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It's weird how people who are the least close to me or who've never even met me purport to be experts on the real me; and then, sadly, there are those who could be in touch with me but prefer to gossip with strangers about me instead.
As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
So many people prefer to live in drama because it's comfortable. It's like someone staying in a bad marriage or relationship - it's actually easier to stay because they know what to expect every day, versus leaving and not knowing what to expect.
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires.
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.
John F. Kennedy
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.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.
I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
Robert Louis Stevenson
A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.
It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I prefer the old masters, by which I mean John Ford, John Ford, and John Ford.
The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information.
Henry A. Wallace
No lover, if he be of good faith, and sincere, will deny he would prefer to see his mistress dead than unfaithful.
Marquis de Sade
I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws.
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
Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Which form of proverb do you prefer Better late than never, or Better never than late?
I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
It's not our job to play judge and jury, to determine who is worthy of our kindness and who is not. We just need to be kind, unconditionally and without ulterior motive, even - or rather, especially - when we'd prefer not to be.
I suspect that even most conservatives would prefer to live in the kind of world conjured up in the liberals' imagination rather than in the kind of world we are in fact stuck with.
Republicans prefer straight talk to politically correct talk!
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