There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.— Paulo Coelho
Informative Avoidance quotations
...one cannot actively help a woman to give birth. The goal is to avoid disturbing her unnecsessarily.
As far as you can avoid it, do not give grief to anyone.
Never inflict your rage on another. If you hope for eternal rest, feel the pain yourself; but don’t hurt others.
A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.
Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
The end and object of conquest is to avoid doing the same thing as the conquered.
All Birds find shelter during a rain.
But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference!!!
There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, Say nothing, and Be nothing.
Being a Christan is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God's will.
If those who do not possess knowledge avoid the scholarly discussions, disagreement will end.
I avoid looking back. I prefer good memories to regrets.
It is our duty to give meaning to the life of future generations by sharing our knowledge and experience; by teaching an appreciation of work well done and a respect for nature, the source of all life; by encouraging the young to venture off the beaten path and avoid complacency by challenging their emotions.
Jesus will always move away from religious drama and toward the needs of people who are hurting. Jesus will always go out of his way to find and minister to people who others will go out of their way to avoid. I love him for that.
The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion.
It should transcend a personal God and avoid dogmas and theology. Covering both the natural and the spiritual, it should be based on a religious sense arising from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity. Buddhism answers this description.
Avoiding the temptation to sin and being patient upon that, is greater than being patient whilst being afflicted with trials.
I still believe that standing up for the truth of God is the greatest thing in the world. This is the end (purpose) of life. The end of life is not to be happy. The end of life is not to achieve pleasure and avoid pain. The end of life is to do the will of God, come what may.
But beauty is about finding the right fit, the most natural fit, To be perfect, you have to feel perfect about yourself --- avoid trying to be something you're not. For a goddess, that's especially hard. We can change so easily. -Aphrodite
We have avoided in recent years talking openly and honestly about race out of fear that it will alienate and polarize. In my own view, it’s our refusal to deal openly and honestly with race that leads us to keep repeating these cycles of exclusion and division, and rebirthing a caste-like system that we claim we’ve left behind
This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.
Faith is not a leap in the dark; it’s the exact opposite. It’s a commitment based on evidence… It is irrational to reduce all faith to blind faith and then subject it to ridicule. That provides a very anti-intellectual and convenient way of avoiding intelligent discussion.
Democracy has two excesses to avoid: the spirit of inequality, which leads to an aristocracy, or to the government of a single individual; and the spirit of extreme equality, which conducts it to despotism, as the despotism of a single individual finishes by conquest.
He who avoids complaint invites happiness.
Life is short and the time of death is uncertain;
so apply yourself to meditation. Avoid doing evil, and acquire merit, to the best of your ability, even at the cost of life itself. In short: Act so that you have no cause to be ashamed of yourselves and hold fast to this rule.
The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow or love. Chained by his certitude, he is a slave; he has forfeited his freedom. Only the person who risks is truly free.
My experience in Amsterdam is that cyclists ride where the hell they like and aim in a state of rage at all pedestrians while ringing their bell loudly, the concept of avoiding people being foreign to them.
A Superwoman isn't a woman who can do anything, but a woman who avoids doing too much.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
Avoid doing what you would blame others for doing.
Avoid the trap of looking back unless it is to glorify God for what He has done.
Some people have the disease of criticising all the time.
They forget the good about others and only mention their faults. They are like flies that avoid the good and pure places and land on the bad and wounds. This is because of the evil within the self and the spoiled nature.
Little minds try to defend everything at once, but sensible people look at the main point only; they parry the worst blows and stand a little hurt if thereby they avoid a greater one. If you try to hold everything, you hold nothing.
A lot of people think that Christianity is you doing all the righteous things you hate and avoiding all the wicked things you love in order to go to Heaven. No, that's a lost man with religion. A Christian is a person whose heart has been changed; they have new affections.
Instead of being afraid of the challenge and failure, be afraid of avoiding the challenge and doing nothing
To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
The purpose of studying economics is not to acquire a set of ready-made answers to economic questions, but to learn how to avoid being deceived by economists.