Preference Related Quotes

The duty of literature is to note what counts, and to light up what is suited to the light. If it ceases to choose and to love, it becomes like a woman who gives herself without preference.

Anatole France

“I would much prefer to suffer from the clean incision of an honest lancet than from a sweetened poison”

Mark Twain

Programmer time is expensive; conserve it in preference to machine time

Eric S. Raymond

“I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number of carats in a diamond.”

Mae West

With no fact as a referent, what is normative is purely a matter of preference.

Ravi Zacharias

“When we moved, we knew this was here, ... If we had a preference, we’d prefer it didn’t be here, but it doesn’t bother me.”

Ed Townsend

If modernist naturalism were true, there would be no objective truth outside of science. In that case right and wrong would be a matter of cultural preference, or political power, and the power already available to modernists ideologies would be overwhelming.

Phillip E. Johnson

Google gives preference to its own products, so having a Google+ account influences your search rankings.

Gary Vaynerchuk

Catch-and-release fishing is an ecological necessity, not my preference. The practice smacks of bad faith, an inauthentic act.

Christopher Camuto

Esteem must be founded on some sort of preference. Bestow it on everybody and it ceases to have any meaning at all.