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It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else.
James M. Barrie
I would rather miss the mark acting well than win the day acting basely.
I would rather have been beaten up in the media than live a life that wasn't happy.
I have been celibate for about six or seven months, I think. I would rather just make out and kiss someone instead of sex. I'm single. I said I would be single for a year and I am.
I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty.
Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.
Reason in man is rather like God in the world.
After all, sustainability means running the global environment - Earth Inc. - like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital.
I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they're the first to be rescued off sinking ships.
Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent.
Vine Deloria, Jr.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
William Makepeace Thackeray
If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.
Joseph Wood Krutch
Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.
Genuine happiness can only be achieved when we transform our way of life from the unthinking pursuit of pleasure to one committed to enriching our inner lives, when we focus on 'being more' rather than simply having more.
We have perhaps a natural fear of ends. We would rather be always on the way than arrive. Given the means, we hang on to them and often forget the ends.
One of the many problems with the American left has been its image as something rather too solemn, mirthless, herbivorous, dull, monochrome, righteous, and boring.
If we think we have ours and don't owe any time or money or effort to help those left behind, then we are a part of the problem rather than the solution to the fraying social fabric that threatens all Americans.
Marian Wright Edelman
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.
I look a lot busier than I am, as I'm actually a rather sporadic, random person and I'll play a few gigs and then disappear for a while.
I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read.
Thomas B. Macaulay
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports us - when we succeed, it betrays us.
Charles Caleb Colton
When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic.
Charles R. Swindoll
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Traditional investment vehicles such as IRAs, CDs, stocks and bonds do have their place, but for the rich, they are used more as temporary storage facilities rather than life-long homes.
His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.
J. K. Rowling
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day.
I really don't like going out anymore. I used to love it, but now it's not fun. I'd rather have friends come over and hot have to worry about crazy people taking pictures.
Too many problem-solving sessions become battlegrounds where decisions are made based on power rather than intelligence.
Margaret J. Wheatley
Why would I retire? Sit at home and watch TV? No thanks. I'd rather be out playing.
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