Instead of arguing whether happiness gives one success or success makes one happy, we may agree that happiness and success are interconnected with each other and are the cause and effect of each other. Similarly, failure and unhappiness are also cause and effect of each other.
The future of particle physics is not more particles. Instead, moments in time.
Instead of me having a breakdown, I'm focusing on me having a breakthrough.
Instead of hate, celebrate.
I bought a gun and chose drugs instead.
Memory has a spottiness, as if the film was sprinkled with developer instead of immersed in it.
The U.S. should incentivize energy production instead of penalizing it.
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Instead of needing lots of children, we need high-quality children.
Take the back roads instead of the highways.
Instead of judging people, we need to pray.
I could have become a mime or a juggler, but I became a singer-songwriter instead.
Instead, most colleges are studies in obsolescence.
Live truth instead of professing it.
Have the courage to act instead of react.
I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead.
A writer uses a pen instead of a scalpel or blow torch.