Consequences Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old consequences quotes, consequences sayings, and consequences proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A guilty conscience needs no accuser. English Proverb<
A horse may run quickly but it cannot escape its tail. Russian proverb (on conscience)
A tree falls the way it leans. Walloon (on rewards and consequences)
Bad gains are true losses. Benjamin Franklin
Conscience makes cowards of us all. William Shakespeare
Depend on others and you will go hungry. Nepalese (on self-reliance)
Depend on your walking stick; not on other people. Japanese (on self-reliance)
Empty sacks will never stand upright. Italian Proverb
Everyone gets their just deserts. unknown
He that goes aborrowing, goes asorrowing. R. Taverner
He that lies down with the dogs riseth with fleas. George Herbert
Hurry is good only for catching flies. Russian (on the conduct of life)
It's no use closing the barn door after the horse is gone. John Heywood
Let the punishment fit the crime. W. S. Gilbert
Liars often set their own traps. Aesop
Little leaks sink the ship. Benjamin Franklin
Medicine left in the container can't help. Yoruba (West African)
Mess with the bull and one usually gets the horns. Latin American saying
No sleep, no dreams. Korean (on rewards and consequences)
One who steals has no right to complain if he is robbed. Aesop
The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor. unknown
The eagle was killed with an arrow made with its own feathers. Armenian (on paradox)
The fat is in the fire. John Heywood
The frog enjoys itself in water but not in hot water. African proverb Wolof Tribe
The proof is in the pudding. Miguel de Cervantes
What breaks in a moment may take years to mend. Swedish Proverb
What you give is what you get. unknown
You can't buy an inch of time with an inch of gold. Chinese (on time and timeliness)
What we think or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. John Ruskin
The only thing of consequence is what we do. John Ruskin
Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Robert Green Ingersoll
Suffering is not punishment - it is a result. Robert Green Ingersoll
A legal action that results in no damages is an example of a cause without an effect. Evan Esar
With man, every effect has its causes; with woman, its because. Evan Esar
Cause and effect can be puzzling: for example, cold feet are often the result of burnt fingers. Evan Esar
Many men owe their success to their wives; others owe their wives to their success. Evan Esar
Half the trouble in the world is cause by loose thinkers, and the other half by tight drivers. Evan Esar
The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship. Ed Howe
Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it. M.P. Singh
We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly. M.P. Singh
While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions. M.P. Singh
If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results. Jack Dixon
What we call results are beginnings. Ralph Waldo Emerson
You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be not result. Mahatma Gandhi
Good things take time, as they should. We shouldn't expect good things to happen overnight. Jeffrey Swarr
Optimism does allow the competitor to feel empowered to create the result they desired and learn from results that are not exactly what was envisioned. Jeffrey Swarr
Results come in proportion to enthusiasm applied. Jeffrey Swarr
There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results. Jeffrey Swarr
Don't expect fast results if you want good results. Jeffrey Swarr
A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences. Norman Cousins
All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem. Martin Luther King
Always do our best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. Og Mandino
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity. Robert Anson Heinlein