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  • Carl Honore
    Carl Honore
    Canadian journalist 1967-
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    'In Praise of Slowness' chronicles the global trend towards deceleration that has come to be known as the Slow Movement. Don't worry, though: it is not a Luddite rant. I love speed. Going fast can be fun, liberating and productive. The problem is that our hunger for speed, for cramming more and more into less and less time, has gone too far.
  • Claude D. Pepper
    Claude D. Pepper
    American politician of the Democratic Party 1900-1989
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    Age-based retirement arbitrarily severs productive persons from their livelihood, squanders their talents, scars their health, strains an already overburdened Social Security system, and drives many elderly people into poverty and despair. Ageism is as odious as racism and sexism.
  • Aaron C. Brown
    Aaron C. Brown
    American finance practitioner 1956-
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    All exchange stimulates productive activity, whether exchange by gift, gambling, barter, or money transaction.
    Source: The Poker Face of Wall Street (2006) Ch. 5
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
    American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician 1917-2012
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    As the earth spins through space, a view from above the North Pole would encompass most of the wealth of the world - most of its food, productive machines, doctors, engineers and teachers. A view from the opposite pole would encompass most of the world's poor.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
    American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
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    Baseball would be a quite remarkable activity if it was the one place in the world where your co-workers didn't have any impact on how productive you were. But in fact, baseball is a high-stress occupation, and those sort of stress-inducing activities... just have a huge impact on how the team functions, I think.
  • Dean Swift proposed to tax beauty, and to leave every lady to rate her own charms; he said the tax would be cheerfully paid and very productive.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
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    Establishing a 0.03 percent Wall Street speculation fee, similar to what we had from 1914-1966, would dampen the dangerous level of speculation and gambling on Wall Street, encourage the financial sector to invest in the productive economy and reduce the deficit by more than $350 billion over 10 years.
  • Brad Henry
    Brad Henry
    American lawyer and politician 1963-
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    For only by nurturing the minds and strengthening the values of our children can we give them an opportunity to be full, productive citizens, to reach their God-given potential, and to have good jobs right here in Oklahoma.
  • Barry Eichengreen
    Barry Eichengreen
    American economist
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    For those unfortunate enough to experience it, long-term unemployment - now, as in the 1930s - is a tragedy. And, for society as a whole, there is the danger that the productive capacity of a significant portion of the labour force will be impaired.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Having a constant productive anxiety doesn't mean that people are miserable and wailing but that people know they will be held accountable if things do not go right.
  • Anne Stevenson
    Anne Stevenson
    American-British poet and writer 1933-2020
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    I did know Ted Hughes and I partly wrote the book to explain to myself and others the complexities of a marriage that was for six years wonderfully productive of poetry and then ended in tragedy.
  • Ben Zobrist
    Ben Zobrist
    American professional baseball player 1981-
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    I'm not the most powerful. I'm not the fastest. I don't have the best arm. I don't have any of that, but put it all together and do the little details well, and you're going to be a very productive player.
  • Bill Mollison
    Bill Mollison
    Australian author, teacher and biologist 1928-2016
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    If and when the whole world is secure, we have won a right to explore space, and the oceans. Until we have demonstrated that we can establish a productive and secure earth society, we do not belong anywhere else, nor (I suspect) would we be welcome elsewhere.
    Source: Permaculture: A Designers Manual chapter 14.2
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.
  • Bob Corker
    Bob Corker
    American businessman and politician 1952-
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    If your focus in life is on being productive, when things are not happening... one has to ask oneself, 'Is this worth a grown man's time?'
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