65 Urgent Quotes On Success In Life

These urgent quotes will inspire you. Urgent calling for immediate attention or (of action or an event) done or arranged in response to a pressing or critical situation.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging urgent quotes, urgent sayings, and urgent proverbs.

Best Urgent Quotes

  1. “Many people want the government to protect the consumer. A much more urgent problem is to protect the consumer from the government.” ~ Milton Friedman
  2. “The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by technology of yesterday.” ~ Dennis Gabor
  3. “When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I’m sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.” ~ George Carlin
  4. “But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem.” ~ Zora Neale Hurston
  5. “Growing hemp as nature designed it is vital to our urgent need to reduce greenhouse gases and ensure the survival of our planet.” ~ Jack Herer

  6. “The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.” ~ Albert Einstein
  7. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  8. “No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” ~ James Allen
  9. “What are you doing for others?” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  10. “Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.” ~ Jim Rohn

  11. “Solving problems—actually solving them, not just claiming you do—solving perceived, urgent problems, is a surefire way to get the world to beat a path to your door.” ~ Seth Godin
  12. “Don’t wait until you retire to go fishing. Don’t even wait until your annual vacation. Go at every opportunity. Things that appear more urgent at the moment may, in the long run, turn out to be far less so.” ~ Ted Trueblood
  13. “If socialists mean that under extraordinary circumstances, for urgent cases, the State should set aside some resources to assist certain unfortunate people, to help them adjust to changing conditions, we will, of course, agree. This is done now; we desire that it be done better. There is however, a point on this road that must not be passed; it is the point where governmental foresight would step in to replace individual foresight and thus destroy it.” ~ Frederic Bastiat
  14. “Urgent necessity prompts many to do things, at the very thoughts of which they perhaps would start at other times.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes
  15. “Success requires both urgency and patience. Be urgent about making the effort, and patient about seeing the results.” ~ Ralph Marston

  16. “As an advocate of birth control I wish … to point out that the unbalance between the birth rate of the ‘unfit’ and the ‘fit,’ admittedly the greatest present menace to civilization, can never be rectified by the inauguration of a cradle competition between these two classes. In this matter, the example of the inferior classes, the fertility of the feeble-minded, the mentally defective, the poverty-stricken classes, should not be held up for emulation…. On the contrary, the most urgent problem today is how to limit and discourage the over-fertility of the mentally and physically defective.” ~ Margaret Sanger
  17. “To what faults do you feel most indulgent? To the ones that arise from urgent material needs.” ~ Christopher Hitchens
  18. “In the midst of global crises such as pollution, wars and famine, kindness may be too easily dismissed as a ‘soft’ issue, or a luxury to be addressed after the urgent problems are solved. But kindness is the greatest need in all those areas – kindness toward the environment, toward other nations, toward the needs of people who are suffering. Until we reflect basic kindness in everything we do, our political gestures will be fleeting and fragile.” ~ Bo Lozoff
  19. “For those who stubbornly seek freedom, there can be no more urgent task than to come to understand the mechanisms and practices of indoctrination.” ~ Noam Chomsky
  20. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

  21. “Bible prophecy helps us to better understand the future and realize the urgent need to spread the Gospel. It motivates us to personal purity and gives us hope in a hopeless age.” ~ Tim LaHaye
  22. “I pretended I had urgent business at the prosecutor’s table which, in one of The System’s obvious tells, was always millimeters from the jury box.” ~ Sergio De La Pava
  23. “The strange power of art is sometimes it can show that what people have in common is more urgent than what differentiates them. It seems to me it’s something that theatre can do, but it’s rare; it’s very rare.” ~ John Berger
  24. “Mexico doesn’t deserve what has happened to us. A democratic change is urgent, a change that will permit us to stop being a loser country.” ~ Vicente Fox
  25. “Never let something important become urgent” ~ Eliyahu M. Goldratt

  26. “Inform yourself about animal issues, and listen to different perspectives on how to help animals. Don’t latch onto the first opinion that you hear about what is the most urgent issue, or the best way to help animals. Read everything you can on the issues, and be critical when presented with facts. Take an honest look at what your talents, strengths, and passions are, and determine how they can be used to the greatest effect. Once you’ve informed yourself, do your own thinking. The best way for you to make a difference might not be obvious, and might be something that no one has thought of yet.” ~ Mark Middleton , Urgent quotes help
  27. “For us in the Pacific, in Asia, in India, and in Africa, Christian unity is not an optional extra. It is an urgent necessity, for our divisions are a real stumbling-block to the proclamation of the Gospel.” ~ John Vockler
  28. “I feel like the world we live in seems to be full of an increasingly grey area, but the culture that we live in seems to be getting really entrenched in black and white positions, and I think it’s urgent to talk about that because it’s going to kill us all.” ~ Paul Bettany
  29. “Among the immediate obligations and duties resting upon members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today, and one of the most urgent and pressing for attention and action of all liberty loving people, is the preservation of individual liberty.” ~ David O. McKay
  30. “I believe that there is an urgent need to restructure the discussion of war to include the impact it has on women.” ~ Zainab Salbi

  31. “Prosperity consists in our ability to flourish as human beings – within the ecological limits of a finite planet. The challenge for our society is to create the conditions under which this is possible. It is the most urgent task of our times.” ~ Tim Jackson
  32. “Our politics are being hijacked by a comparatively small number of people who seek to dominate the debate by screaming the loudest. They see the world as an urgent struggle between true believers and nonbelievers. They attempt to impose strict litmus tests and insist on conformity. They demonize dissent and consider all political opponents their enemies. Fear is their favourite tactic as they try to divide and conquer” ~ John Avlon
  33. “The time of reckoning will at length arrive. And when finallly summoned to the bar of God, to give an account of our stewardship, what plea can we have to urge in our defense, if we remain willingly, and obstinately ignorant of the way which leads to life, with such transcendent means of knowing it, and such urgent motives to its pursuit?” ~ William Wilberforce
  34. “…the world needs to face up to the challenge of climate change, and to do so now. It is clear that climate change poses an urgent challenge, not only a challenge that threatens the environment but also international peace and security, prosperity and development. And as the Stern report showed, the economic effects of climate change on this scale cannot be ignored, but the costs can be limited if we act early” ~ Gordon Brown
  35. “To keep our hearts open is probably the most urgent responsibility you have as you get older.” ~ Leonard Cohen

  36. “We believe that climate change must be viewed not only as a danger to natural systems, but also as a direct threat to human survival and well-being. We are convinced that this negotiation process must not be viewed as a traditional series of governmental trade-offs, but as an urgent international effort to safeguard human lives, homes, rights and livelihoods.” ~ Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
  37. “A federal bailout would spare California from having to make spending cuts needed to bring its budget into balance. The matter has become urgent since California voters rejected several tax-hiking ballot initiatives. Rather than taking the vote as a signal to dramatically curtail spending, the state turned to the feds. If they get a free pass, the politicians can avoid fixing any of their past mistakes or preparing California for the future.” ~ Peter Schiff
  38. “The need for a global structure of control in the form of a world environment court is now more urgent than ever before.” ~ Judi Dench
  39. “Only when I saw the Earth from space, in all its ineffable beauty and fragility, did I realize that humankind’s most urgent task is to cherish and preserve it for future generations.” ~ Sigmund Jahn
  40. “People have different interpretations of “urgent”.” ~ Marco Arment

  41. “The time has come to end this charade. The debts are unaffordable. If they won’t cancel the debts I would suggest obstruction; you do it yourselves. Africa should say: ‘thank you very much but we need this money to meet the needs of children who are dying right now so we will put the debt servicing payments into urgent social investment in health, education, drinking water, control of AIDS and other needs.'” ~ Jeffrey Sachs , Urgent quotes money
  42. “No piecemeal solution is going to prevent the collapse of whole societies and ecosystems … a radical re-thinking of our values, priorities and political systems is urgent.” ~ Maude Barlow
  43. “The scientific evidence is now overwhelming: climate change presents very serious global risks, and it demands an urgent global response.” ~ Nicholas Stern
  44. “I’ve just finished reading Reality Hunger and I’m lit up by it-astonished, intoxicated, ecstatic, overwhelmed. . . . It really is an urgent book: a piece of art-making itself, a sublime, exciting, outrageous, visionary volume.” ~ Jonathan Lethem
  45. “Looking for meaning in the ordinary seems like the most urgent thing that we can do.” ~ Ian Bogost

  46. “I feel really urgent about this election. This is the first time in my voting life that I feel not only passionate about my candidate, but also that the alternative would be catastrophic. I want to help the best candidate win.” ~ Natalie Portman
  47. “The bulk of our efforts [in The Khaled Hosseini Foundation] has focused on helping build permanent shelters for returning refugees who are homeless, living out in the open or in makeshift homes. This is an area of urgent need as Afghanistan’s natural elements are quite harsh, with very hot summers, and freezing winters.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  48. “We need to aim high – in the area of 20-25 percent – to create the urgent demand for new technologies, manufacturing plants and green jobs.” ~ Van Jones
  49. “Summits are best at dealing with problems, where the need for action is urgent and the range of possible actions limited. They are less good at dealing with opportunities.” ~ David Souter
  50. “We are in an extremely precarious and urgent situation that compels immediate action” ~ David Karoly

  51. “Effective people stay out of Quadrants III and IV because, urgent or not, they aren’t important. They also shrink Quadrant I down to size by spending more time in Quadrant II…Quadrant II is the heart of effective personal management.” ~ Stephen Covey
  52. “No pecuniary consideration is more urgent, than the regular redemption and discharge of the public debt: on none can delay be more injurious, or an economy of time more valuable.” ~ George Washington
  53. “We are forced to choose, for the processes we have initiated in our lifetime cannot continue in the lifetime of our children. Whatever we do either creates the framework for continuing the supreme adventure of life and consciousness on this planet or sets the stage for its termination. The choice before us is urgent and important: it can neither be postponed nor ignored.” ~ Ervin Laszlo
  54. “Civil society rests on moral relationships. They are covenantal rather than contractual. They are brought about not by governments but by us a husbands and wives, parents, friends and citizens, and by the knowledge of what we do and what we are makes a difference to those around us. (…) Renewing society’s resources of moral energy is the program, urgent but achievable.” ~ Jonathan Sacks
  55. “Christian worship is the most momentous, most urgent, most glorious action that can take place in human life.” ~ Karl Barth

  56. “At any rate, those problems [ non-proliferation regime for weapons of mass destruction ] would not be so acute, with numerous terror attacks and victims of those attacks in many areas of the world – in Europe and in the United States. We also never would have had such an urgent problem with refugees, I have no doubt about it.” ~ Vladimir Putin
  57. “Rick Black writes with the honed elegance of a poet so in command of lyric sentiment and the efficient evocative use of language that what results is indeed as urgent and vulnerable as true prayer … There is something profoundly human and completely necessary about Star of David.” ~ Kwame Dawes
  58. “To hinder, besides, the farmer from selling his goods at all times to the best market, is evidently to sacrifice the ordinary laws of justice to an idea of public utility, to a sort of reasons of state; an act of legislative authority which ought to be exercised only, which can be pardoned only in cases of the most urgent necessity.” ~ Adam Smith
  59. “When someone has a very urgent response, I think it just means that it’s triggering something in them that they may not necessarily want to think or talk about – which I see as a positive thing.” ~ Alanis Morissette
  60. “The company’s most urgent task is to learn to welcome, beg for, demand – innovation from everyone.” ~ Tom Peters

  61. “I give priority to up-bringing over education because the ultimate goal of up-bringing is morals, and we have a more urgent need for morals than for knowledge.” ~ Ameen Rihani
  62. “In any close society, it is more urgent to restrain others than to be free oneself. Hence the tendency for the central authority to absorb and supersede such as are local or delegated.” ~ George Santayana
  63. “I make a forceful and urgent call to the entire Catholic Church, and also to every Christian of other confessions, as well as to followers of every religion and to those brothers and sisters who do not believe: peace is a good which overcomes every barrier because it belongs to all of humanity!” ~ Pope Francis
  64. “The poet’s first rule must be never to bore his readers; and his best way of keeping this rule is never to bore himself-which, of course, means to write only when he has something urgent to say.” ~ Robert Graves
  65. “Every man must decide whether he will walk in the creative light of altruism or the darkness of destructive selfishness. This is the judgment. Life’s persistent and most urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?'” ~ Martin Luther

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