efficient connecting hub in St.
Louis could be a profitable addition to our network.
- Gerard Arpey

The more energy-efficient we become as a nation,
the less we need to develop additional energy sources.
- Lamar S. Smith

We must continue research into new forms of energy
and into more efficient use of existing energy sources.
- Mac Thornberry

Loyal and efficient work in a great cause,
even though it may not be immediately recognized,
ultimately bears fruit.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

I am intrigued enough to want to continue,
and also to try and work with companies like Sony on
modifying the cameras and making them more user-friendly and efficient.
- Mike Figgis

I don't want a lot of bureaucracy...
I want to run state government the same way we run a campaign -
efficient,
effective and victorious.
- Charlie Crist

Language is not only the vehicle of thought,
it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking.
- Humphry Davy


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