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No parent is perfect; we all can look back and think of things we could've done to help our children be better prepared for adulthood. And sometimes it's best to admit it to them and encourage them to learn from our mistakes.
America isn't Congress. America isn't Washington. America is the striving immigrant who starts a business, or the mom who works two low-wage jobs to give her kid a better life. America is the union leader and the CEO who put aside their differences to make the economy stronger.
God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.
A good example is far better than a good precept.
Dwight L. Moody
I really cherish the memories I have of my trips. For some reason, when you travel, it's like your mind picks up on the fact that this is something uncharacteristic, so it tunes in more acutely and remembers better.
It is always better to be slightly underdressed.
The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
I am convinced that the path to a new, better and possible world is not capitalism, the path is socialism.
Benefits should be conferred gradually; and in that way they will taste better.
The better a work is, the more it attracts criticism; it is like the fleas who rush to jump on white linens.
The confessional is not a torture chamber, but the place in which the Lord's mercy motivates us to do better.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.
One likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.
I've got to admit it's getting better. It's a little better all the time.
I intend, before the endgame looms, to die sitting in a chair in my own garden with a glass of brandy in my hand and Thomas Tallis on the iPod. Oh, and since this is England, I had better add, 'If wet, in the library.' Who could say that this is bad?
The world gets better every day - then worse again in the evening.
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.
The world will change for the better when people decide they are sick and tired of being sick and tired of the way the world is, and decide to change themselves.
The nice girl thinks she's giving up something to get something better in return. She gives up control over her own life. When the time comes for her to get what she expected, she winds up disappointed. In addition to being empty-handed, she's depleted.
The government's view is that the best time to announce bad news, news that it doesn't want the public to dwell on is late on a Friday, when it will wind up in the Saturday papers, which if you were readers, then the week day editions. A holiday weekend is even better.
One of the symptoms of an absence of innovation is the fact that you lose your jobs. Everyone else catches up with you. They can do what you do better than you or cheaper than you. And in a multinational corporate-free market enterprise, it is the company's obligation to take the factory to a place where they can make it more cheaply.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
You shouldn't just work on your jump shot. You should work on being a better person, a better teammate, and a better friend.
For better or worse, I've always tried to march to my own drum and tell it like it is, while preserving some integrity and style. God, I'm fabulous!
I'm not a guy that's going to brag or feel like I'm better than the group.
Having my priorities in order has really helped me look better, fresher, and more relaxed.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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