Quotation Explorer - 'Avoid'

Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master. - Demosthenes
To pull together is to avoid being pulled apart.
The identification of fantasy is always an attempt to avoid one's own suffering: the identification of art is the sharing in the suffering of another. - W.H. Auden
People should avoid hatred at all costs, because not only does it affect the haters health; it also prevents them from enjoying the goodness of love. - Gugu Mona
Live to avoid all the numerous field mines of life. - Sunday Adelaja
There is a saying in the medical profession 'Inside everytablet is a little bit of poison'. Avoid medications if you can. - Steven Magee
Avoid scoffers.Ignore doubters.Reject mockers.Surprise detractors. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized. - Fred Allen
A not complete unit or a new unit. The elements in the 3 parts should neither fit nor not fit together.One would like not to be led. Avoid the idea of a puzzle which could be solved. Remove the signs of thought. It is not thought which needs showing. - Jasper Johns
Start praying to prevent and avoid straying. - Errol Anthony Smythe
Not every problem can be solved. Some are okay simply to avoid. Go around the, go under them, whatever it takes to reach your higher goal. Sometimes you have to fail your way to success. - Anna Mitchael, michelle sassa
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it. - Mae West
He is free to evade reality, he is free to unfocus his mind and stumble blindly down any road he pleases, but not free to avoid the abyss he refuses to see. - Ayn Rand
Always be ready to speak your mind and a base man will avoid you. - William Blake
Avoid anger; embrace kindness. - Debasish Mridha
The immature person makes excuses to avoid the responsibility of his own potential. - - Wade D. Sadlier
People who avoid their fears also avoid their power. - Timothy Roderick
I try to avoid having thoughts. They lead to other thoughts, and—if you’re not careful—those lead to actions. Actions make you tired. I have this on rather good authority from someone who once read it in a book. - Brandon Sanderson
They weren't people that liked change. They were the kind of people that would have tied change to a chair with dental floss if they could in order to avoid it. They were the type of people who desired to live in their virtual bubbles and grew to resent anyone that challenged that world. - Anna M. Aquino
If you avoid your truthful emotions and pain you will implode and contract into a diminished and feeble state. - Bryant McGill
One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny. - Bertrand Russell
An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them. - Werner Heisenberg
There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own Soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. - C.G. Jung
Open your mind a little, don't believe everything you hear, see or read, the world is so caught up in trying to avoid the topics that matter that you'll lose yourself trying to become like it. - Nikki Rowe
You can’t avoid the inevitability of death. It comes at you one way or another, and takes us all to the same place in the end. To apologize for it is to apologize for the sun shining or the rain falling. It is what it is. - Catherine Doyle
Avoid the man without compassion, because he ain’t a man surely! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In a tough situation, don't avoid acting just because it's easier or comfortable. Don't lapse into a passive state. People who give up, die. - Gregory Benford
I mistrust all systemizers and avoid them. The will to a system is a lack of integrity. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Like those in the valley behind us, most people stand in sight of the spiritual mountains all their lives and never enter them, being content to listen to others who have been there and thus avoid the hardships. - Robert M. Pirsig
Sacrifice do with a lot of restriction,give when you can bear the pain If you are ready to give away (something valuable) to get at least a possibility to gain something else of value (such as self-respect, trust, love, freedom, prosperity), or to avoid an even greater loss,Sacrifice. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Simply,Winners meet the challenge rather than avoid it - Mohammed Sekouty
Avoid falsehoods like the plague except in matters of taxation, which do not count, since here your are not lying to take someone else's goods, but to prevent your own from being unjustly seized.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble. - Mahatma Gandhi
Don’t set a goal to avoid pain or escape suffering; set a goal to live in joy and bliss to make this world joyful and blissful. - Debasish Mridha
Ethics are so annoying. I avoid them on principle. - Darby Conley
Poison!" Grover yelped. "Don't let those things touch you or...""Or we'll die?" I guessed."Well...after you shrivel slowly to dust, yes.""Let's avoid the swords," I decided. - Rick Riordan
To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing and be nothing. - Elbert Hubbard
At the end, a journey based on my imagination will leave me imagining that I should have engaged the very thing I used my imagination to avoid. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
At home, Tommy tried to avoid looking too long at himself in the mirror, for his reflection stirred in him a feeling of great loneliness and a fear that this loneliness might be permanent. - Aryn Kyle
Is the goal I’ve set been determined by a desire to avoid the goal I should have set? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We all feel that the opposite of our own highest principle must be purely destructive, deadly, and evil. We refuse to endow it with any positive life-force; hence we avoid and fear it. - C.G. Jung
Enjoy the present, bid defiance to the future, laugh at all those reasonable beings who exercise their reason to avoid the misfortunes which they fear, destroying at the same time the pleasure that they might enjoy. - Giacomo Casanova
Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an alleged murderer' and the King of England 'the alleged King of England' to avoid libel suits. - Stephen Leacock
Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece. - Ralph Charell
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything. - Sydney Smith
Here's a tip to avoid death by celebrity: First off, get a life. They can't touch you if you're out doing something interesting. - Kent Nichols and Douglas Sarine
Unfulfilled expectations bring unhappiness. Comparisons fill life with meanness. Avoid both to fill life with joyfulness. - Debasish Mridha
There are four kinds of people to avoid in the world: the assholes, the asswipes, the ass-kissers, and those that just will shit all over you. - Anthony Liccione
It's hard to decide matters of the heart, especially when Self-love is rooted in our decisions. You'll need to balance your needs with the people you love in order to avoid hurting others. - Auliq Ice
People will seek the ends of the galaxy to avoid that which they need most. - Criss Jami
Life is like Mother Nature - unpredictable. Friends /relatives who promise to help, will avoid you when you need them. Then, you struggle to get through and suddenly, some stranger walks in offering you the help you needed. The hope, the betrayal and the miracle...all are just part of our life... - Sandhya Jane
Practice the pause. Pause before judging. Pause before assuming. Pause before accusing. Pause whenever you're about to react harshly and you'll avoid doing and saying things you'll later regret. - Lori Deschene
Gossip is always a personal confession of malice or imbecility; it is a low, frivolous, and too often a dirty business. There are neighborhoods where it rages like a pest; churches are split in pieces by it, and neighbor made enemies for life. Let the young avoid or cure it while they may.
We must not just be in the world and above the world, but also of the world. To love it for what it is... is the only task. Avoid it and you are lost. Loose yourself in it, and you are free. - Henry Miller
Everything is a drug. Family, art, causes, new shoes... We're all just tweaking our chem to avoid the void. - Joss Whedon
You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it. - Goldie Hawn
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. - Stephen Crane
Generally I try to avoid discussing consciousness, since it's, like, hard. - Robert Kurzban
It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement.Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs, therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity or undue depression in adversity. - Isocrates
This is the best reason to learn history: not in order to predict the future, but to free yourself of the past and imagine alternative destinies. Of course this is not total freedom - we cannot avoid being shaped by the past. But some freedom is better than none. - Yuval Noah Harari
Avoid selling to dumb customers, there aren't enough left! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
The dominating idea of English society was not cultivate virtue but to avoid scandal. - Edward Short
Don’t just to avoid criticism. If you do nothing, you will be nothing. If you do only the parts you really love, you will also be nothing. It takes what it takes. It takes all of it. Own it, accept it, embrace it and do it. Want all of what you want! - Akiroq Brost
You call me a misanthrope because I avoid society. You err; I love society. Yet in order not to hate people, I must avoid their company. - Caspar David Friedrich
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. But he said, in substance, to himself that if the earth and the moon were about to clash, many people would doubtless plan to get upon the roofs to witness the collision.
Sometimes, to love people, I must completely avoid them. Sometimes, to be strong, I must completely fall apart. Sometimes, to create, I must completely destroy. - Vironika Tugaleva
Most parents are not really ‘supportive’ because they want their kid(s) to succeed; they ‘support’ their kid(s) as an attempt to avoid appearing to have bred a failure, or, failures in the eyes of their peers and/or neighbours. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It takes more effort to avoid the truth than it does to face it. - Robert J. Braathe
It’s never been easier for audiences to skip, filter, or avoid advertising, so the best ideas are the ones that respect that the audience needs to get something out of the work; it should inspire, satisfy, or motivate them. You can’t just bombard people with messages anymore. - Ajaz Ahmed
If equally matched, we can offer battle; if slightly inferior in numbers, we can avoid the enemy; if quite unequal in every way, we can flee from him. Though an obstinate fight may be made by a small force, in the end it must be captured by the larger force. - Sun Tzu 孙子
Electricians that like good health avoid the known biologically toxic very high powered electrical utility jobs. - Steven Magee
Avoid conflicts, Embrace cordiality. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Why doesn't anyone tell you we all wind up married to Henry the VIII?......My dear Anne Boleyn,...the only way a woman can avoid waking up next to Henry is to model herself after his daughter Elizabeth and sleep next to no one at all. - Judith Claire Mitchell
We move much too fast, and too frequently, to pause to savor landscapes or avoid disfiguring clutter. - Edwin M. Yoder Jr.
The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not. - George Bernard Shaw
I think you’re just as emotionally unavailable as I am. I avoid men because I’m afraid I’ll lose my heart, and you go from girl to girl to keep from giving yours away. - Ann Everett
People should avoid hatred at all costs, because not only does it affect the hater’s health; it also prevents them from enjoying the goodness of love. - Gugu Mona
Avoid fear because it will blind you from seeing God’s purpose about your life and limit your potential. - Gift Gugu Mona
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft! - Theodore Roosevelt
There is no way I can avoid thinking about the kind of world I belong to. The abuse of utopias disfigures everything. - Floriano Martins
If you Want to Be 1st Just Find The Reason For The Last And Try To Avoid That Way... - Yaganesh Derasari
One does not kill to avoid social inconvenience. - P.D. James
Tis foolish to fear what you cannot avoid. - Publilius Syrus
If I wrote what I really think, I would be so sad all the time. We create to fill a gap - not just to avoid the idea of dying, it's to fill some particular gap in ourselves. - Joss Whedon
Try and avoid people who use the word "cant" regularly associate rather with those who say "can" and do - rassool jibraeel snyman
Moreover, in order to understand any man one must be deliberate and careful to avoid forming prejudices and mistaken ideas, which are very difficult to correct and get over afterwards. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Thinking is the toughest kind of work which is why so many people avoid it. - Orrin Woodward
Ego depletion comes from American psychologist Roy Baumeister, who believes that enduring something stressful exhausts our capacity for willpower to the extent that we give in to our temptations that we would rather avoid. - Bruce Hood
PERIPATETIC, adj. Walking about. Relating to the philosophy of Aristotle, who, while expounding it, moved from place to place in order to avoid his pupil's objections. A needless precaution -- they knew no more of the matter than he. - Ambrose Bierce
Having been an English literary graduate, I've been trying to avoid the idea of doing art ever since. I think the idea of art kills creativity. I think media are at their most interesting before anybody's thought of calling them art, when people still think they're just a load of junk. - Douglas Adams
The best way to waste your life, is by taking notes. The easiest way to avoid living is to just watch. Look for the details. Report. Don't participate. - Chuck Palahniuk
The solution is so obvious, but for so many of us we would travel a hundred miles out of the way to avoid it, gather a thousand opinions on the way and take a pit stop in fear to check our map before we proceed through hell. Heaven was always a direct flight with no layovers. - Shannon L. Alder
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward. - Charlotte Brontë
To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. - Elbert Hubbard
You can put off your dreams, your desires, your careers, your farms. You can avoid your responsibilities, obligations, promises, and sovereign rights. But any person who wants to make music, and doesn't, is a goddamned fool. - Jenna Woginrich
God’s warriors don’t avoid conflict. They fight through it with communication and a positive outlook. - Shannon L. Alder
One is often so busy doing life that it is easy to avoid evaluating whether you are putting your energy in the direction you value most. - Deborah Day
Seek happiness in tranquility and avoid ambition even if it be only the apparently innocent one of distinguishing yourself in science and discoveries. - Mary Shelley
Her Brooklyn accent only comes out when she's angry. This is the best part....I pick at my pancakes while she tells me, simply, "It's ok to change your mind." About a feeling, a person, a promise of love. I can't stay just to avoid contradicting myself. I don't have to watch him cry. - Lena Dunham
Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid. - Publilius Syrus
The easiest way to avoid doing any quality work is to either idle time on unnecessary debate only or create ruckus jointly in the house. - Anuj Somany
Always work with/surround yourself with people who help make you a better version of you. Kindly avoid those who don't. - Don Roff
The pale fabric of reality has so many hidden pockets that we can find some change in here somewhere - you just have to dig a little deeper to avoid the chewing gum and past mistakes. - Corey Taylor
When you’re busy, avoid taking the quickest action. Instead make the extra effort to truly serve the customer. - Marilyn Suttle
In general, Americans would walk a mile uphill in the rain to avoid pain, unless the walk could be shorter and level and the day sunny, which they’d prefer. - Geoffrey Wood
You think you can avoid [pain,] but you actually can't. If you do, you just get sicker, or you feel more pain. But if you can speak it, if you can write it, if you can paint it, it is very healing. - Alice Walker
There are benefits in confrontation. Even though we don’t like it most of the time, but people who obey this demand of life, live in peace better than the others. They avoid conflict and fights, better than others. They are able to identify their friends and enemies faster than others. - Sunday Adelaja
An individual who delights at all in the beauty of language does well to avoid becoming an attorney or a legislator. - Ron Brackin
When I stopped trying to block my sadness and let it move me instead, it led me to a bridge with people on the other side. I learned that sadness does not sink a person; it is the energy a person spends trying to avoid sadness that does that. - Barbara Brown Taylor
Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid. - Karl Kraus
At times there will be fire; this we can't avoid. But it's up to us to decide whether it will consume or it will purify. - Cristen Rodgers
Being assertive enough to avoid being coerced into sex sounds like a good skill to learn. But you have to wonder what the corresponding page on Challenges said: Try not to rape your girlfriend? - Moira Wegel
I think that one wants from a painting a sense of life. The final suggestion, the final statement, has to be not a deliberate statement but a helpless statement. It has to be what you can't avoid saying. - Jasper Johns
True laziness is the commitment to decrease work and increase efficiency; reduce burden and boost creativity; expand your knowledge and avoid complications; minimize effort and still get it done. - Alan Rios
The best books like the best music or television or movies or comics or video games can challenge us and force us to think or perceive aspects of life that we may prefer to avoid. In a sense, they threaten us. - Geoffrey Reiter
The worst thing that I can do is humanize God. The second worst thing that I can do is deify myself. And the best thing that I can do is to avoid both. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Avoid and ignore the idiots who try to bring you down in life; they are not worth your time. - Ken Poirot
come on, you shouldn't continue to disturb your mind with everything. Avoid thinking about anything at all, leave something, keep something and think about something! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Most people avoid thinking if they can, some of us are addicted to thinking, but Von Neumann actually enjoyed thinking, maybe even to the exclusion of everything else. - Edward Teller
Let it be considered that what is more wholesome than any particular belief is integrity of belief; and that to avoid looking into the support of any belief from a fear that it may turn out rotten is quite as immoral as it is disadvantageous. - Charles Sanders Peirce
Do today what will profit you tomorrow. Avoid forever what did not profit you yesterday. - Matshona Dhiliwayo
For too many centuries women have been being muses to artists. I wanted to be the muse, I wanted to be the wife of the artist, but I was really trying to avoid the final issue that I had to do the job myself. - Anaïs Nin
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities. - Norman Vincent Peale
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague. - Bill Cosby
there is only one way under high heaven to get the best of an argument - and that is to avoid it . - Dale Carnegie
She shuffled with her head bowed, her dark eyes drifting to avoid contact, and she screamed in bed at night. (Dark City Lights) - Jim Fusilli
Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity. - Socrates
Happiness is like a cat. If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you. It will never come. But if you pay no attention to it and go about your business, you'll find it rubbing up against your legs and jumping into your lap. - William J. Bennett
It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry. - H. L. Mencken
One should as a rule respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways. - Bertrand Russell
I try to avoid looking backward and keep looking upward. - Charlotte Bronte
I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is much better policy to prophesy after the event has taken place. - Sir Winston Churchill
All humans learn from each other's mistakes. Intelligent humans learn how to avoid them, idiots how to do them. - Raheel Farooq
You must know everything that God has forbidden you so as to be able to avoid it, for the one who does not recognize evil falls into it. - Imam Abdallah ibn Alawi Al-Haddad
No doubt alcohol, tobacco, and so forth, are things that a saint must avoid, but sainthood is a thing that human beings must avoid. - George Orwell
People frequently say that so and so died 'died doing what they loved.' I hope that when I die it's right before I was about to do something that I hated to do so I could at least avoid doing it one more time.
The thing all writers do best is find ways to avoid writing. - Alan Dean Foster
Some people did what their neighbors did so that if any lunatics were at large, one might know and avoid them. - George Eliot
Almost everything: all external expectations, all pride all fear of embarrassment or failure. These tings just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. - Steve Jobs
We must avoid possession," he said. "But, oh, let me kiss you. - Anaïs Nin
Human efforts to avoid or overcome death are always doomed to disappointment. - J.K. Rowling
Words are more thoughts; the photographed images always ends up having a romantic gloss about it - no matter how I try to avoid it. - Robert Frank
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. - Elbert Hubbard
On the whole I try to keep Modesty and Willie in timeless settings, which is why I avoid all the latest slang and in-words. It won't be long before 'brill' sounds as dated as 'super' does now. [Uncle Happy, 1990] - Peter O'Donnell
The choice to avoid risk is the choice to avoid living, and to avoid living is one of the greatest risk of all. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking. - Thomas A. Edison
Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled. - Michael Crichton
O God! I ask You for the means to do good, to avoid evil and to love the poor.
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home. - James A. Michener
Change isn’t a choice; it’s already happening. You are atoms and molecules in motion… you can’t avoid change; you ARE change. The question is whether you will EMBRACE the power of change to enhance your life or continue to exhaust yourself in the pointless endeavor to halt it. - Steve Maraboli
I tend to avoid people who always have something to say and those who expect me to always have something to say. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I'll let you in on a secret ...How to avoid taking a wrong turn. I speak from experience. Don't blame the world around you. The world is very much larger ...than you realize. Large enough to embrace all of you. - Yellow Tanabe
Do not avoid doing what you love because you fear that it will only result in poverty or lack. If you fear this, then this is exactly what will happen. - Stephen Richards
All the stress and misery of life comes from fear of loss. Remember that you can never lose anything without gaining something. To avoid misery, concentrate on what you will gain. - Debasish Mridha
Perhaps a better explanation for why it's so difficult to feel our feelings is that ALL emotion, positive or negative, opens the door to the nature of reality. All of us prefer to avoid pain -- but even more, we want to escape reality. - Dan B. Allender
Sometimes it's hard to avoid the happiness of others. - David Assael
Always try to avoid repeating the same mistakes; the price that you haveto pay is often too high. - Eraldo Banovac
Don't be blurred by impulse, to avoid regrets, refrain from doing things that will make you regret. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Integrity is the antithesis of compromise and the sworn enemy of comfort. It bases its decisions not on how much discomfort we might be able to avoid, but on how much we need to avoid the compromise of comfort. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Never write it in C if you can do it in `awk'; Never do it in `awk' if `sed' can handle it; Never use `sed' when `tr' can do the job; Never invoke `tr' when `cat' is sufficient; Avoid using `cat' whenever possible
Avoid working in windowless environments for good health. - Steven Magee
A phased decision can avoid there being a key moment when the moral issue about killing civilians has to be confronted. - Jonathan Glover
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War. - George Washington
Is not prayer the intensely personal struggle within each disciple, and among us collectively, to resist the despair and distractions that cause us to practice unbelief, to abandon or avoid the way of Jesus? - Ched Myers
If I had said that I didn’t want to know if Christianity was true, David would not have pursued our conversations any further. He had long before realized that people who want to avoid the truth usually succeeded. - Nabeel Qureshi
The best way to deal with your past is not to avoid thinking about it or trying to forget it, but to accept it happened, forgive yourself and move on. - Karon Waddell
People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.
You can not avoid life or your thoughts you can only make the best of your current situation and move on with a positive mental attitude. - Matthew Donnelly
One who loves roses cannot avoid its thorns. - Matshona Dhliwayo
She was the one person he’d hoped to avoid as much as possible when he’d taken his place as Sheriff of Maxville. It wasn’t that he disliked her, that was the problem. Despite his better judgment and a glutton for punishment, he still cared too damn much for the woman. - Lia Davis
Showing respect for others when they don’t agree with you, and during the times when you don’t agree with them as well, helps to avoid arguments that serve no good purpose. This approach can lead to getting things accomplished peacefully. - Ellen J. Barrier
In your clothes avoid too much gaudiness; do not value yourself upon an embroidered gown; and remember that a reasonable word, or an obliging look, will gain you more respect than all your fine trappings. - Sir George Savile
If we could get on without a wife, Romans, we would all avoid that annoyance; but since nature has ordained that we can neither live very comfortably with them nor at all without them, we must take thought for our lasting well-being rather than for the pleasure of the moment.
The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change-and we all instinctively avoid it. - E. B. White
If you want to avoid emotional mediocrity, be on time for every present moment. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
Jack the Ripper media myth arising when clever individual murderers concocted a monster so as to avoid suspicion. - Anthony North
The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt. - Thomas Merton
To teach someone something, appreciate even the slightest improvements and avoid criticism. - Debasish Mridha
Avoid judging others by trying to understand others and their concepts of love and care. - Debasish Mridha
To live is to die. To die is to live. To avoid death, is to avoid living. - Sunday Adelaja
Avoid living in new homes and working in new offices due to the high levels of chemical out-gassing that they exhibit during their first year. - Steven Magee
If our goal is not to "succeed" or avoid failure or mistakes, but to learn something, we will never fail. - Jami Gold
That young girl is one of the least benightedly unintelligent organic life forms it has been my profound lack of pleasure not to be able to avoid meeting.
Even if you are a preacher or a pastor, you will never be able to avoid questions related to money. - Sunday Adelaja
Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done. - Linus Torvalds
Misery loves company. For the sake of your sanity, avoid entertaining her. - Andrena Sawyer
Without mountains, we might find ourselves relieved that we can avoid the pain of the ascent, but we will forever miss the thrill of the summit. And in such a terribly scandalous trade-off, it is the absence of pain that becomes the thief of life. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil.
In life, there are many hills and valleys to pass and you cannot avoid them! The most important thing you need is to know this: You must pass them! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Do what you can to avoid or neutralize conversations which put people down. Think with your heart. - Karen Salmansohn
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all. - Peter McWilliams
We go through life and don't pay attention to God even when he's yelling. Then there are the moments you never expect and can't avoid. It is at those times when you can hear him ever so clearly; even when he's whispering. - Benjamin J. Carey
EGO means attachment to layers of our unexamined thoughts and illusions.We avoid self inquiry because it shatters our belief system and false image. - Aditya Ajmera
Everyone is struggling under stress and fear. Only with right attitude we can avoid regrets. - Kishore Bansal
Happiness never made anyone rich or famous. That must be why ambitious people avoid it. - Marty Rubin
REFLECTION, n. An action of the mind whereby we obtain a clearer view of our relation to the things of yesterday and are able to avoid the perils that we shall not again encounter. - Ambrose Bierce
Grief is Newark. It's there. Can't avoid it. The idea is to hold your nose, hope the traffic's not too bad and get on to Manhattan as quickly as possible. - Eli Attie
I call them sacred echoes because I noticed that throughout my relationships, daily life, and study, the same scripturally sound idea or phrase or word will keep reappearing until I can no longer avoid its presence." -The Sacred Echo - Margaret Feinberg
The thinking (person) must oppose all cruel customs, no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another. - Albert Schweitzer
I have always been impressed by the fact that there are a surprising number of individuals who never use their minds if they can avoid it, and an equal number who do use their minds, but in an amazingly stupid way. - Carl Jung
Pain is inevitable in life; you can’t avoid it. You can only feel it. Realize its true nature without emotional attachment and then transcend yourself and your emotions beyond that level. Pain will not go away, but you find that it is not hurting you that much. - Debasish Mridha
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. - Denis Waitley
You may avoid the risk of a car accident if you avoid driving, but you will lose the joy and freedom of driving. - Debasish Mridha
The man who backbites an absent friend, nay, who does not stand up for him when another blames him, the man who angles for bursts of laughter and for the repute of a wit, who can invent what he never saw, who cannot keep a secret - that man is black at heart: mark and avoid him. - Cicero
Ignorance is a sickness every person should avoid.. as once you are infected by it.. it becomes a morbid rotation that sometimes can be hard to escape from. - Manos Abou Chabke
I advise people to avoid workplaces that prevent Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) visits. - Steven Magee
She is the least benightedly unintelligent organic lifeform it has ever been my distinct lack of pleasure not to have been able to avoid meeting. - Douglas Adams
When your drive is moving your purpose, focus must hold the wheels else your might miss the way. And do you know what that means? Avoid Crash!!!. Stay focused! - Israelmore Ayivor
I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste. - Marcel Duchamp
I think there is something beautiful in reveling in sadness. The proof is how beautiful sad songs can be. So I don’t think being sad is to be avoided. It’s apathy and boredom you want to avoid. But feeling anything is good, I think. Maybe that’s sadistic of me. - Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. - Steve Jobs
In order to thrive, connect to and engage in what is Life-Generating and avoid or prevent what is Life-Depleting in any way you can. - The Truth
[Justice George Sutherland said, in the majority opinion for the Carter Coal case] 'One who does a thing in order to avoid a monetary penalty does not agree; he yields to compulsion precisely the same as though he did so to avoid a term in jail. - Jim Powell
To avoid the cost incurred in pursuing great things we opt for ease and blithely abandon great things. The sheer recklessness of such a pathetically apathetic trade-off will eventually cost us a life squandered, which in the end is the greatest cost of all. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Perhaps the only way to love is to bury yourself so deeply in it that you avoid its very suffering. - Meghna Pant
LOVE is complex,we (people) try to avoid it as we(people) are habitual of doing simple things. - jitendra bhardwaj
I force myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste. - Marcel Duchamp
It is never easy to endure pain nor uncomfortable situation. It is seems easy to quit to avoid the pain.If you quit you will suffer later. It is far better to endure the pain now and enjoy later. Life is all about endurance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
To avoid the pain of loss, give up attachment. - Debasish Mridha
It seems the only way we can avoid being the victims of change is to reconcile with the inevitable. We must never stand on the rail tracks of positive change. - Paul Bamikole
Darkness well ahead is better than darkness close by, because you can find a way to avoid the former! Search the horizons to see the storms ahead. - Mehmet Murat ildan
There is always so much talk about the sins of the fathers, but it is the sins of the mothers that are the most difficult to avoid repeating. - Melanie Benjamin
To live a lie may allow us to avoid the truth, but the real lie lays in believing that we can avoid the truth in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We want to avoid suffering, death, sin, ashes. But we live in a world crushed and broken and torn, a world God Himself visited to redeem. We receive his poured-out life, and being allowed the high privilege of suffering with Him, may then pour ourselves out for others. - Elisabeth Elliot
There are many good seeds in you. Therefore you must avoid every bad soil in the world. - Israelmore Ayivor
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself. - Gerald Brenan
It is not giving children more that spoils them; it is giving them more to avoid confrontation. - John Gray
We are a society of excuses, shame and blame; we avoid accountability and often project our responsibility when involving domestic violence. - Asa Don Brown
The more we want our children to be (1) lifelong learners, genuinely excited about words and numbers and ideas, (2) avoid sticking with what’s easy and safe, and (3) become sophisticated thinkers, the more we should do everything possible to help them forget about grades. - Alfie Kohn
Be self-responsible. Avoid dependency on other people. Aim at being the most successful person you can be. Read about great, successful people. Learn to think great thoughts and work to become an excellent person. - Mark F. LaMoure
Our purpose is to find out whether innocence, the moment it becomes involved in an action, can avoid committing murder. - Albert Camus
It is partly to avoid consciousness of greed that we prefer to associate with those who are at least as greedy as we ourselves. Those who consume much less are a reproach.
The lonely, wistful revisionism of memories is as gratingly repetitive as snow and ice in Canada. I avoid them both at all costs - memories and Canada. - Brian D'Ambrosio
I like football. I find its an exciting strategic game. Its a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving. - Craig Ferguson
If you are destined to become a writer, you can't help it. If you can help it, you aren't destined to become a writer. The frustrations and disappointments, not even to mention the unspeakable loneliness, are too unbearable for anyone who doesn't have a deep sense of being unable to avoid writing. - Donald Harington
We avoid risks in life only to die, and end up facing the greatest risk which is having lived life risking nothing at all. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Driving your car through deep pools of flood water is a great way of making your car unreliable. Smart people turn around and avoid it. - Steven Magee
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it. - Colin Powell
There's so much knowledge to be had that specialists cling to their specialties as a shield against having to know anything about anything else. They avoid being drowned. - Isaac Asimov
Where people wish to attach, they should always be ignorant. To come with a well−informed mind is to come with an inability of administering to the vanity of others, which a sensible person would always wish to avoid. - Jane Austen
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