Quotes by consequences
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American surgeon and author 1899-1975
Study the situation thoroughly, go over in your imagination the various courses of action possible to you and the consequences which can and may follow from each course. Pick out the course which gives the most promise and go ahead.
The consequences of a collapse would not be pretty. Whichever country precipitated it - Germany by threatening to abandon the euro, or Greece or Spain by actually doing so - would trigger economic chaos and incur its neighbours' wrath.
B. F. Skinner
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
The consequences of an act affect the probability of it's occurring again.
American journalist 1968-
The consequences of substandard teaching go far beyond whether college or a good job is in reach. They affect earning potential, with implications throughout a person's life.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
The consequences of things are not always proportionate to the apparent magnitude of those events that have produced them. Thus the American Revolution, from which little was expected, produced much; but the French Revolution, from which much was expected, produced little.
The far right seeks to retain the material progress of American capitalism while removing some of its crucial causes and consequences - as though a bridge could be made to change part of its function by blowing up part of its supports and part of its exit.
Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
The medium is the message. This is merely to say that the personal and social consequences of any medium - that is, of any extension of ourselves - result from the new scale that is introduced into our affairs by each extension of ourselves, or by any new technology.
English author 1847-1916
The subjective mind is entirely under the control of the objective mind. With the utmost fidelity it reproduces and works out to its final consequences whatever the objective mind impresses upon it.
American businessman, music publisher 1931-2009
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.
First president of the US 1732-1799
The tumultuous populace of large cities are ever to be dreaded. Their indiscriminate violence prostrates for the time all public authority, and its consequences are sometimes extensive and terrible.
French scientist 1822-1895
The universe is asymmetric and I am persuaded that life, as it is known to us, is a direct result of the asymmetry of the universe or of its indirect consequences. The universe is asymmetric.
Dean William R. Inge
Dean of St Paul's, London 1860-1954
There are no rewards or punishments - only consequences.
British philosopher 1588-1679
There is no action of man in this life which is not the beginning of so long a chain of consequences, as that no human providence is high enough to give us a prospect to the end.Source: Leviathan ch. 31
E. J. Hobsbawm
British historian 1917-2012
There is not much that even the most socially responsible scientists can do as individuals, or even as a group, about the social consequences of their activities.
American actor 1990-
There's a lot of comedic value to fraternities, but whenever you start messing with power dynamics and you take away consequences, you can tread some dangerous waters.
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