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I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.
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
I suspect that even most conservatives would prefer to live in the kind of world conjured up in the liberals' imagination rather than in the kind of world we are in fact stuck with.
Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you, but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly.
One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.
Simone de Beauvoir
It's amazing how much information is coming at us most of the time through technology, the media and the busyness of the world around us. I've decided that the world probably isn't going to change, so I have to change. I'm learning how to keep my mind on what I'm doing, rather than thinking about several things at once or what I want to do next.
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
I would rather discover one true cause than gain the kingdom of Persia.
In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.
Having cancer gave me membership in an elite club I'd rather not belong to.
What affects men sharply about a foreign nation is not so much finding or not finding familiar things; it is rather not finding them in the familiar place.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else.
Being politically correct means saying what's polite rather than what's accurate. I like to be accurate.
It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy, which would be the case in a general state of equality.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind.
Positive rights are the right to shelter, the right to education, the right to health care, the right to a living wage. These things are - these are, I would call them, more properly, political rights rather than positive rights. And they are extremely tricky, because now we are dealing with things that are zero sum.
P. J. O'Rourke
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert Green Ingersoll
I prefer to play and lose rather than win, because I know in advance I'm going to win.
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.
The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them.
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft.
Honore de Balzac
What's fascinating is, people in Washington would rather spend time in Hollywood, and people in Hollywood would rather spend time in Washington.
The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one's opinion but rather to know it.
What's wrong with being elitist if you are trying to encourage people to join the elite rather than being exclusive?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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