Inconsistency Quotes

Permissiveness and inconsistency with growing children do them more harm than some physical ailments.

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A child wants some kind of undisrupted routine or rhythm. He seems to want a predictable, orderly world. For instance, injustice, unfairness or inconsistency in the parents seems to make a child feel anxious and unsafe. This attitude may not be so mu.

Abraham Maslow

When they are not at war they do a little hunting, but spend most of their time in idleness, sleeping and eating. The strongest and most warlike do nothing. They vegetate, while the care of hearth and home and fields is left to the women, the old and the weak. Strange inconsistency of temperament, which makes the same men lovers of sloth and haters of tranquility.

Tacitus

A little inconsistency. We're really young, trying to find some consistency.

Nick Adams

There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.

Jonathan Swift

Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.

Joseph Addison

When indignation takes possession of his mind - and it is easily excited - his disposition becomes malevolent. He hates with the bitterest contempt. But as soon as he has indulged those feelings, he regains the humanity which he had lost - from the immediate impulse of provocation - and repents deeply. So that his mind is continually making the most sudden transitions - from good to evil, from evil to good. A state of such perpetual tumult must be attended with the misery of restless inconsistency. He laments his want of tranquillity and speaks of the power of application to composing studies, as a blessing placed beyond his attainment, which he regrets.

Annabella Milbanke

Inconsistency is the only thing in which men are consistent.

Horace Smith

There are those who would misteach us that to stick in a rut is consistency - and a virtue; and that to climb out of the rut is inconsistency - and a vice.

Mark Twain

The man who sees consistency in things is a wit; the man who sees the inconsistency in things is a humorist.

G. K. Chesterton

There would be no inconsistency. It would, however, definitely have an impact on pay plans in the future.

Frank Seanez

Roaring Fork played tough and had a lot more heart than we did. We had too many patches [of inconsistency]. We had really good plays, but our first touches were horrendous.

Chris Woods

Inconsistency has been overpraised by people who do not expect to suffer from it.

Mason Cooley

No well-informed person ever imputed inconsistency to another for changing his mind.

Cicero

Nothing that isn't a real crime makes a man appear so contemptible and little in the eyes of the world as inconsistency.

Joseph Addison

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