prefer quotes

I prefer the word 'homemaker' because 'housewife' always implies that there may be a wife someplace else.Bella Abzug

I have a driver's licence, but the truth is that I hardly ever drive. I prefer to get around by taxi.Ferran Adria

I prefer to see with closed eyes.Josef Albers

I prefer film and that's what I think I'm gonna put my focus on.Sasha Alexander

I prefer the rather old and battered, things with character, to the brand new.Rick Allen

I personally prefer long-distance walking, but we are talking about pre-tournament preparation. During a tournament I make do with walking, mainly to concentrate before a game.Viswanathan Anand

Golf seems to be an arduous way to go for a walk. I prefer to take the dog's out.Princess Anne

There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter were unflattering.Minna Antrim

I can write two scripts concurrently, but I usually prefer to do one at a time. However, I also usually have 5 or 6 story ideas that are percolating in my head at any one time, so it can get a little crowded in there.Michael Arndt

I guess I do prefer a ball cap. I have performed without a cap, mostly at funerals and weddings.Rodney Atkins

I prefer fact to fiction.Richard Attenborough

I actually prefer night shoots to days. I prefer being up. It's easier for me. I'm more of a night person.Richard Ayoade

In my cranky old age, I actually prefer recording alone now, on 'The Simpsons,' for example, because I find that the director can just focus on what I'm doing and I can do a lot of variations. A lot of times, when I record with a group, I'll stay after class for another hour or two.Hank Azaria

There are countries that prefer to think that they're buying comfort at the cost of others, but I don't think that's the way you can act in this world. There are no neutral groups.Jose Maria Aznar

I would hate now to be married. It does occur to me on occasion that, if I fall and hit my head, there will be no one to make the phone call. But who wants to think about that disaster, I'd prefer not to.Lauren Bacall

If people have to put labels on me, I'd prefer the first label to be human being, the second label to be pacifist, and the third to be folk singer.Joan Baez

The reason to be an atheist is not that it makes us feel better or gives us a more rewarding life. The reason to be an atheist is simply that there is no God and we would prefer to live in full recognition of that, accepting the consequences, even if it makes us less happy.Julian Baggini

I prefer a cluttered workspace.Julianna Baggott

I prefer to say that I am a beautiful person. But the addict is a horrible person.Daniel Baldwin

I prefer sayings over jokes.Robert Ballard