quote by Thomas Jefferson

I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.

— Thomas Jefferson

Delightful Preference quotations

I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.


Preference quote I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter.
I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter.

Instead of past, present and future, I'd prefer chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.

Preference quote Strength is when you have so much to cry for but you prefer to smile instead.
Strength is when you have so much to cry for but you prefer to smile instead.

I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter.

I prefer the company of animals more than the company of humans.

Certainly, a wild animal is cruel. But to be merciless is the privilege of civilized humans.

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. Jan Morris prefers this for himself.


Preference quote I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.
I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.

We preferred our own way of living. We were no expense to the government. All we wanted was peace and to be left alone.

Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom.

Preference quote The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.
The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.

I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.

There was a day when I died; died to self, my opinions, preferences, tastes and will; died to the world, its approval or censure; died to the approval or blame even of my brethren or friends; and since then I have studied only to show myself approved unto God.


I'm not the sort of person who poses in their underwear.

I hate the red carpet. I prefer the green grass. After the games the highlights show mostly the goals, scoring chances, assists. The spectator tends not to remember that as a goalkeeper I make difficult saves at great risk and start moves with my efforts.

Preference quote I prefer to be crazy
I prefer to be crazy

I avoid looking back. I prefer good memories to regrets.

I prefer someone who burns the flag and then wraps themselves up in the Constitution over someone who burns the Constitution and then wraps themselves up in the flag.

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd preferred to talk.

Preference quote To achieve you need a to-do list. To achieve greatness you need a not-to-do list
To achieve you need a to-do list. To achieve greatness you need a not-to-do list. Use this tip for your personal success and business goals. Start writing down aspirations you don’t need to get done right now and use as monthly moonshot goals. I prefer to call this a “not-yet-list.” It helps keep your “to-do-list” shorter without losing sight of a great idea. Eventually items from the not-yet-list move to the to-do-list.

I [prefer] a short life with width to a narrow one with length.


He loves, He hopes, He waits. Our Lord prefers to wait Himself for the sinner for years rather than keep us waiting an instant.

Either human intelligence ultimately owes its origin to mindless matter;

or there is a Creator. It is strange that some people claim that it is their intelligence that leads them to prefer the first to the second.

Freedom from slavery is achieved only when a person starts to feel and understand that he would prefer death to life as a slave.

This country is heaven, in the spiritual sense of the word.

And I say, we prefer to die in heaven than survive in hell.

I believe that order is better than chaos, creation better than destruction.

I prefer gentleness to violence, forgiveness to vendetta. On the whole I think knowledge is preferable to ignorance, and I am sure human sympathy is more valuable than ideology.


A kiss on the hand may feel very, very good, but a diamond and sapphire bracelet lasts forever.

The unconscious works without your knowledge and that is the way it prefers.

Take the rose—most people think it very beautiful: I don’t care for It at all. I prefer the cactus, for the simple reason that it has a more interesting personality. It has wonderfully adapted itself to its surroundings! It is the best illustration of the theory of evolution in plant life.

If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.

Ask any man what nationality he would prefer to be, and ninety nine out of a hundred will tell you that they would prefer to be Englishmen


There's really no such thing as the 'voiceless'.

There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.

I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.

I desire not to desire, for my will is without value, since I am ignorant in any case. Therefore choose Thou for me what thou knowest to be best and do not put my perdition in what my autonomy and free choice prefer.

One day's life of a lion is preferable to hundred years of a jackal.

I desire not to desire, for my will is without value, since I am ignorant in any case. Therefore choose Thou for me what thou knowest to be best and do not put my perdition in what my autonomy and free choice prefer.


Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask 'how', while others of a more curious nature will ask 'why'. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information.

On the whole, I prefer not to be lectured on patriotism by those who keep offshore maildrops in order to avoid paying their taxes.

I prefer that Argentina wins the World Cup.

Messi deserves it for all he has done in football. He's my friend, I wish him the best

Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.