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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
  • 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.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
  • 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.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    Democracy isn't perfect, I just don't know a better system.
  • 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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all.
  • 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.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
    Christian Nevell Bovee
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    A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
    Source: Poor Richards Almanack
  • Bruce Oldfield
    Bruce Oldfield
    British fashion designer 1950-
    Bruce Oldfield
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    Don't be limited by the expectations of others. You can always be better and do more.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
    André Gide
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    I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance, you will not easily arrive at better. If they know what is good, and require it. you will aspire and burn until you achieve it. But from time to time, in history, men are born a whole age too soon.
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