Consequences Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Consequences

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A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment.
~By Warren E. Burger ~


Mehlis will go all the way and we want to go all the way. These arrests show that no matter how high the perpetrators are, they will face the consequences of what they did.
~By Rafik Hariri ~


The consequences of an act affect the probability of it's occurring again.
~By B. F. Skinner ~


The tragedy of September 11th was so sudden, so enormous, and so horrendous, both in terms of lives lost and global consequences, that this country and the world went into immediate and prolonged shock.
~By Allen Klein ~


After realizing that we would eventually be able to build molecular machines that could arrange atoms to form virtually any pattern that we wanted, I saw that an awful lot of consequences followed from that.
~By K. Eric Drexler ~


If we keep on ignoring and leaving children to their own devices at home, they become latchkey kids, and trust me, the consequences of that are not good.
~By Eric Braeden ~


Because the world is in economic recession, which worsened since this drama happened, and our country will bear the burden of all of these consequences.
~By Omar Bongo ~


I don't give advice. I can't tell anybody what to do. Instead I say this is what we know about this problem at this time. And here are the consequences of these actions.
~By Joyce Brothers ~


Mr. Obama plans to boost federal spending 25 percent while nearly tripling the national debt over 10 years. Americans know that this kind of spending will have economic consequences, including new taxes being imposed by the new progressives.
~By Karl Rove ~


We have made mistakes. In our haste to do all things for all people, we did not foresee the full consequences of our actions. And when the people raised their voices, we didn't hear. But our deafness was only a temporary condition, and not an irreversible condition.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


It was helpful to have the American troops there in great strength. They knew there'd be consequences if they didn't move back. Now, there has been some removal of the foreign forces.
~By Warren Christopher ~


It would be immoral to walk away from the consequences of our actions, leaving behind anarchy and civil war in Iraq.
~By Kenneth Clarke ~


The accumulation of numbers always augments in some measure moral corruptions, and the consequences to health of the various vices incident thereto, are well known.
~By William Falconer ~


When I'm on stage, it's a little world I've created where I'm sort of the thing, so I have total control over everything that happens. When we're improvising, I'm with someone I totally trust. I know things are going to work out. I don't have those guarantees in life. There are no consequences on stage.
~By Colin Mochrie ~


Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things.
~By Bruce Barton ~


They tend to be pretty abstract ones then, like doing what will have the best consequences; obviously you wouldn't specify what consequences are best, they may be different in some circumstances, so at a lower, more specific level, you may well get differences.
~By Peter Singer ~


In 1960 I published a book that attempted to direct attention to the possibility of a thermonuclear war, to ways of reducing the likelihood of such a war, and to methods for coping with the consequences should war occur despite our efforts to avoid it.
~By Herman Kahn ~


I am not a politician... I only suffer the consequences.
~By Peter Tosh ~


If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth.
~By Aaron Hill ~


If a man will make a purchase of a chance he must abide by the consequences.
~By Richard Richards ~


If you do something, expect consequences.
~By Larry King ~


Our country was thereby saved from the consequences of its distracting individualistic conception of democracy, and its merely legal conception of nationality. It was because the followers of Jackson and Douglas did fight for it, that the Union was preserved.
~By Herbert Croly ~


There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


Wisdom is a kind of knowledge. It is knowledge of the nature, career, and consequences of human values.
~By Sidney Hook ~


But we must not, if we are loyal, disperse our energies in a partisan warfare that is waged without regard to its consequences to the well being, security, or honor of the country.
~By Bainbridge Colby ~


Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be.
~By W. H. Auden ~


Since our economy is closely allied with that of foreign countries, not one of us can be indifferent to what consequences these disturbances can have at home and abroad.
~By Hjalmar Schacht ~


History has shown us all too often the consequences of dreaming poorly or not at all.
~By Jeff Vandermeer ~


Our personal consumer choices have ecological, social, and spiritual consequences. It is time to re-examine some of our deeply held notions that underlie our lifestyles.
~By David Suzuki ~


In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


There are no rewards or punishments - only consequences.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


Responsible choice involves consequences, not the least of which are relinquishments all along our way.
~By Marsha Sinetar ~


Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


So to hope to be able to have peace, to be able to have justice and environmental balance, are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


All around us are the consequences of the most significant technological, and hence cultural, revolution in generations.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
~By Tim Holden ~


We must recognize that we're all part of a web of life around the world. Anytime you extinguish a species, the consequences are serious.
~By Gaylord Nelson ~


Consequences are unpitying.
~By George Eliot ~


I hate war for its consequences, for the lies it lives on and propagates, for the undying hatreds it arouses.
~By Harry Emerson Fosdick ~


How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


Imperialist enterprise draws political consequences.
~By C. L. R. James ~


I think video games and that stuff should be as violent as possible, but age-appropriate. It should be realistic. When it's not realistic you run into kids running around shooting people and not realizing the consequences.
~By Darren Aronofsky ~


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


There was a beautiful time in the beginning when I just did it and didn't analyze the consequences, but I think that time ends in everyone's work.
~By Lynda Barry ~


This is technology that will not go away. And to risk it moving into the hands of a terrorist group like al Qaeda or to other focused enemies of the United States, would have tragic consequences.
~By John Sununu ~


The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups.
~By Henry Hazlitt ~


Because each are going to blame each other. The thing that Canberra has to really get right is the sharing of the resource. But my problem with people in the government who are there for a short time is that there's no consequences for some of these decisions they make.
~By Rex Hunt ~


Probably the most visible example of unintended consequences, is what happens every time humans try to change the natural ecology of a place.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


The credit which the apparent conformity with recognized scientific standards can gain for seemingly simple but false theories may, as the present instance shows, have grave consequences.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


The position I took at the time was that we hadn't really examined any of the potential environmental consequences of introducing genetically modified organisms.
~By Jeremy Rifkin ~


When it comes to social consequences, they've got all different people acting in different ways, very difficult to even have a proper criterion of success. So, it's a difficult task.
~By George Soros ~


There is not much that even the most socially responsible scientists can do as individuals, or even as a group, about the social consequences of their activities.
~By Eric Hobsbawm ~


I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill. It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying, and the consequences are serious.
~By Oliver Stone ~


Nuclear weapons and TV have simply intensified the consequences of our tendencies, upped the stakes.
~By David Foster Wallace ~


It would be dangerous territory if I wasn't practising what I preach which is to always accept responsibility, always accept the consequences of your actions.
~By David Blunkett ~


Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


Dying before dying has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


Where do consequences lead? Depends on the escort.
~By Stanislaw Lem ~


Everyone has to make their own decisions. I still believe in that. You just have to be able to accept the consequences without complaining.
~By Grace Jones ~


What you do as president has consequences.
~By Steve Forbes ~


The law of unintended consequences pushes us ceaselessly through the years, permitting no pause for perspective.
~By Richard Schickel ~


You can do anything in this world if you are prepared to take the consequences.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Absolute faith can blind you to the consequences of the actions you allow. It can tell you it's okay to drop bombs on another country, or that it's okay to hate a group of people such as homosexuals.
~By Andrew Denton ~


Everyone will experience the consequences of his own acts. If his act are right, he'll get good consequences; if they're not, he'll suffer for it.
~By Harry Browne ~


Investment banking has, in recent years, resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling losses has dragged down traditional business and retail lending activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets. This was one aspect of modern financial liberalisation that had dire consequences.
~By Vince Cable ~


The universe is asymmetric and I am persuaded that life, as it is known to us, is a direct result of the asymmetry of the universe or of its indirect consequences. The universe is asymmetric.
~By Louis Pasteur ~


Not all intelligence can be artificial now, so if we make a mistake, the consequences are no longer simply located within an institution or a national culture.
~By William Irwin Thompson ~


Mr. Speaker, our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority.
~By Lucille Roybal Allard ~


In arriving at a decision in a question of doubt, the apostles in the Acts were guided solely by their sense of the Spirit behind the action, not by any speculations as to consequences which might ensue. And so they found the truth.
~By Roland Allen ~


You must be a power on earth, and must therefore accept all the consequences of this position.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


In itself and in its consequences the life of leisure is beautiful and ennobling in all civilised men's eyes.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain, attuned to the simple cave life, with terrific forces at our disposal, which we are clever enough to release, but whose consequences we cannot comprehend.
~By Albert Szent Gyorgyi ~


The criminalization of marijuana did not prevent marijuana from becoming the most widely used illegal substance in the United States and many other countries. But it did result in extensive costs and negative consequences.
~By George Soros ~


When anger rises, think of the consequences.
~By Confucius ~


However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
~By Wilhelm von Humboldt ~


What we can do is to explain as clearly as possible what the benefits would be of him going down one path, and what the potential consequences would be if he chooses another path.
~By Mitchell Reiss ~


For each of our actions there are only consequences.
~By James Lovelock ~


I am now in that happy comfortable state that I do not hesitate to indulge in any fancy in regard to diet, but watch the consequences, and do not continue any course which adds to weight or bulk and consequent discomfort.
~By William Banting ~


The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior.
~By M. Scott Peck ~


Extremists and populist movements are exploiting people's fear of those who are not like us. We can see the consequences in the form of terrorism and racially motivated violence.
~By Kjell Magne Bondevik ~


Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


There are lasting consequences for using drugs. I'll still be paying for my prior use.
~By Layne Staley ~


It's being willing to walk away that gives you strength and power - if you're willing to accept the consequences of doing what you want to do.
~By Whoopi Goldberg ~


Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of the consequences.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


The consequences of a crime should not be out of proportion to the crime itself.
~By John F. Kerry ~


Their mothers had finally caught up to them and been proven right. There were consequences after all but they were the consequences to things you didn't even know you'd done.
~By Margaret Atwood ~


If you make a decision to fight for future of your own country you have to consider all the consequences.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
~By Sivananda ~


Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.
~By Norman Cousins ~


As this body of knowledge has evolved, a much more critical job for researchers and scientists has evolved into explaining and educating policy makers and the public to the risks of global warming and the possible consequences of action or of no action.
~By John Olver ~


I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot... when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result.
~By Michael Jordan ~


Our communities face many challenges, from keeping our kids safe in public, to the war on terrorism. But few have such immediate consequences as we face from methamphetamine.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
~By Isadora Duncan ~


A major difference between witches and psychotherapists is that witches see the mental health of women as having important political consequences.
~By Naomi R. Goldenberg ~


People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure; but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom an opportunity of concealing a big belly, or at least the consequences of it.
~By Bernard de Mandeville ~


Sometime they don't let you know that they know that they don't know everything, but the core of the medical approach is that you try to identify pathologies, which are subsystems within the human body or the larger system that are having undesirable consequences.
~By Guy Burgess ~


Every decision that they take has enormous consequences, and ripple out from the White House.
~By Sidney Blumenthal ~

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