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We are no longer in a state of growth; we are in a state of excess. We are living in a society of excrescence. The boil is growing out of control, recklessly at cross purposes with itself, its impacts multiplying as the causes disintegrate.
Jean Baudrillard

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 Douglas

Women's sexy underwear is a minor but significant growth industry of late-twentieth-century Britain in the twilight of capitalism.
Angela Carter

Do you want my one-word secret of happiness - It's growth - mental, financial, you name it.
Harold Geneen

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

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
Lao Tzu

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

In human life, art may arise from almost any activity, and once it does so, it is launched on a long road of exploration, invention, freedom to the limits of extravagance, interference to the point of frustration, finally discipline, controlling constant change and growth.
Susanne Langer

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

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Susan Taylor

Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey

Our belief in any particular natural law cannot have a safer basis than our unsuccessful critical attempts to refute it.
[Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge]
Karl Popper

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

Cricket World Cup 2007, provides us with a singular opportunity to propel the economy on a higher growth
Kenny Davis Anthony

The spirit of self-help is the root of all genuine growth in the individual.
Samuel Smiles

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

Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
W B Yeats

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

Extremists, who thrive on conflict; who do not tolerate diversity; who seek power through division and destruction. The global system they hope to create is one of new walls and new isolation, and radically smaller horizons. It is an anti-democratic, anti-economic-growth, and anti-progress agenda.
King Abdullah II

Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth.
Tom Barrett

I did not kill my father, but I sometimes felt I had helped him on his way. And but for the fact that it coincided with a landmark in my own physical growth, his death seemed insignificant compared to what followed. [The Cement Garden]
Ian McEwan

'Good poetry does not exist merely for the sake of itself, but rather, is a byproduct of yearning and growth; great poetry canonizes that yearning for the growth of others.'
Bryant McGill

The growth of a large business is merely a survival of the fittest... The American beauty rose can be produced in the splendour and fragrance which bring cheer to its beholder only by sacrificing the early buds which grow up around it.
John D Rockefeller

Clear leadership and support for our frontline staff is of critical importance to the future growth and development of the Group.
Fred Goodwin

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

The organiwational architecture is really that a centipede walks on a hundred legs and one or two donít count. So if I lose one or two legs, the process will go on, the organisation will go on, the growth will go on.
Mukesh Ambani

Change is inevitable, growth is intentional.
Glenda Cloud

Charity is a flower not naturally of earthly growth, and it needs manuring with a promise of profit
Ouida

We find comfort among those who agree with us - growth among those who don't.
Frank A Clark

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.
Frank A Clark

All artists are people of growth. It's like food, you take the good and leave the rest.
Andrew Jack

It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality.
Emma Goldman

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

And when native man left off this form of development, his humanization was retarded in growth.
Standing Bear

Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom: youth is the season of credulity.
William Pitt

Then bless thy secret growth, nor catch
At noise, but thrive unseen and dumb;
Keep clean, be as fruit, earn life, and watch,
Till the white-wing'd reapers come.
Henry Vaughan

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

Affections injured by tyranny, or rigor of compulsion, like tempest-threatened trees, unfirmly rooted, never spring to timely growth
John Ford

Hit a tripwire of smell and memories explode all at once. A complex vision leaps out of the undergrowth.
Diane Ackerman

Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.
Mahatma Gandhi

The garden is growth and change and that means loss as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters.
Mary Sarton

The wind of change is blowing through the continent. Whether we like it or not, this growth of national consciousness is a political fact.
Harold McMillan

The UK has again done very well with good growth being produced in our core food categories [1 in 3 pounds in UK supermarkets goes to tesco]
Sir Terry Leahy

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

Friendship's said to be a plant of tedious growth, its root composed of tender fibres, nice in their taste, cautious in spreading.
Sir John Vanbrugh



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