We’ve collected the best Better Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Charles Kettering, Anatole France, Michael Moore, Sojourner Truth, Yolanda Adams. Use them as an inspiration.
It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.
I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.
It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.
It is better to rust out than wear out.
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all.
The idea of being famous is a lot better than the reality.
Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person.
‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
The United States is definitely ahead in culture of innovation. If someone wants to accomplish great things, there is no better place than the U.S.
Memories, even bittersweet ones, are better than nothing.
Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens.
Better to fight for something than live for nothing.
I’m a workaholic. I never stop. I’m always thinking about the next play, what’s the next move, what could we do to be better than we are now. And I’m not gonna be satisfied until I’ve achieved my maximum potential.
A good education is a foundation for a better future.
Everyone loves to fly, and flying underwater is even better than flying in air because there are things around you.
I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.
For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
Giving up is conceding that things will never get better, and that is just not true. Ups and downs are a constant in life, and I’ve been belted into that roller coaster a thousand times.
Music itself is going to become like running water or electricity. So it’s like, just take advantage of these last few years because none of this is ever going to happen again. You’d better be prepared for doing a lot of touring because that’s really the only unique situation that’s going to be left.
There is always strength in numbers. The more individuals or organizations that you can rally to your cause, the better.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking.
Sometimes when you’re drunk you can see better.
Believing that no one is better than the other. You know I grew up in the South. My senior year there was a very big racial tension.
We believe our diversity makes us stronger, smarter, and more innovative, helping us better serve the needs of our clients, our people, and our communities.
If a building looks better under construction than it does when finished, then it’s a failure.
Better to just be real. Show up and do your job and be a nice person.
It’s better to enjoy life – selection is a temporary thing.
As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you – the first time around.
At the end of the day it’s better to be an unpleasant winner than a nice loser.
It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.
I realised quite early that by the time I articulate my thoughts into words, I’m on to another thought. And what comes out wasn’t what I thought of exactly. So not talking was a better option.
It’s better to play football with a smile on your face.
You have to be able to accept failure to get better.
On the field, aggression can sometimes be a positive emotion. It boosts performance and can lift your game. But over the years, I have learnt that restrained aggression is a better animal. That way, you will conserve your energy and won’t spend yourself quickly.
Some entrepreneur needs to make a better bike seat.
When I’m good I’m very, very good, but when I’m bad, I’m better.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
I have a saying – ‘You treat me good, I’ll treat you better. You treat me bad, I’ll treat you worse. And when in doubt, knock ’em out.’
Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one’s better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.
If way to the better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst.
The 1 to 2 billion poorest in the world, who don’t have food for the day, suffer from the worst disease: globalization deficiency. The way globalization is occurring could be much better, but the worst thing is not being part of it. For those people, we need to support good civil societies and governments.
Every mistake you make allows you to be honest because what’s in the dark will come to light, so it’s better to be truthful about it.
We all have to start somewhere, and doing something is better than nothing at all. Start small so you don’t get discouraged and give up. Remember it is all about consistency.
‘Tis better to bear the ills we have than fly to others that we know not of.
My supplements are similar to my training – I always commit to being a better version of myself.
People are basically the same the world over. Everybody wants the same things – to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure. They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today.
Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better.
Never let a day pass that you will have cause to say, I will do better tomorrow.
It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
The battle of getting better is never ending.
It’s good to trust others but, not to do so is much better.
The future will be better tomorrow.
Sometimes it is better to lose and do the right thing than to win and do the wrong thing.
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.
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
The past always looks better than it was. It’s only pleasant because it isn’t here.
I may be no better, but at least I am different.
Always dress like you’re going somewhere better.
As an artist, the more experience, the better the creation. I’m a very positive person.
I’m interested in that thing that happens where there’s a breaking point for some people and not for others. You go through such hardship, things that are almost impossibly difficult, and there’s no sign that it’s going to get any better, and that’s the point when people quit. But some don’t.
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.
You’ve got to express yourself in life, and it’s better out than in. What you reveal, you heal.
It is better to have loafed and lost, than never to have loafed at all.
Don’t believe your own publicity. You can’t; you’ll start thinking that you’re better than you are.
It is better to vote for what you want and not get it than to vote for what you don’t want and get it.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Silence is better than unmeaning words.
Try and leave this world a little better than you found it, and when your turn comes to die, you can die happy in feeling that at any rate, you have not wasted your time but have done your best.
I’m just cruising, doing me, having a good time and focusing on getting better.
Making better choices takes work. There is a daily give and take, but it is worth the effort.
With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.
Many people say I believe aliens built the pyramids. I don’t. In fact I’m not a supporter of the ‘ancient alien‘ hypothesis at all. I think a lost human civilization is a much better explanation of the mysteries and paradoxes of ancient cultures.
There’s nothing better than good sex. But bad sex? A peanut butter and jelly sandwich is better than bad sex.
Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don’t have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.
When you feel like an oddball, it never really leaves you. Even now, I’m better around people who are uncomfortable with themselves – the misfits.
The sooner we get started with alternative energy sources and recognize that fossil fuels makes us less secure as a nation, and more dangerous as a planet, the better off we’ll be.
I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
It’s a never ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself.
I believe that singing is the key to long life, a good figure, a stable temperament, increased intelligence, new friends, super self-confidence, heightened sexual attractiveness, and a better sense of humor.
When times are tough, constant conflict may be good politics but in the real world, cooperation works better. After all, nobody‘s right all the time, and a broken clock is right twice a day.
I always tell myself, ‘There are so many things you regret doing or eating, but you never regret a workout.’ I always feel better after a workout. I have more energy, and mentally, I’m in a better place.
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
The adolescent must never be treated as a child, for that is a stage of life that he has surpassed. It is better to treat an adolescent as if he had greater value than he actually shows than as if he had less and let him feel that his merits and self-respect are disregarded.
When you feel sad, it’s okay. It’s not the end of the world. Everyone has those days when you doubt yourself, and when you feel like everything you do sucks, but then there’s those days when you feel like Superman. It’s just the balance of the world. I just write to feel better.
No, I’m not a vegetarian. I do eat that way. I actually eat vegan quite a lot. I feel better when I eat that way, and I think there’s been a lot of proof that’s come up over the last however many years, that you can’t deny, I don’t think, that meat or dairy aren’t all that good for us.
The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.
I enjoy life this way, I enjoy life being in solidarity with the people who are fighting for a better world.
More information is always better than less. When people know the reason things are happening, even if it’s bad news, they can adjust their expectations and react accordingly. Keeping people in the dark only serves to stir negative emotions.
If only I wasn’t an atheist, I could get away with anything. You’d just ask for forgiveness and then you’d be forgiven. It sounds much better than having to live with guilt.
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.
My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here.
Some things are better than sex, and some are worse, but there’s nothing exactly like it.
Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.
The harder you try, the better the impression you set on the people around you.
I’ve got to admit it’s getting better. It’s a little better all the time.
If we can get people to focus on fruits and vegetables and more healthy foods, we’ll be better in terms of our healthcare situation.
If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.
It’s always great to engage with people. You never know who you can make an effect on. And I love interacting with the fans, hearing what they have to say and joking around with them. Anytime I can reach out online and give encouragement, motivate people, be a better citizen, that’s what it’s all about, man.
You want to keep getting better every day.
Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren’t sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.
Nothing fools you better than the lie you tell yourself.
When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.
If I see a problem, I like to think if there’s a better way to do it.
If you’re a true warrior, competition doesn’t scare you. It makes you better.
Personally, I would not care for immortality in the least. There is nothing better than oblivion, since in oblivion there is no wish unfulfilled. We had it before we were born yet did not complain. Shall we whine because we know it will return? It is Elysium enough for me, at any rate.
Really I feel less keen about the Army every day. I think the Church would suit me better.
Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it’s not going to get the business.
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
We all have a tendency to avoid our weaknesses. When we do that, we never progress or get any better.
No one can give you better advice than yourself.
You’re always better off if you quit smoking; it’s never too late.
Music is able to make a person dream. When you dream, you dream of something good, something beautiful, and when you dream, you always dream of yourself better than you are.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
You’ll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.
Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.
The older I get the better I used to be!
Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
An unjust peace is better than a just war.
Life is about growing and improving and getting better.
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
It’s always better to leave the party early.
Even though I write about the human race, the further away from them, the better I feel. Two miles is great; two thousand miles is beautiful.
Allah says in the Qur’an not to despise one another. So the criterion in Islam is not color or social status. It’s who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque – and I’m a basketball player with money and prestige – if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior. He’s better than me. It’s about knowledge.
If it’s going to come out eventually, better have it come out immediately.
I think that is a better thing than thanksgiving: thanks-living. How is this to be done? By a general cheerfulness of manner, by an obedience to the command of Him by whose mercy we live, by a perpetual, constant delighting of ourselves in the Lord, and by a submission of our desires to His will.
The fact is Canadians understand that immigration, that people fleeing for their lives, that people wanting to build a better life for themselves and their kids is what created Canada, it’s what created North America.
There’s a way to do it better – find it.
It’s better to look ahead and prepare, than to look back and regret.
I only hope that He will let me preach to those who have never heard that name Jesus. What else is worthwhile in this life? I have heard of nothing better. ‘Lord, send me!’
The better we understand how identities and power work together from one context to another, the less likely our movements for change are to fracture.
The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
As long as every tournament, every year, you’re getting better and better, that’s all that matters.
It is better we disintegrate in peace and not in pieces.
There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.
They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Information technology and the Internet are rapidly transforming almost every aspect of our lives – some for better, some for worse.
At the end of the day, you want a straightforward, simple system which everyone understands. If you can get clarity and simplicity in any process, it’s better for everybody.
Anytime we step out boldly to make changes, we take a chance that we might fail. But the only way to get better is to try.
To make an embarrassing admission, I like video games. That’s what got me into software engineering when I was a kid. I wanted to make money so I could buy a better computer to play better video games – nothing like saving the world.
Management is the opportunity to help people become better people. Practiced that way, it’s a magnificent profession.
If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse.
Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.
You don’t get older, you get better.
Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.
Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions.
It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?
The next generation has always been and will be better than the previous one. If it is not, then the world would not be moving forward.
We all do better when we all do better.
You feel better when you’re eating food that retains nutritional value.
It is not from ourselves that we learn to be better than we are.
I hate the unfairness of injustice. Anybody who thinks they are better than others or ‘chosen‘ or feel they have an entitlement… be it through monarchy, government or money. I think we are all born the same. We are entitled to an equal shot at life.
To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.
We can make the world a better place, one butt at a time.
There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.
Etiquette means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.
If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.
Tell me what you read and I’ll tell you who you are is true enough, but I’d know you better if you told me what you reread.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.
Well done is better than well said.
If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.
Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.
Collaboration is important not just because it’s a better way to learn. The spirit of collaboration is penetrating every institution and all of our lives. So learning to collaborate is part of equipping yourself for effectiveness, problem solving, innovation and life-long learning in an ever-changing networked economy.
To survive and even thrive in a changing world, nature offers another great lesson: the survivors are those who at the least adapt to change, or even better learn to benefit from change and grow intellectually and personally. That means careful listening and constant learning.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn’t thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I’m just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn’t paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.
Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
There’s no better time than now to be who you are.
The occasional motivational speech gig tends to pay better than the books and television.
If you do things well, do them better. Be daring, be first, be different, be just.
We always want more. Whether it is better clothes, a bigger house, faster cars, or the latest gadgets, satisfaction in these days of consumerism is difficult to find.
Good is not good when better is expected.
The older I get, the better I used to be.
Positive energy knows no boundaries. If everyone were to spread positive energy on the Internet, the world would be a much better place.
Before I leave this earth, I’m going to help people have a better future.
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.
Football is a team sport and not an individual sport. We win as a team, and every individual is better if we are part of the team.
The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
When you are not practicing, someone else is getting better.
It’s my mindset that I’m not where I want to be. I still want to be better, and I just want to stay humble about it. It’s not an act. It’s just how I am.
They say stay in the lines, but there’s always something better on the other side.
I am not the same man I was 35 years ago. And I hope that five years and ten years from now, I’ll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.
I generally find that comparison is the fast track to unhappiness. No one ever compares themselves to someone else and comes out even. Nine times out of ten, we compare ourselves to people who are somehow better than us and end up feeling more inadequate.
You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.
Large-scale deforestation can be prevented while increasing food production through better, smarter agriculture.
Some people create with words or with music or with a brush and paints. I like to make something beautiful when I run. I like to make people stop and say, ‘I’ve never seen anyone run like that before.’ It’s more than just a race, it’s a style. It’s doing something better than anyone else. It’s being creative.
Better to be without logic than without feeling.
It is always better to have no ideas than false ones; to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
Less make-up is better, and it’s always better to let your natural beauty shine. Essentially, be happy with your appearance.
I absolutely adore cows. They’re the most fascinating, gentle and beautiful animals. Their eyes are so amazing. I have ten that live on the land around my house. I love to talk to them. There are few things better than falling asleep in a field and being woken up by an inquisitive cow.
I’m just getting older and better.
For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.
A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.
I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories.
When you run a part of the relay and pass on the baton, there is no sense of unfinished business in your mind. There is just the sense of having done your part to the best of your ability. That is it. The hope is to pass on the baton to somebody who will run faster and run a better marathon.
The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves – and the better the teacher, the better the student body.
Better remain silent, better not even think, if you are not prepared to act.
It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are… than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise.
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
We know that we are often judged by the company we keep. We know how influential classmates, friends, and other peer groups can be. If any of our companions are prone to be unrighteous in their living, we are better off seeking new associations immediately.
If you can’t make it better, you can laugh at it.
I have very high expectations of myself. I’m a very competitive person but competitive with myself. I want to be the best that I can be and if that means that I’m eventually better than everyone else then so be it.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
There was one player who was better than Pele. It was Garrincha. He had one leg crooked, the other one straight, normal. How did he do all those things with such difficulties? He was a paralytic! And the way he played! Much better than us all!
Some foreigners with full bellies and nothing better to do engage in finger-pointing at us. First, China does not export revolution; second, it does not export famine and poverty; and third, it does not mess around with you. So what else is there to say?
Two paradoxes are better than one; they may even suggest a solution.
There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage, than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.
Particularly Instagram, people look like they have a much better life than they really do. People basically seem like they are way better-looking than they really are, and they are way happier-seeming than they really are.
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
I think that the longer I look good, the better gay men feel.
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.
It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else.
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
You need a lot of different types of people to make the world better.
An egg today is better than a hen to-morrow.
We shot ‘Breaking Bad‘ on film; we capture ‘Better Call Saul’ digitally. In the shooting of ‘Breaking Bad,’ we would have this steady, handheld, cinema verite sort of look, so we purposely went the opposite way with ‘Better Call Saul’ – locked in the cameras and made the movements smoother and more mechanical.
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
It’s easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
If they had rankings in baseball, maybe I would have been able to do the math and figure out my chances of being a professional baseball player versus a tennis player. But that was the decision-maker for me, I just thought I was better in tennis.
I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
Everyone has complicated lives, but the more you can simplify it and make it work for you, the better it is going to be.
Dreams don’t have deadlines. I’m thinking of doing bigger and better things and having more fun with it.
Let me alone: I have yet my legs and one arm. Tell the surgeon to make haste and his instruments. I know I must lose my right arm, so the sooner it’s off the better.
I want the world to be better because I was here.
Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.
A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this World: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else.
The older you get, the better you have to look, the higher you have to kick, the harder you have to work.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it’s not.
‘A living dog is better than a dead lion.’ Judge Douglas, if not a dead lion for this work, is at least a caged and toothless one. How can he oppose the advances of slavery? He don’t care anything about it.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
More is not better. Better is better. You don’t need a bigger house; you need a different floor plan. You don’t need more stuff; you need stuff you’ll actually use.
As long as you keep going, you’ll keep getting better. And as you get better, you gain more confidence. That alone is success.
The more you practice and study, the better you are… so I still practice and study all the time.
Creating a better world requires teamwork, partnerships, and collaboration, as we need an entire army of companies to work together to build a better world within the next few decades. This means corporations must embrace the benefits of cooperating with one another.
There is no better exercise for your heart than reaching down and helping to lift someone up.
Ava Gardner was the most beautiful woman in the world, and it’s wonderful that she didn’t cut up her face. She addressed aging by picking up her chin and receiving the light in a better way. And she looked like a woman. She never tried to look like a girl.
The more you do stuff, the better you get at dealing with how you still fail at it a lot of the time.
The only thing better than singing is more singing.
There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons.
I like to complain and do nothing to make things better.
Control your expenses better than your competition. This is where you can always find the competitive advantage.
Synergy is better than my way or your way. It’s our way.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Our ideals are our better selves.
It’s better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.
I believe that it’s better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked.
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.
Something must be done to save humanity! A better world is possible!
If you know somethin’ well, you can always paint it but people would be better off buyin’ chickens.
If everyone were a good person, it’d obviously be a better world.
The more we can get together and talk about various perspectives, feelings, beliefs, the better.
One way to define spiritual life is getting so tired and fed up with yourself you go on to something better, which is following Jesus.
It is better to know nothing than to know what ain’t so.
Humans are social beings, and we are happier, and better, when connected to others.
Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something.
Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.
The gig economy is empowerment. This new business paradigm empowers individuals to better shape their own destiny and leverage their existing assets to their benefit.
I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor. Rich is better.
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
At the end of the day, I continue to think I can get better, and that’s always my focus.
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.
There are many, many Christians who practice Buddhism, and they become better and better Christians all the time.
It’s sometimes better to have a father figure to rebel against than nothing, than just a black hole or an absence.
People are always selling the idea that people with mental illness are suffering. I think madness can be an escape. If things are not so good, you maybe want to imagine something better.
Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break.
You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.
While physics and mathematics may tell us how the universe began, they are not much use in predicting human behavior because there are far too many equations to solve. I’m no better than anyone else at understanding what makes people tick, particularly women.
Biologically and physiologically, we are not equal. Some of us learn better at different times of day. Some learn best visually, some auditorially, some tactilely, by touching.
It’s better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage – they’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry.
There’s no better feeling than just going in and just working with someone and what comes out is something that the world knows about.
Prohibition is better than no liquor at all.
Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.
Better than worshiping gods is obedience to the laws of righteousness.
Be kind, don’t judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place. The point is to teach this to the next generation.
There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.
The fewer the words, the better the prayer.
In my opinion, the only way to conquer stage fright is to get up on stage and play. Every time you play another show, it gets better and better.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
The past is never the past. It is always present. And you better reckon with it in your life and in your daily experience, or it will get you. It will get you really bad.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
Whether women are better than men I cannot say – but I can say they are certainly no worse.
Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.
You might win some, you might lose some. But you go in, you challenge yourself, you become a better man, a better individual, a better fighter.
Better a broken promise than none at all.
Connectivity enables transparency for better government, education, and health.
When I wake up, I expect things to be good. If they’re not, then I try to set about trying to make them as good as I can ’cause I know I’m gonna have to live that day anyway. So why not try to make the most of it if you can? Some days, they pan out a little better than others, but you still gotta always just try.
The best that an individual can do is to concentrate on what he or she can do, in the course of a burning effort to do it better.
Our mission is to accelerate the development of a better financial system; it’s not just development of a better Bitcoin financial system, and so we want to back the best teams, who have the biggest ideas, unique solutions to big problems.
Mine is better than ours.
The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money.
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.
Playing games is the best time of your life, and the more games you get, the better it is.
First, I have to thank God for giving me the gift that he did as well as a second chance for a better life.
It is better to be a has-been than a never-was.
Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.
Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time.
Mentally strong people overcome setbacks with confidence because adversity only makes them better.
I think that anybody that smiles automatically looks better.
As individuals, people are inherently good. I have a somewhat more pessimistic view of people in groups. And I remain extremely concerned when I see what’s happening in our country, which is in many ways the luckiest place in the world. We don’t seem to be excited about making our country a better place for our kids.
My diabetes is such a central part of my life… it did teach me discipline… it also taught me about moderation… I’ve trained myself to be super-vigilant… because I feel better when I am in control.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
The world gets better every day – then worse again in the evening.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer.
Software is like sex: it’s better when it’s free.
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.
If you just focus on getting better, and not being the best, you have such a good time.
My life is better with every year of living it.
Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they find?
When you play against people that’s better than you, you get better.
Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing.
When I’m ready to fight, my opponent has a better chance of surviving a forest fire wearing gasoline drawers.
Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.
Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.
I feel like it’s actually everybody’s responsibility to use whatever platform they have to do good in the world, basically, and to try to make our society better, whether you’re an accountant or an activist or an athlete or whatever it is. I think it’s everybody’s responsibility.
I tell the kids, somebody’s gotta win, somebody’s gotta lose. Just don’t fight about it. Just try to get better.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
It is always better to be slightly underdressed.
Paradise is exactly like where you are right now… only much, much better.
Sometimes things have to get worse before they get better.
I like me better naked. I don’t mean that in a vain way… When you put clothes on, you immediately put a character on. Clothes are adjectives, they are indicators. When you don’t have any clothes on, it’s just you, raw, and you can’t hide.
I just save my money, man. I don’t even try to enjoy it like these other rappers; they having fun and they lit, but they gon’ be broke later on. I be savin’, I be chillin’. It feels good to know I got it, but it feel better to know I’ma keep it too.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.
I always hope to be a better person tomorrow than today.
I’ve done some analysis of the biblical stories as part of my psychological work. I knew that I had more to do, and every time I’ve done it, it’s been extremely valuable. It makes me a better teacher because I have a richer understanding of cultural history.
We’re all flawed human beings trying to be a better person on a daily basis and I didn’t figure that out for a long, long time.
If you don’t understand how to run an efficient operation, new machinery will just give you new problems of operation and maintenance. The sure way to increase productivity is to better administrate man and machine.
The past is our definition. We may strive with good reason to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it. But we will escape it only by adding something better to it.
Better a serpent than a stepmother!
Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak.
Don’t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.
I’m humble ’cause I think many years ago people say, ‘Well, Alibaba’s terrible company’. And I know we were not that terrible. We’re pretty good; we’re better than people thought. But today, when people have a high expectation on you, and I start to worry and nervous because we are not good yet.
It is our job to make a difference and leave the world a better place.
Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.
We have created a society where individual rights and freedoms, compassion and diversity are core to our citizenship. But underlying that idea of Canada is the promise that we all have a chance to build a better life for ourselves and our children.
We can do things the cheap way, the simple way, for the short-term and without regard for the future. Or, we can make the extra effort, do the hard work, absorb the criticism and make decisions that will cause a better future.
Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.
The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.
Economics is everywhere, and understanding economics can help you make better decisions and lead a happier life.
Today we know that World War II began not in 1939 or 1941 but in the 1920’s and 1930’s when those who should have known better persuaded themselves that they were not their brother‘s keeper.
Money couldn’t buy friends, but you got a better class of enemy.
A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability than they think they have so that they consistently do better work than they thought they could.
I think that we all know what evil is. We have a sense of what’s evil, and certainly killing innocent people is evil. We’re less sure about what is good. There’s sort of good, good enough, could be better – but absolute good is a little harder to define.
Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all.
One stops being a child when one realizes that telling one’s trouble does not make it any better.
Nobody really knows what they’re doing. Some are just better at pretending like they do.
It is better to be honourable than be honoured.
Better late than never.
Changing someone else’s life positively changes yours for the better as well.
The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better.
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.
I quote others only in order the better to express myself.
Usually, one’s cooking is better than one thinks it is.
In the beginning there was the word. The word was Jah. The word is in I, Jah is in I. I make what is good, better, and what is better, best. I follow this in every aspect of life.
Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially, fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest.
Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don’t do that by sitting around.
I think it’s better to feel good than to look good.
Better to be a strong man with a weak point, than to be a weak man without a strong point. A diamond with a flaw is more valuable that a brick without a flaw.
I don’t know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn’t.
Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.
Give yourself a chance to see how much better life will get. And it will get better.
He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
I’ll tell you, there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age.
People don’t care about what someone says about you in a movie – or even what you say, right? They care about what you build. And if you can make something that makes people’s life better, then that’s something that’s really good.
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
Beautiful things comfort; they bring a real clarity and ease. We have to continue to make our environments beautiful – it’s sort of like a prayer. If you surround yourself with beautiful things, you have a better life – one with more oxygen.
The more knowledge you’ve got, the more understanding you have, the better you are able to implement and pass it on to others.