Consequences Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Consequences

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If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
~By H. P. Lovecraft ~


Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats and irritates them, and is attended by fatal consequences in excess.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


The southward advance of native African farmers with Central African crops halted in Natal, beyond which Central African crops couldn't grow - with enormous consequences for the recent history of South Africa.
~By Jared Diamond ~


I think a commission set up to examine slavery and the consequences of it, would probably be a very fruitful, important dialogue for the United States to be involved in.
~By Bob Matsui ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality.
~By Winston Churchill ~


This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance.
~By Philip K. Dick ~


Everything we do has consequences.
~By Dennis Potter ~


Let the consequences be what they will, I am determined to proceed.
~By James Otis ~


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


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


So obviously, any religion embodies some form of rules and expectations for behavior, and even sometimes consequences, and they don't want to hear any of that.
~By Pat Boone ~


In ordinary detective novels you never see the consequences of what happens in a story in the next book. That you do in mine.
~By Steig Larsson ~


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 ~


All human sin seems so much worse in its consequences than in its intentions.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


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


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 ~


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 Taliban and its backers bear the responsibility for the consequences of this outrageous act.
~By Amanullah Khan ~


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


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


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 ~


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


This war is being played in the realm of public opinion and has dire consequences for our soldiers in Iraq, the future of our country, and freedom around the world.
~By John Doolittle ~


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 ~


Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


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 ~


The best doctors and the best hospitals in America, if they cannot get the patient information they need when they need it, it can lead to morbid consequences: Higher mortality.
~By Timothy Murphy ~


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


Nevertheless, the realization that breaking a pencil point would have far less disastrous consequences played little or no role, I believe, in this decision to explore theory!
~By Rudolph A. Marcus ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


We judged that a sudden, disorderly failure of Bear would have brought with it unpredictable but severe consequences for the functioning of the broader financial system and the broader economy, with lower equity prices, further downward pressure on home values, and less access to credit for companies and households.
~By Timothy Geithner ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


It's easy to play a bad girl: You just do everything you've been told not to do, and you don't have to deal with the consequences, because it's only acting.
~By Eliza Dushku ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There will be no misgiving, no shrinking back, no calculation of overpowering odds, no terror of possible consequences, if you frankly accept the gift which God offers you tomorrow.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences.
~By Norman Cousins ~


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 ~


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


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


The idea is that the state doesn't have rights to limit individuals' wants and passions. I disagree with that. I think we absolutely have rights because there are consequences to letting people live out whatever wants or passions they desire.
~By Rick Santorum ~


There are historic situations in which refusal to defend the inheritance of a civilization, however imperfect, against tyranny and aggression may result in consequences even worse than war.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes.
~By Helmut Jahn ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Olympia Snowe ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


If they are unsuccessful in married life, who suffers more the bitter consequences of poverty than the wife? But if successful, she has not a dollar to call her own.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


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 ~


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


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


Only when the voice of duty is silent, or when it has already spoken, may we allowably think of the consequences of a particular action.
~By Augustus Hare ~


Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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

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