Quotation Explorer - 'Preferable'

Rogues are preferable to imbeciles because they sometimes take a rest. - Alexandre Dumas
When preferable is Unavailable,Available becomes preferable. - patni shubham
An end in terror is preferable to terror without end. - Sophie Scholl
To a hungry person, every bitter food is sweet. When the preferable is not available, the available becomes preferable! - Israelmore Ayivor
The world is a prison in which solitary confinement is preferable. - Karl Kraus
The matter came up for judicial investigation, but as might have been expected, the white people concluded it was unnecessary to wait the result of the investigation—that it was preferable to hang the accused first and try him afterward. - Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Realities disguised as symbols are, for me, new realities that are immeasurably preferable. I make an effort to take them at their word. To grasp, to carry out the diktat of images to the letter. - Claude Cahun
a lack of communication is preferable to a profusion of miscommunications. - Sagey Malik
No company is preferable to bad, because we are more apt to catch the vices of others than their virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health.
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong. - Thomas Jefferson
Peace is preferable to war. But it’s not an absolute value, and so we always ask, What kind of peace? - Noam Chomsky
...Defeat appears to me preferable to total Inaction. - John Adams
Լաւ է աչքով կոյր ըլլալ՝ քան մտքով:It is preferable to be blind by eyesight, than by mind. - Saint Vardapet Eghishē
Delay is preferable to error. - Thomas Jefferson
A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility. - Aristotle
No company is preferable to bad. We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health. - Charles Caleb Colton
I believe Western culture -- rule of law, universal suffrage, etc. -- is preferable to Arab culture: that's why there are millions of Muslims in Scandinavia, and four Scandinavians in Syria. Follow the traffic. I support immigration, but with assimilation. - Mark Steyn
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. - Fran Lebowitz
I've grown to realize the joy that comes from little victories is preferable to the fun that comes from ease and the pursuit of pleasure. - Lawana Blackwell
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]