Quotes and Sayings about Growth



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

"Growing up in a violent home is a terrifying and traumatic experience that can affect every aspect of a child's life, growth, and development."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Experience, Home, Life, Development, Growth, Growing up)

"In some ways, with the security challenges this country has faced, we have had to put in rules and regulations for business to be able to sustain their growth and create jobs."
- Wayne Allard
(Related: Business, Growth, Country, Jobs, Rules, Security)

"I think that our fundamental belief is that for us growth is a way of life and we have to grow at all times."
- Mukesh Ambani
(Related: Life, Belief, Growth)

"The organizational architecture is really that a centipede walks on hundred legs and one or two don't count. So if I lose one or two legs, the process will go on, the organization will go on, the growth will go on."
- Mukesh Ambani
(Related: Architecture, Growth, Will)

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

"We are not born all at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later; and the birth and growth of the spirit, in those who are attentive to their own inner life, are slow and exceedingly painful."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Life, Growth, Body, First, Spirit)

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

"Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain."
- Diane Arbus
(Related: Change, Men, Growth, Children)

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

"My assignment was exclusively in the research field, and my first published paper, On the Optimal Use of Winds for Flight Planning, was the outgrowth of that work."
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Related: Work, First, Planning, Research)

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

"That's a problem. I mean, like any sort of growing startup organization, we are sort of overwhelmed by our growth. And that means we're getting enormous quantity of whistleblower disclosures of a very high caliber, but don't have enough people to actually process and vet this information."
- Julian Assange
(Related: People, Growth, Information, Quantity)

"The most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one."
- Brooks Atkinson
(Related: Life, Growth, Illusion)

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

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

"What does music mean to me? I don't think I would really be much without it, without it coming through me. It's my means of communication, my means of growth, my means of transportation from one point in my life to another."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Life, Music, Growth, Communication)

"On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and leadership of this movement."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Leadership, Peace, Time, Art, Science, Progress, Growth, Responsibility, Will)

"Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Medical, Change, Growth, Cause, Nations, Population, Question, Study, United)

"I come back to the same thing: We've got the greatest pipeline in the company's history in the next 12 months, and we've had the most amazing financial results possible over the last five years, and we're predicting being back at double-digit revenue growth in fiscal year '06."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: History, Financial, Growth, Being, Company, Months, Results, Years)

"Traffic is only one of the side effects of growth."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Growth)

"Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth."
- Tom Barrett
(Related: Opportunity, Creativity, Growth, Chaos, World)

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

"If you or me go to the gas station to fill up our car and it costs us much more than we expected, it will zap our discretionary income. We won't have the extra money to buy that washing machine or new winter coat-all big ticket items that are important to economic growth."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Car, Money, Growth, Income, Machine, Will, Winter)

"I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day. This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Mom, Work, Wife, HusbGrowth, Day, Economy, Job, Support, Today)

"In fact, 80 percent of our domestic job growth comes from the small- and medium-sized business community."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Growth, Community, Fact, Job)

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

"Children who cling to parents or who don't want to leave home are stunted in their emotional, psychological growth."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Home, Growth, Children, Parents, Want)

"Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Age, Power, Wisdom, Achievement, Growth, Purpose, Innocence, Personal growth, Self, Understanding, Youth)

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

"For life is tendency, and the essence of a tendency is to develop in the form of a sheaf, creating, by its very growth, divergent directions among which its impetus is divided."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Life, Growth)

"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
(Related: Financial, Growth, Americans, Congress, Mission, Stability)

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

"It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash."
- Josh Billings
(Related: God, Growth, Old)

"In this time of budget cuts, we cannot forget that basic science is a building block for scientific innovation and economic growth in the information age."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Age, Science, Time, Growth, Building, Forget, Information, Innovation)

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

"In order to spur economic growth we need to put the brakes on out of control spending, lower Ohioans tax burden and create a most efficient and effective government."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: Government, Control, Growth, Burden, Tax, Order)

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

"It was an absurd theory that by cutting taxes you would increase government revenues, because the growth of the economy would create an overflow of taxes that would fall into the government coffers."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: Government, Growth, Economy, Taxes, Theory)

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

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

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

"Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Health, Life, Technology, Growth, Agriculture, Care, Defense, Economy, Future, Job, Will)

"To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Successful, Growth)

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

"Continuing economic growth requires both recruitment of new companies and expansion of existing businesses."
- Phil Bredesen
(Related: Growth)

"Because capitalist society has expanded the productive forces so enormously, the social conditions under which it arose lag behind and become fetters holding back the further growth of productive forces."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Society, Growth)

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

"This radical transformation of world power relationships reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and the USSR the growth of the productive forces."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Power, Growth, Radical, Relationships, World)

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

"You need in the long run for stability, for economic growth, for jobs, as well as for financial stability, global economic institutions that make sure that growth to be sustained has to be shared, and are built on the principle that the prosperity of this world is indivisible."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Financial, Growth, Jobs, Prosperity, Stability, World)

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

"A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Change, Love, Marriage, Growth)

"Growth itself contains the germ of happiness."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Happiness, Growth)

"Love dies only when growth stops."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Love, Growth)

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

"The financial crisis should not become an excuse to raise taxes, which would only undermine the economic growth required to regain our strength."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Financial, Growth, Strength, Crisis, Taxes)

"Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself - a force that works against man or, against God, if you will."
- Eric Butterworth
(Related: God, Consciousness, Devil, Force, Man, Possession, Spirits, Thinking, Will)

"The German people were not denied, however, the possibility of improving their lot by hard work over the years. Industrial growth and progress were not denied them."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Work, People, Progress, Growth, Possibility, Hard work, Years)

"From where I am sitting much of the country now sees the President the way I have seen him since the campaign. He is an ambitious leftist, with little understanding of economics, and with far-reaching goals to create significant and irreversible growth of government and redistribution of wealth through dramatic changes in tax, regulatory, and spending policies."
- Charles W. Calomiris
(Related: Government, Goals, Growth, Wealth, Country, Economics, Tax, Now, President, Understanding)

"The growth of technology is such that it is not possible today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical physics without training. The field is now much more technical. More training is needed to do the job."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Technology, Growth, Job, Now, Physics, Today, Training)

"Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself."
- Julia Cameron
(Related: Growth)

"Growth is a spiral process, doubling back on itself, reassessing and regrouping."
- Julia Margaret Cameron
(Related: Growth)

"That's the dirty little secret of Mormon growth. Lots of baptisms don't necessarily translate into long-term membership."
- David Campbell
(Related: Growth, Mormon)

"Some of the analysts were saying, Now you're a cash cow, there's no growth at all, pay it all out in dividends, give me it all, you can't invest wisely."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Growth, Now, Saying)

"I talked about 12 to 18 months, and that's about reaffirming our foundation for sustained growth: getting the discipline back, getting the basics right, getting the customer focus back... so by the end of next year, I hope most of that's in place."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Discipline, Hope, Customer, End, Focus, Months, Right)

"And here at our Anglican Consultative Council, we have many reports of growth and great encouragement."
- George Carey
(Related: Growth, Encouragement)

"I think that one's art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows."
- Emily Carr
(Related: Art, Growth)

"More than 20 years on, sustained competition, informed customers and the rapid growth of new technology provide the necessary environment for substantial deregulation."
- Stephen Carter
(Related: Technology, Growth, Competition, Environment, Years)

"The rate of population growth in the United States is slightly below that required to reproduce itself."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Growth, Population, states, United)

"I had advocated the establishment of a Negro industrial commission. I had gestured against the growth of monopoly power. I had introduced a few civil rights bills."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Power, Growth, Civil rights)

"Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Nature, Knowledge, Growth, Ignorance, Mind)

"Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Character, Growth, Language, Reflection)

"The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Idea, Progress, Growth, Metaphor)

"Time and again we have learned that the best way to achieve growth and create jobs is for hardworking people to keep more of their own money in their own pockets."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Money, Time, People, Growth, Jobs)

"Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Quality, Growth, Discontent, Fact, Liberal, Privilege)

"I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature, and it should be displaced. Failing that, I try to work with those companies and help them change the way they think about our resources."
- Yvon Chouinard
(Related: Change, Work, Nature, Growth, Blame, Capitalism, Destruction, Help)

"If we make the tough decisions now, we will be one year ahead of 80 percent of the states in the race to economic growth. If we fail to act, we will fall even further behind... by going first, we can become first."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Growth, Act, Decisions, First, Now, Race, states, Will)

"We find comfort among those who agree with us - growth among those who don't."
- Frank Howard Clark
(Related: Growth, Comfort)

"Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots."
- Frank Howard Clark
(Related: Growth, Criticism, Man, Rain)

"Today, many companies are reporting that their number one constraint on growth is the inability to hire workers with the necessary skills."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Growth, Today, Workers)

"We have stabilized our economy. We took over a very sick economy, and we were hemorrhaging 750,000 jobs a month. We have stopped the hemorrhaging. In fact, we had 140,000 job growth last month. And that's what I call progress."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Progress, Growth, Economy, Fact, Job, Jobs)

"Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Business, Death, Growth, Community, Confidence, Tax, Investment, Jobs, Will)

"Well, I think the president has clearly submitted us a tight budget, but it's what's called for if we're going to get spending under control and keep the economy moving in the right direction, with economic growth and job creation activity."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Control, Growth, Creation, Direction, Economy, Job, President, Right)

"The most meaningful engine of change, powerful enough to confront corporate power, may be not so much environmental quality, as the economic development and growth associated with the effort to improve it."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Change, Power, Quality, Development, Growth, Corporate, Effort, May)

"By adopting the control strategy, the nation's environmental program has created a built-in antagonism between environmental quality and economic growth."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Quality, Strategy, Control, Growth, Nation)

"The message here was not about indeterminacy, nor about immediacy, but about the control of sounds right there in your environment, and the process of composition as long-term growth of interests within that sound complex."
- Tony Conrad
(Related: Control, Growth, Environment, Right, Sound)

"All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Work, Development, Growth, Effort)

"Population growth and development place additional stress on the Nation's water infrastructure and its ability to sustain hard-won water quality gains."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Quality, Development, Growth, Ability, Nation, Population, Stress, Water)

"The years between 1800 and 1825 were distinguished, so far as our domestic development was concerned, by the growth of the Western pioneer Democracy in power and self-consciousness."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Power, Development, Growth, Democracy, Self, Years)

"The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Life, Change, Experience, Mistake, Growth, Enjoyment, Exercise, Mankind)

"Among the weeds choking out growth and good government are the hundreds of boards, commissions, and advisory committees that have sprouted over the years. They devour time, money, and energy far beyond any real contribution they make."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Government, Money, Time, Growth, Energy, Years)

"There's no question that California, in the last three or four years, has been privileged to add disproportionately to the economic growth of America, and to contribute to its technological productivity."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Growth, America, Productivity, Question, Years)

"I've noticed a growth in Spike and definitely in myself. I feel like the seeds that he planted in me five years ago have ripened up to a place where I could even tackle this role in the way that I did."
- Rosario Dawson
(Related: Growth, Years)

"The problem with a purely collective system is not only that it requires economic growth, and the right sort of demographic trends, but that it prevents people thinking about their futures in a responsible way."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: People, Growth, Right, Thinking)

"We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Environmental, Growth, Protection)

"It is quite clear that compelling content, which is made available on economic terms that respect the intellectual rights of owners, can be a tremendous spur to the growth of broadband networks."
- John Doerr
(Related: Growth, Content, Rights, Respect)

"All of us aspire to give our children something more, leave a country to our children that is a better one, a stronger one, with better jobs and growth and opportunity."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Children, Country, Jobs)

"It seems true that the growth of science and secularism made organized Christianity feel under threat."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Science, Growth, Christianity)

"A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Growth, Battle, Nation, Observation, Reflection)

"The strength in our third-quarter financial results is cause for excitement. I'm particularly pleased that we continue to demonstrate impressive growth at the same time we are engaged in important merger discussions."
- Bernard Ebbers
(Related: Time, Financial, Growth, Strength, Cause, Excitement, Results)

"We accelerated our capital spending in the fourth quarter, particularly in international and next-generation network deployment, which should not only sustain future revenue growth but also drive significant cost reductions across all communications services."
- Bernard Ebbers
(Related: Growth, Future, Network)

"Our communications services revenue growth is being driven by continued strong top-line performance in data, Internet and international - three of the fastest growing and most profitable areas within communications services."
- Bernard Ebbers
(Related: Growth, Performance, Being, Internet)

"Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Death, Growth)

"The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice."
- George Eliot
(Related: Growth, Choice, Lies)

"A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Growth, Friends, Man)

"While America's infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed."
- John Engler
(Related: Growth, America, Completion, Day, Delay, Investment, Jobs, Needs, Reason)

"For America's economic future to remain prosperous, we must encourage pro-growth policies so that we continue to be the leader in innovation and entrepreneurship."
- John Ensign
(Related: Leader, America, Future, Innovation)

"Well, you can, but tell you this, that when you've got an economy that is growing at 4.9% it is the fastest growth over the last 12 months we've seen in 20 years."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Growth, Economy, Months, Years)

"But, we have had the debate in our country now for a number of years as to whether or not free trade agreements are good for economic growth and economic opportunity in creating jobs and lifting people out of poverty."
- Donald Evans
(Related: People, Opportunity, Growth, Country, Debate, Jobs, Now, Poverty, Trade, Years)

"Ethanol has reduced our nation's dependence on imported energy, created thousands of jobs, reduced air pollution, and increased energy security. And renewable fuels cost less at the pump. It is a growth fuel that fuels opportunities for millions of Americans."
- Lane Evans
(Related: Growth, Americans, Dependence, Energy, Jobs, Nation, Pollution, Security)

"But Maastricht was not the end of history. It was a first step towards a Europe of growth, of employment, a social Europe. That was the vision of Francois Mitterrand. We are far from that now."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: History, Growth, Vision, End, Europe, First, Now)

"At the same time the Constitution sets in stone the Stability Pact and risks preventing member States from implementing a policy of growth. So we are not able to do things at the European or the national level."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Time, Policy, Growth, Constitution, Stability, states)

"This Constitution does not reflect the thoughts, hopes and aspirations of ordinary people. It does nothing for jobs or economic growth and widens further still the democratic deficit."
- Nigel Farage
(Related: People, Growth, Thoughts, Aspirations, Constitution, Jobs, Nothing)

"We have seen economic growth. But we have not seen earnings growth."
- Mike Farrell
(Related: Growth)

"We need to continue to decrease the growth rate of the global population; the planet can't support many more people."
- Nina Fedoroff
(Related: People, Growth, Population, Support)

"If the Federal Reserve pursues a strong dollar at home while the dollar becomes more competitive in global markets, we can achieve both price stability and a more balanced path of economic growth."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Home, Growth, Stability)

"Increased government spending can provide a temporary stimulus to demand and output but in the longer run higher levels of government spending crowd out private investment or require higher taxes that weaken growth by reducing incentives to save, invest, innovate, and work."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Government, Work, Growth, Investment, Taxes)

"In short, both experience and economic theory imply that the US could now t to a more competitive dollar without experiencing either increased inflation or decreased economic growth."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Experience, Growth, Inflation, Now, Theory)

"A rise in the level of saving can reduce aggregate activity temporarily but only a sustained high level of saving makes it possible to have the sustained high level of business investment that contributes to the long-run growth of output."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Business, Growth, Investment)

"The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership."
- Harvey S. Firestone
(Related: Leadership, People, Development, Growth)

"The idea that to make a man work you've got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We've done that for so long that we've forgotten there's any other way."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Work, Idea, Growth, Eyes, Gold, Man)

"We can come from our own particular point of view and lay it down. We should not be throwing verbal rocks at each other. We're all responsible to continue the growth of Hip Hop."
- Grandmaster Flash
(Related: Growth)

"Whatever I contributed to the unique morale of the Cardinals was part of this growth, and so, of course, was my decision to have it out in public with the owners of organized baseball."
- Curt Flood
(Related: Decision, Growth, Baseball, Public)

"You can never learn it all and I hope to continue my growth as a person and a musician."
- Lita Ford
(Related: Growth, Hope)

"The English countryside, its growth and its destruction, is a genuine and tragic theme."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Growth, Destruction, English)

"So high do these plants stand in the favour of the Chinese gardener, that he will cultivate them extensively, even against the wishes of his employer; and, in many instances, rather leave his situation than give up the growth of his favourite flower."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Growth, Plants, Will, Wishes)

"Sometimes, as is the case of peach and plum trees, which are often dwarfed, the plants are thrown into a flowering states, and then, as they flower freely year after year, they have little inclination to make vigorous growth."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Growth, Plants, states, Trees)

"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom."
- Viktor E. Frankl
(Related: Power, Growth, Freedom, Lies, Space)

"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Success, Progress, Achievement, Growth, Improvement, Meaning, Words)

"Well-functioning financial systems are important in achieving sustained economic growth. They play a crucial role in channeling household savings into the corporate sector and allocating investment funds among firms."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Financial, Growth, Corporate, Investment, Play)

"Thus, the questions we should ask here are what makes the current economic upswing different from the past two recoveries, and whether such differences are sufficient for the economy to reach the sustained growth path."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Growth, Economy, Past, Questions)

"The standard growth theory tells us that economic growth in per capita basis comes from mainly two sources: capital deepening and total factor productivity growth, or TFP growth."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Growth, Productivity, Theory)

"The staff at the Institute will present an analysis on how asset price fluctuations and subsequent structural adjustments influence sustained economic growth, based on Japan's experience since the second half of the 1980s."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Experience, Growth, Influence, Present, Will)

"The increased global linkages promote economic growth in the world through two key mechanisms: the division of labor and the international spillovers of knowledge."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Knowledge, Growth, Key, Labor, World)

"As the new endogenous growth theory suggests, TFP growth is closely related to accumulation of the intangible capitals, such as human capital and research and development."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Development, Growth, Research, Theory)

"Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood... will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic."
- Indira Gandhi
(Related: Growth, Blood, Nation, Service, Will)

"Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Growth, Intolerance, Spirit, Violence)

"Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Growth, May)

"The American economy has always been driven by the entrepreneurial nature of its citizens, and blocking access to affordable health care will only suffocate growth within the small business sector of our economy."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Business, Health, Nature, Growth, American, Care, Economy, Will)

"Frankly, I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don't want to have too many of."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Time, Thought, Growth, Concern, Population, Want)

"All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Change, Growth)

"This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Heart, Encouraging, Growth, Students, Understanding)

"We're taking up some science experiments, some crystal growth things, we have a refrigerator that carries up some samples, new samples that go into the station, we bring the old ones home; we have a lot of clothing, we have a lot of food-U.S. and Russian food."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Food, Science, Home, Growth, Old)

"My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Art, Nature, Time, Growth, Appearance, Understanding, Want, Wood)

"We owned what we learned back there; the experience and the growth are grafted into our lives."
- Ellen Goodman
(Related: Experience, Growth)

"I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system."
- Al Gore
(Related: Environmental, Growth, Country, Protection)

"Government is not the generator of economic growth; working people are."
- Phil Gramm
(Related: Government, People, Growth)

"We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place."
- Gunther Grass
(Related: Growth, Future, Pollution, Statistics)

"I think I'm in the best place I've ever been in so many ways. I've just come out of five years of very difficult times for numerous reasons and yet at the same time it's lead to such growth. It's very exciting that way."
- Erin Gray
(Related: Time, Growth, Years)

"I think that obstacles lead to growth and ultimately, the most learning I've done in my life is between jobs."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Life, Growth, Jobs, Learning, Obstacles)

"The companies that survive longest are the one's that work out what they uniquely can give to the world not just growth or money but their excellence, their respect for others, or their ability to make people happy. Some call those things a soul."
- Charles Handy
(Related: Money, Work, Soul, People, Growth, Ability, Excellence, Respect, World)

"More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do something about the growth of obesity in our children. We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Growth, Act, Children, Nation, Obesity, Parents, Talk)

"Exercise is one of the best ways in preventing the rapid growth of obesity in America."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Growth, America, Exercise, Obesity)

"Recent warming coincides with rapid growth of human-made greenhouse gases. The observed rapid warming gives urgency to discussions about how to slow greenhouse gas emissions."
- James Hansen
(Related: Growth)

"Of course, a positive growth rate might be taken as evidence that a population is below its optimum."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Growth, Positive, Population)

"A finite world can support only a finite population; therefore, population growth must eventually equal zero."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Growth, Population, Support, World)

"I'm really looking forward to, not more of the same, but a continual growth."
- Ben Harper
(Related: Growth)

"Right now there should be a moratorium on the cutting down of old growth in this country. That is a small thing to ask at this point. There is only four percent of old growth left. Ninety-six percent of it has been cut down."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Growth, Country, Now, Old, Right)

"The growth of constitutional government, as we now understand it, was promoted by the establishment of two different sets of machinery for making laws and carrying on government."
- Albert Bushnell Hart
(Related: Government, Growth, Laws, Now)

"The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted to strengthen their power, and the resistance to that effort caused an immense growth of Parliamentary influence."
- Albert Bushnell Hart
(Related: Power, Growth, Effort, England, Influence)

"America's economy is resilient, and I am confident that Republican pro-growth policies will continue to keep our economy growing - just as it has since after the September 2001 terrorist attacks."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: America, Economy, Republican, Will)

"That inefficiency is masked because growth and progress are measured in money, and money does not give us information about ecological systems, it only gives information about financial systems."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Money, Progress, Financial, Growth, Inefficiency, Information)

"Annexation is probably the most valuable tool a city has to ensure orderly growth and development."
- Jeff Hawkins
(Related: Development, Growth)

"He will therefore have to use what knowledge he can achieve, not to shape the results as the craftsman shapes his handiwork, but rather to cultivate a growth by providing the appropriate environment, in the manner in which the gardener does this for his plants."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Knowledge, Growth, Environment, Plants, Results, Will)

"Low unemployment numbers are clear indicators that Republican tax relief and economic policies are spurring growth and helping businesses hire new workers while providing American families with job security."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Growth, American, Tax, Job, Numbers, Republican, Security, Unemployment, Workers)

"I think that growth and spiritual awareness come in slow increments. Sometimes you don't know it's happening."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Growth, Awareness, Spiritual)

"Genius is not a possession of the limited few, but exists in some degree in everyone. Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties, genius will manifest itself."
- Robert Henri
(Related: Genius, Growth, Play, Possession, Will)

"Most of the suicide hijackers came from Saudi Arabia, a place not lacking in wealth. But due to rapid population growth, the wealth per capita has fallen by about half in a generation."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Growth, Wealth, Population, Suicide)

"We have had actually a decline in government service overall, but the growth is in high-tech areas, specialty areas in the Labor Department and other departments."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Government, Growth, Labor, Service)

"But the real growth I must say in terms of the public sector for the Labor Department is really at state and local levels. That's where the real opportunities are today."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Growth, Labor, Public, State, Today)

"Individually, museums are fine institutions, dedicated to the high values of preservation, education and truth; collectively, their growth in numbers points to the imaginative death of this country."
- Robert Hewison
(Related: Death, Education, Truth, Growth, Values, Country, Museums, Numbers)

"We will see the increasingly rapid rate of growth we've already been seeing in Colorado continue."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Growth, Will)

"Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Growth, Strength, Effort, Struggle)

"It's a combination of targeting higher paying jobs in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education; a rising tide that lifts all boats."
- John Hoeven
(Related: Education, Growth, Boats, Cooperation, Jobs)

"A variety of national and international studies indicate that the broad-based deployment of information technology can have a substantial impact on our nation's economic productivity and growth as well as the educational and social success of our citizens."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Success, Technology, Growth, Information, Nation, Productivity, Variety)

"For me, the most fun is change or growth. There are definitely elements of both that I like. Launching a business is kind of like a motorboat: You can go very quickly and turn fast."
- Tony Hsieh
(Related: Business, Change, Growth, Fun)

"The Growing Smarter laws now in place compel every community to plan their future growth and allow every citizen the right to be heard when those decisions are made."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Growth, Community, Decisions, Future, Laws, Now, Right)

"Despite Arizona's remarkable growth in recent years, we have met the current federal health standards for ozone pollution and the Environmental Protection Agency recently approved our dust control plan."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Environmental, Health, Control, Growth, Pollution, Protection, Remarkable, Years)

"Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge."
- David Hume
(Related: Knowledge, Growth, Divinity, Learning)

"When America closes its doors, so does everybody else. We are the primary engine of growth in the world and we are the only beacon of free trade left, and open markets."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Growth, America, Open, Trade, World)

"The link between peace and stability on the one hand, and social and economic growth on the other, is dialectic. Peace, poverty, and backwardness cannot mix in one region."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, Growth, Poverty, Stability)

"Where there is age there is evolution, where there is life there is growth."
- Anjelica Huston
(Related: Age, Life, Growth, Evolution)

"But effective regulation at the European Union level can make a massive contribution to achieving our shared goals of improving competitiveness, jobs and growth."
- John Hutton
(Related: Goals, Growth, Jobs)

"So that we focus not on competing visions for Europe but on what Europe can do to improve economic growth, to give us a cleaner environment, to create more jobs, to make us more secure."
- John Hutton
(Related: Growth, Environment, Europe, Focus, Jobs, Visions)

"The challenge to our national economies and the collective economy of Europe will become - with the growth of China and the continuing productivity growth of the US - even more intense in the decades to come."
- John Hutton
(Related: Growth, Challenge, Economy, Europe, Productivity, Will)

"Healthy people are those who live in healthy homes on a healthy diet; in an environment equally fit for birth, growth work, healing, and dying... Healthy people need no bureaucratic interference to mate, give birth, share the human condition and die."
- Ivan Illich
(Related: Diet, Work, People, Growth, Dying, Environment, Healing)

"Inductive reason, which alone makes man master of his environment, is an achievement; and when once born it must be reinforced by inhibiting the growth of other modes of knowledge."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Knowledge, Achievement, Growth, Environment, Man, Reason)

"But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement, and depends for its growth on a people's entry into the main current of world-events."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Life, People, Achievement, Growth, Perception, Unity, World)

"Research and development needs permanent tax credits to build the technology that spurs our growth. But no government programs alone can get America's students to study more science and math; parents must push and help their children to meet this goal."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Government, Science, Technology, Development, Goal, Growth, America, Children, Tax, Help, Needs, Parents, Research, Students, St)

"Home schooled children frequently combine for many purposes - and they interact well. The growth of the home schooling movement means that more and more children are learning together, just not in a traditional classroom."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Home, Growth, Children, Classroom, Learning)

"All artists are people of growth. It's like food, you take the good and leave the rest."
- Andrew Jack
(Related: Food, People, Growth, Artists, Rest)

"You can look at that by comparing Medicare's growth rates to the private insurance world, to the other Federal programs that we run, by looking at the billions of dollars, not millions but billions of dollars, we waste every year."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Growth, Waste, World)

"Surely it is time for Jews, worried over the huge growth of Arabs in Israel, to consider finishing the exchange of populations that began 35 years ago."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Time, Growth, Israel, Years)

"For if enough people were really convinced that growth should be halted, and if they acted on that conviction, then billions of others might be deprived of any realistic hope of gaining the opportunities now enjoyed by the more fortunate."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: People, Growth, Hope, Conviction, Now)

"The commune movement is part of a reawakening of belief in the possibilities for utopia that existed in the nineteenth century and exist again today, a belief that by creating the right social institution, human satisfaction and growth can be achieved."
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(Related: Belief, Growth, Possibilities, Right, Satisfaction, Today, Utopia)

"The starship thing is really political action and reaction, the natural outgrowth of Volunteers."
- Paul Kantner
(Related: Action)

"That level of trade deficit throttles real growth in our country and continues the unfortunate path of selling out America. We are not winning the global trade war, we are losing it badly."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: War, Growth, Selling, Winning, America, Country, Losing, Trade)

"Technological innovation is indeed important to economic growth and the enhancement of human possibilities."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Growth, Innovation, Possibilities)

"I am here to give the American people some straight talk about higher education. Some have said we might have cut financial aid for college students. The truth is we have expanded access to college for our neediest students through the record growth of the Pell grant program."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Education, Truth, People, Financial, Growth, American, College, Students, Talk)

"The growth of Stewart Airport creates new jobs for area residents, brings new business and new travelers to the region, and brings new convenient travel options to those of us living in the Hudson Valley."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Business, Travel, Growth, Jobs, Living, Options)

"Promoting job creation and economic growth in the Hudson Valley is one of my top priorities in Congress."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Growth, Congress, Creation, Job, Priorities)

"If we do not voluntarily bring population growth under control in the next one or two decades, the nature will do it for us in the most brutal way, whether we like it or not."
- Henry W. Kendall
(Related: Nature, Control, Growth, Population, Will)

"The destruction of our environment and resources cannot be stemmed unless the growth of the world's population is stemmed and ultimately reduced."
- Henry W. Kendall
(Related: Growth, Destruction, Environment, Population, World)

"We not only romanticize the future; we have also made it into a growth industry, a parlor game and a disaster movie all at the same time."
- Eugene Kennedy
(Related: Time, Growth, Disaster, Future)

"We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Growth, Conformity, Enemy, Freedom, Nations, Will)

"The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Growth, Strength, Decisions, Difficulty, Economy, Tax, Investment, Potential, Risk)

"Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Growth, Conformity, Enemy, Freedom)

"Chris was a friend of mine, I loved him. I didn't see him for 18 months before he died, but I'd met him several times after the accident. What was remarkable was his personal growth in his interior life."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Life, Friend, Growth, Accident, Months, Personal growth, Remarkable)

"When you look at the state of the economy right now, you have to set a priority. And my top priority is the deficit of jobs and economic growth, and especially this perception that the United States could be falling behind especially Asian economies."
- Mark Kirk
(Related: Growth, Perception, Economy, Jobs, Now, Right, State, states, United)

"Moreover, statistics can be deceiving: the growth of jobs in the US in the 90s was due to many part-time jobs, with no benefits and generally low pay."
- David Korten
(Related: Growth, Benefits, Jobs, Statistics)

"Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth."
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: Change, Growth, Rebirth, Spiritual)

"Well, the security business has been growing. I think security is one of those areas where it's to some degree not linear but maybe exponential growth."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Business, Growth, Security)

"I have a high degree of confidence about India's growth potential in IT."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Growth, Confidence, Potential)

"We are not out to boast that there is so much percentage of growth per year. Our real concern is how it affects the lives of people, the future of our country."
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: People, Growth, Concern, Country, Future)

"Our empirical criterion for a series of theories is that it should produce new facts. The idea of growth and the concept of empirical character are soldered into one."
- Imre Lakatos
(Related: Idea, Character, Growth, Facts, Theories)

"The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Labor, states, World)

"Modern techniques have torn down state frontiers, both economical and intellectual. The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Labor, State, states, World)

"40 percent of North Korean children suffer from stunted growth. 20 percent are underweight."
- Tom Lantos
(Related: Growth, Children)

"Humanity abhors, above all things, a vacuum in itself, and your class will be cut off from humanity as the surgeon cuts the cancer and alien growth from the body."
- James Larkin
(Related: Growth, Body, Cancer, Class, Humanity, Will)

"We need a positive economic agenda that invests in the innovation and growth that will create jobs for middle class families and ensure that America remains the world leader."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Leader, Growth, Positive, America, Class, Innovation, Jobs, Middle class, Will, World)

"The only way to eliminate the deficit in the long run is through growth."
- Edward Lazear
(Related: Growth)

"Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential."
- Bruce Lee
(Related: Quality, Development, Growth, Being, Duty, Potential)

"Firms need to ensure that their ability to provide effective customer service keeps pace with their growth. If you're marketing your firm to new customers, you better be able to provide them service when they do business with you."
- Arthur Levitt
(Related: Business, Growth, Ability, Customer, Marketing, Service)

"Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed."
- George Henry Lewes
(Related: Beauty, Genius, Growth, Spring, Years)

"I believe Business Objects is on the cusp of becoming a multi-billion-dollar sales company. There is tremendous growth potential for business intelligence."
- Bernard Liautaud
(Related: Business, Intelligence, Growth, Company, Potential, Sales)

"Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Change, Growth, Reform, Security)

"States have the responsibility to create rules and conditions for growth and development, and to channel the benefits to all citizens by providing education and making people able to participate in the economies, and in decision-making."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Education, People, Development, Decision, Growth, Benefits, Responsibility, Rules, states)

"Regional exchange can be a source of growth and development, and of enhancing good governance."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Development, Growth)

"One expected growth, change; without it, the world was less, the well of inspiration dried up, the muses fled."
- Charles de Lint
(Related: Change, Inspiration, Growth, World)

"The concentration and reciprocal effect of industry and agriculture conjoin in a growth of productive powers, which increases more in geometrical than in arithmetical proportion."
- Friedrich List
(Related: Growth, Agriculture, Effect)

"I know that Julia has been given to me for my spiritual growth, and this moment is perfect for us both. I know that I love her, and I know she's my soul mate."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Love, Soul, Growth, Spiritual)

"In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Work, Growth, Destruction, Difference, Living, Reason)

"I had accumulated some capital and was at an age at which I was interested in generating income. But even though I was risk averse, I was interested in growth stocks."
- James MacArthur
(Related: Age, Growth, Income, Risk)

"Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening, so there was immense growth for industrial training films, documentaries to do with the mining, and the outback world."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Time, Growth, Film, Reflection, Training, World, Years)

"Marxism is like a classical building that followed the Renaissance; beautiful in its way, but incapable of growth."
- Harold MacMillan
(Related: Growth, Building, Marxism)

"It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Growth, First, Living, Mind, Privilege)

"Growth, in some curious way, I suspect, depends on being always in motion just a little bit, one way or another."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Growth, Being)

"Wherever there is one job on the verge of being lost, I will fight to save it. Wherever there is one company looking to grow in West Virginia, I will fight to make that growth a reality."
- Joe Manchin III
(Related: Growth, Being, Company, Fight, Job, Reality, Will)

"What is most important for Europe is economic growth and jobs, security at home and safety in the world."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Home, Growth, Europe, Jobs, Safety, Security, World)

"Growth is a painful process."
- Wilma Mankiller
(Related: Growth)

"All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization."
- Abraham Maslow
(Related: Health, Growth, Baby, Being, Will)

"I was just very interested in the American frontier and the growth of capitalism - those enormous fortunes that were being made, more often than not, on the blood of poor people, black people, Indian people. They were the ones who paid very dearly for those great fortunes."
- Peter Matthiessen
(Related: People, Growth, American, Being, Blood, Capitalism, Poor)

"I thought I wanted to be a lawyer and was going through this growth phase."
- Matthew McGrory
(Related: Thought, Growth)

"We also very importantly recommend continued growth in the Army and the Marine Corps end strength."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: Growth, Strength, Army, End)

"The majority of people who buy homes in golf course communities don't play golf. Golf is way down at the bottom in terms of total numbers and growth."
- Ed McMahon
(Related: People, Growth, Golf, Majority, Numbers, Play)

"It is a fact that, if I single out Germany, our rate of growth is too low and we have very high unemployment."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Growth, Fact, Germany, Unemployment)

"I think that the EU with the Lisbon agenda has put the right emphasis on growth and employment."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Growth, Right)

"I will not let anyone tell me we must spend more money. This crisis did not come about because we issued too little money but because we created economic growth with too much money and it was not sustainable growth."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Money, Growth, Crisis, Will)

"The Asian nation's oil demand is expected to grow this year by 800,000 barrels per day and represents more than one-third of the total growth in global demand, according to the Energy Information Agency."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Growth, Day, Energy, Information, Nation, Oil)

"I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Life, Growth, Being, Expression)

"All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Experience, Growth, Act)

"The growth of a company like ours tends to be a relatively steady because, like some of the other successful mixed signal companies, we have a wide range of products servicing a wide range of end applications."
- David Milne
(Related: Successful, Growth, Company, End)

"If we look to the history of other nations, ancient or modern, we find no example of a growth so rapid, so gigantic, of a people so prosperous and happy."
- James Monroe
(Related: History, People, Growth, Example, Nations)

"When you're buying real growth and want real performance, you buy excellent management and good products and you diversify across industry sectors."
- Robert Morse
(Related: Growth, Management, Performance, Buying, Want)

"I kind of just lucked into and fell into the other profession. It was really just an outgrowth of the fact that when I was in art school, I had no money whatsoever."
- Martin Mull
(Related: Art, Money, Fact, Profession, School)

"The pro-growth policies of Congress have helped created new jobs in the region and across the country."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: Congress, Country, Jobs)

"I'd like to see an arrested growth of development. You can't stop it, but it's important we do something about the developers having the upper hand."
- John Murray
(Related: Development, Growth)

"The trend of all knowledge at the present is to specialize, but archaeology has in it all the qualities that call for the wide view of the human race, of its growth from the savage to the civilized, which is seen in all stages of social and religious development."
- Margaret Murray
(Related: Knowledge, Development, Growth, Present, Race, Religious)

"Our Government is committed to pursuing policies and programs which facilitate a further lowering of the interest rates in order to fuel investment and growth. We call on the commercial banks to partner with us in this effort."
- Said Musa
(Related: Government, Growth, Banks, Effort, Interest, Investment, Order)

"Although housing sales and starts have cooled to more typical levels, the housing market remains strong and sound. Without the expansion of homeownership and the strength of our housing market, our nation would not have the economic growth we are experiencing today."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Growth, Strength, Nation, Sales, Sound, Today)

"The time was not yet ripe for the growth of mathematical science among us, and any development that might have taken place in that direction was rudely stopped by the civil war."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Science, Time, War, Development, Growth, Direction)

"Growth is the only evidence of life."
- John Henry Newman
(Related: Life, Growth)

"You have to go through those mountains and valleys - because that's what life is: soul growth."
- Wayne Newton
(Related: Life, Soul, Growth, Mountains)

"Well, WorldCom's growth exploded in the Clinton years, there's no question, there's no disputing that."
- Don Nickles
(Related: Growth, Question, Years)

"Risk is essential. There is not growth of inspiration in staying within what is safe and comfortable. Once you find out what you do best, why not try something else?"
- Alex Noble
(Related: Inspiration, Growth, Risk)

"This is the moment when we must build on the wealth that open markets have created, and share its benefits more equitably. Trade has been a cornerstone of our growth and global development. But we will not be able to sustain this growth if it favors the few, and not the many."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Development, Growth, Wealth, Benefits, Favors, Open, Trade, Will)

"Without economic growth and job creation in Mexico, we won't be able to confront the migratory phenomenon."
- Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
(Related: Growth, Creation, Job)

"We all know that China is industrializing at a growth rate of 8 to 10 percent per year. China is on track to pass the U.S. as the largest economy in the world in 20 to 25 years, and China is determined to give its people a chance at this high standard of living that we enjoy."
- John Olver
(Related: People, Growth, Chance, Economy, Living, World, Years)

"Growth as an actor and as a human being are synonymous."
- Tom Oppenheim
(Related: Growth, Actor, Being)

"There's something about Marxism that brings out warts; the only kind of growth this economic system encourages."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Growth, Marxism)

"If the views I have expressed be right, we can think of our civilization evolving with the growth of knowledge from small wandering tribes to large settled law."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Civilization, Knowledge, Growth, Law, Right)

"The individual organs follow the same pattern as the whole organism, i.e. they have their period of growth, of stationary, maximum activity and then of aging decline."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Growth)

"We must speed up the deployment of broadband in order to bring high-speed data services to homes and businesses. The spread of information technology has contributed to a steady growth in U.S. productivity."
- Michael Oxley
(Related: Technology, Growth, Information, Order, Productivity)

"People desire to separate their worlds into polarities of dark and light, ugly and beautiful, good and evil, right and wrong, inside and outside. Polarities serve us in our learning and growth, but as souls we are all."
- Joy Page
(Related: People, Growth, Desire, Evil, Learning, Light, Right, Ugly, Wrong)

"This Budget reflects a choice - not an easy choice, but the right choice. And when you think about it, the only choice. The choice to take the responsible, prudent path to fiscal stability, economic growth and opportunity."
- George E. Pataki
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Choice, Right, Stability)

"Green politics at its worst amounts to a sort of Zen fascism; less extreme, it denounces growth and seeks to stop the world so that we can all get off."
- Chris Patten
(Related: Politics, Growth, Extreme, Fascism, World, Zen)

"The great awareness comes slowly, piece by piece. The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning. The experience of spiritual power is basically a joyful one."
- M. Scott Peck
(Related: Experience, Power, Growth, Awareness, Learning, Spiritual)

"Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit."
- M. Scott Peck
(Related: Development, Growth, Problems, Spirit)

"Democratic priorities remain clear: to provide a tax cut for working families, to promote policies that produce jobs and economic growth, and to assist millions of our fellow Americans who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own."
- Nancy Pelosi
(Related: Growth, Americans, Fault, Tax, Jobs, Priorities)

"Well, I think the reality is that as you study - when President Kennedy cut marginal tax rates, when Ronald Reagan cut marginal tax rates, when President Bush imposed those tax cuts, they actually generated economic growth. They expanded the economy. They expand tax revenues."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Growth, Economy, Tax, President, Reality, Study, Tax cuts)

"Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Growth, Chance, Result)

"The keener the want the lustier the growth."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Growth, Want)

"The outgrowth of conservation, the inevitable result, is national efficiency."
- Gifford Pinchot
(Related: Conservation, Efficiency, Result)

"Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart."
- William Pitt
(Related: Heart, Growth, Confidence)

"People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die."
- Plato
(Related: People, Growth, Help)

"Tax cuts continue to benefit families, seniors, and small business owners, as evidenced by unparalleled economic growth in Nevada and across the country."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Business, Growth, Country, Tax, Tax cuts)

"There is progress taking place, growth is better. We're only talking about two years there."
- John Prescott
(Related: Progress, Growth, Talking, Years)

"For my own personal growth I had to set out on my own."
- Frank Press
(Related: Growth, Personal growth)

"There is not an alternative to the US as the engine for growth."
- Rodrigo Rato
(Related: Growth)

"And it's also producing a growth in debt to the United States that will weight very heavily in a country that has to address issues like having more old people to be covered by Social Security or by pension in the future."
- Rodrigo Rato
(Related: People, Growth, Country, Debt, Future, Old, Security, states, United, Weight, Will)

"The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation."
- Dixie Lee Ray
(Related: Government, Growth, Inflation, Job, Pollution, Reality, Risk)

"It is the potential for economic growth that provides the basis for the development of countries, for bringing to people essential goods and services, such as water to drink and facilities for healthcare."
- Lee R. Raymond
(Related: People, Development, Growth, Countries, Healthcare, Potential, Water)

"The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Nature, Growth, Balance, Efficiency, Law)

"There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Imagination, Intelligence, Growth, Limits, Wonder)

"Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Growth, Entrepreneurs, states, United)

"We got to know the competition very well. In the '50s popcorn made a big growth in sales. Our main push was to produce the best quality and sell in quality retail outlets."
- Orville Redenbacher
(Related: Quality, Growth, Competition, Sales)

"The reason we have not gone to newspapers is because its a slow growth industry and I think they are dying. I'm not sure there will be newspapers in 10 years. I read newspapers every day. I even read Murdoch's Wall Street Journal."
- Sumner Redstone
(Related: Growth, Day, Dying, Newspapers, Reason, Will, Years)

"Globalization and free trade do spur economic growth, and they lead to lower prices on many goods."
- Robert Reich
(Related: Growth, Globalization, Trade)

"Immigration is not just compatible with but is a necessary component of economic growth."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Growth)

"Hiphop hasn't had stages of growth through its 30 years of existence."
- Slick Rick
(Related: Growth, Existence, Years)

"If I'm a commodity, it wouldn't be a wise idea to buy stock in me - although, in the long run, maybe I'm a slow growth investment."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Idea, Growth, Investment)

"In my early professionals years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?"
- Carl Rogers
(Related: Change, Growth, Cure, May, Now, Personal growth, professionals, Question, Years)

"There would not be enough talent that's educated, developed and ready to take on the next leadership challenge, and it would cap our growth. Now we've put programs in place not to have that happen, but that could be a weakness."
- Kevin Rollins
(Related: Leadership, Talent, Growth, Challenge, Now, Weakness)

"I am sure there will come a time when we are going to use AMD. The products have been getting better. The acceptance is getting better. But we have not been suffering as a company for either growth or profitability because we haven't had AMD."
- Kevin Rollins
(Related: Time, Growth, Acceptance, Company, Suffering, Will)

"The goal of long-run economic growth without asset price bubbles is not only achievable, but is something we should expect if we put a sound regulatory framework in place and if policymakers remain vigilant."
- Christina Romer
(Related: Goal, Growth, Sound)

"President Obama instituted the most anti-growth, anti-investment, anti-jobs measures that we have seen in our lifetime. Now he called his agenda ambitious, I call it reckless."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Now, President)

"I take great pride in having been able to overcome the Asian financial crisis and seeking the opportunities available to bring about an unprecedented growth in the economy."
- Zhu Rongji
(Related: Financial, Growth, Crisis, Economy, Pride)

"The growth of modern constitutional government compels for its successful practice the exercise of reason and considerate judgment by the individual citizens who constitute the electorate."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Government, Successful, Growth, Exercise, Judgment, Practice, Reason)

"If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America... that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom."
- Ernestine L. Rose
(Related: Growth, America, Flowers, Freedom, Poison, Slavery, Spring, Will)

"We've got a bit of growth a bit earlier than expected."
- Stuart Rose
(Related: Growth)

"The enforcement is the flip side to the growth. And that's OK."
- Hilary Rosen
(Related: Growth)

"The claim made by Team Obama that every dollar in stimulus translates into a dollar-and-a-half in growth is economic fiction. The costs of stimulus reduce future growth. No country has ever spent itself to prosperity. The price of stimulus has to be paid sometime."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Growth, Country, Fiction, Future, Prosperity)

"The difficulty for Mr. Obama will be when the public sees where his decisions lead - higher inflation, higher interest rates, higher taxes, sluggish growth, and a jobless recovery."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Growth, Decisions, Difficulty, Inflation, Interest, Public, Taxes, Will)

"I think the most beautiful thing is that we're not parting because there were problems. We're parting because we're celebrating each others' growth."
- Kelly Rowland
(Related: Growth, Parting, Problems)

"Minority art, vernacular art, is marginal art. Only on the margins does growth occur."
- Joanna Russ
(Related: Art, Growth, Minority)

"Here's the problem if you keep raising tax rates: You slow down economic growth."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Growth, Tax)

"Are we interested in treating the symptoms of poverty and economic stagnation through income redistribution and class warfare, or do we want to go at the root causes of poverty and economic stagnation by promoting pro-growth policies that promote prosperity?"
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Causes, Class, Income, Poverty, Prosperity, Want)

"The basic idea was that if a country would put its economy as an integrated piece of the world system, that it would benefit from that with economic growth. I concur with that basic view."
- Jeffrey Sachs
(Related: Idea, Growth, Country, Economy, World)

"The writer catches the changes of his mind on the hop. Growth is exciting; growth is dynamic and alarming. Growth of the soul, growth of the mind."
- Vita Sackville-West
(Related: Soul, Growth, Mind, Writer)

"The Italian prose tale had begun to exercise that influence as early as Chaucer's time: but circumstances and atmosphere were as yet unfavourable for its growth."
- George Saintsbury
(Related: Growth, Circumstances, Exercise, Influence, Prose)

"I got a cable from New York saying that what I'd written about the growth of Soviet agricultural production didn't make sense because the same levels were reached under the czars. I wanted to confirm it, but by then the censors were on to me."
- Harrison Salisbury
(Related: Growth, Production, Saying, Sense)

"Globalization presumes sustained economic growth. Otherwise, the process loses its economic benefits and political support."
- Paul Samuelson
(Related: Growth, Benefits, Globalization, Support)

"The garden is growth and change and that means loss as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters."
- May Sarton
(Related: Change, Growth, Disasters, Garden, Loss)

"We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth."
- Virginia Satir
(Related: Growth, Survival, Day, Hugs)

"The recommended daily requirement for hugs is: four per day for survival, eight per day for maintenance, and twelve per day for growth."
- Virginia Satir
(Related: Growth, Survival, Day, Hugs)

"But only 'rich' people by definition have the 'extra' money to buy things and invest to create economic growth. Do we really want to tax that 'extra' money away - and give it to the government to spend? Does that make any economic sense outside of politics and our emotional desire to make everyone suffer equally through these tough times?"
- Terry Savage
(Related: Government, Money, Politics, People, Growth, Desire, Tax, Sense, Want)

"Reducing the tax burden is necessary to produce economic growth."
- Bob Schaffer
(Related: Growth, Burden, Tax)

"People have been convinced that growth for growth's sake is a good thing."
- Tom Scholz
(Related: People, Growth)

"Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Intelligence, Nature, Growth, Pain, Suffering)

"We are seeing significant growth in foreign investment in Germany."
- Gerhard Schroder
(Related: Growth, Germany, Investment)

"Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility."
- E. F. Schumacher
(Related: Growth, Impossibility, Infinite, World)

"Women are the engine driving the growth in California's economy. Women make California's economy unique."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Women, Growth, Driving, Economy)

"Many of them are doing it because they are concerned about smart growth."
- Lee Scott
(Related: Growth)

"Global fuel and consumption, however, is projected to increase by 100 to 150 percent over the next 20 years, driven largely by the rapidly growing Chinese and Indian economies; and this growth and this increase in demand will force prices even higher."
- John Shadegg
(Related: Growth, Force, Will, Years)

"The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on."
- Anna Howard Shaw
(Related: Men, Life, Truth, Dream, Progress, Growth, Being, Ideals, World)

"Growth demands a temporary surrender of security."
- Gail Sheehy
(Related: Growth, Security, Surrender)

"Eight shows a week is daunting, and it can be terrifying. But it just instills such a sense of confidence and growth."
- Brooke Shields
(Related: Growth, Confidence, Sense)

"Government spending is being restrained, the economy is making progress and moving forward, and the pro-growth, tax cutting policies put in place have allowed businesses to grow, which has brought in additional tax revenue to help pay off the debt."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Government, Progress, Being, Debt, Economy, Tax, Help)

"Productivity and the growth of productivity must be the first economic consideration at all times, not the last. That is the source of technological innovation, jobs, and wealth."
- William E. Simon
(Related: Growth, Wealth, Consideration, First, Innovation, Jobs, Productivity)

"I thought the stock was a great buy. I think anybody that bought the stock in 1999 was - saw over the next couple of years a strong growth. During the year of 1999, I significantly increased my ownership of shares in the company."
- Jeffrey Skilling
(Related: Thought, Growth, Company, Ownership, Years)

"While other industries have suffered, the nonprofit arts world continues to build in strength while it encourages the growth of innumerable small businesses on its periphery, thereby creating more jobs."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Growth, Strength, Jobs, World)

"But as you say, the fundamental stumbling block is the question of the future of the economy. And it's not just the sort of economic laboratory question, of what kind of system would best generate growth, which is the way it's presented."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Growth, Economy, Future, Question)

"The spirit of self-help is the root of all genuine growth in the individual."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Growth, Self, Spirit)

"Happiness, contentment, the health and growth of the soul, depend, as men have proved over and over again, upon some simple issue, some single turning of the soul."
- George A. Smith
(Related: Health, Men, Happiness, Soul, Growth, Contentment)

"Well, I think the global economy is in the position for continuing good growth with inflation well in check."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Growth, Economy, Inflation)

"We're focused on doing the things that make the economy perform well, and as you do that, reduce deficits, for one, very important; secondly, keep growth rates high, very important."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Growth, Economy)

"And one of our points of continuing conversation with our trading partners is the urgency of their taking steps to remove barriers to their improved growth performance."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Growth, Performance, Conversation)

"And our big theme has been, you have made so much progress, we urge you on with the openings and market openings that have occurred. They clearly work and continuing on that path will produce further growth and further opportunities for the Indian people."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Work, People, Progress, Growth, Will)

"Moderation of oil prices would be very, very welcome. But overall I think we are in a position of stable growth, sustainable growth, and basically with inflation in check."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Growth, Inflation, Moderation, Oil)

"There is nothing left now for us but to get ever deeper and deeper into debt to the banking system in order to provide the increasing amounts of money the nation requires for its expansion and growth."
- Frederick Soddy
(Related: Money, Growth, Debt, Nation, Nothing, Now, Order)

"There's a stability and growth pact which was agreed for the eleven countries which tries to limit the size of budget deficits among the eleven countries."
- Robert C. Solomon
(Related: Growth, Countries, Stability)

"I did not have implants, I just had a growth spurt."
- Britney Spears
(Related: Growth)

"Of all the wastes of human ignorance perhaps the most extravagant and costly to human growth has been the waste of the distinctive powers of womanhood after the child-bearing age."
- Anna Garlin Spencer
(Related: Age, Growth, Ignorance, Waste)

"This generation has given up on growth. They're just hoping for survival."
- Penelope Spheeris
(Related: Growth, Survival)

"Women are only children of a larger growth. A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humours and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters."
- Philip Stanhope
(Related: Women, Growth, Children, Man, Sense, Trifles)

"Congress must also enact pro-growth policies that encourage the economy to expand: like making tax relief permanent and repealing the death tax."
- Michael Steele
(Related: Death, Congress, Economy, Tax)

"In order to achieve optimal economic growth, Congress must adhere to sane spending guidelines while promoting smart policies devoted to growing businesses and creating jobs."
- Michael Steele
(Related: Growth, Congress, Jobs, Order)

"My research in this period centered around growth, technical change, and income distribution, both how growth affected the distribution of income and how the distribution of income affected growth."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Change, Growth, Income, Research)

"Not only does the proportion of the poor increase with the growth of the city, but their condition becomes more wretched."
- Josiah Strong
(Related: Growth, Poor)

"What the nation's built on is discussion, contradiction and growth, and at the moment you can't discuss anything. If you do start to discuss it, you get criticized. If people hate us, you have to find out why and try to solve that problem."
- Donald Sutherland
(Related: People, Growth, Contradiction, Hate, Nation)

"It's hard to find a way forward. When you're 18 it happens in huge chunks every day, but after 20 years, growth is much more costly."
- James Taylor
(Related: Growth, Day, Years)

"For me Christianity is about the Kingdom, not about the Church: it has to do with human growth and development nor church growth and development."
- Michael Taylor
(Related: Development, Growth, Christianity, Church)

"Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth."
- Susan Taylor
(Related: Faith, Growth, Crisis)

"The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers."
- Lewis Thomas
(Related: Poetry, Science, Control, Growth, Computer, Engineering, Flowers, Worry)

"Energy is necessary for economic growth, for a better quality of life, and for human progress."
- Mac Thornberry
(Related: Life, Quality, Progress, Growth, Energy)

"This growth in the number, speed of formation, permanence, delicacy and complexity of associations possible for an animal reaches its acme in the case of man."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Growth, Complexity, Man)

"If I had been elected president in 1948, history would be vastly different. I believe we would have stemmed the growth of Big Government, which had begun with the New Deal and culminated with the Great Society."
- Strom Thurmond
(Related: History, Society, Government, Growth, President)

"The bottom line is that the death tax is a tax on the economy because it slows economic growth."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Death, Growth, Economy, Tax)

"Now is not the time to compromise on the economy. Instead, we should be doing everything in our power to support long-term economic growth. Permanent repeal of the death tax will mean more high-quality, high-paying jobs for Americans."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Death, Power, Time, Growth, Americans, Compromise, Economy, Tax, Jobs, Now, Support, Will)

"Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold."
- Leo Tolstoy
(Related: Truth, Growth, Gold)

"We must not only cease our present desire for the growth of the state, but we must desire its decrease, its weakening."
- Leo Tolstoy
(Related: Growth, Desire, Present, State)

"The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Life, People, Responsibility, World)

"I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people's minds better than we Liberals."
- Charles E. Trevelyan
(Related: Sympathy, People, Growth, Liberals, Party)

"The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Growth, Awareness, Consciousness, Key)

"However in countries outside of Japan I think game music is still a potential growth market that has not yet developed to the extent that we are seeing in Japan."
- Nobuo Uematsu
(Related: Music, Growth, Countries, Potential)

"Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Life, Growth)

"Everytime we put a record out, we lose people that can't deal with the growth."
- Lars Ulrich
(Related: People, Growth)

"Human beliefs, like all other natural growths, elude the barrier of systems."
- Miguel de Unamuno
(Related: Beliefs)

"Growth begins when we begin to accept our own weakness."
- Jean Vanier
(Related: Growth, Weakness)

"It's not enough to have economic growth. You have to distribute wealth throughout all of society."
- Tabare Vazquez
(Related: Society, Growth, Wealth)

"We have been restraining the growth of the cost of education-that is, tuition, room and board-to be within approximately one and a half percentage points of the consumer price index."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Education, Growth)

"Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there."
- Judith Viorst
(Related: Music, Growth, Friends, Laughter, Personal growth, Pleasure, Sound, Taste, Wine)

"Our growth rate continues to be staggering."
- Jimmy Wales
(Related: Growth)

"Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth."
- Margaret Walker
(Related: Peace, People, Courage, Growth, Earth, Freedom, Sky, World)

"It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: Growth, Prejudice)

"Life is about growth. People are not perfect when they're 21 years old."
- Bill Walton
(Related: Life, People, Growth, Old, Years)

"The pro-growth policies and spending restraint of Conservatives work."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Work, Restraint)

"We believed that growth through Local Government, and perhaps through some special machinery for bringing the wishes and influence of women of all classes to bear on Parliament, other than the Parliamentary vote, was the real line of progress."
- Mary A. Ward
(Related: Women, Government, Progress, Growth, Influence, Parliament, Vote, Wishes)

"True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation."
- George Washington
(Related: Friendship, Growth, Adversity)

"Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth."
- George Washington
(Related: Growth, Liberty)

"Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation."
- George Washington
(Related: Friendship, Growth, Adversity)

"Time Warner has been managed for the short term. This has damaged the company's fundamental competitive position and its prospects for growth. This approach has cost shareholders a staggering $40 billion."
- Bruce Wasserstein
(Related: Time, Growth, Company)

"Flower was a good metaphor for growth. The song is obviously about sexual responsibility, so that was the main metaphor. Also, it's like knowing who someone has been and remembering and appreciating that, but really appreciating what they are now even more."
- Jody Watley
(Related: Growth, Metaphor, Now, Responsibility, Song)

"All those predictions about how much economic growth will be created by this, all of those new jobs, would be created by the things we wanted - the extension of unemployment insurance and middle class tax cuts. An estate tax for millionaires adds exactly zero jobs. A tax cut for billionaires - virtually none."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Growth, Class, Tax, Jobs, Middle class, Tax cuts, Unemployment, Will)

"Look at growth, look at how much time people spend on the Net and look at the variety of things that they are doing. It's all really good, so I am actually encouraged by the fundamentals that underlie usage growth on the Net."
- Meg Whitman
(Related: Time, People, Growth, Variety)

"Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Time, Growth, English, Language, Race)

"Over the past two years, the House has passed more than 50 measures focused on stimulating the economy and expanding opportunities for American workers. The tax relief provisions in this package have been an important part of our pro-growth agenda."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: American, Economy, Tax, Past, Workers, Years)

"There's a lot of room to grow, and the women who believe they're worth it are the ones who are going to make good things happen during the next period of WNBA growth."
- Sue Wicks
(Related: Women, Growth, Worth)

"Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Growth, Ambition)

"It is essential for genetic material to be able to make exact copies of itself; otherwise growth would produce disorder, life could not originate, and favourable forms would not be perpetuated by natural selection."
- Maurice Wilkins
(Related: Life, Growth, Disorder)

"A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic."
- E. O. Wilson
(Related: Environmental, Growth, Behavior, Choice, Population)

"It is clear that a temporary increase in the cap is needed to ensure high-tech companies can hire the specialized personnel they need to continue to help fuel California's economic growth."
- Pete Wilson
(Related: Growth, Help)

"Rock stardom and all that stuff like that was never like my main M.O., my main M.O. is musical growth, and if I become a rock star in the process, great!"
- Kip Winger
(Related: Growth)

"Jobs are a priority for every country. Doing more to improve regulation and help entrepreneurs is the key to creating jobs - and more growth."
- Paul Wolfowitz
(Related: Growth, Country, Entrepreneurs, Help, Jobs, Key)

"The country experience was more of a departure. When you consider my education and my upbringing, you can see that was more of country rock outgrowth of my popular music aspirations."
- Tom Wopat
(Related: Education, Experience, Music, Aspirations, Country, Departure, Popular)

"Only after I faced the unhappiness of my first marriage did I start on the path of personal growth."
- Judith Wright
(Related: Marriage, Growth, First, Personal growth, Unhappiness)

"We've observed that people who stall in their personal growth work often have counterproductive soft addictions that stand in their way of growth and having the life they say they want. It can be a simple thing, such as watching TV instead of finishing a project."
- Judith Wright
(Related: Life, Work, People, Growth, Personal growth, Project, Want)

"Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Happiness, Growth, Virtue, Pleasure)