Quotations on Development

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But the development of human society does not go straight forward; and the epic process will therefore be a recurring process, the series a recurring series - though not in exact repetition.
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Keywords: Society, Development, Repetition, Will)

There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.
- Lord Acton
(Keywords: Development, Ignorance, Will)

I was at the Royal Art School. That was a preparatory school specially for art teachers. You see, it was not so much for the development of artists. But we had there terribly stiff training.
- Josef Albers
(Keywords: Art, Development, Artists, School, Teachers, Training)

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)

Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Keywords: Life, Society, Development, Being, Identity, Man, Ocean, Self, Water)

In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Keywords: Development, Hinduism, Conscience, Reason, Thinking)

More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Equality, Women, Development, Countries)

If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Knowledge, Development, Democracy, Information)

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Equality, Development, Goal, Building, Challenge, Gender, Gender equality, Meeting, Poverty)

Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Education, Power, Development, Democracy, Freedom, Rest, Right)

I have a very steadfast tendency to parent myself, to monitor my development into the person I want to be. I've tried to keep the corruption minimal.
- Fiona Apple
(Keywords: Development, Corruption, Want)

Remarkable is the greater openness of the Catholic Church towards people of other religious traditions and persuasions. The development has not been without problems, since some people have resisted it and others have pushed openness beyond the desirable point.
- Francis Arinze
(Keywords: People, Development, Church, Problems, Religious, Remarkable, Traditions)

And then we've got Blades of Glory, and we've got Brothers Solomon, and I've got a script in development with this guy Chuck Martin who used to write on Arrested, and, you know, we have a few things in various stages of development.
- Will Arnett
(Keywords: Development, Brothers, Glory, Martin)

There are things so deep and complex that only intuition can reach it in our stage of development as human beings. And to Poe... well, a great logician could be an enemy to him, what he called conventional world reason.
- John Astin
(Keywords: Development, Deep, Enemy, Intuition, Reason, World)

High tech companies that focus on research, development and production will learn that they can be the perfect complement to our world-renowned agriculture heritage.
- Alan Autry
(Keywords: Development, Agriculture, Focus, Production, Research, Will, World)

But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Keywords: Leadership, Success, Opportunity, Development, Achievement, Survival, Luck, Nation)

The return of democracy in our land has indeed thrown the problems of development into bolder relief.
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Keywords: Development, Democracy, Land, Problems)

Rest assured that whatever station of life we are placed, princely or lowly, it contains the lessons and experiences necessary at the moment for our evolution, and gives us the best advantage for the development of ourselves.
- Edward Bach
(Keywords: Life, Development, Evolution, Rest)

In 2003, I introduced and passed The Tornado Shelters Act, which allows local governments to use Community Development Block Grant funds to construct storm shelters in manufactured housing communities.
- Spencer Bachus
(Keywords: Development, Act, Community)

The idea is that they wouldn't want to deal with militant Islam but an Islam and Muslims who are committed to progress, committed to development, who like peace and are moderate in their ways. So that's what we are doing here.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Keywords: Peace, Idea, Development, Progress, Islam, Want)

We have followed a path of moderation, development is our priority, national unity, good community relations, Muslims and non Muslims, this is what has given us the advantage.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Keywords: Development, Community, Moderation)

We have been given a role to play. We have been asked to provide, to give lectures on the role of Islamic development and the way we do it here, so the people who are Muslims there would understand what the role of Islam is.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Keywords: People, Development, Islam, Play)

A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity.
- Alain Badiou
(Keywords: Truth, Development, Creation, Humanity, Interest, Order)

We've always been the development project that lived in a time pressured setting and always where commercial entities were relying heavily on releases in a certain time frame.
- Mitchell Baker
(Keywords: Time, Development, Project)

The realization of a sustainable economic development strategy for Maine's Native American communities has always been a priority and a critical element of my administration's overall economic development strategy.
- John Baldacci
(Keywords: Strategy, Development, American)

We need to keep investing in economic and homeland security. We need to bank on the right kind of economic development. We need to embrace opportunities, but with the right kind of safeguards.
- John Baldacci
(Keywords: Development, Right, Security)

All along we find that social life - religion, politics, art - reflects the stages reached in the development of the knowledge of self; it shows the social uses made of this knowledge.
- James M. Baldwin
(Keywords: Art, Life, Politics, Religion, Knowledge, Development, Self)

The development of the meaning attaching to the personal self, the conscious being, is the subject matter of the history of psychology.
- James M. Baldwin
(Keywords: History, Development, Being, Meaning, Psychology, Self)

The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.
- George Bancroft
(Keywords: Government, People, Development, Authority, Opinion, Property, Public, Public opinion)

As the population of Georgia increased dramatically, so did development.
- Roy Barnes
(Keywords: Development, Population)

The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: History, Development, Communication, Internet, Invention, Waiting)

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

We're seeing the development of tactics in Iraq, such as suicide bombing. Insurgents have been driving cars with explosives into hotels and office buildings. The recruitment may be even more prolific outside Iraq.
- Rand Beers
(Keywords: Development, Driving, Iraq, May, Office, Suicide)

But sequence comparisons simply can't account for the development of complex biochemical systems any more than Darwin's comparison of simple and complex eyes told him how vision worked.
- Michael Behe
(Keywords: Development, Vision, Comparisons, Eyes)

Leadership has become a heavy industry. Concern and interest about leadership development is no longer an American phenomenon. It is truly global. Though I will probably be in less demand, I wanted to move on.
- Warren Bennis
(Keywords: Leadership, Development, American, Concern, Interest, Will)

Iran is actively pursuing the development of weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles.
- Howard Berman
(Keywords: Development, Destruction, Weapons)

The relevance of Marxism to science is that it removes it from its imagined position of complete detachment and shows it as a part, but a critically important part, of economy and social development.
- John Desmond Bernal
(Keywords: Science, Development, Economy, Marxism)

Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race.
- Mary McLeod Bethune
(Keywords: History, Time, Development, Glory, Race)

It was because of my great interest in the West, and my belief that its development would be assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East through the medium of the Wild West Show.
- Buffalo Bill
(Keywords: Development, Belief, Interest)

Now that rock is turning 50, it's become classical in itself. It's interesting to see that development.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Development, Now)

Our school education ignores, in a thousand ways, the rules of healthy development.
- Elizabeth Blackwell
(Keywords: Education, Development, Rules, School)

If society will not admit of woman's free development, then society must be remodeled.
- Elizabeth Blackwell
(Keywords: Society, Development, Will, Woman)

A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy.
- Rod Blagojevich
(Keywords: Business, Strategy, Successful, Development, Economy, Focus, Needs, Today)

People are no longer primarily in opposition, nor can they be said to be interacting, rather they are participating in this pool of common meaning which is capable of constant development and change.
- David Bohm
(Keywords: Change, People, Development, Meaning, Opposition)

A new kind of mind thus beings to come into being which is based on the development of a common meaning that is constantly transforming in the process of the dialogue.
- David Bohm
(Keywords: Development, Being, Meaning, Mind)

The level of our educational development is high and serves as a strong basis for our future progress.
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Keywords: Development, Progress, Future)

For this reason, it is essential that our Nation's rural transportation professionals be provided with the necessary tools and support to promote and showcase the value, benefits, and accomplishments of rural transportation planning and development.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: Development, Accomplishments, Benefits, Nation, Planning, professionals, Reason, Support, Tools, Value)

The African Union has to act in order to put an end to armed conflicts that undermine the continent, to fight against the devastation caused by AIDS and other contagious diseases, to promote sustainable development of its member states.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: Development, Act, African, End, Fight, Order, states)

Certainly, Africa accounts for only l % of world trade, and we cannot assure our development on our own.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: Development, Trade, World)

The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better.
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Keywords: Men, Development, Law, Laws)



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