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Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.
Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage.
It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.
It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
W. Somerset Maugham
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so.
Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; since as many live because they are afraid to die, as die because they are afraid to live.
Charles Caleb Colton
Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.
Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments.
But once the ants and termites jumped the high barrier that prevents the vast variety of evolving animal groups from becoming fully social, they dominated the world.
E. O. Wilson
The proverb warns that 'You should not bite the hand that feeds you.' But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.
Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either.
Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.
Life always kills you in the end, but first it prevents you from getting what you want.
Anything that prevents you from being friendly, a good neighbour, is a terror tactic.
Most people do not actually know how to think for themselves, and unfortunately that prevents them from even knowing it.
Bryant H. McGill
True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing.
I have an adult emotional life and an editing system inside me which prevents me from being preposterously stupid.
One might call habit a moral friction: something that prevents the mind from gliding over things but connects it with them and makes it hard for it to free itself from them.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Accordingly, since nothing prevents the earth from moving, I suggest that we should now consider also whether several motions suit it, so that it can be regarded as one of the planets. For, it is not the center of all the revolutions.
Because I have a girlfriend, I try and take the straight and narrow path, which is good because it prevents VD.
Human language... prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.
The Iranian regime suppresses its own people as well as others in the region. It prevents peace by sponsoring terror globally. With the ultimate weapon that it is deceptively developing, the regime aims to gain hegemony over the entire Middle East and hold the world's economy hostage.
Back in 1983, the United States government approved the release of the first genetically modified organism. In this case, it was a bacteria that prevents frost on food crops.
I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
Charles de Montesquieu
I use the Clarisonic electronic skin cleansing system. It's great for removing excess oil and make-up and leaves my face feeling really smooth and clean. Then I apply Avon Anew Rejuvenate Day Revitalising Cream and Creme de la Mer Eye Concentrate. I think eye cream is so important - it keeps me looking young and prevents wrinkles.
The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism.
H. P. Blavatsky
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