There are too many senior citizens and good residents in Chicago who are sick and tired of having to walk several blocks out of their way when they leave their homes just to avoid the gangs and drug dealers on the street corner.
Lightning is something which, again, we would rather avoid.
Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.
We Catholics must admit that there is a constant temptation among us to avoid the lectionary and the Word of God for private and pious devotions that usually have little power to actually change us or call our ego assumptions into question.
You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.
Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you.
I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.
I aim to tell the truth about any subject, not a romance or fantasy, not avoid the truth.
I feel like I'm constantly trying to avoid awkwardness. I always try to pretend that the awkwardness doesn't exist, and then it just becomes more awkward.
Believe it or not, lots of people change their majors and abandon their dreams just to avoid a couple of math classes in college.
Happiness is like a cat, If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you; it will never come. But if you pay not attention to it and go about your business, you'll find it rubbing against your legs and jumping into your lap.
Do not take yourself too seriously. You have to learn not to be dismayed at making mistakes. No human being can avoid failures.
I've slipped on occasion into the realm of irresponsible invective, but I try to avoid it and generally recant when I fall short. Because name-calling does nothing to improve understanding or move the political debate forward.
Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled.
I guess I like more of the skinny jeans. I'm not very fond of all the stretch, so I try to avoid too much stretch fabric.
One of my favorite little sayings is, 'To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.'
Avoid cynical and negative people like the plague. They are killers of potential.
A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
The best advice is to avoid foods with health claims on the label, or better yet avoid foods with labels in the first place.
The pilgrims on the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock. To my knowledge, they didn't wait around for a return trip to Europe. You settle some place with a purpose. If you don't want to do that, stay home. You avoid an awful lot of risks by not venturing outward.