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  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results.
  • R. Buckland
    R. Buckland
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    A large body of research results demonstrates that an observer can be persuaded to conform to the majority opinion, even when the majority is completely wrong.
  • Ella Wheeler Wilcox
    Ella Wheeler Wilcox
    American Poet, Journalist 1855-1919
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    A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results.
  • Bennett Cerf
    Bennett Cerf
    American publisher 1898-1971
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    A pat on the back, through only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, is miles ahead in results.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    Action in war is like movement in a resistant element. Just as the simplest and most natural of movements, walking, cannot easily be performed in water, so in war it is difficult for normal efforts to achieve even moderate results.
    Source: On War (1832) Ch. 7, as translated by Michael Howard and Peter P
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    Among men, sex sometimes results in intimacy; among women, intimacy sometimes results in sex.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    Any move made in a state of tension will be of more important, and will have more results, than it would have made in a state of eqilibrium. In times of maximum tension this importance will rise to an infinite degree.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Billy Collins
    Billy Collins
    American poet 1941-
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    Attempts to put my poems to music have had disastrous results in all cases. And the poem, if it's written with the ear, already has been set to its own verbal music as it was composed.
  • Brad Gilbert
    Brad Gilbert
    American tennis player 1961-
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    Because you can't change results - I would change my losses, and I would definitely like to see on-court coaching.
  • Bruce Rauner
    Bruce Rauner
    American businessman, philanthropist and politician 1956-
    Bruce Rauner
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    Being a successful CEO, where I've driven a bottom line, assembled teams, driven results, that's a critical benefit to running the state government.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results, because there follows immediate peace.
  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
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    Capitalism is the astonishing belief that the nastiest motives of the nastiest men somehow or other work for the best results in the best of all possible worlds.
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
    American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
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    Charcoal or gas. Both give excellent results, so choose the one that best suits your style of cooking.
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