Quotes by consequences
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English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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.
American author 1972-
It is not rejection itself that people fear, it is the possible consequences of rejection. Preparing to accept those consequences and viewing rejection as a learning experience that will bring you closer to success, will not only help you to conquer the fear of rejection, but help you to appreciate rejection itself.
Indian nationalist and statesman 1889-1964
It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
Indian Hindu spiritual teacher 1863-1922
Knowing that his past actions may try to overwhelm him, the devotee must be prepared to combat them. God will give him the strength: His Name will be an impenetrable armor. It will save him from all the consequences.
Thomas Henry Huxley
English biologist 1825-1895
Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.
English writer 1834-1903
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.
British writer and artist 1670-1733
People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure; but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom an opportunity of concealing a big belly, or at least the consequences of it.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
Perhaps his might be one of the natures where a wise estimate of consequences is fused in the fires of that passionate belief which determines the consequences it believes in.
American statesman 1809-1865
Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention. Still less can he afford to take all the consequences, including the vitiating of his temper and loss of self control. Yield larger things to which you can show no more than equal right; and yield lesser ones, though clearly your own. Better give your path to a dog than be bitten by him in contesting for the right. Even killing the dog would not cure the bite.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of the consequences.
American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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.
British philosopher 1588-1679
Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things. I am tempted to think there are no little things.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.
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