Good design is a matter of discipline. It starts by looking at the problem and collecting all the available information about it. If you understand the problem, you have the solution. It’s really more about logic than imagination.— Massimo Vignelli
Interesting Collective Good quotations
Good memories are like charms...Each is special. You collect them, one by one, until one day you look back and discover they make a long, colorful bracelet.
When a group of people get together, it's collective power.
You know that you're doing it for the good.
I cannot accept the definition of collective good as articulated by a privileged minority in society, especially when that minority is in power.
Fascism was born to inspire a faith not of the Right (which at bottom aspires to conserve everything, even injustice) or of the Left (which at bottom aspires to destroy everything, even goodness), but a collective, integral, national faith.
Well, when I am fifty-three or so I would like to write a novel as good as Persuasion but with a modern setting, of course. For the next thirty years or so I shall be collecting material for it. If anyone asks me what I work at, I shall say, 'Collecting material'. No one can object to that.
Earthly goods are given to be used, not to be collected.... Hoarding is idolatry.
What constitutes a state? . . . . . . . Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain. . . . . . . . And sovereign law, that state's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate, Sits empress, crowning good, repressing ill.
Regardless of how good or bad a collection might be, it's a letdown after the show is over. It's done. Something you've worked on for months is just over.
Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one.
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 very sight of a teapot puts a smile on the face of most people.
One cannot help but think of more serene and genteel times. From a whimsical child's teapot to an elegant English Teapot, to collectible teapots that adorn some homes, they are a subtle reminder of all that is good in this world.
If men want to oppose war, it is statism that they must oppose.
So long as they hold the tribal notion that the individual is sacrificial fodder for the collective, that some men have the right to rule others by force, and that some (any) alleged “good” can justify it-there can be no peace within a nation and no peace among nations.
I am an atheist and I consider religions to be a form of collective neurosis.
I am not an enemy of the Catholics, as I am not an enemy of the tuberculars, the myopic or the paralytics; you cannot be an enemy of the sick, only their good friend in order to help them cure themselves.
What the government is good at is collecting taxes, taking away your freedoms and killing people. It's not good at much else.
Socialism is the doctrine that man has no right to exist for his own sake, that his life and his work do not belong to him, but belong to society, that the only justification of his existence is his service to society, and that society may dispose of him in any way it pleases for the sake of whatever it deems to be its own tribal, collective good.
Well, why do you want a political career? Have you ever been in the House of Commons and taken a good square look at the inmates? As weird a gaggle of freaks and sub-humans as was ever collected in one spot.
Introverts are collectors of thoughts, and solitude is where the collection is curated and rearranged to make sense of the present and future.
Even if you have $20,000 to buy an item, you still try to get a good price at antique stores. I collect furniture, rugs, paintings, frames. It's my hobby to go around to shops and markets.
It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party.
Without courage we will simply accumulate a collection of good ideas and regrets.
Make ethical choices in what we buy, do, and watch.
In a consumer-driven society our individual choices, used collectively for the good of animals and nature, can change the world faster than laws.
DAYS THAT I'LL REMEMBER is a lovingly assembled and beautifully written collection of conversations, observations, and memories of music, friendship, and days gone by. It's good to be back again with John Lennon, his beloved Yoko Ono, and his trusted chronicler and friend Jonathan Cott.
Capitalism is based on individual rights - not on the sacrifice of the individual to the 'public good' of the collective.
I don't need to live my art and almost die to understand my heroines.
I want to love my sons, live quietly, eat good food, have meaningful friendships in and out of work and have a very large wine collection.
Allah said, 'A prophet must slaughter before collecting captives.
A slaughtered enemy is driven from the land. Muhammad, you craved the desires of this world, its goods and the ransom captives would bring. But Allah desires killing them to manifest the religion.'
Team members have to be focused on the collective good of the team.
Too often, they focus their attention on their department, their budget, their career aspirations, their egos.
When people discover they are no good at baseball or hockey, they put away their bats and their skates and they take up amateur golf or stamp collecting or gardening. But when people discover they are no good at picking stocks, they are likely to continue to do it anyway.
Human beings place their desires ahead of the collective good.
Animals are happier than humans because they're like furry little existentialists, all living in the moment. Their collective motto: live fast, die young, and leave a good-looking pelt.
Effective leaders are willing to use power and authority, but they're doing it in the service of the collective good, as opposed to self-aggrandizement.
I collect skulls; I think that a beautiful skull is a really good gift for a guy.
Goodness is not in the backyard of the individual nor in the open field of the collective; goodness flowers only in freedom from both.
A good life is a collection of happy memories.
Relax, having kids is years away. But can you imagine? Your brains, my charm, our collective good looks... then add in the usual physical abilities dhampirs get. It's really not even fair to everyone else.