Quotes of instead

  1. They are scared that the BBC or CNN may call them radicals, so they remain soft instead The problem lies there, with the Muslim leaders, not the Muslim masses. – Abu Bakar Bashir
  2. Sometimes you can press a little bit and you're trying to do too much and you're trying too hard. You want to win so bad and you want to help the team so badly that you end up trying too much instead of letting the play come to you. – Ed Belfour
  3. You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead of living for, in, and with yourself, as a reasonable being ought, you seek only to fasten your feebleness on some other person's strength. – Charlotte Bronte
  4. It seems the most logical thing in the world to believe that the natural resources of the Earth, upon which the race depends for food, clothing and shelter, should be owned collectively by the race instead of being the private property of a few social parasites. – Ralph Chaplin
  5. Instead of following one another the sounds overlap; a sound which is acoustically perceived as coming after another one can be articulated simultaneously with the latter or even in part before it. – Roman Jakobson
  6. But it seems that the judging maybe they shouldn't at least see the practices all week long. That can taint the way they go into the judging and the outlook of what's going to happen, instead of just watching those four minutes and judging on those minutes alone. – Nancy Kerrigan
  7. I'm a football guy at heart; maybe I should have played football for a living instead because I play a lot of football videogames, I'm really into them. – Jason Kidd
  8. Instead I think over the years we have cut the strength of marriage and relationships by the law and weakened the institution. We have tried to deal with relationships with no -fault divorce, with child custody, with so many other avenues; and it has not helped. – Timothy Murphy
  9. Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day. – Jim Rohn
  10. We can no longer apply the classic criteria to clearly determine whether and when we should use military force. We are waging war in Afghanistan, for example, but it's an asymmetrical war where the enemies are criminals instead of soldiers. – Otto Schily
  11. The clock of communism has stopped striking. But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down. For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves, we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble. – Alexander Solzhenitsyn
  12. Jazz will endure just as long people hear it through their feet instead of their brains. – John Philip Sousa
  13. When, instead of merely associating some act with some situation in the animal way, we think the situation out, we have a set of particular feelings of its elements. – Edward Thorndike
  14. Make your having dinner out become The Event of the Night, instead of just the beginning. – John Walters

Usage examples for instead

  1. Instead of going toward the door, he took a short cut. – Holland, v. 1 (of 2) by Edmondo de Amicis
  2. The great thing was to make Mrs. Leake talk instead of having to talk to her. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  3. Why should he not become my servant instead of the General's? – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  4. He should have commanded a ship instead of being an ice pilot. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  5. If I had shot him instead of his clothes what would they have done to me? – Dorothy on a Ranch by Evelyn Raymond
  6. Instead of going to bed, I stood a long time at the window, looking out at the river. – The Diary of a Man of Fifty by Henry James
  7. She ought to be proud of the offer instead of speaking like that. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  8. Instead of only having one heart, it's as though you have several- upon my word it is!" – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  9. I'm goin' down town after the evenin' paper, and, instead of lockin' up, as I usually do, I shall leave you in charge. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  10. It is a good thing, though, that her fancy turned to Gaston instead of Regnard Cheverny, for Gaston is much the better man. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  11. I shall never do it myself, but he'll do it instead – Embarrassments by Henry James
  12. Your best of him, instead of your worst. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  13. Had he been a rich prince instead of a poor one, she would, no doubt, have liked him very much better. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  14. Instead of that we had to leave it there." – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  15. Just when you called first, I nearly had Cottle and Lickford down, but you put me off my trip, and Ramshaw had me over instead – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  16. I told Mary to call me instead of you this morning, and now I'm off. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  17. I shall walk, instead of taking a carriage- ride. – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  18. Then I realized that I had written fifty- six instead of six. – Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock
  19. But instead of Tennelly came a letter. – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  20. My plan is simply to give myself up instead of my wife. – The Slaves of the Padishah by Mór Jókai

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