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I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.
Writing crystallizes thought and thought produces action.
Paul J. Meyer
Comics write to their point of view. If you're an exceedingly irreverent comedian, you've got to see where that point of view fits or produces the most funny.
For all that being a parent is normal statistically, it's not normal psychologically. It produces some of the most extreme emotions you'll ever have.
Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.
Francisco de Goya
We must give more in order to get more. It is the generous giving of ourselves that produces the generous harvest.
Orison Swett Marden
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence of the work he produces.
Detachment produces a peculiar state of mind. Maybe that's the worst sentence of all, to be deprived of feeling what a human being ought to be entitled to feel.
Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet's job. The rest is literature.
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour.
So much of the world's suffering results from the sinful action or inaction of ourselves and others. For example, people look at a famine and wonder where God is, but the world produces enough food for each person to have 3,000 calories a day. It's our own irresponsibility and self-centeredness that prevents people from getting fed.
Greater self-esteem produces greater success, and greater success produces more high self-esteem, so it keeps on spiraling up.
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
Engaging in social business is beneficial to a company because it leverages on business competencies to address social issues, involves one-time investment with sustainable results, and produces other positive effects such as employee motivation and improved organizational culture.
As I have practiced it, photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. A picture is produced. The moment is held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs.
Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of the same reactions in the brain as marijuana. The researchers also discovered other similarities between the two but can't remember what they are.
To say that gender is performative is a little different because for something to be performative means that it produces a series of effects. We act and walk and speak and talk in ways that consolidate an impression of being a man or being a woman.
Architecture is a art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotion in the atmosphere and when this environment produces well being.
Working against a restriction - for me - often produces greater things than getting rid of all boundaries.
The model I came up with in 1964 is just the invention of a rather strange sort of medium that looks the same in all directions and produces a kind of refraction that is a little bit more complicated than that of light in glass or water.
In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away.
Charles Caleb Colton
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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