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" A higher rate of urgency does not imply ever-present panic, anxiety, or fear. It means a state in which complacency is virtually absent. "
John P. Kotter
" And they will tell you unequivocally that if we have a chemical or biological attack or a nuclear attack anywhere in this country, they are unprepared to deal with it today, and that is of high urgency. "
" As the urgency of the threat presented by Islamic extremism grows, we cannot afford to have the commander-in-chief issue executive orders in direct contravention of laws that he enacted. "
" By the time I became chairman and there was more of a feeling of urgency, there was a willingness to accept more forceful measures to try to deal with the inflation. "
Paul A. Volcker
" For me, there is urgency in fiction, even though writing is, in itself, an act against the corrosiveness of time. "
" Government bonds have basically been sold in the domestic market, so there is some sense of stability, but the amount of public debt is really severe... Japan must manage its finances with a sense of urgency. "
" Hip hop has the urgency and rebelliousness that early rock n' roll and punk had: a level of rule-breaking and flirtation with danger. It allows you to break the rules. "
" I don't have any sense or urgency about any of my writing, actually. I don't think mankind will be damaged if I don't put out a new album or a new book. "
" I don't know how much I'm connected to the hip-hop scene, but I definitely lend from that urgency. "
" If necessity is the mother of invention, urgency is the uncle of change. Without it, progress slows and then stops and then reverses. "
" If the country is ever attacked as it was on 9/11, we all respond with a sense of urgency. "
" I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. "
Leonardo da Vinci
" I love airports because funny things always happen at them. They're giant complexes full of urgency, seriousness, and confusion. Where am I supposed to be? Which way do I go? And that's just the staff. "
" I love the urgency of what we do. I like the battles that take place, the jousting. "
" I'm a little more measured. That sense of urgency I thought accompanied things - it can take a little longer. You have to take the long view. "
" I'm not sure ministry can ever have the urgency it requires if it is not aware of evil, both externally and internally. "
" In order to be a great marketer, you have to be focused and intense and look at scarcity, urgency, activity and passion in the marketplace. "
" In the not-for-profit world, there can be wastefulness because there's not the desperate urgency of when you're on a clock. "
" I think as a player there's a sense of urgency every single year that this is the year we're going to have success and do the things we're excited about. "
" I think there is a shared sense of urgency in Washington on fiscal issues. "
" I think what has happened, actually, is that September 11 has given a spur, a renewed urgency, to dialogue between the great faiths. "
" I've always had this incredible sense of urgency. I've always had this desire not to let things fester and to really seize the moment, because it's serendipity. "
" I was always into poetry and writing. So the urgency of spoken word is something that really has always appealed to me. "
" Life was so cheap in Vietnam. That is where my sense of urgency comes from. "
" Man could not stay there forever. He was bound to spread to new regions, partly because of his innate migratory tendency and partly because of Nature's stern urgency. "
" My emotional and intellectual response to Hiroshima was that the question of the social responsibility of a journalist was posed with greater urgency than ever. "
" My music isn't anything but me. It has jazz in it, and rock'n'roll, and it has an urgency to it. "
" My work is as an ethnographic rescuer: a conduit between past and future generations. The urgency of this effort cannot be overstated. "
Elizabeth Kapu'uwailani Lindsey
" No one questions the validity, the urgency, the essentiality of the Voting Rights Act. "
" Political conflicts distort and disturb a people's sense of distinction between matters of importance and matters of urgency. What is vital is disguised by what is merely a matter of well being. "
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