Consequences Of Our Actions Quotes by Stephen Covey, Sharon Salzberg, King Hussein I, Thomas Metzinger, Huston Smith, Khaled Hosseini and many others.
Principles are natural laws that are external to us and that ultimately control the consequences of our actions. Values are internal and subjective and represent that which we feel strongest about in guiding our behavior.
In Buddhist teaching, ignorance is considered the fundamental cause of violence – ignorance… about the separation of self and other… about the consequences of our actions.
We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
Only as long as we believe in our own identity over time does it make sense for us to make future plans, avoid risks, and treat our fellow human beings fairly – for the consequences of our actions will, in the end, always concern ourselves.
…the only thing that continues is the consequences of our action.
Nothing happens in a vacuum in life: every action has a series of consequences, and sometimes it takes a long time to fully understand the consequences of our actions.
The consequences of our actions are always so complicated, so diverse, that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed.
I think that’s the moment when we all grow up, when we stop blaming our parents for the messes we’ve made out of our lives and start owning the consequences of our actions.
In order not to be misunderstood, I want it perfectly clear that I believe it is incumbent on us to conduct our lives in a way that takes into account all the consequences of our actions, including the consequences to other people, and the consequences to the environment.
There is only one basic human right: the right to do as you please, without causing others harm. With it comes our only basic human duty: the duty to accept the consequences of our actions.
It would be immoral to walk away from the consequences of our actions, leaving behind anarchy and civil war in Iraq.
So long as we are brave enough to accept the consequences of our actions, no one can take away our freedom of choice.
What our Seventh Generation will have is a consequence of our actions today.
Reason and free inquiry are the only effectual agents against error.
We make choices. No one else can live our lives for us. And we must confront and accept the consequences of our actions.
The consequences of our actions take hold of us, quite indifferent to our claim that meanwhile we have ‘improved.