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The more you learn about the dignity of the gorilla, the more you want to avoid people.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.
Sometimes I think it would be easier to avoid old age, to die young, but then you'd never complete your life, would you? You'd never wholly know you.
It is quite annoying that we have to change the sound we invented just to avoid sounding like people who simply copy us, but... it is flattering and of course challenging.
The difference between sentiment and being sentimental is the following: Sentiment is when a driver swerves out of the way to avoid hitting a rabbit on the road. Being sentimental is when the same driver, when swerving away from the rabbit, hits a pedestrian.
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.
James A. Michener
Do not take yourself too seriously. You have to learn not to be dismayed at making mistakes. No human being can avoid failures.
Lawrence G. Lovasik
If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks.
Outside books, we avoid colorful characters.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Success is always dangerous, and we need to be alert and avoid becoming the victims of our own success. Will we influence the world for Christ, or will the world influence us?
Sometimes I think that a parody of democracy could be more dangerous than a blatant dictatorship, because that gives people an opportunity to avoid doing anything about it.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Don't bother about being modern. Unfortunately it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid.
People who avoid the brick walls - all power to ya, but we all have to hit them sometimes in order to push through to the next level, to evolve.
Obedience opens the door to the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost. And the spiritual gifts and abilities activated by the power of the Holy Ghost enable us to avoid deception - and to see, to feel, to know, to understand, and to remember things as they really are.
David A. Bednar
Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon.
One of life's fundamental truths states, 'Ask and you shall receive.' As kids we get used to asking for things, but somehow we lose this ability in adulthood. We come up with all sorts of excuses and reasons to avoid any possibility of criticism or rejection.
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
You must continue to gain expertise, but avoid thinking like an expert.
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
There's only a couple times when fame is ever helpful. Sometimes you can get into a restaurant where the kitchen is just closing. Sometimes you can avoid a traffic violation. But the only time it really matters is in the emergency room with your kids. That's when you want to be noticed, because it's very easy to get forgotten in an ER.
Students in school cheat not to get the 'A,' but to avoid the 'C.'
When something's painful, you just avoid it. Why bother dredging up the past if it's nothing but bad stuff?
On really hot days, I try to motivate friends and family to come into the pool for an aqua jogging session which I teach. Aqua jogging is a great way to avoid the impact of regular walking or jogging on land. This is especially beneficial for those who have joint pain or who are healing from an injury.
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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