Quotes by development

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  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    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.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
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    Human development is a form of chronological unfairness, since late-comers are able to profit by the labors of their predecessors without paying the same price.
  • I can see only one safe rule for the historian: that he should recognize in the development of human destinies the play of the contingent and the unforeseen.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
  • Michael J. Gelb
    Michael J. Gelb
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    ... by stretching yourself beyond your perceived level of confidence you accelerate your development of competence.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
  • Alain Badiou
    Alain Badiou
    French philosopher 1937-
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    A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity.
  • Benjamin Cohen
    Benjamin Cohen
    American economist 1937-
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    A world in which others controlled the course of their own development, would be a world in which the American system would be seriously endangered.
    Source: The Question of Imperialism
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
    Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary 1916-2012
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    Algeria was therefore only the beginning of something that was in development: this is why I say that it's the global capitalist system that finally reacted against us.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
  • Anna Quindlen
    Anna Quindlen
    American author and journalist 1952-
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    America is a country that seems forever to be toddler or teenager, at those two stages of human development characterized by conflict between autonomy and security.
  • Carter G. Woodson
    Carter G. Woodson
    American historian, author and journalist 1875-1950
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    And thus goes segregation which is the most far-reaching development in the history of the Negro since the enslavement of the race.
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