Quotes and Sayings about Inefficiency



"In this country protection has always, to some extent, existed; but at some times it has been efficient, and at others not; and our tendency toward freedom or slavery has always been in the direct ratio of its efficiency or inefficiency."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Country, Efficiency, Freedom, Inefficiency, Protection, Slavery)

"The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters - from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number - a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him."
- Crystal Eastman
(Related: Ignorance, Inefficiency, Man)

"Freud had a gene for inefficiency, and I think I have a gene for efficiency."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Efficiency, Inefficiency)

"The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Business, Technology, Efficiency, First, Inefficiency, 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)

"The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency."
- Eugene McCarthy
(Related: Bureaucracy, Inefficiency)

"Instead of raising taxes as some would insist, we need to reduce waste and inefficiency in government."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: Government, Inefficiency, Taxes, Waste)

"The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Experience, Alienation, Countries, Inefficiency)

"Every good cause is worth some inefficiency."
- Paul Samuelson
(Related: Cause, Inefficiency, Worth)

"We cannot afford idleness, waste or inefficiency."
- Eamon de Valera
(Related: Idleness, Inefficiency, Waste)

"My mother's illness fitted into this protest against the treatment of the sick who could not pay, the inefficiency of commercialism, the waste, the extravagance, and the poverty."
- Ellen Wilkinson
(Related: Mother, Commercialism, Extravagance, Illness, Inefficiency, Poverty, Protest, Treatment, Waste)