I went for years not finishing anything. Because, of course, when you finish something you can be judged...I had poems which were re-written so many times I suspect it was just a way of avoiding sending them out.
We want to avoid creating this sort of inevitability that it's an all-or-nothing proposition that leads us down the path of a dead-end street. This package really does reflect, I believe, the more cautionary approach.
I'm disappearing, avoiding most things.
There is superstition in avoiding superstition.
If there is no avoiding a trial in the Senate, by stepping aside (Clinton could) spare our nation weeks, perhaps months, of divisive debate and repulsive testimony.
Robert H. Schuller
..avoiding likewise the accumulation of debt, not only by shunning occasions of expense, but by vigorous exertions in time of peace to discharge the debts, which unavoidable wars may have occasioned, not ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burthen, which we ourselves ought to bear.
Never underestimate the human capacity for wishful thinking and willful blindness,' said Miles. Such as a whole society of people who became so wrapped up in avoiding death, they forgot to be alive?
With approximately 75 per cent of our rubbish generated by packaging, a few simple steps - buying loose fruit and veg, choosing products with recyclable packaging, and avoiding individually wrapped portions - can have a big impact.
All acts of living become bad by ten things, and by avoiding the ten things they become good. There are three evils of the body, four evils of the tongue, and three evils of the mind.
Legalism is nothing but a leader's way of avoiding suffering.
It's very important for people to know themselves and understand what their value system is, because if you don't know what your value system is, then you don't know what risks are worth taking and which ones are worth avoiding.
We are too focused on avoiding criticism and not enough on making a difference.