Quotes: consistency

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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    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
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
  • Stephen Vizinczey
    Stephen Vizinczey
    Hongarian writer and criticus 1933-
    Stephen Vizinczey
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    Consistency is a virtue for trains: what we want from a philosopher is insights, whether he comes by them consistently or not.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Consistency is the enemy of enterprise, just as symmetry is the enemy of art.
    Source: Collected Letters (1926-195007)
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    Consistency is the foundation of virtue.
  • Bernard Berenson
    Bernard Berenson
    American art historian 1865-1959
    Bernard Berenson
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    Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
  • Charlotte Brontë
    Charlotte Brontë
    British Novelist 1816-1855
    Charlotte Brontë
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    Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
    Bruce Springsteen
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    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.
  • Jack Kinder
    Jack Kinder
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    In our systems work through simplicity, consistency, and repetition.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
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    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.
  • Peggy Noonan
    Peggy Noonan
    American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-
    Peggy Noonan
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    Part of courage is simple consistency.
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