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Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.
Temptation
Joey Adams

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Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Character
Aristotle

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The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Pleasure
Aristotle

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The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid.
Wisdom
Marcus Aurelius

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The way to avoid responsibility is to say, I've got responsibilities.
Responsibility
Richard Bach

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It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
Silence
Francis Beaumont

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The current collapse of industrial society may well be the planet's way of avoiding a larger death.
Ecology
Morris Bergman

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Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you.
Candor
William Blake

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If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon-shots.
Peace
Napoleon Bonaparte

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We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Humor
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
Bores and Boredom
Gerald Brenan

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In practical life the wisest and soundest people avoid speculation.
Chance
George Earle Buckle

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There are few virtues that the Poles do not possess and there are few errors they have ever avoided.
Nationalities and Nationalism
Winston Churchill

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I try to avoid experience if I can. Most experience is bad.
Experience
E. L. Doctorow

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I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.
Contradiction
Marcel Duchamp

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We best avoid wars by taking even physical action to stop small ones.
Intervention
Sir Anthony Eden

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There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking.
Thoughts and Thinking
Thomas A. Edison

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'Tis a rule of manners to avoid exaggeration.
Exaggeration
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The girl with a future avoids a man with a past.
Women
Evan Esar

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One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.
Destiny
French Proverb

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Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing. We are sentenced to die the day we're born.
Death and Dying
Gary Mark Gilmore

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We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided.
Adaptability
Alexander Hamilton

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The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.
Taxes and Taxation
Denis Healey

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It's not the bulls and bears you need to avoid -- it's the bum steers.
Investments
Chuck Hillis

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You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.
Laziness
Horace

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun