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Because I have a girlfriend, I try and take the straight and narrow path, which is good because it prevents VD.
The truth is that contraception saves lives, prevents unplanned pregnancies, improves outcomes for children and reduces the number of abortions.
Ann McLane Kuster
True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing.
Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.
John Archibald Wheeler
I need to listen to chill music when I'm driving. It prevents road rage.
Communism in Cuba will collapse sooner or later because you can't control the free flow of information. Communism prevents organizations from developing by stopping the flow of information. The system is based on police and listening devices and triggers the worst characteristics in humans.
Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.
Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage.
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.
It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.
The proverb warns that 'You should not bite the hand that feeds you.' But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.
Social enables word of mouth at an unprecedented scale. Its most powerful effect, through reviews and recommendations, is to put product quality and value for money as the key to success in commerce. Social brings a level of transparency that prevents marketers from advertising their way to success without underlying product quality.
So much of the world's suffering results from the sinful action or inaction of ourselves and others. For example, people look at a famine and wonder where God is, but the world produces enough food for each person to have 3,000 calories a day. It's our own irresponsibility and self-centeredness that prevents people from getting fed.
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
The point of conservatism is not that it prevents movement forward and upward, but that it prevents movement backward and downward, into chaotic darkness and a return to a primitive state.
I have an adult emotional life and an editing system inside me which prevents me from being preposterously stupid.
You hate someone whom you really wish to love, but whom you cannot love. Perhaps he himself prevents you. That is a disguised form of love.
Often autism is portrayed in the media as a very negative condition, as something that prevents somebody from communicating or from socializing or from being able to have any kind of normal, happy life.
A controlled carbohydrate lifestyle really prevents risk factors for heart disease.
Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
W. Somerset Maugham
Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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