We’ve collected the best Substitute Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Thomas Jefferson, Alicia Garza, Yotam Ottolenghi, Adora Svitak, Paul Johnson. Use them as an inspiration.
In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
We all lose when bullying and personal attacks become a substitute for genuine conversation and principled disagreement.
Marxism, Freudianism, global warming. These are proof – of which history offers so many examples – that people can be suckers on a grand scale. To their fanatical followers they are a substitute for religion. Global warming, in particular, is a creed, a faith, a dogma that has little to do with science.
You can’t substitute the act of making people laugh. It’s definitely something that actors like to do.
Carry out the republican principle of universal suffrage, or strike it from your banners and substitute ‘Freedom and Power to one half of society, and Submission and Slavery to the other.’
The information you get from social media is not a substitute for academic discipline at all.
The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life’s major mysteries.
Photovoltaics are a great technology for certain applications, and, in fact, we invest in photovoltaic technologies. But they’re not good substitutes for grid electricity.
Pretentiousness was probably my substitute for actual confidence.
There is no substitute for hard work.
A lot of people seem to want to make the institution of marriage substitute for a real relationship.
Luck is not an acceptable substitute for early detection.
I just think it would be interesting. I already applied to be a substitute teacher.
What I like about singing is that, for me, it’s a substitute for the psychiatrist‘s couch.
With the Selecao, every substitute is a starter in their club teams, so the competition is always top notch.
A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought.
President Obama and members of his administration constantly express rage and anger over events totally within their control. It’s an odd and unsettling fact of American life that so many Americans seem to think that such expressions of frustration should substitute for actual competence.
Sex is the ersatz or substitute religion of the 20th Century.
The sole substitute for an experience which we have not ourselves lived through is art and literature.
When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home‘s potential for positive influence.
Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.
Rules help govern and steer a relationship along, so they’re good things. But they become bad things when they become the narrow gate though which the relationship must always pass. When this happens, the rules become the basis for the relationship and, in a sense, become a substitute for the relationship.
The government must understand that it cannot substitute the health, nutrition, and overall development outcomes of Indian citizens with ‘efficiency gains.’
However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them.
The role model approach to social change is no substitute for challenging unjust employment practices, educational policies and housing.
The best substitute for experience is being sixteen.
Humanitarian assistance, once conceived as a short-term relief effort, is increasingly the only substitute for long-term development work in protracted armed conflicts.
You can read about it all you want, but there is no substitute for just doing it.
We cannot do justice to the deeds of former times if we do not in some degree remove ourselves from the circumstances in which we stand and substitute those by which the real actors were surrounded.
Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
Every sector of society looks at digital analytics in a productive way. Limiting my ability to use them is just unacceptable. And by the way, Congress conducts polls using traditional methods. No one is using social media analytics as a substitute for that.
Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.
If you think about it, many of the great inventions of the last 200 years were designed to replace human labor. Tractors were developed to substitute mechanical power for human physical toil.
I’ve been standing up against what I call the ‘virtue signalling’ from Justin Trudeau which actually ignores the real challenges of the day and offers symbolic gestures as a substitute.
I don’t compare myself with the late NTR, but I want to give livelihood to people. He was pro-poor, and people want me to substitute him and bring a change, and I will do that.
Unless the reformer can invent something which substitutes attractive virtues for attractive vices, he will fail.
There’s no substitute to hard work.
I did end up doing substitute teaching, but there’s not a lot of teaching involved in that.
No government should ever be big enough to substitute for the family.
There’s no escalators – there’s only staircases to success. There is no substitute for hard work.
No poet will ever take the written word as a substitute for the spoken word; he knows that it is on the spoken word, and the spoken word only, that his art is founded.
Despite all the public hand-wringing about negative advertising, political veterans will tell you that it persists because, more often than not, it works. But tearing down the other guy has another attraction: It can be a substitute for building much of a case for what the mudslinger will do once in office.
Seeing unhappiness in the marriage of friends, I was content to have chosen music and laughter as a substitute for a husband.
When I finally addressed my stuttering – I was almost through with medical school by the time that I finally sought therapy for speech – one of the exercises was making sure that we say what we want to say and not substitute words.
The trick is: how do you talk about natural selection without implying the rigidity of law? We use it as almost an active participant, almost like a god. In fact, you could substitute the word ‘god’ for ‘natural selection’ in a lot of evolutionary writings and you’d think you were listening to a theologian.
I think the one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention.
There’s no substitute for experiencing ups and downs – seeing how it’s okay that things are overwhelming or broken sometimes and how companies recover from mistakes.
Today’s developer is a poor substitute for the committed entrepreneur of the last century for whom the work of architecture represented a chance to celebrate the worth of his enterprise.
Most of us believe, or should believe, that every child can learn, given the opportunity, but try substitute teaching just once and you will see firsthand the socioeconomic issues that distract our kids from taking advantage of that opportunity.
What is Americanization? It manifests itself, in a superficial way, when the immigrant adopts the clothes, the manners and the customs generally prevailing here. Far more important is the manifestation presented when he substitutes for his mother tongue the English language as the common medium of speech.
There’s very little substitute in the business world for making money.
Nothing substitutes for a great education.
We had a very normal, sort of ghetto, urban upbringing. My father was a bus driver and my mother was a seamstress and a substitute schoolteacher, off and on. So, that all adds up to no money.
I don’t believe newspaper reporters can substitute for a district attorney, but a newspaper has a very valid investigative role. Newspaper reports on corruption in government, racketeering and organized crime conditions can be very helpful to your communities and the whole country.
Like all players, I do not like being a substitute.
Trying to imagine what it’s like to be someone else is never a substitute for actually living that way, for acknowledging the respect that we need to have for each other’s experiences.
Sometimes attaining the deepest familiarity with a question is our best substitute for actually having the answer.
Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.
The people I’ve been around who’ve been successful – be it players, executives, coaches – there’s no substitute for a hard day’s work.
Writing ‘Hoop Roots‘ was a substitute or a surrogate activity. I can’t play anymore – my body won’t cooperate – so in the writing of the book, I was looking to tell a good story about my life and about basketball, but I was also looking to entertain myself the way that I entertain myself when I play.
Communism introduced into the world a substitute for true religion. It is a counterfeit of the gospel plan.
The true artist doesn’t substitute immorality for morality. On the contrary, he always substitutes a finer morality for a grosser one.
There’s no real substitute for the care of the real mother.
Work is a substitute religious experience for many workaholics.
There’s no substitute for guts.
Marriage is no substitute for political experience.
Cynicism is the intellectual cripple‘s substitute for intelligence.
If we wish to substitute for war the settlement of disputes by justice, we must first substitute for the condition of international anarchy a condition of international order.
At the end of the day, I always maintain you can substitute ‘The Book of Mormon‘ for ‘The Bible: The Musical‘ or ‘The Quran: The Musical.’
Bipartisanship is nice, but it cannot be a substitute for action, not having it cannot prevent us from going forward.
There is no substitute – none – for American power.
Compassion is no substitute for justice.
There is no intellectual or emotional substitute for the authentic, the original, the unique masterpiece.
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.
I was a per diem floater in the same junior high school I went to. I sat in the office and made $42.50 a day, and whenever a teacher was absent, I’d substitute. I taught everything from English to auto shop.
There is no substitute for hard work. There is a little luck along the way, but there is no substitute for really super-hard work, first in, last out.
At the intersection of food science and technology, food replacement startups are creating substitutes for the basic components of meals as well as replacements for complete meals.
I made a written report which is still today in existence. I have a photocopy of it, and I am saying that in production this aircraft could perhaps substitute for three propeller- driven aircraft of the best existing type. This was my impression.
There’s no substitute for an in-classroom experience.
What I look for are guys that work hard, have a great work ethic and embrace that underdog mentality a little bit. And certainly there is no substitute for toughness.
There’s no substitute for seeing firsthand a well being drilled.
The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
We have a government that purposely counterfeits and debases the currencies, and I believe that the alternative would be a competition. That means that anything that wants to substitute for the American dollar should be permitted.
I reject your reality and substitute my own.
There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.
Companies need to be very active in formulating public policy – not as a substitute for government, but as a supplement.
The substitute for knowledge is money.
I learned long ago on the battlefields of Vietnam that in a crisis, there is no substitute for clear-eyed leadership.
There’s no substitute for the practice of meditation.
Yes, translation is by definition an inadequate substitute for being able to read a masterpiece in the original.
The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.
I don’t know if what kids really want is a hamster. What they want is a dog. So the hamster ends up being a substitute: ‘Well, would you accept this?’
Now here is a departure from the first principle of true ethics. Here we find ideas of moral wrong and moral right associated with something else than beneficial action. The consequent is, we lose sight of the real basis of morals, and substitute a false one.
My mother taught us to play baseball, to bake a cake, to play fair – she beat the living daylights out of us sometimes, and she loved us with all her heart; she taught her favorite poets, and there is no child care in the world that will ever be a substitute for what that lady was in our life.
I don’t substitute anybody else’s judgment for my own.
It has become an accepted tenet that kids will rarely listen to their parents but seldom fail to imitate them. Communicating the message has never been a good substitute for ‘showing up‘ and embodying the message.
In film, because you know where the ending is, characters can change, but in television, you substitute revelation for change, and that can be hard to pull off.