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Welcome to these Avoid Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Related topics: Values Motivational Life Human-Nature Psychology Live-By Self Self-Esteem Self-Confidence

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
- Elbert Hubbard

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

 

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Merely to avoid harming others is not enough.
Earn your place in this world by doing good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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My greatest Power and my greatest Inner Peace come
when I Intend my future, and when I avoid Expecting it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
- Dale Carnegie

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

You can't operate a company by fear,
because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism.
And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.
- Steve Ross

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid
pregnancy by a resort to mathematics,
though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
- H. L. Mencken

Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience,
impair your health, and dissipate your property.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour
when every one has to throw off his mask?
Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked?
Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight
in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it?
I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others
that at last their true nature could not reveal itself;...
In every man there is something which to a certain degree
prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to himself;
and this may be the case in so high a degree,
he may be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life
which extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love,
and he who cannot love is the most unhappy man of all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
- Alan Thicke

No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.
- Katharine Graham

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One should respect public opinion insofar
as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison,
but anything that goes beyond this
is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
- Bertrand Russell

I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection.
People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal
job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people,
but I wanted to act.
- Jennifer Aniston

It's hard to avoid the past but one goes forward.
- Andy Summers

If you see swarms of guys coming around you,
you have to try and avoid being stuck on the kerb.
- Michael East

But it is equally incontrovertible that if our intelligence
gathering process is seriously flawed,
we had better find out and find out fast if we are to avoid another Sept.
11.
- Adam Schiff

I don't listen to recordings of my songs.
I don't avoid it, I just don't go out of my way to do it.
- Stephen Sondheim

Conversely, I came to realize that being good at something
is hardly a reason to avoid doing it.
- Eric Allin Cornell

The primary distinction of the artist is that he must
actively cultivate that state which most men,
necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone.
- James Baldwin

Fools ignore complexity.
Pragmatists suffer it.
Some can avoid it.
Geniuses remove it.
- Alan Perlis

The philosopher ought never to try to avoid the duty of making up his mind.
- Mortimer Adler

This is a day we have managed to avoid for a quarter of a century.
- John Glenn

Whether or not we can save Lake Michigan,
whether or not we can avoid a breakdown in our criminal
justice system are more important than whether or not
I'm going to be governor.
- Bill Scott

I want every man on the force to try his best,
his level best, to try to avoid arresting anyone.
I know that this going to take great will power but try.
- Chill Wills

To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes
may be the biggest mistake of all.
- Peter McWilliams

You must continue to gain expertise,
but avoid thinking like an expert.
- Denis Waitley

Never comment on a woman's rear end.
Never use the words "large" or "size" with "rear end."
Never.
Avoid the area altogether.
Trust me.
- Tim Allen

Few scientists acquainted with the chemistry of biological
systems at the molecular level can avoid being inspired.
- Donald Cram

To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering one must not love.
But then one suffers from not loving.
Therefore, to love is to suffer; not to love is to suffer;
to suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love.
To be happy, then, is to suffer, but suffering makes one unhappy.
Therefore, to be unhappy, one must love
or love to suffer or suffer from too much happiness.
I hope you're getting this down.
- the movie Love and Death

Art, whose honesty must work through artifice,
cannot avoid cheating truth.
- Adrienne Rich

I believe firmly in reconciliation among Vietnamese
to avoid unnecessary shedding of the blood of Vietnamese.
- Duong Van Minh

Last, but not least, avoid cliches like the plague.
- William Safire

Full, saturated colours have an emotional significance I want to avoid.
- Lucian Freud

A doctrine serves no purpose in itself,
but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid
being deceived by false doctrines.
- Simone Weil

Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.
- Demosthenes

I never learned to verbalize an abstract musical concept.
No thank you.
The whole point of being a serious musician is to avoid
verbalization whenever you can.
- Virgil Thomson

I always anticipated difficulties in order to avoid scenes.
- Gloria Swanson

I am a scholar of life.
Every night before I go to sleep, I analyze every detail of what I did that day.
I evaluate things and people, which helps me avoid mistakes.
- Compay Segundo

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

I'm just trying to avoid any sort of generic kind of music -
I don't want to do generic jazz or fusion.
- Andy Summers

Do not rely on unplanned music; it comes out as though it were planned,
but planned by someone you cross the street to avoid.
- Robert Ashley

For there is no one so great or mighty that he can
avoid the misery that will rise up against him when
he resists and strives against God.
- John Calvin

Don't necessarily avoid sharp edges.
Occasionally they are necessary to leadership.
- Donald Rumsfeld

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

I've had to relearn how I work with people so that
if and when I do avoid different things I don't send
any messages in doing so.
- Jock Sturges

Regarding Syria, we already call for dialogue between
Syria and all parties concerned,
in order to avoid any kind of escalation in the region
which may expose the whole area to chaos.
- Ali A. Saleh

One promises much, to avoid giving little.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

I was amazed at how easy it was for the Clinton Administration
to basically cover what they did at Waco in the fog
of lies and avoid any responsibility for it.
- James Bovard

Nobody should trust their virtue with necessity,
the force of which is never known till it is felt,
and it is therefore one of the first duties to avoid the temptation of it.
- Mary Wortley Montagu

I've always done everything at my disposal to avoid labeling what I do,
or to avoid being labeled myself.
- Boyd Rice

I try to avoid a specific image.
I seek to play as many different women as I can to
avoid having a label put on me.
- Blythe Danner

Sober up, and you see and hear everything you'd been
able to avoid hearing before.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

You know, the purpose of reconciliation is to avoid the filibuster.
The filibuster is an effort to talk something to death.
- Dick Durbin

We didn't have the lane ropes, we had to get up higher
in the water to avoid the little waves.
- Johnny Weissmuller

A big part of finding the right resources is knowing
what to look for and what to avoid.
- Matthew Lesko

Judges need to restrict themselves to the proper resolution of the case before them.
They need to avoid the temptation to set broad policy.
- Mike DeWine

Avoid context and specifics; generalize and keep repeating the generalization.
- Jack Schwartz

Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid.
- Karl Kraus

Pain is pain, joy is joy - you can't avoid bringing
pieces of yourself into a role.
- Joshua Leonard

The only way to avoid being unhappy is to close yourself
up in Art and to count for nothing all the rest.
- Gustave Flaubert

America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
- Laurence J. Peter


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