Alternative Quotes

โ€œNations do behave wisely o...

โ€œNations do behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.โ€ - Abba Eban
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"Americans will always do the ri...

"Americans will always do the right thing โ€” after exhausting all the alternatives." โ€“Winston Churchill
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The altern...

The alternative to dogma is nihilism.
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"When law and morality contradict each other, the citiz...

"When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense or losing his respect for the law." -- Frรฉdรฉric Bastiat
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"Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intentio...

"Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny." - Aristotle
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"Old age is not so bad w...

"Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternatives." โ€” Maurice Chevalier
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"If you work hard and creatively you can have just about anything you want...

"If you work hard and creatively you can have just about anything you want but you can't have everything you want. Maturity is the ability to reject good alternatives in order to pursue even better ones." - Ray Dalio, Principles
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โ€œWith the truth so dull and depressing, t...

โ€œWith the truth so dull and depressing, the only working alternative is wild bursts of madness and filigree.โ€ -Hunter S. Thompson
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"America can always be counted on to do ...

"America can always be counted on to do the right thing.... After exhausting all possible alternatives." -Sir Winston Churchill
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"I feel I must remind you that it is an undeniable, and may I s...

"I feel I must remind you that it is an undeniable, and may I say a fundamental quality of Man, that when faced with extinction, every alternative is preferable." - Dr. Leonard Church [Red vs Blue]
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"Sanity is like a house in the subu...

"Sanity is like a house in the suburbs: better than many alternatives but boring as hell." -/u/PhlogistonParadise
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"It is an undeniable, and may I say a fundamenta...

"It is an undeniable, and may I say a fundamental quality of Man, that when faced with extinction, every alternative is preferable." Dr. Leonard Church
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"I became a feminist as ...

"I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist." โ€” Sally Kempton
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"Do you know what they call altern...

"Do you know what they call alternative medicine that's been proved to work? Medicine." - Tim Minchin, Storm
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โ€œThe alternative to good design ...

โ€œThe alternative to good design is always bad design. There is no such thing as no design.โ€ โ€“ Adam Judge
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โ€œOne constant among the elements of 1914โ€”as of any eraโ€”was the disposition ...

โ€œOne constant among the elements of 1914โ€”as of any eraโ€”was the disposition of everyone on all sides not to prepare for the harder alternative, not to act upon what they suspected to be true.โ€ โ€• Barbara W. Tuchman, The Guns of August
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"All society relies on trusting each other, though we are all untrustworthy. But there is n...

"All society relies on trusting each other, though we are all untrustworthy. But there is no alternative than trusting each other even though our trust might be misplaced. We must make that gamble because the only alternative to trusting each other is a police state." - Alan Watts
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"All society relies on trusting each other, though we are all untrustworthy. But there is n...

"All society relies on trusting each other, though we are all untrustworthy. But there is no alternative than trusting each other even though our trust might be misplaced. We must make that gamble because the only alternative to trusting each other is a police state." - Alan Watts
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"With the truth so dull and depressing, t...

"With the truth so dull and depressing, the only working alternative is wild bursts of madness and filigree" - Hunter S. Thompson
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"Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creativ...

"Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict - alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence." - Dorothy Thompson
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"I am not ashamed of what some may consider my naรฏ...

"I am not ashamed of what some may consider my naรฏve optimism: surely it is preferable to the all-too-common alternative, naรฏve pessimism." - Arthur C. Clarke
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"The main problem I have with proponents of an alternative to the el...

"The main problem I have with proponents of an alternative to the electoral college is their criticism of the outcomes of the electoral college , denouncing them if they do not coincide with the popular vote."
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