James G. March quotes

  • I am not now, nor I have ever been, relevant.
    -- James G. March


  • If a manager asks an academic consultant what to do and that consultant answers, then the consultant should be fired. No academic has the experience to know the context of a managerial problem well enough to give specific advice about a specific situation.
    -- James G. March

    #Giving #Advice #Answers

  • No organization works if the toilets don't work, but I don't believe that finding solutions to business problems is my job.
    -- James G. March

    #Jobs #Believe #Organization

  • They [human beings] are unwilling to gamble that God made those people who are skilled at rational argumentation uniquely virtuous. They protect themselves and others from cleverness by obscuring their preferences.
    -- James G. March

    #People #Preference #Made

  • I'd rather be relevant than cool.

  • It seems to me opera is just as relevant as an expressive art as anything else.

  • One must be frank to be relevant.

  • Baseball was socially relevant, and so was my rebellion against it.

  • I always think the everyday is more relevant than anything too grand because we all have to deal with it.

  • If your words or images are not on point, making them dance in color won't make them relevant.

  • Before you're a mom you don't know what gear is going to be relevant.

  • It's always been my hope, as an actor, to reveal only what is relevant about myself to the work.

  • The only relevant question is whether you will let it be possible for you.

  • To be a Christian who is willing to travel with Christ on his downward road requires being willing to detach oneself constantly from any need to be relevant, and to trust ever more deeply the Word of God.