Quotes: effect

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
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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.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
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    All labour is directed towards producing some effect.
  • 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.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    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.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
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    As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.
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