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Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected
in a cosmic religion for the future:
It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology;
it covers both the natural and the spiritual,
and it is based on a religious sense
aspiring from the experience of all things,
natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.
- Albert Einstein

Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all
his capital in one concern,
so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate
all our happiness from one quarter alone.
- Sigmund Freud

The competent programmer is fully aware of the limited size of his own skull.
He therefore approaches his task with full humility,
and avoids clever tricks like the plague.
- Edsger Dijkstra

A revolution is interesting insofar as it avoids like
the plague the plague it promised to heal.
- Daniel Berrigan

 

The girl with a future avoids a man with a past.
- Evan Esar

It is true that I have had heartache and tragedy in my life.
These are things none of us avoids.
Suffering is the price of being alive.
- Judy Collins

The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune,
and willing avoids the sight of distress.
- W. Somerset Maugham

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An intellectual is someone who avoids the mundane by lowering his handicap.
- Richard Reeves

He who avoids complaint invites happiness.
- Abu Bakr

A poet clings to his own tradition and avoids internationalism.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the
poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
- Horace

The correction of silence is what kills;
when you know you have transgressed,
and your friend says nothing, and avoids your eye.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while
sweeping on to the grand fallacy.
- Steven Weinberg

Gossip, even when it avoids the sexual,
bears around it a faint flavor of the erotic.
- Patricia Meyer Spacks

It avoids a self-conscious relationship to the act.
We live in the most self-conscious society in the history of mankind.
There are good things in that, but there are also terrible things.
The worst of it is, that we find it hard to give ourselves to the cultural process.
- Larry Harvey

So, anything that avoids a conflict that could draw in,
unhappily again, outside powers such as the United States or revisit,
for example, Japan's interests in the Taiwan area would
be the last thing that anyone would want.
- William Kirby

This is our culture, and I don't care who the musician is,
if he avoids black people, then he is scared of something.
He doesn't have confidence in himself or else he doesn't
believe in what he's doing.
- Betty Carter

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

My greatest Power and my greatest Inner Peace come
when I Intend my future, and when I avoid Expecting it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
- Elbert Hubbard

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Merely to avoid harming others is not enough.
Earn your place in this world by doing good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
- Dale Carnegie

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour
when every one has to throw off his mask?
Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked?
Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight
in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it?
I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others
that at last their true nature could not reveal itself;...
In every man there is something which to a certain degree
prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to himself;
and this may be the case in so high a degree,
he may be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life
which extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love,
and he who cannot love is the most unhappy man of all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.
- Katharine Graham

Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
- Abraham Lincoln

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid
pregnancy by a resort to mathematics,
though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
- H. L. Mencken

Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience,
impair your health, and dissipate your property.
- Jean de la Bruyere

I always avoid prophesying beforehand,
because it is a much better policy to prophesy
after the event has already taken place.
- Winston Churchill

You can't operate a company by fear,
because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism.
And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.
- Steve Ross

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks
that precede cannon shots.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
- Alan Thicke

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
- Jean de La Fontaine

Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips,
their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep
what is entrusted to them.
- Horace

I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection.
People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal
job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people,
but I wanted to act.
- Jennifer Aniston

Now he must not go the wrong way round the circuit,
and unless he can spin himself stationary through 360
degrees I fail to see how he can avoid doing so.
- Murray Walker

We didn't have the lane ropes, we had to get up higher
in the water to avoid the little waves.
- Johnny Weissmuller

I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
- Mae West

I had to make some drastic choices to avoid losing myself.
- Elizabeth Berkley

A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it,
and never makes that mistake again.
But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him
how to avoid the mistake altogether.
- Roy H. Williams

I really had little interest in becoming famous.
When I write my book, it will be my guide to avoid becoming a rock star.
- Edgar Winter

We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war,
by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them,
by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will.
- Neville Chamberlain

I'm shy, paranoid, whatever word you want to use.
I hate fame.
I've done everything I can to avoid it.
- Johnny Depp

For there is no one so great or mighty that he can
avoid the misery that will rise up against him when
he resists and strives against God.
- John Calvin

A big part of finding the right resources is knowing
what to look for and what to avoid.
- Matthew Lesko

The first thing you need to know, in order to establish
some perspective and avoid panic,
is that the violent government excesses we're seeing
today are far from unprecedented.
- L. Neil Smith

Never comment on a woman's rear end.
Never use the words "large" or "size" with "rear end."
Never.
Avoid the area altogether.
Trust me.
- Tim Allen

Avoid sarcasm.
Don't insist on the last word.
- Ford Frick

Make definite assertions.
Avoid tame, colorless, hesitating, non-committal language.
- William Strunk, Jr.

City government can and must help San Franciscans prepare
for emergencies in order to avoid tragedy where possible
and minimize loss of life and property when emergencies occur.
- Gavin Newsom

It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

I try to avoid a specific image.
I seek to play as many different women as I can to
avoid having a label put on me.
- Blythe Danner

Art, whose honesty must work through artifice,
cannot avoid cheating truth.
- Adrienne Rich

I remember having to take detours around the Hollywood
sign to avoid having to see this grotesque poster of
myself on Sunset Boulevard.
- Rachel Ward

Yeah, I don't deal with current events or pop culture,
and I avoid politics like the plague.
- Max Cannon

Even if we encounter some shameful events in the past,
we shouldn't avoid or hide them.
- Moo-hyum Roh

Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

I think we still have a chance if we continue with our work,
if Iraq provides full cooperation, we should still be able to avoid a war.
- Mohamed ElBaradei

America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
- Laurence J. Peter

I have forced myself to contradict myself in order
to avoid conforming to my own taste.
- Marcel Duchamp

In real life I avoid all parties altogether,
but on paper I can mingle with the best of them.
- Anne Tyler

There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the
only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes
from trying to avoid pain.
- R. D. Laing

Never Have Your Dog Stuffed is really advice to myself,
a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty,
but to go with it, to surf into change.
- Alan Alda


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