Top 1893 Growth Quotes

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“The growth of women’s soccer and women’s sports all around the world has been slow.”

― Abby Wambach

“No nation has embraced Total Quality Management, e-commerce and e-government with greater enthusiasm than Dubai. Such innovations have given Dubai a competitive edge and an accelerated growth rate that few could match.”

― Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

“One of the biggest challenges for the MENA region is unemployment coupled with high population growth rates. The World Bank is committed to supporting infrastructure projects that will help with job creation across the region.”

― Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

“With a tree, all the growth takes place at the growing tips. Humanity is exactly the same. All the growth takes place in the growing tip: among that one percent of the population. It’s made up of pioneers, the beginners. That’s where the action is.”

― Abraham Maslow

“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.”

― Abraham Maslow

“Much of what we consider the American way of life is rooted in the period of remarkably broad, shared economic growth, from around 1900 to about 1978.”

― Adam Davidson

“If the American government can’t stand behind the dollar, the world’s benchmark currency, then the global financial system will very likely enter a new era in which there is much less trade and much less economic growth. It would be, by most accounts, the largest self-imposed financial disaster in history.”

― Adam Davidson

“For an entire populace, change, growth, and spontaneity were dangerous. Acting upon a personal desire, whispering a hidden longing, revealing your true feelings – all the human actions we think of as essential to a character – had be censored by the self lest they be punished by the state.”

― Adam Johnson

“Amazon has suffered quarters-long profit droughts. Alphabet has given its investors agita over profligate spending on non-core products. Microsoft’s growth – if not its profit engine – stalled for years, causing its stock to idle, too.”

― Adam Lashinsky

“Innovation has its limits, of course, and Salesforce has proved adept at supplementing its growth with acquisitions, a tool long available to older rivals like Oracle and SAP.”

― Adam Lashinsky

“One of the difficult things in a high-growth company is that, even with the best intentions, the company moves so fast, and growth happens so regularly. When you move at that rate, you have to be willing to change, and you have to be willing to take advice.”

― Adam Neumann

“We have the Nasdaq private market. But we also want to make sure that every investor has an opportunity to ultimately join in growth and the success of these great companies that we have that have been formed in the United States.”

― Adena Friedman

“New products, new markets, new investors, and new ways of doing things are the lifeblood of growth. And while each innovation carries potential risk, businesses that don’t innovate will eventually diminish.”

― Adena Friedman

“We started the 10/10 objective in 2011, and that time, our turnover was about Rs. 15,000 crore. We would like to have a turnover of Rs. 1,50,000 crore by 2021. This will be through high growth in domestic and international operations as well as through acquisitions.”

― Adi Godrej

“When we acquire businesses in the developing world, we estimate if the growth opportunities are strong.”

― Adi Godrej

“Besides being a prime cause of poor economic growth, poor governance breeds corruption, which cripples investment, wastes resources, and diminishes confidence.”

― Ahmed Zewail

“Egypt does not possess rich natural resources. Its agricultural area is relatively small – less than 10 per cent of the total land. Its growth relies on tourism, Suez Canal tariffs, and foreign investment.”

― Ahmed Zewail

“Consider the social proof of a line of people standing behind a velvet rope, waiting to get into a club. The line makes most people walking by want to find out what’s worth the wait. The digital equivalent of the velvet rope helped build viral growth for initially invite-only launches like Gmail, Gilt Groupe, Spotify, and”

― Aileen Lee

“I really have become very interested at working with and helping entrepreneurs at the early stages of their growth.”

― Aileen Lee

“Sometimes, growth isn’t always equal to success. You may fall forward and continue to make some mistakes, but it’s all about growth and really finding the lessons that needs to be learned in order to get to the next level.”

― Aja Brown

“I am overall optimistic about India’s growth.”

― Ajay Piramal

“Coming to the growth potential in financial services, there is enough data to show that, usually, financial services grow about twice or two and a half times of what the economy, the GDP growth rates.”

― Ajay Piramal

“Trouble results when the speed of growth exceeds the speed of nurturing human resources. To use the analogy of growth rings in a tree, when unusually rapid growth caused the rings to grow abnormally thick, the tree trunk weakens and is easily broken.”

― Akio Toyoda

“Population growth is straining the Earth’s resources to the breaking point, and educating girls is the single most important factor in stabilizing that. That, plus helping women gain political and economic power and safeguarding their reproductive rights.”

― Al Gore

“I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country’s economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system.”

― Al Gore

“Some countries, like Saudi Arabia, where the population growth is very high, whereby you don’t have the mortgage low yet. Still the demand outstrips supply by much.”

― Al-Waleed bin Talal

“Countries that want to achieve sustainable growth must cater for diverse forms of work and consider the rights of all workers.”

― Alain Dehaze

“In our perform agenda, segmentation is one of our key strategic priorities. Segmentation is about deploying the right go-to-market channel to the right customers with the right pricing and the right cost to serve. And as a result, the segmentation strategy ensures that we generate profitable growth.”

― Alain Dehaze

“By strengthening the core of our business and leading in digital innovation, we will accelerate growth, enhance our margin, and deliver increased total shareholder returns.”

― Alain Dehaze

“More and more people realize the importance of economic growth, near-term and long-term in the U.S., and the competitiveness with other countries around the world.”

― Alan Mulally

“The One Ford plan drives the business to get PGA, Profitable Growth for All, meaning that every year we increase the profits and cash flow. So how do we do that? We serve all the markets around the world with a complete family of vehicles and use the One Ford Plan.”

― Alan Mulally

“I’ve found that instability from growth comes in waves.”

― Alan Schaaf

“What Republicans need to do is to go back to their roots – starting with Lincoln – and remind the nation that they are the party of national growth, racial equality and unity of purpose. These Lincolnian themes will serve Republicans – and the nation – much better than becoming the party on the lookout for the supposed rat head of higher taxes.”

― Alan Siegel

“I used to think that divorce meant failure, but now I see it more as a step along the path of self-realization and growth.”

― Alana Stewart

“The growth of constitutional government, as we now understand it, was promoted by the establishment of two different sets of machinery for making laws and carrying on government.”

― Albert Bushnell Hart

“The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted to strengthen their power, and the resistance to that effort caused an immense growth of Parliamentary influence.”

― Albert Bushnell Hart

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.”

― Albert Einstein

“Macroeconomics is the analysis of the economy as a whole, an examination of overall supply and demand. At the broadest level, macroeconomists want to understand why some countries grow faster than others and which government policies can help growth.”

― Alex Berenson

“Climate change might be disastrous, but does that mean we want carbon taxes that raise the price of a gallon of heating oil to $10? And how exactly will those taxes affect economic growth?”

― Alex Berenson

“Many newly public companies are able to post a year or two of strong sales growth off a small base, but their growth almost always slows over time, thanks to what investment professionals call ‘the law of large numbers.’”

― Alex Berenson

“To finance deficits, the government must sell bonds to investors, competing for capital that could otherwise be used to invest in stocks or corporate bonds. Government borrowings raise long-term interest rates, stifling economic growth.”

― Alex Berenson

“Technology investment drove growth in the 1990s, both directly and by fueling a rising stock market that led to increased consumer spending.”

― Alex Berenson

“For a developing country, average long-run growth of 5 percent a year per capita is excellent, and 7 percent is stellar.”

― Alex Berenson

“I think it’s great that so many people are enjoying climbing. I’ve always loved climbing; I don’t see why other people wouldn’t enjoy it just as much. As long as everyone does their best to respect the areas in which they’re climbing, I don’t see how the growth of the sport could be a bad thing.”

― Alex Honnold

“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?”

― Alex Noble

“The Right likes to think that intellectuals and academics like Allan Bloom and Dinesh D’Souza spurred the explosive growth of movement conservatism in the 1980s and 1990s, when it was actually mostly Rush Limbaugh.”

― Alex Pareene

“People say that when you become famous you’re growth is kind of stunted. That kind of makes sense because you are around people who are just agreeing with you and leading you into different places and you don’t really make many choices for yourself.”

― Alex Roe

“The nice thing about my job being CSO at Facebook is that it is well understood here that there is not a trade-off between the trust people have in us and our growth.”

― Alex Stamos

“In tough times, some of us see protecting the climate as a luxury, but that’s an outdated 20th-century worldview from a time when we thought industrialization was the end goal, waste was growth, and wealth meant a thick haze of air pollution.”

― Alex Steffen

“Patents are like fertilizer. Applied wisely and sparingly, they can increase growth. But if you apply too many chemicals, or make patents too strong, then you can leach the land, making growth more difficult.”

― Alex Tabarrok

“College has been oversold. It has been oversold to students who end up dropping out or graduating with degrees that don’t help them very much in the job market. It also has been oversold to the taxpayers, who foot the bill for subsidies that do nothing to encourage innovation and economic growth.”

― Alex Tabarrok

“People used to think that more population was bad for growth. In this view, people are stomachs – they eat, leaving less for everyone else. But once we realize the importance of ideas in the economy, people become brain – they innovate, creating more for everyone else.”

― Alex Tabarrok

“Learning is not just a labour market or economic growth issue. It is an integral part of human development. We learn from birth to death.”

― Alexander De Croo

“It seems to me that we’re in danger of losing sight of certain basic civic values in society by allowing the growth of a whole generation of people who really have no sense of attachment to society.”

― Alexander McCall Smith

“There has almost never been a period of substantial economic growth in the United States without significant investment. And no investment pays off within the same cycle. No investment pays off within the same year – especially a governmental investment. Even businesses don’t work that way.”

― Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“We appreciate size, but only if it is robust growth. Just to be big is not a target.”

― Alexei Mordashov

“We have had actually a decline in government service overall, but the growth is in high-tech areas, specialty areas in the Labor Department and other departments.”

― Alexis Herman

“But the real growth I must say in terms of the public sector for the Labor Department is really at state and local levels. That’s where the real opportunities are today.”

― Alexis Herman

“When I was younger I was always big; I was a fat boy at school. I had an early growth spurt, and when I went to secondary school I was tall enough to be a policeman.”

― Alfred Molina

“Turkey has a young and growing population. Until recently, this was perceived as a problem, a burden that Turkey would bring to the E.U. But it is, in fact, an asset that can help the population deficit of the E.U. and the economic growth of Turkey.”

― Ali Babacan

“I’ve been committed to personal growth since I was a teenager, and I’m a believer in the idea that your thought is the only thing that matters.”

― Alice Ripley

“I have noticed a growth in demand from audiences to include more women of colour and women to be cast as significant roles in TV shows and movies.”

― Alisha Boe

“People in the Middle East may consider the U.S. an evil hegemony that has tainted their culture, but when I look at the growth of racial and ethnic tolerance and understanding in my generation in the U.S., and see those sentiments make it around the world, it makes me feel proud.”

― Aloe Blacc

“In ‘Where the Air is Clear’, Carlos Fuentes composed a polyphonic portrait of Mexico City amid the growth and modernization brought on by the economic boom of the 1950s. The novel can be read as a jazz interpretation – free and in a Mexican key – of John Dos Passos’ ‘Manhattan Transfer’.”

― Alvaro Enrigue

“If we have an honest discussion on whether the war on poverty should be fought with welfare or with economic growth in the private sector, Democrats will lose black votes.”

― Alveda King

“I’m always for lower taxes because lower taxes make people want to do things. Less burden, more fun, and economics is about people wanting to have fun. Growth is fun for people in the marketplace.”

― Amity Shlaes

“What’s wrong with the auto industry isn’t that it failed to create jobs. What’s wrong is that it emphasizes jobs over general growth itself.”

― Amity Shlaes

“Many writers, including myself, have detailed how irresponsible government actions slow economic recoveries. Similar behavior by individuals impedes growth, too. If you can’t find someone reliable to do a deal with, you simply don’t do the deal at all.”

― Amity Shlaes

“As the leadership team, we’re taking bold and decisive action to evolve our organization and culture. This includes difficult steps, but they are necessary to position Microsoft for future growth and industry leadership.”

― Amy Hood

“Resilient people aren’t afraid to admit they have weaknesses. Whether an effective leader acknowledges problems within an organization, or an individual recognizes areas in need of personal growth, resilient people use failure as an opportunity to spot their weaknesses.”

― Amy Morin

“I think that life is about growth. You continue to grow and progress, hopefully.”

― Amy Smart

“Shared ownership will always mean that you will never sell as many cars as might have been sold without shared mobility… if people are sharing cars, then obviously you are going to sell less cars than would have been sold otherwise. But it doesn’t mean that you will have a deceleration in private cars; it just means that the growth will be lower.”

― Anand Mahindra

“Without economic growth and job creation in Mexico, we won’t be able to confront the migratory phenomenon.”

― Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

“One thing is for certain: under President Obama, home schooling will become a huge growth industry.”

― Andrew Breitbart

“I believe it is actually fomenting the growth of ISIL; Donald Trump could be a recruitment poster for ISIL because he is fanning the flames of hate.”

― Andrew Cuomo

“I think you can say that life is a system in which proteins and nucleic acids interact in ways that allow the structure to grow and reproduce. It’s that growth and reproduction, the ability to make more of yourself, that’s important.”

― Andrew H. Knoll

“Clearly the human story is one of acceleration. There has been a Moore curve in terms of the number of people alive on the planet, our technological ability, and our ability to understand ourselves. We have had this extraordinary, explosive growth in our ingenuity.”

― Andrew Marr

“Just about any growth company is going to need smart salespeople, account and project managers, business development, marketing, operations, customer service, content creation, communications, analytics, and social media.”

― Andrew Yang

“Intellectual capital drives financial capital and growth.”

― Andrew Yang

“Venture for America operates in communities that could generally use more innovation: Detroit, New Orleans, Baltimore, and other U.S. cities. So I’m obviously a big believer in innovation and progress as key drivers of economic growth and prosperity.”

― Andrew Yang

“If you join a growth organization, you’ll likely do different things in different roles throughout your career. It’s excellent to learn and build with others. You’ll meet people you want to work with.”

― Andrew Yang

“My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made.”

― Andy Goldsworthy

“Growth is kinda built into everyone’s genes. It’s built into management’s genes, the salesman’s genes, the investors’ desires. People expect companies to grow.”

― Andy Grove

“It is a fact that, if I single out Germany, our rate of growth is too low and we have very high unemployment.”

― Angela Merkel

“I think that the EU with the Lisbon agenda has put the right emphasis on growth and employment.”

― Angela Merkel

“I will not let anyone tell me we must spend more money. This crisis did not come about because we issued too little money but because we created economic growth with too much money and it was not sustainable growth.”

― Angela Merkel

“China and India are the success stories; rapid growth in large countries is an engine that can make a colossal dent in world poverty.”

― Angus Deaton

“Economic growth is very important, but it is not the only thing, and it must be accompanied by sharing with those who are left behind, through effective social services and provision.”

― Angus Deaton

“Without effective states working with active and involved citizens, there is little chance for the growth that is needed to abolish global poverty.”

― Angus Deaton

“Political and legal institutions play a central role in setting the environment that can nurture prosperity and economic growth.”

― Angus Deaton

“Growth does not bring any ‘automatic’ improvement in the health component of wellbeing.”

― Angus Deaton

“Where there is age there is evolution, where there is life there is growth.”

― Anjelica Huston

“Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening, so there was immense growth for industrial training films, documentaries to do with the mining, and the outback world.”

― Ann Macbeth

“Of all the wastes of human ignorance perhaps the most extravagant and costly to human growth has been the waste of the distinctive powers of womanhood after the child-bearing age.”

― Anna Garlin Spencer

“The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on.”

― Anna Howard Shaw

“Regional exchange can be a source of growth and development, and of enhancing good governance.”

― Anna Lindh

“States have the responsibility to create rules and conditions for growth and development, and to channel the benefits to all citizens by providing education and making people able to participate in the economies, and in decision-making.”

― Anna Lindh

“When it comes to the population explosion, there are two questions on the table. One, is our population growth going to kill us all? And two, is there any ethical way to prevent that from happening?”

― Annalee Newitz

“A series of studies in the 1990s and 2000s revealed that as women gained more access to education, jobs, and birth control, they had fewer children. As a result, developed countries in western Europe, Japan, and the Americas were seeing zero or negative population growth.”

― Annalee Newitz

“Turnaround or growth, it’s getting your people focused on the goal that is still the job of leadership.”

― Anne M. Mulcahy

“Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.”

― Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine.”

― Anne Sullivan

“Work is spiritual. It is a place where we have the opportunity for spiritual growth. Often, these opportunities come from the ‘how’ of the ways we do our work rather than the ‘what’ of the work itself.”

― Anne Wilson Schaef

“What we perceive as a failure may simply be our inner being’s way of telling us that we are ready to move to a new level of growth.”

― Anne Wilson Schaef

“Continents may break up, continents may emerge, but the human race is immortal in its origin and in its growth, and there is nothing to be afraid of, even if the foundations of the earth be moved.”

― Annie Besant

“A common religion is not possible for India, but a recognition of a common basis for all religions, and the growth of a liberal, tolerant spirit in religious matters, are possible.”

― Annie Besant

“C. Peter Wagner was the Donald McGavran professor of church growth at Fuller. He was considered to be the heir of McGavran, founder of the church growth movement. That movement essentially said, ‘Whatever grows a church is good’ and needs to be nurtured.”

― Anthea Butler

“The prosperity gospel and its purveyors are worldwide and account for the rapid growth of Pentecostalism, the global religious movement prosperity preachers come from.”

― Anthea Butler

“Less cars on the road means productivity and jobs growth, as it allows for the more efficient movement of goods and services and encourages greater urban population density.”

― Anthony Albanese

“Our national challenge is to continue to drive sustained economic growth.”

― Anthony Albanese

“I think that obstacles lead to growth and ultimately, the most learning I’ve done in my life is between jobs.”

― Anthony Michael Hall

“To be recognized by a brand like Reebok and to know that the company is looking at mixed martial arts shows the growth of the sport. For me, it’s an amazing opportunity. I get to be the face of my own shoe, and it’s surreal.”

― Anthony Pettis

“My policy in America is, ‘Steady growth is forever.’”

― Anthony Pratt

“President-elect Trump is inheriting a relatively strong economy, and markets are pricing in faster growth under his watch.”

― Anthony Scaramucci

“Misguided economic and tax policies have hampered growth, allowing the rich to become richer while turning the middle class into the working poor.”

― Anthony Scaramucci

“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.”

― Anthony Weiner

“The legendary tumbleweed is really a nurse crop that protects the growth of prairie grasses under its shade, and then it sacrifices itself and blows away.”

― Antoine Predock

“In treating of the oak, I have considered that the species of it growing in warm climates is superior to that which is produced in cold countries. But we must not imagine this to be the case with all woods; on the contrary, the fir timber grown in cold countries is superior to that produced in warm ones, where its growth is rapid.”

― Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

“The journey is never ending. There’s always gonna be growth, improvement, adversity; you just gotta take it all in and do what’s right, continue to grow, continue to live in the moment.”

― Antonio Brown

“As a player, I was very lucky to have so many good managers in my career. I remember the first two at Lecce: Eugenio Fascetti and Carlo Mazzone. They were very important for me and my growth.”

― Antonio Conte

“You can fake a lot in a startup these days, what with Amazon Web Services and all sorts of off-the-shelf back-end components that let any even minimally competent duffer set up a Web app that does something. Intelligent planning for growth is rare among early startups, but it’s the name of the game at a large, rapidly scaling tech company.”

― Antonio Garcia Martinez

“A refugee in the traditional vision is someone who flees from country to another because of persecution or conflict. But what we’re witnessing now more and more is a certain number of mega-trends interacting with one another: population growth, urbanization, food insecurity, water scarcity, climate change, and conflict.”

― Antonio Guterres

“Migration powers economic growth, reduces inequalities, and connects diverse societies. Yet it is also a source of political tensions and human tragedies.”

― Antonio Guterres

“I’ve always said that L.A. is the city of America’s future. It is to the world what London was in the 19th century and New York in the 20th because of the growth of the Pacific Rim countries. We’re the portal to the emerging world.”

― Antonio Villaraigosa

“Governments can’t credibly claim to be concerned about stagnant growth and ageing workforces unless they are actively seeking to empower women economically. One way they can speed up progress towards gender-equal economic opportunity is to change laws that are holding women back.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“Sustainable production and consumption matter immensely to the people I meet every day as head of the International Trade Centre, which works with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help them boost growth and job creation by improving their competitiveness and connecting to international markets.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“In their pursuit of growth and diversification, African economies should consider transforming the discourse from a focus on industrialisation to a broader one centred on value addition in agriculture, manufacturing, and services.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“Predictably, open markets made it possible for countries to drive rapid growth by hitching their wagon to the world economy and using global demand to pull people and resources out of subsistence activities into more productive work.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“Growth without diversification, technological improvement, and increased productivity is easily reversed: all it takes is a dip in commodity prices.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“Connecting small and medium-sized businesses to international markets can create work for host country nationals alongside refugees, building economic growth and resilience in host communities.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“Governments around the world are looking for economic growth and job creation. African economies are no exception, with increasing recognition that growth has to be built on a more diversified economic structure in order to make a lasting contribution to development.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“Jobs are the main channel through which people share in – or are left out of – economic growth.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“The populists are right in one key area: voters want jobs and equitable growth, and can hardly be faulted for that. The challenge is to find a more inclusive growth trajectory that can be sustained economically, ecologically, and politically.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“In a climate where governments are limited in what they can spend, trade and investment offer a path to fiscally responsible growth.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“Everyone now has a sacred cow in the tax code. For my money, the most sacred thing of all is our country and its growth, but the sacred cows have turned into a pack of wolves.”

― Ari Fleischer

“It’s time to create an Economic Growth Code whose purpose is to fix and grow the economy, not redistribute massive amounts of wealth.”

― Ari Fleischer

“Consumer technology and medical tools have been created to benefit our daily lives. Without self-regulation, though, the industry could be at risk of potentially halting years of innovation and stunting growth in this field.”

― Ariel Garten

“I think that growth happens and that learning happens in anybody’s life regardless of what profession you’re in.”

― Arjun Kapoor

“Teachers support evaluations based on multiple measures: student growth, classroom observation and feedback from peers and parents.”

― Arne Duncan

“Women are the engine driving the growth in California’s economy. Women make California’s economy unique.”

― Arnold Schwarzenegger

“In 1994, Estonia became the first European country to adopt a flat tax, and its 26 percent flat tax dramatically energized what had been a faltering economy. Before adopting the flat tax, the Estonian economy was literally shrinking. In the eight years after 1994, Estonia experienced real economic growth – averaging 5.2 percent per year.”

― Arthur Laffer

“When you look at the world, everyone in the world who cares about his or her family wants to have a major portion of their assets in the United States because we are the growth country and the freedom loving country.”

― Arthur Laffer

“Sometimes, tax rate increases create the very problems that the spending is intended to cure. In other words, the tax rate increases reduce economic growth; they shrink the pie; they cause more poverty, more despair, more unemployment, which are all things government is trying to alleviate with spending.”

― Arthur Laffer

“I’m worried about economic growth in the United States. And the creation of jobs, output, and employment. And if you tax people who work, you’re going to get less people working. And what the carbon tax would do is remove the tax from people who work and put it on a product in the ground.”

― Arthur Laffer

“Firms need to ensure that their ability to provide effective customer service keeps pace with their growth. If you’re marketing your firm to new customers, you better be able to provide them service when they do business with you.”

― Arthur Levitt

“Trade allegedly does not foster growth because when it begins, a flood of imports of factory origin destroys the handicraft manufacturing of the less developed country: the models for this are the effects of British exports of textiles and of iron in India and Chile in the first half of the nineteenth century.”

― Arthur Lewis

“Two conditions of self-sustaining growth are that a country has acquired a cadre of domestic entrepreneurs and administrators and, secondly, that it has attained to adequate savings and taxable capacity.”

― Arthur Lewis

“Education is the great growth industry of the Third World. Since the Second World War, we have multiplied the number of children in school by four, with even larger multiples for secondary and university education.”

― Arthur Lewis

“Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.”

― Arthur Schopenhauer

“A maturing process, and growth, is always painful. You ask any teenager, they will tell you, and it’s just like that for the country. We need to grow; we need to evolve.”

― Arundhati Bhattacharya

“It’s exciting when there is any growth in women’s sport.”

― Ashleigh Barty

“Empowering the individual means empowering the nation. And empowerment is best served through rapid economic growth with rapid social change.”

― Atal Bihari Vajpayee

“In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.”

― Audre Lorde

“We are not out to boast that there is so much percentage of growth per year. Our real concern is how it affects the lives of people, the future of our country.”

― Aung San Suu Kyi

“The data does not support that high-income tax cuts are the main drivers of growth, so I don’t think that uncertainty over what the tax rate will be for someone that makes a million dollars a year has that big an impact on the economic growth rate in the country.”

― Austan Goolsbee

“In several quarters in the 2000s, if you added up all the private savings of everyone in the United States, it was less than nothing. You can’t sustain that as a driver of growth.”

― Austan Goolsbee

“I’m pretty happy not to be an insider anymore. There’s just no common ground. I don’t know if it’s distrust or that the politics is substantially more partisan than the public. But there’s no pressure to make a grand bargain on fiscal matters, on growth, on anything.”

― Austan Goolsbee

“As a businessman, I know President Obama understands what it takes to spark economic growth, because I have seen him in action.”

― Austin Ligon

“Saudi Arabia has proved to be the growth engine for Wipro.”

― Azim Premji

“I don’t think one party has a bad vision over the other party. I have no doubts that every Indian and every Indian political leadership would like to see this country get to a much better level. We would all like to see inclusive growth.”

― Baba Kalyani

“If India has to achieve exponential growth, it would have to be on the back of strong growth in the manufacturing sector.”

― Baba Kalyani

“We should have an inclusive growth model in India. Agro-interest is also as important as industrial interest.”

― Baba Kalyani

“We are a heterogeneous society. We have to accept that. Growth has to be such that the most backward sections also benefit from it. Otherwise, it will be a very imbalanced growth.”

― Baba Kalyani

“Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.”

― Ban Ki-moon

“This is the moment when we must build on the wealth that open markets have created, and share its benefits more equitably. Trade has been a cornerstone of our growth and global development. But we will not be able to sustain this growth if it favors the few, and not the many.”

― Barack Obama

“I believe in growth – in myself and in the characters I create.”

― Barbara Delinsky

“Yes, I think especially the Pentecostal churches, you know, that there’s been such a growth in Pentecostalism. And it’s a rejection of the much more dour and barren kind of Calvinist worship and also, the very formal Catholic forms of worship.”

― Barbara Ehrenreich

“By adopting the control strategy, the nation’s environmental program has created a built-in antagonism between environmental quality and economic growth.”

― Barry Commoner

“The most meaningful engine of change, powerful enough to confront corporate power, may be not so much environmental quality, as the economic development and growth associated with the effort to improve it.”

― Barry Commoner

“Gains in corporate profits depend in large part on accelerating global economic growth.”

― Barry Ritholtz

“For most women, Greenham was a place of principle, growth and song. Often joyful, sometimes terrifying, and almost always cold. As it got harder, with constant evictions and mounting violence from a frustrated and humiliated police force, the women got more determined. It was a community with a shared purpose – to live in peace.”

― Beeban Kidron

“I still love to find and develop the young athletes in traditional ways. I like to watch the physical and mental growth. That has always been very exciting.”

― Bela Karolyi

“It’s important for anyone working at a hyper growth company such as Airbnb to embrace learning and be open in order to keep pace with the changing environment.”

― Belinda Johnson

“Growth in U.S. real imports slowed to about 3 percent in 2006, in part reflecting a drop in real terms in imports of crude oil and petroleum products.”

― Ben Bernanke

“The crisis and recession have led to very low interest rates, it is true, but these events have also destroyed jobs, hamstrung economic growth and led to sharp declines in the values of many homes and businesses.”

― Ben Bernanke

“Our mission, as set forth by the Congress is a critical one: to preserve price stability, to foster maximum sustainable growth in output and employment, and to promote a stable and efficient financial system that serves all Americans well and fairly.”

― Ben Bernanke

“Monetary policy cannot do much about long-run growth, all we can try to do is to try to smooth out periods where the economy is depressed because of lack of demand.”

― Ben Bernanke

“It takes about two and a half percent growth just to keep unemployment stable.”

― Ben Bernanke

“Most of the policies that support robust economic growth in the long run are outside the province of the central bank.”

― Ben Bernanke

“To be sure, faster growth in nominal labor compensation does not necessarily portend higher inflation.”

― Ben Bernanke

“Certainly, 9 percent unemployment and very slow growth is not a good situation.”

― Ben Bernanke

“I’m really looking forward to, not more of the same, but a continual growth.”

― Ben Harper

“Following one of the most violent conflicts in human history, the United States and Japan built a deep and abiding friendship – an alliance that has underwritten unprecedented economic growth and security in the Asia Pacific for half a century. It is an alliance based on mutual interests and shared values and the ties between our people.”

― Ben Rhodes

“President Obama and I recognize the importance of strong economic engagement for the continued growth of both the Philippines and the United States.”

― Benigno Aquino III

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“I’m the prime minister who removed 400 checkpoints, barriers, road-blocks and so on to facilitate the growth of the Palestinian economy.”

― Benjamin Netanyahu

“Our communications services revenue growth is being driven by continued strong top-line performance in data, Internet and international – three of the fastest growing and most profitable areas within communications services.”

― Bernard Ebbers

“We accelerated our capital spending in the fourth quarter, particularly in international and next-generation network deployment, which should not only sustain future revenue growth but also drive significant cost reductions across all communications services.”

― Bernard Ebbers

“The strength in our third-quarter financial results is cause for excitement. I’m particularly pleased that we continue to demonstrate impressive growth at the same time we are engaged in important merger discussions.”

― Bernard Ebbers

“I believe Business Objects is on the cusp of becoming a multi-billion-dollar sales company. There is tremendous growth potential for business intelligence.”

― Bernard Liautaud

“Some companies are already investing in women and thereby betting on a brighter future – for a workforce just waiting to blossom, for emerging economies whose development depends on this new talent, and, of course, for their own financial growth.”

― Beth Brooke

“As we are pursuing economic growth and economic development, we have to make sure it happens with and by and for everyone. That everyone gets opportunity.”

― Betsy Hodges

“I think personal growth has much to do with acting ability.”

― Beverly D’Angelo

“Challenges keep evolving as you move into different stages. When you are at a prototype stage, it’s about getting that sustenance money. Then, talent becomes an issue; your early hires are difficult to get when you aren’t too big. Later, it’s about handling growth; then, you have competition.”

― Bhavish Aggarwal

“There is a reason companies raise money from investors, which is to invest in growth.”

― Bhavish Aggarwal

“If we want, we can be profitable, but we are focusing on growth. We don’t comment on profitability, but we do look at it internally. And many of our Ola cities are profitable. But our focus across all cities is growth.”

― Bhavish Aggarwal

“Twenty-fourteen is all about growth musically and new agendas.”

― Big K.R.I.T.

“For Republicans, tort reform and its health care analogue, malpractice reform, speak to the goal of stronger economic growth and lower costs.”

― Bill Bradley

“I believe we need a balanced, bipartisan approach to debt reduction that includes a combination of spending cuts, investments in economic growth, and simplification of the tax code that closes corporate loopholes that incentivize companies to ship jobs overseas.”

― Bill Foster

“Federal policies must understand the linkages between economic growth, social mobility, and a strong middle class.”

― Bill Foster

“By improving health, empowering women, population growth comes down.”

― Bill Gates

“China is certainly an important player in the global economy, and a widespread AIDS epidemic would threaten that growth.”

― Bill Gates

“Slow growth and inflation have a tendency to accompany large deficits and increasing debt as a percentage of GDP.”

― Bill Gross

“The U.K. and almost all of Europe have erred in terms of believing that austerity, fiscal austerity in the short term, is the way to produce real growth. It is not. You’ve got to spend money.”

― Bill Gross

“Bond investors want growth much like equity investors, and to the extent that too much austerity leads to recession or stagnation then credit spreads widen out – even if a country can print its own currency and write its own cheques.”

― Bill Gross

“In terms of economic growth, PIMCO originated the famous phrase the ‘new normal.’”

― Bill Gross

“Both from the standpoint of stocks and bonds, an investor wants to go where the growth is.”

― Bill Gross

“To create exponential growth in health care, we need to put tremendous resources and focus behind the best human minds working in this field.”

― Bill Maris

“It’s important to us to see the development and growth. At the end of the day, it’s our baby. Genetically it’s ours. It’s our embryo. We feel very connected.”

― Bill Rancic

“Life is about growth. People are not perfect when they’re 21 years old.”

― Bill Walton

“The characters that I’m typically drawn to are sensitive men who are experiencing some sense of identity crisis or growth in their life that they don’t know how to overcome.”

― Billy Crudup

“Somehow, the company must stay true to the founding vision while avoiding the pitfalls of rapid growth – and perhaps survive the hiring of a previously successful executive who doesn’t work out.”

― Bing Gordon

“I really focus on the ball, I really focus on the work, and I really focus on creating all the growth opportunities for anyone in the organisation that’s willing to do it.”

― Bjarke Ingels

“Silicon Valley has been this global engine of innovation and economic growth over the last few decades, but a tidal wave of innovation that has been focused very much in the digital realm.”

― Bjarke Ingels

“There may be men who think they are attacking Christianity when they investigate the historical origin or the morality of some dogma; I do not think so. Honest investigation can result only in growth.”

― Bjornstjerne Bjornson

“College was such a pivotal time for me. It’s a time when you have so much growth, and you kind of can choose one of many different paths.”

― Blake Griffin

“Giving feels good, but it’s also good for the bottom line. Charity is a viable growth strategy for a lot of companies. Our customers get excited to be a part of what we’re doing. If you ask anyone wearing Toms how they first heard about us, most won’t mention an advertisement; they’ll say a friend told them our story.”

― Blake Mycoskie

“As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.”

― Bo Bennett

“President Obama has tried to spin the paltry new job creation numbers as ‘a step in the right direction.’ But, clearly, the small growth in jobs isn’t even keeping up with population growth, much less returning the workforce to a healthy level.”

― Bob Beauprez

“Obama and the Democrats’ preposterous argument is that we are just one more big tax increase away from solving our economic problems. The inescapable conclusion, however, is that the primary driver of the short-term deficit is not tax cuts but the lack of any meaningful economic growth over the last half decade.”

― Bob Beauprez

“What Democrats haven’t focused on are the kind of policies that would promote economic growth – such as making permanent the 2001/2003 tax cuts, opening up federal lands to more energy production, and reforming government to reduce its burden on business.”

― Bob Beauprez

“Job growth well in excess of population increase would be a very good thing if it were only that easy.”

― Bob Beauprez

“As state and federal lawmakers debate the country’s energy policies and Colorado’s role in the ever-expanding energy economy, let’s hope they remember that unnecessary regulations stifle growth while doing nothing for public safety or health.”

― Bob Beauprez

“Just to keep up with population growth, on average our economy needs to be adding about 125,000 jobs per month.”

― Bob Beauprez

“I’m committed to increasing long-term value for shareholders and am confident we will continue to do so through the successful execution of our core strategic priorities: the creation of high quality, branded content and experiences, the use of technology, and creating growth in numerous and exciting international markets.”

― Bob Iger

“Reducing the tax burden is necessary to produce economic growth.”

― Bob Schaffer

“The Beatles’ story is all of our stories. It is about how the youth culture emerged, the drug culture emerged, how politics rose to the fore as a universal debate. It’s about rebellion, it’s about the growth of the British entertainment system, the growth of the rock n’ roll entertainment system.”

― Bob Spitz

“You can look at that by comparing Medicare’s growth rates to the private insurance world, to the other Federal programs that we run, by looking at the billions of dollars, not millions but billions of dollars, we waste every year.”

― Bobby Jindal

“The telecom industry reaches into every corner of our economies, societies, and private lives, and it is one of the greatest drivers of economic growth and human equality the world has ever seen.”

― Borje Ekholm

“If you aren’t going to make your revenue plan, it’s unlikely you’ll make your EBITDA or Net Income plan. You don’t even have to get complicated and look at Gross Margin or more derivative metrics – if you are off in Q1 and have any sort of growth expectations , you are going to miss for the year.”

― Brad Feld

“Kauffman Fellows is not necessarily for people just entering the venture industry but for experienced VCs looking to accelerate their growth. The program is centered around established innovation leaders – if you are looking to grow and become a better investor, you should think about doing this program.”

― Brad Feld

“In the mid-to-late 1990s, I was an entrepreneur-in-residence at the Kauffman Foundation working with Jana Matthews on ‘learning programs for high growth entrepreneurs.’”

― Brad Feld

“I love using a targeted acquisition approach in conjunction with a business that has a clear strategy and strong organic growth.”

― Brad Feld

“The emergence of Uber X was really the most important pivot maybe in the history of Silicon Valley. It’s a vast majority of Uber’s revenues, and so that flexibility and the rapid growth and the fighting the battles, it’s all Travis. You can’t take any credit away from him.”

― Brad Stone

“Washington politicians think that government can make better decisions than you and me. But we know better. We know it’s smaller, less intrusive government that will lead to real economic prosperity. We know it’s business-friendly policies, not more red tape, that will create real growth.”

― Brad Wenstrup

“Perfectionism is not the same thing as striving to be our best. Perfectionism is not about healthy achievement and growth; it’s a shield.”

― Brene Brown

“I have Janicza solely to thank for my growth as an actor because she saw in me something that other people just weren’t seeing, and she knew that I could go beyond the normal, funny ‘make-em-ups’ that I was doing on an improv stage.”

― Brett Gelman

“America has a unique combination of talent, a vibrant business environment, and access to global markets, which has enabled U.S. companies like Intel to foster economic growth and innovation.”

― Brian Krzanich

“I did not have implants, I just had a growth spurt.”

― Britney Spears

“After a breakup, it takes a couple weeks for the fog to settle, but it’s always a period of self-priority and growth. Life presents you with so many decisions. A lot of times, they’re right in front of your face and they’re really difficult, but we must make them.”

― Brittany Murphy

“Eight shows a week is daunting, and it can be terrifying. But it just instills such a sense of confidence and growth.”

― Brooke Shields

“The most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one.”

― Brooks Atkinson

“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.”

― Bruce Lee

“For every challenge we face – unemployment, poverty, crime, income growth, income inequality, productivity, competitiveness – a great education is a major component of the solution.”

― Bruce Rauner

“Play reaches the habits most needed for intellectual growth.”

― Bruno Bettelheim

“Charity bestowed upon those who are worthy of it is like good seed sown on a good soil that yields an abundance of fruits. But alms given to those who are yet under the tyrannical yoke of the passions are like seed deposited in a bad soil. The passions of the receiver of the alms choke, as it were, the growth of merits.”

― Buddha

“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.”

― Byron Dorgan

“All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.”

― Calvin Coolidge

“In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?”

― Carl Rogers

“I think 4 percent growth is a good goal. And I think the fact that we have become used to an economy that sort of putt putts along between 1 and 2 percent is sort of tragic.”

― Carly Fiorina

“In meeting the challenges of organic growth, BlackRock has the advantage of having an executive team greatly respected for what it has accomplished.”

― Carol Loomis

“Many businesses fail because the owner wasn’t willing to invest and wasn’t educated on the difference between spending money frivolously and investing money into the business for growth, and the risks and rewards of that cash infusion.”

― Carol Roth

“You try something, it doesn’t work, and maybe people even criticize you. In a fixed mindset, you say, ‘I tried this, it’s over.’ In a growth mindset, you look for what you’ve learned.”

― Carol S. Dweck

“Creating organizations that value a growth mindset can create contexts in which more people grow into the knowledgeable, visionary, and responsible leaders we need.”

― Carol S. Dweck

“People often confuse a growth mindset with being flexible or open-minded or with having a positive outlook – qualities they believe they’ve simply always had. My colleagues and I call this a false growth mindset.”

― Carol S. Dweck

“You can’t just declare that you have a growth mindset. Growth mindset is hard.”

― Carol S. Dweck

“Everyone is a mixture of fixed and growth mindsets. You could have a predominant growth mindset in an area, but there can still be things that trigger you into a fixed mindset trait.”

― Carol S. Dweck

“We’re finding that many parents endorse a growth mindset, but they still respond to their children’s errors, setbacks or failures as though they’re damaging and harmful. If they show anxiety or overconcern, those kids are going toward a more fixed mindset.”

― Carol S. Dweck

“When entire companies embrace a growth mindset, their employees report feeling far more empowered and committed; they also receive far greater organizational support for collaboration and innovation.”

― Carol S. Dweck

“As the growth mindset has become more popular and taken hold, we are beginning to find that there are pitfalls. Many educators misunderstand or misapply the concepts.”

― Carol S. Dweck

“With a growth mindset, kids don’t necessarily think that there’s no such thing as talent or that everyone is the same, but they believe everyone can develop their abilities through hard work, strategies, and lots of help and mentoring from others.”

― Carol S. Dweck

“Business leaders who openly acknowledge people’s concerns about becoming obsolete and who invest resources in workers’ growth can help create a nation of learners – and perhaps resolve some of the political chaos that’s bubbling around us.”

― Carol S. Dweck

“When someone endorses a fixed mindset, it can limit them, even if they’re successful at the moment, because if they start struggling and tumbling, they can lose their confidence, but also, they may not create a growth mindset environment for others.”

― Carol S. Dweck

“Hong Kong needs population growth to cope with a rapidly ageing population.”

― Carrie Lam

“Given the relativity concept, poverty cannot be eliminated. Indeed, an economic upturn with a broad improvement in household income does not guarantee a decrease in the size of the poor population, especially when the income growth of households below the poverty line is less promising than the overall.”

― Carrie Lam

“In general, there will likely be an expanding market around mobility management services that could offer incremental job growth.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.”

― Cesar Chavez

“It is impossible to anticipate all of the misdeeds engendered by the universal conflict of human passions. They multiply at a compound rate with the growth in population and the interlacing of particular interests that cannot be directed with geometrical precision towards the public utility.”

― Cesare Beccaria

“Fashion brands looking for explosive growth go the wholesale route, to get their products into stores, but then they end up relying on those sales.”

― Chad Hurley

“The issue of access to growth capital is common to all entrepreneurs. Any entrepreneur who can demonstrate a credible business model and plan would be able to access to capital.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“We believe that rural India is going to be the next driver of growth. You cannot make money overnight there, as you have to set up infrastructure there; the value of transactions is lower – you need a few years before you can really make all those businesses profitable.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“As we were growing retail, and it was a huge growth phase, it was very important to keep our quality under control. Therefore, it was not just distribution, not just back-office operations, but also the risk-management practices. And these we learned together, supported by technology.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“India’s growth drivers are actually two growth drivers. One is consumption, which arises out of our demographic advantage. And the other is the investments. Because we need a lot of investment in the country.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“Our large size, capital base, robust funding profile, extensive distribution network, diversified portfolio, presence across the financial services sector, and leadership in technology position us very well to leverage the growth opportunities across the economy.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“When we look at the credit growth, we should look at it in its totality. Let us not only look at the non-food bank credit growth but also look at the growth across all the instruments of financing.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“Punjab is central to our business strategy, and we are an active partner in the state’s growth.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“It’s not that the regulator doesn’t want the banking industry to grow. The growth of the industry has always been in relation to the GDP (gross domestic product) growth.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“The growth that we are targeting for our bank is in line with the banking industry.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“My belief is India’s banking industry will continue to grow at two and a half times the GDP growth rate.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“The increase in coal production and the efficiency in coal movement are all administrative things that can add a lot to the economic growth.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“I believe that India’s long-term growth story is strong, and foreign investors are keen to be a part of it.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“ICICI Group has always been a catalyst in India’s growth and continues to support the country in every sphere.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“The Indian banking industry has always been full of competition, and there is enough room for growth.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“I think India’s growth itself will give opportunities for Indian banks to become substantially bigger.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“Growing up, I just wore whatever fit. I was going through crazy growth spurts, so I could never really take my style too seriously.”

― Chandler Parsons

“I’m a big believer in evolution, growth, and in being the best you that you can be, and I feel like the first step to doing that is getting mentally healthy.”

― Charlamagne tha God

“Our immigration policy should be driven by what is in the best interest of this great country and the American people. Comprehensive immigration reform will strengthen U.S. security and boost economic growth.”

― Charles B. Rangel

“But I think the global economy will understand that the United States has the ability to meet its obligations. But it’s not going to be able to do it over the long term if we can’t control the growth of government.”

― Charles Bass

“Opening markets abroad through trade agreements is especially important for American small businesses and manufacturers to enhance growth and job creation.”

― Charles Boustany

“The United States cannot achieve significant economic growth without expanding exports.”

― Charles Boustany

“America’s small businesses and manufacturers are innovators ready to usher in a new wave of growth and opportunity if given access to foreign markets.”

― Charles Boustany

“The TPP supports economic growth and job creation in America while expanding access for American goods and services in the Asia-Pacific region.”

― Charles Boustany

“Trade is a source of strength and an engine of growth for America.”

― Charles Boustany

“While Obama’s economic policies have failed to spur growth, our anti-poverty programs have long failed to promote upward mobility and move people from welfare to work.”

― Charles Boustany

“Prediction is a mug’s game, but taking the side of water polluters has not been a winning political strategy for 50 years. Presidents Reagan, Bush I, and Bush II all undertook to weaken water regulations in the name of economic growth. They left office; the regulations remained.”

― Charles C. Mann

“Threats of trade protectionism, plus unilateral actions on the exchange-rate front, such as the heavy interventions of China, Japan, and Switzerland in the currency markets – not to mention the retaliatory tariffs recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives – endanger growth prospects and could further depress financial market confidence.”

― Charles Dallara

“It is time to recognise that austerity alone condemns not just Greece but the whole of Europe to the probability of a painful and protracted era of little or no economic growth. This would be a tragedy not just for Greece and for Europe, but for the world.”

― Charles Dallara

“It is certainly possible that the Greek economy can revive and achieve some growth over the years ahead.”

― Charles Dallara

“One expected growth, change; without it, the world was less, the well of inspiration dried up, the muses fled.”

― Charles de Lint

“Union leaders argue that pension shortfalls account for a proportionally tiny portion of governments’ financial problems, and by all accounts, there are plenty of parties to blame for the growth in payrolls and obligations.”

― Charles Duhigg

“As a young analyst just out of Stanford business school in the 1960s, I got to really understand what growth was about. Back then, you had to ask a customer to pay some money. That was the most important thing in getting a company off the ground.”

― Charles Schwab

“I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people’s minds better than we Liberals.”

― Charles Trevelyan

“We have been restraining the growth of the cost of education-that is, tuition, room and board-to be within approximately one and a half percentage points of the consumer price index.”

― Charles Vest

“The ultimate growth in humans is that you have multiple chances to do something the right way, and hopefully you get there and do it the right way.”

― Charlie McDowell

“My character, Charlotte, is very confident, and I try to be more like my character in real life. Not that I’m not confident, but I’ve really found my personal growth through work.”

― Charlotte Flair

“I want to tell mayors, county chiefs and heads of big companies: don’t just chase GDP growth; don’t chase the biggest profits at the expense of our children and grandchildren and at the cost of sacrificing our ecological environment.”

― Chen Guangbiao

“Understanding how your business affects human rights and using that knowledge to shape appropriate policies and practices is crucial to achieving what should be the goal of all corporations – sustainable growth.”

― Cherie Blair

“If I had to look at ‘Now He Sings’… from outside myself, I see it as a natural part of the growth of the jazz culture, which I’ve always been so happy – honored, really – to be a small part of.”

― Chick Corea

“Tourism in India has the potential to promote faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth. It could be used as a powerful antidote to tackle poverty.”

― Chiranjeevi

“If we make the tough decisions now, we will be one year ahead of 80 percent of the states in the race to economic growth. If we fail to act, we will fall even further behind… by going first, we can become first.”

― Chris Christie

“The three top issues have to be restoring jobs and private sector job growth to our country, getting the entitlement mess under control, and restoring back to our country a sense of self-confidence that Americans can achieve whatever we want to achieve.”

― Chris Christie

“We need legislation that encourages increased competition and tort reform and combats fraud, waste, and abuse. This would drive down health care costs, provide more ‘bottom line’ for our small businesses and lead to more private sector job growth.”

― Chris Gibson

“Green politics at its worst amounts to a sort of Zen fascism; less extreme, it denounces growth and seeks to stop the world so that we can all get off.”

― Chris Patten

“The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states.”

― Christian Lous Lange

“Modern techniques have torn down state frontiers, both economical and intellectual. The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states.”

― Christian Lous Lange

“The goal of long-run economic growth without asset price bubbles is not only achievable, but is something we should expect if we put a sound regulatory framework in place and if policymakers remain vigilant.”

― Christina Romer

“Recent research suggests that New Deal programs may actually have had their primary impact on the economy by influencing consumer and business expectations of future growth and inflation.”

― Christina Romer

“As an economic historian, I appreciate what manufacturing has contributed to the United States. It was the engine of growth that allowed us to win two world wars and provided millions of families with a ticket to the middle class. But public policy needs to go beyond sentiment and history.”

― Christina Romer

“I think there are multiple studies now to demonstrate that diversity, a better balance between genders, but also between different fields as well, is actually conducive to better growth, better bottom line, better results.”

― Christine Lagarde

“It’s a question of not so much pushing the boys out of the picture, but making the whole frame bigger so that both men and women access the labor market, contribute to the economy, generate growth, have jobs, and so on.”

― Christine Lagarde

“I know this is economic jargon, but essentially, if you bring more women to the job market, you create value, it makes economic sense, and growth is improved. There are countries where it’s almost a no-brainer: Korea, Japan, soon to be China, certainly Germany, Italy. Why? Because they have an aging population.”

― Christine Lagarde

“Nowadays, the process of growth and development almost never seems to manage to create this subtle balance between the importance of the individual parts, and the coherence of the environment as a whole. One or the other always dominates.”

― Christopher Alexander

“We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand.”

― Christopher Dodd

“Many parents and teachers have become irritated to the point of distraction at the way the weed-style growth of ‘like’ has spread through the idiom of the young. And it’s true that in some cases the term has become simultaneously a crutch and a tic, driving out the rest of the vocabulary as candy expels vegetables.”

― Christopher Hitchens

“If Britain was to close down altogether overnight, then China would take up the slack of carbon emissions in two years. If America closed down, just the growth in China’s emissions would replace America’s emissions in 12 years.”

― Christopher Monckton

“4chan’s culture is unique and spreads and draws people in like no other. It’s also important to realize that 4chan wasn’t some overnight success, and there was never ‘hockey stick’ – like growth.”

― Christopher Poole

“I see real opportunities for us to have stronger, closer collaboration between the three North American partners and seize on opportunities to achieve objectives of more jobs and growth.”

― Chrystia Freeland

“Worrying about the poor is one thing. To contend that equality is necessary for growth is an altogether different and more radical idea.”

― Chrystia Freeland

“SingTel has made substantial investments in markets with high growth potential in South Asia, such as India and Bangladesh.”

― Chua Sock Koong

“Once you embrace the absolute truth that every leader needs a mentor, you can begin to achieve the massive growth and success that you seek.”

― Clay Clark

“When Jack Welch was the CEO of General Electric, he was able to produce record growth year after year by using a few simple principles relentlessly. The system of management he used was called differentiation.”

― Clay Clark

“Growth makes so many dimensions of management easier. It’s when growth stops that things get tough.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“No idea for a new growth business ever comes fully shaped. When it emerges, it’s half-baked, and it then goes through a process of becoming fully shaped.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“If you’re successful and growing, you can manage any way you want to. Growth makes so many dimensions of management easier. It’s when growth stops that things get tough.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“The Republicans are wrong in thinking that the rich create jobs. In reality, many of the richest Americans have been investing in efficiency innovations rather than to create jobs. And the Democrats are wrong, because growth won’t happen if they distribute the wealth of the wealthy to everyone else.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“Optimizing return on capital will generate less growth than optimizing return on education.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“Growth makes management easier. In particular, it makes making labor concessions seem easy. It’s when growth stops because you’re being disrupted that managing becomes really, really hard, and as a result, most disrupted companies simply disappear.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“The concept of disruption is about competitive response; it is not a theory of growth. It’s adjacent to growth. But it’s not about growth.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“You’re seeing more players come back to MLS in their prime and the homegrown talent coming up that’s of high quality. I think that game’s always continuing to grow, and I’m happy to be part of that growth and come back to the league.”

― Clint Dempsey

“I find a lot of up-and-coming musicians I enjoy, present them to my viewers – and hopefully inflate the growth of these artists by putting them in front an audience that wouldn’t have been aware of them.”

― Connor Franta

“Our platform emphasizes that a vibrant, free and fair market is essential to economic growth.”

― Cory Booker

“This is our history – from the Transcontinental Railroad to the Hoover Dam, to the dredging of our ports and building of our most historic bridges – our American ancestors prioritized growth and investment in our nation’s infrastructure.”

― Cory Booker

“Cities can become the engines that fuel our nation’s growth and prosperity, and they can be wide gateways for families to achieve their own American dream of prosperity.”

― Cory Booker

“I remember when I was in college, my junior year NWSL was not a thing and my senior year, it started up and I had a place to play now. It’s really great that it’s been able to be stable for these last seven years and we can always continue to push for more growth.”

― Crystal Dunn

“Whatever I contributed to the unique morale of the Cardinals was part of this growth, and so, of course, was my decision to have it out in public with the owners of organized baseball.”

― Curt Flood

“Our Vision 2030 remains the blueprint for inclusive growth, social cohesion, and prosperity for all. Under this plan, we will continue to develop skills that can help our country realise its developmental goals and address labour market issues.”

― Cyril Ramaphosa

“We want to clean up South Africa so that we can begin to make it more attractive to investors but at the same time to deal with the issues that are impeding growth.”

― Cyril Ramaphosa

“I believe that our economy is not a one- or two-percent growth economy; I believe it can grow at four percent, and we can revitalize our economy if we do the right things.”

― Cyril Ramaphosa

“We need to work together as social partners to focus on our economy by removing all the obstacles to investment and move South Africa to a higher level of growth.”

― Cyril Ramaphosa

“I want to continue to be a part of the sport, and not just as an owner in the Nascar Xfinity Series. I want to be a valuable asset to the growth of the sport and continue to help raise the bar and raise the awareness of the sport and promote the sport as much as I can.”

― Dale Earnhardt Jr.

“I have dedicated many years to economic study, up to the Ph.D. level, to analyze and understand the inherent weaknesses of aid and why aid policies have consistently failed to deliver on economic growth and poverty alleviation.”

― Dambisa Moyo

“’Dead Aid’ is about the inefficacy and the limitations of large-scale aid programs in creating economic growth and reducing poverty in Africa.”

― Dambisa Moyo

“What I loved about ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ was that it was about family love and growth and understanding. The riches-to-rags premise is just the wallpaper.”

― Dan Levy

“With increased growth in the U.S. population, especially in urban areas, transport bottlenecks will only become more frequent and severe.”

― Dan Lipinski

“The Internet has allowed even more growth possible than in the bricks and mortar industries that I dealt with years ago. It is easier to get a business to a million dollars/pounds in revenue on the net! It is not easy! But it is easier when compared to construction, etc., though all businesses use the Internet to enhance marketing.”

― Dan Pena

“We had grown too fast at PayPal. Our operating expenses had grown too fast… Growth covers a lot of sin. We want to grow without sin.”

― Dan Schulman

“When I talk about the ability for fintech to promote kind of economic growth and productive citizens coming in, using different data and being able to lend to small businesses, see those small businesses start to grow – of course, that means more money for their families, you know, the small-business owner families. They start to hire people.”

― Dan Schulman

“The good news is world population growth rate decreases systematically and is expected to reach zero by 2050, thanks to urbanisation and women’s education.”

― Dan Shechtman

“I’m always writing and learning. It’s about growth. So I’m growing as a musician, as a guitarist.”

― D’Angelo

“Russia and China have maintained that people prize stability over freedom and that as long as the central State creates conditions for economic growth, people will be complacent and will be willing to literally sell away their rights. In fact, this very economic growth will eventually catch up with these regimes.”

― Daniel Lubetzky

“Tasting failure, even when you truly believe in a project, is a critical part of the growth process.”

― Daniel Lubetzky

“I’m developing a physiological theory of growth and oxygen requirement. If it’s well-understood how fish require oxygen to grow, then we can understand how to deal with the impact of global warming.”

― Daniel Pauly

“As Popeyes becomes part of the RBI family, we believe we can deliver growth and opportunities for all of our stakeholders, including our valued employees and franchisees.”

― Daniel Schwartz

“One of Dickens’ biggest influences was the growth of London as a Victorian city, and the extremes being created as it expanded.”

― Danny Boyle

“The reality is institutions that invest in high growth have offices globally and talk across offices.”

― Danny Rimer

“Bureaucracies tend to grow and to brag about their growth based on how many individuals they have and how much money they spend.”

― Darrell Issa

“Economic growth is the most important initiative every governor faces.”

― Dave Heineman

“The reason we invest globally is because we think that’s where a lot of the growth is happening: around the world.”

― Dave McClure

“Immigration is not just compatible with but is a necessary component of economic growth.”

― Dave Reichert

“When we make a record, we don’t discuss how we are planning on doing it. It’s a very natural and organic growth.”

― Davey Havok

“I would be absolutely astounded if population growth and industrialisation and all the stuff we are pumping into the atmosphere hadn’t changed the climatic balance. Of course it has. There is no valid argument for denial.”

― David Attenborough

“Manufacturing value chains are global. Many U.S.-made goods have foreign components. Slapping on tariffs will raise prices and slow imports, but it will make us poorer and impede growth.”

― David Autor

“I’ve seen the growth of this game in this country, the stadiums that were built, the great European players that have come and the great American players who’ve been created. Americans want to be number one at everything. And they are at baseball, football, basketball. Soccer is growing fast, and I want to be a part of that.”

― David Beckham

“More of the same will just produce more of the same: less competitiveness, less growth, fewer jobs.”

― David Cameron

“That’s the dirty little secret of Mormon growth. Lots of baptisms don’t necessarily translate into long-term membership.”

― David Campbell

“Fashion advertisers are committed to print. It’s still a growth business, almost as much for the advertisements as the editorial content.”

― David Carey

“The U.S. business for most magazines is a moderate growth business. The international business – especially in China and Russia – is a faster growth business.”

― David Carey

“Our whole life is set up in the path of least resistance. We don’t want to suffer. We don’t want to feel discomfort. So the whole time, we’re living our lives in a very comfortable area. There’s no growth in that.”

― David Goggins

“I’m a big believer in doing things that make you uncomfortable. So, we live in a world where we want to be as comfortable as we can. And we wonder why we have no growth. We wonder why – when the smallest thing in our life gets difficult – we wonder why we cower and we run away.”

― David Goggins

“The reason I became 297 pounds is because that was comfortable. What was very uncomfortable was running. What was very uncomfortable was being on a diet. What was very uncomfortable was trying to face things that I didn’t want to face. And I also realized, when I was really big, I had no growth. Why? Because I was living comfortable.”

― David Goggins

“Read a record number of books in a given month. If you’re focused on intellectual growth, train yourself to study harder and longer than ever before.”

― David Goggins

“There’s something about China and its rush to capitalism that I find confusing. At the same time, we live in an America where capitalists oppose any government interference with free markets, while in China you have a very controlled, state-planned market where economic growth is better than ours.”

― David Henry Hwang

“Both traditional broadcasters and podcasters are betting heavily on the growth of voice-driven technology and so-called smart speakers, the theory being that it is as easy to ask Amazon’s Alexa to play you the ‘Guardian Books’ podcast as it is to get it to play Capital FM.”

― David Hepworth

“Research who your politicians are, even; know what they do, know who they’re supported by legislatively, and know who is supporting them financially for their campaigns. Because ever since Citizens United, we’ve seen a massive growth in the amount of campaign contributions and corruption in politics as a result, and that has to change.”

― David Hogg

“Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge.”

― David Hume

“Chinese experts noted that the U.S. economy has rebounded from the 2008 crash more strongly than some analysts here had expected, while China’s own growth is slowing after several decades of rocket-ship acceleration.”

― David Ignatius

“We’re grappling with the same issue facing all advanced economies – how to revive growth and distribute its fruits more fairly. An America that can tackle that problem head-on can perhaps help revive a stagnant global economy.”

― David Ignatius

“Moreover, statistics can be deceiving: the growth of jobs in the US in the 90s was due to many part-time jobs, with no benefits and generally low pay.”

― David Korten

“For small businesses, you need less taxes, less federal spending, and you need less regulation that blocks their growth.”

― David Malpass

“The Fed should make a clear commitment to stable money to reduce the swings in interest rates and inflation. Instead, it champions and flaunts unstable money. This encourages momentum trading and the growth of derivatives. Meanwhile, layers of financial regulation make Washington bigger and more powerful but don’t fix the underlying problems.”

― David Malpass

“The growth of a company like ours tends to be a relatively steady because, like some of the other successful mixed signal companies, we have a wide range of products servicing a wide range of end applications.”

― David Milne

“The number of people with HIV receiving Medicare benefits has grown over time, reflecting growth in the size of the of the HIV positive population in the U.S. but also an increased lifespan for people with HIV due to antiretroviral medicines and other treatment advances.”

― David Mixner

“I would have to consider the U.S.A. job if I was approached because it’s one of the big nations in world football, with massive growth potential.”

― David Moyes

“Proud parents document the arrival and growth of their future CIA officer in all forms of social media that the world can access for decades to come.”

― David Petraeus

“All I know about thermal pollution is that if we continue our present rate of growth in electrical energy consumption it will simply take, by the year 2000, all our freshwater streams to cool the generators and reactors.”

― David R. Brower

“Probably in 2035 we will pass that mantle on to China. It will be the biggest economy in the world, and it will go way past us and way past India. Given the growth, the size, the opportunities, I don’t think there’s any other place in the world that can match it.”

― David Rubenstein

“Word-of-mouth marketing is a crucial component of organic growth for startups and one of the primary ways that Weebly has grown to over 15 million customers.”

― David Rusenko

“Rapid population growth and technological innovation, combined with our lack of understanding about how the natural systems of which we are a part work, have created a mess.”

― David Suzuki

“Japan is a model already to the lie that economic growth is the key to our future. If they can really show an alternative to nukes and fossil fuels, then they will be the poster boy for the renewable energy for the future.”

― David Suzuki

“Although it’s the second largest country in the world, our useful area has been reduced. Our immigration policy is disgusting: We plunder southern countries by depriving them of future leaders, and we want to increase our population to support economic growth.”

― David Suzuki

“I think there are a lot of companies that are staying private longer. Much more of their growth is happening while they are on the private side. So their valuations are hitting $1 billion while they are still private more often.”

― David Sze

“If you could position the best platform media company around the world with the best content, we could get explosive growth.”

― David Zaslav

“Growth is usually uncomfortable. If you’re looking for comfort, you will more than likely feel tired and old earlier than you want, and the misery of your caged soul will always be looming nearby.”

― Debbie Ford

“Exponential growth in access to the Internet, satellite television and radio, cell phones, and P.D.A.’s means that breaking news now reaches virtually every corner of the globe.”

― Dee Dee Myers

“If you look at America, one of the great strengths of America is its university towns and the way a lot of their businesses and a lot of their innovation and enormous economic growth have come from reducing that gap, getting those universities directly involved in start-up businesses, green field businesses, new development businesses.”

― Denis Napthine

“Mexico is trapped by a dense network of rent-seekers and monopolies in sectors that are crucial for economic growth, including telecommunications, energy, transportation, and financial services.”

― Denise Dresser

“Government after government has prioritized the preservation of corporatist loyalties over the promotion of economic growth and emphasized clientelist distribution over entrepreneurial innovation and creation of level economic playing field.”

― Denise Dresser

“With the growth of both urbanization and globalization, consumers are becoming increasingly disconnected from their food.”

― Denise Morrison

“The misconception about Foursquare is that it’s just hipsters in New York and San Francisco checking in at bars. It’s happening all over the world. I’ve seen huge growth in Europe, Japan, South America.”

― Dennis Crowley

“Aerospace services represents one of our biggest growth opportunities for the future.”

― Dennis Muilenburg

“As we deliver airplanes and we enable global travel and global cargo delivery, it provides overall economic growth around the world as well.”

― Dennis Muilenburg

“I think tax reform is the single most important thing we can do in this country to unleash economic energy. It’s going to unleash growth.”

― Dennis Muilenburg

“As we continue to drive the benefits of integrating our enterprise skills, capabilities, and experience – what we call operating as ‘One Boeing’ – we will find new and better ways to engage and inspire employees, deliver innovation that drives customer success, and produce results to fuel future growth and prosperity for all our stakeholders.”

― Dennis Muilenburg

“The commercial airplane business is an incredible growth business.”

― Dennis Muilenburg

“Substantial services growth is core to Boeing’s strategy.”

― Dennis Muilenburg

“China is a very important growth market for us.”

― Dennis Muilenburg

“Economists who have studied the relationship between education and economic growth confirm what common sense suggests: The number of college degrees is not nearly as important as how well students develop cognitive skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving ability.”

― Derek Bok

“Ever since economists revealed how much universities contribute to economic growth, politicians have paid close attention to higher education.”

― Derek Bok

“Most high governmental officials who speak of education policy seem to conceive of education in this light – as a way to ensure economic competitiveness and continued economic growth. I strongly disagree with this approach.”

― Derek Bok

“As someone whose music is connected to his personal growth, I feel an obligation to follow this muse wherever it leads.”

― Devin Townsend

“I take hair growth, natural vitamins and sleep on silk pillow cases.”

― Devon Windsor

“Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.”

― Diane Arbus

“I always was fascinated with China, because I was born in Europe, and for us, China had this fascination and mystery. The first time I came here was in 1989. They were on bicycles, and the speed of the growth has been incredible.”

― Diane von Furstenberg

“Economic theory dictates that the value of a company is basically the present value of its future profits. To estimate Facebook’s value through its future profits, we need to have a view on its user growth and how this will evolve in the next 10 to 50 years.”

― Didier Sornette

“When herding behaviour among investors ramps up, a stock’s or index’s growth rate can increase faster than exponentially, leading to more herding. This positive feedback brings the system to a tipping point. About two-thirds of the time, a crash results.”

― Didier Sornette

“Analysts estimate that emerging markets are expected to drive 90 percent of the world’s pharmaceutical market growth, and differentiated products will be important to this growth.”

― Dilip Shanghvi

“Generally, we have competed with ourselves… because I feel that if I compete against somebody, it causes stress. I don’t want the process of growth to be stressful.”

― Dilip Shanghvi

“Harman International’s dedication to research and development, as well as its strict adherence to quality manufacturing, are well known throughout the corporate world. The opportunity to lead a company with such high standards, worldwide reputation, and outstanding growth potential is extremely appealing.”

― Dinesh Paliwal

“Children who cling to parents or who don’t want to leave home are stunted in their emotional, psychological growth.”

― Dirk Benedict

“I look forward to being part of the ASUS family and its fascinating growth journey in India.”

― Disha Patani

“The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation.”

― Dixie Lee Ray

“The Internet is a global resource that does not belong to any one nation or alliance. It has contributed to amazing economic growth, collaboration, civil education, and awe-inspiring lifestyle improvements for billions of people.”

― Dmitri Alperovitch

“While cyber espionage is having a tremendous negative affect on the global economy from the theft-caused drain of intellectual property and the resulting adverse incentives for continued investments in innovative growth, the threat from destructive and disruptive attacks is amplifying the risks even further.”

― Dmitri Alperovitch

“Trade wars in which countries are then obliged to retaliate by raising their own tariffs against the initiator undermine growth and hurt consumers. Far from being expressions of strength they highlight the failure of the initiating country’s economic sector to compete in the global market place.”

― Dominic Grieve

“I do worry about population growth and the preservation of the green belt space but I don’t think these are insurmountable problems.”

― Dominic Grieve

“The fun for me is to mix it all up. I would actually like to do something as far away from what I’ve just done, just for my own personal joy and growth, for what I want to do.”

― Don Cheadle

“Well, WorldCom’s growth exploded in the Clinton years, there’s no question, there’s no disputing that.”

― Don Nickles

“But, we have had the debate in our country now for a number of years as to whether or not free trade agreements are good for economic growth and economic opportunity in creating jobs and lifting people out of poverty.”

― Donald Evans

“Well, you can, but tell you this, that when you’ve got an economy that is growing at 4.9% it is the fastest growth over the last 12 months we’ve seen in 20 years.”

― Donald Evans

“In Poland we still believe – and this certainly applies to my government – that greater competitiveness, and greater growth and savings are possible in an economy which is as sparely regulated as possible, where freedom, competition and private ownership are key values.”

― Donald Tusk

“No one wants growth, constant expansion, physical swelling. Growth is not a human value; it’s a means to the ends of sufficiency and security. Once we have enough, no one wants more, unless it is sold to us as a cheap substitute for something else, something non-material.”

― Donella Meadows

“Growth is a stupid goal. So, by the way, is no-growth.”

― Donella Meadows

“Smart development invests in insulation, efficient cars, and ever-renewed sources of energy. Dumb growth crashes around looking for more oil.”

― Donella Meadows

“Smart development builds on a region’s own skills, resources and local businesses. Dumb growth invites a big corporation in, surrenders control and profits to a distant headquarters, undercuts local manufacturers, and risks layoffs without warning.”

― Donella Meadows

“Recession-resistant development produces things people need. Unsustainable growth churns out tinsel products that consumers have to be seduced into buying – until times get tough, when they quickly give them up.”

― Donella Meadows

“I think if I have that team mentality, then my individual growth will shine as it did in college.”

― Donte DiVincenzo

“We look at the number of engineers coming out of India; we look at the growth of the economy, and it’s clear that India is a place we want to be.”

― Douglas Leone

“I am so proud of the growth of Dylan’s Candy Bar into two more flagship stores: Union Square in New York City and Chicago on Michigan Avenue, and two airport stores: JFK and Detroit.”

― Dylan Lauren

“Acquiring market leaders in the U.S. and around the world continues to be a core part of our growth strategy as we strengthen our global platform, one step at a time.”

― Dylan Taylor

“Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility.”

― E. F. Schumacher

“The English countryside, its growth and its destruction, is a genuine and tragic theme.”

― E. M. Forster

“A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic.”

― E. O. Wilson

“Companies that are willing to share, to withhold in order to further the growth of the company, willing to try to get a better atmosphere through a demonstration of democratic principles, fairness and cooperation, a better product, those will win in the end.”

― E. O. Wilson

“Because capitalist society has expanded the productive forces so enormously, the social conditions under which it arose lag behind and become fetters holding back the further growth of productive forces.”

― Earl Browder

“Socialism is nothing more nor less than the social, political and ideological system which breaks the fetters upon economic growth created under capitalism and opens the way to a new period of economic and social expansion on a much larger scale.”

― Earl Browder

“This radical transformation of world power relationships reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and the USSR the growth of the productive forces.”

― Earl Browder

“The majority of people who buy homes in golf course communities don’t play golf. Golf is way down at the bottom in terms of total numbers and growth.”

― Ed McMahon

“To qualify as a recession, economic activity must decline in an absolute sense; a mere slowdown in real growth is not enough.”

― Edgar Fiedler

“Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation drives economic growth. So let’s all go exploring.”

― Edith Widder

“Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation drives economic growth.”

― Edith Widder

“The 1920s and 1930s were a period of sensational productivity growth: new products were springing up all over the place, and most of those new products and new methods were developed by people who started their own companies.”

― Edmund Phelps

“I just think that the Europeans are depriving themselves of a high-employment economy, and they are depriving themselves of intellectual stimulation in the workplace – and personal growth – by sticking to the stultifying, rigid system that I call corporatism.”

― Edmund Phelps

“For decades, my research was driven by outstanding problems in macroeconomics: mainly growth theory and employment theory.”

― Edmund Phelps

“The main cause of Europe’s deep fall – the losses of inclusion, job satisfaction and wage growth – is the devastating slowdown of productivity that began in the late 1990s and struck large swaths of the continent. It holds down the growth of wages rates, and it depresses employment.”

― Edmund Phelps

“After a major loss of dynamism in the 1960s, productivity growth rates began dropping in most countries, falling by half in the U.S. in the 1970s and more or less ceasing altogether in France, Germany and Britain in the late 1990s.”

― Edmund Phelps

“The Keynesian belief that ‘demand’ is always at the root of underemployment and slow growth is a fallacy.”

― Edmund Phelps

“America’s peak years of indigenous innovation ran from the 1820s to the 1960s. There were a few financial panics and two depressions, to be sure. But in this period, a frenzy of creative activity, economic competition and rapid growth in national income provided widening economic inclusion, rising wages for all, and engaging careers for most.”

― Edmund Phelps

“In essence, capitalist systems are a mechanism by which economies may generate growth in knowledge – with much uncertainty in the process, owing to the incompleteness of knowledge.”

― Edmund Phelps

“Mass prosperity came with the mass innovation that sprung up in 1815 in Britain, soon after in America, and later in Germany and France: It brought sustained growth to these nations – also to nations with entrepreneurs willing and able to copy the innovations.”

― Edmund Phelps

“Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.”

― Edward Abbey

“It is the growth of advertising in this country which, more than any single element, has brought the American magazine to its present enviable position in points of literary, illustrative and mechanical excellence.”

― Edward Bok

“At some point, the spectacular growth in China has to stop.”

― Edward C. Prescott

“To advocate both for more immigration and for faster wage growth for the working and middle class is to work at cross-purposes.”

― Edward Conard

“In today’s information-driven economy, business and scientific talent constrains growth.”

― Edward Conard

“High-skilled workers increasingly choose lucrative jobs that don’t serve or supervise low-skilled workers. Low-skilled productivity and wage growth has lagged as a result.”

― Edward Conard

“In the 1950s and 1960s, an explosion of great corporate jobs, together with a restricted supply of labor, produced healthy wage growth.”

― Edward Conard

“To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field.”

― Edward de Bono

“Growth comes out of a healthy competitive atmosphere, not trying to choose a particular path forward.”

― Edward Felten

“The only way to eliminate the deficit in the long run is through growth.”

― Edward Lazear

“This growth in the number, speed of formation, permanence, delicacy and complexity of associations possible for an animal reaches its acme in the case of man.”

― Edward Thorndike

“Indonesia is a very huge country, geographically and in number of people, and there is still a lot of growth in the income level; It is very easy to assume there is a lot of demand for travel.”

― Edwin Soeryadjaya

“We have a lot of employers who are looking for skilled workers and not being able to find them. And we have workers who lack the requisite skills to access these good-paying jobs in high growth industries.”

― Elaine Chao

“Our country needs to produce 250,000 net new jobs every month just to keep even with population growth.”

― Elaine Chao

“It’s not coincidental that America’s vigorous recovery in the early 1980s was led by a president who worked hard to unshackle growth in the private sector.”

― Elaine Chao

“Employers should overcome a myopic quarterly earnings posture and focus on long-term strategies for growth that include investing in their own skills-training efforts to enable a broader pool of applicants.”

― Elaine Chao

“The expenses of complying with Washington’s torrent of mandates and regulatory overreach are costing American workers jobs and income growth.”

― Elaine Chao

“European-style interventions to which the Obama administration is inclined will not make America more competitive in the world-wide economy. Such policies will not increase growth, will not decrease unemployment, and will not increase wages for workers.”

― Elaine Chao

“The growth of modern constitutional government compels for its successful practice the exercise of reason and considerate judgment by the individual citizens who constitute the electorate.”

― Elihu Root

“Any reasonable economist will tell you that it’s nearly impossible to isolate the impact of right-to-work laws on a state’s job growth. A multitude of other factors intervene. However, one thing the numbers can show is that right-to-work laws have a negative effect on the wages of workers in that state.”

― Eliot Spitzer

“Growth becomes less important than stability; we have to give people changes slowly.”

― Eliyahu Goldratt

“You need collaboration of its people; it’s the only way to improve a company – can you ignore that? You need a win-win for every sub-group, which will ensure exponential growth for a company.”

― Eliyahu Goldratt

“If we foster business growth and create opportunities, then our economy will again thrive.”

― Elizabeth Emken

“I believe reduced spending, lower taxation, and economic growth go hand-in-hand.”

― Elizabeth Emken

“Cities and towns throughout central and northwest Connecticut have strong industrial histories and are now in the process of transitioning into new sources of economic growth. I’m doing what I can to be a strong partner in these efforts.”

― Elizabeth Esty

“All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.”

― Ellen Glasgow

“We owned what we learned back there; the experience and the growth are grafted into our lives.”

― Ellen Goodman

“Morality in its noblest forms remains inexplicable unless one takes into account that power of growth in the human soul which has led generation after generation from lower religious and ethical standards to higher ones which often clash with worldly advantages.”

― Ellen Key

“We use American influence with Israel not to promote economic growth in the West Bank, but to try and impede Jewish – never Arab – construction in the capital city.”

― Elliott Abrams

“Stationary storage will be as big as the car business long term. The growth rate will probably be several times what it is for the car business.”

― Elon Musk

“If you want to grow a giant redwood, you need to make sure the seeds are ok, nurture the sapling, and work out what might potentially stop it from growing all the way along. Anything that breaks it at any point stops that growth.”

― Elon Musk

“I believe that being in a position, as a central bank, to influence economic growth does not mean losing independence.”

― Elvira Nabiullina

“As a former economy minister, I can’t not think about economic growth. The central bank should also think about this but through its own instruments.”

― Elvira Nabiullina

“In my view, the key aim of economic policy in many countries, and particularly in Russia, should be the sort of policy that stimulates productivity growth because only on the basis of growth of labour productivity can we enjoy healthy growth.”

― Elvira Nabiullina

“I believe that high, sustainable growth rates can only be possible on the basis of macro-stability.”

― Elvira Nabiullina

“In general, global economic growth supports Russian economy.”

― Elvira Nabiullina

“The rate of population growth in the United States is slightly below that required to reproduce itself.”

― Emanuel Celler

“I had advocated the establishment of a Negro industrial commission. I had gestured against the growth of monopoly power. I had introduced a few civil rights bills.”

― Emanuel Celler

“Vines will be planted, corn will spring up, a whole growth of new crops; and people will still fall in love in vintages and harvests yet to come. Life is eternal; it is a perpetual renewal of birth and growth.”

― Emile Zola

“I think that one’s art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.”

― Emily Carr

“Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question.”

― Emily Greene Balch

“Here’s how I see obesity: as a symptom. The larger problem is over-consumption. In a society that identifies consumption with patriotism, valorizes ‘growth’ above all else and assigns status according to how much you consume, we compete with each other to see who can consume the most.”

― Emily Levine

“The great thing about interning at ‘Teen Vogue’ is that there is so much room for growth; interns here do incredible things if they work hard enough and think outside the box.”

― Emily Weiss

“We have a lack of growth in Europe, in eurozone, and in France, and we are struggling hard to recover and restore this growth.”

― Emmanuel Macron

“Twitch launched in June of 2011, and our growth ever since has exceeded even my expectations, which were not small. A year and a half later, the community of broadcasters and viewers has multiplied hundreds of percent.”

― Emmett Shear

“Public confidence in, and support for, the euro – and, indeed, the European Union – will ultimately be determined by how well we deliver on growth and jobs rather than on institutional wrangling and complex legal or technical negotiations.”

― Enda Kenny

“The E.U. needs renewal, and we need a strong U.K. at the table to help to drive the reform agenda that can help the union regain competitiveness and growth.”

― Enda Kenny

“I will be the government of increasing economic growth and creating jobs. Take it from me that that’s the main issue.”

― Enrique Pena Nieto

“The U.K. needs more first class studio space to encourage the growth of the film and TV sector.”

― Eric Fellner

“Long-term memory involves enduring changes that result from the growth of new synaptic connections.”

― Eric Kandel

“I always kind of dreamed locally – I never really ever dream that I would be south of the border; I dreamed about being a theatre star in Toronto, and maybe I’d do Stratford and regional stuff. I always thought it would be a slow growth.”

― Eric McCormack

“The United States is locked in a new arms race for that most precious resource – the future entrepreneurs upon whom economic growth depends. Substantial research shows that immigrants play a key role in American job creation.”

― Eric Ries

“Individuals in very small groups are about the only thing that is free of the disease of the embedded growth obligation.”

― Eric Weinstein

“An embedded growth obligation is how fast a structure has to grow in order to maintain its honest positions.”

― Eric Weinstein

“Electricity is an example of a general purpose technology, like the steam engine before it. General purpose technologies drive most economic growth, because they unleash cascades of complementary innovations, like lightbulbs and, yes, factory redesign.”

― Erik Brynjolfsson

“If you see a market that has slow and steady growth long enough, you’ll start to front-run it, and that slow and steady growth will start turning into steeper growth, and that will accelerate the process.”

― Erik Voorhees

“I think I’m in the best place I’ve ever been in so many ways. I’ve just come out of five years of very difficult times for numerous reasons and yet at the same time it’s lead to such growth. It’s very exciting that way.”

― Erin Gray

“The ‘Best of British’ is a positive thing that’s bandied around, but also it’s applied pressure to our country in terms of economic growth. I think we’ve always felt the rest of the world is so much more powerful in terms of being commercially viable, but we can take great pride in our level of creativity.”

― Erin O’Connor

“We won’t get economic growth if we don’t look after our mothers and the potential of the next generation. They need to be prioritised.”

― Erin O’Connor

“As long as we get stronger growth and a better economy, it will impact the krone.”

― Erna Solberg

“If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America… that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom.”

― Ernestine Rose

“One trend I see is the rejection of growth for self-discovery and the pursuit of authentic community. So we keep whittling our spiritual community to a smaller and smaller and more exclusive inner circle. The problem is if the diagnoses are wrong, so will be the cure.”

― Erwin McManus

“With less regulation, I think you would see growth come back. Of course, there are situations where you need regulation. Antitrust regulation, for example, is a good idea because you want competition. But beyond that, it gets very difficult.”

― Eugene Fama

“We not only romanticize the future; we have also made it into a growth industry, a parlor game and a disaster movie all at the same time.”

― Eugene Kennedy

“Generally speaking, the people who come to work at Snapchat believe in personal growth. It’s part of why Snapchat’s stories are ephemeral, because you will be a different person tomorrow.”

― Evan Spiegel

“North Korea aside, most authoritarian governments have already accepted the growth of the Internet culture as inevitable; they have little choice but to find ways to shape it in accord with their own narratives – or risk having their narratives shaped by others.”

― Evgeny Morozov

“Becoming Christlike is a lifetime pursuit and very often involves growth and change that is slow, almost imperceptible.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“For decades, as literary editor, I have followed the growth of our creative writing in English. In my Solidaridad Bookshop, half of my stock consists of Filipino books written in English and in the native languages.”

― F. Sionil Jose

“With Donald J. Trump’s arrival to power, many feel astonished by the growth of populism. Others analyze with extreme care the decline of companies that measure public opinion. I am saddened to watch the lack of temperament and political stability of those who ‘represent’ a trend or ideology.”

― Fabrizio Moreira

“America’s growth historically has been fueled mostly by investment, education, productivity, innovation and immigration. The one thing that doesn’t seem to have anything to do with America’s growth rate is a brutal work schedule.”

― Fareed Zakaria

“It is absolutely clear that government plays a key role, as a catalyst, in promoting long-run growth.”

― Fareed Zakaria

“Having your fiscal house in order and having a more manageable macro-economic future is going to be very useful in creating growth.”

― Fareed Zakaria

“Energy is a linchpin of economic prosperity, with energy security, reliability, and affordability key preconditions for sustainable growth.”

― Fatih Birol

“You grow and evolve and as you do that, your art hopefully reflects that change and that growth.”

― Fefe Dobson

“I always go back to my days in NXT and look at my feud with Samoa Joe. That was one of the best periods of growth for me.”

― Finn Balor

“I want to be part of the growth of NXT.”

― Finn Balor

“Britain is a textbook case of how growing inequality leads to economic crisis. The years before the crash were marked by a sharp rise in remortgaging and the growth of 0 percent balance transfer credit cards. By 2008 the UK had the highest ratio of household debt to GDP of any major economy.”

― Frances O’Grady

“Governments of all stripes want to deliver growth and rebalance their economies now that they have learned the hard way that, left to their own devices, markets pick expensive banking losers.”

― Frances O’Grady

“Castor oil has long been a used as a remedy for a whole host of ailments including arthritis, digestion, insomnia and even period cramps. But it also stimulates hair growth.”

― Franchesca Ramsey

“We find ourselves in a difficult situation in Europe. There’s a crisis, weak growth, unemployment… my duty is to ensure that by the end of my mandate France is in a better state than it was at the beginning.”

― Francois Hollande

“That is now my mission: to provide a European vision of growth, employment, prosperity – in one word, our future.”

― Francois Hollande

“I think that France has not made it clear enough recently to our German friends how important it is to introduce euro bonds as a tool against speculation. And how the necessary budget discipline needs to be accompanied by growth.”

― Francois Hollande

“I don’t want euro bonds that serve to mutualize the entire debt of the countries in the euro zone. That can only work in the longer-term. I want euro bonds to be used to finance targeted investments in future-oriented growth projects. It isn’t the same thing. Let’s call them ‘project bonds’ instead of euro bonds.”

― Francois Hollande

“China… has the capacity to ensure its stability and growth.”

― Francois Hollande

“The fight against global warming is a humanitarian issue – how the planet can be preserved – and it is also an issue of considerable economic importance, of what we call green growth.”

― Francois Hollande

“Things are going better: there is more growth, less deficit, more competitiveness, better margins for companies, more purchasing power for workers.”

― Francois Hollande

“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.”

― Frank A. Clark

“We find comfort among those who agree with us – growth among those who don’t.”

― Frank A. Clark

“As long as your intentions are solid and about growth and progression and being productive and not being idle, then you’re doing good in my book.”

― Frank Ocean

“For my own personal growth I had to set out on my own.”

― Frank Press

“Is wellbeing only economic growth? Only salaries? Or is wellbeing also being able to breathe clean air and drink clean water?”

― Frans Timmermans

“Like all major transitions in human history, the shift from a linear to a circular economy will be a tumultuous one. It will feature heroes and pioneers, naysayers and obstacles, and moments of victory and doubt. If we persevere, however, we will put our economy back on a path of growth and sustainability.”

― Frans van Houten

“Tech can help population health, make health more accessible, more affordable. Tech can also get people get more included in the economy and contribute and drive growth, and growth and wealth are great contributors to a safer world.”

― Frans van Houten

“We are very optimistic about our opportunities in China. Our toothbrushes continue to sell very well, while the growth of private hospitals diminishes the risk of government preferring domestic suppliers.”

― Frans van Houten

“I think, going forward, we need to be much more modest on expectations with regard to China growth: That’s just being realistic.”

― Frans van Houten

“We are addressing duplication and complexity. At the same time, we are investing more in research and development, speeding up the time to market of new innovations, and expanding our sales force in markets where growth is to be found, like Turkey, Russia, the Mideast, China, and southeast Asia.”

― Frans van Houten

“We cannot afford the EPA’s continued expansion of red tape that is slowing economic growth and threatening to entangle millions of small businesses.”

― Fred Upton

“An imposing wall prominently divides the visions of President Obama and congressional Republicans when it comes to economic growth and creating jobs. Solyndra is on one side and the Keystone pipeline is on the other.”

― Fred Upton

“A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.”

― Frederick Douglass

“There is nothing left now for us but to get ever deeper and deeper into debt to the banking system in order to provide the increasing amounts of money the nation requires for its expansion and growth.”

― Frederick Soddy

“If you look historically, what creates growth and wealth is innovation and investment, and increase in scale – more customers.”

― Frederick W. Smith

“He will therefore have to use what knowledge he can achieve, not to shape the results as the craftsman shapes his handiwork, but rather to cultivate a growth by providing the appropriate environment, in the manner in which the gardener does this for his plants.”

― Friedrich August von Hayek

“The concentration and reciprocal effect of industry and agriculture conjoin in a growth of productive powers, which increases more in geometrical than in arithmetical proportion.”

― Friedrich List

“I begin each day with prayer and meditation. Throughout the day, I use affirmations and positive intentions to move through blocks, and each evening, I close the day with self-reflection and an inventory of my growth throughout the day.”

― Gabrielle Bernstein

“My personal growth stems from the humility with which I navigate the world, namely with a reverence for all of the knowledge that I’ve yet to learn but that is out there available to me.”

― Gad Saad

“University students should rightly be exposed to a plurality of viewpoints as part of their intellectual growth, rather attending the ‘flock of sheep association of like-minded individuals.’”

― Gad Saad

“Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.”

― Gail Sheehy

“I was quite small; then I had a big growth spurt that led to a problem with my back, which stopped me playing for a while. My bones were growing too quick for my weight.”

― Gareth Bale

“A finite world can support only a finite population; therefore, population growth must eventually equal zero.”

― Garrett Hardin

“Of course, a positive growth rate might be taken as evidence that a population is below its optimum.”

― Garrett Hardin

“Environmentalists have been outspoken in their support of smaller family size and abortion rights as keys to reducing global warming. But when it comes to immigration, the single biggest contributor to population growth in the industrial world, they stand largely silent.”

― Gary Bauer

“A good fan base has developed around the Hurricanes, and I see the opportunity for continued growth for this franchise in the future.”

― Gary Bettman

“We encourage the growth of women’s hockey.”

― Gary Bettman

“You know what ‘FAILING’ stands for? It stands for ‘Finding An Important Lesson, Inviting Needed Growth.’”

― Gary Busey

“China is the big economic engine in Asia, so what happens is, as China growth expands, these countries in the periphery of China, whether it be Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, they end up growing with China because they become big exporters.”

― Gary Cohn

“An adaptable company is one that captures more than its fair share of new opportunities. It’s always redefining its ‘core business’ in ways that open up new avenues for growth.”

― Gary Hamel

“My priority will continue to be that we maintain the optimal balance to be able to invest in education and infrastructure while encouraging business growth.”

― Gary Herbert

“In Utah, one word sums up our business prowess: investment. Simply put, we know we can’t have long-term economic growth and maintain Utah’s enviable quality of life without making some critical investments.”

― Gary Herbert

“I agree that the two-party system stomps on any kind of competition. A great first step is to open the presidential debates to all qualified candidates, including the Libertarians. If that happens, the Libertarian party will experience unprecedented growth.”

― Gary Johnson

“The explosive growth in places like Shanghai has helped lift hundreds of millions of people out of poverty and into a thriving new middle class. What China has done is nothing short of an economic transformation, and the citizens of this country have every right to be proud.”

― Gary Locke

“The growth model China has relied on for the last 30 years – one predicated on low-cost exports to the rest of the world and investment in resource intensive heavy manufacturing – is unlikely to serve it well in the next 30 years.”

― Gary Locke

“The Asian nation’s oil demand is expected to grow this year by 800,000 barrels per day and represents more than one-third of the total growth in global demand, according to the Energy Information Agency.”

― Gary Miller

“With good coaching, proper motivation and the right club structure with organic growth, you can achieve an awful lot in football.”

― Gary Neville

“One problem with the focus on speculation is that it tends to promote the growth of the great intellectual cancer of our times: conspiracy theories.”

― Gary Weiss

“A spiritual partnership is a partnership between equals for the purpose of spiritual growth. Spiritual partners use their delightful experiences together as well as their power struggles to learn about themselves and change themselves.”

― Gary Zukav

“I want to work with non-profits that stimulate growth to the community. Whether it is economic growth, intellectual, or freedom.”

― Gbenga Akinnagbe

“Once we started to urbanize, we put ourselves on this treadmill. We traded away stability for growth. And growth requires change.”

― Geoffrey West

“We form cities in order to enhance interaction, to facilitate growth, wealth creation, ideas, innovation, but in so doing, we create, from a physicist’s viewpoint, entropy.”

― Geoffrey West

“Of the many forms of false culture, a premature converse with abstractions is perhaps the most likely to prove fatal to the growth of a masculine vigour of intellect.”

― George Boole

“And here at our Anglican Consultative Council, we have many reports of growth and great encouragement.”

― George Carey

“The growth of art seems to be in cycles, and often its vigorous lifetime is restricted to a century or two. The periods of distinctive drama, Greek, English, Spanish, fall within such a limit; the schools of painting and sculpture likewise; and, in poetry, the Victorian age or the school of Pope will serve as examples.”

― George Edward Woodberry

“Art has a double visage: it looks before and after. Romance is its forward-looking face. The germ of growth is in romanticism. Formalism, on the other hand, consolidates tradition; gleans what has been gained and makes it facile to the hand or the mind; economizes the energy of genius.”

― George Edward Woodberry

“The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.”

― George Eliot

“Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed.”

― George Henry Lewes

“Even as China’s growth slows, it will continue to be a powerhouse for the global economy.”

― George Osborne

“Sound public finances are not the enemy of sustained growth – they are its precondition.”

― George Osborne

“If we don’t get a grip on government spending, there will be no growth.”

― George Osborne

“We don’t see a choice between securing growth and investment and raising human rights issues.”

― George Osborne

“Strong growth means increased use of energy at a pace that can strain the capacity to supply what is needed at a reasonable price.”

― George P. Shultz

“Walmart’s period of explosive growth coincided with decades of wage stagnation and deindustrialization. By applying relentless downward pressure on prices and wages, the company came to dominate both consumer spending and employment in small towns and rural areas across the middle of the country.”

― George Packer

“This Budget reflects a choice – not an easy choice, but the right choice. And when you think about it, the only choice. The choice to take the responsible, prudent path to fiscal stability, economic growth and opportunity.”

― George Pataki

“The Italian prose tale had begun to exercise that influence as early as Chaucer’s time: but circumstances and atmosphere were as yet unfavourable for its growth.”

― George Saintsbury

“The financial crisis should not become an excuse to raise taxes, which would only undermine the economic growth required to regain our strength.”

― George W. Bush

“True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.”

― George Washington

“Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.”

― George Washington

“Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.”

― George Washington

“A lot of times, when you work at the top level, you feel like your part really isn’t as important; you don’t feel as involved in the growth.”

― Gerardo Martino

“We are seeing significant growth in foreign investment in Germany.”

― Gerhard Schroder

“The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us.”

― Gilbert K. Chesterton

“On the one hand, you have markets such as Singapore and Thailand, with an extremely strong inbound booker market and a well-developed tourism industry. You also have markets that are just opening up to tourists, like Myanmar, that have massive growth potential and then markets that are extremely fragmented within themselves such as Indonesia.”

― Gillian Tans

“The EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations, along with a host of other onerous regulations, are unnecessarily driving out conventional fuels as part of America’s energy mix. The consequences are higher energy prices for families and a contraction of our nation’s economic growth.”

― Gina McCarthy

“The raw materials that Australia has in abundance will always be critical to world growth.”

― Gina Rinehart

“Growth and comfort do not coexist.”

― Ginni Rometty

“Someone once told me growth and comfort do not coexist. And I think it’s a really good thing to remember.”

― Ginni Rometty

“Some people make their choice on size. I happen to not be a believer in that. I’ve often said, especially in an industry that’s clamoring for growth, if I wanted size, I wouldn’t have divested $8 billion of businesses.”

― Ginni Rometty

“When I think of revenue growth, I think of the words ‘mix’ and ‘shift.’”

― Ginni Rometty

“There will be times you make decisions that actually detract from growth.”

― Ginni Rometty

“For too long, the world has been focused on short-term growth and development at the expense of our long-term survival as we have depleted our natural resources at historically reckless rates.”

― Gisele Bundchen

“Countries with fiscal space should invest in physical and social infrastructure to raise potential growth.”

― Gita Gopinath

“Fiscal policy should balance growth, equity, and sustainability concerns, including protecting society’s most vulnerable.”

― Gita Gopinath

“An intensification of trade or geopolitical tensions – with negative repercussions for global growth and risk appetite – could affect economies that are highly dependent on foreign demand or external financing.”

― Gita Gopinath

“The Obama administration’s attempted short-term fixes, even with unprecedented monetary easing by the Federal Reserve, produced average GDP growth of just 2.2% over the past three years, and the consensus outlook appears no better for the year ahead.”

― Glenn Hubbard

“I can’t imagine an argument that says that raising marginal tax rates on high income people, many of whom are business owners, is a recipe for economic growth.”

― Glenn Hubbard

“I think the ethos for Gov. Romney is to use a whole variety of policies, of which tax policy is one, to try to raise the rate of growth. We’ve had a recovery from the financial crisis that would be well below what one might normally expect for a recovery from such a deep recession. And to counteract that we need better tax policy.”

― Glenn Hubbard

“Most of the tech CEOs I know used to think that moving to the Midwest or the South was beneath us, a good tactic for the Boeings of the world who don’t need the kind of rare skills we depend on, who have to grub for profits when we reach for growth. But if Amazon can’t afford to keep growing in Seattle, who can?”

― Glenn Kelman

“You need in the long run for stability, for economic growth, for jobs, as well as for financial stability, global economic institutions that make sure that growth to be sustained has to be shared, and are built on the principle that the prosperity of this world is indivisible.”

― Gordon Brown

“I just think it’s growth when you pursue something you’re not sure you can do.”

― Gore Verbinski

“We can come from our own particular point of view and lay it down. We should not be throwing verbal rocks at each other. We’re all responsible to continue the growth of Hip Hop.”

― Grandmaster Flash

“There’s no question that California, in the last three or four years, has been privileged to add disproportionately to the economic growth of America, and to contribute to its technological productivity.”

― Gray Davis

“Low interest rates are usually attributed to low inflation, weak economic growth and super easy monetary policy. But there’s another deep-seated factor that doesn’t get much attention: demographics.”

― Greg Ip

“Habit allows us to go from ‘before’ to ‘after,’ to make life easier and better. Habit is notorious – and rightly so – for its ability to direct our actions, even against our will; but by mindfully shaping our habits, we can harness the power of mindlessness as a sweeping force for serenity, energy, and growth.”

― Gretchen Rubin

“Well, certainly the Democrats have been arguing to raise the capital gains tax on all Americans. Obama says he wants to do that. That would slow down economic growth. It’s not necessarily helpful to the economy. Every time we’ve cut the capital gains tax, the economy has grown. Whenever we raise the capital gains tax, it’s been damaged.”

― Grover Norquist

“Every time we’ve cut the capital gains tax, the economy has grown. Whenever we raise the capital gains tax, it’s been damaged. It’s one of those taxes that most clearly damages economic growth and jobs.”

― Grover Norquist

“Tax increases slow economic growth. Why would you raise taxes? We need to reform spending, the tens of trillions of unfunded liabilities can never be funded by tax increases, that can only be fixed by reducing spending.”

― Grover Norquist

“We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place.”

― Gunter Grass

“In general, I agree with Jacob Grimm and feel that we ought to permit changes and uncontrolled growth in language. Even though that also allows potentially threatening new words to develop, language needs the chance to constantly renew itself.”

― Gunter Grass

“Our focus going forward is on sectors where the life of China’s middle class can be upgraded: health, travel, leisure, education, and the Internet. We call it marrying China’s growth with global resources.”

― Guo Guangchang

“We have in-depth knowledge about Chinese industries. We know what’s driving the country’s economic growth.”

― Guo Guangchang

“You have to maintain the balance between fast growth and smooth growth. It’s like driving a car and knowing when to balance the gas pedal and the brake.”

― Guo Guangchang

“Expanding access to decent work opportunities is the most effective way to increase labor-market participation, lift people out of poverty, reduce inequality, and drive economic growth. It should be at the center of policymaking. The alternative is a dog-eat-dog world in which too many will feel left out.”

― Guy Ryder

“We need economic growth that is sustainable and job-rich rather than just statistically impressive.”

― Guy Ryder

“In the past, action to combat climate change was viewed largely as running counter to economic growth, with ‘going green’ implying a sacrifice of prosperity for the sake of the environment. Today, we know better.”

― Guy Ryder

“A person looking after a frail former lover is not working and not contributing to economic growth. But if he or she stopped, the state would probably have to take over, thereby adding to growth. So, to increase growth, we should stop looking after our loved ones. Could anybody explain to a passing Martian how this makes sense?”

― Guy Standing

“If I care for an elderly relative without payment, it is not work, is not counted in national income, and, as it is not labour, is not counted as work. Should my neighbour pay me to do precisely the same tasks, it would contribute to economic growth.”

― Guy Standing

“Think how modern economics presents work. Only labour that contributes to growth counts.”

― Guy Standing

“Growth in village economies is often ignored. It should not be.”

― Guy Standing

“Workfare will merely accentuate the growth of the low-paying, insecure labour market.”

― Guy Standing

“Although the precariat does not consist simply of victims, since many in it challenge their parents’ labouring ethic, its growth has been accelerated by the neoliberalism of globalisation, which put faith in labour market flexibility, the commodification of everything, and the restructuring of social protection.”

― Guy Standing

“An important skill for all SpaceXers is the ability to accept critical feedback. This is key to anyone’s growth and becoming better at what they do.”

― Gwynne Shotwell

“Look at the newborn baby. It struggles to breathe after living in the womb. And yet, growth comes as a result of struggle. Even when we talk about jihad. We need to attach consciousness to struggle. This struggle has to be both individual and collective.”

― H. Rap Brown

“Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.”

― Hannah Arendt

“I meet so many that think population growth is a major problem in regard to climate change. But the number of children born per year in the world has stopped growing since 1990. The total number of children below 15 years of age in the world are now relatively stable around 2 billion.”

― Hans Rosling

“Our economy’s growth functions by inciting us to produce more and more with each passing year. In turn, we require cultural forms to enable us to sort through the glut, and our rituals are once again directed towards the immaterial, towards quality and not quantity.”

― Hans-Ulrich Obrist

“If Indians were not largehearted, they wouldn’t have made so much of progress and delivered growth.”

― Harbhajan Singh

“As America’s head coach, President Obama needs to make some big and smart adjustments to jump-start economic growth and business investment, stimulate job creation, and get wages up for ordinary Americans.”

― Harold Ford, Jr.

“Lawmakers misrepresent the facts when they call the manufacturing deduction known as Section 199 – passed by Congress in 2004 to spur domestic job growth – a ‘subsidy’ for oil and gas firms. The truth is that all U.S. manufacturers, from software producers to filmmakers and coffee roasters, are eligible for this deduction.”

― Harold Ford, Jr.

“Marxism is like a classical building that followed the Renaissance; beautiful in its way, but incapable of growth.”

― Harold MacMillan

“I got a cable from New York saying that what I’d written about the growth of Soviet agricultural production didn’t make sense because the same levels were reached under the czars. I wanted to confirm it, but by then the censors were on to me.”

― Harrison Salisbury

“Because of the low photosynthetic efficiency and the competition of energy plants with food plants for agricultural land, we should not grow plants for biofuel production. The growth of such energy plants will undoubtedly lead to an increase in food prices, which will predominantly hit poorer people.”

― Hartmut Michel

“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”

― Harvey S. Firestone

“We believe that unilateral sanctions violate international law, in fact. They violate free trade. They violate human growth and development, human development, and that when you actually sanction a bank of a country, the meaning of it is quite clear. You’re sanctioning medicine for the people.”

― Hassan Rouhani

“A lack of government oversight hasn’t hindered the Internet. Quite the opposite. A hands-off approach is largely responsible for its fantastic growth and success.”

― Heather Brooke

“What I count as real prosperity… is the growth in a knowledge of God, and in a testimony, and in the power to live the gospel and to inspire our families to do the same. That is prosperity of the truest kind.”

― Heber J. Grant

“Education is a business – the growth business. It cultivates the growth of our learners, translates the growth of new knowledge, and builds professional growth.”

― Heidi Hayes Jacobs

“Without growth we can’t pay down our debt, and without growth there’s no money for welfare.”

― Helle Thorning-Schmidt

“Two decisions have damaged the stability both of the euro and of Europe: the premature admission of Greece to the euro area and the breach and subsequent weakening of the stability and growth pact.”

― Helmut Kohl

“It is because of the blessing of Lord Ganesha that the event has become so popular among Puneites. Kalmadiji also plays a very important role in the growth of the Pune Festival. It is because of him that we are able to enthrall the audience with good performances.”

― Hema Malini

“For life is tendency, and the essence of a tendency is to develop in the form of a sheaf, creating, by its very growth, divergent directions among which its impetus is divided.”

― Henri Bergson

“It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.”

― Henry A. Wallace

“Endings are a part of life, and we are actually wired to execute them. But because of trauma, developmental failures, and other reasons, we shy away from the steps that could open up whole new worlds of development and growth.”

― Henry Cloud

“Lincoln had a tremendous capacity for personal growth – more than any other American President.”

― Henry Louis Gates

“All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.”

― Henry Miller

“I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.”

― Henry Miller

“Economic growth and environmental protection are not at odds. They’re opposite sides of the same coin if you’re looking at longer-term prosperity.”

― Henry Paulson

“India is a vibrant nation whose strength lies in its commitment to equal rights and to speech, religious and economic freedoms that enrich the lives of all citizens. India is not only the world’s largest democracy; it is also a secular, pluralistic society committed to inclusive growth.”

― Henry Paulson

“The U.S. and China need to take steps – mostly individually, sometimes together – that will have the mutually beneficial effect of supporting and sustaining economic growth.”

― Henry Paulson

“In pursuing economic growth, India and the United States share similar values and similar challenges. We understand that the global economy is here to stay. To keep growing and leading the world in innovation and opportunity, the United States and India must trade freely, openly, and according to the principles of the global marketplace.”

― Henry Paulson

“Large financial institutions in this country will always play a role that is essential to our economic growth. But they must only be permitted to grow and interconnect, throughout our economy, under careful oversight and with a mechanism for allowing those connections to be broken safely.”

― Henry Paulson

“As a steward of the U.S.economy and financial systems, the Treasury has helped lay the groundwork for the American economy to become a model of strength, flexibility, dynamism, resiliency. This is a system that generates growth, creates jobs and wealth, rewards initiative, and fosters innovation.”

― Henry Paulson

“To restore confidence in our markets and our financial institutions so they can fuel continued growth and prosperity, we must address the underlying problem. The federal government must implement a program to remove these illiquid assets that are weighing down our financial institutions and threatening our economy.”

― Henry Paulson

“China’s growth and stability is a vital issue for all nations.”

― Henry Paulson

“I think the Chinese are wise. After all, they know the U.S. is in a very different league than Russia. The U.S. is the major power in the world, and the US-China relationship… is very important to global stability, to sustain global economic growth.”

― Henry Paulson

“I took a risk and invested in SM Mall of Asia because I wanted to create something that could contribute to Philippine tourism growth.”

― Henry Sy

“If we do not voluntarily bring population growth under control in the next one or two decades, the nature will do it for us in the most brutal way, whether we like it or not.”

― Henry W. Kendall

“The destruction of our environment and resources cannot be stemmed unless the growth of the world’s population is stemmed and ultimately reduced.”

― Henry W. Kendall

“The years between 1800 and 1825 were distinguished, so far as our domestic development was concerned, by the growth of the Western pioneer Democracy in power and self-consciousness.”

― Herbert Croly

“The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency.”

― Herbert Read

“The biggest – one of the biggest barriers to driving economic growth is the capital gains tax rate. I propose taking it to zero.”

― Herman Cain

“Growth is widely thought to be the panacea for all the major economic ills of the modern world.”

― Herman Daly

“For if enough people were really convinced that growth should be halted, and if they acted on that conviction, then billions of others might be deprived of any realistic hope of gaining the opportunities now enjoyed by the more fortunate.”

― Herman Kahn

“I believe there are aspects of the narrative that become easier to understand by shifting the focus of the story to the characters. Illustrating growth and change in the protagonist becomes a simpler process, and these changes are, in fact, one of the themes of ‘Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”s story.”

― Hidetaka Miyazaki

“’Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”s story is one of fate and growth.”

― Hidetaka Miyazaki

“The enforcement is the flip side to the growth. And that’s OK.”

― Hilary Rosen

“There are rich people everywhere, and yet they don’t contribute to the growth of their countries.”

― Hillary Clinton

“But I can tell you another engine for growth and job creation would be comprehensive immigration reform.”

― Hillary Clinton

“I’m unapologetic about multi-tasking. From being a television producer to a musician, an actor, and a film producer, I would like to believe there has been growth in my career.”

― Himesh Reshammiya

“Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community.”

― Howard Coble

“With a population of more than 600 million people, an emerging middle class that is driving strong consumption, and a robust and resilient economy, Southeast Asia presents a compelling growth opportunity for Starbucks.”

― Howard Schultz

“If Vancouver did not succeed as Starbucks from ’87 on, our entire international business, which is now thousands of stores and a significant amount of growth and profit, may not have existed.”

― Howard Schultz

“I think growth covers up mistakes.”

― Howard Schultz

“Since the beginning of the 21st century, thanks to the concerted efforts of both sides, China-U.S. relationship has on the whole enjoyed steady growth. Since President Obama took office, we have maintained close contact through exchange of visits, meetings, telephone conversations and letters.”

― Hu Jintao

“For me, growth and empowerment are about giving a woman a choice.”

― Huma Qureshi

“The link between peace and stability on the one hand, and social and economic growth on the other, is dialectic. Peace, poverty, and backwardness cannot mix in one region.”

― Hussein of Jordan

“The BBC is locked to the reading of the economy that is run out of Ed Miliband and Ed Balls’ office. They think if only you spend and borrow more money you can create growth everywhere.”

― Iain Duncan Smith

“People often focus on the downsides of population growth but neglect the upsides. These upsides may even outweigh the downsides, making a larger population a good thing overall.”

― Ian Goldin

“Intelligent, successful, attractive people can be intimidating. They force us to hold a mirror to ourselves; we can be disappointed, jealous or inspired toward personal growth.”

― Ian K. Smith

“I’ve done thousands of interviews in my life, and it’s a format that I quite enjoy, because I think of questions in interviews as an opportunity to sort of gauge my growth in a way. It gives me an idea of how I’m navigating this world that I’m in.”

― Ian MacKaye

“Minnesota’s diversity should be its greatest strength, but our neglect of nonwhite students has stifled our progress toward growth and equity.”

― Ilhan Omar

“I am no historian, but Hungary is a country which has never known democracy – and by that, I mean not a democratic political system, but an organic process which has mobilised the entire country’s society. In the case of Hungary, this development was blocked by the growth of the Ottoman empire in the 16th century.”

― Imre Kertesz

“Our empirical criterion for a series of theories is that it should produce new facts. The idea of growth and the concept of empirical character are soldered into one.”

― Imre Lakatos

“Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.”

― Indira Gandhi

“Food service is a growth area for PepsiCo.”

― Indra Nooyi

“India is a country with huge potential, and it remains an attractive high priority market for PepsiCo. We believe we have only scratched the surface of long term growth opportunities that exist for PepsiCo and our partners.”

― Indra Nooyi

“I decided that the stock market was not an option for IKEA. I knew that only a long-term perspective could secure our growth plans, and I didn’t want IKEA to become dependent on financial institutions.”

― Ingvar Kamprad

“Even in developing markets, we’re seeing the growth of digital communication is proceeding at a very rapid pace.”

― Irene Rosenfeld

“It’s ironic that the growth of Scottish nationalism has precipitated in the English the sort of hand-wringing the Scots have always done over who they are.”

― Irvine Welsh

“There is a direct connection that cannot be severed between the diplomatic process and growth and prosperity.”

― Isaac Herzog

“Very many researchers, including the front runners in gallium nitride, abandoned the development of gallium nitride-based devices. I have devoted myself to the study of crystal growth, aiming at the development of the p-n junction of gallium nitride.”

― Isamu Akasaki

“Healthy people are those who live in healthy homes on a healthy diet; in an environment equally fit for birth, growth work, healing, and dying… Healthy people need no bureaucratic interference to mate, give birth, share the human condition and die.”

― Ivan Illich

“I try to live in the present. I learn from my mistakes in an effort not to repeat them, but I remain totally focused on today and tomorrow. Many of my mistakes turned out to be incredible opportunities for growth, both professionally and personally, and therefore, in hindsight, they were deeply valuable.”

― Ivanka Trump

“With the growth of Harvard from a small provincial college into a great University, a unique paranoia has swept the ranks of local officialdom, furrowing brows throughout University Hall. The lurking fear is that somehow, in the operations of the gigantic administrative machine, a student might get lost in the shuffle.”

― J. Anthony Lukas

“Low unemployment numbers are clear indicators that Republican tax relief and economic policies are spurring growth and helping businesses hire new workers while providing American families with job security.”

― J. D. Hayworth

“Politicians of both parties told us that free trade with Asia and Latin America would spur economic growth, and maybe it did somewhere else. In our towns, though, factories continue shutting down or moving overseas.”

― J. D. Vance

“Overcome your barriers, intend the best, and be patient. You will enjoy more balance, more growth, more income, and more fun!”

― Jack Canfield

“Economic growth doesn’t mean anything if it leaves people out.”

― Jack Kemp

“I can’t understand why the Democratic parties seem so hostile to economic growth and business.”

― Jack Kemp

“It’s impossible for China to keep 10 to 15% growth annually. The economy needed to slow down, and we have to learn to slow down.”

― Jack Ma

“One of the great constraints on economic growth and employment is that the tax and benefits system has grown up over generations and does not give the right incentives. Increasing the minimum wage does not solve this problem.”

― Jacob Rees-Mogg

“Of the alternatives we face in controlling long-term spending growth, moving Medicare to a voucher system seems only mildly unfortunate – and nothing as compared with a debt-driven economic crisis that could stem from inaction.”

― Jacob Weisberg

“America’s sanctions policy is largely consistent and, in a certain sense, admirable. By applying economic restraints, we label the most oppressive and dangerous governments in the world pariahs. We wash our hands of evil, declining to help despots finance their depredations, even at a cost to ourselves of some economic growth.”

― Jacob Weisberg

“Our craft is all we have. So, we should keep it challenging and exciting. Else, there’s no actual growth.”

― Jacqueline Fernandez

“The problem with a purely collective system is not only that it requires economic growth, and the right sort of demographic trends, but that it prevents people thinking about their futures in a responsible way.”

― Jacques Delors

“Growth by accumulation only is sickness.”

― Jaggi Vasudev

“We have to grow in such a way that our growth is not at the cost of something else.”

― Jaggi Vasudev

“India needs to be liberated both from the ‘high GDP growth hedgehogs’ and the ‘conservation at all costs hedgehogs.’”

― Jairam Ramesh

“The rate of growth of the management skills of any country is inversely proportional to the number of MBAs. Germany produces no MBAs, but America used to produce MBAs by the millions, and you saw the German economy, until at least the ’90s, was certainly more efficient than the American economy.”

― Jairam Ramesh

“Our government is focused on creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity and on creating the right conditions for Canadian businesses.”

― Jakaya Kikwete

“As a Saudi journalist starting my career right after the oil boom of the 1970s, I witnessed the phenomenal growth and expansion of Saudi businesses and the pivotal role the leaders of these firms played in building the modern Saudi economy.”

― Jamal Khashoggi

“Republicans seem to be gambling that most Americans won’t care about a few rich private equity managers if their own taxes go down, their stock portfolio goes up, and economic growth accelerates.”

― James B. Stewart

“If Republicans are correct that lower rates spur economic growth, then lower rates on all income – made possible in part by raising capital-gains rates – should bolster economic growth across the economy.”

― James B. Stewart

“Mr. Trump has said he strongly supports immediate expensing of capital expenditures, which many economists agree would encourage growth.”

― James B. Stewart

“Advocates of a tax overhaul often point to the 1986 act as a model for a comprehensive approach that ushered in a long period of economic growth.”

― James B. Stewart

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.”

― James Cash Penney

“The Macau casinos have a wonderful business, it’s taking in money from Chinese businessmen elsewhere who send it through junky companies to casinos to gamble. The growth continues and they have basically western managers and western accounting, so we trust the numbers a little bit more.”

― James Chanos

“I’ve made a commitment that state spending in Vermont won’t grow any more than the rate of inflation plus population growth.”

― James Douglas

“Being bridled, or yielding obediently to restraint, is necessary for our personal growth and progression.”

― James E. Faust

“I solemnly declare that this spiritual kingdom of faith will move forward with or without each of us individually. No unhallowed hand can stay the growth of the Church nor prevent fulfillment of its mission. Any of us can be left behind, drawn away by the seductive voices of secularism and materialism.”

― James E. Faust

“The German people were not denied, however, the possibility of improving their lot by hard work over the years. Industrial growth and progress were not denied them.”

― James F. Byrnes

“Recent warming coincides with rapid growth of human-made greenhouse gases. The observed rapid warming gives urgency to discussions about how to slow greenhouse gas emissions.”

― James Hansen

“Everything we do these days – our lust for ever more comfort, pleasure, and distraction, our refusal to engage with the mandates of reality, our fidelity to cults of technology and limitless growth, our narcissistic national exceptionalism – all of this propels us toward the realm where souls abandon all hope.”

― James Howard Kunstler

“We believe a large-scale, next-generation venue will not only become a premier destination, but also drive growth in London’s overall music and entertainment market, benefiting artists and fans, and serving as a long-term investment in the future of this incredible city.”

― James L. Dolan

“Humanity abhors, above all things, a vacuum in itself, and your class will be cut off from humanity as the surgeon cuts the cancer and alien growth from the body.”

― James Larkin

“I had accumulated some capital and was at an age at which I was interested in generating income. But even though I was risk averse, I was interested in growth stocks.”

― James MacArthur

“I start with people’s growth, my own growth included. I don’t start with the company’s strategy or products. I start with people’s growth because I believe that if the people who are running and participating in a company grow, then the company’s growth will in many respects take care of itself.”

― James McNerney

“It became clear I wanted to be a development economist. I mean, I said I wanted to work on the economics of poor countries. And I’d actually say that I don’t think that was so much about narrowing the gap as about increasing their incomes, which means economic growth, which is really my prime interest.”

― James Mirrlees

“If we look to the history of other nations, ancient or modern, we find no example of a growth so rapid, so gigantic, of a people so prosperous and happy.”

― James Monroe

“You can’t fuel real economic growth with indiscriminate credit. You can only fuel it with well-allocated, long-term investment.”

― James Surowiecki

“It’s hard to find a way forward. When you’re 18 it happens in huge chunks every day, but after 20 years, growth is much more costly.”

― James Taylor

“Companies that grow for the sake of growth or that expand into areas outside their core business strategy often stumble. On the other hand, companies that build scale for the benefit of their customers and shareholders more often succeed over time.”

― Jamie Dimon

“Infrastructure projects create a lot of demand for material, services and manpower. It is a chain reaction; if the infrastructure growth slows down, it will hit overall demand. The supply side has to keep increasing to sustain growth.”

― Jamshyd Godrej

“Besides infrastructure, there is a huge opportunity in housing and urbanisation of cities – not only building new ones, but also renewing the infrastructure of old cities to make them more livable. This provides tremendous scope for large investments to fuel growth.”

― Jamshyd Godrej

“Sometimes, we use the term ‘growth’ as a number and sometimes as an abstraction, but the underlying implication is always that, if the country grows at a certain rate, at the end there will be a pot of gold for everyone.”

― Jamshyd Godrej

“Economic growth can enable development if it is supplemented by public policies that encourage circulation of wealth, especially into crucial areas such as public healthcare and education.”

― Jamshyd Godrej

“Typically, market-driven growth spawns urbanisation and leads to migration. Urban centres expand into humongous entities that thrive on an unending supply of energy.”

― Jamshyd Godrej

“Protecting national security amounts to looking for needles in a haystack. The work becomes more difficult if the haystack is larger. Restricting immigration generally, and illegal immigration in particular, limits growth in the haystack, and supports protection of national security.”

― Jan C. Ting

“The message growth rate in Brazil – it’s not like a hockey stick: it’s like a vertical line.”

― Jan Koum

“WhatsApp’s extremely high user engagement and rapid growth are driven by the simple, powerful and instantaneous messaging capabilities we provide.”

― Jan Koum

“Despite Arizona’s remarkable growth in recent years, we have met the current federal health standards for ozone pollution and the Environmental Protection Agency recently approved our dust control plan.”

― Jane D. Hull

“The Growing Smarter laws now in place compel every community to plan their future growth and allow every citizen the right to be heard when those decisions are made.”

― Jane D. Hull

“I loved raising my kids. I loved the process, the dirt of it, the tears of it, the frustration of it, Christmas, Easter, birthdays, growth charts, pediatrician appointments. I loved all of it.”

― Jane Elliot

“Scientists have demonstrated that dramatic, positive changes can occur in our lives as a direct result of facing an extreme challenge – whether it’s coping with a serious illness, daring to quit smoking, or dealing with depression. Researchers call this ‘post-traumatic growth.’”

― Jane McGonigal

“We cannot consume our way into personal growth. Yet, millions of us have bought into this cynical concept of faux identity.”

― Jane Velez-Mitchell

“Curiosity is vital to the growth of our society.”

― Janet Mock

“U.S. economic activity continues to expand, led by solid growth in household spending. But business investment remains soft, and subdued foreign demand and the appreciation of the dollar since mid-2014 continue to restrain exports.”

― Janet Yellen

“Stronger productivity growth would tend to raise the average level of interest rates and, therefore, would provide the Federal Reserve with greater scope to ease monetary policy in the event of a recession.”

― Janet Yellen

“Productivity growth, however it occurs, has a disruptive side to it. In the short term, most things that contribute to productivity growth are very painful.”

― Janet Yellen

“At the federal level, the fiscal stimulus of 2008 and 2009 supported economic output, but the effects of that stimulus faded; by 2011, federal fiscal policy actions became a drag on output growth when the recovery was still weak.”

― Janet Yellen

“The Federal Reserve’s objectives of maximum employment and price stability do not, by themselves, ensure a strong pace of economic growth or an improvement in living standards. The most important factor determining living standards is productivity growth, defined as increases in how much can be produced in an hour of work.”

― Janet Yellen

“The financial sector is vital to the economy. A well-functioning financial sector promotes job creation, innovation, and inclusive economic growth.”

― Janet Yellen

“My advice would be, as you consider fiscal policies, to keep in mind and look carefully at the impact those policies are likely to have on the economy’s productive capacity, on productivity growth, and to the maximum extent possible, choose policies that would improve that long-run growth and productivity outlook.”

― Janet Yellen

“As a general principle, the American people would be well served by the active pursuit of effective policies to support longer-run growth in productivity.”

― Janet Yellen

“I would be uncomfortable raising the federal funds rate if readings on wage growth, core consumer prices, and other indicators of underlying inflation pressures were to weaken, if market-based measures of inflation compensation were to fall appreciably further, or if survey-based measures were to begin to decline noticeably.”

― Janet Yellen

“Household spending growth has been particularly solid in 2015, with purchases of new motor vehicles especially strong. Job growth has bolstered household income, and lower energy prices have left consumers with more to spend on other goods and services.”

― Janet Yellen

“A pickup in demand in many advanced economies and a stabilization in commodity prices should, in turn, boost the growth prospects of emerging market economies.”

― Janet Yellen

“I was raised around a lot of artists, musicians, photographers, painters and people that were in theater. Just having the art-communal hippie experience as a child, there wasn’t a clear line that was drawn. We celebrated creative experience and creative expression. We didn’t try and curtail it and stunt any of that kind of growth.”

― Jared Leto

“We have to find a way that every Coloradan can participate in our economic growth and feel that all the changes that are occurring are working to their benefit rather than their detriment.”

― Jared Polis

“If a kid is reading a book about someone who looks like them but doesn’t talk like them, we stunt their growth by dissing them.”

― Jason Reynolds

“We believe that – the President believes that the economy will continue to grow, that the economy will continue to create jobs, and that we need to do everything we can to enhance that growth and enhance that job creation.”

― Jay Carney

“PMC is producing incredibly large volumes of content, and we needed a flexible, customizable solution to manage the flow and distribution of our content. After considerable diligence, we decided to leverage WebDAM’s platform due to its impressive cloud infrastructure that has proven it can scale with the rate of our business growth.”

― Jay Penske

“Targeted marketing delivers a lower customer acquisition cost and gets you to profitable growth faster. The goal is to quickly identify the costs associated with acquiring your most profitable segment of customers and the incremental value – if any – of going beyond your core.”

― Jay Samit

“In my experience, there are only two valid reasons to take a company public: access to growth capital and investor fatigue.”

― Jay Samit

“Social media and personalization are providing both brand advertisers and end-users with hyper-targeted choices and opportunities for double-digit growth.”

― Jay Samit

“If we wish our state’s growth to continue, then our future will increasingly be with industries that require a highly skilled and technically proficient workforce.”

― Jay Weatherill

“Our job as a government is to start with the great underpinnings of our current economic growth – particularly defence and mining – and build on these.”

― Jay Weatherill

“Embarrassment is where growth happens.”

― Jaylen Brown

“Growth begins when we begin to accept our own weakness.”

― Jean Vanier

“I really think that elected officials should be focused on how you create sustained economic growth, how do you create jobs and all of these issues that made people – segments of our society believe are really important are diversions politically.”

― Jeb Bush

“Well, I think lower taxes and less regulation would actually promote growth.”

― Jeb Bush

“I think Republicans really need to be disciplined, to stay focused on sustained economic growth.”

― Jeb Bush

“The dual effect of high growth creating higher income that’s taxed by government at all levels, combined with lessening demands placed on government that occurs during economic prosperity, is a worthy objective.”

― Jeb Bush

“A four percent growth strategy means you fix a convoluted tax code. You get in and you change every aspect of regulations that are job killers. You get rid of Obamacare and replace it with something that doesn’t suppress wages and kill jobs.”

― Jeb Bush

“I have a proven record, a record of accomplishment, a record of cutting taxes, of shrinking the government, of reforming education, of challenging the status quo, eliminating career civil service protections, shrinking the government workforce by 11 percent, but leading the nation in job growth.”

― Jeb Bush

“Listen, I wish economic growth only went in one direction. It doesn’t. There are economic downturns. They’re painful, they’re harmful, and they hurt families.”

― Jeb Hensarling

“Every time we’ve had a pro-growth fundamental tax reform, be it under President Reagan, President Kennedy – you can even go all the way back to President Coolidge – we have seen paychecks increase, economic growth be ignited, and, actually, more revenues come into the government.”

― Jeb Hensarling

“Nothing says ‘economic growth’ like fundamental tax reform.”

― Jeb Hensarling

“The global equalization of wages and the exponential growth in technology has created a job-killing machine that’s only going to get worse.”

― Jeff Greene

“Annexation is probably the most valuable tool a city has to ensure orderly growth and development.”

― Jeff Hawkins

“The international wrestling scene has so much growth opportunity – Asia, South America, Africa, Europe – all around the world.”

― Jeff Jarrett

“If we can get this economy moving and quit doing the things that prohibit growth, Alabama… can sustain that growth.”

― Jeff Sessions

“The massive debt we have racked up to finance our wasteful government is pulling down growth today. Gross debt over 90 percent of GDP weakens growth now. Not tomorrow – now.”

― Jeff Sessions

“The basic idea was that if a country would put its economy as an integrated piece of the world system, that it would benefit from that with economic growth. I concur with that basic view.”

― Jeffrey Sachs

“The key to growth is acknowledging your fear of the unknown and jumping in anyway.”

― Jen Sincero

“Like any startup in hyper-growth mode, growth often brings change, and with it, evolution in the executive team.”

― Jennifer Hyman

“As leaders, we’ve all seen the painful effects of team members not keeping pace with company growth – it’s called up-leveling, and it’s all too common when a company goes from zero to something to hopefully an IPO.”

― Jennifer Hyman

“Design is a powerful factor in communication between disciplines and stakeholders and can transform knowledge into creative, human-oriented solutions that can promote companies’ and countries’ competitive ability and foster innovation and growth.”

― Jens Martin Skibsted

“Design has long gone from tinkering and sketching of auteurs in isolation to a powerful catalyzer of growth.”

― Jens Martin Skibsted

“Growth is not the end-all-goal of politics, but it is one of the most compelling deliverables.”

― Jens Martin Skibsted

“When democracies don’t deliver growth, alternatives seem more attractive.”

― Jens Martin Skibsted

“I believe that to further strategic growth and development via design, we need to have a set of public design policies.”

― Jens Martin Skibsted

“It is time we recognised the huge contribution that migration has made to the economic growth of this country.”

― Jeremy Corbyn

“A national investment bank can invest to provide us with the foundations of shared and ecologically sustainable growth: renewing the U.K.’s energy, digital and transport infrastructure which lags woefully behind other major economies.”

― Jeremy Corbyn

“We used to live in a world where the price of resources came down steadily, and now the world has changed. You have a great mismatch between finite resources and exponential population growth.”

― Jeremy Grantham

“Investment bubbles and high animal spirits do not materialize out of thin air. They need extremely favorable economic fundamentals together with free and easy, cheap credit, and they need it for at least two or three years. Importantly, they also need serial pleasant surprises in such critical variables as global GNP growth.”

― Jeremy Grantham

“Low-cost, high-grade coal, oil and natural gas – the backbone of the Industrial Revolution – will be a distant memory by 2050. Much higher-cost remnants will still be available, but they will not be able to drive our growth, our population and, most critically, our food supply as before.”

― Jeremy Grantham

“Banks should contribute to the real economy, make a positive contribution to economic growth.”

― Jeroen Dijsselbloem

“Long-term economic growth depends mainly on nonmonetary factors such as population growth and workforce participation, the skills and aptitudes of our workforce, the tools at their disposal, and the pace of technological advance. Fiscal and regulatory policies can have important effects on these factors.”

― Jerome Powell

“The financial crisis and the Great Recession left firms with excess capacity, reducing incentives to invest. If businesses expect slower growth to continue, that will also hold down investment.”

― Jerome Powell

“While monetary policy can contribute to growth by supporting a durable expansion in a context of price stability, it cannot reliably affect the long-run sustainable level of the economy’s growth.”

― Jerome Powell

“We need a resilient, well-capitalized, well-regulated financial system that is strong enough to withstand even severe shocks and support economic growth by lending through the economic cycle.”

― Jerome Powell

“Higher capital requirements increase bank costs, and at least some of those costs will be passed along to bank customers and shareholders. But in the longer term, stronger prudential requirements for large banking firms will produce more sustainable credit availability and economic growth.”

― Jerome Powell

“We need a national focus on increasing the sustainable growth rate of our economy.”

― Jerome Powell

“Given that trade benefited the Asian economies on the way up, it seems natural that the slowdown in global trade, whatever its causes, could lead to some loss of dynamism and growth in the region.”

― Jerome Powell

“Over the longer run, advanced economy policy actions that strengthen global growth and global trade will benefit the EMEs as well.”

― Jerome Powell

“So much of what happened to India late last year and early into 2011 is the same story we’ve seen with other big emerging markets, and that is that investors started to realize that the growth trajectory in India would have to get moderated by tightening policy.”

― Jerry A. Webman

“A lot of the state-sponsored growth in India was just too fast. You went from cradle to Nirvana in a short period of time.”

― Jerry A. Webman

“Great growth in India doesn’t mean great growth for India companies. It could mean better growth for companies that are trading with India.”

― Jerry A. Webman

“Population growth and development place additional stress on the Nation’s water infrastructure and its ability to sustain hard-won water quality gains.”

― Jerry Costello

“You can’t be impatient about growth, because that’s what leads people to make mistakes.”

― Jerry Della Femina

“Big companies are often in the process of laying off workers. Small startup companies are the ones that are hiring. The statistics prove that’s where job growth is going to occur.”

― Jerry Moran

“I am excited to join the Workday Board at an exciting time in the company’s growth and look forward to leveraging my past experience as a technologist and entrepreneur to provide advice as they continue to look at new areas of growth.”

― Jerry Yang

“Yahoo is positioned for accelerated financial growth. We have a powerful consumer brand, a huge global audience, and a highly profitable operating model.”

― Jerry Yang

“Watch the walls come down, whether it’s in the South or on Wall Street. When the walls come down, what do we find? More markets, more talent, more capital and growth. Which means that the race and sex discrimination stunt economic growth. It’s not good for capitalism. It’s not good for America’s growth. And it’s not morally right.”

― Jesse Jackson

“Those companies that don’t see the black and brown communities are missing, out of their closed eye, talent, which leads to money and growth. When baseball, football and basketball couldn’t see the field, they missed talent and growth. The same is true in the tech industry.”

― Jesse Jackson

“I continue to see good growth in the mobile space; I expect to see PCs being the core driver in the home. And I mean that for entertainment along with the work-at-home space.”

― Jim Allchin

“Some of the analysts were saying, Now you’re a cash cow, there’s no growth at all, pay it all out in dividends, give me it all, you can’t invest wisely.”

― Jim Cantalupo

“I talked about 12 to 18 months, and that’s about reaffirming our foundation for sustained growth: getting the discipline back, getting the basics right, getting the customer focus back… so by the end of next year, I hope most of that’s in place.”

― Jim Cantalupo

“We have stabilized our economy. We took over a very sick economy, and we were hemorrhaging 750,000 jobs a month. We have stopped the hemorrhaging. In fact, we had 140,000 job growth last month. And that’s what I call progress.”

― Jim Clyburn

“All of WhatsApp’s growth has come from happy customers encouraging their friends to try the service.”

― Jim Goetz

“Growth is essential to providing economic opportunity.”

― Jim Gray

“Growth is essential to attracting the best and most sophisticated talent.”

― Jim Gray

“For whatever trauma came with service in tough circumstances, we should take what we learned – take our post-traumatic growth – and, like past generations coming home, bring our sharpened strengths to bear, bring our attitude of gratitude to bear.”

― Jim Mattis

“When we get the private sector going through job creation and growth, then the governments at all level have revenues to do the things that they need to do. And that’s why it’s so important to get this economy moving, to get jobs created. We can’t keep going on with this anemic recovery.”

― Jim Talent

“Growing economies are critical; we will never be able to end poverty unless economies are growing. We also need to find ways of growing economies so that the growth creates good jobs, especially for young people, especially for women, especially for the poorest who have been excluded from the economic system.”

― Jim Yong Kim

“The fact is that ‘free’ in music streaming is so technically good and ubiquitous that it’s stunting the growth of paid streaming.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“Our growth rate continues to be staggering.”

― Jimmy Wales

“It is time to give city and county regions the powers and resources they need to promote growth, and I will happily work with all of those who are genuinely committed to building an economic powerhouse in the north.”

― Jo Cox

“Yorkshire folk are not fools: talk about devolving power to cities and regions, while simultaneously stripping them of the resources to deliver and subjecting northern councils such as Kirklees to the harshest of cuts, is not compatible with a worthy commitment to building a northern powerhouse to drive growth and prosperity.”

― Jo Cox

“My collaboration with Sally Potter on a small movie, ‘Yes,’ was very special to me. It helped my growth as an actor.”

― Joan Allen

“Minority art, vernacular art, is marginal art. Only on the margins does growth occur.”

― Joanna Russ

“Flower was a good metaphor for growth. The song is obviously about sexual responsibility, so that was the main metaphor. Also, it’s like knowing who someone has been and remembering and appreciating that, but really appreciating what they are now even more.”

― Jody Watley

“In Delaware, the largest growth in population is Indian-Americans moving from India. You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I’m not joking.”

― Joe Biden

“Increased spending, growing government debt and overreaching regulations are stifling job creation and economic growth.”

― Joe Craft

“Assuming normal winter weather, we currently anticipate the coal markets to remain difficult through 2015; while we always strive to operate a full capacity in this environment, it may be necessary to delay our production growth to match the market.”

― Joe Craft

“The growth of purposeful travel is a good thing. It can have a positive impact. We should continue to experiment and move along this line.”

― Joe Garcia

“Mobility will be one of the major beneficiaries of population growth in the world.”

― Joe Kaeser

“Good government is one of the most important factors in economic growth and social well-being.”

― Joe Lonsdale

“Savvy, competitive investors able to build, buy, and fix companies will continue to stimulate growth by allowing us to do more with less – the only way to create prosperity.”

― Joe Lonsdale

“Because the private sector has evolved processes and metrics for growth over many generations, for-profit models are more likely to efficiently accomplish their goals.”

― Joe Lonsdale

“The inability of middle-class people to receive loans in developing countries has had a stifling effect on economic growth and prosperity around the globe.”

― Joe Lonsdale

“Wherever there is one job on the verge of being lost, I will fight to save it. Wherever there is one company looking to grow in West Virginia, I will fight to make that growth a reality.”

― Joe Manchin

“Faith itself is a horrible mechanism that stunts the growth of ideas. It also stunts the act of questioning, and it does this by pushing the idea that you have to have faith – and that nothing has to be proven.”

― Joe Rogan

“But as you say, the fundamental stumbling block is the question of the future of the economy. And it’s not just the sort of economic laboratory question, of what kind of system would best generate growth, which is the way it’s presented.”

― Joe Slovo

“We move the cows every day to a new spot which allows the grass time to recuperate and go through its what I call ‘the teenage growth spurt.’”

― Joel Salatin

“You want to continue with the social safety net: the good, the bad and the ugly parts of that, you have to have a vibrant economy. You have to have growth of the economy.”

― John Barrasso

“If the views I have expressed be right, we can think of our civilization evolving with the growth of knowledge from small wandering tribes to large settled law.”

― John Boyd Orr

“With the advance of feudalism came the growth of iron armor, until, at last, a fighting-man resembled an armadillo.”

― John Boyle O’Reilly

“One cannot have economic growth without security.”

― John Bruton

“The phoebe-bird is a wise architect and perhaps enjoys as great an immunity from danger, both in its person and its nest, as any other bird. Its modest ashen-gray suit is the color of the rocks where it builds, and the moss of which it makes such free use gives to its nest the look of a natural growth or accretion.”

― John Burroughs

“More than any other poet, Whitman is what we make him; more than any other poet, his greatest value is in what he suggests and implies rather than in what he portrays, and more than any other poet must he wait to be understood by the growth of the taste of himself.”

― John Burroughs

“Growth is the great separator between those who succeed and those who do not. When I see a person beginning to separate themselves from the pack, it’s almost always due to personal growth.”

― John C. Maxwell

“The unsuccessful person is burdened by learning, and prefers to walk down familiar paths. Their distaste for learning stunts their growth and limits their influence.”

― John C. Maxwell

“The growth of technology is such that it is not possible today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical physics without training. The field is now much more technical. More training is needed to do the job.”

― John Cameron

“I’m not advocating spending less on the elderly, but I am strongly advocating spending more on kids while also putting the country on a sound, long-term fiscal trajectory. To do that, we have to reduce the rate of growth of entitlement-related expenditures and add more revenues.”

― John Delaney

“Federal research dollars invested at the National Institutes of Health seem expensive until we factor in the economic growth and jobs created by our world-leading life sciences industry.”

― John Delaney

“New highways, ports, and runways appear economically foolish if we don’t understand the economic growth that flows from such investments.”

― John Delaney

“A lack of reform – particularly in international tax – has hurt our ability to compete in a global economy by keeping U.S. corporate cash overseas and reducing domestic investment, slowing economic growth.”

― John Delaney

“It is quite clear that compelling content, which is made available on economic terms that respect the intellectual rights of owners, can be a tremendous spur to the growth of broadband networks.”

― John Doerr

“While America’s infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed.”

― John Engler

“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.”

― John F. Kennedy

“We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.”

― John F. Kennedy

“The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital… the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.”

― John F. Kennedy

“Chicago is the Great American City, and it was really great to live there during a time of economic expansion and opportunity and growth. I felt like I was living at the center of the world. Unlike New York, no one expects you to be a professional writer.”

― John Green

“Growth is the only evidence of life.”

― John Henry Newman

“We will see the increasingly rapid rate of growth we’ve already been seeing in Colorado continue.”

― John Hickenlooper

“While some people simply want to villainize the private sector, the fact is that the private sector drives jobs growth; we need to channel the energy and innovation of employers to generate opportunities for the entire labor market.”

― John Hickenlooper

“It’s a combination of targeting higher paying jobs in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education; a rising tide that lifts all boats.”

― John Hoeven

“The key to revenue growth is tax reform that closes loopholes and that is pro-growth. Then with a growing economy, that’s where your revenue growth comes in, not from higher taxes.”

― John Hoeven

“We targeted five industries for growth, industries where we have natural advantages in North Dakota: value-added agriculture, advanced manufacturing, technology-based businesses, energy and tourism. We worked very hard to grow all those businesses, and that’s what’s happening.”

― John Hoeven

“So that we focus not on competing visions for Europe but on what Europe can do to improve economic growth, to give us a cleaner environment, to create more jobs, to make us more secure.”

― John Hutton

“The challenge to our national economies and the collective economy of Europe will become – with the growth of China and the continuing productivity growth of the US – even more intense in the decades to come.”

― John Hutton

“But effective regulation at the European Union level can make a massive contribution to achieving our shared goals of improving competitiveness, jobs and growth.”

― John Hutton

“I predict 2016 will be a year of upheaval and realignment across the world. China’s economy will continue to sputter. Commodity exporting countries will suffer. Europe’s growth will remain flat-lined. The U.S. will plug along at under 3% growth.”

― John J. McLaughlin

“Economic growth is the key. Economic growth is the key to everything. But once you have economic growth, it is important that we reach out to people who live in the shadows, the people who don’t seem to ever think that they get a fair deal.”

― John Kasich

“My elections are really not about campaigns. I tell my people that these are about a movement. And a movement to do what? To restore common sense. A movement to do things like provide economic growth. And a movement not to let anybody be behind.”

― John Kasich

“What investors want is growth, margin, and cash.”

― John L. Flannery

“We also very importantly recommend continued growth in the Army and the Marine Corps end strength.”

― John M. McHugh

“More than once in the history of Whole Foods Market, the company was unable to collectively evolve until I myself was able to evolve – in other words, I was holding the company back. My personal growth enabled the company to evolve.”

― John Mackey

“If you’re growing very rapidly, it doesn’t matter if you make mistakes, in a way, because the growth kind of bails you out.”

― John Mackey

“The redwood is the glory of the Coast Range. It extends along the western slope, in a nearly continuous belt about ten miles wide, from beyond the Oregon boundary to the south of Santa Cruz, a distance of nearly four hundred miles, and in massive, sustained grandeur and closeness of growth surpasses all the other timber woods of the world.”

― John Muir

“I’d like to see an arrested growth of development. You can’t stop it, but it’s important we do something about the developers having the upper hand.”

― John Murray

“We all know that China is industrializing at a growth rate of 8 to 10 percent per year. China is on track to pass the U.S. as the largest economy in the world in 20 to 25 years, and China is determined to give its people a chance at this high standard of living that we enjoy.”

― John Olver

“An administration that supports growth supports everyone.”

― John Paulson

“Obama’s presidency hasn’t been dedicated to achieving economic growth in the short term, or about creating jobs.”

― John Podhoretz

“Obama’s explanation for the slowdown in economic growth is that the public sector is hurting, and that’s where Washington must step in and act.”

― John Podhoretz

“There is progress taking place, growth is better. We’re only talking about two years there.”

― John Prescott

“From 1997 when we came in, you guys and the public bought seven million more cars. You didn’t get rid of the second car, did you? So what is happening is the growth of cars on the motorway.”

― John Prescott

“Understanding place is critical to achieving corporate growth.”

― John Quelch

“There’s nothing wrong with paying taxes; they should be paid in proportion to how rich you are. This idea that you’re going to get better growth by cutting taxes at the top has no historical justification. And it’s certainly not an argument in favor of capitalism.”

― John Ralston Saul

“You may think having a cluttered desk isn’t that big of a deal. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. Disorganization can stunt your professional growth and decrease your productivity.”

― John Rampton

“The three main political parties all agree the UK deficit is high and needs to be brought down. All agree that it is easier to get a deficit down if you have faster growth, cutting unemployment-related costs and raising revenues.”

― John Redwood

“The government would also be wise to press on with its further measures to promote growth, as it will want to outperform the low figures in this outlook. This will mean delivering measures to ease money and credit and to stimulate demand.”

― John Redwood

“The Irish move to a very low corporation tax has generated very significant revenue growth, considerably in excess of Britain’s, where a slower economy has been combined with a number of stealth taxes.”

― John Redwood

“A growth strategy requires tax rates that people are prepared to pay and cannot avoid or do not wish to avoid by going offshore or leaving the country.”

― John Redwood

“About 75% of the price of gas is really dictated by crude oil. At the heart of the issue is increasing demand over a period of many years around the world. World crude oil consumption now is close to 90 million barrels a day. Most of the growth in demand is coming from China and the developing world.”

― John S. Watson

“Chinese growth will either be strong or very strong. They have a voracious demand for energy that will only continue to grow. What they’re doing… is looking at all forms of energy. They’re going ahead very strongly with coal, nuclear, oil, natural gas.”

― John S. Watson

“Global fuel and consumption, however, is projected to increase by 100 to 150 percent over the next 20 years, driven largely by the rapidly growing Chinese and Indian economies; and this growth and this increase in demand will force prices even higher.”

― John Shadegg

“You don’t want to get so distracted, focusing on what the opposition is putting forth that you forget to remind America that the real issue is 8.3 percent unemployment, virtually no growth at all in an economy that has been in shambles for the last four years under Obama.”

― John Sununu

“We will see growth in the U.S., and we will selectively acquire in the U.S., but we prefer to use our global opportunity.”

― John T. Chambers

“Well, I think the global economy is in the position for continuing good growth with inflation well in check.”

― John W. Snow

“We’re focused on doing the things that make the economy perform well, and as you do that, reduce deficits, for one, very important; secondly, keep growth rates high, very important.”

― John W. Snow

“Moderation of oil prices would be very, very welcome. But overall I think we are in a position of stable growth, sustainable growth, and basically with inflation in check.”

― John W. Snow

“And one of our points of continuing conversation with our trading partners is the urgency of their taking steps to remove barriers to their improved growth performance.”

― John W. Snow

“We have the greatest fans in the world, and our growth has been so organic. It’s online; it’s out at the shows. It’s a big family, and they know we’re going to do our best, and we know they’re going to give it their best.”

― Johnny Christ

“Commercial real estate always trails residential, and as residential growth flourishes, shopping centers flourish and service the communities, and jobs come out.”

― Johnny Isakson

“We need peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region. It is important to have political and security stability to build up our economic growth.”

― Joko Widodo

“When America closes its doors, so does everybody else. We are the primary engine of growth in the world and we are the only beacon of free trade left, and open markets.”

― Jon Huntsman, Jr.

“Shutterstock’s ability to cultivate a healthy and expanding marketplace for both customers and contributors remains a key competitive advantage and a crucial component of our sustained growth.”

― Jon Oringer

“Tax cuts continue to benefit families, seniors, and small business owners, as evidenced by unparalleled economic growth in Nevada and across the country.”

― Jon Porter

“I experienced how foreign aid for large-scale vaccination projects helps to save the life of children and thus give a real input to growth and to escaping poverty.”

― Jonas Gahr Store

“I got interested in the American culture war back in 2004, and it’s one of the only growth stocks I’ve ever invested in.”

― Jonathan Haidt

“Our work at the OECD shows that migration, if well managed, can spur growth and innovation. Unfortunately, in the past, migration has not always been well managed: migrants have been concentrated in ghetto-like conditions, with few public services or employment prospects.”

― Jose Angel Gurria

“The benefits of growth have not trickled down. Income inequalities have become one of the biggest global challenges, attracting growing attention not only in academic literature but also among policymakers globally.”

― Jose Angel Gurria

“Social cohesion and inclusive growth are additional crucial perspectives to incorporate into public policies, targeting a renewed social contract that reduces inequalities and benefits the whole of society.”

― Jose Angel Gurria

“In the face of sluggish growth, aging societies, and increasing educational attainment of young women, the economic case for gender equality is clear.”

― Jose Angel Gurria

“Reforms to product and labour markets, education, innovation, green growth, competition, taxes, health – they are the things that should be the object of our primary focus in the context of a long-term strategy to restore sustained growth.”

― Jose Angel Gurria

“We cannot sustain long-term growth in our economies if we do not protect and preserve our environment.”

― Jose Angel Gurria

“Israel is a producer of growth.”

― Jose Angel Gurria

“Israel has been doing very well, but there are challenges the country faces, like poverty and social integration of the Orthodox, Arab, Beduin, and Ethiopian population, which will be essential for sustaining strong growth over time.”

― Jose Angel Gurria

“We need to focus much more on the bottom 40 per cent. They are losing ground, and the fact that they are losing ground blocks social mobility and brings down economic growth.”

― Jose Angel Gurria

“I don’t recommend steroids for everyone, and I don’t recommend growth hormones for everyone. But for certain individuals, I truly believe, because I’ve experimented with it for so many years, that it can make an average athlete a super athlete. It can make a super athlete – incredible. Just legendary.”

― Jose Canseco

“Because I tried to everything possible to become the best player in the world? Do I believe steroids and growth hormones helped me achieve that? Yes. Were there a lot of other players doing it that I had to compete against? Yes.”

― Jose Canseco

“I have experienced a tremendous amount of personal and professional growth, and I feel incredibly lucky that I’m able to make a career out of doing the things that I love.”

― Jose Garces

“Growth based on debt is unsustainable, artificial.”

― Jose Manuel Barroso

“Smart, sustainable, inclusive growth is the key to job-creation and the future prosperity of Europe.”

― Jose Manuel Barroso

“Young people in particular need real options to find a decent job and to lift their lives. I’m not sure the new Islamist governments will be the best to promote prosperity and growth.”

― Jose Maria Aznar

“The people who misuse the Sabbath lose the blessings of spiritual food and growth promised to those who keep this commandment.”

― Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Children, and sometimes those of larger growth, will not read dialect.”

― Joseph Jacobs

“The euro zone was driven by the neoliberal view that markets are always efficient. That in itself is political. There was no pressing economic need that the euro was required to solve, but leaders believed that it would foster growth.”

― Joseph Stiglitz

“With neoliberalism discredited and austerity failed, we need to rewrite the rules of the economy once again. But this time in the right way. We need rules that focus on long-term economic growth, and the only kind of sustainable prosperity is shared prosperity.”

― Joseph Stiglitz

“My research in this period centered around growth, technical change, and income distribution, both how growth affected the distribution of income and how the distribution of income affected growth.”

― Joseph Stiglitz

“Globally, manufacturing jobs are on the decline, simply because productivity growth has outpaced growth in demand.”

― Joseph Stiglitz

“Growth is not an objective in itself; we should be concerned with standards of living.”

― Joseph Stiglitz

“China’s government has far more control over the country’s economy than our government has over ours, and it is moving from export dependence to a model of growth driven by domestic demand. Any restriction on exports to the U.S. would simply accelerate a process already underway.”

― Joseph Stiglitz

“It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.”

― Josh Billings

“What drew me to the violin was mastering the instrument technically, which I’m continuing to do. You want to push boundaries, to not always be in your comfort zone. If you don’t, you get stale. So you have to find areas of growth.”

― Joshua Bell

“Not only does the proportion of the poor increase with the growth of the city, but their condition becomes more wretched.”

― Josiah Strong

“I have always said that I want Malawi to attain growth that should not just be seen in GDP, but in the growth of opportunities for all, protection for all, and equality for all.”

― Joyce Banda

“I believe that international support through critical funds, together with the determination of my compatriots, Malawi can be a model country for meeting global health targets and get on with the business of African-driven global economic growth.”

― Joyce Banda

“My dream is for Malawi to be poverty-free, and I intend to eradicate poverty through economic growth and wealth creation.”

― Joyce Banda

“I’m just telling you, God permits things in our lives sometimes for reasons that we do not understand yet because of the spiritual level that we’re on. We can’t have any understanding of it, because we’re not at a place of spiritual growth yet where we understand the deeper things of God.”

― Joyce Meyer

“The tree has been always an allegory for spiritual growth.”

― Juan Antonio Bayona

“Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there.”

― Judith Viorst

“Only after I faced the unhappiness of my first marriage did I start on the path of personal growth.”

― Judith Wright

“Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself.”

― Julia Cameron

“Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity… and these in turn rely on the education of our people.”

― Julia Gillard

“Economic growth driven by large-scale infrastructure investments without equitable provision of education will leave hundreds of millions of people behind, exacerbating inequality, disillusion, and instability.”

― Julia Gillard

“If G20 leaders are serious about sustainable growth and job creation and want to stem migration flows and promote long-term stability, education is an essential investment.”

― Julia Gillard

“Education equals economic growth.”

― Julia Gillard

“I am excited to be working with the dedicated Four Seasons board and leadership team to build upon their reputation for industry-leading customer experiences while seeking out innovative ways to leverage technology that will help spur additional growth.”

― Julia Hartz

“One of the biggest mistakes that founders can make is doing something that maybe seems like a great idea, and seems like a good use of time, but actually isn’t measurable, significant, incremental growth.”

― Julia Hartz

“Many tech companies experience steep growth curves that require them to build their teams at breakneck speeds.”

― Julia Hartz

“Growth is a spiral process, doubling back on itself, reassessing and regrouping.”

― Julia Margaret Cameron

“That’s a problem. I mean, like any sort of growing startup organization, we are sort of overwhelmed by our growth. And that means we’re getting enormous quantity of whistleblower disclosures of a very high caliber, but don’t have enough people to actually process and vet this information.”

― Julian Assange

“My growth as an artist and a person has been so slow and gradual, it’s hard to make a story out of it.”

― Juliana Hatfield

“The loveliest roles, for me, have a growth arc – a beginning, a middle, and an end – and I’m always grateful when I can find one of those emotional journeys.”

― Julie Andrews

“The Women’s World Cup gives FIFA a chance, once every four years, to showcase the growth of women’s soccer. It gives FIFA a highly visible opportunity to encourage countries around the globe to also support their women’s programs. It gives FIFA the forum to show countries the potential of women’s soccer if only you support it.”

― Julie Foudy

“With loss comes growth.”

― Julie Foudy

“You can’t fail. The further you fall, the greater the opportunity for growth and change.”

― Julie Newmar

“You can’t get the growth without the skills.”

― Julie Sweet

“Usually I love preparing. It’s really the time I prefer, because it’s a time of reflection and of possibility of growth – to let it cook inside.”

― Juliette Binoche

“There is growth. Get out of the past.”

― Juliette Lewis

“You want an investor who understands that slower revenue growth doesn’t necessarily mean an unhealthy business and that it maps to the early revenue growth of successful companies such as Open Table and Grubhub.”

― Justin Caldbeck

“The federal government’s role is to establish a process whereby industry can pitch a project, and Canadians can be reassured that this project is worth the risk. That’s at the heart of governments granting permits and communities granting permission. People understand we do need economic growth. We do need natural resource projects.”

― Justin Trudeau

“Canadians need a plan for jobs and growth.”

― Justin Trudeau

“Child labor perpetuates poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, population growth, and other social problems.”

― Kailash Satyarthi

“Economic growth and human development need to go hand in hand. Human values need to be advocated vigorously.”

― Kailash Satyarthi

“Once I got to high school and hit my growth spurt, nobody really messed with me anymore.”

― Kane Brown

“I think Trump’s done a very good job, especially with the economy, and we see he’s cut regulation, I think the tax cuts really help spur some growth.”

― Kane

“I don’t know why everyone feels the pressure to look young. Personally, I hate it. I don’t want to inject Botox and look young forever. It’s living in denial and anything that has an undercurrent of this philosophy is bad for your growth.”

― Kangana Ranaut

“I started from B-grade films, and today I’m the number one actress of this country… whereas other actresses, whom you might call my contemporaries, they have had no growth in whatever platform they were launched… they are still there and have not risen to another platform.”

― Kangana Ranaut

“The great challenge before the IITs is to act as a catalyst in the growth of quality technical education in the country.”

― Kapil Sibal

“The demographics and the psychographics show that there should be, over the longer term, a continued growth in the numbers of customers who will be shopping for luxury goods, both domestically – as well, international tourists come to the United States.”

― Karen Katz

“We see entrepreneurship and small businesses and supply chains as a critical part of the economic growth and competitiveness agenda.”

― Karen Mills

“This is not a zero-sum game. We know that if we provide access and education, particularly where there are gaps in the market, we will create more jobs, we will create more growth, and we will create more activity in the U.S. market, which will be good for our economy.”

― Karen Mills

“One of the most important tools we have at the Small Business Administration (SBA) to reach high growth entrepreneurs is the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program.”

― Karen Mills

“Our economy creates and loses jobs every quarter in the millions. But of the net new jobs, the jobs come from small businesses: both small businesses on Main Street and many of the net new jobs come from high growth, high impact businesses that are located all across the country.”

― Karen Mills

“I describe a soulmate as a ‘soul-nurturing mate’ – someone who nurtures your soul – thereby promoting insight and growth.”

― Karen Salmansohn

“Instead of asking God to remove our problems so that our lives might be happy, we must purposefully try to learn as much as we can – and thereby become happier due to our insights and growth.”

― Karen Salmansohn

“It has to be really interesting for me to perform the same role for 365 days non-stop. It becomes taxing for an actor to perform the same character for 12 hours every day, and then, after a point, there’s no growth.”

― Karishma Tanna

“In the military I could exercise the power of being automatically respected because of the medals on my chest, not because I had done anything right at the moment to earn that respect. This is pretty nice. It’s also a psychological trap that can stop one’s growth and allow one to get away with just plain bad behavior.”

― Karl Marlantes

“The difficulty for Mr. Obama will be when the public sees where his decisions lead – higher inflation, higher interest rates, higher taxes, sluggish growth, and a jobless recovery.”

― Karl Rove

“The claim made by Team Obama that every dollar in stimulus translates into a dollar-and-a-half in growth is economic fiction. The costs of stimulus reduce future growth. No country has ever spent itself to prosperity. The price of stimulus has to be paid sometime.”

― Karl Rove

“I get why we don’t want to be in pain, but there’s something very essential about what happens when we’re in pain and some of the growth that can come from it if we stare at it straight in the face.”

― Karyn Kusama

“Economic growth is important. But we cannot count on economic growth alone to fund the public education system our children need and deserve.”

― Kate Brown

“Among my books, the ones that sell best are for readers between the ages of 8 and 12. According to a study by the Association of American Publishers, the largest area of industry growth in 2014 was in the children and young adult category.”

― Kate Klise

“Millennials tend to appreciate regular feedback because they want to feel that their work matters and that they are making a difference in the workplace. As the youngest generation at most organizations, they also tend to be hungry for growth and development opportunities.”

― Kathryn Minshew

“Even your most talented employees have room for growth in some area, and you’re doing your employee a disservice if the sum of your review is: ‘You’re great!’ No matter how talented the employee, think of ways he could grow towards the position he might want to hold two, five, or 10 years down the line.”

― Kathryn Minshew

“Most of the suicide hijackers came from Saudi Arabia, a place not lacking in wealth. But due to rapid population growth, the wealth per capita has fallen by about half in a generation.”

― Keith Henson

“Cancer is a growth hormone for empathy, and empathy makes us useful to each other in ways we were not, could not have been, before.”

― Kelly Corrigan

“Typically in a panic, corporate bonds sell off as investors fear weaker growth, tighter financial conditions, or need liquidity.”

― Kelly Evans

“I think the most beautiful thing is that we’re not parting because there were problems. We’re parting because we’re celebrating each others’ growth.”

― Kelly Rowland

“’Frasier’ works because we stay focused on the idea that – how he continues to grow. It is not that you are really – the mission is not to try to keep him fresh; the idea is if you naturally put a character in a situation that demands growth of him, then he will remain fresh.”

― Kelsey Grammer

“Leadership is not about you; it’s about investing in the growth of others.”

― Ken Blanchard

“The biggest obstacle that stalls leaders’ growth is the human ego. When leaders start to think they know it all, they stop growing.”

― Ken Blanchard

“I start with a concern about the growth of federal government. I start with a perspective concerned about the growth of that power, and containing it within the bounds of the Constitution.”

― Ken Cuccinelli

“’Bloom’ is basically the idea that all flesh is grass, and that we can look at natural plant growth and organic material as outgrowths of the Earth.”

― Ken Goldberg

“Sadly, when pastors choose to neglect controversial issues, they do great damage to the spiritual growth of their congregates. We have generations of young people in our churches who simply believe what the world believes on social and moral issues, and they don’t think biblically on these matters.”

― Ken Ham

“’Community’ was a very important part of my growth as an actor. I see it as my acting school, not having a lot of formal acting training.”

― Ken Jeong

“In order to spur economic growth we need to put the brakes on out of control spending, lower Ohioans tax burden and create a most efficient and effective government.”

― Kenneth Blackwell

“Both cheap value stocks and more glamorous growth stocks can work well in a portfolio – if done right.”

― Kenneth Fisher

“Generally, variations in earnings aren’t nearly as impactful on glamour growth stocks as are changes in image and, well, sexiness. I often think of glamour stocks as though they are attractive women dressing to the nines.”

― Kenneth Fisher

“I’ve long loved emerging markets airlines because they usually sell at bargain prices. The troubled history of developed market airlines unfairly taints these stocks. In the emerging world, they’re growth stocks.”

― Kenneth Fisher

“Requiring the Fed to focus on preserving the purchasing power of the dollar will create a solid foundation for economic growth.”

― Kevin Brady

“And I am convinced that a single focus on preserving the purchasing power of the dollar, in effect, guarding against inflation or deflation, actually creates a solid foundation for the greatest job growth and the strongest economy that America can have.”

― Kevin Brady

“Our broken tax code is one of the main reasons the United States lags behind when it comes to economic growth, job creation, and competitiveness. Without pro-growth tax reform, our workers and our businesses will continue to suffer.”

― Kevin Brady

“If we truly want to achieve lasting economic growth, we need our businesses to do more business – and we need them to do it in America.”

― Kevin Brady

“At the end of the day, Republican-driven tax reform is not only going to be good for the economy and for growth. It’s going to be good for middle-class Americans.”

― Kevin Brady

“America’s tax code is beyond repair. Tinkering with it won’t work. The only hope is a bold tax-reform plan that will liberate our nation from the slow-growth status quo and jump-start a new era of American prosperity and growth.”

― Kevin Brady

“It’s time to permanently lower America’s tax gate so that the $2 trillion in stranded U.S. profits can flow back into America to be invested in new jobs, research and growth.”

― Kevin Brady

“As a kid, I mostly played as a No 10. When I was really young, I played as a striker. But I grew a lot when I was older, and when I was 15, 16, I had a big growth, and so I changed a little bit and became slower.”

― Kevin De Bruyne

“At some point in time, you definitely have to go drama. Not to say that you’re going drama just because everybody else does it. You do it to challenge yourself. You do it because, naturally, in the profession of acting, you want to show growth. You want to say that you take the craft seriously.”

― Kevin Hart

“For me, I believe that Dale Jr. has had a big part in kind of stunting the growth of NASCAR because he’s got these legions of fans and this huge outreach of being able to reach different places that none of us have the possibility to reach, but he’s won nine races in 10 years at Hendrick Motorsports and hasn’t been able to reach outside of that.”

― Kevin Harvick

“Today we hear that the gains from economic growth accrue to the highest-income earners while the standard of living of the poor and middle America stagnates and the gap between the richest and the poorest grows ever wider. That portrait of the country is wrong.”

― Kevin Hassett

“If the U.S. doubled its total immigration and prioritized bringing in new workers, it could add more than half a percentage point a year to expected GDP growth.”

― Kevin Hassett

“Liberalized trade – in broadly multilateral, regional, or bilateral agreements – is a key ingredient in the recipe for prosperity… An absolute prerequisite for long-term economic growth is full participation in the global economy and trading system.”

― Kevin Hassett

“When gross public debt exceeds 90 percent of GDP, economic growth tends to decline considerably.”

― Kevin McCarthy

“I am sure there will come a time when we are going to use AMD. The products have been getting better. The acceptance is getting better. But we have not been suffering as a company for either growth or profitability because we haven’t had AMD.”

― Kevin Rollins

“There would not be enough talent that’s educated, developed and ready to take on the next leadership challenge, and it would cap our growth. Now we’ve put programs in place not to have that happen, but that could be a weakness.”

― Kevin Rollins

“Physical infrastructure remains important (particularly in developing nations), but concurrently investing in the development of a knowledge-based economy is essential to sustaining healthy economic growth and creating well-paying jobs in a highly competitive, ideas-driven global economy.”

― Khalid A. Al-Falih

“It would be a mistake to believe that environmental protection and economic growth are mutually exclusive.”

― Khalid A. Al-Falih

“There has been a tremendous growth in the entertainment industry throughout Atlanta. There are many opportunities in film, television and theatre.”

― Kim Fields

“Jobs in technology have the rapidest rate of growth. The need for computer science is so incredibly large, and it’s important that girls of all colors have the opportunity to move into that field.”

― Kimberly Bryant

“There is room for growth in all of us and across all of these platforms, to be able to make sure that we are hearing each other, that we are understanding exactly what’s going on across the country.”

― Kimberly Guilfoyle

“Rock stardom and all that stuff like that was never like my main M.O., my main M.O. is musical growth, and if I become a rock star in the process, great!”

― Kip Winger

“I think the growth you get from working at a place like Alabama and with a program under Nick Saban, it helps me immensely.”

― Kirby Smart

“A lot of people have said, ‘Why not take a smaller school head job?’ I honestly feel my growth was better being in a large program, being around Coach Saban, and learning how to manage a lot of the tough situations you deal with in the media.”

― Kirby Smart

“Instead of marginalizing women, Congress must get to work on policies that can foster job creation and fuel economic growth.”

― Kirsten Gillibrand

“I think the wall is stupid; it’s a waste of the taxpayer’s money. We need the money for job growth, infrastructure, 100 other things… it sends a bad message.”

― Kirsten Gillibrand

“I’m settled emotionally and mentally because of my partner, and a lot of my growth has happened post-marriage.”

― Kirti Kulhari

“Breaking stereotypes and my own barriers is great fun, because that’s what leads to growth.”

― Kirti Kulhari

“Profitability, growth, and safeguards against existential risks are crucial to strengthening a company’s long-term prospects. But if these three factors constitute a company’s ‘hard power,’ firms also need ‘soft power’: public trust and acceptance, won by fulfilling a company’s social responsibility.”

― Klaus Schwab

“Shifting towards low-carbon energy systems can avert climate catastrophe while creating new opportunities for investment, growth, and employment.”

― Kofi Annan

“Being alone & actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives.”

― Kourtney Kardashian

“GMOs are linked to digestive problems, among other things. Antibiotics and growth hormone are other additives being excessively pumped into the animals we are eating, which means we’re then consuming these excess antibiotics and hormones. And some processed foods actually contain toxic chemicals, often used to prevent spoilage and enhance flavor.”

― Kristin Cavallari

“Very often, we think of leadership being at the very top of an organisation. I think what’s unique about ABG is that we have a very strong cadre of leaders across the organisation who are highly empowered and therefore play a very major role in the growth and evolution of the organization.”

― Kumar Mangalam Birla

“I don’t think the western world is questioning capitalism. Capitalism as a concept is not something that society has written off. But today, there is degree of caution around capitalism. We believe in compassionate capitalism. Growth for growth’s sake can never be an end in itself.”

― Kumar Mangalam Birla

“Sometimes guys peak early. They get drafted higher, and they make it to the NFL, and they don’t have a lot of growth.”

― Kurt Warner

“I don’t know that you can put a label on growth. I’m just me.”

― Lady Gaga

“Here at home, President Obama early on made the connection between growth and economic opportunity for women. In the depths of our crisis in 2009, one of the first laws the president signed was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. He established an Equal Pay Task Force led by Valerie Jarrett to help women get paid what they earn.”

― Lael Brainard

“The key to a resilient global recovery, where growth in each country advances growth in every country, is action directed at supporting demand at home.”

― Lael Brainard

“I think there are too many bosses in Washington telling Nashville Diesel College and Harvard University how to run – how to run their campuses, and I’d like to reduce the number of Washington regulations on higher education and keep this marketplace of wonderful institutions among which students can choose; that’s oriented toward job growth.”

― Lamar Alexander

“We’re human beings trying to love each other. There are constant revelations and room for growth.”

― Lamman Rucker

“Ethanol has reduced our nation’s dependence on imported energy, created thousands of jobs, reduced air pollution, and increased energy security. And renewable fuels cost less at the pump. It is a growth fuel that fuels opportunities for millions of Americans.”

― Lane Evans

“The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.”

― Lao Tzu

“Supporting iconic, growth-oriented industries, combined with tax policies that encourage small business growth and investment, represents a potent combination and is the basis of our entire administration.”

― Larry Hogan

“If you ask an economist what’s driven economic growth, it’s been major advances in things that mattered – the mechanization of farming, mass manufacturing, things like that. The problem is, our society is not organized around doing that.”

― Larry Page

“Fiscal decentralisation does not lead to higher economic growth because economic growth is much more driven by factors other than taxes and spending, e.g. increases in technological progress and improved human capital.”

― Lars Feld

“Everytime we put a record out, we lose people that can’t deal with the growth.”

― Lars Ulrich

“I appreciate the change associated with people’s growth, but I don’t like the changes in our lives. I came to Mumbai in 1945, so imagine my acceptance of the massive changes around. I have witnessed every kind of revolution.”

― Lata Mangeshkar

“Historically, philanthropy has been something that you do when you turn 65, and you are retired, and you have spent your life accumulating your financial resources, and now you finally have time to do it. But because of the Internet revolution, that in turn revolutionized economic growth and wealth generation.”

― Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

“Growth doesn’t hurt. This is what I’ve learned. In the end, it doesn’t hurt. It hurts while it’s happening. But in the end, you know, for life, for parenting, and for the arts, it’s not a bad – not a bad thing to try for.”

― Laura Dern

“It excites me to go to a movie and be reminded that I’m human, and I’m filled with opposites, and I’m built with flaws. Part of growth and healing is recognizing that.”

― Laura Dern

“When I first started out in cycling, if there were two girls there, that was successful; but now, if there are 20 girls there, it’s just unbelievable. The growth of the sport is just incredible.”

― Laura Trott

“I like multinational companies. They may have 40 to 60 percent of their engines of growth in the United States, but I do like the diversification of being more global.”

― Laurence D. Fink

“But Maastricht was not the end of history. It was a first step towards a Europe of growth, of employment, a social Europe. That was the vision of Francois Mitterrand. We are far from that now.”

― Laurent Fabius

“At the same time the Constitution sets in stone the Stability Pact and risks preventing member States from implementing a policy of growth. So we are not able to do things at the European or the national level.”

― Laurent Fabius

“Haitian diplomacy will be oriented toward the influx of foreign capital, direct investments that create jobs and stimulate economic growth.”

― Laurent Lamothe

“Nobody, in my lifetime, in either party, has reached out with a message of hope, growth and opportunity to minorities better than Jack Kemp.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“I am a Reagan Republican: I believe in Free Market Capitalism; I believe in economic growth.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“Democrats like Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders want to raise taxes on the rich, saying it will solve inequality. It won’t. All that will do is significantly reduce incentives to work, save, and invest. But I say inequality is not the problem. The problem is a lack of growth.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“Reduced marginal tax rates on individuals and business fosters growth every time.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“JFK and Reagan’s growth model included tax cuts and a steady dollar. Trump has taken a gigantic step toward restoring prosperity with his tax-cut-centered fiscal policy.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“Hillary is a combination of Barack Obama 3.0 and Bernie Sanders 2.0. This is not change. This will not yield strong growth, lift jobs and wages, and make America more globally competitive.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“Hillary is not an agent of change. Nor does she have any idea how to restore rapid economic growth. Instead, she is a prisoner of the Left. Tax the rich, inequality, redistribution.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“On economic policy, Pence has held to the key building block of growth. He is a budget hawk who voted against President George W. Bush’s fiscally bloated No Child Left Behind education bill and hyper-expensive Medicare prescription-drug bill. He said he would not support new middle-class entitlements. He was consistent.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“The economy has barely recovered from the so-called ‘Great Recession’, with a 2 percent annual rate of growth since mid-2009. Peak worker wages, business investment, and productivity all occurred around the year 2000.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“The root cause of the looming energy problem – and the key to easing environmental, economic and religious tensions while improving public health – is to address the unending, and unequal, growth of the human population. And the one proven way to reduce fertility rates is to empower young women by educating them.”

― Lawrence M. Krauss

“More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do something about the growth of obesity in our children. We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act.”

― Lee Haney

“Exercise is one of the best ways in preventing the rapid growth of obesity in America.”

― Lee Haney

“The role of G-20 is to support the global economy to achieve strong, sustainable and balanced growth.”

― Lee Myung-bak

“It is the potential for economic growth that provides the basis for the development of countries, for bringing to people essential goods and services, such as water to drink and facilities for healthcare.”

― Lee R. Raymond

“Many of them are doing it because they are concerned about smart growth.”

― Lee Scott

“Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth.”

― Lenny Kravitz

“Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.”

― Leo Tolstoy

“We must not only cease our present desire for the growth of the state, but we must desire its decrease, its weakening.”

― Leo Tolstoy

“Different industries have different risks and growth rates and volatility.”

― Leon Black

“Technological innovation is indeed important to economic growth and the enhancement of human possibilities.”

― Leon Kass

“I’m addicted to growth.”

― Leslie Odom, Jr.

“There are times when you are growing through experiences, but sometimes there is a point of diminishing returns in terms of growth.”

― Lewis Hamilton

“The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.”

― Lewis Thomas

“The growth that we want is one that brings real benefits to the people, raises quality and efficiency of development, and contributes to energy conservation and environmental protection.”

― Li Keqiang

“There are many countries in the world that when they reached the middle-income stage, they witnessed serious structural problems such as growth stagnation, a widening wealth gap and increasing social unrest.”

― Li Keqiang

“Openness has been vital to Asia’s fast growth in the past and it will continue to be crucial for the area’s further development.”

― Li Keqiang

“Stable growth ensures employment.”

― Li Keqiang

“Ultimately, stable growth will ensure that urban and rural incomes increase and people’s lives improve.”

― Li Keqiang

“I believe that the United Kingdom can stay at the forefront in leading the world’s growth and development and also continue to play an important and even bigger role for regional stability and global peace.”

― Li Keqiang

“When there’s downward pressure on growth, one choice is to adjust economic policy, increase deficits, relax monetary policy. That might have a short-term benefit, but may not be beneficial for the future.”

― Li Keqiang

“I develop trust, and I think it’s the most important to my growth. If my restaurants are always full and my books sell, it’s this trust.”

― Lidia Bastianich

“I think it’s really, really important to mix it up as an actor, to try to get as much kind of varied experience as you can, not only for your own personal growth as an actor but for the audience to keep them guessing about what you’re going to do.”

― Liev Schreiber

“We’re taking up some science experiments, some crystal growth things, we have a refrigerator that carries up some samples, new samples that go into the station, we bring the old ones home; we have a lot of clothing, we have a lot of food-U.S. and Russian food.”

― Linda M. Godwin

“All our reporters and editors now work seamlessly in print and online. This integration has transformed the way we work. I believe this is vital to the success and growth of newspapers.”

― Lionel Barber

“The explosive growth of the for-profit school industry has had disastrous effects on millions of Americans and our economy.”

― Lisa Madigan

“I’ve always found teenagers really interesting. I think they’ve got so much going on in their lives, so that lends itself really well to fiction because there’s so much drama, so much activity, so much growth.”

― Lisa McMann

“I learned from my mistakes; I was able to accept the things that were my fault and to be able to grow from that. You have to be able to see growth from your experiences, and I’ve done that.”

― LisaRaye McCoy-Misick

“You can never learn it all and I hope to continue my growth as a person and a musician.”

― Lita Ford

“I’m excited to see the growth in women’s cycling, and I think the Women’s Tour has had a really positive impact on that change.”

― Lizzie Armitstead

“Growth requires risk-taking. If you want to dampen risk and make sure you never have a problem, you do so, but that also will have an effect on growth. This is a decision that doesn’t necessarily belong to financial institutions. It belongs to regulators and legislators who represent the body politic.”

― Lloyd Blankfein

“Companies that grow create wealth. This, in turn, allows people to have jobs that create more growth and more wealth. It’s a virtuous cycle.”

― Lloyd Blankfein

“We are quite a way off before people travel around the world without cash in their pockets. The growth of plastic and electronic transactions have tended to impact traveller’s cheques rather than cash.”

― Lloyd Dorfman

“India offers exciting business opportunities owing to the growth in corporate travel and a significant middle-class population waiting to explore the world. To begin with, Travelex is setting up eight city centre branches in metros and other major cities including tourist destinations.”

― Lloyd Dorfman

“Infrastructure investment can boost economic growth and employment, and, in fact, it is fiscally neutral.”

― Lou Jiwei

“Indebted countries can only grow out of their debt troubles through strong economic growth; austerity measures alone cannot work. It is imperative to engage in deep structural reform to spur growth.”

― Lou Jiwei

“Austerity policy without currency devaluation can only hamper economic growth.”

― Lou Jiwei

“We test everything on a one- and a three-year cycle. And you want to stress-test a model, and the three-year test usually does that because you have a growth and value bias. You have different interest rate environments.”

― Louis Navellier

“Looking beyond the emerging markets, it is important not to lose sight of the growth opportunities that exist in the developed regions.”

― Louis R. Chenevert

“While other industries have suffered, the nonprofit arts world continues to build in strength while it encourages the growth of innumerable small businesses on its periphery, thereby creating more jobs.”

― Louise Slaughter

“Latency is very important when you think about autonomous cars and things like that – 5G will really change the game, and I think will be another spike of growth in the wireless industry.”

― Lowell McAdam

“Our membership of the euro is a guarantee of monetary stability and creates the right conditions for sustainable growth. Our membership of the euro is the only choice.”

― Lucas Papademos

“I think achieving a higher fiscal stability is also a very important condition for restoring an environment which is conducive to growth.”

― Lucas Papademos

“I think the gains to be achieved by a combination of reforms and labor market adjustments are going to be more permanent and will provide a basis for reducing unemployment and improving export performance, and sustaining growth, in a way that is more sound and permanent.”

― Lucas Papademos

“Growing up in a violent home is a terrifying and traumatic experience that can affect every aspect of a child’s life, growth, and development.”

― Lucille Roybal-Allard

“There’s a loss of faith in the banking system that for so long has been the backbone of prosperity and growth.”

― Lucy Powell

“Let nobody be fooled, the next two quarters are not going to be easy either in terms of growth or employment.”

― Luis de Guindos

“Legal immigrants have been an engine of economic growth, innovation, and entrepreneurship on this continent for longer than we have been a nation.”

― Luis Gutierrez

“What would happen if the markets suddenly questioned our ability to keep public finances in check? What would be the effect on growth?”

― Luis Videgaray Caso

“Venezuela needs to develop; economic growth is essential for the country after so many years of lagging behind.”

― Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

“I was always tall, but I had a real growth spurt between 12 and 14.”

― Luol Deng

“Mentors and sponsors are beneficial for personal and career growth.”

― Lynne Doughtie

“Providing career growth and development opportunities for our people is of paramount importance, and that’s why we surround and support our diverse employee team with investments in innovation, technology, training, and a wide variety of programs so they can build great careers. ‘Fortune’ saw that in KPMG, and we’re delighted.”

― Lynne Doughtie

“Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit.”

― M. Scott Peck

“I call it the ‘House of Reprehensibles.’ We don’t have any real political resistance to this growth of the domestic state across the board. So I’m much more focused on that than on the Patriot Act, which is a real effort, however inept, to deal with a real problem.”

― M. Stanton Evans

“Globalisation has powered economic growth in developing countries such as China. Global logistics, low domestic production costs, and strong consumer demand have let the country develop strong export-based manufacturing, making the country the workshop of the world.”

― Ma Jun

“Everyone else has some interest in economic growth and development, which often happens at the expense of the environment and community. We need the other side to join this to check and balance.”

― Ma Jun

“I know the government needs to ensure economic growth… we just hope it takes care of the environment, too.”

― Ma Jun

“I think its time to change and balance the environment and growth. If we don’t do that, we’re going to suffer a hard landing one day very soon.”

― Ma Jun

“Environmental agencies in China are hamstrung by local officials who put economic growth ahead of environmental protection; even the courts are beholden to local officials, and they are not open to environmental litigation.”

― Ma Jun

“Energy is necessary for economic growth, for a better quality of life, and for human progress.”

― Mac Thornberry

“A great deal of energy is spent daily on pushing the Russian e-commerce boom along while managing all aspects of growth and development along the way.”

― Maelle Gavet

“Working together, we will continue to lay the foundation for a new generation of inclusive economic growth, expand economic opportunity for middle-class families, and ensure that innovative businesses have the support they need to thrive and grow in the years to come.”

― Maggie Hassan

“When you literally build a state of granite, it takes a certain toughness and perseverance as well as a unique blend of community and independence: a culture that also helps spur economic growth.”

― Maggie Hassan

“As governor, I will always be willing to work with people who have ideas to offer and are ready to roll up their sleeves. That kind of teamwork will build a New Hampshire that will lead the nation and compete with the world. Together, we will help our businesses grow and build a stronger economy on a vision of innovation and growth.”

― Maggie Hassan

“In New Hampshire, we know that small businesses and entrepreneurs are the engines of economic growth in the 21st-century economy, and our state has long been defined by the entrepreneurial spirit of our people.”

― Maggie Hassan

“The only thing we lack for even faster growth is more capital.”

― Magnus Larsson

“Malaysia has got all the things in place to continue growth: the policies are there; the mechanisms are there. So, I think even when I am not around, Malaysia can do with other people who are converse with our policies.”

― Mahathir Mohamad

“Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“Having buildings, growth models, having great progress, flyovers, and no human being is feeling for human being is a nightmare scenario.”

― Mahesh Bhatt

“The most common form of giantism is a condition called acromegaly, and acromegaly is caused by a benign tumor on your pituitary gland that causes an overproduction of human growth hormone. And throughout history, many of the most famous giants have all had acromegaly.”

― Malcolm Gladwell

“Quality Healthcare is a premier healthcare brand in Hong Kong and is the leading private healthcare provider there. We are believers in long-term growth prospects of the Asian healthcare space and the benefits of a world-class pan-Asian integrated healthcare delivery system.”

― Malvinder Mohan Singh

“There is a lot of opportunity sitting in global healthcare business. I think there is a strong opportunity to build upon for further growth.”

― Malvinder Mohan Singh

“A very important part of life is growth – I need to learn things every day.”

― Maneet Chauhan

“For growth, I need to be challenged and excited about the project. I need to venture out into unknown territories.”

― Manisha Koirala

“Every central banker in the world pays attention to credit growth, but not in the U.S.”

― Marc Faber

“I basically see two reasons for a going public: Glencore gets access to more money. It is a way of funding your business and to finance growth. Plus: You have more liquid shares. It is easier to leave the company and redeem your shares. The ‘going public’ may also be an exit strategy for the top management.”

― Marc Rich

“If I look at my own growth, I started in product design. And we grew and created new products, and we were also able to change the idea of design a few times.”

― Marcel Wanders

“I wouldn’t want to be in one room, 20 hours a day, 52 weeks a year, with four white walls and a stove. I think it stunts your growth as a human being.”

― Marco Pierre White

“That level of trade deficit throttles real growth in our country and continues the unfortunate path of selling out America. We are not winning the global trade war, we are losing it badly.”

― Marcy Kaptur

“To the contrary, when you look at projections, both Polish and international, we can expect some slowing down of the rate of growth in the coming year, 2012. But of course these are projections.”

― Marek Belka

“The trend of all knowledge at the present is to specialize, but archaeology has in it all the qualities that call for the wide view of the human race, of its growth from the savage to the civilized, which is seen in all stages of social and religious development.”

― Margaret Murray

“Chris was a friend of mine, I loved him. I didn’t see him for 18 months before he died, but I’d met him several times after the accident. What was remarkable was his personal growth in his interior life.”

― Margot Kidder

“Oil is a very important component of economic growth.”

― Maria Bartiromo

“The ancient superficial idea of the uniform and progressive growth of the human personality has remained unaltered, and the erroneous belief has persisted that it is the duty of the adult to fashion the child according to the pattern required by society.”

― Maria Montessori

“One reason I find all this character growth and narrative swerving so exhilarating is because I never got to do it when I wrote for TV. Our characters needed to remain consistent from week to week.”

― Maria Semple

“People on a spiritual path – personal growth, spiritual practice, recovery, yoga and so forth – are the last people who should be sitting out the social and political issues of our day.”

― Marianne Williamson

“Spiritual growth and spirituality always seem suspect to some people.”

― Marianne Williamson

“The main target for the next years should be growth and job creation.”

― Mariano Rajoy

“I was only fifteen when I finished my high-school studies, always having held first rank in my class. The fatigue of growth and study compelled me to take almost a year’s rest in the country. I then returned to my father in Warsaw, hoping to teach in the free schools.”

― Marie Curie

“I think that growth and spiritual awareness come in slow increments. Sometimes you don’t know it’s happening.”

― Mariel Hemingway

“With the Internet, we can communicate instantly across the globe, but the net also makes it possible for us to shrink ever further into our own skins – a state of being that neither suits the human temperament nor provides ground for further growth.”

― Mariella Frostrup

“My mother did what all great leaders do: She sparked the growth of future leaders.”

― Marillyn Hewson

“If you look at the global security environment and how challenging and crazy that is, and it’s our products that are going to help with that, I think we’re a great growth story. As I look at companies in our industry, I’d bet on us.”

― Marillyn Hewson

“Every minute brings a new opportunity. Every minute brings new growth, new experiences.”

― Mario Cuomo

“What will growth policy have to look like in a fiscally compacted Europe? Clearly any illusion of budget stimulated growth policy will have to go away.”

― Mario Monti

“Growth in any individual European country has to be the result of policies for growth pursued in that country consistent with budgetary discipline.”

― Mario Monti

“The individual man is transitory, but the pulse of life and of growth goes on after he is gone, buried under a wreath of magnolia leaves.”

― Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

“Over the years I’ve grown more comfortable with making people uncomfortable because that is when growth can happen. You need a little conflict. You need a little tension. And that is part of my calling. A little tough love goes a long way!”

― Mark Batterson

“I can’t tell you what the Army end strength will be. I know it has to be above 500,000. I know it has to be above 500,000 in the regular Army – and I’ve always said associated growth in the Guard and Reserve.”

― Mark Esper

“Without the ambition to raise oneself to life’s challenges, growth and innovation would never happen.”

― Mark Goulston

“When you look at the state of the economy right now, you have to set a priority. And my top priority is the deficit of jobs and economic growth, and especially this perception that the United States could be falling behind especially Asian economies.”

― Mark Kirk

“Debt is a drag, a reality you may experience with every credit-card bill you open. But for a corporation or a government, it can be even more of a drag – on economic growth and job creation.”

― Mark McKinnon

“Clearly as you move to being a public company, probably even more than growth, there is a huge value based on predictability.”

― Mark Pincus

“More than ever, a college diploma unlocks economic opportunity, provides students with a wealth of new skills and knowledge, and encourages innovation and growth. But more than ever, it also comes with a mountain of student loan debt.”

― Mark Pocan

“In the Netherlands, we have had a difficult year and we are now getting out of this difficulty. So we have now growth prospects for 2014.”

― Mark Rutte

“The Netherlands and the UK are both seafaring nations and so our ability to create jobs and to generate future growth is built on the free market.”

― Mark Rutte

“Our ability to create jobs, our future growth, is built on the free market. It’s built on open borders.”

― Mark Rutte

“The income tax is flawed for a number of reasons – it discourages economic growth and encourages a bloated government.”

― Mark Skousen

“When I was at Teradata, I got called a growth guy. And then when I became C.E.O. of the whole company, I got called a cost-cutter. Then, I came to H.P. and became an operations guy.”

― Mark V. Hurd

“There’s money in the old stuff, but there’s more wealth created in the new growth areas.”

― Mark V. Hurd

“For the most part, earnings and market value growth are a result of reduced expenses.”

― Mark V. Hurd

“We take it for granted that because our shelves and supermarkets are heaving with food that there are no problems with food security. But we have limited land in the U.K., and climate disruption and population growth are putting pressure on food supply.”

― Mark Walport

“Facebook is inherently viral. There are lots of sites that include a contact importer, and for lots of them it doesn’t really make sense. For Facebook it fits so well. It wasn’t until a few years in that we started building some tools that made it easier to import friends to the site. That was a huge thing that spiked growth.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“We help Chinese companies grow their customers abroad. They use Facebook ads to find more customers. For example, Lenovo used Facebook ads to sell its new phone. In China, I also see economic growth. We admire it.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“When we were a smaller company, Facebook login was widely adopted, and the growth rate for it has been quite quick. But in order to get to the next level and become more ubiquitous, it needs to be trusted even more.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“Once you have a product that you are happy with, you the need to centralize things to continue growth.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“This majority is working for America, and one of those ways is we have tremendously low unemployment. This economy has created millions of new jobs, and we are expecting growth this first quarter of somewhere higher than 4 percent.”

― Marsha Blackburn

“In short, both experience and economic theory imply that the US could now t to a more competitive dollar without experiencing either increased inflation or decreased economic growth.”

― Martin Feldstein

“If the Federal Reserve pursues a strong dollar at home while the dollar becomes more competitive in global markets, we can achieve both price stability and a more balanced path of economic growth.”

― Martin Feldstein

“A rise in the level of saving can reduce aggregate activity temporarily but only a sustained high level of saving makes it possible to have the sustained high level of business investment that contributes to the long-run growth of output.”

― Martin Feldstein

“Increased government spending can provide a temporary stimulus to demand and output but in the longer run higher levels of government spending crowd out private investment or require higher taxes that weaken growth by reducing incentives to save, invest, innovate, and work.”

― Martin Feldstein

“We have now under President Obama’s leadership had 29 months in a row of private sector job growth. That stretch of positive private sector job growth hasn’t happened since 2005. We still have a long way to go, but we are moving in the right direction.”

― Martin O’Malley

“There is not a country on earth that could get its fiscal house in order by shrinking opportunity and depressing growth.”

― Martin O’Malley

“From the growth of the Internet through to the mapping of the human genome and our understanding of the human brain, the more we understand, the more there seems to be for us to explore.”

― Martin Rees

“VW’s future is increasingly being decided in China, Russia, India, the Americas and Southeast Asia. This is where we will generate most of our growth in future.”

― Martin Winterkorn

“Growth in the Chinese automobile market has exceeded everyone’s expectations.”

― Martin Winterkorn

“India is and will remain an important strategic growth market for the Volkswagen Group. We are convinced that VW will take on a key role in the Indian automobile market in the long-term.”

― Martin Winterkorn

“Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth; we ourselves suffer the longer pains of our spiritual growth.”

― Mary Antin

“We are not born all at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later; and the birth and growth of the spirit, in those who are attentive to their own inner life, are slow and exceedingly painful.”

― Mary Antin

“We believed that growth through Local Government, and perhaps through some special machinery for bringing the wishes and influence of women of all classes to bear on Parliament, other than the Parliamentary vote, was the real line of progress.”

― Mary Augusta Ward

“Ulta is a great place for our vendor partners to experience growth.”

― Mary Dillon

“It seems true that the growth of science and secularism made organized Christianity feel under threat.”

― Mary Douglas

“Teens affect history. They affect lives; they affect our cultural growth and change, and yet, and at the same time, they are often the most vulnerable among us.”

― Mary E. Pearson

“Nothing the desert produces expresses it better than the unhappy growth of the tree yuccas.”

― Mary Hunter Austin

“I know I should not be a hindrance to SoftBank’s future growth and that I need to pass on the baton to the younger generation.”

― Masayoshi Son

“I don’t totally buy or believe the paradigm that’s constantly presented to us and the financial news is obsessed with, which is growth. There seems to be this paradigm which is: There has to be growth. I’m watching it and thinking, am I the only one who recognises this is a small planet isolated in a gigantic universe? Where are we growing to?”

― Matt Bellamy

“One of my greatest fears is not being able to change, to be caught in a never-ending cycle of sameness. Growth is so important.”

― Matt Dillon

“I thought I wanted to be a lawyer and was going through this growth phase.”

― Matthew McGrory

“Dubai Airport will peak at a maximum of 100 million passengers a year, which would limit Emirate’s growth, but the new Al Maktoum International with its capacity for another 120 million passengers will allow us to continue growing.”

― Maurice Flanagan

“The combination of population growth and the growth in consumption is a danger that we are not prepared for and something we will need global co-operation on.”

― Maurice Strong

“It is essential for genetic material to be able to make exact copies of itself; otherwise growth would produce disorder, life could not originate, and favourable forms would not be perpetuated by natural selection.”

― Maurice Wilkins

“Increased trade is crucial to a balanced plan for stimulating growth and job creation on both sides of the Atlantic.”

― Max Baucus

“Mobile is the perfect example of what is enabling economic growth in the technology sector.”

― Max Levchin

“You’re going to pull out your phone and try to use whatever is the most appropriate app on your iPhone or your Android device. Yelp saw that very early on. And when we launched the mobile product, we saw immediate growth, and we were stunned.”

― Max Levchin

“The garden is growth and change and that means loss as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters.”

― May Sarton

“Adversity is an opportunity for growth. And an opportunity to really know who your friends are.”

― Megyn Kelly

“Surely it is time for Jews, worried over the huge growth of Arabs in Israel, to consider finishing the exchange of populations that began 35 years ago.”

― Meir Kahane

“Imagine a government which has delivered double-digit growth rates for over seven years losing an election anywhere on earth. It is unheard of for such a phenomenon to happen.”

― Meles Zenawi

“In fact, 80 percent of our domestic job growth comes from the small- and medium-sized business community.”

― Melissa Bean

“I’m excited about the emergence of tokens, and while I’m skeptical of many of the early projects being launched, I do believe we are seeing the emergence of an entirely new asset class that will foster the growth of a new investment community, a new set of social networks, and most importantly, a new class of technologies.”

― Meltem Demirors

“Security is tantamount in the world of digital currencies, and rapid growth puts the security of the entire ecosystem at risk.”

― Meltem Demirors

“More and more job fields require some form of higher education, and the pressure is on for schools to adequately prepare our students to compete both nationally and globally and help drive economic growth.”

― Mercedes Schlapp

“The idea that growth will remedy our debts is so addictive for politicians, but the citizens end up paying the price.”

― Michael Burry

“We adopted a focused strategy of core businesses in Citicorp that play to our unique historic strengths as a global bank that will provide strong growth and attractive returns over the long-term… And we’ve identified non-core assets we have shed.”

― Michael Corbat

“I was interested in variations in temperatures of the oceans over the past millennium. But there are no records of these changes so I had to find proxy measures: coral growth, ice cores and tree rings.”

― Michael E. Mann

“The number of businesses that fold due to bad partnerships is staggering. In some cases, they are charlatans, in others inept business people, and others find themselves unable to scale with any growth.”

― Michael Gerber

“Steve Jobs didn’t seek solace among minimum wage workers. He sought it from highly educated men and women who understood and shared his focus on growth, technology, and company-building.”

― Michael Gerber

“Milk contains growth hormones designed by Mother Nature to put a few hundred pounds on a baby calf within a few months.”

― Michael Greger

“Most of us know that the hormone melatonin helps regulate our sleep. But it also seems to play another role – suppressing cancer growth.”

― Michael Greger

“In so many things, growth comes from adversity.”

― Michael Huffington

“You wouldn’t wish hardship on anyone, but when it comes, you would be crazy not to see the huge growth that will come from it.”

― Michael Leunig

“Economic growth is necessary to keep the promise – enormously important to individual Americans – that each generation will have the opportunity to become more prosperous than the preceding one, the popular term for which is ‘the American dream.’”

― Michael Mandelbaum

“I think every ounce of pain in just living always ends up being the best thing that happened to me. It’s always a growth period. I learn at the speed of pain.”

― Michael McDonald

“We must speed up the deployment of broadband in order to bring high-speed data services to homes and businesses. The spread of information technology has contributed to a steady growth in U.S. productivity.”

― Michael Oxley

“Investing capital in the free market creates innovation, businesses, jobs and economic growth. Investing capital in the government creates more bureaucracy, more paperwork and inefficiency.”

― Michael Ramirez

“Labor, no matter how inexpensive, will become a less important asset for growth and employment expansion, with labor-intensive, process-oriented manufacturing becoming a less effective way for early-stage developing countries to enter the global economy.”

― Michael Spence

“All countries will eventually need to rebuild their growth models around digital technologies and the human capital that supports their deployment and expansion.”

― Michael Spence

“In economies with excess productive capacity, targeted investment can yield a double benefit, generating short-run demand and boosting growth and productivity thereafter.”

― Michael Spence

“China’s continued growth and rising household income are creating opportunities for lower-income economies in low-cost manufacturing.”

― Michael Spence

“Developing economies may not have much control over the headwinds that they face today, but that does not mean that they are powerless. Much can be done not just to sustain moderate growth but also to secure a more prosperous and resilient future.”

― Michael Spence

“A global economy that is levering up, while unable to generate enough aggregate demand to achieve potential growth, is on a risky path.”

― Michael Spence

“Monetary policy should never have been expected to shift economies to a sustainably higher growth trajectory by itself.”

― Michael Spence

“Productivity gains are vital to long-term growth because they typically translate into higher incomes, in turn boosting demand. That process takes time, of course – especially if, say, the initial recipients of increased income already have a high savings rate.”

― Michael Spence

“Reforms aimed at increasing an economy’s flexibility are always hard – and even more so at a time of weak growth – because they require eliminating protections for vested interests in the short term for the sake of greater long-term prosperity.”

― Michael Spence

“Properly targeted public investment can do much to boost economic performance, generating aggregate demand quickly, fueling productivity growth by improving human capital, encouraging technological innovation, and spurring private-sector investment by increasing returns.”

― Michael Spence

“In order to achieve optimal economic growth, Congress must adhere to sane spending guidelines while promoting smart policies devoted to growing businesses and creating jobs.”

― Michael Steele

“Chile has done a lot to rid itself of poverty, especially extreme poverty, since the return to democracy. But we still have a ways to go toward greater equity. This country does not have a neoliberal economic model anymore. We have put in place a lot of policies that will ensure that economic growth goes hand in hand with social justice.”

― Michelle Bachelet

“There does not have to be trade-off between growth and social protection. A democracy does not mean much if it doesn’t respond to the needs and will of its people.”

― Michelle Bachelet

“Raising the traditional and early retirement ages will mean extending workers’ taxable earning years, fueling economic growth and putting a dent in our unfunded-liabilities crisis by delaying payouts.”

― Michelle Malkin

“Infrastructure is sort of that good spending in the middle, where even if you do misallocate resources a little bit, you still have something to show for it. It’s tangible; it may help economic growth and so forth.”

― Mick Mulvaney

“We see great growth in the United States. But also in China, Brazil, the U.K., and other markets around the world. So ecommerce is going to continue to be a great story for Walmart.”

― Mike Duke

“We have seen economic growth. But we have not seen earnings growth.”

― Mike Farrell

“Do we want more of the same regulatory mission creep that has helped to harm America’s poor and middle class? Do we want more of the policies that have stifled growth? Or do we want something else, something different, something that focuses on the need to reevaluate the size, the scope, the cost, the reach of the federal government?”

― Mike Lee

“Well, I think the reality is that as you study – when President Kennedy cut marginal tax rates, when Ronald Reagan cut marginal tax rates, when President Bush imposed those tax cuts, they actually generated economic growth. They expanded the economy. They expand tax revenues.”

― Mike Pence

“You eventually have to figure out how to balance the books. So that’s the reason I gave up my day job to come do this was to go fight to create the space where spending matches America’s capacity to tax, and that means economic growth and a smaller, humbler federal government.”

― Mike Pompeo

“In Wichita, the district I represent, the ‘Air Capital of the World,’ general aviation is critical to the proper functioning of our airspace and is a key driver of economic growth, innovation, and job creation.”

― Mike Pompeo

“All humans change. Development is our life. Transition, in labor, is the most painful time. Without change, there’s no growth.”

― Mimi Kennedy

“By leveraging technology, innovation, and the power of community, Weight Watchers will be able to realize the full growth potential of the business.”

― Mindy Grossman

“I want to continue to grow in every way possible, as an actor, a woman, just as a human being in general. I think growth is just an all-around great idea.”

― Miranda Rae Mayo

“Among the weeds choking out growth and good government are the hundreds of boards, commissions, and advisory committees that have sprouted over the years. They devour time, money, and energy far beyond any real contribution they make.”

― Mitch Daniels

“You balance the budget by restraining the growth of government and encouraging the growth of the private sector.”

― Mitt Romney

“Through pro-growth policies, by abolishing Obamacare and eliminating other Obama-imposed impediments to economic growth, we will get our economy back on track.”

― Mitt Romney

“And fifth, we will champion small businesses, America’s engine of job growth. That means reducing taxes on business, not raising them. It means simplifying and modernizing the regulations that hurt small business the most. And it means that we must rein in the skyrocketing cost of healthcare by repealing and replacing Obamacare.”

― Mitt Romney

“There are many people who think we should have zero tax on capital gains, interest and dividends for everybody, as – the very, very wealthy. But recognize that means that Bill Gates and Warren Buffett would pay no income tax at all. And some people say, ‘Well, that’s a good thing for growth of the economy.’”

― Mitt Romney

“The biggest source of getting the country to a balanced budget is not by raising taxes or by cutting spending. It’s by encouraging the growth of the economy.”

― Mitt Romney

“It feels great when you work on something so long, and you see signs of growth. When you see it starting to pay off, it’s such a great feeling.”

― Mohamed Bamba

“The global realignment is accelerating the migration of growth and wealth dynamics from the industrial world to the larger emerging economies.”

― Mohamed El-Erian

“Investors should be cautiously positioned as the global economy and markets face major uncertainties. The downgrade will be a further headwind to growth and job creation in the U.S.”

― Mohamed El-Erian

“There will not be any investment or movement or growth in any region of the world without the voice of the Saudi sovereign wealth fund.”

― Mohammad bin Salman

“Consumer confusion is the result of many individual problems when it comes to website design and development services, but in a nutshell, it boils down to the rapid growth of the Web and the lack of competitive measure available.”

― Molly Holzschlag

“Barack Obama is not Harry Truman, who dropped the A-bomb on Japan to stop World War II. Barack Obama is not John F. Kennedy, who lowered marginal tax rates to get economic growth and job creation. Barack Obama and the far left, they are a completely different ball of wax.”

― Monica Crowley

“Apart from writing books, my 40s have been about pursuing personal growth. Whatever were the mistakes of my earlier life, I’ve been committed to a pause, a regroup. I don’t want to make the same mistakes in the future.”

― Monique Roffey

“Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.”

― Morihei Ueshiba

“The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.”

― Mortimer Adler

“I have always looked for growth, and in TV, you are as good as your last show. So I only care about my personal space, my family, and close friends.”

― Mouni Roy

“But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement, and depends for its growth on a people’s entry into the main current of world-events.”

― Muhammad Iqbal

“What we need is to think strategically about development, analyzing a country’s potential role in its region and the world in search of opportunities for growth. Platforms like the Global Social Business Summit can facilitate the process on bringing about change.”

― Muhammad Yunus

“Without investment there will not be growth, and without growth there will not be employment.”

― Muhtar Kent

“I think that our fundamental belief is that for us growth is a way of life and we have to grow at all times.”

― Mukesh Ambani

“The organizational architecture is really that a centipede walks on hundred legs and one or two don’t count. So if I lose one or two legs, the process will go on, the organization will go on, the growth will go on.”

― Mukesh Ambani

“Growth is painful. Change is painful. But, nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong.”

― N. R. Narayana Murthy

“The biggest impediment to growth is in our minds and not in the world outside, and only constant in the world is change.”

― N. R. Narayana Murthy

“Today, the biggest bottleneck to the growth of a corporation is availability of good talent.”

― N. R. Narayana Murthy

“India needs to sustain its high growth rate.”

― N. R. Narayana Murthy

“Private equity helps produce strong companies, promotes innovation and spurs job growth.”

― N. Robert Hammer

“Private equity funds a substantial amount of new businesses and is the source of capital to rejuvenate failing businesses, which are major drivers of job growth in this economy.”

― N. Robert Hammer

“I believe failures are very important in any person’s growth. I’ve learnt what not to do from them.”

― Naga Chaitanya

“I would argue that Asean has been instrumental in driving both economic growth and political development, and that there can be no clearer example than its relations with Myanmar.”

― Najib Razak

“We were an entertainment brand, and if we were going to compete in an era of incredible growth in the cable industry, I felt we actually needed to be entertaining.”

― Nancy Dubuc

“We have a powerful portfolio of brands that are well-positioned for future growth, both domestically and internationally.”

― Nancy Dubuc

“Democratic priorities remain clear: to provide a tax cut for working families, to promote policies that produce jobs and economic growth, and to assist millions of our fellow Americans who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own.”

― Nancy Pelosi

“The growth in emissions is coming from the developing world. So if we are going to get out of this, it’s going to come out of a process of cooperation and collaboration. That’s why it really requires a paradigm shift.”

― Naomi Klein

“Since the 1980s, we’ve been living in this era, really, of corporate rule, based on this idea that the role of government is to liberate the power of capital so that they can have as much economic growth as quickly as possible, and then all good things will flow from that.”

― Naomi Klein

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”

― Napoleon Hill

“I believe growth should be constant, sustained and inclusive. It’s only meaningful if these three things are there. Otherwise they’re just economic figures.”

― Narendra Modi

“In the years to come, the combination of climate change and population growth could have a devastating effect on the planet and, needless to say, on humanity.”

― Nathaniel Philbrick

“I have fielded mothers, whose empowerment can bring the real double engine growth.”

― Naveen Patnaik

“All genres of music have to evolve, grow, and expand in order to maintain. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with the growth of R&B. I welcome it.”

― Ne-Yo

“Cerner has significant growth opportunities. We believe there is leverage with HNA Millennium and in our business model that can grow both our top-line and earnings during 2000 and through the foreseeable part of this decade.”

― Neal Patterson

“Often, companies are trying to chase growth and get into other categories or go international too quickly, and they can get in trouble doing that.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“Ever since the Industrial Revolution, investments in science and technology have proved to be reliable engines of economic growth. If homegrown interest in those fields is not regenerated soon, the comfortable lifestyle to which Americans have become accustomed will draw to a rapid close.”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“I don’t think any of us can do much about the rapid growth of new technology. A new technology helps to fuel the economy, and any discussion of slowing its growth has to take account of economic consequences. However, it is possible for us to learn how to control our own uses of technology.”

― Neil Postman

“My niche will be to support the environment through the growth of organic agriculture.”

― Nell Newman

“Educating our young girls is the foundation for Nigeria’s growth and development.”

― Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

“When I was in Kansas City and having a tough time in my career, I decided to go to seminary to continue my spiritual growth.”

― Nick Foles

“Rising inequality is toxic to growth. High levels of inequality exclude people – both as innovators and customers – diminishing both innovation and demand.”

― Nick Hanauer

“Government does create prosperity and growth by creating the conditions that allow both entrepreneurs and their customers to thrive; balancing the power of capitalists like me and workers isn’t bad for capitalism – it’s essential to it.”

― Nick Hanauer

“A thriving middle class is the source of growth in a technological, capitalist economy. Investing in the middle class is the most pro-business thing you can do.”

― Nick Hanauer

“Once America’s CEOs get back to the business of growing their companies rather than growing their share prices, shareholder value will take care of itself, and all Americans will share in the higher wages and other benefits of a renewed era of economic growth.”

― Nick Hanauer

“If we can become the de facto standard for image capture of unique perspectives around the world, we have a lot of growth ahead of us.”

― Nick Woodman

“If your pal or neighbour is in the SNP, you’re more likely to listen to them than if you just turn on the telly and see me or Alex. The growth of membership is building a politically engaged community base that hasn’t been there in my lifetime.”

― Nicola Sturgeon

“This Constitution does not reflect the thoughts, hopes and aspirations of ordinary people. It does nothing for jobs or economic growth and widens further still the democratic deficit.”

― Nigel Farage

“It’s a European Union of economic failure, of mass unemployment and of low growth.”

― Nigel Farage

“In 1992, Bill Clinton ran on a platform of ‘ending welfare as we know it.’ His political worldview, drawn from like-minded thinkers at the Democratic Leadership Council, was based in private sector growth and personal responsibility.”

― Nina Easton

“The centerpiece of Obamanomics – raising taxes on high earners and investors and lowering them on the middle class – is attacked by free-marketers for penalizing economic success and possibly further stalling economic growth.”

― Nina Easton

“We need to continue to decrease the growth rate of the global population; the planet can’t support many more people.”

― Nina Fedoroff

“When I’m not streaming, I have time to reflect on all the growth, and I don’t like that. I’d rather just be home playing. I’m like, ‘I haven’t played a celebrity in a while. I haven’t done something big in a while. Is it because I’m slowing down?’”

― Ninja

“Part of my growth as a producer was not just about making beats but also helping in the process of inspiring the song and making the song the center.”

― No I.D.

“The 1950s and 1960s had been a period of enormous growth, the highest in American history, maybe in economic history.”

― Noam Chomsky

“Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists.”

― Noam Chomsky

“However in countries outside of Japan I think game music is still a potential growth market that has not yet developed to the extent that we are seeing in Japan.”

― Nobuo Uematsu

“What about those who help growth indirectly, those who stay at home and look after others – mothers, carers of elderly parents or sick relatives who save the state millions of pounds annually. What is their worth? How is their value to be determined?”

― Noreena Hertz

“Growth, in some curious way, I suspect, depends on being always in motion just a little bit, one way or another.”

― Norman Mailer

“There’s always room for growth. I feel like I’ll never get to the point where I’m 100 percent happy with where I am with my career.”

― Normani Kordei

“For small businesses to thrive, they require an environment that is conducive for growth.”

― Nydia Velazquez

“Despite the often illusory nature of essays on the psychology of a nation, it seems to me there is something revealing in the insistence with which a people will question itself during certain periods of its growth.”

― Octavio Paz

“Strauss Group continues to strengthen its future growth engines, improve the company’s competitive position, and increase market share, while continuing streamlining processes, improvements, and carrying out organizational adjustments in the company.”

― Ofra Strauss

“I like roles of people who can overcome things because there’s strength in that and an arc – and roles where they start in one place, and toward the end of the script they end up in a completely different place, so you’ve seen this growth and some humanity in the role.”

― Olivia d’Abo

“While in the early days of networks, growth was limited by slowness and cost at numerous points – expensive telephone connections, computers that crashed, browsers that didn’t work – the rise of the smartphone has essentially changed all that.”

― Om Malik

“Infrastructure investment in science is an investment in jobs, in health, in economic growth and environmental solutions.”

― Oren Etzioni

“We got to know the competition very well. In the ’50s popcorn made a big growth in sales. Our main push was to produce the best quality and sell in quality retail outlets.”

― Orville Redenbacher

“Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.”

― Oscar Wilde

“Our trials and our times of pain get the most recognition, but ‘Straight Outta Compton’ speaks to triumph. When it’s doubtful, when nobody is on your side, when your back is against the wall, you triumph and make it through. Showing growth through movies promotes growth.”

― O’Shea Jackson, Jr.

“Growth is a panacea for many ills in society; not entirely, but many.”

― P. Chidambaram

“Sheep farming is heavily subsidized in Great Britain. Without the subsidies, the green grazing in the valley of the River Exe would be gone. The handsome agricultural landscape of which the British are so proud, carefully husbanded since Boudicca’s day, would be replaced by natural growth. The most likely growth is real-estate developments.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“There’s something about Marxism that brings out warts; the only kind of growth this economic system encourages.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“There are a few things that people all around the world need to admit to themselves. Trade restraints slow economic growth, the euro is not a reserve currency, and scoreless sports ties are boring.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“Recognising that the future growth of India will depend on greater skill development, the National Policy for Skill Development aims to create a skilled workforce of 500 million by 2022.”

― Pallam Raju

“It turns out that globalisation, while promising sameness through brand-name consumption, was fostering, through uneven economic growth, an intense feeling of difference.”

― Pankaj Mishra

“Just as China achieved much more than India in the realm of public health and education under an austere Communist regime, so its economic growth under a capitalist-friendly government strikes a visitor from India as nothing less than spectacular.”

― Pankaj Mishra

“Governments everywhere that are unable to guarantee equitable growth and social welfare have suffered a fatal decay of legitimacy.”

― Pankaj Mishra

“All honest work is good work; it is capable of leading to self-development, provided the doer seeks to discover the inherent lessons and makes the most of the potentialities for such growth.”

― Paramahansa Yogananda

“We need fundamental change. In the past, national development led to people’s happiness but now the link between national growth and improvement in people’s lives has been severed.”

― Park Geun-hye

“TED Women will focus on the ideas and innovations championed by women and girls. These cover everything from community development to economic growth to biodynamic farming to robotics to medical treatments to the use of technology for personal safety and peace making.”

― Pat Mitchell

“Including women in climate policy and solutions can enhance the results, leading to more economic growth and sustainable outcomes. However, we cannot take for granted that gender equality and women’s empowerment in the field of climate change and sustainable development will happen automatically.”

― Patricia Espinosa

“Engaged, enthusiastic, and loyal employees are pivotal drivers of growth and health in any organization.”

― Patrick Lencioni

“When leaders throughout an organization take an active, genuine interest in the people they manage, when they invest real time to understand employees at a fundamental level, they create a climate for greater morale, loyalty, and, yes, growth.”

― Patrick Lencioni

“At its core, all authentic growth depends on more customers wanting more of what your company offers. Any other drivers – pricing gimmicks, heroic marketing efforts, forced acquisitions – are ultimately destructive.”

― Patrick Lencioni

“Your focus should be on creating an environment where growth can occur and then letting nature take its course.”

― Patrick Lencioni

“Too many executives I’ve met over the years have the mentality of a bodybuilder; they’ve come to accept the idea that growth is synonymous with success.”

― Patrick Lencioni

“The road to economic well-being is to reward productive economic activity and to provide a moderate and predictable growth of money to finance real economic growth without reigniting the fires of inflation.”

― Paul Craig Roberts

“Under Reagan’s policies, inflation and nominal GNP growth shriveled much faster than predicted, throwing off government revenue estimates and resulting in budget deficits.”

― Paul Craig Roberts

“Highly skilled immigrants are critical to innovation and are important contributors to economic growth in the United States.”

― Paul E. Jacobs

“The American economy has always been driven by the entrepreneurial nature of its citizens, and blocking access to affordable health care will only suffocate growth within the small business sector of our economy.”

― Paul Gillmor

“That inefficiency is masked because growth and progress are measured in money, and money does not give us information about ecological systems, it only gives information about financial systems.”

― Paul Hawken

“Looking at the world through a sustainability lens not only helps us ‘future proof’ our supply chain, it also fuels innovation and drives brand growth.”

― Paul Polman

“We need new, dynamic models for growth through the sharing economy, using big data to unlock new insights and adopting closed-loop cycles.”

― Paul Polman

“It is our responsibility as businesses to deliver ambitious solutions and technologies to bring us low-carbon, inclusive and sustainable growth.”

― Paul Polman

“Permissible growth in the future has to be based on sustainable and equitable models.”

― Paul Polman

“Simply put, the low-carbon economy is better for growth.”

― Paul Polman

“Here’s the problem if you keep raising tax rates: You slow down economic growth.”

― Paul Ryan

“That’s what the Romney plan is all about, how to get jobs created, how to get this debt and deficit under control, how to revive small businesses so we can create jobs, and how to bring growth and opportunity to society instead of this class warfare, instead of speaking to people like they’re stuck in some class or station in life.”

― Paul Ryan

“In a clean break from the Obama years, and frankly from the years before this president, we will keep federal spending at 20 percent of GDP, or less. That is enough. The choice is whether to put hard limits on economic growth, or hard limits on the size of government, and we choose to limit government.”

― Paul Ryan

“Globalization presumes sustained economic growth. Otherwise, the process loses its economic benefits and political support.”

― Paul Samuelson

“Mushrooms have many helpful nutrients, including beta glucans for immune enhancement, ergothioneines for antioxidative potentiation, nerve growth stimulators for helping brain function, and antimicrobial compounds for limiting viruses.”

― Paul Stamets

“For many years, I have sought and studied Agarikon, an unusual mushroom native to the old growth conifer forests of North America and Europe.”

― Paul Stamets

“Americans are falling out of the middle class, not into it. And they deserve relief. I absolute support extending the Bush tax cuts for those who work the hardest and invest the most in our economy – the real drivers of American growth, the middle class.”

― Paul Tonko

“It’s very rare, in a movie franchise, where you have the same creative team behind the camera and in front of the camera, pretty much, for the entire growth of the franchise.”

― Paul W. S. Anderson

“Immigration is one of the leading contributors to population growth.”

― Paul Watson

“Jobs are a priority for every country. Doing more to improve regulation and help entrepreneurs is the key to creating jobs – and more growth.”

― Paul Wolfowitz

“I’m not sure the oil producers are enjoying real growth. That troubles me. For experience has shown that oil can be more of a curse than a blessing. And not only in Africa.”

― Paul Wolfowitz

“God wants us to show compassion and understanding toward the unemployed or the poor not because they are poor, but because poor people, with help from those who are already successful, can become rich. And when the poor become rich, all will benefit, because in our modern economy new unemployment is the first sign of economic growth.”

― Paul Zane Pilzer

“We’re encouraged by the engagement on ClassPass and the tremendous growth we’ve had that shows we are fulfilling our mission of helping people live a more active life.”

― Payal Kadakia

“Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.”

― Pearl S. Buck

“Love dies only when growth stops.”

― Pearl S. Buck

“At many companies, business development is treated as a sales tool for incremental growth, but I believe that business development can bend our growth curve in a big way. It should accelerate our ability to grow, helping us quickly close gaps or leap ahead of competitors.”

― Peggy Johnson

“This generation has given up on growth. They’re just hoping for survival.”

― Penelope Spheeris

“Defense leaders should be searching for ways to reform out-of-date procurement processes, to collapse layers of Pentagon bureaucracy, and to restrain the growth in personnel and benefits costs. A critical first step in that process should be to conduct a full Pentagon audit to determine how DOD spends taxpayer dollars.”

― Pete Hegseth

“Not once during Obama’s tenure did the country achieve an annual 3 percent rate of economic growth.”

― Pete Hoekstra

“It is clear that a temporary increase in the cap is needed to ensure high-tech companies can hire the specialized personnel they need to continue to help fuel California’s economic growth.”

― Pete Wilson

“It is very much in America’s national security interests to ensure that the Taliban do not dominate Afghanistan and that neither ISIS nor al Qaeda continues their growth in the country.”

― Peter Bergen

“Economic growth creates jobs, and countries grow when they educate their people and pursue policies that encourage households to save, existing businesses to invest, and entrepreneurs to innovate and create new markets.”

― Peter Blair Henry

“The uncontrolled increase of the euro rate vis-a-vis the dollar threatens employment growth in the euro area.”

― Peter Bofinger

“I can understand why people laugh and make jokes, but I’m comfortable with being this tall. It’s not as if I’ve had a sudden growth spurt. I’ve always been like this, so I get used to the constant height references.”

― Peter Crouch

“An exponential growth is a simple doubling. One becomes two becomes four.”

― Peter Diamandis

“Two-thirds of all growth takes place in cities because, by simple fact of population density, our urban spaces are perfect innovation labs. The modern metropolis is jam-packed. People are living atop one another; their ideas are as well.”

― Peter Diamandis

“We know from hard research that educated populations have lower growth rates, are more peaceful, and add to the global economy.”

― Peter Diamandis

“You cannot simplify human intelligence, emotion, and growth. To watch the frills and furbelows of a human psyche is fascinating.”

― Peter Graves

“The growth of our understanding of the world through science weakens some of the motivation which makes people believers. But that’s not the same thing as saying they’re incompatible. It’s just that I think some of the traditional reasons for belief, going back thousands of years, are rather undermined.”

― Peter Higgs

“I just think age is meaningless. It’s a system we’ve all agreed to that supposedly signals when we should develop, reach our peak and go downhill, as they say. It interferes with our natural growth.”

― Peter Horton

“With the premise that we look for technical co-founders to run a company, I view myself as being a coach to that technical co-founder. I can help them with their business issues, with the growth issues of taking a company from a very early stage to something much larger.”

― Peter Levine

“What is most important for Europe is economic growth and jobs, security at home and safety in the world.”

― Peter Mandelson

“I was just very interested in the American frontier and the growth of capitalism – those enormous fortunes that were being made, more often than not, on the blood of poor people, black people, Indian people. They were the ones who paid very dearly for those great fortunes.”

― Peter Matthiessen

“There is a clear business case for building the resilience and capacity of local communities, businesses, and institutions because a peaceful, educated, and productive population will stimulate economic growth in the long term.”

― Peter Maurer

“Cities are drivers of growth and wealth, and at the same time, cities are becoming increasingly violent.”

― Peter Maurer

“It does the American economy no long-term good to only keep the big box factories where we are now assembling ‘American’ products that are composed primarily of foreign components. We need to manufacture those components in a robust domestic supply chain that will spur job and wage growth.”

― Peter Navarro

“I’m really interested in how you create a whole new economy of recycling. It’s literally the ‘underground economy.’ All this stuff that on the surface creates growth and profit, ends up with waste, junk, and CO2. So how do you make it economic to bring new players into the ball game?”

― Peter Senge

“Wall Street is always too biased toward short-term profitability and biased against long-term growth.”

― Peter Thiel

“A Tribe Called Quest was one of those things where it was supposed to be about growth. When I say ‘growth,’ I don’t just mean with our sound or our product, but Tribe was supposed to grow as individuals.”

― Phife Dawg

“Continuing economic growth requires both recruitment of new companies and expansion of existing businesses.”

― Phil Bredesen

“Traditionally, the way deficits have been cut is you hold expenditures more or less constant in real dollars and then let growth come in to fill it up.”

― Phil Bredesen

“Spending on largely ineffective programs – although well intentioned – is a detriment to fostering real job growth.”

― Phil Gingrey

“Government is not the generator of economic growth; working people are.”

― Phil Gramm

“I said we are in a mental recession. We keep getting the steady drumbeat of bad news… it’s become a mental recession. We don’t have measured negative growth. That’s a fact, that’s not a commentary.”

― Phil Gramm

“Disruption to the flow of oil through the Straits of Hormuz would threaten regional and global economic growth. Any attempt by Iran to close the Straits would be illegal and unsuccessful.”

― Philip Hammond

“Sound public finances are the essential foundation on which to construct a better-balanced economy from the wreckage of Labour’s boom and bust. But it is economic growth that will create the jobs and the prosperity for the future and enable us to pay down Labour’s debt.”

― Philip Hammond

“Women are only children of a larger growth. A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humours and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.”

― Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

“What’s in front of you is a whole world of experiences beyond your imagination. Put yourself, and your growth and development, first.”

― Phylicia Rashad

“Responsible employers who pursue bold growth agendas must embrace intelligent technologies.”

― Pierre Nanterme

“I am a passionate advocate for developing the future workforce, addressing complex social problems, and shaping a regulatory framework. These three subjects all revolve around greater innovation and growth.”

― Pierre Nanterme

“CEOs must go beyond working with policy-makers on new regulatory frameworks. They must also commit to the principle that success cannot be measured by profitability and growth alone.”

― Pierre Nanterme

“The rigor and discipline we use in running our business is key to consistently executing our growth strategy. And we systematically applied the same discipline to our investments, including acquisitions.”

― Pierre Nanterme

“Solar growth will support landowners to derive income and solar industry to build their business.”

― Piyush Goyal

“People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.”

― Plato

“I am not the kind of designer who is racing to the finish line, so while collaborations are important for our growth, each and every one has to be strategic and well-timed with what we have going on internally.”

― Prabal Gurung

“Wanted’ and ‘Rowdy Rathore’, which I directed in Hindi, were remakes of Telugu hits. Telugu films have contributed to my growth in a big way.”

― Prabhu Deva

“We must recognise that in a globalised world, we cannot remain insulated from external developments. India’s trade performance in the current year has been robust, surpassing pre-crisis export levels and pre-crisis export growth trends. We have diversified our export baskets and our export destinations.”

― Pranab Mukherjee

“Our goal of poverty eradication and of inclusive growth that embraces the disadvantaged and marginalized sections of society can be achieved when our actions are guided by a social conscience and are not devoid of sensitivity.”

― Pratibha Patil

“The TV industry is a corporate world. People come, people go. They leave for growth, money, and many other reasons.”

― Pratyusha Banerjee

“India’s dynamic growth, coupled with its large reservoir of skilled workforce, its commitment to democracy, and the rule of law, all taken together make India a very attractive investment destination.”

― Preneet Kaur

“From a conservation issue alone, you’d have to say there are too many badgers. A bigger growth in the badger population is not good for the balance of conservation anyway.”

― Princess Anne

“With a post Brexit economic policy that sets our economy and country on the right track, with new freedoms, the U.K. will exercise greater fiscal flexibility and regulatory reform to transform our country into a dynamic engine of prosperity, job creation and growth.”

― Priti Patel

“Free to set our own laws, Brexit should act as a catalyst for a new era of prosperity for an outward-looking U.K. ambitious in removing barriers to trade, enterprise and economic growth.”

― Priti Patel

“Conservatives in Government must make the case that lowering the tax burden boosts economic growth and leads to an increase in tax revenues.”

― Priti Patel

“There is a lot of growth taking place in capturing aspirational consumers and converting them to luxury as they evolve.”

― Priya Sachdev

“For acquiring companies, the excitement is almost always about where they are going – that is, their strategy for gaining greater growth and productivity. But when mergers fail, it’s often because no one focused on who they are – that is, their culture, which is critical to successfully bringing different groups of people together.”

― Punit Renjen

“A strong sense of purpose drives businesses to take the long view and invest for growth.”

― Punit Renjen

“Everybody, no matter what vocation they’re looking at, should add music as an essential to their curriculum. Music can be a very important part of your soul and your growth as a human being. It’s so powerful.”

― Quincy Jones

“My father had spent years fighting cancer of the head and neck. He had numerous operations, and he was reduced and reduced and reduced. By the end, he had a growth so big under his eye that it hurt to look at him.”

― Rachel Joyce

“My most profound growth as a writer came when I joined an online critique group. What a harrowing, terrifying, wonderful experience that was.”

― Rae Carson

“I will say this: the central banks can actually support growth beyond a point. When there is no inflation, they can cut interest rates, and that is the way they support growth, but if you cut interest rate to the bone, there is nothing more to cut. It is very hard to support growth beyond that.”

― Raghuram Rajan

“In emerging markets, slow growth in the advanced economies has shut down a traditional development path: export-led growth. As a result, emerging markets have had to rely once again on domestic demand. This is always a difficult task, given the temptation to over-stimulate.”

― Raghuram Rajan

“By killing transparency and competition, crony capitalism is harmful to free enterprise, opportunity, and economic growth. And by substituting special interests for the public interest, it is harmful to democratic expression.”

― Raghuram Rajan

“If developed countries’ citizens want to feel slightly better about their economies’ slow growth and high unemployment, they should contemplate how much worse matters could be without the institutions that they have.”

― Raghuram Rajan

“Monetary policy is like juggling six balls… it is not ‘interest rate up, interest rate down.’ There is the exchange rate, there are long term yields, there are short term yields, there is credit growth.”

― Raghuram Rajan

“Perhaps the hardest challenge has been to persuade the public, impatient for rapid growth, of the need to ensure stability first. Growth, it is argued, is always more important, regardless of the looming economic risks.”

― Raghuram Rajan

“Politicians know that structural reforms – to increase competition, foster innovation, and drive institutional change – are the way to tackle structural impediments to growth. But they know that while the pain from reform is immediate, gains are typically delayed and their beneficiaries uncertain.”

― Raghuram Rajan

“To ensure stable and sustainable economic growth, world leaders must re-examine the international rules of the monetary game, with advanced and emerging economies alike adopting more mutually beneficial monetary policies.”

― Raghuram Rajan

“Endorsing unconventional monetary policies unquestioningly is tantamount to saying that it is acceptable to distort asset prices if there are other domestic constraints on growth.”

― Raghuram Rajan

“I have said repeatedly that the way to sustainable growth is to bring down inflation to much more reasonable levels.”

― Raghuram Rajan

“If you are going to believe in the fairy tale of ‘Mr. Right,’ then you need to keep everything in perspective. Know the things that make you happy. Know the things that enable and/or hinder your growth.”

― Raheem DeVaughn

“Our best path to economic growth and global competitiveness is to invest in our people – not to provide huge new tax breaks to special interests.”

― Raja Krishnamoorthi

“In the private sector, as the president of a small business, my focus has been on driving the growth of our business, not driving any partisan political agenda.”

― Raja Krishnamoorthi

“In analyzing what made the Golden Century of 1870 to 1970 possible, it becomes clear that four physical infrastructure technologies provided the underlying foundation for growth: energy, transportation, health and sanitation, and communication.”

― Rajeev Suri

“For nations and societies, the ‘good’ or benefit of technology is often expressed in economic terms, in measures such as workplace productivity and business growth.”

― Rajeev Suri

“Growth is a sub-conscious activity, and I learnt a lot in this course, and I’m always open to learning and grasping new things from people. I’m learning with every film, and my confidence levels and technique is also getting better with each film.”

― Rakul Preet Singh

“A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You campaigned against rich people and you got enough envy whipped up in the country and you’re gonna get ’em. You’re gonna stick it to those rich people. But guess what? You may not get anymore revenue. You may not get anymore economic growth. But you can say, ‘I stuck it to the rich people.’”

― Rand Paul

“The Republican promise is for policies that create economic growth. Republicans believe lower taxes, less regulation, balanced budgets, a solvent Social Security and Medicare will stimulate economic growth.”

― Rand Paul

“I look forward to working alongside Univision’s exceptional team as we work to further realize the substantial growth potential of this dynamic organization.”

― Randy Falco

“Although housing sales and starts have cooled to more typical levels, the housing market remains strong and sound. Without the expansion of homeownership and the strength of our housing market, our nation would not have the economic growth we are experiencing today.”

― Randy Neugebauer

“I am interested in what I earn; I am interested in my growth.”

― Ratan Tata

“In Indian companies, people aren’t too worried about the pace of growth as long as you’re setting up a business which will survive for years.”

― Ravi Subramanian

“’,Alive’ stems from emotional growth and contentment. Before writing the song, I was swimming in a pool of hurt, guilt and spiritual discomfort. Instead of drowning, I decided to embrace these feelings and express gratitude for the lessons learned. With this new-found sense of life, I am stronger and happier than ever.”

― Ravyn Lenae

“There are two main drivers of asset class returns – inflation and growth.”

― Ray Dalio

“In China anything less than 6% growth is a recession meaning that it also causes financial problems and it’s disruptive and it’s a problem.”

― Ray Dalio

“What I’m trying to say is that for the average investor, what I would encourage them to do is to understand that there’s inflation and growth. It can go higher and lower and to have four different portfolios essentially that make up your entire portfolio that gets you balanced.”

― Ray Dalio

“When growth is slower-than-expected, stocks go down. When inflation is higher-than-expected, bonds go down. When inflation is lower-than-expected, bonds go up.”

― Ray Dalio

“There is slow growth, but it is positive slow growth. At the same time, ratios of debt-to-incomes go down. That’s a beautiful deleveraging.”

― Ray Dalio

“Well, we’re about 24 million subscribers today, and that’s up from about 15 million a year ago, so it’s a very high rate of growth, and that’s what’s exciting about the business – more and more people are getting smart TVs, they’re watching Netflix on their iPads.”

― Reed Hastings

“There’s a finite market for DVD-by-mail, and the growth over the next 10 years will be in streaming.”

― Reed Hastings

“What’s got me excited about the education space is the growth of the Internet over the next 10, 20, 30 years.”

― Reed Hastings

“Obama sees everything backward. Where Americans see individual achievement, he sees government’s work. Where we see failing companies, he sees innovation worth subsidizing. Where we see the need for economic growth, he sees a need for higher taxes.”

― Reince Priebus

“In many countries, IT is a pillar of growth and attracts a lot more competitive talent.”

― Renee James

“Growth and profit are a product of how people work together.”

― Ricardo Semler

“Once employees feel challenged, invigorated and productive, their efforts will naturally translate into profit and growth for the organisation.”

― Ricardo Semler

“I like being signed because you have the support system. It’s all about the growth and labels give you that support you need.”

― Rich the Kid

“The cost of infrastructure development to host a mega-event can be offset against economic growth over future decades.”

― Richard Attias

“The factors that have been holding farmers back are similar to those that threaten other types of growth in Africa. Infrastructure and transport are in many cases quite poor, resulting in the losses of huge amounts of produce.”

― Richard Attias

“As African economies boom and businesses are created, one of the big questions this growth raises is that of third-level education: how can Africa develop a knowledge infrastructure to rival that of the west, a sort of Harvard University in Africa?”

― Richard Attias

“Small, slow growth is the best I expect from an investment. I’m a real saver: frugal – like my parents.”

― Richard C. Armitage

“When the consumer is strong, the American economy will be strong, so consumer protection actually serves economic growth and economic progress.”

― Richard Cordray

“The Free People brand plans to drive growth on three different fronts: product expansion, geographic expansion and improved marketing.”

― Richard Hayne

“You will never catch up with the spread of AIDS no matter how much money, no matter how many antiretrovirals are put into the system, unless you stop its growth. And the only way to stop its growth is prevention.”

― Richard Holbrooke

“I do not believe you can have infinite population or economic growth in a finite world. We are living on the shoulders of some awesome geometric curves.”

― Richard Lamm

“All of Obama’s policies are working against economic growth, not for it, and Republicans ought to be talking about it and they’re not. We need to take a stand.”

― Richard Mourdock

“An open, market-oriented, and peaceful Iraq could also advance reform and growth across the entire region.”

― Richard N. Haass

“Trade accords had been a staple of the post-World War II world, providing a mechanism for economic growth, development, and association with friends and allies, and a means of reining in would-be adversaries who otherwise would have little incentive to act with restraint.”

― Richard N. Haass

“Bearing in mind most companies rely on the middle classes in developed countries to sell goods and services throughout the value chain, dealing with inequality is a matter of brutal enlightened self-interest. It’s simple economics: Global stability equals global growth equals profits.”

― Richard Quest

“We need a positive economic agenda that invests in the innovation and growth that will create jobs for middle class families and ensure that America remains the world leader.”

― Rick Larsen

“Our best days are in front of us. We can reform those entitlements, we can change that corporate tax code and lower it. We can put America back on track on a growth level and a growth rate that we’ve never seen in the history of this country.”

― Rick Perry

“How much should the state be involved in regulating the growth in communities when you already have a county doing it, or a city doing it?”

― Rick Scott

“In Florida, we are focused on economic growth and not on things that divide us.”

― Rick Scott

“We often mistake the artificial chemical and psychological thrill of fake edges for the real. In fact we often seek them out as a substitute for the reality of change, growth and exploration. Our minds and bodies help us in this, as they react much the same to this simulations as to the real world.”

― Rick Tumlinson

“’Freaks and Geeks’ was my favorite show when it was on, by a wide measure. And that’s the show I wanted to do. I noodled with the idea of doing a show about teenagers that told small stories, small moments of personal growth.”

― Rob Thomas

“To be sure, the Fair Tax is a big idea. However, I believe America was built on big ideas, and I was elected to Congress to fight for those big ideas, not nibble around the edges of a broken and destructive system. The FairTax would be a real stimulus for economic growth, and it wouldn’t cost taxpayers a dime.”

― Rob Woodall

“There’s a stability and growth pact which was agreed for the eleven countries which tries to limit the size of budget deficits among the eleven countries.”

― Robert C. Solomon

“During Grover Cleveland’s second term, in the 1890s, the White House deceived the public by dismissing allegations that surgeons had removed a cancerous growth from the President’s mouth; a vulcanized-rubber prosthesis disguised the absence of much of Cleveland’s upper left jaw and part of his palate.”

― Robert Dallek

“Sometimes, as is the case of peach and plum trees, which are often dwarfed, the plants are thrown into a flowering states, and then, as they flower freely year after year, they have little inclination to make vigorous growth.”

― Robert Fortune

“So high do these plants stand in the favour of the Chinese gardener, that he will cultivate them extensively, even against the wishes of his employer; and, in many instances, rather leave his situation than give up the growth of his favourite flower.”

― Robert Fortune

“Genius is not a possession of the limited few, but exists in some degree in everyone. Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties, genius will manifest itself.”

― Robert Henri

“Individually, museums are fine institutions, dedicated to the high values of preservation, education and truth; collectively, their growth in numbers points to the imaginative death of this country.”

― Robert Hewison

“If you have a private firm and you spend a ton of money to pay employees, but what you produce is a flop, there will be no value to GDP. But government spending all gets counted as contributing to economic growth. That’s why in the early days of creating these measurements, some people didn’t want to count government spending.”

― Robert Higgs

“Booming cities, and the provinces and states in which they are located, are driving forces in economic growth today. Consequently, they constitute the new frontier in America’s international economic policy.”

― Robert Hormats

“As the world’s ‘most dynamic’ cities seek to manage their own urban growth, American state and local officials have much to offer. Our mayors can share their experiences in urban design, clean energy projects, Smart Grids, codes for energy efficient buildings, transportation safety, and innovative environmental solutions.”

― Robert Hormats

“The observation that money changes induce output changes in the same direction receives confirmation in some data sets but is hard to see in others. Large-scale reductions in money growth can be associated with large-scale depressions or, if carried out in the form of a credible reform, with no depression at all.”

― Robert Lucas, Jr.

“The central predictions of the quantity theory are that, in the long run, money growth should be neutral in its effects on the growth rate of production and should affect the inflation rate on a one-for-one basis.”

― Robert Lucas, Jr.

“Globalization and free trade do spur economic growth, and they lead to lower prices on many goods.”

― Robert Reich

“Growth theory did not begin with my articles of 1956 and 1957, and it certainly did not end there. Maybe it began with ‘The Wealth of Nations’; and probably even Adam Smith had predecessors.”

― Robert Solow

“Japan rose from the ashes of World War II as a ‘trading state,’ the model for export-led growth. It is not clear that the old export model of growth will be sustainable in a more ‘balanced’ global economy that does not rely so heavily on the U.S. consumer.”

― Robert Zoellick

“From 1859 to 1971, the U.S. oil industry grew virtually continuously, in the process serving mightily to drive our economy and win our wars. But that growth was stopped dead in 1971 and sent into decline thereafter, as the advent of the EPA and the accompanying National Environmental Policy Act made it increasingly difficult to drill.”

― Robert Zubrin

“Putting aside for the moment the question of whether human industrial CO2 emissions are having an effect on climate, it is quite clear that they are raising atmospheric CO2 levels. As a result, they are having a strong and markedly positive effect on plant growth worldwide. There is no doubt about this.”

― Robert Zubrin

“There are many elements needed to secure economic growth. Certainly, people must be politically free to innovate, invest, build, and create things, and they must be incentivized to do so by knowing they can keep the rewards for their efforts.”

― Robert Zubrin

“Economic growth must be the central issue because it is only through growth that the devastating threat of national bankruptcy can be averted. Furthermore, it is only by reviving American economic growth that the West’s global predominance can be sustained, and peace and freedom kept secure around the world.”

― Robert Zubrin

“What the world needs most for its stability, and what the U.S. needs for its national security, is economic growth, which is driven first and foremost by expanded carbon use.”

― Robert Zubrin

“I think the toughest thing is to describe what a producer does because they basically do everything. They follow a project from the start through the rest of its life and, along the way, are a part of every single aspect of its growth. It’s tremendously enriching, though, because you get to know and live with the movie in its entirety.”

― Roberto Aguire

“I believe that trade is essential for economic growth and development around the world, but I also believe that trade is imperfect.”

― Roberto Azevedo

“I wish for a world where everyone understands that discomfort is the price of legendary. And fear is just growth coming to get you.”

― Robin S. Sharma

“The project you are most scared to do is the one that holds your greatest growth.”

― Robin S. Sharma

“And it’s also producing a growth in debt to the United States that will weight very heavily in a country that has to address issues like having more old people to be covered by Social Security or by pension in the future.”

― Rodrigo Rato

“There is not an alternative to the US as the engine for growth.”

― Rodrigo Rato

“Reasonable mergers generate substantial synergies, so that provides for earnings and cash-flow growth even if it doesn’t provide for revenue growth, and I think that’s a big driver.”

― Roger Altman

“We need to stop thinking about infrastructure as an economic stimulant and start thinking about it as a strategy. Economic stimulants produce Bridges to Nowhere. Strategic investment in infrastructure produces a foundation for long-term growth.”

― Roger McNamee

“Earning money is not a sin, and the bottom line is growth.”

― Rohit Shetty

“Freedom is the possibility of development, of enhancement of one’s life – or the possibility of withdrawing, shutting oneself up, denying and stultifying one’s growth.”

― Rollo May

“I believe that if each one of us have successful solo careers, it can only help the group’s growth. It will allow the fans to see individual talent and make them appreciate us more. After all, we are in this for the long run and have every intention of returning with another album as Aventura.”

― Romeo Santos

“Tech people like to stick to their knitting, and they measure their accomplishments by the growth of their company. Now the tech community is popping up and saying, ‘We do need to be involved in our surroundings.’”

― Ron Conway

“By welcoming eager, talented workers, we expand America’s potential for growth, and our competitive culture of invention and possibility.”

― Ron Conway

“The very foundation of our nation’s economy is predicated on the health, growth, and vitality of our local communities.”

― Ron Dellums

“We need a new generation of leaders who will promote policies that will foster economic growth and alleviate the middle class squeeze, defend America’s national security against those who threaten our people, reform the culture of Washington, D.C., and reassert the constitutional principles that make our country unique.”

― Ron DeSantis

“There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.”

― Ronald Reagan

“Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.”

― Ronald Reagan

“The Olympics will be great for the growth of golf on a global scale, but my focus right now is on being the best player I can be, trying to win Major Championships and contributing to what will hopefully be a victorious European side at the forthcoming Ryder Cup Matches against the USA.”

― Rory McIlroy

“The commune movement is part of a reawakening of belief in the possibilities for utopia that existed in the nineteenth century and exist again today, a belief that by creating the right social institution, human satisfaction and growth can be achieved.”

― Rosabeth Moss Kanter

“I’ve noticed a growth in Spike and definitely in myself. I feel like the seeds that he planted in me five years ago have ripened up to a place where I could even tackle this role in the way that I did.”

― Rosario Dawson

“Traffic is only one of the side effects of growth.”

― Roy Barnes

“I had problems growing up. I had a sudden growth spurt at 15 or 16, and I got a lot of injuries as a result. I gained all this muscle, and my bones couldn’t cope. I used to get so tired.”

― Ruben Loftus-Cheek

“My attempt is to try to broaden the base of the Republican Party, to try to bring in people that can agree and that can disagree on that, because I think the issues that we face about terrorism, about our economy, about the growth of our economy are so important that we have to have the biggest outreach possible.”

― Rudy Giuliani

“We all know growth is absolutely vital to a free society. No one should want Australia to be a stag-nation: a nation with a stagnant economy and stagnant aspirations.”

― Rupert Murdoch

“Real prosperity comes from everybody in the country working together in a growth mode. Real prosperity comes as a result of people’s own initiative and efforts and so forth. Prosperity, if it comes from the government, is not prosperity. It’s an existence or a subsistence or whatever, but it isn’t prosperity.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“One of the reasons that the Senate was structured and founded the way it is, as opposed to the House, it was designed for gridlock. It was designed to stop massive new laws being passed and voted on daily. It was designed to stop the growth of government.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“The wise use of your freedom to make your own decisions is crucial to your spiritual growth, now and for eternity.”

― Russell M. Nelson

“Yes, the hunky barista looks even more terrifically masculine with three days’ growth on his chin. Guys under 50 mostly do. But when your beard is partly or largely grey, that stubble can just look a little unwashed. Sadly, when you’re over 50, different rules apply.”

― Russell Smith

“Frankly, I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don’t want to have too many of.”

― Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“Growth hacking is a mindset, and those who have it will reap incredible gains.”

― Ryan Holiday

“Virality is not an accident. It is engineered. And that’s why growth hackers beat traditional marketers.”

― Ryan Holiday

“Growth hackers don’t tolerate waste.”

― Ryan Holiday

“Leveraging community intelligence and making connections is a key component to being a growth hacker.”

― Ryan Holiday

“Growth hackers are typically computer engineers that build great marketing ideas into the product during the development process.”

― Ryan Holiday

“Growth hacking is the future of marketing. It has to be.”

― Ryan Holiday

“Growth hacking isn’t some proprietary technical process shrouded in secrecy. In fact, it has grown and developed in the course of very public conversations. There are no trade secrets to guard.”

― Ryan Holiday

“Since social networks gained popularity extremely rapidly, there had been a debate as to whether social media was a fad. There are countless pieces of evidence now proving the contrary, among them the explosion in Twitter growth and Facebook’s public listing.”

― Ryan Holmes

“Valuation depends on several factors. From an investor angle, they look at leadership position, management, and what the company’s offerings are. I think these three things got 5/5 for a company like Flipkart, and that is what is driving valuations and growth.”

― Sachin Bansal

“All Western cities face significant challenges on social integration. Our populations are booming, but social integration is not keeping pace. Rapid growth is a sign of our success, but it also puts stress on housing, infrastructure – and on communities.”

― Sadiq Khan

“Our Government is committed to pursuing policies and programs which facilitate a further lowering of the interest rates in order to fuel investment and growth. We call on the commercial banks to partner with us in this effort.”

― Said Musa

“Since taking office in 2008, the Barrow Administration failed to stimulate the necessary economic growth. Instead they have, over the more than four years, continued on a path of borrow and spend,accumulating huge additional debts.”

― Said Musa

“The instinct to improve oneself materially is necessary for growth. It is at the fountain of the enterprising spirit which drives private enterprise.”

― Said Musa

“Without productivity gains, any growth in GDP is exactly offset by population growth, and the average income stays the same.”

― Said Musa

“The only way to generate sustained exponential growth is to make whatever you’re making sufficiently good.”

― Sam Altman

“The growth in ethanol and biodiesel is something that I have worked on since I was secretary of agriculture in Kansas. I would like to see a lot more progress, because I think there is a real score to be made on this.”

― Sam Brownback

“The economy needs thriving, job-creating small businesses, but excessive and ill-considered regulations too often get in the way of growth.”

― Sam Graves

“Government does not create jobs, but it can help set the table for economic growth with the right policies.”

― Sam Graves

“Gov. Perry has led the way in Texas on creating an environment for job growth.”

― Sam Graves

“Trade agreements are important because they open up new marketplaces to small businesses, which ultimately translates into more jobs and greater economic growth.”

― Sam Graves

“We have been fighting for solutions that will spur economic growth and create jobs for all Americans because we have been listening to what small business owners and employees have been telling us all along.”

― Sam Graves

“Removing government-created obstacles to small business growth is what Washington should be addressing, and this focus should start with removing the herculean impediments to job creation found in the health care law.”

― Sam Graves

“Just as water is a key ingredient to growth on the farm, capital is required for businesses to thrive.”

― Sam Graves

“Government should stand aside and let the business community prosper instead of imposing new regulations that will only stifle growth and limit access to capital.”

― Sam Graves

“The spirit of self-help is the root of all genuine growth in the individual.”

― Samuel Smiles

“I have a high degree of confidence about India’s growth potential in IT.”

― Sanjay Kumar

“Well, the security business has been growing. I think security is one of those areas where it’s to some degree not linear but maybe exponential growth.”

― Sanjay Kumar

“A trilateral initiative by the U.S., China, and India in the Gulf, aimed at facilitating a resolution of historic problems in the region, would benefit global growth and stability.”

― Sanjaya Baru

“As Asia’s rising powers seek to sustain growth and ensure stability, energy security has moved to the forefront of Asian geopolitics.”

― Sanjaya Baru

“Given the stake that both the U.S. and Europe have in stabilising and sustaining global growth, their policies should be aimed at ensuring China, India, and other newly industrialising Asian economies can take up the slack created by the slowdown in OECD economies.”

― Sanjaya Baru

“The UPA’s strategy of ‘inclusive growth’ remains the foundational pillar of economically, politically, and socially sustainable development.”

― Sanjaya Baru

“Ups and downs are par for the course and very much a feature of the Indian growth process.”

― Sanjaya Baru

“Unlike China’s growth story, which has been built on the strategy of creating excess supply, the Indian growth story has been built on the strategy of responding to incentives generated by excess demand. Which is why a certain degree of inflation is built into the Indian growth process.”

― Sanjaya Baru

“Africa is experiencing rising rates of growth, but will growth get translated into development?”

― Sanjaya Baru

“The liberal fiscal spending of the 2004-08 period was made possible both by rising government revenues and national income growth and by relative comfort on the external side. After 2009,these pillars of growth began to wobble. By 2012, they were shaking.”

― Sanjaya Baru

“My books usually end where they began. I try to bring characters back to a point that is familiar but different because of the growth that they have gone through.”

― Sara Zarr

“Some people have blithely dismissed growth in markets like China and India, saying Silicon Valley will always be the hub for tech: that everyone will come to us. Wake up: Because the numbers are showing money and talent is increasingly going elsewhere.”

― Sarah Lacy

“Change and growth is so painful. But it’s so necessary for us to evolve.”

― Sarah McLachlan

“At Microsoft, we’re aspiring to have a living, learning culture with a growth mindset that allows us to learn from ourselves and our customers. These are the key attributes of the new culture at Microsoft, and I feel great about how it seems to be resonating and how it’s seen as empowering.”

― Satya Nadella

“I want everyone inside of Microsoft to take that responsibility. This is not about top-line growth. This is not about bottom-line growth. This is about us individually having a growth mindset.”

― Satya Nadella

“As I spent tons of time with customers, not just in the United States, but in emerging markets, in Europe, in Latin America, top of mind for everybody is how do they drive growth for their business going forward.”

― Satya Nadella

“Cloud is just emerging, but it’s high growth.”

― Satya Nadella

“The momentum of my creative life and intellectual growth is still the momentum of breaking out of fundamentalism. Because of that, I’m very grateful for it. But I’m also grateful that at the center of it was something that I still believe to be true – those fundamentals of faith.”

― Scott Derrickson

“We’re all capable of being more than we presently are, and the effort that it takes and the will that it takes and sometimes the trauma and tragedy that it takes to force us into that kind of growth is the story of our lives.”

― Scott Derrickson

“If you discourage saving and investment, that means you’re walking in the opposite direction of job creation. You’re discouraging good job creation and job growth.”

― Scott Garrett

“We can be about jobs and growth and be good stewards of our environment.”

― Scott Pruitt

“The greatest threat we’ve had to economic growth has been that those in industry don’t know what is expected of them. Rules come that are outside of statutes. Rules get changed midway. It creates vast uncertainty and paralysis, and re-establishing a vigorous commitment to rule of law is going to help a lot.”

― Scott Pruitt

“I think the biggest myth entrepreneurs have is that the growth and performance of their startups depends more on their entrepreneurial talent than on the businesses they choose.”

― Scott Shane

“When I got to Central Arkansas, I was a small, slim guy with little chance of playing in the NBA. Then, I went through a two-year growth spurt, and suddenly, I was 6-foot-7.”

― Scottie Pippen

“I just believe that government borrowing and spending doesn’t lead to economic prosperity, growth, or sustainable jobs. I know that it comes from the private sector: people who invest in their businesses and ideas.”

― Sean Duffy

“Mr. Icahn will be a leader in helping American entrepreneurs shed job-killing regulations that stifle economic growth.”

― Sean Spicer

“Streptomycin belongs to a group of compounds, known as antibiotics, which are produced by microorganisms and which possess the property of inhibiting the growth and even of destroying other microorganisms.”

― Selman Waksman

“Growth is what solves most of the big economic and social problems: poverty, government deficits, quality of life, rising healthcare and retirement costs.”

― Sergio Ermotti

“Our growing national debt is a threat to our national defense and to our domestic priorities, including research and development, education, health care, and investments in our economic growth.”

― Seth Moulton

“We need a budget that will foster economic growth for all of our people, and we need to make taxes more simple and fair for working families – not give handouts to the rich.”

― Seth Moulton

“The nucleic acids have considerable biological importance because of their role in cell growth and in the transmission of hereditary characters.”

― Severo Ochoa

“Football is about as popular as it can be in the U.S. The upside, the expansion and growth lies overseas.”

― Shahid Khan

“We have made a great effort to stabilize the Jaguars, and London has played a key part in that. We see the Jaguars as an engine and catalyst for the overall growth of Jacksonville, and I believe we have proven our commitment beyond a doubt.”

― Shahid Khan

“An artist must be open to both appreciation and criticism. It’s a part of the learning process, or else there is no growth.”

― Shankar Mahadevan

“Empowering women leads to a more inclusive growth of society and the nation.”

― Sharad Pawar

“I am very active in the co-operative movement. I am very active in agro-industrial growth. I am taking up the issues of the farmers of India. I am active in the field of education.”

― Sharad Pawar

“We need economic growth, yes, but growth can be jobless, so a sustainable development framework for employment must include a job creation strategy.”

― Sharan Burrow

“If there are not jobs or adequate forms of social protection, there is not enough income to create the consumption base that drives demand and sustainable economic growth.”

― Sharan Burrow

“Until you separate the speculative behaviour of the financial sector from the real economy and the financing of the real economy, then we are not going to see the kind of stability or the capacity to drive genuine, income-led growth as opposed to debt-fuelled, speculative behaviour.”

― Sharan Burrow

“In addition to Richard Branson joining the board, we have attracted and commanded the greatest minds to guide us as we position ourselves for global growth. Their proven leadership in their respective industries adds another dimension in helping us achieve our dream of bringing Virgin Hyperloop One technology to the world.”

― Shervin Pishevar

“For the second straight year, craft beer is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. alcoholic beverage industry. In 2005, craft beer experienced a 9 percent increase in volume, nearly triple that of the growth experienced in the wine and spirits industry.”

― Sherwood Boehlert

“Our oil problems are only going to get worse. Our trade balance is only going to get worse. So we have to slow the growth of U.S. oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption.”

― Sherwood Boehlert

“I tell people in their careers, ‘Look for growth. Look for the teams that are growing quickly. Look for the companies that are doing well. Look for a place where you feel that you can have a lot of impact.’”

― Sheryl Sandberg

“Human security recognizes the importance of individuals and that the key to ensuring growth in developing countries is to foster individual talent and abilities, build self-reliance, and put people in a position to make a broader contribution to society. Growth must be inclusive, and no one must be left behind.”

― Shinzo Abe

“Any institutions’ alumni are key to its growth. We are focused on giving a global experience to our students.”

― Shiv Nadar

“The 1980s were fantastic. This was a time when we were at the peak of our creative work. The question of whether we would exist or not – something which everybody used to ask, including ourselves – stopped. Profits kept pace with growth requirements. HCL had credibility – that was the biggest barrier we had to break.”

― Shiv Nadar

“I believe good corporate governance is critical in enhancing competitiveness and creating industry – leading profitable growth and superior returns for every stakeholder of the institution.”

― Shiv Nadar

“I was with top CEOs in 2009, and they were clearly shaken. Top leaders of Wall Street and elsewhere, shaken. The ones at the top did get by because if they are seeing a decline somewhere, there is also growth elsewhere, like in emerging economies.”

― Shiv Nadar

“Email has explosively supported the growth of letter writing globally.”

― Shiva Ayyadurai

“’Law 3′ shows my growth as a rapper. I don’t really like maintaining, so on every project, I’m going to show you my growth.”

― Shy Glizzy

“I owe so much of my musical growth to my exploration and performance of Carnatic music.”

― Sid Sriram

“My time at Berklee College of Music was probably my greatest period of artistic growth and internalisation.”

― Sid Sriram

“The book shows Clinton in the presidency as a profile in growth.”

― Sidney Blumenthal

“It was an absurd theory that by cutting taxes you would increase government revenues, because the growth of the economy would create an overflow of taxes that would fall into the government coffers.”

― Sidney Blumenthal

“Festival line-ups should have all types of music. It’s part of cultural growth.”

― Sigrid

“A country’s economic growth may be defined as a long-term rise in capacity to supply increasingly diverse economic goods to its population, this growing capacity based on advancing technology and the institutional and ideological adjustments that it demands.”

― Simon Kuznets

“With the rather stable ratio of labor force to total population, a high rate of increase in per capita product means a high rate of increase in product per worker; and, with average hours of work declining, it means still higher growth rates in product per man-hour.”

― Simon Kuznets

“The dynamic drives of modern economic growth, in the countries that entered the process ahead of others, meant a reaching out geographically; and the sequential spread of the process, facilitated by major changes in transport and communication, meant a continuous expansion to the less developed areas.”

― Simon Kuznets

“Mass application of technological innovations, which constitutes much of the distinctive substance of modern economic growth, is closely connected with the further progress of science, in its turn the basis for additional advance in technology.”

― Simon Kuznets

“Does inequality in the distribution of income increase or decrease in the course of a country’s economic growth?”

― Simon Kuznets

“The time was not yet ripe for the growth of mathematical science among us, and any development that might have taken place in that direction was rudely stopped by the civil war.”

― Simon Newcomb

“Hiphop hasn’t had stages of growth through its 30 years of existence.”

― Slick Rick

“I’m about growth for myself. So if I’ve made a lot of mistakes, and I haven’t learnt from them, then I’ve failed as a human being.”

― Slowthai

“Sensitivity, awareness, and conflict – these have catalysed my creative growth.”

― Sobhita Dhulipala

“I was initially excited about modelling, but soon, I started feeling detached with the job. I wanted dynamic growth in whatever I did.”

― Sobhita Dhulipala

“As CNN saw our growth in African-American viewership, they affirmed a fundamental truth of news coverage – people will watch you if they see themselves in what you report. It doesn’t hurt if the people doing the reporting look like them, too.”

― Soledad O’Brien

“Growth is essential and must be sustained. But rapid growth alone cannot address the problems arising out of continuing disparities. Tackling these is not just a matter of social justice but, more importantly, an existential necessity and a moral imperative.”

― Sonia Gandhi

“My happiness is not dependent on others; it comes from within. Spiritual growth in a person is never encouraged, but it is important. I don’t know why people want to judge others instead of doing their own thing. I firmly feel that I don’t need to follow or live according to other people’s rules. I like living life the way I want to.”

― Sonu Nigam

“We believe infrastructure is key to economic growth, and we will do what we can to develop infrastructure in India.”

― Soren Skou

“The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage immigrants who gladly fill these jobs, many of them happy to be paid in cash, free of federal and state taxes.”

― Spencer Bachus

“Financial inclusion matters not only because it promotes growth, but because it helps ensure prosperity is widely shared. Access to financial services plays a critical role in lifting people out of poverty, in empowering women, and in helping governments deliver services to their people.”

― Sri Mulyani Indrawati

“The confidence is really driven by the woman – whether she can have the confidence that there will be enough earning or income to finance all the domestic spending – but also by the middle-income class, which for many Asian countries has become the growth power for the economy.”

― Sri Mulyani Indrawati

“The problem of the food price is structural. The growth of demand cannot be checked in that it is coming from middle income countries demanding more quality and more quantity of food. High demand is here to stay.”

― Sri Mulyani Indrawati

“Do what is best for most people, not just a few. Prevent your elites and growing middle class, those who often benefit most from growth and development, from turning into a special interests group that blocks reforms.”

― Sri Mulyani Indrawati

“China’s urbanization supported the country’s impressive growth and rapid economic transformation.”

― Sri Mulyani Indrawati

“And when native man left off this form of development, his humanization was retarded in growth.”

― Standing Bear

“Good debt growth is when you borrow money, and it goes into the real economy. You do capital spending. You build businesses.”

― Stanley Druckenmiller

“The very fact that we find it hard to conceive of an alternative to limitless economic growth is an indication of our spiritual condition.”

― Stanley Hauerwas

“Coming into my second year, my main thing is to show growth – show that I can be consistent and play at a high level all the time.”

― Stefon Diggs

“I have a condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), which has affected my growth and bone strength. In short, people with the kind of OI I have generally experience hundreds of fractures in their lifetime and use wheelchairs for mobility.”

― Stella Young

“During the 1960s, rising real wages for low-income and high-income workers, due in part to rapid economic growth and the spread of unionization, worked in tandem with expanding government support systems to improve Americans’ well-being.”

― Stephanie Coontz

“More than 20 years on, sustained competition, informed customers and the rapid growth of new technology provide the necessary environment for substantial deregulation.”

― Stephen Carter

“Why should we make our constituents wait on job growth?”

― Stephen Fincher

“I don’t work for Club For Growth or Heritage.”

― Stephen Fincher

“The Internet tempts us to think that because an email or a new website can be accessed in seconds that everything works at the same instant speed. Art is more like the growth of a plant. It needs time and space.”

― Stephen Hough

“Lucid dreaming has considerable potential for promoting personal growth and self-development, enhancing self-confidence, improving mental and physical health, facilitating creative problem solving and helping you to progress on the path to self-mastery.”

― Stephen LaBerge

“The truth is Mr. Trump could simply sit in the Oval Office for four years like a potted plant, and that would be a vast improvement over the Obama agenda, which was almost in every case – from tax increases to spending stimulus bills to Obamacare, Dodd-Frank, the war on fossil fuels, and so on – bad for growth.”

― Stephen Moore

“The ‘progressive’ tax-and-spend agenda has been put on trial. The policies not only lead to much slower growth but also benefit the rich and politically well-connected at the expense of everyone else.”

― Stephen Moore

“One of the key principles of Trumponomics is that faster economic growth can help solve a multitude of other social and economic problems, from poverty to inner-city decline to lowering the national debt.”

― Stephen Moore

“The Fed’s job is not to stall growth or to prevent economic ‘overheating.’ It is to keep prices stable and the dollar a strong and reliable currency.”

― Stephen Moore

“Mr. Trump’s fiscal policies have produced more growth than Mr. Obama’s because they were designed to incentivize businesses to invest, hire, and produce more here at home. The Obama ‘stimulus,’ by contrast, went for food stamps, unemployment benefits, ObamaCare subsidies, ‘cash for clunkers’ and failed green energy handouts.”

― Stephen Moore

“I come back to the same thing: We’ve got the greatest pipeline in the company’s history in the next 12 months, and we’ve had the most amazing financial results possible over the last five years, and we’re predicting being back at double-digit revenue growth in fiscal year ’06.”

― Steve Ballmer

“China and Hong Kong represent an enormous growth opportunity for McDonald’s.”

― Steve Easterbrook

“When you get an invitation to come back and be part of the team that will be the architect of the next generation of growth, when you get an opportunity in a business of the size and scope of McDonald’s, that’s incredibly attractive.”

― Steve Easterbrook

“Long-term sustaining growth is a minimum expectation for us.”

― Steve Easterbrook

“I thought we were going to get customers excited by telling them there were no antibiotics in our meat or no growth hormones used to raise the animals or no RBGH in our cheese or sour cream. Well, that’s not a very appetizing message.”

― Steve Ells

“During the last two centuries, there have been many deflations throughout the world. Almost all of them have been good ones precipitated by technological innovation, rising productivity, global capital flows, and sustained economic growth. If farm mechanization cuts the price of wheat, you get a rising living standard. This is good.”

― Steve Hanke

“Something new will always be the source of growth in Silicon Valley.”

― Steve Jurvetson

“The beauty of compounding iterative algorithms – evolution, fractals, organic growth, art – derives from their irreducibility.”

― Steve Jurvetson

“My No. 1 priority is growth in the economy. Tax reform will be our first and most important part of that.”

― Steve Mnuchin

“We want to see huge growth in this economy in small- and medium-sized businesses.”

― Steve Mnuchin

“We’re really going to be focused on economic growth and creating jobs, and that’s really going to be a priority.”

― Steve Mnuchin

“Our most important priority is sustained economic growth, and I think we can absolutely get to sustained 3% to 4% GDP, and that is absolutely critical for the country.”

― Steve Mnuchin

“We’ve been in the business of regional banking, and we understand what it is to make loans, and that’s the engine of growth to small and medium sized business.”

― Steve Mnuchin

“The way to reduce the debt is by economic growth.”

― Steve Mnuchin

“We are going to have an integrated plan and work closely between commerce and treasury to make sure that we drive growth in this country. Our number one priority is sustained 3-4% GDP.”

― Steve Mnuchin

“We want to cut the corporate taxes, which will bring back growth.”

― Steve Mnuchin

“We need a president that’s going to be focused on growth.”

― Steve Mnuchin

“Look at smartphones. We are seeing growth almost like a barbell. You see lower-priced but high-volume growth in the developing world. But it ends up the average selling prices in the developing world are actually a lot higher than what people think.”

― Steve Mollenkopf

“If you look at where the growth is happening – tablet growth compared to the traditional PC growth – you just can’t compare them.”

― Steve Mollenkopf

“Look at what happened in the 1990s: when they balanced the federal budget, it was through growth in the economy and controlling spending.”

― Steve Scalise

“The scale of revenue growth is unprecedented. If you look back over history, whether you’re looking at the railway robber baron era or the 1920s or the ’50s or the ’70s, it used to take a long time for a company to get to the point where they had tens of millions of dollars of revenue. It was almost never an overnight phenomenon.”

― Stewart Butterfield

“The choice facing the American people is not between growth and stagnation, but between short-term growth and long-term disaster.”

― Stewart Udall

“If I had been elected president in 1948, history would be vastly different. I believe we would have stemmed the growth of Big Government, which had begun with the New Deal and culminated with the Great Society.”

― Strom Thurmond

“We’ve got a bit of growth a bit earlier than expected.”

― Stuart Rose

“India has always come out of crises renewed and on a higher growth path.”

― Subramanian Swamy

“Promoting job creation and economic growth in the Hudson Valley is one of my top priorities in Congress.”

― Sue Kelly

“The growth of Stewart Airport creates new jobs for area residents, brings new business and new travelers to the region, and brings new convenient travel options to those of us living in the Hudson Valley.”

― Sue Kelly

“There’s a lot of room to grow, and the women who believe they’re worth it are the ones who are going to make good things happen during the next period of WNBA growth.”

― Sue Wicks

“The reason we have not gone to newspapers is because its a slow growth industry and I think they are dying. I’m not sure there will be newspapers in 10 years. I read newspapers every day. I even read Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal.”

― Sumner Redstone

“On the ground, our operations are in India. We believe we are in a country where the growth is still to be captured, so we will remain reasonably focused in this country.”

― Sunil Mittal

“If telecom are seen as a rightful infrastructure for the growth of many other sectors in the economy and the multiplier force, then I think it doesn’t deserve to be taxed so high.”

― Sunil Mittal

“Berkshire Hathaway can transfer excess capital from businesses that don’t need it to businesses that do need it, tax free and in a way that enhances compound annual growth rates.”

― Susan Decker

“Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.”

― Susan L. Taylor

“Growth is always essential. Running any tech company, you want to make sure you’re growing. Putting in place all of the right structure to be able to ensure growth.”

― Susan Wojcicki

“When we set up our kids for failure, we set up our workforce for failure, and we set up our economy for failure. I can’t emphasize enough the importance, the absolute importance, of education in achieving long-term economic growth.”

― Susana Martinez

“Development of seamless physical connectivity is key for achieving regional growth, employment, and prosperity.”

― Sushma Swaraj

“Each moment is perfect and heaven-sent, in that each moment holds the seeds for growth.”

― Suzan-Lori Parks

“Years ago I was diagnosed with a condition, and my doctors prescribed human growth hormone and testosterone for its treatment. Under medical supervision, I have continued to use both medications.”

― Sylvester Stallone

“The technology is not an end in itself: it is a tool. It can make it easier for us to communicate or manage our finances. It can help us take care of our health or help policemen in their work. It can create jobs and boost growth. It can enhance transparency and accessibility to services.”

― Taavet Hinrikus

“Without immigration, nations would stagnate. It is key for innovation and for economic growth.”

― Taavet Hinrikus

“The growth of FinTech has been driven by adoption across age groups, but the demand from the millennial generation to innovate and think about financial services differently has been a catalyst for change.”

― Taavet Hinrikus

“It’s not enough to have economic growth. You have to distribute wealth throughout all of society.”

― Tabare Vazquez

“Learning networking basics is only a gateway to career growth and exploration.”

― Tae Yoo

“One of the most compelling arguments for encouraging the education of girls, particularly in developing countries, is this: Education enables jobs, jobs are a source of economic growth, and economic growth is a key to development and stability.”

― Tae Yoo

“A company logo may be the last thing cost-conscious CEOs focus on when they’re looking to jump-start growth. Which is perhaps why it took more than two decades for White Mountain Footwear, a privately held shoe manufacturer based in Lisbon, N.H., to finally give its own emblem some serious thought.”

― Tahl Raz

“Spirituality is a growth industry. And nothing illustrates that better than the burgeoning crop of colossal sanctuaries sprouting up in suburbs across the land.”

― Tahl Raz

“Even if you’re a seasoned professional multi-tasker, your body, mind, emotional life, and growth potential can get a blow from over-committing. Take a look at what’s on your plate if you’re swamped, and you can surely find some space for yourself even when you feel trapped.”

― Tara Stiles

“I am far more a fan of aggressive entrepreneurs than I am of major CEOs. You look at major CEOs, and they are almost to a person quite timid. They don’t act to defend the free market principles that are vital to growth.”

― Ted Cruz

“Before Barack Obama took office, it looked like that pride could have vanished forever, but today, from the staggering depths of the Great Recession, the nation has had 29 straight months of job growth. Workers across my state and across the country are getting back the dignity of a good job and a good salary.”

― Ted Strickland

“Well, I think the president has clearly submitted us a tight budget, but it’s what’s called for if we’re going to get spending under control and keep the economy moving in the right direction, with economic growth and job creation activity.”

― Thad Cochran

“As the economy turns, one of the most significant impediments to economic growth is going to be labor availability.”

― Thom Tillis

“We’ve gone from thinking the fuels that powered our growth were inexpensive, inexhaustible and benign to understanding they are exhaustible, expensive and toxic. Once you frame the problem that way, people will look at solutions differently.”

― Thomas Friedman

“You need some inequality to grow… but extreme inequality is not only useless but can be harmful to growth because it reduces mobility and can lead to political capture of our democratic institutions.”

― Thomas Piketty

“Private property and the market system are good not only to promote innovation and to promote growth; private property and the market system are good for our personal freedom.”

― Thomas Piketty

“When inequality gets too extreme, then it becomes useless for growth, and it can even become bad because it tends to lead to high perpetuation of inequality over time and low mobility.”

― Thomas Piketty

“Having a decent share of the national wealth for the middle class is not bad for growth. It is actually useful both for equity and efficiency reasons.”

― Thomas Piketty

“I don’t pretend that I can predict the future value of the growth rate or rate of return.”

― Thomas Piketty

“There have been a lot of people involved in the growth of EDM’s support in the U.S., from DJ/producers like David Guetta, Deadmau5 and Skrillex, to major festival organisers and pop artists of EDM integrating elements of dance music into their music.”

― Tiesto

“What’s happening internally is eventually what will take AOL back to being a growth company.”

― Tim Armstrong

“I see the Mac being a key part of Apple for the long term, and I see growth in the Mac for the long term.”

― Tim Cook

“Every time I find myself stressed out, it’s because I do things primarily driven by growth.”

― Tim Ferriss

“Working in Washington, trying to make a difference, that was a very meaningful time for me, a period of personal growth.”

― Tim Finchem

“I think it’s inevitable that aviation is a part of the economic growth that surrounds airports.”

― Tim Griffin

“A variety of national and international studies indicate that the broad-based deployment of information technology can have a substantial impact on our nation’s economic productivity and growth as well as the educational and social success of our citizens.”

― Tim Holden

“There is a real fear around shifting from our existing economic system because people believe it gives us social organisation, a sense of freedom, and the ability to be nice to each other. Growth is seen as a social lubricant that allows us to be socially responsible.”

― Tim Jackson

“Questioning growth is deemed to be the act of lunatics, idealists and revolutionaries. But question it we must.”

― Tim Jackson

“The most staggering linguistic turnabout for me is the one that equates green economy with ‘sustained economic growth.’”

― Tim Jackson

“We have stood up and said continuing growth in the Western world is unjust, inappropriate and potentially destabilising. Having said that, we understand why governments do it, so there is an onus on us to show there are other stories and to identify the institutional innovations you might need in order to arrive at this other place.”

― Tim Jackson

“In short, avoiding the scourge of unemployment may have less to do with chasing after growth and more to do with building an economy of care, craft and culture. And in doing so, restoring the value of decent work to its rightful place at the heart of society.”

― Tim Jackson

“The best way to deal with the deficit is through economic growth.”

― Tim Kaine

“We got two examples in recent history from this country. One in the ’80s under President Reagan. One under President Clinton and the Democratic-controlled Congress in the ’90s. We had nearly 5 percent growth rate in each of those decades. We can do it again for sure.”

― Tim Pawlenty

“If I’m a commodity, it wouldn’t be a wise idea to buy stock in me – although, in the long run, maybe I’m a slow growth investment.”

― Tim Robbins

“To jump-start our economy, we must leave cash in your hands – because if you’ve got money in your pocket, you’ll spend it at the hardware store or the corner market, and that will drive job growth in our private sector.”

― Tim Walz

“What is the engine that drives economic growth in an ideopolis? The university.”

― Timothy Noah

“Under Obama, income growth has been confined almost entirely to those at the top of the income distribution, continuing a pattern that began under President George W. Bush.”

― Timothy Noah

“Stock prices relative to company assets are no better at signaling the likelihood of future earnings growth than they were the day the Titanic sank, and risk management is a good deal worse.”

― Timothy Noah

“One of the most important tasks as a leader in a startup is to pick the right metric to track. This is often referred to as the ‘compass metric’ because it will be your compass for growth. It’s important to note that ‘compass metrics’ will likely change over the lifetime of a business.”

― Tobias Lutke

“The bottom line is that the death tax is a tax on the economy because it slows economic growth.”

― Todd Tiahrt

“Now is not the time to compromise on the economy. Instead, we should be doing everything in our power to support long-term economic growth. Permanent repeal of the death tax will mean more high-quality, high-paying jobs for Americans.”

― Todd Tiahrt

“Getting the budget balanced, regulatory reform, tax reform – I think these lead to economic growth.”

― Todd Young

“Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth.”

― Tom Barrett

“40 percent of North Korean children suffer from stunted growth. 20 percent are underweight.”

― Tom Lantos

“Raising the minimum wage isn’t just pro-worker; it’s pro-economic growth.”

― Tom Perez

“It’s a false choice to say we either have job safety or job growth. It’s a false choice to suggest that the only way for a business to survive is to make sure workers have low wages and little or no benefits. There are ample models across this country where we’ve demonstrated the contrary.”

― Tom Perez

“Smart growth is having the courage to say yes and having the courage to say no.”

― Tom Perez

“A passive approach to professional growth will leave you by the wayside.”

― Tom Peters

“Education is for growth and fulfillment.”

― Tom Robbins

“People have been convinced that growth for growth’s sake is a good thing.”

― Tom Scholz

“The truth is that transitioning to clean energy like wind and solar will create millions of new, good jobs that can’t be outsourced, and spur economic growth – all while avoiding the inevitable, significant damages our economy will suffer should we keep building more pipelines.”

― Tom Steyer

“Clean energy is the ultimate growth strategy for our economy – one that would add millions more good-paying jobs right here in the United States.”

― Tom Steyer

“I’m willing to do just about anything to try and contribute to getting us back on a growth path that is just and good for America.”

― Tom Steyer

“In his first year in office, President Obama pulled us back from the brink of the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression and worked to lay a new foundation for economic growth. The president identified three key strategies to build that lasting prosperity: innovation, investment, and education.”

― Tom Vilsack

“There is more potential for economic growth in rural America than at any time in decades.”

― Tom Vilsack

“Over the past two years, the Obama Administration and USDA have worked to build a foundation for sustainable economic growth in rural America. At the center of our vision is an effort to increase domestic production and use of renewable energy.”

― Tom Vilsack

“If we boost productivity, we can improve economic growth.”

― Tony Abbott

“Google has the business resources, global scale and platform reach to accelerate Nest growth across hardware, software and services for the home globally.”

― Tony Fadell

“The growth of markets in the region also provides opportunities for home-grown entities – whether established brand names like DBS, Singtel and Keppel Corporation, or SMEs – to establish and grow their presence in the region.”

― Tony Tan

“The standard growth theory tells us that economic growth in per capita basis comes from mainly two sources: capital deepening and total factor productivity growth, or TFP growth.”

― Toshihiko Fukui

“As the new endogenous growth theory suggests, TFP growth is closely related to accumulation of the intangible capitals, such as human capital and research and development.”

― Toshihiko Fukui

“Thus, the questions we should ask here are what makes the current economic upswing different from the past two recoveries, and whether such differences are sufficient for the economy to reach the sustained growth path.”

― Toshihiko Fukui

“The increased global linkages promote economic growth in the world through two key mechanisms: the division of labor and the international spillovers of knowledge.”

― Toshihiko Fukui

“The staff at the Institute will present an analysis on how asset price fluctuations and subsequent structural adjustments influence sustained economic growth, based on Japan’s experience since the second half of the 1980s.”

― Toshihiko Fukui

“Well-functioning financial systems are important in achieving sustained economic growth. They play a crucial role in channeling household savings into the corporate sector and allocating investment funds among firms.”

― Toshihiko Fukui

“People with a growth mindset believe that they can improve with effort. They outperform those with a fixed mindset, even when they have a lower IQ, because they embrace challenges, treating them as opportunities to learn something new.”

― Travis Bradberry

“Any project that I put out, I never want it to sound like the first one. It can have some vibes or stuff that matches, but I want it to be growth, progression, and you can’t be comfortable when you’re growing. If it feels good and it sounds good, it’s good.”

― Trevor Jackson

“As the words of my book, ‘The Bloodless Revolution,’ accumulated, I envisaged a parallel growth: the stack of pages they would have to be printed on, thousands of times over; every page representing a slice of forest, a belch of fumes and a squirt of toxic ink.”

― Tristram Stuart

“Technology has long been the driver of growth in the music business from the invention of lacquers, eight-track players, vinyl, cassettes and CDs.”

― Troy Carter

“In order to continue the growth, we have to go back to embracing technology and the way that people choose to consume music.”

― Troy Carter

“The rapid growth of prenatal testing has had some undeniably positive effects: A woman who knows she will bear a child with a handicap can plan to deliver in a hospital equipped for risky births. And many couples prefer the opportunity to prepare psychologically for the work of raising a disabled child.”

― Tucker Carlson

“Our country needs power for its economic growth, and clean, green power is the best option.”

― Tulsi Tanti

“I’ve always focused on technology and growth and don’t have the core competency to do liability management – I’m a mechanical engineer.”

― Tulsi Tanti

“I try to be conscious of others, put my best foot forward and show growth. I just try to be my best self – and I think that is the most important thing.”

― Tyler Oakley

“It’s a dream realized to partner with Oprah and bring scripted programming to OWN. She has accomplished so much with the network, and I’m excited to work with her to be a part of its continued growth.”

― Tyler Perry

“A lot of our fiscal deficit went to fund consumption and really did not get used to build investment and infrastructure. The trouble is, you can get a spurt in GDP growth, which may not be sustainable. I would much rather build the gradient of a long-term marathon.”

― Uday Kotak

“Growth should take care of the fear of job losses. People will be challenged to do different things. For people who are not up to it, purely based on objective assessment, that’s a different issue, which, you do it anyway.”

― Uday Kotak

“My view is the core engine supporting India’s growth aspiration will be the financial sector, which will have to get more efficient.”

― Uday Kotak

“The government should move towards supporting aspirations and not entitlement. Subsidies supporting non-productive growth should be reduced.”

― Uday Kotak

“The best way that a central bank can support growth on a durable basis is to ensure inflation is low, stable – there is financial stability – and that is the role that the central bank plays.”

― Urjit Patel

“The two important variables for the policy formulation are projected inflation and the output gap. There is no clear hidebound mathematics that we must give ‘X’ weight to inflation and ‘Y’ weight to growth and form the associated policy.”

― Urjit Patel

“Growth is always there in the MPC’s scheme of things; we don’t lose sight of that, but not at the cost of inflation.”

― Urjit Patel

“What is important is that in a capital-scarce country like India, the real interest rate needs to be positive enough to encourage healthy growth of financial savings; we get into macro difficulties when real rates on financial savings become negative for a length of time.”

― Urjit Patel

“If very fundamental reforms take place, especially when it comes to factors of production like land, labour, then a higher growth rate is possible.”

― Urjit Patel

“If one sees far, structural changes that come with temporary disruptions can be growth- and efficiency-augmenting in the medium to long term.”

― Urjit Patel

“Very few countries grow at high rate if inflation is high and volatile. I think, in a way, we are doing our bit to support a higher growth rate, but on a durable basis.”

― Urjit Patel

“Africa wants the world to acknowledge that through fair partnerships with other members of the global community, we ourselves are capable of unprecedented growth.”

― Uzodinma Iweala

“There is no doubt that human evolution has been linked to meat in many fundamental ways. Our digestive tract is not one of obligatory herbivores; our enzymes evolved to digest meat, whose consumption aided higher encephalization and better physical growth.”

― Vaclav Smil

“The long term sustainable growth in job creation comes from the private sector. It is important that the Obama administration partner with the private sector and come up with the best possible ideas for creating jobs.”

― Valerie Jarrett

“A big part of our agenda is to position the United States for long-term sustainable growth and health, and those jobs come from the private sector.”

― Valerie Jarrett

“Sometimes I attract roles that are necessary either for personal growth or enlightenment.”

― Vera Farmiga

“With the rapid growth of Internet users in China bringing online video into a new paradigm, the market scale we first envisioned as an online video website back in 2006 has grown significantly.”

― Victor Koo

“On top of opportunities in further traffic growth, there are increasing opportunities to fully realize the potential of the online video ecosystem, as China continues to evolve into a consumer-driven economy.”

― Victor Koo

“With the scale of our traffic, content library and monetization ability, we are confident to see profitable growth in the future.”

― Victor Koo

“All sensible politicians favor growth, just as we all favor sound public finances. Both can be achieved if we rationalize spending, invest available resources wisely, and clamp down on tax evasion.”

― Victor Ponta

“If history judges society for how it treats those in need, so markets judge economies by the incentives they provide for private investment, the infrastructure that supports growth, and the burdens placed on job creation.”

― Victor Ponta

“Research suggests that large divisions of income and wealth weaken demand and generate economic imbalances that create instability and undermine growth.”

― Victor Ponta

“I see four principles as laying the foundations for the kind of economic recovery Europe needs: fairness, efficiency, solidarity and growth.”

― Victor Ponta

“The reforms proposed by the Patent Reform Act of 2007 are precisely the type of congressional action needed. The Act will remove obstacles to growth and restore balance to the patent system.”

― Viet D. Dinh

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”

― Viktor E. Frankl

“Banks operate like a man who either wears his trousers round his chest, stifling breathing, as now, or round his ankles, exposing his assets. We want their trousers tied round their middle: steady lending growth; particularly to productive British business, especially small scale enterprise.”

― Vince Cable

“I am going to confront the old-fashioned negative thinking which says that all government needs to do to generate growth is cut worker and environmental protections, cut taxes on the rich and stroke ‘fat cats’ until they purr with pleasure. I’m completely repudiating the idea that government has to get out of the way.”

― Vince Cable

“The economy has become seriously unbalanced. Its growth has not been driven by investment or by overcoming Britain’s long-standing weaknesses in investment and productivity, particularly skills. Instead, there has been a binge of debt-financed consumer spending.”

― Vince Cable

“Many of our problems are home-grown. Gordon Brown regularly advised the rest of the world to follow his British model of growth. But the model was flawed. It led to the highest level of household debt in relation to income in the world.”

― Vince Cable

“Commercialization of assets off the planet would mutually reinforce the growth of interplanetary communication.”

― Vint Cerf

“It’s the Industrial Revolution and the growth of urban concentrations that led to a sense of anonymity.”

― Vint Cerf

“The growth of medical expenditures in the U.S. is not caused by administrative costs but by increases in the technical intensity of care over time – a.k.a. medical progress.”

― Virginia Postrel

“The Dallas model, prominent in the South and Southwest, sees a growing population as a sign of urban health. Cities liberally permit housing construction to accommodate new residents. The Los Angeles model, common on the West Coast and in the Northeast Corridor, discourages growth by limiting new housing.”

― Virginia Postrel

“We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.”

― Virginia Satir

“The writer catches the changes of his mind on the hop. Growth is exciting; growth is dynamic and alarming. Growth of the soul, growth of the mind.”

― Vita Sackville-West

“In my opinion, in addition to the success we have achieved in launching new Vants and in pursuing development of a variety of drugs, one of our most important achievements has been the growth of Roivant itself as a platform to support the efficient identification and advancement of medicines across all of the companies in the Roivant family.”

― Vivek Ramaswamy

“During the dot-com days, one could take just about any company public and reap fortunes. All you had to do was to make sky-high projections for growth, say you were in the Internet space, and go along with unscrupulous investment bankers and their analysts.”

― Vivek Wadhwa

“The capitalist system is about taking from the Earth and from the other great commodity, labour. What’s happening with this system is that the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer, and the only way out of it is supposed to be growth. But growth is debt. It’s going to make the situation worse.”

― Vivienne Westwood

“Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.”

― Walt Whitman

“Obviously, the domestic need is to shape an economic policy that assures long-term healthy economic growth and a reassertion of American competitiveness in international competition.”

― Walter F. Mondale

“I look forward to making tangible and inspirational contributions to the Houston Technology Center’s initiatives. HTC is an engine behind Houston’s and Texas’ continued growth.”

― Walter O’Brien

“Among the world’s 500 largest companies, not one has completely relied on its own growth to develop.”

― Wang Jianlin

“Cultural industries will be the next engine for growth after real estate, and Wanda will make cultural industries our long-term focus.”

― Wang Jianlin

“The investor of today does not profit from yesterday’s growth.”

― Warren Buffett

“In some ways, with the security challenges this country has faced, we have had to put in rules and regulations for business to be able to sustain their growth and create jobs.”

― Wayne Allard

“You have to go through those mountains and valleys – because that’s what life is: soul growth.”

― Wayne Newton

“The fertility cycle is a cycle entirely of living creatures passing again and again through birth, growth, maturity, death, and decay.”

― Wendell Berry

“The keener the want the lustier the growth.”

― Wendell Phillips

“Education is the most powerful tool countries have for boosting economic growth, increasing prosperity, and forging more just, peaceful and equitable societies.”

― Wendy Kopp

“When high-growth companies slow down, growth and momentum junkies often sell indiscriminately, which can create great opportunities for value investors. Just be careful not to anchor on the stock’s previous price or earnings multiple, which are no longer relevant.”

― Whitney Tilson

“I think at the end of the day, the real sick man of Europe is liable to turn out to be France, not Greece, not Portugal, not Spain, not Italy. The reason is France is very uncompetitive to begin with on a global scale, and the measures that Hollande has been putting in have been very, very negative from the point of view of economic growth.”

― Wilbur Ross

“The typical big Japanese company has somewhere between a third and 40 percent of its revenues coming from developing countries, and about a third of Japan’s exports are also to the emerging countries, so in a strange way, Japan, which has very little internal growth, its big companies are a good way to play the emerging markets.”

― Wilbur Ross

“The individual organs follow the same pattern as the whole organism, i.e. they have their period of growth, of stationary, maximum activity and then of aging decline.”

― Wilhelm Ostwald

“Sometimes I think women are lucky because they can develop in ways men can’t. The old-boy network may be oppressive to women, but it actually stunts men in terms of personal growth.”

― Willem Dafoe

“Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.”

― William Butler Yeats

“Productivity and the growth of productivity must be the first economic consideration at all times, not the last. That is the source of technological innovation, jobs, and wealth.”

― William E. Simon

“Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance.”

― William Ellery Channing

“I believe we should reframe our response to climate change as an imperative for growth rather than merely being a way of being green or meeting environmental commitments.”

― William Hague

“There’s only one growth strategy: work hard.”

― William Hague

“These mountains appear to be almost entirely composed of stratas of rock of various colours (mostly red) and are partially covered with a dwarfish growth of pine and cedar, which are the only species of timber to be seen.”

― William Henry Ashley

“It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.”

― William J. Clinton

“I want American Dream growth – lots of new businesses, well-paying jobs, and American leadership in new industries, like clean energy and biotechnology.”

― William J. Clinton

“Today, many companies are reporting that their number one constraint on growth is the inability to hire workers with the necessary skills.”

― William J. Clinton

“ICOs cannot escape startup evolution characteristics. This means that their growth will be hard fought, hard earned, and hardly a walk in the park.”

― William Mougayar

“Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.”

― William Pitt

“Growth is a painful process.”

― Wilma Mankiller

“Global growth and development that is strong, sustainable, and inclusive requires the challenges of inequality to be met head-on.”

― Winnie Byanyima

“Our economic system has enabled companies and individuals to use their power and influence to capture and retain an ever-increasing share of the benefits of economic growth while the benefits for the poorest in society have shrunk.”

― Winnie Byanyima

“Economic inequality is a corrosive force that undermines economic growth, puts a brake on the fight against poverty, and sparks social unrest.”

― Winnie Byanyima

“High corruption and the influence of big business and the wealthy elite keeps the poorest Nigerians trapped in poverty and cut off from the benefits of economic growth and basic services. Some people – searching for the means to survive – became vulnerable to groups like Boko Haram.”

― Winnie Byanyima

“Billions of people are being left behind by economic growth.”

― Winnie Byanyima

“Rwanda, which is one of the younger independent states in Africa, must be regarded as a model of how great human trauma can be transformed to commence true reconstruction of people. Human trauma can lead to stunted growth and mass withdrawal.”

― Wole Soyinka

“The German export successes are not the result of some sort of currency manipulation, but of the increased competitiveness of companies. The American growth model, on the other hand, is in a deep crisis.”

― Wolfgang Schauble

“Right now there should be a moratorium on the cutting down of old growth in this country. That is a small thing to ask at this point. There is only four percent of old growth left. Ninety-six percent of it has been cut down.”

― Woody Harrelson

“As economic globalization gathers momentum, China and the United States have become highly interdependent economically. Such economic relations would not enjoy sustained, rapid growth if they were not based on mutual benefit or if they failed to deliver great benefits to the United States.”

― Xi Jinping

“Understanding the importance of evolving is very important. Reinventing is very important. To break what you have already done is very important. That growth should never stop.”

― Yami Gautam

“The whole world is determined by trade – which is really the blood of the world. The driving force is everyone’s desire to have a better life. How? By consuming. For countries, the ‘Holy Grail’ is economic growth.”

― Yann Arthus-Bertrand

“The fundamental for the sustainable growth of Nigeria is not in the hydro-carbon industry but in agriculture.”

― Yemi Osinbajo

“Economic growth is not sustainable without nation-building and, even of greater importance, state building.”

― Yemi Osinbajo

“Due to Modi ji’s leadership, people’s participation in building a base for inclusive growth and a strong country became possible.”

― Yogi Adityanath

“We must draw on the unique strengths of the Japanese economy, seek an open and cooperative approach with our international partners, and intelligently exploit the promise of new growth areas.”

― Yoshihiko Noda

“Japan is already a leader in energy efficiency, and it has a wealth of innovative technologies. We must put this expertise to use creating a model for growth and sustainability that we can share with the world.”

― Yoshihiko Noda

“I think everybody knows my sound because I’m me, you know? But, on your fourth album, I think you’ve definitely gotta show growth because I definitely don’t plan on being one of those cats that fade off. It’s always about growing with me; I grew up over the years.”

― Young Jeezy

“When you look at the growth of the human economy and its expected growth in the twenty-first century, I expect health will be the most important market of all. Especially as we move from a concept of health which focuses on healing the sick to a concept of upgrading the healthy.”

― Yuval Noah Harari

“I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature, and it should be displaced. Failing that, I try to work with those companies and help them change the way they think about our resources.”

― Yvon Chouinard

“Some people can be choosy because they’re ultratalented or lucky or whatever, but yeah, there are certain things that might not be the greatest thing on my resume. But I don’t sit back and go, ‘Gosh, I wish I didn’t do that.’ It’s all part of the growth of a career, whether you’re an entertainer or a librarian.”

― Zach Galifianakis

“The industrial world enjoys a rare combination of growth and low inflation; the ‘Washington consensus,’ a model of economic development that emphasizes macroeconomic discipline and open markets, is being adopted by more countries.”

― Zanny Minton Beddoes

“Many European countries and Japan need to free their labour markets and liberalise services to boost productivity growth.”

― Zanny Minton Beddoes

“America should do more to fix the still-festering housing crisis and overhaul its training schemes so that high joblessness does not become entrenched. Hunkering down for austerity is not enough. The rich world needs a strategy for growth.”

― Zanny Minton Beddoes

“Because I am interested in the growth and development of early hominids, I play with my kids, you know, looking at their teeth or measuring their heads, which they like also, because it’s kind of fun.”

― Zeresenay Alemseged

“During the period of China’s rapid economic growth, there were plenty of opportunities for entrepreneurs, including women. It allowed me to develop my business.”

― Zhou Qunfei

“I take great pride in having been able to overcome the Asian financial crisis and seeking the opportunities available to bring about an unprecedented growth in the economy.”

― Zhu Rongji

“Growing up, music was an important part of my childhood. I see it being just as important in my children and all children’s growth and development, and in a parent’s connection with their children.”

― Ziggy Marley
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