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I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) American black leader.

Whatever our creed, we feel that no good deed can by any possibility go unrewarded, no evil deed unpunished.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) American author and founder of Success magazine.

For every life and every act consequence of good and evil can be shown and as in time results of many deeds are blended so good and evil in the end become confounded.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895) Scottish essayist, poet and novelist.

Perhaps his might be one of the natures where a wise estimate of consequences is fused in the fires of that passionate belief which determines the consequences it believes in.

George Eliot (1819-1880) British writer.


All successful men have agreed in one thing -- they were causationists. They believed that things went not by luck, but by law; that there was not a weak or a cracked link in the chain that joins the first and last of things.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.

Thomas H. Huxley (1825-1895) English biologist.

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are only consequences.

Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899) American politician and orator.

You can do anything in this world if you are prepares to take the consequences.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) British novelist and playwright.

Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.