quote by Joe Strummer

Strummer's Law: No input, no output.

— Joe Strummer

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When the rate of return on capital exceeds the rate of growth of output and income, as it did in the nineteenth century and seems quite likely to do again in the twenty-first, capitalism automatically generates arbitrary and unsustainable inequalities that radically undermine the meritocratic values on which democratic societies are based.

Cell phones, mobile e-mail, and all the other cool and slick gadgets can cause massive losses in our creative output and overall productivity.

Cell phones, mobile e-mail, and all the other cool and slick gadgets can cause massive losses in our creative output and overall productivity.

This has a lot to do with the unrest in Nigeria, but also with the production loss after the hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, the decline in Iraq since the 2003 war, and the decline in Venezuelan output since 2002.

When you do something with a lot of honesty, appetite and commitment, the input reflects the output.

Since 2006, we have surpassed Alaska, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and California in oil production to become the second largest oil-producing state in the nation, trailing only Texas. In 2012, North Dakota produced more than 245 million barrels of oil and provided nearly 11 percent of all U.S. output.

After the First World War the economic problem was no longer one of production.

It was the problem of finding markets to get the output of industry and agriculture dispersed and consumed.

The most important investment you can make is in yourself.

Very few people get anything like their potential horsepower translated into the actual horsepower of their output in life. Potential exceeds realization for many people...The best asset is your own self. You can become to an enormous degree the person you want to be.

Stressing output is the key to improving productivity, while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite.

To a large extent the evil-doers have succeeded in producing at the output end of their machine a kind of black man who is man only in form. This is the extent to which the process of dehumanization has advanced.

I'm a miracle man, things happen which I don't plan, I've never planned anything. Whatsoever I do, I want it to be an instant action object, instant reaction subject. Instant input, instant output.

The narcissist devours people, consumes their output, and casts the empty, writhing shells aside.

Because reputation lags achievement, we should expect people to reach the zenith of their reputation well past the zenith of their productive output

If you are selective about the things you choose to read, look at or listen to, then you are taking effective action against negative thinking. It's just like with a computer; if you change the input, you will change the output.

Excessive (population) growth may reduce output per worker, repress levels of living for the masses and engender strife

Unless each man produces more than he receives, increases his output, there will be less for him than all the others.

My bottom line is that monetary policy should react to rising prices for houses or other assets only insofar as they affect the central bank's goal variables - output, employment, and inflation.

I love Logic Audio and have been using it for years.

All my track outputs used to come up on my old board in the same order as in the old Mac G4 - 1 through 32, came up as 1 through 32, for instance.

Society thrives on trade simply because trade makes specialization possible, and specialization increases output, and increased output reduces the cost in toil for the satisfactions men live by. That being so, the market place is a most humane institution.

Out of my entire annual output of songs, perhaps two, or at the most three, came as a result of inspiration. We can never rely on inspiration. When we most want it, it does not come.

I am always writing; if you want to survive in this business, you need to keep working, keep creating and never stop the output.

Through great input you get great output.

So, I think the output of our innovation is great.

We have a culture of self-improvement. I know we can continue to improve. There is no issue. But at the same time, our absolute level of output is fantastic.

Five coordinating mechanisms seem to explain the fundamental ways in which organizations coordinate their work: mutual adjustment, direct supervision, standardization of work processes, standardization of work outputs, and standardization of worker skills.

Radiohead is overrated. Thom Yorke's solo output, however, is brilliant.

There has been a vast output of critical studies in contemporary poetry, some of them first rate, but I do not think that , as a rule, a poet should read them.

It is interesting to note that everyone has a different take on the world, a different opinion, and given the same inputs have completely different outputs.

We do not measure a culture by its output of undisguised trivialities but by what it claims as significant.

I think a business guy is different from an artist.

They walk different paths. Artists create the best outputs when they're having fun. And when a good business partner supports them from the side, it creates great synergy. When someone's trying to do both, I think the music gets bad and the business gets bad, too.

The best way to help a man increase his output is to help build the man.

Help him increase his stature as a man, and he will just naturally do better-on the job and off.

Two out of every five people on Earth today owe their lives to the higher crop outputs that fertilizer has made possible.

The faster I write the better my output.

If I'm going slow, I'm in trouble. It means I'm pushing the words instead of being pulled by them.

Activity is not output.

Our focus is on outputs rather than inputs.

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