Effect Quotes

The effect of intercessory prayer was neutral. It showed no sign of any benefit.

Charles Bethea

A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words in a book or a newspaper the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt.

Mark Twain

Skepticism is unbelief in cause and effect.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace is a natural effect of trade.

Charles de Montesquieu

In Japan, the novelty effect [of new models] is stronger than anywhere.

Hans Tempel

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

George Bernard Shaw

We do not regard it as acceptable that those of us who regard it as our duty to challenge any legislation which may have the effect of detracting from the civil rights and individual liberties if any citizen if the UK should be traduced in this way.

Sir Menzies Campbell

Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself. ... [I] hope we have once again reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts

Ronald Reagan

The Book had in a high degree excited us to self-activity, which is the best effect of any book.

Thomas Carlyle

I decided that my magic had to change. That I had to give serious thought to presentation. That, in fact, my presentation of the effects is where my impact as a magician lies I realised that it can turn a good effect into something artistic and stunning.

Derren Victor Brown

There have been few things in my life which have had a more genial effect on my mind than the possession of a piece of land.

Harriet Martineau

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

W. Somerset Maugham

Africa makes a mockery of what we say, at least what I say, about equality and questions our pieties and our commitments because there's no way to look at what's happening over there and it's effect on all of us and conclude that we actually consider Africans as our equals before God. There is no chance.

Paul David Hewson

The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and probably lead to acts of violence.

Oscar Wilde

All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.

Samuel Johnson

It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind.

Albert Einstein

Hate and force cannot be in just a part of the world without having an effect on the rest of it.

Eleanor Roosevelt

If we were all given by magic the power to read each other's thoughts, I suppose the first effect would be to dissolve all friendships.

Bertrand Russell

Israel is still the only country in the world against which there is a written document to the effect that it must disappear.

Menachem Begin

The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

Albert Einstein

Giving up witchcraft is, in effect, giving up the Bible

John Wesley

My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we - architects - can effect the quality of life of the people.

Richard Rogers

The right merchant is one who has the just average of faculties we call common sense; a man of a strong affinity for facts, who makes up his decision on what he has seen. He is thoroughly persuaded of the truths of arithmetic. There is always a reason, in the man, for his good or bad fortune in making money. Men talk as if there were some magic about this. He knows that all goes on the old road, pound for pound, cent for cent / for every effect a perfect cause / and that good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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