Importance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Importance

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The education of my brother and myself was of paramount importance to my parents, and in addition to their strong encouragement, they were prepared to make any sacrifice to further our intellectual development.
~By Jerome Isaac Friedman ~


Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
~By James A. Garfield ~


The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.
~By Thomas More ~


The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining, and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom of public assemblies on Sunday.
~By Felix Adler ~


One of the things I noticed more in this draft than in any recent drafts was the importance of the character issue. Players who had baggage, like Justice, fell much farther than his talent dictated. But a lot of coaches didn't want to take the chance.
~By Ron Jaworski ~


I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
~By Pauline Kael ~


God is of no importance unless He is of supreme importance.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~


If a person goes to his job with a firm determination to give of himself the best of which he is capable, that job no matter what it is takes on dignity and importance.
~By Hortense Odlum ~


I am committed to ensure that our 2008 Republican presidential candidates forthrightly address issues of importance to the African-American community.
~By Ken Mehlman ~


Making me into a role model is placing too much importance on what I see as a work in progress.
~By P. J. Harvey ~


What do you want to get done? In what order of importance? Over what period of time? What is the time available? What is the best strategy for application of time to projects for the most effective results?
~By Ted W. Engstrom ~


Absent scandal, a federal judge can serve for decades on the bench, underscoring the importance of appointing judges who have a proper understanding of their constitutional role.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


Being selected Most Improved was a special individual award because when I speak to young people I always try to tell them the importance about it's not where you start but where you end up.
~By Kevin Johnson ~


Through Kurt I saw the beauty of minimalism and the importance of music that's stripped down.
~By Dave Grohl ~


Although I do not have a family, I have eyes, ears and imagination, and know, as most people know, that the importance of one's children is paramount.
~By Lara St. John ~


Next in importance to having a good aim is to recognize when to pull the trigger.
~By David Letterman ~


Though beauty gives you a weird sense of entitlement, it's rather frightening and threatening to have others ascribe such importance to something you know you're just renting for a while.
~By Candice Bergen ~


Good fiction reveals feeling, refines events, locates importance and, though its methods are as mysterious as they are varied, intensifies the experience of living our own lives.
~By Vincent Canby ~


As governor, I learned the importance of having an agenda.
~By John Engler ~


Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


You are indebted to you imagination for three-fourths of your importance.
~By David Garrick ~


I mean, this whole digital revolution is really eroding the director's importance on a movie because, number one, just from a practical standpoint, with floppy disks and the ability to put all of the film onto a disk, more people have access to the movie.
~By John Frankenheimer ~


It is rather a problem of how to secure the best use of resources known to any of the members of society, for ends whose relative importance only those individuals know.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
~By Norman Cousins ~


I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child.
~By Dan Quayle ~


In fact, there was general agreement that minds can exist on nonbiological substrates and that algorithms are of central importance to the existence of minds.
~By Vernor Vinge ~


I always start with characters rather than with a plot, which many critics would say is very obvious from the lack of plot in my films - although I think they do have plots - but the plot is not of primary importance to me, the characters are.
~By Jim Jarmusch ~


For, usually and fitly, the presence of an introduction is held to imply that there is something of consequence and importance to be introduced.
~By Arthur Machen ~


Inspiration is a farce that poets have invented to give themselves importance.
~By Jean Anouilh ~


The truth is, when I got started in this business, it wasn't because I had a full understanding of the importance of the business, but because I thought it was fun. I found it exciting. It fulfilled me, whatever it was that I was looking for.
~By Sam Donaldson ~


Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Thus, what is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy's strategy.
~By Sun Tzu ~


While I recognize the great value and importance of prescription drugs and strongly support a continued U.S. focus on pharmaceutical research and development, our nation's seniors cannot be asked to subsidize the drug costs of other wealthy industrialized nations any longer.
~By Michael K. Simpson ~


But you have to understand that I consider myself a very modest artist, or whatever, and not of importance really at all - it is quite embarrassing to me to be asked my opinion about things. I am only a wee Scottish poet on the outside of everything.
~By Ian Hamilton Finlay ~


The prime purpose of being four is to enjoy being four, of secondary importance is to prepare for being five.
~By Jim Trelease ~


It's pointless to be critical of your stuff once it's done. I don't spend a lot of time agonising over it. It's of no importance once it's finished.
~By Paul Simon ~


Information of fundamental importance to the general problem of atomic structure has resulted from systematic studies of the cosmic radiation carried out by the Wilson cloud-chamber method.
~By Carl D. Anderson ~


I thought they may have presumed too much knowledge of certain things for people who are not comedians. Like Montreal. A comic understands what it is and its importance, but someone else may not know about it.
~By Todd Barry ~


When I left 20th Century-Fox to freelance, my agent believed that getting big money was the way to establish real importance in our industry.
~By Loretta Young ~


Women's propaganda must touch upon all those questions which are of great importance to the general proletarian movement. The main task is, indeed, to awaken the women's class consciousness and to incorporate them into the class struggle.
~By Clara Zetkin ~


All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
~By Og Mandino ~


The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places.
~By Louise Brown ~


The parents have not only to train their children: it is of at least equal importance that they should train themselves.
~By Havelock Ellis ~


I ascribe a basic importance to the phenomenon of language. To speak means to be in a position to use a certain syntax, to grasp the morphology of this or that language, but it means above all to assume a culture, to support the weight of a civilization.
~By Frantz Fanon ~


A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


Research is of considerable importance in certain fields, such as science and history.
~By Fred Saberhagen ~


Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


It is necessary to be concerned about the importance of educating a really beautiful human spirit.
~By Shinichi Suzuki ~


Life is an unanswered question, but let's still believe in the dignity and importance of the question.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


My childhood was safe and sane. No abuse and no traumas. I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.
~By Ronnie James Dio ~


It is difficult to overstate the importance of the Civil Rights Act.
~By Bobby Scott ~


As of essential importance in town churches which are not at all equally necessary in the country.
~By George Edmund Street ~


We're just beginning to learn the importance of music in our society.
~By Lester Bowie ~


Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
~By Al Goldstein ~


The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


Agency by agency, we frequently have lost a bit of ground, at least to inflation-but had it not been for the efforts we've made to educate people about the importance of science, technology and advanced education, those predictions very well might have come true.
~By Charles Vest ~


For Stevie, the words are of prime importance; the song moves around the words, rather than the words moving around the song.
~By Christine McVie ~


From these inconsiderable attempts, some idea may be formed with what success, should Fortune afford an opportunity, I am likely to treat matters of greater importance.
~By Giraldus Cambrensis ~


The best thing about lying in bed late is that you learn to distinguish between first things and trivia, for whatever presses on you has to prove its importance before it makes you move.
~By Max Lerner ~


Of course, relative citation frequencies are no measure of relative importance. Who has not aspired to write a paper so fundamental that very soon it is known to everyone and cited by no one?
~By Abraham Pais ~


Unemployment is of vital importance, particularly to the unemployed.
~By Edward Heath ~


No life if it is properly realized is without its cosmic importance.
~By Hortense Odlum ~


And as a nurse, I know very well the importance, for example, of electronic medical records.
~By Lois Capps ~


I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.
~By Temple Grandin ~


I don't attach importance to great speeches or philosophy.
~By Jacques Santer ~


I have my parents to thank for that, they raised me to be active and play all sports. They taught me the importance of staying healthy, being focused and setting goals in whatever I do.
~By Kiana Tom ~


I am not sure that it is of the first importance that you should be happy. Many an unhappy man has been of deep service to himself and to the world.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge, education, hard work and effort. It teaches us about enjoying ourselves, having fun, keeping fit and healthy.
~By Kamisese Mara ~


To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


The importance of information is directly proportional to its improbability.
~By Jerry Pournelle ~


I think the number one thing that I find important is the importance of honesty with your friends and your parents, if you can be. But I think that telling people how you really feel, being who you truly are, being safe and taking care of yourself is the most important thing.
~By Emma Stone ~


Influenced by him, and probably even more so by my brother Theodore (a year older than me), I soon became interested in biology and developed a respect for the importance of science and the scientific method.
~By Frederick Sanger ~


The mystique associated with the bomb, the role that scientists played in it, and its general importance could not fail to impress even a six-year old.
~By Sidney Altman ~


Well, I think that as a country, we've drifted away from appreciating the importance of imagination.
~By Terry Brooks ~


The high food value of field beans and the shortage of supply due to the light yields of 1915 and 1916 render them of great importance in the regions to which they are adapted.
~By David F. Houston ~


It is probable that there is no one thing that it is of eminent importance for a child to learn.
~By William Godwin ~


When we can begin to take our failures seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
~By Katherine Mansfield ~


I had passed through the entire British education system studying literature, culminating in three years of reading English at Oxford, and they'd never told me about something as basic as the importance of point of view in fiction!
~By Philip Pullman ~


My object will be, first, to show by what connections the history of the fossil bones of land animals is linked to the theory of the earth and why they have a particular importance in this respect.
~By George Cuvier ~


Intellectuals are people who believe that ideas are of more importance than values. That is to say, their own ideas and other people's values.
~By Gerald Brenan ~


I believe 100 percent in the power and importance of music.
~By James Taylor ~


The essential element in personal magnetism is a consuming sincerity - an overwhelming faith in the importance of the work one has to do.
~By Bruce Barton ~


I wrote a great deal... but very little of any importance; there are not more than four of five papers which I can still remember with some satisfaction.
~By Godfrey Harold Hardy ~


For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


I am sorry to say that sometimes matters of very small importance waste a good deal of precious time, by the long and repeated speeches and chicanery of gentlemen who will not wholly throw off the lawyer even in Congress.
~By William Whipple ~


It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


The destiny of our society is yours to make and you have a vastly greater importance to the world than we do.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


I always knew the importance of it, since I was three or four years old my mother used to feed me wine and water. I grew up with wine as liquid food.
~By Robert Mondavi ~


I had almost forgotten to tell you that I have already been to the Parliament House; and yet this is of most importance. For, had I seen nothing else in England but this, I should have thought my journey thither amply rewarded.
~By Karl Philipp Moritz ~


The importance that our society attaches to sport is incredible. After all, is football a game or a religion? The people of this country have allowed sports to get completely out of hand.
~By Howard Cosell ~


Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


This awareness instills a fierce desire to protect that heritage and - in doing so - to educate Americans in the meaning and importance of our pivotal documents.
~By Allen Weinstein ~


From my father, I learned the importance of working sincerely at things to which I had committed myself, and to persevere untiringly even in the face of little progress.
~By Koichi Tanaka ~


With respect to the FBI, they had problems communicating in a vertical way, within the FBI itself, so that information of importance could get pushed up to those who were decision-makers.
~By Richard Ben Veniste ~


It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
~By Katherine Mansfield ~


The importance of money flows from it being a link between the present and the future.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


The importance to the nation of a generously adequate food supply for the coming year cannot be overemphasized, in view of the economic problems which may arise as a result of the entrance of the United States into the war.
~By David F. Houston ~


Exaggerated self-importance is deemed an individual fault, but a racial virtue.
~By Kelly Millar ~


The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity.
~By George Santayana ~

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October 20 ,2021
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