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America is the only major country that tries to ascertain who was the first applicant to invent the product or procedure. This may seem fair, but long proceedings to determine precisely when each party conceived an idea result mostly in keeping innovations from hitting the market.
So a truthful assessment of how America is doing in the war on terror as a result of President Bush's war on Iraq is that we have been set back by decades.
My actinic keratosis is a result of the triumphalism of the beach. The sun exacerbates it.
I have always thought, the secret purpose of the book tour is to make the writer hate the book he's written. And, as a result, drive him to write another book.
When I'm writing books, something weird happens; and the result is the books contain a large amount of what you could call 'supernaturalism.' As a writer, I find I need that to explain the world I'm writing about.
All our behaviours are a result of neurophysiological activity in the brain.
This is the crux of the problem: because the Republicans and the right wing have been successful in almost eliminating unions, everyone else has suffered as a result.
I don't know how I got to this point but it must be as a result of everything that has come before so if I were to change something, I might not be at this point now.
I think a strong dollar is the result of policies, but I don't think the strong dollar is in and of itself a policy.
The knowledge and spiritual conviction we receive from the Holy Ghost are the result of revelation.
David A. Bednar
The Olympics brought a lot of development to Beijing, but I don't see that there have been any changes to human rights as a result of the Olympics.
I've raised my girls in a sort of genderless fashion. I mean, I'll take them to get their nails done - I actually love doing that - but I also play ball with them. As a result, my girls are tough and athletic and game for everything.
Harry Connick, Jr.
Egypt was - as it is now - a confluence of cultures, as a result of being a crossroads geographically between Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
It's a melting pot, southern Africa. You find these cultural collisions that result in art and music, and it's pretty amazing.
All over the world, we're seeing access to food, clean water, education and healthcare improve; as a result, global innovation is rising as well.
There may be many Big Bangs that happened at various and far-flung locations, each creating its own swelling, spatial expanse, each creating a universe - our universe being the result of only one of those Big Bangs.
Fannie Mae is owned by shareholders but operates under a federal charter that exempts it from paying state or local taxes. As a result, many professional investors think the government would repay the debt that Fannie Mae had issued if the company could not, although Fannie Mae explicitly says that its bonds do not carry a federal guarantee.
I don't take on a project unless I know the end result is going to make me happy. If I can't give 100 percent to something, I choose not to do it because it's very difficult to have so many pots on the fire at one time.
We don't have time to wait for President Bush to change his mind. How many breakthroughs have been missed as a result of this policy?
Meat workers may have been looked down upon socially, but at least they were well-paid and were a fit and lively bunch as a result of hard, honest physical work.
I felt like I was living in some sort of video game and people pre-empting every move I made, obviously as a result of accessing my private information.
When I'm making stuff, the thing that excites me most is not the result, but the process and trying to do something I've never done before.
American oil companies - including Amoco, Unocal, Exxon, Pennzoil - have invested billions of dollars in Azerbaijan and plan to invest billions more. As a result, they have developed a strongly pro-Azerbaijan position.
The Internet has introduced an enormously accessible and egalitarian platform for creating, sharing and obtaining information on a global scale. As a result, we have new ways to allow people to exercise their human and civil rights.
I think if I get the training spot on, the equipment perfect and I'm in the right state of mind, I can get a result there from no competitive action.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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