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Productive power is the foundation of a country's economic strength. ...
by Stafford Cripps

Productive power is the foundation of a country's economic strength.
- Stafford Cripps

Reasoned arguments and suggestions which make allowance
for the full difficulties of the state of war that exists may help,
and will always be listened to with respect and sympathy.
- Stafford Cripps

Gandhi has asked that the British Government should
walk out of India and leave the Indian people to settle
differences among themselves,
even if it means chaos and confusion.
- Stafford Cripps

Violent statements and threats cannot provide a solution to the problem.
They can only exacerbate feeling and make a clash of forces inevitable.
- Stafford Cripps

 

India has indeed a great and free future before her,
in which she can make her special contribution to the well-being of mankind.
The first and indispensable part of that contribution
is to work with the United Nations for the defeat of
fascism and of brutal aggression.
- Stafford Cripps

It is not yet too late for the Indian people to decide on rapid,
ordered progress.
I can assure them that the British people are as determined
upon self-government for India as they are themselves.
- Stafford Cripps

Apart altogether from our own vital interests,
we cannot and must not desert those other nations who
have already gone through so much tragedy and suffering
to defeat the evil designs of the Axis powers.
- Stafford Cripps

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Gandhi has more recently recognized the need for continuance of British,
American and Chinese efforts in India and has suggested
that these troops might remain by agreement with some new Indian Government.
- Stafford Cripps

Many hard comments have been made on my efforts in
India from the side of the Congress party,
yet I feel content in the deep conviction that the
offer I traveled 22,000 miles to discuss with Indian
leaders was a real contribution to a solution of our differences.
- Stafford Cripps

We have pledged ourselves, and of this the United Nations
of the world are witness,
to give the fullest opportunity for attainment of self-government
by India as soon as hostilities are over.
I repeat that that is beyond doubt.
- Stafford Cripps

We ask the great masses of India to be patient a short time longer,
while the cause of freedom is being fought out,
not because we want to delay, but because the hard
facts of war make a complete change impossible at the moment.
- Stafford Cripps

No one will expect the British Government or the Government
of India to give way to threats of violence,
disorder and chaos; and, indeed, representatives of
large sections of Indian opinion have expressly warned
us that we must not do so.
- Stafford Cripps

Recognize that "suffering is optional," and develop daily habits
that support living a joyful and productive life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Though I have no productive worth, I have a certain
value as an indestructible quantity.
- Alice James

The U.S.
and Iraq will work together next year to shift Iraqi
resources from unproductive subsidies to productive
uses that enable Iraqis to earn livelihoods.
- Zalmay Khalilzad

Genius is the capacity for productive reaction against one's training.
- Bernard Berenson

This radical transformation of world power relationships
reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and
the USSR the growth of the productive forces.
- Earl Browder

I don't like a lot of social programs either because
it makes you non-productive.
- Charles Evers

I believe that you should gravitate to people who are
doing productive and positive things with their lives.
- Nadia Comaneci

The payments which have been made into the Treasury
show the very productive state of the public revenue.
- James Monroe

Corporations are social organizations,
the theater in which men and women realize or fail
to realize purposeful and productive lives.
- Lester Bangs

Tragically, the White House Task Force on Disadvantaged
Youth reported that one-quarter of our young people
are at serious risk of not achieving productive adulthood.
- Ruben Hinojosa

The least productive people are usually the ones who
are most in favor of holding meetings.
- Thomas Sowell

A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise,
productive skill, prudent self-denial,
and judicious expenditure on the part of his son.
- William Graham Sumner

Education, when delivered properly, can benefit a lot
of people and make productive citizens out of those otherwise given no hope.
- John Murray

The social system grows rigid but the productive forces continue to expand,
and conflict ensues between the forces of production
and the social conditions of production.
- Earl Browder

The stage of the development of the productive forces
determines the political and ideological superstructure
of society which are crystallized into a system of social organization.
- Earl Browder

Very narrow areas of expertise can be very productive.
Develop your own profile.
Develop your own niche.
- Leigh Steinberg

In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts.
I motivate people, I hope, by example -
and perhaps by excitement,
by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
- Rupert Murdoch

Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat,
energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be
more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
- Warren Buffett

The employee is regarded by the employer merely in
the light of his value as an operative.
His productive capacity alone is taken into account.
- Leland Stanford

I could never live a nonproductive life and I feel
that I have lived a productive life as far as I want
to in terms of this company that I have for so many years.
- Katherine Dunham

The work that is truly productive is the domain of
a steadily smaller and more elite fraction of humanity.
- Vernor Vinge

So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear.
That there is no alternative way, so far discovered,
of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can
hold a candle to the productive activities that are
unleashed by a free enterprise system.
- Milton Friedman

This has taught me that being pleasant is always so much more productive,
for I know well the rewards for being good-natured.
- Marie Windsor

I think the market driven economic system is the most productive system,
but to have that work in the world, you've got to also
have social investments to go along with that.
- Mike Lowry

I was very productive as a senator for my state.
- Carol Moseley Braun

I feel responsible; I feel I've got to do something
that will leave the kids a place where they can live healthy,
safe, productive, creative and prosperous lives.
- Dennis Weaver

Many people - and I think I am one of them -
are more productive when they've had a little to drink.
I find if I drink two or three brandies,
I'm far better able to write.
- David Ogilvy

I see my job as being to facilitate the life of clinical
researchers so that they can be more productive,
and trying to keep the bureaucracy from getting in their way.
- Alastair Wood

Every political good carried to the extreme must be productive of evil.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

In loving his own productive, generative,
generous love, God loves all those ways in which that
love can be realised in creation.
- Rowan D. Williams

One of my most productive days was throwing away 1000 lines of code.
- Ken Thompson

I have a lot of nervous energy.
Work is my best way of channelling that into something
productive unless I want to wind up assaulting the postman or gardener.
- Ben Stiller

The society based on production is only productive,
not creative.
- Albert Camus

I still believe Emmitt has enough left in the tank
to be a productive back over the next couple of seasons.
- Al Michaels

When every one of your arguments is characterized an
attempt to bring back slavery or resegregate lunch counters,
it's a little hard to have any sort of productive debate.
- Ann Coulter

I don't like to be labeled, to be anything.
I've made the mistake before myself of labeling my music,
but it's counter-productive.
- Neil Young

Once you get into the habit of work,
you can be more productive in the things you want to do.
- Adrian Grenier

It is a governing principle of nature,
that the agency which can produce most good,
when perverted from its proper aim, is most productive of evil.
- James F. Cooper

Whenever we don't turn the ball over,
we're pretty productive.
When you're turning the ball over, you're cutting down
on offensive opportunities.
- Eric Snow

Group discussion is very valuable; group drafting is less productive.
- Jon Postel

I am looking forward to a series of productive meetings
in both Austria and Estonia,
particularly what role organized crime plays in the Baltic drug trade.
- Howard Coble

Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but
organized against the productive but unorganized.
- Joseph Sobran

Productive achievement is a consequence and an expression
of health and self-esteem,
not its cause.
- Nathaniel Branden

The concentration and reciprocal effect of industry
and agriculture conjoin in a growth of productive powers,
which increases more in geometrical than in arithmetical proportion.
- Friedrich List

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough.
Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away,
and move on to something that's more productive.
- Donald Trump

It is from weakness that people reach for dictators
and concentrated government power.
Only the strong can be free.
And only the productive can be strong.
- Wendell Willkie

The years since the Nobel Prize have been productive ones for me.
- Philip Warren Anderson

The older, thinner, and less productive grass lands,
however, frequently can be made to produce much larger
yields of feed in corn than if left,
as they are, in unproductive grass.
- David F. Houston

Half the issues they - are so polished they're talking about -
are dead by the time they get into the office,
and into the midst of their tour where they're really productive.
- James Stockdale

The most important thing we stressed is that we want
those kids to be productive citizens.
- Troy Vincent

Digital Chocolate has 60% of its developers in Finland
where the sun never sets in the summer and there is
nothing to do outside in the winter,
so we are very productive!
- Trip Hawkins

You cannot carry on forever squeezing the productive
bit of the economy in order to fund an unprecedented
engorgement of the unproductive bit.
- Daniel Hannan

The only distribution of wealth which is the product of labor,
which will be honest, will come through a more equal
distribution of the productive capacity of men.
- Leland Stanford

It is not by augmenting the capital of the country,
but by rendering a greater part of that capital active
and productive than would otherwise be so,
that the most judicious operations of banking can increase
the industry of the country.
- Adam Smith

Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds.
The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace.
The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Literally from the moment I came in the door of MIT,
it was very clear that a highly productive 40-year partnership between U.S.
research universities and the federal government was badly eroding.
- Charles Vest

If the machinery for distribution in the present economic
system of the world is incapable of properly distributing
the productive wealth of nations,
then that system is false and must be altered.
- Gregor Strasser

I think people with open minds will observe the way
we do things and realize that our goal is to have successful,
happy, productive adults, and they will take our ideas
and implement them elsewhere for their own children.
- Daniel Greenberg

There's a basic kind of tension here.
It's between those who say, I'd like to clear cut this
forest and reduce it to saw timber because that's an
economically productive thing for me to do.
- Bruce Babbitt


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