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Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.
Reason
St. Thomas Aquinas

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Most people would rather give than get affection.
Affection
Aristotle

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Bernard always had a few prayers in the hall and some whiskey afterwards as he was rather pious.
Piety
Daisy Ashford

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You look rather rash my dear your colors don't quite match your face.
Dress
Daisy Ashford

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Atheism is rather in the lip than in the heart of man.
Atheism
Francis Bacon

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I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.
Mistakes
Tallulah Bankhead

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Attach yourself to those who advise you rather than praise you.
Praise
Nicholas Boileau

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It is not how many years we live, but rather what we do with them.
Life and Living
Evangeline Cory Booth

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Man's mind is not a container to be filled but rather a fire to be kindled.
Mind
Dorothea Brande

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Some people would rather get even instead of get ahead.
Revenge
Les Brown

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Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds.
Slavery
Pearl S. Buck

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Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.
Age and Aging
Pearl S. Buck

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I'd rather die while I'm living then live while I'm dead.
Death and Dying
Jimmy Buffett

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Real philosophy seeks rather to solve than to deny.
Philosophers and Philosophy
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
Passion
George Burns

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I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff-box from an emperor.
America
Lord Byron

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I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.
Attitude
Julius Caesar

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A blank helpless sort of face, rather like a rose just before you drench it with D.D.T.
Faces
John Carey

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I consider a goal as a journey rather than a destination. And each year I set a new goal.
Goals
Curtis Carlson

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The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.
Life and Living
Thomas Carlyle

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Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.
Age and Aging
Eli Cass

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After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
Fame
Cato The Elder

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I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one.
Fame
Cato The Elder

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Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
Reverie
William Ellery Channing

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The flood of print has turned reading into a process of gulping rather than savoring
Books - Reading
Warren Chappell

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