Quotes and Sayings about Effect



"I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Negative, Actions, Students, Teachers)

"Fundamental preparation is always effective. Work on those parts of your game that are fundamentally weak."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Work, Preparation)

"The question at the end of the day was, the courts having found there was no defense, a producer about to go to jail, should CBS in effect tell the producer go to jail even though there is no law at all that we can use to get you out of jail?"
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Day, Defense, Effect, End, Law, Question)

"When something startlingly new comes up, young people, especially, seize it. You can't complain about that. I think its heyday has passed, but it's had an effect and will continue to have an effect."
- M. H. Abrams
(Related: People, Effect, Will)

"We have actively sought and are actively seeking to make the United Nations an effective instrument of international cooperation."
- Dean Acheson
(Related: Cooperation, Nations, United)

"And internalization is used in this country as a very effective political tool."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Country)

"The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses as a leader is likely to be far more effective than the one who remains blind to them."
- John Adair
(Related: Leader, Blind)

"I am convinced that dealing intelligently with the press is of the greatest importance to the success and effectiveness of a humanitarian mission."
- Alvin Adams
(Related: Success, Importance, Mission, Press)

"To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Nature, Humanity)

"Hugging trees has a calming effect on me. I'm talking about enormous trees that will be there when we are all dead and gone. I've hugged trees in every part of this little island."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Effect, Talking, Trees, Will)

"Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Power, Effect, Poison)

"The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Men, Power, Effect, Killing, Publicity, Self)

"The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands. Those attacks had a great effect on morale."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Effect, Islands, News)

"The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it."
- John Adams
(Related: Effect, Independence, Glory)

"The essence of a free government consists in an effectual control of rivalries."
- John Adams
(Related: Government, Control)

"Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish."
- John Quincy Adams
(Related: Perseverance, Difficulties, Effect, Obstacles, Patience)

"It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down, so to speak, a real person by an ideal, since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Measure, Wishes)

"Persuasion is often more effectual than force."
- Aesop
(Related: Force, Persuasion)

"A more effective international disease surveillance system is essential for global security both against a bioterrorist attack or a naturally occurring disease."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: Disease, Security)

"It is imperative that we make consumers more aware of the long-term effects of their financial decisions, particularly in managing their credit card debt, so that they can avoid financial pitfalls that may lead to bankruptcy."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: Financial, Credit, Debt, Decisions, May)

"As basic rules of a language must be practiced continually, and therefore are never fixed, so exercises toward distinct color effects never are done or over. New and different cases will be discovered time and again."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Time, Language, Rules, Will)

"There is a lot of use of ProTools in professional studios, but this is mostly for the special effects it allows, not for sound quality. These special effects soon fall out of fashion, and I don't think this trend will define studios permanently."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Quality, Fashion, Sound, Will)

"Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Direction, Learning, May)

"If we don't take effective measures now, the Netherlands could be torn between two extreme rights."
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali
(Related: Extreme, Rights, Now)

"You can hardly judge women's effect on politics merely from the action of individual women officeholders."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Politics, Women, Action, Effect)

"It will take a long time for women's effect on politics to register so that we may properly appraise it."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Politics, Time, Women, Effect, May, Will)

"You know, I think when I reflect on it, I think there's certainly a sense of history. When you have ambitions to play this game, you want to be one of the best ever, and you want to play so well and be so effective that you want people to remember your name 100 years from now."
- Marcus Allen
(Related: History, People, Name, Now, Play, Sense, Want, Years)

"I went through the whole number, you know. The swing era, the boogie woogie era, the bebop era. Thelonious Monk is still one of my favorites. So a lot of these people had their effect on me."
- Mose Allison
(Related: People, Effect)

"Sometimes a piece of music in the score isn't effective. When a score is too well finished with too many elements, sometimes it's too much."
- Alejandro Amenabar
(Related: Music)

"Sanctification is not to be understood here as a separation from ordinary use or consecration to some special use, although this meaning is often present in Scripture, sometimes referring to outward and sometimes to inward or effectual separation."
- William Ames
(Related: Meaning, Present, Scripture, Separation)

"The good pleasure of God is an act of the divine will freely and effectively determining all things."
- William Ames
(Related: God, Act, Pleasure, Will)

"That was fun to play. There were some nice special effects coupled with some really nice moments with child and wife. I also was able to age to about 100 years in 'Brief Candle.'"
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Age, Wife, Fun, Moments, Play, Years)

"I didn't see Dr. No for a year, but I liked it when I saw it. It was a fun movie. I don't like the Bond movies now. I hate special effects."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Movies, Fun, Hate, Now)

"Effective action is always unjust."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Action)

"I love that feeling of being in love, the effect of having butterflies when you wake up in the morning. That is special."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Love, Being, Butterflies, Effect, Feeling)

"Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: People, Effect, Reform)

"The other thing is we have an incredible villain. And we worked very hard to have villains that are connected to the hero. They have an effect, an emotional effect. They never become out-of-this-world, crazy villains."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Effect)

"To try and raise a budget for a film that is strictly for adults and both strong and graphic in content is not easy, especially when there is pressure to spend serious money on good special effects."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Money, Content, Film, Pressure)

"Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion."
- Aristotle
(Related: Character, May, Persuasion)

"The clarification of visual forms and their organization in integrated patterns as well as the attribution of such forms to suitable objects is one of the most effective training grounds of the young mind."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Mind, Training)

"Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Poetry, Saying)

"What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error."
- Raymond Aron
(Related: Optimism, Effect, Error)

"Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking."
- Clement Attlee
(Related: Government, People, Democracy, Talking)

"The alliance should agree... to an effective NATO role against the new threats presented by international terrorism and weapons of mass destruction."
- Jose Maria Aznar
(Related: Alliance, Destruction, Terrorism, Weapons)

"The half minute which we daily devote to the winding-up of our watches is an exertion of labour almost insensible; yet, by the aid of a few wheels, its effect is spread over the whole twenty-four hours."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Effect)

"The papacy again, representing the traditional unity of European civilization, has also shown itself unable to limit effectively the push of nationalism."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Civilization, Nationalism, Unity)

"Persecution produced its natural effect on them. It found them a sect; it made them a faction."
- Thomas Babington
(Related: Effect, Persecution)

"Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Ideas, Commerce, Effect)

"As I was coming up on the stage, there was one source that could make or break you, the New York Times. Inevitably there would be one actor singled out for a better review, or worse, than somebody else. The effect of that was cancerous, divisive."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Actor, Effect)

"The pleasure of one's effect on other people still exists in age - what's called making a hit. But the hit is much rarer and made of different stuff."
- Enid Bagnold
(Related: Age, People, Effect, Pleasure)

"I've always liked the effect of having somebody in there who hadn't the faintest idea what was going on."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: Idea, Effect)

"We look into mirrors but we only see the effects of our times on us - not our effects on others."
- Pearl Bailey
"Indeed; peace literature is almost exclusively read, though to good effect, by pacifists, while what is needed is the canvassing of those who have not so far been won to the cause."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Cause, Effect, Literature)

"The last Hague Conference has in the meantime expressed its opinion that a body should be established which could prepare for the work involved more effectively than has hitherto proved possible."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Work, Body, Opinion)

"A sign that a peace association is going adrift is its exclusion of other political parties, with whom it could collaborate effectively on most of the problems besetting the cause of peace."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Cause, Problems)

"One way of watering down the effects of violence is to approach it in a more lighthearted way. I don't mean to say that you laugh when somebody has their arm sawn off, but you can diffuse fear with humour."
- Colin Baker
(Related: Fear, Violence)

"I think some of the special effects in Close Encounters hold up better than the new more expensive special effects is because they were better actually."
- Bob Balaban
"You know, it's not the world that was my oppressor, because what the world does to you, if the world does it to you long enough and effectively enough, you begin to do to yourself."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: World)

"The oppression of any people for opinion's sake has rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper, and render them more important."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: People, Effect, Opinion, Opinions, Oppression)

"Preaching is to much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: Life, Argument, Practice, Preaching)

"All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Art, History, Religion, Humanity, Passion)

"The most effective way to do it, is to do it."
- Toni Cade Bambara
"I think Shrek makes an effect in older people. And there are many things in the movie that you saw that are not for kids. Kids would not understand certain things."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: People, Effect, Kids)

"People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives."
- Albert Bandura
(Related: Faith, Power, People, Successful, Control, Ability, Effect, Exercise, Measure)

"Your spikes, which were really quite long then, would catch the material of the track and your shoe would get heavier. I was simply filing them down and rubbing some graphite on the spikes. I thought I would run more effectively."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Thought)

"Bambi has a profound effect on children because it's about losing your mother."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Mother, Children, Effect, Losing)

"The combined results of several people working together is often much more effective than could be that of an individual scientist working alone."
- John Bardeen
(Related: People, Results)

"Traffic is only one of the side effects of growth."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Growth)

"What I am proposing this year are not lofty concepts far removed form the daily struggle so of ordinary Georgians. They are proposals that directly effect the lives of the people we serve."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: People, Effect, Struggle)

"He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Friend, Want, Will)

"I will continue my consistent record of voting for lower taxes, less spending and fewer regulations to make our government more effective and efficient while upholding our Constitution."
- Roscoe Bartlett
(Related: Government, Constitution, Taxes, Voting, Will)

"If poetry alters the way in which the reader views the world, then it has had its desired effect."
- John Barton
(Related: Poetry, Effect, World)

"In the past, poetry came in the form of spells and chants used to effect change."
- John Barton
(Related: Change, Poetry, Effect, Past)

"If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose."
- William Bartram
(Related: Perseverance, Purpose, Attention, Creation, Economy, Effect, Order, Resolution)

"Logic is a poor model of cause and effect."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Cause, Effect, Logic, Poor)

"Logic can often be reversed, but the effect does not precede the cause."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Cause, Effect, Logic)

"Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved - commitment to a scenario."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Advertising, Commitment, Credibility, Effect, Giving, Today)

"At any rate, I can only see such a success having positive effects for everyone, particularly as our anticipation of the World cup would only increase further."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Success, Positive, Anticipation, World)

"To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: People, Effect, Man)

"Again, President Reagan was sort of an amiable presence out at the ranch by the last 6 months of his presidency. He had no effect on national policy at all."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Policy, Effect, Months, Presidency, President)

"Israel is still the only country in the world against which there is a written document to the effect that it must disappear."
- Menachem Begin
(Related: Country, Effect, Israel, World)

"By irreducibly complex I mean a single system composed of several well-matched, interacting parts that contribute to the basic function, wherein the removal of any one of the parts causes the system to effectively cease functioning."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Causes)

"As you can appreciate over my lifetime I've developed a large vocabulary of sounds each requiring certain physical techniques often combined with a specific effect box."
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Effect, Vocabulary)

"The main prank that we play with props is for people's birthdays. The special effects people will put a little explosive in the cake so it blows up in their face - that's always fun to play on a guest star, or one of the trainees or someone who's new."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: People, Fun, Guest, Play, Will)

"Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Open, Questions, Reason)

"Every major question in history is a religious question. It has more effect in molding life than nationalism or a common language."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: History, Life, Effect, Language, Nationalism, Question, Religious)

"Of all the inhabitants of the inferno, none but Lucifer knows that hell is hell, and the secret function of purgatory is to make of heaven an effective reality."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Heaven, Hell, Reality)

"Communication is about being effective, not always about being proper."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Being, Communication)

"Every other movie is one of those action things. I mean, 'Lost in Space'? A bunch of good actors running around shooting at special effects on a soundstage? I took my kids to see that and felt like I was on an acid trip."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Action, Actors, Kids, Running, Space)

"Moreover, the concern of some that moving DNA among species would breach customary breeding barriers and have profound effects on natural evolutionary processes has substantially disappeared as the science revealed that such exchanges occur in nature."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Nature, Science, Breeding, Concern)

"The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect was already in the cause."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Cause, Effect, Nothing, Past, Present)

"Political and social events must also be effective, but not in a very obvious fashion. But political confusion and prolonged peace undoubtedly affect creative thought but whether they respectively hinder or help it is not at all certain."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Peace, Thought, Confusion, Events, Fashion, Help, Obvious)

"It is pretty clear that they are ineffective in stopping the course of thought at present, but they have not always been so in the past and we cannot be sure that they will not be so in the future."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Thought, Future, Past, Present, Pretty, Will)

"Every effort needs to be made to try and offset the costs of Katrina and Rita by reductions in other government programs, especially those that are wasteful, duplicative and ineffective."
- Ben Bernanke
(Related: Government, Effort, Needs)

"I assure this committee that, if I am confirmed, I will be strictly independent of all political influences... essential to that institution's ability to function effectively and achieve its mandated objectives."
- Ben Bernanke
(Related: Ability, Committee, Objectives, Will)

"In such a case secrecy must be absolute to be effective, and although mere vague curiosity induced many persons of my intimate acquaintance to ask to be allowed to just go in and have a peep, I never admitted anyone."
- Henry Bessemer
(Related: Acquaintance, Curiosity, Secrecy)

"Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Adversity, Effect, Fighting, Man, Training, Weight)

"Amtrak offers riders a cost-effective way to travel throughout the country."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Travel, Country)

"Negative feedback effected amplifier performance significantly."
- Harold Stephen Black
(Related: Negative, Performance)

"In order to spur economic growth we need to put the brakes on out of control spending, lower Ohioans tax burden and create a most efficient and effective government."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: Government, Control, Growth, Burden, Tax, Order)

"We have to make it clear that one, two or even three BNP MEPs elected to Brussels will have very little effect on the workings of the Parliament and the Commission."
- Steve Blake
(Related: Effect, Parliament, Will)

"What is the effect of unlimited coinage of silver in this country? and I invite your attention to this particularly, because it is a question of vital importance."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Attention, Country, Effect, Importance, Question)

"Movies like that aren't about the visual effects and explosions. They're human stories about family, about life, about death."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Death, Movies, Family, Life)

"I've got the greatest job in the world. There's no other job in government where cause and effect is so tightly coupled where you can make a difference every day in so many different ways and in so many different people's lives. It's a great challenge."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Government, People, Cause, Challenge, Day, Difference, Effect, Job, World)

"After September 11, when the United States took action to overthrow the Taliban, our interests and Iran's aligned, and we were able to coordinate quietly but effectively."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Action, states, United)

"So we in Congress have a very clear choice. We can take largely symbolic action and sit back and fiddle while Americans burn more gasoline. Or we can pass concrete, effective legislation that will save consumers money while significantly reducing U.S. oil consumption."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Money, Action, Americans, Choice, Congress, Legislation, Oil, Will)

"I don't see a groundswell of people willing to raise gas taxes right now. That leaves fuel economy standards as the only effective tool we have as a nation to make a dent in our dangerous and ever growing consumption of oil."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: People, Economy, Nation, Now, Oil, Right, Taxes)

"Every time new technology is introduced, especially involving reproduction, you get the 'yuck' effect."
- Brigitte Boisselier
(Related: Technology, Time, Effect)

"We work very cost effective and I sell my movies in 100 territories on my own."
- Uwe Boll
(Related: Movies, Work)

"I think the Matrix effect is over-used and I don't do it anymore."
- Uwe Boll
(Related: Effect)

"There is a need for more effective dialogue... between the government and the international community."
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Related: Government, Community)

"Not everybody likes or understands a drum solo, so I like to bring in effects and sounds to keep their interest."
- John Bonham
(Related: Interest)

"Summer movies are spectacles; that's what you pay 10 dollars to see. You want to get teased by effects sometimes. I think that will never stop."
- Jan de Bont
(Related: Movies, Summer, Want, Will)

"The way to push things through to a finish effectively must be learned."
- William Frederick Book
"I only storyboard scenes that require special effects, where it is necessary to communicate through pictures."
- John Boorman
"In the order of literature, as in others, there is no act that is not the coronation of an infinite series of causes and the source of an infinite series of effects."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Act, Causes, Infinite, Literature, Order)

"Barge traffic on the Mississippi River represents the most efficient, most cost-effective, most environmentally sound means of transporting commodity goods from this region of the country to market."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Country, Sound)

"The National Intelligence Director needs the authority to do the job we are asking him to do. That means power over the intelligence budget. And to be effective, to be allowed to do his or her job, they must have authority over the budget."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Intelligence, Power, Authority, Job, Needs)

"You only need a few people to effect a kidnapping."
- Robert Bourassa
(Related: People, Effect)

"A diplomat had been kidnapped, a cabinet minister had been kidnapped, they were under threats of murder. The police forces were rather tired. After a whole week, we were unable to find those that had effected the kidnappings."
- Robert Bourassa
(Related: Murder, Police)

"The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence."
- Pierre Bourdieu
(Related: Successful, Silence, Words)

"There is a marvelous turn and trick to British arrogance; its apparent unconsciousness makes it twice as effectual."
- Catherine Drinker Bowen
(Related: Arrogance)

"A business of high principle generates greater drive and effectiveness because people know that they can do the right thing decisively and with confidence."
- Marvin Bower
(Related: Business, People, Confidence, Right)

"Concentrated serum albumin fractionated from blood plasma was effective in battlefield treatment of shock."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Blood, Treatment)

"In the first place, it must be remembered that our point of view in examining the construction of a play will not always coincide with that which we occupy in thinking of its whole dramatic effect."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Effect, First, Play, Thinking, Will)

"In speaking, for convenience, of devices and expedients, I did not intend to imply that Shakespeare always deliberately aimed at the effects which he produced."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Shakespeare)

"I am really driven, but my drive doesn't effect the conversations I have in my head about life, and my worries and fears and insecurities."
- Zach Braff
(Related: Life, Effect)

"I consider it essential that the photographer should do his own printing and enlarging. The final effect of the finished print depends so much on these operations."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Effect, Printing)

"And only the photographer himself knows the effect he wants. He should know by instinct, grounded in experience, what subjects are enhanced by hard or soft, light or dark treatment."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Experience, Effect, Instinct, Light, Treatment)

"Sometimes they are a matter of luck; the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Hope, Effect, Luck, Patience, Waiting)

"Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt. All of us who are attempting to go around the world in balloons are effectively flying in experimental craft because these craft cannot be tested."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Balloons, Being, First, Flying, World)

"And the annual meetings of the League's Assembly are in effect official peace congresses binding on the participating states to an extent that most statesmen a quarter of a century ago would have regarded as utopian."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Peace, Effect, Meetings, states)

"I'm not a good enough singer to pull off the effect."
- Andre Braugher
(Related: Effect)

"And the issues I think are important in Louisiana right now happen to be health care and education. And those are two areas that the federal government can play a very important role. And I think I can be effective in trying to help our state from the Washington scene."
- John Breaux
(Related: Government, Health, Education, Care, Help, Now, Play, Right, State, Trying, Washington)

"Death is not only an unusually severe punishment, unusual in its pain, in its finality and in its enormity, but is serves no penal purpose more effectively than a less severe punishment."
- William J. Brennan
(Related: Death, Purpose, Pain, Punishment)

"I see the effects of sexual and gender liberation all around me, just like you do, but I don't have a sense of being in the majority."
- Susie Bright
(Related: Being, Gender, Majority, Sense)

"I think film had a terrible effect on horror fiction particularly in the 80s, with certain writers turning out stuff as slick and cliched as Hollywood movies."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Movies, Effect, Fiction, Film, Hollywood, Horror, Writers)

"The Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was put into effect on January 1, 1863, but news of the Proclamation and enforcement did not reach Texas until after the end of the Civil War almost two years later."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: War, Effect, End, News, President, Years)

"Personally I believe that the courses we followed for some years after World War II were enlightened, surprisingly imaginative and extremely effective."
- David Bruce
(Related: War, World, World war, Years)

"The Left Elite only pretend to be concerned about what's best for everyone else because it is the most effective way to manipulate you and your children into their abyss."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Children)

"Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its effect."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Cause, Difference, Effect, Lies, Sense, Taste)

"Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Evil, Prejudice, Race, Shadow)

"The Apple has the fewest bells and whistles. It has simple sound and few graphics special effects. In a way, that is a weakness because markets for the other machines are getting bigger."
- Bill Budge
(Related: Bells, Machines, Sound, Weakness)

"The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Business, Behavior, Reward, Schools)

"Economic medicine that was previously meted out by the cupful has recently been dispensed by the barrel. These once unthinkable dosages will almost certainly bring on unwelcome after-effects. Their precise nature is anyone's guess, though one likely consequence is an onslaught of inflation."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Nature, Inflation, Medicine, Will)

"Hiroshima had a profound effect upon me."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: Effect)

"The law increasing and organizing the military establishment of the United States has been nearly carried into effect, and the Army has been extensively and usefully employed during the past season."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Army, Effect, Law, Military, Past, states, United)

"A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Effect, Judgment, Poverty)

"Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Circumstances, Effect, Mankind, Reality)

"No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Fear, Acting, Mind, Passion)

"In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Community, Direction, Dress, Effect, End, Force, Public, Sense)

"The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Effect, Liberty, May, Risk, Will)

"The secret of all effective originality in advertising is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures, but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Advertising, Creation, Originality, Relationships, Words)

"The secret of all effective advertising is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures, but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Advertising, Creation, Relationships, Words)

"I've just finished my next collection, Possible Side Effects, and I'm now working on a collection of holiday stories as well as a memoir about my relationship with my father."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Father, Holiday, Now)

"Black magic operates most effectively in preconscious, marginal areas. Casual curses are the most effective."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Magic)

"To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun."
- Robert Burton
(Related: Love, Power, Effect, Sun)

"What was frustrating about Armageddon was the time I spent not doing anything. It was a big special effects film, and I wasn't crazy about pretending I was in outer space. It feels ridiculous."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Time, Film, Space)

"For diplomacy to be effective, words must be credible - and no one can now doubt the word of America."
- George W. Bush
(Related: America, Diplomacy, Doubt, Now, Word, Words)

"I have never wavered from my intention to advance the cause of diversity in new and more effective ways."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Cause, Diversity, Intention)

"What we're putting forward is the most radical reform of the welfare state... for 60 years. I think it will have a transformative effect in making sure that everyone is better off in work and better off working rather than on benefits."
- David Cameron
(Related: Work, Benefits, Effect, Radical, Reform, State, Welfare, Will, Years)

"Think of someone you know who's not saved but you may be afraid to share the Gospel with that person. I've found a way that's radically effective in training people to share the Gospel."
- Kirk Cameron
(Related: People, May, Training)

"To conquer nature is, in effect, to remove all natural barriers and human norms and to substitute artificial, fabricated equivalents for natural processes."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Nature, Effect)

"We have to define and put into practice a better, more coherent and effective policy on income security."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Policy, Income, Practice, Security)

"National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month is celebrated each May, and becomes a chance for our Nation to become more familiar with the effects of this disease, and about the preventable steps that we can take to deal with it."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Awareness, Chance, Disease, May, Nation, Prevention)

"I am especially grateful, however, to have known the fifties, before we began to poison our own civilization - or at least before the effects of the poison began to be felt."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Civilization, Poison)

"Vegas is everything that's right with America. You can do whatever you want, 24 hours a day. They've effectively legalized everything there."
- Drew Carey
(Related: America, Day, Right, Want)

"The ill effects of thought come about when we forget that thought is a function of our consciousness... an ability that we as human beings have. We are the producers of our own thinking."
- Richard Carlson
(Related: Thought, Ability, Consciousness, Forget, Thinking)

"American officials have bent over backwards to show how sensitive they are to Muslim culture. It didn't seem very effective. They seem to be worried about winning the respect of other people."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: People, Winning, Muslim, American, Culture, Respect)

"Fluorine has a protecting action against caries, but this is a local effect. If you drink it, you are running the risk of all kinds of toxic actions."
- Arvid Carlsson
(Related: Action, Actions, Effect, Risk, Running)

"Well, in pharmacology, if the effect is local, it's of course absolutely awkward to use it in any other way than as a local treatment."
- Arvid Carlsson
(Related: Effect, Treatment)

"Americans are also feeling the effects of soaring energy prices at the gas pump. The double burden of these added expenses will be far too much for many families."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Americans, Burden, Energy, Feeling, Will)

"When you get all this stuff on and you put on the guns and the hair, it has an effect on the actor. It tends to lend a certain something to the way you feel as you're just walking around looking that way."
- Keith Carradine
(Related: Actor, Effect, Hair, Walking)

"Even the handsomest men do not have the same momentary effect on the world as a truly beautiful woman does."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Men, Effect, Woman, World)

"We're more effective than birth control pills."
- Johnny Carson
(Related: Control, Birth control)

"Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it."
- Aaron Carter
(Related: Music, Hope, Effect, Spirits, Will)

"Every person's every action has an effect."
- Rosanne Cash
(Related: Action, Effect)

"But my method of the pillar, as it throws the horse yet more upon the haunches, is still more effectual to this purpose, and besides always gives him the ply to the side he goes of."
- William Cavendish
(Related: Purpose)

"Like Canada, we very much wanted the United Nations to be a relevant and effective body. But once those efforts failed, we no longer saw things from a multilateral perspective. For us, now, it is much more basic than that. It is about family."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Family, Body, Canada, Nations, Now, Perspective, United)

"It's more fun if you can control things like lighting and make special effects in the darkroom."
- Lacey Chabert
(Related: Control, Fun)

"After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: First)

"The challenge of screenwriting is to say much in little and then take half of that little out and still preserve an effect of leisure and natural movement."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Challenge, Effect, Leisure)

"He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and you will see the effect when the weaving of a life-time is unraveled."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Life, Duty, Effect, Present, Will)

"Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects. Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity, as does too much license."
- George Chapman
(Related: Love, Chastity, Extreme, Extremes, Hatred)

"We have more media than ever and more technology in our lives. It's supposed to help us communicate, but it has the opposite effect of isolating us."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Technology, Effect, Help, Media)

"You must try to match your colors as nearly as you can to those you see before you, and you must study the effects of light and shade on nature's own hues and tints."
- William Merritt Chase
(Related: Nature, Colors, Light, Study)

"Who has time to manually spam web sites? That can't be very cost effective."
- Eric Cheng
(Related: Time)

"That strategy of buy and hold, which is the sound and sensible one for the individual, can have very dangerous and perverse effects for the market as a whole."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Strategy, Sound)

"You have Extreme and Van Halen and the history that I have with other people I played with. There are some effects that will hopefully break that stereotype."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: History, People, Extreme, Will)

"I look upon indolence as a sort of suicide; for the man is effectually destroyed, though the appetites of the brute may survive."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Indolence, Man, May, Suicide)

"The incognito of lower class employment is an effective cloak for any dagger one might wish to hide."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: Class)

"The divine law indeed has excluded women from this ministry, but they endeavour to thrust themselves into it; and since they can effect nothing of themselves, they do all through the agency of others."
- John Chrysostom
(Related: Women, Effect, Law, Nothing)

"The long time to come when I shall not exist has more effect on me than this short present time, which nevertheless seems endless."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Time, Effect, Present)

"We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs."
- Kenneth Clark
(Related: Bombs, Cynicism, Disillusion)

"Gravity is one variable in a lot of scientific processes. If you can remove gravity or minimize its effect, then you can understand the other processes that are going on."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Effect, Gravity)

"After 20 years in Congress, I still believe that smaller government and lower taxes are the most effective economic policies."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Government, Congress, Taxes, Years)

"Never underestimate the effectiveness of a straight cash bribe."
- Claud Cockburn
"Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet's job. The rest is literature."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Effect, Job, Light, Literature, Originality, Rest, Spontaneity, Youth)

"It is not enough to be well-intentioned; one must strive to put those intentions into action in a capable way. One must consider the effect his actions will have on others. Looked at like this, to persist in ignorance is itself dishonorable."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Action, Actions, Effect, Ignorance, Intentions, Will)

"I had in effect a user base eager to buy porn but no one to sell it to them."
- Benjamin Cohen
(Related: Effect)

"If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Power, Religion, Evil)

"The cause ceasing, the effect ceases also."
- Edward Coke
(Related: Cause, Effect)

"The present structure of rewards in high schools produces a response on the part of an adolescent social system which effectively impedes the process of education."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Education, Present, Schools)

"The results indicate that heterogeneity of race and heterogeneity of family educational background can increase the achievement of children from weak educational backgrounds with no adverse effect on children from strong educational backgrounds."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Family, Achievement, Children, Effect, Race, Results)

"There are many examples in high schools which show something about the effects such competition might have."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Competition, Schools)

"As an example, one of the schools I have been studying is too small to compete effectively in most sports, but participates with vigor each year in the state music contests."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Music, Sports, Example, Schools, State)

"Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. Thus extra achievement by one student not only raises his position, but in effect lowers the position of others."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Achievement, Class, Effect, Students)

"The interval allowed was only five minutes, at the end of which I resumed the lecture; but so refreshing was the effects of the brief rest and, above all, the admission of pure air, that during the second hour the attention was as completely sustained as during the first."
- George Combe
(Related: Attention, End, First, Rest)

"The methods that EPA introduced after 1970 to reduce air-pollutant emissions worked for a while, but over time have become progressively less effective."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Time)

"No action is without its side effects."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Action)

"Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Art, Imagination, Life, Truth, Men, Existence, Invention)

"The general fact is that the most effective way of utilizing human energy is through an organized rivalry, which by specialization and social control is, at the same time, organized co-operation."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Time, Control, Energy, Fact, Rivalry)

"They who have reasoned ignorantly, or who have aimed at effecting their personal ends by flattering the popular feeling, have boldly affirmed that 'one man is as good as another;' a maxim that is true in neither nature, revealed morals, nor political theory."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Nature, Feeling, Man, Maxim, Morals, Popular, Theory)

"Systems are to be appreciated by their general effects, and not by particular exceptions."
- James F. Cooper
"The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Abuse, Ambition, American, Effect, Faults, Language, Simplicity, Want)

"With our national savings rate well below one-percent, it is imperative that the government embrace innovative and cost-effective means of boosting personal savings."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Government)

"If you look at body fat, it seems to increase with age, even though your weight does not. That's a physiological fact of aging, they say. Heck it is. It is an adaptive effect of aging."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Age, Body, Effect, Fact, Weight)

"Severity is allowable where gentleness has no effect."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Effect)

"Enquire what the effect of large endowments are upon colleges."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Effect)

"Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe, so no thought or action is without its effects, present or ultimate, seen or unseen, felt or unfelt."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Thought, Action, Energy, Loss, Present, Universe)

"Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Leadership, Discipline, Management, First)

"Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God."
- William Cowper
(Related: Nature, God, Cause, Effect, Name)

"Congress has a responsibility to make sure our taxpayer dollars are being spent responsibly and effectively, and at the same time, that our men and women in uniform have everything they need to carry out the War on Terror."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Men, War, Women, Time, Being, Congress, Responsibility, Terror)

"I don't think there's any one definition, but to do effective political work you have to have vision and practicality, and learn how to persuade people that what you feel needs to be done does need to be done."
- Alan Cranston
(Related: Work, People, Vision, Needs, Practicality)

"We were only on orbit a little over two days, so we had no adverse effects from being weightless."
- Robert Crippen
(Related: Being)

"It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Boredom, Effect, Facts, Freedom, Repetition, Result, Tolerance)

"I don't want a lot of bureaucracy... I want to run state government the same way we run a campaign - efficient, effective and victorious."
- Charlie Crist
(Related: Government, Bureaucracy, State, Want)

"When the Promise of American life is conceived as a national ideal, whose fulfillment is a matter of artful and laborious work, the effect thereof is substantially to identify the national purpose with the social problem."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Life, Work, Purpose, American, Effect, Fulfillment, Promise)

"But we must not try to drive the Indians too fast in effecting these changes."
- George Crook
"You don't have to be noisy to be effective."
- Phil Crosby
"More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people."
- Elijah Cummings
(Related: People, Abuse, May, Nation)

"The real effect of the WTC calamity has been depressed spirits, anxiety, and uncertainty among publishers, and of course those emotions are not restricted to publishers."
- Richard Curtis
(Related: Anxiety, Calamity, Effect, Emotions, Spirits, Uncertainty)

"They say 6 million people see you when you act in a film; it may only be 600 in a play. But the effect on the 600 may be truer and more lasting."
- Cyril Cusack
(Related: People, Act, Effect, Film, May, Play)

"Secondly, the nature of the revolutions which have altered the surface of the earth must have had a more decisive effect on the terrestrial quadrupeds than on the marine animals."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Nature, Animals, Earth, Effect)

"The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotent."
- Edward Dahlberg
(Related: Men, Love, Fear, Virtue, Effect, Machine, Machines, Pity)

"During my solitude, conflicting thoughts increased; but much exercise of soul had the effect of causing the scriptures to gain complete ascendancy over me."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Soul, Thoughts, Effect, Exercise, Gain, Solitude)

"In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: History)

"I don't start a piece knowing exactly what effect it's going to have. There is a seed of an idea that I could never articulate, right at the beginning of the piece, literally like one cell."
- Siobhan Davies
(Related: Idea, Beginning, Effect, Right)

"If somebody plans to carry out a series of murders... then this is obviously an evil and pre-meditated attack and in that case, there could be a deterrent effect."
- David Davis
(Related: Effect, Evil)

"I'm very confident that the solutions that we are developing are going to be effective not only in application in Iraq, but also will be very helpful for potential homeland security situations as well."
- Geoff Davis
(Related: Iraq, Potential, Security, Will)

"Laura Bush went on national television during the week of my father's funeral and spoke out against embryonic stem cell research, pointing out that where Alzheimer's is concerned, we don't have proof that stem-cell treatment would be effective."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Father, Proof, Research, Television, Treatment)

"The method of collective punishment so far has proved effective."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Punishment)

"It isn't a secret that my heart is damaged. All the treatments and medications haven't been effective."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Heart)

"Yes, it is a rehearsed show, yes, it was analogy of going to see a play at the theatre, where everything has to be in place and whole things, everything being works, all works together to get the best effect you know it's more like an actor learning a part."
- John Deacon
(Related: Actor, Being, Effect, Learning, Play, Theatre)

"Brick and mortar businesses - and the communities that depend on them - cannot continue to bear an unfair sales tax burden from which their on-line competitors are effectively exempt."
- Bill Delahunt
(Related: Burden, Tax, Sales)

"To resort to power one need not be violent, and to speak to conscience one need not be meek. The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Power, Action, Conscience)

"Nonviolent action does not have to get others to be nice. It can in effect force them to consult their consciences."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Action, Effect, Force)

"Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary techniques and very impressive special effects but sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Art, Soul, Cinema)

"There is no reality of consciousness independent of the effects of various vehicles of content on subsequent action (and hence, of course, on memory)."
- Daniel Clement Dennett
(Related: Action, Consciousness, Content, Reality)

"Basically, I have no place in organized politics. By coming to the British Parliament, I've allowed the people to sacrifice me at the top and let go the more effective job I should be doing at the bottom."
- Bernadette Devlin
(Related: Politics, Sacrifice, People, Job, Parliament)

"The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most effective tool we have to repair the environmental harm that is causing a species to decline."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Environmental, Act, Harm)

"Teaching to unsuspecting youngsters the effective use of formal methods is one of the joys of life because it is so extremely rewarding."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Life, Teaching)

"Rock musicians, and a vast array of popular-music musicians, due to their wealth, acquired through the mass of their notoriety, are able to be listened to and heard and thus are able to effect change on an international level."
- Bill Dixon
(Related: Change, Wealth, Effect, Musicians, Popular)

"Working families need to know that we will work to protect their health needs, promote the development of safe, effective medicines, and guarantee patient rights."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Health, Work, Development, Rights, Needs, Will)

"I think what some people are doing with effects is starting to get silly. It's overused."
- Richard Donner
(Related: People, Silly)

"I wouldn't want to do a whole movie with effects."
- Stephen Dorff
(Related: Want)

"The one effective method of defending one's own territory from an offensive by air is to destroy the enemy's air power with the greatest possible speed."
- Giulio Douhet
(Related: Power, Enemy)

"For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Imagination, Life, Effort)

"Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Efficiency, Right)

"Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Action, Quiet, Reflection, Will)

"Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Leadership, Being, Results)

"Many legitimate forms of ownership, mainly cooperative and communal, had not been used to any effective extent mainly because of the imposition of Stalinist restrictions."
- Alexander Dubcek
(Related: Ownership)

"The most important pathological effects of pollution are extremely delayed and indirect."
- Rene Dubos
(Related: Pollution)

"A man's accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail."
- John Foster Dulles
(Related: Life, Accomplishments, Attention, Detail, Effect, Man)

"Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities."
- Lord Dunsany
(Related: Effect, Logic)

"In a society which is structured the wrong way, piety has no effect."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Society, Effect, Piety, Wrong)

"Today, everything has to be made by committee, and has to have special effects, but there's always room for good films."
- Robert Duvall
(Related: Committee, Today)

"My father is a well known artist, Ted Dyer, who has been painting for many years. Our work is very different, but growing up surrounded by paintings, paints, easels and art books does have an effect."
- John Dyer
(Related: Art, Work, Father, Artist, Books, Effect, Growing up, Painting, Years)

"The technologies which have had the most profound effects on human life are usually simple."
- Freeman Dyson
(Related: Life)

"The most effective way to do it, is to do it."
- Amelia Earhart
"On the basis of the familiar experience that that which is learned with difficulty is better retained, it would have been safe to prophesy such an effect from the greater number of repetitions."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Experience, Difficulty, Effect)

"Any horror element is as much psychological as special effects."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: Horror)

"I would define the poetic effect as the capacity that a text displays for continuing to generate different readings, without ever being completely consumed."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Being, Effect)

"There is a lot of rubbish written about toilet humour - people saying it is childish and pretending it is beneath them - but there is no doubting the effectiveness of a really good willy gag."
- Adrian Edmondson
(Related: People, Saying)

"We need better coordination on the international side, just as they need better and more effective efforts on the Somali side. We have too many reconstruction and development assistance plans."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Development)

"Our assistance in Somalia has been remarkably effective and successful, and we have helped with very small resources - a large group of people and we can now do even more."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: People, Successful, Now)

"Once we were in the studio, we realized we were getting certain effects through the shooting of the dramatic scenes on video, shooting off a screen and then getting wave patterns and stuff like that."
- Atom Egoyan
"The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Discovery, Effect, Wonder)

"Most often the music does end up in the movie, and sometimes there's a point where I wish that it wasn't, just because I think the score would be more effective if there was less of it. But, again, that's not my call."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Music, End)

"Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night."
- George Eliot
(Related: Effect, Faces, Night, Silence, Sound, Voice)

"But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling something, having once existed, its effect is not to be done away with."
- George Eliot
(Related: Effect, Embarrassment, Feeling, Intimacy)

"Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness."
- George Eliot
(Related: Cruelty, Effect, Kindness, May, Unkindness)

"Birth-control is effecting, and promising to effect, many functions in our social life."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Life, Effect)

"The average husband enjoys the total effect of his home but is usually unable to contribute any of the details of work and organisation that make it enjoyable."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Home, Work, HusbEffect)

"'Charm' - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Power, Work, Women, Strength, Charm, Effect, Force, Man, Woman)

"The greatest grand challenge for any scientist is discovering how to prevent the spread of HIV and finding the cure or an effective vaccine for AIDS."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Challenge, Cure)

"Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Men, Cause, Effect, Luck)

"Cause and effect are two sides of one fact."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Cause, Effect, Fact)

"Christianity, to be effective in Japan, must change."
- Shusaku Endo
(Related: Change, Christianity)

"What do you want to get done? In what order of importance? Over what period of time? What is the time available? What is the best strategy for application of time to projects for the most effective results?"
- Ted W. Engstrom
(Related: Time, Strategy, Importance, Order, Projects, Results, Want)

"If you're in a forest, the quality of the echo is very strange because echoes back off so many surfaces of all those trees that you get this strange, itchy ricochet effect."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Quality, Echo, Effect, Trees)

"In this context, social consensus, and institutions that embody this consensus, must be made effective in order for democratization not to be abused as a provisional instrument to establish an anti-democratic regime."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Order)

"If the many allegations made to this date are true, then the burglars who broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate were, in effect, breaking into the home of every citizen."
- Sam Ervin
(Related: Home, Committee, Effect)

"If you do things with a certain type of result and cause a certain type of reaction or effect, then you increase your market value. It's very much a competition for the entertainment dollar, and that's never been more clearly evident than in today's NBA game."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Cause, Competition, Effect, Entertainment, Result, Today, Value)

"To know that everything we say and do to this new little human being may have a profound effect on him or her is a daunting obligation."
- Gloria Estefan
(Related: Being, Effect, May, Obligation)

"I really worked with icons in the music business, which really had a strong effect on me. It wasn't just pick-up gigs."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Music, Business, Effect)

"Depression scares people off. It makes me laugh that it has that kind of effect."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: People, Depression, Effect)

"The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind."
- William Falconer
(Related: Direction, Effect, Wind)

"Mental agitations and eating cares are more injurious to health, and destructive of life, than is commonly imagined, and could their effects be collected, would make no inconsiderable figure in the bills of mortality."
- William Falconer
(Related: Health, Life, Eating, Mortality)

"But because we in the United States finance our current account deficit by borrowing in our own currency, we can move to a more competitive dollar without the adverse effects that followed currency declines in other countries."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Finance, Borrowing, Countries, states, United)

"In general, higher education does not know how to speak for its interests. It offers a stance that is defensive, cowardly and likely to be ineffective."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Education)

"Special effects are characters. Special effects are essential elements. Just because you can't see them doesn't mean they aren't there."
- Laurence Fishburne
"I think of my body as a side effect of my mind."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Body, Effect, Mind)

"One blob of red in the wrong place and the audience isn't looking at the hero, they're looking at a patch of curtain (or something similar) and your whole effect is lost."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Effect, Wrong)

"You're not there to spread any particular- if you're Bob Marley you're there to spread a message, but very few people can do that effectively without shoving opinions down someone's throat."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: People, Opinions)

"Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Genius, Ability, Effect, Mind)

"The faster the word sticks to the thought, the more beautiful is the effect."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Thought, Effect, Word)

"The language fictional characters use is chosen for effect, at least if the author is concentrating."
- John M. Ford
(Related: Effect, Language)

"And also they were absolutely brilliant in one way, you know: they knew how effective is not to punish somebody who is guilty; what Communist Party members could afford to do was mind-boggling: they could do practically anything they wanted - steal, you know, lie, whatever."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Lie, Mind, Party)

"The dwarfed trees of the Chinese and Japanese have been noticed by every author who has written upon these countries, and all have attempted to give some description of the method by which the effect is produced."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Countries, Effect, Trees)

"One of the essential elements of government responsibility is to communicate effectively to the American people, especially in time of a potential terrorist attack or a natural disaster."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Government, Time, People, American, Disaster, Potential, Responsibility)

"Besides the mistakes that are pointed out, I love the way readers become involved with the characters. When readers start asking about character motivations instead of concentrating on the special effects, it means you're connecting with them on a personal level."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Love, Character, Mistakes)

"How we treat the earth basically effects our social welfare and our national security."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Earth, National security, Welfare)

"New Labour was the most short-sighted, self-serving, incompetent, useless, and ineffective government that Britain has ever known. Make no mistake, Labour's economic policies were a national security liability."
- Liam Fox
(Related: Government, Mistake, National security, Self)

"Republicans are pushing legislation forward that will improve the effectiveness of and bring more accountability to U.S. foreign assistance around the world and bring democracy even further into the light."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Democracy, Legislation, Light, Republicans, Will, World)

"It is, of course, further indication that a fundamentalist right has really taken over much of the Republican Party, People might cite George Bush as proof that you can be totally impervious to the effects of Harvard and Yale education."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Education, People, Party, Proof, Republican, Right)

"If you hear, day after day, liberals are rooting against armed forces, that is eventually going to have an effect on soldiers and troops who are actually going to believe that and it's wrong. It's just wrong."
- Al Franken
(Related: Day, Effect, Liberals, Soldiers, Troops, Wrong)

"There are so many effects and so many things that are done digitally now that it's so hard for the director to really control the process, because there are more and more experts that come in."
- John Frankenheimer
(Related: Control, Experts, Now)

"We would sift through every inch of what it was that worked, or if it didn't, and wonder what was effective in it, in terms of paint, the subject matter, the size, the drawing."
- Helen Frankenthaler
(Related: Wonder)

"It can have an enormous effect because big budget movies can have big budget perks, and small budget movies have no perks, but what is the driving force, of course, is the script, and your part in it."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Movies, Driving, Effect, Force)

"Still, it can be more effective to accomplish what you need to accomplish with the minimum effort. Watch Anthony Hopkins. He doesn't appear to be doing anything. He is so still that you can't see him working, but you are drawn into his character through his very stillness."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Character, Effort)

"It is only when parental feelings are ineffective or too ambivalent or when the mother's emotions are temporarily engaged elsewhere that children feel lost."
- Anna Freud
(Related: Mother, Feelings, Children, Emotions)

"Most of the energy of political work is devoted to correcting the effects of mismanagement of government."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Government, Work, Energy)

"Close your bodily eye, that you may see your picture first with the eye of the spirit. Then bring to light what you have seen in the darkness, that its effect may work back, from without to within."
- Caspar David Friedrich
(Related: Work, Darkness, Effect, Eye, First, Light, May, Spirit)

"People became more interested in my love life than in me, and that has a certain effect. You start to feel very empty and worth nothing, you start to become a piece in a board game you never wanted to play."
- Anna Friel
(Related: Life, Love, People, Effect, Nothing, Play, Worth)

"Most individuals have always thought themselves not big enough or significant enough to have an effect on the whole planet, a notion which conversely made them think they could afford big arrogance and big greed over its resources."
- Lynette Fromme
(Related: Thought, Arrogance, Effect, Greed)

"The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Power, Control, Force, Violence)

"The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness."
- James Anthony Froude
(Related: Belief, Effect)

"I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family, to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as they made that slow entrance onto the field. It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team, too. They'd never seen anything like it."
- Hayden Fry
(Related: Family, Effect)

"In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects."
- James W. Fulbright
(Related: Faith, Act, Democracy, Dissent, Medicine, Taste, Value)

"Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Ability, Nations)

"I'll agonize over sentences. Mostly because you're trying to create specific effects with sentences, and because there are a number of different voices in the book."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Trying)

"Few can believe that suffering, especially by others, is in vain. Anything that is disagreeable must surely have beneficial economic effects."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Suffering)

"No game in the world is as tidy and dramatically neat as baseball, with cause and effect, crime and punishment, motive and result, so cleanly defined."
- Paul Gallico
(Related: Baseball, Cause, Crime, Effect, Motive, Punishment, Result, World)

"Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion. When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect, paying attention to the views of the people. Any other interpretation is nonsense."
- George Gallup
(Related: Leader, People, Attention, Effect, Nonsense, Opinion, President, Public, Public opinion, Results)

"I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Soul, Being, Children, Evil, Inheritance, Purity)

"Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Love, Power, Fear, Punishment)

"The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. To be effective it demands the sacrifice of the bravest and the most spotless."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Sacrifice, Law, World)

"Well, if storytelling is important, then your narrative ability, or your ability to put into words or use what someone else has put into words effectively, is important too."
- Howard Gardner
(Related: Ability, Words)

"If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: People, Respect)

"Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Education, People, Flowers, Giving, Plants, Teaching, Today)

"A revolution only lasts fifteen years, a period which coincides with the effectiveness of a generation."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Revolution, Years)

"I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in."
- Bill Gates
(Related: People, Communication)

"The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Leaders)

"What I worry about is climate change, because that would have untold effects that we can't even measure yet."
- Susan George
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Measure, Worry)

"Men have been found to deny woman intellect; they have credited her with instinct, with intuition, with a capacity to correlate cause and effect much as a dog connects its collar with a walk."
- W. L. George
(Related: Men, Cause, Effect, Instinct, Intellect, Intuition, Woman)

"Other effects in the show included models of the ships which were extremely expensive to make. We used to do our shots in front of a blue screen and they'd put the effects on after."
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Ships)

"Special effects movies have taken over the universe. That and scary movies."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Movies, Universe)

"The women's movement is taking a different form right now, and it is because it has been so effective and so successful that there's a huge counter movement to try to stop it, to try to divide women from one another, to try to almost foment divisiveness."
- Carol Gilligan
(Related: Women, Successful, Now, Right)

"In order to effectively protect our loved ones, we must provide the American public with unfettered access to know who these dangerous criminals are and where they are living."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: American, Living, Order, Public)

"As the cost of gasoline rises and our dependence on foreign oil continues to increase, the effect of sending over $100 billion each year to OPEC nations hurts every American."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: American, Dependence, Effect, Nations, Oil)

"One morning, just like 9/11, there's going to be a disaster. I have yet to see the United Nations do anything effective with either Iran or North Korea."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Disaster, Nations, United)

"As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back. Rhyme is still the most effective drum."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: War, Poets, Will)

"To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past."
- Charles J. Givens
(Related: Design, First, Future, Past)

"Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects."
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Related: Laughter)

"When I say something untrue on the air, I mean for it to be transparently untrue. I assume people know when I'm just saying something for effect. Or to be funny."
- Ira Glass
(Related: Funny, People, Effect, Saying)

"Effective teaching may be the hardest job there is."
- William Glasser
(Related: Job, May, Teaching)

"It is almost impossible for anyone, even the most ineffective among us, to continue to choose misery after becoming aware that it is a choice."
- William Glasser
(Related: Choice, Misery)

"The United States has it's own propaganda, but it's very effective because people don't realize that it's propaganda. And it's subtle, but it's actually a much stronger propaganda machine than the Nazis had but it's funded in a different way."
- Crispin Glover
(Related: People, Machine, Propaganda, states, United)

"Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity, and here has its greatest effect on life, an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout."
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
(Related: Music, Life, Dignity, Effect)

"If we say that anyone who "moralizes" must be perfect morally then we are in effect saying no one can moralize."
- Jonah Goldberg
(Related: Effect, Saying)

"In reality there is no cause or effect, there is only the indifference of the universe."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Cause, Effect, Indifference, Reality, Universe)

"Philosophy is an attempt by man to find cause and effect. Religion has the same goal."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Religion, Goal, Cause, Effect, Man, Philosophy)

"If your emotional abilities aren't in hand, if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Emotions, Empathy, Relationships, Self)

"I believe that nothing is more important to our ability to effectively address our present than understanding the lessons learned from those who have come before us."
- Charlie Gonzalez
(Related: Ability, Nothing, Present, Understanding)

"In America you can say anything you want - as long as it doesn't have any effect."
- Paul Goodman
(Related: America, Effect, Want)

"Cutting taxes for very high income people an average of more than $100,000 a year for people that make more than a million dollars a year is not an effective way to get the economy going."
- Austan Goolsbee
(Related: People, Economy, Income, Taxes)

"Call it holistic or holographic thinking, it's been quite effective imagining the world's problems are all right in front of you on a smaller scale with your band. You deal with those relationships, and that's where real major change begins."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Change, Problems, Relationships, Right, Thinking, World)

"It would be great to take one city street and turn it into a pedestrian corridor and see what kind of effect it has on the businesses in that area - It's the future I think."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Effect, Future)

"The American people should be informed about what kind of capability terrorists have inside the United States. They should be informed of why we are not using information to do a more effective job of dealing with terrorists."
- Bob Graham
(Related: People, American, Information, Job, states, United)

"We will never win this war until we understand the effect that Guantanamo Bay has had on the overall war effort. And we'll never get the support of the American people if we can't prove to them that these folks that we're dealing with are not common criminals. We're going to keep them - keep you safe from them."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: War, People, American, Effect, Effort, Support, Will)

"The theory of founder effects does not explain how novel features like plumage traits arise."
- Peter R. Grant
(Related: Theory)

"I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Execution, Laws)

"From the very commencement the student should set out to witness the progress and effects of sickness and ought to persevere in the daily observation of disease during the whole period of his studies."
- Robert James Graves
(Related: Progress, Disease, Observation, Sickness)

"And they understand that to be an effective member of a democracy, you have to accept responsibility."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Democracy, Responsibility)

"I have often noticed that a bribe has that effect - it changes a relation. The man who offers a bribe gives away a little of his own importance; the bribe once accepted, he becomes the inferior, like a man who has paid for a woman."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Effect, Importance, Man, Woman)

"Defendants are being evaluated based on numerical grid without any aggravating circumstances being considered. The effect has been to transfer the disparity from the judge to the prosecutor allowing for a great deal of leeway on indictments."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Being, Circumstances, Effect)

"We need, in effect, to make the phantom 'lock-boxes' around the trust fund real."
- Alan Greenspan
(Related: Trust, Effect)

"One of the books we read a few years ago that had a big effect on us was Repeated Takes by Michael Chanan."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Books, Effect, Years)

"The Chancellor also in effect asks us to bargain away whatever obligation or interest we have as regards the neutrality of Belgium. We could not entertain that bargain either."
- Edward Grey
(Related: Bargain, Belgium, Effect, Interest, Neutrality, Obligation)

"In effect, I was asking that if Russia mobilized against Austria, the German Government, who had been supporting the Austrian demand on Serbia, should ask Austria to consider some modification of her demands, under the threat of Russian mobilization."
- Edward Grey
(Related: Government, Effect, Russia)

"I see so much more than I used to see. The effect has been to depress and sadden and hurt me terribly."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Effect, Hurt)

"The very effect of the education they were given... was to make men think; and, thinking, they became less and less satisfied with the miserable pays they received."
- John Grierson
(Related: Education, Men, Effect, Thinking)

"If this Nation really wants to create an effective border security policy, we need to have a debate that includes a discussion about actual solutions to our problems, which means taking all of the political grandstanding and baiting out of the equation."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Policy, Debate, Nation, Problems, Security)

"The spirals of the helix should be as nearly approximated as possible, as each aids by its heat that of its neighbour, or rather diminishes the cooling effect of the gaseous atmosphere."
- William Robert Grove
(Related: Effect)

"I want to have some effect on the way the world works in whatever way I can, and I also want to have the power to help get the movies that I think are important made."
- Maggie Gyllenhaal
(Related: Movies, Power, Effect, Help, Want, World)

"There were also horror shows on the radio. Very terrifying and thrilling to me as a kid. They had all these creepy sound effects. They would come on at ten o'clock at night, and I just would scare myself to death."
- Jessica Hagedorn
(Related: Death, Horror, Night, Sound)

"Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult, than that of determining the distance of the Sun from the Earth very near the truth: but even this... will without much labour be effected."
- Edmond Halley
(Related: Earth, Sun, Will)

"In fact, I had to make an enormous adjustment to this, not only in listening to it but in playing with it. It's a full sound. In some instances, you must have the volume to get the effect."
- Chico Hamilton
(Related: Effect, Fact, Listening, Sound)

"And we broadcast tapes sent to us from Americans against the war. These were most effective I believe."
- Hanoi Hannah
(Related: War, Americans)

"Well, we think the broadcasts did have some effect, because we see the antiwar movement in the U.S. building up, growing and so we think that our broadcast is a support to this antiwar movement."
- Hanoi Hannah
(Related: Building, Effect, Support)

"It becomes a giant's task to compute the result when the effect of cross seas, wind at all angles and ever varying force, arched surfaces, head resistance, ratio of weight to area, and the intelligence of the guiding power crop up."
- Lawrence Hargrave
(Related: Intelligence, Power, Effect, Force, Result, Weight, Wind)

"As to the effect of the wave on the air, we will suppose the water to be quite flat and the air motionless, a heavy undulation comes on the scene, it has to pass, so it pushes the air up with its face, letting it fall again as its back glides onwards."
- Lawrence Hargrave
(Related: Effect, Water, Will)

"And so, it's not a thing of how many carries, but were you effective when you did carry."
- Franco Harris
"We're not going to pay attention to the silliness and the petty comments. And quite frankly, women have joined me in this effort, and so it's not about appearances. It's about effectiveness."
- Katherine Harris
(Related: Women, Attention, Effort)

"Starship Troopers was great. It was great fun to work on something with blue screens and big budget special effects. Denise Richards was nice to look at too, of course."
- Neil Patrick Harris
(Related: Work, Fun)

"Sometimes the best, and only effective, way to kill an idea is to put it into practice."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Idea, Practice)

"With the question of the effect of a poem, the topic of investigation shifts from that of textual autonomy to textual reception - to the issue of what we actually look for or find in reading a poem."
- Thomas Harrison
(Related: Effect, Investigation, Question, Reading)

"I do know the effect that music still has on me - I'm completely vulnerable to it. I'm seduced by it."
- Debbie Harry
(Related: Music, Effect)

"Mr. Speaker, I am deeply concerned that many regions of this world are suffering from the effects of armed conflicts with religious aspects. I believe that the differences of faith are not the real reason for these conflicts."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Faith, Reason, Religious, Suffering, World)

"Vigilant and effective antitrust enforcement today is preferable to the heavy hand of government regulation of the Internet tomorrow."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Government, Internet, Today, Tomorrow)

"It makes me feel good to have some comforting effect on someone that needs comfort."
- Juliana Hatfield
(Related: Comfort, Effect, Needs)

"Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Time, Hope, Act, Effect, Gain)

"Always leave enough time in your life to do something that makes you happy, satisfied, even joyous. That has more of an effect on economic well-being than any other single factor."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Life, Time, Effect)

"We've had a number 1 album in the UK and that was a really big thing for me. So now all we've got to do is do it in America and that will have the domino effect of doing it across the rest of the world."
- Dan Hawkins
(Related: America, Effect, Now, Rest, Will, World)

"But any big change is more likely to result if there is a disruptive event such as new technologies or platforms that have a surprising effect on market share."
- Trip Hawkins
(Related: Change, Effect, Result)

"This means that to entrust to science - or to deliberate control according to scientific principles - more than scientific method can achieve may have deplorable effects."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Science, Control, May, Principles)

"Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Freedom, Will)

"There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Education, Life, Hope, Expression, Normality, Violence, Youth)

"Solar power is clean, renewable and cost effective, but it also needs time to develop."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Power, Time, Needs)

"Enforcement is the long overdue step to protect our Nation from external threats in a time of war. And then once we do that, we can effectively discuss a guest worker program."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Time, War, Guest, Nation)

"The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups."
- Henry Hazlitt
(Related: Art, Policy, Act, Consequences, Economics)

"Grace in women has more effect than beauty."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Beauty, Women, Effect, Grace)

"There is no contradiction between effective law enforcement and respect for civil and human rights. Dr. King did not stir us to move for our civil rights to have them taken away in these kinds of fashions."
- Dorothy Height
(Related: Civil rights, Contradiction, Human rights, Law, Respect)

"Like a great poet, Nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Nature)

"Effective management always means asking the right question."
- Robert Heller
(Related: Management, Question, Right)

"You all know how powerful and varied are the effects of which steam engines are capable; with them has really begun the great development of industry which has characterised our century before all others."
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Related: Development)

"Harsh counsels have no effect; they are like hammers, which are always repulsed by the anvil."
- Claude Adrien Helvetius
(Related: Effect)

"I did what we call dry for wet effects, some of the miniatures work and two animation sequences."
- John Hench
(Related: Work, Animation)

"Anyone who has ever had the feeling of being higher than a kite after giving a public speech is well aware of the effects of attention."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Attention, Being, Feeling, Giving, Public, Speech)

"If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Government, Popular, Sense, Will)

"You see, the Greenhouse Effect is a direct result of burning fossil or old carbon fuels."
- Jack Herer
(Related: Effect, Old, Result)

"The doctors realized in retrospect that even though most of these dead had also suffered from burns and blast effects, they had absorbed enough radiation to kill them. The rays simply destroyed body cells - caused their nuclei to degenerate and broke their walls."
- John Hersey
(Related: Body, Doctors)

"I loved that it was about human relationships and then it was a mystery without falling into the trap of a thriller per se, because it pulled you in through people rather than through events or effects."
- Barbara Hershey
(Related: People, Events, Mystery, Relationships)

"The investigation into the possible effects of cosmic rays on living organisms will also offer great interest."
- Victor Francis Hess
(Related: Interest, Investigation, Living, Will)

"The only positive finding which could be drawn from the first series, was the conclusion that the relationships obviously had a more complicated lay-out than had been thought, for the effects were so varied that no obedience to any law could be discovered."
- Walter Rudolf Hess
(Related: Thought, Positive, First, Law, Obedience, Relationships)

"There is a long-standing tradition in the mainstream press of middle-of-the-road journalism that is objective and fair. I would hate to see that fall victim to a panic about the Fox effect."
- Andrew Heyward
(Related: Effect, Hate, Journalism, Press, Tradition)

"Humor can be an incredible, lacerating and effective weapon."
- Carl Hiaasen
(Related: Humor)

"Given that, and assuming that we begin to adjust to issues like climate change and the greenhouse effect, Denver's location in the center of the country becomes a tremendous advantage."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Country, Effect)

"There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor."
- Thomas W. Higginson
(Related: Humor, Defense, Fortune, Sense)

"I did have an offer to direct one of the Alien movies but I wasn't too excited about all the effects work."
- Walter Hill
(Related: Movies, Work)

"However, the fact that the tanks had now been raised to such a pitch of technical perfection that they could cross our undamaged trenches and obstacles did not fail to have a marked effect on our troops."
- Paul von Hindenburg
(Related: Effect, Fact, Now, Obstacles, Perfection, Troops)

"Preaching is effective as long as the preacher expects something to happen-not because of the sermon, not even because of the preacher, but because of God."
- John E. Hines
(Related: God, Preaching)

"It takes good clients to make a good advertising agency. Regardless of how much talent an ad agency may have, it is ineffective without good products and services to advertise."
- Morris Hite
(Related: Talent, Advertising, Clients, May)

"Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Leadership)

"Art cannot result from sophisticated, frivolous, or superficial effects."
- Hans Hofmann
(Related: Art, Result)

"The charge was left entirely to himself from midnight until the rising of the sun; and if all the shepherds in the Forest had been there to have assisted him, they could not have effected it with greater propriety."
- James Hogg
(Related: Midnight, Sun)

"To believe in a just law of cause and effect, carrying with it a punishment or a reward, is to believe in righteousness."
- Ernest Holmes
(Related: Cause, Effect, Law, Punishment, Reward, Righteousness)

"I found it to be more challenging to be in a huge effects movie, because a lot of the things aren't there.You have to trust the director and react to nothing."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: Trust, Nothing)

"I feel connected to the Second World War because my father lost his father in that war. So, through my dad and the effect it had on him of losing his father young, I always felt connected to the war. It goes back years, but it still feels to me as if we're completely living in it."
- Tom Hooper
(Related: Dad, War, Father, Effect, Living, Losing, World, World war, Years)

"The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise."
- Gerard Manley Hopkins
(Related: Effect)

"I had no special effects, no monsters running around, nothing blew up; those things are all things I've done so many times that they lose their allure after a while."
- Stephen Hopkins
(Related: Nothing, Running)

"Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant."
- Horace
(Related: Adversity, Circumstances, Effect)

"Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist."
- Karen Horney
(Related: Life)

"Life itself still remains a very effective therapist."
- Karen Horney
(Related: Life)

"The most effective step that may be taken to increase the production of these crops is to enlarge the acreage devoted to them in the regions where they are grown habitually."
- David F. Houston
(Related: May, Production)

"Study carefully the law of cause and effect."
- Vernon Howard
(Related: Cause, Effect, Law, Study)

"Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Art, Business, Science)

"To be sure, no piece of social machinery, however well constructed, can be effective unless there is back of it a will and a determination to make it work."
- Cordell Hull
(Related: Work, Determination, Will)

"In fact, effective solidarity with the poor, both individual persons and entire nations, is indispensable for the construction of peace."
- Claudio Hummes
(Related: Peace, Fact, Nations, Poor, Solidarity)

"Propaganda, to be effective, must be believed. To be believed, it must be credible. To be credible, it must be true."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Propaganda)

"A number of people who have supported me on the border fence in the U.S. have observed the fences in Israel and their effectiveness."
- Duncan Hunter
(Related: People, Israel)

"But effective regulation at the European Union level can make a massive contribution to achieving our shared goals of improving competitiveness, jobs and growth."
- John Hutton
(Related: Goals, Growth, Jobs)

"At the heart of these challenges lies the question of how the institutions of the European Union make laws, the types of laws they pass and the effectiveness with which those laws are implemented on civil society and the economy."
- John Hutton
(Related: Society, Heart, Economy, Laws, Lies, Question)

"Road testing the effects of regulation on European business must become second nature to the European Union."
- John Hutton
(Related: Business, Nature, Road, Testing)

"Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Truth, Opinion, Silence)

"A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: War, Bureaucracy, Country, Democracy)

"There's only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: God, Sacrifice, Knowledge, Self)

"The news is what it is. It's going to be good, it's going to be positive, it's going to be negative. It's going to have all sorts of effects on candidates always."
- Mark E. Hyman
(Related: Negative, Positive, News)

"Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: People, Employees, Reward, Rules)

"Effective health care depends on self-care; this fact is currently heralded as if it were a discovery."
- Ivan Illich
(Related: Health, Care, Discovery, Fact, Self)

"Action is the normal completion of the act of will which begins as prayer. That action is not always external, but it is always some kind of effective energy."
- Dean Inge
(Related: Action, Completion, Energy, Prayer, Will)

"Lincoln said that the Patent Office adds the flame of interest to the light of creativity. And that is why we need to improve the effectiveness of our Patent Office."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Creativity, Interest, Light, Office)

"Because the sad fact is that the Enron Corporation and others manipulated with unfortunately great effect the energy market in the West Coast starting in 2000."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Effect, Energy, Enron, Fact)

"Extremely strong, effective, tenacious, and powerful political networks can be built when you fight losing battles as well as when you win."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Fight, Losing)

"I've always been a fan of the 19th century novel, of the novel that is plotted, character-driven, and where the passage of time is almost as central to the novel as a major minor character, the passage of time and its effect on the characters in the story."
- John Irving
(Related: Time, Character, Effect)

"The natural principle of war is to do the most harm to our enemy with the least harm to ourselves; and this of course is to be effected by stratagem."
- Washington Irving
(Related: War, Enemy, Harm)

"The natural effect of sorrow over the dead is to refine and elevate the mind."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Effect, Mind, Sorrow)

"The problem with not having a camera is that one must trust the analysis of a reporter who's telling you what occurred in the courtroom. You have to take into consideration the filtering effect of that person's own biases."
- Lance Ito
(Related: Trust, Consideration, Effect)

"I could have done a hundred songs, really. It was hard to narrow them down, because I tried to pick songs for the most part that actually did have some effect on me or influenced me in the past."
- Alan Jackson
(Related: Effect, Past, Songs)

"Two days ago, I was killed in LA. CNN reported that. What if my grandmother had seen that and had a heart attack? People talk about lyrical content. There is no media responsibility. Movies, the porn industry, it has to be across the board or it's ineffective."
- Curtis Jackson
(Related: Movies, People, Heart, Content, Media, Responsibility, Talk)

"Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another."
- William James
(Related: Life, Knowledge, Being, Occupation)

"Usually you talk about directors in terms of the way they choose camera lenses or a kind of light to create a certain effect. But to me the most valuable commodity for a movie to create is a feeling of life, and that's what A Hard Day's Night has in spades."
- Michael Patrick Jann
(Related: Life, Day, Effect, Feeling, Light, Night, Talk)

"Janet Reno, during her confirmation hearings, said she would come down harder on porno, and lately she's talked about how violence on television has an effect on violence in the real world."
- Penn Jillette
(Related: Effect, Television, Violence, World)

"When you do not know how to focus your thoughts effectively, they can become scattered, miscellaneous, and fixated on "stuff"-negative notions, toxic relationships, and situations from the past."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Thoughts, Focus, Miscellaneous, Past, Relationships)

"The health effects of air pollution imperil human lives. This fact is well-documented."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Health, Fact, Pollution)

"It is a struggle; for though the black man fights passively, he nevertheless fights; and his passive resistance is more effective at present than active resistance could possibly be. He bears the fury of the storm as does the willow tree."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Man, Present, Struggle)

"The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Nation, Sky, Weapons)

"According to the scientific naturalist version of cosmic history, nature is a permanently closed system of material effects that can never be influenced by something from outside - like God, for example."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Nature, History, God, Example)

"In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have been infinitely more effective in getting away with it."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Science)

"In short, the proposition that God was in any way involved in our creation is effectively outlawed, and implicitly negated."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: God, Creation)

"The happiest conversation is that of which nothing is distinctly remembered, but a general effect of pleasing impression."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Impression, Conversation, Effect, Nothing)

"I personally don't like to use as many effects because when you play live, something always goes wrong."
- Adam Jones
(Related: Play, Wrong)

"My grandmother had the most dramatic effect on my life because she set me in one direction, and I had to go back the other direction for my sanity, and for my ability to be a social human being."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Life, Ability, Being, Direction, Effect, Sanity)

"The older painting - well, it does have an effect all at once, I suppose, but it's of a lesser intensity than a lot of the American work in the last ten or fifteen years."
- Donald Judd
(Related: Work, American, Effect, Painting, Years)

"Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only by the man who is as well organized in his individuality as the mass itself."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Individuality, Man)

"Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Existence, Infinite, Self, Spiritual)

"The mission statement was ordered, and it sent the 800th MP Brigade, effective the first of July, up to Baghdad. I joined my brigade to take command at the end of June."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: End, First, July, June, Mission)

"Affirmative action has a negative effect on our society when it means counting us like so many beans and dividing us into separate piles."
- John Kasich
(Related: Society, Action, Negative, Effect)

"It's very hard to make arguments about the effects of cloning on family relations if family relations are in tatters."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Family, Arguments)

"Many people recognize that technology often comes with unintended and undesirable side effects."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Technology, People)

"I'm officially middle-aged. I don't need drugs anymore, thank God. I can get the same effect just by standing up real fast."
- Jonathan Katz
(Related: God, Drugs, Effect)

"The Emmy will have no effect on me, from the standpoint that you've still got to wash your bowl after breakfast."
- Charles Keating
(Related: Effect, Will)

"Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works."
- John Keats
(Related: Beauty, Love, Blame, Effect, Man, Praise)

"Well unfortunately I didn't work with Andre much. But rap is a strong presence in the culture and anyone is going to grateful for its appearance, grateful for any kind of music that has the kind of effect that rap has had on us all."
- Harvey Keitel
(Related: Music, Work, Appearance, Culture, Effect, Rap)

"Civilization, we shall find, like Universalism and Christianity, is anti evolutionary in its effects; it works against the laws and conditions which regulated the earlier stages of man's ascent."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Civilization, Christianity, Laws, Man)

"It is idle to say that nations can struggle to outdo each other in building armaments and never use them. History demonstrates the contrary, and we have but to go back to the last war to see the appalling effect of nations competing in great armaments."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: History, War, Building, Effect, Nations, Struggle)

"I personally believe this Agency has always been very dedicated and has always worked as hard as it possibly can to do things as safely and as effectively as possible."
- Mark Kelly
"Corporal punishment is as humiliating for him who gives it as for him who receives it; it is ineffective besides. Neither shame nor physical pain have any other effect than a hardening one."
- Ellen Key
(Related: Effect, Pain, Punishment, Shame)

"The educator must above all understand how to wait; to reckon all effects in the light of the future, not of the present."
- Ellen Key
(Related: Future, Light, Present)

"When we, through our educational culture, through the media, through the entertainment culture, give our children the impression that human beings cannot control their passions, we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Impression, Control, Children, Culture, Effect, Entertainment, Freedom, Media)

"It is apparent that Christianity and Islam must come, and come immediately, to a closer understanding, and it is equally apparent that their unity if achieved, will be the most effective defensive measure against Communist expansion."
- Aly Khan
(Related: Christianity, Islam, Measure, Understanding, Unity, Will)

"Depakote also has a really bad side effect, which is death."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Death, Effect)

"Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life. Personal organization some how releases or frees you to operate more effectively."
- Larry King
(Related: Life, Control, Confusion, Order)

"On behalf of the federal government, I wish now publicly to appeal to the provinces to lend their co-operation in furthering our country's war effort by effecting at as early a date as may be possible this much needed restriction."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: War, Government, Country, Effort, May, Now)

"Temperance is essential, if the services of men and women are to be employed to the best and most useful effect according, to the physical capacity and ability of each. Nothing less will assure a total effort."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Men, Women, Ability, Effect, Effort, Nothing, Temperance, Will)

"From the outset of the war, the Canadian people have clearly shown that it is their desire to help in every way to make Canada's war effort as effective as possible."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: War, People, Canada, Desire, Effort, Help)

"To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world - that I am able to change it in positive ways."
- Maxine Hong Kingston
(Related: Change, Success, Ideas, Positive, Values, World)

"A Supreme Court decision that concessions of this sort were unconstitutional would have taken them off the table and actually increased the effective sovereignty of elected officials."
- Michael Kinsley
(Related: Decision, Court)

"I believe that detente was having almost the opposite effect of what was intended. What was intended was to sort of end the contest for power and to stop Soviet expansion, especially by military means and the military build-up, the military contest."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: Power, Effect, End, Military)

"As I say, there was this movement to try to bring philosophers and mathematicians together into an organization where they would talk to each other. An organization wasn't effective unless you had a journal. That's about all I know."
- Stephen Cole Kleene
(Related: Mathematicians, Talk)

"Now, a recent study from cardiologists at the University of Maryland, has shown that laughter may have a beneficial effect on the heart."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Heart, Effect, Laughter, May, Now, Study, University)

"The frame of mind in the local legislatures seems to be exerted to prevent the federal constitution from having any good effect."
- Henry Knox
(Related: Constitution, Effect, Mind)

"We cannot and will not ban the creation of violent video games. But, we can prevent the distribution of these disturbing games to children, where their effects can be negative."
- Herb Kohl
(Related: Negative, Children, Creation, Games, Will)

"Art to me is a humanitarian act and I believe that there is a responsibility that art should somehow be able to effect mankind, to make the word a better place."
- Jeff Koons
(Related: Art, Act, Effect, Mankind, Responsibility, Word)

"If the same phrase in the same place created the right effect, I was perfectly prepared to use it every time. I wasn't worried that I wasn't improvising."
- Alexis Korner
(Related: Time, Effect, Right)

"The moral effect of the thundering of one's own artillery is most extraordinary, and many of us thought that we had never heard any more welcome sound than the deep roaring and crashing that started in at our rear."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: Thought, Deep, Effect, Sound)

"In The Doors we have both musicians and poets, and both know of each other's art, so we can effect a synthesis."
- Robby Krieger
(Related: Art, Effect, Musicians, Poets)

"There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave."
- Louis Kronenberger
(Related: People, Effect, May)

"Companies are starting to measure how effective their customer service is and trying to understand what they can do to improve the customer service process."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Customer, Measure, Service, Trying)

"I believe the anthropogenic effect for climate change is still only one of the hypotheses to explain the variability of climate."
- Kanya Kusano
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Effect)

"So I think that is from the European perspective, for the European future, this engagement can be one of the most important and effective decisions in the last 50 years maybe."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Decisions, Future, Perspective, Years)

"When we think of the state of the economy, we are not thinking in terms of money flow. We are thinking in terms of the effect on everyday lives of people."
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: Money, People, Economy, Effect, State, Thinking)

"And instead of getting a pepper-and-salt effect, we find very clear and sharp divisions between the dialects of the United States, which are getting more different from each other as time goes on."
- William Labov
(Related: Time, Effect, states, United)

"We are effectively destroying ourselves by violence masquerading as love."
- R. D. Laing
(Related: Love, Violence)

"The cause-effect sequences in our brains are just as determining, just as inescapable, as anywhere else in Nature."
- Corliss Lamont
(Related: Nature, Cause)

"The dynamic, creative present, however conditioned and restricted by the effects of prior presents, possesses genuine initiative."
- Corliss Lamont
(Related: Present)

"We daily witness the beneficial effect produced to the community by the institution of premiums, held out to encourage the inventions of ingenious mechanics."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Community, Effect, Inventions)

"The same stimulus that animates men to action, will have a proportionate effect on juvenile minds."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Men, Action, Effect, Will)

"People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend."
- Walter Savage Landor
(Related: People, Direction)

"The high price of health care in this country is a serious issue that demands serious attention. Putting limits on damages have little or no effect on skyrocketing malpractice insurance rates."
- Mary Landrieu
(Related: Health, Attention, Care, Country, Effect, Limits)

"I have heard repeated stories of meth users leaving their children unattended for days as they cook, use and then sleep off the intense effects of methamphetamine."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Children, Sleep)

"Our ability to effectively engage China and the Arab world rests on shared economic and political interests and mutual understanding."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Ability, Understanding, World)

"The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Belief, Addiction, Effect, Media)

"Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the birth pangs of a new order."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Crisis, Effect, Order, Rhetoric)

"Useful as a war against France, undertaken by the Government against the will of the people would be for our revolutionary development, just so dangerous must be the effect upon our democratic development of a war supported by blind popular enthusiasm."
- Ferdinand Lassalle
(Related: Government, War, People, Development, Enthusiasm, Blind, Effect, France, Popular, Will)

"CGI is done after the film is done. It's through the computer. Most of the film is not computer-generated special effects. Most of it is that creature that is in the room with you."
- Sanaa Lathan
(Related: Computer, Film)

"My mother also had us take piano lessons, and this had a similar effect. I hated those lessons, but I now play regularly for pleasure and have even tried my hand at composing."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Mother, Effect, Now, Play, Pleasure)

"I shall have less cause to regret the carrying my intended purpose into effect, foreseeing that you may immediately fill with advantage, the vacancy which will presently happen."
- Henry Laurens
(Related: Purpose, Cause, Effect, May, Regret, Will)

"My bravery however was the effect of assurance for could I have believed the current report, I should have fled as fast as any man, no man can possibly have a greater reluctance to an intimacy with Sir William Howe than my Self."
- Henry Laurens
(Related: Bravery, Effect, Intimacy, Man, Self)

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

"The ultimate goal of a more effective and efficient life is to provide you with enough time to enjoy some of it."
- Michael LeBoeuf
(Related: Life, Time, Goal)

"Dick Mills was in charge of sound effects and all the rest then, and he put the voice through a ring modulator or whatever gizmos he'd got at the time to make it sound a little more electronic."
- John Leeson
(Related: Time, Rest, Sound, Voice)

"It can have its effect only through the intervention of God, inasmuch as in the ideas of God a monad rightly demands that God, in regulating the rest from the beginning of things, should have regard to itself."
- Gottfried Leibniz
(Related: God, Ideas, Beginning, Effect, Rest)

"Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality."
- John Lennon
(Related: Effect, Insanity, Mind, Reality, Surrealism)

"The work I've done, I'm really feeling the effects of it."
- Sean Lennon
(Related: Work, Feeling)

"Generally, the more weight you put on, the less effective you are."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Weight)

"By the time Apple's Macintosh operating system finally falls into the public domain, there will be no machine that could possibly run it. The term of copyright for software is effectively unlimited."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Time, Machine, Public, Software, Will)

"I am 100 percent supportive of the stand-alone bill to repeal 'don't ask, don't tell' that Sens. Lieberman and Collins have now proposed, and indeed I will co-sponsor that legislation. It is time for this discriminatory policy to end, and I am willing to pursue any effective legislative path that could lead to that result."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Time, Policy, End, Legislation, Now, Result, Will)

"Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Men, Women, Jobs, Safety, Security, Training)

"Firms need to ensure that their ability to provide effective customer service keeps pace with their growth. If you're marketing your firm to new customers, you better be able to provide them service when they do business with you."
- Arthur Levitt
(Related: Business, Growth, Ability, Customer, Marketing, Service)

"Sincerity is not only effective and honourable, it is also much less difficult than is commonly supposed."
- George Henry Lewes
(Related: Sincerity)

"Literature is at once the cause and the effect of social progress."
- George Henry Lewes
(Related: Progress, Cause, Effect, Literature)

"It is unhappily true that much insincere Literature and Art, executed solely with a view to effect, does succeed by deceiving the public."
- George Henry Lewes
(Related: Art, Effect, Literature, Public, Succeed)

"If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: History, Thought, Present, Will, World)

"The establishment of a National Methamphetamine Prevention Week will significantly increase awareness of meth and educate the public on effective ways to help prevent its use."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Awareness, Help, Prevention, Public, Will)

"Just as invasion is the true and tried weapon in the hands of capital against the class struggle, so on the other hand the fearless pursuit of the class struggle has always proven the most effective preventative of foreign invasions."
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: Class, Pursuit, Struggle)

"There is no persuasiveness more effectual than the transparency of a single heart, of a sincere life."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: Life, Heart)

"Try to help others. Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies; strive to raise them up, and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: Help, Will)

"After that his Majesty was beheaded, the Parliament for some years effected nothing either for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation, or settling religion as they had formerly promised."
- William Lilly
(Related: Peace, Religion, Nation, Nothing, Parliament, Years)

"Enraging liberals is simply one of the more enjoyable side effects of my wisdom."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Wisdom, Liberals)

"The assertion that "all men are created equal" was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Men, Future, Separation)

"Stopping crime before it occurs is the most effective crime fighting tool of all."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Crime, Fighting)

"The other was the best recovered in his condition; and being now pretty well, was appointed nurse to the rest of the sick. Next to oranges, I thought the cyder had the best effects."
- James Lind
(Related: Thought, Being, Now, Pretty, Rest)

"The consequence was, that the most sudden and visible good effects were perceived from the use of oranges and lemons; one of those who had taken them, being at the end of 6 days fit for duty."
- James Lind
(Related: Being, Duty, End, Lemons)

"Despite claims by some to the contrary, we have heard numerous times in hearings and briefings by experts that existing technologies do not fully or effectively detect nuclear material."
- John Linder
(Related: Experts)

"In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment public men have no sure tenure. They are in effect perpetual office seekers, always on trial for their political lives, always required to court their restless constituents."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Government, Men, Court, Effect, Office, Passion, Public, Sentiment)

"The concentration and reciprocal effect of industry and agriculture conjoin in a growth of productive powers, which increases more in geometrical than in arithmetical proportion."
- Friedrich List
(Related: Growth, Agriculture, Effect)

"So, yeah, I think it had a major effect. I think in franchising younger people, it was just an idea that's never been trotted out before, but it makes perfectly good sense."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: People, Idea, Effect, Sense)

"The old series of sittings with Mrs. Piper convinced me of survival for reasons which I should find it hard to formulate in any strict fashion, but that was their distinct effect."
- Oliver Joseph Lodge
(Related: Survival, Effect, Fashion, Old)

"The guillotine was most effective and used until fairly recently."
- Herbert Lom
"Asylum was good exposure for me and it is still shown quite often on television. I remember the special effects people had fun making a little doll that looked like me - which is not so easy - and it had to move along the floor."
- Herbert Lom
(Related: People, Fun, Television)

"It seems incontrovertible to me that there is a global warming effect and that it is going to be serious, probably not in the amount of, say, six degrees warming, but it's likely that we'll get two to three degrees warming and that will be serious enough."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Effect, Global warming, Will)

"So it's mainly a question of helping the Third World overcome the effects of global warming."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Global warming, Question, World)

"Thinking clearly and effectively is the greatest asset of any human being."
- Harry Lorayne
(Related: Being, Thinking)

"Sampling, statisticians have told us, is a much more effective way of getting a good census."
- Rob Lowe
"I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Democracy, Manners, Mind, Weapons)

"The actor depends wholly on himself. He gives his performance in what, to him, seems the most effective manner."
- Bela Lugosi
(Related: Performance, Actor)

"I have seen how effective language attached to policies that are mainstream and delivered by people who are passionate and effective can change the course of history."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Change, History, People, Language)

"I played the tuba in high school. I wanted to be a member of the marching band. I thought, what can I play that has the most effect? What can I play to get people to laugh?"
- Patti LuPone
(Related: Thought, People, Effect, Play, School)

"Proponents of the Central America Free Trade Agreement have conveniently ignored this fundamental fact: the effect of trade on incomes in Central America and how to alleviate the adverse consequences of trade liberalization on the poor."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Agreement, America, Consequences, Effect, Poor, Trade)

"And the more profoundly the science of biology reveals the laws of the life and development of living bodies, the more effective is the science of agronomy."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Life, Science, Development, Laws, Living)

"The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: Effect, Honor, Indifference, State, Welfare)

"I think the long-term effect of video on cinema is good in that what we are now getting up there on the screen is of superior quality. Videos are just so much more sensitive to the world."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Quality, Cinema, Effect, Now, World)

"If you improve a teacher's self-esteem, confidence, communication skills or stress levels, you improve that teacher's overall effectiveness across the curriculum."
- Elaine MacDonald
(Related: Communication, Confidence, Curriculum, Self, Stress)

"Similarly, many a young man, hearing for the first time of the refraction of stellar light, has thought that doubt was cast on the whole of astronomy, whereas nothing is required but an easily effected and unimportant correction to put everything right again."
- Ernst Mach
(Related: Time, Thought, Astronomy, Correction, Doubt, First, Hearing, Light, Man, Nothing, Right)

"Still, most of those effects occur in the context of harmless play and it is patently obvious that children are not normally turned into aggressive little monsters by TV or video games, since most children do not become aggressive little monsters."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Children, Games, Obvious, Play)

"The copycat effects of media violence, similar to those previously attributed to westerns, radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Books, Media, Violence)

"Is it possible that literacy standards are falling because young Australians are growing up in a culture in which they can be entertained and informed, and in which they can communicate effectively, without having to master any but the most rudimentary literacy skills?"
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Culture, Growing up)

"What postmodernism gives us instead is a multicultural defense for male violence - a defense for it wherever it is, which in effect is a pretty universal defense."
- Catharine MacKinnon
(Related: Defense, Effect, Pretty, Violence)

"It is with pain that I read of the dire effects of my book upon the minds of young girls."
- Mary MacLane
(Related: Girls, Pain)

"The internal effects of a mutable policy poisons the blessings of liberty itself."
- James Madison
(Related: Policy, Blessings, Liberty)

"One effect that the Nobel Prize seems to have had is that more Arabic literary works have been translated into other languages."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Effect, Literary)

"You cannot of yourself move your arm or alter your position, situation, posture, do to other men good or evil, or effect the least change in the world."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: Change, Men, Effect, Evil, World)

"We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Happiness, Life, Ideas, Courage, Act, Living, Risk)

"If the constitutional treaty is rejected it will be back to square one, just at a time when we want Europe to be a more effective force for good in the world, when we need to buttress ourselves against the pressures and insecurities of globalization."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Time, Europe, Force, Globalization, Want, Will, World)

"Now, what that means is that there is fundamental indeterminacy from quantum mechanics, but besides that there are other sources of effective indeterminacy."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Now)

"The chaos can act as a magnifier of quantum fluctuations so that they can produce sizable effects in the world around us. But we know that that can happen often."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Act, Chaos, World)

"Planets are too dim to be detected with existing equipment, far away, except in these very special circumstances where they're seen by their gravitational effect."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Circumstances, Effect)

"In fact any experiment that measures a quantum effect is one in which the quantum effect is aligned with the behavior of some heavy, macroscopic object; that's how we measure it."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Behavior, Effect, Fact, Measure)

"In today's global economy, however, it is important to raise the bar of excellence even higher. Today's students must be prepared to compete effectively on an international level."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Economy, Excellence, Students, Today)

"My manager said it would more effective against left-handed hitters. It seemed to me that was impossible to do without the high leg kick, which I started that day."
- Juan Marichal
(Related: Manager, Day)

"When did we begin to lose faith in our ability to effect change?"
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Change, Faith, Ability, Effect)

"All labour is directed towards producing some effect."
- Alfred Marshall
(Related: Effect)

"You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination."
- Ralph Marston
(Related: Determination, Positive, Energy, Frustration, Now, Possibilities)

"It's too bad for us 'literary' enthusiasts, but it's the truth nevertheless - pictures tell any story more effectively than words."
- William Moulton Marston
(Related: Truth, Words)

"Well, I think, I certainly used backward music in Sea of Monsters. I can't remember in the Sea of Time. I would tend to do that all the time, you know? I tended to do all sorts of weird things. Just to get effects."
- George Martin
(Related: Music, Time, Sea)

"There have been few things in my life which have had a more genial effect on my mind than the possession of a piece of land."
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Life, Effect, Land, Mind, Possession)

"So our problem is not Labour, it is us, is making us attractive enough to gain disillusioned Labour support and to compete effectively with the Lib Dems for those loose votes."
- Francis Maude
(Related: Gain, Support)

"Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Habit, Effect, Excess, Moderation)

"The effectiveness of work increases according to geometric progression if there are no interruptions."
- Andre Maurois
(Related: Work)

"You might say that when you step inside, you're entering a honorific space, but that's something totally different than experiencing it. And in architecture the experience comes first. That has the deepest effect on us."
- Thom Mayne
(Related: Architecture, Experience, Effect, First, Space)

"If you sit in a position where decisions that you take would have a serious effect on people, you can't ignore a lot of experience around the world which says this drug has these negative effects."
- Thabo Mbeki
(Related: Experience, People, Negative, Decisions, Effect, World)

"First person narrative is a very effective tool but you have to know as a writer how to make it work."
- James McBride
(Related: Work, First, Writer)

"Thank God we're going to try to continue and effectively defend our frontiers with the Border Patrol, with the Customs Department, with the Coast Guard, with the Armed Forces."
- Barry McCaffrey
(Related: God)

"On 'don't ask, don't tell' I was always the same. I said we needed a complete review of the impact on morale and battle effectiveness of 'don't ask, don't tell' before we repeal it. That's my position now. Now they're trying to ram through a repeal without a - any kind of really realistic survey done."
- John McCain
(Related: Battle, Now, Trying)

"That was the big effect Lord of the Rings had on me. It was discovering New Zealand. And even more precious were the people- not at all like the Australians."
- Ian Mckellen
(Related: People, Effect)

"By drawing or exposing two or more patterns on the same bit of film I can create harmony and textual effects."
- Norman McLaren
(Related: Film, Harmony)

"One of the effects of living with electric information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There's always more than you can cope with."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Information, Living, State)

"We need to tap the resource of current and retiring science and math professionals that have both content mastery and the practical experience to serve as effective teachers."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Experience, Science, Content, professionals, Teachers)

"Social psychology is especially interested in the effect which the social group has in the determination of the experience and conduct of the individual member."
- George H. Mead
(Related: Experience, Determination, Effect, Psychology)

"The pains of childbirth were altogether different from the enveloping effects of other kinds of pain. These were pains one could follow with one's mind."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Mind, Pain)

"Strong men have sound ideas and the force to make these ideas effective."
- Andrew Mellon
(Related: Men, Ideas, Force, Sound)

"If we attempt to block the development of new technology, we effectively have ensured that the most responsible parties will not develop them."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Technology, Development, Will)

"To consider persons and events and situations only in the light of their effect upon myself is to live on the doorstep of hell."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Effect, Events, Hell, Light)

"Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Love, Care, Reward)

"Other countries, such as Israel, successfully employ behavior detection techniques at their airports, but the bloated, ineffective bureaucracy of TSA has produced another security failure for U.S. transportation systems."
- John Mica
(Related: Failure, Behavior, Bureaucracy, Countries, Israel, Security)

"As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: War, Charity, Effect)

"Regression to the stage of early infancy is not a suitable method in and of itself. Such a regression can only be effective if it happens in the natural course of therapy and if the client is able to maintain adult consciousness at the same time."
- Alice Miller
(Related: Time, Consciousness, Therapy)

"I believed in realism, as summarized by John McCarthy's comment to the effect that if we worked really hard, we'd have an intelligent system in from four to four hundred years."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Effect, Realism, Years)

"People tend to work in teams, in a collaborative way, in an informal network. If you create an environment like that, it's much more effective and much more efficient."
- Jim Mitchell
(Related: Work, People, Environment, Network)

"Antioxidants have a good effect on certain forms of Crohn's disease."
- Mary Ann Mobley
(Related: Disease, Effect)

"The Biblical world view sees Earth and its ecosystems as the effect of a wise God's creation and... therefore robust, resilient, and self-regulating, like the product of any good engineer."
- Christopher Monckton
(Related: God, Creation, Earth, Effect, Self, World)

"The great increase of our population throughout the Union will alone produce an important effect, and in no quarter will it be so sensibly felt as in those in contemplation."
- James Monroe
(Related: Contemplation, Effect, Population, Will)

"What perhaps should receive more attention is the effect of the treatment on the virus."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Attention, Effect, Treatment)

"Peace is a natural effect of trade."
- Charles de Montesquieu
(Related: Peace, Effect, Trade)

"Despite what anti-aging ads say, growing older can be better. I feel better in my skin, 100 percent. You have greater effects of gravity, but the better sense of yourself you have is something I wouldn't trade. Women who lie about their age - 'why?'"
- Demi Moore
(Related: Age, Women, Lie, Gravity, Sense, Skin, Trade)

"All moral laws are merely statements that certain kinds of actions will have good effects."
- George Edward Moore
(Related: Actions, Laws, Will)

"Tough love - I'm kind of weary of that. I don't think it's so effective."
- Marguerite Moreau
(Related: Love)

"I got tired of different drum sounds so you buy different effects for more manipulation."
- Ikue Mori
(Related: Manipulation)

"However, the Government has made it clear that we do not encourage the recruitment of teachers from developing nations where there may be an adverse effect on the economy."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Government, Economy, Effect, May, Nations, Teachers)

"We can no longer stand for the Security Council passing resolutions and then in effect heaving alongside and taking a vacation. We cannot leave it to the secretary general to go cap in hand."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Effect, Security, Vacation)

"My piece in One World or None was the description of the effect of a single atomic bomb on New York City."
- Philip Morrison
(Related: Effect, World)

"While we have entertained the contention that a deed may make more propaganda than hundreds of speeches, thousands of articles, and tens of thousands of pamphlets, we have held that an arbitrary act of violence will not necessarily have such an effect."
- Johann Most
(Related: Act, Contention, Deed, Effect, May, Propaganda, Violence, Will)

"All the research shows that being married, with all its ups and downs, is by far the most effective way of making young men law-abiding and giving them a sense of purpose and self-worth."
- Ferdinand Mount
(Related: Men, Purpose, Being, Giving, Law, Research, Self, Sense)

"As electronic journalism came to be evaluated for its cost effectiveness, the network world began breaking up."
- Roger Mudd
(Related: Journalism, Network, World)

"I know when I was here prosecuting homicides in the District of Columbia, one of the most effective units here was the cold case squad, which had on it FBI agents, as well as Metropolitan Police Department homicide detectives working together."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Police)

"Every new baby is a blind desperate vote for survival: people who find themselves unable to register an effective political protest against extermination do so by a biological act."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: People, Act, Baby, Blind, Protest, Vote)

"Personally, I don't think the film and television industries are run as well as they used to be. Oh sure, we've got great digital effects now but... where are the visionaries?"
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Film, Now, Television)

"And it's very hard to do this stuff too because there are so many effects movies being done, so many companies busy doing this work and the public just wants to see it. Good work is being done all over the world."
- Dennis Muren
(Related: Movies, Work, Being, Public, World)

"We would be false to our trust if we allowed the time it takes to give effect to constitutional rights to be used as the very reason for taking away those rights."
- Frank Murphy
(Related: Time, Trust, Effect, Rights, Reason)

"There is a cultural factor promoting violence which nowadays undoubtedly is highly effective is the mass media. And particularly everything that enters our minds through pictorial media."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Media, Violence)

"We must work to stabilize Social Security. We must not gamble with our nation's social insurance program, one of our most popular and effective federal programs that has remained dependable and stable for the past 70 years."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Work, Nation, Past, Popular, Security, Years)

"Social Security has been effective for 70 years; prior predictions of its demise have been totally overstated."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Security, Years)

"And I am also here to say that if something were to happen, we are prepared to respond swiftly, to respond effectively, and to respond strongly. That is our tradition as a country. And that is a tradition that we will uphold, regardless of any circumstance because this nation is one that is very, very strong and, indeed, extraordinarily resilient."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Circumstance, Country, Nation, Tradition, Will)

"Neil's effect on the band was immediate and very fulfilling. He adds a certain edge to the sound and, of course, he is an incredible musician. We became a better band because of the inclusion of Neil Young."
- Graham Nash
(Related: Effect, Sound)

"I wasn't thinking of the longevity of any of my songs, but I am extremely pleased with the lasting effect."
- Graham Nash
(Related: Effect, Longevity, Songs, Thinking)

"In course of time the Brothers Cowper removed the manufacture of their printing machines from London, to Manchester. There they found skilled and energetic workmen, ready to carry their plans into effect."
- James Nasmyth
(Related: Time, Brothers, Effect, London, Machines, Printing)

"The Tax Code today is more complicated than ever, and the very people on the Republican side who denounce the Tax Code's complexity are the ones that put together what they now call a convoluted monstrosity. They put it into effect."
- Richard Neal
(Related: People, Complexity, Effect, Tax, Now, Republican, Today)

"Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Action)

"It is always easier - and usually far more effective - to focus on changing your behavior than on changing the behavior of others."
- Bob Nelson
(Related: Behavior, Focus)

"The movie that's had the most effect on me is Jaws. To this day when I'm in the ocean, I'm hearing that music."
- Judd Nelson
(Related: Music, Day, Effect, Hearing, Ocean)

"My effectiveness is best placed in solving problems through federal solutions."
- George Nethercutt
(Related: Problems)

"In addition to a soaring stock market, 6.6 million jobs have been created since tax relief measures went into effect in 2003. Our deficit situation has also improved as tax revenues have increased at double-digit rates over the past two years."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Effect, Tax, Jobs, Past, Years)

"One hardly knows where, in the history of science, to look for an important movement that had its effective start in so pure and simple an accident as that which led to the building of the great Washington telescope, and went on to the discovery of the satellites of Mars."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: History, Science, Accident, Building, Discovery, Washington)

"Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity and security are truly possible for all people who are blind."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Equality, Technology, People, Knowledge, Opportunity, Belief, Blind, Security)

"Success depends almost entirely on how effectively you learn to manage the game's two ultimate adversaries: the course and yourself."
- Jack Nicklaus
(Related: Success)

"I was less successful in my attempts to effect preventive vaccination against typhus by using the virus and in trying to produce large quantities of serum using large animals."
- Charles Jules Henry Nicole
(Related: Successful, Animals, Effect, Trying)

"Before the effect one believes in different causes than one does after the effect."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Causes, Effect)

"She said the object and color in the materials around us actually have a physical effect on us, on how we feel."
- Florence Nightingale
(Related: Effect)

"Certain things do not effect me anymore, which is not always good. There is always commotion, but I notice that hardly anything affects me or puts me out of balance."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: Balance, Effect)

"I have never been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is opposed to every instinct in my body. But as president I must put the interests of America first Therefore, I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: America, Body, First, Instinct, Office, Presidency, President, Tomorrow)

"The first war zone was declared by Great Britain. She gave us and the world notice of it on the 4th day of November, 1914. The zone became effective Nov. 5, 1914."
- George William Norris
(Related: War, Day, First, World, Zone)

"The only way you do anything is to become really active. And the most effective way to get your message to your elected representatives is to make campaign contributions and develop relationships with them."
- Krist Novoselic
(Related: Relationships)

"Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Intelligence, War, Actions, Cooperation, Planning, Police, Sharing, Succeed, Terror)

"There is an urgent need for Americans to look deeply into themselves and their actions, and musical poetry is perhaps the most effective mirror available. Every newspaper headline is a potential song."
- Phil Ochs
(Related: Poetry, Actions, Americans, Potential, Song)

"Also, General Zinni, who commanded central command, was very much opposed to the war in the first place, as I was. We were both quoted to that effect in February of 2003."
- William Odom
(Related: War, Effect, February, First)

"I've been a very effective leader in the gay rights movement, though at times I've been controversial."
- Jean O'Leary
(Related: Leader, Rights, Gay)

"Even very young children need to be informed about dying. Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child. This will make threatening him with it much more effective."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Death, Children, Dying, Will)

"When we visited with legislative counsel, they told us that the only way to effectively accomplish what we were trying to do was to put the words in the legislation."
- Doug Ose
(Related: Legislation, Trying, Words)

"Nowadays, however, we recognize that simultaneously with the typical case of a chemical reaction a typical case of catalytic effect had been studied which constitutes a limiting case."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Effect)

"For, with pure water the inversion of cane sugar scarcely proceeds and subsequently it required very thorough, difficult studies before this effect and its order of magnitude were established."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Effect, Order, Water)

"The cause is hidden; the effect is visible to all."
- Ovid
(Related: Cause, Effect)

"The war effects me less than it ought. I can do no service to anybody by agitating for news or making dole over the slaughter."
- Wilfred Owen
(Related: War, News, Service)

"While one party may possess the levers of power, one party does not possess a monopoly on good ideas. Good lawmaking, after all, is about the ability to craft effective solutions."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Power, Ideas, Ability, May, Party)

"I think some combined pressure could go a long way, could establish the fact that this legislation did pass and we mean business by it. We mean to have it enforced, we mean to have it become effective."
- Major Owens
(Related: Business, Fact, Legislation, Pressure)

"What we do want to see is reforms that are going to have a permanent effect on the budget deficit."
- Ed Parker
(Related: Effect, Want)

"It's tempting to say the Ph.D. didn't have an effect, but it's not so. I think whatever resonance I may be able to achieve is in part simply from the amount of reading and learning that I acquired along the way."
- Robert B. Parker
(Related: Effect, Learning, May, Reading)

"College had little effect on me. I'd have been the same writer if I'd gone to MIT, except I'd have flunked out sooner."
- Robert B. Parker
(Related: College, Effect, Writer)

"Any effects created before 1975 were done with either tape or echo chambers or some kind of acoustic treatment. No magic black boxes!"
- Alan Parsons
(Related: Echo, Magic, Treatment)

"Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Meaning, Words)

"You see an absolutely brilliant film later, as an adult, and you walk out thinking about what to have for dinner. Whereas something like Jaws winds up having a huge effect on me. If only my parents had been taking me to Kurosawa films when I was eight, but no."
- Ann Patchett
(Related: Effect, Film, Parents, Thinking)

"But, on the other hand, the occasional and precarious dripping of coppers has by no means a genial effect."
- James Payn
(Related: Effect)

"As for the promotion of peace congresses we have had our meetings and assemblies, but the promotion through them of the determined and effective will to peace displaying itself in action and policy remains to be achieved."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Policy, Action, Meetings, Promotion, Will)

"The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition, and of this thought no longer forms a part; but belief is only a stadium of mental action, an effect upon our nature due to thought, which will influence future thinking."
- Charles Sanders Peirce
(Related: Nature, Thought, Action, Belief, Effect, Exercise, Future, Influence, Thinking, Will)

"I believe the director is the one that sets the mood and if you have this hysterical director it's a domino effect. I would work for him forever, for nothing. Don't tell my agent that."
- Elizabeth Pena
(Related: Work, Effect, Nothing)

"The reality is that during the Reagan years, for instance, we doubled the amount of revenue that we were sending to Washington, D.C. after the tax cuts took effect."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Effect, Tax, Reality, Tax cuts, Washington, Years)

"The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Art, Success, Management, Communication, Listening)

"A thousand acres that can feed a thousand souls is better than ten thousand acres of no more effect."
- William Petty
(Related: Effect)

"It is not the straining for great things that is most effective; it is the doing the little things, the common duties, a little better and better."
- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
"I want to make movies that people talk about when they leave the theater, that aren't clear-cut, but effective and fulfilling in some sense."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: Movies, People, Sense, Talk, Theater, Want)

"Technology makes things faster and more cost-effective, but it's not perfect. It requires you to be as flexible as you can be."
- John Phillips
(Related: Technology)

"The real problem today is the ineffective and inconsistent oversight of professional boxing, which has led to continuing scandals, controversies, unethical practices, and unnecessary injuries and deaths in the sport."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Boxing, Today)

"But remember, any radiologic procedure is only as effective as the person performing it."
- Charles W. Pickering
"It's sort of a feeling of power onstage. It's really the ability to make people smile, or just to turn them one way or another for that duration of time, and for it to have some effect later on. I don't really think it's power... it's the goodness."
- Robert Plant
(Related: Power, Time, People, Ability, Effect, Feeling, Goodness, Smile)

"I think that people have to have to have a sense of what ideas are one the progressive side, the Democratic side in order ultimately to be effective in the political world."
- John Podesta
(Related: People, Ideas, Order, Sense, World)

"I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity."
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Related: Cause, Disaster, Effect, Weakness)

"I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect - in terror."
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Related: Abhorrence, Danger, Effect, Terror)

"I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago."
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Related: Faith, Effect, Humanity, Now, Will, Years)

"A very small cause which escapes our notice determines a considerable effect that we cannot fail to see, and then we say that the effect is due to chance."
- Henri Poincare
(Related: Cause, Chance, Effect)

"When it passes towards the east, the sun begins to have less effect upon it, and a thin line on the edge of its bright side emits its splendour towards the earth."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Earth, Effect, Sun)

"Dimension regulated the general scale of the work, so that the parts may all tell and be effective."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Work, May)

"Stanford had no journalism program so I just learned by doing, effectively."
- John Pomfret
(Related: Journalism)

"No rational argument will have a rational effect on a man who does not want to adopt a rational attitude."
- Karl Popper
(Related: Attitude, Argument, Effect, Man, Want, Will)

"Although I agree that wild horses are a symbol of the American West, I also believe that it is the responsibility of Congress to ensure that these animals are managed, protected, and controlled in an effective manner."
- Jon Porter
(Related: American, Animals, Congress, Horses, Responsibility, Symbol)

"The ability to change constantly and effectively is made easier by high-level continuity."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Change, Ability)

"There's a fundamental distinction between strategy and operational effectiveness."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Strategy)

"Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy. Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying rigorous thinking to the use of money."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Business, Money, Philanthropy, Thinking)

"Companies operating in urban communities have a tremendous ripple effect."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Effect)

"Terrorism is in good part an effective government propaganda; it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse toward a mostly imagined, highly dangerous outside enemy."
- Mark Poster
(Related: Government, Abuse, Attention, Enemy, Propaganda, Terrorism)

"It is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is 'soporific'."
- Beatrix Potter
(Related: Eating, Effect)

"I highly recommend worrying. It is much more effective than dieting."
- William Powell
(Related: Dieting)

"That's the thing with sci-fi and action roles. You have to play the danger as real. If you don't, you end up with egg on your face. You have to commit. You can't think about how stupid it might look without the special effects."
- Victoria Pratt
(Related: Action, Danger, End, Play)

"Few speeches which have produced an electrical effect on an audience can bear the colourless photography of a printed record."
- Archibald Philip Primrose
(Related: Effect, Photography)

"No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Practice, Vice)

"Though bitter, good medicine cures illness. Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects."
- Sima Qian
(Related: Criticism, Hurt, Illness, May, Medicine, Will)

"I'm going to be a vice president very much like George Bush was. He proved to be a very effective vice president, perhaps the most effective we've had in a couple of hundred years."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: President, Vice, Years)

"Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly."
- Quintilian
(Related: Nature, Effect)

"Because just as arms have no force outside if there is no counsel within a house, study is vain and counsel useless that is not put to virtuous effect when the time calls."
- Francois Rabelais
(Related: Time, Effect, Force, Study)

"Gestures, in love, are incomparably more attractive, effective and valuable than words."
- Francois Rabelais
(Related: Love, Words)

"I'm not satisfied with the progress of the work, but I am happy that the talks are going on. It might have a negative effect if the United States joins."
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Related: Work, Progress, Negative, Effect, states, United)

"If there's a severe recession, the automatic stabilizers will come into effect, and we will still try to reduce the structural deficit, but we will not try to keep cutting the budget so that we keep worsening a severe recession."
- Franklin Raines
(Related: Effect, Will)

"I begin by considering an effect."
- Maurice Ravel
(Related: Effect)

"If we don't have accurate information, if we are not able to tell difficult truth one to another, we will never be able to effectively design a policy for Iraq."
- Jack Reed
(Related: Design, Truth, Policy, Information, Iraq, Will)

"I like the effect drink has on me."
- Oliver Reed
(Related: Effect)

"In effect, I feel like a blind, deaf, and illiterate person working through the sensibilities and multiple, real talents of other people. Everything I do is collaborative."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: People, Blind, Effect)

"It's not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society, on politics, etc. It's that everything now exists in technology to the point where technology is the new and comprehensive host of nature of life."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Life, Nature, Technology, Politics, Religion, Society, Effect, Environment, Now)

"It is a question of fact, whether the influence of motives be fixed by laws of nature, so that they shall always have the same effect in the same circumstances."
- Thomas Reid
(Related: Nature, Circumstances, Effect, Fact, Influence, Laws, Motives, Question)

"Every indication of wisdom, taken from the effect, is equally an indication of power to execute what wisdom planned."
- Thomas Reid
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Effect)

"Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that's a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect."
- Rob Reiner
(Related: Change, Effect, Help)

"I always see things that I can improve. But frankly with Stripes, I'm surprised at how effective it is, even today, and how vibrant that movie is and how juicy the performances all are."
- Ivan Reitman
(Related: Today)

"A good actor is someone who knows how to take the part and make it real and make it honest and be effective in it. If it's in a funny movie and, as long as they are cast in an appropriate way, humor will come from it."
- Ivan Reitman
(Related: Funny, Humor, Actor, Will)

"We want to continue the efforts against domestic violence and spread the drug courts, and develop real effective means of providing treatment for drug abusers without having to have them arrested."
- Janet Reno
(Related: Treatment, Violence, Want)

"Gold and silver are no doubt subject to fluctuations, from the discovery of new and more abundant mines; but such discoveries are rare, and their effects, though powerful, are limited to periods of comparatively short duration."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Discovery, Doubt, Gold)

"A rise in wages, from an alteration in the value of money, produces a general effect on price, and for that reason it produces no real effect whatever on profits."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Money, Effect, Reason, Value, Wages)

"Advertising is speech. It's regulated because it's often effective speech."
- Jef I. Richards
(Related: Advertising, Speech)

"If the large power voluntarily abstains from using its full power or feels the strategic situation to be such that it cannot do so, it in effect loses the advantage of being a big power."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Power, Being, Effect)

"Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment for a child than beating."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Punishment, Shame)

"Drugs ruin peoples lives, break up families and have disastrous effects on our communities."
- Adam Rickitt
(Related: Drugs, Ruin)

"You can eliminate, for example, a Brazil nut gene if you know that it will create an allergenic effect."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Brazil, Effect, Example, Will)

"This is our mercury, our lunary, but whosoever thinks of any other water besides this, is ignorant and foolish, never attaining to the desired effects."
- George Ripley
(Related: Mercury, Water)

"My impression was, he's walking as though he's made of glass, and if you should touch him he would just shatter apart. I don't know if it was an act or what, but it sure was effective."
- Robert Ripley
(Related: Impression, Act, Walking)

"I think a lot of the time these days people are so concerned about having the right camera and the right film and the right lenses and all the special effects that go along with it, even the computer, that they're missing the key element."
- Herb Ritts
(Related: Time, People, Computer, Film, Key, Right)

"To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Communication, Understanding, World)

"If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Love, Affection, Hatred)

"The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: People, Effect, Fortune, Moderation, Prosperity, Temper)

"However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it be not the effect of wisdom and intention."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Wisdom, Action, Effect, Intention)

"As children we recognized that we belonged to an unusual, even exceptional, family, but the effect was different on each of us."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Family, Children, Effect)

"Consumers have not been told effectively enough that they have huge power and that purchasing and shopping involve a moral choice."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Power, Choice)

"My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we - architects - can effect the quality of life of the people."
- Richard Rogers
(Related: Life, Architecture, Quality, People, Effect, Enjoyment, Passion, Reason)

"Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Communication)

"There are many drugs that have many serious side effects and that are harmful to people. Marijuana is no different than that. And especially we should try to discourage young people from using marijuana."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: People, Drugs)

"An effective human being is a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts."
- Ida P. Rolf
(Related: Being)

"Our estimates suggest that a tax increase of 1 percent of GDP reduces output over the next three years by nearly 3 percent. The effect is highly significant."
- Christina Romer
(Related: Effect, Tax, Years)

"I thought Godzilla was a mess, the monster had no character and the humans didn't either. They forgot to make the movie that went along with all these wonderful effects."
- George A. Romero
(Related: Thought, Character)

"I really believe that you could do horror very inexpensively. I don't think it has anything to do with the effects, the effects are not the most important parts."
- George A. Romero
(Related: Horror)

"Hate and force cannot be in just a part of the world without having an effect on the rest of it."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Effect, Force, Hate, Rest, World)

"The law of the survival of the fittest led inevitably to the survival and predominance of the men who were effective in war and who loved it because they were effective."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Men, War, Survival, Law)

"In a way, you might say that David Duke is the son of Willie Horton. Duke is more overt, of course, but he's really just pushing the same buttons and sending the same coded messages that the Horton ads did so effectively for the Bush campaign last year."
- Judd Rose
(Related: Son)

"The combination of pictures and words together can be really effective, and I began to realise in my career that unless I wrote my own words, then my message was diluted."
- Galen Rowell
(Related: Career, Words)

"If we suppose that many natural phenomena are in effect computations, the study of computer science can tell us about the kinds of natural phenomena that can occur."
- Rudy Rucker
(Related: Science, Computer, Effect, Study)

"We have used the presence of UNMIK, as well as other European and American agencies to establish a legal framework compatible with the European Union and that is already an advantage. We have seen the positive effects of this and our parliament will continue to go this way."
- Ibrahim Rugova
(Related: Legal, Positive, American, Parliament, Will)

"Presidential leadership needn't always cost money. Look for low- and no-cost options. They can be surprisingly effective."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Leadership, Money, Options)

"Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Crime, Prevention, Punishment)

"All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Feelings, Effect)

"The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone, is really, if physics is to be believed, observing the effects of the stone upon himself."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Physics)

"If there's an enduring theme in my work, it's probably the effects of class on American life."
- Richard Russo
(Related: Life, Work, American, Class)

"Our capital system is haunted by the demon of error: error in determining guilt and error in determining who among the guilty deserves to die. What effect was race having? What effect was poverty having?"
- George Ryan
(Related: Effect, Error, Guilt, Poverty, Race)

"It doesn't bother me that Seven has such an overtly sexual presence, because she has no concept of what effect that physical package would have on some male member of the crew. That's what's fun, her innocence."
- Jeri Ryan
(Related: Effect, Fun, Innocence)

"Adult stem cells have shown great potential and have effectively helped patients. Another alternative is cord-blood stem cells. These are a neglected resource that could be used to treat a diverse body of people."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: People, Body, Potential)

"Fear is, I believe, a most effective tool in destroying the soul of an individual - and the soul of a people."
- Anwar Sadat
(Related: Soul, People, Fear)

"United States is a great Country and has its effective role on the international arena, so we have to boost our relations with it, in order to achieve peace and stability in our region and the world."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Peace, Country, Order, Stability, states, United, World)

"Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Anger, Nothing)

"Small businesses are the backbone of job creation in South Carolina, but we're not maximizing our potential when we've got what's effectively the highest income tax rate in the Southeast holding us back."
- Mark Sanford
(Related: Creation, Tax, Income, Job, Potential)

"Society has to change, but the political powers we have at the moment are not enough to effect this change. The whole democratic system would have to be rethought."
- Jose Saramago
(Related: Society, Change, Effect)

"I presume that nobody will deny the positive aspects of the North American cultural world. These are well known to all. But these aspects do not make one forget the disastrous effects of the industrial and commercial process of 'cultural lamination' that the USA is perpetrating on the planet."
- Jose Saramago
(Related: Positive, American, Forget, Will, World)

"In effect I am not a novelist, but rather a failed essayist who started to write novels because he didn't know how to write essays."
- Jose Saramago
(Related: Effect)

"Know how to effectively voice a complaint or make a claim at a retail store."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Complaint, Voice)

"We have finally started to notice that there is real curative value in local herbs and remedies. In fact, we are also becoming aware that there are little or no side effects to most natural remedies, and that they are often more effective than Western medicine."
- Anne Wilson Schaef
(Related: Fact, Medicine, Remedies, Value)

"The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Truth, Appearance, Discovery, Error, Opinion, Prejudice, Present, Weakness)

"For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Time, Effect, Fault)

"If you want to know your true opinion of someone, watch the effect produced in you by the first sight of a letter from him."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Effect, First, Opinion, Sight, Want)

"The question of feasibility, the question of cost, the question of including partners elsewhere in the world, the question of the effect of this project on arms agreements - all these issues are in discussion."
- Gerhard Schroder
(Related: Effect, Project, Question, World)

"One effect could be that the huge atomic arsenal created in the cold war could be reduced significantly."
- Gerhard Schroder
(Related: War, Effect)

"The effectiveness of advertising depends on the amount and kind of product information available to consumers... advertising will be more successful the more impoverished the consumer's information environment."
- Michael Schudson
(Related: Successful, Advertising, Environment, Information, Will)

"To be clear, climate change is a true 800 pound gorilla in the room. The effects of global warming threaten global environmental upheaval over the coming century. But for South Florida and the Everglades, it could be our death knell if urgent action is not taken."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Change, Death, Environmental, Action, Climate, Climate change, Global warming)

"There's never a good year for immigration reform - that's why it's dragged on ineffectually for decades."
- Kenneth E. Scott
(Related: Reform)

"The Spirit communicating to your spirit is the most effective and fundamental of communications. Write it down. As you write down impressions of the Spirit, more are given."
- Richard G. Scott
(Related: Spirit)

"MPC, Moving Picture Company, they're really excellent, they did the majority of the effects."
- Ridley Scott
(Related: Company, Majority)

"Based on the laws of physics, the effect on temperature of man's contribution to atmospheric CO2 levels is minuscule and indiscernible from the natural variability caused in large part by changes in solar energy output."
- Robert L. Scotto
(Related: Effect, Energy, Laws, Man, Physics)

"If Iraq were to descend into chaos, the Europeans would feel the effects just as much as we would."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Chaos, Iraq)

"If your voices are not heard, you can be sure that many others will be - in particular those who are paid to present a point of view, and often do it most effectively."
- Kathleen Sebelius
(Related: Present, Will)

"They who assert that a blind fatality produced the various effects we behold in this world talk very absurdly; for can anything be more unreasonable than to pretend that a blind fatality could be productive of intelligent beings?"
- Charles de Secondat
(Related: Blind, Talk, World)

"As leaders, we become whole when we see that our focused, singular commitment to making the numbers and the metrics cannot be effective on its own, but only when it is part of the whole picture - only when we see that it takes more than metrics to make up the whole."
- Lance Secretan
(Related: Commitment, Leaders, Numbers)

"Three years after starting, by physically doing everything from raising the finance to special effects, we'd finally cobbled together our low budget film."
- Yahoo Serious
(Related: Finance, Film, Years)

"I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Heart, Effect)

"Writing songs has a therapeutic effect, and it either kills off love or wins the heart of the lover."
- Shakira
(Related: Love, Heart, Effect, Songs, Writing)

"The state of Israel must, from time to time, prove clearly that it is strong, and able and willing to use force, in a devastating and highly effective way. If it does not prove this, it will be swallowed up, and perhaps wiped off the face of the earth."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Time, Earth, Force, Israel, State, Will)

"Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Power, Belief, Capitalism, Force, Interest, Self, Self interest)

"I honestly do not know if civil disobedience has any effect on the government. I can promise you it has a great effect on the person who chooses to do it."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: Government, Effect, Promise)

"You have to be there not for the fame and glory and recognition and being a page in a history book, but you have to be there because you believe your talent and ability can be applied effectively to operation of the spacecraft."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: History, Talent, Ability, Being, Fame, Glory)

"One, I am skeptical of the effectiveness of nutritional supplements."
- Michael Shermer
"I've had the luxury of owning my own studio, 24 analogue, 48 digital, endless effects, endless hardcore gear, that I don't have to rent, I don't get stuck with the bills, it's all mine."
- Billy Sherwood
(Related: Luxury)

"I think any advocate who is effective has fully acquainted himself or herself with the legislator they are going to meet. Know what committees they are on, what issues they are interested in, all in an effort to build a bridge for communicating with them."
- Mark Shields
(Related: Effort)

"Ten years ago in Nairobi we said that the participation of women in the decision-making and appraisal processes of the United Nations was essential if the organization was to effectively serve women's interests."
- Jenny Shipley
(Related: Women, Decision, Nations, Participation, United, Years)

"Democrats' attack on the Republican majority leader is nothing but a coordinated agenda to stop an effective leader from accomplishing the people's business."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Business, Leader, People, Democrats, Majority, Nothing, Republican)

"There are scenes here and effects here that would make George S. Patton wince."
- Joel Siegel
"So, when the special effects are at the service of the story and draw you into it, that is really the magic."
- Bill Sienkiewicz
(Related: Magic, Service)

"Our holiness is an effect, not a cause; so long as our eyes are on our own personal whiteness as an end in itself, the thing breaks down."
- Charles Simeon
(Related: Cause, Effect, End, Eyes, Holiness)

"The truth is, it's not a great career move to create a readership and then, in effect, abandon them."
- Dan Simmons
(Related: Truth, Career, Effect)

"In the 1950s we use to feel that television was taking away our comic readership; with today's exciting, powerfully visual movies I have to wonder about their effect on the kids' loyalty to the comic book medium all over again."
- Joe Simon
(Related: Movies, Effect, Kids, Loyalty, Television, Today, Wonder)

"All pain is per se and especially in excess, destructive and ultimately fatal in its nature and effects."
- James Young Simpson
(Related: Nature, Excess, Pain)

"We have record high temperatures and record high energy prices across the country, and we've seen the dangerous effects caused by extreme temperatures in the past."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Country, Energy, Extreme, Past)

"That we have children coming into this world already polluted, at the same time we don't know what the effects of that pollution will be on their mental and physical development, is both bad policy and immorally wrong."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Time, Policy, Development, Children, Pollution, Will, World, Wrong)

"The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Fear, Discipline, Losing)

"It is not to be disguised, that a war has broken out between the North and the South. - Political and commercial men are industriously striving to restore peace: but the peace, which they would effect, is superficial, false, and temporary."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: Men, War, Peace, Effect)

"I always try to be reasonable and effective."
- Ian Smith
"The main problem is that for a boycott to be effective, you must first persuade thousands - maybe even millions of others - to go along, which is a lot of work and usually not successful."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Work, Successful, First)

"To deny we need and want power is to deny that we hope to be effective."
- Liz Smith
(Related: Power, Hope, Want)

"I am for an art that takes into account the direct effect of the elements as they exist from day to day apart from representation."
- Robert Smithson
(Related: Art, Day, Effect)

"To be consistently effective, you must put a certain distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course. This is not indifference, it's detachment."
- Sam Snead
(Related: Golf, Indifference)

"Disinformation is most effective in a very narrow context."
- Frank Snepp
"Scientific men can hardly escape the charge of ignorance with regard to the precise effect of the impact of modern science upon the mode of living of the people and upon their civilisation."
- Frederick Soddy
(Related: Men, Science, People, Effect, Ignorance, Living)

"Any important disease whose causality is murky, and for which treatment is ineffectual, tends to be awash in significance."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Disease, Treatment)

"I want my life to effect the balance to the positive."
- Mira Sorvino
(Related: Life, Positive, Balance, Effect, Want)

"I have learned to pare down what I do and still be effective and strong in a role."
- Mira Sorvino
"With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that - there are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects."
- Sonia Sotomayor
(Related: Achievement, Action, Balance, School, Statistics, Testing)

"The office of President is a great one; to every true American it seems the greatest on earth. And to me, as I was engaged in weaving a background of music for the pageantry of it, there came a deeper realization of the effect of that office on the man."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: Music, American, Earth, Effect, Man, Office, President)

"Never let a man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sinning against his own soul. The evil effect on himself is certain."
- Robert Southey
(Related: Soul, Effect, End, Evil, Man)

"Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Civilization, Effect)

"Prices are important not because money is considered paramount but because prices are a fast and effective conveyor of information through a vast society in which fragmented knowledge must be coordinated."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Money, Society, Knowledge, Information)

"But theater, because of its nature, both text, images, multimedia effects, has a wider base of communication with an audience. That's why I call it the most social of the various art forms."
- Wole Soyinka
(Related: Art, Nature, Communication, Theater)

"Effective security measures do not come cheap."
- Arlen Specter
(Related: Security)

"All I know is that these two gases both had a quite extraordinary effect, and that there was no respirator, and no protection against them that we knew of. So the soldiers would have been unable to protect themselves against this gas in any way."
- Albert Speer
(Related: Effect, Protection, Soldiers)

"The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."
- Herbert Spencer
(Related: Men, Folly, Fools, Result, World)

"Every cause produces more than one effect."
- Herbert Spencer
(Related: Cause, Effect)

"Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow."
- Baruch Spinoza
(Related: Nature, Effect, Nothing)

"The only side effect of too much training is that you get into better shape. There is nothing wrong with that."
- Mark Spitz
(Related: Effect, Nothing, Training, Wrong)

"And if you have high cholesterol, you would feel the same as if you had low cholesterol because there are no side effects, no symptoms of having high cholesterol."
- Mark Spitz
"What we are effectively doing, I say this to the young people of America whom my colleagues represent, is leaving our children and grandchildren the tab for fighting a war, letting them pay for the lion's share of it by simply adding it to the national debt."
- John Spratt
(Related: War, People, America, Children, Debt, Fighting)

"Drugs will have a huge effect on my work for the rest of my life, whether I'm using or not."
- Layne Staley
(Related: Work, Life, Drugs, Effect, Rest, Will)

"Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed."
- Joseph Stalin
(Related: Education)

"Pain and fear and hunger are effects of causes which can be foreseen and known: but sorrow is a debt which someone else makes for us."
- Freya Stark
(Related: Fear, Causes, Debt, Hunger, Pain, Sorrow)

"The most common and most important result of them is that the nature and size of the effect on corresponding series of different elements are largely an expression of the peculiarity of their atomic structure - or, at least, of the structure of the surface."
- Johannes Stark
(Related: Nature, Effect, Expression, Result)

"Along a series of lines running from longer to shorter wavelengths the effect of the electric field becomes greater as the serial numbers increase - that is, as the wavelength decreases."
- Johannes Stark
(Related: Effect, Numbers, Running)

"It is in the power of every individual to do that which the community as a whole is powerless to effect."
- William Thomas Stead
(Related: Power, Community, Effect)

"Up until, really, Roosevelt, African-Americans largely voted ninety per cent Republican. That was the political origins, that's what their political voice was in the Republican party. During that history, that last sixty or seventy years of history, the Republican party effectively walked away from the community. They were afraid to really embrace civil rights even though they embraced civil rights legislation. And so it's not enough to just to put it on paper, you gotta actually show up and be in the community, and understand what that struggle was really about."
- Michael Steele
(Related: History, African, Civil rights, Community, Legislation, Party, Republican, Struggle, Voice, Years)

"I'm a big fan of the effects of alcohol."
- Peter Steele
(Related: Alcohol)

"I drink for the effect, because it loosens up the tongue a little bit."
- Peter Steele
(Related: Effect, Tongue)

"Psycho 11 and III say, in effect, there's no way to survive with a psychological problem. If you've got it, the law can keep you locked up because there's no chance for cure."
- Joseph Stefano
(Related: Chance, Cure, Effect, Law)

"So, in effect, my first sale was actually two books."
- George Stephen
(Related: Books, Effect, First)

"A security cam is one small part of a much larger universe of cams. The much larger effect, socially, politically and economically, is going to come from a much larger trend."
- Bruce Sterling
(Related: Effect, Security, Universe)

"Laws are never as effective as habits."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Habits, Laws)

"It gives me pleasure to find that public liberty is effectually secured in each and all the policies of the United States, though somewhat differently modeled."
- Ezra Stiles
(Related: Liberty, Pleasure, Public, states, United)

"The bomb and the entrance of the Russians into the war will certainly have an effect on hastening the victory."
- Henry L. Stimson
(Related: War, Victory, Effect, Will)

"Short, successful military adventures are as effective as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths."
- John Stockwell
(Related: People, Successful, Attention, Military)

"When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you haven't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively."
- W. Clement Stone
(Related: Habit, Wrong)

"Sometimes I'll turn the channel and there's the movie and I can honestly say that those last few minutes always fascinate me. It's one of the rare instances when image, music, and drama work effectively."
- Madeleine Stowe
(Related: Work, Music, Drama)

"These days, there are a great many books about childhood trauma and its effects, but at the time all the experts agreed that one should forget about it as quickly as possible and pick up where you left off."
- Peter Straub
(Related: Time, Books, Childhood, Experts, Forget)

"Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Effect, Motherhood)

"I believe we are going to move into a situation where the more effective conferences will be smaller, more specialized, more focused, with occasional large gatherings to get the attention of the larger world."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Attention, Will, World)

"One of the greatest objections which families have to New South Wales, is their apprehension of the moral effects that are likely to overwhelm them by bad example, and for which no success in life could compensate."
- Charles Sturt
(Related: Life, Success, Example)

"I believe there is no doctrine more dangerous to the Church today than to convey the impression that a revival is something peculiar in itself and cannot be judged by the same rules of causes and effect as other things."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Impression, Church, Causes, Doctrine, Effect, Rules, Today)

"Destruction was effected after visitation, for visitation always precedes."
- Emanuel Swedenborg
(Related: Destruction)

"First off, I don't want anyone to think I'm this huge thing in Japan. Every group from here that's made any records over any length of time - even indie bands - have a Cheap Trick effect in Japan."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Time, Effect, First, Want)

"This submission is a restraint of liberty, but could be of no effect as to the good intended, unless it were general; nor general, unless it were natural."
- Algernon Sydney
(Related: Effect, Liberty, Restraint)

"Pronouncement of experts to the effect that something cannot be done has always irritated me."
- Leo Szilard
(Related: Effect, Experts)

"Our show is less about a girl who is doing miracles and more about the domino effect of this girl's life, and how everyone else is affected. Our show seems to be a questioning show as opposed to an action sort of fairy tale."
- Amber Tamblyn
(Related: Life, Action, Effect, Miracles, Questioning)

"The event of the landing of these brethren upon our shores is to be, not without its beneficial effect, as well to the colored population of this country, as it promises to be to ill-fated Africa."
- Lewis Tappan
(Related: Country, Effect, Population, Promises)

"That the primary effect of gene mutation may be as simple as the substitution of a single amino acid by another and may lead to profound secondary changes in protein structure and properties has recently been strongly indicated by the work of Ingram on hemoglobin."
- Edward Lawrie Tatum
(Related: Work, Effect, May)

"A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective."
- Edward Teller
(Related: Fact)

"None of those jobs were high-profile, but once I was on ET, people then began to associate me with that show. So, that is the thing that many people know me for. When in effect, that was the end of my television career."
- John Tesh
(Related: People, Career, Effect, End, Jobs, Television)

"I conceived of an instrument that would create sound without using any mechanical energy, like the conductor of an orchestra. The orchestra plays mechanically, using mechanical energy; the conductor just moves his hands, and his movements have an effect on the music artistry."
- Leon Theremin
(Related: Music, Effect, Energy, Sound)

"It wasn't the greatest script in the world, but not many people can say they've played a wicked king in a swashbuckling Arthurian special-effects monster movie."
- David Thewlis
(Related: People, World)

"There are psychological repercussions to illness and we need a little more help to get through the effects not only on the afflicted but on the family. And I think there's even a place for humor in that."
- Alan Thicke
(Related: Humor, Family, Help, Illness)

"I think that the U.S. does have this very much more open attitude, and I admire it very much and I think it's very important to the world. But the information and the discussion sometimes come too late, after the effective decision has been made."
- E. P. Thompson
(Related: Attitude, Decision, Information, Open, World)

"The conscious purpose of science is control of Nature; its unconscious effect is disruption and chaos."
- William Irwin Thompson
(Related: Science, Nature, Control, Purpose, Chaos, Effect, Unconscious)

"I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Truth, Bitterness, Criticism, Man)

"Let's not dismiss or attack individual ideas as being inadequate before we have had a chance to assess their positive effect as part of a whole solution."
- John Thune
(Related: Ideas, Positive, Being, Chance, Effect, Solution)

"Buddhism has had a major effect on who I am and how I think about the world. What I have learned is that I like all religions, but only parts of them."
- Uma Thurman
(Related: Buddhism, Effect, World)

"The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually weaker and less effective to the user."
- John Tillotson
(Related: Art, Cunning, Deceit)

"Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate."
- Alvin Toffler
(Related: Potential)

"The main American naval forces were shifted to the Pacific region and an American admiral made a strong declaration to the effect that if war were to break out between Japan and the United States, the Japanese navy could be sunk in a matter of weeks."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: War, American, Effect, Navy, states, United)

"Peace and commerce with foreign nations could be more effectually and cheaply cultivated by a common agent; therefore they gave the Federal Government the sole management of our relations with foreign governments."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: Government, Peace, Management, Commerce, Nations)

"For eight years I did effects for other movies until I got my movie made."
- Guillermo del Toro
(Related: Movies, Years)

"Well I think effects are tools."
- Guillermo del Toro
(Related: Tools)

"Circumstances give in reality to every political principle, its distinguishing colour, and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind."
- David Trimble
(Related: Circumstances, Effect, Mankind, Reality)

"There is no method by which an average citizen can effectively fight the White House in the media."
- Linda Tripp
(Related: Fight, Media)

"Let a man find himself, in distinction from others, on top of two wheels with a chain - at least in a poor country like Russia - and his vanity begins to swell out like his tires. In America it takes an automobile to produce this effect."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: America, Country, Effect, Man, Poor, Russia, Vanity)

"And capital punishment, however ineffective it may be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to, is a strictly defensive act, - at least in theory."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Act, Ignorance, May, Punishment, Theory)

"Defence was an afterthought, prompted by necessity; and its introduction as a State function, though effected doubtless with a view to the strengthening of the State, was really and in principle the initiation of the State's destruction."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Destruction, Necessity, State)

"The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause."
- Mark Twain
(Related: May, Right, Word)

"The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Laughter, Race)

"Any doctor will admit that any drug can have side effects, and that writing a prescription involves weighing the potential benefits against the risks."
- Mark Udall
(Related: Benefits, Potential, Will, Writing)

"However now we can create a sound that can truly startle someone and in terms of sound effects I think the environment that we are in now has improved dramatically."
- Nobuo Uematsu
(Related: Environment, Now, Sound)

"I believe that there are still people who believe that game music is something equal to just an effect incorporated into the game, something like a BGM. And therefore this is something that I would like to show that is not true."
- Nobuo Uematsu
(Related: Music, People, Effect)

"The reality is that international institutions like the UN can only be as effective as its members allow it to be."
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(Related: Reality)

"We're trying to have the band create something beautiful that hopefully one day, 20 years from now, can be picked up by a kid and hopefully have the same effect that Neil Young had on me, or Led Zeppelin or Black Sabbath."
- Ville Valo
(Related: Day, Effect, Now, Sabbath, Trying, Years)

"Film fixes a precise visual image in the viewer's head. In fiction, you just hope you're precise enough to convey the intended effect."
- Jeff Vandermeer
(Related: Hope, Effect, Fiction, Film)

"The cause of these global changes is fundamentally due to the Sun and its effect on the Earth as it moves about in its orbit. Not from man-made activities."
- William W. Vaughan
(Related: Cause, Earth, Effect, Man, Sun)

"I like doing as many special effects in camera, as much as possible."
- Matthew Vaughn
"I'm against the draft. I believe we should have a professional military; it might be smaller, but it would be more effective."
- Jesse Ventura
(Related: Draft, Military)

"Our goal has been to more effectively promote the value of publicly-supported research at our universities, both to the Congress and to the general public."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Goal, Congress, Public, Research, Value)

"I believe that our office has clearly been the leader in building coalitions, in getting other universities across the contrary to interact more effectively with the government and particularly the Congress."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Government, Leader, Building, Congress, Office)

"The supply-side effect of a restrictive monetary policy is likely to be perverse, in that high interest rates enter into costs and thus exert inflationary pressure."
- William Vickrey
(Related: Policy, Effect, Interest, Pressure)

"Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes."
- Virgil
(Related: Causes)

"Science, which is not so attached to 'truth' as it once was, ut more to immediate 'effectiveness', is now drifting towards a decline, it's civic fall from grace."
- Paul Virilio
(Related: Science, Grace, Now)

"The will is not free - it is a phenomenon bound by cause and effect - but there is something behind the will which is free."
- Swami Vivekananda
(Related: Cause, Effect, Will)

"The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be contrary to it. Oppositions of colors contrast; but there are also colors contrary to each other, that is, which produce an ill effect because they shock the eye when brought very near it."
- Voltaire
(Related: Colors, Contrast, Effect, Eye, May, Painting)

"We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity."
- Abdoulaye Wade
(Related: Battle, Effect, Humanity, Will)

"The Vietnamese have a secret weapon. It's their willingness to die beyond our willingness to kill. In effect, they've been saying, You can kill us, but you'll have to kill a lot of us; you may have to kill all of us. And, thank heaven, we are not yet ready to do that."
- George Wald
(Related: Effect, Heaven, May, Saying)

"When I recall my own path of life I cannot but speak of the violence, hatred and lies. A lesson drawn from such experiences, however, was that we can effectively oppose violence only if we ourselves do not resort to it."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: Life, Hatred, Lies, Violence)

"I think if you do something effectively whether you're the lover or the comic or the action guy or the villain like I play; movies are very expensive to make. Chances are you'll get asked to play that part again."
- Christopher Walken
(Related: Movies, Action, Play)

"I spent, as you know, a year and a half in a clergyman's family and heard almost every Tuesday the very best, most earnest and most impressive preacher it has ever been my fortune to meet with, but it produced no effect whatever on my mind."
- Alfred Russel Wallace
(Related: Family, Effect, Fortune, Mind)

"Until democracy in effective enthusiastic action fills the vacuum created by the power of modern inventions, we may expect the fascists to increase in power after the war both in the United States and in the world."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: Power, War, Action, Democracy, Inventions, May, states, United, World)

"Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment."
- Bill Walsh
(Related: Compliment, Nothing, Praise)

"We have a responsibility to make sure that the limited resources we have are spent efficiently and effectively and that programs achieve their mission."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Mission, Responsibility)

"But as someone pointed out earlier, it is not really about fairness; it is about taking finite resources and applying them where they will have the most effect."
- Jim Walsh
(Related: Effect, Will)

"A lot of people understand what not saying anything means, so, in effect, not saying anything is really saying a lot."
- Bill Walton
(Related: People, Effect, Saying)

"Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled."
- John Wanamaker
(Related: Advertising, Customer, Deception, Effect)

"We found that just by the way we stood, affected women dramatically, and if you look at our show, you'll see that we always stood with our legs open our fists on hips and our bat bulges forward, which had a profound effect on women!"
- Burt Ward
(Related: Women, Effect, Open)

"The necessity of every one paying in his own labor for what he consumes, affords the only legitimate and effectual check to excessive luxury, which has so often ruined individuals, states and empires; and which has now brought almost universal bankruptcy upon us."
- Josiah Warren
(Related: Labor, Luxury, Necessity, Now, states)

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace."
- George Washington
(Related: Peace, War)

"I think when you take away all, like, the premieres and press stuff and all the special effects, then you just come down to the fact that it's all about acting, and I think that has been the best bit for me."
- Emma Watson
(Related: Acting, Fact, Press)

"If a course needs to be in great condition to be played effectively, then the design strategy is flawed."
- Tom Watson
(Related: Design, Strategy, Needs)

"There were challenges with production because of the special effects. There are just some things that, although written, special effects just isn't able to do."
- Shawn Wayans
(Related: Production)

"Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Equality, Attention, Manners, Needs, Public)

"What makes a story is how well it manages to connect with the reader, the visceral effect it has."
- Len Wein
(Related: Effect)

"Sanctions and negotiations can be very ineffective, and indeed foolish, unless the people you are talking with and negotiating with and trying to reach agreements with are people who can be trusted to keep their word."
- Caspar Weinberger
(Related: People, Talking, Trying, Word)

"It took the Gulf War to demonstrate that America did want more than one friend in the Mideast, and also was willing to take and make major risks to prevent a small Muslim country, Kuwait, from being overrun and in effect stolen by Iraq."
- Caspar Weinberger
(Related: War, Friend, Muslim, America, Being, Country, Effect, Iraq, Want)

"Of all the means I know to lead men, the most effectual is a concealed mystery."
- Adam Weishaupt
(Related: Men, Mystery)

"More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty."
- Jerry Weller
(Related: Death)

"I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me."
- Arthur Wellesley
(Related: Men, God, Effect, Enemy, Will)

"The appeal to the white man's pocket has ever been more effectual than all the appeals ever made to his conscience."
- Ida B. Wells
(Related: Conscience, Man)

"Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life."
- Eudora Welty
(Related: Life, Experience, Cause, Effect, Writer, Writing)

"I think that if we get back to some basic fundamental principles, we can make sure that we resolve the issues. And I think that that's what the Tea Party was all about. It's getting back to a constitutional conservative government. And that is limited, but it's also effective and efficient. I think that that's what we'll be able to do."
- Allen West
(Related: Government, Conservative, Party, Principles, Tea)

"It became very clear that Hanoi was in effect strategically running the Viet Cong operation."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: Effect, Running)

"Now the truth is, a president really can't control the economy, although his policies do have some effect on it."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Truth, Control, Economy, Effect, Now, President)

"Destroying is a necessary function in life. Everything has its season, and all things eventually lose their effectiveness and die."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Life)

"In the past, it was easier to believe in my own effectiveness. If I worked hard, with good colleagues and good ideas, we could make a difference. But now, I sincerely doubt that."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Ideas, Difference, Doubt, Now, Past)

"Yet we act as if simple cause and effect is at work. We push to find the one simple reason things have gone wrong. We look for the one action, or the one person, that created this mess. As soon as we find someone to blame, we act as if we've solved the problem."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Work, Action, Blame, Cause, Effect, Reason, Wrong)

"No partnership between two independent companies, no matter how well run, can match the speed, effectiveness, responsiveness and efficiency of a solely owned company."
- Edward Whitacre, Jr.
(Related: Company, Efficiency, Partnership)

"All we need is a meteorologist who has once been soaked to the skin without ill effect. No one can write knowingly of the weather who walks bent over on wet days."
- E. B. White
(Related: Effect, Skin, Weather)

"I really think that effective acting has to do literally with the movement of molecules."
- Charlotte Whitton
(Related: Acting)

"Illegal immigration is not just a matter of interest in states along our border with Mexico. It is having an effect on local economies, schools, health care delivery, and public safety all across the country."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Health, Care, Country, Effect, Interest, Public, Safety, Schools, states)

"To live effectively is to live with adequate information."
- Norbert Wiener
(Related: Information)

"In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Life, Effect, Nothing, World)

"I think being an artist, or just being creative, or imaginative, or aware, where I think everybody starts out, and by about the age of 10, that's been pretty effectively whipped out by education."
- William Wiley
(Related: Age, Education, Artist, Being, Pretty)

"The answer was that in Burundi, having a clean bill of health has taken on a very particular meaning: unless and until you have paid for your hospital treatment, you simply can't leave, you are in effect a captive."
- Rowan D. Williams
(Related: Health, Effect, Treatment)

"String Theory describes energy and matter as being composed of tiny, wiggling strands of energy that look like strings. And the pitch of a string's vibration determines the nature of its effect."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Nature, Being, Effect, Energy, Theory)

"Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one."
- Marianne Williamson
(Related: Revolution, Will, World)

"The story drove the book. That had a very seminal effect on the way I saw writing and storytelling. If you can set a character in a story that is compelling and has a backbone, you draw people in."
- Dick Wolf
(Related: People, Character, Effect, Writing)

"It is time to effect a revolution in female manners - time to restore to them their lost dignity. It is time to separate unchangeable morals from local manners."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Time, Dignity, Effect, Revolution, Manners, Morals)

"Time has the same effect on the mind as on the face; the predominant passion and the strongest feature become more conspicuous from the others' retiring."
- Mary Wortley
(Related: Time, Effect, Mind, Passion)

"By what criterion... can we distinguish among the numberless effects, that are also causes, and among the causes that may, for aught we can know, be also effects, - how can we distinguish which are the means and which are the ends?"
- Chauncey Wright
(Related: Causes, May)

"I like to do theater and hopefully be effective. Most actors, at least contemporary actors of my generation, can't do it. They don't have the chops."
- Jeffrey Wright
(Related: Actors, Theater)

"I had been living with dialysis for three years or so, and the new kidney felt like a reprieve, a new gift of life. I felt alive again and I guess that has had an effect on my use of colour."
- Peter Wright
(Related: Life, Effect, Living, Years)

"The most effective instruments do have a vocal quality."
- Robert Wyatt
(Related: Quality)

"The effectiveness of our memory banks is determined not by the total number of facts we take in, but the number we wish to reject."
- Jon Wynne-Tyson
(Related: Banks, Facts, Memory)

"The automobile, both a cause and an effect of this decentralization, is ideally suited for our vast landscape and our generally confused and contrary commuting patterns."
- Brock Yates
(Related: Cause, Effect)

"You'd go in, read the script once for timing and then you would sit around and play games. The sound effects people would come in and we would do a dress rehearsal so they could get the effects and the music cues in place. Then you would wait until you went on the air."
- Dick York
(Related: Music, People, Dress, Games, Play, Sound)

"If you have enthusiasm, you have a very dynamic, effective companion to travel with you on the road to Somewhere."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Travel, Enthusiasm, Road)

"The more equality women have, the fairer, more civilized and tolerant society will be. Sexual equality is a lot more effective against terrorism than military strength."
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
(Related: Equality, Society, Women, Strength, Military, Terrorism, Will)

"Writer's block is the greatest side effect of boredom."
- Jason Zebehazy
(Related: Boredom, Effect, Writer)

"In the absence of a magnetic field the period of all these oscillations is the same. But as soon as the electron is exposed to the effect of a magnetic field, its motion changes."
- Pieter Zeeman
(Related: Absence, Effect)

"It was not simply out of a spirit of contradiction that I exposed a light source to magnetic forces. The idea came to me during an investigation of the effect discovered by Kerr on light reflected by magnetic mirrors."
- Pieter Zeeman
(Related: Idea, Contradiction, Effect, Investigation, Light, Spirit)

"Factors affecting effective regional cooperation are mindsets and perceptions emanating from the past."
- Khaleda Zia
(Related: Cooperation, Past, Perceptions)

"People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Home, People, Relationships)

"One certain effect of war is to diminish freedom of expression."
- Howard Zinn
(Related: War, Effect, Expression, Freedom)

"Liberal democracy - as you know, in the old days, we were saying we want socialism with a human face. Today's left effectively offers global capitalism with a human face, more tolerance, more rights and so on. So the question is, is this enough or not? Here I remain a Marxist: I think not."
- Slavoj Zizek
(Related: Capitalism, Democracy, Rights, Liberal, Old, Question, Saying, Socialism, Today, Tolerance, Want)

"My instinct as a philosopher is that we are effectively approaching a multicentric world, which means we need to ask new, and for the traditional left, unpleasant questions."
- Slavoj Zizek
(Related: Instinct, Questions, World)

"That would be getting up at 5 am... I don't understand why film's shoot such brutal hours. I think it'd be worth it to not be so strictly cost-effective and have an 8 hour day. The film's would benefit in the end."
- Terry Zwigoff
(Related: Day, End, Film, Worth)