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Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973+13
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.
German writer 1927-2015+5
We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place.
First president of the US 1732-1799+1
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
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?
Unusually rapid growth cannot keep up forever; when a company has already registered a brilliant expansion, its very increase in size makes a repetition of its achievement more difficult.Source: The Intelligent Investor Ch. 7, Portfolio Policy: The Positive Side, p. 75
Pearl S. Buck
American novelist 1892-19730
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
American writer 1874-19450
All change is not growth; all movement is not forward.
American president 1872-19330
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
American writer 1891-19800
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
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.
Abraham H. Maslow
American psychologist 1908-19700
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.
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.
Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
American author 1876-19470
Artistic growth is, more than it is anything else, a refining of the sense of truthfulness. The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is.
As a woman leader, I thought I brought a different kind of leadership. I was interested in women's issues, in bringing down the population growth rate... as a woman, I entered politics with an additional dimension - that of a mother.