„Productivity isn't everything, but in the long run it is almost everything. A country's ability to improve its standard of living over time depends almost entirely on its ability to raise its output per worker.“
— Paul Krugman American economist 1953
Chapter 1: Productivity Growth. Page 11.
— John Flanagan, The Sorcerer in the North
„I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.“
— Langston Hughes American writer and social activist 1902 - 1967
„And most of all, I want to emphasize to you, Mr. President-elect, that we now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed, because if you succeed, then the country succeeds.“
— Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961
— Tom Watson American businessman 1874 - 1956
Attributed to Watson in: Roger von Oech (1982), A Whack on the Side of the Head and Industrial participation (1987) Nr 594-603. p. 262.
— James A. Garfield American politician, 20th President of the United States (in office in 1881) 1831 - 1881
A Dictionary of Thoughts : Being A Cyclopedia Of Laconic Quotations from the Best Authors of the World, Both Ancient and Modern (1908) by Tryon Edwards, p. 327
„Your teen may be weaker, but he is not without the ability to do himself and others a lot of harm by showing you that you can't control him at school or anywhere else when he is out of your sight.... [W]hen he is on his own, your only control over him is the strength of your relationship.“
— William Glasser American psychiatrist 1925 - 2013
— Elbert Hubbard American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher fue el escritor del jarron azul 1856 - 1915
The Note Book (1927).
— Sri Chinmoy Indian writer and guru 1931 - 2007
#19822, Part 199
„Capital was really safer in Russia than anywhere else.... No true Marxist would allow sentiment to interfere with business.“
— Leon Trotsky Marxist revolutionary from Russia 1879 - 1940
As quoted during a 1921 meeting with American businessman Armand Hammer, in Hammer: Witness to History by Hammer and Neil Lyndon (Hodder & Stoughton, 1988), p. 160