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Every speaker has a mouth; An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet.
I'm going to college. I don't care if it ruins my career. I'd rather be smart than a movie star.
We inhabit a language rather than a country.
Emile M. Cioran
With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that - there are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects.
Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers of reason and conception rather than filling it with the accumulated misconceptions of the past.
Bryant H. McGill
Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent.
Bryant H. McGill
I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown.
I'd much rather see Richard Pryor or Jackie Mason in a theater than in a club.
The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them.
She had a penetrating sort of laugh. Rather like a train going into a tunnel.
P. G. Wodehouse
I do give books as gifts sometimes, when people would rather have one than a new Ferrari.
I don't have any fear of intimacy, but rather thrive on it, which is rare in a public person.
I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one.
Why would I retire? Sit at home and watch TV? No thanks. I'd rather be out playing.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.
I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else.
Having money is rather like being a blond. It is more fun but not vital.
I would rather be with my kids than anybody else.
Louis C. K.
One can't paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt.
I like to be quiet, and let people find me rather than having to shout at them.
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.
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 be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
I would rather have been beaten up in the media than live a life that wasn't happy.
Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic.
Edward de Bono
To me, the world's rather beautiful if you look at it. Especially nature.
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
It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.
Most wars are not fought over shortages of resources such as food and water, but rather over conquest, revenge, and ideology.
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