Quotes and Sayings about Results
"Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Decision, Results, Tradition)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"I am much more interested in the process than results."
- Ted Allen
"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)
"Achievement results from work realizing ambition."
- Adam Ant
(Related: Work, Achievement, Ambition, Results)
"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)
"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)
"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
"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)
"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)
"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)
"No poem is easily grasped; so why should any reader expect fast results?"
- John Barton
"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)
"The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation."
- Miriam Beard
(Related: Philanthropy, Results)
"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)
"Wal-Mart hires average people but squeezes above average performance and results out of them."
- Michael Bergdahl
(Related: People, Performance, Results)
"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)
"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)
"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
"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)
"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)
"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
"Economic sanctions rarely achieve the desired results."
- Omar Bongo
"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
"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)
"I'm a results-oriented person and my Senate record shows that."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Results, Senate)
"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)
"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)
"Mayors are judged by results."
- Willie Brown
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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
"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."
(Related: Work, Successful, Answers, Questions, Results, Will)
"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)
"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)
"However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Strategy, Results)
"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)
"War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory."
- Georges Clemenceau
(Related: War, Victory, Catastrophes, Results)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"It is very dangerous to have your self-worth riding on your results as an athlete."
- Jim Courier
(Related: Results, Self)
"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)
"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 started working out with a trainer and I immediately saw results."
- Taylor Dayne
"The gratification comes in the doing, not in the results."
- James Dean
"Honestly achieved results surpass all others."
- Michael Diamond
"I love Nautilus and stretching. The results are immediate, and that gives me the motivation to continue."
- Donna Dixon
(Related: Love, Motivation, Results)
"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)
"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)
"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
"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)
"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
"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)
"Rational beliefs bring us closer to getting good results in the real world."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Beliefs, Results, World)
"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)
"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)
"I liked tap, because I liked hearing the results of my movements."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Hearing, Results)
"A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Business, Order, Results)
"The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Friendship, Men, Discipline, Results)
"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 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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Providence, Results)
"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
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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 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)
"Big results require big ambitions."
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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 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 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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come."
- Michael Jordan
(Related: Work, Results, Will)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"I got quite good results from protein plates."
- Gabriel Lippmann
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"I am frequently astonished that it so often results in correct predictions of experimental results."
- Murray Gell Mann
"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)
"The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people."
- Karl Marx
(Related: People, Production, Results)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."
- Willie Nelson
(Related: Negative, Positive, Thoughts, Results)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"Forget about style; worry about results."
- Bobby Orr
(Related: Forget, Results, Style, Worry)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"We get real results only in proportion to the real values we give."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Values, Results)
"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."
(Related: Example, Results)
"Courage to continue comes from deeper sources than outward results."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Courage, Results)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct."
- William Shakespeare
"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)
"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 results of the two referenda demonstrate the majority view of the Taiwanese people."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: People, Majority, Results)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"Our elections are free, it's in the results where eventually we pay."
- Bill Stern
(Related: Elections, Results)
"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
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Effort, Results, Will)
"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)
"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)
"We must reinforce argument with results."
- Booker T. Washington
(Related: Argument, Results)
"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
"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
"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
"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)
"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)
"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
"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)
"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)
"Whatever you see - any good results - are all from the pressure."
- Ziyi Zhang
(Related: Pressure, Results)
"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)