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
A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
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.
Conscience makes cowards of us all.
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.
Everyone gets their just deserts.
He that goes aborrowing, goes asorrowing.
He that lies down with the dogs riseth with fleas.
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.
Let the punishment fit the crime.
W. S. Gilbert
Liars often set their own traps.
Little leaks sink the ship.
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.
The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor.
The eagle was killed with an arrow made with its own feathers.
Armenian (on paradox)
The fat is in the fire.
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.
What you give is what you get.
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.
The only thing of consequence is what we do.
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.
With man, every effect has its causes; with woman, its because.
Cause and effect can be puzzling: for example, cold feet are often the result of burnt fingers.
Many men owe their success to their wives; others owe their wives to their success.
Half the trouble in the world is cause by loose thinkers, and the other half by tight drivers.
The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship.
Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it.
We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly.
While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.
If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.
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.
Good things take time, as they should. We shouldn't expect good things to happen overnight.
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.
Results come in proportion to enthusiasm applied.
There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.
Don't expect fast results if you want good results.
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.
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.
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
Robert Anson Heinlein