Quotations on Result

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I think you will see a lot of strains develop in the political process that will result in violence everywhere in the country - but it's controllable, it's workable and it will lead to a much better future for these people.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: People, Country, Future, Result, Violence, Will)

Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country.
- John Acton
(Keywords: Mother, Being, Constitution, Country, Democracy, English, Revolution, Opposition, Result, states, Traditions, United)

As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land, I was born in one of the cities of the Exile.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Keywords: Cities, Israel, Land, Result, Rome)

You see, I have in my teaching - I always say I've done it for a hundred years and have had thousands of students - I have always spoken against just falling onto your knees for so-called accidents, I mean a result you are not responsible for.
- Josef Albers
(Keywords: Accidents, Result, Students, Teaching, Years)

The goal with a big piece of social legislation is to have a bipartisan result, so the country will accept it.
- Lamar Alexander
(Keywords: Goal, Country, Legislation, Result, Will)

In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.
- James Allen
(Keywords: Strength, Effort, Measure, Result, Results)

Jimmy Carter began his planning in the early summer of 1976, Ronald Reagan a year prior. The Clinton Administration, elected in 1992, lingered in naming its team, and as a result, took almost a year to staff its ranks.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Planning, Result, Summer)

There are so many things a large intelligence espionage organization can do to justify its existence, that people can get promotions for, because it could result in results.
- Aldrich Ames
(Keywords: Intelligence, People, Existence, Result, Results)

But as a result of that, there was, once the show ended, there was this talk for sort of four, five months about what was going to happen, and if we were going to move to Showtime, and if we were going to be bought by ABC or whatever.
- Will Arnett
(Keywords: Months, Result, Talk)

Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: Time, Marriage, Romance, Creation, Emotion, Result, Will)

Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it... Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Success, Result, Trifle)

It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study?
- Jane Austen
(Keywords: Talent, May, Result, Study)

There has been much talk referencing what I consider conceptual reports like the Landscape of Choice and documents created as a result of the Great Valley Center.
- Alan Autry
(Keywords: Choice, Result, Talk)

By a great man, however, we mean a man who, because of his spiritual gifts, his character, and other qualities, deserves to be called great and who as a result earns the power to influence others.
- Fredrik Bajer
(Keywords: Power, Character, Gifts, Influence, Man, Result, Spiritual)

As a result of my study, I came to the conclusion that a common supreme authority was undesirable.
- Fredrik Bajer
(Keywords: Authority, Result, Study)

But, gentlemen, can any of us say that as a result of such overwhelming sacrifices of money, of men, of ideals, and of civil dignity the sense of security has indeed been attained?
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Keywords: Men, Money, Dignity, Gentlemen, Ideals, Result, Security, Sense)

It is pretty hard to find the right result to a controversial issue.
- Max Baucus
(Keywords: Pretty, Result, Right)

What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Wisdom, Old, Past, Result, Trees)

Everywhere that the struggle for national freedom has triumphed, once the authorities agreed, there were military coups d'etat that overthrew their leaders. That is the result time and time again.
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Keywords: Time, Freedom, Leaders, Military, Result, Struggle)

Music is at once the product of feeling and knowledge, for it requires from its disciples, composers and performers alike, not only talent and enthusiasm, but also that knowledge and perception which are the result of protracted study and reflection.
- Alban Berg
(Keywords: Music, Talent, Knowledge, Enthusiasm, Perception, Composers, Feeling, Reflection, Result, Study)

The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich.
- John Berger
(Keywords: Poverty, Priorities, Rest, Result, World)

So that this thing that aired in 1963 would result a few years later in personal bankruptcy, would result in having people be on edge with me, wondering when I'm going to blow up.
- Shelley Berman
(Keywords: People, Result, Years)

Properly practiced creativity must result in greater sales more economically achieved. Properly practiced creativity can lift your claims out of the swamp of sameness and make them accepted, believed, persuasive, urgent.
- William Bernbach
(Keywords: Creativity, Result, Sales)

Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.
- Al Bernstein
(Keywords: Success, Direction, Result, Right)

Since the September 11 attacks, nearly 400 individuals have been arrested by the Justice Department as a result of ongoing investigations into international terrorism. Of that total, over half were convicted as a result of their actions.
- Jo Bonner
(Keywords: Actions, Justice, Result, Terrorism)

Towns and cities throughout the United States have opened their hearts and homes to thousands of families displaced from their homes as a result of this horrific storm.
- Jo Bonner
(Keywords: Cities, Result, states, United)

I play a scientist in a futuristic world in which 99% of the men have been wiped out. As a result, the women are nearly all homosexuals and the children are cloned.
- Julie Bowen
(Keywords: Men, Women, Children, Play, Result, World)

Last year, the Assembly of the League, as a result of the initiative taken by the Scandinavian nations, further limited and clarified all the provisions of the clause prescribing the duty of states to participate in sanctions.
- Hjalmar Branting
(Keywords: Duty, Nations, Result, states)

As a result of the World War and of a peace whose imperfections and risks are no longer denied by anyone, are we not even further away from the great aspirations and hopes for peace and fraternity than we were one or two decades ago?
- Hjalmar Branting
(Keywords: Peace, War, Aspirations, Result, World, World war)

If you're going to have a public subsidy to education, vouchers are clearly a better way of delivering it. They should result in some loosening up and privatization of the government school system.
- Peter Brimelow
(Keywords: Government, Education, Public, Result, School)

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- Buddha
(Keywords: Happiness, Thought, Evil, Man, Pain, Result, Shadow)

A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: People, Innovation, Posterity, Result, Spirit, Temper, Will)

Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result of technological progress.
- Kim Campbell
(Keywords: Progress, Jobs, Result, Today, Unemployment)

Until the people, by amendment, change the constitution, I urge that the counties cooperate with one another, that future road work be more uniform, and done in such a way that it will result in connected and continuous highways.
- Arthur Capper
(Keywords: Change, Work, People, Constitution, Future, Result, Road, Will)

I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century.
- Alejo Carpentier
(Keywords: Music, Being, End, Popular, Result, World)

Things are still in early stages, but one can imagine that as we build up and systematize our theories of these associations, and try to boil them down to their core, the result might point us toward the sort of fundamental principles I advocate.
- David Chalmers
(Keywords: Principles, Result, Theories)

While I was writing Wild Swans I thought the famine was the result of economic mismanagement but during the research I realised that it was something more sinister.
- Jung Chang
(Keywords: Thought, Famine, Research, Result, Swans, Writing)

Good breeding is the result of good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Nature, Breeding, Result, Self, Sense)

People live longer today than they ever have. They live happier lives, have more knowledge, more information. All this is the result of communications technology. How is any of that bad?
- Tom Clancy
(Keywords: Technology, People, Knowledge, Information, Result, Today)

The market tends to pay as a wage what an individual laborer is worth. But the case last studied suggests the question how accurately the law operates in practice. May it not be an honest law, but be so vitiated in its working as to give a dishonest result?
- John Bates Clark
(Keywords: Law, May, Practice, Question, Result, Wage, Worth)

The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice. Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system.
- Tom C. Clark
(Keywords: Prejudice, Public, Result, Television, Will)

Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any price less than that which is infinite in value; and infinity of merit can only result from a nature that is infinitely divine or perfect.
- Adam Clarke
(Keywords: Happiness, Nature, Infinite, Infinity, Merit, Now, Result, Value)

I believe the American people spoke loud and clear to the Bush Administration in yesterday's election that they disapprove of the current direction in the war in Iraq. As a result, the President wasted no time in dumping Secretary Rumsfeld.
- Jim Clyburn
(Keywords: Time, War, People, American, Direction, Iraq, President, Result, Yesterday)

Joy is not the result of getting what you want; it is the way to get what you want. In the deepest sense, joy is what you want.
- Alan Cohen
(Keywords: Joy, Result, Sense, Want)

I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country.
- Bainbridge Colby
(Keywords: Strength, Country, Result, Teachers, Teaching)

It is a high patriotic duty that we support and sustain the men who have been placed in position of difficulty, burden, responsibility, and even danger as the result of our suffrages.
- Bainbridge Colby
(Keywords: Men, Burden, Danger, Difficulty, Duty, Responsibility, Result, Support)

Obedience is an act of faith; disobedience is the result of unbelief.
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Keywords: Faith, Act, Obedience, Result, Unbelief)

But I do think it's unwise, and it - to build a mosque at the site where 3,000 Americans lost their lives as a result of a terrorist attack. And I think to me it demonstrates that the - that Washington, the White House, the administration, the President himself seems to be disconnected from the mainstream of America.
- John Cornyn
(Keywords: Mosque, America, Americans, President, Result, Washington)

Every sin is the result of collaboration.
- Stephen Crane
(Keywords: Collaboration, Result, Sin)

It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom.
- Quentin Crisp
(Keywords: Boredom, Effect, Facts, Freedom, Repetition, Result, Tolerance)



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