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Effect

Definition: A change which is a result or consequence of an action or other cause. Cause (something) to happen; bring about.
Number of Quotes: 5

Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic.
Henry Adams

The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies.
Henry Adams

The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
John Adams

According to the Stoics, all vice was resolvable into folly: according to the Christian principle, it is all the effect of weakness.
John Quincy Adams

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
John Quincy Adams

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