You have to believe in the long term plan you have but you need the short term goals to motivate and inspire you.— Roger Federer
Mouth-watering Short Term quotations
Americans care about their past, but for short term gain they ignore it and tear down everything that matters.
I mean, if the relationship can't survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?
The best pitchers have a short term memory and a bullet proof confidence.
As President, I'll invest in renewable energies like wind power, solar power, and the next generation of homegrown biofuels. That's how America is going to free itself from our dependence on foreign oil not through short-term gimmicks, but through a real, long-term commitment to transform our energy sector.
We can do things the cheap way, the simple way, for the short-term and without regard for the future. Or, we can make the extra effort, do the hard work, absorb the criticism and make decisions that will cause a better future.
We are living in an interminable succession of absurdities imposed by the myopic logic of short-term thinking.
We all need lots of powerful long range goals to help us past the short-term obstacles
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.
Fitting in is a short-term strategy that gets you nowhere.
Standing out is a long-term strategy that takes guts and produces results.
There are three side effects of acid: enhanced long-term memory, decreased short-term memory, and I forget the third.
The very essence of capitalism is under threat as business is now seen as a personal wealth accumulator. We have to bring this world back to sanity and put the greater good ahead of self-interest. We need to fight very hard to create an environment out there that is more long term focussed and move away from short termism.
Not only did secular scientists rout the Christian fundamentalists, they placed themselves in the posture of knowing more, on the basis of their own very short-term investigations, than the collective remembrances of the rest of humankind.
The thing that I learned early on is you really need to set goals in your life, both short-term and long-term, just like you do in business. Having that long-term goal will enable you to have a plan on how to achieve it. We apply these skills in business, yet when it comes to ourselves, we rarely apply them.
We have to preserve it and use it sustainably.
And the short-term use of resources at the destruction of the long-term heritage of this country is not a policy that we can pursue.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Be brutally honest about the short term and optimistic and confident about the long term.
Always carry a notebook. And I mean always. The short-term memory only retains information for three minutes; unless it is committed to paper you can lose an idea for ever.
The government's War on Poverty has transformed poverty from a short-term misfortune into a career choice.
For some reason, we see long-term travel to faraway lands as a recurring dream or an exotic temptation, but not something that applies to the here and now. Instead — out of our insane duty to fear, fashion, and monthly payments on things we don't really need — we quarantine our travels to short, frenzied bursts.
Long-term consistency trumps short-term intensity.
The manufacturer who finds himself up the creek is the short-sighted opportunist who siphons off all his advertising dollars for short-term promotions.
High protein diets make you sick in the long and short term.
Expect kidney disease, heart disease and more strokes and cancer. Plus the weight loss is temporary because you can't stay sick for long. Look at the creators of these diets - many are fat themselves.
Easy short-term choices lead to difficult long-term consequences meanwhile difficult short-term choices lead to easy long-term consequences.
Football is a very short-term proposition.
Football really prepares you for nothing. The only thing I got out of football was the ability to work hard, and that's it.
Social science virtually abhors the event.
Not without reason; the short-term is the most capricious and deceptive form of time.
People don't like the idea of thinking long term.
Many are desperately seeking short term answers because they have money problems to be solved today.
The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success.
Pragmatism asks its usual question. "Grant an idea or belief to be true," it says, "what concrete difference will its being true make in anyone's actual life? How will the truth be realized? What experiences will be different from those which would obtain if the belief were false? What, in short, is the truth's cash-value in experiential terms?
We have to choose between a global market driven only by calculations of short-term profit, and one which has a human face.
If you see long term benefit in doing something, but short term pain then you should do it.
Try to remain truthful. The power of truth never declines. Force and violence may be effective in the short term, but in the long run it's truth that prevails.
Our society does reward beauty on the outside over health on the inside.
Women must not be blamed for choosing short-term beauty "fixes" that harm our long-term health, since our life spans are inverted under the beauty myth, and there is no great social or economic incentive for women to live a long time.
As the President reviewed the state of the union and unveiled his second-term agenda, he fell short of adequately explaining how he intends to set America back on the course of fiscal responsibility and secure the fiscal health of the nation.