Prefer Quotes

β€œThere's a difference between preferring ...

β€œThere's a difference between preferring books to parties and preferring sixteen cats to seeing the light of day.” - Lauren Morrill
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It's over when you have a th...

It's over when you have a thousand things to say but you prefer silence. - Nitya Prakash -
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 05
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"Some who have read the book, or at any rate have reviewed it have found it boring...

"Some who have read the book, or at any rate have reviewed it have found it boring, absurd, or contemptible, and I have no cause to complain, since I have similar opinions of their works or the kinds of writing that they evidently prefer." J.R.R. Tolkien
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 14
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β€œIn politics the choice is never betw...

β€œIn politics the choice is never between good and evil but between the preferable and the detestable.” -- Raymond Aron
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"Reality is ...

"Reality is weird, I prefer fantasy." -- Me
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 15
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"I prefer drawing to talking....

"I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster and leaves less room for lies." ~ Le Corbusier
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 03
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Evil is evil. Lesser, greater, middling… it’s all the...

Evil is evil. Lesser, greater, middling… it’s all the same. If I have to choose between one evil and another, then I prefer not to choose at all. - GERALT ,THE WITCHER
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 12
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Probable impossibiliti...

Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 12
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"World domination is such an ugly phrase, I prefer ...

"World domination is such an ugly phrase, I prefer to call it world optimization" - Harry James Potter Evans Verres (Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 09
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β€œThere has never been a wise man who hasn’t failed to...

β€œThere has never been a wise man who hasn’t failed to prefer the lie invented by himself to the truth discovered by someone else.” –Jean-Jacques Rousseau (philosopher)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 13
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"I prefer dangerous f...

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery." β€”Thomas Jefferson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 02
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β€œWhat can you say to a man who tells you he prefers ob...

β€œWhat can you say to a man who tells you he prefers obeying God rather than men, and that as a result he's certain he'll go to heaven if he cuts your throat?” ― Voltaire
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 11
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β€œMy life is for itself and not for a spectacle. I much prefer that it should be of a l...

β€œMy life is for itself and not for a spectacle. I much prefer that it should be of a lower strain, so it be genuine and equal, than that it should be glittering and unsteady. I wish it to be sound and sweet, and not to need diet and bleeding” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 22
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#Facial detection? N...

#Facial detection? Nah. I prefer racial detection" - Michael reeves
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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β€œLaughs are exactly as honorable as tears. Laughter and tears are both responses to fr...

β€œLaughs are exactly as honorable as tears. Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion, to the futility of thinking and striving anymore. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.” ~Kurt Vonnegut, Palm Sunday
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 06
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β€œChumps prefer a be...

β€œChumps prefer a beautiful lie to an ugly truth.” -Iceberg Slim
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 17
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'I prefer true but imperfect knowledge, even if it leaves...

'I prefer true but imperfect knowledge, even if it leaves much indetermined and unpredictable, to a pretence of exact knowledge that is likely to be false' - Friedrich von Hayek
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 04
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"Wisdom is the reward you get for...

"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk." - Doug Larson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 12
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"I [prefer] a short lif...

"I [prefer] a short life with width to a narrow one with length." --Avicenna
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 10
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"I prefer a short life w...

"I prefer a short life with width to a narrow one with length" - Ibn Sina (1037)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 19
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"We are and we will continue to mistrust the abilities of AI initially; the turnin...

"We are and we will continue to mistrust the abilities of AI initially; the turning point will be when we begin to trust them above our own selves, and when people overwhelmingly prefer the assistance of an AI in some field than a human." - Ravi Silari
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 15
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You can't force a square peg into...

You can't force a square peg into a round hole just because you prefer it to fit. β€”Holden Ford, Mindhunter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 01
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"National pride has evil consequences. Prefer pride in humanity. German pride gave us Hitler,...

"National pride has evil consequences. Prefer pride in humanity. German pride gave us Hitler, American pride gave us Trump, British pride gave us Brexit. If you must have pride, be proud that Homo sapiens could produce Darwin, Shakespeare, Mandela, Einstein, Beethoven" - Richard Dawkins
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 31
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I would prefer even to...

I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating. - Sophocles
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 25
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I asked each senator about his preferenc...

I asked each senator about his preferences for the presidency, and ninety-six senators each received one vote. John F. Kennedy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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"I prefer the company of peasants becaus...

"I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly." β€” Michel de Montaigne
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 21
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"In my cowardice I became at once a man, and did what all...

"In my cowardice I became at once a man, and did what all we grown men do when face to face with suffering and injustice; I preferred not to see them." Swann's Way. Marcel Proust
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 17
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The truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counterin...

The truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counterintuitive. It may contradict deeply held prejudices. It may not be consonant with what we desperately want to be true. But our preferences do not determine what's true.Carl Sagan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 21
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"The true genius shudders at incompleteness β€” imperfecti...

"The true genius shudders at incompleteness β€” imperfection β€” and usually prefers silence to saying the something which is not everything that should be said." --Edgar Allan Poe
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 28
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I ain't scared to d...

I ain't scared to die, I'd just prefer not to. -Benjamin Hansen
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 10
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"If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, ...

"If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion." - Aldous Huxley
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 31
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History prefers legends to men. It prefers nobility to brutality,...

History prefers legends to men. It prefers nobility to brutality, soaring speeches to quiet deeds. History remembers the battle, but forgets the blood. β€”Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 16
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" I prefer to be crazy a...

" I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter." -Paolo Coelho
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 16
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"I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has b...

"I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult." β€” Fran Lebowitz
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 24
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Of all the peoples whom I have studied, from city dwellers to cliff dwe...

Of all the peoples whom I have studied, from city dwellers to cliff dwellers, I always find that at least 50 percent would prefer to have at least one jungle between themselves and their mothers-in-law. -- Margaret Mead
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 25
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"Identity is the choices you make throughout your life. No matt...

"Identity is the choices you make throughout your life. No matter good or bad(preferably good), each action you take is your personal decision towards defining that true self." - Andrès Molestina
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 28
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"There's really no such thing as the 'voice...

"There's really no such thing as the 'voiceless'. There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard." - Arundhati Roy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 06
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β€œMy own business always b...

β€œMy own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's.” ― Oscar Wilde
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 07
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Man prefers to wallow in...

Man prefers to wallow in fear than face the anguish of being himself. - Cioran
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"The truth that makes men free is...

"The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear." β€” Herbert Agar
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"Most of us prefer to surround ourselves with opinions that validate ...

"Most of us prefer to surround ourselves with opinions that validate what we already believe. You notice the people who you think are smart, are the people who agree with you. Funny how that works." ~ Barack Obama
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 22
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I believe one of the greatest hu...

I believe one of the greatest human failings is to prefer to be right than to be effective -Stephen Fry
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 29
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As far as I’m concerned, I...

As far as I’m concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue. Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 21
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Silence is pref...

Silence is preferable over empty words. -Pythagoras
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"Nothing is as Dangerous as an I...

"Nothing is as Dangerous as an Ignorant Friend; A Wise Enemy is to be Preferred." -Jean de La Fontaine.
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"You were born with ...

"You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?" - Rumi
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"I prefer dangerous f...

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery." -Thomas Jefferson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 04
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I would Prefer to...

I would Prefer to be kissing you rather than missing you!!
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 17
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"In a relationship with women, I ...

"In a relationship with women, I prefer a short craziness rather than lifelong foolishness." Unknown Actor
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"God has eyes for everyone,even fo...

"God has eyes for everyone,even for those who prefer to be blind to the love that's in him" (William Ventura)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 06
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β€œIn order to hold off the Forces of Darkness, you will ne...

β€œIn order to hold off the Forces of Darkness, you will need a number two pencil and a calendar, preferably one without pictures of kitties on it.” ― Christopher Moore, A Dirty Job
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β€œIs it possible that ...

β€œIs it possible that blondes also prefer gentlemen.” - Mamie Van Doren
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I prefer to think ...

I prefer to think god is not dead, just drunk. - John Huston
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β€œYou were born with ...

β€œYou were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?” ― Rumi
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"I prefer to give you my li...

"I prefer to give you my life complete,to give you my death in pieces" (William Ventura)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 24
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I prefer someone who burns the flag, and wraps themsel...

I prefer someone who burns the flag, and wraps themselves up in the constitution over someone who burns the constitution and wraps themselves up in the flag. ~Molly Ivins
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 25
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"Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a governm...

"Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter." - Thomas Jefferson
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"I'm not a sore loser, it's ...

"I'm not a sore loser, it's just I prefer to win and when I don't I get furious"-Ron Swanson
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β€œFools learn from experience. I...

β€œFools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others.” ― Otto von Bismarck
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"I prefer my melee's like ...

"I prefer my melee's like I prefer my laser rifles. Lethal up to 300 meters." - Rhino
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"I would never be so arrogant to think that someone should model their life after me. But the idea...

"I would never be so arrogant to think that someone should model their life after me. But the idea of possibility . . . the idea that I get to live my dreams out in public, hopefully, will show to other folks that it’s possible. So I prefer the term β€˜possibility model’ to β€˜role model.’" -Laverne Cox
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 13
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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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β€œPeople have a hard time letting go of their s...

β€œPeople have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” β€” Thich Nhat Hanh
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 17
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"Rogues are preferable to im...

"Rogues are preferable to imbeciles because they sometimes take a rest." β€” Alexandre Dumas
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 25
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I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of...

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. -Frederick Douglass
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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"People may call me insane. ...

"People may call me insane. I prefer the term 'excessively imaginative'." - Jacob Heinrichs
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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"I am aware that I am less than some people pre...

"I am aware that I am less than some people prefer me to be, but most people are unaware that I am so much more than what they see." Douglas Pagels
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 26
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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
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 31
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"I prefer dangerous f...

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery." -Thomas Jefferson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 06
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"I no longer love blue skies. In fact, I now I prefer gray skies......

"I no longer love blue skies. In fact, I now I prefer gray skies... the drones do not fly when the skies are gray." - Zubair Rehman, a 13 year old boy whose grandmother was killed by a drone strike in Pakistan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 30
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"The risk of a wrong decis...

"The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision." - Maimonides
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Simple discipline can produce extra ordinary...

Simple discipline can produce extra ordinary results, if followed consistently. We underestimate simplicity and prefer complexity - Unknown
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"If you ever feel as usele...

"If you ever feel as useless as a white crayon, find someone who prefers black paper."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 02
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I prefer to be crazy an...

I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter. -Paulo Coelho
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"Scratch a conservative and you find someone who pre...

"Scratch a conservative and you find someone who prefers the past over any future. Scratch a liberal and find a closet aristocrat." - God Emperor Leto Atreides II
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 31
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β€œthere are two types of people in the world: those ...

β€œthere are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone.” ― Nicole Krauss, The History of Love
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β€œI always prefer to believe t...

β€œI always prefer to believe the best of everybody; it saves so much trouble” ― Rudyard Kipling
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"I just hope that one day - prefe...

"I just hope that one day - preferably when we’re both blind drunk - we can talk about it." -J.D. Salinger
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 19
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β€œThe truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counte...

β€œThe truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counter-intuitive. It may contradict deeply held prejudices. It may not be consonant with what we want to be true. But our preferences do not determine what’s true.” – Carl Sagan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 24
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"The American fascist would prefer not to ...

"The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information." - Henry Wallace
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 19
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β€œI've always preferred mythology to history. His...

β€œI've always preferred mythology to history. History is truth that becomes an illusion. Mythology is an illusion that becomes reality.” - Jean Cocteau.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 20
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You were born with wi...

You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life? - anonymous
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``The presence of those seeking the truth is i...

``The presence of those seeking the truth is infinitely to be preferred to the presence of those who think they've found it'' - Terry Pratchett.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 04
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