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Dan Rather American Journalist (1931-)

Quotations that match 'rather'.

I don't have any fear of intimacy, but rather thrive on it, which is rare in a public person. Jack Nicholson
[ Any Fear Intimacy Person Public Rare Rather Thrive Which]
Liberalism, on the other hand, regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situations, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability. Morris Raphael Cohen
[ Achievement Adventure Always Good Guarantee Hand Inevitability Liberalism Life Must New Other Precarious Progress Rather Regards Risks Situations Take Than True Which Will]
My tastes and inspirational artists were always rather eclectic and diverse. Taylor Dayne
[ Always Artists Diverse Eclectic Inspirational Rather Tastes Were]
There has been hardly a single year since 1917, and in a certain sense since 1905, without a revolution somewhere in the world in which the workers participated in a rather important way. Ernest Mandel
[ Been Certain Hardly Important Participated Rather Revolution Sense Since Single Somewhere Way Which Without Workers World Year]
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern. R. Buckminster Fuller
[ Art Bestow Careful Children Concern Doing Greatest Knowledge Manners More Parents Rather Should Speaking Than Their Usually Virtue Well]
The Court made an exception, however, in the case of candidates contributing to their own campaigns because of the rather reasonable presumption that a candidate is incapable of corrupting himself. James L. Buckley
[ Because Campaigns Candidate Candidates Case Contributing Corrupting Court Exception Himself However Incapable Made Own Presumption Rather Reasonable Their]
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value. Charles Dudley Warner
[ Excellence Gift Lies Rather Than Value]
I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate. George Burns
[ Failure Hate Love Rather Something Success Than]
We are really on top of one another at the moment and I think it is amazing how we stay so close. Maybe that's the test. Why not totally put yourself together, rather than always wonder whether you actually like each other? Linda McCartney
[ Actually Always Amazing Another Close Each How Maybe Moment Other Put Rather Really Stay Test Than Think Together Top Totally Whether Why Wonder Yourself]
Development in this county is always going to be an issue. Until development and zoning are handled on a regional basis, rather than each municipality left to its own devices, we will suffer from developers having the upper hand in suits and in front of zoning boards. John Murray
[ Always Basis Boards County Developers Development Devices Each Front Going Hand Handled Having Issue Left Municipality Own Rather Regional Suffer Suits Than Until Upper Will Zoning]
Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else. James M. Barrie
[ Doing Else Nothing Rather Really Something Unless Work Would]
I would rather lose in a cause that I know some day will triumph than to triumph in a cause that I know some day will fail. Wendell L. Wilkie
[ Cause Day Fail Know Lose Rather Some Than Triumph Will Would]
My son is not wild about going back to Iraq, but he'd sure rather do that than sacrifice all that he and his fellow soldiers have accomplished by leaving too early and inviting chaos. Kit Bond
[ Accomplished Back Chaos Early Fellow Going His Inviting Iraq Leaving Rather Sacrifice Soldiers Son Sure Than Too Wild]
Some Critics on the Hearth are not only good-natured, but have rather too high, or, if that is impossible, let us say too pronounced, an opinion of the abilities of their literary friends. James Payn
[ Abilities Critics Friends Good-Natured Good-Natured Hearth High Impossible Literary Only Opinion Pronounced Rather Say Some Their Too Us]
Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater and painting rather than the methodology of language, which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects? Sergei Eisenstein
[ Allows Arise Cinema Combination Concepts Concrete Follow Forms Ideas Language Methodology New Now Objects Painting Rather Should Than Theater Two Which Wholly Why]
I would rather my soul broil in hell than I do you any harm. William Kidd
[ Any Harm Hell Rather Soul Than Would]
That was the problem with the 'celibate' word because they don't consider for a moment that you'd rather not be, but you just are. I was never a sexual person. Steven Morrissey
[ Because Celibate Consider Just Moment Never Person Problem Rather Sexual Word]
To put it rather bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land; I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel. Fran Lebowitz
[ Am Back Bluntly Go Hotel Land Put Rather Type Wants]
I'd rather deal with Tipper than Bush. He's trying to kill everybody in jail. Dr. Dre
[ Bush Deal Everybody Jail Kill Rather Than Trying]
And I have this little litany of things they can do. And the first one, of course, is to write - every day, no excuses. It's so easy to make excuses. Even professional writers have days when they'd rather clean the toilet than do the writing. Octavia Butler
[ Clean Course Day Days Easy Even Every Excuses First Litany Little Make Professional Rather Than Things Toilet Write Writers Writing]
Man's mind is not a container to be filled but rather a fire to be kindled. Dorthea Brande
[ Container Filled Fire Kindled Man Mind Rather]
Wilderness is not defined by the absence of certain activities, but rather by the presence of certain unique and invaluable characteristics. Nick Rahall
[ Absence Activities Certain Characteristics Defined Invaluable Presence Rather Unique Wilderness]
For a while, people couldn't understand why I'd find them so fascinating, but I'd rather go to a trial than to a Broadway play. Now that we have Court TV, they see what I mean. Ann Rule
[ Broadway Court Fascinating Find Go Mean Now Play Rather See Than Them Trial Tv Understand While Why]
I have always been adventurous and rather daring. Robert Vaughn
[ Adventurous Always Been Daring Rather]
Were this not Texas, were there not a state where there were no protections at all and where the law was clear on that, I think CBS and Mary Mapes and Dan Rather and all of us had a very good chance of winning. So this is an ongoing battle about an issue of principle. Floyd Abrams
[ Battle Cbs Chance Clear Dan Good Had Issue Law Mary Ongoing Principle Protections Rather State Texas Think Us Very Were Where Winning]
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day. Heinrich Heine
[ Character Day Every New Rather Say Will Women]
I try to make sure that the Buddhism is more or less implicit in the music rather than explicit. Duncan Sheik
[ Buddhism Explicit Implicit Less Make More Music Rather Sure Than Try]
Most of us really aren't horribly unique. There are 6 billion of us. Put 'em all in one room and very few would stand out as individuals. So maybe we ought to think of worth in terms of our ability to get along as a part of nature, rather than being the lords over nature. Herbert Simon
[ Ability Along Being Billion Em Few Get Horribly Individuals Lords Maybe Most Nature Ought Our Out Over Part Put Rather Really Room Stand Terms Than Think Unique Us Very Worth Would]
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other? George Eliot
[ Compare Each Expect Experience Lying Men Never Numerous Other Rather Should Side Strands Them]
It's always better to deliver the news yourself rather than allow your boss to be surprised. Mary Cheney
[ Allow Always Better Boss Deliver News Rather Surprised Than Your Yourself]
I began directing episodes, which was a great light every couple of months. We never short-changed our audience, but it became something that you had to work at rather than something that was a pleasure. Patrick Stewart
[ Audience Became Began Couple Directing Episodes Every Great Had Light Months Never Our Pleasure Rather Something Than Which Work]
I can't wait to get out. It's been much too long, I don't like being home. I'd rather play. This tour is going to be really big. We're gonna have the biggest show we can have. It's gonna be different not like the old KISS shows. Eric Carr
[ Been Being Big Biggest Different Get Going Gonna Home Kiss Long Much Old Out Play Rather Really Show Shows Too Tour Wait]
Dynasty was the opportunity to take charge of my career rather than waiting around like a library book waiting to be loaned out. Joan Collins
[ Around Book Career Charge Dynasty Library Loaned Opportunity Out Rather Take Than Waiting]
You need people who can walk their companies into the future rather than back them into the future. Warren G. Bennis
[ Back Companies Future Into Need Rather Than Their Them Walk]
Most people would rather give than get affection. Aristotle
[ Affection Get Give Most Rather Than Would]
Our dreams are firsthand creations, rather than residues of waking life. We have the capacity for infinite creativity; at least while dreaming, we partake of the power of the Spirit, the infinite Godhead that creates the cosmos. Jackie Gleason
[ Capacity Cosmos Creates Creations Creativity Dreaming Dreams Firsthand Godhead Infinite Least Life Our Partake Power Rather Spirit Than Waking While]
But perhaps the rest of us could have separate classes in science appreciation, the wonder of science, scientific ways of thinking, and the history of scientific ideas, rather than laboratory experience. Richard Dawkins
[ Appreciation Classes Could Experience History Ideas Laboratory Perhaps Rather Rest Science Scientific Separate Than Thinking Us Ways Wonder]
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is. Albert Camus Religion
[ Die Find God Life Live Out Rather Than Would]
There are works of literature whose influence is strong but indirect because it is mediated through the whole of the culture rather than immediately through imitation. Wordsworth is the case that comes to mind. J. M. Coetzee
[ Because Case Comes Culture Imitation Immediately Indirect Influence Literature Mind Rather Strong Than Through Whole Whose Wordsworth Works]
Being a sex symbol was rather like being a convict. Raquel Welch
[ Being Convict Rather Sex Symbol]
Dan Rather is guilty of not being skeptical enough about a story that was politically loaded. Bill O'Reilly
[ Being Dan Enough Guilty Loaded Politically Rather Skeptical Story]
Americans are xenophobic, they will believe their own people rather than the adversary, even a friendly enemy voice. Hanoi Hannah
[ Adversary Americans Believe Enemy Even Friendly Own Rather Than Their Voice Will Xenophobic]
I'd rather play in front of a full house than an empty crowd. Johnny Giles
[ Crowd Empty Front Full House Play Rather Than]
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. Aristotle
[ Awareness Contemplation Depends Life Mere Power Rather Survival Than Ultimate Upon Value]
It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds. Samuel Adams
[ Brush Does Fires Irate Keen Majority Minds Minority Prevail Rather Require Set Tireless]
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Khalil Gibran
[ Another Between Bond Love Make Moving Rather Sea Shores Souls Your]
I would rather have a cup of tea than sex. Boy George
[ Cup Rather Sex Tea Than Would]
Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use. Gamaliel Bailey
[ Height Men Merely Never Philanthropy Rather Respect Riches Sun Their Use Value]
I would rather be a fairly happy wife and mother. Mary MacLane
[ Fairly Happy Mother Rather Wife Would]
If we think we have ours and don't owe any time or money or effort to help those left behind, then we are a part of the problem rather than the solution to the fraying social fabric that threatens all Americans. Marian Wright Edelman
[ Americans Any Behind Effort Fabric Help Left Money Ours Owe Part Problem Rather Social Solution Than Then Think Those Threatens Time]
It's a real conflict for me when I go to a concert and find out somebody in the audience is a Republican or fundamental Christian. It can cloud my enjoyment. I'd rather not know. Linda Ronstadt
[ Audience Christian Cloud Concert Conflict Enjoyment Find Fundamental Go Know Out Rather Real Republican Somebody]
Rock and Roll has certainly tried to take its toll on me. I'd rather not talk about my past excesses here, although some hardcore rockers might argue that those excesses were responsible for some great records, but I know which side I came out on. Tony Visconti
[ Although Argue Came Certainly Excesses Great Hardcore Here Know Might Out Past Rather Records Responsible Rock Rockers Roll Side Some Take Talk Those Toll Tried Were Which]
If I hold back, I'm no good. I'm no good. I'd rather be good sometimes, than holding back all the time. Janis Joplin
[ Back Good Hold Holding Rather Sometimes Than Time]
I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes. Charles Lindbergh
[ Airplanes Birds Choose Had Rather Realized Than Would]
I was never very good at exams, having a poor memory and finding the examination process rather artificial, and there never seemed to be enough time to follow up things that really interested me. Paul Nurse
[ Artificial Enough Examination Exams Finding Follow Good Having Interested Memory Never Poor Process Rather Really Seemed Things Time Up Very]
Reason is a harmonising, controlling force rather than a creative one. Bertrand Russell
[ Controlling Creative Force Rather Reason Than]
Most of the people who get sent to die in wars are young men who've got a lot of energy and would probably rather, in a better world, be putting that energy into copulation rather than going over there and blowing some other young man's guts out. Alan Moore
[ Better Blowing Die Energy Get Going Got Guts Into Lot Man Men Most Other Out Over Probably Putting Rather Sent Some Than Wars World Would Young]
When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair to us-but rather to care for us, to be considerate of us. There is a world of difference here between demanding justice... and begging or pleading for love. Mortimer Adler
[ Ask Begging Between Care Considerate Demanding Difference Fair Here Justice Love Others Pleading Rather Us World]
I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament. Alanis Morissette
[ Body Instrument Ornament Rather See Than]
Mathematical reasoning may be regarded rather schematically as the exercise of a combination of two facilities, which we may call intuition and ingenuity. Alan Turing
[ Call Combination Exercise Facilities Ingenuity Intuition Mathematical May Rather Reasoning Regarded Two Which]
Our greatest lack is not money for any undertaking, but rather ideas, If the ideas are good, cash will somehow flow to where it is needed. Robert H. Schuller
[ Any Cash Flow Good Greatest Ideas Lack Money Needed Our Rather Somehow Undertaking Where Will]
No seriously... when there's families, you tend to go back to your room after the gig rather than go for a drink with the other guys. But there's always someone who's got something going, like the tour manager. Phil Collins
[ After Always Back Drink Families Gig Go Going Got Guys Manager Other Rather Room Seriously Someone Something Tend Than Tour Your]
The title came rather early in one of Ringo's more tired and emotional moments. Richard Lester
[ Came Early Emotional Moments More Rather Ringo Tired Title]
I remember thinking that I'd way rather give my parents my money, and not have to like have them go to work anymore, you know what I mean. Because I'd way rather spend more time with them. Shaun White
[ Anymore Because Give Go Know Mean Money More Parents Rather Remember Spend Them Thinking Time Way Work]
I'm just saying that there are high quality materials, and when we change them then there should be a way of changing them so that you can celebrate that change - rather than just 'mix it up'. Richard Rogers
[ Celebrate Change Changing High Just Materials Mix Quality Rather Saying Should Than Them Then Up Way]
I would much rather see responsibilities exercised by individuals than have them imposed by the government. Esther Dyson
[ Exercised Government Imposed Individuals Much Rather Responsibilities See Than Them Would]
I'd so much rather people think I was funny than pretty. Kristen Johnston
[ Funny Much Pretty Rather Than Think]
My particular aesthetic of light and color and design wouldn't change as a result of working with computer graphics rather than with slit scan or miniatures. Douglas Trumbull
[ Aesthetic Change Color Computer Design Graphics Light Particular Rather Result Scan Slit Than Working]
If you're going to be sexy in a photo, you'd better be thinking about sex rather than about being sexy. Peta Wilson
[ Being Better Going Photo Rather Sex Sexy Than Thinking]
I feel like I've been way overexposed in the press. I'd rather play shows and represent myself in person. Sean Lennon
[ Been Feel Myself Person Play Press Rather Represent Shows Way]
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. John D. Rockefeller Motivational
[ Accepted New Out Paths Rather Should Strike Succeed Success Than Travel Want Worn]
To say that any people are not fit for freedom, is to make poverty their choice, and to say they had rather be loaded with taxes than not. Thomas Paine
[ Any Choice Fit Freedom Had Loaded Make Poverty Rather Say Taxes Than Their]
It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Matters Quality Quantity Rather Than]
In the practical world of computing, it is rather uncommon that a program, once it performs correctly and satisfactorily, remains unchanged forever. Niklaus Wirth Computers
[ Computing Correctly Forever Once Performs Practical Program Rather Remains Unchanged Uncommon World]
The race problem in the United States is the type of unpleasant problem which we would rather do without but which refuses to be buried. Charles Hamilton Houston
[ Buried Problem Race Rather Refuses States Type United Unpleasant Which Without Would]
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it. Jiddu Krishnamurti
[ Any Away Come Contact Controlling Directly Escape Fear How Into Learn Means Needed Other Rather Resistance Running Suppressing Than Understanding Watch]
We have now gone beyond 100 in number, and the desire to join seems rather to increase, though it was thought the foundations would retard it, it seems quite otherwise. Catherine McAuley
[ Beyond Desire Foundations Gone Increase Join Now Number Otherwise Quite Rather Retard Seems Though Thought Would]
About every two minutes a new wave of planes would be over. The motors seemed to grind rather than roar, and to have an angry pulsation like a bee buzzing in blind fury. Ernie Pyle
[ Angry Bee Blind Buzzing Every Fury Grind Minutes Motors New Over Planes Rather Roar Seemed Than Two Wave Would]
People have the idea of missionaries as going out with the Bible and hitting natives with it. It's not really what they were doing. They were all doing something rather different. Colin Firth
[ Bible Different Doing Going Hitting Idea Missionaries Natives Out Rather Really Something Were]
Cultural confinement takes place when a curator imposes his own limits on an art exhibition, rather than asking an artist to set his limits. Robert Smithson
[ Art Artist Asking Confinement Cultural Curator Exhibition His Imposes Limits Own Place Rather Set Takes Than]
Under the leadership of this President, the state of the union is not strong. We are being pulled apart rather than pulling together. Our democracy is suffering from the choices being made, and yet we are offered the same tired excuses and unrealistic analyses. Jose Serrano
[ Analyses Apart Being Choices Democracy Excuses Leadership Made Offered Our President Pulled Pulling Rather Same State Strong Suffering Than Tired Together Under Union Unrealistic Yet]
I have never been able to look upon America as young and vital but rather as prematurely old, as a fruit which rotted before it had a chance to ripen. Henry Miller
[ Able America Been Before Chance Fruit Had Look Never Old Prematurely Rather Ripen Upon Vital Which Young]
Democrats believe they can win at the ballot box by obstructing, and they would rather win the next election than move America forward. Virginia Foxx
[ America Ballot Believe Box Democrats Election Forward Move Next Obstructing Rather Than Win Would]
Sometimes I would almost rather have people take away years of my life than take away a moment. Pearl Bailey
[ Almost Away Life Moment Rather Sometimes Take Than Would Years]
The only thing that frightens me a little is when I'm called Kevin rather than Fred, but that's how people have known me for so many years. So, I can't really blame them. Fred Savage
[ Blame Called Fred Frightens How Kevin Known Little Many Only Rather Really Than Them Thing Years]
I've lived in good climate, and it bores the hell out of me. I like weather rather than climate. John Steinbeck
[ Bores Climate Good Hell Lived Out Rather Than Weather]
Darwin (1859) recognized the fact that paleontology then seemed to provide evidence against rather for evolution in general or the gradual origin of taxonomic categories in particular. George G. Simpson
[ Against Categories Darwin Evidence Evolution Fact General Gradual Origin Particular Provide Rather Recognized Seemed Then]
Those who dare to interpret God's will must never claim Him as an asset for one nation or group rather than another. Robert Runcie
[ Another Asset Claim Dare God Group Him Interpret Must Nation Never Rather Than Those Will]
On the whole, I'd rather be in Philidelphia. W. C. Fields
[ Rather Whole]
So I think it's important to communicate with the people in terms of what the real facts are on these proposals and try to have a discussion and a dialogue that gives people information. I think they're hungry for that rather than just political rhetoric. John Podesta
[ Communicate Dialogue Discussion Facts Gives Hungry Important Information Just Political Proposals Rather Real Rhetoric Terms Than These Think Try]
I'm not really on a mission to tell anybody anything. I'd rather be figured out. Diana Krall
[ Anybody Anything Figured Mission Out Rather Really Tell]
When I found the book was condemned as soon as the book was printed, or rather as soon as it was set up ready to print, I held it in plates for a year nearly, waiting to see what would come out of all this discussion. John Harvey Kellogg
[ Book Come Condemned Discussion Found Held Nearly Out Plates Print Printed Rather Ready See Set Soon Up Waiting Would Year]
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft. Honore de Balzac
[ Among Baker Become Compelled Craft Curious Egyptians Father His Know Leads Longer Man Rather Succeed Than Would]
Actually John, Paul Rutherford, and Trevor Watts, and several other rather well known English jazz musicians had got their training by joining the Air Force, which was a pretty standard way for people to get some kind of musical education in those days. Evan Parker
[ Actually Air Days Education English Force Get Got Had Jazz John Joining Kind Known Musical Musicians Other Paul Pretty Rather Several Some Standard Their Those Training Watts Way Well Which]
I was a shy, quiet kid. I was happiest playing by myself with my toys, rather than hanging around people. Christian Slater
[ Around Hanging Happiest Kid Myself Playing Quiet Rather Shy Than Toys]
I do give books as gifts sometimes, when people would rather have one than a new Ferrari. Dean Koontz
[ Books Ferrari Gifts Give New Rather Sometimes Than Would]
I resent the idea that people would blame the messenger for the message, rather than looking at the content of the message itself. Anita Hill
[ Blame Content Idea Itself Looking Message Messenger Rather Resent Than Would]
I think you kind of hope for people to gush over movies, but I think the opposite way is great sometimes, too. I'd rather have a movie that you're angry about and that you're talking about the next day, than something you forget about when the popcorn goes into the trash. Gabriel Mann
[ Angry Day Forget Goes Great Gush Hope Into Kind Movie Movies Next Opposite Over Popcorn Rather Something Sometimes Talking Than Think Too Trash Way]
The one image that's been causing a lot of discussion is one image that I shot of a man falling head-first from the building, before the buildings fell down. He was trapped in the fire, and decided to jump and take his own life, rather than being burned. Richard Drew
[ Been Before Being Building Buildings Burned Causing Decided Discussion Down Falling Fell Fire His Image Jump Life Lot Man Own Rather Shot Take Than Trapped]
Investors should start with a view of skepticism. They should become intellectual investors rather than emotional investors. They should be careful, and they should be skeptical. Arthur Levitt
[ Become Careful Emotional Intellectual Investors Rather Should Skeptical Skepticism Start Than View]
The last thing we need is to turn in on ourselves rather than face us up to what we have to do in the world. Peter Mandelson
[ Face Last Need Ourselves Rather Than Thing Turn Up Us World]
Life is too short, and I'm Italian. I'd much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0. Sophia Bush
[ Drink Eat Italian Life Much Pasta Rather Short Size Than Too Wine]
Before I was a year old I walked and talked and I was even potty trained. When I started going to school I think I got on everyone's nerves because I used to ask adult questions rather than settle for the stuff usually fed to kids. Sharon Stone
[ Adult Ask Because Before Even Everyone Fed Going Got Kids Nerves Old Potty Questions Rather School Settle Started Stuff Talked Than Think Trained Used Usually Walked Year]
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me. John Cleese Business
[ Being Bland Businessman Comes Cruel Easy Find Incompetent Naturally Portray Rather]
I think the best American poetry is the poetry that utilizes the resources of poetry rather than exploits the defects or triumphs of the poet's personality. Mark Strand
[ American Best Defects Exploits Personality Poet Poetry Rather Resources Than Think Triumphs Utilizes]
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning. Thomas Jefferson Fitness
[ Afternoon Because Exercise Health Learning Leave More Necessary Rather Reading Recreation Say Than Which Will Worth]
In nature, the emphasis is in what is rather than what ought to be. Huston Smith
[ Emphasis Nature Ought Rather Than]
I'd rather be a lightning rod than a seismograph. Ken Kesey
[ Lightning Rather Rod Than]
If you want to maintain a sustainable supply of fish you have to farm the fish, rather than mine them. So putting your money into fishing fleets that are going to exacerbate the problem by over-fishing is not the way to preserve the underlying asset. Maurice Strong
[ Asset Exacerbate Farm Fish Fishing Fleets Going Into Maintain Mine Money Preserve Problem Putting Rather Supply Sustainable Than Them Underlying Want Way Your]
No one gets angry at a mathematician or a physicist whom he or she doesn't understand, or at someone who speaks a foreign language, but rather at someone who tampers with your own language. Jacques Derrida
[ Angry Foreign Gets Language Mathematician Own Physicist Rather She Someone Speaks Understand Whom Your]
I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory. Alexander Smith
[ Rather Remembered Song Than Victory Would]
We ought not to be looking for something spectacular but rather develop a plan in conjunction with the White House to work our way out of this problem over the next six weeks. Robert Teeter
[ Conjunction Develop House Looking Next Ought Our Out Over Plan Problem Rather Six Something Spectacular Way Weeks White Work]
I couldn't think of anything else I'd rather be doing. Jamelia
[ Anything Doing Else Rather Think]
And our size: The company this year is going to be close to $50 billion, so if that's the case and you can continue to grow that fast, I would rather put my energies to solving customer problems and growing our business than worrying about integrating and laying people off. Kevin Rollins
[ Billion Business Case Close Company Continue Customer Energies Fast Going Grow Growing Integrating Laying Off Our Problems Put Rather Size Solving Than Worrying Would Year]
I started writing, or rather, thinking, stories as a child, and at that time the reason was very clear. John Sladek
[ Child Clear Rather Reason Started Stories Thinking Time Very Writing]
Americans' great and secret fear is that America may turn out to be a phenomenon rather than a civilization. Shirley Hazzard
[ America Americans Civilization Fear Great May Out Phenomenon Rather Secret Than Turn]
I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else. Oliver Cromwell
[ Call Captain Else Fights Had Knows Loves Nothing Plain Rather Than Which]
Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement. Alice Koller
[ Absence Achievement Alone Aware Because Being Choice Doings Fullness Immersed Others Own Presence Rather Solitary Solitude Than Well Won Your]
I appreciate the sentiment that I am a popular woman in computer gaming circles; but I prefer being thought of as a computer game designer rather than a woman computer game designer. I don't put myself into gender mode when designing a game. Roberta Williams
[ Am Appreciate Being Circles Computer Designer Designing Game Gaming Gender Into Mode Myself Popular Prefer Put Rather Sentiment Than Thought Woman]
I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married. Elizabeth I
[ Beggar Married Queen Rather Single Than Would]
With all due respect to lawyers, it's wonderful that you have this intricate knowledge. You break down words to the nth degree. And sometimes I find it rather disgusting. And it goes on and on. Sonny Bono
[ Break Degree Disgusting Down Due Find Goes Intricate Knowledge Lawyers Nth Rather Respect Sometimes Wonderful Words]
Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment. Powell Clayton
[ Achievement Adjustment External Freedom Internal Rather Than]
Find fault with thyself rather than with others. Ieyasu Tokugawa
[ Fault Find Others Rather Than Thyself]
It seemed to me... that the only valid people to deal with crime were cops, and I would like to make the lead character, rather than a single person, a squad of cops. Evan Hunter
[ Character Cops Crime Deal Lead Make Only Person Rather Seemed Single Squad Than Valid Were Would]
I had done everything I could do as an astronaut, and we have a long line of inexperienced astronauts waiting for their first missions, and so my role really should be to step aside and help them prepare for their missions, rather than to try to get another mission. Leroy Chiao
[ Another Aside Astronaut Astronauts Could Done Everything First Get Had Help Inexperienced Line Long Mission Missions Prepare Rather Really Role Should Step Than Their Them Try Waiting]
I don't want my books to exclude anyone, but if they have to, then I would rather they excluded the people who feel they are too smart for them! Nick Hornby
[ Anyone Books Exclude Excluded Feel Rather Smart Them Then Too Want Would]
Many citizens see all the leadership of these large institutions together in a conspiracy against them rather than in any adversary relationship with each other. Robert Teeter
[ Adversary Against Any Citizens Conspiracy Each Institutions Large Leadership Many Other Rather Relationship See Than Them These Together]
I would rather have one article a day of this sort; and these ten or twenty lines might readily represent a whole day's hard work in the way of concentrated, intense thinking and revision, polish of style, weighing of words. Joseph Pulitzer
[ Article Concentrated Day Hard Intense Lines Might Polish Rather Readily Represent Revision Sort Style Ten These Thinking Twenty Way Weighing Whole Words Work Would]
I was uncomfortable writing fiction. My love was the personal essay, rather than the novel. Alain de Botton
[ Essay Fiction Love Novel Personal Rather Than Uncomfortable Writing]
We inhabit a language rather than a country. Emile M. Cioran
[ Country Inhabit Language Rather Than]
Rather let the crime of the guilty go unpunished than condemn the innocent. Justinian I
[ Condemn Crime Go Guilty Innocent Rather Than Unpunished]
In the past the publishers I've worked with have been extremely generous. And in almost every case, have been people who believed in the work rather than the sales and marketing. Peter Sotos
[ Almost Been Believed Case Every Extremely Generous Marketing Past Publishers Rather Sales Than Work Worked]
I'm getting to the point where they see me as a good actor, rather than just a good guy who can act. Morris Chestnut
[ Act Actor Getting Good Guy Just Point Rather See Than Where]
Studios are passe for me. I'd rather play in a garage, in a truck, or a rehearsal hall, a club, or a basement. Neil Young
[ Basement Club Garage Hall Passe Play Rather Rehearsal Studios Truck]
We prefer synthetic rather than natural materials. Natural products are almost too valuable. Wood is much harder to produce than metal. And metal is recyclable, while wood isn't. Helmut Jahn
[ Almost Harder Materials Metal Much Natural Prefer Produce Products Rather Synthetic Than Too Valuable While Wood]
I've got a chart here that shows our debt-to-GDP ratio. And while we did run deficits in the past, we now number our debt in trillions rather than in billions. And I think that represents a long-term danger, especially to the, the American dream. Mark Kirk
[ American Billions Chart Danger Debt Deficits Did Dream Especially Got Here Long-Term Now Number Our Past Rather Ratio Represents Run Shows Than Think Trillions While]
We believe in personal choice, rather than society dictating how we must live our lives. Mike Peters
[ Believe Choice Dictating How Live Lives Must Our Personal Rather Society Than]
The problem with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than their minds. Walter Duranty
[ Fears Hopes Minds Most Problem Rather Than Their Think Wishes]
I'd rather go to a place and spend a couple of months, get to know it, get to know the people. Joe Sacco
[ Couple Get Go Know Months Place Rather Spend]
Punk was defined by an attitude rather than a musical style. David Byrne
[ Attitude Defined Musical Punk Rather Style Than]
We are rather in the position that used to exist at the BBC, where you feel that you can pick up the phone to people who are experts in their field and they will be very favourably disposed to you and share their knowledge. Rory Bremner
[ Bbc Disposed Exist Experts Favourably Feel Field Knowledge Phone Pick Position Rather Share Their Up Used Very Where Will]
Teach him to think for himself? Oh, my God, teach him rather to think like other people! Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
[ God Him Himself Oh Other Rather Teach Think]
The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles. What President Nixon and I tried to do was unnatural. And that is why we didn't make it. Henry A. Kissinger
[ Abstract Emphasize Interest Make National Nixon President Principles Rather Required Than Tried Unnatural Us Vietnam War Why]
Likewise, with solar, especially here in California, we're discovering that the 80 solar farm schemes that are going forward want to basically bulldoze 1,000 sq. mi. of southern California desert. Well, as an environmentalist, we would rather that didn't happen. Stewart Brand
[ Basically California Desert Discovering Environmentalist Especially Farm Forward Going Happen Here Likewise Rather Schemes Solar Southern Want Well Would]
Primarily I'm a social commentator rather than someone who's out to get the belly laugh. Jonathan Shapiro
[ Belly Commentator Get Laugh Out Primarily Rather Social Someone Than]
It is almost always the cover-up rather than the event that causes trouble. Howard Baker
[ Almost Always Causes Cover-Up Event Rather Than Trouble]
Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die. Vittorio Alfieri
[ Becomes Courage Die Live Rather Test Than]
Boxing is about being hit rather more than it is about hitting, just as it is about feeling pain, if not devastating psychological paralysis, more than it is about winning. Joyce Carol Oates
[ Being Boxing Devastating Feeling Hit Hitting Just More Pain Paralysis Psychological Rather Than Winning]
I made a conscious decision back then that I would rather be the best actress who ever lived than the most famous one. Sally Kirkland
[ Actress Back Best Conscious Decision Ever Famous Lived Made Most Rather Than Then Would]
The Renaissance of the fifteenth century was, in many things, great rather by what it designed that by what it achieved. Walter Pater
[ Achieved Century Designed Fifteenth Great Many Rather Renaissance Things]
It is our hope that in future discussions with the Mexican government, you will encourage Mexico to do its part to address illegal immigration rather than encourage their citizens to illegally enter the U.S. Elton Gallegly
[ Address Citizens Discussions Encourage Enter Future Government Hope Illegal Illegally Immigration Mexican Mexico Our Part Rather Than Their Will]
Of course the word chaos is used in rather a vague sense by a lot of writers, but in physics it means a particular phenomenon, namely that in a nonlinear system the outcome is often indefinitely, arbitrarily sensitive to tiny changes in the initial condition. Murray Gell-Mann
[ Arbitrarily Changes Chaos Condition Course Indefinitely Initial Lot Means Namely Nonlinear Often Outcome Particular Phenomenon Physics Rather Sense Sensitive System Tiny Used Vague Word Writers]
I'd rather play jazz, I hate rock and roll. Ginger Baker
[ Hate Jazz Play Rather Rock Roll]
Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things - with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope. Corazon Aquino
[ Above Bears Blazing Faith Hope Passively Past Patience Rather Serene Simply Spirit Storm Suffers Things Until Yes]
Every role I've played, that could've happened. It's nice, it happens, but it is rather disconcerting when a young child comes up to at the airport and starts doing your lines, it happens. Michael York
[ Airport Child Comes Could Disconcerting Doing Every Happened Happens Lines Nice Played Rather Role Starts Up Young Your]
I would rather play Chiquita Banana and have my swimming pool than play Bach and starve. Xavier Cugat
[ Bach Banana Play Pool Rather Starve Swimming Than Would]
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. Antoine de Saint-Exupery
[ Assign Build Collect Drum Endless Immensity Long Rather Sea Ship Tasks Teach Them Up Want Wood Work]
Women would rather be right than reasonable. Ogden Nash
[ Rather Reasonable Right Than Women Would]
Some people may have noticed the new computer shelf at the anchor desk. Rather than phone calls, we want to take real time e-mails, and we'll be starting that very soon. Catherine Crier
[ Anchor Calls Computer Desk E-Mails May New Noticed Phone Rather Real Shelf Some Soon Starting Take Than Time Very Want]
But I'd rather not predict. I'd rather affect. James Carville
[ Affect Predict Rather]
I can tell you that I'd rather be kissed by my dogs than by some people I've known. Bob Barker
[ Dogs Kissed Known Rather Some Tell Than]
I used to think it a pity that her mother rather than she had not thought of birth control. Muriel Spark
[ Birth Control Had Her Mother Pity Rather She Than Think Thought Used]
Forget romantic fiction, a survey has found that most women would rather read a good book than go shopping, have sex, or sleep. Janet Street-Porter
[ Book Fiction Forget Found Go Good Most Rather Read Romantic Sex Shopping Sleep Survey Than Women Would]
Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon. Booker T. Washington
[ Attention Day Every Founded Large Life Nearest Rather Remote Small Success Than Things Uncommon Upon Us]
If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him, but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs. Abraham Cahan
[ Broken Feel Him Laugh Legs Man Pity Rather Would]
Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather that it shall ever have a beginning. John Henry Newman
[ Beginning Come End Ever Fear Life Rather Shall Thy]
I am conservative by temperament. I disapprove of criminal activity. I am very solidly and markedly on the side of authority. The truth is I would rather err on the side of too much authority than too little. James Ellroy
[ Activity Am Authority Conservative Criminal Disapprove Err Little Markedly Much Rather Side Solidly Temperament Than Too Truth Very Would]
It's nice to be in a situation where the two books that I write for a sort of regular monthly income are also works that I enjoy immensely, rather than them being some kind of bread and butter, do it because you have to do it. Garth Ennis
[ Also Because Being Books Bread Butter Enjoy Immensely Income Kind Monthly Nice Rather Regular Situation Some Sort Than Them Two Where Works Write]
That certainly is one approach to take. My own is to acknowledge the inner child and try to work with my first fascination with science fiction. I have tried to build on its idea content and narrative drive rather than to discard them. James Gunn
[ Acknowledge Approach Build Certainly Child Content Discard Drive Fascination Fiction First Idea Inner Narrative Own Rather Science Take Than Them Tried Try Work]
It may be important to write a book that doesn't come up to what I would like to have rather than to write no book at all. Sheri S. Tepper
[ Book Come Important May Rather Than Up Would Write]
A leopard does not change his spots, or change his feeling that spots are rather a credit. Ivy Compton-Burnett
[ Change Credit Does Feeling His Leopard Rather Spots]
Eventually I found it had been working all along-but didn't show anything on screen until it had the first full page of text. I inserted 30 new lines, and suddenly my toy said 'hEllO woRlD'. An hour later I understood alphabet shifting rather better! Graham Nelson
[ Alphabet Anything Been Better Eventually First Found Full Had Hello Hour Inserted Later Lines New Page Rather Said Screen Shifting Show Suddenly Text Toy Understood Until Working World]
Mr. Darwin contributes some striking and ingenious instances of the way in which the principle partially affects the chain, or rather network of life, even to the total obliteration of certain meshes. Richard Owen
[ Affects Certain Chain Contributes Darwin Even Ingenious Instances Life Mr Network Obliteration Partially Principle Rather Some Striking Total Way Which]
It is not necessarily true that expensive experiments are not worthwhile doing but there are plenty of rather cheap experiments which are certainly worth doing. Martin Fleischmann
[ Certainly Cheap Doing Expensive Experiments Necessarily Plenty Rather True Which Worth Worthwhile]
Or a White Englishman would rather smash a White Frenchman than a Jew! Crazy! Tom Metzger
[ Crazy Englishman Frenchman Jew Rather Smash Than White Would]
Rather than viewing a brief relapse back to inactivity as a failure, treat it as a challenge and try to get back on track as soon as possible. Jimmy Connors
[ Back Brief Challenge Failure Get Inactivity Possible Rather Relapse Soon Than Track Treat Try Viewing]
I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome. Epicurus
[ First Little Rather Rome Second Than Village Would]
Oxford is Oxford: not a mere receptacle for youth, like Cambridge. Perhaps it wants its inmates to love it rather than to love one another. E. M. Forster
[ Another Cambridge Inmates Love Mere Oxford Perhaps Rather Than Wants Youth]
I think he could have made most of the trips and gone to most of the fund-raisers if he would have avoided the partisan rhetoric and talked to the country as President in each of these appearances rather than to the narrow partisan audiences. Robert Teeter
[ Appearances Audiences Avoided Could Country Each Gone Made Most Narrow Partisan President Rather Rhetoric Talked Than These Think Trips Would]
It would appear that the number of nonsense triplets is rather low, since we only occasionally come across them. However this conclusion is less secure than our other deductions about the general nature of the genetic code. Francis Crick
[ Across Appear Code Come Conclusion Deductions General Genetic However Less Low Nature Nonsense Number Occasionally Only Other Our Rather Secure Since Than Them Triplets Triplets Would]
After all, sustainability means running the global environment - Earth Inc. - like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital. Maurice Strong Environmental
[ Accounts After Asset Capital Corporation Depreciation Earth Environment Global Inc Keeping Maintenance Means Natural Other Rather Running Sustainability Than Undermining Whole Words Your]
He will therefore have to use what knowledge he can achieve, not to shape the results as the craftsman shapes his handiwork, but rather to cultivate a growth by providing the appropriate environment, in the manner in which the gardener does this for his plants. Friedrich August von Hayek
[ Achieve Appropriate Craftsman Cultivate Does Environment Gardener Growth Handiwork His Knowledge Manner Plants Providing Rather Results Shape Shapes Therefore Use Which Will]
The guiding principle is not to manufacture the goods everyone needs, rather to earn profits for a few capitalists. Walter Ulbricht
[ Capitalists Earn Everyone Few Goods Guiding Manufacture Needs Principle Profits Rather]
Even today with the problems that we face, who would you rather be? Which country would you trade places with? Marco Rubio
[ Country Even Face Places Problems Rather Today Trade Which Would]
Too many problem-solving sessions become battlegrounds where decisions are made based on power rather than intelligence. Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Based Become Decisions Intelligence Made Many Power Problem-Solving Rather Sessions Than Too Where]
We may not commit a lesser Sin under pretence to avoid a greater, but we may, nay we ought to endure the greatest Pain and Grief rather than commit the least Sin. Mary Astell
[ Avoid Commit Endure Greater Greatest Grief Least Lesser May Nay Ought Pain Pretence Rather Sin Than Under]
I would rather my films be well-known than I be well-known. Patrice Leconte
[ Films Rather Than Well-Known Would]
Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius, who are often too full to be exact, and therefore they choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader, rather than be at the pains of stringing them. Joseph Addison
[ Before Choose Down Exact Full Genius Great Heaps Irregularity Learning Men Method Often Only Pains Pearls Rather Reader Stringing Than Their Them Therefore Throw Too Want]
I had rather be called a journalist than an artist. H. G. Wells
[ Artist Called Had Journalist Rather Than]
I wouldn't consciously pursue trying to make something for the charts. It's just not in my scope now. I'd rather stick needles in my eyes. Sheena Easton
[ Charts Consciously Eyes Just Make Needles Now Pursue Rather Scope Something Stick Trying]
All of my problems are rather complicated - I need an entire novel to deal with them, not a short story or a movie. It's like a personal therapy. Manuel Puig
[ Complicated Deal Entire Movie Need Novel Personal Problems Rather Short Story Them Therapy]
I don't know if I want to break my own record. I think I would rather leave it as it is. Mark McGwire
[ Break Know Leave Own Rather Record Think Want Would]
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution. Robert H. Schuller
[ Bring Decision Into Making Never Otherwise Problem Rather Solution Solving Stage Surrender Than Yourself]
I don't know why people keep banging on about the '60s. I came from a conventional family and I didn't go off with different people - I rather wish I had now, seeing all the fun everyone else was having. Jane Birkin
[ Banging Came Conventional Different Else Everyone Family Fun Go Had Having Keep Know Now Off Rather Seeing Why Wish]
Though beauty gives you a weird sense of entitlement, it's rather frightening and threatening to have others ascribe such importance to something you know you're just renting for a while. Candice Bergen Beauty
[ Ascribe Beauty Entitlement Frightening Gives Importance Just Know Others Rather Renting Sense Something Such Though Threatening Weird While]
We believe that peace is not just signed papers, but rather a contract between generations for the building of a more promising and less threatening future. King Hussein I
[ Believe Between Building Contract Future Generations Just Less More Papers Peace Promising Rather Signed Threatening]
The problem with allowing God a role in the history of life is not that science would cease, but rather that scientists would have to acknowledge the existence of something important which is outside the boundaries of natural science. Phillip E. Johnson
[ Acknowledge Allowing Boundaries Cease Existence God History Important Life Natural Outside Problem Rather Role Science Scientists Something Which Would]
I'm going to college. I don't care if it ruins my career. I'd rather be smart than a movie star. Natalie Portman
[ Care Career College Going Movie Rather Ruins Smart Star Than]
I'd always liked to write, but I never wanted to be a writer, because it seemed a sissy occupation. It is. To this day, I find it terribly easy. And so, rather than trying to hunt up a text, I just wrote one. Daniel Pinkwater
[ Always Because Day Easy Find Hunt Just Liked Never Occupation Rather Seemed Sissy Terribly Text Than Trying Up Wanted Write Writer Wrote]
I would prefer to be a citizen of an independent country rather than Emperor of an enslaved one. Bao Dai
[ Citizen Country Emperor Enslaved Independent Prefer Rather Than Would]
I reject that. I would rather recruit a Racist left winger than a right winger. Tom Metzger
[ Left Rather Recruit Reject Right Than Winger Would]
There may be a new album, and there may not. Right now, we're encouraging bootlegging because there have been some great live things that ended up on the Internet. Rather than try to stop it, we like it. If nobody gave a crap about you, they wouldn't bother to bootleg you. Burton Cummings
[ Album Because Been Bootleg Bother Crap Encouraging Ended Gave Great Internet Live May New Nobody Now Rather Right Some Stop Than Things Try Up]
I like to have a thing suggested rather than told in full. When every detail is given, the mind rests satisfied, and the imagination loses the desire to use its own wings. Thomas Bailey Aldrich
[ Desire Detail Every Full Given Imagination Loses Mind Own Rather Rests Satisfied Suggested Than Thing Told Use Wings]
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than. Mark Knopfler
[ Ask Change Control Definition Definitions Freedom Having Imposed More Over Rather Reality Really Than Transform Upon Would Your]
I would have preferred to be successful here with a piece that cost me a huge amount of money and effort... rather than sending to Bohemia some ordinary works. Camille Claudel
[ Amount Bohemia Cost Effort Here Huge Money Ordinary Piece Preferred Rather Sending Some Successful Than Works Would]
I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows. Drew Barrymore
[ Consistency Currents Highs Lows Maybe More Ocean Pray Rather Soft Than Times Want Waves]
If you were plowing a field, which would you rather use? Two strong oxen or 1024 chickens? Seymoure Cray
[ Chickens Field Oxen Plowing Rather Strong Two Use Were Which Would]
If I couldn't laugh, I'd rather die. Claudette Colbert
[ Die Laugh Rather]
I think I would have a better time writing films rather than directing. Mackenzie Astin
[ Better Directing Films Rather Than Think Time Would Writing]
I wanted to be a pianist but it just wasn't my thing. I guess I wanted to stand up rather than sit down. Steve Lacy
[ Down Guess Just Pianist Rather Sit Stand Than Thing Up Wanted]
I left science, then I went into art, but I approach things very analytically. I choose to pursue both art and architecture as completely separate fields rather than merging them. Maya Lin
[ Analytically Approach Architecture Art Both Choose Completely Fields Into Left Merging Pursue Rather Science Separate Than Them Then Things Very Went]
Women are like dogs really. They love like dogs, a little insistently. And they like to fetch and carry and come back wistfully after hard words, and learn rather easily to carry a basket. Mary Roberts Rinehart
[ After Back Basket Carry Come Dogs Easily Fetch Hard Learn Little Love Rather Really Women Words]
Additionally, this tax forces family businesses to invest in Uncle Sam rather than the economy. When families are forced to repurchase businesses because of the death tax, that means less money is being invested in new jobs and capital expansion. Todd Tiahrt
[ Additionally Because Being Businesses Capital Death Economy Expansion Families Family Forced Forces Invest Invested Jobs Less Means Money New Rather Sam Tax Than Uncle]
I approached the bulk of my schoolwork as a chore rather than an intellectual adventure. Steven Chu
[ Adventure Approached Bulk Chore Intellectual Rather Than]
My optimism is not based primarily on the successful march of democracy in recent times but rather is based on the experience of having lived in a fear society and studied the mechanics of tyranny that sustain such a society. Natan Sharansky
[ Based Democracy Experience Fear Having Lived March Mechanics Optimism Primarily Rather Recent Society Studied Successful Such Sustain Times Tyranny]
Trade a player a year too early rather than a year too late. Branch Rickey
[ Early Late Player Rather Than Too Trade Year]
Contemporaries appreciate the person rather than their merit, posterity will regard the merit rather than the person. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Appreciate Contemporaries Merit Person Posterity Rather Regard Than Their Will]
Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Called Cunning Divorced Justice Knowledge May Rather Than Which Wisdom]
Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
[ Appearances Desire Fashion Inspires Rather Science Seem Than]
In the same period, Polish literature also underwent some significant changes. From social-political literature, which had a great tradition and strong motivation to be that way, Polish literature changed its focus to a psychological rather than a social one. Andrzej Wajda
[ Also Changed Changes Focus Great Had Literature Motivation Period Polish Psychological Rather Same Significant Social Some Strong Than Tradition Underwent Way Which]
The press these days should be rather careful about its role. We may have acquired some tendencies about over-involvement that we had better overcome. Katherine Graham
[ Acquired Better Careful Days Had May Overcome Press Rather Role Should Some Tendencies These]
Rather than improving the wealth of their own nation, the Mexican government encourages its poor to come to the U.S. and send money home. Timothy Murphy
[ Come Encourages Government Home Improving Mexican Money Nation Own Poor Rather Send Than Their Wealth]
It is very important that our young people have constructive early work experiences. But it is equally important that their jobs are safe and complement their education, rather than complete it. Alexis Herman
[ Complement Complete Constructive Early Education Equally Experiences Important Jobs Our Rather Safe Than Their Very Work Young]
The world generally speaking is now drifting on a more and more devastating course towards the absurd target of extermination - or rather, to be more exact - of the northern hemisphere's towns, fields, and the people who have developed our civilization. Alva Myrdal
[ Absurd Civilization Course Devastating Developed Drifting Exact Extermination Fields Generally Hemisphere More Northern Now Our Rather Speaking Target Towards Towns World]
I learned to be with myself rather than avoiding myself with limiting habits; I started to be aware of my feelings more, rather than numb them. Judith Wright
[ Avoiding Aware Feelings Habits Learned Limiting More Myself Numb Rather Started Than Them]
I'd rather go naked than wear fur. Christy Turlington
[ Fur Go Naked Rather Than Wear]
To say something nice about yourself, this is the hardest thing in the world for people to do. They'd rather take their clothes off. Nancy Friday
[ Clothes Hardest Nice Off Rather Say Something Take Their Thing World Yourself]
Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence. Thomas Szasz
[ Clear Courage Intelligence Rather Requires Than Thinking]
Hence my obstinate emphasis on stylistic continuity from work to work rather than specific sibling relationships between the individual work and other members of its stylistic 'family' in the world outside. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Between Continuity Emphasis Family Hence Individual Members Obstinate Other Outside Rather Relationships Sibling Specific Stylistic Than Work World]
I'd much rather be known as some curvy Kate than as some skinny stick. Kate Winslet
[ Curvy Kate Known Much Rather Skinny Some Stick Than]
It's rather naive, apart from being ethically objectionable, to assume that our investigators travel around the country with bags of money trying to bribe witnesses to lie on the witness stand. We just don't operate that way. Jim Garrison
[ Apart Around Assume Bags Being Bribe Country Ethically Investigators Just Lie Money Naive Objectionable Operate Our Rather Stand Travel Trying Way Witness Witnesses]
Who would not rather have the fame of Archimedes than that of his conqueror Marcellus? William Rowan Hamilton
[ Archimedes Conqueror Fame His Rather Than Would]
I believe the only measure of government response shouldn't be how much we spend on a situation, but rather how well we spend. Chris Chocola
[ Believe Government How Measure Much Only Rather Response Situation Spend Well]
What it values most of all is the sum total of events and the advance of civilization, which carries individuals along with it; but, indifferent to details, it cares less to have them real than noble or, rather, grand and complete. Alfred de Vigny
[ Advance Along Cares Carries Civilization Complete Details Events Grand Indifferent Individuals Less Most Noble Rather Real Sum Than Them Total Values Which]
Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic. Edward de Bono
[ Inadequacies Logic Mistakes Most Perception Rather Than Thinking]
I'm glad that my films have been consistently faring well rather than one stray Friday! Akshay Kumar
[ Been Consistently Faring Films Friday Glad Rather Stray Than Well]
No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them. Arthur Erickson
[ Buildings California Desert Design Dream Dwellers Film Industry Rather Started Than Their Them Where Wonder]
I'd rather not be known as the Vice President's lesbian daughter. Mary Cheney
[ Daughter Known Lesbian President Rather Vice]
I'd rather do a really good small part than a really bad big part. Ron White
[ Bad Big Good Part Rather Really Small Than]
It is an exaggeration to call the Hamas and Islamic Jihad announcement a military alliance. It is rather a message that our people are united in the face of Israeli aggression. Ahmed Yassin
[ Aggression Alliance Announcement Call Exaggeration Face Hamas Islamic Israeli Jihad Message Military Our Rather United]
By imposing too great a responsibility, or rather, all responsibility, on yourself, you crush yourself. Franz Kafka
[ Crush Great Imposing Rather Responsibility Too Yourself]
To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one's mother. Barry Humphries
[ Australia Dancing Going Live Mother Night Party Permanently Rather]
I'm more concerned with getting them to find and strengthen their original voice as writers rather than imposing my own subjective tastes, judgements or sensibility on the project. Douglas Wood
[ Concerned Find Getting Imposing Judgements More Original Own Project Rather Sensibility Strengthen Subjective Tastes Than Their Them Voice Writers]
My boys told me they'd rather play than practice. Jimmy Smith
[ Boys Play Practice Rather Than Told]
With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration. John Keats
[ Beauty Consideration Every Great Other Overcomes Poet Rather Sense]
As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes. Marshall McLuhan
[ Affair Arts Becomes Collective Direction Increasingly Insight Into Means Modern Most Our Own Provide Purposes Rather Real Social Techniques Technological Than Unity Valuable World]
The only thing that I'd rather own than Windows is English, because then I could charge you two hundred and forty-nine dollars for the right to speak it. Scott McNealy Technology
[ Because Charge Could Dollars English Forty-Nine Hundred Only Own Rather Right Speak Than Then Thing Two Windows]
In short, our response as a party should be to work to solve the crises that produce crisis pregnancies, and work to make life worth living for mother and child, rather than victimize the child as a way of dealing with the crisis. Robert Casey
[ Child Crises Crisis Dealing Life Living Make Mother Our Party Pregnancies Produce Rather Response Short Should Solve Than Way Work Worth]
There is a set of religious, or rather moral, writings which teach that virtue is the certain road to happiness, and vice to misery in this world. A very wholesome and comfortable doctrine, and to which we have but one objection, namely, that it is not true. Francois Fenelon
[ Certain Comfortable Doctrine Happiness Misery Moral Namely Objection Rather Religious Road Set Teach True Very Vice Virtue Which Wholesome World Writings]
I would rather beat the Yankees regularly than pitch a no hit game. Bob Feller
[ Beat Game Hit Pitch Rather Regularly Than Would Yankees]
A public man must never forget that he loses his usefulness when he as an individual, rather than his policy, becomes the issue. Richard M. Nixon
[ Becomes Forget His Individual Issue Loses Man Must Never Policy Public Rather Than Usefulness]
I'd rather get a good clean laugh with good material, than an easy laugh by swearing or shocking. That's not clever or comedic, anybody can get a laugh that way, it's too easy. Jim Dale
[ Anybody Clean Clever Comedic Easy Get Good Laugh Material Rather Shocking Swearing Than Too Way]
I would rather feel things in extreme than not at all. Bonnie Raitt
[ Extreme Feel Rather Than Things Would]
Matter as matter rather than matter as symbol is a conscious political position, essentially Marxist. Carl Andre
[ Conscious Essentially Marxist Matter Political Position Rather Symbol Than]
Indeed upon much that may have to say, I expect rather the charitable judgment than the full assent of those whose approbation I could most wish to win. Asa Gray
[ Approbation Assent Charitable Could Expect Full Indeed Judgment May Most Much Rather Say Than Those Upon Whose Win Wish]
I did write a couple of original screenplays, but I'd rather write plays. Beth Henley
[ Couple Did Original Plays Rather Screenplays Write]
That co-operation and peace rather than industrial strife and strikes will best promote the prosperity of the employees the company and all of the people and even strengthen the nation. Charles E. Wilson
[ Best Co-Operation Company Employees Even Industrial Nation Peace Promote Prosperity Rather Strengthen Strife Strikes Than Will]
I'd much rather turn down a starring role in a bad picture and do a small role in a very good picture. Rod Taylor
[ Bad Down Good Much Picture Rather Role Small Starring Turn Very]
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul. Wayne Dyer
[ Begin Body Rather See Soul Than Yourself]
Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent. Bryant H. McGill
[ Blessed Blood Born Does Duty Exist Freedom Gift Hope Innocent None Nor Other Rather Sacred Simply Than Us Yield]
People don't like other poor people, and rather than blame the people that make you all poor, you blame each other. Johnny Rotten
[ Blame Each Make Other Poor Rather Than]
I would rather write for the instruction, or even the amusement of the poor than for the amusement of the rich. Frederick Marryat
[ Amusement Even Instruction Poor Rather Rich Than Would Write]
The beautiful is in nature, and it is encountered under the most diverse forms of reality. Once it is found it belongs to art, or rather to the artist who discovers it. Gustave Courbet
[ Art Artist Beautiful Belongs Discovers Diverse Encountered Forms Found Most Nature Once Rather Reality Under]
Critics have their purposes, and they're supposed to do what they do, but sometimes they get a little carried away with what they think someone should have done, rather than concerning themselves with what they did. Duke Ellington
[ Away Carried Concerning Critics Did Done Get Little Purposes Rather Should Someone Sometimes Supposed Than Their Themselves Think]
It seems we will continue to have problems with this classification and it may be because it comes under the heading of creation rather than preservation. Walter Lang
[ Because Classification Comes Continue Creation Heading May Preservation Problems Rather Seems Than Under Will]
The level of shyness has gone up dramatically in the last decade. I think shyness is an index of social pathology rather than a pathology of the individual. Philip Zimbardo
[ Decade Dramatically Gone Index Individual Last Level Pathology Rather Shyness Social Than Think Up]
I think they'd rather us follow our hearts and I hope that's what some people will understand. Fred Durst
[ Follow Hearts Hope Our Rather Some Think Understand Us Will]
I think of these things as obstacles rather than opportunities, because if they were opportunities it means I actually took the business of doing them seriously. To take myself too seriously is the gentle kiss of death. Leon Redbone
[ Actually Because Business Death Doing Gentle Kiss Means Myself Obstacles Opportunities Rather Seriously Take Than Them These Things Think Too Took Were]
After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one. Cato
[ After Ask Dead Monument Rather Than Why]
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born. Warren G. Bennis
[ Asserts Born Certain Charismatic Dangerous Either Fact Factor Genetic Leaders Leadership Made Most Myth Nonsense Opposite Qualities Rather Simply Than True]
It's about pursuing it rather than waiting to see what comes along. That's partly because I found myself getting typecast, as everyone does unless they pursue roles that are very different from what they've done before. Christian Bale
[ Along Because Before Comes Different Does Done Everyone Found Getting Myself Partly Pursue Pursuing Rather Roles See Than Typecast Unless Very Waiting]
Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather, it is a deepening of the present, and unless you look for it in the present you will never find it. Thomas Merton
[ Deepening Find Future Hope Look Must Never Present Rather Solitude Something Unless Will]
The American character looks always as if it had just had a rather bad haircut, which gives it, in our eyes at any rate, a greater humanity than the European, which even among its beggars has an all too professional air. Mary McCarthy
[ Air Always American Among Any Bad Beggars Character European Even Eyes Gives Greater Had Haircut Humanity Just Looks Our Professional Rate Rather Than Too Which]
I grew up between the two world wars and received a rather solid general education, the kind middle class children enjoyed in a country whose educational system had its roots dating back to the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. George Andrew Olah
[ Back Between Children Class Country Dating Education Educational Enjoyed General Grew Had Kind Middle Monarchy Rather Received Roots Solid System Two Up Wars Whose World]
People tend to believe the bad rather than the good. Giovanni Boccaccio
[ Bad Believe Good Rather Tend Than]
I find the selectivity of erotic love - the choice of this man or this woman - much more intelligible if liking the person is the origin of sexual interest, rather than the other way. Mortimer Adler
[ Choice Find Intelligible Interest Liking Love Man More Much Origin Other Person Rather Sexual Than Way Woman]
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. Vince Lombardi
[ Between Difference Knowledge Lack Others Person Rather Strength Successful Will]
I've been on stage since I was 7. That's where I'd rather be than anywhere else. Just because you can do a bunch of things doesn't mean you are a bunch of things. I can act. I can sing. But I am a dancer. Bebe Neuwirth
[ Act Am Anywhere Because Been Bunch Dancer Else Just Mean Rather Since Sing Stage Than Things Where]
When I felt rather overcome with my father's opposition, I said as firmly as I could, that I must have this or something else, that I could not live without some real work. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
[ Could Else Father Felt Firmly Live Must Opposition Overcome Rather Real Said Some Something Without Work]
I would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord than to sit in the seats of the mighty. Alben W. Barkley
[ House Lord Mighty Rather Seats Servant Sit Than Would]
Third issue, and again I think it is important to note, anyone can make a mistake and any administration can make a mistake once in a while, but this is just a long train of abuses, an unbroken chain of following special interests rather than the health of the American people. Jay Inslee
[ Abuses Administration Again American Any Anyone Chain Following Health Important Interests Issue Just Long Make Mistake Note Once Rather Special Than Think Third Train Unbroken While]
Having money is rather like being a blond. It is more fun but not vital. Mary Quant
[ Being Blond Fun Having Money More Rather Vital]
I want to paint Montreal as a rather fantastic city, which it was, because nobody knows today what it was like. And I'm one of the last survivors, or rapidly becoming one. Christopher Plummer
[ Because Becoming City Fantastic Knows Last Montreal Nobody Paint Rapidly Rather Survivors Today Want Which]
I would rather be politically dead than hypocritically immortalized. Davy Crockett
[ Dead Politically Rather Than Would]
It seems to me that in our lifetime we have passed from the wreck of liberal humanism to the beginning of a new recognition of dogma: isn't it rather tremendous? Ruth Pitter
[ Beginning Dogma Humanism Liberal Lifetime New Our Passed Rather Recognition Seems Tremendous Wreck]
Public opinion polls are rather like children in a garden, digging things up all the time to see how they're growing. J. B. Priestley
[ Children Digging Garden Growing How Opinion Polls Public Rather See Things Time Up]
I think I would much rather push the boundaries of the degradation that the characters face. Dave Rowntree
[ Boundaries Characters Degradation Face Much Push Rather Think Would]
If civilians are going to be killed, I would rather have them be their civilians than our civilians. Stuart Symington
[ Civilians Going Killed Our Rather Than Their Them Would]
I find its attention to living this life rather than the next one exhilarating because I think even independently of Judaism that that's the right way to go about life. Janet Suzman
[ Attention Because Even Exhilarating Find Go Independently Judaism Life Living Next Rather Right Than Think Way]
Bernard always had a few prayers in the hall and some whiskey afterwards as he was rather pious. Daisy Ashford
[ Afterwards Always Bernard Few Had Hall Pious Prayers Rather Some Whiskey]
The stones tear like flesh, rather than breaking. Although what happens is violent, it is a violence that is in stone. A tear is more unnerving than a break. Andy Goldsworthy
[ Although Break Breaking Flesh Happens More Rather Stone Stones Tear Than Unnerving Violence Violent]
We do this for the art, not the adulation. I'd rather our music get liked and we get ignored. I don't want to be adored for anything other than the music. Andy Partridge
[ Adored Adulation Anything Art Get Ignored Liked Music Other Our Rather Than Want]
A measuring jug is also vital when cooking rice, as this is always measured by volume rather than by weight. Delia Smith
[ Also Always Cooking Jug Measured Measuring Rather Rice Than Vital Volume Weight]
Too many of us fail to fulfill our needs because we say no rather than yes, or perhaps later in life, yes when we should say no. William Glasser
[ Because Fail Fulfill Later Life Many Needs Our Perhaps Rather Say Should Than Too Us Yes]
If I didn't believe in what I'm doing, I'd rather go to work in a dime store. Natalie Wood
[ Believe Dime Doing Go Rather Store Work]
I could have begged. They made it obvious to me that if I wanted to come back and be a good boy... but I'd rather be in Roots than Good Times. John Amos
[ Back Begged Boy Come Could Good Made Obvious Rather Roots Than Times Wanted]
We must form our minds by reading deep rather than wide. Marcus Fabius Quintilian
[ Deep Form Minds Must Our Rather Reading Than Wide]
I think there are a lot of technocrats in the business who would much rather work with just wheels and gears and machinery. Those things interest them more than humanity and I wish them the best of luck. Ron Perlman
[ Best Business Gears Humanity Interest Just Lot Luck Machinery More Much Rather Than Them Things Think Those Wheels Wish Work Would]
I started earning a living as a poet rather early on. Wislawa Szymborska
[ Early Earning Living Poet Rather Started]
I always believe it's better to have 30 imaginations working on a project, rather than one imagination telling the other 29 what to do. Trevor Nunn
[ Always Believe Better Imagination Imaginations Other Project Rather Telling Than Working]
I have never described the time I was in Doctor Who as anything except a kind of ecstatic success, but all the rest has been rather a muddle and a disappointment. Compared to Doctor Who, it has been an outrageous failure really - it's so boring. Tom Baker
[ Anything Been Boring Compared Described Disappointment Doctor Ecstatic Except Failure Kind Muddle Never Outrageous Rather Really Rest Success Time]
I am concerned, rather, that there should not be more things dreamt of in my philosophy than there actually are in heaven and earth. Nelson Goodman
[ Actually Am Concerned Dreamt Earth Heaven More Philosophy Rather Should Than Things]
Insurgents throughout Iraq continue to threaten our efforts and pose a danger to stability in the region. They fight not for their country, but rather against ours. Paul Gillmor
[ Against Continue Country Danger Efforts Fight Insurgents Iraq Our Ours Pose Rather Region Stability Their Threaten Throughout]
This is the first time in 10 years I don't know what I'm doing next, and I'm rather enjoying it. Soon I'll be climbing the walls no doubt, but right now, it's not clear, I'm just enjoying the freedom. Sam Mendes
[ Clear Climbing Doing Doubt Enjoying First Freedom Just Know Next Now Rather Right Soon Time Walls Years]
I really haven't had that exciting of a life. There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life. So I pretty much like to make it up. I'd rather tell a story about somebody else. Kurt Cobain
[ Around Boring Complaining Done Else Exciting Had Haven Having Instead Just Life Lot Make Much Pretty Rather Really Sitting Somebody Story Tell Things Up Wish Would]
There is a kind of thinking in the Church that wants to reduce the priest to a mere functionary, a managing director, where administration rather than doctrine and worship are to determine the form of the Church. Arthur Middleton
[ Administration Church Determine Director Doctrine Form Kind Managing Mere Priest Rather Reduce Than Thinking Wants Where Worship]
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters. George Eliot
[ After Interpreters Lapse Longer Rather Read Same Story Time Us]
One way for investors to protect themselves from a rapid change in the price of a stock is to use a limit order rather than a market order. Arthur Levitt
[ Change Investors Limit Market Order Price Protect Rapid Rather Stock Than Themselves Use Way]
It is in the country's best interest that Tony Blair rather than Michael Howard should form the next government. Robert Jackson
[ Best Blair Country Form Government Howard Interest Michael Next Rather Should Than Tony]
At the same time, much of it seems to have to do with recreating things we or others had already done; it seems rather derivative intellectually; is there a dearth of really new ideas? Dennis Ritchie
[ Already Dearth Derivative Done Had Ideas Intellectually Much New Others Rather Really Recreating Same Seems Things Time]
We were interested in this notion of compression- a lot of the songs were really short so that you'd absorb them in memory rather than when you're actually hearing them. Arto Lindsay
[ Absorb Actually Hearing Interested Lot Memory Notion Rather Really Short Songs Than Them Were]
I'd much rather have the honesty than not. Because if you will say what's on your mind and get it off your chest, then the sooner I can prove you wrong! Garth Brooks
[ Because Chest Get Honesty Mind Much Off Prove Rather Say Sooner Than Then Will Wrong Your]
Man is not the sum of what he has already, but rather the sum of what he does not yet have, of what he could have. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Already Could Does Man Rather Sum Yet]
Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff - it is a palliative rather than a remedy. Peter De Vries
[ Coat Confession Good Only Rather Remedy Sense Soul Than]
Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation, and one leads to the other. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Being Boredom Both Depend Fascination Inside Just Leads Other Outside Rather Reverse Side Situation Than]
For Stevie, the words are of prime importance; the song moves around the words, rather than the words moving around the song. Christine McVie
[ Around Importance Moves Moving Prime Rather Song Stevie Than Words]
I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed. Robert H. Schuller
[ Attempt Fail Great Nothing Rather Something Succeed Than]
In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have been infinitely more effective in getting away with it. Phillip E. Johnson
[ Away Been Creationists Effective Evolutionary Getting Holding Hostage Infinitely Less More Naturalists Rather Science Scientific Short Than]
I don't have any tricky plays, I'd rather have tricky players. Abe Lemons
[ Any Players Plays Rather Tricky]
Arizona's forest fires are not waiting for April, and neither will we. That is why I am pushing for stepped up deployment for Hot Shot wildfire crews in March rather than April, in order to better prepare for the expected fires in northern Arizona. Rick Renzi
[ Am April Arizona Better Crews Deployment Expected Fires Forest Hot March Neither Northern Order Prepare Pushing Rather Shot Stepped Than Up Waiting Why Wildfire Will]
For too long people have backed companies on hope value rather than solid products coming out. Now we are coming out the other side. Daniel Morgan
[ Backed Coming Companies Hope Long Now Other Out Products Rather Side Solid Than Too Value]
I love to utilize my celebrity status in a responsible and constructive and substantive manner. I like to get my hands dirty rather than a photo op. William Baldwin
[ Celebrity Constructive Dirty Get Hands Love Manner Photo Rather Responsible Status Substantive Than Utilize]
I don't want to rust out, I'd rather wear out. Fritz Hollings
[ Out Rather Rust Want Wear]
I had, toward the last, been shut off from all visitors, and so when the lawyer, Peter A. Hendricks, came and told me that friends of mine were willing to take charge of me if I would rather be with them than in the asylum, I was only too glad to give my consent. Nellie Bly
[ Asylum Been Came Charge Consent Friends Give Glad Had Last Lawyer Mine Off Only Peter Rather Shut Take Than Them Told Too Toward Visitors Were Willing Would]
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it. Thomas Jefferson
[ Attending Degree Exposed Inconveniences Liberty Much Rather Small Than Those Too Would]
We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. In the faith that looks through death, in years that bring the philosophic mind. John Bacon
[ Behind Bring Death Faith Find Grieve Looks Mind Philosophic Rather Remains Strength Through Will Years]
If I hadn't of had music in my life, it's quite possible I'd be dead and I'd much rather be alive. James Hetfield
[ Alive Dead Had Hadn Life Much Music Possible Quite Rather]
One must not attempt to justify them, but rather to sense their nature simply and clearly. Maureen Dowd
[ Attempt Clearly Justify Must Nature Rather Sense Simply Their Them]
I'd rather go to the dentist... but I'm going. Phil Gramm
[ Dentist Go Going Rather]
I want to be remembered for the work that I've done, rather than the car accidents that I've gotten into, the men that I've not dated - or the man that I have. Lindsay Lohan
[ Accidents Car Dated Done Gotten Into Man Men Rather Remembered Than Want Work]
If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly by the hand, before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer. Anne Frank
[ Before Book Firmly Hand Impresses Mind Mix Myself Other Otherwise Queer Rather Read Take Think Would]
A good name is rather to be chosen than riches. King Solomon
[ Chosen Good Name Rather Riches Than]
I'd rather be onstage with a pig - a duet with Jennifer Lopez and me just ain't going to happen. Mariah Carey
[ Duet Going Happen Jennifer Just Lopez Onstage Pig Rather]
The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them. John Buchan
[ Craves Definition Men Rather Separates Snob Than Them True Unites]
This is not to say that the Scots are not fine people, but they were all sort of... well, my grandfather was a minister and sort of Protestant, and this was rather depressing to me. Alan Hovhaness
[ Depressing Fine Grandfather Minister Protestant Rather Say Scots Sort Well Were]
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue. Henri Matisse
[ Armchair Art Balance Calming Depressing Devoid Dream Fatigue Good Influence Matter Mind Physical Provides Purity Rather Relaxation Serenity Soothing Subject Troubling Which]
What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it. Herbert Simon
[ Allocate Among Attention Consume Consumes Creates Efficiently Hence Information Might Need Obvious Overabundance Poverty Rather Recipients Sources Wealth]
Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen. Simone de Beauvoir
[ Another Because Fellow Find Involved Just Life Man Met Nineteen Odd Rather Than Were Why Yourself]
Another question has been raised rather widely in Europe, in Japan as well as in the United States is what, to what extent will the euro become a reserve currency. Robert C. Solomon
[ Another Become Been Currency Euro Europe Extent Japan Question Raised Rather Reserve States United Well Widely Will]
Fashion is treated too much as news rather than what it is, what it does and how it performs. Geoffrey Beene
[ Does Fashion How Much News Performs Rather Than Too Treated]
I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion, domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me. Conrad Black
[ Bullies Bully Contrary Could Cowardly Describing Fairly Hope Intolerant Mind None Opinion Rather Terms Those Used Would]
One Long Year was just a song here and there, and it was meant to reflect the mood that I was in but unfortunately it also reflected too little of any particular thing rather than hanging together as a whole album. Todd Rundgren
[ Album Also Any Hanging Here Just Little Long Meant Mood Particular Rather Reflect Reflected Song Than Thing Together Too Unfortunately Whole Year]
Negative feedback is better that none. I would rather have a man hate me than overlook me. As long as he hates me I make a difference. Hugh Prather
[ Better Difference Feedback Hate Hates Long Make Man Negative None Overlook Rather Than Would]
Yeah, it's nice to get paid for therapy rather than having to pay $240 an hour for it. Ron Perlman
[ Get Having Hour Nice Paid Pay Rather Than Therapy Yeah]
Nothing hath separated us from God but our own will, or rather our own will is our separation from God. William Law
[ God Hath Nothing Our Own Rather Separated Separation Us Will]
I'd rather be lucky than good. Lefty Gomez
[ Good Lucky Rather Than]
In 1916 I was discharged from military service, or rather, given a sort of leave of absence on the understanding that I might be recalled within a few months. And so I was a free man, at least for a while. George Grosz
[ Absence Discharged Few Free Given Least Leave Man Might Military Months Rather Recalled Service Sort Understanding While Within]
Revolution today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull. Wyndham Lewis
[ Becomes Consequence Dull Granted Rather Revolution Taken Today]
I wouldn't go back on my old days, though; everybody needs to have their wild years. It's just a question of when and I'd rather have had them early than be doing it as a mid-life crisis type thing. Rob Lowe
[ Back Crisis Days Doing Early Everybody Go Had Just Mid-Life Mid-Life Needs Old Question Rather Than Their Them Thing Though Type Wild Years]
I'd rather win two or three, lose one, win two or three more. I'm a great believer in things evening out. If you win a whole bunch in a row, somewhere along the line you're going to lose some too. Walt Alston
[ Along Believer Bunch Evening Going Great Line Lose More Out Rather Row Some Somewhere Things Three Too Two Whole Win]
We only live once, but once is enough if we do it right. Live your life with class, dignity, and style so that an exclamation, rather than a question mark signifies it! Gary Ryan Blair
[ Class Dignity Enough Exclamation Life Live Mark Once Only Question Rather Right Signifies Style Than Your]
Around 1967 Dan Bobrow wrote a program to do algebra problems based on symbols rather than numbers. Marvin Minsky
[ Algebra Around Based Dan Numbers Problems Program Rather Symbols Than Wrote]
The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion. Tom Wolfe
[ Actually Amazing Attitude Change Example Freedom Live Rather Religion Short Time Values]
I think that what I'm interested with is the creative side of music-making, rather than all the travelling. Michael Giles
[ Creative Interested Rather Side Than Think Travelling]
I'd rather have huge success and huge failures than travel in the middle of the road. Kevyn Aucoin
[ Failures Huge Middle Rather Road Success Than Travel]
I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one. Aneurin Bevan
[ Alive Altruism Cold Efficient Expire Gush Hospital Kept Large Rather Small Sympathy Than Warm Would]
There has certainly been criticism of the timing involved in getting help to the victims of the storm, and much of it may indeed be warranted. However, this is not the time for pointing fingers; rather, it is the time for offering a helping hand to our neighbors in need. Jo Bonner
[ Been Certainly Criticism Fingers Getting Hand Help Helping However Indeed Involved May Much Need Neighbors Offering Our Pointing Rather Storm Time Timing Victims]
We often get blinded by the forms in which content is produced, rather than the job that the content does. Tim O'Reilly
[ Blinded Content Does Forms Get Job Often Produced Rather Than Which]
The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them. Thomas Aquinas
[ Act Attack Courage Dangers Endure Principal Rather Than Them Withstand]
What this means is that we shouldn't abbreviate the truth but rather get a new method of presentation. Edward Tufte
[ Get Means Method New Presentation Rather Truth]
It is people who are the objects of globalization and at the same time its subjects. What also follows logically from this is that globalization is not a law of nature, but rather a process set in train by people. Tarja Halonen
[ Also Follows Globalization Law Logically Nature Objects Process Rather Same Set Subjects Time Train]
Seeing that our thirst was increasing and the water was killing us, while the storm did not abate, we agreed to trust to God, Our Lord, and rather risk the perils of the sea than wait there for certain death from thirst. Alvar N. C. de Vaca
[ Abate Agreed Certain Death Did God Increasing Killing Lord Our Perils Rather Risk Sea Seeing Storm Than Thirst Trust Us Wait Water While]
Every speaker has a mouth; An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet. Robert Orben
[ Arrangement Every Feet Filled Mouth Neat Rather Sometimes Speaker Wisdom]
To be honest with you, I'd rather not be working. When you work, there are all sorts of deadlines and pressures. I like to do one thing and take my time to do the other one. Benicio Del Toro
[ Deadlines Honest Other Pressures Rather Sorts Take Thing Time Work Working]
To the moralist prostitution does not consist so much in the fact that the woman sells her body, but rather that she sells it out of wedlock. Emma Goldman
[ Body Consist Does Fact Her Moralist Much Out Rather Sells She Wedlock Woman]
I'd rather regret doing something than not doing something. James Hetfield
[ Doing Rather Regret Something Than]
Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters. Margaret Halsey
[ Any Begin Characters Defects Dwell Engaging Forte Gradually Harmless Humility Length Little Mild Other Own Rather Seem Shortcomings Staring Things Time Whenever]
I have a bad tendency to get rapidly bored with my own material, so rewriting is hard for me. I mean, I already know the story and would rather read something new. Alan Dean Foster
[ Already Bad Bored Get Hard Know Material Mean New Own Rapidly Rather Read Rewriting Something Story Tendency Would]
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. Voltaire
[ Answers His Judge Man Questions Rather Than]
Rather than bringing me closer to others, the time that I spend online isolates me from the most important people in my life, my family, my friends, my neighbourhood, my community. Clifford Stoll
[ Bringing Closer Community Family Friends Important Isolates Life Most Neighbourhood Online Others Rather Spend Than Time]
The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing. Isaac Asimov
[ Delight Finding Knowing Out Rather Than True]
I think, with the gay liberation movement has had need for heroes and heroines, and it would be rather nice to have Abraham Lincoln as your poster boy, wouldn't it? David Herbert Donald
[ Abraham Boy Gay Had Heroes Heroines Liberation Lincoln Movement Need Nice Poster Rather Think Would Your]
I'm not sure how aware of the rest of the world I am. I live a rather sheltered existence. Julian Clary
[ Am Aware Existence How Live Rather Rest Sheltered Sure World]
But even gold is not everything: and only a fanatic, and a rather foolish fanatic, would say that this style of fiction summed up and exhausted all the good that fiction could give and do. George Saintsbury
[ Could Even Everything Exhausted Fanatic Fiction Foolish Give Gold Good Only Rather Say Style Summed Up Would]
In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn't think I could pull that off. I'm a little short to be a basketball player! Eddie Murphy
[ Basketball Boxer Character Could Little Off Original Player Pull Rather Script Short Than Think]
I'd rather play here in this small bar and just do a good show. Because it's fun and there's no expectations, it's encouragement to be different, do something new. Bill Kreutzmann
[ Bar Because Different Encouragement Expectations Fun Good Here Just New Play Rather Show Small Something]
I'd rather write one good book than ten mediocre ones. Donna Tartt
[ Book Good Mediocre Ones Rather Ten Than Write]
The administration's reckless plan doesn't do one thing to ensure the long term security of social security, rather it undermines our economy. We need a budget and a fiscal policy that reflects the values and interests of America and restores fiscal discipline. Debbie Stabenow
[ Administration America Budget Discipline Economy Ensure Fiscal Interests Long Need Our Plan Policy Rather Reckless Reflects Restores Security Social Term Thing Undermines Values]
I'd rather wear jewels in my hair than anywhere else. The face should have the advantage of this brilliance. Hedy Lamarr
[ Advantage Anywhere Brilliance Else Face Hair Jewels Rather Should Than Wear]
If you'd rather go to the football game than read a comic, that's fine. I'd rather do both. Rob Walton
[ Both Comic Fine Football Game Go Rather Read Than]
I want to take some jams and really concentrate on hooking up with Page because, since he's the only one not next to me, and his sound is mainly coming from my monitor rather than through the air, it's a little harder for me to hook up with him. Mike Gordon
[ Air Because Coming Concentrate Harder Him His Hook Hooking Jams Little Mainly Monitor Next Only Page Rather Really Since Some Sound Take Than Through Up Want]
I've always believed the greater danger is not aiming too high, but too low, settling for a bogey rather than shooting for an eagle. Peter Scott
[ Aiming Always Believed Bogey Danger Eagle Greater High Low Rather Settling Shooting Than Too]
To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom: it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do. Heraclitus
[ Again Boredom Control Controlled Only Over Rather Same Than Thing]
What I'm thinking about more and more these days is simply the importance of transparency, and Jefferson's saying that he'd rather have a free press without a government than a government without a free press. Esther Dyson
[ Days Free Government Importance Jefferson More Press Rather Saying Simply Than These Thinking Transparency Without]
I don't think you can look for love. All you can do is get yourself in a situation where you don't discourage something that may be rather nice. Linda Ronstadt
[ Discourage Get Look Love May Nice Rather Situation Something Think Where Yourself]
Applause should be an emotional response to the music, rather than a regulated social duty. Emanuel Ax
[ Applause Duty Emotional Music Rather Regulated Response Should Social Than]
I would give up everything rather than have the blood of white men upon the hands of my people. Chief Joseph
[ Blood Everything Give Hands Men Rather Than Up Upon White Would]
I said in my heart that, rather than have war, I would give up my country. Chief Joseph
[ Country Give Heart Rather Said Than Up War Would]
I don't want to write, I'd rather draw. Eddie Campbell
[ Draw Rather Want Write]
The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency. Pope John Paul II
[ Adding Alienation Away Basic Collectivism Countries Demonstrated Does Economic Experience Historical Increases Inefficiency Lack Necessities Rather Sadly Socialist]
I would rather work less and do the things that I really want to do. Sandy Duncan
[ Less Rather Really Things Want Work Would]
I'd rather be lonely than happy with somebody else. Gus Kahn
[ Else Happy Lonely Rather Somebody Than]
I'd much rather have sat there and just been a fly on the wall, instead of having to smile at people. I'd rather have been a waitress. Just gone round and stared at people. Jennifer Saunders
[ Been Fly Gone Having Instead Just Much Rather Round Sat Smile Stared Waitress Wall]
We have no general conceptual thrust for the band, other than trying to make music that keeps our interest. When things are novel, they are probably things we have discovered by accident or investigation rather than by design. Steve Albini
[ Accident Band Conceptual Design Discovered General Interest Investigation Keeps Make Music Novel Other Our Probably Rather Than Things Thrust Trying]
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Defects Friends Know Merits Our Rather Than Their]
I would say I'd rather dig a ditch, you know, do hard, manual labor than write lyrics. Natalie Merchant
[ Dig Ditch Hard Know Labor Lyrics Manual Rather Say Than Would Write]
Life should be great rather than long. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Great Life Long Rather Should Than]
A lot of people would rather tour sewers than visit their cousins. Jane Howard
[ Cousins Lot Rather Than Their Tour Visit Would]
I would rather discover one true cause than gain the kingdom of Persia. Democritus
[ Cause Discover Gain Kingdom Persia Rather Than True Would]
Biographical data, even those recorded in the public registers, are the most private things one has, and to declare them openly is rather like facing a psychoanalyst. Italo Calvino
[ Biographical Data Declare Even Facing Most Openly Private Psychoanalyst Public Rather Recorded Registers Them Things Those]
While being called beautiful is extremely flattering, I would much rather be noticed for my work as an actress. Halle Berry
[ Actress Beautiful Being Called Extremely Flattering Much Noticed Rather While Work Would]
There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish. Miguel de Unamuno
[ Anguish Capacity Choose Divine Either Greater Happiness His Love Man More Rather Save Suffering True Which World]
My interest in desperation lies only in that sometimes I find myself having become desperate. Very seldom do I start out that way. I can see of course that, in the abstract, thinking and all activity is rather desperate. Willem de Kooning
[ Abstract Activity Become Course Desperate Desperation Find Having Interest Lies Myself Only Out Rather See Seldom Sometimes Start Thinking Very Way]
I prefer to bring these to the service of story rather than to let them replace narrative. James Gunn
[ Bring Narrative Prefer Rather Replace Service Story Than Them These]
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds. Will Durant
[ Fears Hopes Minds Most Rather Than Their Think Trouble Wishes]
I confidently affirm that the greater part of those who are supposed to have died of gout, have died of the medicine rather than the disease - a statement in which I am supported by observation. Thomas Sydenham
[ Affirm Am Confidently Died Disease Gout Greater Medicine Observation Part Rather Statement Supported Supposed Than Those Which]
I did quite a lot of the arranging, fitting different sections together, tempo changes, all sorts of things like that. I actually acted as a bridge between Robert and Ian. Not so much composing, rather presenting musical ideas at each rehearsal. Michael Giles
[ Acted Actually Arranging Between Bridge Changes Composing Did Different Each Fitting Ian Ideas Lot Much Musical Presenting Quite Rather Rehearsal Robert Sections Sorts Tempo Things Together]
Frequently you have a clash between the more sterile letter of the law and the justice that underlies it, and I think one of the things I've been trying more or less, where it was possible, is to go with the justice rather than the letter of the law. Harold H. Greene
[ Been Between Clash Frequently Go Justice Law Less Letter More Possible Rather Sterile Than Things Think Trying Underlies Where]
Vices are often habits rather than passions. Antoine Rivarol
[ Habits Often Passions Rather Than Vices]
The Falstaff people, romantics all, went for it. They were so anxious to find out what I was going to do that they could hardly bear to wait out the two weeks. I was rather anxious to find out what I was going to do, too. Bill Veeck
[ Anxious Bear Could Find Going Hardly Out Rather Romantics Too Two Wait Weeks Went Were]
I would hope they would be our fellow artists, rather than trying to emulate or idolize clowns like us. Maynard James Keenan
[ Artists Clowns Emulate Fellow Hope Our Rather Than Trying Us Would]
I don't even like old cars. I'd rather have a goddam horse. A horse is at least human, for God's sake. J. D. Salinger
[ Cars Even God Goddam Horse Human Least Old Rather Sake]
Rather than being an interpreter, the scientist who embraces a new paradigm is like the man wearing inverting lenses. Thomas Kuhn
[ Being Embraces Interpreter Lenses Man New Paradigm Rather Scientist Than Wearing]
You know, the Oscar I was awarded for The Untouchables is a wonderful thing, but I can honestly say that I'd rather have won the U.S. Open Golf Tournament. Sean Connery
[ Awarded Golf Honestly Know Open Oscar Rather Say Thing Tournament Won Wonderful]
I've found the best way is to not be scared of the attention but to be grateful for it and open to it. It makes my days better rather than being annoyed that people want my attention. Brandon Routh
[ Annoyed Attention Being Best Better Days Found Grateful Makes Open Rather Scared Than Want Way]
I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done. Lucille Ball Wisdom
[ Done Haven Rather Regret Than Things]
For my own part, I had rather suffer any inconvenience from having to work occasionally in chambers and kitchen... than witness the subservience in which the menial class is held in Europe. Harriet Martineau
[ Any Chambers Class Europe Had Having Held Inconvenience Kitchen Menial Occasionally Own Part Rather Subservience Suffer Than Which Witness Work]
I always start with characters rather than with a plot, which many critics would say is very obvious from the lack of plot in my films - although I think they do have plots - but the plot is not of primary importance to me, the characters are. Jim Jarmusch
[ Although Always Characters Critics Films Importance Lack Many Obvious Plot Plots Primary Rather Say Start Than Think Very Which Would]
I tend to think of the organ as part of the rhythm section, rather than a frontline voice. Alan Price
[ Organ Part Rather Rhythm Section Tend Than Think Voice]
Words are the basic tools, if you are a writer. But why? Why do you choose one set of tools rather than another? James D. Houston
[ Another Basic Choose Rather Set Than Tools Why Words Writer]
We are the products of editing, rather than of authorship. George Wald
[ Authorship Editing Products Rather Than]
Dreams can be like charades in which we act out words rather than see or speak them. Jane Roberts
[ Act Dreams Out Rather See Speak Than Them Which Words]
This means keeping many trails open at once, inevitably requiring a fairly 'parallel' plot. This plot should be discovered rather than announced, so show, don't tell. Graham Nelson
[ Announced Discovered Fairly Inevitably Keeping Many Means Once Open Parallel Plot Rather Requiring Should Show Tell Than Trails]
I really try not to read the tennis articles, because a lot of times they're guessing at how a player is feeling, and I like to keep myself kind of open minded about how I'm feeling, rather than have someone else explain to me what's going on. Jim Courier
[ Articles Because Else Explain Feeling Going Guessing How Keep Kind Lot Minded Myself Open Player Rather Read Really Someone Tennis Than Times Try]
I had rather be right than be President. Henry Clay
[ Had President Rather Right Than]
I would much rather be a better mother or better human being than I would be a singer. Fortunately for me singing makes me a living. Tanya Tucker
[ Being Better Fortunately Human Living Makes Mother Much Rather Singer Singing Than Would]
Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint. Lewis H. Lapham
[ Alike Athletic Both Burdens Character Consists Degrees Effort Follower Imposes Intellectual Leader Leadership Moral Rather Requires Self-Restraint Technique Than Traits]
I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one. Clarence Darrow
[ Am Friend His Man Rather Than Working Would]
I'd rather be homesick than home. Leo Vroman
[ Home Homesick Rather Than]
So high do these plants stand in the favour of the Chinese gardener, that he will cultivate them extensively, even against the wishes of his employer; and, in many instances, rather leave his situation than give up the growth of his favourite flower. Robert Fortune
[ Against Chinese Cultivate Employer Even Extensively Favour Favourite Flower Gardener Give Growth High His Instances Leave Many Plants Rather Situation Stand Than Them These Up Will Wishes]
General Washington had rather incautiously encamped the bulk of his army on Long Island - a large and plentiful district about two miles from the city of New York. Mercy Otis Warren
[ Army Bulk City District General Had His Island Large Long Miles New Plentiful Rather Two Washington York]
That made me think I could contribute more to society by looking at people on the autopsy table and feeding back the findings so that lots of people could benefit, rather than just treating patients one at a time. Michael Baden
[ Autopsy Back Benefit Contribute Could Feeding Findings Just Looking Lots Made More Patients Rather Society Table Than Think Time Treating]
I'd rather be dead than dying. Stephen Evans
[ Dead Dying Rather Than]
Unfortunately, goodness and honor are rather the exception than the rule among exceptional men, not to speak of geniuses. Cesare Lombroso
[ Among Exception Exceptional Geniuses Goodness Honor Men Rather Rule Speak Than Unfortunately]
There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you're involved in, whether it's a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things. Gary Gygax
[ Character Else Experience Fantasy Game Genre Get Imagining Involved Losing Rather Secret Sort Things Those Value Vicariously West Whatever Whether Wild Winning Yourself]
I am an animator. I feel like I'm the manager of a animation cinema factory. I am not an executive. I'm rather like a foreman, like the boss of a team of craftsmen. That is the spirit of how I work. Hayao Miyazaki
[ Am Animation Animator Boss Cinema Craftsmen Executive Factory Feel Foreman How Manager Rather Spirit Team Work]
That foreign trade should be fair rather than free. Lyn Nofziger
[ Fair Foreign Free Rather Should Than Trade]
I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason. Stanley Baldwin Trust
[ Instinct Man Rather Reason Than Trust Woman Would]
I would rather have played a character like Opie than Little Ricky. Keith Thibodeaux
[ Character Little Played Rather Ricky Than Would]
Human civilization is not something achieved against nature; it is rather the outcome of the working of the innate qualities of man. Ludwig von Mises
[ Achieved Against Civilization Human Innate Man Nature Outcome Qualities Rather Something Working]
It's unfortunate. Title IX is rather simple: don't discriminate on the basis of sex. Birch Bayh
[ Basis Discriminate Rather Sex Simple Title Unfortunate]
Sometimes in films it's nice to have violins on either side, rather than on one side, so you've got more of a stereo picture with the violins. Sometimes it's good to have the basses in the middle. Anne Dudley
[ Either Films Good Got Middle More Nice Picture Rather Side Sometimes Stereo Than Violins]
Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked. Robert Browning
[ Amused Before Learns Old Perhaps Rather Shocked Than Very]
Computers rather frighten me, because I never did learn to type, so the whole thing seems extraordinarily complicated to me. Charles Keating
[ Because Complicated Computers Did Extraordinarily Frighten Learn Never Rather Seems Thing Type Whole]
That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. William Wordsworth
[ Back Behind Bright Bring Find Flower Forever Glory Grass Grieve Hour Nothing Now Once Radiance Rather Remains Sight Splendor Strength Taken Though Which Will]
They probably realized our interview would do more damage to their pro-"gay" piece - rather than help it. Stephen Bennett
[ Damage Gay Help Interview More Our Piece Probably Rather Realized Than Their Would]
A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood. John Gray
[ Being Concerned Expressing Finding Her Herself Immediately Problems Rather Relief Seeks Solutions Stress Under Understood Women]
So tonight I propose one more step that I would rather not propose. I ask the most fortunate among us, those citizens earning over $100,000 per year, for one year, to pay an additional one percent on the income they receive. Mitch Daniels
[ Additional Among Ask Citizens Earning Fortunate Income More Most Over Pay Per Percent Propose Rather Receive Step Those Tonight Us Would Year]
The aggressive, unprovoked acts of violence against Israel by Hezbollah and Hamas are revealing. It is clear they don't want peace, but rather seek the ultimate destruction of Israel. John Boehner
[ Acts Against Aggressive Clear Destruction Hamas Hezbollah Israel Peace Rather Revealing Seek Ultimate Unprovoked Violence Want]
I've got little ankles and a bit of a belly, so it makes me look rather an egg on legs. Johnny Vegas
[ Ankles Belly Bit Egg Got Legs Little Look Makes Rather]
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love. Michel de Montaigne Marriage
[ Because Friendship Good Love Marriage Rather Resembles Such Than Thing]
It was all that stuff about taking your parents' car when you're 13, sneaking booze into rock shows and ditching school with your friends. I could relate to that as a former teenager, rather than as a present parent. Donal Logue
[ Booze Car Could Former Friends Into Parent Parents Present Rather Relate Rock School Shows Sneaking Stuff Taking Teenager Than Your]
The characters emerge from my rather twisted mind. That's another enjoyable part of the job making stuff up. Jonathan Kellerman
[ Another Characters Emerge Enjoyable Job Making Mind Part Rather Stuff Twisted Up]
I would rather be a security guard than a rock star. Bruce McCulloch
[ Guard Rather Rock Security Star Than Would]
An awful lot of thriller writers write women rather badly. So just doing it OK gets a lot of credit. Ken Follett
[ Awful Badly Credit Doing Gets Just Lot Ok Rather Thriller Women Write Writers]
I'd rather give my life than be afraid to give it. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Afraid Give Life Rather Than]
Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage and to adapt to the mores of the new country, one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills and customs that would enrich the resources of American living. Rudolf Arnheim
[ Abandon Adapt American Asked Country Customs Enrich Expected Foreign Heritage Living Mores New Own Possess Rather Resources Skills Than Treasure Would]
Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests. Audre Lorde
[ Attention Black Common Compete Define Each Interests Male Move Other Our Ourselves Programmed Rather Recognize Than Upon Within Women]
Loss of hope rather than loss of life is what decides the issues of war. But helplessness induces hopelessness. B. H. Liddell Hart
[ Decides Helplessness Hope Hopelessness Induces Issues Life Loss Rather Than War]
Whites would rather not be involved in race matters, I think. Constance Baker Motley
[ Involved Matters Race Rather Think Whites Would]
I would rather have gotten married than have a Hollywood contract. Jennifer O'Neill
[ Contract Gotten Hollywood Married Rather Than Would]
I find that most men would rather have their bellies opened for five hundred dollars than have a tooth pulled for five. Martin H. Fischer
[ Bellies Dollars Find Five Hundred Men Most Opened Pulled Rather Than Their Tooth Would]
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product. Peter Gabriel
[ Appeals Artist Being Enables Evolution Idea Living Music Piece Process Product Rather Really Sell Than Thing Way]
Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses. Georges Bernanos
[ Alert Civilization Constitute Enough Exists Masses May Men Never Precisely Rather]
How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all. Clarissa Pinkola Estes Forgiveness
[ Angry Circumstance Does Feel Forgiven Him How Instead Know Left Nothing Over Person Rage Rather Say She Sorrow Sorry Tend Than]
I love TV. I know all the theme songs from the shows I watch. I'm not one of those who'd rather be a movie star. I prefer TV because of the rushed way of working-on a movie set, you sit around and wait and wait to do a scene because they're adjusting the lights. Dana Hill
[ Adjusting Around Because Know Lights Love Movie Prefer Rather Rushed Scene Set Shows Sit Songs Star Theme Those Tv Wait Watch Way]
I fully realize that the new organization is a human rather than a perfect instrumentality for the attainment of its great objective. As time goes on it will, I am sure, be improved. Cordell Hull
[ Am Attainment Fully Goes Great Human Improved New Objective Organization Perfect Rather Realize Sure Than Time Will]
They call it The New Avengers but it's really the old Avengers with new people except for me, looking rather fat and rather old. Patrick Macnee
[ Avengers Call Except Fat Looking New Old Rather Really]
Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules. Wayne Dyer
[ Day Emphasizing Ethics Live Rather Rules Than Time]
I once knew a house rather like The Land of Smiles - an old house occupied by a varied collection of young people, mainly students. However none of these people were true models for the characters in the book, though their way of life may have been. Margaret Mahy
[ Been Book Characters Collection House However Knew Land Life Mainly May Models None Occupied Old Once Rather Smiles Students Their These Though True Varied Way Were Young]
I know that we shall meet problems along the way, but I'd far rather see for myself what's going on in the world outside, than rely on newspapers, television, politicians and religious leaders to tell me what I should be thinking. Michael Palin
[ Along Far Going Know Leaders Meet Myself Newspapers Outside Politicians Problems Rather Religious Rely See Shall Should Television Tell Than Thinking Way World]
Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons. Lillian Gordy Carter
[ Age Economical Guy Keeps Lights Middle Off Rather Reasons Romantic Than Turning]
I would rather start a family than finish one. Don Marquis Family
[ Family Finish Rather Start Than Would]
Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Condemn Crime Guilty Innocent Leave Rather Than Unpunished]
Mrs Woolf's complaint should be addressed to her creator, who made her, rather than me. Cecil Beaton
[ Addressed Complaint Creator Her Made Mrs Rather Should Than Woolf]
The work with which we embark on this first volume of a series of theological studies is a work with which the philosophical person does not begin, but rather concludes. Hans Urs von Balthasar
[ Begin Concludes Does Embark First Person Philosophical Rather Series Studies Theological Volume Which Work]
I rather like mysteries. But I do dislike muddles. David Lean
[ Dislike Mysteries Rather]
Luckily, West End audiences seem to rather like very old people. Wendy Hiller
[ Audiences End Luckily Old Rather Seem Very West]
I would rather have a million friends than a million dollars. Eddie Rickenbacker
[ Dollars Friends Million Rather Than Would]
Every now and again, the alternative culture is cherished by the mainstream for what it is, rather than how it should be, like the mainstream popular music. Thurston Moore
[ Again Alternative Cherished Culture Every How Mainstream Music Now Popular Rather Should Than]
It is what we prevent, rather than what we do that counts most in Government. William Lyon Mackenzie King
[ Counts Government Most Prevent Rather Than]
It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals. Fred Allen
[ Achievement Alliances Around Dependence Each Go Goals Love Makes Mutually Other Partners Private Probably Rather Recognize Shared Supportive Their Those Through Which World]
I'm never getting too lonely because it's the kind of disease where you might sit in front of the TV with three bags of biscuits, rather than communicate with the world. Geri Halliwell
[ Bags Because Biscuits Communicate Disease Front Getting Kind Lonely Might Never Rather Sit Than Three Too Tv Where World]
I'm belligerent rather than ambitious. Ian Hart
[ Ambitious Belligerent Rather Than]
CBS fought very hard on this because it believed and believes that there's a principle at stake here. The principle is that Dan Rather doesn't work for the police, and that people that speak to Dan Rather understand that he's a journalist and not a police agent. Floyd Abrams
[ Agent Because Believed Believes Cbs Dan Fought Hard Here Journalist Police Principle Rather Speak Stake Understand Very Work]
I am rather in favour of dealing with teenage hooliganism. James Callaghan
[ Am Dealing Favour Rather Teenage]
Me, I'd prefer to have a good reputation rather than getting press for being scandalous, getting drunk in public, staying out late and so on. Sophia Bush
[ Being Drunk Getting Good Late Out Prefer Press Public Rather Reputation Scandalous Staying Than]
As a writer, I'm more interested in what people tell themselves happened rather than what actually happened. Kazuo Ishiguro
[ Actually Happened Interested More Rather Tell Than Themselves Writer]
Most recently we've been working in concert situations rather than clubs. because there aren't too many rooms there like Ronnie Scott's, that are pure music rooms, where people come specifically to listen to music. Chuck Mangione
[ Because Been Clubs Come Concert Listen Many Most Music Pure Rather Recently Ronnie Rooms Scott Situations Specifically Than Too Where Working]
I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance. e. e. cummings
[ Bird Dance How Learn Rather Sing Stars Teach Ten Than Thousand]
I have been criticized rather strenuously by painters and sculptors for not incorporating their work in our buildings. Minoru Yamasaki
[ Been Buildings Criticized Incorporating Our Painters Rather Sculptors Strenuously Their Work]
I'd rather say no and have said no and do say no often. I walk away from projects if it doesn't feel right; if it's not the right team of people pulling in together or if the script isn't right. It could be a great idea but the script doesn't work. Blair Underwood
[ Away Could Feel Great Idea Often Projects Pulling Rather Right Said Say Script Team Together Walk Work]
I have the impression that cycling is no longer a game but rather an employment... a job. Bernard Hinault
[ Cycling Employment Game Impression Job Longer Rather]
Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory. Miguel de Unamuno
[ Anyone Authority Discussion His Memory Rather Relies Understanding Upon Uses]
Most entrepreneurs are merely technicians with an entrepreneurial seizure. Most entrepreneurs fail because you are working IN your business rather than ON your business. Michael Gerber
[ Because Business Entrepreneurial Entrepreneurs Fail Merely Most Rather Seizure Technicians Than Working Your]
I do not know whether there be, as a rule, more vocal expression of the sentiment of love between a man and a woman, than there is between two thrushes. They whistle and call to each other, guided by instinct rather than by reason. Anthony Trollope
[ Between Call Each Expression Guided Instinct Know Love Man More Other Rather Reason Rule Sentiment Than Two Vocal Whether Whistle Woman]
A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly. Thomas Hardy
[ After Aged Beautiful Been Grave Her Own Place Rather She Than Ugly Visit Where Woman Would Young]
Climbing K2 or floating the Grand Canyon in an inner tube; there are some things one would rather have done than do. Edward Abbey
[ Canyon Climbing Done Floating Grand Inner Rather Some Than Things Tube Would]
The analysis of variance is not a mathematical theorem, but rather a convenient method of arranging the arithmetic. Ronald Fisher
[ Analysis Arithmetic Arranging Convenient Mathematical Method Rather Theorem Variance]
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. Hugh Downs
[ Attitudes Certain Circumstances Happy Person Rather Set]
As a necessary prerequisite to the creation of new forms of expression one might, I suppose, argue that current sensibilities respond uniquely to the notion of exhaustion as exhaustion, although that does de facto seem rather limiting. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Although Argue Creation Current De Does Exhaustion Expression Facto Forms Limiting Might Necessary New Notion Prerequisite Rather Respond Seem Sensibilities Suppose Uniquely]
Biological engineering is not necessarily understanding systems but rather, I want to be able to design and build biological systems to perform particular applications. Drew Endy
[ Able Applications Biological Build Design Engineering Necessarily Particular Perform Rather Systems Understanding Want]
There is a lot of absurdity sometimes, not just in Mormonism but often in other religions that want to pretend that no bad happens in their church, rather than taking care of what bad does happen. Neil LaBute
[ Absurdity Bad Care Church Does Happen Happens Just Lot Mormonism Often Other Pretend Rather Religions Sometimes Taking Than Their Want]
No real blood flows in the veins of the knowing subject constructed by Locke, Hume, and Kant, but rather the diluted extract of reason as a mere activity of thought. Wilhelm Dilthey
[ Activity Blood Constructed Diluted Extract Flows Hume Kant Knowing Locke Mere Rather Real Reason Subject Thought Veins]
Idleness does drive me crazy, but I'd rather read or write than do anything just to work. A kind of respect has been instilled in me for acting: I love it too much to ever have a bad relationship with it. Karen Allen
[ Acting Anything Bad Been Crazy Does Drive Ever Idleness Instilled Just Kind Love Much Rather Read Relationship Respect Than Too Work Write]
Each kid has a different level of expertise and some of them are very raw and inexperienced and some are incredibly mature and experienced. So you just have to go with what they are rather than have some abstract technique that you're going to try to apply to them. David Cronenberg
[ Abstract Apply Different Each Experienced Expertise Go Going Incredibly Inexperienced Just Kid Level Mature Rather Raw Some Technique Than Them Try Very]
I am not going to claim that modern anarchism has any direct relation to Roman jurisprudence; but I do claim that it has its basis in the laws of nature rather than in the state of nature. Herbert Read
[ Am Anarchism Any Basis Claim Direct Going Jurisprudence Laws Modern Nature Rather Relation Roman State Than]
Men are recognizing that they have been forced to conform to a very narrow and rather two-dimensional picture of maleness and manhood that they have never had the freedom to question. Andrew Cohen
[ Been Conform Forced Freedom Had Manhood Men Narrow Never Picture Question Rather Recognizing Two-Dimensional Very]
I'd rather not make films than make bad ones. Scott Speedman
[ Bad Films Make Ones Rather Than]
Fitness will be a major factor in the first race and I think that will play into the hands of drivers who have been racing recently, rather than people like me who haven't raced properly for a decade. I'am not one of the favourites to start with. Nigel Mansell
[ Am Been Decade Drivers Factor Favourites First Fitness Hands Haven Into Major Play Properly Race Raced Racing Rather Recently Start Than Think Will]
The creation of a world view is the work of a generation rather than of an individual, but we each of us, for better or for worse, add our brick to the edifice. John Dos Passos
[ Add Better Brick Creation Each Edifice Generation Individual Our Rather Than Us View Work World Worse]
Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom. Plato
[ Called Cunning Justice Knowledge Ought Rather Than Wisdom Without]
The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another. Emma Goldman
[ Another Forgive Motto Rather Should Understand]
I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils. Aeschylus
[ Evils Ignorant Knowledgeable Rather Than Would]
You know, he likes me because I'm his son. I have to go long and far to find someone who knows me just as me, rather than me the songwriter or whatever. Paul Westerberg
[ Because Far Find Go His Just Know Knows Likes Long Rather Someone Son Songwriter Than Whatever]
The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness. Marcus Garvey
[ Badge Black Glorious Greatness National Rather Shame Skin Symbol]
For it is, and must remain, the case that we must obey God rather than man. Martin Niemoller
[ Case God Man Must Obey Rather Remain Than]
I would rather not tell you here things which every German has at heart. Albert Speer
[ Every German Heart Here Rather Tell Things Which Would]
I was in uniform for four years, and I know that heroism doesn't occur from taking orders, but rather from people who through their own willpower and strength are willing to sacrifice their lives for an idea. Thor Heyerdahl
[ Four Heroism Idea Know Lives Occur Orders Own Rather Sacrifice Strength Taking Their Through Uniform Willing Willpower Years]
It is an open secret that Jews do not work, but rather let others work for them. Julius Streicher
[ Jews Open Others Rather Secret Them Work]
We pride ourselves as being top, really, on the African ladder... We feel that we have actually been advancing rather than going backwards. Robert Mugabe
[ Actually Advancing African Backwards Been Being Feel Going Ladder Ourselves Pride Rather Really Than Top]
Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will. Michael N. Castle
[ Achieved Arriving Attendance Began Being Classes Delaware Dream First Goal Meeting Rather Realize Signing State Step Students Teachers Their These University Up Upon Will]
Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it. Madeleine L'Engle
[ Before Comes During Inspiration Rather Than Usually Work]
In fact, death seems to have been a rather late invention in evolution. One can go a long way in evolution before encountering an authentic corpse. George Wald
[ Authentic Been Before Corpse Death Encountering Evolution Fact Go Invention Late Long Rather Seems Way]
I would rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach 10,000 stars how not to dance. e. e. cummings
[ Bird Dance How Learn Rather Sing Stars Teach Than Would]
Inspiration doesn't really work like that - you're not looking out for it. Inspiration is something that tends to capture you rather than you capture it. Joan Armatrading
[ Capture Inspiration Looking Out Rather Really Something Tends Than Work]
Do you want Columbus to go across the ocean, or do you want to put a message in a bottle and hope that it lands somewhere? I'd rather have actual people be there. Whether they look like Americans or like the inhabitants of some other country, depends on who has the most drive. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Across Actual Americans Bottle Columbus Country Depends Drive Go Hope Inhabitants Lands Look Message Most Ocean Other Put Rather Some Somewhere Want Whether]
They want to create rather than decimate. Paul Butterfield
[ Create Rather Than Want]
For example, I was discussing the use of email and how impersonal it can be, how people will now email someone across the room rather than go and talk to them. But I don't think this is laziness, I think it is a conscious decision people are making to save time. Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Across Conscious Decision Discussing Email Example Go How Impersonal Laziness Making Now Rather Room Save Someone Talk Than Them Think Time Use Will]
The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted. Mother Teresa
[ Being Biggest Disease Feeling Leprosy Rather Today Tuberculosis Unwanted]
Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie. Horace Walpole
[ Acting Activity Due Injustice Itself Justice Lie Others Rather Renders Tells Than Truth Us Virtue]
Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue. Cesare Pavese
[ Give Hand Rather Ready Than Tongue]
Support by United States rulers is rather in the nature of the support that the rope gives to a hanged man. Nikita Khrushchev
[ Gives Hanged Man Nature Rather Rope Rulers States Support United]
Our focus is on outputs rather than inputs. Stephen Cambone
[ Focus Inputs Our Rather Than]
I don't see it in terms of changing things, but rather using language and music as weapons for fighting a mainstream media which is predominately right wing, and loyal to the political framework and its corporate interests. Thom Yorke
[ Changing Corporate Fighting Framework Interests Language Loyal Mainstream Media Music Political Predominately Rather Right See Terms Things Using Weapons Which Wing]
Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence. Hannah Arendt
[ Conditions Constitute Curse Day Economic Either Existence Freedom Good Growth Into Lead May Out Proof Rather Than Turn Under]
During the day I force myself to at least eat some salads rather than rubbish, and a steak in the evening. In fact, I eat to basically satisfy my hunger. I hardly have the time to appreciate a meal, and I'm everything, but a gourmet. Milla Jovovich
[ Appreciate Basically Day During Eat Evening Everything Fact Force Gourmet Hardly Hunger Least Meal Myself Rather Rubbish Salads Satisfy Some Steak Than Time]
In rating ease of description as very important, we are essentially asserting a belief in quantitative knowledge - a belief that most of the key questions in our world sooner or later demand answers to 'by how much?' rather than merely to 'in which direction?' John Tuley
[ Answers Asserting Belief Demand Description Direction Ease Essentially How Important Key Knowledge Later Merely Most Much Our Quantitative Questions Rather Rating Sooner Than Very Which World]
No new projects at the moment. There are restrictions to how much I can take on. And I need to finish those that I am committed to do before thinking ahead. But I'd rather they take final shape before we talk of them. Amitabh Bachchan
[ Ahead Am Before Committed Final Finish How Moment Much Need New Projects Rather Restrictions Shape Take Talk Them Thinking Those]
The really good idea is always traceable back quite a long way, often to a not very good idea which sparked off another idea that was only slightly better, which somebody else misunderstood in such a way that they then said something which was really rather interesting. John Cleese
[ Always Another Back Better Else Good Idea Interesting Long Misunderstood Off Often Only Quite Rather Really Said Slightly Somebody Something Sparked Such Then Traceable Very Way Which]
I see Canada as a country torn between a very northern, rather extraordinary, mystical spirit which it fears and its desire to present itself to the world as a Scotch banker. Robertson Davies
[ Banker Between Canada Country Desire Extraordinary Fears Itself Mystical Northern Present Rather Scotch See Spirit Torn Very Which World]
I'm rather old-fashioned about this video business. It's all relatively new. We really don't do videos, Fleetwood Mac. We've only done two. Christine McVie
[ Business Done Fleetwood Mac New Old-Fashioned Only Rather Really Relatively Two Video Videos]
It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure. Mortimer Adler
[ Addition Also Give Impulse Involved Love Loved Lust Merely Need Our Own Persons Pleasure Rather Selfish Sexual Sexuality Some Than Them Thus Unbridled Use Want]
Being a writer in a library is rather like being a eunuch in a harem. John Braine
[ Being Eunuch Harem Library Rather Writer]
I prefer to play and lose rather than win, because I know in advance I'm going to win. Eric Cantona
[ Advance Because Going Know Lose Play Prefer Rather Than Win]
I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him, he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Along Because Go Gone Him Just Long Man Once Persuade Persuaded Rather Scare Scared Stay Stick Then Try Will Would]
The burden of originality is one that most people don't want to accept. They'd rather sit in front of the TV and let that tell them what they're supposed to like, what they're supposed to buy, and what they're supposed to laugh at. Marilyn Manson
[ Accept Burden Buy Front Laugh Most Originality Rather Sit Supposed Tell Them Tv Want]
I think music has gone through a period of something very severe, rather radical, rather the way painting did with cubism. Harrison Birtwistle
[ Cubism Did Gone Music Painting Period Radical Rather Severe Something Think Through Very Way]
For it would have been better that man should have been born dumb, nay, void of all reason, rather than that he should employ the gifts of Providence to the destruction of his neighbor. Marcus Fabius Quintilian
[ Been Better Born Destruction Dumb Employ Gifts His Man Nay Neighbor Providence Rather Reason Should Than Void Would]
Visit with your predecessors from previous Administrations. They know the ropes and can help you see around some corners. Try to make original mistakes, rather than needlessly repeating theirs. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Administrations Around Corners Help Know Make Mistakes Needlessly Original Predecessors Previous Rather Repeating Ropes See Some Than Theirs Try Visit Your]
I have the libido of a 15-year-old boy. My sex drive is so high. I'd rather have sex with Brian all the time than leave the house. He doesn't mind. Megan Fox
[ Boy Brian Drive High House Leave Mind Rather Sex Than Time]
It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night. Willie Sutton
[ Alone Bank Experience Night Pleasant Rather]
The only thing bad about winning the pennant is that you have to manage the All-Star Game the next year. I'd rather go fishing for three years. Whitey Herzog
[ All-Star Bad Fishing Game Go Manage Next Only Pennant Rather Thing Three Winning Year Years]
So I took it as a very positive sign that the club came to me rather than the other way round. Dennis Bergkamp
[ Came Club Other Positive Rather Round Sign Than Took Very Way]
Reason in man is rather like God in the world. Thomas Aquinas
[ God Man Rather Reason World]
You're always tellin' me to go out more, Go ahead, get out and see the world, But then I think, why should I? I'd rather stay home and cry. Gwen Stefani
[ Ahead Always Cry Get Go Home More Out Rather See Should Stay Then Think Why World]
Yes, the more I go through life I realize that there's really no separation between practice and art at all. The two things more and more become one rather than two different aspects of my life. Meredith Monk
[ Art Aspects Become Between Different Go Life More Practice Rather Realize Really Separation Than Things Through Two Yes]
One of the nicest things about NBC is that Tom Brokaw is not Dan Rather. Michael Gartner
[ Dan Nbc Nicest Rather Things Tom]
Because Larry, by then, was a drummer, who would sort of get bored and tired, and rather stand up and blow kisses to people. So we needed the bass to sort of drive along. Neil Innes
[ Along Bass Because Blow Bored Drive Drummer Get Kisses Larry Needed Rather Sort Stand Then Tired Up Would]
You look rather rash my dear your colors don't quite match your face. Daisy Ashford
[ Colors Dear Face Look Match Quite Rash Rather Your]
Governmental aid is a drawback rather than an assistance, as, although it may facilitate in the routine of artistic production, it is an impediment to the development of true artistic genius. John Philip Sousa
[ Aid Although Artistic Assistance Development Drawback Facilitate Genius Governmental Impediment May Production Rather Routine Than True]
And learn that when you do make a mistake, you'll surface that mistake so you can get it corrected, rather than trying to hide it and bury it, and it becomes a much bigger mistake, and maybe a fatal mistake. Sanford I. Weill
[ Becomes Bigger Bury Corrected Fatal Get Hide Learn Make Maybe Mistake Much Rather Surface Than Trying]
I'd rather see folks doubt what's true than accept what isn't. Frank Howard Clark
[ Accept Doubt Folks Rather See Than True]
What I think is highly inappropriate is what's going on across the Internet, a kind of political jihad against Dan Rather and CBS News that's quite outrageous. Tom Brokaw
[ Across Against Cbs Dan Going Highly Inappropriate Internet Jihad Kind News Outrageous Political Quite Rather Think]
You ask any actor - they'll tell you they'd rather shoot on location because you don't have to invent the energy, the energy is there. Adrian Grenier
[ Actor Any Ask Because Energy Invent Location Rather Shoot Tell]
Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities. Bertrand Russell
[ Activities Compulsion Consists Desirable Discipline External Habits Lead Mind Rather Right Spontaneously Than Undesirable Which]
I'd like to design something like a city or a museum. I want to do something hands on rather than just play golf which is the sport of the religious right. Brad Pitt
[ City Design Golf Hands Just Museum Play Rather Religious Right Something Sport Than Want Which]
I'm exchanging molecules every 30 days with the natural world and in a spiritual sense I know I am a part of it and take my photographs from that emotional feeling within me, rather than from an emotional distance as a spectator. Galen Rowell
[ Am Days Distance Emotional Every Exchanging Feeling Know Molecules Natural Part Photographs Rather Sense Spectator Spiritual Take Than Within World]
You've got to work. You've got to want an audience to sit forward in their chairs sometimes, rather than sit back and be bombarded with images. Sam Mendes
[ Audience Back Bombarded Chairs Forward Got Images Rather Sit Sometimes Than Their Want Work]
Group personification obscures, rather than illuminates, important political questions. Tom G. Palmer
[ Group Illuminates Important Obscures Personification Political Questions Rather Than]
Americans no longer look to government for economic security; rather, they look to their portfolios. Bill Owens Government
[ Americans Economic Government Longer Look Portfolios Rather Security Their]
Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed. Thomas More
[ Abilities Data Education Facts Hidden Information Instruction Learning Making Piling Rather Seed Skills Training Visible]
Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs. Marlene Dietrich
[ Beliefs Habits Rather Superstitions Than]
The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one's opinion but rather to know it. Andre Maurois
[ Argument Defend Difficult Know Opinion Part Rather]
I'd rather lose my own money than someone else's. Dean Kamen Money
[ Else Lose Money Own Rather Someone Than]
America has global trade with plenty of nations that provide inexpensive labor, but it's better for us when they're in our own hemisphere, rather than sending that business halfway around the world. Ernest Istook
[ America Around Better Business Global Halfway Hemisphere Inexpensive Labor Nations Our Own Plenty Provide Rather Sending Than Trade Us World]
The conductor's stand is not a continent of power, but rather an island of solitude. Riccardo Muti
[ Conductor Continent Island Power Rather Solitude Stand]
As a confirmed individualist I certainly do not wish to underrate the influence of the individual, for the masses do not lead the individual; rather, in the individual is vested the capacity to lead the masses. Gustav Stresemann
[ Capacity Certainly Confirmed Individual Individualist Influence Lead Masses Rather Underrate Vested Wish]
It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily serve with the help of God, to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye to some, following the spirit of discretion rather than the rigid letter of the law. Pope Gregory VII
[ Blind Church Custom Discretion Eye Following God Help Law Letter Rather Rigid Roman Serve Some Spirit Than Things Tolerate Turn Which]
But we wish to give the Jews a Homeland. Not by dragging them ruthlessly out of their sustaining soil, but rather by removing them carefully, roots and all, to a better terrain. Theodor Herzl
[ Better Carefully Dragging Give Homeland Jews Out Rather Removing Roots Ruthlessly Soil Sustaining Terrain Their Them Wish]
An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person. Joseph Addison
[ Absurdity Blunder Committed Dear Debarred His Man Ostentatious Own Person Rather Relate Talking Than Will]
I enjoy listening to opera at home, occasionally, but I would much rather see it than just listen to it. Sam Waterston
[ Enjoy Home Just Listen Listening Much Occasionally Opera Rather See Than Would]
Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired. Joseph Roux
[ Acquired Composed Experience Illusions Our Rather Wisdom]
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. Aristotle
[ Act Acted Art Because Excellence Habit Habituation Rather Repeatedly Rightly Then Those Training Virtue Won]
Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility. Richard Dawkins Computers
[ Championship Chess Computer Forward Humanity Humility Lesson Look Needs Personally Program Rather Winning World]
I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right. Tallulah Bankhead
[ Rather Right Strongly Than Wrong]
'Cause I can make more money going in and doing my recordings and selling them through my entities that I have, rather than going to a record co. and them release a record and pay me 5 percent of what they make off it. Mickey Gilley
[ Cause Co Doing Entities Going Make Money More Off Pay Percent Rather Record Recordings Release Selling Than Them Through]
I'd rather do theater and British films than move to LA in hopes of getting small roles in American films. Kate Winslet
[ American British Films Getting Hopes La Move Rather Roles Small Than Theater]
I don't want to prove to anyone or prove to myself. I'd rather just enjoy and show myself that I am capable of doing it and actually going through the process. Elvis Stojko
[ Actually Am Anyone Capable Doing Enjoy Going Just Myself Process Prove Rather Show Through Want]
If one wants another only for some self-satisfaction, usually in the form of sensual pleasure, that wrong desire takes the form of lust rather than love. Mortimer Adler
[ Another Desire Form Love Lust Only Pleasure Rather Self-Satisfaction Sensual Some Takes Than Usually Wants Wrong]
I would rather be known as 'Jim Kolbe, the trade expert in Congress who happens to be gay,' rather than 'Jim Kolbe, gay congressman from Arizona.' Jim Kolbe
[ Arizona Congress Congressman Expert Gay Happens Jim Known Rather Than Trade Would]
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Ambition Bounty Given Ostentation Pride Rather Than Which]
I want to do exactly what I want to do. I'd rather gamble on the box office than beg for a grant. Mikhail Baryshnikov
[ Beg Box Exactly Gamble Grant Office Rather Than Want]
I would rather make my name than inherit it. William Makepeace Thackeray
[ Inherit Make Name Rather Than Would]
Because society would rather we always wore a pretty face, women have been trained to cut off anger. Nancy Friday
[ Always Anger Because Been Cut Face Off Pretty Rather Society Trained Women Wore Would]
What's been extraordinary about this president, Tim, and what's unique about this president is not that the administration is sputtering but rather everything he's taken on he's been able to accomplish. Ken Mehlman
[ Able Accomplish Administration Been Everything Extraordinary President Rather Sputtering Taken Tim Unique]
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. C. S. Lewis
[ Clever Devil Education Make Man More Rather Seems Useful Values Without]
We always have hoped that American diplomacy deploys itself in dialogue and persuasion rather than by ultimatums. That is the path we want in international relations. Mahmoud Abbas
[ Always American Dialogue Diplomacy Hoped International Itself Path Persuasion Rather Relations Than Ultimatums Want]
People who run a ready-to-wear company are businessmen rather than production or design people. Calvin Klein
[ Businessmen Company Design Production Rather Run Than]
The poem is a little myth of man's capacity of making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see-it is, rather, a light by which we may see-and what we see is life. Robert Penn Warren Poetry
[ Capacity End Life Light Little Making Man May Meaningful Myth Poem Rather See Thing Which]
Let us change our traditional attitude to the construction of programs. Instead of imagining that our main task is to instruct a computer what to do, let us concentrate rather on explaining to human beings what we want a computer to do. Donald Knuth
[ Attitude Beings Change Computer Concentrate Construction Explaining Human Imagining Instead Instruct Main Our Programs Rather Task Traditional Us Want]
Because we're actors we can pretend and fake it, but I'd rather the intimate investment was authentic. Keanu Reeves
[ Actors Authentic Because Fake Intimate Investment Pretend Rather]
Very good coaches for ski jumpers stand at the top of the slope and watch the jumpers prepare, rather than standing at the bottom and watching them land. Roland Joffe
[ Bottom Coaches Good Land Prepare Rather Ski Slope Stand Standing Than Them Top Very Watch Watching]
Congress, the press, and the bureaucracy too often focus on how much money or effort is spent, rather than whether the money or effort actually achieves the announced goal. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Achieves Actually Announced Bureaucracy Congress Effort Focus Goal How Money Much Often Press Rather Spent Than Too Whether]
The reality is that we are hated not because of our democracy, freedoms, and generous social security system; rather, we are hated because of our involvement in foreign conflicts and quarrels that were never our concern. Amir Butler
[ Because Concern Conflicts Democracy Foreign Freedoms Generous Hated Involvement Never Our Quarrels Rather Reality Security Social System Were]
And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Down Look Parade Rain Rainbow Rains Rather Than Up Without Would Your]
I abhor a hoe. I am fond of flowers but not of dirt, and had rather buy them than cultivate them. Lyman Abbott
[ Abhor Am Buy Cultivate Dirt Flowers Fond Had Rather Than Them]
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not. Kurt Cobain
[ Am Hated Loved Rather Than]
I'm not trying to say that it never hurt or that I never felt its sting, but I can honestly say that I never blamed anybody for racism. I have considered it more of a manifestation of humanity's problem rather than my personal problem. Robert Guillaume
[ Anybody Blamed Considered Felt Honestly Humanity Hurt Manifestation More Never Personal Problem Racism Rather Say Sting Than Trying]
I had rather be an oyster than a man, the most stupid and senseless of animals. George Berkeley
[ Animals Had Man Most Oyster Rather Senseless Stupid Than]
It's just people should realize that the celebrity aspect of being an actor is very rarely enjoyable for people like me who would always rather go unnoticed and disappear into the crowd. Winona Ryder
[ Actor Always Aspect Being Celebrity Crowd Disappear Enjoyable Go Into Just Rarely Rather Realize Should Unnoticed Very Would]
It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men. Samuel Adams
[ Does Freedom Irate Keen Majority Men Minds Minority Prevail Rather Setting Take Tireless]
The Eagles ended on a rather abrupt note, although in retrospect I realize now that it had been ending for quite some time. Don Henley
[ Abrupt Although Been Eagles Ended Ending Had Note Now Quite Rather Realize Retrospect Some Time]
I like going to Church for aesthetic reasons, rather than spiritual ones. Andres Serrano
[ Aesthetic Church Going Ones Rather Reasons Spiritual Than]
The abortion license has not brought freedom and security to women. Rather, it has ushered in a new era of irresponsibility toward women and children, one that now begins before birth. Robert Casey
[ Abortion Before Begins Birth Brought Children Era Freedom Irresponsibility License New Now Rather Security Toward Women]
I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation, till the grave opened to give me rest, than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress. Harriet Ann Jacobs
[ Cotton Drudge Give Grave Jealous Life Live Master Mistress Opened Out Plantation Rather Rest Than Till Unprincipled Would]
Rather be dead than cool. Kurt Cobain
[ Cool Dead Rather Than]
Men wholly bent on wordly treasures were the dupes of their own passions, rather than deceived by the writings or pretenses of those who claimed to be Alchemists. Ethan A. Hitchcock
[ Alchemists Bent Claimed Deceived Dupes Men Own Passions Pretenses Rather Than Their Those Treasures Were Wholly Writings]
Pornography is rather like trying to find out about a Beethoven symphony by having somebody tell you about it and perhaps hum a few bars. Robertson Davies
[ Bars Beethoven Few Find Having Hum Out Perhaps Rather Somebody Symphony Tell Trying]
Raising children is a creative endeavor, an art rather than a science. Bruno Bettelheim
[ Art Children Creative Endeavor Raising Rather Science Than]
I'd rather be running the game than playing it. Steven Brust
[ Game Playing Rather Running Than]
One of the things I've really gotten past in the last couple of years is the idea of being made uncomfortable by the way things appear, rather than how things are. Clearly in this business you have to contend with a lot of that. Aimee Mann
[ Appear Being Business Clearly Contend Couple Gotten How Idea Last Lot Made Past Rather Really Than Things Uncomfortable Way Years]
I had certain physical limitations that made me change the choreography for myself or made me more interested in choreography only rather than dancing. I have never been a person who wanted to just dance. I have always been interested in developing for other people. Katherine Dunham
[ Always Been Certain Change Choreography Dance Dancing Developing Had Interested Just Limitations Made More Myself Never Only Other Person Physical Rather Than Wanted]
The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections. Lord Acton
[ Always Carrying Democracy Elections Evil Force Fraud Majority Party Pervading Rather Succeeds Tyranny]
We are servants rather than masters in mathematics. Charles Hermite
[ Masters Mathematics Rather Servants Than]
Soon, I knew that I would become a chemist, rather than a composer. Richard Ernst
[ Become Chemist Composer Knew Rather Soon Than Would]
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong. Democritus
[ Desire Good Means Merely Rather Wrong]
The purpose cannot be creating self-styled democracies, but rather encouraging steps that are conducive to establishing democratic rule at universal standards. Obviously, this would be a formidable journey. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
[ Cannot Conducive Creating Democracies Democratic Encouraging Establishing Formidable Journey Obviously Purpose Rather Rule Standards Steps Universal Would]
Natural Selection never made it come to pass, as a habit of nature, that an unsupported stone should move downwards rather than upwards. It applies to no part of inorganic nature, and is very limited even in the phenomena of organic life. Chauncey Wright
[ Applies Come Downwards Even Habit Inorganic Life Limited Made Move Natural Nature Never Organic Part Pass Phenomena Rather Selection Should Stone Than Unsupported Upwards Very]
It seems to me that man is made to act rather than to know: the principles of things escape our most persevering researches. Frederick The Great
[ Act Escape Know Made Man Most Our Persevering Principles Rather Researches Seems Than Things]
Ideology and communication more often than not run into each other rather than complement each other. Principle and communication work together. Ideology and communication often work apart. Frank Luntz
[ Apart Communication Complement Each Ideology Into More Often Other Principle Rather Run Than Together Work]
Linux evolved in a completely different way. From nearly the beginning, it was rather casually hacked on by huge numbers of volunteers coordinating only through the Internet. Eric S. Raymond
[ Beginning Casually Completely Coordinating Different Evolved Hacked Huge Internet Linux Nearly Numbers Only Rather Through Volunteers Way]
I hope they get something of interest out of it, but I'd rather they all hate it and I like it, instead of vice versa... I make films to please myself first, and if the audience likes them, all the better. Terry Zwigoff
[ Audience Better Films First Get Hate Hope Instead Interest Likes Make Myself Out Please Rather Something Them Versa Vice]
Fox came to us with the concept for ICE AGE and they came to us with the first draft of the script. They also gave us a mandate to make it into a comedy from what was previously a rather dramatic action concept. Chris Wedge
[ Action Age Also Came Comedy Concept Draft Dramatic First Fox Gave Ice Into Make Mandate Previously Rather Script Us]
I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Life Many Opposition Rather Role Spent Years]
I'm trying to learn to smoke, which is rather weird when everyone is trying to stop. I'm not a smoker. But my character only smokes as an affectation. Francesca Annis
[ Affectation Character Everyone Learn Only Rather Smoke Smoker Stop Trying Weird Which]
But I tend to think of the expressive part of me as rather tedious - never curious or responsive, but blind and self-serving. Mark Strand
[ Blind Curious Expressive Never Part Rather Responsive Self-Serving Tedious Tend Think]
You enter a state of controlled passivity, you relax your grip and accept that even if your declared intention is to justify the ways of God to man, you might end up interesting your readers rather more in Satan. Ian Mcewan
[ Accept Controlled Declared End Enter Even God Grip Intention Interesting Justify Man Might More Passivity Rather Readers Relax Satan State Up Ways Your]
The recognition of the art that informs all pure science need not mean the abandonment for it of all present art, rather it will mean the completion of the transformation of art that has already begun. John Desmond Bernal
[ Abandonment Already Art Begun Completion Informs Mean Need Present Pure Rather Recognition Science Transformation Will]
I'd rather betray the world than let the world betray me. Cao Cao
[ Betray Rather Than World]
The U.S. embargo imposed on Nicaragua, rather than weakening the Sandinistas, actually maintained them in power. Bianca Jagger
[ Actually Embargo Imposed Maintained Nicaragua Power Rather Sandinistas Than Them Weakening]
Bill Clinton strikes me as the kind of guy who goes wherever the polls lead him, rather than leading the polls. Al Sharpton
[ Bill Clinton Goes Guy Him Kind Lead Leading Polls Rather Strikes Than Wherever]
As a consequence, progress has come to mean simply more power, more profit, more productivity, more paper prosperity, all of which are convertible into standards concerned only with size or magnitude rather than quality or excellence. Alex Campbell
[ Come Concerned Consequence Convertible Excellence Into Magnitude Mean More Only Paper Power Productivity Profit Progress Prosperity Quality Rather Simply Size Standards Than Which]
May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds. Marianne Williamson
[ Compassion Enemies Love May Mercy Might Minds Our Rather Returned Revenge Right Succumb Their Thoughts Today Violence]
I am interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos-especially activity that seems to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom... Rather than starting inside, I start outside and reach the mental through the physical. Jim Morrison
[ Activity Am Anything Disorder Freedom Inside Interested Meaning Mental Outside Physical Rather Reach Revolt Road Seems Start Starting Than Through Toward]
War on terrorism defines the central preoccupation of the United States in the world today, and it does reflect in my view a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy of the world's first superpower, of a great democracy, with genuinely idealistic traditions. Zbigniew Brzezinski
[ Central Defines Democracy Does Extremist First Foreign Genuinely Great Idealistic Narrow Policy Preoccupation Rather Reflect States Superpower Terrorism Today Traditions United View Vision War World]
Ever since my youth it has disturbed me that of the literary works that survived their own epoch, so many dealt with historical rather than contemporary subjects. Lion Feuchtwanger
[ Contemporary Dealt Disturbed Epoch Ever Historical Literary Many Own Rather Since Subjects Survived Than Their Works Youth]
When I talked to him on the phone yesterday. I called him George rather than Mr. Vice President. But, in public, it's Mr. Vice President, because that is who he is. Dan Quayle
[ Because Called George Him Mr Phone President Public Rather Talked Than Vice Yesterday]
They definitely mean to maintain that the process called death is a mere severence of soul and body, and that the soul is freed rather than injured thereby. Oliver Joseph Lodge
[ Body Called Death Definitely Freed Injured Maintain Mean Mere Process Rather Soul Than Thereby]
I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty. Phaedrus
[ Forfeit King Liberty Rather Than Would]
I left the table where there were important people and had lunch with my husband and a few friends. The reception was organised in my honour, so it was rather amusing. Nana Mouskouri
[ Amusing Few Friends Had Honour Husband Important Left Lunch Organised Rather Reception Table Were Where]
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say. George Santayana
[ Know Pay Rather Really Regard Say Than Think]
To be content with life or to live merrily, rather all that is required is that we bestow on all things only a fleeting, superficial glance; the more thoughtful we become the more earnest we grow. Georg C. Lichtenberg
[ Become Bestow Content Earnest Fleeting Glance Grow Life Live More Only Rather Required Superficial Things Thoughtful]
I'd rather be on a label that understands us and allows us to be a bit odd. Sean Booth
[ Allows Bit Label Odd Rather Understands Us]
The most important issue is clearly not the quality of treatment and care of these prisoners; rather it is the perplexing issue of what we now do with them. Charles Foster Bass
[ Care Clearly Important Issue Most Now Perplexing Prisoners Quality Rather Them These Treatment]
I rather like getting away from fiction. Penelope Lively
[ Away Fiction Getting Rather]
Women's courage is rather different from men's. The fact that women have to bring up children and look after husbands makes them braver at facing long-term issues, such as illness. Men are more immediately courageous. Lots of people are brave in battle. Mary Wesley
[ After Battle Brave Braver Bring Children Courage Courageous Different Facing Fact Husbands Illness Immediately Issues Long-Term Look Lots Makes Men More Rather Such Them Up Women]
True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity. Bo Bennett
[ Acts Comes Kindness Popularity Rather Stupidity Than True]
Some researchers sensibly suggest that rather than worrying too much about which programs our children are watching, we should concentrate on trying to reduce the total amount of time they spend in front of the screen. Hugh Mackay
[ Amount Children Concentrate Front Much Our Programs Rather Reduce Researchers Screen Sensibly Should Some Spend Suggest Than Time Too Total Trying Watching Which Worrying]
One of the hardest aspects of this protracted public persona is not knowing others as well as they feel they know me. It's a rather clumsy feeling actually; to not know someone who acts as though you're old friends. Christopher Knight
[ Acts Actually Aspects Clumsy Feel Feeling Friends Hardest Know Knowing Old Others Persona Protracted Public Rather Someone Though Well]
I have two lovely sons and some good memories, but I've had a rather tumultuous personal life. It hasn't been dull; I've been the Hiroshima of love. Sylvester Stallone
[ Been Dull Good Had Hasn Hiroshima Life Love Lovely Memories Personal Rather Some Sons Tumultuous Two]
I would rather miss the mark acting well than win the day acting basely. Sophocles
[ Acting Day Mark Miss Rather Than Well Win Would]
At the end of my trial, I was rather hoping the judge would send me to Australia for the rest of my life. Jeffrey Archer
[ Australia End Hoping Judge Life Rather Rest Send Trial Would]
My agent was ambitious for me. But going out and chasing it? No, I'd rather work in my vegetable garden or play with my kid. I guess I'm kind of boring. Kathleen Quinlan
[ Agent Ambitious Boring Chasing Garden Going Guess Kid Kind Out Play Rather Vegetable Work]
One of the aspects of form that I have been very interested in is stasis - the concept of form which is not so directional in time, not so much climactic form, but rather form which allows time, to stand still. La Monte Young
[ Allows Aspects Been Concept Form Interested Much Rather Stand Stasis Still Time Very Which]
I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting. Queen Victoria
[ Babies Disgusting Dislike Ones Rather Think Though Very Young]
I maintain the rather old-fashioned view that this is my work and it's in the public arena, but that doesn't entitle everyone to know what happened at home before coming here. Francesca Annis
[ Arena Before Coming Everyone Happened Here Home Know Maintain Old-Fashioned Public Rather View Work]
Rather than go to the gym, I would prefer to do martial arts because the time goes by quicker. Milla Jovovich
[ Arts Because Go Goes Gym Martial Prefer Quicker Rather Than Time Would]
We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth. Neville Chamberlain
[ City Destruction Distant Earth Fight Future Peace Peoples Political Possibility Principles Rather Ruin Security Whose Would]
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride. Jonathan Swift
[ Humility Mark Pride Rather Than Vanity]
I am hoping that I can be known as a great writer and actor some day, rather than a sex symbol. Steven Seagal
[ Actor Am Day Great Hoping Known Rather Sex Some Symbol Than Writer]
I would rather do what I did than crawl in front of a ritualistic Left and lie the way those other comrades did betray my own soul. Elia Kazan
[ Betray Comrades Crawl Did Front Left Lie Other Own Rather Soul Than Those Way Would]
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars. Aristotle
[ Graver Hence History Import More Nature Philosophic Poetry Rather Since Something Statements Than Those Universals Whereas]
If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities. Barbara Bush
[ Beings Capabilities Dull Grow Human Instead Perceived Possessing Problems Rather Strengths Than Their Then Thrive Unlimited Unresponsive Weaknesses]
I'd rather send out a mass email then hang posters all over the place. Todd Barry
[ Email Hang Mass Out Over Place Posters Rather Send Then]
I'd rather make the cut in the Crosby than win another Oscar. Jack Lemon
[ Another Crosby Cut Make Oscar Rather Than Win]
The bold enterprises are the successful ones. Take counsel of hopes rather than of fears to win in this business. Rutherford B. Hayes
[ Bold Business Counsel Enterprises Fears Hopes Ones Rather Successful Take Than Win]
David Lee Roth had the idea that if you covered a successful song, you were half way home. C'mon - Van Halen doing 'Dancing in the Streets'? It was stupid. I started feeling like I would rather bomb playing my own songs than be successful playing someone else's music. Eddie Van Halen
[ Bomb Covered Dancing David Doing Else Feeling Had Halen Half Home Idea Lee Mon Music Own Playing Rather Roth Someone Song Songs Started Streets Stupid Successful Than Van Way Were Would]
I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump, but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter. Roy Lichtenstein
[ Basket Comic Gas Interesting Matter Picnic Prefer Pump Rather Signs Sit Still Strips Subject Suppose Than Tree Under Would]
Really, if I'm gonna eat a meat, I'd rather eat venison than anything and I do like it a little on the rare side. That's probably my favorite meat and I've had some awfully good venison in some of the great restaurants. Mike Ditka
[ Anything Awfully Eat Favorite Gonna Good Great Had Little Meat Probably Rare Rather Really Restaurants Side Some Than]
The real reason to oppose increasing tax rates on the wealthy is that it's a good bet they could do more to help the economy if they keep their money rather than have their earnings confiscated by the government and spent on another round of stimulus. Terry Savage
[ Another Bet Could Earnings Economy Good Government Help Increasing Keep Money More Oppose Rates Rather Real Reason Round Spent Stimulus Tax Than Their Wealthy]
I've never met or spoken to David Lee Roth, yet it's rather ironic that even he's saying Eddie's lying about things. I'm saying he's not telling the truth, yet Eddie insists that the two of us are lying! You be the judge. Sammy Hagar
[ David Eddie Even Insists Ironic Judge Lee Lying Met Never Rather Roth Saying Spoken Telling Things Truth Two Us Yet]
I'd rather be the king of kids, than the prince of fools. Jack Black
[ Fools Kids King Prince Rather Than]
America has never seen itself as a national state like all others, but rather as an experiment in human freedom and democracy. Brent Scowcroft
[ America Democracy Experiment Freedom Human Itself National Never Others Rather Seen State]
We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions. Ronald Reagan
[ Accountable Actions American Broken Each Every Guilty His Idea Individual Law Must Precept Rather Reject Restore Society Than Time]
We have many cases of men committing suicide rather than face their own individuality. I know of no case of a woman who committed suicide because she was gay. George Weinberg
[ Because Case Cases Committed Committing Face Gay Individuality Know Many Men Own Rather She Suicide Than Their Woman]
But active programming consists of the design of new programs, rather than contemplation of old programs. Niklaus Wirth
[ Active Consists Contemplation Design New Old Programming Programs Rather Than]
Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior. Marshall McLuhan
[ Behavior Everybody Experience Experiences Far Influences More Rather Than Understanding Understands Yet]
I would rather sleep in a bathroom than in another hotel. Billy Wilder
[ Another Bathroom Hotel Rather Sleep Than Would]
Yes, I would have rather finished up in Pittsburgh. Franco Harris
[ Finished Pittsburgh Rather Up Would Yes]
I'm not suggesting that the play is without fault; all of my plays are imperfect, I'm rather happy to say-it leaves me something to do. Edward Albee
[ Fault Happy Imperfect Leaves Play Plays Rather Something Suggesting Without]
I would find myself backing away from all of the "isms," all of the communities. I have always been able to be misused by every community But that is OK. I would rather be misused than neglected. Anthony Braxton
[ Able Always Away Backing Been Communities Community Every Find Misused Myself Neglected Ok Rather Than Would]
After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others. Edith Wharton
[ After Bewildering Critics Invent Knows Others Overlook Points Rather Them Weak Well]
I'd rather know a square guy than own a square mile. Wilson Mizner
[ Guy Know Mile Own Rather Square Than]
I've always tried to fit what I do professionally into my family, rather than the other way around. Adam West
[ Always Around Family Fit Into Other Professionally Rather Than Tried Way]
Personally, I think the best motto for an educational establishment is: 'Or Would You Rather Be a Mule?' Terry Prachett
[ Best Educational Establishment Motto Mule Personally Rather Think Would]
Women should try to increase their size rather than decrease it, because I believe the bigger we are, the more space we'll take up, and the more we'll have to be reckoned with. Roseanne Barr
[ Because Believe Bigger Decrease Increase More Rather Reckoned Should Size Space Take Than Their Try Up Women]
Well, it's an adventure story, and a Bildungsroman, of course, but there was also the intention to describe a culture that had been seen in rather narrow terms. John M. Ford
[ Adventure Also Been Course Culture Describe Had Intention Narrow Rather Seen Story Terms Well]
America is rather like life. You can usually find in it what you look for. It will probably be interesting, and it is sure to be large. E. M. Forster
[ America Find Interesting Large Life Look Probably Rather Sure Usually Will]
It taught me that Clinton's instinct to make this about your life as a citizen, rather than his as a human being, was the right answer to these things. Paul Begala
[ Answer Being Citizen Clinton His Human Instinct Life Make Rather Right Taught Than These Things Your]