Quotation Explorer - 'Prefers'

The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them. - Abraham Lincoln
DICTATOR, n. The chief of a nation that prefers the pestilence of despotism to the plague of anarchy. - Ambrose Bierce
We can begin by noting that the body prefers to keep itself alive.
You will never overcome your self righteousness if you continue to believe that God prefers you over other people. The moment you feel entitled is the moment you feel superior and distance yourself from a humble heart that believes God knows what he is doing. - Shannon L. Alder
The real Muslim is the one who prefers speaking the truth even when it is ruinous to him over lying even when it benefits him, and who finds inner peace in doing so. - Ali ibn Abi Talib
The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he makes so many of them. - Abraham Lincoln
The past is past, the future unformed. There is only the moment, and that is where he prefers to be. - William Gibson
Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgement. - Seneca
The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority. - Lord Acton
(Emerson's) aphorisms tend to be chicken soup for the academic soul or gobledygook of a man who prefers the sounds of words to their meanings. - Micah Mattix
One may sleep as long as one prefers, but one should know that each hour of excess sleep is an hour lost for learning. - Eraldo Banovac
A country which prefers guns to flowers will live the beauty of the flowers only in its graveyards! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When the government puts its imprimatur on a particular religion it conveys a message of exclusion to all those who do not adhere to the favored beliefs. A government cannot be premised on the belief that all persons are created equal when it asserts that God prefers some. - Harry A. Blackmun
Unfortunately, the vast majority of mankind, prefers silence; forever trapped in the fine art of self poisoning. - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
Depend on it. God's work done in God's way will never lack God's supply. He is too wise a God to frustrate His purposes for lack of funds, and He can just as easily supply them ahead of time as afterwards, and He much prefers doing so. - James Hudson Taylor
Don't write in to ask whether I would prefer Gingrich to Clinton. Ask, rather, whether Clinton prefers Gingrich to you. Go triangulate yourself. - Christopher Hitchens
Although it would lead me to believe otherwise, fear has little interest in intimidating me. Rather, it much prefers to enslave me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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