Quotes by consequences

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  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
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    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.
  • Barry Eichengreen
    Barry Eichengreen
    American economist
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    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
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    The consequences of an act affect the probability of it's occurring again.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
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    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
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    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.
  • Ronald Segal
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    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.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    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.
  • Thomas Troward
    Thomas Troward
    English author 1847-1916
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    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.
  • Allen Klein
    Allen Klein
    American businessman, music publisher 1931-2009
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    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.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    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.
  • Louis Pasteur
    Louis Pasteur
    French scientist 1822-1895
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    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 William R. Inge
    Dean of St Paul's, London 1860-1954
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    There are no rewards or punishments - only consequences.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
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    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
    E. J. Hobsbawm
    British historian 1917-2012
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    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.
  • Ben Schnetzer
    Ben Schnetzer
    American actor 1990-
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    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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