Quotation Explorer - 'Efficiency'

Efficiency is intelligent laziness. - Anonymous
Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm. - John F. Kennedy
We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world; and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read. - Mark Twain
Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down. - Russell Baker
Neither technology nor efficiency can acquire more time for you, because time is not a thing you have lost... It is what you live in. - James Glieck
Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing. - Peter F. Drucker
Part of the pleasure has to do with a sense of efficiency, of materials exactly allocated and completely used. Another part has to do with a sense of inevitability, the feeling that someone knew where we were headed all along, even if we and the characters did not. - Wendy Lesser
Inspiration awakens our creativity, enables us to do the impossible, and improves our mental efficiency. It fires up the soul. - Farshad Asl
Practical efficiency is common, and lofty idealism not uncommon; it is the combination which is necessary, and the combination is rare - Theodore Roosevelt
All things seek for comfort and no one wants discomfort. A sound mind does not just improve speed; it increases efficiency and joy, and bond the body and the soul perfectly as well! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity. - Jacques Ellul
True efficiency is taking some time to be fully first thing in the morning. Rushing isn’t always efficient. - Waylon H. Lewis
The aphorism "If you want something done, ask a busy woman" is in direct acknowledgment of the efficiency boot camp parenthood puts you through. - Caitlin Moran
Commercial fiction writing where my bread is buttered is fairly straightforward. The writing is simply efficiency and story. The more you have of one the less you need of the other. - Joe Ducie
True laziness is the commitment to decrease work and increase efficiency; reduce burden and boost creativity; expand your knowledge and avoid complications; minimize effort and still get it done. - Alan Rios
Nothing says work efficiency like panic mode. - Don Roff
National Health Insurance: The compassion of the IRS The efficiency of the Postal Service All at Pentagon prices!!!!
Efficiency was just a measurement of how fast money moved from the poor to the rich. We prefer the opposite of efficiency, which is to say, justice. - Kim Stanley Robinson
Determination is the first step of ladder to show Efficiency. - Kishore Bansal
The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. But education which stops with efficiency may prove the greatest menace to society. The most dangerous criminal may be the man gifted with reason, but with no morals. - Martin Luther King Jr.
If you have talented and motivated people, they should be encouraged to work alone when creativity or efficiency is the highest priority. - Adrian Furnham
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