quote by Theodore Roosevelt

Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president.

— Theodore Roosevelt

Devotion Inefficiency quotations

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.

Every struggle, whether won or lost, strengthens us for the next to come.

It is not good for people to have an easy life. They become weak and inefficient when they cease to struggle. Some need a series of defeats before developing the strength and courage to win a victory.

The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.

You have no idea how much of the inefficiency of mankind comes from thinking about the wrong-doings of others, and of ourselves. There is nothing more miserable than to feel that by some mistake in life you have not amounted to what you might have, and that your misfortunes all hinge on that mistake.

Automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.

The linear 'Take - Make - Dispose' system, which depletes natural resources and generates waste, is deeply flawed and can be productively replaced by a restorative model in which waste does not exist as such but is only food for the next cycle

My own experience from a decade ago taught me I cannot trust the UN.

But it is a world body and we have to live with it and tolerate it. But I can't hide my feelings about its inefficiency and its not being productive.

There's a kind of slowness and inefficiency about rendering text in paint.

We're in a world that's very fast, so things that slow you for a minute-give you pause-are good.

An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty.

Grief is not productive. It simply represents an inefficiency in accepting change of status.

All men recognize the right of revolution;

that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable.

It is time for conservatives to do what they do best and insist that a wasteful, inefficient government program gets off the books. Small government and the death penalty don't go together.

Don't be a tourist. Plan less. Go slowly. I traveled in the most inefficient way possible and it took me exactly where I wanted to go.

We accept, without sufficient consideration, a system that breeds inefficiencies and actually encourages the creation of shortages.

It is a popular delusion that the government wastes vast amounts of money through inefficiency and sloth. Enormous effort and elaborate planning are required to waste this much money.

Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.

Unless structure follows strategy, inefficiency results.

We cannot afford idleness, waste or inefficiency.

What is proposed herein is that we have no right, nor any ethical justification, for clearing land or using wilderness while we tread over lawns, create erosion, and use land inefficiently. Our responsibility is to put our house in order. Should we do so, there will never be any need to destroy wilderness.

There are only two qualities in the world: efficiency and inefficiency;

and only two sorts of people: the efficient and the inefficient.

Every good cause is worth some inefficiency.

South Africa does not have a poverty problem.

Poverty is a result of denialism of the way corruption taxes poor people, the inefficiencies that undermine poor people's opportunities and our refusal to admit that we are part of the problem.

My mother's illness fitted into this protest against the treatment of the sick who could not pay, the inefficiency of commercialism, the waste, the extravagance, and the poverty.

Nature does not compromise; a pelican is not a compromise between a crow and otter, it is just a pelican. Nature makes no compromises; any inefficient products are recalled to the manufacturer!

Governmental subsidy systems promote inefficiency in production and efficiency in coercion and subservience, while penalizing efficiency in production and inefficiency in predation.

Unfortunately, we are finding the bureaucratic inefficiencies and red tape have a tendency to slow the efforts of individuals and communities working to rebuild.

Antimatter is not a source of energy for us, it's a method of storing energy, compact but inefficient.

Wall Street sees a social fabric or social contract as inefficiencies, which need to be removed.

Antimatter is not a source of energy for us, it's a method of storing energy, compact but inefficient.

The Presidency is not merely an administrative office.

Thats the least of it. It is more than an engineering job, efficient or inefficient. It is pre-eminently a place of moral leadership. All our great Presidents were leaders of thought at times when certain historic ideas in the life of the nation had to be clarified.

The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency.

Dealing with complexity is an inefficient and unnecessary waste of time, attention and mental energy. There is never any justification for things being complex when they could be simple.

The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters - from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number - a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him.

In this country protection has always, to some extent, existed;

but at some times it has been efficient, and at others not; and our tendency toward freedom or slavery has always been in the direct ratio of its efficiency or inefficiency.

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