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Efficient Quotes by Bill Moyers, Vaclav Klaus, Gerard Arpey, Anthony Burgess, Tim Ferriss, Assar Lindbeck and many others.

Democracy may not prove in the long run to be as efficient as other forms of government, but it has one saving grace: it allows us to know and say that it isn’t.
Bill Moyers
To pursue a so-called Third Way is foolish. We had our experience with this in the 1960s when we looked for a socialism with a human face. It did not work, and we must be explicit that we are not aiming for a more efficient version of a system that has failed.
Vaclav Klaus
We continued the hard work of integrating TWA, because at that time we still thought an efficient connecting hub in St. Louis could be a profitable addition to our network.
Gerard Arpey
You have no idea how pleasant it is not to have any future. It’s like having a totally efficient contraceptive.
Anthony Burgess
Being efficient without regard to effectiveness is the default mode of the universe.
Tim Ferriss
In many cases rent control appears to be the most efficient technique presently known to destroy a city – except for bombing.
Assar Lindbeck
IT for a long time has been about how do you make old processes more efficient. But with all of the progress in digital technology, there is a kind of digital transformation that is occurring. And you see it with the explosion in the number of devices; you see it in the explosion in the number of applications.
Michael Dell
I have to be efficient and finish runs, run physical.
Derrick Henry
If you practice in a focused, concentrated manner and make efficient use of your time, you will progress a lot faster than if you were to use the same time noodling without any specific goals or direction.
John Petrucci
Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write!
H. G. Wells
Without question, bicycling is an efficient, economical and environmentally sound form of transportation and recreation. Bicycling is a great activity for families, recreational riders and commuters. Hillary, Chelsea and I have bicycles.
William J. Clinton
Once a week, I might stay late at work. It’s sometimes very efficient to work until 7 P.M. – and then come home to kids who are clean and ready for bed. Those days are good.
Anne Wojcicki
The thing about markets, and I think the thing people don’t understand about that, is markets are not kind, but they’re very efficient. So when the marketplace determines an inefficiency in the system, it corrects that, and a market system that’s left alone will reward good behavior and punish bad behavior.
Randy Neugebauer
I’m very efficient and the people who work with me always say that – they know when they have a day with me it’s going to be really exhausting because I love to fit as much in as possible.
Eva Longoria
It’s just really efficient to work with a person who can do everything in the studio.
Till Lindemann
Conscientious conservatism includes responding to the needs and struggles of Americans with a responsible and efficient government and incorporating outside organizations that want to invest in the American people.
Mercedes Schlapp
I adapted an antiquated style and modernized it to something that was efficient. I didn’t know anyone else in the world would be able to use it and I never imagined it would revolutionize the event.
Dick Fosbury
Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient.
Henry Ward Beecher
It is time to provide a smashing answer for those cynical men who say that a democracy cannot be honest, cannot be efficient…. We have in the darkest moments of our national trials retained our faith in our own ability to master our own destiny.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
When you’re so young, it’s important to understand exactly what your role is. Not just look good – you have to be efficient and effective.
Brendan Rodgers
No one could become an efficient leader or take the initiative in any great undertaking without belief in himself.
Napoleon Hill
If you were to get a seminar in MMA, I think you’d want one from me over Mark Hunt. I’m more efficient and my understanding of the art is deeper, and I’m still only growing in terms of my intelligence in combat.
Frank Mir
I assume we will have figured out a way to efficiently utilize solar energy and tied that to an efficient way to use nuclear energy in such a way that it doesn’t pose a serious environmental issue.
John Hickenlooper
The only reason free markets have a ghost of a chance is that they are so much more efficient than any other form of organization.
Milton Friedman
Every government program needs to be more efficient. Instead of pointing out how other programs can tighten their belts, every program administrator must look inward to save money.
Michael Enzi
Consumers want safe and really efficient automobiles.
Alan Mulally
Like all disciplines where information is shared and work contributes to their advancement, cuisine should be no different. The kitchen is our life, and we are available to share. We want to share our work so that future generations can cook and create a more efficient, easy and unquestionable quality.
Ferran Adria
We can heal our planet, use cleaner and more efficient sources of energy while creating green jobs.
Jamaal Bowman
The bureaucratic culture that we [Afghanistan] have inherited is an obstacle. Hierarchies may be extremely efficient for dealing with certain events, but they are not quick in responding to global, flexible networks.
Ashraf Ghani
Panic is efficient. Panic is effective. Panic is the way I get things done! Panic attacks are my booster rockets!
Sandra Tsing Loh
Intelligence is based on how efficient a species became at doing the things they need to survive.
Charles Darwin
Banks can send big corporate payments through existing channels or send a small payment through Ripple. They don’t have to rip out existing infrastructure; they can use Ripple to make the transactions more profitable or more efficient.
Chris Larsen
If I needed to know about a security exploit, I preferred to get the information by accessing the companies’ security teams’ files, rather than poring over lines of code to find it on my own. It’s just more efficient.
Kevin Mitnick
To say the Internet is the death of books and movies is like saying someone invented a new, more efficient kind of cup and it heralds the death of coffee – a new improved form of carrying something, which is essentially what the Internet is, should be helpful to our business.
Alison Owen
Branding is simply a more efficient way to sell things.
Al Ries
In a couple of years, the Chinese will be seen as regular participants in international industry. Their companies have to report to shareholders as well as to the Chinese authorities. They need to make money, they have to be efficient.
Daniel Yergin
The really efficient laborer will be found not to crowd his day with work, but will saunter to his task surrounded by a wide halo of ease and leisure.
Henry David Thoreau
For me, good service is efficient and discreet; it’s that critical balance. As soon as the client sits down, the communication flow has to start. Customers need to feel that the waiters are supervised – that there’s a system in place.
Daniel Boulud
What does the public want? It wants a vested interest in its own energy provision – driving more efficient behaviour. It wants greater choice and responsibility at a local level. And it wants increased use of renewables to protect the environment.
Caroline Lucas
Acting in something that I’m directing… I’m really enjoying it because, if for no other reason, that particular acting is like reading my mind on every single take. It’s kind of efficient, for better or worse.
Jason Bateman
When a person from a community goes and buys a car, he or she should have the incentive, financial incentive, to buy a more efficient, more environment-friendly car. This shouldn’t be only left to the intention of the people. We cannot only rely on the ethics or the moral of the people.
Fatih Birol
Getting through the reads in an efficient manner. I don’t want to stay on receivers too long to where a bad decision is made.
Nick Foles
We are headed toward ‘perfect capitalism,’ when the laws of supply and demand become exact, because everyone knows everything about a product, service or customer. We will know precisely where the supply curve meets the demand curve, which will make the marketplace vastly more efficient.
Michio Kaku
In the long run luck is given only to the efficient.
Helmuth James Graf von Moltke
Some compilers allow a check during execution that subscripts do not exceed array dimensions. This is a help, but not sufficient. First, many programmers do not use such compilers because They’re not efficient. (Presumably, this means that it is vital to get the wrong answers quickly.)
Brian Kernighan
I am not proposing that we bring our oil and auto industries to a screeching halt. There is still time to begin a series of gradual steps toward new transportation and energy policies, livable cities, and more humane, efficient transit systems.
Stewart Udall
Once we realize that government doesn’t work, we will stop dreaming that this or that social problem can be solved by passing a law – or by creating a new government program – or by electing someone who will make Washington more efficient or cost-conscious.
Harry Browne
If you depend on a single industry, if you don’t continuously upgrade it, if that industry is not producing real wealth, if it’s simply shuffling paper from here to here in a very efficient manner sometimes, that’s not enough and that’s not where you begin to get the rest of your jobs.
Juan Enriquez
In the best cases, Twitter makes people smarter and faster and more efficient.
Evan Williams
Trains are not any more energy efficient than the average automobile, with both getting about 48 passenger miles to the gallon.
Ronald Reagan
The defence of human liberty against the aggressions of despotic power have been always the most efficient in States where domestic slavery was to prevail.
John C. Calhoun
It is up to African leaders to show their will and political courage in order to assure that this new pan-African institution becomes an efficient instrument and not a place for endless discussions.
Omar Bongo
The key to becoming a more efficient leader isn’t checking off all the items on your to-do list each day. It’s in forming the habit of prioritizing your time so that you are accomplishing your most important goals in an efficient manner.
John C. Maxwell
Education must enable a man to become more efficient, to achieve with increasing facility the legitimate goals of his life.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I love musical theater so much. When done right, I think comedy songs can be the most efficient form of joke delivery. Songs can be the most efficient and the best forms of conveying emotion. Music is universal. It’s worldwide.
Rachel Bloom
Herein lies the real value of education. Advanced education may or may not make men and women more efficient; but it enriches personality, increases the wealth of the mind, and hence brings happiness.
William Lyon Phelps
Health care in America, despite all you hear, still offers us citizens one of the most efficient and highest quality systems in the world. But it’s expensive, and it’s only getting worse.
David Harsanyi
I’m not a ‘messiah’ coming to change Washington. I don’t come with a political background, so I think it’s part of my responsibility to raise my hand and say ‘Why?’ Folks don’t just want smaller government; they want an efficient small government.
James Lankford
Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome and efficient consolation to the afflicted. Said a wise man to one in deep sorrow, I did not come to comfort you; God only can do that; but I did come to say how deeply and tenderly I feel for you in your affliction.
Tryon Edwards
Music is a therapy.It is a communication far more powerful than words, far more immediate, far more efficient.
Yehudi Menuhin
Poetry isn’t an efficient tool for preserving experience, any more than it’s an efficient mode of communication, but who says that it should be efficient?
James Arthur
A fleet of the most powerful vessels would be of little use in war without a personnel at least as efficient as that of our possible enemies.
William Sims
I say that our economic future is in the new technology that will lead to more fuel efficient cars and cleaner energy.
Letitia James
It is also very important to observe, that menial servants are absolutely necessary to make the resources of the higher and middle classes of society efficient in the demand for material products.
Thomas Malthus
Less cars on the road means productivity and jobs growth, as it allows for the more efficient movement of goods and services and encourages greater urban population density.
Anthony Albanese
Effectiveness is doing the things that get you closer to your goals. Efficiency is performing a given task (whether important or not) in the most economical manner possible. Being efficient without regard to effectiveness is the default mode of the universe.
Tim Ferriss
Let’s give people more incentives to get fuel efficient vehicles.
Mitt Romney
When other people are grieving, the newspaperman turns efficient.
Steig Larsson
The more efficient you are at doing the wrong thing, the wronger you become. It is much better to do the right thing wronger than the wrong thing righter. If you do the right thing wrong and correct it, you get better.
Russell L. Ackoff
Technology helps us become more efficient and productive but our business still has a lot of art as opposed to strictly science.
James Sinegal
As with military campaigns, cultural warfare is always decided over the pragmatic problems of strategy, organization and resources. . . . The factions with the best strategies, most efficient organization, and access to resources will plainly have the advantage and very possibly, the ultimate victory.
James Davison Hunter
I type my sermon notes into my BlackBerry, then I upload my sermon notes to my blog, my Facebook page and some of the information to my Twitter account. That’s 100,000 people I’m sharing the Gospel with by the virtue of typing it into my BlackBerry as opposed to writing it down. That is being efficient with my time.
Roland Martin
Say German cars are sort of very built and efficient. Italian cars are a bit flamboyant and quick. Mexican cars just going to be lazy, feckless, flatulent.
Richard Hammond
Doubt was much more energy efficient than conviction.
Gregory Maguire
I’m a very big proponent of cloud. We’ve used it a lot in private sector, and as far as we can tell, it is not only more efficient, it’s probably also more secure for lots of very complicated technical reasons. I think it’s a very important thing for government to do, and also to have systems that talk to each other.
Wilbur Ross
The solid wealth of insurance companies and the success of those who organsie gambling are some indication of the profits to be derived from the efficient use of chance.
Edward de Bono
I’m guessing the most efficient way would be to transfer an awful lot of technology, but also direct aid to deal with climate emergencies already underway. Hillary [Clinton] has already said $100 billion a year would be appropriate.
Bill McKibben
Climbing is a full-body sport from your fingers to your toes, but at the same time, it’s like a dance on the rock. It’s about being strong and fit but also graceful and elegant and efficient on the rock.
Chris Sharma
Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.
Louis D. Brandeis
To the degree it is efficient, a spaceship is elegant and beautiful.
Vanna Bonta
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
Bill Gates
If we got more efficient with electric grid capacity, we would substantially reduce our carbon footprint, and people would be likely to copy us.
Matt Gaetz
The brain likes to be efficient and so even as its strengthening the pathways you’re exercising, it’s pulling – it’s weakening the connections in other ways between the cells that supported old ways of thinking or working or behaving, or whatever that you’re not exercising so much.
Nicholas G. Carr
If I can be more efficient, I’m actually being more respectful to the reader, which then implies a greater intimacy with the reader.
George Saunders
I try to be as efficient as possible because in my process, I think that actually helps the work. I like having the pressure of time and money and really trying to stick to the parameters we’ve been given.
Christopher Nolan
The primary function of poetry, as of all the arts, is to make us more aware of ourselves and the world around us. I do not know if such increased awareness makes us more moral or more efficient. I hope not. I think it makes us more human, and I am quite certain it makes us more difficult to deceive.
W. H. Auden
I didn’t generate my success by being a prognosticator. I developed my reputation building our businesses by building great businesses and making them more efficient.
Michael Lee-Chin
An efficient telecommunications network is the foundation upon which an information society is built.
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
The markets are efficient over time.
Kevin Plank
Vampire teeth really aren’t very efficient, are they? It looks very messy. I’m not sure it’s the best way to get a pint off anyone.
Saoirse Ronan
When they invented the mandolin, it was as if they were trying to come up with the least efficient means of extracting noise from a piece of wood.
Chris Thile
Nature is a totally efficient, self-regenerati ng system. IF we discover the laws that govern this system and live synergistically within them, sustainability will follow and humankind will be a success.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Most of the work on multitasking suggests that it generally makes you less efficient, not more.
James Surowiecki
Contractions, ‘U’ for ‘you’ and the like are wonderful to make communication brief and efficient – but we wouldn’t want all our talk to be only brief and efficient. Taking pauses out of language would be like taking the net away from a tennis game. Where would all the fun go?
Pico Iyer
A good liar knows that the most efficient lie is always a truth that has had a key piece removed from it.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The tenets of Jeet Kune Do are simplicity, directness, and freedom, and it’s meant to be a style that is efficient and non-telegraphic; you can’t see it coming.
Shannon Lee
The Pentagon can’t even audit its own books. It doesn’t even know where its money is going. And we refuse to have the tough forces go on the Pentagon so that at least they are efficient with the money they’re spending.
Tom Coburn
It’s very hard to persuade a young person who has seen the Great Recession, who has seen all the problems with inequality, to tell them inequality is not important and that markets are always efficient. They’d think you’re crazy.
Joseph Stiglitz
In fighting, in evolution, in life, efficiency is the key.
Georges St-Pierre
Haas is a small, but a very efficient team – I am having a lot of fun!
Kevin Magnussen
The advantage of horror books is to take the reader and cut him out of the pack and work on him one on one. It has its advantages because the people that are there in the movie theater really are a mob. If you get one guy alone you can do a more efficient job of scaring him.
Stephen King
I don’t get paid a salary, but I do like to go by private plane because it saves a lot of time and is very efficient.
Mike Ashley
I want to be efficient and effective in everything I do.
Kerri Walsh
Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking.
Humphry Davy
Conservatives are giving up on democracy because it’s not efficient. They want an autocratic regime.
Irvine Welsh
The auto industry must acknowledge that a rational transportation policy should seek a balance between individual convenience, the efficient use of limited resources, and urban-living values that protect spaciousness, natural beauty, and human-scale mobility.
Stewart Udall
I have not walked away from Hollywood. I’m walking away from the way I personally did business in Hollywood. The budget of whatever movie I do needs to be efficient; it needs to consider what kind of resources we’re using and how to be as responsible as possible.
Tom Shadyac
If I subscribed to the efficient market theory I would still be delivering papers
Warren Buffett
I think as individuals, people overrate the virtues of local food. Most of the energy consumption in our food system is not caused by transportation. Sometimes local food is more energy efficient. But often it’s not. The strongest case for locavorism is to eat less that’s flown on planes, and not to worry about boats.
Tyler Cowen
Virtues are often conquered by vices, but their rout is most complete when it is inflicted by other virtues, more militant, more efficient, or more congenial.
R. H. Tawney
People who are really efficient seem to do things easily, with a minimum of effort. In doing so they release maximum power.
Norman Vincent Peale
How did Don Jackson influence the field of family therapy? How did Watts influence the steam engine? He made it. Others have refined the steam engine into a better, more efficient machine. I’d say that is what Don did for family therapy, he established the discipline. Others have gone on to refine it.
Richard Fisch
The NHS is a bit iffy when you sprain an ankle, but when it’s a high-priority issue, it’s fantastic. They don’t mess about. They’re incredibly efficient when things go wrong.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
The most important thing for the IETF to do is to continue to organise and manage itself to develop the highest quality technical work and to do so in an efficient and open way that is inviting to new people.
Steve Crocker
Your normal Wall Street big-swinging Richard has enough of a lingering moral compass to at least tell himself that his wizardry benefits somebody or something besides himself. You know, his cleverness makes capital markets more efficient. It provides credit to productive enterprise. Whatever.
Tina Brown
The efficient man is the man who thinks for himself.
Charles William Eliot
Holiday hiring is only useful if you get the right people, and the consensus among HR professionals is that the most consistent and efficient means of finding good people is to use word of mouth. Namely, this is because focusing on referrals means that only people who are already within your network will apply.
Fabrizio Moreira
You know what term you don’t hear anymore? Arbitrage. The markets have gotten too efficient.
Nelson Peltz
It is not education, but education of a certain kind, that will serve us. And the current model of western, urban-centered, school-based, education, which is so often more focused on turning children into efficient corporate units rather than curious and open-minded adults, will only lead us further down the wrong path.
David W. Orr
All you need is the best product in the world, the most efficient production in the world and global marketing.
Akio Morita
There is unquestionably a contradiction between an efficient technological machine and the flowering of human nature, of the human personality.
Arthur Miller
In our entrancement with the motorcar, we have forgotten how much more efficient and how much more flexible the footwalker is.
Lewis Mumford
I like efficient people. I’m pretty impatient, so I can’t stand people who putter around.
Akira Toriyama
Simply as an exercise in efficient politics, Obama ’08 rewrote the textbook. His accomplishment was historic and one that transformed how race and politics intersect in our society. Obama is the leading edge of this change, but his success is merely the ripple in a pond that grows deeper every day.
Gwen Ifill
I recognized that information was, in many respects, like a public good, and it was this insight that made it clear to me that it was unlikely that the private market would provide efficient resource allocations whenever information was endogenous.
Joseph Stiglitz
I always thought that using more efficient energy sources, pushing the clean energy technologies such as renewable energies are important.
Fatih Birol
I love what I call “re-imagining,” where I throw everything up in the air and let it fall in a different way. It’s not the most efficient way to write a book, but it’s how I find the story.
Megan Chance
There is a homely old adage which runs: “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.” If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a thoroughly efficient navy, the Monroe Doctrine will go far.
Theodore Roosevelt
Economic activity, especially the activity of a market economy, cannot be conducted in an institutional, juridical or political vacuum. On the contrary, it presupposes sure guarantees of individual freedom and private property, as well as a stable currency and efficient public services.
Pope John Paul II
One problem we face in policymaking is the danger of having technology develop faster than the legal and regulatory system can react, potentially risking safety as well as efficient development and testing.
Dan Lipinski
Waiting to be happy limits our brain’s potential for success, whereas cultivating positive brains makes us more motivated, efficient, resilient, creative, and productive, which drives performance upward.
Shawn Achor
The economic model was formed by the constraints that I had: a small space, relatively inexpensive building materials, relatively inexpensive investment, a very efficient service line or assembly line.
Steve Ells
Nothing is less efficient than perfectionism.
Elizabeth Gilbert
People crave community, more efficient living, and easier access to the places they want to go.
Logan Green
Once efficiency is universally accepted as a rule, it becomes an inner compulsion and weighs like a sense of sin, simply because no one can ever be efficient enough, just as no one can ever be virtuous enough.
Clement Greenberg
The person who sits at his or her desk the longest is not necessarily the best. In fact, he or she might also be the least efficient. It’s also often the case that people with family responsibilities are particularly productive at work.
Kristina Schroder
Choosing the most fuel-efficient vehicles within a class can save drivers at least $1,500 in fuel costs and avoid more than 15 tons of greenhouse gas pollution over the life of the vehicle, as well as help reduce dependence on foreign oil.
Carol Browner
As with nearly all proposed development standards, the goal is to encourage efficient land use, flexibility and a wide variety of housing types while reducing the potential for negative impacts.
Bill Vaughan
I don’t like a man to be too efficient. He’s likely to be not human enough.
Felix Frankfurter
The house of Lords must be the only institution in the world which is kept efficient by the persistent absenteeism of most of its members.
Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel
The intelligent and efficient politician is a species virtually unknown in the galaxy. Perhaps I might secure a scraping [for my] cell library.
George R. R. Martin
This…Godless society operates in an extremely efficient manner at least in its higher levels of leadership…It follows a perfectly mapped out strategy. It holds almost complete sway in international organizations, in financial circles, in the field of mass communications; press, cinema, radio and television.
Pedro Arrupe
I could undertake to be an efficient pupil if it were possible to find an efficient teacher.
Gertrude Stein
I love using the latest technologies to make life more efficient, but I don’t want to advocate that technology replaces the need to get together and enjoy human connections with people.
Maynard Webb
The Texas Energy Office’s Loan Star Program has reduced building energy consumption and taxpayers’ energy costs through the efficient operation of public buildings, saving taxpayers more than $172 million through energy efficiency projects.
Rosa DeLauro
In the creation of a garden, the architect invites the partnership of the Kingdom of Nature. In a beautiful garden the majesty of nature is ever present, but it is nature reduced to human proportions and thus transformed into the most efficient haven against the aggressiveness of contemporary life.
Luis Barragan
In the studio, I don’t do a lot of work that requires repetitive activity. I spend a lot of time looking and thinking and then try to find the most efficient way to get what I want, whether it’s making a drawing or a sculpture, or casting plaster or whatever.
Bruce Nauman
One of the best things my mother passed on to me was being an efficient multitasker.
Mayim Bialik
I’ve never, ever in my life touched a photographer. Some of the cruellest things I’ve ever said have been to photographers who are chasing me down the street, some of the sharpest, most efficient emotional barbs. And they know that in that moment, in that one-to-one wit competition, they just got smashed.
Russell Crowe
Quite literally, your gut is the epicenter of your mental and physical health. If you want better immunity, efficient digestion, improved clarity and balance, focus on rebuilding your gut health
Kris Carr
I’m pretty involved in everything I do, which isn’t always efficient and doesn’t necessarily make for the more successful product. But I do feel that, in that sense, everything I do has a comprehensiveness to it.
Sufjan Stevens
By understanding a machine-oriented language, the programmer will tend to use a much more efficient method; it is much closer to reality.
Donald Knuth
The more energy-efficient we become as a nation, the less we need to develop additional energy sources.
Lamar S. Smith
I mean, it was a rough place [“Wild Bill Hickok”], and you had to wear this kind of cloak that you were a badass, and the most efficient way to do that was with your language. Swearing was just a part of how you got by during the day, and it was quite historically accurate, that depiction.
Keith Carradine
Competition, which is the instinct of selfishness, is another word for dissipation of energy, while combination is the secret of efficient production.
Edward Bellamy
We have found that using Facebook as a work tool makes our work day more efficient.
Lars Rasmussen
The United States Postal Service is the world’s most efficient postal system.
Diane Watson
Paid child care would make child care more efficient, allowing more children to be cared for by fewer adults, and thus free up parents to work more.
Michael Shellenberger
Once we’ve made a decision, we are efficient only if we go through with it decisively, undistracted by doubts about its correctness.
John Cleese
It’s not about weight, it’s about fitness, and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat, because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is.
Deborah Bull
This administration is doing everything we can to end the stalemate in an efficient way. We’re making the right decisions to bring the solution to an end.
George W. Bush
Dallas was not a caring city, but it was efficient.
Lawrence Wright
It is men who wait to be selected, and not those who seek, from whom we may expect the most efficient service.
Ulysses S. Grant
For hundreds of millions of years, Sex was the most efficient method for propagating information of dubious provenance: the origins of all those snippets of junk DNA are lost in the sands of reproductive history. Move aside, Sex: the world-wide Web has usurped your role.
Seth Lloyd
Research is creation of knowledge which leads to new and efficient solutions for the society. Shiv Nadar University, therefore, believes in being at the forefront of research. To create new knowledge, one needs to solve open-ended problems, which basically make one think on one’s own.
Shiv Nadar
We need to deliver efficient, transparent government.
Nina Turner
In spite of our high-tech world and efficient procedures, people remain the essential ingredient of life.
Charles R. Swindoll
Not only had he lost the only girl he’d ever loved, he’d lost her in duplicate, like some heartbroken but highly efficient civil servant.
Tom Holt
Energy efficiency should be on the priority list for all home improvement work these days. Canny builders will be able to provide homeowners with energy efficient measures which help them to save money and the planet.
Sarah Beeny
There is no reason why, with the huge potential for market out there in the world for fuel-efficient vehicles, we can’t be the cutting edge for change.
Jennifer Granholm
What’s so seductive about the efficient markets hypothesis is that it applies nine years out of ten. A lot of the time it works. But when it stops working, you blow up.
Niall Ferguson
Delivery is about being more efficient, it’s about numbers, and it’s about extracting costs.
Ronald M. Shaich
A true professional feels no pressure to run up a client’s bill, knowing that any reduction in revenues caused by being efficient will be more than recompensed by the reputation earned for being honest and trustworthy.
David Maister
I’ll be damned,” he muttered.“Most likely.” She folded the blanket with efficient snaps. “And I may be joining you, after what we just did.
Tessa Dare
If you’re the village blacksmith and a model T comes along, you better become a mechanic. People’s lives are better when they get news online versus having to wait for the morning paper. It’s a lot more efficient, a lot more real time, a lot less waste.
Marc Andreessen
The free market is not only a more efficient decision maker than even the wisest central planning body, but even more important, the free market keeps economic power widely dispersed.
Milton Friedman
To be a more efficient, faster, and cheaper way to send money around the world, you have to be able to get in and out of Bitcoin. You need to have a liquid exchange on either end of the corridor.
Barry Silbert
Our government is deeply disordered; its credit is impaired; its debt increasing; its expenditures extravagant and wasteful; its disbursements without efficient accountability; and its taxes (for duties are but taxes) enormous, unequal, and oppressive to the great producing classes of the country.
John C. Calhoun
You know, seeing the analytics explosion in the NBA. It wasn’t something I was really into in college but in the NBA everything is numbers and how you can be more efficient, so that led to me trying to make my body more efficient, and obviously Fitbit was at the top of the line for that so it made sense.
Harrison Barnes
Humanity’s future, to say nothing of its prosperity, will depend on how the world tackles two central energy challenges: securing reliable supplies of affordable energy and switching to efficient low-carbon energy.
Fatih Birol
Prayer is not a substitute for work; it is an effort to work further and be efficient beyond the range of one’s powers.
George Santayana
Anslinger’s reefer madness did not caution even the seeds of efficient, intelligent, ruthless action … The same goes for Hoover, sniveling Nixon, the whole miserable, wretchedly evil lot of them … not a man among them who could have pulled off a successful coup in a banana republic.
William S. Burroughs
I think we should be looking at the defense and seeing where we can actually be more efficient because I think that, you know, sometimes during the contracting process, we lose some efficiencies in that regard.
Ben Quayle
I like the way men cry. They’re efficient.
Kaui Hart Hemmings
Prayer is an all-efficient panoply, a treasure undiminished, a mine which is never exhausted, a sky unobscured by clouds, a heaven unruffled by the storm. It is the root, the fountain, the mother of a thousand blessings.
Saint John Chrysostom
I am very efficient.
Liane Moriarty
I think there’s a lot of different ways to score points and win football games and be efficient offensively, just like there is on defense and special teams. That’s what makes this great game so special.
Tom Herman
I think we can say our energy system will be the most efficient and environmentally friendly in the world.
Angela Merkel
In my home office, I built a custom sit-stand desk to which I connected a big, kidney shaped glass top which I got for cheap at Ikea. Kidney-shaped desk tops are, I think, the most efficient of all possible desk shapes.
William Gurstelle
It is not hard to see why the FBI wants wiretapping backdoors. It would certainly make its job easier. But rejiggering the Internet so government can conveniently monitor everything we say and do online is too high a price to pay for making law enforcement more efficient.
Adam Cohen
Woman is the highest, holiest, most precious gift to man. Her mission and throne is the family, and if anything is withheld that would make her more efficient, useful, or happy in that sphere, she is wronged, and has not her rights.
John Todd
Violence is not more efficient than non-violence.
Andrew Young
Job creation requires a business friendly environment with a tax structure that is not punitive and a state government designed for efficient use of fewer tax dollars.
Kenneth Blackwell
When you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.
Harry S Truman
When you buy something for $9.99, and you know that it’ll fall apart after you wear it once… you’re going into the shopping experience knowing that you’re renting. So all I’m doing is making the rental process more efficient.
Jennifer Hyman
I believe that preventing radicalisation is far more efficient than de-radicalisation, meaning stopping someone joining is a lot easier than trying to pull someone out once they’ve joined.
Maajid Nawaz
The so-called co-efficient of heritability, which I regard as one of those unfortunate short-cuts, which have often emerged in biometry for lack of a more thorough analysis of the data.
Ronald Fisher
Fly fishing is the most beautiful way of trying to catch a fish; not the most efficient, just as ballet is the most beautiful way of moving the body between between two points, not the most direct. Fly fishing is to fishing as ballet is to walking.
Howell Raines
Bitcoin is inherently international, and one of its great promises is it enables cross-border payments in a more efficient way.
Fred Ehrsam
In a couple of Ahdaf Soueif’s novels, she gets at the certain kind of English that’s being spoken by Egyptians. It’s a beautiful, expressive English but it is non-standard, “broken” English that happens to be efficient, eloquent, and communicates perfectly well even if it is breaking rules.
Elliott Colla
Republicans can win if they adopt a message and promote policies of conscientious conservatism where they lay out a vision of how to solve our nation’s problems, while at the same time push for a message of responsible and efficient government that focuses on accountability and results.
Mercedes Schlapp
Job creation requires a business friendly environment with a tax structure that is not punitive and a state government designed for efficient use of fewer tax dollars.
Ken Blackwell
There is nothing shameful about being efficient.
Arpad Busson
Ironically, the original Detroit Stock Exchange once sat less than a thousand feet from StockX headquarters here in downtown Detroit. It is only fitting that we are going to build the next iteration of the world’s most efficient market invention almost in the same spot.
Dan Gilbert
Ask anyone on Social Security if their check comes on time every month. Like clockwork. And it comes through the so-called dilapidated U.S. mail. My dad’s check literally will come on the same day every month. The government has been quite good and efficient at creating a number of systems.
Michael Moore
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
We’ve done a lot of work with our government businesses to ensure that we can get reasonable returns but at the same time that they can provide the services that they do provide to Tasmanians at the most efficient cost.
Peter Gutwein
The more efficient causes of progress seem to consist of a good education during youth whilst the brain is impressible, and of a high standard of excellence, inculcated by the ablest and best men, embodied in the laws, customs and traditions of the nation, and enforced by public opinion.
Charles Darwin
Songwriting wasn’t my gift. I think you have to cultivate a gift; you have to practice and develop craft around your gift so that you can execute it in more convenient, efficient ways.
Linda Ronstadt
It would appear that, on the level of individual nations and of international relations, the free market is the most efficient instrument for utilizing resources and effectively responding to needs.
Pope John Paul II
I like quick and efficient circuit training.
David Kirsch
Macau is limited in size and land is expensive, so gaming and leisure development must be more efficient. We follow a very conservative financial strategy.
Stanley Ho
As a candidate for Director-General of the WHO, I believe there is a key role WHO needs to play to improve and advance mental health. It can help advocate for efficient resources and services – and efforts to reduce stigma – to be in place at local, national, and global levels.
Tedros Adhanom
Far from being a drag on growth, making our energy sources more sustainable, our energy consumption more efficient, and our economy more resilient to energy price shocks – those things are a vital part of the growth and wealth that we need
David Cameron
It’s really hard just making dinner as a single parent, but I’m figuring it out. I just have to be more focused and efficient with my little scraps of time that I do have.
Phil Elverum
A man is most efficient and will more quickly and easily succeed when engaged in work that he loves, or work that he performs in behalf of some person whom he loves.
Napoleon Hill
I need to continue to be wise, be efficient and prepared for every game that I play leading up to the Olympics.
Maya Moore
We need new medical approaches to preventing and/or curing disease. We need new scientific approaches to generating, storing, and being more efficient with energy. Maybe we need more space exploration. Maybe we need more undersea exploration.
Fred Wilson
We will not only be more flexible when it comes to price, we’ll also be more efficient operationally by forgoing pre-assigned seating, priority boarding, upgrading the option for last-minute changes.
Oscar Munoz
The best kind of accountability on a team is peer-to-peer. Peer pressure is more efficient and effective than going to the leader, anonymously complaining, and having them stop what they are doing to intervene.
Patrick Lencioni
We have all kinds of government compensation systems that are much more efficient than the lawyers.
John Stossel
In Lagos there’s a really strong case to resurrect strong parts. Embedded in all of it are some amazing pieces of planning, amazing pieces of engineering and interaction. For instance, the campus of Lagos University is stunningly beautiful, efficient and generous, and that needs to be recognised and preserved.
Rem Koolhaas
My plane is a Premiere; it has very efficient gas turbine engines. It goes very fast on relatively little fuel. Flying has been my passion since I was a kid.
Dean Kamen
As long as I’m efficient, I’m just going to try to be the most efficient player I can be.
JaVale McGee
Paying attention at every moment, forms a new relationship to time. In some magical way, by slowing down, you become more efficient, productive, and energetic, focusing without distraction directly on the task in front of you. Not only do you become immersed in the moment, you become that moment.
Michael Ray
My sentences got sharper and my stories more efficient, and I gradually learned to imagine the reader more clearly and to empathize with that imagined reader, which is a crucial part of learning to tell stories.
Karen Thompson Walker
It is easy to study the rules of overloading and of templates without noticing that together they are one of the keys to elegant and efficient type-safe containers.
Bjarne Stroustrup
The ruler should employ person in tasks according to their abilities because Knowers ( or the means ) and efficient employees make impossible tasks also possible.
A good director is very well prepared, and knows exactly how he’s going to cut the film, so the shooting is as efficient as possible.
William H. Macy
The part of Stripe that I’ve always found most interesting is the idea of facilitating new commerce that wouldn’t otherwise happen. Payouts is turning out to be a big part of that. These new networks are efficient, intelligent replacements for offline behemoths.
Patrick Collison
Part of the process is always, ‘Is there a better way?’ We try to think through if there’s something we can do better creatively or technically, or just is more efficient.
John Knoll
The short story, its course plotted and its form proscribed, has become too efficient… but efficiency is not the most, it is perhaps the least, important among the undoubted elements of good literature
Henry Seidel Canby
Managers maintain an efficient status quo while leaders attack the status quo to create something new.
Orrin Woodward
No one needs a word processor if he has an efficient secretary.
Robertson Davies
The business of every art is to bring something into existence, and the practice of an art involves the study of how to bring into existence something which is capable of having such an existence and has its efficient cause in the maker and not in itself.
The ability to do this so quickly was largely due to the enthusiastic and efficient services of Mr. C.E. Taylor, who did all the machine work in our shop for the first as well as the succeeding experimental machines.
Orville Wright
We may be very busy, we may be very ‘efficient’, but we will also be truly ‘effective’ only when we begin with the end in mind.
Stephen Covey
It’s millions of times more efficient to collect hydroelectric power through a dam than raindrop by raindrop.
Jamie Hyneman
It is rightly laid down that ‘true knowledge is knowledge by causes’. Also the establishment of four causes is not bad: material, formal, efficient and final.
Francis Bacon
Astonishingly, in spite of decades of research, there is no agreed theory of cancer, no explanation for why, inside almost all healthy cells, there lurks a highly efficient cancer subroutine that can be activated by a variety of agents – radiation, chemicals, inflammation and infection.
Paul Davies
There is no obligation on us to be richer, or busier, or more efficient, or more productive, or more progressive, or any way worldlier or wealthier, if it does not make us happier.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I’m not that particularly talented in terms of making anything or – I’m not technically efficient. I certainly don’t know how to draw very well or paint, and I’m not good with computers. But I think the thing that I’m good at is willing something into life, no matter what. I do what it takes to get it done.
Gregory Crewdson
We want to end poverty and protect our environment. But we think the most efficient way of achieving that is to change the way a generation of young people is educated. That’s how you’ll shift the world.
Craig Kielburger
One trouble with being efficient is that it makes everybody hate you so.
Bob Edwards
Not surprisingly, extensive effort in Britain and America goes into finding tax shelter. the system is “efficient” for the shelter industry, not for the economy.
Robert Kuttner
I don’t like a man to be too efficient. He’s likely to be not human enough.
Felix Frankfurter
Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage.
Jawaharlal Nehru
Liberals don’t love big government because they think it’s efficient, compassionate, fair or even remotely useful. They support big government because they are guaranteed the support of nearly everyone who works for the government.
Ann Coulter
Printing novel DNA might open the way to achievements once only conceivable in science fiction: designer bacteria that can produce new chemicals, such as more efficient fuels, or synthetic versions of our cells that make us resistant to the effects of radiation.
Scott Gottlieb
We skim over the surface thoughtlessly. But we must acknowledge that thinking well is a time-consuming process. We can’t expect instant results. We have to slow down a bit, and take the time to contemplate, meditate, and even pray. It is the only route to a more meaningful and efficient existence.
M. Scott Peck
I can understand the poor and stupid voting for Marxism or one of its fashionable variants. If you’ve no hope of being other than a slave, you may as well opt for the most efficient form of slavery.
P. D. James
In the end, all new schools, public or private, snobby or not, add value to the education market, making it bigger and more efficient, in the same way that Zuckerberg added wealth to the economy even for non-Facebook fans.
Amity Shlaes
Low carbon, resource efficient solutions and halting then reversing population growth are two sides of the same coin
Phil Harding
PM Modi’s belief in Direct Benefit Transfer was force enough to give the necessary impetus for its efficient implementation.
Nirmala Sitharaman
An efficient government is dangerous in the hands of the wrong man. Sadly, the right sort of man never seems interested in the job.
Nathan Myhrvold
Media manipulation in the U.S. today is more efficient than it was in Nazi Germany, because here we have the pretense that we are getting all the information we want. That misconception prevents people from even looking for the truth.
Mark Crispin Miller
Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit.
Jawaharlal Nehru
Because of this ever increasing discernment of the true Mason he/she will find more efficient ways to apply brotherly love, relief and truth.
George Washington
Forget your environmental footprint. Think about your ethical footprint. What good is it to build a zero-carbon, energy efficient complex, when the labor producing this architectural gem is unethical at best?
Cameron Sinclair
A sustainable business is resource efficient, respects the environment and is a good neighbour
Phil Harding
As human pastoralists discovered 8,000 years ago, raising animals can be an efficient way of harnessing otherwise unusable resources such as grass.
Tristram Stuart
Everything – design and technology and materials – has changed since the World Trade Center was built. A lot of it has to do with computers, which allow us to be far more efficient as well as structurally sound.
Frank Gehry
The rate of growth of the management skills of any country is inversely proportional to the number of MBAs. Germany produces no MBAs, but America used to produce MBAs by the millions, and you saw the German economy, until at least the ’90s, was certainly more efficient than the American economy.
Jairam Ramesh
Unfortunately, the current pace of progress is not nearly rapid enough, with many rich industrialised countries being slow to make the transition to cleaner and more efficient forms of economic growth.
Nicholas Stern
We don’t thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.
Golda Meir
One must, however, not just work hard. One must work smart. As the saying goes, the efficient person gets the job done right; the effective person gets the right job done.
Roger Delano Hinkins
I see a future where states compete with one another to see which can be the most efficient, and where businesses seek out efficient states in which to locate so they can reap the economic and environmental benefits for their businesses and employees.
Bernie Sanders
If the point of contact between the product and people becomes a point of friction, then the designer has failed. If, on the other hand, people are made safer, more comfortable, more desirous of purchase, more efficient — or just plain happier — by contact with the product, then the designer has succeeded.
Henry Dreyfuss
The young generation of today is globally connected. They want to live in an equitable and efficient India. We have to be ready for this, and work for this.
Narendra Modi
I think that Capitalism, wisely managed, can probably be made more efficient for attaining economic ends than any alternative system yet in sight, but that in itself is in many ways extremely objectionable.
John Maynard Keynes
In an efficient market, at any point in time, the actual price of a security will be a good estimate of its intrinsic value.
Eugene Fama
In various countries around the world, assets that had previously been in the hands of governments were sold off to the private sector in the hope that this would lead to a more efficient allocation, that these assets would be put to better use.
Eric Maskin
Especially from my experience as a quant in a hedge fund – I naively went in there thinking that I would be making the market more efficient and then was like, oh my God, I’m part of this terrible system that is blowing up the world’s economy, and I don’t want to be a part of that.
Cathy O’Neil
I shed many a tear when the steam engines went out of style on the railroads. I’d like to seem them come back, but I realize the diesels are more efficient.
Clyde Tombaugh
Friends and family were convinced I was functioning just fine because I was efficient, productive and successful – who wouldn’t be working twenty hour days? I had everybody fooled with my illness.
Andy Behrman
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body – and vice versa.
Denise Austin
People who never seen to learn claim the government can be made more efficient.
James Cook
If a garden is well maintained and neatly landscaped, there must be a dedicated and efficient gardener.
Mr. Lee
The governments are seen to be less effective than they used to be. The private sector is perceived as being so much more efficient, and so globalization implies a transfer of power to the private sector.
Mary Robinson
Time is the most valuable commodity we have, worth more than gold, yet wasted more than all else. Efficient use of time begins with prayer.
Mark Hart
XRP is solving a payments problem, and it’s very efficient to do that.
Brad Garlinghouse
The good husband finds method as efficient in the packing of fire-wood in a shed, or in the harvesting of fruits in the cellar, as in Peninsular campaigns or the files of the Department of State.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I simply want to celebrate the fact that right near your home, year in and year out, a community college is quietly – and with very little financial encouragement – saving lives and minds. I can’t think of a more efficient, hopeful or egalitarian machine, with the possible exception of the bicycle.
Kay Ryan
As we get further into our career we’re figuring out how to become more efficient as artists, and doing so many different things is testament to our cohesiveness as the Roots.
Black Thought
There is a book yearning to come out of me: about how we can build the new collaboration economy, and the role of ‘openness’ in our quest for efficient use of resources and as a driver of innovation.
Robin Chase
We don’t talk about the timing of open matters, but I certainly agree with the FBI director that in every investigation, no matter whom it involves, we are thorough, we are fair, we are efficient, and we move through the facts and the evidence and come to the conclusions that are called upon.
Loretta Lynch
Although the quality of the vehicles is tremendously improving year after year but the underlying reasons that people are buying cars have really gotten focused. It’s for high quality vehicles, reliable, fuel-efficient, and safe of course.
Alan Mulally
Engineering is the professional and systematic application of science to the efficient utilization of natural resources to produce wealth.
Theodore J. Hoover
We’re beginning the age in which machines attached to our bodies will make us stronger and more efficient.
Hugh Herr
Indian IT corporations have made work in the U.S. much more efficient by enhancing their productivity and quality of work. We have helped to add sufficient value to the corporations in the U.S.
N. R. Narayana Murthy
During the socialist period, the government became too big. That created a crowding-out effect in the private economy, and it gave everybody the need to pay more taxes in order to finance this big government. We are against big government. We want a smaller and more efficient government.
Antonis Samaras
The use of automated technology generally translates into lower costs, freeing up resources for more efficient uses, including lower prices.
Michael O’Rielly
I think markets will never be efficient because of human nature.
Seth Klarman
You’re also looking at a global warming solution here in Europe: smaller vehicles, more energy efficient, many which use diesel fuel which is more efficient. And the price of gas here is $6 a gallon to discourage guzzling. A lot of big ideas and innovations coming out of Europe.
Chris Cuomo
My advice to any traveler who is traveling in order to learn would be: ‘Fight tooth and nail to be permitted to travel in what is technically the least efficient way.’
Arnold J. Toynbee
It seems to me that education has a two-fold function to perform in the life of man and in society: the one is utility and the other is culture. Education must enable a man to become more efficient, to achieve with increasing facility the ligitimate goals of his life.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I think it’s important that we all try to give something to this medium, instead of just thinking about what is the most efficient way of telling a story or making an audience stay in a cinema.
Lars von Trier
Bob Rondeau was a seminal voice in my young broadcasting career. The two people that I really monitored were Vin Scully and Bob Rondeau. And they both had an amazing talent. They were word efficient.
Colin Cowherd
Druid log July 15: Dark elves are not only quick and efficient killers, but creative and pyrotechnically inclined ones.
Kevin Hearne
Markets are nimble and efficient, gathering the collective but disbursed intelligence of the economy’s players and communicating up-to-the-minute realities of prices, product availability, etc. Government is typically cumbersome, plodding, and slow.
Joel Miller
Exposition has legitimate uses. It’s the most efficient way to summarize background information, including necessary information about a character’s history. It can set the stage well for a major dramatized event.
Nancy Kress
Any effort to make the death penalty speedier and less costly – more ‘efficient’ – will inevitably make it less just.
Reid Hoffman
I’ve tried writing on a computer thinking it would make me more efficient, but if you’re writing crummy stuff, being efficient is no help.
Jennifer Egan
When we practice paying attention, moving with ease of body and mind, and being efficient, our body becomes very capable and strong, and the mind is able to be calm and travel further inward, where we have direct access to your unique creativity, intuition, and feelings of connectivity.
Tara Stiles
What we often fail to recognize is how efficient a vegan diet is. Less land, less water, more food for our spiraling population.
Ed Begley, Jr.
I’m not an environmentalist. I’m a cultural repairman. It’s all about efficient and restorative use of resources to make the world secure, prosperous and life-sustaining.
Amory Lovins
Ordinary people have an extremely important role to play in fighting climate change. Not only can you make your home more energy efficient, drive less, and eat more local food – you can also tell your leaders to take climate action.
Frances Beinecke
In the 1980s, Democrats enthusiastically helped President Reagan pass his tax reforms, which made the tax system fairer and more efficient in addition to reducing rates.
Kayleigh McEnany
I’m from Berkeley, California, so I’m fully trained in socialism and all, but basically what they teach you there is markets are efficient and we can’t beat them, so we might as well index.
Louis Navellier
Like many businessmen of genius he learned that free competition was wasteful, monopoly efficient. And so he simply set about achieving that efficient monopoly.
Mario Puzo
I don’t think tablets are where we should be focused. But I do think they could end up being an efficient way of delivering textbooks. They’re just not really that, yet. There’s all sorts of poisons and mined minerals and carnage that goes on to make a tablet. Way more than to print a book. Or a bunch of books.
Douglas Rushkoff
The consumers suffer when the laws of the country prevent the most efficient entrepreneurs from expanding the sphere of their activities. What made some enterprises develop into “big business” was precisely their success in filling best the demand of the masses.
Ludwig von Mises
The most enduring battle is between head and heart; what would be efficient and logical is nearly always trumped by what is messy and illogical.
Antonya Nelson
Humans are unbelievably data efficient. You don’t have to drive 1 million miles to drive a car, but the way we teach a self-driving car is have it drive a million miles.
Jeff Bezos
City planning finds its validation in the intuitive recognition that a burgeoning market society can not be trusted to produce spontaneously a habitable, sanitary, or even efficient city, much less a beautiful one.
Murray Bookchin
Love without sex is still the most efficient form of hell known to man.
Peter Porter
The ministries of finance and industries and commerce require modern-minded, transparent, and efficient leadership.
Sanjaya Baru
Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don’t see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.
Dave Winfield
There’s no question that my son is better prepared for college than I was. He manages his time better, is more efficient and more directed, and spends less time in lines and more time doing exactly what he sets out to do.
Christina Baker Kline
What we want to do is put a price on greenhouse gases. Because if they’re more expensive, businesses will find a way to be more efficient or switch to solar or hydro or wind power. So that will reduce emissions.
Ramez Naam
Raising the minimum wage is very efficient. Everybody’s on the same playing field, it’s a very simple rule, it doesn’t require a lot of administration, you don’t have to negotiate anything. It just is what it is.
Nick Hanauer
I think everyone who makes movies should be forced to do television. Because you have to finish. You have to get it done, and there are a lot of decisions made just for the sake of making decisions. You do something because it’s efficient and because it gets the story told and it connects to the audience.
Joss Whedon
An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty.
Eugene McCarthy
Interestingly, the American Embassy mentioned that our efficient relief effort has significantly improved the image of the United States among the Pakistani people.
Jon Porter
I like to have an active set and a fun set. I keep my days to a decent hour; I don’t go overtime. Do I beat people up? I beat people up in that they know I like to shoot fast. And they know I like to be efficient. And that I like to leapfrog.
Michael Bay
The Navy has demonstrated time and again that it is unwilling to embrace innovative approaches that are both efficient and effective with regard to its force structure.
Robert C. O’Brien
The guitar is a much more efficient machine than a computer. More responsive.
Colin Greenwood
Before we even consider expanding Medicare, or another program based on its rates, we must reform our Medicare payment system so that it rewards value, not volume, and doesn’t disadvantage states like Minnesota that provide high-quality care in an efficient way.
Amy Klobuchar
As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
Ernst Fischer
Farmers the world over, in dealing with costs, returns and risks, are calculating economic agents. Within their small, individual, allocative domain, they are fine-tuning entrepreneurs, tuning so subtly that many experts fail to recognize how efficient they are.
Theodore Schultz
The law is the only sure protection of the weak, and the only efficient restraint upon the strong.
Millard Fillmore
Traditionally, when you talk to people who have Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s, they’ll talk about how they’re in five or six studies, and they’ve been sequenced by each study. That’s just fat in the system. Just have a single data set that then you can share. You can make the entire system more efficient.
Anne Wojcicki
In this country protection has always, to some extent, existed; but at some times it has been efficient, and at others not; and our tendency toward freedom or slavery has always been in the direct ratio of its efficiency or inefficiency.
Henry Charles Carey
My style really comes down to me trying to be efficient by wearing what’s going to get me the most out of the world. Whether that means wearing an Armani suit or an H&M dress, that’s what I’m going to wear.
Rain Dove
I believe in lower taxes. I believe in more efficient government. I believe in reducing bureaucracy. I believe that we shouldn’t have lobbyists who can go in or former government workers who can come back and lobby.
Mark Cuban
Managers tend to pick a strategy that is the least likely to fail, rather then to pick a strategy that is most efficient,” Said Palmer. ” The pain of looking bad is worse than the gain of making the best move.
Michael Lewis
Everything man does today to be efficient, to fill the hour? It does not satisfy. It only makes him hungry to do more. Man wants to own his existence. But no one owns time.
Mitch Albom
If I buy anything for personal use or for BOB that has even the slightest hint of moth damage, I put it straight into the freezer for a few days. This might sound odd, but its the best and most efficient way to kill moth eggs.
Dawn O’Porter
College is good discipline. That’s what I learned there: pull an all-nighter, get it done, and get an A. I’m the biggest procrastinator, and I learned how to be an efficient procrastinator.
Nikki Glaser
The leader is the one who climbs the tallest tree, surveys the entire situation, and yells, ‘Wrong jungle!’ … Busy, efficient producers and managers often respond … ‘Shut up! We’re making progress!’
Stephen Covey
‘Efficient’ scheduling and control of time are often counterproductive. The efficiency focus creates expectations that clash with the opportunities to develop rich relationships, to meet human needs, and to enjoy spontaneous moments on a daily basis.
Stephen Covey
There is always a certain amount of ‘transmission loss.’ You can have a power generator and if the power is going on 100 miles away, even with very efficient cable there could be a certain amount of loss.
Frederick Lenz
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Aldous Huxley
I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.
Aneurin Bevan
A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude.
Aldous Huxley
Fuel cell vehicles run on clean-burning hydrogen and are three times more efficient than the traditional combustible engine.
Albert Wynn
Those who have left to seek entry under this new system – and it will be an efficient system – will not be awarded surplus visas, but will have to apply for entry under the immigration caps or limits that will be established in the future.
Donald Trump
And as we know now, and as I pointed out many times, the great plume of fire at the bottom of the Space Shuttle is actually dollar bills burning, and the most efficient method of destroying American dollar bills as has ever been devised by man.
Dana Rohrabacher
Instead of hazarding our future on the dirty fuels of the past, let’s invest in clean power that can drive this country forward. Let’s cut energy waste, make our economy the world’s most efficient, and give our workers a leg up in the global marketplace.
Frances Beinecke
I spent a year pulling all-nighters and driving around in a really tiny fuel-efficient car relying on the kindness of strangers and seeing this incredible range of landscapes throughout the United States. That’s what happened with The Honesty Room. It was a huge night and day switch.
Dar Williams
When you’re used to seeing someone being coldly efficient on court and suddenly they go on stage and into your world – it’s fascinating.
Adrian Smith
I throw a lot more punches than Floyd [ Mayweather]. He’s very efficient with his punches and when he throws he lands a very high percentage but he’s not exceptionally busy every round.
Chris Algieri
As federal lawmakers, we have a responsibility to set a precedent for energy efficient practices.
Greg Walden
Not exclusively, but the bulk of our local economy should be covered by local currencies, which is more efficient than having global currencies which lose connection with reality in the markets, shops and communities of the people.
David Korten
Why is it when you start to meditate you stop at a certain point? Because you’re tied to the world, you have holes in your being and you haven’t learned to lead an efficient life.
Frederick Lenz
Utah’s economy stays strong by adhering to conservative fundamental principles: low and consistent tax rates, smaller and more efficient government, sensible regulation, and empowering the private sector to create jobs.
Gary Herbert
On the IRS website, they claim to be one of the world’s most efficient tax administrators. The IRS officials might know how to collect taxes, but surely know how to misspend the funds.
Mercedes Schlapp
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Peter Drucker
The representatives of young professionals and woman entrepreneurs deserve seats at the big table to evolve viable, efficient, and sustainable solutions for problems the world is faced with. Without their participation, there will always be a deficit of compassion and innovation.
Arancha Gonzalez
The United States consumes power per land-area at a rate three times the average. Even though they are more energy efficient, densely populated industrial countries like Germany, Britain and Japan have even bigger power consumption per area.
David J. C. MacKay
As a mathematician, von Neumann was quick, brilliant, efficient, and enormously broad in scientific interests beyond mathematics itself. He knew his technical abilities; his virtuosity in following complicated reasoning and his insights were supreme; yet he lacked absolute self confidence.
Stanislaw Ulam
Looking back is a form of insanity, given that I could really never understand what everybody else was thinking. I find these days that I’m much more efficient when I just focus on what I need to do in order to move my family forward and get the focus off me.
Grant Bowler
Only when you are self-employed do you fully realize how much more efficient you become when your output directly correlates with how much money you make.
Ronald Kessler
C is a razor-sharp tool, with which one can create an elegant and efficient program or a bloody mess.
Brian Kernighan
We all know the place you’re in has a big impact on how you feel. How you feel has an impact on the quality of work. Why wouldn’t we put a lot of effort into making the place we work as efficient and productive and pleasant as possible?
Jesse Schell
To foster inner awareness, introspection, and reasoning is more efficient than meditation and prayer.
Dalai Lama
The more efficient a force is, the more silent and the more subtle it is.
Mahatma Gandhi
You cannot defeat Islamic State with airstrikes only. It’s necessary to cooperate with ground troops, and the Syrian army is the most efficient and powerful ground force to fight the Islamic State.
Sergei Lavrov
I do want the tax system to be efficient and be conducive to growth, which it is not.
Jamie Dimon
If I remember correctly, the most efficient campaign in modern times, in terms of burn rate, had been Obama’s 2012 reelect, which I believe the number was they spent 37 cents at every dollar.
Ted Cruz
The wind industry has made major strides over the past two decades, and they have proven their industry to be efficient and self-sustainable. There is no need for the taxpayer to continue to subsidize a wind start-up tax credit.
James Lankford
Make yourself an efficient spark plug, igniting the latent energy of those about you.
David Seabury
It is in quiet that our best ideas occur to us. Don’t make the mistake of believing that by a frantic kind of dashing around you are being your most effective and efficient self. Don’t assume that you are wasting time when you take time out for thought.
Napoleon Hill
We just gotta finish drives and be efficient on drives just so we can get touchdowns.
Derrick Henry
Without an adversary prowess shrivels. We see how great and efficient it really is only when it shows by endurance what it is capable of.
Seneca the Younger
I do believe that clean water is the most efficient way to change the world.
Chris Long
Unrestricted laissez faire capitalism allocates resources in a most efficient way to satisfy human wants without regard to the rationality or morality of those desires.
Jerry Pournelle
Trying to solve the worlds problems by making things 5% more efficient is like trying to play the violin with gardening gloves. Not much good will come out of it. We must invent new ways!
Philippe Kahn
The aim of every typographic work – the delivery of a message in the shortest, most efficient manner.
Jan Tschichold
Teach [our girls] that there is a race with special needs which they and only they can help; that the world needs and is already asking for their trained, efficient forces.
Anna Julia Cooper
When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love, and the wise already have one in reserve.
Oscar Wilde
Meditation isn’t snake oil. For some people, meditation might be the most efficient way to reduce stress and cultivate mindfulness. But it isn’t a panacea. If you don’t meditate, there’s no need to stress out about it.
Adam Grant
If you are energy-efficient and water-wise at home, then take all your good habits abroad with you.
Sheherazade Goldsmith
I’m used to being efficient and a guy that can do more than the average guy can.
Jason Statham
The characteristic merit of the English constitutions is, that its dignified parts are very complicated and somewhat imposing, very old and rather venerable, while its efficient part, at least when in great and critical action, is decidedly simple and modern.
Walter Bagehot
Neon signs don’t consume much power, but they look like they do. A cousin of fluorescent lighting, neon is actually quite energy efficient. A neon tube glows coolly when high-voltage, low-amperage electrical power excites the gas within it.
Virginia Postrel
We have relatively little time and a whole lot of curiosity, so the most efficient way to get there is what we do, and that often happens to be some form of science.
Jamie Hyneman
When I was first thinking about what would become Venture for America, I was trying to figure out how to solve a problem – that our top young people were being driven to roles that did not, to me, address the needs of our time. That VFA would be a non-profit just seemed like the most efficient way to solve the problem.
Andrew Yang
If we don’t like rent control, we ought to oppose it on political and social grounds – and not just by arguing that, thanks to smartphones and social networks, we can create new, more efficient markets for matching short-term renters with tenants.
Evgeny Morozov
I’m not small, I’m space-efficient.
Rachael Leigh Cook
The social inefficiency of capitalism is going to clash at some point with the technological innovations capitalism engenders, and it is out of that contradiction that a more efficient way of organising production and distribution and culture will emerge.
Yanis Varoufakis
There is more energy locked up in sources around the solar system than we could ever reasonably expect to need, the problem would be transporting them back to earth and using them in a cost efficient manner.
Wilson Greatbatch
Markets do not run better when manufacturing shifts to China largely because of the actions of its government. Nor do they become more efficient when Chinese companies are given special privileges in global markets, while American companies must struggle to compete with unfairly traded goods.
Robert Lighthizer
We can only restore faith in government if the state itself becomes an efficient, effective and transparent ally of the people. Bureaucratic inefficiencies, abuses of power and the misappropriation of public funds must end.
Victor Ponta
Love doesn’t try to be efficient; when it is most extravagant, it is least wasted.
Bob Goff
Smart development invests in insulation, efficient cars, and ever-renewed sources of energy. Dumb growth crashes around looking for more oil.
Donella Meadows
We could solve all our problems if only we were the efficient, rational human beings of standard economic theory and had politicians willing to think in the long-term interest of their people rather than their own.
Jeremy Grantham
Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.
Peter Drucker
The better side of Wall Street is when it is acting as an efficient mechanism of capital formation and capital flow, which helps businesses invest.
Anthony Scaramucci
Food is no longer sacred to us: in becoming too efficient we’ve changed its nature.
Mehmet Oz
I have great, great confidence in our capital markets and in our financial institutions. Our financial institutions, banks and investment banks, are strong. Our capital markets are resilient. They’re efficient. They’re flexible.
Henry Paulson
Our nation has granted its presidents exquisite transport because we need our leaders to be efficient and safe. However, we don’t need for them to luxuriate on our tax dollars.
Tom Fitton
Being broke is a very efficient educational agency.
Edwin Lefevre
If I’m called on, I want to be ready and efficient.
Michy Batshuayi
The art model of problem solving is incredibly efficient because ideology has no place there.There’s only the thing and what the thing needs to be.
Steven Soderbergh
The State Energy Program, it provides grants to States and directs funding to State energy offices. The States use these grants to address their energy priorities, program funding to adopt emerging renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies.
Rosa DeLauro
When I started eBay, it was a hobby, an experiment to see if people could use the Internet to be empowered through access to an efficient market. I actually wasn’t thinking about it in terms of a social impact.
Pierre Omidyar
Psychic perception is a much more efficient and accurate method of seeing and knowing reality.
Frederick Lenz
We want to limit the exploitation of the fiscal capacity of the richer regions by keeping down the rate of immigration to a level that would be meaningful and efficient. One way to do that is to have a scheme of equalization which essential bribes people to stay in the poorer regions.
James M. Buchanan
I find that many entrepreneurs are trying to do everything when it would be cheaper and more time-efficient to delegate, even if there are monetary costs associated with that.
James Altucher
Developing countries present a real opportunity for sustainable consumption. There, we can start from a clean slate and develop appropriate products and services that serve people’s needs in a more efficient, integrated way.
Paul Meyer
In a race for limited resources, it is the energy efficient that will win the race
David Cameron
Amory Lovins has said that the only reason Americans look efficient is that each has 300 energy slaves. Those 300 energy slaves will now be reproduced among the elite of India.
Vandana Shiva
Opus Dei is an efficient machine run to achieve world power.
Penny Lernoux
You can have calmness of mind at all times by the practice of yoga. You can have restful sleep. You can have increased energy, vigour, vitality, longevity, and a high standard of health. You can turn out efficient work within a short space of time. You can have success in every walk of life.
The ultimate goal of a more effective and efficient life is to provide you with enough time to enjoy some of it.
Michael LeBoeuf
I think a lot of big musicals close because of the rules they’re bound by that make it impossible for them to be efficient.
Roger Taylor
Beginning with the launch of targeted interventions, including through the tax return process, we will look to find simple and efficient ways in which we can support people to save.
David Gauke
Filmmaking is just a very luxurious and efficient way of expressing yourself.
Gaspar Noe
No matter how efficient school training may be, it would only produce stagnation, orthodoxy, and rigid pedantry if there were no uncommon men pushing forward beyond the wisdom of their tutors.
Ludwig von Mises
Flying cars are not a very efficient way to move things from one point to another.
Bill Gates
A shot is a lever; it’s all it is. You don’t open a car door differently each time. A car door is efficient – it opens and closes. So is a shot.
Jerry West
Energy, health care and education are just three examples of areas in which information and information management are critically important. How are we using our energy? What appliances in homes or business are consuming the most energy? When do they consume it? Can the load be shifted? How efficient are these devices?
Vint Cerf
It takes a lot to motivate me to exercise but Physique 57 is the ideal workout, it’s efficient, fun and targeted to get the results you didn’t think were possible!
Demi Moore
No, ordinary behaviour. The efficient half eats the less efficient half and grows stronger. War is just a violent way of doing what half the people do calmly in peacetime: using the other half for food, heat, machinery and sexual pleasure. Man is the pie that bakes and eats himself, and the recipe is separation.
Alasdair Gray
We don’t put a dollar toward marketing or advertising. I think we’re more efficient than Facebook.
Pavel Durov
The sad truth is that it is precisely those who disagree most with the hypothesis of efficient market pricing of stocks, those who pooh-pooh beta analysis and all that, who are least able to understand the analysis needed to test that hypothesis.
Paul Samuelson
If you put a woman in a man’s position, she will be more efficient, but no more kind.
Fay Weldon
I’ve realized there are far more efficient and devastating methods of disturbing people than merely sloshing around in the pigpen with obvious, profane, scatological, flat-brained, grade-school offensiveness.
Jim Goad
Everybody has a cartoon of themselves. Mine is: I write very fast, and I’m ruthlessly efficient with my time.
David Remnick
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.
Ken Blackwell
The United Nations needs to be nimble, efficient, and effective.
Antonio Guterres
I don’t really bust anybody publicly. It’s much more efficient if I can impact the creators. So that’s what we do. It’s had a great impact.
Geena Davis
I’m trying to learn more about international law to understand why we don’t have better solutions for conflict – for dictators or aggressors that are hurting or raping children or using them as child soldiers. Why can’t we have an international community handle these things in a swift, efficient manner?
Angelina Jolie
People-to-people charity is more efficient, less costly, more human and compassionate, and more likely to inspire change and self-sufficiency in the beneficiary.
Larry Elder
we’ve got to find a better way to handle the expense of disease. Odd as it may seem, the more efficient we become in eliminating disease, the more our services are out of reach of the people.
Alice Tisdale Hobart
As is widely accepted, putting a price on carbon pollution is the lowest cost and most efficient way to tackle dangerous climate change.
Wayne Swan
Rick Black writes with the honed elegance of a poet so in command of lyric sentiment and the efficient evocative use of language that what results is indeed as urgent and vulnerable as true prayer … There is something profoundly human and completely necessary about Star of David.
Kwame Dawes
Although efficient markets people still go around saying there is a “mountain” of evidence supporting their hypothesis, the truth of the matter is that it’s a very old mountain that’s now eroding rapidly into the sea.
Robert Haugen
If you want to win games in this league, you have to be efficient.
Patrick Mahomes
Even though we think we’re getting a lot done, ironically, multitasking makes us demonstrably less efficient.
Daniel Levitin
Five hundred years before Christ some physicians of ancient India, working under the influence of the Lord Buddha, advanced the art of healing to so perfect a state that they were able to abolish surgery, although the surgery of their time was as efficient, or more so, than that of the present day.
Edward Bach
No man can be fully efficient if he expects praise or appreciation for what he does.
Murray Leinster
Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.
Bill Vaughan
A bank-issued digital asset can only really efficiently settle between the banks who issued it. I strongly believe banks need an independent digital asset to enable truly efficient settlement, and we believe XRP is best positioned for that role.
Brad Garlinghouse
Barge traffic on the Mississippi River represents the most efficient, most cost-effective, most environmentally sound means of transporting commodity goods from this region of the country to market.
Leonard Boswell
If a woman can, by careful selection of a father and nourishment of herself, produce a citizen with efficient senses, sound organs and a good digestion, she should clearly be secured a sufficient reward for that natural service to make her willing to undertake and repeat it.
George Bernard Shaw
You have to wait six months to purchase a fuel efficient automobile made from overseas.
Ed Markey
The point is always made that capitalism is efficient, people say ‘You might not like it, but it works.’ But Britain is not efficient.
Mark Fisher
The fact that a human brain of high amperage, otherwise highly efficient, may have a hole in it is surely not a secret.
H. L. Mencken
More efficient workers are always in an employer’s best interest.
Nathan Blecharczyk
The sabbath is God’s special present to the working man, and one of its chief objects is to prolong his life, and preserve efficient his working tone. The savings bank of human existence is the weekly sabbath.
William Blaikie
Our affluence has allowed us to move to a place where we tend to make things pleasurable, as opposed to efficient.
Jesse Schell
America ships tons of sugar cookies to Denmark and Denmark ships tons of sugar cookies to America. Wouldn’t it be more efficient just to swap recipes?
Michael Pollan
Apprenticeships are the real nitty-gritty way of creating an efficient, skillful and vibrant workforce.
Sean Bean
So we are now still dependent on foreign oil, have a problem with global warming, and are losing jobs rapidly to the Japanese in fuel-efficient vehicles as a result of that very shortsighted progress.
Jay Inslee
We’re trying to make our software available to users in as economically efficient a way as possible. That means distributing the software directly to them; taking payment through Mastercard, Visa, Paypal, and other options; and not having a store take 30 percent.
Tim Sweeney
The presumption that an extant mode is efficient if the expected net gain is negative can nevertheless be rebutted by showing that the obstacles to implementing an otherwise superior feasible alternative are ‘unfair.’
Oliver E. Williamson
In the 1950s, I proposed the survivor method of determining the efficient sizes of enterprises, and worked on delivered price systems, vertical integration, and similar topics.
George Stigler
We believe behavioral science, cognitive computing, and machine intelligence are essential to a successful, holistic surveillance offering and critical to efficient and effective organizational compliance with an increasingly intricate global regulatory environment.
Adena Friedman
Linda and I aren’t one and one. We are two halves that make a whole — two halves fitted together are more efficient than either half would ever be alone!
Bruce Lee
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.
John J. Pershing
Nothing keeps a company honest and efficient like the threat of other companies coming along and taking its business away.
John Stossel
Pointing is a metaphor we all know. We’ve done a lot of studies and tests on that, and it’s much faster to do all kinds of functions, such as cutting and pasting, with a mouse, so it’s not only easier to use but more efficient.
Steve Jobs
Little ideas can pop into one’s head at any time, and if I’m being reasonably efficient I’ve got it close enough to hand, then I pop that little tiny moment of a few seconds down onto a tape and then I can forget about it for… years sometimes.
David Gilmour
Eventually I was saying to myself, maybe it would be better, instead of trying to become an American comedian in France, to mix those two styles and those two genres. Because of course it’s good to be efficient and sharp, and to have a joke every twenty seconds, but it can be a little cold and dry.
Gad Elmaleh
There is no reason why government should not be as efficient as any good business.
Philip Green
Issuing orders and circulars without errors and in the proper way is crucial for efficient administration. This is why the Secretariat Office Manual mandates scrutiny at different levels.
Pinarayi Vijayan
The desire to get from point A to point B in the shortest, most efficient amount of time without ever wandering off path, can mean you miss out on those happy accidents that push you further and faster in a direction you never even considered.
Sarah Cooper
An efficient and valuable man does what he can, whether the community pay him for it or not.
Henry David Thoreau
The whole idea behind virtual integration is that it lets you meet customers’ needs faster and more efficiently than any other model. With vertical integration, you can be an efficient producer – as long as the world isn’t changing very much.
Michael Dell
I want people to know me as a real person, that I struggle with the same things they do, that I had to teach myself how to get through life in efficient ways.
Brit Morin
Technology has made our lives both more efficient and more demanding.
Harris Faulkner
The most efficient action, the most significant testimony to nonviolence, is living a life in which there is no violence-showing that such a life is possible, and even not more difficult than a life of gain, nor more unpleasant than a life of pleasure, nor less natural than an ‘ordinary’ life.
Lanza del Vasto
I believe that the future for a more effective, more efficient way of approaching the challenges Europe is facing is going to be more properly and more effectively handled and seen through the member states.
Viktor Orban
Prayer is our most formidable weapon, the thing which makes all else we do efficient.
Edward McKendree Bounds
I refer to my hands, feet and body as the tools of the trade. The hands and feet must be sharpened and improved daily to be efficient.
Bruce Lee
The real work of us mathematicians, from now until, roughly, fifty years from now, when computers won’t need us anymore, is to make the transition from human-centric math to machine-centric math as smooth and efficient as possible.
Doron Zeilberger
Toronto is exploding with cyclists, with more and more people wanting to cycle and being turned off driving because of the incredible congestion. Biking is a much more efficient way of getting around, and you get there faster.
Dan Hill
This sounds strange to many people, but I work out for exactly 16 minutes every day, and do so at maximum speed by running 2.5 miles. This keeps me healthy without taking up too much time so I can stay focused on other things. It’s one of the most efficient things I do each day.
Luis von Ahn
If Europe’s example is any guide, here are the two secrets of coping with expensive oil: own fuel-efficient cars, and don’t drive them too much.
Paul Krugman
We need a relevant and efficient United Nations.
Goran Persson
We cannot rely on imported fuels forever, and we aim to replace traditional oil and gas boiler systems with products which are much more efficient.
Martin Naughton
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
Just as our adversaries and threats continue to evolve, so, too, must the FBI. The key to this evolution lies with our greatest assets: our people and our partnerships. Every FBI professional understands that thwarting the threats facing our nation means constantly striving to be more effective and more efficient.
James Comey
Our purpose, as we face these challenges, remains clear – fair and orderly markets that allow for efficient capital formation, while protecting the interests of investors.
Arthur Levitt
So on one hand, honey is an amazingly sophisticated and efficient food source. On the other hand, it’s bee backwash.
Alton Brown
To me, it’s far more efficient to mobilize the imagination. It’s far more efficient to hear a creaking step, for example, than to see the face of a monster, which usually looks ridiculous, and where you know that the blood is ketchup.
Michael Haneke
Basically, I want to make all of humanity more efficient by exploiting the human cycles that get wasted.
Luis von Ahn
As the world grapples with more efficient ways of managing time, it lures us into more and more earthly pursuits. But life is not a struggle with time – it is a struggle between good and evil.
Keith B. McMullin
International carriers need to be given greater role in our skies on all routes like several other large countries to make our aviation industry more efficient and competitive and prevent arbitrary pricing by monopolies.
Naveen Patnaik
I am firmly convinced that the trend toward more fuel-efficient vehicles is not a fad. Gas prices will continue to rise in the medium to long term, because demand is growing considerably in China, India and other countries.
Norbert Reithofer
The market is a mechanism for sorting the efficient from the inefficient, it is not a substitute for responsibility.
Charles Handy
Making government more efficient and more effective need not be a partisan issue.
Martin O’Malley
Constructive trade, the two-way exchange of goods and services, is the most efficient and logical way for each nation . . . to build a stable prosperity, a prosperity based not on aid, but on mutually beneficial economic contacts.
Ronald Reagan
Shall it any longer be said that a science [geology], which unfolds such abundant evidence of the Being and Attributes of God, can reasonably be viewed in any other light than as the efficient Auxiliary and Handmaid of Religion?
William Buckland
Working with Chiranjeevi sir, I realized the professionalism and attitude they used work with. It’s just so contagious. When such a personality is doing that, everyone around, too, would do that out of respect. Work was far more efficient, smoother.
Kajal Aggarwal
There is a way to practice hard and be physical without pads. You can still be a physical football team and be efficient in practice without pads. The 49ers practiced like that for a long period of time in the 1980s under Bill Walsh and were extremely successful when all the other teams were practicing in pads.
Jimmy Johnson
A runner’s stride is not perfectly efficient.
Nancy Gibbs
There is no doubt that directing television has helped hone my directing skills. What television teaches you is to be efficient and to think on your feet. You have to adhere to strict deadlines and budget constraints.
Emilio Estevez
If someone really wants my company’s business, why shouldn’t he be able to do everything he can – including paying me off – to get that business? Because bribery encourages people to make decisions based on the wrong criteria, which means in the business world that it distorts the efficient allocation of resources.
James Surowiecki
Cats didn’t start as mousers. Weasels and snakes and dogs are more efficient as rodent-control agents. I postulate that cats started as psychic companions, as Familiars, and have never deviated from this function.
William S. Burroughs
The photosynthesis we see with plants is not very efficient. Algaes are more efficient.
Craig Venter
Before the Civil War, the Negro was certainly as efficient a workman as the raw immigrant from Ireland or Germany. But, whereas the Irishmen found economic opportunity wide and daily growing wider, the Negro found public opinion determined to ‘keep him in his place.’
W. E. B. Du Bois
Government must become lean and efficient and customer friendly. It must begin to pay its bills. Liberals believe this is radical and cruel. The rest of us think it is common sense.
Stephen Moore
Someone is out there looking to put you out of business. Someone is out there who thinks they have a better idea than you have. A better solution than you have. A better or more efficient product than you have.
Mark Cuban
Not surprisingly, the insurance lobby recoils in horror at the prospect of automatic coverage (including, when it was first proposed, Social Security), no matter how efficient it may be. Automatic coverage eliminates sales commissions and profit.
Andrew Tobias
We need a number of solutions – we need more efficiency and conservation. Efficiency is a big one. I think car companies need to do a lot better in producing more efficient cars. They have the technology, we just need to demand them as consumers.
Daryl Hannah
Introduced in the 1960s, multitasking is an engineering strategy for making computers more efficient. Human beings are the slowest elements in a system.
Ellen Ullman
An efficient payments system provides the infrastructure needed to transfer money in low-cost and convenient ways. Efficient systems are innovative in improving the quality of services in response to changing technology and changing demand.
Jerome Powell
God does not waste an ounce of our pain or a drop of our tears; suffering doesn’t come our way for no reason, and He seems especially efficient at using what we endure to mold our character. If we are malleable, He takes our bumps and bruises and shapes them into something beautiful.
Frank Peretti
The economy of the future has been aligned with the climate agenda. Even the competitiveness of companies will depend on how resource efficient they are.
Patricia Espinosa
I truly believe that everything Sci-fi taught me as a child about an efficient and wondrous world will be happening in my lifetime.
Yves Behar
An efficient economy does not perpetuate the misallocation of capital – it punishes it.
Barry Gardiner
I try to be as efficient as possible.
Richard Jefferson
Ballet is ultimately a logical technique; it favors the shortest, most efficient route from one position into another. This factor gives an aesthetic clarity to all motions.
Anna Paskevska
The efficient use of energy is as much an issue for Saudi Arabia, with its huge natural resources, as it is for all countries. Increased efficiency makes sense environmentally, but also economically.
Ali al-Naimi
It looks perverted and wasteful to us, but then one thing that empires are not about is the efficient use of resources and the spread of happiness; both are typically accomplished despite the economic short-circuiting – corruption and favoritism, mostly- endemic to the system.
Iain Banks
My dad ran a few marathons; I fight the urge to do the same because I know that it’s not the most efficient way to train unless you’re preparing for an event similar in nature, which baseball players are not.
Gabe Kapler
As any car freak will tell you, the old models are the most beautiful, even if they aren’t the most efficient. People who sacrifice beauty for efficiency get what they deserve.
Tom Robbins
It’s kind of a loping stroke. It’s not the prettiest stroke. But it’s what’s most efficient for me. And I think I kick a little more than most swimmers do.
Katie Ledecky
Note for Americans and other aliens: Milton Keynes is a new city approximately halfway between London and Birmingham. It was built to be modern, efficient, healthy, and, all in all, a pleasant place to live. Many Britons find this amusing.
Neil Gaiman
Every American knows there are government expenses that are absolutely not necessary. I disagree with the very idea that our government is spending $2.4 trillion in the most efficient manner.
Jeff Miller
If we are not more efficient, we put ourselves in a position where prices need to rise or profits deteriorate in a way that makes us less attractive to investors.
Lynn Good
Cheating is often more efficient.
Jeri Ryan
We need a government that is what we are at our best. Smart, efficient, pragmatic and compassionate.
Deval Patrick
We have a moral duty to have an efficient government.
Bruce Rauner
A lot of things get made this way: someone imagines what they want to make, then very carefully plans every step of the process, then sets about making it. That’s usually the efficient, reasonable way to get something done, but it limits you to ideas you can think of in advance.
Damian Kulash
Wind and solar power, energy efficient buildings, cars that go farther on a tank of gas, and other solutions can fight climate change. I know America can get on a more sustainable path – we just have to raise our voices and demand it.
Frances Beinecke
55 Cancri is extraordinarily rich in heavy elements and extraordinarily efficient at making planets – much more so than our sun – and those elements are the very ones you need to make planets that aren’t just gas giants.
Debra Fischer
So benevolent, enlightened, wise dictators are the most efficient form of government. The problem is what comes afterwards, right?
Reid Hoffman
The goal here is to triple the lifespan of human beings. We can’t have triple the natural resources, so we need to be more efficient.
Arvind Gupta
Seven habits that help produce the anything-but-efficient markets that rule the world.
1. Think short term.
2. Be greedy.
3. Believe in the greater fool
4. Run with the herd.
5. Overgeneralize
6. Be trendy
7. Play with other people’s money
Paul Krugman
Allocating coal linkage to a generating company rather than to a specific plant gives companies the freedom to use the fuel in the most efficient way.
Piyush Goyal
You need to plan the way a fire department plans: it cannot anticipate where the next fire will be, so it has to shape an energetic and efficient team that is capable of responding to the unanticipated as well as to any ordinary event.
Andy Grove
The human race has not devised any way of dissolving barriers, getting to know the other chap fast, breaking the ice, that is one-tenth as handy and efficient as letting you and the other chap, or chaps, cease to be totally sober at about the same rate in agreeable surroundings.
Kingsley Amis
It happens to attackers that they have a longer or shorter period where they are not always efficient.
Didier Deschamps
Search, a marketing method that didn’t exist a decade ago, provides the most efficient and inexpensive way for businesses to find leads.
John Battelle
I wish we could be private with Tesla. It actually makes us less efficient to be a public company.
Elon Musk
I balance it all by being extremely organized, and I am a very efficient delegator.
Bethenny Frankel
At Wal-Mart, it goes back to Sam Walton and the foundation and business model that we simply operate for less, or everyday low cost. We’re known for operating in a very efficient way and then giving those savings to customers.
Mike Duke
Industry is far more efficient than the university in making use of scientific developments for the public good.
Reported in 1981, as a co-founder of Genentech, Inc., a company to offer gene-splicing products.
Herbert Boyer
If we have any hope of finding ways for seven billion people to live well on planet with finite resources, we have to learn to use our resources efficiently. Plastic bags are neither efficient nor environmentally friendly.
David Suzuki
To be efficient means getting the job done in a smart, resourceful and timely way. To be effective means getting the right job done well, efficiently or not.
Thomas Leonard
Automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
Bill Gates
We have gained reality and lost dream. No more lounging under a tree and peering at the sky between one’s big and second toes; there’s work to be done. To be efficient, one cannot be hungry and dreamy but must eat steak and keep moving.
Robert Musil
We should strive to be the most sophisticated and efficient platform for the world to do business with the mainland and for Chinese enterprises to be connected with the world.
Carrie Lam
The stock market is a wonderfully efficient mechanism for transferring wealth from the impatient to the patient.
Warren Buffett
The kerosene record player is not a very efficient device.
Frank Zappa
We want to preserve and aggressively grow our arts in West Virginia while at the same time making our education department, and government, more efficient and responsive.
Jim Justice
The easiest and simplest thing that any one can do to make their car safer, more gas efficient, whatever – check the tire pressure.
Richard Hammond
We are absolutely clear: when these unaccompanied minors have a family link in the United Kingdom, then they must go to the United Kingdom. And they must go quickly and in an efficient fashion.
Francois Hollande
Trying to get government to be as efficient as business is as hopeless as trying to teach cats to bark and dogs to meow.
Walter E. Williams
If you think about the history of the PC industry, the PC industry has essentially been nothing but acquisitions by one company or another. Dell is the outlier. Dell built its own culture. They automated themselves to be the most efficient manufacturer.
Eric Schmidt
It seems that ‘rocket scientist’ is a job category that’s here for the long haul, like ‘mortician.’ But all this activity masks an important point: rockets are not a terribly efficient way to lift things into space.
Seth Shostak
The system is that there is no system. That doesn’t mean we don’t have process. Apple is a very disciplined company, and we have great processes. But that’s not what it’s about. Process makes you more efficient.
Steve Jobs
I do think to some extent multitasking is a way of fooling ourselves that we’re being exceptionally efficient.
James Surowiecki
In the first place, bureaucracies never become efficient; they’re never going to get rid of administrative costs; they’re never going to reduce them. That’s not the purpose of bureaucracies. It’s to increase those things.
Rush Limbaugh
Well, I’m a slow writer. For me, a good day is a page, maybe a page and a half. I’d love to be more efficient, but I am not.
Charles Frazier
Motorists who want to save money on gas will demand and buy more fuel-efficient vehicles. We should not limit their freedom with more government regulations.
Jim DeMint
Being efficient is the easy part. Suppressing one’s ego completely for hours at a time is really hard.
Colin Clark
We dried continuously day and night. We had no efficient way to do it, so we built this new popcorn plant.
Orville Redenbacher
Paradoxically, to be truly idle, you also have to be efficient.
Tom Hodgkinson
I have definitely worked on that… being efficient and also being smarter with my pressure.
Daniel Cormier
Today’s vote ensures that coal will continue to be an important part of our nation’s energy policy, with strong parameters to make it cleaner and more efficient.
Ron Lewis
I’m interested in helping people obtain the benefits enjoyed by the First World of efficient government. I want people in sub-Saharan Africa and other extremely impoverished parts of the world to acquire those same opportunities.
Mark Getty
Corn is an efficient way to get energy calories off the land and soybeans are an efficient way of getting protein off the land, so we’ve designed a food system that produces a lot of cheap corn and soybeans resulting in a lot of cheap fast food.
Michael Pollan
No greater tragedy exists in modern civilization than the aged, worn-out worker who after a life of ceaseless effort and useful productivity must look forward for his declining years to a poorhouse. A modern social consciousness demands a more humane and efficient arrangement.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The Internet will continue to be valuable so long as it is the most efficient mechanism for transferring data. Bitcoin’s value is the same: It will remain as long as it is the most efficient mechanism for transferring ownership.
Fred Ehrsam
The doctors have given me a green light. They have said that my heart is significantly more efficient today than it was four months ago. And I am anxious to be the next president of the United States.
Bob Graham
Our message will be that we’re going to make federal government buildings a model – an energy-efficient model – and also start matching grants for cities and counties so that they can also do the same with their government buildings.
Barbara Boxer
Why are we deforesting for pulp and paper when we have a logical and efficient solution in plants like kenaf or bamboo? It doesn’t make sense to me at all.
Ian Somerhalder
Each FBI employee understands that to defeat the key threats facing our nation, we must constantly strive to be more efficient and more effective. Just as our adversaries continue to evolve, so, too, must the FBI.
James Comey
I love cities, and I love city governments in particular. But in politics it would have taken me 8 years from implementing a policy before I would get to see the feedback. With programming I could model the same policies and see the impact immediately. Technology is a far more efficient way to test.
Jack Dorsey
The discovery of deuterium and the marked differences in the physical and chemical properties of hydrogen and deuterium, together with an efficient method for the separation of these isotopes, have opened an interesting field of research in several of the major branches of science.
Harold Urey
Prayer is a specific divine appointment, an ordinance of Heaven, whereby God purposes to carry out His gracious designs on earth and to execute and make efficient the plan of salvation.
Edward McKendree Bounds
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success
Stephen Covey
Chaos and ineptitude are anti-human; but so too is a superlatively efficient government, equipped with all the products of a highly developed technology.
Aldous Huxley
With wok cooking, you chop things up into little pieces for maximum surface area, so they can cook in minutes, if not seconds. Sauteing is energy efficient; baking is not.
Jennifer Lee
I am not well qualified to criticize the theory of rational expectations and the efficient market hypothesis because as a market participant I considered them so unrealistic that I never bothered to study them.
George Soros
The tone of good web writing grows out of email. It’s more direct, personal, colloquial, urgent, witty, efficient. It doesn’t waste your time. It reflects that engagement, responsiveness, and haste of web surfers, as opposed to the more general passivity of print readers.
Jacob Weisberg
I also believe that we have an extraordinary opportunity for the United States and European Union to lead the world in developing and implementing new and more efficient technologies – smart electrical grids and electrical vehicles.
Hillary Clinton
With the most primitive means the artist creates something which the most ingenious and efficient technology will never be able to create.
Kazimir Malevich
It is very doubtful whether man is enough of a political animal to produce a good, sensible, serious and efficient constitution. All the evidence is against it.
George Bernard Shaw
A busy person is usually the most efficient because they know how to manage their time. That’s something I learned through dancing all through school and all throughout my life.
Lindsay Arnold
Using cheap and efficient energy makes every other American industry more productive, and thus makes American employers far more competitive in global markets. Productivity creates higher paying jobs in America; it doesn’t destroy them.
Stephen Moore
People understand the simplicity of violence, and martial arts has always been about the more efficient way to deliver said violence upon an adversary. I’ve kept that philosophy as the focal point of what I do.
Samoa Joe
We must continue research into new forms of energy and into more efficient use of existing energy sources.
Mac Thornberry
There is no other proposition in economics that has more solid empirical evidence supporting it than the Efficient Market Hypothesis… In the literature of finance, accounting, and the economics of uncertainty, the EMH is accepted as a fact of life.
Michael Jensen
Time trialing is one of those things that you’ve got to train for… Being a new rider, it’s still really hard for me to know what’s the most efficient gear for me to be in. The road race is probably more exciting, in my opinion, because it’s a lot faster pace, and people are constantly attacking.
Oksana Masters
Unhappy endings are just as important as happy endings. They’re an efficient way of transmitting vital Darwinian information. Your brain needs them to make maps of the world, maps that let you know what sorts of people and situations to avoid.
Douglas Coupland
If you care about the environment, you want food and energy production to become more efficient and centralized. You want to put less inputs in and get more outputs out and get less waste.
Michael Shellenberger
Bitcoin can be programmed, metered, and exchanged by connected devices, enabling more efficient usage of our planet’s resources and services.
Jeremy Allaire
Once you accept the power of spine in the creative act, you will become much more efficient in your creativity. You will still get lost on occasion, but having a spine will anchor you.
Twyla Tharp
I want to create the airplane that flies in the rarified atmosphere of Mars. This is what galvanizes a generation to want to become scientists and engineers in the first place, not we need a scientist to develop a plane that’s 20 percent more fuel-efficient than the one your parents flew.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
We had about 60 regions in Greece and now there are only 13. It’d be like cutting down 50 states to 13 and making it more efficient.
George Papandreou
Unlike the time sink of binge-watching a TV series, podcasts actually made me more efficient. Practically every dull activity – folding laundry, applying makeup – became tolerable when I did it while listening to a country singer describing his hardscrabble childhood, or a novelist defending her open marriage.
Pamela Druckerman
One of the reasons I wrote ‘Airborn’ was that I’d fallen in love with the great passenger airships which flew in the ’20s and ’30s. Their time was short-lived. They were frail, they tended to crash; and they could never be as fast, safe and efficient as the airplanes that replaced them.
Kenneth Oppel
Money is not a goal. The goal is to make companies grow, develop, be competitive, be in different areas, be efficient to have a great human team inside the company.
Carlos Slim
The most efficient way to memorise a piece is to use the one which proceeds in an error free manner
Sergei Rachmaninoff