Quotations that match 'tasks'.

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. Helen Keller
[ Accomplish Chief Duty Great Long Noble Small Task Tasks Were]
I much preferred the approach at the anarchist camp, with its shared tasks and collective responsibilities. Everyone played their part. There was no division between workers and consumers. John Blair
[ Anarchist Approach Between Camp Collective Consumers Division Everyone Much Part Played Preferred Responsibilities Shared Tasks Their Workers]
Ask any athlete: We all hurt at times. I'm asking my body to go through seven different tasks. To ask it not to ache would be too much. Jackie Joyner-Kersee
[ Ache Any Ask Asking Athlete Body Different Go Hurt Much Seven Tasks Through Times Too Would]
Our bodies must always be wherever that struggle and the moment we forget that, the moment we become lazy, the moment we sit back, then then the evil ones do their ordained tasks to us. William Kunstler
[ Always Back Become Bodies Evil Forget Lazy Moment Must Ones Ordained Our Sit Struggle Tasks Their Then Us Wherever]
It is while you are patiently toiling at the little tasks of life that the meaning and shape of the great whole of life dawn on you. Phillips Brooks
[ Dawn Great Life Little Meaning Patiently Shape Tasks Toiling While Whole]
Of all tasks of government the most basic is to protect its citizens against violence. John Foster Dulles
[ Against Basic Citizens Government Most Protect Tasks Violence]
It's hard now to imagine that kind of travel and the daily tasks they simply took for granted. If a wagon axle broke, you had to stop and carve a new one. To cross a river, you sometimes had to build a raft. James Houston
[ Broke Build Carve Cross Daily Granted Had Hard Imagine Kind New Now Raft River Simply Sometimes Stop Tasks Took Travel Wagon]
For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation. Rainer Maria Rilke
[ Another Being Difficult Human Last Love Most Other Our Perhaps Preparation Proof Tasks Test Ultimate Which Work]
Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks. James A. Baldwin
[ Daily Dead Effort Embers Enthusiasm Even Fires Into Labor Lightens Made Men Nor Our Pleasant Stirred Tasks Turns Work]
Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks. Isaac Watts Trust
[ Difficult Learning Life Most Tasks Trust]
It's a story of little girls who are pressed into working in sweat shops in games, who spend all day doing repetitive grinding tasks like making shirts, which are then converted into gold and sold on eBay. Cory Doctorow
[ Converted Day Doing Ebay Games Girls Gold Grinding Into Little Making Pressed Repetitive Shirts Shops Sold Spend Story Sweat Tasks Then Which Working]
War drags human beings from their tasks of building and improving, and pushes them en masse into the category of destroyers and killers. Scott Nearing
[ Beings Building Category Destroyers Drags En Human Improving Into Killers Masse Pushes Tasks Their Them War]
In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime. Andre Gide
[ Again Begin Hell Left Lifetime Other Over Punishment Tasks Than Unfinished Your]
I believe it is important for people to create a healthy mental environment in which to accomplish daily tasks. Darren L. Johnson Health
[ Accomplish Believe Create Daily Environment Healthy Important Mental Tasks Which]
Eventually, I believe, current attempts to understand the mind by analogy with man-made computers that can perform superbly some of the same external tasks as conscious beings will be recognized as a gigantic waste of time. Thomas Nagel
[ Analogy Attempts Beings Believe Computers Conscious Current Eventually External Gigantic Man-Made Mind Perform Recognized Same Some Superbly Tasks Time Understand Waste Will]
Americans are rising to the tasks of history, and they expect the same of us. George W. Bush
[ Americans Expect History Rising Same Tasks Us]
Although I know a lot of the previous shuttle flights, in theory, had their tasks laid out; but there were still some changes that came along for them. Linda M. Godwin
[ Along Although Came Changes Flights Had Know Laid Lot Out Previous Shuttle Some Still Tasks Their Them Theory Were]
And I think one of the tasks that I always feel is how to get that vision out of them. Not exactly what they want, but what they want to accomplish for themselves or their community or their family. Lawrence Halprin
[ Accomplish Always Community Exactly Family Feel Get How Out Tasks Their Them Themselves Think Vision Want]
There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks. David Lloyd George
[ Character Fatal Finished Half Nothing Tasks]
The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is also one of the most difficult. John Boehner
[ Also Being Difficult Force Freedom Important Iraqi Job Most Operation Police Tasks Training Undertaken]
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed. Baltasar Gracian
[ Asleep Attempt Case Confidence Difficult Dismayed Easy Fall May Other Tasks Were]
The death of Mrs. Lincoln was a serious loss to her husband and children. Abraham's sister Sarah was only eleven years old, and the tasks and cares of the little household were altogether too heavy for her years and experience. John George Nicolay
[ Abraham Altogether Cares Children Death Eleven Experience Heavy Her Household Husband Lincoln Little Loss Mrs Old Only Sarah Serious Sister Tasks Too Were Years]
Quantum computation is... a distinctively new way of harnessing nature... It will be the first technology that allows useful tasks to be performed in collaboration between parallel universes. David Deutsch
[ Allows Between Collaboration Computation Distinctively First Harnessing Nature New Parallel Performed Quantum Tasks Technology Universes Useful Way Will]
If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks. Maria Montessori
[ Act Arbitrary Arrest Avoid Complete Educational Efficacious Help Helpful Imposition Life Movements Necessary Only Rigorously Spontaneous Tasks Tends Thus Toward Unfolding Which Will]
My idea here is that, inasmuch as certain cognitive tasks and principles are tied to nature's laws, these tasks and principles are indifferent to language, culture, gender, or the particular mode of information that is provided. Edward Tufte
[ Certain Cognitive Culture Gender Here Idea Inasmuch Indifferent Information Language Laws Mode Nature Particular Principles Provided Tasks These Tied]
Even while we busily attend meetings, contribute money and perform our assigned tasks, we suspect that we may be helping to create a force that is inimical to many values we hold dear. Robert Shea
[ Assigned Attend Busily Contribute Create Dear Even Force Helping Hold Many May Meetings Money Our Perform Suspect Tasks Values While]
Speech sounds cannot be understood, delimited, classified and explained except in the light of the tasks which they perform in language. Roman Jakobson
[ Cannot Classified Except Explained Language Light Perform Sounds Speech Tasks Understood Which]
The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, "I was wrong". Sydney J. Harris
[ Achievements Acts Excluded Feats Hardest Hate Include Intellectual Love Moral Neither Nor Physical Return Say Tasks Three World Wrong]
The speculative part of my work is that these particular cognitive tasks - ways of thinking analytically - are tied to nature's laws. Edward Tufte
[ Analytically Cognitive Laws Nature Part Particular Speculative Tasks These Thinking Tied Ways Work]
I don't live in as much fear as I used to. I'm not afraid of the music business. Life is too damn short. I know what's important, and the tasks are very clear. Kathy Mattea
[ Afraid Business Clear Damn Fear Important Know Life Live Much Music Short Tasks Too Used Very]
Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Age Because Long Old Ready Take Tasks Too Undertake Would Youth]
Those who produce should have, but we know that those who produce the most - that is, those who work hardest, and at the most difficult and most menial tasks, have the least. Eugene V. Debs
[ Difficult Hardest Know Least Menial Most Produce Should Tasks Those Work]
We all join the President in applauding the sacrifices made by our brave men and women in uniform. But we must continue to provide them the tools they need to accomplish the difficult tasks they face. Dick Durbin
[ Accomplish Brave Continue Difficult Face Join Made Men Must Need Our President Provide Sacrifices Tasks Them Tools Uniform Women]
Establishing an equilibrium between the Islam of truth and Islam as an identity is one of the most difficult tasks of religious intellectuals. Abdolkarim Soroush
[ Between Difficult Equilibrium Establishing Identity Intellectuals Islam Most Religious Tasks Truth]
Society needs people who can manage projects in addition to handling individual tasks. Marilyn vos Savant
[ Addition Handling Individual Manage Needs Projects Society Tasks]
I do believe that there are some universal cognitive tasks that are deep and profound - indeed, so deep and profound that it is worthwhile to understand them in order to design our displays in accord with those tasks. Edward Tufte
[ Accord Believe Cognitive Deep Design Displays Indeed Order Our Profound Some Tasks Them Those Understand Universal Worthwhile]
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. Antoine de Saint-Exupery
[ Assign Build Collect Drum Endless Immensity Long Rather Sea Ship Tasks Teach Them Up Want Wood Work]
Most of the tasks we do are for humans. For example, a tax calculation is counting numbers so the government can pull money out from my wallet, but government consists of humans. Yukihiro Matsumoto
[ Calculation Consists Counting Example Government Humans Money Most Numbers Out Pull Tasks Tax Wallet]
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal. Helen Keller
[ Beating Desire Distant Door Equal Forever Forward Go Goal Great Hearts Our Powers Pray Tasks Toward Travel Us]
One of our most noble political tasks is to open up trust. Gustav Heinemann
[ Most Noble Open Our Political Tasks Trust Up]
The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees. This private unity of public men and their God is an enduring source of reassurance for the people of America. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ America Destiny Enduring Found God Going Guided Knees Men Private Public Reassurance Source States Strength Tasks Their United Unity]
Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks. Phillips Brooks Power
[ Equal Power Powers Pray Tasks Your]
This means that they are bound by law and custom to plough the fields of their masters, harvest the corn, gather it into barns, and thresh and winnow the grain; they must also mow and carry home the hay, cut and collect wood, and perform all manner of tasks of this kind. Jean Froissart
[ Also Barns Bound Carry Collect Corn Custom Cut Fields Gather Grain Harvest Hay Home Into Kind Law Manner Masters Means Mow Must Perform Plough Tasks Their Wood]
One of your tasks is to separate the "personal" from the "substantive." The two can become confused, especially if someone rubs the President wrong. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Become Confused Especially Personal President Rubs Separate Someone Substantive Tasks Two Wrong Your]
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important. Soren Kierkegaard
[ Concentrate Essential Important Most Only Relationships Seems Significant Tasks]
We cannot perform our tasks to the best of our power, unless we think well of our own capacity. William Godwin
[ Best Cannot Capacity Our Own Perform Power Tasks Think Unless Well]
We must also win really sufficient and, above all, practical, guarantees for the freedom of the seas and for the further fulfilment of our economic and political tasks throughout the world. Bernhard von Bulow
[ Above Also Economic Freedom Fulfilment Further Guarantees Must Our Political Practical Really Seas Sufficient Tasks Throughout Win World]
Alfred Nobel's discoveries are characteristic; powerful explosives can help men perform admirable tasks. They are also a means to terrible destruction in the hands of the great criminals who lead peoples to war. Pierre Curie
[ Admirable Alfred Also Characteristic Criminals Destruction Discoveries Explosives Great Hands Help Lead Means Men Nobel Peoples Perform Powerful Tasks Terrible War]
I believe that one can indeed work on two or more tasks at once, but in ways yet to be understood. Marilyn vos Savant
[ Believe Indeed More Once Tasks Two Understood Ways Work Yet]
One of the chief tasks of any dialogue with the Gentile world is to prove that the distinction between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism is not a distinction at all. Abba Eban
[ Anti-Semitism Any Between Chief Dialogue Distinction Gentile Prove Tasks World]
Mankind will never win lasting peace so long as men use their full resources only in tasks of war. While we are yet at peace, let us mobilize the potentialities, particularly the moral and spiritual potentialities, which we usually reserve for war. John Foster Dulles
[ Full Lasting Long Mankind Men Mobilize Moral Never Only Particularly Peace Potentialities Reserve Resources Spiritual Tasks Their Us Use Usually War Which While Will Win Yet]