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I've seen firsthand the terrible consequences of drug abuse. My heart is with all who suffer from addiction and the terrible consequences for their families.
Consequences are unpitying.
Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
All human sin seems so much worse in its consequences than in its intentions.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior.
M. Scott Peck
Leaders are responsible not for running public opinion polls but for the consequences of their actions.
Henry A. Kissinger
There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter, control, or singly cope with.
There are historic situations in which refusal to defend the inheritance of a civilization, however imperfect, against tyranny and aggression may result in consequences even worse than war.
People make mistakes - they say things they shouldn't have or didn't necessarily mean. But I strongly believe in consequences. If there are none, someone might feel like they've gotten away with something, or that what they said couldn't have been that bad.
Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
The medium is the message. This is merely to say that the personal and social consequences of any medium - that is, of any extension of ourselves - result from the new scale that is introduced into our affairs by each extension of ourselves, or by any new technology.
I am not a politician... I only suffer the consequences.
Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain, attuned to the simple cave life, with terrific forces at our disposal, which we are clever enough to release, but whose consequences we cannot comprehend.
You can do anything in this world if you are prepared to take the consequences.
W. Somerset Maugham
The consequences of an act affect the probability of it's occurring again.
B. F. Skinner
Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices.
Alfred A. Montapert
The Bible is clear that those who fail to heed the Lord's discipline - whether nations, cities, or individuals - suffer devastating consequences.
Trying to manage diabetes is hard because if you don't, there are consequences you'll have to deal with later in life.
It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
The action we take and the decisions we make in this decade will have consequences far into this century. If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch.
George W. Bush
The consequences of things are not always proportionate to the apparent magnitude of those events that have produced them. Thus the American Revolution, from which little was expected, produced much; but the French Revolution, from which much was expected, produced little.
Charles Caleb Colton
People don't like the idea of consequences. They want to be able to live their life freely and do what they want to do without any consequences. And we know that's just not the way life is.
Only when the voice of duty is silent, or when it has already spoken, may we allowably think of the consequences of a particular action.
I hope I'm wrong, but I am afraid that Iraq is going to turn out to be the greatest disaster in American foreign policy - worse than Vietnam, not in the number who died, but in terms of its unintended consequences and its reverberation throughout the region.
There are no rewards or punishments - only consequences.
William Ralph Inge
It's being willing to walk away that gives you strength and power - if you're willing to accept the consequences of doing what you want to do.
There's no such thing as work-life balance. There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.
I mean, if a person acts irresponsibly in his own life, he will pay the consequences. And it's not so much divine retribution as it's built into the law of nature.
I think 'Dilbert' will remain popular as long as employees are frustrated and they fear the consequences of complaining too loudly. 'Dilbert' is the designated voice of discontent for the workplace. I never planned it that way. It just happened.
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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