I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
There’s that old saying about ‘stirring the pot.’ And I think that more times than not, we’d be wise just to make soup.
There are millions of people in the modern world who have earned enough money to be able to live their lives comfortably without doing anything for a living. 228 | 31 Ways to Happiness Conquer Your Boredom | 229 However, most of them fail to live happily because they get bored if they do nothing. Many people don’t work for the sake of money. They work to avoid boredom.
We have to continually grow in the knowledge of Christ, in order to avoid every limitation of our human understanding, and allow the Lordship of God’s information, which is hidden in His wisdom
Whether or not Americans supported George W. Bush, they could not avoid learning about Abu Ghraib.
The first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise... and cultivate the delightfully vague.
In tournament play, it's generally advisable to avoid risking large sums of chips in coin flip situations, like pocket sixes versus A-K. After all, the pocket pair is only a very slight heads-up favorite.
I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is a much better policy to prophesy after the event has already taken place.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Our only goal is to strengthen the opposition and to avoid the dilemma whereby we only have the choice between Bashar Assad and al-Qaeda.
To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute.
By monitoring the activity taking place on social networks, retailers can amplify successful marketing and sales strategies and avoid weak tactics which can later be tied back to organizational objectives.
I always anticipated difficulties in order to avoid scenes.
People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.
The prompt assimilation of that intelligence will be essential if we are to avoid another September 11th.
In my seventies, I exercised to stay ambulatory. In my eighties, I exercise to avoid assisted living.
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
The fashion of the world is to avoid cost, and you encounter it.
It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.