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Definition of 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

What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Kids should be allowed to break stuff more often. That's a consequence of exploration. Exploration is what you do when you don't know what you're doing.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

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

Start-up success is not a consequence of good genes or being in the right place at the right time. Success can be engineered by following the right process, which means it can be learned, which means it can be taught.
Eric Ries
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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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