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Console Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Console

Please enjoy these Console Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- St. Francis of Assisi

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If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience,
console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
- Jane Fonda

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not;
a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
- Francis Bacon

I take people very seriously.
People are all I take seriously, in fact.
Therefore, I have nothing but sympathy for how people behave -
and nothing but laughter to console them with.
- John Irving

 

Little things console us because little things afflict us.
- Blaise Pascal

I've been in plenty of situations where someone I'm
dating had more time for a console than me.
- Josie Maran

The clear-sighted do not rule the world,
but they sustain and console it.
- Agnes Repplier

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The Xbox 360 is the first console that I've ever worked
with that actually has development tools that are better
for games than what we've had on PC.
- John Carmack

Nothing becomes so offensive so quickly as grief.
When fresh it finds someone to console it,
but when it becomes chronic, it is ridiculed,
and rightly.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If thou suffer injustice, console thyself;
the true unhappiness is in doing it.
- Democritus

Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men,
and to console undistinguished people for their want
of fortune and their lack of merit.
- Benjamin Disraeli

As to London we must console ourselves with the thought
that if life outside is less poetic than it was in the days of old,
inwardly its poetry is much deeper.
- Goldwin Smith

We're going to do something that's really unprecedented
in the industry by launching the console in all three
major markets for the same holiday.
It's never been done before.
- J Allard

Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people,
to discourage them from ambitious attempts,
and generally console them in their mediocrity.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

It is the style of idealism to console itself for the
loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new.
- Karl Kraus

I shall soon be six-and-twenty.
Is there anything in the future that can possibly console
us for not being always twenty-five?
- George Byron

A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week.
If you cannot console yourself to this,
get out of the profession.
- Martin H. Fischer

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't.
A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
- Horace Walpole

Online console gaming will continue to grow at a healthy pace.
- Trip Hawkins

One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word.
A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time
when deeds are called for.
- Euripides

Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release,
the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure,
and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Vanity of science.
Knowledge of physical science will not console me for
ignorance of morality in time of affliction,
but knowledge of morality will always console me for
ignorance of physical science.
- Blaise Pascal

The console games, as they come out with this new generation,
will have a temporary advantage in price performance,
but there are still many things you can do on a PC,
more conveniently than you can do on a console machine.
- Will Wright

I think that that multiplatform development is what's
on the mind of most high-end PC developers now...
this is really the first time in the industry's history
that we've had console machines that can handle all
that PC developers can deliver.
- Mike Wilson

Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps,
all it replaces is the lack of God.
It doesn't comfort man.
On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly,
it transports him to the supreme regions where he is
master of his own destiny.
- Marguerite Duras

Console game publishing has become more like theatrical
release film-making and it is very hard if you are
not one of the major publishers,
and even for them it is hard unless they are working with major game brands.
- Trip Hawkins

We didn't have our online service developed.
We had never shipped a console game before as a company.
So we were developing a lot of new competencies as
a company and assembling a new team.
- J Allard

The Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.
O Divine Master,
grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- although attributed to St. Francis of Assisi,
this prayer first appeared (written in French) in 1912

As a result, we will continue to see more innovation
on the Internet and on mobile phones than on consoles.
- Trip Hawkins

The new generation of consoles has as much power to
do the kind of games that we do as the PC does.
- Will Wright

Everybody's saturated with the marketing hype of next-generation consoles.
They are wonderful, but the truth is that they are
as powerful as a high end PC is right now.
- John Carmack

A trifle consoles us, for a trifle distresses us.
- Blaise Pascal

The fact that the Lord can work and act even with insufficient means consoles me,
and above all I entrust myself to your prayers.
- Pope Benedict XVI

Anything that consoles is fake.
- Iris Murdoch

The greatest gift is the passion for reading.
It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts,
it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and
experience of a wide kind.
It is a moral illumination.
- Moses Hadas

He steps on stage and draws the sword of rhetoric,
and when he is through, someone is lying wounded and
thousands of others are either angry or consoled.
- Pete Hamill

The physician must not only be the healer,
but often the consoler.
- Harriot K. Hunt

Most men, after a little freedom, have preferred authority
with the consoling assurances and the economy of effort it brings.
- Walter Lippmann

If you can talk brilliantly about a problem,
it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
- Stanley Kubrick

I'm not interested in provoking people,
but only in trying to be consoling.
- Martin Kippenberger

The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one's
neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance.
It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people
next door are headed for hell.
- Aleister Crowley

I picked up the writing on the very day he died.
It was the only consolation I could find.
- Wilfrid Sheed

I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us,
we find consolation only in religion.
- Paul Cezanne

What most of all hinders heavenly consolation is that
you are too slow in turning yourself to prayer.
- Thomas Kempis

Our system is the height of absurdity,
since we treat the culprit both as a child,
so as to have the right to punish him,
and as an adult, in order to deny him consolation.
- Claude Levi-Strauss

There was always the consolation that if I didn't like
what I wrote I could throw it away or burn it.
- Carl Sandburg

There is one consolation in being sick;
and that is the possibility that you may recover
to a better state than you were ever in before.
- Henry David Thoreau

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt.
Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.
- Robert Hughes

Last night I dreamed of a small consolation enjoyed only by the blind:
Nobody knows the trouble I've not seen!
- James Thurber

A love of nature is a consolation against failure.
- Berthe Morisot

Kiss me out of desire, but not consolation.
- Jeff Buckley

That is the consolation of a little mind;
you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind.
- Frank Moore Colby

Every man, either to his terror or consolation,
has some sense of religion.
- Heinrich Heine

When the soul drifts uncertainly between life and the dream,
between the mind's disorder and the return to cool reflection,
it is in religious thought that we should seek consolation.
- Gerard De Nerval

Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense.
Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but,
we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation,
where's the harm? September 11th changed all that.
- Richard Dawkins

I really enjoy the consolation when I'm having to cut loose stuff I love,
of saying 'Well, at least it will make it onto DVD.'
There's a couple of scenes which I liked very much,
but couldn't fit them into the film that are on there.
- Jay Roach

I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out
to the Lord for grace and mercy,
and they have covered me completely.
I have found the sweetest consolation since I made
it my whole purpose to enjoy His marvellous Presence.
- Christopher Columbus

When you're in the muck you can only see muck.
If you somehow manage to float above it,
you still see the muck but you see it from a different perspective.
And you see other things too.
That's the consolation of philosophy.
- David Cronenberg

The Bible was a consolation to a fellow alone in the old cell.
The lovely thin paper with a bit of matress stuffing in it,
if you could get a match, was as good a smoke as I ever tasted.
- Brendan Behan

It is a great consolation for me to remember that the Lord,
to whom I had drawn near in humble and child-like faith,
has suffered and died for me, and that He will look
on me in love and compassion.
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

If I were John Bolton, I'd take great consolation in
the words of my principal supporter on the committee,
who gave a ringing endorsement, which was,
There is no evidence that he has broken any laws.
- Mark Shields

You know, dramas are much more expensive to do than say a comedy,
so any kind of deficit like that is picked up on when
it comes time for them to pick up new shows.
- Paul Guilfoyle

Artists don't always know.
Almost every song I ever recorded that was a hit at
the majors that the promotional people picked I didn't think it would be a hit.
I was wrong every time!
- Roy Ayers

It's not just buying the company.
Sure, we picked the right companies,
and we picked the right management and,
most importantly, we've given them the right incentive to perform.
- Henry Kravis

Ali's belief in himself was something I picked up on,
and it's become my own philosophy.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

Happiness grows at our own firesides,
and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.
- Douglas William Jerrold

My Dad was from Liverpool, and he picked it up in the army.
He'd often come out with this stuff.
- Mike Myers

I never staged a coup.
They picked me up.
Like I say, they forced me to become premier,
maybe hoping that by that way, they send me to the electric chair.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

I picked up the Joss Stone album, Josh Groban,
and the new Norah Jones.
I love, love, love Norah.
- Deborah Cox

I was singing in a mall, and I picked a girl to come up onstage with me.
As I was grabbing her hand, I fell off the stage.
It felt like I was in the air forever,
flying like Superman.
- Aaron Carter

I just picked up golf, it was good, give me a chance to play golf.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi


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