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The risk of a wrong decision is preferable
to the terror of indecision.
- Maimonides

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If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable.
- George Ade

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A distant enemy is always preferable to one at the gate.
- Emile M. Cioran

 

No company is preferable to bad.
We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues,
as disease is far more contagious than health.
- Charles Caleb Colton

The river route is certainly preferable,
as it affords good grazing and an abundance of water.
- William Whipple

Upon the principles of reason, the good of many is
preferable to the good of a few or of one;
a lasting good is to be preferred before a temporary,
the public before the private.
- Mary Astell

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Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion;
even a prudent enemy is preferable.
- Jean de La Fontaine

Chaotic action is preferable to orderly inaction.
- Will Rogers

I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,'
for it has been my invariable experience that the company
of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult.
- Fran Lebowitz

The fact that the talk may be boring or turgid or uninspiring
should not cause us to forget the fact that it is preferable to war.
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

Ignorance is preferable to error,
and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing
than he who believes what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

Fines are preferable to imprisonment and other types
of punishment because they are more efficient.
With a fine, the punishment to offenders is also revenue to the State.
- Gary Becker

Delay is preferable to error.
- Thomas Jefferson

A young man who is here speaks the Panis language,
and in many other respects, is preferable.
- Zebulon Pike

The boredom occasioned by too much restraint is always
preferable to that produced by an uncontrolled enthusiasm for a pointless variety.
- Osbert Lancaster

Vigilant and effective antitrust enforcement today
is preferable to the heavy hand of government regulation
of the Internet tomorrow.
- Orrin Hatch

There is no means of proving it is preferable to be than not to be.
- Emile M. Cioran

That some Forms of Government are preferable to others,
cannot be doubted; yet neither our Saviour,
nor his Apostles have decided where that Preference is due.
- Charles Inglis

War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity,
it destroys religion, it destroys states,
it destroys families.
Any scourge is preferable to it.
- Martin Luther

I feel that an understanding could be reached with
Germany which would result in a lasting peace with
Europe and believe that a German victory is preferable
to a British and Soviet victory.
- Pierre Laval

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I prefer, in a word, the republican system,
because it comes up more nearly to God's system.
- Gerrit Smith

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

I should prefer to die laughing, and,
on more than one occasion, thought I might.
- Joseph Epstein

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

Rather than go to the gym, I would prefer to do martial
arts because the time goes by quicker.
- Milla Jovovich

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

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

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

People should always have something which they prefer to life.
- Johann G. Seume

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

I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree
with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump,
but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter.
- Roy Lichtenstein

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

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

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 the new me a million times more over than the old one.
- Benjamin Cohen

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

I prefer to leave the paintings to speak for themselves.
- Barnett Newman

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

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

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 should have no use for a paradise in which I should
be deprived of the right to prefer hell.
- Jean Rostand

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

Gentlemen prefer blondes.
- Anita Loos

I always prefer to believe the best of everybody,
it saves so much trouble.
- Rudyard Kipling

I prefer neurotic people.
I like to hear rumblings beneath the surface.
- Stephen Sondheim

I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books.
- Jean Rostand

I prefer design by experts - by people who know what they are doing.
- Donald Norman

Chocolate's okay, but I prefer a really intense fruit taste.
You know when a peach is absolutely perfect...
it's sublime.
I'd like to capture that and then use it in a dessert.
- Kathy Mattea

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

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 much prefer to be a judge than a coal miner
because of the absence of falling coal.
- Peter Cook

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

See, I think if it just became who's sleeping with whom,
then there's no reason to prefer one party over the other,
'cause the truth is we're all sinners.
- Paul Begala

I love it now that a large minority of people who are
handicapped prefer to call themselves crippled.
This is all part of the game, like queer theory.
- Leslie Fiedler


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