Shallow people believe in luck and in circumstances; Strong people believe in cause and effect.

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.

A person is either the effect of his environment or is able to have an effect upon his environment.

Self-denial is not a virtue, it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.

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Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.

Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye.

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Sometimes a whisper in a noisy room is the most effective strategy.

Personal transformation can and does have global effects.

As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one.

Let's not dismiss or attack individual ideas as being inadequate before we have had a chance to assess their positive effect as part of a whole solution.

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

Take away the cause, and the effect ceases.

Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality.

All violent feelings have the same effect.

They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy.

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Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.


I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart.

If one uses one's intellect to become master over the unlimited emotions, it may produce a sorry and diversionary effect upon the intellect.

Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.

Life is a perpetual instruction in cause and effect.

Skepticism is unbelief in cause and effect.

The best effect of any book, is that it excites the reader to self-activity.

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Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.

Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty;

but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness.

I do know the effect that music still has on me - I'm completely vulnerable to it. I'm seduced by it.

There seems to be a great misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave.

Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.

A single act does make a creates a ripple effect that can be felt many miles and people away.

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Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.


Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its effect.

The effect of video games on the brain [is] very similar to the effect of wine on the health.

Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight.

But any big change is more likely to result if there is a disruptive event such as new technologies or platforms that have a surprising effect on market share.

To believe in a just law of cause and effect, carrying with it a punishment or a reward, is to believe in righteousness.

Enjoyable social interaction, community and laughter has a healing effect on the mind and body.

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Communication is only effective when we communicate in a way that is meaningful to the recipient, not ourselves.

The most effective form of activism is kindness.

The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.

It's a morbid observation, but if every one on earth just stopped breathing for an hour, the greenhouse effect would no longer be a problem.

All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.

I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they terrify me.

Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God.

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The 7 habits of highly effective people.1. Be proactive. 2. Begin with the end in mind.3. Put first things first.4. Think win-win.5. Seek first to understand and then to be understood.6. Synergize. 7. Sharpen the saw.

I would define the poetic effect as the capacity that a text displays for continuing to generate different readings, without ever being completely consumed.

Take not God's name in vain; select a time when it will have effect.

For every force, there is a counter force.

For every negative there is a positive. For every action there is a reaction. For every cause there is an effect.

'Charm' - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.

If you want to know your true opinion of someone, watch the effect produced in you by the first sight of a letter from him.

The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence.

Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes.

That was the big effect Lord of the Rings had on me.

It was discovering New Zealand. And even more precious were the people- not at all like the Australians.

I begin by considering an effect.

Now the truth is, a president really can't control the economy, although his policies do have some effect on it.

We must overact our part in some measure, in order to produce any effect at all.

Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist -- it reduces him to his fighting weight.

Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony.

The sublime idea men have of the universe would collapse with dizzying speed. The order which we find in nature, and which is only an effect of art, would at once vanish. Everything would break up in chaos. There would be no seasons, no civilization, no thought, no humanity; even life would give way, and the impotent void would reign everywhere.

Sculpture and painting have the effect of teaching us manners and abolishing hurry.