People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing. That's why we recommend it daily.— Zig Ziglar
Provocative Recommendation quotations
The ultimate purpose of collecting the data is to provide a basis for action or a recommendation.
I didn’t go to religion to make me happy.
I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity.
Just the minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo.
You must be oh-so smart, or oh-so pleasant.
For years I was smart. I recommend pleasant...and you may quote me.
To recommend that women become identical to men, would be simple reversal, and would defeat the whole point of androgyny, and for that matter, feminism: in both, the whole point is choice.
I actually do my own renovations. I designed and built a 100-foot split-cedar rail fence to enclose my property. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done. Don't recommend doing it alone. I also built a 100-square-foot back porch. Again, don't recommend doing it alone.
I strongly recommend that students with autism get involved in special interest clubs in some of the areas they naturally excel at. Being with people who share your interests makes socializing easier.
Study carefully, the character of the one you recommend, lest their misconduct bring you shame.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
Once asked what action he would recommend if a person were to feel a nervous breakdown coming on: Lock up your house, go across the railroad tracks, and find someone in need and do something for him.
Permit me then to recommend from the sincerity of my heart, ready at all times to bleed in my country's cause, a Declaration of Independence, and call upon the world and the Great God who governs it to witness the necessity, propriety and rectitude thereof.
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
The advantages? Exercise, no parking problems, gas prices, it's fun.
An automobile is expensive. You have to find a place to park and it's not fun. So why not ride a bicycle? I recommend it.
Even if it has not been your habit throughout your life so far, I recommend that you learn to think positively about your body.
My recommendation is a compelling urgency for decentralisation.
There is a necessity to decentralise the Police. We are under policed.
If we did not have a patent system, it would be irresponsible, on the basis of our present knowledge of its economic consequences, to recommend instituting one. But since we have had a patent system for a long time, it would be irresponsible, on the basis of our present knowledge, to recommend abolishing it.
People influence people. Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend. A trusted referral influences people more than the best broadcast message. A trusted referral is the Holy Grail of advertising.
We become converted and spiritually self-reliant as we prayerfully live our covenants-through worthily partaking of the sacrament, being worthy of a temple recommend, and sacrificing to serve others.
The Alexander Technique works... I recommend it enthusiastically to anyone who has neck pains or back pain.
Every customer interaction is a marketing opportunity.
If you go above and beyond on the customer service side, people are much more likely to recommend you.
I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
Instead of recommending cleanliness to the poor, we should encourage contrary habits. In our towns we should make the streets narrower, crowd more people into the houses, and court the return of the plague.
When you're in the thick of raising your kids by yourself, you tend to keep a running list of everything you think you're doing wrong. I recommend taking a lot of family pictures as evidence to the contrary.
Normally I would not recommend a book that tells you how to make money in the stock market. Most of these books are aimed at gullible folk, and they usually make much more money for their authors than they do for the investing public.
The polling of Internet users shows that friends recommendations are the most reliable driver behind purchasing decisions. Right now that market is largely untapped. Facebook and other social networks can allow that to happen.
We need to tell people not to be helpful.
Trying to be helpful and giving advise are really ways to control others. ... Advice, recommendations, and obvious actions are exactly what increase the likelihood that tomorrow will be just like yesterday.
People want to recommend themselves to God by their sincerity;
they think, 'If we do all we can, if we are but sincere, Jesus Christ will have mercy on us.' But pray what is there in our sincerity to recommend us to God? ... therefore, if you depend on your sincerity for your salvation, your sincerity will damn you.
Idleness, we are accustomed to say, is the root of all evil.
To prevent this evil, work is recommended.... Idleness as such is by no means a root of evil; on the contrary, it is truly a divine life, if one is not bored.
Woe to those who despise devotion to Mary! .
.. The soul cannot live without having recourse to Mary and recommending itself to her. He falls and is lost who does not have recourse to Mary.
Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
These three qualities I recommend to you;
tenacity, goodness, and intelligence. They are as valuable today as they were in the time of the ancient Greeks, Romans and during the renaissance. They will help make you good professionals.
May I give you some advice for you to put into practice daily? When your heart makes you feel those low cravings, say slowly to the Immaculate Virgin: Look on me with compassion. Don't abandon me. Don't abandon me, my Mother! - And recommend this prayer to others.
So if I were talking to a young writer, I would recommend the cultivation of extreme indifference to both praise and blame because praise will lead you to vanity, and blame will lead you to self-pity, and both are bad for writers.
Lack of originality, everywhere, all over the world, from time immemorial, has always been considered the foremost quality and the recommendation of the active, efficient and practical man.