Inconsistency Quotes

Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more;Men were deceivers ever;One foot in sea, and one on shore;To one thing constant never.

William Shakespeare

You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.

Zig Ziglar

Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws-a thing which can never be demonstrated.

Tryon Edwards

Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds, I see no remedy but force.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

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

Cicero

REPENTANCE, n. The faithful attendant and follower of Punishment. It is usually manifest in a degree of reformation that is not inconsistent with continuity of sin.

Ambrose Bierce

How often in this world are the actions that we condemn the result of sentiments that we love, and opinions that we admire.

Anna Jameson

A conscience enlightened, and yet a heart erratic, make mankind a bundle of marvelous incongruities and inconsistencies.

Charles Simmons

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

Mason Cooley

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.

Michel de Montaigne

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

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

Frank Seanez

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Updated On : May 17, 2011
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