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Lewis Thompson Preston Quotes and Sayings

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It is the quality of lending over the quantity of lending.
- Lewis Thompson Preston

Alleviating poverty would be the Bank's overarching objective.
- Lewis Thompson Preston

Applications for loans would be judged on a nation's
social justice record as well as its economic efficiency.
- Lewis Thompson Preston

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

 

You will never do anything in this world without courage.
It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Allen

Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart,
cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

At all times and under all circumstances,
we have the power to transform the quality of our lives.
- Werner Erhard

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It is the quality of the moment,
not the number of days, or events, or of actors, that imports.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust.
Service brings satisfaction.
Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.
- James Cash Penney

Instead of needing lots of children,
we need high-quality children.
- Margaret Mead

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.
Without it, no real success is possible,
no matter whether it is on a section gang,
a football field, in an army, or in an office.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The first quality that is needed is audacity.
- Winston Churchill

Honor your past, and all the consequences of that past.
Receive insight into relieving the pain
caused by past experiences and current attitudes toward life.
Observe life as it currently appears,
and then train yourself to observe life
from other perspectives that support a higher quality of living.
Re-consider your priorities.
Chart your Course.
Set Sail with Courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Walking is Zen, sitting is Zen.
Then what will be the quality?
Watchfully alert, joyously unmotivated,
centered, loving, flowing, one walks.
And the walking is sauntering.
Loving, alert, watchful, one sits, unmotivated -
not sitting for anything in particular,
just enjoying how beautiful
just sitting doing nothing is,
how relaxing, how restful.
- Osho

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

It is the quality of our work which will please God
and not the quantity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Just one quality of the Buddha has to be remembered.
He consists only of one quality: witnessing.
This small word witnessing contains the whole of spirituality.
Witness that you are not the body.
Witness that you are not the mind.
Witness that you are only a witness.
As the witnessing deepens,
you start becoming drunk with the divine.
That is what is called ecstasy.
- Osho

Zen says that if you drop knowledge -
and within knowledge everything is included;
your name, your identity, everything,
because this has been given to you by others -
if you drop all that has been given by others,
you will have a totally different quality to your being: innocence.
This will be a crucifixion of the persona, the personality,
and there will be a resurrection of your innocence.
You will become a child again, reborn.
- Osho

High-quality food is better for your health.
- Michael Pollan

Beauty is less important than quality.
- Eugene Ormandy

Creativity is the quality that you bring
to the activity that you are doing.
It is an attitude, an inner approach -
how you look at things.
- Osho

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
- Aristotle

Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design,
manufacturing...
layout, processes, and procedures.
- Tom Peters

There is more difference in the quality
of our pleasures than in the amount.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
- William James

The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence,
is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
- Dale Carnegie

The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

The quality of mercy is not strained.
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest:
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
- William Shakespeare

The disparity between a restaurant's price and food
quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.
- Bryan Miller

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the
quality of the environment,
is to get everybody involved.
- Richard Rogers

It's all about quality of life and finding a happy
balance between work and friends and family.
- Philip Green

The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such.
All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.
- Andre Maurois

I think one of the finest gifts I can give
my friends in the holiday season is to pause
with a long enough quality to actually SEE them.
My calm, unhurried presence communicates
this gift of a message, "I see you. I recognize you.
I remember our times of together
and am contributing right now to another quality memory.
I value you and honor and take the time,
right this moment to pause long enough to truly notice you."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design -
it reinforces it.
- Pierre Bonnard

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities...
because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
- Winston Churchill

Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into
situations where you need it.
- Doug Larson

Over time, quality work will lead to an audience for your work.
- Nicholas Sparks

Rag paper, containing hemp fiber, is the highest quality
and longest lasting paper ever made.
It can be torn when wet, but returns to its full strength when dry.
- Jack Herer

Even with the quality of players that we have,
they're an extremely hard side to break down and once they get on top of you,
you find it difficult to stem the flow of attacks.
- Frank Lampard

Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

Intuition is truly a feminine quality,
but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift.
- Minna Antrim

There is one quality which one must possess to win,
and that is definiteness of purpose,
the knowledge of what one wants,
and a burning desire to possess it.
- Napoleon Hill

There is one Quality, which has somewhat so heavenly in it;
that by so much the more we are possess'd of it,
by so much the more we draw nearer to the Great Author of Nature.
- Eliza Haywood

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong
that it deters us from striving to possess it.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Being rewarded for anything other than the quality
of their work is the fastest way to screw-up a writer-and
it isn't only new ones who suffer from that.
- Greg Egan

That's because we did not set out to make black music.
We set out to make quality music that everyone could enjoy and listen to.
- Smokey Robinson

My passion and great enjoyment for architecture,
and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it,
is because I believe we - architects -
can effect the quality of life of the people.
- Richard Rogers

Americans of all ages deserve quality end-of-life medical care.
- Bill Nelson

To delight in war is a merit in the soldier,
a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
- George Santayana

No taste is so acquired as that for someone else's quality of mind.
- Cyril Connolly

One must strike the right balance between speed and quality.
- Clare Short

Of course the other and more serious way in which it
all happens is that one finds in poems and language
some quality one appropriates for oneself and wishes to reproduce.
- Robert Fitzgerald

We want a world where life is preserved,
and the quality of life is enriched for everybody,
not only for the privileged.
- Isabel Allende

During this earlier period of his activity Voltaire
seems to have been trying -
half unconsciously,
perhaps - to discover and to express the fundamental quality of his genius.
- Lytton Strachey

Quality is decided by the depth at which the work incorporates
the alternatives within itself,
and so masters them.
- Theodor Adorno

Women were seldom given quality assignments or adequate air time.
- Jessica Savitch

With more than 67 percent of the Nation's freight moving on highways,
economists believe that our ability to compete internationally
is tied to the quality of our infrastructure.
- Dennis Hastert

We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and
fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu.
We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity.
And we can help create a culture - imagine this -
where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.
- Michelle Obama

Associate yourself with people of good quality,
for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
- Booker T. Washington

Where the private sector, or anyone else,
has skills, knowledge and resources that can help to
deliver a high quality of education and to raise standards,
we should use them.
- Estelle Morris

But it has, in addition, an even more precious quality -
a consciousness of the human intelligence,
the human spirit and that man is a social creature.
- Norman McLaren

While the rest of the world has been improving technology,
Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
- Maya Angelou

I was able to do something that people can't do these days,
which is to have quality time with the guys who were
trying to be president and a number of them who got the job.
- Robert Scheer

The essential quality of an animal is that it seeks its own living,
whereas a vegetable has its living brought to it.
- Henry Mayhew

In fact, in some ways, I actually feel much more confident
about the quality of Carousel than I do about The Cottage Builder's Letter:
probably because of its cohesive nature.
- George Murray

Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality.
- Andy Goldsworthy

The American people want economic prosperity,
high-quality goods and low prices, all of which I support.
- John Linder


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