damn the consequences

damn the consequences

A phrase used when one intends to do something despite it likely having a negative effect or outcome. They decided to party the night before the exam and damn the consequences.
See also: consequence, damn

ˈdamn the consequences, expense, etc.

(spoken) used to say that you are going to do something even though you know it may be expensive, have bad results, etc: Let’s celebrate and damn the expense!
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Microsoft has decided that the only way to truly secure the solution is to push everyone towards Windows 10 and damn the consequences.
But we've already proven that when we have access to easy credit, we take advantage of it - and damn the consequences.
Its like an itch they must scratch, damn the consequences.
Ask a question, you will get an answer - and damn the consequences.
Damn the consequences, which cannot possibly be gauged from behind a desk in Whitehall.
It's easier to send that blogging bullet downrange, and damn the consequences.
Come the October 2014 referendum vote, expect Nick Robinson head to toe in fur, and damn the consequences.
Go on, man up, step on the cracks and damn the consequences - except that I too find myself in dilemmaland, unable to decide if the Nissan Note is perfectly pitched at its target market of young drivers in baby seat heaven or the first step on the road to beige.
It's not surprising; the Tea Party represents the kind of selfish, let-me-make-money and damn the consequences that let the banks run rampant in the first place.
You are a man who says what's on his mind, damn the consequences.
While some may lament the passing of the post-Second World War policies of producing as much food as possible and damn the consequences as the EU will foot the bill, the political world and a growing awareness of green issues have changed how farmers produce food as well as how agriculture interacts with the environment.
Peters's travels in Russia set the tone for his later career; going to the place, talking to the natives, coming back, and reporting honestly, and damn the consequences.
The Democrats want the White House and Congress, and damn the consequences.
She would go to any length she had to in order to get me the help I needed, and damn the consequences," Wainwright recalls.