28 Total Quotes

Inaction Quotes

Mark Twain
I have no race prejudice. I think I have no color prejudices or caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. Indeed, I know it. I can stand any society. All that I care to know is that a man is a human being -- that is enough for me; he can't be any worse.
Mark Twain
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Benjamin Franklin
The sleeping fox catches no poultry.
Benjamin Franklin
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
A sedentary life is the real sin against the Holy Spirit. Only those thoughts that come by walking have any value.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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You won't skid if you stay in a rut.
Kin Hubbard
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The historic cost of inaction might be incalculable,
Silvio Berlusconi
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 Confucius, ,
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
Confucius, ,
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Leonardo da Vinci
Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen, even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
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A computer shall not harm your work or, through inaction, allow your work to come to harm.
Jef Raskin
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Further, the preliminary report falsely implies inaction by DHS and FEMA before landfall. In fact, the clear record shows that state officials expressed satisfaction with the federal government's asset pre-positioning and other pre-hurricane assistance during a video teleconference the Sunday prior to landfall.
Russ Knocke
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The worst thing you can do is let it paralyze you into inaction.
Jim Ellis
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Dennis Hastert
Working people are bearing the brunt of the EPA's inaction,
Dennis Hastert
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SCE has borrowed billions of dollars, which threatens the company's solvency, through eight and a half months of inaction and delay by the CPUC, in order to continue to serve its customers, ... There was no reason for the CPUC to take this action, except for reasons of publicity. This decision undermines confidence in the fairness of the decision-making process at the CPUC.
John Bryson
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Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.
Orison Swett
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I'm taking these serious steps because of the urgency of the situation and, unfortunately, because of the total inaction and lack of resources from the federal government and Congress,
Bill Richardson
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Bob Marley
How long will they kill our prophets while we stand aside and look?
Bob Marley
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Charles Schumer
Inaction is perhaps the greatest mistake of all.
Charles Schumer
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The Fed's inaction suggests that [policy makers] expect a quick rebound -- we do too -- which is why the next round of survey data, starting with today's Philly Fed, is so important,
Ian Shepherdson
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The Fed's inaction suggests that [policy makers] expect a quick rebound -- we do too -- which is why the next round of survey data, starting with today's Philly Fed, is so important.
Ian Shepherdson
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The statement leaves room for inaction in November if the data fail to thrive.
Ian Shepherdson
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Issac Asimov
A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. [The First Law of Robotics]
Issac Asimov
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Thomas Watson
Solve it. Solve it quickly, solve it right or wrong. If you solve it wrong, it will come back and slap you in the face, and then you can solve it right. Lying dead in the water and doing nothing is a comfortable alternative because it is without risk, but it is an absolutely fatal way to manage a business.
Thomas Watson
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Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself.
Zen saying
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Anything you do can get you fired; this includes doing nothing.
Author Unknown
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Doing nothing is the most tiresome job in the world because you cannot quit and rest.
Author Unknown
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It is following the line of least resistance that makes men and rivers crooked.
Author Unknown
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My friend, why have you drifted so far away? All motion is relative, maybe it is you who have moved away by standing still.
Author Unknown
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Oscar Wilde
To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual.
Oscar Wilde
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