Quotation Explorer - 'Consequences'

That's just the way: a person does a low-down thing, and then he don't want to take no consequences of it. Thinks as long as he can hide it, it ain't no disgrace. - Mark Twain
Maybe consequences are dear friends in stealthy disguise. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Whenever you possess something, but lack the understanding of its value, there are some consequences you suffer. - Sunday Adelaja
Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege. In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America. - Tim Wise
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments. There are consequences. - Robert Ingersoll
Every choice has its consequences. Some more than others - Stephenie Meyer, Eclipse
Your choices are made in a moment, and yet their consequences transcend a lifetime. - MJ DeMarco
Little decisions shape big consequences. - Mehek Bassi
The core practice of magic is: The execution of a willed intent to create change in the material world, which either defies, hastens or purifies the consequences of natural cause and effect. - Zeena Schreck
Honor isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences.
If the people who make the decisions are the people who will also bear the consequences of those decisions, perhaps better decisions will result. - John Abrams
Sometimes consequences are building blocks fashioned of granite when successes are shaped of clay. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Individual choices have universal consequences. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
The reason we have choices in life, is so we don't blame anyone for the consequences of our decisions. - Gugu Mona
Let's do this and this to see the consequences, who is real friend and who isn't. Who understands you and who doesn't! - Deyth Banger
Whatever you undertake, act with prudence, and consider the consequences. - Anonymous
When you choose the behaviour, you choose the consequences.
Manliness consists not in bluff, bravado or loneliness. It consists in daring to do the right thing and facing consequences whether it is in matters social, political or other. It consists in deeds not words. - Mahatma Gandhi
In Nature there are no good or bad outcomes -- only consequences. - Dr.Mani
In life you get the choice, it depends on what you choose and how you live with the consequences to whether you win or lose! - Adam Johnston
Our whole social order could self-destruct over the obsession with freedom disconnected from responsibility; where choice is imagined to be somehow independent of consequences. - Boyd K. Packer
You can either follow your dreams or adjust with your society's expectations... Either way, consequences are uncertain... the path to glory or the boulevard of mediocrity, both lead to the grave... Choose what's worthwhile, for the end is the same. - K Hari Kumar
Life is filled with all goods and bads around each one of us,It's our rights to choose the path and we are responsible of all our deeds and consequences. - OctavE Life
The irony of American history is the tendency of good white Americanas to presume racial innocence. Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege.In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America. - Tim Wise
Every extramarital intimate relationship has a spiritual resonance, the consequences of which can be very severe. - Sunday Adelaja
Individual insanity is immune to the consequences of collective insanity - Aldous Huxley
The nature of your outcome or problem in large part depends upon you. Results are what you get when you follow the rules. Consequences are the results of negative choices. Your thoughts become your actions. Your thoughts should be focused on what you desire. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences. - Winston S. Churchill
Every serious-minded person knows that a large part of the effort required in moral discipline consists in the courage needed to acknowledge the unpleasant consequences of one's past and present acts. - John Dewey
Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious. - George Bernard Shaw
There are in nature neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences. - Robert Ingersoll
Believe it or not, philosophy has consequences. - Jonathan V. Last
Instead of the weight that sinks us, consequences are often the life preserver that saves us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation. - Thomas H. Huxley
His mother had often said, When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of that action. She had emphasized the corollary of this axiom even more vehemently: when you desired a consequence you had damned well better take the action that would create it. - Lois McMaster Bujold
The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups. - Henry Hazlitt
When an influencing idea comes to life, people cannot exactly predict allits inevitable consequences. - Eraldo Banovac
It's alright! From the very beginning, I chose to take the most tough way. Consequences are meant to be. There's no way to change a thing. - Rola Mahmoud
In nature there are neither rewards or punishments - there are consequences.
Study the situation thoroughly, go over in your imagination the various courses of action possible to you and the consequences which can and may follow from each course. Pick out the course which gives the most promise and go ahead.
We have to remember that not every action taken to solve a problem will be free of unforeseen consequences. No matter how good our intentions. - Rachel Fischer
I am, now as before, of the opinion that I did the best that I could do for my nation. I therefore do not regret my conduct and will bear the consequences that result from my conduct. - Sophie Scholl
Privilege doesn't just insulate people from the consequences of their prejudice, it cuts them off from their humanity. - DaShanne Stokes
Folly is often more cruel in the consequences than malice can be in the intent. - Aldous Huxley
It is hard to have patience with people who say "There is no death" or "Death doesn't matter." There is death. And whatever is matters. And whatever happens has consequences, and it and they are irrevocable and irreversible. You might as well say that birth doesn't matter. - C. S. Lewis
Obey God and leave all the consequences to Him. - Charles F. Stanley
Indolence is sweet, and its consequences bitter. - Voltaire
One of the consequences of sin is that it makes the sinner pity himself instead of causing him to turn to God. One of the first signs of new life is that the individual takes sides with God against himself. - Donald Grey Barnhouse
A person's practical experience can attribute him or her to teach his or her fellow learners the value of real life responsibilities and its consequences. - Saaif Alam
Love is becoming each other's consequences. - Ben Szuhaj
she had known the consequences when she took off, but for whatever reason, she left anyway. - -Garcia Stohl
We make choices every day, some of them good, some of them bad. And if we are strong enough, we live with the consequences. - David Gemmell
We’re all just people making decisions and accepting consequences as we march toward an impending and inevitable death. - Agnostic Zetetic
We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward. - Alison Croggon
When imagination fails, compassion and humaneness dwindle and atrophy along with it. Unleavened by imagination, the variety and richness of life turn into flat abstractions; people become objects to be manipulated -- with the social consequences we know all too well. - Lloyd Alexander
Tennis taught me so many lessons in life. One of the things it taught me is that every ball that comes to me, I have to make a decision. I have to accept responsibility for the consequences every time I hit a ball. - Billie Jean King
There are always consequences to wrong choices. - Jim George
There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences. - P.J. O'Rourke
Besides, what matters, when it comes to self-control, isn't so much willpower as vision-the ability to see the future, so that the long-run consequences of our short-run choices are vividly clear. In that sense, our shortcomings in this arena are really failures of imagination. - Daniel Akst
Words have consequences. - Albert Marrin
If you want to see the consequences of ideas, write a story. If you want to see the consequences of belief, write a story in which somebody is acting on the ideas or beliefs that she has. - Charles Baxter
Some mistakes... just have greater consequences than others. But you don't have to let that night be the thing that defines you. - Jojo Moyes
Then might I exemplify how an influence beyond our control lays its strong hand on every deed which we do, and weaves its consequences into an iron tissue of necessity. (Wakefield) - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Sometimes saying goodbye to the ones you love can be the most appropriate thing to do in order to help them understand there are consequences for each and every choice we make. - Raphael Zernoff
What is it that makes a seemingly rational man set out on a perilous journey knowing full well that the odds of success are quite remote and the consequences of failure are likely to be devastating? Is it pride, stubbornness, a yearning for adventure, or just a reckless disregard of reality? - Stan Turner
We can ignore reality, but we cannot ignore the consequences of ignoring reality. - Ayn Rand
What insanity would lead me to believe that I possess the power, much less the aptitude to manipulate all of the consequences out of all of my decisions? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Shouldn't we also ask ourselves what the consequences are of scrambling to provide the "most" of everything to our children in a world of fast dwindling resources? - John Taylor Gatto
Life is like that, full of words that are not worth saying or that were worth saying once but not any more, each word that we utter will take up the space of another more deserving word, not deserving in its own right, but because of the possible consequences of saying it. - José Saramago
Deal with the consequences of your actions, 'cause life ain't no video game.
Forgiveness does not wipe away the consequences of the sin. The consequences are borne by somebody. - Dorothy L. Sayers
The phenomenon of economic ignorance is so widespread, and its consequences so frightening, that the objective of reducing that ignorance becomes a goal invested with independent moral worth. - Israel M. Kirzner
In the Bible, one often confronts real antinomies (equal but opposing truths). But in life one never does and always has options in difficult situations ...however uncomfortable may be their consequences. Satisfice in the circumstances and get on with your life! ~ © gfp '42™ - Gary Patton
When anger rises, think of the consequences. - Confucius
Consequences, shmonsequences! So long as I'm rich!
Think twice before you pull your trouser and rape a woman; she may be your mother, sister or friend, and you know the consequences that follows. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Freedom is a package deal - with it comes responsibilities and consequences.
Results are what you expect, and consequences are what you get.
The consequences of our actions are so complicated, so diverse, that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed. - J. K. Rowling
Thus I draw from the absurd three consequences, which are myrevolt, my freedom, and my passion. By the mere activity ofconsciousness I transform into a rule of life what was an invitationto death—and I refuse suicide. - Albert Camus
Though often scoffed at by serious writers, science fiction worms its way into our cultural psyche in interesting ways, and not just as predictors of technology. Many of these writers translate the –isms of our times into imagined futures populated with characters coping with the consequences. - Frank Daniels III
If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you're allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind. - Shannon L. Alder
We've taken the lifeblood out of Christianity and put Kool-Aid in its place so that it tastes better to the crowds, and the consequences are catastrophic. ~Follow Me, pg. 7 - David Platt
All science is concerned with the relationship of cause and effect. Each scientific discovery increases man's ability to predict the consequences of his actions and thus his ability to control future events.
Every person has free choice. Free to obey or disobey the Natural Laws. Your choice determines the consequences. Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices. - Alfred A. Montapert
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishment; there are consequences. - Robert Ingersoll
A choice made having devastating consequences for another is really not a choice. It is an act. - Beem Weeks
Wisdom is the ability to project into the future and see the consequences of every choice. - R.A.Delmonico
The consequences of seeking popularity is not only the chronic feeling of lonliness, but a desire to hide your face from the eyes of the universe. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The educational process must again provide the opportunity for students to make choices and live with the consequences of these choices. Teaching is not simply telling people what to believe and do. - Donovan L. Graham
I'd rather live life with the consequences of my choice than live with the consequences of fear. - Daniel Waters
The ripple effect. You throw a pebble into the water and it creates ripples. Your action was to throw the pebble—the representation of your choice. That’s all that you can control. But not the ripples—those are the consequences of your choice. And that you cannot control. - Michele Bardsley
Folly, like its consequences, is dreadful.Wisdom, like its rewards, is great. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Nuclear weapons and TV have simply intensified the consequences of our tendencies. - David Foster Wallace
We change our behavior when the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of changing. Consequences give us the pain that motivates us to change. - Henry Cloud
So long as we are brave enough to accept the consequences of our actions, no one can take away our freedom of choice. - Mike Norton
Intentions do not insulate us from the consequences of our actions. - Jon D Harrison
Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences. - J.K. Rowling
Trust is the delusion of truth with ill fated consequences - Ivan Yelkin
People who truly serve God actively look for darkness in order to chase darkness away, they run after darkness, they search for darkness in all its ramifications and destructive consequences. - Sunday Adelaja
Strength isn't about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength comes from choosing your own path, and living with the consequences. - Jenny Trout
Spiritual battles have greater consequences than earthly wars. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Freedom of speech means setting words free. Imprisoned and freed words are consequential. All words have consequences. Restrain and release words with respect for their consequentialness. - John R. Dallas Jr.
You can choose your behavior, the world chooses your consequences.
Small differences in a system of great power can have enormous consequences. [Source: Al Jazeera 'Upfront' interview] - Noam Chomsky
It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts. - Mahatma Gandhi
Love should not have limits but you have to know that our actions have consequences. - Stephen D. Matthews
Most whites do not have a racial identity, but they would do well to understand what race means for others. They should also ponder the consequences of being the only group for whom such an identity is forbidden and who are permitted no aspirations as a group. - Jared Taylor
Fornication and adultery unleash destructive consequences into a person's life:• Poverty;• Lack of perception;• Loss of respect and mutual acceptance;• Children with shattered futures;• Dullness of the senses and of the intellect;• Deterioration of health. - Sunday Adelaja
The smart employer looks not for perfection but for an explanation of how the consequences of a dishonorable act affected the candidate and others. - Bruce Weinstein
236Understand the consequences of counting the moments. - Mitch Albom The Time Keeper
This pursuit of unavailable distant people has oedipal roots.… fearing the consequences, they make certain that they fail at the attempt.―Distancing, (p.115) - Kantor
Ideas have enormous consequences in a person's life because you ultimately become what you believe. - Orrin Woodward
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