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Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
A rat race is for rats. We're not rats. We're human beings. Reject the insidious pressures in society that would blunt your critical faculties to all that is happening around you, that would caution silence in the face of injustice lest you jeopardise your chances of promotion and self-advancement.
I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, lest you should think he never could recapture the first fine careless rapture!
You know, I think we Indians are afraid to show and celebrate our happiness, lest things change around. But I feel that it's okay to be sad and okay to show when you are happy.
To the American people I say, awaken to what is happening. It is the duty of each citizen to be vigilant, to protect liberty, to speak out, left and right and disagree lest be trampled underfoot by misguided zealotry and extreme partisanship.
She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?
I am opposed to the laying down of rules or conditions to be observed in the construction of bridges lest the progress of improvement tomorrow might be embarrassed or shackled by recording or registering as law the prejudices or errors of today.
Isambard K. Brunel
Indeed it is better to postpone, lest either we complete too little by hurrying, or wander too long in completing it.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
What do women do when they get together? We sit around and talk! Men, not so much. My theory is that this difference is genetic and dates back to the hunter-gatherer societies, when the men had to be quiet as they hunted, lest they scare away the bison and then everyone starved to death and it was all their fault.
Money never stays with me. It would burn me if it did. I throw it out of my hands as soon as possible, lest it should find its way into my heart.
Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.
We Americans are world leaders and we must lead by example - particularly in times that require careful deliberation before any precipitous action - lest we fail to walk in the shoes of those we might injure.
God is not so wary as we, else He would give us no friends, lest we forget Him! The charms of the heaven in the bush are superseded, I fear, by the heaven in the hand, occasionally.
Do not be too hard, lest you be broken; do not be too soft, lest you be squeezed.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.
The danger is not lest the soul should doubt whether there is any bread, but lest, by a lie, it should persuade itself that it is not hungry.
Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee.
Whatever we have of this world in our hands, our care must be to keep it out of our hearts, lest it come between us and Christ.
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.
Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels of an error, lest you get your brains kicked out.
I know that collector types can be a pain in the neck and seem perpetually frozen in time - or at least in their parents' basement - but someone has to look out for the past, lest it slip away forever.
Stand not too near the rich man lest he destroy thee - and not too far away lest he forget thee.
C. S. Lewis
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