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Lever Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Lever.

Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with.
Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.
- Thomas J. Watson Sr.

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Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

An important lever for sustained action in tackling
poverty and reducing hunger is money.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

The good opinion of mankind,
like the lever of Archimedes,
with the given fulcrum, moves the world.
- Thomas Jefferson

 

Mind is the great lever of all things;
human thought is the process by which human ends are ultimately answered.
- Daniel Webster

He was thinking alone, and seriously racking his brain
to find a direction for this single force four times multiplied,
with which he did not doubt, as with the lever for which Archimedes sought,
they should succeed in moving the world,
when some one tapped gently at his door.
- Alexandre Dumas

Yes, there is some thought about making a film of My Name Is Asher Lev.
- Chaim Potok

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Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels,
levers and springs, and believes it civilization.
- Ambrose Bierce

While one party may possess the levers of power,
one party does not possess a monopoly on good ideas.
Good lawmaking, after all, is about the ability to
craft effective solutions.
- Bill Owens

Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Coincidence is the word we use when we can't see the levers and pulleys.
- Emma Bull

Franklin Roosevelt was a great leader.
He saw how to use the levers of power to affect change.
- Pete du Pont

I suppose we all loved those kind of sci-fi movies
where terrible things came out of swamps and came to Mars.
And there's usually some poor girl.
All the guys are trying to desperately handle levers and saying,
go to something or other.
- Neil Innes

Martin Luther King Jr. really understood the role of
the churches when he said,
'The church is not meant to be the master of the state.'
We don't sort of take power and grab the levers of
government and impose our agenda down people's throats.
- Jim Wallis

Manage the remarkable balance between acting
from your heart and close to your gifts
with completing the obligations
that your labor and tasks require of you.
Leverage opportunity AND seize joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Most of our funding goes to organizations and is then
used to leverage the private sector.
- Jane Alexander

Managers don't have as much leverage as they used to have.
We can't really be the boss.
- Frank Robinson

The key to competing and surviving against Wal-Mart
is to focus your business into a niche or pocket where
you can leverage your strengths in the local marketplace.
- Michael Bergdahl

The degree of leverage now being reversed is staggering,
and the underlying global imbalances -
notably between the savers and the spenders -
will require long and painful adjustment.
- Vince Cable

We must develop knowledge optimization initiatives
to leverage our key learnings.
- Scott Adams

Leverage your brand.
You shouldn't let two guys in a garage eat your shorts.
- Guy Kawasaki

Our goal is to leverage what is already out in the
field in terms of partners,
but then hire in project management capability and
a bit of technical capability.
- Kevin Rollins

When you combine ignorance and leverage,
you get some pretty interesting results.
- Warren Buffett

We're looking to have the ability to come in and be
able to capitalize on the marketing in order to grow the top-line.
We basically leverage what has worked with our other
successful acquisitions -
investment in marketing,
retention and student services.
- John Larson

I have serious concerns about whether it's prudent
to give any foreign country substantial leverage over the U.S.
economy.
Instead of spending $80 billion on important programs here at home,
we're sending this money overseas just to pay interest on our debt.
- Tim Johnson

We'll have a public power authority,
which will also have the ability to build power or finance power.
And more importantly, we'll have more power than our economy provides.
All of that will give us leverage we don't have today.
- Gray Davis

Our policy for the last many years has been to deter
the Chinese government in Beijing from ever coming
into the position where they thought they had enough leverage over the U.S.
to cross the Straits of Taiwan.
- Bob Filner

As long as the opposition believes the world will stand
with Ukraine's democrat reformers,
they will have the leverage and the courage to establish
a legitimate republic under the leadership of Viktor Yushchenko.
- Bob Schaffer

But I tell you, I would really be interested if there
was a partner we could take in,
that could put them over here on the side,
that would allow us full leverage and access down the road.
- Jim Cantalupo

Personal law is simply the thought that controls your
mind and your life more than any other thought.
Finding that thought is the most valuable knowledge
that you can have about yourself.
It is like the leverage on personal change.
It enables you to change very efficiently.
- Leonard Orr

We have to shore this thing up like a New Orleans levy.
- Richard Carlson

I think I'm the only actor in the history of film who
got to slap Sam Jackson on the face and butt and lived to tell about it.
- Eugene Levy

There has never been an unexpectedly short debugging
period in the history of computers.
- Steven Levy

Computer technology is so built into our lives that
it's part of the surround of every artist.
- Steven Levy

We were promised a society of philosophers.
But the Blogosphere is looking more and more like a nation of ankle-biters.
- Steven Levy

It is not right for any country, for any president,
for any prime minister to act as a prefect on the affairs of Zimbabwe.
- Levy Mwanawsa

Our port facilities should have the freedom to levy
a market-based container fee which will provide new
revenue and make our system more equitable to the American
taxpayer and American manufacturers.
- Dana Rohrabacher

I don't believe I've ever played a hip dude.
I don't think I would have the wherewithal to do that.
- Eugene Levy

Our co-founder and company president,
Jim Levy, came from a record industry background and
understood the marketing and promotion of artists as well as products.
So the video game business went from absolutely zero
designer credit to something approaching rock star promotion.
- David Crane

The age factor means nothing to me.
I'm old enough to know my limitations and I'm young enough to exceed them.
- Marv Levy

A lover may be a shadowy creature, but husbands are made of flesh and blood.
- Amy Levy

At the end of the day, the numbers that we're hearing
are not going to be totally correct or not correct at all.
- Eugene Levy

The world is poised on the cusp of an economic and
cultural shift as dramatic as that of the Industrial Revolution.
- Steven Levy

We are no more content to plod along the beaten paths -
and so marriage must go the way of God.
- Amy Levy

I am the common man.
I'm polite, I love my family and I play by the rules.
And sometimes I get pushed around.
That's my lifestyle, and that's what I try to bring to characters.
- Eugene Levy

Simply because my people are hungry,
that is no justification to give them poison,
to give them genetically modified food that is intrinsically
dangerous to their health.
- Levy Mwanawsa

The fact that biological, or "natural" rules might
help in the creation of a computer generated work of art is interesting,
but even a wonderful work of art made in this fashion
isn't the same as a person,
with all his or her experiences and emotions involved,
making art.
- Steven Levy

The greatest thing about doing this movie was that
Chris and I both were involved in folk music in the '60s.
I had a group, but I don't think it was at the same level as Chris,
because he's an amazing musician.
- Eugene Levy

In ten minutes, I'm thinking, 'OK, you know what? I love these guys.
They're really smart, they're really good,
they've got a good sense of comedy, under their guidance,
I think maybe this could come out OK.'
But I didn't like the part.
- Eugene Levy

I think that the most beautiful thing lately hasn't
been in hardware or software per se but collaboration -
the idea behind Napster,
which uses the distributed power of the Internet as its engine.
- Steven Levy

When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird.
He was laying there and something struck me.
Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was
as happy as I was when I woke up this morning.
- Marv Levy

We went through all the scenes and they became kind
of funny and they expanded a little bit and because
it seemed to be working so well in the movie,
they added a couple of things later on in the movie
and that's how it turned out.
- Eugene Levy

This was more of a cartoonish thing for me and it kind of took me back to SCTV,
in a way, where the characters are just a little broader
and you can have that kind of fun going a little over the edge.
- Eugene Levy

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
- Doris Day

You faced front, you seldom smiled, since levity was
not the mark you wanted put across your face forever.
- Michael Lesy

The thing which grieves and oppresses my heart with
respect to poor Scotland,
is the hardness of heart manifest in the levity and
cruelty with which they speak of others.
- Edward Irving

I try to conduct my life with a little levity.
- Sheryl Crow

Affliction is a school of virtue; it corrects levity,
and interrupts the confidence of sinning.
- Francis Atterbury

Nothing like a little judicious levity.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

In my experience sometimes the darker the material that you're doing,
the more necessary it is to have some sort of levity around.
I've worked on more lighthearted pieces that have been
more brutal and tougher to make.
- Nick Stahl

Save the stonewall to build the levees.
- Lloyd Doggett

And if citizens of New Orleans who are really contemplating
coming back heard that we're really intent upon making the place secure again -
regardless of whether the levees held or not -
then I think a rebuilding process would really take shape.
- Billy Tauzin

I needed to explain that Louisiana's coast accepts
the drainage from two-thirds of the United States and,
while the necessary levees constructed upstream have prevented floods,
they have also contributed to problems downstream.
- John Breaux

The federal government was responsible for building the levees,
engineering the levees, and consequentially,
the federal government is responsible for repairing
the damage that has been done,
which has not been completed yet.
- Mitch Landrieu

You probably have to have redundant levee systems with canals in between them,
like the Dutch have, to make sure that incoming water
is channeled off to areas where you deal with it rather than have it drown you.
- Billy Tauzin

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha


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