Consistency Quotes

Constants aren't. - John Peers


Inconsistency is the only thing in which men are consistent. - Horatio Smith


Consistency is a virtue for trains: what we want from a philosopher is insights, whether he comes by them consistently or not. - Stephen Vizinczey


Look to make your course regular, that men may know beforehand what they may expect. - Francis Bacon


Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago. - Bernard Berenson


My goal in sailing isn't to be brilliant or flashy in individual races, just to be consistent over the long run. - Dennis Conner


Who ever has no fixed opinions has no constant feelings. - Joseph Joubert


Without consistency there is no moral strength. - Owen


Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead. -Aldous Huxley


Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago. -Bernard Berenson


That is true wisdom, to know how to alter one's mind when occasion demands it. -Terence.


I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether. -Lord Byron


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. -Ralph Waldo Emerson


Consistency is the foundation of virtue. -Francis Bacon


In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently. -Anthony Robbins


The only way a man can remain consistent amid changing circumstances is to change with them while preserving the same dominating purpose. Winston Churchill.-


The heartbeat of a football team is the quarterback position and I think everyone who has any intelligence about the game understands you must have consistency at that position to be a championship team.-Ron Jaworski


The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.-Henry David Thoreau


The principle that certain sins should not receive the Church's testimony of forgiveness was probably no novelty at all, but had been applied in various churches; perhaps, however, with no strict consistency.-Robert Rainy


The same things we've done the past couple of seasons. We've worked on the engine and clutch. We'll try and pick up the performance and consistency of the car and go back out there.-Larry Dixon


There's a consistency in my work that pops up independent of the limitations of the technology.-Douglas Trumbull


We are not interested in the fact that the brain has the consistency of cold porridge.-Alan Turing


We want a system that will improve consistency and steadiness in the quality of government.-Ferdinand Mount


When I speak of "cycles," I am referring to lengthy intervals of relative homogeneity, if not in the resolving of problems, than at least with respect to the consistency of their capacity to productively irritate.-Brian Ferneyhough


I have worked hard to improve my consistency in my driving, irons, short game, and putting.-Natalie Gulbis


I like consistency. If you've had a childhood like mine, you want some things you can rely on to stay the same.-Norman Wisdom


I needed some stability, which is why I chose not to change from HRC for this season, which was an option that we had. Apart from being the best team in the world, I also needed some consistency.-Sete Gibernau


I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.-Drew Barrymore


If I'm interrupted, it's just a minor inconvenience, but not a disaster, because it's easy to get back where I was: that is, the paint has not changed consistency; the light has not moved.-Buffy Sainte-Marie


If we can play like that every week we'll get some level of consistency.-Alex Ferguson


If you look at the themes that he struck from the minute he started running for president through today, there is a very high level of consistency, and there is a sense that he is who he is. Obama's governing is completely consistent with the way he campaigned and the themes on which he campaigned, the issues he highlighted, the vision he shared.-David Axelrod


In any team sport, the best teams have consistency and chemistry.-Roger Staubach


In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics you get shortsighted, if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end.-Tom Seaver


Into this pour the purified juice: and put it into a pan of water come almost to a boil and continue nearly in the state of boiling until the juice is found to be the consistency of a thick syrup when cold. It is then when cold, to be corked up in a bottle for use.-James Lind


Most players in this league say they want consistency.-Isaiah Thomas


My own image of my work is that I no sooner settle into something than a break occurs. These breaks are always painful and depressing but despite them I see that there's a consistency that holds out, but is hard to define.-Lee Krasner


My singing wasn't horrible, but my dancing really made it look silly. It's not like I'm a horrible singer that can't sing. But I don't have the consistency or the presentation skills that a good performer has.-William Hung


My work is based on the assumption that clarity and consistency in our moral thinking is likely, in the long run, to lead us to hold better views on ethical issues.-Peter Singer


Not that there weren't great shows, and not that there wasn't plenty of fine music played. It's just that the consistency and the height of where we could take it, with the help of the audience, was less, I felt, in the '90s.-Phil Lesh


One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.-Maya Angelou


Our children are counting on us to provide two things: consistency and structure. Children need parents who say what they mean, mean what they say, and do what they say they are going to do.-Barbara Coloroso


Part of courage is simple consistency.-Peggy Noonan


Partly because his life ended before the age of 50, Hamilton was defined by the other founding fathers, and he managed, with amazing consistency, to alienate most of them.-Ron Chernow


Pressed caviar has the consistency of chilled tar.-William E. Geist

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