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Reliability is a crucial word in our day-to-day lives, for we need people to rely on for any task - physical, mental, or emotional.
Our entire ecosystem, as a matter of fact, relies on other beings. It is quite fascinating that even after existing individually, we are not really single beings.
Without a reliable person around us, walking through life will be quite difficult. Not only this but also when we are struck with hurdles, we need a reliable friend who can be there for us during tough times. Many visionaries have spoken on this and let us go through some of them.
Go through some not-so-common reliability quotes that might help you in unforeseen situations.
"Consistently delivering on your promise reinforces trust."
- Bernard Kelvin Clive.
"Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters."
- Albert Einstein.
"The price of reliability is the pursuit of the utmost simplicity. It is a price which the very rich may find hard to pay."
"A reliable friend is a healing presence"
"Do actions agree with words? There's your measure of reliability. Never confine yourself to the words."
- Frank Herbert.
"I have been criticized throughout the course of my career for placing too much faith in the reliability of children's narratives, but I have almost always found that children are a great deal more reliable in telling us what actually goes on in public school than many of the adult experts who develop policies that shape their destinies."
- Jonathan Kozol.
"Reliability connotes a kind of consistency."
- Ross E. Traub.
"The benefit of being reliable is that people trust you and feel they can count on you. A reliable person will get and keep friends much easier than someone who is careless in personal relationships."
- Shaman Elder Maggie Wahls.
“Leaders should be reliable without being predictable. They should be consistent without being anticipated."
– Mike Krzyzewski.
"To begin with, I wanted that truth to life to possess a concrete reliability, and rejoiced most when the poem seemed most direct, an upfront representation of the world it stood in for or stood up for or stood its ground against."
- Seamus Heaney.
"Reliability is the quality that leads others to not just believe you, but to believe in you."
"I do agree with Stich that a quick move from our evolutionary origins to the reliability of our cognitive mechanisms is not legitimate. As I see it, the case for the reliability or unreliability of various cognitive mechanisms lies elsewhere."
- Hilary Kornblith.
"Reliability is the precondition for trust."
- Wolfgang Schauble.
Here are some quotes on reliability that not only give us a diverse perspective but also make us think about people and ourselves. Let's check them out.
(Being reliable and relying on someone is a value that every person should possess)
"I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence."
- Frederick Douglass.
"Reliability engineers often assume that reliability and safety are synonymous, but this assumption is true only in special cases."
- Nancy Leveson.
"When you're in your twenties in a new city where no one's from here, we're all sort of orphans. The only people that you can count on are our bunch of people that you work with and that you know. You're only as good as the reliability of that latticework."
- Dave Eggers.
"Reliable people are so rare in this world."
"You are wrong if you think Joy emanates only or principally from human relationships. God has placed it all around us. It is in everything and anything we might experience. We just have to have the courage to turn against our habitual lifestyle and engage in unconventional living."
- Jon Krakauer.
"Don't make promises unless you will keep them. Not planning to keep them. Will keep them. Reliability is one of the keys to any good relationship, and good customer service is no exception."
- Susan Ward.
"Until we have established reliability there is no sense at all in wasting time trying to make the thing go faster."
- Carroll Smith.
"The world has arrived at an age of cheap complex devices of great reliability, and something is bound to come of it."
- Vannevar Bush.
"If you don't handle [exceptions], we shut your application down. That dramatically increases the reliability of the system."
- Anders Hejlsberg.
"Lowered reliability obviously yields a lesser competence. But lowered breadth does so as well."
- Ernest Sosa.
"Investment in reliability will increase until it exceeds the probable cause of errors, or until someone insists on getting some useful work done."
- Arthur Bloch.
"When you start lying, you stop building trust. When you stop lying, you start building trust."
- Saji Ijiyemi.
"A great brand is a promise, a compact with a customer about quality, reliability, innovation, and even community. And while the concept of brand is intangible, brand equity is far from it."
- Stephen B. Shepard.
"The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero.
"Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?"
- Anna Freud.
"Three criteria to inspire as well as cultivate intercultural trust: sincerity, competence, and reliability."
"Your personal brand is a promise to your clients... a promise of quality, consistency, competency, and reliability."
- Jason Hartman.
"The greatest ability is dependability."
- Bob Jones, Sr.
Many personalities have spoken on reliability but some quotes are really interesting and unique. Let us have a look at them.
"There is no finish line when it comes to system reliability and availability, and our efforts to improve performance never cease."
- Marc Benioff.
"Ability is important in our quest for success, but dependability is critical."
- Zig Ziglar.
"Keeping your promises is a key of being trustworthy. When you make a promise to someone, you create a reason for that person to rely on you."
- Bruce Glassman.
"Ability is a wonderful thing, but its value is greatly enhanced by dependability. Ability implies repeatability and accountability."
- Robert A Heinlein.
"Employ every economy consistent with thoroughness, accuracy, and reliability."
- Arthur Nielsen.
"Facts from paper are not the same as facts from people. The reliability of the people giving you the facts is as important as the facts themselves."
- Harold Genee.
"Trusting is hard. Knowing who to trust - even harder."
- Maria V Snyder.
"Our confidence... is not in the competence of our own knowing, but in the faithfulness and reliability of the one who is known."
- Lesslie Newbigin.
"The technology is taken for granted. Now, new customers enter the marketplace, customers who are not captivated by technology, but who instead want reliability, convenience, no fuss or bother, and low cost."
- Donald A Norman.
"The unavoidable price of reliability is simplicity."
- Tony Hoare.
Some ever-popular reliability quotes that we must know are:
"Every relationship is governed by motive, capability, and reliability and these three factors become the core components of the trust equation."
– David Amerland.
"A man who lacks reliability is utterly useless."
"Whenever a new finding is reported to the world people say - It is probably not true. Later on, when the reliability of a new finding has been fully confirmed, people say - OK, it may be true but it has no real significance. At last, when even the significance of the finding is obvious to everybody, people say - Well, it might have some significance, but the idea is not new."
- Michel de Montaigne.
"Being considered reliable means that you are conscientious and keep your promises. A reliable person does not make excuses."
- Shaman Elder Maggie Wahls.
"I am a man of my word… and that word is 'unreliable'."
- Demetri Martin.
"It's important to be informed about issues like usability, reliability, security, privacy, and some of the inherent limitations of computers."
- Brian Kernighan.
"Just as the value of a house lies in its location,
The value of a mind lies in its depth,
The value of giving lies in the presence of a generous spirit,
The value of words lies in their reliability."
"Don’t make any promises that you can’t keep."
- Ann Marie Aguilar.
"If one's interest is not in some global question about the possibility of knowledge, but about some particular mechanism or inferential tendency, this fact about our evolutionary origin is of no use at all in addressing questions about reliability."
- Hilary Kornblith.
"The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth."
- Stonewall Jackson.
"We often take for granted that our lights will come on when we flip the light switch, but the reality is that our reliability standards and the current state of the transmission grid leave us all vulnerable to blackouts."
- Richard Burr.
"Be known as a reliable person, no one wants to do business with an unreliable person."
– Mark Khoder.
"Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability."
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