All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.
A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.
James E. Faust
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
Corruption is the enemy of development, and of good governance. It must be got rid of. Both the government and the people at large must come together to achieve this national objective.
Sustainable development requires human ingenuity. People are the most important resource.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Edgar Allan Poe
Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
B. R. Ambedkar
Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
Harvey S. Firestone
Your customers are the lifeblood of your business. Their needs and wants impact every aspect of your business, from product development to content marketing to sales to customer service.
The development of language is part of the development of the personality, for words are the natural means of expressing thoughts and establishing understanding between people.
Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one’s potential.
Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
We believe in peace and peaceful development, not only for ourselves but for people all over the world.
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.
Alexander Graham Bell
Climate change knows no borders. It will not stop before the Pacific islands and the whole of the international community here has to shoulder a responsibility to bring about a sustainable development.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution has the potential to empower individuals and communities, as it creates new opportunities for economic, social, and personal development. But it also could lead to the marginalization of some groups, exacerbate inequality, create new security risks, and undermine human relationships.
The most propagandistic element of ‘Frozen’ was the transformation of the prince at the beginning of the story, who was a perfectly good guy, into a villain with no character development whatsoever about three-quarters of the way to the ending.
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation – what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.
William Lyon Phelps
Humanitarian response, sustainable development, and sustaining peace are three sides of the same triangle.
Science and technology are a propellant for building a thriving country, and the happiness of the people and the future of the country hinge on their development.
Frustration is fuel that can lead to the development of an innovative and useful idea.
The role of anxiety in the development of human personality is central, and it is intricate beyond our understanding.
Education is the development of power and ideal.
W. E. B. Du Bois
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little – the book of Nature.
Sustainable development is a fundamental break that’s going to reshuffle the entire deck. There are companies today that are going to dominate in the future simply because they understand that.
A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area’s workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today’s global economy.
People always want welfare, development, and good governance. As long as you are delivering, people are with you.
N. Chandrababu Naidu
Intellectual property is a key aspect for economic development.
If society will not admit of woman’s free development, then society must be remodeled.
In the child, consciousness rises out of the depths of unconscious psychic life, at first like separate islands, which gradually unite to form a ‘continent,’ a continuous landmass of consciousness. Progressive mental development means, in effect, extension of consciousness.
One can ascend to a higher development only by bringing rhythm and repetition into one’s life. Rhythm holds sway in all nature.
I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.
Swimming has its educational value – mental, moral, and physical – in giving you a sense of mastery over an element, and of power of saving life, and in the development of wind and limb.
It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth.
Goal setting is the most important aspect of all improvement and personal development plans. It is the key to all fulfillment and achievement.
Paul J. Meyer
Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible.
George Washington Carver
I have only one understanding of development and of making success, and that’s by going step by step.
Know your target audience. Always keep them at the forefront of your mind. Understand their lifestyle and what they are looking for. Gather their feedback and use it to tailor your approach. The voice of the consumer is an essential input into the development of any fashion business or blog.
The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
Education and democracy have the same goal: the fullest possible development of human capabilities.
People had lost trust in governance. Getting back that trust, instilling a sense of hope and belief that good governance and development would be back on track, is my biggest achievement.
If Socialism can only be realized when the intellectual development of all the people permits it, then we shall not see Socialism for at least five hundred years.
The development of quantum mechanics early in the twentieth century obliged physicists to change radically the concepts they used to describe the world.
By virtue of being born to humanity, every human being has a right to the development and fulfillment of his potentialities as a human being.
I believe that investing in our children’s development from the earliest age is the single most important contribution we can make to the health and wellbeing of our citizens, their capacity and the future prosperity of our state.
Learning is not just a labour market or economic growth issue. It is an integral part of human development. We learn from birth to death.
Alexander De Croo
It is critical for us to cultivate consciousness and compassion towards our environment, create awareness, galvanize people, and build sustainable innovations for sustainable development.
Global sustainability is now the only avenue to future inclusive progress that can deliver the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris climate agreement.
With the development of industrial capitalism, a new and unanticipated system of injustice, it is libertarian socialism that has preserved and extended the radical humanist message of the Enlightenment and the classical liberal ideals that were perverted into an ideology to sustain the emerging social order.
Eternal vigilance is the price of eternal development.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Investing in women’s lives is an investment in sustainable development, in human rights, in future generations – and consequently in our own long-term national interests.
A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body – the wishbone.
In our development, as we grow throughout our lives, the structure of our beliefs becomes very complicated, and we make it even more complicated because we make the assumption that what we believe is the absolute truth.
Don Miguel Ruiz
Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.
So-called ‘sustainable development’… is meaningless drivel.
Just as Darwin discovered the law of development of organic nature, so Marx discovered the law of development of human history: the simple fact, hitherto concealed by an overgrowth of ideology, that mankind must first of all eat, drink, have shelter and clothing, before it can pursue politics, science, art, religion, etc.
Sustainable development is a proven catalyst for Xerox innovation.
Anne M. Mulcahy
Health is the core of human development.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Real cultural diversity results from the interchange of ideas, products, and influences, not from the insular development of a single national style.
The only barrier to human development is ignorance, and this is not insurmountable.
Robert H. Goddard
We will build the city from scratch. It will be drone-friendly and a center for the development of robotics. We want to create something different. Neom is a place for dreamers who want to create something new in the world, something extraordinary.
Mohammad bin Salman
Technology is vital. We have to have development in new technology if we’re going to solve these environmental problems without throwing humanity back in poverty.
Population needs to be stabilised for sustainable development.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Online payment will continue to play an ever-growing and significant role in the development of e-commerce as well as the stimulation of consumer demand.
The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
Infrastructure development is economic development.
Yes, we have ruined the Earth and have done an exceptionally good job of it. Yes, we should look at sustainable development. But we cannot afford to do things sequentially, but parallelly and make sure that we do not repeat our mistakes.
What’s in front of you is a whole world of experiences beyond your imagination. Put yourself, and your growth and development, first.
Building a ‘Green Gabon’ has always been a central pillar of my government, and in 2014, I introduced a new legal framework that puts environmental protection and sustainable development firmly at the heart of our future economic growth.
Ali Bongo Ondimba
Practically the only way to dry the swamp of radical Islam is through economic development and an improved standard of living.
I’ve always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
We need to revise our economic thinking to give full value to our natural resources. This revised economics will stabilize both the theory and the practice of free-market capitalism. It will provide business and public policy with a powerful new tool for economic development, profitability, and the promotion of the public good.
What we now face is the contradiction between unbalanced and inadequate development and the people’s ever-growing needs for a better life.
I am glad that Zimbabwe and China speak the same language on many issues. We share the same conviction that only a fair, just, and non-prescriptive world order, based on the principles of the charter of the United Nations, can deliver the development we all need.
The more aware of your intentions and your experiences you become, the more you will be able to connect the two, and the more you will be able to create the experiences of your life consciously. This is the development of mastery. It is the creation of authentic power.
We stand united, facing the big responsibility to change our country into a nation of justice, solidarity, humanity and green development.
The power and energy sectors are the biggest constituents of the infrastructure sector. If you ignore them, no development will happen.
Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
The most significant moment in the course of intellectual development, which gives birth to the purely human forms of practical and abstract intelligence, occurs when speech and practical activity, two previously completely independent lines of development, converge.
Your future is still before you. Your land is a vast storehouse of mineral and agricultural wealth awaiting further development for the benefit of mankind. It potentialities are magnificent.
Charles E. Wilson
Development is an endurance exercise with incremental improvements.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati
I was made fun of at a young age. I would fight a lot in the streets, and it has a lot to do with the way I am today. It helped my development as a fighter, but what can I say?
Research shows that when women are empowered as political leaders, countries often experience higher standards of living with positive developments in education, infrastructure, and health care.
Perhaps the most useful lesson which has come out of the work on penicillin has been the demonstration that success in this field depends on the development and coordinated use of technical methods.
My interest is not data, it’s the world. And part of world development you can see in numbers. Others, like human rights, empowerment of women, it’s very difficult to measure in numbers.
There are so many men and women who hold no distinctive positions but whose contribution towards the development of society has been enormous.
I’m just a purist. What is important in my life is that I can do something that can influence many people and influence China’s development. When I am myself, I am relaxed and happy and have a good result.
There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
We need economic growth, yes, but growth can be jobless, so a sustainable development framework for employment must include a job creation strategy.
My psycho-analytic work has convinced me that when in the baby’s mind the conflicts between love and hate arise, and the fears of losing the loved one become active, a very important step is made in development.
Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.
Including women in climate policy and solutions can enhance the results, leading to more economic growth and sustainable outcomes. However, we cannot take for granted that gender equality and women’s empowerment in the field of climate change and sustainable development will happen automatically.
The most obvious characteristic of science is its application: the fact that, as a consequence of science, one has a power to do things. And the effect this power has had need hardly be mentioned. The whole industrial revolution would almost have been impossible without the development of science.
Richard P. Feynman
I am not a philosopher, only frustrated by the development of the world we live in – and too stupid to keep my mouth shut when I see injustice.
Education is not a tool for development – individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams.
The backbone of any improvement of governance, its development as well as its protection from any form of wastage or excessiveness, is a mechanism to place laws under the microscope of revision and modernization until they resonate in tune with the methodological development and new administrative technologies.
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Environmental protection and economic development are not in conflict. Environmental protection is not a burden but a source for innovation. It can increase competition, create jobs, and lifts the economy.
It is my belief that no matter how advanced man may become in science, technology, systems, and knowledge, he can never improve on the foundational precepts of marriage as the bedrock of social development.
Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don’t begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten.
The countries of Europe are too small to guarantee their peoples the necessary prosperity and social development. The European states must constitute themselves into a federation.
The PC has improved the world in just about every area you can think of. Amazing developments in communications, collaboration and efficiencies. New kinds of entertainment and social media. Access to information and the ability to give a voice people who would never have been heard.
We all have different narratives; all of our narratives are at different stages of development.
I’ve grown, and my passion for music has grown. I’ve become more advanced and I’ve enhanced my vocabulary. All around artist development.
Freedom is man’s capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Resources businesses must contribute to sustainable development if we are to continue to have access to resources.
Firstly, economic globalisation has brought prosperity and development to many countries, but also financial crises to Asia, Latin America and Russia, and increasing poverty and marginalisation.
Nothing is less predictable than the development of an active scientific field.
Charles Francis Richter
The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
What pleases me most is that sustainable development is on almost everybody’s agenda now.
The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement, explain American development.
Frederick Jackson Turner
Wildlife crime goes well beyond just a threat to endangered species but also has impacts on our society, economy and security. It undermines efforts to uphold the rule of law, acts as an agent for corruption, creates a barrier to development and fuels global instability.
Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace.
Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly.
Recreational development is a job not of building roads into the lovely country, but of building receptivity into the still unlovely human mind.
Inventions have long since reached their limit, and I see no hope for further development.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The universal utilization of water power and its long-distance transmission will supply every household with cheap power and will dispense with the necessity of burning fuel. The struggle for existence being lessened, there should be development along ideal rather than material lines.
From my experience in working with bureaucrats and politicians, if you are a credible business group, they will definitely help you. At the end of the day, they, too, want development of their constituency, state or country.
The most striking development of the great depression of 1929 is a profound skepticism of the future of contemporary society among large sections of the American people.
C. L. R. James
That a country has a strong civil society is, I believe, particularly necessary for good development.
The indigenous peoples never had, and still do not have, the place that they should have occupied in the progress and benefits of science and technology, although they represented an important basis for this development.
The level of potential physical productivity of a society depends on both the development of the intellect of its members, and a minimal standard of both demographic characteristics and of consumption.
Developments in medical technology have long been confined to procedural or pharmaceutical advances, while neglecting a most basic and essential component of medicine: patient information management.
Autism is a neurological disorder. It’s not caused by bad parenting. It’s caused by, you know, abnormal development in the brain. The emotional circuits in the brain are abnormal. And there also are differences in the white matter, which is the brain’s computer cables that hook up the different brain departments.
Athletics and physical activity are important parts of youth development, in my experience and view.
The very essence of architecture consists of a variety and development reminiscent of natural organic life. This is the only true style in architecture.