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It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer
by E. F. Schumacher

It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer
to have production without employees and the ideal
of the employee is to have income without work.
- E. F. Schumacher

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher PHOTO

Eagles come in all shapes and sizes,
but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
- E. F. Schumacher

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

 

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

The system of nature, of which man is a part,
tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting,
self-cleansing.
Not so with technology.
- E. F. Schumacher

Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite
world is an impossibility.
- E. F. Schumacher

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Never let an inventor run a company.
You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market.
- E. F. Schumacher

The printing press is either the greatest blessing
or the greatest curse of modern times,
sometimes one forgets which it is.
- E. F. Schumacher

You can either read something many times in order to
be assured that you got it all,
or else you can define your purpose and use techniques
which will assure that you have met it and gotten what you need.
- E. F. Schumacher

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

You got to be careful if you
don't know where you're going,
because you might not get there.
- Yogi Berra

In war as in life, it is often necessary
when some cherished scheme has failed,
to take up the best alternative open,
and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
- Winston Churchill

We are never afraid of what is happening in this instant -
It is what MIGHT happen next that frightens us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

One cannot have wisdom without perspective,
but once gaining perspective, one attains wisdom.
Wisdom is the ability to view every situation
as each person who is in any way affected
by that situation might view it.
Wisdom benefits from having a knowledge of history,
and therefore a historical perspective,
as well from as having the perspective of imagination -
the realm of the what-might-be
inhabited by futurists and science-fiction writers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be;
and if it were so, it would be;
but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.
- Lewis Carroll

I was thinking that I might fly today.
Just to disprove all the things you say...
please be careful with me, I'm sensitive,
and I'd like to stay that way.
- Jewel

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Bold Light of Spirit:
Out of the darkness and into the light,
Open our eyes and behold such a sight.
Brilliance of day takes the place of the night,
Boldness and courage are swords of His Might.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Essentially all suffering is the result of...
1. Comparing what we have (or don't have) today
... with what we had yesterday.
2. Comparing what we fear we might have (or not have) tomorrow)
... with what we have today.
3. Comparing what we have (or don't have) with what others have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are three hundred and sixty-four days
when you might get un-birthday presents,
and only one for birthday presents, you know.
- Lewis Carroll

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

Anxiety is love's greatest killer.
It makes one feel as you might
when a drowning man holds unto you.
You want to save him, but you know
he will strangle you with his panic.
- Anais Nin

In many ways, it is easier to be a good giver than a good receiver.
The giver chooses the gift and the timing.
More important, societal and religious traditions
tend to elevate the status of giver and lower the status of receiver.
When the Bible (Acts 20:32-35) speaks of it being
more blessed to give than to receive,
I believe that a better translation might be
"take" rather than "receive," as the context
of that passage is "coveting."
Certainly there is nothing blessed about coveting,
stealing, begging, or demanding,
however the skill of graciously receiving a freely offered gift
is another matter entirely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust your own instinct.
Your mistakes might as well be your own,
instead of someone else's.
- Billy Wilder

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
- Ted Turner

If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved,
the inquisition might have let him alone.
- Thomas Hardy

I only wish that ordinary people
had an unlimited capacity for doing harm;
then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
- Socrates

More marriages might survive if the partners realized
that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
- Doug Larson

You might have seen a housefly, maybe even a superfly,
but I bet you ain't never seen a DONKEY fly!
- the movie Shrek (2001)

There is no point at which you can say,
"Well, I'm successful now.
I might as well take a nap."
- Carrie Fisher

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

Don't look back.
Something might be gaining on you.
- Satchel Paige

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom.
It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest
might weaken and the wisest might err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city,
it might be better to change the locks.
- Doug Larson

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing
what a great person you might have been.
- Robert H. Schuller

I'm kidding about having only a few dollars.
I might have a few dollars more.
- James Brown

A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings -
about human feelings and frailties.
- Anne Stevenson

You're already a bastard.
Might as well be an enlightened one.
- the movie Simon Birch

The way taxes are, you might as well marry for love.
- Joe E. Lewis

I said to my friends that if I was going to starve,
I might as well starve where the food is good.
- Virgil Thomson

Caesar might have married Cleopatra,
but he had a wife at home.
There's always something.
- Will Cuppy

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

Never get married in the morning - you never know who
you might meet that night.
- Paul Hornung

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

Confucius might have said:
Once frightened, twice smelly in armpit.
- Anonymous humor

If I had known what it would be like to have it all -
I might have been willing to settle for less.
- Lily Tomlin

The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
- Michael Pollan

If you don't have any fight in you, you might as well be dead.
- Scott Caan

The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms
an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
- Elbert Hubbard

If you don't know where you are going,
you might wind up someplace else.
- Yogi Berra

If you want something to be different than it is,
you might as well teach a cat to bark.
Wanting something to be different than it is, is hopeless.
- Byron Katie

How many things there are concerning which we might
well deliberate whether we had better know them.
- Henry David Thoreau

I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
- Bertrand Russell

Never go backward.
Attempt, and do it with all your might.
Determination is power.
- Charles Simmons

Once I start something, I always finish it.
They had been trying to get X-Men made for 30 years
and they thought maybe if I got involved,
it might actually happen.
- Bryan Singer

I did not lose this election, or had a bad result compared
with what we might have got because of Islam.
- Imran Khan

That's the thing about suicide.
Try as you might to remember how a person lived his life,
you always end up thinking about how he ended it.
- Anderson Cooper

Ilike ideas writers have that I might not have written.
Writers are there for a reason...
to write for me.
- Tim Roth


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