Positive self-esteem must be preceded by self-respect. To get self-respect you have to do something good. - Louis Zamperini
God's love preceded His washing us. He washed us from sin because He first loved us. - Joseph Sayibu
Family dinners are more often than not an ordeal of nervous indigestion, preceded by hidden resentment and ennui and accompanied by psychosomatic jitters. - M. F. K. Fisher
"Yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation" yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation.
Let us hope that we are all preceded in this world by a love story. - Don Snyder
A commentary on the times is that the word "honesty" is now preceded by "old-fashioned."
If Eve was inferior to Adam because she was created after him, then Adam was inferior to the fishes, because they preceded him. - Lillie Devereux Blake
I took me to the Banks of the River, and tarried there awhile, as the lowering Sun made one with the Water, giving generously of Itself & its Diverse Colors, in a Splay of Magnificence that preceded a most wonderful Silence. - George Saunders