„Congress, the press, and the bureaucracy too often focus on how much money or effort is spent, rather than whether the money or effort actually achieves the announced goal.“

"Rumsfeld's Rules" January 12, 1974 http://library.villanova.edu/vbl/bweb/rumsfeldsrules.pdf

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US-amerikanischer Politiker 1932

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„Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.“

—  Franklin D. Roosevelt 32nd President of the United States 1882 - 1945

1930s, First Inaugural Address (1933)

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„We cannot improve or restructure a horse and buggy into a spacecraft regardless of how much money and effort we put into it.“

—  Béla H. Bánáthy Hungarian linguist and systems scientist 1919 - 2003

Quelle: Designing Social Systems in a Changing World (1996), p. 121; Banathy is self-citing a 1991 publication

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„Too often today, we focus to borrowing money to get the things we want instead of focusing on creating money.“

—  Robert T. Kiyosaki American finance author , investor 1947

Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money-That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not!

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„Money often costs too much.“

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson, buch The Conduct of Life

The Conduct of Life, Chapter 3, “Wealth,” p. 107

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„Money costs too much.“

—  Ross Macdonald Novelist 1915 - 1983

The Goodbye Look (1969)

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„Management as an activity has always existed to make people’s desires through organized effort. Management facilitates the efforts of people in organized groups and arises when people seek to cooperate to achieve goals.“

—  Arthur G. Bedeian American business theorist 1946

Daniel A. Wren & Arthur G. Bedeian (1972: 11-12); as cited in: Le Texier, Thibault. "The first systematized uses of the term “management” in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries." Journal of Management History 19.2 (2013): 189-224.

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Marshall Goldsmith Foto

„Lasting goal achievement requires lots of time, hard work, personal sacrifice, ongoing effort, and dedication to a process that is maintained over years.“

—  Marshall Goldsmith American author of leadership and management literature 1949

Quelle: What Got You Here Won't Get You There, 2008, p. 189 (in 2010 edition}

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„We have the right as individuals, to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money.“

—  Davy Crockett American politician 1786 - 1836

Speech in the US House of Representatives on April 2, 1828, as quoted in The Life of Colonel David Crockett (1884) by Edward Sylvester Ellis.

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„Too often critics seem more intent on seeking new ways to alter Congress than to truly learn how it functions.“

—  Gerald Ford American politician, 38th President of the United States (in office from 1974 to 1977) 1913 - 2006

Address at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (3 November 1966); published in Gerald R. Ford,Selected Speeches (1973) edited by Michael V. Doyle <!-- p. 114 -->
Kontext: Too often critics seem more intent on seeking new ways to alter Congress than to truly learn how it functions. They might well profit from the advice of Thomas Huxley, who said a century ago: "Sit down before facts as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion — or you shall learn nothing."

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„There are only two things wrong with money: too much or too little.“

—  Charles Bukowski American writer 1920 - 1994

Quelle: The Captain is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the Ship

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