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I am not a second option person. It is that or nothing. If it is not the way I see it I prefer not to see it.
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
Logan P. Smith
I prefer neurotic people. I like to hear rumblings beneath the surface.
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.
What I respect as far as in myself and in others is the spirit of just doing it. For better or worse, it may work and it may not, but I'm going to go for it. Ultimately I probably prefer to be respected for that than whether it works out or not, either winning or losing.
I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism.
To want fame is to prefer dying scorned than forgotten.
Emile M. Cioran
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.
France is not poetic; she even feels, in fact, a congenital horror of poetry. Among the writers who use verse, those whom she will always prefer are the most prosaic.
No man can understand why a woman shouldn't prefer a good reputation to a good time.
I got hooked on espresso when I visited Italy at 18, but these days I prefer a 'flat white.' It's like a small latte with less milk - they're popular in Australia.
Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.
Charles de Gaulle
Personally, I prefer the dark side.
I prefer to remake flops. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was a remake of a flop, and The Quiet American is a remake of a flop.
It is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger.
I prefer to play and lose rather than win, because I know in advance I'm going to win.
Many people love me, many people hate me - there's nobody in between. That's the way I prefer it.
I don't know what impression you might have of the way I live. I live in a quiet place. I do not live as a hermit, though other people would prefer it if I did.
I have a boy's body. I would prefer to have more curves because I think that's more beautiful. I would much rather have J. Lo's body than mine.
I prefer living in color.
I prefer to be in a video than to play with it.
Me, I'd prefer to have a good reputation rather than getting press for being scandalous, getting drunk in public, staying out late and so on.
It took me so many years to move out. I'm definitely a bit of a Peter Pan, reluctant to grow up. It all seemed really nice at home-why change it? Part of me would prefer not to have any responsibility whatsoever.
Helena Bonham Carter
Now I'm kind of established as a director, I much prefer directing to writing.
I think I prefer 3D to 2D now.
I like the desert for short periods of time, from inside a car, with the windows rolled up, and the doors locked. I prefer beach resorts with room service.
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
I've a problem with the word charity because I think that NGOs, as I prefer calling them, really do take the work of moral and social responsibilities that ought to be taken on by governments.
We prefer self-government with danger to servitude in tranquility.
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