Quotes About Consequence

Quotes tagged as "consequence" (showing 1-30 of 86)
Robert Frost
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.”
Robert Frost

William Goldman
“Who are you?"
"No one of consequence."
"I must know."
"Get used to disappointment.”
William Goldman, The Princess Bride

Mike  Norton
“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

Sándor Márai
“And yet, sometimes facts are no more than pitiful consequences, because guilt does not reside in our acts but in the intentions that give rise to our act. Everything turns on our intentions.”
Sándor Márai, Embers

Billie Jean King
“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

Oscar Wilde
“Each man lived his own life and paid his own price for living it. The only pity was one had to pay so often for a single fault. One had to pay over and over again, indeed. In her dealings with man, Destiny never closed her accounts.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Hans Fallada
“I don't want any funny business, and above all I don't want to be dragged into other people's funny business. If it's to be my head on the block, I want to know that it's doing there, and not that it's some stupid things that other people have done.”
Hans Fallada, Every Man Dies Alone

Dai Sijie
“At various points in our lives, or on a quest, for reasons that often remain obscure , we are driven to make decisions which prove with hindsight to be loaded with meaning.”
Dai Sijie, Once on a Moonless Night

Tony Burgess
“And now, no matter what I thought I had done or why I did it, it has become completely untrue because of what I have done since.”
Tony Burgess, People Live Still in Cashtown Corners

Katja Michael
“Well, I suppose that consequently makes you my favorite nightmare.”
Katja Michael, She Came at Dawn

“Anne’s is a world very like this one, and you can move about in it with familiarity - but not freedom: it is a place of rigorous consequence, where the weak have to give way to the strong, where her governess heroine Agnes must walk as best she can in the cold shade of money and masculinity.”
Jude Morgan, The Taste of Sorrow

Dave Duncan
“No, she who rides the tiger can never dismount!”
Dave Duncan, Ill Met in the Arena

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Maybe we ought to consider that sometimes the most destructive outcomes in our lives are the ones that we’ve created.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Most often, what I don’t know will have a vastly greater bearing on my life that what I do know.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Think about the eternal consequence of your actions”
Sunday Adelaja

Roshan Sharma
“The way you make use of your brain, heart, and body, any consequence out of it, has to be faced by you. God or creator never interferes with your action or its consequence. Everything happens out of the process.”
Roshan Sharma

“To suffer destructive consequences is to obey laws in human nature”
Sunday Adelaja

“For everything you embrace, there is a consequence”
Sunday Adelaja

“What you violate you face the consequence”
Sunday Adelaja

“To Partake In The Consequence of A Law Is To Violate It”
Sunday Adelaja

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“My life is a series of invitations accepted and invitations rejected, and the place I now find myself is often a result of accepting the wrong invitations and rejecting the right ones.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“We will understand the depth of our vision when at some point we are finally faced with the price we must pay to achieve it. And when the price comes calling, most visions end up falling.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“I paved the path to the very place I don’t want to be. But passing the blame off to someone else doesn’t put me any place else.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If I simply look at the map that I’ve so tediously created, it will explain why I’m laying at the bottom of this cliff looking up.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“When I find that stubbornness continually overrides common sense regardless of the logic of my argument, it seems that the only effective solution is to tell them to go ahead and stick their finger in the socket. And what I find is that what my argument failed to solve, electricity does quite nicely.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“A lot of the situations that we put ourselves in are similar to a cat in a yard full of dogs. We rarely ask ourselves how we got here, (which doesn’t help with the question of how we get out of here), all of which rarely keeps us from finding ourselves in the next yard asking the same questions.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Richelle E. Goodrich
“You can teach a person all you know, but only experience will convince him that what you say is true.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

“Seek the good in life and life will be good to you.”
Jenni Young

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“The fear of getting knocked down is less about the pain of the fall and more about the embarrassment in having fallen. And so, to rid myself of the latter is to reduce my concern about the former, which means I just unleashed my life.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“It’s not that I’ve been invited to the hole I’m standing in. It’s that I accepted the invitation.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

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