Consequence Related Quotes

“Every present state of a simple substance is the natural consequence of its preceding state, in such a way that its present is big with its future.”

Gottfried Leibniz

A great composition to me is.. an incarnation of a genius, of all that was ever in him of the slightest consequence.

Neville Cardus

The consequence of a very free commerce between the sexes, and of their living much together, will often terminate in intrigues and gallantry.

David Hume

Success is a consequence and must not be a goal. I've never sought it (though I desire it) and seek it less and less.

Gustave Flaubert

When an issue becomes a vital part of a political agenda, as is the case with climate, then the politically desired position becomes a goal rather than a consequence of scientific research.

Richard Lindzen

A person may be Baptized, and yet not born again to grace, in consequence of not having the necessary dispositions at Baptism.

Alphonsus Liguori

Nothing happens in a vacuum in life: every action has a series of consequences, and sometimes it takes a long time to fully understand the consequences of our actions.

Khaled Hosseini

An indiscriminate distrust of human nature is the worst consequence of a miserable condition, whether brought about by innocence or guilt. And though want of suspicion more than want of sense, sometimes leads a man into harm; yet too much suspicion is as bad as too little sense.

Herman Melville

The education system today makes and educated person selfish. It makes that person a slave to the senses and as a consequence the person forgets their own divine nature.

Sai Baba

I don't know if I have a voice of my own. I don't see me being an important person with something to say. I haven't. I've got nothing to say. My opinion is of no consequence or value.

Peter Ackroyd