Quotes: preferring

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  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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    A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the fa├žade of his appearance.
  • Joseph Brodsky
    Joseph Brodsky
    Russian-born American Poet, Critic 1940-
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    It would be enough for me to have the system of a jury of twelve versus the system of one judge as a basis for preferring the U.S. to the Soviet Union. I would prefer the country you can leave to the country you cannot.
  • St. Jerome
    St. Jerome
    Priest, confessor, theologian, and historian 347-420
    St. Jerome
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    Preferring to store her money in the stomachs of the needy rather than hide it in a purse.
  • Anthony Collins
    Anthony Collins
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    Willing or preferring is the same with respect to good and evil, that judging is with respect to truth or falsehood.
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