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1. "What do you like doing best in the world, Pooh?""Well," said Pooh, "what I like best-" and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called. And then he thought that being with Christopher Robin was a very good thing to do, and having Piglet near was a very friendly thing to have; and so, when he had thought it all out, he said, "What I like best in the whole world is Me and Piglet going to see You, and You saying 'What about a little something?' and Me saying, 'Well, I shouldn't mind a little something, should you, Piglet,' and it being a hummy sort of day outside, and birds singing.""I like that too," said Christopher Robin, "but what I like doing best is Nothing."
Author: A.A. Milne
2. "Girl, you better stop apologizing to me. I'm just glad you're all right. Now, here is Master Jax's number. You need to call him. He has gone to your house looking for you. I ain't never seen the boy all worked up and worried as he was when you didn't show. Don't you worry about a thing, and call him, please, before he gets the police searching for you."
Author: Abbi Glines
3. "As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art."
Author: Albrecht Durer
4. "Society will develop a new kind of servitude which covers the surface of society with a network of complicated rules, through which the most original minds and the most energetic characters cannot penetrate. It does not tyrannise but it compresses, enervates, extinguishes, and stupefies a people, till each nation is reduced to nothing better than a flock of timid and industrious animals, of which the government is the shepherd."
Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
5. "It's better not to work than to work in something you don't want to be working in."
Author: Andy Garcia
6. "I may be permitted, like the doctors, to cure a greater evil by a less, for I shall not fall seriously in love with the young widow, I think, nor she with me - that's certain - but if I find a little pleasure in her society I may surely be allowed to seek it; and if the star of her divinity be bright enough to dim the lustre of Eliza's, so much the better, but I scarcely can think it"
Author: Anne Brontë
7. "Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you."
Author: Anonymous
8. "Hodge had given up a long time ago trying to live a better life or a different one;all he wanted was not to be afraid, and so he was afraid all the time"
Author: Cassandra Clare
9. "Real is better, The truth is better. Painful but better."
Author: Cath Crowley
10. "Because if it is to spite her,' Biddy pursued, 'I should think -but you know best- that might be better and more independently done by caring nothing for her words. And if it is to gain her over, I should think -but you know best- she was not worth gaining over."
Author: Charles Dickens
11. "So I did in fact spend two and a half years in the Middlesbrough car park practising skills. But if you spend four or five or six hours a day practising, you get better."
Author: Craig Johnston
12. "As the smoke clears,I awaken,And untangle you from me.Would it make you feel betterTo watch me, while I bleed?All my windows still are broken,But I'm standing on my feet."
Author: Demi Lovato
13. "I think my putting could be better, my short game."
Author: Deron Williams
14. "I work extremely hard in the weight room, and also on the court to get better and make sure I keep my body in shape."
Author: Dwight Howard
15. "I know he has a bad nature,' said Catherine; 'he's your son. But I'm glad I've a better, to forgive it; and I know he loves me and for that reason I love him. Mr Heathcliff, you have nobody to love you; and, however miserable you make us, we shall still have the revenge of thinking that your cruelty arises from your greater misery! You are miserable, are you not? Lonely, like the devil, and envious like him? Nobody loves you - nobody will cry for you, when you die! I wouldn't be you!"
Author: Emily Brontë
16. "These reasonings are unconnected: "I am richer than you, therefore I am better"; "I am more eloquent than you, therefore I am better." The connection is rather this: "I am richer than you, therefore my property is greater than yours;" "I am more eloquent than you, therefore my style is better than yours." But you, after all, are neither property nor style."
Author: Epictetus
17. "Someone said to me once that a cigarette at the right moment is better than all the ideals in the world."
Author: Erich Maria Remarque
18. "For repose is not the end of education; its end is a noble unrest, an ever renewed awaking from the dead, a ceaseless questioning of the past for the interpretation of the future, an urging on of the motions of life, which had better far be accelerated into fever, than retarded into lethargy."
Author: George MacDonald
19. "Reflect within yourself for that reflection is far better than when what you see in the mirror."
Author: Gian Kumar
20. "Lilianna: Ask me again later.Tate: Okay Lil'Miss. Magic 8 Ball.Lilianna: Really, ask me again in a few weeks. I'll have a better read on the relationship in the present tense then.Tate: You'll have a better read on the present in the future. Yeah, I think that's called History class."
Author: H.R. Willaston
21. "What will we be doing, when everything that can be done, can be done better by robots?"
Author: Humberto Contreras
22. "He finished the bandage and was examining it critically."You know those things are unreliable." His voice held just a touch of reproach."Eleven out of twelve work fine. I'd say that's better chances than getting an orgasm with a blind date and women still try."
Author: Ilona Andrews
23. "A country that relies on aid? Death is better than that. It stops you from achieving your potential, just as colonialism did."
Author: Imran Khan
24. "There is no falsification before the emergence of a better theory."
Author: Imre Lakatos
25. "You protect your being when you love yourself better. That's the secret."
Author: Isabelle Adjani
26. "The cable model is just a better model. Dual revenue stream: advertising-supported and subscription-supported revenues."
Author: Jeff Zucker
27. "Those that struggle the most or the worst are those that will see His Glory, Love and Grace far more than those who are having it easy. It is through the struggle that we become better and refined… Remember, if it is easy, than it's not worth it…. Endure and be brave."
Author: Jerome Makiti
28. "Homer and Candy passed by the empty and brightly lit dispensary; they peeked into Nurse Angela's empty office. Homer knew better than to peek into the delivery room when the light was on. From the dormitory, they could hear Dr. Larch's reading voice. Although Candy held tightly to his hand, Homer was inclined to hurry – in order not to miss the bedtime story."
Author: John Irving
29. "They like life alright, but that they would like it even better if they could know that it was going to end sometime."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
30. "When you're lying in bed at night and regrets from the day come to steal your sleep... "I should have" "If only I'd" "I wish I'd"...grab one of them and turn it into an "I will" and sleep peacefully knowing tomorrow will be a better day."
Author: L.R. Knost
31. "In moments of unmet desire, heartbreak, or grief, Satan sends a poisonous arrow of doubt straight at your heart. This was his plan with Eve. He persuaded her to think God was "holding out on her" and that she would be better off not listening to Him."
Author: Marian Jordan Ellis
32. "Just my luck: My bloodthirsty killing machine was better with both kids and women than I was."
Author: Mark L. Van Name
33. "Well, you have adventures. All start out with troubles, but then you admit your problems and become a better person by working really hard, which is what fertilizes the happy ending and allows it to bloom—just like the end of all the Rocky films, Rudy, The Karate Kid, the Star Wars and Indiana Jones trilogies, and The Goonies, which are my favorite films, even though I have sworn off movies until Nikki returns, because now my own life is the movie I will watch, and well, it's always on."
Author: Matthew Quick
34. "You did the best that you knew how. Now that you know better, you'll do better."
Author: Maya Angelou
35. "If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen."
Author: Nikita Khrushchev
36. "Even if one is interested only in one's own society, which is one's prerogative, one can understand that society much better by comparing it with others."
Author: Peter L. Berger
37. "I bristle a little when the argument for film gets put into the nostalgia ghetto. Film is still the highest quality and best-looking image capture medium available. I don't think it always will be. The digital image will get better, and it will eventually surpass the quality of the film image, but it isn't there yet."
Author: Rian Johnson
38. "What doesn't kill me... Better start running!"
Author: Richelle Mead
39. "The hands that help are better far than lips that pray."
Author: Robert G. Ingersoll
40. "Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better."
Author: Robert Redford
41. "Good ideas are often murdered by better ones."
Author: Roddy Doyle
42. "We are often better served by connecting ideas than we are by protecting them... Environments that build walls around good ideas tend to be less innovative in the long run than more open-ended environments. Good ideas may not want to be free, but they want to connect, fuse, recombine.... They want to complete each other as much as they want to compete.The single maxim that runs through the book: Where Good Ideas Come From ."
Author: Steven Johnson
43. "I'm being uprooted," Dino said. "You're being transplanted," Viv replied, "and to a better home."
Author: Stuart Woods
44. "Things do not grow better; they remain as they are. It is we who grow better, by the changes we make in ourselves."
Author: Swami Vivekananda
45. "Hope is magic. Hope is a gift. Hope is a raft we cling to in the midst of a storm. Hope by nature is an independent of logic. Hope is power outside of the facts.The human mind longs for something better. Hope is not rational. Yet who need rationality when God is on our side? The capacity of hope is the most significant fact in life."
Author: Tommy Tran
46. "It was as Nazruddin had said, when I asked him about visas and he had said that bank notes were better. 'You can always get into those places. What is hard is to get out. That is a private fight. Everybody has to find his own way."
Author: V.S. Naipaul
47. "As a society, we need to get lots more flexible about what constitutes beauty. It isn't a particular hair color or a particular body type; it's the woman who grew the hair and lives in the body. Keeping this in mind can only make things better. (341)"
Author: Victoria Moran
48. "It is better to weave a net than to stand by the water longing for fish."
Author: Vikrant Parsai
49. "The better work men do is always done under stress and at great personal cost."
Author: William Carlos Williams
50. "Our faith is faith in some one else's faith, and in the greatest matters this is most the case. Our belief in truth itself, for instance, that there is a truth, and that our minds and it are made for each other,--what is it but a passionate affirmation of desire, in which our social system backs us up? We want to have a truth; we want to believe that our experiments and studies and discussions must put us in a continually better and better position towards it; and on this line we agree to fight out our thinking lives."
Author: William James

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A strange stillness had settled over him, as well, a waiting. The earth was shifting beneath him, and he had the hideous suspicion that his entire life was about to change if he didn't get out of there, now. Away from the unexpected, undeniable lure of the dowdy young woman in front of him."
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