quote by Charles Grandison Finney

Prevailing prayer is that which secures an answer. Saying prayers is not offering prevailing prayer. The prevalence of prayer does not depend so much on quantity as on quality.

— Charles Grandison Finney

Pioneering Quality Not Quantity quotations

Quality not quantity quote The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.

Pain in life is inevitable but suffering is not.

Pain is what the world does to you, suffering is what you do to yourself [by the way you think about the 'pain' you receive]. Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional. [You can always be grateful that the pain is not worse in quality, quantity, frequency, duration, etc]

Buy less. Choose well. Make it last. Quality, not quantity. Everybody's buying far too many clothes.

Quality not quantity quote Simply be the qualities you seek in others.
Simply be the qualities you seek in others.

Buy less, choose well: that's the maxim.

Quality not quantity. That's the most environmentally friendly thing you can do.

It is all about the quality of the communication, not the quantity.


The desire to be good to all with no restrictions - not in the quantity of those to whom we are good nor in the quality of the good we perform - that is the inner nucleus of the essence of the soul of Israel.

Quality not quantity quote A quality life demands quality questions.
A quality life demands quality questions.

You will be remembered, in the long haul, for the quality of your work, not the quantity of your work. No one evaluates Picasso based on the number of paintings he churned out.

Quality is the best business plan.

If I cannot overwhelm with my quality, I will overwhelm with my quantity.

Quality not quantity quote Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people.
Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people.

It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.


Anytime you are with a horse, no matter if you are a daily rider or one who just gets a chance to ride to the mailbox, you are interacting with your horse. It is all about the quality of the communication, not the quantity. Doing something right once in a while will far surpass anything done wrong more often.

When you read the Bible, read for quality not quantity.

Quality not quantity quote I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.
I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.

I would rather have 1 amazing best friend than 100 decent regular friends.

It's not about quantity, it's about quality.

I trained for less than three-quarters of an hour, maybe five days a week - I didn't have time to do more. But it was all about quality, not quantity - so I didn't waste time jogging, ever.

It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.

Quality not quantity quote Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.

I always feel that it is quality of time not quantity of time.

Quality, not quantity, is my measure.

Only when we succeed in creating such an order under which people receive for their labor from the society not according to the quantity and quality of labor, but according to their needs, will it be possible to say that we have built up a communist society.

Quality not quantity quote The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness.
The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness.

I'm older, wiser and richer, and I still have just as many headaches.

It hasn't changed me drastically; certainly, not in terms of relationships. The people I'm close to, and there aren't many of them, have been close for a long time. And we know each other well enough to know it isn't the quantity of time you spend together, it's the quality.

The real question, after all, is not the quantity of life, but its quality, its depth, its purity, its fortitude, its fineness of spirit and gesture of soul.


In a socialist society, everybody is obliged to work even though he is remunerated for his labor and not yet according to his needs, but according to the quantity and quality of the labor expended.

Quality not quantity quote Pride makes for the most slippery shoes.
Pride makes for the most slippery shoes.

The destiny of our land, the air we breathe, the water we drink is not in the mystical hands of an uncontrollable agent, it is in our hands. A future which brings the balancing of our resources-preserving quality with quantity - is a future limited only by the boundaries of our will to get the job done.

He that gives all, though but little, gives much;

because God looks not to the quantity of the gift, but to the quality of the givers.

He does not regard the quantity of faith, but the quality.

He does not measure its degree, but its truth. He will not break any bruised reed, nor quench any smoking flax. He will never let it be said that any perished at the foot of the cross.

Quality not quantity quote Electric power is everywhere present in unlimited quantities and can drive the w
Electric power is everywhere present in unlimited quantities and can drive the world's machinery without the need of coal, oil, gas or any other of the common fuels.

Regarding love what can you say? It's not the quantity of your sexual relations that counts. It's the quality. On the other hand if the quantity drops below once every eight months, I would definitely look into it.


We measure genius by quality, not by quantity.

There are certainly good examples of incredibly brilliant, beautiful music that has been made commercially available and sold everywhere. But I would say that, for the most part, quantity certainly does not speak well for quality.

...quantity is not necessarily synonymous with quality and brilliant ideas are not a function of the number of titles printed.

What is envy? It is nothing but passive jealousy.

Maybe jealousy is too strong a phenomenon; envy is a little passive. The difference may be of degrees, but it is not of quality, it is only of quantity. Envy can become jealousy at any moment; envy is just jealousy in progress. Mind has to drop all envies and jealousies.

What we need to get right is not focusing on the fear associated with quantity - not enough, scarcity, and lack - and moving instead to a worldview that explores quality and connectedness.


Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.

The direction of all economic affairs is in the market society a task of the entrepreneurs. Theirs is the control of production. They are at the helm and steer the ship. A superficial observer would believe that they are supreme. But they are not. They are bound to obey unconditionally the captain's orders.

Your busy schedule has plenty of quantity.

Think of how you could give it some true quality and meaning. Consider the people, the beliefs, the goals, the things which are really imp9ortant to you. Make time for them, not someday, but right now. Don't just fill your schedule. Fill your life.

The government does not have some magic wand that can 'bring down the cost of health care.' It can buy a smaller quantity or lower quality of medical care, as other countries with government-run medical care do.

The Great Society is a place where every child can find knowledge to enrich his mind and to enlarge his talents.... It is a place where the city of man serves not only the needs of the body and the demands of commerce but the desire for beauty and the hunger for community.... It is a place where men are more concerned with the quality of their goals than the quantity of their goods.

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