Quotes by consequences

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  • Bob Ainsworth
    Bob Ainsworth
    British Labour Party politician 1952-
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    Failure in Afghanistan would have profound consequences for our national security. It would undermine the NATO alliance structure that has been the bedrock of Britain's defence for the last 60 years... I will not allow this to happen on my watch.
  • Bernie Siegel
    Bernie Siegel
    American writer 1932-
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    Feelings aroused by the touch of someone's hand, the sound of music, the smell of a flower, a beautiful sunset, a work of art, love, laughter, hope and faith - all work on both the unconscious and the conscious aspects of the self, and they have physiological consequences as well.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
  • Lois McMaster Bujold
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    American speculative fiction writer 1949-
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    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.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Hygiene is the corruption of medicine by morality. It is impossible to find a hygienist who does not debase his theory of the healthful with a theory of the virtuous. The true aim of medicine is not to make men virtuous; it is to safeguard and rescue them from the consequences of their vices.
  • John Irving
    John Irving
    American-Canadian novelist and screenwriter 1942-
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    I have learned that the consequences of our past actions are always interesting; I have learned to view the present with a forward-looking eye.
    Source: A prayer for Owen Meany (1989)
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo
    Benjamin N. Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
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    If the nature of a thing is such that it is reasonably certain to place life and limb in peril when negligently made, it is then a thing of danger. Its nature gives warning of the consequences to be expected. If to the element of danger there is added knowledge that the thing will be used by persons other than the purchaser, and used without new tests, then, irrespective of contract, the manufacturer of this thing of danger is under a duty to make it carefully.
    Source: MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    If you are prepared to accept the consequences of your dreams then you must still regard America today with the same naive enthusiasm as the generations that discovered the New World.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
    American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
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    In life, everybody faces choices between doing what's popular, easy, and wrong vs. doing what's lonely, difficult, and right. These decisions intensify when you run a company, because the consequences get magnified 1,000 fold. As in life, the excuses for CEOs making the wrong choice are always plentiful.
  • Robert Green Ingersoll
    Robert Green Ingersoll
    American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
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    In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are only consequences.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Individual insanity is immune to the consequences of collective insanity.
  • Thomas Troward
    Thomas Troward
    English author 1847-1916
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    It is an enduring truth, which can never be altered, that every infraction of the Law of nature must carry its punitive consequences with it. We can never get beyond that range of cause and effect.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    It is hard to have patience with people who say ''There is no death'' or ''Death doesn't matter.'' There is death. And whatever is matters. And whatever happens has consequences, and it and they are irrevocable and irreversible. You might as well say that birth doesn't matter.
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