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It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

Related topics: Inspirational Wisdom Live-By Strong Strength Courage

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ignorance and bungling with love
are better than wisdom and skill without.
- Henry David Thoreau

Hate destroys, Love builds.
Hate tears down, Love renews and creates.
Hatred holds no hope for the future.
Love creates Today as its own better future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is a better teacher than duty.
- Albert Einstein

Anger? perhaps there is a better way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

Walking with a friend in the dark is better
than walking alone in the light.
- Helen Keller

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

I don't like that man.
I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln

It is better to be in chains with friends,
than to be in a garden with strangers.
- Persian Proverb

At the end of a matter ask,
"What will I learn from this to make me better?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich,
for the hopes of the instructed
are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
- Epictetus

A bad peace is better than a good war.
- Yiddish Proverb

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.
- Anne Frank

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Discretion is the better part of valor.
(originally "The better part of valor is discretion")
- William Shakespeare

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Better than a thousand hollow words,
is one word that brings peace.
- The Buddha

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

Never mind what others do;
do better than yourself,
beat your own record from day to day,
and you are a success.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority
has made the world better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is better to conquer yourself
than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you,
not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
- The Buddha

Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
- Anonymous

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Better late than never.
- Proverb

Prevention is better than cure.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

Which form of proverb do you prefer
Better late than never, or Better never than late?
- Lewis Carroll

Today is probably a good day for something;
but it's a better day for doing nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

Kindness is better than piety.
- Yiddish Proverb

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

It is any day better to stand erect
with a broken and bandaged head
then to crawl on one's belly,
in order to be able to save one's head.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

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.
- William J. H. Boetcker

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

It is only through labor and painful effort,
by grim energy and resolute courage,
that we move on to better things.
- Theodore Roosevelt

It's better to burn out, than to fade away.
- Neil Young

Vision stands on the shoulders of what is actual
to get a better view of what is possible.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Every creature is better alive than dead,
men and moose and pine trees,
and he who understands it aright
will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
- Henry David Thoreau

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

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.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is better to learn late than never.
- Publilius Syrus

Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right,
than to be responsible and wrong.
- Winston Churchill

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself.
Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor
for helping us to love God better because of them.
- Mother Teresa

You have to learn the rules of the game.
And then you have to play better than anyone else.
- Albert Einstein

Love sought is good,
but given unsought is better.
- William Shakespeare

I release the familiar that I may better discover my inspiring future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Poverty with security is better than plenty
in the midst of fear and uncertainty.
- Aesop

Patience, persistence, and perseverance.
A little more each day, a little better each day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Maybe I could have loved you better.
Maybe you should have loved me more.
Maybe our hearts were just next in line.
Maybe everything breaks sometime.
- Jewel

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Build a better mousetrap
and the world will beat a path to your door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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