Outcomes quotes

  • War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life.
    -- A. J. Muste

    #War #Outcomes #Way

  • I'm just very wary that once you start military operations in any country, it's very difficult to predict what the outcome is.
    -- Abdallah II

    #Country #Military #Outcomes

  • Passing a tough resolution or threatening Iran will not bring about the desired outcome.
    -- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

    #Iran #Outcomes #Tough

  • Dan, I'm not a Republic serial villain. Do you seriously think I'd explain my master-stroke if there remained the slightest chance of you affecting its outcome? I did it thirty-five minutes ago.
    -- Alan Moore

    #Thinking #Republic #Outcomes

  • Self-efficacy beliefs differ from outcome expectations, judgments of the likely consequence [that] behavior will produce.
    -- Albert Bandura

    #Self #Expectations #Outcomes

  • If you do the same thing over and over again you cannot ever expect a different outcome.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Different #Outcomes

  • I regret that I've been so busy with clinical work that I haven't been able to spend much time on experiments and outcome studies.
    -- Albert Ellis

    #Regret #Outcomes #Able

  • We have rigged the latest election. 93.5 per cent have voted for Lukashenko. But they say it is not a European outcome. We have made it 86 per cent.
    -- Alexander Lukashenko

    #Outcomes #Election #Made

  • It's a lot about the individual and it's really up to you, how much you dedicate to the fight and how hard you are working and that's where the outcome will come.
    -- Alexis Arguello

    #Fighting #Outcomes #Individual

  • When we do things that are controlling, whether intentional or not, we are not going to get those long-term outcomes.
    -- Alfie Kohn

    #School #Long #Outcomes

  • Our bodies change our minds, and our minds can change our behavior, and our behavior can change our outcomes.
    -- Amy Cuddy

    #Mind #Body #Outcomes

  • It would be difficult to convince me that leaning has no effect whatsoever on the outcome of my bowling.
    -- Amy Krouse Rosenthal

    #Would Be #Outcomes #Bowling

  • A break in the established order is never the work of chance. It is the outcome of a man's resolve to turn life to account.
    -- Andre Malraux

    #Men #Order #Outcomes

  • Style is the outcome of constraint.
    -- Andre Maurois

    #Style #Outcomes #Constraints

  • The most generous part of your philanthropy could be the time you put in to procure the same results and same outcomes and same returns you demand in business.
    -- Andrew Forrest

    #Demand #Outcomes #Return

  • Audiences like to be challenged and to be actively involved and try to guess an outcome.
    -- Andrew Scott

    #Trying #Outcomes #Audience

  • I detach myself from preconceived outcomes and trust that all is well. Being myself allows the wholeness of my unique magnificience to draw me in those directions most beneficial to me and to all others. This is really the only thing I have to do. And within that framework, everything that is truly mine comes into my life effortlessly, in the most magical and unexpected ways imaginable, demonstrating every day the power and love of who I truly am.
    -- Anita Moorjani

    #Unique #And Love #Outcomes

  • If we seek a positive outcome, we must begin with a positive attitude.
    -- Anthony D. Williams

    #Attitude #Positive Attitude #Outcomes

  • Perhaps... some day the precision of the data will be brought so far that the mathematician will be able to calculate at his desk the outcome of any chemical combination, in the same way, so to speak, as he calculates the motions of celestial bodies.
    -- Antoine Lavoisier

    #Data #Body #Outcomes

  • Rather than being a luxury, emotions are a very intelligent way of driving an organism toward certain outcomes.
    -- Antonio Damasio

    #Intelligent #Luxury #Outcomes

  • All Egyptians, not only the protestors, have broken through the fear barrier, therefore I expect only one outcome - protests will continue until Mubarak steps down from power.
    -- Asmaa Mahfouz

    #Broken #Outcomes #Steps

  • I wouldn't wanna fight me, because I know it wouldn't be a good outcome for both.
    -- Bernard Hopkins

    #Motivation #Fighting #Outcomes

  • Three blokes go into a pub. Something happens. The outcome was hilarious!!
    -- Bill Bailey

    #Three #Outcomes #Pubs

  • Trusting people to pursue their own futures invariably provides better outcomes. Money goes where it is needed, rather than being absorbed by administration costs.
    -- Bill Shorten

    #People #Cost #Outcomes

  • Learn to commit every situation to God, and trust Him for the outcome. God's love for you never changes, no matter what problems you face or how unsettled life becomes.
    -- Billy Graham

    #Love #Christian #Outcomes

  • We have relationships and know the exact outcome with that person because we don't deal with ourselves and don't deal with our issues and end up being attracted to the same person or the person is attracted to our energy.
    -- Boris Kodjoe

    #Issues #Energy #Outcomes

  • Now it is worth noticing two things about the private substitutes that I have described. The first is that in the aggregate they are probably much more expensive than would be the implementation of the appropriate public policy. The second is that they are extremely poor replacements for the missing outcomes of good public policy. Nevertheless, it is plain that the members of a society can become so alienated from one another, so mistrustful of any form of collective action, that they prefer to go it alone.
    -- Brian Barry

    #Two #Missing #Outcomes

  • The trouble is that we do not know whether it has delivered better outcomes or not in services. After more than a decade, the time is right now to carry out a study like this and see if devolution is delivering where it counts.
    -- Brian Donohoe

    #Outcomes #Study #Trouble

  • When the outcome drives the process we will only ever go where we've already been. If process drives the outcome we may not know where we're going, but we will know we want to be there.
    -- Bruce Mau

    #May #Want #Outcomes

  • No longer associated simply with objects and appearances, design is increasingly understood in a much wider sense as the human capacity to plan and produce desired outcomes.
    -- Bruce Mau

    #Design #Outcomes #Appearance

  • We have a system of justice in [the US] that treats you much better if you're rich and guilty than if you're poor and innocent. Wealth, not culpability, shapes outcomes.
    -- Bryan Stevenson

    #Justice #Shapes #Outcomes

  • In no case may we interpret an action [of an animal] as the outcome of the exercise of a higher psychical faculty, if it can be interpreted as the outcome of the exercise of one which stands lower in the psychological scale.
    -- C. Lloyd Morgan

    #Exercise #Animal #Outcomes

  • It's all about the journey, not the outcome.
    -- Carl Lewis

    #Athlete #Journey #Outcomes

  • The charges are false and despicable. I have not received a fair hearing. This is un-American. All the lawyering will provoke an untoward outcome.
    -- Catherine Crier

    #Outcomes #Hearing #Provoking

  • I have unshakeable faith in the perfect outcome of every situation in my life, for God is in absolute control.
    -- Catherine Ponder

    #Perfect #Outcomes #Situation

  • The measure of happiness is merely the difference between expectations and outcomes. It is not concerned with what one possesses – it is concerned with how content one is with what one possesses.
    -- Cecilia Dart-Thornton

    #Differences #Expectations #Outcomes

  • Aggression is not the problem, is the outcome of a problem.
    -- Cesar Millan

    #Outcomes #Problem #Aggression

  • If only people who are ideologically committed to a particular outcome argued to the courts, the law would be worse off.
    -- Charles Fried

    #Law #People #Outcomes

  • If you are not concerned about the outcome of a circumstance, you will experience no fear. Whatever the outcome will be, will be, whether you fear it or not.
    -- Chin-Ning Chu

    #Outcomes #No Fear #Circumstances

  • For every action, there's an infinity of outcomes. Countless trillions are possible, many milliards are likely, millions might be considered probable, several occur as possibilities to us as observers - and one comes true.
    -- China Mieville

    #Might #Outcomes #Infinity

  • Meritocracy is our social ideal, particularly among good liberals. Equality of opportunity, but not of outcome. Not evaluating people by their [outside] features, but by their innate talent and drive.
    -- Chris Hayes

    #Opportunity #People #Outcomes

  • Currently, you are approaching each opportunity with a single possible outcome and when that doesn't happen you fool yourself that there was nothing more that you could have done.
    -- Chris Murray

    #Opportunity #Done #Outcomes

  • Faith is believing that the outcome will be what it should be, no matter what it is.
    -- Colette Baron-Reid

    #Faith #Believe #Outcomes

  • You can't bank on the outcome.
    -- Daniel Berrigan


  • Decide the outcome and the action step, put reminders of those somewhere your brain trusts youll see them at the right time, and listen to your brain breathe easier.
    -- David Allen

    #Brain #Outcomes #Steps

  • You don't actually do a project; you can only do action steps related to it. When enough of the right action steps have been taken, some situation will have been created that matches your initial picture of the outcome closely enough that you can call it "done.
    -- David Allen

    #Taken #Done #Outcomes

  • Never take advice from anyone with no investment in the outcome.
    -- David Hare

    #Advice #Outcomes #Investment

  • A lot affects the outcome. It boils down to scheduling and the commitment of the network.
    -- David Ogden Stiers

    #Commitment #Outcomes

  • Surrender is faith that the power of Love can accomplish anything even when you cannot forsee the outcome.
    -- Deepak Chopra

    #Outcomes #Surrender #Power Of Love

  • Courage is as often the outcome of despair as of hope; in the one case we have nothing to lose, in the other everything to gain.
    -- Diane de Poitiers

    #Courage #Despair #Outcomes

  • Equality of opportunity is freedom, but equality of outcome is repression.
    -- Dick Feagler

    #Opportunity #Liberty #Outcomes

  • Everything bad that's ever happened in my life I've seen an outcome that's positive later on,
    -- Diem Brown


  • It is not through any combinations of politicians that the outcome of an electoral campaign is decided.
    -- Dominique de Villepin

    #Campaigns #Outcomes #Politician

  • To gain support in U.S. Congress and from other nations requires clarity, an acceptable mission and an explicit outcome.
    -- Donald Rumsfeld

    #Support #Outcomes #Gains

  • In matching your wits against yourself you take on the shrewdest and wiliest antagonist you can have, and consequently a victorious outcome in this duel of wits brings a great feeling of triumph.
    -- Dorothea Brande

    #Women #Feelings #Outcomes

  • Focus on performance. Outcome is going to happen. No stress about that. Focus on performance.
    -- Dustin Poirier

    #Stress #Focus #Outcomes

  • Marxism conceives of the new system of socialism as the necessary outcome of all previous history made possible and necessary only by that previous history.
    -- Earl Browder

    #Outcomes #Socialism #Made

  • The strength of a theory is not what it allows, but what it prohibits; if you can invent an equally persuasive explanation for any outcome, you have zero knowledge.
    -- Eliezer Yudkowsky

    #Zero #Outcomes #Persuasive

  • If you are equally good at explaining any outcome, you have zero knowledge.
    -- Eliezer Yudkowsky

    #Zero #Outcomes #Explaining

  • There's no adventure in knowing the outcome of who you're supposed to be with.
    -- Emma Caulfield

    #Adventure #Knowing #Outcomes

  • Language matters because whoever controls the words controls the conversation, because whoever controls the conversation controls its outcome, because whoever frames the debate has already won it, because telling the truth has become harder and harder to achieve in an America drowning in Orwellian Newspeak.
    -- Erica Jong

    #America #Politics #Outcomes

  • The person who loves the process has a much greater chance of success than the person who loves the outcome.
    -- Erwin McManus

    #Outcomes #Chance #Process

  • Philosophy is a state of fermentation a process without final outcome.
    -- Esa Saarinen

    #Philosophy #Finals #Outcomes

  • The option of quitting has long been undervalued and underused... Quitters must not be frightened by the potentially cataclysmic outcome of a particular quit.
    -- Evan Harris

    #Perseverance #Long #Outcomes

  • One of the outcomes of a Spirit-filled life is a new illumination to understand God's Word.
    -- F. E. Marsh

    #Illumination #Outcomes #Spirit

  • I'm a firm believer in taking risks in life, because you'll never get anywhere unless you do, and the more risk involved the greater the outcome -- or the worse, but you never know so you've got to go for it.
    -- Famke Janssen

    #Risk #Outcomes #Firm

  • The successful businessman must be able to foresee possibilities, to estimate with sagacity the outcome in the future.
    -- Frank William Taussig

    #Inspirational #Successful #Outcomes

  • Those who are certain of the outcome can afford to wait, and wait without anxiety.
    -- Gabrielle Bernstein

    #Waiting #Anxiety #Outcomes

  • Daddy always said that an option that you know to have a bad outcome is only a fool's option, i.e., not an option at all. And I liked to think that Daddy hadn't raised a fool.
    -- Gabrielle Zevin

    #Thinking #Daddy #Outcomes

  • In chess the rules are fixed and the outcome is unpredictable, whereas in Putin's Russia the rules are unpredictable and the outcome is fixed.
    -- Garry Kasparov

    #Russia #Politics #Outcomes

  • Allow yourself to experience what it is to learn step by step the freedom that comes from being unattached to the outcome, but operating from an empowered heart.
    -- Gary Zukav

    #Heart #Outcomes #Steps

  • The terrorists know that the outcome will leave them emboldened or defeated. So they are waging a campaign of murder and destruction. And there is no limit to the innocent lives they are willing to take.
    -- George W. Bush

    #Campaigns #Outcomes #Limits

  • The outcome is not up to you. The outlook is.
    -- Germany Kent

    #Outcomes #Outlook

  • Good decisions can have bad short-term outcomes but be great for the business long-term.
    -- Gerry Schwartz

    #Long #Decision #Outcomes

  • There are few things more bizarre than watching people advocate that another country be bombed even while acknowledging that it will achieve no good outcomes other than safeguarding the 'credibility' of those doing the bombing. Relatedly, it's hard to imagine a more potent sign of a weak, declining empire than having one's national 'credibility' depend upon periodically bombing other countries.
    -- Glenn Greenwald

    #Country #People #Outcomes

  • To create reality, focus beyond the outcome, as if it has already happened.
    -- Gregg Braden

    #Reality #Focus #Outcomes

  • Nothing is more misleading to the youth of a nation than to state the outcome immediately after the beginning as if nothing could have taken place in between.
    -- Gustav Stresemann

    #Taken #Outcomes #Youth

  • I don't know what the outcome will be. I put a couple away for my grandkids, like that. So I don't know, who knows? Maybe I'll start building guitars for a living.
    -- Guy Clark

    #Couple #Guitar #Outcomes

  • what is seen must always be the outcome of much that is unseen.
    -- H. A. Guerber

    #Unseen #Outcomes #Invisibility

  • Strength is the outcome of need; security sets a premium on feebleness. The work of ameliorating the conditions of life -- the true civilizing process that makes life more and more secure -- had gone steadily on to a climax... And the harvest was what I saw.
    -- H. G. Wells

    #Outcomes #Saws #Needs

  • Many events seem to happen twice to me; even trifles, unimportant-seeming, recur, as if I were destined to live them again, time reconquered, but with added knowledge and a different outcome.
    -- Han Suyin

    #Events #Different #Outcomes

  • I took the position from day one that it was the right decree, that the modifications I made to the decree were proper, that the correct outcome had been obtained, and that in due time all of that would become apparent. And it has become apparent.
    -- Harold H. Greene

    #Outcomes #Made #Decree

  • Optimism is when you're not sure where life is going to take you, so naturally you anticipate the best possible outcome
    -- Hilary Thayer Hamann

    #Optimism #Outcomes #Life Is

  • The outcome of the war is in our hands; the outcome of words is in the council.
    -- Homer

    #War #Hands #Outcomes

  • You can control your choices but you can't control the outcome of those choices.
    -- Howard G. Hendricks

    #Epic #Choices #Outcomes

  • We do a disservice to society if we ignore the evidence which shows that stable families tend to be associated with better outcomes for children.
    -- Iain Duncan Smith

    #Children #Outcomes #Evidence

  • Having insurance doesn't guarantee good health outcomes, but it is a critical factor.
    -- Irwin Redlener

    #Guarantees #Outcomes #Good Health

  • You can direct the outcome of any situation you face through the power of thought. Keep your thoughts focused on the best possible outcome for everyone involved and never allow yourself to be pushed where you don't choose to be.
    -- Iyanla Vanzant

    #Outcomes #Faces #Situation

  • We can think, speak, and bring the best possible outcome into existence by focusing on where we are going, not on where we think we are.
    -- Iyanla Vanzant

    #Thinking #Outcomes #Speak

  • Sanctification is the outcome and inseparable consequence of regeneration. He who is born again and made a new creature receives a new nature and a new principle and always lives a new life.
    -- J. C. Ryle

    #Principles #New Life #Outcomes

  • You are a manipulator. I like to think of myself more as an outcome engineer.
    -- J.R. Ward

    #Thinking #Outcomes #Comedy

  • If you don't like your outcomes, change your responses.
    -- Jack Canfield

    #Outcomes #Like You #Response

  • Success and profitability are outcomes of focusing on customers and employees, not objectives.
    -- Jack Ma

    #Outcomes #Employee

  • In wretched outcomes, the devil is in the details.
    -- Jane Jacobs

    #Devil #Details #Outcomes

  • Knowing how to die is knowing how to live. What is death anyway? It's the outcome of life.
    -- Jeanne Moreau

    #Knowing #Outcomes

  • The outcome is what you put in.
    -- Jessica Aguilar

    #Mma #Outcomes

  • Real freedom is not something to be acquired, it is the outcome of intelligence.
    -- Jiddu Krishnamurti

    #Spiritual #Real #Outcomes

  • You change society by changing the wind. Change the wind, transform the debate, recast the discussion, alter the context in which political discussions are being made, and you will change the outcomes... You will be surprised at how fast the politicians adjust to the change in the wind.
    -- Jim Wallis

    #Wind #Political #Outcomes

  • When one culture has the big guns and the other has none, there is a certain predictablity about the outcome.
    -- Joanna Russ

    #Gun #Culture #Outcomes

  • We only get what we believe that we deserve. Raise the bar, raise your standards and you will receive a better outcome.
    -- Joel Brown

    #Believe #Bars #Outcomes