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If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable.
Present
George Ade

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Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
Possibilities
Aristotle

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Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be preferred before uniformity.
Home
Francis Bacon

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O Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper, which makes bank credit like a bark of vapor.
Credit
Lord Byron

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Which death is preferably to every other? The unexpected.
Surprises
Julius Caesar

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The man who throws a bomb is an artist, because he prefers a great moment to everything.
Terrorism
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes.
Speakers and Speaking
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Prefer a loss to dishonest gain; the one brings pain at the moment, the other for all time.
Honesty
Chilo

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I prefer the most unfair peace to the most righteous war.
Peace
Marcus T. Cicero

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I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
Talkativeness
Marcus T. Cicero

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There is no means of proving it is preferable to be than not to be.
Existence
E. M. Cioran

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To want fame is to prefer dying scorned than forgotten.
Fame
E. M. Cioran

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Good men prefer to be accountable.
Responsibility
Michael Edwardes

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I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
Enthusiasm
Anatole France

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Love prefers twilight to daylight.
Retirement
Oliver Wendell Holmes

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A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
Justice
Horace

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Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
Liberty
Thomas Jefferson

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Preferring to store her money in the stomachs of the needy rather than hide it in a purse.
Service
St. Jerome

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I always prefer to believe the best of everybody -- it saves so much trouble.
Faith
Rudyard Kipling

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Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
Discretion
Jean De La Fontaine

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Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd preferred to talk.
Wisdom
Doug Larson

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The Lord prefers common looking people. That is why he made so many of them.
Appearance
Abraham Lincoln

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The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.
Indecision
Maimonides

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Be content to be what you are, and prefer nothing to it, and do not fear or wish for your last day.
Individuality
Marcus Valerius Martial

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Gentlemen prefer bonds.
Gentlemen
Andrew William Mellon

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