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Part of me becomes the characters I'm writing about. I think readers feel like they are there, the way I am, as a result.
I know that many students take personal responsibility for their education and succeed as a result. I want them to know they are not alone - that Nevada's system can and will support them.
TARP is funded by taxpayers, so there are many rules about how that money can and can't be used. The result: GM spends an awful lot of time checking in with the people who administer TARP over everything from hiring to executive compensation and management. For a global company, that adds up to a lot of distraction.
Edward Whitacre, Jr.
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.
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 think a strong dollar is the result of policies, but I don't think the strong dollar is in and of itself a policy.
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.
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.
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.
It's a melting pot, southern Africa. You find these cultural collisions that result in art and music, and it's pretty amazing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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