Quotations on Growth

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Growing up in a violent home is a terrifying and traumatic experience that can affect every aspect of a child's life, growth, and development.
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Keywords: Experience, Home, Life, Development, Growth, Growing up)

In some ways, with the security challenges this country has faced, we have had to put in rules and regulations for business to be able to sustain their growth and create jobs.
- Wayne Allard
(Keywords: Business, Growth, Country, Jobs, Rules, Security)

The organizational architecture is really that a centipede walks on hundred legs and one or two don't count. So if I lose one or two legs, the process will go on, the organization will go on, the growth will go on.
- Mukesh Ambani
(Keywords: Architecture, Growth, Will)

We are not born all at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later; and the birth and growth of the spirit, in those who are attentive to their own inner life, are slow and exceedingly painful.
- Mary Antin
(Keywords: Life, Growth, Body, First, Spirit)

Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.
- Diane Arbus
(Keywords: Change, Men, Growth, Children)

That's a problem. I mean, like any sort of growing startup organization, we are sort of overwhelmed by our growth. And that means we're getting enormous quantity of whistleblower disclosures of a very high caliber, but don't have enough people to actually process and vet this information.
- Julian Assange
(Keywords: People, Growth, Information, Quantity)

The most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one.
- Brooks Atkinson
(Keywords: Life, Growth, Illusion)

What does music mean to me? I don't think I would really be much without it, without it coming through me. It's my means of communication, my means of growth, my means of transportation from one point in my life to another.
- Erykah Badu
(Keywords: Life, Music, Growth, Communication)

On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and leadership of this movement.
- Fredrik Bajer
(Keywords: Leadership, Peace, Time, Art, Science, Progress, Growth, Responsibility, Will)

Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: Medical, Change, Growth, Cause, Nations, Population, Question, Study, United)

I come back to the same thing: We've got the greatest pipeline in the company's history in the next 12 months, and we've had the most amazing financial results possible over the last five years, and we're predicting being back at double-digit revenue growth in fiscal year '06.
- Steve Ballmer
(Keywords: History, Financial, Growth, Being, Company, Months, Results, Years)

Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth.
- Tom Barrett
(Keywords: Opportunity, Creativity, Growth, Chaos, World)

If you or me go to the gas station to fill up our car and it costs us much more than we expected, it will zap our discretionary income. We won't have the extra money to buy that washing machine or new winter coat-all big ticket items that are important to economic growth.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Car, Money, Growth, Income, Machine, Will, Winter)

I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day. This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Business, Mom, Work, Wife, Husband, Growth, Day, Economy, Job, Support, Today)

In fact, 80 percent of our domestic job growth comes from the small- and medium-sized business community.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Business, Growth, Community, Fact, Job)

And when native man left off this form of development, his humanization was retarded in growth.
- Standing Bear
(Keywords: Development, Growth, Man)

Children who cling to parents or who don't want to leave home are stunted in their emotional, psychological growth.
- Dirk Benedict
(Keywords: Home, Growth, Children, Parents, Want)

Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
- Bo Bennett
(Keywords: Age, Power, Wisdom, Achievement, Growth, Purpose, Innocence, Personal growth, Self, Understanding, Youth)

Our mission, as set forth by the Congress is a critical one: to preserve price stability, to foster maximum sustainable growth in output and employment, and to promote a stable and efficient financial system that serves all Americans well and fairly.
- Ben Bernanke
(Keywords: Financial, Growth, Americans, Congress, Mission, Stability)

It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.
- Josh Billings
(Keywords: God, Growth, Old)

In this time of budget cuts, we cannot forget that basic science is a building block for scientific innovation and economic growth in the information age.
- Tim Bishop
(Keywords: Age, Science, Time, Growth, Building, Forget, Information, Innovation)

In order to spur economic growth we need to put the brakes on out of control spending, lower Ohioans tax burden and create a most efficient and effective government.
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Keywords: Government, Control, Growth, Burden, Tax, Order)

It was an absurd theory that by cutting taxes you would increase government revenues, because the growth of the economy would create an overflow of taxes that would fall into the government coffers.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: Government, Growth, Economy, Taxes, Theory)

Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement.
- Christopher Bond
(Keywords: Health, Life, Technology, Growth, Agriculture, Care, Defense, Economy, Future, Job, Will)

This radical transformation of world power relationships reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and the USSR the growth of the productive forces.
- Earl Browder
(Keywords: Power, Growth, Radical, Relationships, World)

You need in the long run for stability, for economic growth, for jobs, as well as for financial stability, global economic institutions that make sure that growth to be sustained has to be shared, and are built on the principle that the prosperity of this world is indivisible.
- Gordon Brown
(Keywords: Financial, Growth, Jobs, Prosperity, Stability, World)

The financial crisis should not become an excuse to raise taxes, which would only undermine the economic growth required to regain our strength.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Financial, Growth, Strength, Crisis, Taxes)

The German people were not denied, however, the possibility of improving their lot by hard work over the years. Industrial growth and progress were not denied them.
- James F. Byrnes
(Keywords: Work, People, Progress, Growth, Possibility, Hard work, Years)

From where I am sitting much of the country now sees the President the way I have seen him since the campaign. He is an ambitious leftist, with little understanding of economics, and with far-reaching goals to create significant and irreversible growth of government and redistribution of wealth through dramatic changes in tax, regulatory, and spending policies.
- Charles W. Calomiris
(Keywords: Government, Goals, Growth, Wealth, Country, Economics, Tax, Now, President, Understanding)

The growth of technology is such that it is not possible today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical physics without training. The field is now much more technical. More training is needed to do the job.
- John Cameron
(Keywords: Medical, Technology, Growth, Job, Now, Physics, Today, Training)

More than 20 years on, sustained competition, informed customers and the rapid growth of new technology provide the necessary environment for substantial deregulation.
- Stephen Carter
(Keywords: Technology, Growth, Competition, Environment, Years)

I had advocated the establishment of a Negro industrial commission. I had gestured against the growth of monopoly power. I had introduced a few civil rights bills.
- Emanuel Celler
(Keywords: Power, Growth, Civil rights)

Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance.
- William Ellery Channing
(Keywords: Nature, Knowledge, Growth, Ignorance, Mind)

Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.
- Cesar Chavez
(Keywords: Character, Growth, Language, Reflection)

The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: Idea, Progress, Growth, Metaphor)

Time and again we have learned that the best way to achieve growth and create jobs is for hardworking people to keep more of their own money in their own pockets.
- Chris Chocola
(Keywords: Money, Time, People, Growth, Jobs)

Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists.
- Noam Chomsky
(Keywords: Quality, Growth, Discontent, Fact, Liberal, Privilege)

I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature, and it should be displaced. Failing that, I try to work with those companies and help them change the way they think about our resources.
- Yvon Chouinard
(Keywords: Change, Work, Nature, Growth, Blame, Capitalism, Destruction, Help)

We have stabilized our economy. We took over a very sick economy, and we were hemorrhaging 750,000 jobs a month. We have stopped the hemorrhaging. In fact, we had 140,000 job growth last month. And that's what I call progress.
- Jim Clyburn
(Keywords: Progress, Growth, Economy, Fact, Job, Jobs)

Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community.
- Howard Coble
(Keywords: Business, Death, Growth, Community, Confidence, Tax, Investment, Jobs, Will)

Well, I think the president has clearly submitted us a tight budget, but it's what's called for if we're going to get spending under control and keep the economy moving in the right direction, with economic growth and job creation activity.
- Thad Cochran
(Keywords: Control, Growth, Creation, Direction, Economy, Job, President, Right)

The most meaningful engine of change, powerful enough to confront corporate power, may be not so much environmental quality, as the economic development and growth associated with the effort to improve it.
- Barry Commoner
(Keywords: Environmental, Change, Power, Quality, Development, Growth, Corporate, Effort, May)

By adopting the control strategy, the nation's environmental program has created a built-in antagonism between environmental quality and economic growth.
- Barry Commoner
(Keywords: Environmental, Quality, Strategy, Control, Growth, Nation)

The message here was not about indeterminacy, nor about immediacy, but about the control of sounds right there in your environment, and the process of composition as long-term growth of interests within that sound complex.
- Tony Conrad
(Keywords: Control, Growth, Environment, Right, Sound)

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
- Calvin Coolidge
(Keywords: Work, Development, Growth, Effort)

Population growth and development place additional stress on the Nation's water infrastructure and its ability to sustain hard-won water quality gains.
- Jerry Costello
(Keywords: Quality, Development, Growth, Ability, Nation, Population, Stress, Water)

The years between 1800 and 1825 were distinguished, so far as our domestic development was concerned, by the growth of the Western pioneer Democracy in power and self-consciousness.
- Herbert Croly
(Keywords: Power, Development, Growth, Democracy, Self, Years)

The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.
- Aleister Crowley
(Keywords: Life, Change, Experience, Mistake, Growth, Enjoyment, Exercise, Mankind)

Among the weeds choking out growth and good government are the hundreds of boards, commissions, and advisory committees that have sprouted over the years. They devour time, money, and energy far beyond any real contribution they make.
- Mitch Daniels
(Keywords: Government, Money, Time, Growth, Energy, Years)

The problem with a purely collective system is not only that it requires economic growth, and the right sort of demographic trends, but that it prevents people thinking about their futures in a responsible way.
- Jacques Delors
(Keywords: People, Growth, Right, Thinking)



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