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"Genetic engineering got us into this mess, and genetic engineering will get us out of it."
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"Owing to cutbacks in our news department, here is Rod Ingram to guess at what happened today in a number of places around the globe."
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A dream of consequence
'I'm not sure they appreciate your witty visual take on the consequences of 'change'.'
"There's nothing worse than waiting in the wrong line."
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"Bad news - the unicorns are gay."
Tags:noah, noah's ark, bible, bibles, creation, creation myth, creation myths, creation story, creation stories, flood, floods, biblical flood, biblical floods, animal, animals, mythical creature, mythical creatures, unicorn, unicorns, lgbt, lgbtq, extinct, extinction, extinctions, great flood, noah, going exinct, endangered species, accident, accidents, mistake, mistakes, consequence, consequences, endangered, endangered species
Introducing Mrs. Dumpty
"I had a nightmare that you and Dad woke up one day on the wrong side of history."
Tags:kid, kids, son, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, problem child, precocious, bedtime, bed, night, night time, bad dream, bad dreams, nightmare, nightmares, night terror, night terrors, wrong side of history, slogan, slogans, scare, scared, fear, fearmongering, scaremongering, media, kids say the darndest things, media, coverage, politics, political, generation difference, responsibility, responsible, take action, actions, action, consequence, consequences, future, investing in the future, plan, planning, planning ahead, history, history books, historical
'Typical inventor - failing to see the consequences of his own creation.'
"We are gathered here to join together this man and this woman in matrimony—a very serious step, with far-reaching and unpredictable consequences."
Tags:relationship, relationships, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, wedding, weddings, wedding ceremony, wedding ceremonies, saying i do, bride, brides, groom, grooms, unpredictable, matrimony, love, consequence, consequences, future, happily ever after
"I don't know - the minute I figured out how to make it self-aware it realized it was naked, ran, and hid from me."
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'Decision making would be so much easier if it weren't for the consequences.'
"If it's any consolation, that was an amazing impression of the king."
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"Remember, on the stand, Hobart, the truth will not set you free. The truth will get you fifteen to twenty."
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'I'm just going for a walk. What could possibly happen because of that?'
'You were right - it's shallow rooting but spreading'
"Well, that about does... Wait, has anybody seen my watch?"
Tags:surgery, surgeries, watch, watches, lost item, lost items, lost watch, lost watches, lost, surgeon, surgeons, careless, careless mistake, careless mistakes, consequence, consequential mistake, consequential mistakes, malpractice, malpractice suit, malpractice suits, malpractice lawsuit, malpractice lawsuits
"I knew nuking hurricanes would be a terrible idea."
Tags:trump, donald trump, president trump, president donald trump, nuke, nukes, hurricane, hurricanes, nuclear bomb, nuclear bombs, atom bomb, atom bombs, atomic bomb, atomic bombs, monster, monsters, monster movie, monster movies, monster film, monster films, kaiju, consequence, consequences, nuclear power, danger, dangers, unforeseen, fallout, nuclear fallout
"Yeah, Carl...awesome cannonball. Happy now?"
"Until the numbers improve I'm suspending the group hug.''
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'That's a bad omen no sooner does he invent the wheel than he has the first ever road traffic accident.'
The perils of boob jobs.
Blew off my S.A.T. prep class.
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"There are no consequences to protesting anymore. There used to be consequences."
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Then one day I stopped trying to be perfect.