Quotation Explorer - 'Development'

Bringing the essence of life in form of experience is the most crucial element in the development of human mind. - Maitreya Rudrabhayananda
I do not think one can assess a writer’s motives without knowing something of his early development. His subject matter will be determined by the age he lives in ... but before he ever begins to write he will have acquired an emotional attitude from which he will never completely escape. - George Orwell
If colleges are going to justify themselves, they are going to have to thrive at those things that require physical proximity. That includes moral and spiritual development. Very few of us cultivate our souls as hermits. We do it through small groups and relationships and in social contexts. - David Brooks
the real purpose of socialism is precisely to overcome and advance beyond the predatory phase of human development - Albert Einstein
If you don’t take control of yourcareer development, it’s highly unlikely that anyone else will! - Derric Yuh Ndim
Know thyself? A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever observes himself arrests his own development. A caterpillar who wanted to know itself well would never become a butterfly. - Andre Gide
Development in general doesn’t make you better employee or better manager. Development makes you a better human who is able to invest the best in you to add beauty and meaning to your life and the rest of the world. - Sameh Elsayed
It is the culture that makes the difference. When there is no internal transformation, there cannot be external progress and development whatsoever. - Sunday Adelaja
The ideology and philosophy of neo-Darwinism which is sold by its adepts as a scientific theoretical foundation of biology seriously hampers the development of science and hides from students the field’s real problems. - Vladimir L. Voeikov
People interested in change and personal development need larger and larger environments in which to live. Their views expand. Their perspectives broaden. Their interests change. They seek bigger challenges. And they need people in their lives who will make room for their growth. - Steve Goodier
The efficient management of organizations is key to generating wealth, for the development of a country, for the preservation of natural resources and the enhancement of the human being. - Vinicius Montgomery
In a human development sense, our understanding of leadership has essentially grown up and moved past personal ego and a self-centered view of things. - Linda Fisher Thornton
The secret of eternal youth is arrested development. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth
I'm glad the President finally found an economic development program. I'm just sad that it's only in Baghdad. - John Kerry
In a basic sense, the greater the development of each individual the more able, more effective, and less needy of limiting or restricting others she or he will be. - Jean Baker Miller
As discussed earlier, when it comes to music, most of us tend to have confidence in our taste even though we may totally lack knowledge regarding historical development or compositional theory. I frequently hear, "I don't know anything about art" but hardly ever, "I don't know anything about music". - Michael Findlay
I believe that we have reached a stage in life in the economic development of Africa where moving forward is perilous, moving backwards is cowardice and standing still is suicidal but we must persevere because winners do not quit and quitter never win. - Patrick L.O. Lumumba
There is nothing better in life than commitment to personal development and lifelong learning. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Much of our time is spent just maintaining our emotional lives and physical conditions. To move ahead, we often have to clear a trail as we go. Progress and development do not occur without change in our motivations and actions. - James H. Bae
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development. - Kofi Annan
Positive attitude toward time management would accelerate our economic development as we have never seen before. - Sunday Adelaja
My own experience and development deepen every day my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy. - George Eliot
When we are in touch with our creativity, through passion and excitement, we always put ourselves in the most expansive state of consciousness. Fear slows down our development, while love supports a rapid growth. - Raphael Zernoff
The successful development of science requires a proper balance to be maintained between the method of building up from observations and the method of deducing by pure reasoning from speculative assumptions. - Paul A.M. Dirac
I demand from a book harmony as unity and moderation; that determines the choice of words, the type and number of metaphors, the development and conclusion - Friedrich Nietzsche
Individual Moslems may show splendid qualities but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. - Winston S. Churchill
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. - Calvin Coolidge
To be thrown upon one's own resources, is to be cast into the very lap of fortune; for our faculties then undergo a development and display an energy of which they were previously unsusceptible. - Benjamin Franklin
The difficulties and challenges in your life are the lessons you need to learn to grow and development. - Avis J. Williams
The only hope for civilization is the greater freedom, development and equality of women. - William Moulton Marston
As much longing for worldly happiness (of 5 senses) there is, that much less is the spiritual development. - Dada Bhagwan
When I have money, I invest in buying books. My personal development by reading these books is my greatest pleasure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Our mind has its own ideal time, which is no other but the consciousness of the progressive development of our beings. - August Wilhelm Schlegel
But the culture-vultures and the intellectual snobs, and the self-appointed guardians of the Muses, often frighten off the average person from the free development of this appetite. - Sydney J. Harris
Adapting to changes represents an important characteristic of human nature, essential for the development of human society. - Eraldo Banovac
The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better.
donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to education and leadership development as Chairman of the LeadAmerica Foundation. With his passion in studying and singing opera, he is trained in the martial arts of Jyu Ryu and Miyama Ryu Combat Jujitsu. - Chris Salamone
Religion will not regain its old power until it can face change in the same spirit as does science. Its principles may be eternal, but the expression of those principles requires continual development. - Alfred North Whitehead
The years in captivity fuels character development - Lailah Gifty Akita
...a science is said to be useful if its development tends to accentuate the existing inequalities in the destribution of wealth, or more directly promotes the destruction of human life.
Organic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoan to the philosopher, and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately it is the philosopher, not the protozoan, who gives us this assurance. - Bertrand Russell
has create and develop educational and leadership development programs for our nation's youth and young adults that have provided many opportunities for students to grow and develop. - Chris Salamone
A new vision of development is emerging. Development is becoming a people-centered process, whose ultimate goal must be the improvement of the human condition.
True development only comes when the principles of truth and honesty have been successfully transmitted into the daily and everyday lifestyle of the people. - Sunday Adelaja
Inventions reached their limit long ago, and I see no hope for further development.
True education does not consist merely in the acquiring of a few facts of science, history, literature, or art, but in the development of character. - David O. McKay
It seems symbolic of this all-pervading unpredictability that those engaged in the perfection of the means of destruction have finally brought about a level of technical development where their aim, namely warfare, is on the point of disappearing altogether. - Hanna Arendt
...distinction between growth and development. Aggregate growth in national economic indicators need not mean an improved life for the majority of the people. - Raewyn Connell and Nour Dados
The concert we give is winning. And if all the people in our organization whose instrument is scouting of player development or major league scouting or player knowledge, all play well, we're going to have the most beautiful symphony of success. And I think we have. - John Schuerholz
The masters and overseers were so good at employee development, in their absence, the employees still achieved the company's mission - Darnell Lamont Walker
You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of Islamic democracy, Islamic social justice and the equality of manhood in your own native soil. - Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Reading leads to good character development. - Lailah Gifty Akita
That money is not the key, the key is the global development - Oleg Martinuk
There is no discipline in the world so severe as the discipline of experience subjected to the tests of intelligent development and direction. - John Dewey
Books...are like lobster shells, we surround ourselves with 'em, then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidence of our earlier stages of development. - Dorothy L. Sayers
An organization can only grow and set an exemplary model for development with the help of right talent pool. - Amitav Chowdhury
Now that rock is turning 50, it's become classical itself. It's interesting to see that development. - Björk
Most people can’t seem to see the relationship between truth, honesty and national development. - Sunday Adelaja
If the automobile had followed the same development cyclee as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside." - Robert X. Cringely
Knowledge is the key to the development of civilization. - Eraldo Banovac
Ever since I was 12 years old, my mother have always taught me to learn to be a leader. To start learning now! When you have the time to take time to learn and have every chance to be mentored. Don't be ashamed to be high maintenance when it comes to development. - Janna Cachola
You cannot predict the outcome of human development. All you can do is like a farmer create the conditions under which it will begin to flourish. - Ken Robinson
So much of personal development and growth comes down to the decisions you make when you hit a wall. Do you spend your time feeling bad for yourself, or do you invest your time in continuing to build toward your dreams? - Andrea Goeglein
Is everything forbidden us except to fold our arms? Poverty is not written in the stars; under development is not one of God's mysterious designs. - Eduardo Galeano
Any nation that wishes to enjoy the fruits of development and civilization, must follow the golden rules of this scripture as a national policy and culture. - Sunday Adelaja
We didn't install the [Code Red] patch on those DMZ systems because they were only used for development and testing. Anonymous client, shortly after spending 48 continuous hours removing 2001's Code Red worm from internal corporate servers - Mark G. Graff
The principle must always rule that ideas are not born of other ideas, philosophies of other philosophies; they are a continually renewed of real historical development. The unity of history (what the idealists call unity of the spirit) is not a presupposition, but a continuously developing process. - Antonio Gramcsi
Self-development is a contradiction in terms Personal development is the way. - Frank Ra
And dreams in their development have breath, And tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy; They leave a weight upon our waking thoughts, They take a weight from off our waking toils, They do divide our being. - Lord Byron
Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek. - Dalai Lama XIV
Women have a role to play in global development. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
MISCREANT, n. A person of the highest degree of unworth. Etymologically, the word means unbeliever, and its present signification may be regarded as theology's noblest contribution to the development of our language. - Ambrose Bierce
Home is the nesting ground for goodness to spring forth. Schools, churches and society influences but home is essential in the development and growth process. - Eveth Colley
Capitalist production...was necessary to develop the productive forces of society to a level which will make possible an equal development worthy of human beings for all members of society. All earlier forms of society were too poor for this. - Friedrich Engels
To learn why a country or society is developed or poor, don’t study their financial condition but do a psychoanalysis of them. Most often, the development of a country or society depends on thoughts and ideas and not on their financial condition. - Debasish Mridha
The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.
Our challenges will probably always be with us but, as we go on our journey of development, we become more aware of them, we come to accept them more, and they have less power over us. - Rebecca O'Dwyer - Centred Woman
When our time is up we can only take with us what we have learned and experienced in our development in creating for ourselves and others."By helping others we help ourselves - Harmon Okinyo
All the training was necessary for my personal development. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Every major outward change must first begin in the mind .So for us to expect development in our nations, we must first bring development to the minds and understandings of our people. The change we quest for outwardly must first be attained inwardly. - Sunday Adelaja
The most treasured and sacred moments of our lives are those filled with the spirit of love. The greater the measure of our love, the greater is our joy. In the end, the development of such love is the true measure of success in life. - Joseph B. Wirthlin
Put it down in capital letters: SELF-DEVELOPMENT IS A HIGHER DUTY THAN SELF-SACRIFICE. The thing that most retards and militates against women’s self development is self-sacrifice. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
To feel the right emotions is fully as important as to hold the right ideas, and the great service of religion is the development of the right emotions.
Like any organic entity, a system of consciousness manifests itself through the orderly, differentiated development of a certain unifying reality. - Kitarō Nishida
Entrepreneur, the development of your daily discipline will determine then deliver your desired distinction. - Onyi Anyado
The true law of the race is progress and development. Whatever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.
The result of mindful awareness is the development of our virtues, which are the basic positive building blocks of our life. - Janet Gallagher Nestor
I’m a witness to personal development being the best investment you could ever make by improving yourselfproactively, working on your awareness, improving your skillsand knowledge about how you can get to the edge of yourpotential - Derric Yuh Ndim
The practice of cultivating altruism has a beneficial effect not only from the religious point of view but also from the mundane point of view, not only for long term spiritual development but even in terms of immediate rewards. - Dalai Lama XIV
Humanity reaches to its full development with beauty of thoughts and deeds - Kishore Bansal
Children are living beings - more living than grown-up people who have built shells of habit around themselves. Therefore it is absolutely necessary for their mental health and development that they should not have mere schools for their lessons, but a world whose guiding spirit is personal love. - Rabindranath Tagore
If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside. - Robert X. Cringely
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership. - Harvey S. Firestone
The 'free' laborer, thanks to the development of capitalistic production, agrees, i.e. is compelled by social conditions, to sell the whole of his active life, his birthright for a mass of pottage. - Karl Marx
...while social analysis must always be part of curriculum development and teaching, education policy and practice needs to be protected against the dangers of fads, obsessions and moral panics. - Rob Gilbert and Pam Gilbert
Honesty makes stories real and characters memorable. From there, taking them to where they need to go will be all the development they need. - Dan Alatorre
Education entails the development of body and mind towards getting whatever you want without violating the rights of others. - Godwin Elendu Ph.D
AUSTRALIA, n. A country lying in the South Sea, whose industrial and commercial development has been unspeakably retarded by an unfortunate dispute among geographers as to whether it is a continent or an island. - Ambrose Bierce
Real development is not leaving things behind, as on a road, but drawing life from them, as on a root. - G. K. Chesterton
Copyright: a system of monopoly privilege over the expression of ideas that enables government to stop consumer-friendly economic development and reward uncompetitive and legally privileged elites to fleece the public through surreptitious use of coercion. - Jeffrey Tucker
... for we perceive that this miraculous development is not the result of our own efforts: an eternal Perfection is moulding us into its own image. - Sri Aurobindo
A team goes through stages of birth, childhood, puberty, adolescence, maturity, and aging in its development. - Sunday Adelaja
For us to expect development in our nations, we must first bring development to the minds and understandings of our people.The change we quest for outwardly must first be attained inwardly. - Sunday Adelaja
Each job requires a conscious choice of career path, and a different plan of development. - Auliq Ice
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. - Edgar Allan Poe
He had a theory that musicians are incredibly complex, and know far less than other artists what they want and what they are; that they puzzle themselves as well as their friends; that their psychology is a modern development, and has not yet been understood. - E.M. Forster
…falling in love is a state of mental misery which has a restricting, impoverishing, and paralyzing effect upon the development of our consciousness. - José Ortega y Gasset
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good company, good conversation, are the happiest people in the world. - William Lyon Phelps
We all are travelers traveling on a very big spaceship called Earth. Let's not ruin the engines of our very own spaceship in the name of development. - Mohith Agadi
Development is a voluntary process. You need a positive decision to make the right steps, but it starts with introspection. - Thomas L. Friedman
Every person, experience and circumstance are opportunities for spiritual growth and development. They are not coincidences… they are synchronicities. - Renee Cefalu
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]