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My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant's point of view.

H. Fred Ale

When men think and believe in one set of symbols and act in ways which are contrary to their professed and conscious ideas, confusion and insincerity are bound to result.

John Dewey

The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank carÖ a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.

Ben Sweetland

Laziness erodes a person of his enthusiasm and energy. As a result the person loses all opportunities and finally becomes dejected and frustrated. The worst thing is that he stops believing in himself.

Sam Veda

"By the very act of arguing, you awake the patient's reason; and once it is awake, who can foresee the result?"

C.S. Lewis

the most grandiose result of the photographic enterprise is to give us the sense that we can hold the whole world in our headsóas an anthology of images

Rick Steves

Organizations cannot make a genius out of an incompetent. On the other hand, disorganization can scarcely fail to result in efficiency.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.

Theodore Roosevelt

Attractiveness and magnetism of man's personality is the result of his inner radiance.

Yajur Veda

Drama is based on the Mistake. I think someone is my friend when he really is my enemy, that I am free to marry a woman when in fact she is my mother, that this person is a chambermaid when it is a young nobleman in disguise, that this well-dressed young man is rich when he is really a penniless adventurer, or that if I do this such and such a result will follow when in fact it results in something very different. All good drama has two movements, first the making of the mistake, then the discovery that it was a mistake.

W. H. Auden

Before I was born my mother was in great agony of spirit and in a tragic situation. She could take no food except iced oysters and champagne. If people ask me when I began to dance, I reply In my mothers womb, probably as a result of the oysters and Champagne.

Isadora Duncan

Golf is an awkward set of bodily contortions designed to produce a graceful result.

Tommy Armour

Beauty is always the result of an accident. Of a violent lapse between acquired habits and those yet to be acquired. It baffles and disgusts. It may even horrify. Once the new habit has been acquired, the accident ceases to be an accident. It becomes classical and loses its shock value.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Victories that are cheap are cheap. Those only are worth having which come as the result of hard fighting.

Henry Ward Beecher

Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools.

Marshall McLuhan

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