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"I like to pride myself on thinking pretty long term, but not that long term." - Mark Zuckerberg

"Innovation comes from long-term thinking and iterative execution." - Reid Hoffman

"The American people deserve long-term, forward-thinking policies." - Dean Heller

"I don't think anyone is thinking long-term now." - Thomas Mann

"Once our minds are 'tattooed' with negative thinking, our chances for long-term success diminish." - John C Maxwell

"America would be a better place if leaders would do more long-term thinking." - Wilma Mankiller

"People don't like the idea of thinking long term. Many are desperately seeking short term answers because they have money problems to be solved today." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Long-term consistency trumps short-term intensity." - Bruce Lee

"Modern economic thinking...is peculiarly unable to consider the long term and to appreciate man's dependence on the natural world." - E F Schumacher

"Long term thinking is so rare anywhere, but especially in startups. This is a huge advantage if you do it." - Sam Altman

"In the organization of any major sporting event or the planning of a building, long-term thinking is key." - Richard Attias

"I think a lot of people don't understand that when I sit out it's not because of this year. I'm thinking about long term. I'm thinking about after I'm done with basketball." - Derrick Rose

"We need to stop thinking about infrastructure as an economic stimulant and start thinking about it as a strategy. Economic stimulants produce Bridges to Nowhere. Strategic investment in infrastructure produces a foundation for long-term growth." - Roger Mcnamee

"Long-term vision and product strategy." - Bill Gates

"Long-term success depends upon trust." - Ted Malloch

"It's all about long-term, sustaining relationships," - Alan Kay

"Always invest for the long term." - Warren Buffett

"There are no long-term lessons - ever." - Seth Klarman

"I never had a long-term plan." - Bryan Adams

"I'm a terrible long-term planner." - Condoleezza Rice

"I've got a long-term plan." - Colin Hay

"Short-term thinking is the greatest enemy of good government." - Anthony Albanese

"Easy short-term choices lead to difficult long-term consequences meanwhile difficult short-term choices lead to easy long-term consequences." - Rory Vaden

"When making choices, or setting policies about the economy, education or medicine, society is best served by electing people who are particularly hardworking, intelligent and interested in long-term thinking." - Bill Gates

"We are thinking ahead to long-term care, aware that many folks don't plan ahead and won't be ready. We want to see to it that people will have choices." - Christine Gregoire

"The biggest potential and actual crises of the 21st century all have a strong, long, slow aspect with a significant lag between cause and effect. We have to train ourselves to be thinking in terms of longer-term results." - Jamais Cascio

"Most people assume that once security software is installed, they're protected. This isn't the case. It's critical that companies be proactive in thinking about security on a long-term basis." - Kevin Mitnick

"As the CEO, I have to take care of the short term, mid term and the long term." - Carlos Ghosn

"The long-term strategic goals of Iran and the long-term strategic goals of Turkey are close to the long-term strategic goals of the United States." - Stephen Kinzer

"Our struggles are the short term lessons we learn to achieve long term success." - Simon Sinek

"Everywhere you turn you see Americans sacrifice their long-term interests for a short-term reward." - Michael Lewis

"A job is a short term solution to a long term problem" - Robert Kiyosaki

"Focus on long term success but be willing to make short term adjustments to get there" - Simon Sinek

"The long term versus the short term argument is one used by losers." - John Acton

"Long-term planning is often undervalued by our indefinite short-term world." - Peter Thiel

"Be brutally honest about the short term and optimistic and confident about the long term." - Reed Hastings

"Promotions are a short-term solution with dreadful long-term effects." - Mike Jeffries

"We over estimate technology in the short term and under estimate technology in the long term." - Arthur C Clarke

"You must have long term goals to keep you from being frustrated by short term failures." - Charles C. Noble

"Short-term and long-term results typically lead to different result, which are often the opposite." - Eben Pagan

"It is important to possess a short-term pessimism and a long-term optimism ..." - Adrienne Rich

"We must remember, elections are short-term efforts. Revolutions are long-term projects." - Ron Paul

"People are willing to get short-term gains at the risk of long-term choices..." - Rick Rubin

"Never let a short term desire get in the way of a long term goal." - Curtis Martin

"The government can indefinitely control both short-term and long-term interest rates." - Seth Klarman

"The long term versus the short term argument is one used by losers." - Lord Acton

"Good decisions can have bad short-term outcomes but be great for the business long-term." - Gerry Schwartz

"Panic is not an effective long-term organizing strategy." - Starhawk

"I hadn't the personality to be a long-term Success." - Cornelia Parker

"The secret to desire in a long-term relationship" - Esther Perel

"Does the business have favourable long term prospects?" - Warren Buffett

"Long-range planning works best in the short term" - Doug Evelyn

"There is extraordinary chemistry that exists in long-term relationships" - Jay Conrad Levinson

"Invention requires a long-term willingness to be misunderstood." - Jeff Bezos

"Building and repairing relationships are long-term investments." - Stephen Covey

"Long term interest of the nation should be foremost." - Narendra Modi

"I don't really try to set any long-term goals." - Donavon Frankenreiter

"We're getting hurt, but I'm a long-term investor." - Al-Waleed bin Talal

"You invest in companies with great long-term prospects." - Andy Kessler

"I do not want to be a long-term CEO." - Osman Rashid

"We're getting hurt, but I'm a long-term investor." - Alwaleed Bin Talal

"Propaganda invariably serves the long-term interests of some elite." - John Berger

"I believe it's less risky long-term to embrace change." - Charlie Ergen

"I seem to be a long-term relationship kinda guy." - Daniel Radcliffe

"Globalization requires taking a broad contextual and long-term view." - Helen Fisher

"We all have restlessness in long-term relationships." - Helen Fisher

"I have a long-term interest in the humanities." - Jim Leach

"It is never too early to encourage long-term savings." - Ron Lewis

"Social Security faces a long-term actuarial deficit, yes." - Peter R. Orszag

"What you have in legacy countries is long-term insolvency." - Paul Singer

"I'm probably not long-term-relationship material for now." - Anthony Kiedis

"Life is too short for long-term grudges." - Elon Musk

"Social Security faces a long-term actuarial deficit, yes." - Peter Orszag

"Long-term boredom can't lead to anything good." - Nicholas Hoult

"We don't mature momentarily, but over the long-term." - John C Maxwell

"Investment in infrastructure is a long term requirement for growth and a long term factor that will make growth sustainable." - Chanda Kochhar

"If your fund doesn't last for the long term, how can you invest for the long term?" - John C. Bogle

"We may not be able to offer long-term employment, but we should try to offer long-term employability." - Brian Corby

"Genuine confidence is a way of thinking about yourself and your abilities. Confidence is your perception of your own potential; it's a kind of long-term thinking that powers you through the obstacles and tough times, helping you solve problems and putting you in the way of success. Your confidence is quite a separate matter from your social skills." - John Eliot

"My process is thinking, thinking and thinking - thinking about my stories for a long time." - Hayao Miyazaki

"We want everything in a hurry because our primary aim must be survival in the short term. Long term thinking has seemed like a luxury in human history because lives were shorter, but with our increased longevity we have to figure out what to DO with all our time, and to pace ourselves to achieve things that we want. Hobbes might have been right when he originally wrote that life is 'nasty, poor, brutish and short', but today we are AWASH with time." - Tom Butler-Bowdon

"The most damaging aspect of contemporary living is short-term thinking." - Rick Warren

"The number one problem in our society today is short-term thinking." - Rick Warren

"Some habits of ineffectiveness are rooted in our social conditioning toward quick-fix, short-term thinking." - Stephen Covey

"Unless you invest in people, you are not going to see growth in the long term, the medium term, and maybe even the short term." - Jim Yong Kim

"If you have a lesion in the hippocampus in both sides, you have short term memory, but you can convert that short term memory into long term memory." - Eric Kandel

"If you see long term benefit in doing something, but short term pain then you should do it." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Delegation requires the willingness to pay for short term failures in order to gain long term competency." - Dave Ramsey

"My first priority is growing this economy in the long term, and stimulating it in the short term." - Robert Menendez

"I'll take an earnest person over a hip person every day, because hip is short term. Earnest is long term." - Randy Pausch

"People overestimate what they can accomplish in the near term and underestimate what they can accomplish in the long term." - David House

"My short-term vision is the abolition of nuclear weapons. My long-term vision is the abolition of war." - Joseph Rotblat

"We must now allow ourselves to be blinded to long-term developments by the intensity of the short-term difficulties." - Stafford Cripps

"Positive defaults align our short-term decisions with our long-term interests. And we don't always do that." - Tom Rath

"There are three side effects of acid: enhanced long-term memory, decreased short-term memory, and I forget the third." - Timothy Leary

"My first priority is growing this economy in the long term, and stimulating it in the short term." - Bob Menendez

"Management is all about managing in the short term, while developing the plans for the long term." - Jack Welch

"The real sin with Social Security is that it's a long-term rip-off and a short-term scam." - Tony Snow

"While natural disasters capture headlines and national attention short-term, the work of recovery and rebuilding is long-term." - Sylvia Mathews Burwell

"As far as population size goes, big is no longer important, and it can even be a drawback. In fact, the future belongs more to second-tier cities. Any place can become a world-class center today by finding an area in which it outperforms others, by thinking for the long term, by expanding its competitive abilities and by operating globally." - Charles Landry

"Cognitive skills such as big-picture thinking and long-term vision were particularly important. But when I calculated the ratio of technical skills, IQ, and emotional intelligence as ingredients of excellent performance, emotional intelligence proved to be twice as important as the others for jobs at all levels." - Daniel Goleman

"I think ultimately it's just time management. You're just doing a lot more stuff. You're doing the same stuff, you're writing and you're producing, but it just comes with a lot of other things. A lot of long term thinking and plotting things out for the future, bringing elements together. I have a lot of support." - Scott M Gimple

"The Congress is not willing to think about the long term. They act like activist shareholders, to use that phrase again. They're not thinking about what can we do that will make us richer, safer, and stronger next year, and the year after, and five and 10 years out." - Hillary Clinton

"Social media requires that business leaders start thinking like small-town shop owners. This means taking the long view and avoiding short-term benchmarks to gauge progress. It means allowing the personality, heart and soul of the people who run all levels of the business to show." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"As more and more Americans own shares of stock, more and more Americans understand that taxing businesses is taxing them. Regulating businesses is taxing them. They ought to be thinking long-term about their ownership, not just their income, and that they should pay taxes on capital, as well as taxes on labor." - Grover Norquist

"So I ask the nuclear powers to abandon the out-of-date thinking of the Cold War period and take a fresh look. Above all, I appeal to them to bear in mind the long-term threat that nuclear weapons pose to humankind and to begin action towards their elimination." - Joseph Rotblat

"If you only have the mind of, "We have to sell this music and I have to make money on this music," then it's not really about the music anymore; it's about the money. I'm not saying I don't want to make money, but I'm thinking a little more long-term than just making a buck today." - Anoop Desai

"Recognize that millennials' personal long-term goals may have nothing to do with their organizations' long-term goals. Discover and facilitate their long-term goals, and they will be more inclined to help their organizations achieve success." - Bill Capodagli

"We are excited about eBay's long-term vision, ... We intend to accomplish our long-term revenue objectives while maintaining profitability as a cornerstone of our strategy." - Walt Whitman

"Remember to dream big, think long-term, underachieve on a daily basis, and take baby steps. That is the key to long-term success." - Robert Kiyosaki

"I can't figure the stock market out. I think it's wacky. I have done well with a long-term strategy and will continue being a long-term investor." - Scott Mcnealy

"You can't grow long-term if you can't eat short-term. Anybody can manage short. Anybody can manage long. Balancing those two things is what management is." - Jack Welch

"In the same way we have a long-term plan for building roads, we have to have a long term plan to build transit." - Kathleen Wynne

"I think sometimes when you look long term, you kind of forget to take care of what you have to take care of on a daily basis. We're into short-term goals more than long-term goals." - Chip Kelly

"Offer your customers a long-term relationship, then do everything possible to build and maintain it." - Brian Tracy

"If you're going to invest in an Internet stock, you must be a long-term investor." - Jeff Bezos

"Failing to graduate a populace that values reading has long-term consequences for everyone." - Donalyn Miller

"Little changes over time are the secret to long term weight loss success!" - Chris Powell

"I am a coach who thinks always in the long term." - Louis van Gaal

"Every advertisement is part of the long term investment in the personality of the brand." - David Ogilvy

"Fitting in is a short-term strategy, standing out pays off in the long run." - Seth Godin

"Investment based on genuine long-term expectations is so difficult today as to be scarcely practicable." - John Maynard Keynes

"It is the duty of the long-term investor to endure great losses with equanimity." - John Maynard Keynes

"In my day job, I worry non-stop about making wise investments for long-term gains." - J.B. Pritzker

"In the long term, improving investor confidence is a marathon, not a sprint." - John Gavin

"Giving up on our long-term goals for immediate gratification, my friends, is procrastination." - Dan Ariely

"It makes more sense to find out where the middle- and long-term common ground lies." - Gerhard Schroder

"If progress is to be steady we must have long term guides extending far ahead." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"When your mind is preoccupied, your impulses-not your long-term goals-will guide your choices." - Kelly McGonigal

"You have to worry about where the business is headed long-term." - James Sinegal

"Having a long term goal provides a catalyst for motivation at every waking moment." - Peter J. Daniels

"I don't worry about long-term history. I won't be around to read it." - George W Bush

"If you're long-term oriented, customer interests and shareholder interests are aligned." - Jeff Bezos

"Over the long term, absent of other barriers, economics always win." - Andy Bechtolsheim

"What planet are you from? Obviously Planet Insanity was missing a local, long-term resident.' (Nick)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"The single greatest edge an investor can have is a long-term orientation." - Seth Klarman

"The way to build long-term returns is through preservation of capital and home runs." - Stanley Druckenmiller

"Leaders will not experience long-term success unless a lot of people want them to." - John C Maxwell

"Climate change is probably the greatest long-term challenge facing the human race" - Tony Blair

"I'm here to build something for the long-term. Anything else is a distraction." - Mark Zuckerberg

"We're not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long term." - Lindsey Graham

"Uncertainty is the friend of the buyer of long term values." - Warren Buffett

"Waiting for a long-term solution to immigration reform will not make Americans safer." - Bruce Braley

"The long-term accommodation that protects marriage and other such relationships is ... forgetfulness." - Alice Walker

"For all long-term investors, there is only one objective-maximum total real return after taxes." - John Templeton

"Every ad is an investment in the long-term image of a brand." - David Ogilvy

"I'd tried enough to know that anything long term wasn't going to work." - Cecelia Ahern

"I like the concept that if you're with someone, it's for the long term." - Stana Katic

"If we think long term, we can accomplish things that we couldn't otherwise accomplish." - Jeff Bezos

"What's the best way to build a brand for the long term? In a word: culture." - Tony Hsieh



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