You needn't love your enemy, but if you refrain from telling lies about him, you are doing well enough.
Refrain from reckless and thoughtless actions. Be as calm and judicious as a mountain.
The public is increasingly disgusted with a steady diet of defamation, and prepared to reward those who refrain from it.
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
Monkeys who very sensibly refrain from speech, lest they should be set to earn their livings.
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.
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.
Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.
I refrain from lots of things I love, like cheese and carbs. I eat plenty of greens every day, my favorite being watercress.
To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.
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.
We always build on the past; the past always tries to stop us.
Freedom is about stopping the past.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
We in the West do not refrain from childbirth because we are concerned about the population explosion or because we feel we cannot afford children, but because we do not like children.
Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count as gain.
In order to be utterly happy the only thing necessary is to refrain from comparing this moment with other moments in the past, which I often did not fully enjoy because I was comparing them with other moments of the future.
You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.
I consider anybody who weighs over 200 pounds fat, and time was when I could not refrain from telling such people so.
Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.
Sometimes our power resides not in what we do, but in what we don't do.
It is part of the irony of life that the strongest feelings of devoted gratitude of which human nature seems to be susceptible, are called forth in human beings towards those who, having the power entirely to crush their earthly existence, voluntarily refrain from using that power.
If we truly think of Christ as our source of holiness, we shall refrain from anything wicked or impure in thought or act and thus show ourselves to be worthy bearers of his name. For the quality of holiness is shown not by what we say but by what we do in life.
Refrain from the violence of fist, tongue or heart. And heart is real important.
Limericks don't come from Limerick. But it comes from that between the verses when they used to have those competitions that they would put in the refrain, "follow me up, follow me up, follow me up to Limerick Town."
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