Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
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.
Permissiveness and inconsistency with growing children do them more harm than some physical ailments.
There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they are going to catch you in next.
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.
One cannot live without inconsistency.
More than this, even in those white men who professed religion we found much inconsistency of conduct. They spoke much of spiritual things, while seeking only the material.
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.
We despise all reverences and all objects of reverence which are outside the pale of our list of sacred things and yet, with strange inconsistency, we are shocked when other people despise and defile the things which are holy for us
Our ideas must agree with realities, be such realities concrete or abstract, be they facts or be they principles, under penalty of endless inconsistency and frustration.
Nothing that isn't a real crime makes a man appear so contemptible and little in the eyes of the world as inconsistency.
No well-informed person ever imputed inconsistency to another for changing his mind.
Inconsistency has been overpraised by people who do not expect to suffer from it.
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.
There would be no inconsistency. It would, however, definitely have an impact on pay plans in the future.
The man who sees consistency in things is a wit; the man who sees the inconsistency in things is a humorist.
A little inconsistency. We're really young, trying to find some consistency.
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.
A quick glance at the American left reveals a movement in the midst of a nervous breakdown, displaying behavior that goes beyond inconsistency into the realm of bipolar moods and multiple personality disorders.
Then he saw also that it matters little what profession, whether of religion or irreligion, a man may make, provided only he follows it out with charitable inconsistency, and without insisting on it to the bitter end. It is in the uncompromisingness.
Then he saw also that it matters little what profession, whether of religion or irreligion, a man may make, provided only he follows it out with charitable inconsistency, and without insisting on it to the bitter end. It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma or want of dogma that the danger lies.
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.
If you ever come to feel any doubt of my character or of my heartfelt devotion to you... the title of Father of My Country will give me no additional honor, but will be a reproach to you, either for your hasty action in conferring the appellation upon me, or for your inconsistency in changing your estimate of my character.
Inconsistency. One time we start moving and the next series we might come out and make a couple of mental mistakes. We just have to be consistent on offense.