The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to and efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
Disorganization can scarcely fail to result in efficiency.
The fleet is currently concentrating on drafting and implementing plans to raise its combat efficiency.
The general proposition is that the resources that will be utilized are the ones that contribute most to the overall efficiency of the production system. The third parameter has to do with our commercial world, our search for profits.
The American attitude towards efficiency and execution should always underlie architecture.
Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
American families have always shown remarkable resiliency, or flexible adjustment to natural, economic, and social challenges. Their strengths resemble the elasticity of a spider web, a gull's skillful flow with the wind, the regenerating power of perennial grasses, the cooperation of an ant colony, and the persistence of a stream carving canyon rocks. These are not the strengths of fixed monuments but living organisms. This resilience is not measured by wealth, muscle or efficiency but by creativity, unity, and hope. Cultivating these family strengths is critical to a thriving human community.
Efficiency is intelligent laziness.
I’ll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.
A country is considered the more civilized the more wisdom and efficiency of its laws hinder a weak man from becoming too weak or a powerful one too powerful.
Empathy takes time, and efficiency is for things, not people.
Organizations cannot make a genius out of an incompetent. On the other hand, disorganization can scarcely fail to result in efficiency.
It is more than probable that the average man could, with no injury to his health, increase his efficiency fifty percent.
The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency.
The myth of fascist efficiency has deluded many people.
There can be economy only where there is efficiency.
An efficiency-regime cannot be run without a few heroes stuck about it to carry off the dullness - much as plums have to be put into a bad pudding to make it palatable.
One must choose between Obscurity with Efficiency, and Fame with its inevitable collateral of Bluff.
Avoid fragmentation: Find your focus and seek simplicity. Purposeful living calls for elegant efficiency and economy of effort—expanding the minimum time and energy necessary to achieve desired goals.
We believe energy efficiency-focused technology innovation is key to addressing the significant impact that this growing energy use will have both on today's businesses and our environment.
Engineering is the science and art of efficient dealing with materials and forces... it involves the most economic design and execution... assuring, when properly performed, the most advantageous combination of accuracy, safety, durability, speed, simplicity, efficiency, and economy possible for the conditions of design and service.
If all efficiency experts were laid end to end- I\'d be in favor of it.
There can be no economy where there is no efficiency.
For the trouble with lying and decieving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.
Our Constitution, by its separation of powers and its system of checks and balances, acts as a restraint upon efficiency by denying exclusive power to any branch of government. The logic of governmental efficiency, unchecked, runs straight on, not only to dictatorship, but also to torture, assassination, and other abominations.