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Jeff Smith Quotes and Sayings

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I prefer the Chinese method of eating.
You can do anything at the table except arm wrestle.
- Jeff Smith

Please understand the reason why Chinese vegetables taste so good.
It is simple.
The Chinese do not cook them, they just threaten them!
- Jeff Smith

It's good to do something for Americans for once.
- Jeff Smith

To know what you prefer
instead of humbly saying Amen
to what the world tells you you ought to prefer,
is to have kept your soul alive.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

 

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day
not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer -
and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of
dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you prefer that you be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

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God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature,
and it has often been said by philosophers,
that nature is the will of God.
And I prefer to say that nature
is the only body of God that we shall ever see.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Which form of proverb do you prefer
Better late than never, or Better never than late?
- Lewis Carroll

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer,
self-sufficient.
There is no other time when the whole world seems composed
of one thing and one thing only.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

As I get older, I just prefer to knit.
- Tracey Ullman

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer
silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
- Albert Einstein

Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.
- Stanislaw Lem

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people,
and many cats prefer people to other cats.
- Mason Cooley

I prefer the company of peasants because they have
not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
- Michel de Montaigne

It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss;
volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
- George Santayana

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good,
to the praise that deceives them.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and
a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.
- Marlene Dietrich

I do read music, but I prefer playing from the heart.
- Clarence Clemons

I don't believe in email.
I'm an old-fashioned girl.
I prefer calling and hanging up.
- Sarah Jessica Parker

I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things.
The glass is always half empty.
And cracked.
And I just cut my lip on it.
And chipped a tooth.
- Janeane Garofalo

I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest,
with visions to be realized, than lord among those
without dreams and desires.
- Khalil Gibran

I prefer playing in the studio because you have much
more control over things.
- Michael Schenker

I definitely prefer being a lover than a fighter.
- Billy Joel

We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema -
some actors don't like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre.
- Boris Spassky

If it's a slow race you have to be on your guard.
You have to be patient, but I prefer that.
- Michael East

It is quite lovely being single, and I much prefer it.
- Anna Held

I prefer to explore the most intimate moments,
the smaller, crystallized details we all hinge our lives on.
- Rita Dove

I don't like to read novels where the novelist tells
me what to think about the situation and the characters.
I prefer to discover for myself.
- Frederick Wiseman

Some guys are admired for coming to play,
as the saying goes.
I prefer those who come to kill.
- Leo Durocher

I haven't had sex in eight months.
To be honest, I now prefer to go bowling.
- Lil' Kim

I prefer being as far from the centre of celebrity as possible.
- Rachel Weisz

I don't like to say I have given my life to art.
I prefer to say art has given me my life.
- Frank Stella

I much prefer the modern world.
- Keith Henson

I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
- Anatole France

If the people should elect, they will never fail to
prefer some man of distinguished character,
or services; some man, if he might so speak of continental reputation.
- Gouverneur Morris

Having spent so much time in a fictional world,
I prefer to read about the real world.
- Brent Spiner

I don't know what impression you might have of the way I live.
I live in a quiet place.
I do not live as a hermit, though other people would prefer it if I did.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections,
Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling,
Or just after.
- Wallace Stevens

I myself prefer my New Zealand eggs for breakfast.
- Elizabeth II

I am just old-fashioned enough to prefer long hair.
- Erich von Stroheim

I very much prefer the balance in a scene to standing
out and so you have to make a decision.
- William Hurt

I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent
man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
- Johann Kepler

They pay little attention to what we say and prefer to read tea leaves.
- Nikita Khrushchev

I'm still Sean that me mates went to school with,
not Sean the film star.
And that's the way I prefer to be.
- Sean Bean

I tend to prefer the shelter of fiction.
- Armistead Maupin

What we prefer to read is sort of like sexual preference,
you like what you like.
Most of the time you have no clue why.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

I prefer a man who will burn the flag and then wrap
himself in the Constitution to a man who will burn
the Constitution and then wrap himself in the flag.
- Craig Washington

We must prefer real hell to an imaginary paradise.
- Simone Weil

The Proclamation does not, indeed, mark out exactly
the course I should myself prefer.
But I am ready to take it just as it is written,
and to stand by it with all my heart.
- Salmon P. Chase

Children love and want to be loved and they very much
prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure.
Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
- Erik Erikson

It sounds really arrogant, but my music's my favourite music ever.
I prefer it to anyone else's.
- Richard D. James

There's more depth to Lionel.
What I am finding so interesting about playing him
is there's all these different layers.
I prefer playing Lionel because he's a human being.
- John Glover

I use Gibson guitars; I prefer the Les Paul custom.
- Adam Jones

In the event of a victory over Germany by Soviet Russia and England,
Bolshevism in Europe would inevitably follow.
Under these circumstances I would prefer to see Germany win the war.
- Pierre Laval

I wake up early in the morning and walk for an hour.
If I have something to write, I prefer to write in
the morning until midday,
and in the afternoon, I eat.
- Naguib Mahfouz

I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a
cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying
to stick to the panes of glass with its claws.
- Charles Baudelaire

Prefer a loss to a dishonest gain; the one brings pain at the moment,
the other for all time.
- Chilon

I do not gather things, I prefer to rent them rather than to possess them.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
- Jeremy Taylor

Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Gentlemen prefer bonds.
- Andrew Mellon

Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes:
one must make them when one reflects;
and whatever you may say,
I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I prefer theatre but TV keeps you well known.
- Richard Briers

There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique
compliment to a straight truth -
if the latter were unflattering.
- Minna Antrim

But as I was saying, from my experiences,
I think men tend to be more timid in expressing their feelings for you.
Regardless, I always prefer a friendship first and foremost.
- Alicia Machado

I had to accept that I was an alcoholic,
that was the main thing.
I think you've got to.
But I try not say that I'm an alcoholic.
I prefer to say that it's a disease I've got.
- Paul Gascoigne

Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves
to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery
of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds.
- Dorothy L. Sayers


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