Quotes: friction

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  • Saul Alinsky
    Saul Alinsky
    American community organizer and writer 1909-1972
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    Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is the rust upon the blade. It is not the revolution which destroys the machinery but the friction. Fear secretes acids; but love and trust are sweet juices
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    One might call habit a moral friction: something that prevents the mind from gliding over things but connects it with them and makes it hard for it to free itself from them.
  • Brad D. Smith
    Brad D. Smith
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    The average small-business owner uses 18 apps to run their business every day, and if those applications don't allow data to flow seamlessly and they don't integrate, it's going to become a point of friction. It's going to prevent the small business from being successful.
  • They're keeping friction going between people from the East and the West. One thing we all got in common is your color, which is Black and Latino, which is our family.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
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    We need to understand that we are not each others' enemies in this country. And it is only the political class that derives its power by creating friction. It is only the media that derives its importance by creating friction... that uses every little thing to create this chasm between people. This is not who we are.
  • Bruce Greenwood
    Bruce Greenwood
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    With a contained environment, there is the promise of friction. And that is where the drama comes from.
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