„Whatever is rightly done, however humble, is noble.“

As quoted in A Dictionary of Marketing (2011) by Charles Doyle, p. 391
Kontext: Small things make perfection, but perfection is no small thing … Whatever is rightly done, however humble, is noble.

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Henry Royce
Pionier des Autobaus, Gründer des Unternehmens Rolls-Royce 1863 - 1933

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„Whatever you can rightly say about India, the opposite is also true.“

—  Joan Robinson English economist 1903 - 1983

Amartya Sen's article in 'The Economist' dated November 18th, 2005 http://www.economist.com/node/5133493

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„Whatever is done well enough is done quickly enough.“

—  Augustus founder of Julio-Claudian dynasty and first emperor of the Roman Empire -63 - 14 v.Chr

In Suetonius, Lives of the Twelve Caesars, II., 25.
Cf. Shakespeare, Macbeth I. vii, "If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well it were done quickly".
Original: (la) Sat celeriter fieri, quidquid fiat satis bene.

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„Rightly or wrongly we have done with the old India; there's a new one afoot and we must make the best of it.“

—  Stanley Baldwin Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1867 - 1947

Conversation with Thomas Jones (27 February 1932), quoted in Thomas Jones, A Diary with Letters. 1931-1950 (Oxford University Press, 1954), p. 29.

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„But still anger ought be far from us, for nothing is able to be done rightly nor judiciously with anger.“

—  Marcus Tullius Cicero Roman philosopher and statesman -106 - -43 v.Chr

Book I, section 38
De Officiis – On Duties (44 BC)
Original: (la) Sed tamen ira procul absit, cum qua nihil recte fieri nec considerate potest.
Variante: In anger nothing right nor judicious can be done.

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„Whatever can be done, can be undone.“

—  Robert Jordan, A Crown of Swords

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A Crown of Swords (15 May 1996)

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„A fundamental rule in technology says that whatever can be done will be done.“

—  Andrew S. Grove Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, and author 1936 - 2016

Attributed to Andy Grove in: Ciarán Parker (2006) The Thinkers 50: The World's Most Influential Business. p. 70
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„Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.“

—  Lin Yutang, buch The Importance of Living

Quelle: As quoted in Pearls of Wisdom: A Harvest of Quotations From All Ages (1987) by Jerome Agel and Walter D. Glanze, p. 46. From The Importance of Living: "besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone" (p. 162), "the wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials" (p. 10).

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„There is something, however humble, which can properly be called skill among those who recognise themselves as economists.“

—  Kenneth E. Boulding British-American economist 1910 - 1993

Quelle: 1950s, The Skills of the Economist, 1958, p. 4; quoted in Andrew Mearman (2011) " Three cheers for Kenneth Boulding! http://www.ntu.ac.uk/nbs/document_uploads/109014.pdf", who further commented: "Boulding (1958) defined economics in terms of what economists are or, from Viner, what economists do. Further, Boulding holds that there are skills which are unique to economists."

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