Quotes by consequence
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British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies: let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood, and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued, and the means they used.
Robert Green Ingersoll
American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
British painter and author 1882-1957
''Revolution'' today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull.
British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
A little grit in the eye destroyeth the sight of the very heavens, and a little malice or envy a world of joys. One wry principle in the mind is of infinite consequence.
America is the world of peace and must be made the continent of its definite consequence.
Anger, and the self-righteousness that is both the cause and consequence of anger, tends to be easier on the psyche than personal responsibility.
John Stuart Mill
English economist 1806-1873
As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.
Abraham H. Maslow
American psychologist 1908-1970
Become aware of internal, subjective, sub-verbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction, of conversation, of naming, etc. with the consequence that it immediately becomes possible for a certain amount of control to be exerted over these hitherto unconscious and uncontrollable processes.
American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright 1961-
But HBO is less interested in how many people are watching than in how much the people who are watching are liking the show. They didn't set up their business model to make writers happy. It's just a nice unintended consequence.
American politician 1961-
But if you - if what - the reports are true, what they're saying is, is that as a consequence of us getting 30 million additional people health care, at the margins that's going to increase our costs, we knew that.
Roman historian, fully named Titus Livius Patavinus 64BC-12AD
Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances.
T. S. Eliot
British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
For every life and every act consequence of good and evil can be shown and as in time results of many deeds are blended so good and evil in the end become confounded.
Welsh author and mystic 1863-1947
For, usually and fitly, the presence of an introduction is held to imply that there is something of consequence and importance to be introduced.
Lois McMaster Bujold
American speculative fiction writer 1949-
His mother had often said, When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of that action. She had emphasized the corollary of this axiom even more vehemently: when you desired a consequence you had damned well better take the action that would create it.
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