Quotes and Sayings about Result



"I think you will see a lot of strains develop in the political process that will result in violence everywhere in the country - but it's controllable, it's workable and it will lead to a much better future for these people."
- John Abizaid
(Related: People, Country, Future, Result, Violence, Will)

"As a result, I've been portrayed as a cynical barbarian preying on the very clients I was charged to defend."
- Jack Abramoff
(Related: Clients, Result)

"I think that it is important for people to understand that whether a good-guy or a bad-guy wins a case is less important than what the law is that the case results in."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: People, Law, Results)

"Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country."
- John Acton
(Related: Mother, Being, Constitution, Country, Democracy, English, Revolution, Opposition, Result, states, Traditions, United)

"Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Decision, Results, Tradition)

"Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself."
- Jane Addams
(Related: Result)

"As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land, I was born in one of the cities of the Exile."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Cities, Israel, Land, Result, Rome)

"More and more, cultural groups are cross-pollinating, and we're getting much more interesting art as a result."
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Art, Result)

"You see, I have in my teaching - I always say I've done it for a hundred years and have had thousands of students - I have always spoken against just falling onto your knees for so-called accidents, I mean a result you are not responsible for."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Accidents, Result, Students, Teaching, Years)

"I must use Ferrari to the maximum. My priority is to get results. Then we will see what happens."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Results, Will)

"I made my choice to be in Ferrari. It is not easy because it is important for a man to have satisfaction. And for me to get the satisfaction I want means getting results."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Choice, Man, Results, Satisfaction, Want)

"The goal with a big piece of social legislation is to have a bipartisan result, so the country will accept it."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Goal, Country, Legislation, Result, Will)

"Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results."
- James Allen
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Results, Right)

"In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result."
- James Allen
(Related: Strength, Effort, Measure, Result, Results)

"All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts."
- James Allen
(Related: Life, Thoughts, Result)

"A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings."
- James Allen
(Related: Happiness, Health, Being, Man, Prosperity, Result)

"All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Thoughts, Man, Result)

"Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Results, Right, Will)

"You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain or rise with your thoughts, your vision, your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Thoughts, Vision, Desire, Environment, May, Present, Results, Will)

"Jimmy Carter began his planning in the early summer of 1976, Ronald Reagan a year prior. The Clinton Administration, elected in 1992, lingered in naming its team, and as a result, took almost a year to staff its ranks."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Planning, Result, Summer)

"I am much more interested in the process than results."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Results)

"As a result of half a century of Soviet rule people have been weaned from a belief in human kindness."
- Svetlana Alliluyeva
(Related: People, Belief, Kindness, Result)

"There are so many things a large intelligence espionage organization can do to justify its existence, that people can get promotions for, because it could result in results."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Intelligence, People, Existence, Result, Results)

"Probably all the attention to poetry results in some value, though the attention is more often directed to lesser than to greater values."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Poetry, Values, Attention, Results)

"Information of fundamental importance to the general problem of atomic structure has resulted from systematic studies of the cosmic radiation carried out by the Wilson cloud-chamber method."
- Carl D. Anderson
(Related: Importance, Information)

"Achievement results from work realizing ambition."
- Adam Ant
(Related: Work, Achievement, Ambition, Results)

"When a scene is being shot, it is very difficult to know what one wants it to say, and even if one does know, there is always a difference between what one has in mind and the result on film."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Being, Difference, Film, Mind, Result)

"The Boogeyman is your conscience. The Boogeyman is the result of your own bad behavior. I love this Boogeyman."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Love, Behavior, Conscience, Result)

"Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory."
- Diane Arbus
(Related: Control, Victory, Confidence, Results)

"Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts."
- Aristotle
(Related: Habit, Excellence, Result)

"Golf is an awkward set of bodily contortions designed to produce a graceful result."
- Tommy Armour
(Related: Golf, Result)

"But as a result of that, there was, once the show ended, there was this talk for sort of four, five months about what was going to happen, and if we were going to move to Showtime, and if we were going to be bought by ABC or whatever."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Months, Result, Talk)

"Our planes should be full, which among other things means we have a golden opportunity... to build on the momentum reflected in the financial results we are reporting today."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Opportunity, Financial, Results, Today)

"It's not my job to be popular. I'm goal-driven; my job is to get results."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Goal, Job, Popular, Results)

"Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Time, Marriage, Romance, Creation, Emotion, Result, Will)

"Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it... Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Success, Result, Trifle)

"It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study?"
- Jane Austen
(Related: Talent, May, Result, Study)

"There has been much talk referencing what I consider conceptual reports like the Landscape of Choice and documents created as a result of the Great Valley Center."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Choice, Result, Talk)

"All action results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Thought, Action, Thoughts, Results)

"The main reason for the failure of the modern medical science is that it is dealing with results and not causes. Nothing more than the patching up of those attacked and the burying of those who are slain, without a thought being given to the real strong hold."
- Edward Bach
(Related: Medical, Science, Thought, Failure, Being, Causes, Nothing, Reason, Results)

"I worked hard. Anyone who works as hard as I did can achieve the same results."
- Johannes Sebastian Bach
(Related: Results)

"What impresses men is not mind, but the result of mind."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Men, Mind, Result)

"By a great man, however, we mean a man who, because of his spiritual gifts, his character, and other qualities, deserves to be called great and who as a result earns the power to influence others."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Power, Character, Gifts, Influence, Man, Result, Spiritual)

"As a result of my study, I came to the conclusion that a common supreme authority was undesirable."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Authority, Result, Study)

"In all the great periods of the drama perfect freedom of choice and subject, perfect freedom of individual treatment, and an audience eager to give itself to sympathetic listening, even if instruction be involved, have brought the great results."
- George P. Baker
(Related: Choice, Drama, Freedom, Listening, Results, Treatment)

"Thence results, for science as well as for industry, the necessity of the division and association of labor. I receive and I give - such is human life. Each directs and is directed in his turn."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Science, Life, Labor, Necessity, Results)

"Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: Success, Ideas, Failure, Balance, Compromise, Consciousness, Feeling, Rivalry)

"But I enjoyed getting sick, I didn't mind it at all. So in that short amount of time, I did actually go from 121 right back up to 180, which is way too fast obviously. And that resulted in some doctors visits to get things sorted out."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Time, Doctors, Mind, Right)

"Look at the product pipeline, look at the fantastic financial results we've had for the last five years. You only get that kind of performance on the innovation side, on the financial side, if you're really listening and reacting to the best ideas of the people we have."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: People, Ideas, Financial, Performance, Innovation, Listening, Results, Years)

"I come back to the same thing: We've got the greatest pipeline in the company's history in the next 12 months, and we've had the most amazing financial results possible over the last five years, and we're predicting being back at double-digit revenue growth in fiscal year '06."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: History, Financial, Growth, Being, Company, Months, Results, Years)

"But, gentlemen, can any of us say that as a result of such overwhelming sacrifices of money, of men, of ideals, and of civil dignity the sense of security has indeed been attained?"
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: Men, Money, Dignity, Gentlemen, Ideals, Result, Security, Sense)

"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)

"This filing spike is a result of bad information being pushed on people, and then they file for bankruptcy out of fear."
- Steve Bartlett
(Related: People, Fear, Being, Information, Result)

"No poem is easily grasped; so why should any reader expect fast results?"
- John Barton
(Related: Results)

"Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them."
- Georges Bataille
(Related: Dreams, Despair, Results, Violence, Weakness)

"It is pretty hard to find the right result to a controversial issue."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Pretty, Result, Right)

"All which is beautiful and noble is the result of reason and calculation."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Reason, Result)

"The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation."
- Miriam Beard
(Related: Philanthropy, Results)

"On close inspection, this device turned out to be a funereal juke box - the result of mixing Lloyd's of London with the principle of the chewing gum dispenser."
- Cecil Beaton
(Related: London, Result)

"Twenty million more have Chronic Kidney Disease, where patients experience a gradual deterioration of kidney function, the end result of which is kidney failure."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Experience, Failure, Disease, End, Result)

"Caring for your inner child has a powerful and surprisingly quick result: Do it and the child heals."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Caring, Quick)

"The position that I take partly as a result of living in Asia is where you stop living according to your expectations and you become available to experience things as they are."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Experience, Expectations, Living, Result)

"What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Wisdom, Old, Past, Result, Trees)

"The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Men, Success, Successful, End, Result)

"A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Art, Work, Earth, Mind, Result)

"Everywhere that the struggle for national freedom has triumphed, once the authorities agreed, there were military coups d'etat that overthrew their leaders. That is the result time and time again."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Time, Freedom, Leaders, Military, Result, Struggle)

"Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Life, Control, Being, Choices, Freedom, Result)

"As to the evil which results from a censorship, it is impossible to measure it, for it is impossible to tell where it ends."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Censorship, Evil, Measure, Results)

"Music is at once the product of feeling and knowledge, for it requires from its disciples, composers and performers alike, not only talent and enthusiasm, but also that knowledge and perception which are the result of protracted study and reflection."
- Alban Berg
(Related: Music, Talent, Knowledge, Enthusiasm, Perception, Composers, Feeling, Reflection, Result, Study)

"Effort and result are never simultaneous. In art, only the result counts."
- Jose Bergamin
(Related: Art, Effort, Result)

"Wal-Mart hires average people but squeezes above average performance and results out of them."
- Michael Bergdahl
(Related: People, Performance, Results)

"The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich."
- John Berger
(Related: Poverty, Priorities, Rest, Result, World)

"It will be a hard game if you think about winning a championship. We need to think about our own game at the moment and focus on getting good results especially over the Christmas period."
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Related: Winning, Christmas, Focus, Results, Will)

"So that this thing that aired in 1963 would result a few years later in personal bankruptcy, would result in having people be on edge with me, wondering when I'm going to blow up."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: People, Result, Years)

"A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all."
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Thought, Action, Nothing, Result)

"In teaching man, experimental science results in lessening his pride more and more by proving to him every day that primary causes, like the objective reality of things, will be hidden from him forever and that he can only know relations."
- Claude Bernard
(Related: Science, Causes, Day, Man, Pride, Reality, Results, Teaching, Will)

"Properly practiced creativity must result in greater sales more economically achieved. Properly practiced creativity can lift your claims out of the swamp of sameness and make them accepted, believed, persuasive, urgent."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Creativity, Result, Sales)

"Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction."
- Al Bernstein
(Related: Success, Direction, Result, Right)

"So the result was that as one approached a political convention for most of the 19th century and for most of the 20th century until the 1960's, part of the drama was the fact that you didn't know ultimately who was going to be the nominee at the end of that convention week."
- Michael Beschloss
(Related: Drama, End, Fact, Result)

"The result showed the wisdom of your orders."
- John Bigelow
(Related: Wisdom, Result)

"I was nervous and hesitant about putting myself out there for the pie scene. But I went for it and the results were wonderful."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Results)

"Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Government, Promises)

"Sometimes you like the personal adventure implicit in the making of a film, and sometimes you like your part in a film, and sometimes you like the final result."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Adventure, Film, Result)

"They know, the courts know, the people know that they have no way of changing the results as it affects them."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: People, Results)

"Self-discipline is an act of cultivation. It require you to connect today's actions to tomorrow's results. There's a season for sowing a season for reaping. Self-discipline helps you know which is which."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Act, Actions, Results, Self, Today, Tomorrow)

"People who produce good results feel good about themselves."
- Ken Blanchard
(Related: People, Results)

"To act wisely when the time for action comes, to wait patiently when it is time for repose, put man in accord with the tides. Ignorance of this law results in periods of unreasoning enthusiasm on the one hand, and depression on the other."
- Helena Petrova Blavatsky
(Related: Time, Action, Enthusiasm, Depression, Ignorance, Law, Man, Results, Tides)

"The process of putting the DVD and the CD together was great fun, because it provided a good excuse for the four of us to make time to get together again. I am especially pleased with the end result of these two projects."
- Dave Blood
(Related: Time, End, Fun, Projects, Result)

"It is not possible to unknow what you do know - the result of that is fanaticism."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Fanaticism, Result)

"Fashion is a social agreement. the result of a consensus of a large group of people."
- Stella Blum
(Related: People, Agreement, Fashion, Result)

"Our community is like many around the country that have, as the gentleman from New York referenced, sophisticated planning and zoning regulations. These are elements that are developed as a result of local community pressure to balance interests."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Balance, Community, Country, Gentleman, Planning, Pressure, Result)

"I took upon myself to enact the part of a poor, unfortunate crazy girl, and felt it my duty not to shirk any of the disagreeable results that should follow."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Duty, Poor, Results)

"We all know scientists who in private life do not come up to the standard of truthfulness, but who, nevertheless, would not consciously falsify the results of their researches."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Life, Results, Scientists)

"According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Blessings, Deeds, Evil, Result)

"But our energy woes are in many ways the result of classic market failures that can only be addressed through collective action, and government is the vehicle for collective action in a democracy."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Government, Action, Democracy, Energy, Result)

"A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results."
- Wade Boggs
(Related: Attitude, Positive, Thoughts, Causes, Events, Results)

"And thought struggles against the results, trying to avoid those unpleasant results while keeping on with that way of thinking. That is what I call 'sustained incoherence."
- David Bohm
(Related: Thought, Results, Thinking, Trying)

"The introduction of political pluralism often quickly led to bad results."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Results)

"Economic sanctions rarely achieve the desired results."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Results)

"Since the September 11 attacks, nearly 400 individuals have been arrested by the Justice Department as a result of ongoing investigations into international terrorism. Of that total, over half were convicted as a result of their actions."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Actions, Justice, Result, Terrorism)

"Towns and cities throughout the United States have opened their hearts and homes to thousands of families displaced from their homes as a result of this horrific storm."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Cities, Result, states, United)

"This result was confirmed by different researchers using various experimental arrangements."
- Walther Bothe
(Related: Result)

"During this time I had the singular good fortune of being able to discuss the problem constantly with Einstein. Some experiments done at Einstein's suggestion yielded no decisively new result."
- Walther Bothe
(Related: Time, Being, Fortune, Result)

"I play a scientist in a futuristic world in which 99% of the men have been wiped out. As a result, the women are nearly all homosexuals and the children are cloned."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Men, Women, Children, Play, Result, World)

"I enjoy working with Melissa a great deal. We're always looking for projects to do together. I was happy to have her do the show, because she doesn't normally do episodic unless she's starring, and I was very happy with the results."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Projects, Results)

"Results are uncertain even among the more experienced photographers."
- Matthew Brady
(Related: Results)

"The thing I thought about doing it was it's Comic Relief and you've got to be funny. So although I did try to sing properly it obviously has hilarious results when you can't sing."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Funny, Thought, Results)

"We, we - as I say, we go in and shake up other industries and I think, you know, we do it differently and I think that industries are not quite the same as a result of Virgin attacking the market."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Result)

"Last year, the Assembly of the League, as a result of the initiative taken by the Scandinavian nations, further limited and clarified all the provisions of the clause prescribing the duty of states to participate in sanctions."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Duty, Nations, Result, states)

"As a result of the World War and of a peace whose imperfections and risks are no longer denied by anyone, are we not even further away from the great aspirations and hopes for peace and fraternity than we were one or two decades ago?"
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Peace, War, Aspirations, Result, World, World war)

"I'm a results-oriented person and my Senate record shows that."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Results, Senate)

"It is the recognition of history as a record of human experience which has inevitably resulted in the inclusion of this conquest of civilization within the framework of a complete human history."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Experience, History, Civilization, Conquest)

"Let's leave behind the predictable and stale debate between liberals and conservatives. Let's take the resources that we have, and prioritize, and manage, and focus our energy on just doing things that count - on real results."
- Phil Bredesen
(Related: Debate, Energy, Focus, Liberals, Results)

"I hope they're going to learn, and as a result of our response, that it isn't going to work. They're not going to change our life, they're not going to have us throw out our Constitution, and they're not going to chase us out of the Middle East."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Change, Life, Work, Hope, Constitution, Result)

"If you're going to have a public subsidy to education, vouchers are clearly a better way of delivering it. They should result in some loosening up and privatization of the government school system."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Government, Education, Public, Result, School)

"There's no particular relationship between spending and educational results. Most education spending is actually on salaries, and that's allocated according to political muscle."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Education, Results)

"If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results."
- Emily Bronte
(Related: Work, Obscurity, Results, Silence)

"The most casual examination will reveal the fact that all the jokes about the horrible results of masculine cooking and sewing are written by men. It is all part of a great scheme of sex propaganda."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Men, Sex, Cooking, Examination, Fact, Jokes, Propaganda, Results, Will)

"The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places."
- Louise Brown
(Related: People, Books, Hearing, Importance, Influence, Reading, Result)

"Mayors are judged by results."
- Willie Brown
(Related: Results)

"And, of course, method is very important as is a high-quality specialist (trainer) working with you to keep you going in the right direction for your improvement and to help create results."
- Sergei Bubka
(Related: Direction, Help, Improvement, Results, Right)

"All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him."
- Buddha
(Related: Happiness, Thought, Evil, Man, Pain, Result, Shadow)

"When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Ignorance, Pretty, Results)

"The earth has received the embrace of the sun and we shall see the results of that love."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Love, Earth, Results, Sun)

"Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!"
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Earth, Friends, Results, Spring, Sun)

"Those who have wrought great changes in the world never succeeded by gaining over chiefs; but always by exciting the multitude. The first is the resource of intrigue and produces only secondary results, the second is the resort of genius and transforms the universe."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Genius, First, Results, Universe, World)

"No evil can result from its inhibition more pernicious than its toleration."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Evil, Result)

"A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: People, Innovation, Posterity, Result, Spirit, Temper, Will)

"Change is the end result of all true learning."
- Leo Buscaglia
(Related: Change, End, Learning, Result)

"The California crunch really is the result of not enough power-generating plants and then not enough power to power the power of generating plants."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Power, Plants, Result)

"There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender... identity is performatively constituted by the very 'expressions' that are said to be its results."
- Judith Butler
(Related: Gender, Identity, Results)

"People marry for a variety of reasons and with varying results. But to marry for love is to invite inevitable tragedy."
- James Branch Cabell
(Related: Love, People, Results, Tragedy, Variety)

"In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes."
- Julius Caesar
(Related: War, Causes, Events, Importance, Result)

"All of the sudden the audiences started getting younger and the spread of the attendance was really wide. I think it's as a result of the records selling more that they started following our careers."
- John Cale
(Related: Selling, Audiences, Careers, Result)

"Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result of technological progress."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Progress, Jobs, Result, Today, Unemployment)

"We believe that if you put in place the mechanisms that allow for personal choice as far as Medicare is concerned, as well as the programs in Medicaid, that we can actually get to a better result and do what most Americans are learning how to do, which is to do more with less."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Americans, Choice, Learning, Result)

"Until the people, by amendment, change the constitution, I urge that the counties cooperate with one another, that future road work be more uniform, and done in such a way that it will result in connected and continuous highways."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Change, Work, People, Constitution, Future, Result, Road, Will)

"God, our genes, our environment, or some stupid programmer keying in code at an ancient terminal - there's no way free will can ever exist if we as individuals are the result of some external cause."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: God, Cause, Environment, Free will, Result)

"This work is the result of a meeting of minds from two of the most successful men in their respective fields."
- Will Carling
(Related: Men, Work, Successful, Meeting, Result)

"Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Americans, Energy, Oil, Republicans, Years)

"I think essentially the meaning of life is probably the journey and not really any one thing or an outcome or a result."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Life, Journey, Meaning, Result)

"I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century."
- Alejo Carpentier
(Related: Music, Being, End, Popular, Result, World)

"The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained."
- Alexis Carrel
(Related: Day, Night, Results)

"Among men, sex sometimes results in intimacy; among women, intimacy sometimes results in sex."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Men, Women, Sex, Intimacy, Results)

"A pat on the back, through only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, is miles ahead in results."
- Bennett Cerf
(Related: Results)

"The Nationals tried hard to recover the lost ground. The final result, however, was the success of the Forest Citys by a score of 29 to 23 in a nine innings game, twice interrupted by rain."
- Henry Chadwick
(Related: Success, Rain, Result)

"Things are still in early stages, but one can imagine that as we build up and systematize our theories of these associations, and try to boil them down to their core, the result might point us toward the sort of fundamental principles I advocate."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Principles, Result, Theories)

"Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead."
- Chanakya
(Related: Work, Successful, Answers, Questions, Results, Will)

"While I was writing Wild Swans I thought the famine was the result of economic mismanagement but during the research I realised that it was something more sinister."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Thought, Famine, Research, Result, Swans, Writing)

"Beauty is the result of having been through an experience all the way through to the end - therefore it has a poignancy. Beauty that is singular always comes from following an experience to the point where you can go no further."
- Joan Chen
(Related: Beauty, Experience, End, Result)

"Good breeding is the result of good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Nature, Breeding, Result, Self, Sense)

"I tried to become a family man. I got married, but it didn't work out. After 22 months we got an annulment. Then I married an Italian girl, which resulted in an immediate annulment. I had two annulments by the time I was 23."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Family, Time, Work, Man, Months)

"Immortality Device has been tested and researched by medical researchers all over the world from time to time. They email me and told me what they found. I post their results sometimes on my site."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Medical, Time, Immortality, Post, Results, World)

"Every year the Federal Government wastes billions of dollars as a result of overpayments of government agencies, misuse of government credit cards, abuse of the Federal entitlement programs, and the mismanagement of the Federal bureaucracy."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Government, Abuse, Bureaucracy, Cards, Credit, Result)

"Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: First, Justice, Mercy, Victims)

"If U.S. foreign policy results in massive death and destruction abroad, we cannot feign innocence when some of that destruction is returned."
- Ward Churchill
(Related: Death, Policy, Destruction, Foreign policy, Innocence, Results)

"Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Life, Nothing, Result)

"However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Strategy, Results)

"There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Nothing, Result)

"The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no practical results to follow."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Knowledge, Results, Study, Universe)

"The mind is the result of the torments the flesh undergoes or inflicts upon itself."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Mind, Result)

"Isn't history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?"
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: History, Fear, Boredom, Result)

"People live longer today than they ever have. They live happier lives, have more knowledge, more information. All this is the result of communications technology. How is any of that bad?"
- Tom Clancy
(Related: Technology, People, Knowledge, Information, Result, Today)

"The market tends to pay as a wage what an individual laborer is worth. But the case last studied suggests the question how accurately the law operates in practice. May it not be an honest law, but be so vitiated in its working as to give a dishonest result?"
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Law, May, Practice, Question, Result, Wage, Worth)

"The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice. Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system."
- Tom C. Clark
(Related: Prejudice, Public, Result, Television, Will)

"Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any price less than that which is infinite in value; and infinity of merit can only result from a nature that is infinitely divine or perfect."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Happiness, Nature, Infinite, Infinity, Merit, Now, Result, Value)

"However, we do not lack anti-terrorist laws. I do not believe that the recent London bombs were the result of any deficiencies in our legal system."
- Kenneth Clarke
(Related: Legal, Bombs, Laws, London, Result)

"War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory."
- Georges Clemenceau
(Related: War, Victory, Catastrophes, Results)

"The resultant tales from life are stirring reader interest, survivor passions and unease among Britons."
- Francis X. Clines
(Related: Life, Interest)

"I believe the American people spoke loud and clear to the Bush Administration in yesterday's election that they disapprove of the current direction in the war in Iraq. As a result, the President wasted no time in dumping Secretary Rumsfeld."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Time, War, People, American, Direction, Iraq, President, Result, Yesterday)

"Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Art, Work, Emotion, Value)

"The characters are the result of two things-first, we elaborate them into fairly well-defined people through their dialogue, then they happen all over again, when the actor interprets them."
- Joel Coen
(Related: People, Actor, Result)

"Joy is not the result of getting what you want; it is the way to get what you want. In the deepest sense, joy is what you want."
- Alan Cohen
(Related: Joy, Result, Sense, Want)

"The executive branch maneuvered this result deftly."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Result)

"To be sure, the vast majority of people who are untrained can accept the results of science only on authority."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Science, People, Authority, Majority, Results)

"I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Strength, Country, Result, Teachers, Teaching)

"It is a high patriotic duty that we support and sustain the men who have been placed in position of difficulty, burden, responsibility, and even danger as the result of our suffrages."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Men, Burden, Danger, Difficulty, Duty, Responsibility, Result, Support)

"You don't reward reaction; you reward results."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Results, Reward)

"Prayer in private results in boldness in public."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Boldness, Prayer, Public, Results)

"Obedience is an act of faith; disobedience is the result of unbelief."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Faith, Act, Obedience, Result, Unbelief)

"You always know when something works it's a result of everything firing on all cylinders."
- Gary Cole
(Related: Result)

"I want to be as honest as I can about the things I've been through - the sorrows and joys, victories and defeats - and to use those experiences as a well to draw from. Hopefully, the songs that result from that kind of writing will be songs that mean something to others."
- Jim Cole
(Related: Result, Songs, Want, Will, Writing)

"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)

"A majority of American citizens are now becoming skeptical of the claim that our carbon footprints, resulting from our use of fossil fuels, are going to lead to climatic calamities. But governments are not yet listening to the citizens."
- John Coleman
(Related: American, Listening, Majority, Now)

"True courage is a result of reasoning. A brave mind is always impregnable."
- Jeremy Collier
(Related: Courage, Mind, Result)

"In 1977 we played America and Europe three times, and Japan - my marriage suffered as a result. My then wife took the kids to Canada to be near her parents."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Marriage, Wife, America, Canada, Europe, Kids, Parents, Result)

"Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Trust, Chance, Results)

"When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Work, People, Results, Unemployment)

"When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Men, Work, Numbers, Results, Unemployment)

"When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Work, People, Results, Unemployment)

"A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the result of sudden impulse and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast."
- Peter Cooper
(Related: History, Accident, Events, Reason, Result)

"But I do think it's unwise, and it - to build a mosque at the site where 3,000 Americans lost their lives as a result of a terrorist attack. And I think to me it demonstrates that the - that Washington, the White House, the administration, the President himself seems to be disconnected from the mainstream of America."
- John Cornyn
(Related: Mosque, America, Americans, President, Result, Washington)

"It is very dangerous to have your self-worth riding on your results as an athlete."
- Jim Courier
(Related: Results, Self)

"And it says something about our level of disassociation, that we can provoke these wars abroad but we're not allowed to see people get killed as a result."
- Alex Cox
(Related: People, Result)

"An investigator starts research in a new field with faith, a foggy idea, and a few wild experiments. Eventually the interplay of negative and positive results guides the work. By the time the research is completed, he or she knows how it should have been started and conducted."
- Donald Cram
(Related: Time, Faith, Work, Idea, Negative, Positive, Research, Results)

"Every sin is the result of collaboration."
- Stephen Crane
(Related: Collaboration, Result, Sin)

"We are sometimes asked what the result would be if we put four +'s in one gene. To answer this my colleagues have recently put together not merely four but six +'s."
- Francis Crick
(Related: Result)

"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)

"The first phase of American political history was characterized by the conflict between the Federalists and the Republicans, and it resulted in the complete triumph of the latter."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: History, American, Conflict, First, Republicans)

"Quality is the result of a carefully constructed cultural environment. It has to be the fabric of the organization, not part of the fabric."
- Phil Crosby
(Related: Quality, Environment, Result)

"Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways."
- Samuel McChord Crothers
(Related: Being, May, Perfection, Result, Variety)

"What a man has made himself he will be; his state is the result of his past life, and his heaven or hell is in himself."
- Catherine Crowe
(Related: Life, Heaven, Hell, Man, Past, Result, State, Will)

"Getting sober just exploded my life. Now I have a much clearer sense of myself and what I can and can't do. I am more successful than I have ever been. I feel very positive where I never did before, and I think that's all a direct result of getting sober."
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Related: Life, Successful, Positive, Now, Result, Sense)

"Pear Drops were exciting because they had a dangerous taste. All of us were warned against eating them, and the result was that we ate them more than ever."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Eating, Result, Taste)

"We can only write well about our sins because it is too difficult to recall a virtuous act or even whether it was the result of good or evil motives."
- Edward Dahlberg
(Related: Act, Evil, Motives, Result)

"Our educational results lag behind other states, and other nations, but worse still, behind the potential of the kids and the devoted teachers in our classrooms."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Kids, Nations, Potential, Results, states, Teachers)

"I decided I was going to give up singing and concentrate on acting, and a result of that, I didn't do another film for two to three years, and I don't blame it on anybody but myself."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Acting, Blame, Film, Result, Singing, Years)

"Watergate was unique because it allowed the public to play its democratic role in expressing its outrage at the presidency. And as a result, for the first time in history a president resigned."
- Samuel Dash
(Related: History, Time, First, Play, Presidency, President, Public, Result)

"Well, we see an increasingly weaker labor movement as a result of the overall assault on the labor movement and as a result of the globalization of capital."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Globalization, Labor, Result)

"I started working out with a trainer and I immediately saw results."
- Taylor Dayne
(Related: Results)

"The gratification comes in the doing, not in the results."
- James Dean
(Related: Results)

"No art is less spontaneous than mine. What I do is the result of reflection and the study of the great masters."
- Edgar Degas
(Related: Art, Reflection, Result, Study)

"These days there are not enough of such intermediary groups, between the state and the individual, with the result that political leaders are often unduly guided by opinion polls."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Leaders, Opinion, Political leaders, Result, State)

"I never set out to write songs about the world around me... it just kind of came about as a result of paying more attention to things."
- Iris DeMent
(Related: Attention, Result, Songs, World)

"The result of long-term relationships is better and better quality, and lower and lower costs."
- W. Edwards Deming
(Related: Quality, Relationships, Result)

"You do the work and you want people to see it; but, um while I'm doing the work, the result doesn't matter at all to me. Ultimately, I don't, I don't care whether the film is - you know - some big giant box-office bonanza and I don't care if its a complete flop. To me, when a film gets made and it's actually finished it's a success. They're all a success in their own way."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Success, Work, People, Care, Film, Result, Want)

"Thousands of years ago, humans domesticated every possible large wild mammal species fulfilling all those criteria and worth domesticating, with the result that there have been no valuable additions of domestic animals in recent times, despite the efforts of modern science."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Science, Animals, Result, Worth, Years)

"Honestly achieved results surpass all others."
- Michael Diamond
(Related: Results)

"He can't imagine the result of the mission because he never saw it."
- James Dickey
(Related: Mission, Result)

"There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Nature, Knowledge, Facts, Observation, Reflection, Result)

"Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government; they are not African or Asian or European: they are good or bad."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Government, African, Countries, Legislation, Morals, Result)

"I love Nautilus and stretching. The results are immediate, and that gives me the motivation to continue."
- Donna Dixon
(Related: Love, Motivation, Results)

"Lincoln had no such person that he could talk with. Often, as a result, he debated with himself, and he would draw up a kind of list of the pros and cons of an argument, and carefully figure them out, and he might test them in public."
- David Herbert Donald
(Related: Argument, Public, Result, Talk)

"With his trademark courage and conviction, President Reagan led us out of the Cold War, spreading his vision of freedom, resulting in the release of millions of people from the yoke of communism."
- John Doolittle
(Related: War, People, Courage, Vision, Communism, Conviction, Freedom, President)

"Realists do not fear the results of their study."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Fear, Results, Study)

"The ideal reasoner, he remarked, would, when he had once been shown a single fact in all its bearings, deduce from it not only all the chain of events which led up to it but also all the results which would follow from it."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Events, Fact, Results)

"We recognise in the finished art, which is the result of these conditions, the best words in the best order - poetry; and to put this essential poetry into different classes is impossible."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Art, Order, Result, Words)

"Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Knowledge, Decision, Expectations, Information, Results)

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

"I don't necessarily think anything on a Web site can have a result."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Result)

"The death tax destroys family businesses and stifles investment that leads to increases in jobs and personal income. As a result, 70 percent of family-owned businesses are not passed on to the next generation and 87 percent do not make it to the third generation."
- Jennifer Dunn
(Related: Death, Family, Tax, Income, Investment, Jobs, Result)

"There just is exponentially more money in the movie business than in the music business. As a result there are more people involved in the creative process."
- Adam Duritz
(Related: Business, Money, Music, People, Result)

"The strength in our third-quarter financial results is cause for excitement. I'm particularly pleased that we continue to demonstrate impressive growth at the same time we are engaged in important merger discussions."
- Bernard Ebbers
(Related: Time, Financial, Growth, Strength, Cause, Excitement, Results)

"I expected results."
- Bernie Ebbers
(Related: Results)

"But if too many countries, as has been the case, interfere too much in the internal affairs, the political situation of Afghanistan, then of course we can't hope satisfactory results."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Hope, Afghanistan, Countries, Results)

"It is also a good rule not to put overmuch confidence in the observational results that are put forward until they are confirmed by theory."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Confidence, Results, Theory)

"Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Work, Man, Results)

"When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Result, Worth)

"I actually defeated an incumbent Republican senator who was part of the Jesse Helm's political machine in North Carolina, the result of which is I'm now the senior senator from North Carolina instead of Jesse Helms, which is a very good thing for this country."
- John Edwards
(Related: Country, Machine, Now, Republican, Result)

"People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Love, People, Results, Wood)

"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Results)

"It was inevitable that in doing this I should arrive at new results, and it is perhaps understandable that in the end I have felt impelled to present these results not only in the dry form of a catalogue, but also in a more connected and personal one."
- Alfred Einstein
(Related: End, Present, Results)

"Most laws condemn the soul and pronounce sentence. The result of the law of my God is perfect. It condemns but forgives. It restores - more than abundantly - what it takes away."
- Jim Elliot
(Related: God, Soul, Law, Laws, Result)

"Rational beliefs bring us closer to getting good results in the real world."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Beliefs, Results, World)

"As a result of my philosophy, I wasn't even upset about Hitler. I was willing to go to war to knock him off, but I didn't hate him. I hated what he was doing."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: War, Hate, Philosophy, Result)

"President Johnson put destroyers in harm's way in the Tonkin Gulf not only once, but several times, with the, with a lot of his people hoping that it would lead to a confrontation and claiming that it had. And could have resulted in the lost of many lives in the course of it."
- Daniel Ellsberg
(Related: People, Harm, President)

"When I enrolled in college at age 19, I had a total of eight years of formal classroom education. As a result, I was not comfortable with formal lectures and receiving regular homework assignments."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Age, Education, Classroom, College, Result, Years)

"We manage to bounce ideas off one another. Every band fights, but at the end of the day, we're very positive about the way we fight. At least we come out with a result."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Ideas, Positive, Day, End, Fight, Result)

"Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Capitalism, Result)

"With rising incomes, the share of expenditures for food products declines. The resulting shift in expenditures affects demand patterns and employment structures."
- Ernst Engel
(Related: Food)

"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)

"One of the interesting things about having little musical knowledge is that you generate surprising results sometimes; you move to places you wouldn't if you knew better."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Knowledge, Results)

"Whatever art form you're working in, it's crucial to see it clearly, to feel it clearly, and not to worry about the results, or how someone else will see it."
- Omar Epps
(Related: Art, Results, Will, Worry)

"Western history has been a history of deed done, actions performed and results achieved."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: History, Actions, Deed, Results)

"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)

"We had a big party that night and everybody went around gathering results from various precincts and each person would get four or five precincts and then come to the house. There were no cell phones or anything to get results phoned in early."
- Daniel J. Evans
(Related: Night, Party, Results)

"In conformity with these designs on the city of Washington, and notwithstanding the disastrous results of the invasion of 1862, it was determined by the Rebel government last summer to resume the offensive in that direction."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Government, Conformity, Direction, Results, Summer, Washington)

"In our tabulation of psychoanalytic results, we have classed those who stopped treatment together with those not improved. This appears to be reasonable; a patient who fails to finish his treatment, and is not improved, is surely a therapeutic failure."
- Hans Eysenck
(Related: Failure, Results, Treatment)

"As a result of that, America desires a moderate Islam; an Islam that America can control; an Islam that America can give direction to and give orders to its leaders."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Control, Islam, America, Direction, Leaders, Result)

"I liked tap, because I liked hearing the results of my movements."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Hearing, Results)

"Every step and every movement of the multitude, even in what are termed enlightened ages, are made with equal blindness to the future; and nations stumble upon establishments, which are indeed the result of human action, but not the execution of any human design."
- Adam Ferguson
(Related: Design, Action, Blindness, Execution, Future, Nations, Result)

"There's two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery."
- Enrico Fermi
(Related: Discovery, Result)

"There are two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you've made a measurement. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery."
- Enrico Fermi
(Related: Discovery, Result)

"Other composers have taken this particular technique much further than I in the meantime, with the result that the Law of Diminishing Returns has begun to apply."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Composers, Law, Result)

"Naturally enough, I couldn't have foreseen the vast sea change which has come upon that scene as a result of German reunification and associated events."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Change, Events, Result, Sea)

"Our flag represents every American and it should not be hidden away as a result of property agreements."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: American, Property, Result)

"When you look at the startling ruins of Nuremberg, you are looking at a result of the war. When you look at the prisoners on view in the courthouse, you are looking at 22 of the causes."
- Janet Flanner
(Related: War, Causes, Result)

"The only result of our present system - unless we reverse the drift - must be the gradual extension of the fascist sector and the gradual disappearance of the system of free enterprise under a free representative government."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Government, Present, Result)

"Fascism is not the result of dictatorship."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Dictatorship, Fascism, Result)

"A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Business, Order, Results)

"There is something fundamentally unfair about a government that takes away so much of people's money, power, and personal control while telling them that life will be better as a result."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Government, Life, Money, Power, People, Control, Result, Will)

"I think the director is becoming more important. To work under rushed conditions, you need to have an extremely professional director. If the director's good than the end result will be good."
- Glenn Ford
(Related: Work, End, Result, Will)

"My older kids are fantastic people. It can't be the result of my influence on them."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: People, Influence, Kids, Result)

"The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Friendship, Men, Discipline, Results)

"Keep writing. Try to do a little bit every day, even if the result looks like crap. Getting from page four to page five is more important than spending three weeks getting page four perfect."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Day, Result, Writing)

"The overwhelming triumph of the international multimedia conglomerate has resulted in less diversity within the field and has made it much harder for newer writers not only to break in, but to make any kind of a living while doing so."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Diversity, Living, Writers)

"We had been getting some bad results, now it is up to us to make up the ground and catch Manchester United."
- Robbie Fowler
(Related: Now, Results, United)

"I have decided to fight for my country, because we have build a success story in Guanajuato, with real results and more yet to come in the next two years."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Success, Country, Fight, Results, Years)

"The result has been that although few conservative Presbyterian churches actually worship in the Puritan way, the Puritan theology of worship remains the standard orthodoxy among them. This discrepancy sometimes leads to guilty consciences."
- John Frame
(Related: Churches, Conservative, Result, Theology, Worship)

"Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Policy, Country, Decisions, Income, Inequality, Result)

"There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means - either may do - the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Being, Man, May, Result)

"Burroughs was never really that pleased with the way popular culture and society treated his character. He tried to make a few movies of his own as a result, but they weren't very good."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: Movies, Society, Character, Culture, Popular, Result)

"Even the recognition of an individual whom we see every day is only possible as the result of an abstract idea of him formed by generalization from his appearances in the past."
- James G. Frazer
(Related: Idea, Day, Past, Result)

"We have long observed that every neurosis has the result, and therefore probably the purpose, of forcing the patient out of real life, of alienating him from actuality."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Life, Purpose, Neurosis, Result)

"The U.S. Supreme Court has established that the tribes own their water. What I'd like to focus on is doing something with the water that results in economic development."
- Dave Freudenthal
(Related: Development, Court, Focus, Results, Water)

"I think things changed as a result of a certain perception of our politics. When we went through our zealous, self-righteous period it didn't exactly win us any friends."
- Fred Frith
(Related: Politics, Perception, Friends, Result, Self)

"The way to activate the seeds of your creation is by making choices about the results you want to create. When you make a choice, you activate vast human energies and resources, which otherwise go untapped."
- Robert Fritz
(Related: Choice, Choices, Creation, Results, Want)

"The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Nature, Human nature, Result, Ugly)

"I had therefore, no hesitation in giving all the information I had, even though occasionally I tried to concentrate mainly on giving information about the results of my own work."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: Work, Giving, Hesitation, Information, Results)

"Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion. One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Fashion, Now, Problems, Result, Trade)

"I expect that after the election and the results that the international community will understand which was the framework of this process and under which law we have done this process."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Community, Law, Results, Will)

"The cause of our difficulties in southeast Asia is not a deficiency of power but an excess of the wrong kind of power which results in a feeling of impotence when it fails to achieve its desired ends."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Power, Cause, Difficulties, Excess, Feeling, Results, Wrong)

"The strongest results were in Florida and Texas. In just one year in a Texas charter school, an average student gained 7 percentile points in math and 8 percentile points in reading, while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Performance, Reading, Results, School, Schools)

"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)

"Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Life, Nothing, Prayer, Result)

"Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Providence, Results)

"Stressing output is the key to improving productivity, while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite."
- Paul Gauguin
(Related: Key, Productivity, Result)

"I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them."
- Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Related: Results)

"Managers in all too many American companies do not achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it."
- Harold S. Geneen
(Related: American, Managers, Results)

"Capital is a result of labor, and is used by labor to assist it in further production. Labor is the active and initial force, and labor is therefore the employer of capital."
- Henry George
(Related: Force, Labor, Production, Result)

"I share their frustration at times and I get down just like them when we suffer a bad result."
- Steven Gerrard
(Related: Frustration, Result)

"Reinventing the wheel is sometimes the right thing, when the result is the radial tire."
- Jonathan Gilbert
(Related: Reinventing, Result, Right)

"My theme is going to be: Together we can win the future. The right policies lead to the right results. And I'm going to argue that President Obama will lose the future because the wrong policies lead to the wrong results."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Future, President, Results, Right, Will, Wrong)

"I don't for the life of me understand how anybody could contemplate the results of the 2000 election in the US and say that electoral politics doesn't matter any more, and that Ralph Nader was right when he said there is no difference between the two parties."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Life, Politics, Difference, Results, Right)

"Success requires first expending ten units of effort to produce one unit of results. Your momentum will then produce ten units of results with each unit of effort."
- Charles J. Givens
(Related: Success, Effort, First, Results, Will)

"Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire."
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Related: Success, Fire, Result)

"What is important in life is life, and not the result of life."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Life, Result)

"No, originally I thought that writing articles would keep me from having to see a psychiatrist, but I became even more depressed as a result."
- Theo Van Gogh
(Related: Thought, Result, Writing)

"The concept of neutrality can lead to a brooding and pervasive devotion to the secular and a passive, or even active, hostility to the religious. Such results are not only not compelled by the Constitution, but, it seems to me, are prohibited by it."
- Arthur J. Goldberg
(Related: Constitution, Devotion, Neutrality, Religious, Results)

"To the indefinite, uncertain mind of the American radical the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible. The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement, a sort of intellectual hash, which has neither taste nor character."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Ideas, Character, American, Chaos, Mind, Radical, Result, Taste)

"We do want more, and when it becomes more, we shall still want more. And we shall never cease to demand more until we have received the results of our labor."
- Samuel Gompers
(Related: Labor, Results, Want)

"For policy makers interested in using tax policy to stimulate investments or especially to smooth business cycle fluctuations, the results are not promising."
- Austan Goolsbee
(Related: Business, Policy, Tax, Results)

"I have long recognized a link between fitness and mental health and I think we need to encourage young people to take part in sports and team activities because we know it has such positive results."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Fitness, Health, Sports, People, Positive, Mental health, Results)

"This will result in wells that will make a substantial improvement in the recovery factor just because they are absolutely in the proper place within the reservoir for the purposes of drainage."
- Andrew Gould
(Related: Improvement, Result, Will)

"We are glorious accidents of an unpredictable process with no drive to complexity, not the expected results of evolutionary principles that yearn to produce a creature capable of understanding the mode of its own necessary construction."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Accidents, Complexity, Principles, Results, Understanding)

"They have an understanding regime; they work hard and get results, they are a happy team."
- David Gower
(Related: Work, Results, Understanding)

"But the Spain which emerged around 1960, beginning with its economic miracle, created by the invasion of tourists, can no longer result in impassioned dedication on the part of its intellectuals, and even less on the part of foreign intellectuals."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Beginning, Dedication, Intellectuals, Result, Spain, Tourists)

"The president, clearly as a result of the war and the afterglow of the war, is in a time of great attention."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Time, War, Attention, President, Result)

"The genius of the American system is that through freedom we have created extraordinary results from plain old ordinary people."
- Phil Gramm
(Related: Genius, People, American, Freedom, Old, Results)

"The impression I have of Justice Warren is that he was looking for the just result in a case regardless of fixed dogma or principles and I like to think that I'm in that mold."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Impression, Justice, Principles, Result)

"I can remember soundtracks that you just can't separate from the film - It's just so intertwined, so important. Like the Hitchcock ones where they kind of inform each other and become this larger thing as a result."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Film, Result)

"But I believe there is a decay that is eroding America, and as a result, God begins to disappear from our society."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Society, God, America, Result)

"What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Personality, Result)

"When quick results are imperative, the manipulation of the masses through symbols may be the only quick way of having a critical thing done."
- John Grierson
(Related: Manipulation, May, Quick, Results)

"You are lost the moment you know what the result will be."
- Juan Gris
(Related: Result, Will)

"I admired what my students were writing, but I think their improvement doesn't directly result from me but from being in a class, being with each other."
- Thom Gunn
(Related: Being, Class, Improvement, Result, Students, Writing)

"Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine."
- George Gurdjieff
(Related: Change, Progress, Habit, Machine, Result, Struggle)

"After so much suffering, after enduring so much sacrifice, sanctioned and embraced by our people, what is it that the people of East Timor expect as a result of independence?"
- Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao
(Related: Sacrifice, People, Independence, Result, Suffering)

"It is not enough to receive support, no matter, how needed it may be. It is fundamental to know how to receive this support and ensure that its result is exponential."
- Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao
(Related: May, Result, Support)

"I certainly know there are people in positions of power in the business who lack imagination and, perhaps as a result of that, think of me as 'David'. But I wouldn't really want to work with those people, you know?"
- Michael C. Hall
(Related: Business, Imagination, Power, Work, People, Result, Want)

"A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate."
- Christopher Hampton
(Related: Life, Belief, Being, Disappointments, Energy, Literature, Result, World)

"The circuit training program along with a healthy clean diet is the way to excellent results."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Diet, Results, Training)

"Beginning with exercise, the best training program available for real results is circuit training."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Beginning, Exercise, Results, Training)

"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)

"Common sense steps in here and says: Separate the parts you want to be mobile from the parts you want to be inert. You have seen the result, and I know many have the skill to apply it."
- Lawrence Hargrave
(Related: Common sense, Result, Skill, Want)

"People were more interested in the phenomena than the art itself. This, combined with the growing interest in collecting art as an investment and the resultant boom in the art market, made it a difficult time for a young artist to remain sincere without becoming cynical."
- Keith Haring
(Related: Art, Time, People, Artist, Interest, Investment)

"There were a lot of people dreaming about making films, and they would finance maybe 6 films a year. Because they were funded by the government, the films sort-of had to deal with serious social issues - and, as a result, nobody went to see those films."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Finance, Government, People, Result)

"I became a real Shell Motor Oil expert, and I did this 25-minute film. It turned out really well and, as a result, they offered me more work and lots of commercials to direct."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Work, Film, Oil, Result)

"I don't know of any cases where as a result of religious precepts a population have found themselves enjoying less food than they would have if they didn't follow this particular religion."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Food, Religion, Population, Religious, Result)

"I think that by following the route that I have tried to outline, one gets into a much more interesting and productive series of questions than those that result from saying simply that Chinese don't like milk because they don't like milk."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Questions, Result, Saying)

"I knew that my staying up would not change the election result if I were defeated, while if elected I had a hard day ahead of me. So I thought a night's rest was best in any event."
- Benjamin Harrison
(Related: Change, Thought, Day, Night, Rest, Result)

"On Capitol Hill, House Republicans have been doing our part. We've been hard at work developing policies that will help empower all Americans. We're beginning to see results. We reduced taxes for everyone."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Work, Americans, Beginning, Help, Republicans, Results, Taxes, Will)

"If Americans want to see results instead of rhetoric, if taxpayers would like solutions instead of sound bites, and hard work instead of horse trading, I suggest you take a short look, and it won't take much longer, at the accomplishments of this Congress."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Work, Accomplishments, Americans, Congress, Hard work, Results, Rhetoric, Sound, Want)

"My point was that the war was intrinsically wrong, and as a result of our participation we haven't improved Australia's security but created a greater danger at home and abroad."
- Bob Hawke
(Related: Home, War, Danger, Participation, Result, Security, Wrong)

"You don't get results by focusing on results. You get results by focusing on the actions that produce results."
- Mike Hawkins
(Related: Actions, Results)

"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)

"As a result, we will continue to see more innovation on the Internet and on mobile phones than on consoles."
- Trip Hawkins
(Related: Innovation, Internet, Result, Will)

"Even the striving for equality by means of a directed economy can result only in an officially enforced inequality - an authoritarian determination of the status of each individual in the new hierarchical order."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Equality, Determination, Economy, Inequality, Order, Result)

"He will therefore have to use what knowledge he can achieve, not to shape the results as the craftsman shapes his handiwork, but rather to cultivate a growth by providing the appropriate environment, in the manner in which the gardener does this for his plants."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Knowledge, Growth, Environment, Plants, Results, Will)

"We know over very national survival is at stake; and we believe that we should support our troops, yes, and work for an outcome that results in victory."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Work, Survival, Victory, Results, Support, Troops)

"The American people demand results, not rhetoric, especially when it comes to national security issues."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: People, American, National security, Results, Rhetoric)

"Increasingly, stars are recruited from the ranks of professional models, with the result that today's starlets are better dressed and better groomed than ever before, though it is doubtful if they are better actresses."
- Rita Hayworth
(Related: Result, Stars, Today)

"As a result, the highly civilized man can endure incomparably more than the savage, whether of moral or physical strain. Being better able to control himself under all circumstances, he has a great advantage over the savage."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Control, Being, Circumstances, Man, Result)

"Time-space as commonly understood, in the sense of the distance measured between two time-points, is the result of time calculation."
- Martin Heidegger
(Related: Time, Result, Sense)

"When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know, the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how holy the motives."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Government, Church, End, Forbidden, May, Motives, Oppression, Result, Tyranny)

"What appeared to the earlier physicists to be the constant quantity of heat is nothing more than the whole motive power of the motion of heat, which remains constant so long as it is not transformed into other forms of work, or results afresh from them."
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Related: Power, Work, Motive, Nothing, Quantity, Results)

"The human brain can soften as a result of incessant listening to music with an intent to commit prose."
- Donal Henahan
(Related: Music, Listening, Prose, Result)

"The Chip also reduces the damage done by bandits. They still steal drinks and cheers along the course, but no longer scramble the paying runners' results. No entry fee, no Chip, no time or place."
- Joe Henderson
(Related: Time, Drinks, Results)

"The results would have stayed on the watch face until the batteries died. But trying to make time stand still this way would have been a mistake. It is just as important to erase times eventually as to save them at first."
- Joe Henderson
(Related: Time, Mistake, First, Results, Trying)

"Cults, or related social movements such as the Taliban in Afghanistan, result in massive military expenses."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Afghanistan, Military, Result)

"I suspect that a substantial fraction of human problems in the world today, not just cults, result from the mismatch between the current environment and the environment in which we evolved."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Environment, Problems, Result, Today, World)

"Big results require big ambitions."
- Heraclitus
(Related: Results)

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

"Many people who did not die right away came down with nausea, headache, diarrhea, malaise, and fever, which lasted several days. Doctors could not be certain whether some of these symptoms were the result of radiation or nervous shock."
- John Hersey
(Related: People, Doctors, Result, Right)

"What could I say to you that would be of value, except that perhaps you seek too much, that as a result of your seeking you cannot find."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: Result, Value)

"We have always been taught that navigation is the result of civilization, but modern archeology has demonstrated very clearly that this is not so."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Civilization, Navigation, Result)

"Value is consequently the necessary theoretical starting point whence we can elucidate the peculiar phenomenon of prices resulting from capitalist competition."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Competition, Value)

"Galileo was no idiot. Only an idiot could believe that science requires martyrdom - that may be necessary in religion, but in time a scientific result will establish itself."
- David Hilbert
(Related: Science, Time, Religion, May, Result, Will)

"Everything we do should be a result of our gratitude for what God has done for us."
- Lauryn Hill
(Related: God, Gratitude, Result)

"Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Sacrifice, Achievement, Result, Selfishness)

"I'm the result of upbringing, class, race, gender, social prejudices, and economics. So I'm a victim again. A result."
- James Hillman
(Related: Class, Economics, Gender, Race, Result)

"It means that Tao doesn't force or interfere with things, but lets them work in their own way, to produce results naturally. Then whatever needs to be done is done."
- Benjamin Hoff
(Related: Work, Force, Needs, Results)

"From the Taoist point of view, the natural result of this harmonious way of living is happiness."
- Benjamin Hoff
(Related: Happiness, Living, Result)

"Social improvement is attained more readily by a concern with the quality of results than with the purity of motives."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Quality, Concern, Improvement, Motives, Purity, Results)

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

"However, lifestyle intervention requires discipline with a tangible end result that is within reach. It requires personal resolve, a lifelong commitment."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Discipline, Commitment, End, Result)

"Without accepting the other person's thinking, you cannot further your own interest. You need the other's help to get results."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Help, Interest, Results, Thinking)

"In international or national crises, there are always questions of lack of confidence. You have to change the minds of the people in order to get results."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Change, People, Confidence, Order, Questions, Results)

"Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure."
- Soichiro Honda
(Related: Success, Work, Failure, Results)

"Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Art, Life, Vision, Artist, Expression, Result, Will, World)

"As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Equality, People, America, Earth, Freedom, Ideals, Nations, Now, Result)

"To cause the face to appear in a mass of flame make use of the following: mix together thoroughly petroleum, lard, mutton tallow and quick lime. Distill this over a charcoal fire, and the liquid which results can be burned on the face without harm."
- Harry Houdini
(Related: Cause, Fire, Harm, Quick, Results)

"I was just then going through a healthy reaction from the orthodoxy of my youth; religion had become for me not so much a possession as an obsession, which I was trying to throw off, and this iconoclastic tale of an imaginary tribe was the result."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Religion, Obsession, Possession, Result, Trying, Youth)

"I had never thought of myself as a dramatist, and, for really good technical results, the thought came too late: a man of letters has become too wordy to write economically for the stage."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Thought, Letters, Man, Results)

"The importance to the nation of a generously adequate food supply for the coming year cannot be overemphasized, in view of the economic problems which may arise as a result of the entrance of the United States into the war."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, War, Importance, May, Nation, Problems, Result, states, United)

"I have accomplished little enough, but such as it is, it is the result of my own efforts."
- Robert E. Howard
(Related: Result)

"Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Time, Attitude, Character, Result)

"Do you realize that if we could increase just by 50 percent the number of adults who have a college degree, it would add $5 billion to the economy and it would result in a net income to the state of Arkansas of $340 million a year?"
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: College, Economy, Income, Result, State)

"Our current obsession with creativity is the result of our continued striving for immortality in an era when most people no longer believe in an after-life."
- Arianna Huffington
(Related: People, Creativity, Immortality, Obsession, Result)

"The omnipotence of evil has never resulted in anything but fruitless efforts. Our thoughts always escape from whoever tries to smother them."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Thoughts, Evil)

"Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Education, Common sense, Result)

"The chief benefit, which results from philosophy, arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more from its secret, insensible influence, than from its immediate application."
- David Hume
(Related: Influence, Philosophy, Results)

"Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals."
- David Hume
(Related: Character, Result)

"At the present moment the people of England are only three-quarters fed, and the result of this improvement in the export of our manufactures would be, that they would be entirely fed."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: People, England, Improvement, Present, Result)

"Your goal is to achieve the best results by following their wishes. If they want you to build a house upside down standing on its chimney, it's up to you to do it."
- Richard M. Hunt
(Related: Goal, Results, Want, Wishes)

"Real victories are those that protect human life, not those that result from its destruction or emerge from its ashes."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Life, Destruction, Result)

"Our aim, during our Presidency in the next six months will be to lead this challenge, to show that Europe can function in a mature and responsible way, to start delivering tangible results that show we are taking people's concerns seriously."
- John Hutton
(Related: People, Challenge, Europe, Months, Presidency, Results, Will)

"The results of political changes are hardly ever those which their friends hope or their foes fear."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Fear, Hope, Friends, Results)

"The result of this union would be, not the fortuitous result of a series of approximations and concessions, but the harmonious synthesis of two aspects of a single thought."
- Jacques Ibert
(Related: Thought, Result)

"Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Happiness, Punishment, Result, Reward, Suffering)

"So we are now still dependent on foreign oil, have a problem with global warming, and are losing jobs rapidly to the Japanese in fuel-efficient vehicles as a result of that very shortsighted progress."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Progress, Global warming, Jobs, Losing, Now, Oil, Result)

"I do care about the mercury contamination which this country will be experiencing because of the attempted sellout by this administration to special interests which will result in more mercury in the blood of young children in America."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: America, Blood, Care, Children, Country, Mercury, Result, Will)

"However, I wasn't very good at the sciences, or didn't have a lot of help in the sciences or something but certainly didn't set science for my A level. And when I came to take my A levels I didn't get a good enough result to go to University."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Science, Help, Result, University)

"As a result of the current universal benefit, the poverty rate for seniors in America is about 10%. Without the universal benefit, it would be over 50%."
- Steve Israel
(Related: America, Poverty, Result)

"After 9/11, the businesses in my district and throughout the New York metropolitan area saw firsthand the result of a lack of availability of terrorism insurance."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Result, Terrorism)

"I know the pundits and the news media have carried a lot of commentary about cameras in the courtroom, and there's a lot of controversy about it as a result of the Simpson case. But I have not had enough time to step back and enough time to evaluate that."
- Lance Ito
(Related: Time, Controversy, Evaluate, Media, News, Result)

"Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Government, Intelligence, People, Fear, Virtue, Confidence, Despair, Majority, Result)

"The mainstream media showed, for example, no blood and guts resulting from the 9/11 attacks."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Blood, Example, Media)

"Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Change, Sympathy, Result, Tears, Will)

"It's my goal to make a building as immaterial as possible. Architecture is a very material thing. It takes a lot of resources, so why not eliminate what you don't need as long as you're able to achieve the same result?"
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Architecture, Goal, Building, Result)

"In World War II the hostility and the exasperation resulting from the statification of the economy and the strain of the war have been directed as much against the government as against private capital."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: Government, War, Economy, Exasperation, World, World war)

"The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds."
- William James
(Related: Change, Fear, Belief, Now, Past, Result, Sense, World)

"Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results."
- William James
(Related: Men, Success, Successful, Attitude, Failure, Positive, Act, Reality, Results, Will)

"It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true."
- William James
(Related: Faith, Result)

"If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it."
- William James
(Related: Care, Result, Will)

"And this fear that US models are replacing everything else now spills over from the sphere of culture into our two remaining categories: for this process is clearly, at one level, the result of economic domination - of local cultural industries closed down by American rivals."
- Fredric Jameson
(Related: Fear, American, Culture, Now, Result)

"A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion. The instincts of nature shrink from it, for no creature can like its own dissolution. But though death is not desired, the result of it may be, for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal."
- William Jay
(Related: Death, Life, Nature, Religion, Christian, Dying, May, Proof, Result, Want)

"I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Men, Fear, May, Result, Will)

"I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Truth, Knowledge, Authority, Pursuit, Reason, Results)

"My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, History, Reading, Results)

"Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Happiness, Life, Health, Chance, Conscience, Freedom, Occupation, Result)

"I simply wanted to state that during this little slice of history, this is what happened and these were the good sides of it, these were the more dangerous sides of it, and this was the result."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: History, Result, State)

"To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Home, Ambition, Desire, End, Labor, Result)

"Nova Scotia as a British colony also came into being as another result of these adventurous British expeditions to North America in the reign of James I."
- Harry Johnston
(Related: America, Being, Result)

"All great results in our universe are founded in motions and forces the most minute."
- John Joly
(Related: Results, Universe)

"Our actions are the results of our intentions and our intelligence."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: Intelligence, Actions, Intentions, Results)

"I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot... when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result."
- Michael Jordan
(Related: Negative, Consequences, Result)

"I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come."
- Michael Jordan
(Related: Work, Results, Will)

"Misery is almost always the result of thinking."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Misery, Result, Thinking)

"Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value."
- Benjamin Jowett
(Related: Idleness, Results, Value, Will)

"The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Results, Security, Sense)

"Failures of perspective in decision-making can be due to aspects of the social utility paradox, but more often result from simple mistakes caused by inadequate thought."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Thought, Decision, Mistakes, Paradox, Perspective, Result)

"We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Prosperity, Will)

"I like to do projects in which you can see statistical results. I am very happy for all these small children, who have been the biggest group of victims of iodine deficiency."
- Anatoly Karpov
(Related: Children, Projects, Results, Victims)

"Caring for children is a dance between setting appropriate limits as caretakers and avoiding unnecessary power struggles that result in unhappiness."
- Charlotte Davis Kasl
(Related: Power, Dance, Caring, Children, Limits, Result, Unhappiness)

"There was a taboo as a result of the Holocaust that people respected that anti-Semitism was an ugly thing and should be avoided. Now that taboo seems to have been broken with impunity."
- Steven T. Katz
(Related: People, Now, Result, Ugly)

"The result is - document destruction - we're really not going to be able to prove beyond a truth the negatives and some of the positive conclusions that we're going to come to. There will be always unresolved ambiguity here."
- David Kay
(Related: Truth, Positive, Ambiguity, Destruction, Result, Will)

"But the most important thing about that story, which is not often told, is that as a result after the Cuban missile crisis, immediate steps were taken to correct our inability to collect on the movement of nuclear material out of the Soviet Union to other places."
- David Kay
(Related: Crisis, Result)

"It's always nice to start off with a good result."
- Robbie Keane
(Related: Result)

"The highest result of education is tolerance."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Education, Result, Tolerance)

"Basins of attraction, of self organization, show up as well in our complex social environment, in human organizations. Here again, while we cannot predict the result of any given input, we can say that it will likely fall within one of several areas."
- Kevin Kelly
(Related: Environment, Result, Self, Will)

"A great number of the women are victims to falling of the womb and weakness in the spine; but these are necessary results of their laborious existence, and do not belong either to climate or constitution."
- Fanny Kemble
(Related: Women, Climate, Constitution, Existence, Results, Victims, Weakness)

"It is important that the Iraqi people have confidence in the election results and that the voting process, including the process for vote counting, is free and fair."
- Zalmay Khalilzad
(Related: People, Confidence, Results, Vote, Voting)

"I did not lose this election, or had a bad result compared with what we might have got because of Islam."
- Imran Khan
(Related: Islam, Result)

"Generally the younger generation are not hard working. They will have to put in more effort to achieve results in tournaments. most of them can perform well but they cannot deliver when they play abroad."
- Jahangir Khan
(Related: Effort, Play, Results, Will)

"But we should also not forget the difference between what first motivated me and the work that is the result."
- Anselm Kiefer
(Related: Work, Difference, First, Forget, Result)

"Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Life, Thoughts, Result)

"In the post-9/11 world you cannot give him the benefit of the doubt. As a result of our going into Iraq, not only is Saddam Hussein gone, but Qaddafi has given up his weapons of mass destruction and tremendous progress is being made in Iraq."
- Peter King
(Related: Progress, Being, Destruction, Doubt, Iraq, Post, Result, Weapons, World)

"The greatly increased consumption of alcoholic beverages is very largely a direct result of the increased purchasing power created by wartime expenditures."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Power, Result)

"An agreement cannot be the result of an imposition."
- Nestor Kirchner
(Related: Agreement, Result)

"In my job you can't just put your head in the sand and throw partisan bombshells. You have to get results."
- Amy Klobuchar
(Related: Job, Results)

"This field is not necessarily glamorous, nor does it often produce immediate results, but it seeks to increase our basic understanding of living processes."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Living, Results, Understanding)

"The work requires a moderately large investment in technological and theoretical developments and long periods of time to carry them out, without the pressure to achieve quick or short term results."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Time, Work, Investment, Pressure, Quick, Results)

"Every friend to the liberty of his country is bound to reflect, and step forward to prevent the dreadful consequences which shall result from a government of events."
- Henry Knox
(Related: Government, Friend, Consequences, Country, Events, Liberty, Result)

"I'd like to feel that whatever I play is a result of whatever I've heard."
- Lee Konitz
(Related: Play, Result)

"The parallel development in American blues to the British movement has resulted in Johnny Winters."
- Alexis Korner
(Related: Development, American)

"Now since France has three times in sixty years failed to obtain practical results from Political revolutions, all Europe is apt to press forward into new Social doctrine to regulate the future."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Doctrine, Europe, France, Future, Now, Press, Results, Years)

"There are a lot of pretty girls. I am a tennis player first of all, that is why I am here, and if wasn't producing results no one would notice me."
- Anna Kournikova
(Related: First, Girls, Pretty, Results, Tennis)

"I think there are lots of ways to make good work. You can throw big bucks at a project and make what some would call crap, or you can work very modestly with eloquently moving results."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Work, Project, Results)

"Einstein's results again turned the tables and now very few philosophers or scientists still think that scientific knowledge is, or can be, proven knowledge."
- Imre Lakatos
(Related: Knowledge, Results, Scientists)

"As a result of this article, I was invited to testify in the Senate Judiciary Committee on privacy law."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Committee, Law, Privacy, Result, Senate)

"If leaders in the space program had at its beginning in the 1940s, pointed out the benefits to people on earth rather than emphasizing the search for proof of evolution in space, the program would have saved $100 billion in tax money and achieved greater results."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Money, People, Beginning, Benefits, Earth, Evolution, Tax, Leaders, Proof, Results, Space)

"We don't have time to wait for President Bush to change his mind. How many breakthroughs have been missed as a result of this policy?"
- Robert Lanza
(Related: Change, Time, Policy, Mind, President, Result)

"Why, so soon as French Canadians, who are in a minority in this House and in the country, were to organise as a political party, they would compel the majority to organise as a political party, and the result must be disastrous to themselves."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: Country, Majority, Minority, Party, Result)

"I feel that an understanding could be reached with Germany which would result in a lasting peace with Europe and believe that a German victory is preferable to a British and Soviet victory."
- Pierre Laval
(Related: Peace, Victory, Europe, Germany, Result, Understanding)

"I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Dreams, Thoughts, Result)

"The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Experience, Action, Adventure, Living, Man, Woman)

"I've been & am absurdly over-estimated. There are no supermen & I'm quite ordinary, & will say so whatever the artistic results. In that point I'm one of the few people who tell the truth about myself."
- T. E. Lawrence
(Related: Truth, People, Results, Will)

"Exeter City's trip to Old Trafford will be a great day for their fans but that is about it - they won't get the result they want against Manchester United."
- Mark Lawrenson
(Related: Day, Fans, Old, Result, United, Want, Will)

"Why do the President and Vice-President constantly change the subject when asked to explain why things are going so badly in Iraq? The answer is simple. They have been consistently wrong about Iraq, and the results speak for themselves."
- Patrick Leahy
(Related: Change, Iraq, President, Results, Vice, Wrong)

"It's very satisfying to promote science and education and see good results. Setting a good example for young people, being a role model, is very important for me."
- Yuan T. Lee
(Related: Education, Science, People, Being, Example, Results)

"We have much to be judged on when he comes, slums and battlefields and insane asylums, but these are the symptoms of our illness and the result of our failures in love."
- Madeleine L'Engle
(Related: Love, Illness, Result)

"The team is very enthusiastic - everyone is trying hard to do their best, and everyone is putting a lot of effort in to moving forward and getting the right results and it's a very good, close-knit team."
- David Leslie
(Related: Effort, Results, Right, Trying)

"The real harm of term extension comes not from these famous works. The real harm is to the works that are not famous, not commercially exploited, and no longer available as a result."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Famous, Harm, Result)

"I've had the odd good luck of starting slowly and building gradually, something few writers are allowed anymore. As a result I've seen each of my books called the breakthrough. And each was, in its way."
- Jonathan Lethem
(Related: Books, Building, Luck, Result, Writers)

"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)

"Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Medical, Hospitals, Mistakes, Result)

"Our markets have not achieved their great successes as a result of government fiat, but rather through efforts of competing interests working to meet the demands of investors and to fulfill the promises posed by advancing technology."
- Arthur Levitt
(Related: Government, Technology, Promises, Result)

"As a result of the feminist revolution, feminine becomes an abusive epithet."
- Percy Wyndham Lewis
(Related: Revolution, Result)

"We have all read tragic stories in our local papers about gun accidents as a result of misuse. As lawmakers we can better promote safety and responsibility by encouraging gun owners to purchase gun safes to store firearms and keep them from falling into the wrong hands."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Encouraging, Accidents, Responsibility, Result, Safety, Wrong)

"We must carefully consider card security solutions, such as adding photographs or machine-readable electronic strips, so to prevent further breaches of individual privacy that could result from changes to the design of Social Security Cards."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Design, Cards, Machine, Privacy, Result, Security)

"As a result of the feminist revolution, "feminine" becomes an abusive epithet."
- Wyndham Lewis
(Related: Revolution, Result)

"You honor me greatly and beyond my ability as an individual but in so doing you honor my colleagues also who made possible the results you have cited."
- Willard Libby
(Related: Ability, Honor, Results)

"So then put away, relentlessly away, all thought of the results. You cannot control them."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: Thought, Control, Results)

"The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It's not change, and it's not hope."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Change, Government, History, Hope, Disaster, Future, Politicians, President, Result, Self)

"I got quite good results from protein plates."
- Gabriel Lippmann
(Related: Results)

"This result is due to a phenomenon of interference which occurs within the sensitive layer."
- Gabriel Lippmann
(Related: Result)

"The result showed that fortune helps the brave."
- Titus Livius
(Related: Fortune, Result)

"I don't really care who gets their inspiration from where, it's the end results that count."
- Robert Lloyd
(Related: Inspiration, Care, End, Results)

"Basing my conclusions on experience I am absolutely convinced not only of survival but of demonstrated survival, demonstrated by occasional interaction with matter in such a way as to produce physical results."
- Oliver Joseph Lodge
(Related: Experience, Survival, Results)

"Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not, but we will be judged by only one thing-the result."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Jobs, Result, Will)

"The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Effort, Results)

"If you call on God to improve the results of a shot while it is still in motion, you are using 'an outside agency' and subject to appropriate penalties under the rules of golf."
- Henry Longhurst
(Related: God, Golf, Results, Rules)

"I cannot help but think that great results would have been obtained had my views been thought better of; yet I am much inclined to accept the present condition as for the best."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Thought, Help, Present, Results)

"One result of An American Family was that I became a gay role model."
- Lance Loud
(Related: Family, American, Gay, Result)

"When we have done our best, we should wait the result in peace."
- John Lubbock
(Related: Peace, Result)

"So often corporate America, business America, are the worst communicators, because all they understand are facts, and they cannot tell a story. They know how to explain their quarterly results, but they don't know how to explain what they mean."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Business, America, Corporate, Facts, Results)

"I am told that the clinical definition of insanity is the tenancy to do the same thing over and over again and expect different results."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Insanity, Results)

"Also, now as a result of that show being on, the cruise industry is just growing all over the place. Princess Cruises, who I now represent, is the fastest growning cruise line in the world."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Being, Now, Result, World)

"It is easier to achieve a desired result in short pieces."
- Gustav Mahler
(Related: Result)

"In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, scope is restricted, movements are labored, and results are humdrum."
- Joseph de Maistre
(Related: Vision, Man, Poor, Results)

"When you are working on a script, the story itself is not difficult. You say this would happen and then this, resulting perhaps in this. And the dialogue you make as true as you can."
- Louis Malle
"Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Feelings, Actions, Beliefs, Personality, Psychology, Result)

"Our planet doesn't seem to be the result of anything very special."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Result)

"I am frequently astonished that it so often results in correct predictions of experimental results."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Results)

"The public's evaluation of the job George W. Bush is doing as president changed dramatically as a result of the horrific attacks of September 11 and his response in leading the country on a campaign against terrorism."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Country, Job, Leading, President, Public, Result, Terrorism)

"I was very careful to send Mr. Roosevelt every few days a statement of our casualties. I tried to keep before him all the time the casualty results because you get hardened to these things and you have to be very careful to keep them always in the forefront of your mind."
- George C. Marshall
(Related: Time, Mind, Results)

"Much can often be learned by the repetition under different conditions, even if the desired result is not obtained."
- Archer J. P. Martin
(Related: Repetition, Result)

"The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people."
- Karl Marx
(Related: People, Production, Results)

"So it was just a case of getting a bunch of songs that I had been writing for years but hadn't recorded together, and the result was My Own Best Enemy."
- Richard Marx
(Related: Enemy, Result, Songs, Writing, Years)

"Or if I have my head in the results, I can't work with what I have, because I'm trying to force something to happen. And with singing, any time you force it, you tighten up. If you tighten up, you're screwed, nothing will work."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Time, Work, Force, Nothing, Results, Singing, Trying, Will)

"Every existence above a certain rank has its singular points; the higher the rank the more of them. At these points, influences whose physical magnitude is too small to be taken account of by a finite being may produce results of the greatest importance."
- James C. Maxwell
(Related: Being, Existence, Importance, May, Rank, Results)

"I think my recognizability ebbs and flows. I don't lead a particularly celebrity lifestyle or anything like that. I don't go to showbiz parties or red-carpet events, so it all depends on whether I've got a film out. I've not been very visible in the last year or so and as a result hardly anyone stops me in the street."
- James McAvoy
(Related: Celebrity, Events, Film, Result)

"I had a born-again experience at the age of 33. As a result of that I found a church where I felt I was being fed properly. I don't say that as a reflection on Catholicism. But once I was born again, I got an evangelical spirit."
- Bill McCartney
(Related: Age, Experience, Church, Being, Catholicism, Reflection, Result, Spirit)

"Our existing media system today is the direct result of government laws and subsidies that created it."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Government, Laws, Media, Result, Today)

"So the system we have in radio and television today is the direct result of government policies that have been made in our name, in the name of the people, on our behalf, but without our informed consent."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Government, People, Name, Result, Television, Today)

"The result was, when Congress convened in January 1971, everyone was now an environmentalist. They had seen a new force, college students, who favored the environment."
- Pete McCloskey
(Related: College, Congress, Environment, Force, Now, Result, Students)

"The administration still wants to govern from the far-left and that's going to produce kind a partisan result here in the Congress."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Congress, Result)

"There aren't enough good journalists. There are too many who really weren't groomed to be reporters and, as a result, some of the reporting is shallow."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Result)

"The medium is the message. This is merely to say that the personal and social consequences of any medium - that is, of any extension of ourselves - result from the new scale that is introduced into our affairs by each extension of ourselves, or by any new technology."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Technology, Consequences, Result)

"Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's job with yesterday's tools and yesterday's concepts."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Age, Anxiety, Job, Result, Today, Tools, Trying, Yesterday)

"So Indian policy has become institutionalized and the result has been that American people have become more dependent on government and that the American people have become more dependent on corporations."
- Russell Means
(Related: Government, People, Policy, American, Corporations, Result)

"Recently, lobbyists for the pharmaceutical industry wrote a prescription drug bill that increased their profits and did nothing to help seniors. The result: seniors are stuck with a confusing prescription drug plan that does little to help them with their costs."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: Help, Nothing)

"Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise."
- Alexander Meiklejohn
(Related: Freedom, Safety)

"My scientific studies have afforded me great gratification; and I am convinced that it will not be long before the whole world acknowledges the results of my work."
- Gregor Mendel
(Related: Work, Results, Will, World)

"The establishment of a law, moreover, does not take place when the first thought of it takes form, or even when its significance is recognised, but only when it has been confirmed by the results of the experiment."
- Dmitri Mendeleev
(Related: Thought, First, Law, Results)

"We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result, men are valued not for what they are but for what they do or what they have - for their usefulness."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Imagination, Men, Time, Being, Result, Usefulness)

"Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort."
- Paul J. Meyer
(Related: Accident, Commitment, Effort, Excellence, Planning, Productivity, Result)

"Our fathers valued change for the sake of its results; we value it in the act."
- Alice Meynell
(Related: Change, Act, Fathers, Results, Value)

"The results of any traumatic experience, such as abuse, can only be resolved by experiencing, articulating, and judging every facet of the original experience within a process of careful therapeutic disclosure."
- Alice Miller
(Related: Experience, Abuse, Results)

"Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn."
- Alice Miller
(Related: Empathy, Learning, Listening, Result, Words)

"I'm not against asking the audience to work, but I think what you have now is a sort of gratuitous deconstruction as a result of a fashion of literary deconstructionism indicating that there are no meanings."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Work, Fashion, Literary, Now, Result)

"The year 1915 was one of meager results, the advantages remaining on the side of the Central Powers, with this understanding, however: The Allies were growing stronger because Great Britain was making rapid progress in marshaling her resources for war."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: War, Progress, Results, Understanding)

"Together, often by unanimous vote, the council has worked quickly to get positive results."
- Laura Miller
(Related: Positive, Results, Vote)

"Let's be clear: the work of science has nothing whatever to do with consensus which is the business of politics. What is relevant is reproducible results. The greatest scientists in history are great precisely because they broke with the consensus."
- Timothy R. Minnich
(Related: Business, History, Science, Work, Politics, Nothing, Results, Scientists)

"War can really cause no economic boom, at least not directly, since an increase in wealth never does result from destruction of goods."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: War, Wealth, Cause, Destruction, Result)

"The result was, of course, that today, tragically, more than 40 million Americans don't have health insurance, and for many, not having health insurance means they don't have access to good health care."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Health, Americans, Care, Result, Today)

"So the ethic I was taught in school resulted in the path I chose in my life following school."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: Life, School)

"My actions constituted pure hacking that resulted in relatively trivial expenses for the companies involved, despite the government's false claims."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: Government, Actions)

"The biggest impact I can have for what I want to do, the results I want to have with what God's given me, is to help as many people as possible get to heaven."
- Thomas Monaghan
(Related: God, People, Heaven, Help, Results, Want)

"In life, the first thing you must do is decide what you really want. Weigh the costs and the results. Are the results worthy of the costs? Then make up your mind completely and go after your goal with all your might."
- Alfred A. Montapert
(Related: Life, Goal, First, Mind, Results, Want)

"The United States as we know it today is largely the result of mechanical inventions, and in particular of agricultural machinery and the railroad."
- John Moody
(Related: Inventions, Result, states, Today, United)

"We live in the time where we have fictitious election results that elects a fictitious president. We live in a time where we have a man sending us to war for fictitious reasons."
- Michael Moore
(Related: Time, War, Man, President, Results)

"In life there are no problems, that is, objective and external choices; there is only the life which we do not resolve as a problem but which we live as an experience, whatever the final result may be."
- Alberto Moravia
(Related: Life, Experience, Choices, May, Problems, Result)

"Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands, and which the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty's sake and pulls it down to earth."
- Marston Morse
(Related: Beauty, Earth, Infinity, Mathematics, Play, Result, Unconscious)

"So far I haven't really been prominent enough to get critical attention focused on me. So, of course, I fully expect bad reviews, but I will be wracked with misery as a result."
- Emily Mortimer
(Related: Attention, Misery, Result, Will)

"Anarchists are socialists because they want the improvement of society, and they are communists because they are convinced that such a transformation of society can only result from the establishment of a commonwealth of property."
- Johann Most
(Related: Society, Improvement, Property, Result, Want)

"So if one day the result becomes 3-3, for me it doesn't change my mind, because it's football, it's normal. What is not normal is that we haven't been scoring enough goals playing such good football as we've been playing in the last few weeks."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: Change, Goals, Day, Football, Mind, Result)

"I was nine or 10 years old and my father was sacked on Christmas Day. He was a manager, the results had not been good, he lost a game on December 22 or 23. On Christmas Day, the telephone rang and he was sacked in the middle of our lunch."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: Manager, Father, Christmas, Day, December, Old, Results, Years)

"It is exceedingly improbable that the identical action of the corresponding parts of the two retina is the result of a certain habituation, or of the influence of the mind."
- Johannes P. Muller
(Related: Action, Influence, Mind, Result)

"I think that the World Cup is a big factor for this increased interest. I don't believe all of this is a result of just myself but also because of the others who are playing abroad."
- Hidetoshi Nakata
(Related: Interest, Result, World)

"You can look at the West Bank. Cities are like prisons. They can be closed quickly by the Israeli forces, and everything stops in these cities. This is the result of Oslo."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: Cities, Result)

"If you choose the wrong questions and you proceed, you still get a result, but it's not interesting."
- Bruce Nauman
(Related: Questions, Result, Wrong)

"You don't marry one person; you marry three: the person you think they are, the person they are, and the person they are going to become as the result of being."
- Richard J. Needham
(Related: Being, Result)

"An employee's motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager."
- Bob Nelson
(Related: Manager, Motivation, Result)

"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."
- Willie Nelson
(Related: Negative, Positive, Thoughts, Results)

"The result was that, if it happened to clear off after a cloudy evening, I frequently arose from my bed at any hour of the night or morning and walked two miles to the observatory to make some observation included in the programme."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Bed, Evening, Night, Observation, Result)

"The Theory of Groups is a branch of mathematics in which one does something to something and then compares the result with the result obtained from doing the same thing to something else, or something else to the same thing."
- James Newman
(Related: Mathematics, Result, Theory)

"The function of the politician, therefore, is one of continuous watchfulness and activity, and he must have intimate knowledge of details if he would work out grand results."
- John George Nicolay
(Related: Work, Knowledge, Results)

"There are historic situations in which refusal to defend the inheritance of a civilization, however imperfect, against tyranny and aggression may result in consequences even worse than war."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: War, Civilization, Aggression, Consequences, Inheritance, May, Result, Tyranny)

"There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Truth, Eyes, Result)

"I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results."
- Florence Nightingale
(Related: Feelings, Actions, Results, Waste, Words)

"When we got knocked out against Porto in the Champions League, I only slept two hours that night. I was not a nice person to be with after that match. I was struggling to get the result out of my system."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: Night, Result)

"I intend to leave after my death a large fund for the promotion of the peace idea, but I am skeptical as to its results."
- Alfred Nobel
(Related: Death, Peace, Idea, Promotion, Results)

"Market segmentation s a natural result of the vast differences among people."
- Donald Norman
(Related: People, Result)

"I know I stand visibly onstage, but my function is still unseen, because I rarely see the immediate results of what I am saying or doing or writing."
- Larry Norman
(Related: Results, Saying, Writing)

"I like what I hear as a resulting combination of these two strands... something of a combination of familiarity and, for lack of a better word, strangeness."
- Alex North
(Related: Familiarity, Word)

"It puts the provider in a situation of looking for ways to have someone else pick up a piece of the cost. As a result, every customer who has insurance ends up paying a 'hidden premium.' It simply adds to the health care cost burden."
- David Obey
(Related: Health, Burden, Care, Customer, Result)

"I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out."
- Ellen Ochoa
(Related: Education, Result, Students)

"We don't accomplish anything in this world alone... and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Life, Result, World)

"Can advertising foist an inferior product on the consumer? Bitter experience has taught me that it cannot. On those rare occasions when I have advertised products which consumer tests have found inferior to other products in the same field, the results have been disastrous."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Experience, Advertising, Results, Tests)

"The opponents and I are really one. My strength and skills only half of the equation. The other half is theirs. An opponent is someone whose strength joined to yours creates a certain result."
- Sadaharu Oh
(Related: Strength, Opponents, Result)

"So a truthful assessment of how America is doing in the war on terror as a result of President Bush's war on Iraq is that we have been set back by decades."
- John Olver
(Related: War, America, Iraq, President, Result, Terror)

"America has lost the moral high ground with the rest of the world, and we have fewer allies as a result. President Bush and his administration have undermined the war on terror by using tactics outlawed by international treaty and condemned by even our closest friends."
- John Olver
(Related: War, America, Friends, President, Rest, Result, Terror, World)

"America has also forever lost the service of thousands of good soldiers who are now disabled as a result of battle wounds in Iraq. Many others will need mental and emotional rehabilitation before they can return to normal life."
- John Olver
(Related: Life, America, Battle, Iraq, Now, Result, Service, Soldiers, Will, Wounds)

"Forget about style; worry about results."
- Bobby Orr
(Related: Forget, Results, Style, Worry)

"In the first quarter of the nineteenth century the experimental proof for the interdependence of the composition and properties of chemical compounds resulted in the theory that they are mutually related, so that like composition governs like properties, and conversely."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: First, Proof, Theory)

"Soon afterwards I studied the inversion of sugar in the light of these considerations and immediately found that this classical reaction, too, was determined quantitatively by the same property of the acids, as was of course to be expected from the previous results."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Light, Property, Results)

"Actions, not words, are the ultimate results of leadership."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Leadership, Actions, Results, Words)

"People's lives have to change as a result of this legislation."
- Major Owens
(Related: Change, People, Legislation, Result)

"Excitement in education and student productivity, the ability to get a result that you want from students, go together and cannot be separated."
- Major Owens
(Related: Education, Ability, Excitement, Productivity, Result, Students, Want)

"If the security forces continue to be dominated as they are now by political groups or sects, then the people won't trust in them - and the result will be civil war or fragmentation of the country."
- Adnan Pachachi
(Related: Trust, War, People, Country, Now, Result, Security, Will)

"Why are we here? I think many people assume, wrongly, that a company exists solely to make money. Money is an important part of a company's existence, if the company is any good. But a result is not a cause. We have to go deeper and find the real reason for our being."
- David Packard
(Related: Money, People, Being, Cause, Company, Existence, Reason, Result)

"You are all things. Denying, rejecting, judging or hiding from any aspect of your total being creates pain and results in a lack of wholeness."
- Joy Page
(Related: Being, Pain, Results)

"Men enter local politics solely as a result of being unhappily married."
- C. Northcote Parkinson
(Related: Men, Politics, Being, Result)

"It is probably safe to say that all the changes of factual knowledge which have led to the relativity theory, resulting in a very great theoretical development, are completely trivial from any point of view except their relevance to the structure of a theoretical system."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Knowledge, Development, Relativity, Theory)

"The universe is asymmetric and I am persuaded that life, as it is known to us, is a direct result of the asymmetry of the universe or of its indirect consequences. The universe is asymmetric."
- Louis Pasteur
(Related: Life, Consequences, Result, Universe)

"If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results."
- George S. Patton
(Related: People, Results)

"Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results."
- George S. Patton
(Related: People, Results)

"The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Children, Conscience, Evil, Result)

"Only by observing this condition would the results of our work be regarded as fully conclusive and as having elucidated the normal course of the phenomena."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Work, Results)

"Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Fear, Successful, Action, Cause, Confidence, Inaction, Result, Will)

"If my results are not good I will lose my job."
- Stuart Pearce
(Related: Job, Results, Will)

"The mathematician, carried along on his flood of symbols, dealing apparently with purely formal truths, may still reach results of endless importance for our description of the physical universe."
- Karl Pearson
(Related: Importance, May, Results, Universe)

"And I have lived since - as you have - in a period of cold war, during which we have ensured by our achievements in the science and technology of destruction that a third act in this tragedy of war will result in the peace of extinction."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Science, Technology, War, Act, Destruction, Result, Tragedy, Will)

"The result is that you are now experiencing what we experienced in the war in Algeria: The Israeli government says that it is a victim of terrorist activity, but this activity is less visible than the military strikes."
- Jean-Marie Le Pen
(Related: Government, War, Military, Now, Result)

"Political rivals attacked me. I was savagely beaten. I was kicked in the face and I lost my eye as a result."
- Jean-Marie Le Pen
(Related: Eye, Result)

"We get real results only in proportion to the real values we give."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Values, Results)

"Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Growth, Chance, Result)

"But when 9/11 struck, I had a change of heart. I knew the story had to be told because what happened at 9/11 is a direct result of what the economic hit men are doing."
- John Perkins
(Related: Change, Men, Heart, Result)

"I've had tons of odd jobs, but I think that I would probably be a fireman because you get to see the results of your job. You get there and there is a house on fire. You leave and there's not a fire anymore."
- Luke Perry
(Related: Fire, Job, Jobs, Results)

"Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example."
- Phaedrus
(Related: Example, Results)

"War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory."
- Albert Pike
(Related: War, Victory, Catastrophes, Result)

"Courage to continue comes from deeper sources than outward results."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Courage, Results)

"The outgrowth of conservation, the inevitable result, is national efficiency."
- Gifford Pinchot
(Related: Conservation, Efficiency, Result)

"The cause of the break with the tradition of antiquity was the rapid and unexpected advance of Islam. The result of this advance was the final separation of East from West, and the end of the Mediterranean unity."
- Henri Pirenne
(Related: Islam, Cause, End, Result, Separation, Tradition, Unity)

"If you ask the people who are professional political analysts, they would say that the way redistricting has worked, that the Republicans have something of a lock on the House until a redistricting occurs after 2010, particularly as a result of what DeLay did in Texas."
- John Podesta
(Related: People, Delay, Republicans, Result)

"Corn is an efficient way to get energy calories off the land and soybeans are an efficient way of getting protein off the land, so we've designed a food system that produces a lot of cheap corn and soybeans resulting in a lot of cheap fast food."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Food, Energy, Land)

"Proportion is that agreeable harmony between the several parts of a building, which is the result of a just and regular agreement of them with each other; the height to the width, this to the length, and each of these to the whole."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Agreement, Building, Harmony, Result)

"Architecture is a science arising out of many other sciences, and adorned with much and varied learning; by the help of which a judgment is formed of those works which are the result of other arts."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Architecture, Science, Help, Judgment, Learning, Result)

"It is only when I lose contact with the painting that the result is a mess. Otherwise there is pure harmony, an easy give and take, and the painting comes out well."
- Jackson Pollock
(Related: Harmony, Painting, Result)

"I shall try to tell the truth, but the result will be fiction."
- Katherine Anne Porter
(Related: Truth, Fiction, Result, Will)

"Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Art, Religion)

"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Success, Work, Failure, Hard work, Learning, Preparation, Result, Secrets)

"Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Success, Work, Failure, Hard work, Learning, Loyalty, Perfection, Persistence, Result)

"I don't value authority. I don't value the systems. I don't value patriarchal religion. I don't value the things that diminish you when you do tell the truth. So I'm not scared of the end result, and that is the biggest asset I have."
- Susan Powter
(Related: Religion, Truth, Authority, End, Result, Value)

"To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them."
- Hugh Prather
(Related: Actions, Frustration, Results, Reward)

"The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers. Are the followers reaching their potential? Are they learning? Serving? Do they achieve the required results? Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?"
- Max de Pree
(Related: Change, Leadership, Conflict, Followers, Grace, Learning, Potential, Results)

"Sometimes I think I could have got some better results if I had a different mentality; if I could have pushed hard and attacked. But then I would have had a good chance of making a mistake."
- Alain Prost
(Related: Mistake, Chance, Results)

"Modern American cinema seems to me superficial. The intention is to understand a certain reality, and the result is nothing but a photographing of that reality."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: American, Cinema, Intention, Nothing, Reality, Result)

"One of the greatest resources people cannot mobilize themselves is that they try to accomplish great things. Most worthwhile achievements are the result of many little things done in a single direction."
- Nido Qubein
(Related: People, Direction, Result)

"You're trying too hard to find a correlation here. You don't know these people, you don't know what they intended. You try to compile statistics and correlate them to a result that amounts to nothing more than speculation."
- Marc Racicot
(Related: People, Nothing, Result, Statistics, Trying)

"Wilderness designations should not be the result of a quid pro quo. They should rise or fall on their own merits."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Result, Wilderness)

"And so Fannie Mae produces very strong results for investors in - when interest rates are high and when interest rates are low, in recession and during booms."
- Franklin Raines
(Related: Interest, Results)

"Swearing is industry language. For as long as we're alive it's not going to change. You've got to be boisterous to get results."
- Gordon Ramsay
(Related: Change, Language, Results, Swearing)

"The purpose of the ADA was to provide clear and comprehensive national standards to eliminate discrimination against individuals with disabilities. As a result, individuals with disabilities are now able to live in their homes and have access to new careers."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Purpose, Careers, Discrimination, Now, Result)

"Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Happiness, Life, Achievement, Purpose, Values, Integrity, Loyalty, Pain, Proof, Result, Self)

"Just as man can't exist without his body, so no rights can exist without the right to translate one's rights into reality, to think, to work and keep the results, which means: the right of property."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Work, Body, Rights, Man, Property, Reality, Results)

"I was not surprised by the results of the Horizon experiments, but I remain willing to observe and consider any and all other tests that are done under similarly precise conditions."
- James Randi
(Related: Results, Tests)

"He can develop sense and style, in the manner of distinguished modern prose, in which event he may be sure that the result will not fall into any objective form."
- John C. Ransom
(Related: May, Prose, Result, Sense, Style, Will)

"More than forty years of Communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe resulted in an unhappy and artificial division of Europe. It is this dark chapter of European history that we now have the opportunity to close."
- Anders Fogh Rasmussen
(Related: History, Opportunity, Europe, Now, Years)

"Viacom's results for the first quarter put the company on a fast track for another record year in 2004."
- Sumner Redstone
(Related: Company, First, Results)

"I pray for miracles. I have always found prayer to bring quick results."
- Martha Reeves
(Related: Miracles, Prayer, Quick, Results)

"The liberal ideal is that everyone should have fair access and fair opportunity. This is not equality of result. It's equality of opportunity. There's a fundamental difference."
- Robert Reich
(Related: Equality, Opportunity, Difference, Liberal, Result)

"A month after the scandal broke, I tried to go back to work at the pharmaceutical company after a leave of absence. But because of all the publicity and resulting pressure and stress, I finally resigned."
- Donna Rice
(Related: Work, Absence, Company, Pressure, Publicity, Scandal, Stress)

"If the assumptions used in calculating energy are changed, then this seriously affects the final result, even though the same body of data might be used."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Body, Energy, Result)

"When money follows results - we will get more results for our money."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Money, Results, Will)

"People who create 20% of the results will begin believing they deserve 80% of the rewards."
- Pat Riley
(Related: People, Results, Will)

"Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better."
- Pat Riley
(Related: Excellence, Result)

"Surely all art is the result of one's having been in danger, of having gone through an experience all the way to the end, where no one can go any further."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Art, Experience, Danger, End, Result)

"It's about not letting the internal enemy, the real enemy, have his way because the more he does the stronger he becomes. The film's about the devastating results that can manifest from the internal enemy being unbridled and allowed to unleash chaos."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Being, Chaos, Enemy, Film, Results)

"Considering the fact that I've used it in the past, and know what it is, and seen the results of it, I don't view marijuana as a dangerous drug."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Fact, Past, Results)

"True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced. A truly stable system expects the unexpected, is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed."
- Tom Robbins
(Related: Disorder, Results, Stability)

"There is no such thing as failure. There are only results."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Failure, Results)

"Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: People, Successful, Answers, Questions, Result)

"The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Talent, Body, Energy, Results, Will)

"You always succeed in producing a result."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Result, Succeed)

"If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you'll achieve the same results."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Successful, Results, Want)

"The results of this survey are shocking and should be a wake-up call to men and women that drinking and smoking too much not only gives you a bad headache in the morning but can affect your ability to start a family."
- Ann Robinson
(Related: Family, Men, Women, Ability, Drinking, Results, Smoking)

"Anything from 1-0 to 2-0 would be a nice result."
- Bobby Robson
(Related: Result)

"Winning to often is as disastrous as losing too often. Both get the same results, the falling off of the public's enthusiasm."
- Knute Rockne
(Related: Enthusiasm, Winning, Losing, Public, Results)

"The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: People, End, Kindness, Result)

"I always say if the marathon is a part-time interest, you will only get part-time results."
- Bill Rodgers
(Related: Interest, Marathon, Results, Will)

"The point of departure of the process to which we wish to contribute is the fact that war is the natural reaction of human nature in the savage state, while peace is the result of acquired characteristics."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Nature, Peace, War, Departure, Fact, Human nature, Result, State)

"The belief may be too often mistaken, but the illusion of coming into direct contact with the past is intoxicating and persuasive, and can result in an interpretation that carries conviction. Sometimes confidence is all that's needed."
- Charles Rosen
(Related: Belief, Confidence, Conviction, Illusion, May, Past, Result)

"At a time when science plays such a powerful role in the life of society, when the destiny of the whole of mankind may hinge on the results of scientific research, it is incumbent on all scientists to be fully conscious of that role, and conduct themselves accordingly."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Life, Science, Time, Society, Destiny, Mankind, May, Research, Results, Scientists)

"Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Quality, Accident, Effort, Result)

"In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word experience have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Experience, Idealism, Result, Word)

"Do we believe that the goal of government is to promote equal opportunity for all Americans to make the most of their lives? Or, do we now believe that government's role is to equalize the results of peoples lives?"
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Government, Opportunity, Goal, Americans, Now, Results)

"We still have people in the active duty, and if people are feeling ill, if they're experiencing various symptoms and they're still in the active duty, they're less likely to come forward because that could result in their medical discharge."
- Bernard Sanders
(Related: Medical, People, Duty, Feeling, Result)

"After taking my B.A. degree in 1939 I remained at the University for a further year to take an advanced course in Biochemistry, and surprised myself and my teachers by obtaining a first class examination result."
- Frederick Sanger
(Related: Class, Examination, First, Result, Teachers, University)

"When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning, not the result of ignorance or accident, its children will become the foundation of a new race."
- Margaret Sanger
(Related: Accident, Children, Deep, Ignorance, Motherhood, Race, Result, Will, Yearning)

"The period that I could consider the most important in my literary work came about beginning with the Revolution, and in a certain way, developed as a consequence of the Revolution. But it was also a result of the counterrevolutionary coup of November 1975."
- Jose Saramago
(Related: Work, Beginning, Revolution, Literary, Result)

"Digital has obviously changed things a lot, but not all for the better as far as I'm concerned. Of course it's much more convenient and you're getting instant results, but to me it just lacks the finesse of a roll of film and it has a slightly superimposed feel."
- Graeme Le Saux
(Related: Film, Results)

"From my point of view what I have to do now is appreciate and enjoy what football gave me, but now do something else with the same energy and enthusiasm I gave to football without expecting the same results."
- Graeme Le Saux
(Related: Enthusiasm, Energy, Football, Now, Results)

"Driving with one foot on the accelerator and the other on the brake is likely to get you nowhere, but certainly will burn out vital parts of your car. Similarly, cutting taxes on the middle class, but increasing them on the 'rich' is likely to result in an economic burnout."
- Terry Savage
(Related: Car, Burnout, Class, Driving, Middle class, Result, Taxes, Will)

"Mistakes are not always the result of someone's ineptitude."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Mistakes, Result)

"With the aid of this credit policy, however, Germany created an armament second to none, and this armament in turn made possible the results of our policy."
- Hjalmar Schacht
(Related: Policy, Credit, Germany, Results)

"It stands, essentially, for the application of increased energy to the efforts already undertaken by my ministry since 1934 with the results shown in the above statistics."
- Hjalmar Schacht
(Related: Energy, Results, Statistics)

"The inward area is the first place of loss of true Christian life, of true spirituality, and the outward sinful act is the result."
- Francis Schaeffer
(Related: Life, Christian, Act, First, Loss, Result, Spirituality)

"Plan Colombia was supposed to reduce Colombia's cultivation and distribution of drugs by 50 percent, but 6 years and $4.7 billion later, the drug control results are meager at best."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Control, Drugs, Results, Years)

"And as a result, I guess I'm just kind of a rubberneck. I'm kind of a - someone who likes to see things and likes to see these events and talk to the people who make them happen. But I don't think journalists are as important as the people they cover."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: People, Events, Result, Talk)

"Television has spread the habit of instant reaction and stimulated the hope of instant results."
- Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
(Related: Habit, Hope, Results, Television)

"Half of Google's revenue comes from selling text-based ads that are placed near search results and are related to the topic of the search. Another half of its revenues come from licensing its search technology to companies like Yahoo."
- Eric Schmidt
(Related: Technology, Selling, Results)

"There are a significant number of people who appreciate what we do, and most of them gravitate to Analog because this is where they can find it. The other magazines tend to share their audiences, which may result in each of them having a smaller market share."
- Stanley Schmidt
(Related: People, Audiences, May, Result)

"Then came a big strike. About 100 girls went out. The result was a victory, which netted us - I mean the girls - $2 increase in our wages on the average."
- Rose Schneiderman
(Related: Victory, Girls, Result, Wages)

"Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Intellect, Obstinacy, Result, Will)

"The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one. The barrier between them cannot be said to have broken down as a result of recent experience in the physical sciences, for this barrier does not exist."
- Erwin Schrodinger
(Related: Experience, Result, World)

"Unequal funding resources also results in unequal educational opportunity when you consider studies that show that one half of low income students who are qualified to attend college do not attend because they can't afford to."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Opportunity, College, Income, Results, Students)

"Part of the advantage, and part of the result of trying to be a producer and director, are the practical things, you find. It's so advantageous to go to a place that you already have a feel for, a literal and spiritual familiarity."
- Campbell Scott
(Related: Familiarity, Result, Spiritual, Trying)

"Saddam's ouster will not necessarily lead to the same result, since Iraq lacks democratic traditions. Democracy doesn't just consist of holding elections."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Democracy, Elections, Iraq, Result, Traditions, Will)

"Japan's humid and warm summer climate, as well as frequent earthquakes resulted in lightweight timber buildings raised off the ground that are resistant to earth tremors."
- Harry Seidler
(Related: Climate, Earth, Summer)

"Every sin is the result of a collaboration."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Collaboration, Result, Sin)

"The first, or theoretic branch, that which explains the nature, production, and distribution of wealth, will be found to rest on a very few general propositions, which are the result of observation, or consciousness."
- Nassau William Senior
(Related: Nature, Wealth, Consciousness, First, Observation, Production, Rest, Result, Will)

"Since September 11th, federal terrorism investigations have resulted in charges against more than 400 suspects, and more than half of them have been convicted."
- Jim Sensenbrenner
(Related: Terrorism)

"It was amazing to watch him in the darkroom at an advanced age, still get excited when the results were pleasing. He still struggled like we all do in the darkroom and he struggled behind the camera, and when he had a success he was beaming."
- John Sexton
(Related: Success, Age, Results)

"Superhuman effort isn't worth a damn unless it achieves results."
- Ernest Shackleton
(Related: Effort, Results, Worth)

"Health care comprises nearly 20 percent of our national economy, but outdated bureaucracy and red tape have stifled competition and raised costs. As a result, today more than 45 million are without any health coverage."
- John Shadegg
(Related: Health, Bureaucracy, Care, Competition, Economy, Result, Today)

"Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Results)

"I think that you can take things personally or get hurt feelings as a result of something not working out just because your psyche said it should or you deserve it, or whatever it is."
- Michael Shanks
(Related: Feelings, Hurt, Result)

"When the Jewish state is established - it is very possible that the result will be transfer of Arabs."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Result, State, Will)

"Be honest with yourself and the way you act when you hear music. That way, when people watch, they'll see something from your heart and soul, and as a result will communicate your feeling and thought much better."
- Billy Sheehan
(Related: Music, Soul, Thought, People, Heart, Act, Feeling, Result, Will)

"There was a reason my first substantial role after rehab was to play a maniac whose personal story ended badly. I knew what it was like to go those dark places. I played a guy who died as a result of his abuse."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Abuse, First, Play, Reason, Result)

"It is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of it's own reason."
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(Related: Being, Exercise, Reason, Result)

"Those are the things that, in the wrong hands - and certainly in our war on terrorism we also must attack proliferation and those nations that proliferate with chemical, biological and nuclear type devices, because that can cause the most catastrophic results."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: War, Cause, Nations, Results, Terrorism, Wrong)

"In America, for a brief time, people who followed Coltrane were studied and considered important, but it didn't last long. The result is that the kind of music I played in the '60's is completely dismissed in this country as a wrong turn, a suicidal effort."
- Archie Shepp
(Related: Music, Time, People, America, Country, Effort, Result, Wrong)

"Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: War, Disaster, Result, Will)

"Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must first set yourself on fire."
- Fred Shero
(Related: Success, Fire, First, Result)

"Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in housing or in education."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Education, Discrimination, Racism, Results)

"The election result is not a victory that belongs to me or my party."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Victory, Party, Result)

"The results of the two referenda demonstrate the majority view of the Taiwanese people."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: People, Majority, Results)

"We sincerely ask the Beijing authorities across the Strait to view the election result from a positive perspective, to accept the democratic decision of the Taiwanese people."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: People, Decision, Positive, Perspective, Result)

"However, I must say that I am very happy to see that we have such a positive result for our first referendum in our history and that gives me more confidence in Taiwan's democracy."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: History, Positive, Confidence, Democracy, First, Result)

"Evidently the merit depends on the result of the work."
- Henryk Sienkiewicz
(Related: Work, Merit, Result)

"The intellectually sophisticated person is indifferent to all genuine individuality, because relationships and reactions result from it which cannot be exhausted with logical operations."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Individuality, Relationships, Result)

"The psychological basis of the metropolitan type of individuality consists in the intensification of nervous stimulation which results from the swift and uninterrupted change of outer and inner stimuli."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Change, Individuality, Results)

"Man is the result of a purposeless and materialistic process that did not have him in mind. He was not planned."
- George G. Simpson
(Related: Man, Mind, Result)

"The result is a picture that represents so much of what I want and rarely get from a movie - a couple of hours filled with characters who are as exciting as the people I know in real life."
- Gene Siskel
(Related: Life, People, Result, Want)

"Competition is the final price determinant and competitive prices may result in profits which force you to accept a rate of return less than you hoped for, or for that matter to accept temporary losses."
- Alfred P. Sloan
(Related: Competition, Force, May, Result)

"As a result, ways out of the crisis are being intensively searched for at all levels - ways, which, however, aim at maintaining the whites' control over the country."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Control, Being, Country, Crisis, Result)

"Progress however, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Life, Progress, Results)

"Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Life, Progress, Results)

"Some artists imagine they've got a hold on this apparatus, which in fact has got a hold of them. As a result, they end up supporting a cultural prison that is out of their control."
- Robert Smithson
(Related: Control, Artists, End, Fact, Prison, Result)

"Everybody you talk to about insurance says the insurance market has become a lot more vibrant as a result of lifting, allowing the foreign direct investment."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Investment, Result, Talk)

"Most breast cancer-related deaths can be prevented through simple and painless preventive measures. A late diagnosis can result in more serious, long-term consequences."
- Olympia Snowe
(Related: Cancer, Consequences, Result)

"People want a result. Immigrant voters aren't stupid, and they're going to know who's on their side."
- Tom Snyder
(Related: People, Result, Want)

"The criminalization of marijuana did not prevent marijuana from becoming the most widely used illegal substance in the United States and many other countries. But it did result in extensive costs and negative consequences."
- George Soros
(Related: Negative, Consequences, Countries, Result, states, United)

"As a result of the awareness and consciousness of decline, an awareness and consciousness of a national ethnicity or an Islamic identity also came into being."
- Abdolkarim Soroush
(Related: Awareness, Being, Consciousness, Identity, Result)

"But the other notion is, we also believe that those folks closest on the ground that we're holding accountable for the results can decide, and ought to evaluate which programs get results."
- Margaret Spellings
(Related: Evaluate, Results)

"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)

"The audiences are there as a result of my history with the band but also as a result of my being able to reach people with a tune."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: History, People, Audiences, Being, Result)

"The production of wealth is the result of agreement between labor and capital, between employer and employed. Its distribution, therefore, will follow the law of its creation, or great injustice will be done."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Wealth, Agreement, Creation, Injustice, Labor, Law, Production, Result, Will)

"The seeming antagonism between capital and labor is the result of deceptive appearance."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Appearance, Labor, Result)

"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)

"In my view the structure of the whole atom was that of an individual, with all its parts interconnected, and the emission of a spectral line appeared to me to be the result of the coherence and co-operation of several electric quanta."
- Johannes Stark
(Related: Result)

"Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something... hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication."
- Roger Staubach
(Related: Work, Confidence, Dedication, Result, Years)

"Our elections are free, it's in the results where eventually we pay."
- Bill Stern
(Related: Elections, Results)

"All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: People, Progress)

"I became a better listener than I ever had been as a result of playing Jean Luc Picard because it was one of the things that he does terrifically well."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Result)

"Economists often like startling theorems, results which seem to run counter to conventional wisdom."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Wisdom, Results)

"Working for a federal agency was like trying to dislodge a prune skin from the roof of the mouth. More enterprise went into the job than could be justified by the results."
- Caskie Stinnett
(Related: Job, Results, Skin, Trying)

"One experiments and has to choose always the best results."
- Karlheinz Stockhausen
(Related: Results)

"But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle, I think that any historian worth his salt, and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot of these guys who attack me - not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means! Accident occurs alongside conspiracy."
- Oliver Stone
(Related: Life, Accident, Fault, Question, Result, Worth)

"Many actresses do that kind of shoot when they are in their early 20s but I didn't think I had anything to worry about so I decided to go for it. I was very pleased with the results and it was also nice to surprise a few people."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: People, Results, Worry)

"As a result of the World War, this old Germany collapsed. It collapsed in its constitution, in its social order, in its economic structure. Its thinking and feeling changed."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: War, Constitution, Feeling, Germany, Old, Order, Result, Thinking, World, World war)

"If I read not amiss, this powerful race will move down upon Mexico, down upon Central and South America, out upon the islands of the sea, over upon Africa and beyond. And can any one doubt that the results of this competition of races will be the "survival of the fittest?""
- Josiah Strong
(Related: America, Competition, Doubt, Islands, Race, Results, Sea, Will)

"I have never seen any good resulting from educating the Negro."
- Henry Carter Stuart
"The images I like best are parts of series that I've started, in some cases, with the pregnancies of the mothers of the children in question, and I continue that series right on through the birth of children to the child that resulted from that first pregnancy."
- Jock Sturges
(Related: Children, First, Mothers, Pregnancy, Question, Right)

"For myself, I can only say that I am astonished and somewhat terrified at the results of this evening's experiments. Astonished at the wonderful power you have developed, and terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music may be put on record forever."
- Arthur Sullivan
(Related: Music, Power, Thought, Evening, May, Results)

"I'm not that complicated as an actor. I have a formula in which I work, yeah. But not like Sean Penn does. Sean is one of the few actors I know who can work like that, actually becoming the character he is playing, and get consistent results. I don't believe you can ever be someone else. You manifest different levels of your own personality to come up with a character."
- Kiefer Sutherland
(Related: Work, Character, Actor, Actors, Formula, Personality, Results)

"Our age is before all things a practical one. It demands of us all clear and tangible results of our work."
- Theodor Svedberg
(Related: Age, Work, Results)

"Your body is the direct result of what you eat as well as what you don't eat."
- Gloria Swanson
(Related: Body, Result)

"The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car... a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little."
- Ben Sweetland
(Related: Life, Car, People, Opportunity, Abundance, Result, World)

"We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem to regard the passage of laws as much more important than the results of their enforcement."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Politics, Laws, Legislators, Results)

"Most of the work performed by a development engineer results in failure."
- Koichi Tanaka
(Related: Work, Development, Failure, Results)

"Poets, in their way, are practical men; they are interested in results."
- Allen Tate
(Related: Men, Poets, Results)

"It's the only way we can lose, irrespective of the result."
- Graham Taylor
(Related: Result)

"The moral turpitude of the boys of today appears to center in their failure to concentrate on any particular objective long enough to obtain their maximum results."
- Major Taylor
(Related: Failure, Boys, Results, Today)

"A lot of people are doing something about their weight, but by their own reckoning, it isn't enough to get the results they want."
- Paul Taylor
(Related: People, Results, Want, Weight)

"Wisdom is not acquired save as the result of investigation."
- Sara Teasdale
(Related: Wisdom, Investigation, Result)

"This has resulted in more and more people becoming inner-directed and having as their only goal, getting as much as they can get out of the system and putting as little into it as possible."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: People, Goal)

"I want to give my six hours of serious cricket on the ground and then take whatever the result."
- Sachin Tendulkar
(Related: Cricket, Result, Want)

"What the results are telling them is that the most money is spent in volume by young people. They also see young people as the consumers of tomorrow and are trying to capture their attention from their competitors."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Money, People, Attention, Results, Tomorrow, Trying)

"Medicare debates in Congress should result in better Medicare benefits for all our nation's seniors. We're not asking for special treatment for rural America, just a fair deal."
- Bennie Thompson
(Related: America, Benefits, Congress, Nation, Result, Treatment)

"That is, while we believe that cost-benefit analysis is an important tool to inform agency decision making, the results of the cost-benefit analysis do not trump existing law."
- Fred Thompson
(Related: Decision, Law, Results)

"It goes without saying that when survival is threatened, struggles erupt between peoples, and unfortunate wars between nations result."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: Survival, Nations, Result, Saying)

"Politics itself is so unsexy, isn't it? But when the politics in creative works are really explored - not used as a vehicle - the results can be really interesting."
- Marisa Tomei
(Related: Politics, Results)

"Programmers are in the enviable position of not only getting to do what they want to, but because the end result is so important they get paid to do it. There are other professions like that, but not that many."
- Linus Torvalds
(Related: End, Result, Want)

"In order to be discipled by others a person must have a trusting heart, one that listens even when it doesn't fully comprehend or see the end result."
- Ed Townsend
(Related: Heart, End, Order, Result)

"It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation, rather than as the results of thought and resolution."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Thought, Dying, May, Question, Resolution, Results, Temptation, Years)

"Taste is a result of a thousand distastes."
- Francois Truffaut
(Related: Result, Taste)

"My particular aesthetic of light and color and design wouldn't change as a result of working with computer graphics rather than with slit scan or miniatures."
- Douglas Trumbull
(Related: Change, Design, Computer, Light, Result)

"It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Intelligence, Army, Results, Will)

"If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Fear, Enemy, Results)

"I have three daughters and I find as a result I played King Lear almost without rehearsal."
- Peter Ustinov
(Related: Daughters, Result)

"My childhood beliefs became so much a part of me that even today I find myself automatically living by a personal standard of conduct which can only be explained as resulting from my religious training."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: Beliefs, Childhood, Living, Religious, Today, Training)

"I had some fears as a kid, but I was also relatively fearless. Maybe that's a result of living half the time in reality and the other half in fantasy."
- Suzanne Vega
(Related: Time, Fantasy, Living, Reality, Result)

"Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief. A patriot shows their their patriotism through their actions, by their choice."
- Jesse Ventura
(Related: Patriotism, Knowledge, Belief, Actions, Choice, Feeling, Loyalty, Result)

"I believe patriotism comes from the heart. Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief."
- Jesse Ventura
(Related: Patriotism, Heart, Knowledge, Belief, Feeling, Loyalty, Result)

"Of late years (perhaps as a result of our political changes) art has borrowed from history more than ever."
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Art, History, Result, Years)

"Recruiting Station was a story that came as the result of many anxious awakenings during many nights."
- A. E. van Vogt
(Related: Result)

"Achievements, seldom credited to their source, are the result of unspeakable drudgery and worries."
- Richard Wagner
(Related: Result)

"The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Effort, Results, Will)

"Suddenly, the screens were dominated by American entertainment to the extent of something like 95 percent. As a result, audiences turned away from the kinds of films that we used to make."
- Andrzej Wajda
(Related: American, Audiences, Entertainment, Result)

"A $1.7 billion average increase in electricity costs is estimated to result in a $1.3 billion decrease in personal income and a loss of 13,000 more jobs in the region."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Electricity, Income, Jobs, Loss, Result)

"These studies resulted eventually in a complete sequence analysis of the complex from several species, and in the atomic resolution structure of the F catalytic domain of the enzyme from bovine mitochondria, giving new insights into how ATP is made in the biological world."
- John E. Walker
(Related: Giving, Resolution, World)

"As a result of the 'hung' election of November 1932. Hitler set in motion the first of the 9 steps he would take in the next 52 days, which would, finally, bring him absolute power."
- William Waller
(Related: Power, First, Result)

"I think that's a result of just a general increase in speed of the vibration of life itself."
- Neale Donald Walsch
(Related: Life, Result)

"Humor results when society says you can't scratch certain things in public, but they itch in public."
- Tom Walsh
(Related: Humor, Society, Public, Results)

"This was a result of a number of factors, but we do know that the messages kids get about the harms of drugs has a significant impact on their decision on whether or not to use."
- John Walters
(Related: Decision, Drugs, Kids, Result)

"The British were indeed very far superior to the Americans in every respect necessary to military operations, except the revivified courage and resolution, the result of sudden success after despair."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Success, Courage, Americans, Despair, Military, Resolution, Respect, Result)

"Democratic principles are the result of equality of condition."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Equality, Principles, Result)

"I would say that longtime fans of the Rolling Stones will be thrilled with these results, and new fans will understand why they're the greatest rock'n'roll band in the world."
- Don Was
(Related: Fans, Results, Will, World)

"Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work."
- Booker T. Washington
(Related: Work, Hard work, Nothing, Result, Worth)

"We must reinforce argument with results."
- Booker T. Washington
(Related: Argument, Results)

"The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm."
- Thomas J. Watson
(Related: Ideas, Enthusiasm, Accomplishments, Man)

"The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm."
- Thomas John Watson, Sr.
(Related: Ideas, Enthusiasm, Accomplishments, Man)

"A self-fulfilling prophecy is an assumption or prediction that, purely as a result of having been made, cause the expected or predicted event to occur and thus confirms its own 'accuracy.'"
- Paul Watzlawick
(Related: Cause, Prophecy, Result, Self)

"One cannot with impunity try to transfer this task entirely to mechanical assistants if one wishes to figure something, even though the final result is often small indeed."
- Max Webber
(Related: Result, Wishes)

"As a result, I had to get my own playground which was my band Colours. This band lasted for about eight years and then the air was out of it and it was time to finish."
- Eberhard Weber
(Related: Time, Result, Years)

"This technology will obviously become more prevalent. Who knows what will result? One thing is certain, computer technology will revolutionize the way we tell stories as much as movie film has."
- Chris Wedge
(Related: Technology, Computer, Film, Result, Will)

"For the Archivist, this role is a result of his obligation to preserve and assure timely and maximum access to our governmental records in the evolving historic saga of the American people."
- Allen Weinstein
(Related: People, American, Obligation, Result)

"Throughout my career I swam for form. Speed came as a result of it."
- Johnny Weissmuller
(Related: Career, Result)

"To my thinking, this: - that the Priestly Code rests upon the result which is only the aim of Deuteronomy."
- Julius Wellhausen
(Related: Result, Thinking)

"And finally, it was Deuteronomy that brought about the historical result of Josiah's reformation."
- Julius Wellhausen
(Related: Result)

"Fundamental ideas are not a consequence of experience, but a result of the particular constitution and activity of the mind, which is independent of all experience in its origin, though constantly combined with experience in its exercise."
- William Whewell
(Related: Experience, Ideas, Constitution, Exercise, Mind, Result)

"Cheerfulness in most cheerful people is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline."
- Edwin Percy Whipple
(Related: People, Discipline, Cheerfulness, Result)

"Where the suspect poses no immediate threat to the officer and no threat to others, the harm resulting from the failing to apprehend him does not justify the use of deadly force to do so."
- Byron White
(Related: Force, Harm)

"As a result of the asthma I was sent to school in the country, and only visited Sydney for brief, violently asthmatic sojourns on my way to a house we owned in the Blue Mountains."
- Patrick White
(Related: Country, Mountains, Result, School)

"My analysis was directed toward purely physical conditions, such as defective wiring, presence of lack of air spaces between metal flues and woodwork, etc., and the results were presented in these terms."
- Benjamin Whorf
(Related: Results)

"You have to compromise all the way. The only thing that counts is the result."
- Richard Widmark
(Related: Compromise, Result)

"What most experimenters take for granted before they begin their experiments is infinitely more interesting than any results to which their experiments lead."
- Norbert Wiener
(Related: Results)

"There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them."
- Elie Wiesel
(Related: Beginning, Difference, Result)

"A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results."
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(Related: Results)

"Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Success, Science, Result)

"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Art, Work, Result, Temperament)

"I think when I began, I played distortion more than the guitar. The results of my strumming. Now I play the twang of the string, which is a lot closer to the source of the sound making."
- Ian Williams
(Related: Guitar, Now, Play, Results, Sound)

"When you stop and look at so much of the kind of activism that has been triggered, the Tea Party and the like, as a result of Obama's efforts - TARP, the stimulus package, and now the health care reform - there is a lot of sense this government is changing."
- Juan Williams
(Related: Government, Health, Activism, Care, Now, Party, Reform, Result, Sense, Tea)

"What this means is that the first week of every new series of ads will continue to yield softer results than you can expect to see in weeks two and three."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: First, Results, Will, Yield)

"If you can find collaborators whose strengths compliment your own, the result can be more than the sum of its authors."
- Walter Jon Williams
(Related: Compliment, Result)

"Some people suggest that the problem is the separation of powers. If you had a parliamentary system, the struggle for power would not result in such complex peace treaties that empower so many different people to pursue so many contradictory aims."
- James Q. Wilson
(Related: Peace, Power, People, Result, Separation, Struggle)

"Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: War, God, Evil, Goodness, Influence, Public, Religious, Results, Satan, Struggle)

"Usually its users discover sooner or later that their program does not deliver all the desired results, or worse, that the results requested were not the ones really needed."
- Niklaus Wirth
(Related: Results)

"My hope and prayer is that the body of Christ in America will awake with holy boldness, a boldness content neither with silence nor mere words but that backs up those words with action and results."
- Frank R. Wolf
(Related: Action, Hope, America, Body, Boldness, Christ, Content, Prayer, Results, Silence, Will, Words)

"Most of the results of using technical bugging devices were of little importance for my service. It may have been different in counter-intelligence, where bugs in flats, etc., were used to obtain a lot of information about what counter-intelligence was interested in."
- Markus Wolf
(Related: Bugs, Importance, Information, May, Results, Service)

"In fact, it is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of its own reason."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Being, Exercise, Fact, Reason, Result)

"Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming."
- John Wooden
(Related: Peace, Success, Mind, Result, Self)

"Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Government, Architecture, Chicago, Result, Will, World)

"The fact that people still know us is, in my opinion, a result of our music and of the big money that runs the music industry today. The people who control the industry are accountants who recycle everything in new, nostalgic packages, and everything else, to make more money."
- Rick Wright
(Related: Money, Music, People, Control, Fact, Opinion, Result, Today)

"I'm not saying we purposely introduced bugs or anything, but this is kind of a natural result of any complexities of software... that you can't fully test it."
- Will Wright
(Related: Bugs, Result, Saying, Software)

"The results of ethnic psychology constitute, at the same time, our chief source of information regarding the general psychology of the complex mental processes."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Time, Information, Psychology, Results)

"You don't concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done."
- Chuck Yeager
(Related: Job, Results, Risk)

"Why we cannot build a system like El Al to be proactive. Why do we have only to react? The shoe bomber - reaction? Take off your shoes. The Nigerian - the body scanner is a result of the Nigerian guy."
- Isaac Yeffet
(Related: Body, Result)

"After Lockerbie, everyone thought, now we've learned the lesson of how to be proactive instead of being reactive. Unfortunately, September 11 came and we know the result. Thousands of people lost their lives. Security totally failed, not at one airport, at three different airports around the country."
- Isaac Yeffet
(Related: Thought, People, Being, Country, Now, Result, Security)

"A total of 1,580 people, the civilian population, suffered as a result of the bloody wave of terrorist acts that swept over Moscow and other towns and villages of our country."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: People, Country, Population, Result)

"We can guess that the unacceptable conduct of the soldiers at Abu Ghraib resulted in part from the dangerous state of affairs on the ground in a theater of war."
- John Yoo
(Related: War, Soldiers, State, Theater)

"Soon we saw that money going to women brought much more benefit to the family than money going to the men. So we changed our policy and gave a high priority to women. As a result, now 96% of our four million borrowers in Grameen Bank are women."
- Muhammad Yunus
(Related: Family, Money, Women, Policy, Now, Result)

"We studied the light source in the direction of the magnetic force, we perforated the poles of the magnet; but even in the direction of the magnetic lines of force we found that our result was confirmed."
- Pieter Zeeman
(Related: Direction, Force, Light, Result)

"Had we really succeeded therefore in altering the period of vibration, which Maxwell, as I have just noted, held to be impossible? Or was there some disturbing circumstances from one or more factors which distorted the result?"
- Pieter Zeeman
(Related: Circumstances, Result)

"Whatever you see - any good results - are all from the pressure."
- Ziyi Zhang
(Related: Pressure, Results)

"Every choice you make has an end result."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Choice, End, Result)

"Natural erosion had reduced the critical barrier islands in the Gulf, the result of the destruction of some 300,000 acres of wetlands. This amounted to 30 miles of marshlands."
- Mortimer Zuckerman
(Related: Destruction, Islands, Result)

"It seems that almost every time a valuable natural resource is discovered in the world-whether it be diamonds, rubber, gold, oil, whatever-often what results is a tragedy for the country in which they are found. Making matters worse, the resulting riches from these resources rarely benefit the people of the country from which they come."
- Edward Zwick
(Related: Time, People, Country, Gold, Oil, Results, Tragedy, World)