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Last year we said, 'Things can't go on like this', and they didn't, they got worse.
The people made worse off by slavery were those who were enslaved. Their descendants would have been worse off today if born in Africa instead of America. Put differently, the terrible fate of their ancestors benefitted them.
There's so many different ways to cheat. People think infidelity is the way to cheat. I think it's sometimes far worse to emotionally cheat on somebody.
You're playing worse and worse every day and right now you're playing like it's next month.
In my view, the only thing worse than a rock star is a rock star with a conscience.
For better or worse, zoos are how most people come to know big or exotic animals. Few will ever see wild penguins sledding downhill to sea on their bellies, giant pandas holding bamboo lollipops in China or tree porcupines in the Canadian Rockies, balled up like giant pine cones.
Teaching the history of the British Empire links in with that of the world: for better and for worse, the Empire made us what we are, forming our national identity. A country that does not understand its own history is unlikely to respect that of others.
I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head.
All human sin seems so much worse in its consequences than in its intentions.
There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.
He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and smelly fish.
My sore throats are always worse than anyone's.
Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting - it is bad acting with the intent to deceive.
Well, I'll put it this way: you can certainly say belief in God makes people behave worse. That can be proved beyond a doubt.
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
A self-taught man usually has a poor teacher and a worse student.
Nowadays, many Americans have forgotten the meaning and traditions of Memorial Day. At cemeteries across the country, the graves of the fallen are sadly ignored, and worse, neglected.
Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.
The only thing worse than a coach or CEO who doesn't care about his people is one who pretends to care. People can spot a phony every time.
The 'democracy gap' in our politics and elections spells a deep sense of powerlessness by people who drop out, do not vote, or listlessly vote for the 'least worst' every four years and then wonder why after every cycle the 'least worst' gets worse.
The ballplayer who loses his head, who can't keep his cool, is worse than no ballplayer at all.
We keep putting on programmes about famine in Ethiopia; that's what's happening. Too many people there. They can't support themselves - and it's not an inhuman thing to say. It's the case. Until humanity manages to sort itself out and get a coordinated view about the planet it's going to get worse and worse.
I used to feel so shy speaking to girls. It was even worse when they were around their crew because they would diss me.
Here we are in the 70's when everything really is horrible and it really stinks. The mass media, everything on television everything everywhere is just rotten. You know it's just really boring and really evil, ugly and worse.
You make a first impression and people never forget it. If people want to think of me as the wacky 'Juno' lady forever, I could think of worse ways to be labeled.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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