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Quotes about Better

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I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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A bad peace is better than a good war.
- Yiddish Proverb

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

 

Discretion is the better part of valor.
(originally "The better part of valor is discretion")
- William Shakespeare

At the end of a matter ask,
"What will I learn from this to make me better?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anger? perhaps there is a better way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't like that man.
I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

You have to learn the rules of the game.
And then you have to play better than anyone else.
- Albert Einstein

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Build a better mousetrap
and the world will beat a path to your door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
- Samuel Beckett

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness,
and the word happy would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
It is far better take things as they come along
with patience and equanimity.
- Carl Jung

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

Prevention is better than cure.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

Poverty with security is better than plenty
in the midst of fear and uncertainty.
- Aesop

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

It is better to learn late than never.
- Publilius Syrus

Better late than never.
- Proverb

Positive thinking will let you do everything
better than negative thinking will.
- Zig Ziglar

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

Today is probably a good day for something;
but it's a better day for doing nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper
is that your guests are so pleased
to feel how very much better they are.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.
Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.
Perhaps the action you take will be successful;
perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow.
But any action is better than no action at all.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

It is better to be in chains with friends,
than to be in a garden with strangers.
- Persian Proverb

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

USE this time of fresh beginnings.
Use it as an impetus, the force or energy toward change.
Become stronger, a better leader, more focused in your thoughts.
Exert more influence over your dreams
by bringing them closer to your thoughts, every day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is only through labor and painful effort,
by grim energy and resolute courage,
that we move on to better things.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Walking with a friend in the dark is better
than walking alone in the light.
- Helen Keller

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Genius is the power to labor better and more availably.
Deserve thy genius: exalt it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Better than a thousand hollow words,
is one word that brings peace.
- The Buddha

Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Patience, persistence, and perseverance.
A little more each day, a little better each day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

Every creature is better alive than dead,
men and moose and pine trees,
and he who understands it aright
will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Love is a better teacher than duty.
- Albert Einstein

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Which form of proverb do you prefer
Better late than never, or Better never than late?
- Lewis Carroll

Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
- Anonymous

Fear is the cheapest room in the house.
I would like to see you living
In better conditions.
- Hafiz

Hate destroys, Love builds.
Hate tears down, Love renews and creates.
Hatred holds no hope for the future.
Love creates Today as its own better future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that
it is better for hard words to be on paper
than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
- Anne Frank

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority
has made the world better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Kindness is better than piety.
- Yiddish Proverb

Vision stands on the shoulders of what is actual
to get a better view of what is possible.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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