Favorite Quotations ~  Efficiency Personal Efficiency Program

"Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done." ~ James Ling


The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book. ~ Northrop Frye

Concentration is the magic key that opens the door to accomplishment. By concentrating our efforts upon a few major goals, our efficiency soars, our projects are completed we are going somewhere. ~ Michael Korda

Efficiency is intelligent laziness. ~ Arnold H. Glasow

The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency. ~ Eugene McCarthy

Big is not beautiful. Big is inefficient. ~ H. Ross Perot

Make yourself an efficient spark plug, igniting the latent energy of those about you. ~ David Seabury

The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves. ~ Herbert N. Casson

Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru

Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things. ~ Peter F. Drucker

The first Electronic Data Systems employee to see a snake kills it. At GM, the first thing you do is organize a committee on snakes. Then you bring in a consultant who knows a lot about snakes. Third thing you do is talk about it forever. ~ H. Ross Perot