Consequences Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Consequences

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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 ~


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


A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.
~By Chanakya ~


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 ~


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


In my case, I learned that although God loves us, he doesn't grant us immunity from the consequences of our choices.
~By Donna Rice ~


Faith is not trying to believe something regardless of the evidence. Faith is daring to do something regardless of the consequences.
~By Sherwood Eddy ~


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


The medium is the message. This is merely to say that the personal and social consequences of any medium - that is, of any extension of ourselves - result from the new scale that is introduced into our affairs by each extension of ourselves, or by any new technology.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


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 ~


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 ~


A witness, in the sense that I am using the word, is a man whose life and faith are so completely one that when the challenge comes to step out and testify for his faith, he does so, disregarding all risks, accepting all consequences.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~


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 ~


My own work in spin glass and its consequences has formed some of the intellectual basis for these interests.
~By Philip Warren Anderson ~


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 ~


Granted, prostate exams aren't the most enjoyable things in the world, but they only last about 10 seconds. It's well worth it. Just think of the possible consequences if you don't get it done.
~By Len Dawson ~


Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of material and supplies?
~By Chester W. Nimitz ~


Proponents of the Central America Free Trade Agreement have conveniently ignored this fundamental fact: the effect of trade on incomes in Central America and how to alleviate the adverse consequences of trade liberalization on the poor.
~By Stephen F. Lynch ~


Curses on the law! Most of my fellow citizens are the sorry consequences of uncommitted abortions.
~By Karl Kraus ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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 ~


The world is not looking for servants, there are plenty of these, but for masters, men who form their purposes and then carry them out, let the consequences be what they may.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


We seek the truth and will endure the consequences.
~By Charles Seymour ~


Every person has free choice. Free to obey or disobey the Natural Laws. Your choice determines the consequences. Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices.
~By Alfred A. Montapert ~


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


At this level, the individual perceives the maintenance of the expectations of his family, group, or nation as valuable in its own right, regardless of immediate and obvious consequences.
~By Lawrence Kohlberg ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Men who are in earnest are not afraid of consequences.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


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


If terrorists succeeded in using a weapon of mass destruction against the U.S. or one of our allies, it would likely have catastrophic consequences for our cherished republican form of government.
~By Tommy Franks ~


The absurd consequences of neglecting structure but using the concept of order just the same are evident if one examines the present terminology of information theory.
~By Rudolf Arnheim ~


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


Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences.
~By Albert Bandura ~


The novel is about five students of classics who are studying with a classics professor, and they take the ideas of the things that they're learning from him a bit too seriously, with terrible consequences.
~By Donna Tartt ~


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 ~


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 ~


If I'm going to do anything extreme, I want it to have consequences.
~By Evan R. Wood ~


The events of September 11 and what has happened since have made people understand that even a small, distant and far away country like Afghanistan cannot be left to break up into anarchy and chaos without consequences for the whole world.
~By Lakhdar Brahimi ~


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 ~


I just love having a buzz all the time, regardless of the consequences.
~By Mark Roberts ~


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 ~


There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter, control, or singly cope with.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


Unless we provide consequences for activities and actions that are wrong, we are not going to get any truth.
~By Dana Rohrabacher ~


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


Look at misfortune the same way you look at success - Don't Panic! Do you best and forget the consequences.
~By Walt Alston ~


Substance abuse is a disease which doesn't go away overnight. I'm working hard to overcome it. I did fail my recent drug test. I'm prepared to face the consequences.
~By Lindsay Lohan ~


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 ~


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 ~


Anyone who considers using a weapon of mass destruction against the United States or its allies must first consider the consequences... We would not specify in advance what our response would be, but it would be both overwhelming and devastating.
~By William J. Perry ~


Food is available, but it cannot be shipped into an area, so the people in that area suffer the consequences.
~By Ralph Merkle ~


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


It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.
~By Josiah Stamp ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


I used to be a good party boy. I'm old. I'm an old man. You pay the consequences. I'm just fine with a couple of drinks, no more than that.
~By Javier Bardem ~


Steroids can seem necessary to compete at the highest levels, and the quick rewards can outweigh the long term consequences to the user's health.
~By Howard Berman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The serious crimes by the Sudanese government and the government-supported militias must be met with serious consequences. We must work for tough international economic sanctions on the Sudanese government.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


Our religious belief usurps the place of our sensations, our imaginations of our judgment. We no longer look to actions, trace their consequences, and then deduce the rule; we first make the rule, and then, right or wrong, force the action to square with it.
~By Francis Wright ~


I want to be a jerk like the rest of my friends, and have fun, and not care about the consequences, but I just can't now.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


AIDS obliges people to think of sex as having, possibly, the direst consequences: suicide. Or murder.
~By Susan Sontag ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I started at a very early age in this business and I'm sure most of you have read stories about people who have started as children and ended up in very difficult lives and bad consequences.
~By Dean Stockwell ~


The biological factors underlying race differences in sports have consequences for educational achievement, crime and sexual behavior.
~By J. Philippe Rushton ~


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 ~


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


Trying to manage diabetes is hard because if you don't, there are consequences you'll have to deal with later in life.
~By Bryan Adams ~


It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same.
~By Thomas Paine ~


Leaders are responsible not for running public opinion polls but for the consequences of their actions.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


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


Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices.
~By Alfred A. Montapert ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The action we take and the decisions we make in this decade will have consequences far into this century. If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch.
~By George W. Bush ~


I mean that the function of the police is to solve problems that have law-enforcement consequences in a way that is based on a genuine partnership with the neighborhood in both the venting of the problem and the discussion of the solution.
~By James Q. Wilson ~


But the scientific importance of a change in knowledge of fact consists precisely in j its having consequences for a system of theory.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


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 ~


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


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


So, for example, if a child is labeled as having a learning disability, it has very concrete consequences for the kinds of services and potentially accommodations that child will get.
~By Robert Sternberg ~

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May 20 ,2022
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