I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
Rather than have joy, I would rather be absent of pain.
I got fed up with academia and decided I would rather be a carpenter.
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
Because we're actors we can pretend and fake it, but I'd rather the intimate investment was authentic.
Politics is human beings; it's addition rather than subtraction.
I'm African-American. I'd rather follow an African religion. That's my heritage.
My impression is that American policy speaks not of antagonism but rather partnership.
Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.
I've worked with Ed Bradley, Dan Rather and lots of different local news anchors.
The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.
The analysis of variance is not a mathematical theorem, but rather a convenient method of arranging the arithmetic.
I'd rather see artificial intelligence than no intelligence.
To regard the soul and body as one, or to ascribe to consciousness a physiological origin, is not detracting from its divinity; it is rather conferring divinity upon the body.
I consider myself something of a raconteur. I have a rather audacious sense of humour.
I'd rather be the cool aunt than the authoritative aunt.
We are the products of editing, rather than of authorship.