Not all intelligence can be artificial now, so if we make a mistake, the consequences are no longer simply located within an institution or a national culture.
The law does not require a man to cease to be a man, and act without regard to consequences, when he becomes a juror.
Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.
But men never violate the laws of God without suffering the consequences, sooner or later.
Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Wisdom is a kind of knowledge. It is knowledge of the nature, career, and consequences of human values.
We need to recognise that what really matters isn’t buying more and more consumer goods, but family, friends, and knowing that we are doing something worthwhile with our lives. Helping to reduce the appalling consequences of world poverty should be part of that reassessment.