80+ Best Efficiency Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Efficiency Quotes

An increase in shareholder value can arise for reasons other than greater efficiency, such as increased power and the resulting ability to increase profits by raising prices. — Janet Yellen

Since my asana techniques increase circulation to all organs in the body and increase lung efficiency, I recommend Bikram Balance natural whole food beverage as a way to provide all the critical nutrients to oxygenate the blood and restore the acid/alkaline balance. — Jack Welch

The gold medals from world championships and National Games prove the efficiency of my daily training. — Lin Dan

Oh, I was some efficiency expert. On my first day, I couldn’t find my own office in Hartford and wound up in the Post Office. — Elon Musk

I think, in our modern cities, there are a lot of boxes; there are a lot of straight lines. They often deal with efficiency, the function, the structure. — Ma Yansong

But it is also clear that left entirely untouched by public policy, the capitalist system will produce more inequality than is socially healthy or than is necessary for maximum efficiency. — Barney Frank

The obvious rule of efficiency is you don’t want to spend more time organizing than it’s worth. — Daniel Levitin

Practicing yoga has helped me realize a deeper, grounded way of being in the world. I have learned how to communicate in a meaningful way that makes me smile and have learned the super handy skill of efficiency. Use what you need. Rest what you don’t. — Tara Stiles

Freud had a gene for inefficiency, and I think I have a gene for efficiency. — Albert Ellis

In a healthy economy, empowering, sustaining and efficiency innovations operate in balance. A healthy economy creates and sustains more jobs before squeezing out inefficiencies. — Clayton M. Christensen

I knew I could control one thing, and that is my time and my hours and my effort and my efficiency. — Ryan Seacrest

There are three types of innovations that affect jobs and capital: empowering innovations, sustaining innovations and efficiency innovations. — Clayton M. Christensen

Sure, jets are fast and economical, but, oh my, what fun we’ve lost and what leisure we’ve sacrificed in the race to efficiency. Somehow, stepping onto a plane and zooming across the United States in a matter of hours doesn’t hold a candle to the dear, old-fashioned train ride. — Elon Musk

Two things are going on at the same time with the flattening of the world: The relentless quest for efficiency is squeezing some of the fat out of life. — Thomas Friedman

Only a fighting nation can make itself responsible for world peace, and such a nation must organize its material resources and manpower with the highest possible degree of efficiency. — Chiang Kai-shek

It is very difficult for me to speculate as to how long it will take for the LTE-TDD ecosystem to mature. Of course, the whole industry is speaking of scale and a combination of scale in order to get more efficiency in the ecosystem. — Ban Ki-moon

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. — Bernie Sanders

I personally think 3D Touch is a game changer. I find that my efficiency is way up with 3D touch because I can go through so many emails so quickly. — Tim Cook

It is possible for the assembly-line worker consigned to tightening the bolts on the transmission and the office worker who processes medical insurance claims to work with pride and efficiency, but it’s not easy to maintain that attitude. — Aldous Huxley

Greater personal choice, individually tailored services, stronger local accountability, greater efficiency – these are all central to the new direction of travel we have set for our public services. — John Hutton

The Supreme Court should follow settled precedent and allow states like New York to manage our own labor relations to achieve labor peace and government efficiency and to continue our long tradition of support for workers. — Eric Schneiderman

The myth of fascist efficiency has deluded many people. — Henry A. Wallace

Fundamentally, the basis of all modern progress is the efficiency of labor. And the only sure road to restored prosperity is through the thrift and hard work of our people as a whole. — Charles M. Schwab

If stability and efficiency required that there existed markets that extended infinitely far into the future – and these markets clearly did not exist – what assurance do we have of the stability and efficiency of the capitalist system? — Joseph Stiglitz

The efficiency of God may be understood as either creation or providence. — William Ames

Corn ethanol can help in the short term, but it has serious limitations, and none of this is going to work if we don’t dramatically improve the efficiency of our cars and trucks. — David Friedman

I have always believed that the aristocracy of any country should be the men who have succeeded – the men who have aided in upbuilding their country – the men who have contributed to the efficiency and happiness of their fellow men. — Charles M. Schwab

I think that with Donald Trump, the United States will have a president who is not ideologically limited; that is, he is an open person, much more interested in success, efficiency, and results than political theories. — Viktor Orban

Ironically, while many of us spend hours every day using small mobile devices to increase our productivity and efficiency, interacting with these objects, even for short periods of time, might do just the opposite, reducing our assertiveness and undermining our productivity. — Pat Riley

Efficiency innovations arise in industries that already exist. They provide existing goods and services at much lower costs. They are not empowering. Efficiency innovators become the low cost providers within an existing framework. — Clayton M. Christensen

The similarities between commercial airplanes and automobiles are striking. It’s all about safe and efficient transportation using the latest technology and the best fuel efficiency. — Alan Mulally

Ultimately, it is the convergence of artificial and human intelligence that will enable manufacturers to achieve a new era of speed, flexibility, efficiency, and connectivity in the 21st century. — Harvey Mackay

When you’re climbing something as challenging as Meru, it’s all about efficiency. Even a decision as small as what to eat for dinner would expend energy you need for making other, more dramatic decisions. — Bill Gates

Waste does not exist in nature because ecosystems reuse everything that grows in a never-ending cycle of efficiency and purpose. — Frans van Houten

Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down. — Jeff Bezos

Manners make the world work. They’re not only based on kindness but also efficiency. When people know what to do, the world is smoother. When no one knows what to do, it’s chaos. — Letitia Baldrige

The outgrowth of conservation, the inevitable result, is national efficiency. — Gifford Pinchot

Energy-saving technologies keep improving faster than they’re applied, so efficiency is an ever larger and cheaper resource. — Amory Lovins

I will be ruthless in cutting out waste, streamlining structures and improving efficiency. — Theresa May

I will fight in the United States Senate this year to fund a servicing mission to Hubble by 2008, a mission that would potentially increase Hubble’s power and efficiency by a factor of 10 and allow us to look back almost to the beginning of the universe. — Barbara Mikulski

Our efforts must be bent in the direction of convincing the great mass of working people of this country of the necessity of our winning and retaining our place in business and commerce. That place can be won only through the workers’ own efforts and through their own efficiency. — Charles M. Schwab

Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity. — Jacques Ellul

Few would venture to deny the advantages of temperance in increasing the efficiency of a nation at war. — William Lyon Mackenzie King

The outgrowth of conservation, the inevitable result, is national efficiency. — Samuel Goldwyn

Back in the mid-1970s, we adopted some fairly ambitious goals to improve efficiency of our cars. What did we get? We got a tremendous boost in efficiency. — Jay Inslee

Secrecy is the enemy of efficiency, but don’t let anyone know it. — Ric Ocasek

When we think about the trends that millennials are taking toward simplicity, I think it’s indicative of a cultural shift toward less of the ‘more is more’ for materialism sake and more of an emphasis on efficiency, value, and sustainability. — Bobby Berk

The government must understand that it cannot substitute the health, nutrition, and overall development outcomes of Indian citizens with ‘efficiency gains.’ — Kapil Sibal

Your to-do list should include items that need to be accomplished for the month, the week, and each day. You must then ask yourself how much time you need to block off to achieve each task. Time blocking allows you to minimize distractions and to maximize your efficiency as you work to complete this list. — Clay Clark

If you see something that doesn’t make sense, ask. Change it. Think about dollars, think about your soldiers’ time, think about efficiency. — Mark Esper

I don’t see anything changing about our desire for quality and fuel efficiency and safety and smart design, no matter what the vehicle size. — Alan Mulally

When it comes to efficiency, standardized tests almost sound heaven-sent. — Steven Crowder

If you have to improve your fuel efficiency every year, it leads to innovation. — Alan Mulally

We are implementing an in-depth reform on labor market, not to reduce rights for workers but to provide more visibility and more efficiency to investors and employers because it’s the key for job creation. — Emmanuel Macron

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

Cars are now saying, ‘I need special features because I’m going to rely on the network for mission critical things, safety, transportation efficiency.’ — Steve Mollenkopf

Each of us has come to share the same point of view, that a global e-marketplace is absolutely essential if we are to drive new levels of efficiency for the industry. — Phil Condit

Customers require the effective integration of technologies to simplify their workflow and boost efficiency. — Anne M. Mulcahy

When it comes to efficiency, standardized tests almost sound heaven-sent. — W. E. B. Du Bois

In reference to the Army and Navy, lately employed with so much distinction on active service, care shall be taken to insure the highest condition of efficiency; and in furtherance of that object, the Military and Naval Schools, sustained by the liberality of Congress, shall receive the special attention of the Executive. — Zachary Taylor

Since the dawn of civilization, markets have been ubiquitous. Many of us have benefited from their focus and efficiency. Yet two widely held beliefs – that markets are best left unregulated and that markets are inherently benign – are naive and outdated. — Peter Drucker

As a cartoonist, I am not interested in defending the dominant, the powerful, the well-resourced and the well-armed because such groups are usually not in need of advocacy, moral support or sympathetic understanding; they have already organised sufficient publicity for themselves and prosecute their points of view with great efficiency. — Michael Leunig

Investors covet past improvements but also always believe pricing unimaginable future creativity and efficiency gains is Pollyannaish. And they’re always wrong. Bet on it. — Kenneth Fisher

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 efficiency, credibility, and liquidity of the financial markets have been foundational to the largest economy in the world. — Dan Gilbert

Resource efficiency is the wrong metric. We should use nature as the measure, using nature’s wisdom as a template for our economic systems. — Douglas Tompkins

Corporate efficiency has led to a nasty trend of filtering resumes for keywords. This might save time, but it ensures that many of the best candidates will never make it to the interview. — Leah Busque

No data on air propellers was available, but we had always understood that it was not a difficult matter to secure an efficiency of 50% with marine propellers. — Clyde Drexler

My background is putting in large systems that change lives… The right kind of systems can bring honesty and efficiency. — Nandan Nilekani

While other state governments stiff their vendors, close parks, delay tax refunds, and ignore unacceptably poor service levels, Indiana state employees are setting national standards for efficiency. — Gordon Brown

An increased push for energy efficiency, renewable energy technology, electric mobility – along with the growing digitalization movement and a universal carbon pricing structure – would speed up the carbon-free future and the rise of a global middle class we desperately need. We can and must all do our part. — Bernie Sanders

Multitasking, throughput, efficiency – these are excellent machine concepts, useful in the design of computer systems. But are they principles that nurture human thought and imagination? — Ellen Ullman

In the exercise of God’s efficiency, the decree of God comes first. This manner of working is the most perfect of all and notably agrees with the divine nature. — William Ames

Efficiency is a great secret that can drop us right into our ideal life path, but it is a hard one to practice and something that takes constant maintenance and work. — Tara Stiles

Since the dawn of civilization, markets have been ubiquitous. Many of us have benefited from their focus and efficiency. Yet two widely held beliefs – that markets are best left unregulated and that markets are inherently benign – are naive and outdated. — Howard Gardner

First and foremost, energy efficiency is a major lever for reducing CO2 emissions along all parts of the energy chain – from the production of resources all the way to final consumption. — Joe Kaeser

Two things are going on at the same time with the flattening of the world: The relentless quest for efficiency is squeezing some of the fat out of life. — Benjamin Disraeli

Nor do we begin to have a clear appreciation of what the increase in consumption of alcoholic beverages in wartime means in increased risk, and in loss of efficiency to the fighting and working forces of the country. — Hannah Arendt

Pricing water delivery closer to its real costs is a necessary step to improving use efficiency. — Norman Borlaug

I am confident that President Trump’s administration is capable of making the Pentagon run at maximum efficiency and enacting procurement reforms that will get weapons and assets to our warfighters more quickly and efficiently. — Luther Strange