Avoidance Quotes

He was acting on a reason other than the avoidance of pain. The sentiment was loyalty, and it felt glorious.

Vanna Bonta

A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.

Thomas Hardy

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.

John Maynard Keynes

Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance.

Dan Greenburg

Any of us can achieve virtue, if by virtue we merely mean the avoidance of the vices that do not attract us.

Robert S. Lynd

The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.

Denis Healey

As "unkindness has no remedy at law," let its avoidance be with you a point of honor.

Hosea Ballou

Plato would have united with Rousseau against the bourgeois in his insistence on the essential humanness of longing for the good, as opposed to careful avoidance of the bad. Neither longing nor enthusiasm belongs to the bourgeois. The story of philosophy and the arts under Rousseaus influence has been the search for, or fabrication of, plausible objects of longing to counter bourgeois well-being and self-satisfaction.

Allan David Bloom

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