Quotes: effect

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  • Vaclav Havel
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    Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance.

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    American writer 1896-1940
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    Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind.

  • The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.

  • L. Ron Hubbard
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    A person is either the effect of his environment or is able to have an effect upon his environment.

  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words... the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt.

  • Horace
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    Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.

  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist - it reduces him to his fighting weight.

  • Norman Cousins
    Norman Cousins
    American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
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    All this sensory input, which begins in the brain, has its effect throughout the body.

  • All we need is a meteorologist who has once been soaked to the skin without ill effect. No one can write knowingly of the weather who walks bent over on wet days.

  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.

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