Quotations on Quality
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We've got to ensure that the quality and the capability of these forces will be good enough to withstand the challenges that the insurgents and the terrorists will present to the new Iraqi government.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: Government, Quality, Present, Will)
Nothing defines the quality of life in a community more clearly than people who regard themselves, or whom the consensus chooses to regard, as mentally unwell.
- Renata Adler
(Keywords: Life, Quality, People, Community, Nothing)
I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work.
- Alvin Ailey
(Keywords: Work, Quality, Trying, World)
By giving every American access to quality, affordable health care, they will create a more competitive, a stronger and more secure America!
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: Health, Quality, American, Care, Giving, Will)
We want a world where life is preserved, and the quality of life is enriched for everybody, not only for the privileged.
- Isabel Allende
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Want, World)
I'm not being evasive but I am saying I'm not a scientist and I'm not directly involved in the consultation however the science must be sound, it must be agreed and the consultation must be of a high quality or no one will have any confidence in the process.
- John Anderson
(Keywords: Science, Quality, Being, Confidence, Saying, Sound, Will)
There is no cure for emphysema, but you can start treating it and have a better quality of life.
- Loni Anderson
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Cure)
None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.
- Marian Anderson
(Keywords: Nature, Quality, Character, Fact, Skin)
Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself.
- Walter Anderson
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Character, Gravity, Loss, Pain, Sadness, Treasure)
This quality, I mean Geoffrey was with me, was very easy doing - he loved me very much, I loved him very much, and we understood each other so well that it was a pleasure to make music.
- Victoria de los Angeles
(Keywords: Music, Quality, Pleasure)
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
- Maya Angelou
(Keywords: Technology, Quality, Humanity, Rest, World)
Intuition is truly a feminine quality, but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift.
- Minna Antrim
(Keywords: Women, Quality, Mistake, Intuition)
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
(Keywords: Men, Quality, Acting)
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
- Mary Kay Ash
(Keywords: Wisdom, Quality, Banks)
What is the possible benefit? Can this material save lives? Can it improve the quality of life in Iraq? Can it tend to shape our perceptions of how war should and should not be conducted? Can it shape our perceptions of who should be conducting war and in what manner? And the answer to that is a clear yes.
- Julian Assange
(Keywords: Life, War, Quality, Iraq, Perceptions)
We still have a tradition certainly in English television; it's faded a bit in the last five years, but we still have a tradition where the important thing is the quality and the challenging nature of the programming.
- Rowan Atkinson
(Keywords: Nature, Quality, English, Programming, Television, Tradition, Years)
Get that right, then- if you get the quality right, then the marketability or whatever; your ability to sell videos or your ability to earn money or whatever, will follow naturally. But try to be creatively lead rather than market lead. And that's important to me.
- Rowan Atkinson
(Keywords: Money, Quality, Ability, Right, Will)
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Nature, Quality, Virtue, Care)
There are no doubts that, the situation in the country today, indicates that there is much more work to do in the process of reforming the political economy and improving the quality of life of our people and communities.
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Keywords: Life, Work, Quality, People, Country, Economy, Today)
I believe it is an important project, it makes the cost of doing business lower and they will make us more competitive at the same time, it will also provide some satisfaction to the people who demand services for them of the quality they want and also quickly.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Keywords: Business, Time, Quality, People, Project, Satisfaction, Want, Will)
A community is a group of people who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life - and I don't mean money.
- William Baldwin
(Keywords: Life, Money, Work, Quality, People, Community, Living)
The public impression is that the government, industry or the highest bidder can buy a scientist to add credibility to any message. That crucial quality of impartiality is being lost.
- Johnny Ball
(Keywords: Government, Quality, Impression, Being, Credibility, Public)
There are countless studies on the negative spillover of job pressures on family life, but few on how job satisfaction enhances the quality of family life.
- Albert Bandura
(Keywords: Family, Life, Quality, Negative, Job, Satisfaction)
Some quality performances and movies have a chance to be rewarded, but it's not like it's a bible.
- Javier Bardem
(Keywords: Movies, Quality, Bible, Chance)
Organizations endure, however, in proportion to the breadth of the morality by which they are governed. Thus the endurance of organization depends upon the quality of leadership; and that quality derives from the breadth of the morality upon which it rests.
- Chester Irving Barnard
(Keywords: Leadership, Quality, Morality, Endurance)
But the fact is, no matter how good the teacher, how small the class, how focused on quality education the school may be none of this matters if we ignore the individual needs of our students.
- Roy Barnes
(Keywords: Education, Quality, Class, Fact, May, Needs, School, Students)
The pleasure we derive from the representation of the present is due, not only to the beauty it can be clothed in, but also to its essential quality of being the present.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Beauty, Quality, Being, Pleasure, Present)
Many seventh graders I know in Illinois, as well as around the Nation, are studying the Constitution. I was pretty impressed with the quality of education our children are receiving because they had not expected me to ask them about it.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Education, Quality, Children, Constitution, Nation, Pretty)
Individuals with kidney disease who are able to obtain treatment early experience a higher quality of life and are able to maintain more of their day-to-day activities, including keeping their jobs.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Quality, Day, Disease, Jobs, Treatment)
I think you have to keep a childlike quality to play music or make a record.
(Keywords: Music, Quality, Play)
The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind, or to miss a big story. So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality, for accuracy and context.
- Carl Bernstein
(Keywords: Business, Quality, Accuracy, News, Quantity, Today)
Let's talk of a system that transforms all the social organisms into a work of art, in which the entire process of work is included... something in which the principle of production and consumption takes on a form of quality. It's a Gigantic project.
- Joseph Beuys
(Keywords: Work, Art, Quality, Production, Project, Talk)
Ardor, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: Love, Quality, Knowledge)
The residents and elected officials of Long Island have fought vigorously for many years and spent millions of dollars to preserve the quality of life that the Long Island Sound offers.
- Tim Bishop
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Sound, Years)
Take male strategies for success in the world. If you've got all the advantages, if you're attractive and clever and all of that, you will generally go for very high quality females.
- Susan Blackmore
(Keywords: Success, Quality, Will, World)
As the 29th state to join the United States of America, it is our turn to show the nation what represents Iowa. Our commitment to quality education, hard work, and small-town values are all represented in the Iowa quarter.
- Leonard Boswell
(Keywords: Education, Work, Quality, Values, America, Commitment, Hard work, Nation, State, states, United)
I've loved doing "E.R." for the quality of the writing and the great people I get to work with.
- Julie Bowen
(Keywords: Work, Quality, People, Writing)
Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose.
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: Education, Women, Quality, Hearing, Prosperity, Right, Senate, Woman)
God wants man to fulfill his commands as a human being and with the quality peculiar to human beings.
- Martin Buber
(Keywords: God, Quality, Being, Man)
I knew early on after the first couple episodes were fully scored and animated that we had a real quality show here. But I always questioned whether or not it would work.
- Steve Burns
(Keywords: Work, Quality, First)
A carefree quality is a whole aspect of life that I will never understand. I don't think I have ever been carefree and can't see the pleasure of it.
- Carter Burwell
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Pleasure, Will)
As a consequence, progress has come to mean simply more power, more profit, more productivity, more paper prosperity, all of which are convertible into standards concerned only with size or magnitude rather than quality or excellence.
- Alex Campbell
(Keywords: Power, Quality, Progress, Excellence, Productivity, Profit, Prosperity)
We must carefully examine change so that we are able to discard those aspects of change which would be detrimental to our way of life, and, at the same time, take advantage of those aspects of change which will enhance and improve our quality of life.
- Alex Campbell
(Keywords: Change, Life, Time, Quality, Will)
There is a lot of good quality music being made and from this tour and the touring we've been doing over the 10 years there has definitely been a big pickup in people showing up, especially in girls 18-24.
- John Campbell
(Keywords: Music, Quality, People, Being, Girls, Years)
Quality child care, health insurance coverage, and training make it possible for former welfare recipients to get, and keep, jobs.
- Mel Carnahan
(Keywords: Health, Quality, Care, Jobs, Training, Welfare)
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
- Dale Carnegie
(Keywords: Success, Quality, Enthusiasm, Persistence, Sense)
Reform of the medical liability system should be considered as part of a comprehensive response to surging medical malpractice premiums that endanger Americans' access to quality medical care.
- Lincoln Chafee
(Keywords: Medical, Quality, Americans, Care, Reform)
Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Business, Quality, Man, Patience)
Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it; most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves. A man must have a good share of wit himself to endure a great share of it in another.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Love, Quality, People, Fear, Man, Wit)
I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.
- Morris Chestnut
(Keywords: Movies, Quality, People, Acting, Actor, Personality, Talk, Want)