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Thomas Payne Quotes and Sayings

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I prefer peace.
But if trouble must come, let it come in my time,
so that my children can live in peace.
- Thomas Payne

Those who want to reap the benefits of this great nation
must bear the fatigue of supporting it.
- Thomas Payne

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

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

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

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

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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

Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.
- Stanislaw Lem

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I prefer recording drums in the analog format,
but that does not mean I would only do it that way.
- Randy Castillo

I like to sneak in under the radar.
I don't have any paparazzi following me or have to deal with that stuff.
I'm never in the tabloids.
I prefer that.
- Rob Schneider

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of
incurring the ridicule of others,
rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
- Frederick Douglass

It is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction
of the whole world to the scratching of my finger.
- David Hume

I am very adamant about keeping my private life private.
I don't prefer to talk about my family.
- Luis Miguel

I prefer the rather old and battered,
things with character, to the brand new.
- Rick Allen

I prefer to think of myself as a musician who is still
learning and trying to do something every time out.
- Geddy Lee

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

I just prefer wood.
I like the smell.
To me, it's a lot cheaper than electric or gas,
and it's more convenient.
It's just a better heat to me.
- Junior Johnson

It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness,
and to prefer things in measure to things in excess.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I can analyse the trajectory of my popularity and find
out why the peak was a peak and the valley was a valley -
grapple with it that way -
but I prefer not to analyse it that much.
- Corey Hart

I've always been the only girl in those environments.
It's comfortable for me - I prefer it,
actually.
- Lisa Guerrero

I used to think then that I was Bohemian,
but I know now that I am not.
I prefer order and precision to untidiness and looseness.
- Conrad Veidt

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

Gentlemen prefer bonds.
- Andrew Mellon

It is very reasonable to worry about the harm done by organized religion,
and to prefer looser and more private arrangements.
- Mary Douglas

I prefer to remake flops.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was a remake of a flop,
and The Quiet American is a remake of a flop.
- Michael Caine

I think it's fine for girls to ask boys out.
I actually prefer it.
- Zac Efron

What I'm doing, I prefer to call that jazz,
because it is a beautiful word - I love it.
- Dexter Gordon

We prefer synthetic rather than natural materials.
Natural products are almost too valuable.
Wood is much harder to produce than metal.
And metal is recyclable, while wood isn't.
- Helmut Jahn

Pigs prefer to wallow in clean mud, but if nothing else is available,
they will frequently wallow in their own urine,
giving rise to the notion that they are dirty animals.
- Marvin Harris

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

I prefer being penetrated by iron to seeing Palestine is loose.
- Theodor Herzl

I always prefer the big laugh.
That is always the objective, especially with a film like Scary Movie 2.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape.
Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesn't show.
- Andrew Wyeth

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

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 prefer leaving things to the market as much as possible.
- Dorothy Denning

We tend to prefer candidates that don't talk about
us one way in Scranton and another way in San Francisco.
- Sarah Palin

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

I started out in summer stock, and that's really what I prefer.
- Andrea Martin

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

I prefer to make common cause with those whose weapons are guitars,
banjos, fiddles and words.
- Theodore Bikel

A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
- Sallust

If the regulars are to be put together,
I believe they would prefer me to the other Cavalry Commanders.
- John Buford

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

I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
- Carter Burwell

I prefer liberty to chains of diamonds.
- Mary Wortley Montagu

I prefer film and that's what I think I'm gonna put my focus on.
- Sasha Alexander

It really doesn't matter whether it's the villain or the hero.
Sometimes the villain is the most colorful.
But I prefer a part where you don't know what he is until the end.
- Glenn Ford

I would prefer to be a citizen of an independent country
rather than Emperor of an enslaved one.
- Bao Dai

I prefer to work alone and do everything alone,
even today.
- Ray Harryhausen

My best moment? I have a lot of good moments but the
one I prefer is when I kicked the hooligan.
- Eric Cantona

If I were offered a cochlear implant today,
I would prefer not to have one.
But that's not a statement about hearing aids or cochlear implants.
It's about who you are.
- Marlee Matlin

Don't know about a cabaret act right now,
would actually prefer a role in a broadway musical.
- Julia Barr

I have often been asked why I am so fond of playing male parts.
As a matter of fact, it is not male parts,
but male brains that I prefer.
- Sarah Bernhardt

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

I prefer a kiss that is so much more than just a tongue in your mouth.
- Katherine Heigl

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

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

I prefer to see with closed eyes.
- Josef Albers

It is possible that blondes also prefer gentlemen.
- Mamie Van Doren

But I love to be outdoors.
I prefer being outdoors to, you know,
being inside.
- Keith Carradine


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