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American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990+2
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.
American Dancer 1878-1927+1
Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790+1
Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich. Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy. Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy. At least you will, by such conduct, stand the best chance for such consequences.
Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835+1
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.
Scottish writer 1812-1904+1
It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.
John F. Kennedy
American politician 1917-19630
A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers - and this is the basis of all human morality.
Sri Swami Sivananda
Indian arts 1887-0
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.
C. Wright Mills
American sociologist 1916-19620
A society in which all men and women would become people of substantive reason, whose independent reasoning would have structural consequences for their societies, its history and thus for their own life fates.Source: The Sociological Imagination (1959)
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.
American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-0
Accept the consequences of your actions in order to become the agent of your mental, physical, spiritual and material success.
American philosopher 1842-19100
Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
Actors will always tell you it's more fun playing bad guys. A lot of the time, it's criminals who are the people who don't care. There's something extraordinarily seductive about the guy who doesn't care, and to play that guy is terribly empowering, because you don't have to worry about the consequences of your actions.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-20040
AIDS obliges people to think of sex as having, possibly, the direst consequences: suicide. Or murder.
As a teenager, my dad taught me about the idea of unintended consequences, and I've had the experience, and how to deal with it, pounded into my soul over the years.
As I wrote I began to see more strongly that there were inescapable analogies. You couldn't really live through the '80s without feeling how crass and distasteful some of the economic doctrines were. The slave trade is a perfect model for that kind of total devotion to the profit motive without reckoning the human consequences.