Avoiding Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old avoiding quotes, avoiding sayings, and avoiding proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Avoiding maturity is, for many men, not just a cute hobby, but a life's work - often handsomely rewarded in the infantile popular culture of the West.     

Michael Leunig

Running away, avoiding life's battles or giving up robs you of the opportunity to grow and be stronger.     

Innocent Mwatsikesimbe

Avoiding the doctrine of hell is one step away from denying it altogether.     

Mark Dever

There's nothing simpler than avoiding people you don't like. Avoiding one's friends, that's the real test.     

Maggie Smith

When you are avoiding your pain you are really only avoiding your growth.     

Bryant McGill

Avoiding a problem doesn't solve it.     

Bonnie Jean Thornley

Avoiding the temptation to sin and being patient upon that, is greater than being patient whilst being afflicted with trials.     

Ibn Taymiyyah

The art of avoiding extremes is an art that is drawn on the canvas of maturity and painted with the abstract strokes of many experiences.     

T. D. Jakes

Only by avoiding the beginning of things can we escape their end.     

Cyril Connolly

Avoiding where others go wrong is an important step in achieving investment success. In fact, it almost assures it.     

Seth Klarman

Avoiding humiliation is the core of tragedy and comedy.     

John Guare

Avoiding complexity reduces bugs.     

Linus Torvalds

You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.     

Ayn Rand

Avoiding things that you deem unattainable on first sight will limit you.     

Innocent Mwatsikesimbe

One of the best ways of avoiding necessary and even urgent tasks is to seem to be busily employed on things that are already done.     

John Kenneth Galbraith

Avoiding inflation is not an absolute imperative but rather is one of a number of conflicting goals that we must pursue and that we may often have to compromise.     

Paul Samuelson

It is by avoiding future sin that we retain a remission of the sins of the past.     

Henry B. Eyring

Avoiding pain causes endless suffering for you and others. Avoiding pain is really selfishness.     

Bryant McGill

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.     

Helen Keller

There are two ways of avoiding the snare of woman; one is to shun all women and the other to love all beings.     

Sri Aurobindo

Avoiding things that drain you is more important than gaining energy.     

Frederick Lenz

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.     

Virginia Woolf

He who avoids prayer is avoiding everything that is good.     

John of the Cross

The man who avoids debt doesn't have to worry about avoiding his creditors.     

Evan Esar

Avoiding problems you need to face is avoiding the life you need to live.     

Paulo Coelho

In avoiding one evil we fall into another, if we use not discretion.     


Avoiding offense means that we don't accept each other as equals.     

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Some refuse the loan of life to avoid the debt of death.     

Otto Rank

In avoiding one vice fools rush into the opposite extreme.     


Avoiding a bathtub because your parents tried to kill you in one isn't the same as avoiding your entire life by becoming a wolf.     

Maggie Stiefvater