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Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government; they are not African or Asian or European: they are good or bad.
Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate.
W. H. Auden
A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind.
All which is beautiful and noble is the result of reason and calculation.
We have much to be judged on when he comes, slums and battlefields and insane asylums, but these are the symptoms of our illness and the result of our failures in love.
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 car... a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.
The mind is the result of the torments the flesh undergoes or inflicts upon itself.
Emile M. Cioran
Isn't history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?
Emile M. Cioran
All our behaviours are a result of neurophysiological activity in the brain. There is no reason to believe there is any magic going on.
As a result of that, America desires a moderate Islam; an Islam that America can control; an Islam that America can give direction to and give orders to its leaders.
WikiLeaks, God bless them, will save lives as a result of their actions.
There is something fundamentally unfair about a government that takes away so much of people's money, power, and personal control while telling them that life will be better as a result.
Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.
I did not lose this election, or had a bad result compared with what we might have got because of Islam.
Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself.
I want to give my six hours of serious cricket on the ground and then take whatever the result.
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.
The inward area is the first place of loss of true Christian life, of true spirituality, and the outward sinful act is the result.
I'm kind of a gossip hound, but watching the media whip the small fires into giant forest fires so that they can cover the result is infuriating.
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.
In fact, it is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of its own reason.
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.
My kids say if there's any family dinner that doesn't result in somebody crying, it's not a good dinner. They cry because it helps relieve them of a guilt or some onerous emotional burden. It's like a family tradition.
I don't sleep very well when I travel. And as a result, I tend to be awake in cities when everyone else is asleep.
When I was president, I announced and I still maintain that I can live with Roe v. Wade. I did everything I possibly could as president under that ruling, which I don't think ought to be changed, to minimize the need for abortions. I think every abortion is a result of a horrible series of errors on the part of people involved.
I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams.
D. H. Lawrence
It is not up to me whether I win or lose. Ultimately, this might not be my day. And it is that philosophy towards sports, something that I really truly live by. I am emotional. I want to win. I am hungry. I am a competitor. I have that fire. But deep down, I truly enjoy the art of competing so much more than the result.
Ultimately, all human activities have as their goal the realization of happiness. Why, then, have we ended up producing the opposite result? Could the underlying cause be our failure to correctly understand the true nature of happiness?
Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine.
I have three daughters and I find as a result I played King Lear almost without rehearsal.
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