Inconsistency Quotes

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.

William James

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

Mark Twain

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

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.

Charles Eastman

The obscenity law is still mired in inconsistency. It simply does not give clear directions as to what is allowed to be sold or not sold to consenting adults.

Andrew Chatham

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.

Ronnie Brown

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.

Tiberius Caesar

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.

Samuel Butler

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.

Samuel Butler

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.

Michael Medved

One cannot live without inconsistency.

Carl Gustav Jung

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.

Franklin P. Jones

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they are going to catch you in next.

Henry Ward Beecher

National defense through war always involves some degree of national defeat. This paradox has been with us from the very beginning of our republic. Militarization in defense of freedom reduces the freedom of the defenders. There is a fundamental inconsistency between war and freedom.

Wendell Berry

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