It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.
While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.
When anger rises, think of the consequences
The man that sets out to carry a cat by it's tail learns something that will always be useful and which will never grow dim or doubtful.
I believe that everything that you do bad comes back to you. So everything that I do that's bad, I'm going to suffer from it. But in my mind, I believe what I'm doing is right. So I feel like I'm going to heaven.
Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices.
We seek the truth and will endure the consequences.
Honor isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences.
Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.
Everybody, sooner or later, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.
The principle of give and take is the principle of diplomacy - give one and take ten
Being offended is a natural consequence of leaving the house
Where there's smoke, there's fire
Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been ruined by their money or killed by their courage.
It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say
Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.
Only positive consequences encourage good future performances.
Sincere diplomacy is no more possible than dry water or wooden iron
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother
I want to be a jerk like the rest of my friends, and have fun, and not care about the consequences, but I just can't now.
Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences.
Diplomacy is to do and say the nastiest things in the nicest way.
Diplomacy is a disguised war, in which states seek to gain by barter and intrigue, by the cleverness of arts, the objectives which they would have to gain more clumsily by means of war.