Quotation Explorer - 'Substitute'

Reading is no substitute for action. - Colleen Wainwright
There is absolutely no substitute for the best. Good food cannot be made of inferior ingredients masked with high flavor. It is true thrift to use the best ingredients available and to waste nothing. - James Beard
Hope always deceives us when it becomes a substitute for action. - Marty Rubin
Nothing Can Substitute Attitude Keep It Up - Shravan kumar
One needs to be either more brave or more good, because if courage is lacking goodness can substitute, while cowardice is the deficiency of both. - Neel Burton
An opinion should be the result of thought, not a substitute for it. - Jef Mallett
If we can cease envisaging ourselves as metaphorical foetuses, and substitute the image of a newborn child, then that will be at least a small intellectual advance. In time, perhaps, we may even learn to toddle. - Salman Rushdie
INSURRECTION, n. An unsuccessful revolution. Disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government. - Ambrose Bierce
Dressing up is inevitably a substitute for good ideas. It is no coincidence that technically inept business types are known as "suits." - Paul Graham
Compassion is no substitute for justice.
There is no substitute for the spiritual well-being. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The bold display of our unattractive parts is an effective substitute for beauty since it duplicates beauty's principal effects, namely the excitation of admiration, charm, and envy in the beholder, who is moved to wish that they too could carry their own defects with the same ease. - Agona Apell
The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence. - Lyman Bryson
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth. - Unknown
Lie: A very poor substitute for the truth, but the only one discovered to date. - Unknown
I guess each of us, at some time, finds one person with whom we are compelled toward absolute honesty, one person whose good opinion of us becomes a substitute for the broader opinion of the world.
Thinking must never be a substitute for action. - Marty Rubin
Good Seeds! Gratitude is the Greatest Attitude that has no Substitute. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Physical intimacy isn’t and can never be an effective substitute for emotional intimacy. - John Green
Thought always deceives us, when it becomes a substitute for action. - Marty Rubin
In war there is no substitute for victory. - General Douglas MacArthur
There is no substitute for Hard Work - Sham Hinduja
There is no substitute for education. - Lailah Gifty Akita
There is no substitute for books in the life of a child. - Mary Ellen Chase
She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit. - W. Somerset Maugham
The orthodox tend to think that people who, like the postmodernists and me, believe neither in God nor in some suitable substitute, must feel that everything is permitted, that everybody can do what they like. - Richard M. Rorty
There is no substitute for love, hope and faith. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Furious activity is no substitute for understanding. - H. H. Williams
Intimate relationships cannot substitute for a life plan. But to have any meaning or viability at all, a life plan must include intimate relationships. - Harriet Lerner
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief. - Oscar Wilde
Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit. - Oscar Wilde
You have to be vulnerable and open to experience the new, as nothing else gonna substitute it.. - Jayesh Varma
Intelligence is an ability to understand, but it is not a substitute for wisdom. - Debasish Mridha
There's no substitute for a mother's warmth on a wintry night!!! - Mukesh Kwatra
Is food a substitute for love? No, love is a substitute for food. And a pretty poor substitute at that. - Rohan Candappa
laughter is the best medicine in life, chocolate is the substitute! - CL Bennett
Furious activity is no substitute for analytical thought. - Alastair Pilkington
Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better. - George Santayana
I barely trust established sources of information. I have a hard time finding [Wikipedia], an encyclopedia that anyone can alter, to be a safe way to learn about anything except how many idiots think their opinions are a suitable substitute for facts. - Randy K. Milholland
In so far as the culture industry arouses a feeling of well-being that the world is precisely in that order suggested by the culture industry, the substitute gratification which it prepares for human beings cheats them out of the same happiness which it deceitfully projects. - Theodor W. Adorno
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance, and I know of no substitute for the force and beauty of it's process. - Henry James
Substitute the word gay for straight and she's the exact same pain in the neck kid sister she was before she told us. - Amy Kaufman Burk
Humility is no substitute for a good personality. - Fran Lebowitz
Education is no substitute for intelligence. - Frank Herbert
Art’s only concern with the real is to abolish it, and to substitute for it a new reality - Jean Rousset
I reject your reality and substitute my own!
There is no substitute for books in the life of a child. (1952) - Mary Ellen Chase
No book or theory can serve as a substitute for lived experience. - Marty Rubin
Bouillabaisse is only good because cooked by the French, who, if they cared to try, could produce an excellent and nutritious substitute out of cigar stumps and empty matchboxes. - Norman Douglas
Absolute money (gold) makes limited-states and localized-wars (Pre-1913); Substitute money (fiat) makes Absolute States & Wars (Post-1913) - Orrin Woodward
the way to create art is to burn and destroyordinary concepts and to substitute themwith new truths that run down from the top of the headand out of the heart - Charles Bukowski
The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit. - W. Somerset Maugham
There is no substitute for victory. - General Douglas MacArthur
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for life. - Robert Louis Stevenson
That which he projects ahead of him as his ideal, is merely his substitute for the lost narcissism of his childhood - the time when he was his own ideal. - Sigmund Freud
And give to the orphans their properties and do not substitute the defective [of your own] for the good [of theirs]. And do not consume their properties into your own. Indeed, that is ever a great sin. The Women 4 :2 - Quran
An old person knows what it’s like to be young, but a young person doesn’t know what it’s like to be old. There’s no substitute for life experience. - Eleanor Brownn
Books and school are great for learning but there is no substitute for life and living to provide a real education. - Ken Poirot
Even the best cookery book is no substitute for even the worst dinner. - Aldous Huxley
Charity is no substitute for justice withheld. - Augustine of Hippo
Habit to us is given from above:it is a substitute for happiness. - Alexander Pushkin
There is no substitute for the strength that blesses a couple when they work together. - Elizabeth George
Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. - Mark Twain
We must substitute courage for caution. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Woody Allen once said that ‘I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.’ This is certainly a very wise wish! Whoever grasped the triviality of anything besides the existence is a wise man indeed! There is no substitute for life! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Compassion is essential, but it’s not a substitute for self-expression, or self-respect, or self-compassion. Emotional self-care is also essential, but gently soothing our wounds does not replace communicating about them. - Vironika Tugaleva
Thinking always deceives us when it becomes a substitute for action. - Marty Rubin
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