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Pete McCloskey Quotes and Sayings

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The result was, when Congress convened in January 1971,
everyone was now an environmentalist.
They had seen a new force, college students,
who favored the environment.
- Pete McCloskey

The Republican Party is not in the hands of the Jewish
lobby in America as the Democratic Party must look
quite often to Jewish money to finance candidates.
- Pete McCloskey

My wife and I have spent half our lives,
half our adult lives, trying to save special parts of California.
- Pete McCloskey

In my time, we served with noble and ethical leaders:
Gerry Ford,
Bob Michael, John Rhodes, men of impeccable honesty.
We didn't have anybody locked up for a violation of ethics.
- Pete McCloskey

 

Well, perhaps the greatest achievement,
and we didn't know it at the time, was we held an Earth Day in 1970,
and out of that Earth Day a lot of students got involved
in saving the environment,
or trying to.
- Pete McCloskey

We were environmentalists of the Teddy Roosevelt theory.
We believed in separation of church and state.
We believed in the independence of the Supreme Court
not being subject to politicians.
- Pete McCloskey

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

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The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion.
You must set yourself on fire.
- Reggie Leach

Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

The highest result of education is tolerance.
- Helen Keller

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

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

The way of success:
Visualize the end result,
Plan, Take action, Persevere,
Re-plan, Take action, Persevere.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We tend to forget that happiness doesn't
come as a result of getting something we don't have,
but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
- Frederick Koenig

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him.
If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make,
both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control
the process of choosing, you can take control
of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom
that comes from being in charge of yourself.
- Robert Foster Bennett

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life
in which chance has placed us,
but is always the result of a good conscience,
good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
- Thomas Jefferson

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.
Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.
Perhaps the action you take will be successful;
perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow.
But any action is better than no action at all.
- Norman Vincent Peale

The success of love is in the loving -
it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love
to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value of what we have done.
- Mother Teresa

Visualize your end result as having already been accomplished.
Let the image of your success play on the giant screen
in full color with surround sound -
so real you can smell and taste it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Essentially all suffering is the result of...
1. Comparing what we have (or don't have) today
... with what we had yesterday.
2. Comparing what we fear we might have (or not have) tomorrow)
... with what we have today.
3. Comparing what we have (or don't have) with what others have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is often the result of being too busy to be miserable.
- Anonymous

Jealousy is the result of one's lack
of self-confidence, self-worth, and self-acceptance.
- Sasha Azevedo

War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory.
- Albert Pike

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having,
except as a result of hard work.
- Booker T. Washington

Success is often the result of taking
a misstep in the right direction.
- Al Bernstein

When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning,
not the result of ignorance or accident,
its children will become the foundation of a new race.
- Margaret Sanger

If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.
- William James

Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion.
You must set yourself on fire.
- Arnold H. Glasow

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
- Oscar Wilde

Democratic principles are the result of equality of condition.
- Mercy Otis Warren

Let everyone try and find that
as a result of daily prayer
he adds something new to his life,
something with which nothing can be compared.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

And finally, it was Deuteronomy that brought about
the historical result of Josiah's reformation.
- Julius Wellhausen

This result was confirmed by different researchers
using various experimental arrangements.
- Walther Bothe

I have accomplished little enough, but such as it is,
it is the result of my own efforts.
- Robert E. Howard

A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much,
and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.
- Georges Bernanos

Effort and result are never simultaneous.
In art, only the result counts.
- Jose Bergamin

Failures of perspective in decision-making can be due
to aspects of the social utility paradox,
but more often result from simple mistakes caused by inadequate thought.
- Herman Kahn

The world we see that seems so insane is the result
of a belief system that is not working.
To perceive the world differently, we must be willing
to change our belief system,
let the past slip away, expand our sense of now,
and dissolve the fear in our minds.
- William James

Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
- Winston Churchill

Fascism is not the result of dictatorship.
- John T. Flynn

Everything we do should be a result of our gratitude
for what God has done for us.
- Lauryn Hill

Some artists imagine they've got a hold on this apparatus,
which in fact has got a hold of them.
As a result, they end up supporting a cultural prison
that is out of their control.
- Robert Smithson

Surely all art is the result of one's having been in danger,
of having gone through an experience all the way to the end,
where no one can go any further.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

It goes without saying that when survival is threatened,
struggles erupt between peoples, and unfortunate wars between nations result.
- Hideki Tojo

You always know when something works it's a result
of everything firing on all cylinders.
- Gary Cole

I'd like to feel that whatever I play is a result of whatever I've heard.
- Lee Konitz

Men enter local politics solely as a result of being unhappily married.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

It's the only way we can lose, irrespective of the result.
- Graham Taylor

Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself
into the place of the intellect.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Despite our high rate of unemployment,
300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the
unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result
of technological progress.
- Kim Campbell

Most breast cancer-related deaths can be prevented
through simple and painless preventive measures.
A late diagnosis can result in more serious,
long-term consequences.
- Olympia Snowe

War can really cause no economic boom,
at least not directly, since an increase in wealth
never does result from destruction of goods.
- Ludwig von Mises

Recruiting Station was a story that came as the result
of many anxious awakenings during many nights.
- A. E. van Vogt

Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes
that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients.
- Carl Levin

I shall try to tell the truth, but the result will be fiction.
- Katherine Anne Porter

So that this thing that aired in 1963 would result
a few years later in personal bankruptcy,
would result in having people be on edge with me,
wondering when I'm going to blow up.
- Shelley Berman

Good breeding is the result of good sense,
some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others.
- Lord Chesterfield

The executive branch maneuvered this result deftly.
- Andrew Cohen

One cannot with impunity try to transfer this task
entirely to mechanical assistants if one wishes to figure something,
even though the final result is often small indeed.
- Max Webber

Natural erosion had reduced the critical barrier islands in the Gulf,
the result of the destruction of some 300,000 acres of wetlands.
This amounted to 30 miles of marshlands.
- Mortimer Zuckerman

The impression I have of Justice Warren is that he
was looking for the just result in a case regardless
of fixed dogma or principles and I like to think that I'm in that mold.
- Harold H. Greene

It is easier to achieve a desired result in short pieces.
- Gustav Mahler

My point was that the war was intrinsically wrong,
and as a result of our participation we haven't improved
Australia's security but created a greater danger at home and abroad.
- Bob Hawke

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.
- Louis Farrakhan

However, we do not lack anti-terrorist laws.
I do not believe that the recent London bombs were
the result of any deficiencies in our legal system.
- Kenneth Clarke

Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not,
but we will be judged by only one thing-the result.
- Vince Lombardi


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