Leadership is the sum of those qualities of intellect, human understanding, and moral character that enables a person to inspire and control a group of people successfully.— John A. Lejeune
Exciting Quality Control quotations
As with many other things, there is a surprising amount of prejudice against quality control, but the proof of the pudding is still in the eating.
Quality control starts and ends with training.
The ideas of control and improvements are often confused with one another.
This is because quality control and quality improvement are inseparable.
Quality has to be caused, not controlled.
Eugenics is the study of the agencies under social control that may improve or impair the racial qualities of future generations either physically or mentally.
A good shot must necessarily be a good man since the essence of good marksmanship is self-control and self-control is the essential quality of a good man.
Quality control is applicable to any kind of enterprise.
In fact, it must be applied in every enterprise.
Quality control which cannot show results is not quality control.
Let us engage in QC which makes so much money for the company that we do not know what to do with it.
A good conductor ought to be a good chauffeur;
the qualities that make the one also make the other. They are concentration, an incessant control of attention, and presence of mind; the conductor only has to add a little sense of music.
One needs only to study a certain positioning of the hand in relation to the keys to obtain with ease the most beautiful sounds, to know how to play long notes and short notes and to achieve certain unlimited dexterity. A well formed technique, it seems to me, can control and vary a beautiful sound quality.
The number of strokes to the inch controls the pitch of the note: the more, the higher the pitch; the fewer, the lower the pitch, the size of the stroke controls the loudness... the tone quality is the most difficult element to control, it is made by the shape of the strokes.
I don't think all of my ideas are good.
It's almost easier when people are critical of you because it helps with the quality control.
It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
The "patron saint" of Japanese quality control, ironically, is an American named W. Edwards Deming, who was virtually unknown in his own country until his ideas of quality control began to make such a big impact on Japanese companies.
What is self-control? It is nothing but a highly developed vital sense, dominating and regulating the mere appetites. To overlook the very existence of this supreme sense; to miss the obvious inference that it is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive.
If God created everything, he's got a serious quality control problem.
Humility, reverence, compassion, forbearance, sacrifice and self-control are the qualities that reveal the outcome of the true education.
Where you find quality, you will find a craftsman, not a quality-control expert.
I think if you look at the statistics and you deal with fake media - and fake media and distorted media is a continuum - the vast majority of the population says, "I don't know what to believe." There are no checks and balances in quality control.
A pin lies in wait for every bubble. And when the two eventually meet, a new wave of investors learns some very old lessons: First, many in Wall Street (a community in which quality control is not prized) will sell investors anything they will buy. Second, speculation is most dangerous when it looks easiest.
Net neutrality is the principle that the service providers who control or access, who own the pipes, should not favor some content over another. It's, you know, an even playing field for stuff on the Internet, and, you know, I think it's very important to the medium that it have a rough quality among contents. Everyone has their shot.
It takes almost no capital to open a new See's candy store.
We're drowning in capital of our own that has almost no cost. It would be crazy to franchise stores like some capital-starved pancake house. We like owning our own stores as a matter of quality control.
Four things have almost invariably followed the imposition of controls to keep prices below the level they would reach under supply and demand in a free market: (1) increased use of the product or service whose price is controlled, (2) Reduced supply of the same product or service, (3) quality deterioration, (4) black markets.
Success emerges from the quality of the decisions we make and the quantity of luck we receive. We can't control luck. But we can control the way we make choices.
Home is the first school for us all, a school with no fixed curriculum, no quality control, no examinations, no teacher training
One of the keys to thinking big is total focus.
I think of it almost as a controlled neurosis, which is a quality I've noticed in many highly successful entrepreneurs.
The hearing aids are very helpful for speech reading.
Without the hearing aids, my voice becomes very loud, and I cannot control the quality of my voice.
Discipline comes through self control.
This means that you must control all negative qualities. Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself. Self-mastery is the hardest job you will ever tackle. If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
Every sickness has an alien quality, a feeling of invasion and loss of control that is evident in the language we use about it.
More than all, and above all, [George] Washington was master of himself.
If there be one quality more than another in his character which may exercise a useful control over the men of the present hour, it is the total disregard of self when in the most elevated positions for influence and example.
Much of what passes for quality on British television is no more than a reflection of the narrow elite which controls it and has always thought that its tastes were synonymous with quality.
I quickly realized that this medium had a lot to offer someone like me.
To do Disney-quality hand-drawn cartoons, you have to be a master of two art forms. Seriously, you have to be able to draw like a Leonardo da Vinci or a Michelangelo. But also you have to know movement and timing and control that through 24 frames a second.
By adopting the control strategy, the nation's environmental program has created a built-in antagonism between environmental quality and economic growth.
Look at other countries that have tried to have federally controlled health care. They have poor-quality health care. Our health-care system is the envy of the world because we believe in making sure that the decisions are made by doctors and patients, not by officials in the nation's capital.