Best Avoidance Quotes On Success In Life

These avoidance quotes will inspire you. Avoidance is the action of keeping away from or not doing something.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging avoidance quotes, avoidance sayings, and avoidance proverbs.

Famous Avoidance Quotes

  1. “A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  2. “The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.” ~ Thomas Hardy
  3. “Avoiding problems you need to face is avoiding the life you need to live.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  4. “Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance.” ~ Dan Greenburg

  5. “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  6. “The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.” ~ John Maynard Keynes
  7. “A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.” ~ Albert Einstein
  8. “Avoidance doesn’t solve anything; it merely serves as a temporary salve.” ~ Tony Dungy

  9. “When fear makes your choices for you, no security measures on earth will keep the things you dread from finding you. But if you can avoid avoidance – if you can choose to embrace experiences out of passion, enthusiasm, and a readiness to feel whatever arises – then nothing, nothing in all this dangerous world, can keep you from being safe.” ~ Martha Beck
  10. “Pain in this life is not avoidable, but the pain we create avoiding pain is avoidable.” ~ R. D. Laing
  11. “Sometimes our power resides not in what we do, but in what we don’t do.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  12. “We have two strategies for coping; the way of avoidance or the way of attention.” ~ Marilyn Ferguson
  13. “Often life is a frantic avoidance of the truth.” ~ Adyashanti

  14. “I often work by avoidance.” ~ Brian Eno
  15. “Mental anguish always results from the avoidance of legitimate suffering.” ~ Stefan Molyneux
  16. “But avoidance allows you to believe that you’re making all kinds of strides when you’re not.” ~ Liz Murray
  17. “The future is only scary if we try to avoid it.” ~ Simon Sinek

  18. “When our purpose becomes avoidance, our life becomes a void.” ~ Bill Crawford
  19. “The desire to break the silence with constant human noise is, I believe, precisely an avoidance of the sacred terror of that divine encounter.” ~ Matsuo Basho
  20. “I have a certain avoidance of reality that makes fantasy an ideal choice for me.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  21. “There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.” ~ Cyril Connolly , Avoidance quotes love
  22. “Avoidance of sin is lighter than the pain of remorse.” ~ Umar

  23. “Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from.” ~ Vernon Howard
  24. “Christ did not die to make good works merely possible or to produce a half-hearted pursuit. He died to produce in us a passion for good deeds. Christian purity is not the mere avoidance of evil, but the pursuit of good.” ~ John Piper
  25. “We begin every act of choice and avoidance from pleasure, and it is to pleasure that we return using our experience of pleasure as the criterion of every good thing.” ~ Epicurus
  26. “A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.” ~ Saul Bellow

  27. “The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.” ~ Denis Healey
  28. “Neurosis is the natural by-product of pain avoidance.” ~ Carl Jung
  29. “Most human behavior is nothing other than the avoidance of pain and the pursuit of pleasure.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  30. “This weapon [the atomic bomb] has added an additional responsibility – or, better, an additional incentive – to find a sound basis for lasting peace. It provides an overwhelming inducement for the avoidance of war. It emphasizes the crisis we face in international matters and strengthens the conviction that adequate safeguards for peace must be found.” ~ Leslie Groves
  31. “Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” ~ Helen Keller

  32. “I’m always aware of writing around things I can’t do, and I’ve come to think that that’s actually what ‘style’ is – an avoidance of your deficiencies.” ~ George Saunders
  33. “At some point, life starts to pass you by and becomes about avoidance. I want to stay clear from that situation, because I don’t like that.” ~ Daniel Craig
  34. “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  35. “Some refuse the loan of life to avoid the debt of death.” ~ Otto Rank

  36. “I believe that it should be perfectly lawful to print even things that outrage the pruderies and prejudices of the general, so long as any honest minority, however small, wants to read them. The remedy of the majority is not prohibition, but avoidance.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  37. “All moments of joy include an element of happiness. But not all moments of happiness include joy. Happiness often comes from drive reduction-avoidance of pain or the pursuit of pleasure for pleasure’s sake. The essence of joy, on the other hand, is spirit.” ~ Laurel Mellin
  38. “People who blame things rarely change things. Blame is an unassailable change-avoidance strategy.” ~ Andy Stanley
  39. “All work is the avoidance of harder work.” ~ James Richardson

  40. “I write at a standing desk, which has helped me be much more productive and solved some back problems, but mostly all my quirky habits have to do with procrastination and avoidance rather than with work. I’m slowly trying to stamp those out.” ~ Paolo Bacigalupi
  41. “Avoidance of mistakes is the beginning, as it is the end, of mastery in chess.” ~ Eugene Znosko-Borovsky
  42. “Blame is a change-avoidance strategy.” ~ Andy Stanley
  43. “The recreation of Neanderthals would be mainly a question of societal risk avoidance.” ~ George M. Church

  44. “As any sin passes through its stages from temptation, to toleration, to approval, its name is first euphemized, then avoided, then forgotten. A colleague tells me that some of his fellow legal scholars call child molestation “intergenerational intimacy”: that’s a euphemism. A good-hearted editor tried to talk me out of using the term “sodomy”: that’s avoidance. My students don’t know the word “fornication” at all: that’s forgetfulness.” ~ J. Budziszewski
  45. “My suspicion is that this is an unavoidable human dilemma, that people will always want to avoid pain, to avoid those who are in pain, and so will be vulnerable to anyone or anything that seems to promise permanent avoidance.” ~ Rick Moody
  46. “After watching the video, the senseless shooting and taking of Walter Scott’s life was absolutely unnecessary and avoidable. My heart aches for the family and our North Charleston community. I will be watching this case closely.” ~ Tim Scott
  47. “The obvious is better than obvious avoidance of it.” ~ Henry Watson Fowler

  48. “Virtue is not the absence of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers; virtue is a vivid and separate thing, like pain or a particular smell.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  49. “To discover a system for the avoidance of war is a vital need of our civilization.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  50. “Creative avoidance is the type of procrastination that affects home business entrepreneurs the most. It is unconsciously filling our day with trivial, unimportant work.” ~ Rory Vaden
  51. “Any of us can achieve virtue if by virtue we merely mean the avoidance of the vices that do not attract us.” ~ Robert Staughton Lynd

  52. “There is a middle path between indulgence and suppression, but the culture has overwhelmed that in the cacophony that has been created in the modern world and the commercial encouragement of avoidance and indulgence on the one hand, or suppression and “just do it,” treating yourself as an object on the other. We’ve got to find a way that’s more compassionate, softer, that allows us to move forward towards the kind of lives that we really want to live.” ~ Steven C. Hayes
  53. “Natural light consistently fosters innovation, as does the avoidance of disturbances from noise and extreme temperatures.” ~ David Livermore
  54. “Loss avoidance must be the cornerstone of your investment philosophy.” ~ Seth Klarman
  55. “The avoidance of loss is the surest way to ensure a profitable outcome.” ~ Seth Klarman

  56. “Compassion literally means to feel with, to suffer with. Everyone is capable of compassion, and yet everyone tends to avoid it because it’s uncomfortable. And the avoidance produces psychic numbing – resistance to experiencing our pain for the world and other beings.” ~ Joanna Macy
  57. “Competition is healthy. Competition is life. Yet most actors refuse to acknowledge this. They don’t want to compete. They want to get along. And they are therefore not first-rate actors. The good actor is the one who competes, willingly, who enjoys competing. An actor must compete, or die…Peacefulness and the avoidance of trouble won’t help in his acting. It is just the opposite he must seek.” ~ Michael Shurtleff
  58. “When a child encounters something he or she does not want, that child has all kinds of maneuvers to avoid it, such as crying, hiding, or fighting. . . Unless we are taught to face our problems directly and work through them, the pattern of avoidance will be repeated; it can be a natural, accepted way to act.” ~ Tarthang Tulku
  59. “Computer users soon learn that the miraculous powers of personal computers are based on avoidance of error.” ~ Robert Burchfield

  60. “A typical vice of American politics the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues, and the announcement of radical policies with much sound and fury, and at the same time with a cautious accompaniment of weasel phrases each of which sucks the meat out of the preceding statement.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  61. “In [The New Poetry] I had attacked the British poets’ nervous preference for gentility above all else, and their avoidance of the uncomfortable, destructive truths both of the inner life and of the present time.” ~ Al Alvarez
  62. “Much modern prose is praised for its terseness, its scrupulous avoidance of curlicue, etcetera. But I don’t feel the deeper rhythm there. I don’t think these writers are being terse out of choice. I think they are being terse because it’s the only way they can write.” ~ Martin Amis
  63. “As “unkindness has no remedy at law,” let its avoidance be with you a point of honor.” ~ Hosea Ballou

  64. “Both dreams and neurotic dream-states have as their function the avoidance of displeasure, but the dream-states also serve to provide a positive pleasure gain.” ~ Karl Abraham
  65. “It is well known that “problem avoidance” is an important part of problem-solving. Instead of solving the problem you go upstream and alter the system so that the problem does not occur in the first place.” ~ Edward de Bono

Avoidance is the act of avoiding or keeping away from.

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