We have collected the best Refrain Quotes by famous authors including Harvey Mackay, Evelyn Waugh, Nathan Myhrvold, Gloria Swanson, William T. Vollmann and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
Never forget, the real secret of giving advice is this: Once you’ve given it, don’t concern yourself with whether it is followed or not, and refrain from saying ‘I told you so.’
Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.
There is a one-in-300 chance that Earth will be struck on March 16, 2880, by an asteroid large enough to destroy civilization and possibly cause the extinction of the human race. But, on the bright side, Prince could re-release his hit song with the new refrain ‘We’re gonna party like its twenty-eight seventy-nine.’
I consider anybody who weighs over 200 pounds fat, and time was when I could not refrain from telling such people so.
So far, I’ve never missed a deadline for a term paper, a review, a manuscript. I perform the mumbo-jumbo of voting with belief in my heart, I’ve not yet won even a jaywalking ticket, and unlike my father, whom I fault in this respect, I refrain from opting out of jury duty; instead, they mostly kick me out.
William T. Vollmann
Monkeys who very sensibly refrain from speech, lest they should be set to earn their livings.
An opera singer is like an athlete before a match. An athlete cannot overdo anything. In order to perform at the highest possible level, you need to refrain from activities so as to be able to express this power.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
I’m not going to just refrain from giving information I hear just because it might upset some people.
As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.
That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval.
When a hot woman walks by, and we ask if she’s your type, refrain from saying things like, ‘Nah, I like a woman with a little meat on her bones’ as you give us a squeeze.
I say, ‘Is it really worth the calories?’ If it is, I eat it. If not, I refrain.
In Syria, while secretary of state, Clinton watched as United Nations resolution after U.N. resolution failed. She accomplished nothing except to repeat the refrain, ‘Assad must go.’
I am a very shy person who is just close to himself. So I would refrain from talking about my personal life.
N. T. Rama Rao, Jr.
We will never abdicate the security of the United States to a foreign country or refrain from taking action when appropriate. But we cannot ignore the reality that cooperative counterterrorism activities are a key to our national defense.
John O. Brennan
When federal agents and prosecutors quietly open a criminal investigation, we are not concealing anything; we are simply following the longstanding policy that we refrain from publicizing non-public information. In that context, silence is not concealment.
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
Never stray from life’s purpose. Refrain from counting someone else’s blessings instead of your own.
We treat them in the same way. Those who kill our women and innocent, we kill their women and innocent, until they refrain.
Osama bin Laden
While no Muslim worthy of his name would lose his respect for God, the Prophet Muhammad, and other symbols of Islam, he might well refrain from using legal prosecution or violent reaction to those who do not show the same respect. My basis for this claim is nothing other than the holiest source of Islam, the Quran.
To refrain from all injustice renders us also humane.
I refrain from blaming anything on my parents.
The public is increasingly disgusted with a steady diet of defamation, and prepared to reward those who refrain from it.
Remember the refrain: We always build on the past; the past always tries to stop us. Freedom is about stopping the past, but we have lost that ideal.