Quotes: better

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  • John Berry
    John Berry
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    A good idea plus capable men cannot fail; it is better than money in the bank.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
    Lydia M. Child
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    A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
  • It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
    Jean de la Bruyère
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    A man can keep a secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
    George Santayana
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    Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
  • Henry Allen
    Henry Allen
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    It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it.
  • Rich Cook
    Rich Cook
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    Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
    Dwight L. Moody
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    There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself.
  • Rita Mae Brown
    Rita Mae Brown
    American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
    Rita Mae Brown
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    A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
    Norman Vincent Peale
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    Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Better keep yourself clean and bright. You are the window through which you must see the world.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Better see rightly on a pound a week than squint on a million.
  • Brian Tracy
    Brian Tracy
    Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
    Brian Tracy
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    Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
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