41 Efficiency Quotes

 

  • Efficiency is anything that scores. – Bruce Lee

 

  • Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things. – Peter Drucker

 

  • Efficiency and focus are the keys to success. – Robert Crais

 

  • The combination of hard work and smart work is efficient work. – Robert Half

 

  • Efficiency is the foundation for survival. Effectiveness is the foundation for success. – John C. Maxwell

 

  • Efficiency is intelligent laziness. – David Dunham

 

  • Efficiency is doing better what is already being done. – Peter Drucker

 

  • Be a worthy worker and work will come. – Amit Kalantri

 

  • Efficiency, which is doing things right, is irrelevant until you work on the right things. – Peter Drucker

 

  • Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit. – Jawaharlal Nehru

 

  • There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. – Peter Drucker

 

  • Determination is the first step of ladder to show Efficiency. – Kishore Bansal

 

  • Conscienceless efficiency is no match for efficiency quickened by conscience. – Kelly Miller

 

  • Efficiency was just a measurement of how fast money moved from the poor to the rich. We prefer the opposite of efficiency, which is to say, justice. – Kim Stanley Robinson

 

  • The most efficient way to produce anything is to bring together under one management as many as possible of the activities needed to turn out the product. – Peter Drucker

 

  • True efficiency is taking some time to be fully first thing in the morning. Rushing isn’t always efficient. – Waylon H. Lewis

 

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

 

  • If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first four hours sharpening the axe. – Abraham Lincoln

 

  • Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall. – Stephen Covey

 

  • Do not believe that it is very much of an advance to do the unnecessary three times as fast. – Peter Drucker

 

  • The efficient management of organizations is key to generating wealth, for the development of a country, for the preservation of natural resources and the enhancement of the human being. – Vinicius Montgomery

 

  • Don’t equate activity with efficiency. – Harvey Mackay

 

efficiency quotes

 

  • Organizations cannot make a genius out of an incompetent. On the other hand, disorganization can scarcely fail to result in efficiency. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

  • You think effectiveness with people and efficiency with things. – Stephen Covey

 

  • Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something. – Robert A. Heinlein

 

  • Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  • Being efficient without regard to effectiveness is the default mode of the universe. – Timothy Ferriss

 

  • The effectiveness of your work will never rise above your ability to lead and influence others. – John C Maxwell

 

  • Efficiency was a higher priority than imagination. – Adam Christopher

 

  • Once we’ve made a decision, we are efficient only if we go through with it decisively, undistracted by doubts about its correctness. – John Cleese

 

  • The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. – Hannah Arendt

 

  • The efficiency of most workers is beyond the control of the management and depends more than has been supposed upon the willingness of men to do their best. – Sumner Slichter

 

  • Organizational effectiveness does not lie in that narrow minded concept called rationality. It lies in the blend of clearheaded logic and powerful intuition. – Henry Mintzberg

 

  • Improving efficiency on the farm is not only a risk-reduction strategy, it’s a profitability strategy. – Bill Vaughan

 

  • You cannot increase the quality or quantity of your achievement or performance except to the degree in which you increase your ability to use your time effectively. – Brian Tracy

 

  • Our work activities are perhaps most interesting when the element of competition is present. – Ralph Alfred Habas

 

  • I’ll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty. – Samuel Goldwyn

 

  • Effectiveness without values is a tool without a purpose. – Edward de Bono

 

  • The highest and best form of efficiency is the spontaneous cooperation of a free people. – Woodrow Wilson

 

  • The more efficient you are at doing the wrong thing, the wronger you become. It is much better to do the right thing wronger than the wrong thing righter. If you do the right thing wrong and correct it, you get better. – Russell L. Ackoff

 

  • There can be economy only where there is efficiency. – Benjamin Disraeli