tasks Quotes

21 of the best book quotes about tasks
“It may be your task to find the Cracks of Doom; but that quest may be for others: I do not know. At any rate you are not ready for that long road yet.”
″You can always change your plan, but only if you have one. I’m a big believer in to-do lists. It helps us break life into small steps. I once put “get tenure” on my to-do list. That was naïve. The most useful to-do list breaks tasks into small steps. It’s like when I encourage Logan to clean his room by picking up one thing at a time.″
“To sift all of the opinions would be perhaps rather a fruitless task; so it shall suffice to sift those which are most generally current, or are thought to have some reason in them.”
“The pleading voice assures you of the importance of this impending task and how well-qualified you are to take it on. It may be difficult to decline, especially if it seems that the activity can be squeezed in. But no matter how clear the calendar looks, tell the person that you want to think it over. ”
“Beware the tyranny of the telephone! From time to time an urgent call brings you a request for which you have no budgeted hours.”
“The basic question is what we do within the time frame granted to us - how we plan, decide, organize, evaluate, revise our tasks.”
“With a sense of loss we recall the important tasks that have been shunted aside. We realize that we’ve become slaves to the tyranny of the urgent. Is there any escape from this pattern of living? The answer lies in the life of our Lord.”
“It was a silly notion: the whole thing has been a bore.”
“It may seem like a daunting—if not exhausting—task to establish a greater degree of order in your life. That may feel impossible if you feel you are already overstretched. But taking time to order your day should not be an additional burden or one more ‘to do’ on your list of duties and responsibilities.”
“I am the Chosen One. I have to kill him. I need that memory.”
“My passion is equal to the task.”
“Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answer to its problems and to fulfill the tasks which it constantly sets for each individual.”
“There are two things that I know for certain guys are good for: pushing swings and killing insects.”
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small, manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one. —Mark Twain”
“The rights a man arrogates to himself are related to the duties he imposes on himself, to the tasks to which he feels equal. The great majority of men have no right to existence, but are a misfortune to higher men.”
“You possess a kind of inner force that seeks to guide you toward your Life’s Task —what you are meant to accomplish in the time that you have to live.”
Jamela (who must be about the age of five) set herself to the task of watching her mother’s fabric for her new party dress. Buuuuut... well... she got a little carried away taking it to show everybody. And the fabric is ruined. There’s a bit of a contrived happy ending, though I guess children mightn’t realize it.
″‘A good resistance fighter is lonely,’ he’d once heard his father say. ‘He’s alone with his tasks and his secrets.‘”
“Many things which nature makes difficult become easy to the man who uses his brains.”
“First we must accomplish the task at hand. An officer who looks too far ahead stumbles over his own boots.”
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