Those who make a practice of comparing human actions are never so perplexed as when they try to see them as a whole and in the same light; for they commonly contradict each other so strangely that it seems impossible that they have come from the same shop.
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.
Inconsistencies of opinion, arising from changes of circumstances, are often justifiable.
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.
Mankind is made up of inconsistencies, and no man acts invariably up to his predominant character. The wisest man sometimes acts weakly, and the weakest sometimes wisely.
If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted.
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing ones mind.
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.
All concord's born of contraries.
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.
Among the numberless contradictions in our nature, hardly any is more glaring than this, between our sensitiveness to the slightest disgrace which we fancy cast upon us from without, and our callousness to what is wrong in ourselves. In truth, they who are the most sensitive to the one are often the most callous to the other.
In religion not to do as thou sayest is to unsay thy religion in thy deeds, and to undo thyself by doing.
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.
Not only does the wind of accidents stir me according to its blowing, but I am also stirred and troubled by the instability of my attitude.
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.
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.
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they are going to catch you in next.
Some persons do first, think afterward, and then repent forever.
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