Quotes: inconsistencies

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  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.
  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
    Thomas Hardy
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    Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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    No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies.
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