Avoiding the phrase
If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it.
Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
Diplomacy is more than saying or doing the right things at the right time, it is avoiding saying or doing the wrong things at any time.
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.
Prosperity isn't found by avoiding problems, it's found by solving them.
The art of life is the art of avoiding pain; and he is the best pilot, who steers clearest of the rocks and shoals with which it is beset.