Quotation Explorer - 'Production'

Whether they will or not, Americans must now begin to look outward. The growing production of the country demands it. - Alfred Thayer Mahan
Shall I confess it, Mr. Hartright? I sadly want a reform in the construction of children. Nature's only idea seems to be to make them machines for the production of incessant noise. - Wilkie Collins
I always said I'm just an instrument; I'm transparent, like a medium, the language passes through me. Which is a bit like saying I'm a recording device, I start and I go. I had a real connection to ongoing, language production in real time. - Constance Dejong
In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation. - Guy Debord
As a leader, I am there to make the best decisions possible with the evidence at hand and to be able to justify that decision. If it goes wrong, we add to the evidence for making the next decision, but there is no reason for regretting failure, as failure is just the production of evidence. - Michael A. Wood Jr.
Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality. - Erich Fromm
One cannot fix one's eyes on the commonest natural production without finding food for a rambling fancy. - Jane Austen
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
There are two methods, or means, and only two, whereby man's needs and desires can be satisfied. One is the production and exchange of wealth; this is the economic means. The other is the uncompensated appropriation of wealth produced by others; this is the political means. - Albert Jay Nock
Artists think along the edges of the box, because that's where things get done. That's where the audience is, that's where the means of production are available, and that's where you can make an impact. - Seth Godin
I am not interested in living in a city where there isn't a production by Samuel Beckett running. - Edward Albee
Everything is possible in America, except the production of intelligence. - Mie Hansson
Without magic, there is no art. Without art, there is no idealism. Without idealism, there is no integrity. Without integrity, there is nothing but production. - Raymond Chandler
There are two kinds of science: The black science and the white science. The science of weapon production is the black one. Working in this category of science is a great betrayal to humanity! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Thanksgiving is a typically American holiday...The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production. - Ayn Rand
This is the most unprofessional production I've ever worked on! Nobody knows where they're going, or what they're doing, except, of course, for *ME*
It is up to the individual to 'choose' their repertoire of the self. If they do not have access to the range of narratives and discourses for the production of the ethical self they may be held responsible for choosing badly, an irresponsible production of themselves - Bev Skeggs
Le spectacle est la principale production de la société actuelle. - Guy Debord
Sabbath, in the first instance, is not about worship. It is about work stoppage. It is about withdrawal from the anxiety system of Pharaoh, the refusal to let one’s life be defined by production and consumption and the endless pursuit of private well-being. - Walter Brueggemann
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people. - Karl Marx
Man was born to be rich, or grow rich by use of his faculties, by the union of thought with nature. Property is an intellectual production. The game requires coolness, right reasoning, promptness, and patience in the players. Cultivated labor drives out brute labor. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Excessive literary production is a social offense. - George Eliot
Knowledge is the only instrument of production that is not subject to diminishing returns. - John Clarke
The mass production of distraction is now as much a part of the American way of life as the mass production of automobiles. - C. Wright Mills
If you find a community with less production and less inspiring inventions, then know it is a sign of lack of Business Leaders and full of General Managers do not know what they can manage or what they are managing. - Sameh Elsayed
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