Quotation Explorer - 'Productive'

Make your pain productive and you can transform tragedy into triumph. - Jaeda DeWalt
Education gives you the power to think rationally, think better, and be productive in every act. - Debasish Mridha
If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust. - Philip Chesterfield
Patience is productive only when aligned and doggedly chasing of objectives is pursued with consistence and persistence - Priyavrat Thareja
People in any organization are always attached to the obsolete - the things that should have worked but did not, the things that once were productive and no longer are. - Peter F. Drucker
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
Planting flowers in a desert is more productive than imparting wisdom to fools. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person. - David M. Burns
There is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system... - Milton Friedman
An external pressure is required to be applied on SOMETHING hard to boil from inside to become soft and not on SOMEONE strong to toil to be productive and perform long. - Anuj Somany
Good intentions and earnest effort are not enough. Only Jesus can make an otherwise futile life productive. - Charles R. Swindoll
The land's fruitfulness is the "natural" consequence of covenant faithfulness enacted on both sides, Israel's and God's. A productive land is a gift something like a child to a healthy marriage; in each case, thriving results from and witnesses to long-sustained faithfulness between two partners. - Ellen F. Davis
Wealth is a planned result that requires productive work and dedication. The Tanakh says, The plans of the diligent lead only to abundance; but all who rush in arrive only at want (CJB, Proverbs 21:5). - H.W. Charles
But the basic structure of capitalism, in which a small number own most of the productive assets, guarantees that the vast majority of people will (at best) spend their lives earning wages, but never profits. - Michael A. McCarthy, ABC's of Socialism
ANXIETY i will transform you into something useful and productive. I will not bow down to you. ~THE END - Jaeda DeWalt
Everyone is expected to be highly productive... but they do not all need to be turning out the same product.
The purpose of life is not to be happy—but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you lived at all. - Leo Rosten
The most destructive thing we can possibly do in life is to make another person doubt his worth and identity as a child of God. The very most productive thing we can do is to help ourselves and others realize that as children of God, our worth is infinite. - Toni Sorenson
To have a productive happy life you have to focus on two things: focus on what you want and enjoy what you have. - Debasish Mridha
No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you’d be more productive. - Joyce Brothers
Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm. - Charles Caleb Colton
It is not how much money or luxury you avail a child that counts, but how well you nurture and raise the child to become useful, and a more productive individual in the society that matters - Abdulzeez Henry Musa
A transaction between joy and task-fulfilment is much more productive than between money and work - Priyavrat Thareja
~In motivating people, YOU've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved~ - Rupert Murdoch
My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute. - Ayn Rand
A mind who is materialistic by nature can’t ever find own heart in the work, so s/he may appear effective only for the time being but could never truly be a productive person or a creative soul. - Anuj Somany
At least one study of blocked writers has found that they were more productive and more creative when they were essentially forced to write instead of scribbling only when the mood struck them. - Daniel Akst
We need space to be productive, we need places to go to be free. - Laure Lacornette
When we think we're multitasking we're actually multiswitching. That is what the brain is very good at doing - quickly diverting its attention from one place to the next. We think we're being productive. We are, indeed, being busy. But in reality we're simply giving ourselves extra work. - Michael Harris
If every citizen can get rid of indiscipline syndrome, we have immense potential to build more productive, conflict-free, harmonious and peaceful communities, societies, cities, nations and world. - Vishwas Chavan
I have often found the most productive people appear not to be working at all. - Jeffrey Fry
Many people feel like they were born into the wrong family. Nevertheless, adults must take responsiblity for the pain of the past and create a productive life in the present. - James P. Krehbiel
Life in society requires consensus as an indispensable condition. But consensus, to be productive, requires that each individual contribute independently out of of his experience and insight. - Solomon E. Asch
It is not the quantity of your thoughts but the quality of your thoughts that make the difference. Thoughts can either be productive or a hindrance. But, when we focus our attention on faithfulness and truthfulness the restoration process begins. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
The greatest productive force is human selfishness.
The key to productive life is a complete care for the body, soul, spirit and mental well being. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Loafing is the most productive part of a writer's life. - James Norman Hall
Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all. - Peter F. Drucker
Writing is so much more productive when it is set on fire, for then and only then can you feel the passion spewing forth from the writer’s heart. - Jennifer Megan Varnadore
Live your lives in such a way that you would be sure you are productive, effective and satisfied on all levels. - Sunday Adelaja
Productive writing begins from understanding the idea. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
In this way the world market is, with regard to its immanent dynamic, 'a space in which everyone has once been a productive labourer, and in which labour has everywhere begun to price itself out of the system'. - Slavoj Žižek
Combinatory play seems to be the essential feature in productive thought. - Albert Einstein
When you're a professional you do your job no matter what gets in the way. You might take a sick day, you might take a personal day, but then you show back up or you won't get paid. Everyone develops his/her own strategy for dealing with days that are not productive. - Charlaine Harris
No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive. - Dr. Joyce Brothers
How productive you are under pressures determines your POTENTIAL - Harsh Malik
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