Quotes of Elude

“ A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, and his next to escape the censures of the world. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft! ”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“ I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it. ”

- Mae West

“ To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ The faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest. ”

- Sir Walter Scott

“ We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ If you wish to avoid seeing a fool you must first break your looking glass. ”

- Francois Rabelais

“ For sight is woman-like and shuns the old. (Ah! he can see enough, when years are told, Who backwards looks.). ”

- Victor Hugo

“ A poet clings to his own tradition and avoids internationalism. ”

- Salvatore Quasimodo

“ I write of melancholy, by being busy to avoid melancholy. ”

- Robert Burton

“ There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking. ”

- Thomas A. Edison

“ There is no expedient to which a man will go to avoid the real labor of thinking. ”

- Thomas Alva Edison

“ Worry ducks when purpose flies overhead. ”

- Terri Guillemets

“ I can't avoid writing. It's a sort of nervous tic I have developed since I gave up needlepoint. ”

- Clare Boothe Luce

“ Avoid problems, and you'll never be the one who overcame them. ”

- Richard Bach

“ Avoid flatterers, for they are thieves in disguise. ”

- William Penn

“ Make ducks and drakes with shillings. ”

- George Chapman

“ If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannonshots. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ I'm the lamest lame duck there could be. ”

- George C. Wallace

“ The girl with a future avoids a man with a past. ”

- Evan Esar

“ Avoid revolution or expect to get shot. Mother and I will grieve, but we will gladly buy a dinner for the National Guardsman who shot you. ”

- Paul Williamson

“ Avoid context and specifics; generalize and keep repeating the generalization. ”

- Jack Schwartz

“ There are three things I was born with in this world, and there are three things I will have until the day I die-hope, determination, and song. ”

- Miriam Makeba

“ Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it. ”

- Alan Perlis

“ The best way to avoid a bad action is by doing a good one, for there is no difficulty in the world like that of trying to do nothing. ”

- John Clare

“ Without relationships, no matter how much wealth, fame, power, prestige and seeming success by the standards and opinions of the world one has, happiness will constantly eluded him. ”

- Sidney Madwed

“ If there is a sin against life, it consist perhaps not so much in despairing of life as hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. Albert Camus. ”

- Albert Camus

“ It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us. ”

- Norman Maclean

“ Happiness is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it will elude you. But if you turn your attention to other things, it comes and softly sits on your shoulder. ”

- Richard L. Lessor

“ Human beliefs, like all other natural growths, elude the barrier of systems. ”

- George Eliot
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