Men seldom, or rather never for..

Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling against.

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I'd rather live my life off screen and give only a certain amount of energy to the work.
Amount
Certain
Energy
Give
Life
Live
My Life
Off
Only
Rather
Screen
Work
I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
Evils
Ignorant
Knowledgeable
Rather
Than
Would
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live as if there isn't and to die to find out that there is.
Die
Find
God
Life
Live
My Life
Out
Rather
Than
Would
I feel like the better version of myself is on paper... I'd rather have people know me on paper.
Better
Feel
I Feel
I Feel Like
Know
Like
Me
Myself
Paper
People
Rather
Version
I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
Airplane
Birds
Choose
Had
Rather
Realized
Than
Would
The construction of an airplane is simple compared with the evolutionary achievement of a bird. If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
Achievement
Airplane
Bird
Birds
Choose
Compared
Construction
Evolutionary
Had
Rather
Simple
Than
Would
If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
Airplane
Birds
Choose
Had
Rather
Than
Would
I would rather spend one day on Maui than 30 days in the hospital.
Day
Days
Hospital
One Day
Rather
Spend
Than
Would
I believe in books that do not go to a ready-made public. I'm looking for readers I would like to make. To win them, to create readers rather than to give something that readers are expecting. That would bore me to death.
Believe
Books
Bore
Create
Death
Expecting
Give
Go
I Believe
I Believe In
Like
Looking
Make
Me
Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.
Give
Give Me
Hand
Me
Rather
Ready
Than
Tongue
We were all miners in our family. My father was a miner. My mother is a miner. These are miner's hands, but we were all artists, I suppose, really. But I was the first one who had the urge to express myself on paper rather than at the coalface.
Artists
Express
Family
Father
First
First One
Had
Hands
Miner
Miners
Mother
Myself
Our
Paper
Mourn for me rather as living than as dead.
Dead
Living
Me
Mourn
Rather
Than
There are people who would rather choke than go see my movies. They write me letters all the time.
Choke
Go
Letters
Me
Movies
People
Rather
See
Than
Time
Who
Would
Write
The artist forges himself to the others, midway between the beauty he cannot do without and the community he cannot tear himself away from. That is why true artists scorn nothing: they are obliged to understand rather than to judge.
Artist
Artists
Away
Beauty
Between
Cannot
Community
He
Himself
Judge
Midway
Nothing
Obliged
Others
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
Acceptable
Rather
Right
Start
Than
I would rather listen to plays in the car than read them.
Car
Listen
Plays
Rather
Read
Than
Them
Would
By imposing too great a responsibility, or rather, all responsibility, on yourself, you crush yourself.
Crush
Great
Imposing
Rather
Responsibility
Too
You
Yourself
Often people display a curious respect for a man drunk, rather like the respect of simple races for the insane... There is something awe-inspiring in one who has lost all inhibitions.
Awe-Inspiring
Curious
Display
Drunk
Inhibitions
Insane
Like
Lost
Man
Often
People
Races
Rather
Respect
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.
After
Longer
Rather
Read
Same
Story
Time
Us
Who
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief.
Affect
Belief
Does
Egoism
More
Our
Rather
Robust
Satisfied
Sincerity
Theories
Which
The quarrels and divisions about religion were evils unknown to the heathen. The reason was because the religion of the heathen consisted rather in rites and ceremonies than in any constant belief.
About
Any
Because
Belief
Ceremonies
Constant
Divisions
Evils
Heathen
Quarrels
Rather
Reason
Religion
Rites
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
Customs
Faculties
Fortunate
Fortune
Giving
Light
Like
Little
Make
Men
Number
Rather
Scarce
Seen
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other?
Compare
Each
Expect
Experience
Lying
Men
Never
Numerous
Other
Rather
Should
Side
Them
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind.
Believe
Fables
Frame
Had
Legend
Mind
Rather
Than
Universal
Without
Doing these parts is not fun. It's challenging, but no fun. It's creepy. I would rather play the guy that throws the touchdown pass and gets carried off the field.
Carried
Challenging
Creepy
Doing
Field
Fun
Gets
Guy
No Fun
Off
Parts
Pass
Play
Rather
No one gets angry at a mathematician or a physicist whom he or she doesn't understand, or at someone who speaks a foreign language, but rather at someone who tampers with your own language.
Angry
Foreign
Foreign Language
Gets
He
He Or She
Language
Mathematician
No-One
Own
Physicist
Rather
She
Someone
I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
Atom
Every
Glow
Magnificent
Me
Meteor
Permanent
Planet
Rather
Sleepy
Superb
Than
Would
Life is so short. I would rather sing one song than interpret the thousand.
Interpret
Life
Rather
Short
Sing
Song
Than
Thousand
Would
The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.
Delight
Finding
Knowing
Out
Rather
Than
True
I am, of course, a frustrated rock star - I'd much rather be a rock star than a writer. Or own a record shop. Still, it's not a bad life, is it? You just sit at a computer and make stuff up.
Am
Bad
Computer
Course
Frustrated
I Am
Just
Life
Make
Much
Own
Rather
Record
Rock
I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
Ashes
Atom
Dust
Every
Glow
Magnificent
Me
Meteor
Permanent
Planet
Rather
Sleepy
Superb
Than
AI2 was born from a desire to create a system that could truly reason about knowledge, rather than just offer up what had been written on a subject before.
About
Been
Before
Born
Could
Create
Desire
Had
Just
Knowledge
Offer
Rather
Reason
Subject
In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.
Censure
Drama
Food
Hatred
Highest
Little
Order
Rather
Self-Knowledge
Self-Respect
Teaches
If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him, but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs.
Broken
Feel
Him
Laugh
Legs
Man
Pity
Rather
Would
You
Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources - and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future.
Absolute
Based
Becomes
Custodian
Customs
Each
Each generation
Future
Generation
Ideals
Inheritance
Laws
Obligation
Our
Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
Accepts
Agreeable
Almost
Boredom
Excessive
Finds
Freedom
He
His
Liberty
Merely
Painful
Philosophically
Pleasure
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
Defects
Friends
Know
Merits
Our
Rather
Than
There's nothing regular about my life at all, really. I don't keep a regular schedule and every day is different. It's all rather chaotic.
About
Chaotic
Day
Different
Every
Every day
Keep
Life
My life
Nothing
Rather
Really
Regular
Schedule
Ages when custom is unsettled are necessarily ages of prophecy. The moralist cannot teach what is revealed; he must reveal what can be taught. He has to seek insight rather than to preach.
Ages
Cannot
Custom
He
Insight
Moralist
Must
Necessarily
Preach
Prophecy
Rather
Reveal
Revealed
Seek
Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion.
Animals
Governed
Impulse
Men
Most
Part
Passion
Rather
Reasonable
Reasoning
Than
The Renaissance of the fifteenth century was, in many things, great rather by what it designed then by what it achieved.
Achieved
Century
Designed
Great
Many
Rather
Renaissance
Then
Things
Many of my books are written from a female perspective. I rather enjoy the take that women have on the world, and certainly I enjoy the conversations that women have.
Books
Certainly
Conversations
Enjoy
Female
Many
Perspective
Rather
Take
Women
World
Written
The Okavango Delta is an astonishing sight: the great Okavango River, rather than flow towards the sea, flows inland, into the sands of the Kalahari.
Astonishing
Delta
Flow
Flows
Great
Rather
River
Sands
Sea
Sight
Than
Towards
Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant.
Abundant
Companionship
Equal
Good
Honest
Humor
Jokes
Laughter
Meeting
Merry
Oil
Rather
Small
Where
With few exceptions, music has been for some centuries the art which has devoted itself not to the reproduction of natural phenomena, but rather to the expression of the artist's soul, in musical sound.
Art
Artist
Been
Centuries
Devoted
Exceptions
Expression
Few
Has-been
Itself
Music
Musical
Natural
Natural phenomena
She is elegant rather than belle.
Elegant
Rather
She
Than
I like to think that I am telling a story rather than writing it.
Am
I am
Like
Rather
Story
Telling
Than
Think
Writing
Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
Anything
Give
Rather
Reverie
Than
Yourself
Boys do not evaluate a book. They divide books into categories. There are sexy books, war books, westerns, travel books, science fiction. A boy will accept anything from a section he knows rather than risk another sort. He has to have the label on the bottle to know it is the mixture as before.
Accept
Another
Anything
Before
Book
Books
Bottle
Boy
Categories
Divide
Evaluate
Fiction
He
Know
I'd rather there wasn't an afterlife, really. I'd much rather not be me for thousands of years.
Afterlife
Me
Much
Rather
Really
Thousands
Thousands of years
Years