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Roman poet 65-8 BC
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
American writer 1896-1940
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind.
American aviation pioneer and author 1897-1939
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.
Sir Max Beerbohm
British Actor 1872-1956
To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself.
American humorist 1815-1885
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist - it reduces him to his fighting weight.
Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
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.
English poet 1795-1821
Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Self-denial is not a virtue, it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.
American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
A judge is to give effect in general not to his own scale of values, but to the scale of values revealed to him in his readings of the social mind.... Objective tests may fail him, or may be confused as to bewilder. He must then look within himself.
American basketball player 1952-
A lot of people understand what not saying anything means, so, in effect, not saying anything is really saying a lot.
L. Ron Hubbard
American author and the founder of the Church of Scientology 1911-1986
A person is either the effect of his environment or is able to have an effect upon his environment.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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.
American science fiction author 1954-
A security cam is one small part of a much larger universe of cams. The much larger effect, socially, politically and economically, is going to come from a much larger trend.
American writer 1951-
A whole bunch of agents and editors looked at my stories, and they all said, in effect, 'You're a pretty good writer and you should probably get these published; when you grow up and write a novel, get in touch.'
German architect and Nazi minister for Armaments 1905-1981
All I know is that these two gases both had a quite extraordinary effect, and that there was no respirator, and no protection against them that we knew of. So the soldiers would have been unable to protect themselves against this gas in any way.
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