quote by Elinor Ostrom

What is missing from the policy analyst's tool kit -- and from the set of accepted, well-developed theories of human organization -- is an adequately specified theory of collective action whereby a group of principals can organize themselves voluntarily to retain the residuals of their own efforts.

— Elinor Ostrom

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Collective effort quote If the feelings are mutual, the effort will be equal.

If the feelings are mutual, the effort will be equal.

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I sincerely believe that the collective efforts of many secularists during the past generation, resulting in the expulsion from our schools and from the public square, has left us vulnerable.

Our national myths often exaggerate the role of the individual heroes and understate the importance of collective effort.

Collective effort quote Measure your success not by the things you collect, but by the lives you affect.

Measure your success not by the things you collect, but by the lives you affect.

I don't care if religious people consider me amoral because I lack their beliefs in God. I do however care deeply about efforts to turn religious beliefs into law and those efforts benefit greatly from the conviction that individually and collectively we cannot be good without God.

The minimum viable product is that version of a new product which allows a team to collect the maximum amount of validated learning about customers with the least effort.

Most achievements in science are to a certain degree group efforts.

Collective effort quote When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.

When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.

The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights

In spite of my great admiration for individual splendid talents I do not accept the star system. Collective creative effort is the root of our kind of art. That requires ensemble acting and whoever mars that ensemble is committing a crime not only against his comrades but also against the very art of which he is the servant.

The imagination is the goal of history.

I see culture as an effort to literally realize our collective dreams.

Collective effort quote Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

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Professors of literature collect books the way a ship collects barnacles, without seeming effort.

Although most Americans may be largely ignorant of what was, and still is, being done in their names, all are likely to pay a steep price-individua lly and collectively-fo r their nation's continued efforts to dominate the global scene.

One individual cannot possible make a difference, alone.

It is individual efforts, collectively, that makes a noticeable difference - all the difference in the world!

Collective effort quote We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an a

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.

Scientists contribute in a variety of ways and I don't think I can singular one even including [Albert] Einstein, that I can say that he's the best. We don't work like the best basketball player and the best musician and so on. Science is a collective effort.

I made an effort to find out what was in the building at Wright Patterson Air Force Base where the information is stored that has been collected by the Air Force, and I was understandably denied this request. It is still classified above Top Secret.

Those who have the most, who earn the most, must give an example, because that is important for Spain's collective effort.

Collective effort quote Evaluate your day based on your effort, not your results.

Evaluate your day based on your effort, not your results.

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To narrate is to give oneself: it seems obvious that literature, as an effort to communicate fully, will continue to be blocked so long as misery and illiteracy exist, and so long as the possessors of power continue to carry on with impunity their policy of collective imbecilization through the mass media.

Man owes his strength in the struggle for existence to the fact that he is a social animal.

The market, if it can be kept honest and competitive, does provide very strong incentives for work effort and productive contributions. In their absence, society would thrash about for alternative incentives-some unreliable, like altruism; some perilous like collective loyalty; some intolerable, like coercion or oppression.

Collective effort quote It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory.

It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory.

Theatre is very much concerned with the society, with the social situation.

.. A theatre piece of itself, demands a confrontation with the audience. It demands that you connect with people; it demands a collective and social effort with the company and later with the audience.

So there might be a kind of collective effort that allows for those risks to be taken, pose a certain danger but not a suicidal one.

The Veteran's History Project, a nationwide volunteer effort to collect oral histories from America's war veterans, provides an avenue to do just that. Now in its fifth year, the Project has collected more than 40,000 individual stories.

Collective effort quote Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

The era of the Single Savior is over.

What is needed now is joint action, combined effort, collective co-creation.

While the Second World War brought about untold misery and suffering, it was also a time when the world witnessed extraordinary bravery. Through the collective, heroic efforts of countless men and women, victory was claimed over tyranny and evil.

Individual efforts can bring excellence but only collective efforts can deliver effectively.

Collective effort quote Even if you can't physically see the result in front of you right now, every sin

Even if you can't physically see the result in front of you right now, every single effort you do is changing your body from the inside. Never get discouraged.

Make an effort to collect the good features from many beautiful faces.

The fact is that life has become a sweepstake.

Millions of people who have lost the sense of being able to make anything of the collective effort of shaping their economic society, now expect fortune to descend like pie from the sky.

Professors of literature collect books the way a ship collects barnacles, without seeming effort.

Collective effort quote Theres only so much growing you can do in your comfort zone.

Theres only so much growing you can do in your comfort zone.

Women's progress has been a collective effort.

You're not really just a filmmaker that makes a movie good most of the time.

It's everybody involved; it's a collective effort.

I have a friend who's collecting unemployment insurance.

This guy has never worked so hard in his life as he has to keep this thing going. He's down there every week, waiting on the lines and getting interviewed and making up all these lies about looking for jobs. If they had any idea of the effort and energy that he is expending to avoid work, I'm sure they'd give him a raise.

Collective effort quote Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and Effort. And we cont

Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and Effort. And we control both.

The USA Freedom Act does not propose that we abandon any and all efforts to analyze telephone data, what we're talking about here is a program that currently contemplates the collection of all data just as a routine matter and the aggregation of all that data in one database. That causes concerns for a lot of people... There's a lot of potential for abuse.

Anyone who is kind to man knows the fragmentariness of most men, and wants to arrange a society of power in which men fall naturally into a collective wholeness, since they cannot have an individual wholeness. In this collective wholeness they will be fulfilled. But if they make efforts at individual fulfilment, they must fail for they are by nature fragmentary.

Painting, by its nature, cannot provide an object of simultaneous collective reception... as film is able to do today... And while efforts have been made to present paintings to the masses in galleries and salons, this mode of reception gives the masses no means of organizing and regulating their response. Thus, the same public which reacts progressively to a slapstick comedy inevitably displays a backward attitude toward Surrealism.

What Americans were really objecting to had nothing to do with constitutional principles. their objection was not to Parliament's constitutional right to levy certain kinds of taxes as opposed to others, but to its effort to collect any.

Elegant in its simplicity and practicality, Lee has distilled many powerful leadership strategies into the lessons many of us learned as children. They are no less relevant to our working lives. At its core, Creating Magic is a collection of stories that reminds us to demonstrate care and respect for every member of the team and to focus our efforts not our ourselves but on the people we lead.

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