Quotation Explorer - 'Efficient'

Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome and efficient consolation to the afflicted. Said a wise man to one in deep sorrow, "I did not come to comfort you; God only can do that; but I did come to say how deeply and tenderly I feel for you in your affliction". - Tryon Edwards
Democracy is not meant to be efficient, it is meant to be fair.
It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious. - Kin Hubbard
Firing of Energy does it faster than pumping, but the latter is under better control, and much more resource efficient - Priyavrat Thareja
If you want to live a creative life, get efficient at failing. - Matthew Donnelly
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
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards. - Aldous Huxley
Without an adversary prowess shrivels. We see how great and efficient it really is only when it shows by endurance what it is capable of. - Seneca
It's much more efficient to build on a head-strong teen than to fix a broken-spirited adult. - Ace Antonio HallHall
Guidance counselors always love to say, 'Just think positively,' but that's impossible when you have this thing inside of you, strangling every ounce of happiness you can muster. My body is an efficient happy-though-killing machine. - Jasmine Warga
Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all. - Peter F. Drucker
Whenever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship. - Harry S Truman
There is a homely old adage which runs: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a thoroughly efficient navy, the Monroe Doctrine will go far. - Theodore Roosevelt
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning. - Bill Gates
Simplicity is efficient. - A.D. Posey
Instead of one-way interruption, Web marketing is about delivering useful content at just the precise moment that a buyer needs it.Search, a marketing method that didn't exist a decade ago, provides the most efficient and inexpensive way for businesses to find leads. - David Honegger
Religiosity developed because successful religions made groups more efficient at turning resources into offspring." (including art, cathedrals, cities, earthworks, etc?) - Jonathan Haidt
When you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship. - Harry S Truman
The most efficient labor-saving device is still money.
Indeed, woman can be a machine run wild, or a machine can be a better, more subjugated, and efficient woman. - Françoise Meltzer
When the experts’ scientific knowledge is legitimated in terms of being rational, logical, efficient, educated, progressive, modern, and enlightened, what analogies can other segments of society . . . utilize to challenge them? - Martin Guevara Urbina
Never make anything simple and efficient when a way can be found to make it complex and wonderful. - Unknown
Engineering is the professional and systematic application of science to the efficient utilization of natural resources to produce wealth. - T. J. Hoover and J. C. L. Fish
It is men who wait to be selected, and not those who seek, from whom we may expect the most efficient service. - Ulysses S. Grant
The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty. - Eugene J. McCarthy
You know, Watson, I don't mind confessing to you that I have always had an idea that I would have made a highly efficient criminal. --Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle
One trouble with being efficient is that it makes everybody hate you so. - Bob Edwards
Be effective not just efficient. Do right things not just things right. - Prabakaran Thirumalai
Few things are as exhilarating and challenging for a man as winning a woman’s heart.Few things are as efficient in preserving your marriage as doing it every day, for the rest of your life. - Zoran Stojkovski
True efficiency is taking some time to be fully first thing in the morning. Rushing isn’t always efficient. - Waylon H. Lewis
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There`s a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning. - Bill Gates
Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see. - Bernard M. Baruch
To be inefficient and effective is better than being efficient and ineffective. - Richie Norton
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