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Definition of Consequence

Consequence

  1. That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; a result.
  2. A proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference.
  3. Chain of causes and effects; consecution.
  4. Importance with respect to what comes after; power to influence or produce an effect; value; moment; rank; distinction.

Consequence Quotations

To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself.
James E. Faust

Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.
Thomas Jefferson

Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Jim Rohn

The simplest consequence of walking on crutches is that you walk slower. Every step must be a necessary one. When you hurry, you get where you're going, but you get there alone. When you go slow, you get where you're going, but you get there with a community you've built along the way.
Bruce Feiler

Manners are of such great consequence to the novelist that any kind will do. Bad manners are better than no manners at all, and because we are losing our customary manners, we are probably overly conscious of them; this seems to be a condition that produces writers.
Flannery O'Connor
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Consequence Translations

consequence in Dutch is consequentie, gevolg
consequence in German is Folge, Konsequenz, Folge, Resultat
consequence in Italian is successione, consequenza
consequence in Latin is eventus
consequence in Spanish is consecuencia, secuela
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