Quotations on Growth

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Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: Growth, Cancer, Ideology)

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
- Mortimer Adler
(Keywords: Growth, Purpose, Learning)

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)

The key is growth margins went in the right direction, unit volume increased quarter on quarter, and expenses came down. We threw off over $300 million in cash. All of those were in the right direction. So I think we're on our way.
- Gil Amelio
(Keywords: Growth, Direction, Key, Right)

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)

Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth; we ourselves suffer the longer pains of our spiritual growth.
- Mary Antin
(Keywords: Growth, Mothers, Spiritual)

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)

Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.
- Hannah Arendt
(Keywords: Growth, Day, Existence, Freedom, May, Proof)

These mountains appear to be almost entirely composed of stratas of rock of various colours (mostly red) and are partially covered with a dwarfish growth of pine and cedar, which are the only species of timber to be seen.
- William Henry Ashley
(Keywords: Growth, Mountains)

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)

Nothing the desert produces expresses it better than the unhappy growth of the tree yuccas.
- Mary Austin
(Keywords: Growth, Nothing)

The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage immigrants who gladly fill these jobs, many of them happy to be paid in cash, free of federal and state taxes.
- Spencer Bachus
(Keywords: Growth, Jobs, State, Taxes, Wage)

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)

Oil is a very important component of economic growth.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Growth, Oil)

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)

As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
- Bo Bennett
(Keywords: Growth, Prosperity, Spring, Will, Winter)

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)

Play reaches the habits most needed for intellectual growth.
- Bruno Bettelheim
(Keywords: Growth, Habits, Play)

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)

This majority is working for America, and one of those ways is we have tremendously low unemployment. This economy has created millions of new jobs, and we are expecting growth this first quarter of somewhere higher than 4 percent.
- Marsha Blackburn
(Keywords: Growth, America, Economy, First, Jobs, Majority, Unemployment)

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)

The book shows Clinton in the presidency as a profile in growth.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: Growth, Presidency)

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)

Our oil problems are only going to get worse. Our trade balance is only going to get worse. So we have to slow the growth of U.S. oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption.
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Keywords: Growth, Balance, Oil, Problems, Trade)

For the second straight year, craft beer is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. alcoholic beverage industry. In 2005, craft beer experienced a 9 percent increase in volume, nearly triple that of the growth experienced in the wine and spirits industry.
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Keywords: Growth, Beer, Spirits, Wine)

It is the growth of advertising in this country which, more than any single element, has brought the American magazine to its present enviable position in points of literary, illustrative and mechanical excellence.
- Edward Bok
(Keywords: Growth, Advertising, American, Country, Excellence, Literary, Present)

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)

Of the many forms of false culture, a premature converse with abstractions is perhaps the most likely to prove fatal to the growth of a masculine vigour of intellect.
- George Boole
(Keywords: Growth, Culture, Intellect)

Socialism is nothing more nor less than the social, political and ideological system which breaks the fetters upon economic growth created under capitalism and opens the way to a new period of economic and social expansion on a much larger scale.
- Earl Browder
(Keywords: Growth, Capitalism, Nothing, Socialism)

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)

All I know about thermal pollution is that if we continue our present rate of growth in electrical energy consumption it will simply take, by the year 2000, all our freshwater streams to cool the generators and reactors.
- David R. Brower
(Keywords: Growth, Energy, Pollution, Present, Will)

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)

One cannot have economic growth without security.
- John Bruton
(Keywords: Growth, Security)

The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth.
- Warren Buffett
(Keywords: Growth, Profit, Today, Yesterday)

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)



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