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Mourn for me rather as living than as dead.
People don't like other poor people, and rather than blame the people that make you all poor, you blame each other.
I would rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my powers and dominion.
Alexander the Great
One can't paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt.
Unfortunately, your reputation often rests not on your ability to do what you say, but rather on your ability to do what people expect.
Bryant H. McGill
It is very good advice to believe only what an artist does, rather than what he says about his work.
I'm very at ease, and I like it. I never thought I would be such a family-oriented guy; I didn't think that was part of my makeup. But somebody said that as you get older you become the person you always should have been, and I feel that's happening to me. I'm rather surprised at who I am, because I'm actually like my dad!
In art, scandal is a false narrative, a smoke screen that camouflages rather than reveals. When we don't know what we're seeing, we overreact.
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
God was treated like this powerful, erratic, rather punitive father who has to be pacified and praised. You know, flattered.
I'd rather wear jewels in my hair than anywhere else. The face should have the advantage of this brilliance.
The only thing Martha and I have in common is that we both used to model. Martha Stewart is extremely talented. Her designs are picture perfect. Our philosophy is life is messy, and rather than being afraid of those messes we design products that work the way we live.
My mother has always been unhappy with what I do. She would rather I do something nicer, like be a bricklayer.
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.
What I do is I write mainly about very personal and rather lonely feelings, and I explore them in a different way each time. You know, what I do is not terribly intellectual. I'm a pop singer for Christ's sake. As a person, I'm fairly uncomplicated.
I believe I would rather have Stieglitz like something - anything I had done - than anyone else I know.
I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.
Bryant H. McGill
It is only in appearance that time is a river. It is rather a vast landscape and it is the eye of the beholder that moves.
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
I'd rather play a character that was really, really different to me as to someone who is quite close to my character.
I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
I can't look in the mirror and look at fake things. I just can't. I'd rather age.
I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament.
If I hadn't of had music in my life, it's quite possible I'd be dead and I'd much rather be alive.
I don't even like old cars. I'd rather have a goddam horse. A horse is at least human, for God's sake.
J. D. Salinger
I would rather be with my kids than anybody else.
Louis C. K.
Visit with your predecessors from previous Administrations. They know the ropes and can help you see around some corners. Try to make original mistakes, rather than needlessly repeating theirs.
Congress, the press, and the bureaucracy too often focus on how much money or effort is spent, rather than whether the money or effort actually achieves the announced goal.
Rather suffer than die is man's motto.
Jean de La Fontaine
I would rather sleep in a bathroom than in another hotel.
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