Quotes by consistency

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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    People who love only once in their lives are shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination. Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect - simply a confession of failures.
  • Bernard Crick
    Bernard Crick
    British political theorist 1929-2008
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    The idea of a rational bureaucracy, of skill, merit, and consistency, is essential to all modern states.
    Source: In Defence Of Politics Ch. 7, In Praise Of Politics, p. 143
  • Alan Turing
    Alan Turing
    English mathematician and computer scientist 1912-1954
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    We are not interested in the fact that the brain has the consistency of cold porridge.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
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    We must look for consistency. Where there is a want of it we must suspect deception.
    Source: The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1927)
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    What, then, is the true Gospel of consistency? Change. Who is the really consistent man? The man who changes. Since change is the law of his being, he cannot be consistent if he stick in a rut.
  • Bernice Johnson Reagon
    Bernice Johnson Reagon
    American composer, scholar, and social activist 1942-
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    When the culture is strong, you've got this consistency where black people can grow up in these places with this voice just resonating about our special-ness in the universe. And I always say you're in trouble if you get too far away from that core that grounds you.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    All religions have honored the beggar. For he proves that in a matter at the same time as prosaic and holy, banal and regenerative as the giving of alms, intellect and morality, consistency and principles are miserably inadequate.
  • Randolph Silliman Bourne
    Randolph Silliman Bourne
    American writer and intellectual 1886-1918
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    The logic of the heart is usually better than the logic of the head, and the consistency of sympathy is superior as rule for life to the consistency of the intellect.
    Source: Youth and life (1913)
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