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I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one.
Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water.
Miguel de Cervantes
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
A wise woman knows how to summon her courage and do what is right, rather than what is easy.
Having money is rather like being a blond. It is more fun but not vital.
It is that range of biodiversity that we must care for - the whole thing - rather than just one or two stars.
Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.
I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82.
I'd rather be onstage with a pig - a duet with Jennifer Lopez and me just ain't going to happen.
In five years' time I'd like to be a mum. I want to settle down and have a family, definitely sooner rather than later. I'd like to have finished my second album too, maybe even my third. I'd like a sound that sticks around that other people are inspired by and that people know is me.
Know people for who they are rather than for what they are.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
I would rather be politically dead than hypocritically immortalized.
I would rather five people knew my work and thought it was good work than five million knew me and were indifferent.
Am I being typecast as a horrible person? I don't know. I don't think so. But if it happens, I'd rather get to play that, because there's nothing fun about being sweet. Sweet can be so boring, so I'd be happy staying away from that.
I would rather discover one true cause than gain the kingdom of Persia.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than.
All of my problems are rather complicated - I need an entire novel to deal with them, not a short story or a movie. It's like a personal therapy.
Whoever does not philosophize for the sake of philosophy, but rather uses philosophy as a means, is a sophist.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
I'm going to college. I don't care if it ruins my career. I'd rather be smart than a movie star.
I like to be quiet, and let people find me rather than having to shout at them.
An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts - for support rather than for illumination.
And when I was young, my family was perfectly nice. I write a lot about it, as you noticed. But it was rather limited. I think, I don't think anyone in my family would really feel I'd done them an injustice by saying that. We didn't see many people. There were many books. It was as if I wanted to get away from home.
I don't have any fear of intimacy, but rather thrive on it, which is rare in a public person.
We inhabit a language rather than a country.
Emile M. Cioran
I don't think of myself as unbreakable. Perhaps I'm just rather flexible and adaptable.
Aung San Suu Kyi
I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
Drawing is rather like playing chess: your mind races ahead of the moves that you eventually make.
A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly.
I see TV as a picture medium rather than a narrative medium.
I do give books as gifts sometimes, when people would rather have one than a new Ferrari.
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