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Active Evil is better than Passive Good.
I think it better to do right, even if we suffer in so doing, than to incur the reproach of our consciences and posterity.
Robert E. Lee
See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The better a work is, the more it attracts criticism; it is like the fleas who rush to jump on white linens.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly better than unfaithfulness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get him to talk about it; for the more men talk, the more likely they are to do nothing else.
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
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?
Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf; is better than a whole loaf.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.
I liked things better when I didn't understand them.
To be always intending to make a new and better life but never to find time to set about it is as to put off eating and drinking and sleeping from one day to the next until you're dead.
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better.
It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble.
I am an optimist because I want to change things for the better and I know that blood has to be spilled and disharmony and cruelty are necessary to do that.
And we are never too old to study the Bible. Each time the lessons are studied comes some new meaning, some new thought which will make us better.
John D. Rockefeller
Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
The heart never grows better by age; I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older.
Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.
My goal is just to become a better comedian.
But I work harder now because I have so much more exposure. And actually the harder you work as a writer, the better you get at it. It's like anything else. It's a muscle you have to exercise. I write more now than ever.
It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward.
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.
Musicians can run this state better than politicians. We won't get a lot done in the mornings, but we'll work late and be honest.
It's better to have loved and lost than to have to do forty pounds of laundry a week.
Laurence J. Peter
I like my body when it is with your body. It is so quite new a thing. Muscles better and nerves more.
e. e. cummings
Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
Warren G. Bennis
It is evident that skepticism, while it makes no actual change in man, always makes him feel better.
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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