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Over and over I marvel at the blessings of my life: Each year has grown better than the last.
It's not easy. I got lots of rejections when I first started out. If you want to write, you have to believe in yourself and not give up. You have to do your best to practice and get better.
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
Making mistakes is a lot better than not doing anything.
Billie Joe Armstrong
I always thought money was something just to make me happy. But I've learned that I feel better being able to help my folks, 'cause we never had nothing. So just to see them excited about my career is more of a blessing than me actually having it for myself.
I tell the kids, somebody's gotta win, somebody's gotta lose. Just don't fight about it. Just try to get better.
If I wasn't dyslexic, I probably wouldn't have won the Games. If I had been a better reader, then that would have come easily, sports would have come easily... and I never would have realized that the way you get ahead in life is hard work.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
Prevention is better than cure.
If you do things well, do them better. Be daring, be first, be different, be just.
The biggest obstacle to people becoming better is that you have to really want to be a good person in order to be a better person, and most people would rather be other things.
There is no quick fix for illegal immigration. But only when we achieve better control of our borders and better respect for our immigration laws can we give meaning to the discussion we need to have over reforming the numbers, categories, and procedures for legal immigration into the United States.
Jan C. Ting
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.
Henry David Thoreau
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
A book has got smell. A new book smells great. An old book smells even better. An old book smells like ancient Egypt.
I think if you exercise, your state of mind - my state of mind - is usually more at ease, ready for more mental challenges. Once I get the physical stuff out of the way it always seems like I have more calmness and better self-esteem.
If you ask men about their body image, they will tell you they look better than they do. And if you ask a woman, she'll tell you she looks worse.
I'm always trying to turn things upside down and see if they look any better.
Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.
The philosophy of fasting calls upon us to know ourselves, to master ourselves, and to discipline ourselves the better to free ourselves. To fast is to identify our dependencies, and free ourselves from them.
Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.
As we get older, we get better at choosing in ways that will make us happy. We do a better job at picking activities that make us happy, and at spending time with people who make us happy. We're also better at letting things go.
Some of my lowest points were the most exciting opportunities to push through to be a better person.
Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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