I now know myself to be a person of weakness and strength, liability and giftedness, darkness and light. I now know that to be whole means to reject none of it but to embrace all of it.— Parker J. Palmer
Reckoning Liability quotations
Congress must make it clear that common animal waste will not expose farmers to liability under Superfund, while ensuring continued action to clean up legitimate hazardous waste sites around the nation.
Most people...find a disorientating mismatch between the long-term nature of their liabilities and the increasingly short-term nature of their assets.
Most people... find a disorientating mismatch between the long-term nature of their liabilities and the increasingly short-term nature of their assets.
The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself.
Yet a personal God can become a grave liability.
He can be a mere idol carved in our own image, a projection of our limited needs, fears and desires. We can assume that he loves what we love and hates what we hate, endorsing our prejudices instead of compelling us to transcend them.
But a lot of businesses out there don't see the return on investment, they look at it as a liability, and until they can understand that proactive security actually returns, gives them a return on investment, it's still a hard sell for people.
I have a horrible memory and I used to consider that a liability, but I've learned along the way that talking to people is really a beautiful thing.
Liability does apply with respect to the amount of the oil spill.
Golf is the only-est sport. You're completely alone with every conceivable opportunity to defeat yourself. Golf brings out your assets and liabilities as a person. The longer you play, the more certain you are that a man's performance is the outward manifestation of who, in his heart, he really thinks he is.
One of the great liabilities of history is that all too many people fail to remain awake through great periods of social change.
Markets are as old as the crossroads.
But capitalism, as we know it, is only a few hundred years old, enabled by cooperative arrangements and technologies, such as the joint-stock ownership company, shared liability insurance, double-entry bookkeeping.
Under a tyranny, most friends are a liability.
One quarter of them turn "reasonable" and become your enemies, one quarter are afraid to speak, and one quarter are killed and you die with them. But the blessed final quarter keep you alive.
Do what you want as long as its paying off for you.
But once its become a liability, then something is wrong and you better find out what it is.
Rule One. You must know the difference between an asset and a liability, and buy assets. An asset is something that puts money in my pocket. A liability is something that takes money out of my pocket.
The limited liability corporation is the greatest single invention of modern times.
Sanity is a handicap and liability if you're living in a mad world.
If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.
It's such a liability to love another person.
Countries don't go out of business....The infrastructure doesn't go away, the productivity of the people doesn't go away, the natural resources don’t go away. And so their assets always exceed their liabilities, which is the technical reason for bankruptcy. And that's very different from a company.
A static hero is a public liability. Progress grows out of motion.
Debt is one person's liability, but another person's asset.
OWE, v. To have (and to hold) a debt. The word formerly signified not indebtedness, but possession; it meant "own," and in the minds of debtors there is still a good deal of confusion between assets and liabilities.
Consider the idea that charisma can be as much a liability as an asset.
Your strength of personality can sow the seeds of problems, when people filter the brutal facts from you.
I didn't go to high school, and I didn't go to grade school either.
Education, I think, is for refinement and is probably a liability.
It’s hard to think of another field in which experience is considered a liability and those who know the least about the nuts and bolts of an enterprise are embraced as experts.
If a woman is really injured by her marriage, she should sue under the employer liability act. She should claim damages--not alimony.
Cops must be unleashed, and allowed to administer instant punishment, subject of course to liability when they are in error.
It's our contention that equity may be in the money, depending on where the liabilities lie.
I don't think there's a problem. First of all, I don't think music turns people into social liabilities. Because you hear a lyric
Medical liability reform is not a Republican or Democrat issue or even a doctor versus lawyer issue. It is a patient issue.
Skyrocketing insurance premiums are debilitating our Nation's health care delivery system and liability insurers are either leaving the market or raising rates to excessive levels.
The liabilities are always 100 percent good. It's the assets you have to worry about.
The public should know that the liability issues here have yet to be resolved, or even raised. If you're a farmer and you're growing a genetically engineering food crop, those genes are going to flow to the other farm.
Your attitude is either your best friend or your worst enemy, your greatest asset or your greatest liability