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Urgency Quotes

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Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

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No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb PHOTO

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Who forces time is pushed back by time;
who yields to time finds time on his side.
- The Talmud

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Urgent? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

We disrespect ourselves and our free-will
whenever we say that we NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

NECESSITY and URGENCY are twin poisons of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I choose never to be a prisoner of urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation:
"I choose never to be a prisoner of urgency."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Okay, so it's a matter of life and death - now are you happy?
Urgency is never a path to joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time is carnivorous.
Urgency rips the peaceful flesh from our bones.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Urgency is a grim taskmaster.
Escape time, and life becomes irie.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
("Irie" is a Jamaican word for being at total peace
with your current state of being.)

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Being willing is not enough; we must do.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Whether the process proves to be Kyoto or something else,
let's acknowledge the urgency of global warming.
- Brian Mulroney

My music isn't anything but me.
It has jazz in it, and rock'n'roll, and it has an urgency to it.
- Neil Young

I think what has happened, actually,
is that September 11 has given a spur,
a renewed urgency, to dialogue between the great faiths.
- George Carey

You must take action now that will move you towards your goals.
Develop a sense of urgency in your life.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

What the Super Bowl did for us was give us a sense of urgency.
- George Jackson

And one of our points of continuing conversation with
our trading partners is the urgency of their taking
steps to remove barriers to their improved growth performance.
- John W. Snow

Man could not stay there forever.
He was bound to spread to new regions,
partly because of his innate migratory tendency and
partly because of Nature's stern urgency.
- Ellsworth Huntington

By the time I became chairman and there was more of a feeling of urgency,
there was a willingness to accept more forceful measures
to try to deal with the inflation.
- Paul A. Volcker

You feel a sense of urgency, especially at my advanced age,
when you're staring into the grave.
- Frank McCourt

My emotional and intellectual response to Hiroshima
was that the question of the social responsibility
of a journalist was posed with greater urgency than ever.
- Wilfred Burchett

Recent warming coincides with rapid growth of human-made greenhouse gases.
The observed rapid warming gives urgency to discussions
about how to slow greenhouse gas emissions.
- James Hansen

We live in an almost perfect stillness and work with incredible urgency.
- Rem Koolhaas

Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
- Jim Rohn

I love children and I get along with them great.
It's just that I believe if you're going to be a parent,
there has to be something inside you that says,
'I want a family.' I don't feel that sense of urgency.
- George Clooney

In everyday life there is always manana.
There is no urgency.
- Mark Spitz

The same contingencies of time and space that force
a statesman or soldier to make decisions,
impel the historian, though with less urgency,
to make up his mind.
- Samuel E. Morison

I just think we want to stay healthy,
and I don't think we think about a sense of urgency.
We realize how old we are, we realize we've been playing
this game for a long time,
but you know what? We're not done yet.
- Karl Malone

I can finally go home and tell the constituents,
law enforcement, and leaders in Washington state that
Congress is treating the meth problem with the same
urgency and commitment that local communities have
been treating it with for years.
- Rick Larsen

This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments,
to ministries of health and other ministries,
to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community
that certain actions now should be undertaken with
increased urgency and at an accelerated pace.
- Margaret Chan

Political conflicts distort and disturb a people's
sense of distinction between matters of importance and matters of urgency.
What is vital is disguised by what is merely a matter of well being.
- John Grierson

And they will tell you unequivocally that if we have
a chemical or biological attack or a nuclear attack
anywhere in this country,
they are unprepared to deal with it today,
and that is of high urgency.
- Warren Rudman

So every day I'm mindful as I watch the Bush crowd
extend their sway into policies of every imaginable variety,
and over almost every square foot of earth,
that the control of the American state is a matter of urgency.
- Todd Gitlin

That's the problem with news interviews,
you work your tail off to get prominent figures in the news on the radio,
but once they've been on, the event passes,
the urgency, the issues you talked about evaporate.
- Bob Edwards

There's people coming in who've never done any politics at all,
who've never been in a trade union, they've never been in a political party,
they've never done anything, but they do feel a kind of urgency.
- Susan George

Politics is the science of urgencies.
- Theodore Parker

The impulse of the journalist is to be novel,
yet to relate his curiosities to the urgencies of the moment;
the philosopher seeks what he conceives to be true,
regardless of the moment.
- Daniel Bell

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle

In politics nothing is contemptible.
- Benjamin Disraeli

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth
is rarely a politician's objective.
Election and power are.
- Cal Thomas

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
- Charles de Gaulle

I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
- Sydney Pollack

Politics, it seems to me, for years,
or all too long,
has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.
- Richard Armour

Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you.
- Ralph Nader

In politics the middle way is none at all.
- John Adams

Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.
- Mao Tse-Tung

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected.
The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.
- George MacDonald

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot
of money even to be defeated.
- Will Rogers

We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.
- Martin L. Gross

Radical changes in world politics leave America with
a heightened responsibility to be,
for the world, an example of a genuinely free,
democratic, just and humane society.
- Pope John Paul II

Politics have no relation to morals.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
- Ambrose Bierce

The flood of money that gushes into politics today
is a pollution of democracy.
- Theodore White

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in
politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
- Plato

Our party is a diverse one, as is my home state of Illinois.
- Dick Durbin

Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter.
The audience that hissed yesterday may applaud today,
even for the same performance.
- William O. Douglas

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight,
otherwise known as political power.
- Maggie Gallagher

The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children.
They did not want public office.
- Herbert Hoover

If the United Nations is a country unto itself,
then the commodity it exports most is words.
- Esther B. Fein


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