Quotes of consequence

  1. The snow continues with high winds we remain at this camp to day in consequence of the weather. – William Henry Ashley
  2. The symbolic view of things is a consequence of long absorption in images. Is sign language the real language of Paradise? – Hugo Ball
  3. As a consequence of these hesitations and of the vague character of such innovations, the Commission on Human Rights itself had doubts from the beginning about its role and its functions in general. – Rene Cassin
  4. What anybody else thinks about you is really of no consequence It's what you think of yourself. – David Coverdale
  5. We don't want crimes committed in New Mexico falling through the cracks. This legislation ensures that there is no area of our state where crimes can be committed without consequence – Pete Domenici
  6. The regular hours necessary to be observed by those who follow country business, are perhaps of more consequence than any of the other articles, however important those may be. – William Falconer
  7. Pope John Paul II not only was a powerful spiritual leader for Catholics but also a world leader of extraordinary consequence during the last quarter -century. – Mike Ferguson
  8. As our expedition to New York seems likely to be attended with a very fatal Consequence and ourselves haply censured for undertaking it without assurance of success. – Lewis Hallam
  9. The lawlessness of frontier life in America has been pictured as a remarkable phenomenon. In reality, it was the natural consequence of indiscriminate mixing of volatile substances. – Paul Harris
  10. God joins us together by means of the body, in consequence of the laws of the communication of movements. He affects us with the same feelings in consequence of the laws of the conjunction of body and soul. – Nicolas Malebranche
  11. As a consequence geneticists described evolution simply as a change in gene frequencies in populations, totally ignoring the fact that evolution consists of the two simultaneous but quite separate phenomena of adaptation and diversification. – Ernst Mayr
  12. As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another. – John Stuart Mill
  13. But the advice was not taken- Johnstone did emigrate to Canada, and did mortgage his pension; and I fear- though I failed to trace his after history- that he suffered in consequence – Hugh Miller
  14. There is nothing of any consequence in education, in the economy, in city planning, in social policy that does not concern black people. – Toni Morrison
  15. Manners are of such great consequence to the novelist that any kind will do. Bad manners are better than no manners at all, and because we are losing our customary manners, we are probably overly conscious of them; this seems to be a condition that produces writers. – Flannery O'Connor

Usage examples for consequence

  1. Had I been here, and you done the same, the like must have been the consequence – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. " To this name I join the ideas of intelligence, power, will, which I have united in one, and that of goodness, which is a necessary consequence flowing from them. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  3. But that is a consequence not a cause. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  4. My being late once in a while is of no consequence – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  5. " Our courage is rising in spite and in consequence of the great misfortune," he said. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  6. Of course I mean about real things- nature, and all that- not silly stuff you find in history- books, which is of no consequence to anybody in the world. – Austin and His Friends by Frederic H. Balfour
  7. When that time comes, you will feel with Susan, that all such things are of no consequence – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  8. My dear boy, a few minutes are of no consequence – To-morrow? by Victoria Cross
  9. Through many long years she had clung to Madaline- she had thought her love and tender care of more consequence to the child than anything else. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  10. I mention this in consequence of what occurred afterwards. – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat
  11. I am more to blame myself, for it was I gave it him, and know the consequence – Trial-of-Mary-Blandy by Roughead, William
  12. Any letters of consequence – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. The lock is not of the slightest consequence – A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others by F. Hopkinson Smith
  14. " Miss Thornton," Mildred's attention was again aroused by her companion, " I want to tell you something, but I want you to promise me you will not have too much hope in consequence – The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook
  15. I fully realised the consequence of the capture and occupation of Antwerp by the Germans. – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  16. " Who I am is of no consequence was the reply. – The Golden Web by Anthony Partridge
  17. I tell you I have business so important that nothing is of consequence beside it. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  18. However, I tell him it is of no consequence – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  19. In consequence there was a great deal of misery and poverty. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. Is the truth of the conclusion a necessary consequence of the truth of the premisses? – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto

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