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Inefficiency Quotes

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The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency.
- Eugene McCarthy

Freud had a gene for inefficiency, and I think I have a gene for efficiency.
- Albert Ellis

Every good cause is worth some inefficiency.
- Paul Samuelson

Instead of raising taxes as some would insist,
we need to reduce waste and inefficiency in government.
- Tim Murphy

 

We cannot afford idleness, waste or inefficiency.
- Eamon de Valera

My mother's illness fitted into this protest against
the treatment of the sick who could not pay,
the inefficiency of commercialism, the waste,
the extravagance, and the poverty.
- Ellen Wilkinson

The first rule of any technology used in a business
is that automation applied to an efficient operation
will magnify the efficiency.
The second is that automation applied to an inefficient
operation will magnify the inefficiency.
- Bill Gates

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In this context, I believe it is an imperative for
the new President to select and install his team as quickly as possible,
and this does not imply that he must or should appoint
members of the 'other' party to his Cabinet,
which could contribute to inaction and inefficiency.
- Richard V. Allen

In this country protection has always,
to some extent, existed; but at some times it has been efficient,
and at others not; and our tendency toward freedom
or slavery has always been in the direct ratio of its
efficiency or inefficiency.
- Henry Charles Carey

The historical experience of socialist countries has
sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away
with alienation but rather increases it,
adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.
- Pope John Paul II

That inefficiency is masked because growth and progress are measured in money,
and money does not give us information about ecological systems,
it only gives information about financial systems.
- Paul Hawken

The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance
about household matters -
from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number -
a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him.
- Crystal Eastman

Wall Street sees a social fabric or social contract as inefficiencies,
which need to be removed.
- David Korten

Unfortunately, we are finding the bureaucratic inefficiencies
and red tape have a tendency to slow the efforts of
individuals and communities working to rebuild.
- Bobby Jindal

Every wall is a door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.
- Khalil Gibran

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60.
They are like custard pies; you can't nail them to a wall.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two things that are more difficult
than making an after-dinner speech:
climbing a wall which is leaning toward you
and kissing a girl who is leaning away from you.
- Winston Churchill

Nobody knows through how many thousands of years fighting
men have made a place for themselves while the weak
and peaceable have gone to the wall.
- Elihu Root

If you're playing for the Kansas City Royals about
all you can do is beat your head against the wall.
- John Kruk

The handwriting on the wall may be a forgery.
- Ralph Hodgson

After World War I the resentment of the working class
against all that it had to suffer was directed more against Morgan,
Wall Street and private capital than the government.
- C. L. R. James

My father instilled in me the attitude of prevailing.
If there's a challenge, go for it.
If there's a wall to break down, break it down.
- Donny Osmond

Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall!
- Ronald Reagan

The quiet rhythmic monotone of the wall of logs fills
one with the rustic peace of a secluded nook in the woods.
- Gustav Stickley

I'm not really afraid of the dark, except if I'm walking.
The thing that scares me the most is the possibility
of walking into a wall and busting my lip.
- Vin Diesel

I was in Germany when the wall came down.
- Joe Cocker

I believe Wall Street needs serious ongoing regulation.
- Andrew Cuomo

Obstacles don't have to stop you.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it,
or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

My new house is going to have wall-to-wall awards!
- Patsy Cline

What I didn't know was that if I didn't stand with my back to the wall,
Hollywood people would unscrew my ass and sell it down the river.
- Joseph Wambaugh

I think people need housing.
And there's empty buildings, I think people should live in there.
If you want to call them squatters, trespassers,
hey, I call Wall Street thieves!
- Al Lewis

George Bush taking credit for the wall coming down
is like the rooster taking credit for the sun rising.
- Al Gore

Okay, well, I guess I'm still a kid.
Because when I get really angry and fired up and I
feel like my back is up against the wall,
I will say vicious things.
- Howard Stern

The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get,
I'll never be as good as a wall.
- Mitch Hedberg

There is a sign that hangs on my wall that says,
'What is it you want me to do to somebody else that
is more important than what you want me to do for you?'
- David Obey

On A Beautiful Mind, there was a wall of math.
- Josh Lucas

I'm told leather drives men up the wall.
I like wearing it because it because it feels nice.
- Honor Blackman

No, I was an unknown when I walked in that room.
He didn't know who I was from a fly on the wall.
- Shia LaBeouf

Housework is a breeze.
Cooking is a pleasant diversion.
Putting up a retaining wall is a lark.
But teaching is like climbing a mountain.
- Fawn M. Brodie

Consider the momentous event in architecture when the
wall parted and the column became.
- Louis Kahn

Murdoch paid too much for the Wall Street Journal even
when he didn't have any competition.
- Sumner Redstone

My practicality consists in this, in the knowledge
that if you beat your head against the wall it is your
head which breaks and not the wall -
that is my strength,
my only strength.
- Antonio Gramsci

I'm not wedded to covering the markets.
I'm intrigued by the markets.
If I can connect Main Street with Wall Street,
then I've succeeded.
- Neil Cavuto

I'm not averse to helping Wall Street when it helps Main Street.
- Ben Nelson

If the world could remain within a frame like a painting on the wall,
I think we'd see the beauty then and stand staring in awe.
- Conor Oberst

Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked
a place on the wall to hang the tiger's skin long before he has caught the tiger.
This tiger has other ideas.
- John F. Kennedy

Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.
- Larry Wall

The guy that made me wanna make movies...
and this is off the wall-is a guy named Michael Pal,
the British director.
- George A. Romero

If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks.
I've had them; everybody has had them.
But obstacles don't have to stop you.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it,
or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

I had not yet gotten into the world of light.
But I felt as one who, standing outside,
could knock against the wall and hear an answering knock from within.
- Simon Newcomb

I don't think there is anything wrong with white space.
I don't think it's a problem to have a blank wall.
- Annie Leibovitz

America has tossed its cap over the wall of space.
- John F. Kennedy

You leap over the wall of one ghetto and find yourself in another ghetto.
- Klaus Kinski

Generally, I end up being the one thrown against the wall,
because Zach is the drummer.
He's stronger than me.
- Isaac Hanson

No no there wasn't any planned 14th season,
we all saw the writing on the wall.
The ratings had been going down and so fourth,
that curve goes on every show and in everybody's life.
- Larry Hagman

But I'm very thankful that no one is slamming my head
against the wall anymore.
- Harry Anderson

Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in
a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.
- Warren Buffett

The Berlin Wall go down, that was the most wonderful thing that could happen,
absolutely.
I celebrated with everybody in Berlin that day when the Wall was down.
- Nana Mouskouri

Second of all, I don't think Wall Street is doing what
it's supposed to be doing,
even after the shameful performance of the last two years.
They're are not allocating capital.
- Howard Dean

Sometimes you'd come up against a brick wall...
or sometimes you go into a fill and you'd know halfway
through it was going to be disastrous.
- John Bonham

You build a golf game like you build a wall,
one brick at a time.
- Tony Lema

People think that computer science is the art of geniuses
but the actual reality is the opposite,
just many people doing things that build on eachother,
like a wall of mini stones.
- Donald Knuth

The PATRIOT Act brought down the wall separating intelligence
agencies from law enforcement and other entities charged
with protecting the Nation from terrorism.
- Chris Chocola

Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
- Coco Chanel

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the dumbest of you all?
- Anne Robinson


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