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Irish writer 1854-1900+6
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882+3
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862+1
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
Hongarian writer and criticus 1933-0
Consistency is a virtue for trains: what we want from a philosopher is insights, whether he comes by them consistently or not.
English writer 1894-19630
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-19500
Consistency is the enemy of enterprise, just as symmetry is the enemy of art.Source: Collected Letters (1926-195007)
English philosopher and statesman 1561-16260
Consistency is the foundation of virtue.
American art historian 1865-19590
Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
British Novelist 1816-18550
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
American singer-songwriter 1949-0
Getting an audience is hard. Sustaining an audience is hard. It demands a consistency of thought, of purpose, and of action over a long period of time.
If I'm interrupted, it's just a minor inconvenience, but not a disaster, because it's easy to get back where I was: that is, the paint has not changed consistency; the light has not moved.
In our systems work through simplicity, consistency, and repetition.
Let's be clear about what Common Core is. It spells out what students should know at the end of each grade. The goal is to ensure that our students are sound in math and literacy and that our schools have some basic consistency nationwide. But the standards do not dictate a national curriculum, and teachers are not told how or what to teach.
Our children are counting on us to provide two things: consistency and structure. Children need parents who say what they mean, mean what they say, and do what they say they are going to do.
American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-0
Part of courage is simple consistency.