A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
As a woman leader, I thought I brought a different kind of leadership. I was interested in women's issues, in bringing down the population growth rate... as a woman, I entered politics with an additional dimension - that of a mother.
As economic globalization gathers momentum, China and the United States have become highly interdependent economically. Such economic relations would not enjoy sustained, rapid growth if they were not based on mutual benefit or if they failed to deliver great benefits to the United States.
As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
Because I am interested in the growth and development of early hominids, I play with my kids, you know, looking at their teeth or measuring their heads, which they like also, because it's kind of fun.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Viktor E. Frankl
But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement, and depends for its growth on a people's entry into the main current of world-events.
By improving health, empowering women, population growth comes down.
During fiscal year 2000 we have continued our international expansion, and there are now thirty-three countries containing at least one of the five chains forming part of Inditex. Four of them have been incorporated as new markets over the course of the last year. This growth is reflected to the greatest extent in the number of new stores, over 150, and the overall number of outlets, which reached 1,080 on January 31.
Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.
Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood... will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.
Everybody, no matter what vocation they're looking at, should add music as an essential to their curriculum. Music can be a very important part of your soul and your growth as a human being. It's so powerful.
Expansion has continued to focus on Europe, where more than 90% of the net openings took place. After Spain, the majority of these new stores were opened in Italy, France, the United Kingdom and Germany - markets where the growth strategy is more intense - and in Portugal and Greece, countries in which we already had an important presence.
Food service is a growth area for PepsiCo.
Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
Growing up, music was an important part of my childhood. I see it being just as important in my children and all children's growth and development, and in a parent's connection with their children.
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