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Quotations on Efficiency

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There is nothing so useless as doing effeciently that which should not be done at all.

~ Unknown

It is more than probable that the average man could, with no injury to his health, increase his efficiency fifty percent.

~ Sir Walter Scott

We want the spirit of America to be efficient; we want American character to be efficient; we want American character to display itself in what I may, perhaps, be allowed to call spiritual efficiency - clear disinterested thinking and fearless action along the right lines of thought.

~ Woodrow Wilson

Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit.

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

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

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

A sense of the value of time - that is, of the best way to divide one's time into one's various activities - is an essential preliminary to efficient work; it is the only method of avoiding hurry.

~ Arnold Bennett

In the old world that is passing, in the new world that is coming, national efficiency has been and will be a controlling factor in national safety and welfare.

~ Gifford Pinchot

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