Quotes of Better - somelinesforyou

“ Everything is perfect in the universe — even your desire to improve it. ”

- Wayne Dyer

“ That is my major preoccupation — memory, the kingdom of memory. I want to protect and enrich that kingdom, glorify that kingdom and serve it. ”

- Elie Wiesel

“ You would think four years after 9/11 with billions of dollars spent to improve our emergency preparedness that the response to Katrina would be far crisper, far better coordinated and not marred by failures at all levels of government. ”

- Susan Collins

“ This became a credo of mine…attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. ”

- Bette Davis

“ People seldom improve when they have no other model, but themselves to copy after. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher or better than themselves. ”

- Tryon Edwards

“ Of all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with a cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found. ”

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“ Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, which will itself need reforming. ”

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“ Our lives improve only when we take chances — and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. ”

- Walter Anderson

“ Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound. ”

- James Allen

“ Diplomacy is to do and say, the nastiest thing in the nicest way. ”

- Isaac Goldberg

“ Pure truth, like pure gold, has been found unfit for circulation because men have discovered that it is far more convenient to adulterate the truth than to refine themselves. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice. ”

- Nora Roberts

“ The creation of a closely aligned, separately managed bottler of this size would help us pursue consolidation opportunities and improve our performance in the marketplace. ”

- Roger Enrico

“ Eroticism is simply high-class pornography; better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer. ”

- Andrea Dworkin

“ Erotica is simply high-class pornography; better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer. ”

- Andrea Dworkin

“ The genius which runs to madness is no longer genius. ”

- Otto Weininger

“ Out where the handclasp's a little stronger, Out where the smile swells a little longer,That's where the West begins. ”

- Arthur Chapman

“ Such men as he be never at heart's ease Whiles they behold a greater than themselves, And therefore are they very dangerous. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ There is nothing like suffering to enlighten the giddy brain, widen the narrow mind, improve the trivial heart. ”

- Charles Reade

“ Great wealth always supports the party in power, no matter how corrupt it may be. It never exerts itself for reform, for it instinctively fears change. ”

- George Herbert

“ To objectify our subjective thought so as to be able to look at it and improve it toward perfection. To seek peak experiences. ”

- Abraham Maslow

“ Men are like wine; some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. ”

- Pope John XXII

“ We badly want to get to New York City to improve and build. The letters may only be three, but for us it is a big deal. We are excited to be part of this. ”

- Rick Pitino

“ Tears may soothe the wounds they cannot heal. ”

- Thomas Paine

“ A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you've been taking. ”

- Earl Wilson

“ Look not mournfully into the Past; it comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present; it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future without fear and with a manly heart. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ There is no greater honour than to serve Canadians. ”

- Kim Campbell

“ I found longer races boring. I found the mile just perfect. ”

- Roger Bannister
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