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People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be 'consistent'.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
For me the challenge isn't to be different but to be consistent.
The action carries a sense of incompleteness and frustration, but not of guilt. Victorious living does not mean perfect living in the sense of living without flaw, but it does mean adequate living, and that can be consistent with many mistakes.
E. Stanley Jones
To be a consistent winner means preparing not just one day, one month or even one year - but for a lifetime.
Give your clients the earliest delivery consistent with quality - whatever the inconvenience to us.
Arthur C. Nielsen
But now I know that it is very important that all buildings should be consistent, that this is the quality of the Gothic cathedral, for instance, that we like.
Ideologically, the pursuit of science is not that different from the ideology that goes into punk rock. The idea of challenging authority is consistent with what I have been taught as a scientist.
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
Henry David Thoreau
De Sade is the one completely consistent and thoroughgoing revolutionary of history.
Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.
I can't very well be teaching one way and living my life another way. What I do in life must be consistent with the things I say. And the same goes for you.
When we take our eyes off the whirl of day-to-day activity and concentrate on honoring Him and following in His way, we find a consistent peace that carries us through both plenty and poverty.
It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to be a master in the truth, because a false philosophy can be made as simple and consistent as one pleases.
While writing, I tend to repeat the same song, endlessly, for thousands of times. This helps me ignore any lyrics, and helps create a consistent mood for each book.
Direct action is the logical, consistent method of Anarchism.
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Even with all the advantages of retrospect, and a lot of witnesses dead and gone, you can't make your life look as if you intended it or you were consistent. All you can show is how you dealt with various hands.
I think every movie I've made after 'Indiana Jones,' I've tried to make every single movie as if it was made by a different director, because I'm very conscious of not wanting to impose a consistent style on subject matter that is not necessarily suited to that style. So I try to re-invent my own eye every time I tackle a new subject.
Construction of the first gas pipeline system was started during the 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, and for all those years, from the 1960s until this day, Russia has been fulfilling its contract obligations in a very consistent and reliable way, regardless of the political situation.
Indeed - judicious, consistent parenting is a dream of mine. No judgements, learning space and listening carefully are my goals.
Science is only truly consistent with an atheistic worldview with regards to the claimed miracles of the gods of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Lawrence M. Krauss
Inconsistency is the only thing in which men are consistent.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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