Quotes About Consistency

Look, I don’t even agree with myself at times.
Jeane Kirkpatrick, on changing her party affiliation to register as a Republican

Don’t be “consistent,” but be simply true.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

A consistent thinker is a thoughtless person, because he conforms to a pattern; he repeats phrases and thinks in a groove.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Oscar Wilde

An acquaintance seated next to R. J. Wrigley on a flight to Chicago asked the multimillionaire why he continued to advertise his chewing gum when it was far and away the most successful product in its field.
Wrigley replied, “For the same reason that the pilot keeps this plane’s engines running even though we’re already in the air.”

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
Ralph Waldo Emerson



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