Quotations on Execution

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Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Perception, Execution, Expression, Infinite, Photography, Variety)

Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and more fit for new projects than for settled business.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Business, People, Execution, Projects)

The key to Operations at Wal-Mart is their ability to maintain the highest standards while at the same time getting things done with lockstep execution.
- Michael Bergdahl
(Keywords: Time, Ability, Execution, Key)

When you shoot someone who is fleeing, it's not self-defense. It's an execution.
- Stephen Carter
(Keywords: Execution, Self)

There's nothing so improves the mood of the Party as the imminent execution of a senior colleague.
- Alan Clark
(Keywords: Execution, Nothing, Party)

For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps.
- Christopher Columbus
(Keywords: Intelligence, Execution, Mathematics)

Donald Beardslee is set for execution this week in California. His crimes were about twenty years ago, but it will be the first execution in California in quite some time.
- Catherine Crier
(Keywords: Time, Execution, First, Will, Years)

I think Fast Company has a tremendously smart focus and execution.
- James Daly
(Keywords: Company, Execution, Focus)

Went to 16 and hit a really bad 3 wood for my second shot and got stuck in the bunker about 70 yards from the pin. Poor execution, chunked it, hit a good chip up to about eight feet, missed it.
- Trent Dilfer
(Keywords: Execution, Feet, Poor, Wood)

Well, I think on second units it's all about execution. Because you come in there, you don't have to worry so much about the studio and all the other actors and all that.
- David R. Ellis
(Keywords: Actors, Execution, Worry)

Every step and every movement of the multitude, even in what are termed enlightened ages, are made with equal blindness to the future; and nations stumble upon establishments, which are indeed the result of human action, but not the execution of any human design.
- Adam Ferguson
(Keywords: Design, Action, Blindness, Execution, Future, Nations, Result)

Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Business, Wisdom, Execution, Projects, Public, Trouble)

Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution.
- Theophile Gautier
(Keywords: Art, Beauty, Care, Choice, Detail, Execution, Invention, Words)

The execution of any thing considerable implies in the first place previous persevering meditation.
- William Godwin
(Keywords: Execution, First, Meditation)

Ideas are easy. It's the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats.
- Sue Grafton
(Keywords: Ideas, Execution, Sheep)

I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Keywords: Execution, Laws)

One must be entirely sensitive to the structure of the material that one is handling. One must yield to it in tiny details of execution, perhaps the handling of the surface or grain, and one must master it as a whole.
- Barbara Hepworth
(Keywords: Execution, Yield)

In the first place I remark that no human law is perfect in its construction or execution.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Keywords: Execution, First, Law)

I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire.
- Peter Jennings
(Keywords: Religion, Christianity, Execution, Years)

The Supreme Court of the United States... has validated the Nazi method of execution in... concentration camps, starving them to death.
- Jack Kevorkian
(Keywords: Death, Court, Execution, states, United)

In the final analysis, a drawing simply is no longer a drawing, no matter how self-sufficient its execution may be. It is a symbol, and the more profoundly the imaginary lines of projection meet higher dimensions, the better.
- Paul Klee
(Keywords: Execution, May, Self, Symbol)

Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing his decision on stem cell research. He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution.
- Jay Leno
(Keywords: Life, Decision, Execution, Research, Today)

The principles behind explaining and educating the product or the elected official is similar, even though the actual execution of it is very, very different.
- Frank Luntz
(Keywords: Execution, Principles)

The role of the musician is to go from concept to full execution. Put another way, it's to go from understanding the content of something to really learning how to communicate it and make sure it's well-received and lives in somebody else.
- Yo-Yo Ma
(Keywords: Content, Execution, Learning, Understanding)

No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Keywords: Enemy, Execution, Succeed)

With the first act of cruelty committed in the name of revolution, with the first murder, with the first purge and execution, we have lost the revolution.
- Kate Millett
(Keywords: Act, Cruelty, Execution, First, Revolution, Murder, Name)

The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
- Charles de Montesquieu
(Keywords: Execution, Laws)

And as the hour approached for the execution, in his own mind, Collins became both the executioner and the victim. He would pace up and down, transformed in almost a kind of exorcism when he knew he was responsible for taking someone's life.
- Liam Neeson
(Keywords: Life, Execution, Mind)

An enthusiast broods over the oppression of a people till he fancies himself commissioned by Heaven to liberate them. He ventures the attempt, which ends in little else than his own execution.
- George Haven Putnam
(Keywords: People, Execution, Heaven, Oppression)

The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception.
- Knute Rockne
(Keywords: Deception, Execution, Football)

In the execution of Presidential decisions work to be true to his views, in fact and tone.
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Keywords: Work, Decisions, Execution, Fact)

It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately.
- John Ruskin
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Execution, Skill)

An idea can be as flawless as can be, but its execution will always be full of mistakes.
- Brent Scowcroft
(Keywords: Idea, Execution, Mistakes, Will)

I am much obliged by the favourable sentiments you express towards me, and shall be happy if I can be of service in carrying into execution your plans.
- George Stephenson
(Keywords: Execution, Service)

A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must, in practice, be a bad government.
- Joseph Story
(Keywords: Government, Execution, May, Practice, Theory)

The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one's self. And the arbitrariness of the constraint serves only to obtain precision of execution.
- Igor Stravinsky
(Keywords: Execution, Self)

There must be a punitive expedition against the Jews in Russia, a punitive expedition which will expect: death sentence and execution. Then the world will see the end of the Jews is also the end of Bolshevism.
- Julius Streicher
(Keywords: Death, End, Execution, Russia, Will, World)









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