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Prefer Quotes

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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

Related topics: Values Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Freedom Choice

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

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

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

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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

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

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

Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.
- Stanislaw Lem

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

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

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

If I have any choice I would prefer Western Troops.
- John Buford

I prefer surveying for a week to spending a week in
fashionable society even of the best class.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

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

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

As a lifelong Oregonian, I prefer our forests green,
not black.
- Greg Walden

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

Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion.
Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.
- Anthony Burgess

I prefer the country life.
I live in Kingston, but there is lots of trees.
- Ziggy Marley

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

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

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

I like making black and white films in natural surroundings,
but I much prefer shooting a color film inside a studio
where the colors are easier to control.
- Claude Chabrol

To realize that new world we must prefer the values
of freedom and equality above all other values -
above personal wealth,
technical power and nationalism.
- Herbert Read

Be content to be what you are, and prefer nothing to it,
and do not fear or wish for your last day.
- Marcus Valerius Martial

I'd still prefer to do five nights at a club than one night at Allstate Arena.
- Al Jourgensen

I know Quebecers don't want to relive old battles;
they prefer to build for the future.
- Kim Campbell

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

I prefer the things around town.
I'm not one for going out of town too much.
- Julie London

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

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

I like ties but I prefer not to wear one when I'm nervous.
- Jamie Oliver

No man can understand why a woman shouldn't prefer
a good reputation to a good time.
- Helen Rowland

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

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

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

It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion.
I think he must prefer quality to quantity.
- George MacDonald

I know nothing about producing TV drama and any involvement
on my part is liable to prove an obstacle to the producers,
so I prefer to be a cheerleader and let them get on with it.
- Bernard Cornwell

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

I don't ever want to be a sentimentalist.
I prefer to be a realist.
I'm not a romantic really.
- James Earl Jones

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

To want fame is to prefer dying scorned than forgotten.
- Emile M. Cioran

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

I'll always prefer to play with women and hang out with women,
and I'll always be a feminist.
But let me tell you something.
Gloria Steinem never helped me out; Larry Flynt did.
- Courtney Love

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

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

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

Although I am a public figure, I'm still a little shy.
I don't think my own personality is important.
I prefer to keep some small dosage of privacy.
- Joshua Lederberg

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

Americans are people who prefer the Continent to their own country,
but refuse to learn its languages.
- Edward V. Lucas

I obviously prefer writing novels but I take my journalism very seriously,
and I enjoy doing it between novels.
It gives me an opportunity to move in the outside world.
- Mordecai Richler

I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one
more clever who is evil too.
- Euripides

Well, there are certain foods that I prefer not to
eat because they're just such a jolt to the system.
- Mary Tyler Moore

The American fascist would prefer not to use violence.
His method is to poison the channels of public information.
- Henry A. Wallace

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

I adore life but I don't fear death.
I just prefer to die as late as possible.
- Georges Simenon

I do prefer the stage.
It's really the granddaddy of them all.
- Theodore Bikel

Last year my boyfriend gave me a painting -
a very personal one.
I really prefer personal gifts or ones made by someone for me.
Except diamonds.
That's the exception to the rule.
- Minnie Driver

I prefer drawing to talking.
Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.
- Le Corbusier

We prefer that the leaders of the Iraqi armed forces do the honorable thing;
stop fighting for a regime that does not deserve your loyalty.
- Peter Pace

I'm better for it and I prefer to keep things simple
and see what sounds I can get out of my head and hands
rather than relying on a sound that someone else created.
- Andy Summers

I prefer to commit 100 per cent to a movie and make fewer films,
because it takes over your life.
- Jodie Foster

I answered their questions truthfully and honestly,
but I would prefer not to say more.
I assume the information was routed back and that is
why I was not called to testify.
- Jeff Gannon


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