Quotes: inconsistent

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  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A sophistical rhetorician, inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity, and gifted with an egotistical imagination that can at all times command an interminable and inconsistent series of arguments to malign an opponent and to glorify himself.
  • Ben Johnston
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    Commerce is one of the daughters of Fortune, inconsistent and deceitful as her mother. she chooses her residence where she is least expected, and shifts her home when in appearance she seems firmly settled.
  • Harriet Martineau
    Harriet Martineau
    British writer, social criticus 1802-1876
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    Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    For by superior energies; more strict affiance in each other; faith more firm in their unhallowed principles, the bad have fairly earned a victory over the weak, the vacillating, inconsistent good.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    I'm inconsistent, even to myself.
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
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    Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws - a thing which can never be demonstrated.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    The fossil record implies trial and error, an inability to anticipate the future, features inconsistent with an efficient Great Designer.
    Source: Cosmos (1980)
  • Bryan White
    Bryan White
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    There are peaks and valleys in anything and that is especially true for the music business. It is very inconsistent. But if you are wise, you can let those downs really bring you to another level of your personality.
  • Bayard Rustin
    Bayard Rustin
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    War is wrong. Conscription for war is inconsistent with freedom of conscience, which is not merely the right to believe but to act on the degree of truth that one receives, to follow a vocation which is God-inspired and God-directed.
  • Zig Ziglar
    Zig Ziglar
    American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. 1926-2012
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    You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Absurdity. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Christian: One who follows the teachings of Christ so long as they are not inconsistent with a life of sin.
    Source: The Devil's Dictionary
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