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Quote Left The art of writing is mysterious; the opinions we hold are ephemeral , and I prefer the Platonic idea of the Muse to that of Poe, who reasoned, or feigned to reason, that the writing of a poem is an act of the intelligence. It never fails to amaze me that the classics hold a romantic theory of poetry, and a romantic poet a classical theory. Quote Right
Quote Left We are not confirming that she had a pre-existing condition of high blood pressure. We've talked the family, and they said they would prefer not to release information, and we are respecting their right to privacy. Quote Right
Quote Left I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial. Quote Right
Quote Left A couple's relationship often moves to the back burner as they focus on the new baby and temporarily prefer sleep over sex. Quote Right
Quote Left They prefer brands that are perceived as hip and popular but not too commercial. One of our keys to success will be connecting with consumers on their terms using their technology. Quote Right
Quote Left Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work. Quote Right
Quote Left It has, moreover, been proven that horror, nastiness, and the frightful are what give pleasure when one fornicates. Beauty is a simple thing ugliness is the exceptional thing. And fiery imaginations, no doubt, always prefer the extraordinary thing to the simple thing. Quote Right
Quote Left You prefer a woman under the earth, you heap roses above a grave;... Quote Right
Quote Left If I were not an atheist, I would believe in a God who would choose to save people on the basis of the totality of their lives and not the pattern of their words. I think he would prefer an honest and righteous atheist to a TV preacher whose every word is God, God, God, and whose every deed is foul, foul, foul. Quote Right
Quote Left A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats. Quote Right
Quote Left The supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things--the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit. Quote Right
Quote Left Prefer loss to the wealth of dishonest gain; the former vexes you for a time; the latter will bring you lasting remorse. Quote Right
Quote Left The original crime of niggers and lesbians is that they prefer themselves. Quote Right
Quote Left Prefer loss to the wealth of dishonest gain the former vexes you for a time the latter will bring you lasting remorse. Quote Right
Quote Left Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes. Quote Right
Quote Left I had supposed until that time that it was quite common for parents to love their children, but the war persuaded me that it is a rare exception. I had supposed that most people liked money better than almost anything else, but I discovered that they liked destruction even better. I had supposed that intellectuals frequently loved truth, but I found here again that not ten per cent of them prefer truth to popularity. Quote Right
Quote Left It would be enough for me to have the system of a jury of twelve versus the system of one judge as a basis for preferring the U.S. to the Soviet Union. I would prefer the country you can leave to the country you cannot. Quote Right
Quote Left Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets. Quote Right
Quote Left Through my optimism I naturally prefer and capture the beauty in life. Quote Right
Quote Left All this class of pleasures inspires me with the same nausea as I feel at the sight of rich plum-cake or sweetmeats; I prefer the driest bread of common life. Quote Right
Quote Left The truth which makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear. Quote Right
Quote Left ... today ... photographers prefer disfigurement to adornment. It is now chic to do your worst to people. Quote Right
Quote Left It is partly to avoid consciousness of greed that we prefer to associate with those who are at least as greedy as we ourselves. Those who consume much less are a reproach. Quote Right
Quote Left The stupidity of people comes from having an answer to everything. The wisdom of the novel comes from having a question for everything... it seems to me that all over the world people nowadays prefer to judge rather than to understand, to answer rather than to ask, so that the voice of the novel can hardly be heard over the noisy foolishness of human certainties. Quote Right
Quote Left It's been suggested that if the supernaturalists really had the powers they claim, they'd win the lottery every week. I prefer to point out that they could also win a Nobel Prize for discovering fundamental physical forces hitherto unknown to science. Either way, why are they wasting their talents doing party turns on television? Quote Right
Quote Left I myself prefer my New Zealand eggs for breakfast. (After she was pelted with eggs during a walkabout on New Zealand visit) Quote Right
Quote Left A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one! by Alexander Hamilton Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left People sometimes tell me that they prefer barbarism to civilization. I doubt if they have given it a long enough trial. Like the people of Alexandria, they are bored by civilization; but all the evidence suggests that the boredom of barbarism is infinitely greater. Quote Right
Quote Left If anybody said that I should die if I did not take beef-tea or mutton, even under medical advice, I would prefer death Quote Right

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Quote Left What do we know of God, or surmise? Aware of everything, infinite beyond time and space as generally understood. Omnipotent, no need to duplicate anything exactly, seemingly obsessed with our individuality, yet with a definite preference toward Pure Love -- His self-essence proliferating endlessly. Quote Right
Quote Left The phrase "Long time no see" is preferable to "Oh, it's you again." Quote Right
Quote Left Prefer the afterlife better than this one. Never let this life better than next one. - Buddhism quotes Quote Right
Quote Left "Artist hide their art for fear of the loss of losing the love of their work for compensation and attention, the displacement of care and affection for concern and agony, and perhaps the jealousy that comes with knowing the thing you love most might be loved more by others, and it's your only one like a sole born child that's dowered off to the highest bidder, I prefer to let her stay and love her forever" Quote Right
Quote Left Let world know your identity, Thou shall not hide, In this cruel world of no humanity, Show your preference is a pride. Quote Right
Quote Left I find your love unappealing (no, make that appalling) because you prefer kissing then stalling. ('First Base Freeze' by Michael R. Burch) Quote Right
Quote Left Desde sempre é assim: uma pessoa de sucesso tem o costume de fazer tudo àquilo que as pessoas preferem nunca fazer. Cerca de 10% por cento das pessoas pensam que pensam; e os outros 88% por cento preferem morrer a pensar. A conclusão é o resultado de soma. Simples assim. Quote Right
Quote Left I prefer the impossible; WOW; what a challenge! Quote Right
Quote Left Nem sempre o novo é sinal de progresso. Em ciência, leia, de preferência, as obras mais recentes; na filosofia, na administração e nas práticas de liderança tanto quanto na literatura, leia as obras que sejam mais antigas. É fato sim que cada biblioteca é uma biblioteca de preferências e cada categoria escolhida implica uma exclusão. Quote Right
Quote Left Existe uma novidade pouco compreendida originária da ciência moderna. A novidade radical é a rejeição da crença de que as forças que fazem o sucesso e o êxito dos seres humanos dependem da sorte ou das preferências do coração humano. A verdade pode ser intrigante. Pode ser difícil lidar com isso. Pode ser contra intuitivo. Pode contradizer preconceitos arraigados. Mas nossas preferências nunca determinam o que é verdade. Quote Right
Quote Left I really don’t care who’s gay, or if they prefer white milk over chocolate milk. Quote Right
Quote Left Poucas pessoas cruzam o rio bravio para viver a prosperidade do outro lado. A maioria está presa no lado oposto. Esquece-se de observar que o caminho para cima e para baixo é o mesmo. Preferem escolher mesmo, correr para cima e para baixo na margem do no qual a prosperidade nunca acontece. Entretanto, aquela pessoa empreendedora que é capaz de mudar sua consciência interior para como pode servir outras pessoas atravessa o rio bravio de uma margem à outra e nem percebe. Quote Right
Quote Left Para realizar grandes coisas, devemos agir, mas também sonhar; imaginar e planejar e acima de tudo acreditar. Agir, sonhar; imaginar e planejar e acima de tudo acreditar são os vários pseudônimos que Deus usa quando prefere não assinar Seu próprio nome. Quote Right
Quote Left A precious few prefer an old pocket watch that no longer keeps time nor train on schedule, to the latest chronometer that keeps perfect time. Search out these few who are not easily fooled...,for they understand the rare gift time, and know the trains will arrive eventually. Quote Right
Quote Left Those who think it was abolished with slavery are in denial, we experience it in the Bus, school, at work, in preference and choice, in continued ridicule, by suspicion and distrust, by avoidance, Just that we who are deprived have developed a tough skin and a better knowledge to avoid the sentiment and publicity. Quote Right
Quote Left Change is inevitable but familiarity is preferable. Quote Right
Quote Left If I'm a Collection of Memories I'd prefer they be Memorable Ones Quote Right
Quote Left People usually confuse me, solitude ends up being my ultimate preference !! Quote Right
Quote Left RuPaul prefers to be saved when he's in " DISTRESS" especially if it's a Versace ! Quote Right
Quote Left Humans are weird. We prefer the offspring of other species to our own. Especially me. Quote Right
Quote Left What's up with this women and children first Cr&p? Feminism like men to bear the burden, and only want equality when it serves women. It goes on every day, with women getting preferential treatment in nearly every aspect of American life. If you call yourself a feminist but expect to have inherent priority over men you ought to go to Hades. Quote Right
Quote Left It's understandable. I don't mow my lawn. I prefer the manual method. I cut my grass one blade at a time. It's more precise. VB ROGERS Quote Right
Quote Left Poetry is an oral art form, when a poem is recited aloud(preferably by the poet) a unique 'as is moment' occurs with the listener. NOTE:This is much thevsame as happens each time one views/touches a work of art. Quote Right
Quote Left As a Playwright I prefer painting my pictures in words Quote Right
Quote Left If someone tries to send you on a guilt trip, tell them youre NOT going, its too cold there and you prefer a warmer climate. Quote Right