Quotations on Consistency

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Because interrogations are intended to coerce confessions, interrogators feel themselves justified in using their coercive means. Consistency regarding the technique is not important; inducing anxiety and fear is the point.
- Aldrich Ames
(Keywords: Fear, Consistency, Anxiety)

I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Politics, Consistency, Indifference)

Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts: but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper never takes the shape of consistency of enduring hatred.
- M. Kathleen Casey
(Keywords: Anger, Consistency, Hatred, May, Temper)

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
(Keywords: Age, Life, Consistency, Fathers, Founding)

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
(Keywords: Car, Consistency, Performance, Past, Seasons)

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
(Keywords: Change, Consistency, Being, Stability, World)

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
(Keywords: Intelligence, Consistency, Football)

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
(Keywords: Music, Consistency, Help)

First of all when you're a mommy like you like the consistency of being on a show like that's just peace of mind, I know I have financial, you know stability.
- Nia Long
(Keywords: Peace, Consistency, Financial, Being, First, Mind, Stability)

I believe consistency and orthogonality are tools of design, not the primary goal in design.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto
(Keywords: Design, Consistency, Goal, Tools)

We want a system that will improve consistency and steadiness in the quality of government.
- Ferdinand Mount
(Keywords: Government, Quality, Consistency, Want, Will)

Consistency is found in that work whose whole and detail are suitable to the occasion. It arises from circumstance, custom, and nature.
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Keywords: Nature, Work, Consistency, Circumstance, Custom, Detail)

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
(Keywords: Forgiveness, Consistency, Church, Churches, Novelty)

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
(Keywords: Work, Consistency, Clarity, Thinking)

The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
- Henry David Thoreau
(Keywords: Truth, Consistency, Expediency)

There's a consistency in my work that pops up independent of the limitations of the technology.
- Douglas Trumbull
(Keywords: Technology, Work, Consistency, Limitations)

But I have the satisfaction, at the same time, to reflect that the impression to be made depends upon the consistency of the charge and the motives of the prosecutors.
- Robert Walpole
(Keywords: Time, Impression, Consistency, Motives, Satisfaction)

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