Better Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old better quotes, better sayings, and better proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.     

Alfred Tennyson

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.      

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.      

Albert Einstein

It's better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else.     

Phil Mcgraw

Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.     

Nhat Hanh

Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.     

Pat Riley

It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far.     

Marilyn Monroe

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.     


The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.     

Eckhart Tolle

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

Winston Churchill

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.     

Charles F. Kettering

It's a never ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself.     

Dale Earnhardt

You have to be able to accept failure to get better.     

LeBron James

Be yourself, but always your better self.      

Karl G. Maeser

Silence is better than unmeaning words.     


It's better to look ahead and prepare, than to look back and regret.     

Jackie Joynerkersee

Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.     

Og Mandino

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.     

Marilyn Monroe

Be kind, don't judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place. The point is to teach this to the next generation.     

Jasmine Guinness

It is nice to have valid competition; it pushes you to do better.     

Gianni Versace

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past, — so good night!      

Thomas Jefferson

It is better to be alone than in bad company.     

George Washington

Positive Anything Is Better Than Negative Nothing.     

Elbert Hubbard

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


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

Helen Keller

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.      

Bill Bradley

Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing.     

Eric Davis

Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.     

Mwai Kibaki

I think that's the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.     

Elon Musk

It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.     

Niccolo Machiavelli