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  • Annie Dillard
    Annie Dillard
    American author 1945-
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    Appealing workplaces are to be avoided. One wants a room with no view, so imagination can meet memory in the dark.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.
  • Mae West
    Mae West
    American actress 1892-1980
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    Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
    Francis Quarles
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    Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived.
  • Alphonse Karr
    Alphonse Karr
    French writer and editor of Le Figaro 1808-1890
    Alphonse Karr
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    Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
    William Penn
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    Hasty resolutions are of the nature of vows, and to be equally avoided.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    I conceive that pleasures are to be avoided if greater pains be the consequence, and pains to be coveted that will terminate in greater pleasures.
  • Albrecht Durer
    Albrecht Durer
    German painter 1471-1528
    Albrecht Durer
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    If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.
  • Buddy Wakefield
    Buddy Wakefield
    American poet and actor 1974-
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    If we were created in God's image, then when God was a child he smushed fire ants with his fingertips and avoided tough questions.
    Source: Poetry Hurling Crowbirds at Mockingbars
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    In all evils which admits a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because it wastes the time and attention in complaints which, if properly applied, might remove the cause.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word ''experience'' have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
    W. H. Auden
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    My deepest feeling about politicians is that they are dangerous lunatics to be avoided when possible and carefully humored; people, above all, to whom one must never tell the truth.
  • Bette Midler
    Bette Midler
    American singer, songwriter, actress and comedian 1945-
    Bette Midler
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    My husband calls it winging it - the way I just took what the studios gave me, didn't do my homework and avoided roles that would risk my image.
  • Carol Loomis
    Carol Loomis
    American financial journalist 1929-
    Carol Loomis
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    The goal of the program, called Giving With Purpose, is to teach college students - and anyone else who cares to register - how to beneficially contribute to charity. That's not necessarily easy. There are IRS rules for giving that must be learned, and there is wayward, wasteful philanthropy to be avoided.
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