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Results Quotes

Results are the upshot of an action, the final outcome of an operation, research, experiment, test or phenomenon. Results can be both positive and negative depending on the nature of an action but obviously the most desired results are the positive ones. For the result to be positive, it’s important that your actions are affirmative in nature. Almost all human actions are guided by a yearning for positive outcomes. Browse through these famous outcome quotations and sayings for more on this.

Don DeLillo

I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language.

Thomas Hobbes

In the state of nature profit is the measure of right.

William James

Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

Chuck Palahniuk

A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.

Peter Drucker

Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information.

Wallace Stevens

After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of the world hangs.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.

William Blake

Eternity is in love with the productions of time.

Napolean Hill

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.


When anger rises, think of the consequences.

George Santayana

Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions; their reasons are always different.

Karl Marx

Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.

Stephen King

It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.

Golda Meir

I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome.

Dorothy Day

We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.

John Dryden

Words are but pictures of our thoughts.

Alan Watts

But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.

Thomas Hobbes

Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech.

Zig Ziglar

Every choice you make has an end result.

Jim Morrison

Love cannot save you from your own fate

James Madison

Union of religious sentiments begets a surprising confidence.

Maya Angelou

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.

Saint Augustine

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.

W. H. Auden

A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become.

Larry King

If you do something, expect consequences.

Denis Waitley

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Willie Nelson

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.

D. H. Lawrence

I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams.

Vince Lombardi

The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.

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Douglas MacArthur

Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.

Adam Smith

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.

Leo Buscaglia

Change is the end result of all true learning.

Willie Nelson

Ninety-nine percent of the world's lovers are not with their first choice. That's what makes the jukebox play.

Arthur Ashe

Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.

Paul Klee

I still come closest to success with drawing. When I use color the results are dubious, for these painfully gained experiences bear less fruit.

Billy Graham

I've read the last page of the Bible. It's all going to turn out all right.

Blaise Pascal

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.

Charlie Chaplin

I don't believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career.


Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.

Winston Churchill

However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.

Conan O'Brien

The results of a new study are out this week saying that New Jersey is one of the most livable states in the country. The study has a margin of error of 100 percent.

William Shakespeare

Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.

While I was writing Wild Swans I thought the famine was the result of economic mismanagement but during the research I realised that it was something more sinister.