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  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
  • 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.
  • Amelia Earhart
    Amelia Earhart
    American aviation pioneer and author 1897-1939
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    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
    Sir Max Beerbohm
    British Actor 1872-1956
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    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.
  • 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.
  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
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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.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    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
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Self-denial is not a virtue, it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.
  • Benjamin Cardozo
    Benjamin Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
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    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.
  • Bill Walton
    Bill Walton
    American basketball player 1952-
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    A lot of people understand what not saying anything means, so, in effect, not saying anything is really saying a lot.
  • L. Ron Hubbard
    L. Ron Hubbard
    American author and the founder of the Church of Scientology 1911-1986
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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.
  • Bruce Sterling
    Bruce Sterling
    American science fiction author 1954-
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    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.
  • Bob Shacochis
    Bob Shacochis
    American writer 1951-
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    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.'
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
    German architect and Nazi minister for Armaments 1905-1981
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    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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