Quotation Explorer - 'Preference'

To the corruptions of Christianity I am, indeed opposed; but not to the genuine precepts of Jesus himself. I am a Christian, in the only sense in which he wished any one to be; sincerely attached to his doctrines, in preference to all others. - Thomas Jefferson
If [you're asked] what you think, tell. If you have a preference, voice it. If you have a question, ask it. If you want to cry, bawl. If you need help, raise your hand and jump up and down. - Kristin Richter
You can tell the lowest class by their habit of always talking about persons; the next, by the fact that their habit is always to converse about things; the highest, by their preference for the discussion of ideas. - Henry Thomas Buckle
My preference is for prose with more silence in it, language that contains more pockets of strangeness. - Anthony Doerr
All that we have achieved in life is creating a virtual reality for ourselves, while burying the actual reality! Our preference of technology over nature proves that Man is experiencing everything through the HEAD. What a pity! - Ramana Pemmaraju
I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man; I want a man without money rather than money without a man. - Themistocles
Small and fat and constantly facetious, straw- coloured and destitute of marks, he would have been practically indistinguishable hadn't his constant preference for light-grey clothes, for white hats, for very big cigars and very little stories, done what it could for his identity. - Henry James
Desperate is not a sexual preference. - Randy K. Milholland
Leadership is the act of serving others and has no gender preference. - Farshad Asl
We may think there is willpower involved, but more likely...change is due to want power. Wanting the new addiction more than the old one. Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now. - George Sheehan
Home is in here [tapping temple]. Where you live is just a geographical preference. - Lemmy Kilmister
Today, the language of the market penetrates every pore and forces every interpersonal relation into the schema of individual preference. - Jürgen Habermas
A netizen speaks normally about one’s life’s first priority or preference through the profile picture; it’s often the person seen therein, but it could also be the product on which s/he lays the hand on or seen as an inset in this selfish and materialistic world. - Anuj Somany
As we have seen there is some kind of continuity in any case since every experience affects for better or worse the attitudes which help decide the quality of further experiences, by setting up certain preference and aversion, and making it easier or harder to act for this or that end. - John Dewey
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