Efficiency Quotes

Progress isn`t made by early risers. It`s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.

Robert A. Heinlein

Two things are going on at the same time with the flattening of the world: The relentless quest for efficiency is squeezing some of the fat out of life.

Thomas Friedman

The outgrowth of conservation, the inevitable result, is national efficiency.

Gifford Pinchot

In the old world that is passing, in the new world that is coming, national efficiency has been and will be a controlling factor in national safety and welfare.

Gifford Pinchot

The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.

Hannah Arendt

Today any successful and competent businessman will employ the latest and best-tested methods in production, distribution, and administration, and many are discovering that one of the greatest of all efficiency methods is prayer power.

Norman Vincent Peale

Practical efficiency is common, and lofty idealism is not uncommon; it is the combination that is necessary, and that combination is rare.

Roosevelt,Theodore

All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.

Plato

The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.

Benjamin Jowett

While you can think in terms of efficiency in dealing with time, a principle-centered person thinks in terms of effectiveness in dealing with people.

Stephen R. Covey

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.

Bill Gates

While there is no correct way to make a work of art, there are efficient means and tried and true practices. One should not be ignorant of these guidelines. Painting is an old craft, and there is no need to reinvent the wheel.

Peter William Brown

The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained.

Alexis Carrel

The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.

Herbert N. Casson

Don't manage what you can systemize or, better yet, eliminate.

Jeff Davidson

Do not believe that it is very much of an advance to do the unnecessary three times as fast.

Peter Drucker

Disorganization can scarcely fail to result in efficiency.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

You cannot increase the quality or quantity of your achievement or performance except to the degree in which you increase your ability to use your time effectively.

Brian Tracy

The fleet is currently concentrating on drafting and implementing plans to raise its combat efficiency.

Vladimir Dorokhin

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.

Amanda Cruz

For the skeptic there remains only one consolation: if there should be such a thing as superhuman law it is administered with subhuman inefficiency.

Eric Ambler

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.

Mark Twain

Hurry is the mark of a weak mind, dispatch of a strong one.

Charles Caleb Colton

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.

Andrew Fanara

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Updated On : December 13, 2010
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