Quotes About Reliability

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Ralph Waldo Emerson
“When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work, but the solidest things we can know.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays: First Series

Aesop
“A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.”
Aesop, Aesop's Fables

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero, De Senectute, De Amicitia

Bauvard
“I shed a tear when I meet somebody who always quits. Reliable people are so rare in this world.”
Bauvard, Some Inspiration for the Overenthusiastic

Idries Shah
“You need not wonder whether you should have an unreliable person as a friend. An unreliable person is nobody's friend.”
Idries Shah, Reflections

Edsger W. Dijkstra
“Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability.”
Edsger W. Dijkstra

Robert  Fripp
“Music never goes away. It is always available, but we are not always available to music.”
Robert Fripp

Criss Jami
“When everyone believes they are the life coaches, who are the players?”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

T.C. Boyle
“I introduced Nora as my wife, though that was a lie. Old people, that's what they wanted to hear. If you were married, you were mature, reliable, exactly like them, because in their day men and women didn't just live together--they made a commitment, they had children and went on cruises and built big houses on lakes and filled them with all the precious trinkets and manufactured artifacts they'd collected along the way.”
T.C. Boyle

“Amicu certus in re incerta cernitur'

[A true friend is a friend when in difficulty]”
Quintus Ennius

H. Rider Haggard
“...For like a rugged tree you are hard and sound at the core.”
H. Rider Haggard, She

Csaba Gabor-B.
“ Home is not a place. Home is security, predictability, reliability, dependability, safety, permanence combined together. ”
Csaba Gabor-B.

Criss Jami
“Trustful people are the pure at heart, as they are moved by the zeal of their own trustworthiness.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Aleksandra Ninkovic
“People relate giving to reciprocity. They expect things to be expressed in a way they can understand, which is usually their own.”
Aleksandra Ninkovic, Better to be able to love than to be loveable

Wayne Gerard Trotman
“A steadfast heart does not stray from the path.”
Wayne Gerard Trotman, Kaya Abaniah and the Father of the Forest

Augustus Pitt Rivers
“Tedious as it may appear to some to dwell on the discovery of odds and ends that have, no doubt, been thrown away by the owner as rubbish ... yet it is by the study of such trivial details that Archaeology is mainly dependent for determining the date of earthworks. ... Next to coins fragments of pottery afford the most reliable of all evidence ...”
Augustus Pitt Rivers

R. Alan Woods
“In my qualified opinion as a Biblical scholar, there is 'massive' and overwhelming historical evidence that the New Testament manuscripts are in fact reliable."


~R. Alan Woods [2013]”
R. Alan Woods, The Journey Is the Destination: A Book of Quotes With Commentaries

“In the short run, technology many be more efficient than man, but it will never be perfect. Every piece of equipment will eventually reveal an error code. In the long run, man will never be perfect, but prove to be more reliable than technology.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Ursula K. Le Guin
“The Encyclopedia Planaria, in forty-four volumes, is not portable, and after all, what is entirely reliable unless it's dead?”
Ursula K. Le Guin, Changing Planes

“This history sets forth the only true account of the adventures of a daring Tipperary man named Darby O’Gill among the Fairies of Sleive na mon. These adventures were first related to me by Mr. Jerry Murtaugh a reliable car driver who goes between Kilcuny and Ballinderg. He is a first cousin of Darby O’Gill's own mother.”
Herminie Templeton Kavanagh, Darby O'Gill & the Good People

J. Paul Getty
“It has always been my contention that an individual who can be relied upon to be himself and to be honest unto himself can be relied upon in every other way.”
J. Paul Getty, How to Be Rich

Ayn Rand
“Dagny leaned back in her chair. The short sentence was a shock. It was not merely relief: it was the sudden realization that nothing else was necessary to guarantee that it would be done; she needed no proofs, no questions, no explanations; a complex problem could rest safely on three syllables pronounced by a man who knew what he was saying.”
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“The body is not a reliable friend”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

Steven Erikson
“Or, rather, you irritate everyone, Curdle. Because you're so unreliable.'
'I'm not always unreliable, Telorast.”
Steven Erikson, The Bonehunters

Steven Magee
“I am not angry at Microsoft, as they did give me Windows 10 for free! I do feel a little misled about its reliability on older computers never certified for its installation by the manufacturer though.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“To get Windows 10 reliable, I had to lobotomise the installed software and USB devices.”
Steven Magee

Sarvesh Jain
“You can't give real responsibilities to the shady shoulders. The weak may learn, but a shady person will always fall flat on face.”
Sarvesh Jain, The Awakening Wisdom of Life: Probably the best Quotation Book in the world

“Ethics is the key which opens big doors to business success. However once it gets lost, the same access is locked for ever. The newly acquired access gets eclipsed with lost reliability.”
Priyavrat Thareja

Wayne Gerard Trotman
“The most successful people I know are also the most reliable.”
Wayne Gerard Trotman

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