Quotations about   incentive

Note that not all quotations have been tagged, so the Search function may find additional quotations on this topic.



A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it’s better than no inspiration at all.

Rita Mae Brown (b. 1944) American author, playwright
Starting from Scratch: A Different Kind of Writers’ Manual, Part 4 (1988)
    (Source)
Added on 10-Feb-20 | Last updated 10-Feb-20
Link to this post | No comments
Topics: , , , , , , ,
More quotes by Brown, Rita Mae

Throw a few chairmen of the board in jail for polluting the air and water, and you’ll see the pollution disappear quite rapidly. … You would also probably see some pretty drastic prison reform.

Other Authors and Sources
Pete Stark, Jr., in “Tumult & Shouting,” San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle (2 Jan 1972)
Added on 13-Apr-16 | Last updated 13-Apr-16
Link to this post | No comments
Topics: , , , ,
More quotes by ~Other

Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.

Malcolm X (1925-1965) American revolutionary, religious leader [b. Malcolm Little]
Malcolm X Speaks, ch. 9 “With Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer” (1965)
Added on 1-Nov-13 | Last updated 1-Dec-16
Link to this post | No comments
Topics: , , , , , , , ,
More quotes by Malcolm X

Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.

Charles Caleb "C. C." Colton (1780-1832) English cleric, writer
Lacon, vol. 1, #422 (1820)
    (Source)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 12-Nov-19
Link to this post | No comments
Topics: , , , , , ,
More quotes by Colton, Charles Caleb