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As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.
I resent the idea that people would blame the messenger for the message, rather than looking at the content of the message itself.
Religions have always stressed that compassion is not only central to religious life, it is the key to enlightenment and it the true test of spirituality. But there have always have been those who'd rather put easier goals, like doctrine conformity, in place.
In business, you're the Chief Salesman. Create a sense of demand, rather than waiting to have demand.
Cultural confinement takes place when a curator imposes his own limits on an art exhibition, rather than asking an artist to set his limits.
Being politically correct means saying what's polite rather than what's accurate. I like to be accurate.
If I were in a room full of people, I'd rather be the person who is more interesting than the one who is wallpaper.
There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.
Miguel de Unamuno
Social media is called social media for a reason. It lends itself to sharing rather than horn-tooting.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Because we're actors we can pretend and fake it, but I'd rather the intimate investment was authentic.
Individualism is rather like innocence; there must be something unconscious about it.
I'd rather fiddle with my phone for precious seconds than neglect an apostrophe; I'd rather insert a word laboriously keyed out than resort to predictive texting for a - acceptable to some - synonym.
We don't have as many managers as we should, but we would rather have too few than too many.
There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.
The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another.
You are always hoping that movie audiences are interested in characters and interested in story values rather than just mindless special effects. But you never know.
Even though the risks of death are higher driving than flying, many people would rather drive simply because they feel they have more control driving. The facts are that only a few hundred people die a year flying, and 44,000 are killed a year driving.
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day.
With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration.
In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown.
We think scientific literacy flows out of how many science facts can you recite rather than how was your brain wired for thinking. And it's the brain wiring that I'm more interested in rather than the facts that come out of the curriculum or the lesson plan that's been proposed.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
The secret of happiness is the determination to be happy always, rather than wait for outer circumstances to make one happy.
J. Donald Walters
Perhaps our only sickness is to desire a truth which we cannot bear rather than to rest content with the fictions we manufacture out of each other.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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