Consequence Quotes

"Your choices are made in a mom...

"Your choices are made in a moment, but their consequences will transcend a lifetime." ~ MJ DeMarco
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No country can be called free which is governed by an absolute power; and ...

No country can be called free which is governed by an absolute power; and it matters not whether it be an absolute royal power or an absolute legislative power, as the consequences will be the same to the people. ...Thomas Paine
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Nothing is mandatory...

Nothing is mandatory, if you can pay up the consequences. -Anonymous
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 01
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β€œEvery word has conse...

β€œEvery word has consequences. Every silence, too.” ― Jean Paul Sartre
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 15
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"We can evade Reality, but w...

"We can evade Reality, but we cannot evade the Consequences of evading Reality." - Ayn Rand
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 12
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meaning arises from awareness that o...

meaning arises from awareness that ones next action or inaction will have a consequence for that ones peace of mind.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 16
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"National pride has evil consequences. Prefer pride in humanity. German pride gave us Hitler,...

"National pride has evil consequences. Prefer pride in humanity. German pride gave us Hitler, American pride gave us Trump, British pride gave us Brexit. If you must have pride, be proud that Homo sapiens could produce Darwin, Shakespeare, Mandela, Einstein, Beethoven" - Richard Dawkins
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 31
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β€œIf you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the cons...

β€œIf 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
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 24
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"When anger arise...

"When anger arises, think of the consequences" - Confusius
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"Sooner or later, we all sit...

"Sooner or later, we all sit at the banquet of our consequences." - Robert Louis Stevenson
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What you do in this world is a matter of n...

What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done. β€” Conan Doyle
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"What we think, or what we know, or what we b...

"What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do." β€” John Ruskin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 22
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If a Businessman makes a mistake, he su...

If a Businessman makes a mistake, he suffers the consequences. If a Bureaucrat makes a mistake, you suffer the consequences.
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"How much more grievous are t...

"How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it." - Marcus Aurelius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 29
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"An inability to be guided by a β€œ...

"An inability to be guided by a β€œhealthy fear” of bad consequences is a disastrous flaw." ~ Daniel Kahneman
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What a wonderful world it would be if the simplistic ...

What a wonderful world it would be if the simplistic view were accurate: that human beings need only negative consequences to teach them hard lessons. -Dr. Gabor MatΓ©
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 03
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I know a planet where there is a certain red-faced gentleman. He has never smelled a flower. He ha...

I know a planet where there is a certain red-faced gentleman. He has never smelled a flower. He has never looked at a star. He has never loved any one. He has never done anything in his life but add up figures. And all day he says over and over, just like you: 'I am busy with matters of consequence!
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 28
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"It feels so good to be so right, especially when ...

"It feels so good to be so right, especially when it calls for zero consequences, zero sacrifice, and zero effort for us to feel that way." - Ambrose Little
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β€œEvery word has cons...

β€œEvery word has consequences. Every silence too.” β€”Jean-Paul Sartre
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β€œIn nature there are neither rew...

β€œIn nature there are neither rewards nor punishment; there are only consequences.” – Robert B. Ingersoll
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"What makes us human, I think, is an abil...

"What makes us human, I think, is an ability to ask questions, a consequence of our sophisticated spoken language." -Jane Goodall
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"If failing has no cons...

"If failing has no consequence what's the point of succeeding?" ~ Anonymous ~
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β€œBut ideas have consequences, ...

β€œBut ideas have consequences, whatever motives or intentions of the promoters.” -Stephen J. Gould
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β€œExperience is not the best teacher. The ...

β€œExperience is not the best teacher. The consequence from experience is the best teacher. No consequence no lesson.” - Ford Taylor
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 09
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Please, I just gently suggested he ...

Please, I just gently suggested he do as I say or there'd be dire consequences. β€”Beverly Goldberg, The Goldbergs
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 07
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Forget about likes and dislikes. They are of no co...

Forget about likes and dislikes. They are of no consequence. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness. - George Bernard Shaw
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β€œIf every time we choose a turd, society, at a great expense, simply allows us to redeem it f...

β€œIf every time we choose a turd, society, at a great expense, simply allows us to redeem it for a pepperoni, then not only will we never learn to make smart choices, we will also surrender the freedom to choose, because a choice without consequences is no choice at all.” -- Tom Robbins
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 18
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life’s all abou...

life’s all about surviving through the consequences
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Every choice has a consequence Every consequence o...

Every choice has a consequence Every consequence offers opportunity Opportunities have the power to change the trajectory of your life. (Myself, June, 2017)
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β€œIn nature there are neither rew...

β€œIn nature there are neither rewards nor punishment; there are only consequences.” – Robert B. Ingersoll
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"One day you will kiss a man you can't brea...

"One day you will kiss a man you can't breathe without and find that breath is of little consequence." ― Karen Marie Moning, Bloodfever
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"Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most i...

"Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most important is the fact that society operates on the theory that specialization is the key to success, not realizing that specialization precludes comprehensive thinking." -Buckminster Fuller
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"You are free to choose b...

"You are free to choose but you're not free from the consequences of your choice."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 02
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I believe that we are solely responsible for our ...

I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime.
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(The Truth about the Truth.) Speaking the truth is ...

(The Truth about the Truth.) Speaking the truth is easy but dealing with the consequences ain't in most situations. So we lie lie lie and oh boy it feels good.
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β€œWe are free to choose our paths, but we can't...

β€œWe are free to choose our paths, but we can't choose the consequences that come with them.” ― Sean Covey, The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens
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β€œIt is amazing how fast people learn w...

β€œIt is amazing how fast people learn when they are not insulated from the consequences of their decisions” - Thomas Sowell
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"Life in general on earth is a matter of a moment, an incident, ...

"Life in general on earth is a matter of a moment, an incident, an exception that has no consequence, something which is of no importance whatsoever to the general character of the earth" - Nietzsche
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β€œWe can ignore reality, but w...

β€œWe can ignore reality, but we cannot ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.” - Ayn Rand
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"We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, th...

"We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean that we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward." - Alison Croggon
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Every word has cons...

Every word has consequences, Every silence too. -Jean Paul Sartre
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"You are free to choose, but you a...

"You are free to choose, but you are not free to alter the consequences of your decisions." - Ezra Taft Benson
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Chance encounters brighten the day. They'...

Chance encounters brighten the day. They're like little love affairs without consequences. They keep you alert.β€”Willard Spiegelman
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"Whatever humans have learned had to be learned as a...

"Whatever humans have learned had to be learned as a consequence only of trial and error experience. Humans have learned only through mistakes"~Buckminster Fuller
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"This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordin...

"This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance." -Philip K. Dick
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"My actions are my only true belongings. I cannot...

"My actions are my only true belongings. I cannot escape the consequences of my actions. My actions are the ground upon which I stand." ~ Thich Nhat Hanh
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"Men outlive their love, but they do...

"Men outlive their love, but they don't outlive the consequences of their recklessness"― George Eliot, Middlemarch
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β€œ It is easy to dodge our responsibilities,...

β€œ It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.οΏΌ ” β€” Sir Josiah Stamp
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When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of th...

When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of that action. When you desire a consequence you had damned well better take the action that would create it. Lois McMaster Bujold
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"In a world that hosts moral catastrophes every day – more than 20,000 childre...

"In a world that hosts moral catastrophes every day – more than 20,000 children dying of the consequences of poverty, for instance –, it would be *very inappropriate* for a moral theory *not* to have demanding conclusions." -Adriano Mannino
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"Being offended is the natural consequence of leaving one's home. I do not like aftersh...

"Being offended is the natural consequence of leaving one's home. I do not like aftershave lotion, adults who roller-skate, children who speak French, or anyone who is unduly tan. I do not, however, go around enacting legislation and putting up signs." - Fran Lebowitz
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 03
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There is no good or b...

There is no good or bad, right or wrong. Only choice and consequences.
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"If we believe a thing to be bad, and if we h...

"If we believe a thing to be bad, and if we have a right to prevent it, it is our duty to prevent it and damn the consequences." -Lord Milner
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β€œIf you admit that life is unfair, and that there's only so much you can do about that at the s...

β€œIf you admit that life is unfair, and that there's only so much you can do about that at the starting line, then you can try to ameliorate the consequences of that unfairness. … We should try to create the society each of us would want if we didn't know in advance who we'd be.” -Paul Krugman
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"You can avoid reality, bu...

"You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality."
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"A fearful instance of the ill consequences attending upon irascibility - alive, w...

"A fearful instance of the ill consequences attending upon irascibility - alive, with the qualifications of the dead - dead, with the propensities of the living - an anomaly on the face of the earth - being very calm, yet breathless." -Edgar Allan Poe.
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"My actions are my only true belongings. I canno...

"My actions are my only true belongings. I cannot escape the consequences of my actions. My actions are the ground on which I stand" - Thich Nhat Hanh
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"So inscrutable is the arrangement of causes and consequences in this world, t...

"So inscrutable is the arrangement of causes and consequences in this world, that a two-penny duty on tea, unjustly imposed in a sequestered part of it, changes the condition of all its inhabitants." - Thomas Jefferson, β€œAutobiography” (1821)
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"Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most im...

"Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most important is the fact that society operates on the theory that specialization is the key to success, not realizing that specialization precludes comprehensive thinking." - Buckminster Fuller
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A goal without real ...

A goal without real consequences is wishful thinking. - Tim Ferris
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Ideas have c...

Ideas have consequences. - Richard M. Weaver
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β€œYou can avoid reality, but y...

β€œYou can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.” - Ayn Rand
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