143 Better Person Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of better person quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about always be the better person.

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The Most Famous Better Person Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Life is about becoming a better version of yourself. — Lucy Hale

You make the world a better place by making yourself a better person. — Scott Sorrell

When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too. — Paulo Coelho

It's a never-ending process to try to make yourself the best person you possibly can. — Frank Mir

You can actually become a better person today if you follow the correct path. Contrarily, you can also become worse by doing the wrong things. The choice is yours. I recommend you get better. — Jocko Willink

Become a better person and be sure to know who you are, before meeting someone new and hoping that person knows who you are — Gabriel Garcia Marquez

My girlfriend makes me want to be a better person... so I can get a better girlfriend. — Anthony Jeselnik

Always strive to be the best version of yourself, not someone else. — Joe Rogan

When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. — Paulo Coelho

The better you know yourself, the better your relationship with the rest of the world. — Toni Collette

Short Better Person Quotes

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  • Sometimes good things fall apart so better things could fall together. — Marilyn Monroe
  • Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it. — Konstantin Stanislavisky
  • Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it. — Constantin Stanislavski
  • I'm never satisfied. I'm always trying to get better and learn from my mistakes. — Russell Westbrook
  • If somebody says I am better than Roger, I think this person doesn't know anything about tennis. — Rafael Nadal
  • To simply wake up every morning a better person than when I went to bed. — Sidney Poitier
  • A better educated electorate might change the reason many persons vote. — Lyn Nofziger
  • Life never gets easier, no matter how long you live. All you can do is get better at it. — David Sinclair
  • Surround yourself with people who make you better and have fun before the clock runs out. — Joe Gatto
  • Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person. — Gloria Steinem

Top 10 Better Person Quotes

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

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things could fall together. — Marilyn Monroe

Perspective. You start looking at things differently, like everything's not so important. You don't take things so personally. Everyone changes, becomes better people. We all should get that chance. — Tupac Shakur

You make the world a better place by making yourself a better person. — Scott Sorrell

Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it. — Konstantin Stanislavisky

Life is too precious to waste it with the wrong person. You're better off alone until the right one comes along. — Tony Gaskins

Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it. — Constantin Stanislavski

Never underestimate the pain of a person, because in all honesty, everyone is struggling. some people are better at hiding it than others. — Will Smith

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month. — Theodore Roosevelt

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. — William Faulkner

Better Person Image Quotes

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Better person quote by Lyn Nofziger

A better educated electorate might change the reason many persons vote. — Lyn Nofziger

Better person quote by Paulo Coelho

the reward of our work is not what we get, but what we become — Paulo Coelho

Better person quote The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterd
The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterday.

You Make Me A Better Person Quotes

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You always want to be better than you are. No matter what, I think that's important. — Blake Griffin

I liked you because you could make me smile. I fell in love with you because you made me want to be a better person. Now that you're leaving me, what am I supposed to do? — Lisa Gilbert

Having red hair is never good when you're a kid. I was picked on a lot and didn't have a lot of friends. But I think that gave me a thick skin and helped make me a better person. — Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Better person quote The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterda
The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday

I feel like you can't really be truthful as an artist and empathize with the human experience, unless you know your truth and you're not living a lie. So I'm learning through it, and it's making me a better person, and it's making me a better artist, I think. — Diane Guerrero

My mom once told me that a good relationship isn't where the other person makes you feel better, but where they make *you* better. — Brian K. Vaughan

It's easy to smile just to make other people feel better. But when a person fakes happy, it has edges. Regular people may not see, but the people who count, they can see the edges and the lines where your smile ends and the real you, the sadness (me) or the anger (Grandma) begins. — Heidi W. Durrow

Better person quote Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better
Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.

I write about my life and the lives of people around me and situations, and the idea's for each record to try to make you a better person, to understand the life that you lead more. — Joshua Homme

Yeah, I just don't break. I don't. And there's only one person I know who's a better non-breaker than me, and that's Will Forte from 'SNL.' You can not make that guy break. I'll break eventually - Will Forte will never break. — Oscar Nunez

I'm a singer. I'm a dancer. I'm a performer. I'm an actress. That's what I'm supposed to be doing. It makes me a better parent, a better person. I think I can just handle more than the average bear, you know? — Jennifer Lopez

I found the emotion that as an athlete you block out, and it really helped me to understand myself as a person. I'm a really emotional person and it helped make me a better person. — Carl Lewis

Always Be The Better Person Quotes

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I am and always will be a sinner. But that's the beautiful thing about Jesus. I'll always try to be a better person in the eyes of God. But I'm not all of a sudden stepping up on a pedestal and saying I'm holier than thou, 'cause I'm not! — Billy Ray Cyrus

I am not and never will be perfect. I am not always as honest, respectful, responsible, fair or as kind as I should be. All I can do is what I should do: strive every day, with every decision to be the best person I can be. I don’t expect to be perfect but I know I can be better. — Michael Josephson

Sometimes you have to steer away from the crowd in order to be a better person. It's not always easy, that's for sure. But it's right. And sometimes doing the right thing feels good, even if it does end up in a trip to the principal's office. — Simone Elkeles

Better person quote The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterd
The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterday.

One never gets to know a person's character better than by watching his behavior during decisive moments.... It is always only danger which forces the most deeply hidden strengths and abilities of a human being to come forth. — Stefan Zweig

Because when we love, we always strive to become better than we are. — Paulo Coelho

I started running ultras to become a better person. I thought if you could run 100 miles you'd be in this Zen state. You'd be the Buddha, bringing peace and a smile to the world. It didn't work in my case. I'm the same old punk-ass as before, but there's always hope. — Jenn Shelton

Better person quote It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.

God bless my soul, woman, the more personal you are the better! This is a story of human beings - not dummies! Be personal - be prejudiced - be catty - be anything you please! Write the thing your own way. We can always prune out the bits that are libellous afterwards! — Agatha Christie

There is always someone better than you. Whatever it is that you do for a living, chances are, you will run into a situation in which you are not as talented as the person next to you. That's when being a competitor can make a difference in your fortunes. — Pat Summitt

I think the work is always going to be much better when it's important and personal to you. — Charlie Hunnam

What am I doing with the gifts that have been given and the opportunities that are mine to make things better for others? I think it's always - success has to be beyond the person who is themselves working for personal success. It's also got to be helping someone else. — John C. Maxwell

I Want To Be A Better Person Quotes

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If you want to change the world, who do you begin with, yourself or others? I believe if we begin with ourselves and do the things that we need to do and become the best person we can be, we have a much better chance of changing the world for the better. — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Once you run for office, you're in it - sort of like going into the military. You'd better be damned sure it is what you want to do and that the rest of your life is set up to accommodate that. It takes a certain toll on your personality and on your family life. I've seen it personally. — John F. Kennedy Jr.

I want to be a better person. I want to be a stronger person. I want to be someone who hurts less. — Brian Molko

Better person quote Every day is a day you can be a better person than you were yesterday.
Every day is a day you can be a better person than you were yesterday.

I want to be judged by who I am as a person, not by what happened to me. In fact, all the bad things have only contributed to my confidence and sense of self, because I survived them and became a better and stronger person. — Jenna Jameson

As soon as a person starts thinking, 'I want to be a better person,' that is the start of Yoga. — Baba Hari Dass

If I want to be a better person for whoever is in my life, I have to learn. — Paul Gascoigne

Better person quote Your beliefs don't make you a better person, your behavior does.
Your beliefs don't make you a better person, your behavior does.

Everything's not black and white. We choose to make bad decisions or not. I wanted to explore that and shine a light on it. Chip is trying to be a better person and lead a better life. His methods are just super flawed. — Will Arnett

I want to take time to understand life. I want to travel. I want to be a better person, a better Mom. I want to do something good with my life. — Angelina Jolie

If the American people really tire of democracy and want to make a trial of Fascism, I shall be the last person to object. But if that is their mood, then they had better proceed toward their aim by changing the Constitution and not by forgetting it. — H. L. Mencken

I personally have no need to make a strict definition of the medium. I am more interested in what can be done with comics than how it can be described, and if I want to remain truly open to the creative possibilities, the less I define the medium, the better. — Jason Lutes

You Made Me A Better Person Quotes

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To my three sons, Peter, Scott, and Alexander who pulled me from the 18th Century and back into the present on a regular basis and therefore made me a better person, thank you. And to my wife, who sits at the table there. Who is right about almost everything. — Joseph J. Ellis

I'm having a wonderful time in training. It's so funny because you go through ups and you go through downs. People have to realize that my career started on a down. I got ripped off a Gold Medal at the Olympics but it didn't stop me and it made me a better person. — Roy Jones Jr.

I guess you could say that I’m the luckiest girl because I got to meet my true hero. She was a precious person. She made me a better singer, a better person. She was the consummate artist and human being. — Dottie West

Better person quote Its better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Its better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.

If you live with a single parent, you don't see compromise. You witness a grown person living in a world where they do what they want to do. When you are raised by two parents, you are constantly watching compromise take place. Just by observing that, it made me a better person. — Chris Rock

Your love has build me from strength to strength. It has made me a stronger and better person than I was. There is nothing that love cannot change darling. Once you fall in love, even wars turn to love stories. — Thomas More

I would say that Barack Obama not only made me a better person but made me better at my job. He's one of the most intellectually curious people you'll ever meet and really brings that out in other people. — Alyssa Mastromonaco

Better person quote The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterda
The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday

I just think motherhood made me better, I think it rejuvenates you as a person, mind, body and spirit, and I think every woman is different. — Nelly Furtado

You were faster than me. Better than me. I was too old and cautious. Any decent person who knos waht warfare is can never go into battle with a whole heart. But you didn't know. We made sure youo didn't know. You were reckless and brilliant and young. It's waht you were born for. — Orson Scott Card

Make Me A Better Person Quotes

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I can’t hate people for making judgment on me, or making a decision of liking me or not liking me. All I can do is try to better as a person. And I’m good with knowing everything isn’t always going to be perfect. — Chris Brown

I’m sure Mourinho will make me a better player and a better person. — Paul Pogba

For me, the difference between an ‘ordinary’ and an ‘extraordinary’ person is not the title that person might have, but what they do to make the world a better place for us all. — Jody Williams

Better person quote The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterd
The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterday

Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for. — Alice Walker

In high school, in sport, I had a coach who told me I was much better than I thought I was, and would make me do more in a positive sense. He was the first person who taught me not to be afraid of failure. — Mike Krzyzewski

Reading makes me feel I've accomplished something, learned something, become a better person. ... Reading is bliss. — Nora Ephron

Better person quote Every day is a day you can be a better person than you were yesterday.
Every day is a day you can be a better person than you were yesterday.

What do I like in a girl? I like a girl that likes me, a girl that knows how to smile and see the bright side of things. A girl that makes me a better person. — James Lafferty

I only have girlfriends now who make me a better person. — Emma Roberts

Some people are cool with the fact that their bodies bear witness to this great thing they produced, their children, and I understand that. But on a personal level, it makes me feel better that my breasts are not down to my knees when I'm undressed in front of my husband. — Patricia Heaton

Even when there's pressure and distractions and expectations from others or myself, it's a good thing. It just makes me a better person. It makes me stronger. — Nick Goepper

I Will Be A Better Person Quotes

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The greatest thing about tomorrow is, I will be better than I am today. — Tiger Woods

I believe that if you took privacy and you said, I'm willing to give up all of my privacy to be secure. So you weighted it as a zero. My own view is that encryption is a much better, much better world. And I'm not the only person that thinks that. — Tim Cook

The greatest thing about tomorrow is, I will be better than I am today. And that's how I look at my life. I will be a better golfer, I will be a better person, I will be a better father, I will be a better husband, I will be a better friend. That's the beauty of tomorrow. — Tiger Woods

I think you are who you are, and your kids will see who you are. So you'd better be a good person, because they are going to see it, and that's going to shape them. They are going to become you. — Alicia Keys

A black person grows up in this country - and in many places - knowing that racism will be as familiar as salt to the tongue. Also, it can be as dangerous as too much salt. I think that you must struggle for betterment for yourself and for everyone. — Maya Angelou

As a director and an actor, it is very difficult to say "this person was better than another person." I judge by chemistry of the actors but it is difficult being a judge. I will never bash any of the actors. — Tommy Wiseau

Many persons think a prophet must be a good deal better than anybody else. Suppose I would condescend - yes, I will call it condescend, to be a great deal better than any of you. I would be raised to the highest heaven; and who should I have to accompany me? — Sam Smith

For me to be able to reach out to other people throughout all this has been great, people want to hear from me and hear my music right now so it keeps me happy. I cherish every moment. I have a different perspective on everything now. In the end, I think it will make me a better person. — Will Allison

I have picked the very, very best deputy that I could. David Parker is a fantastic guy. Hes a person who I trust absolutely. Hes got a wonderful sense for policy. He will be great on organisation, and I know that I could not have a better deputy. — David Cunliffe

Every time I see a child walking down the street I like to trip them. While they look for their missing teeth, I personally remind them that no matter how hard they try I will always be better than them. — Zach Braff

Being A Better Person Quotes

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I learned the hard way that not only do you not have to be superwoman, but it's better not to be and not to try to be. What I would like to be is just a good person - someone who tries her best and puts her best foot forward. — Cindy McCain

God is loving you into better relationships. He is loving you into being a more loving person. The more we grow in love, the less offended we become. The less offended we become, the more easily and quickly we get healed when people do wound us. — Graham Cooke

Character is a quality that embodies many important traits, such as integrity, courage, perseverance, confidence and wisdom. Unlike your fingerprints that you are born with and can't change, character is something that you create within yourself and must take responsibility for changing — Jim Rohn

If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior. In other words, begin to act the part, as well as you can, of the person you would rather be, the person you most want to become. Gradually, the old, fearful person will fade away. — William Glasser

The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such. — Og Mandino

A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself. — John Stuart Mill

Just try to make the world a better place for your having been here. — Jimmy Doolittle

Every setback might be the very thing that makes you carry on and fight all the harder and become much better. — Les Paul

If you want to be a leader who attracts quality people, the key is to become a person of quality yourself. — Jim Rohn

You can't just be you. You have to double yourself. You have to read books on subjects you know nothing about. You have to travel to places you never thought of traveling. You have to meet every kind of person and endlessly stretch what you know. — Mary Wells Lawrence

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Every time you make a mistake, don’t bring up everything that’s wrong with yourself; tell yourself that you’re paying the price for growth and that you will learn to do better next time. Every positive thing you can say to yourself will help. — John C. Maxwell

Jesus didn't wait until we got better to die for us. He died when we were in our most unlovely state. The person who doesn't deserve love actually needs love more, not less. If you know someone unworthy of love, that's great! You now have a chance to emulate Christ, because the essence of His love is unconditional. — Tony Evans

The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow. — Ingvar Kamprad

I respect anybody that's doin' their thing, and doin' better than I'm doin, or at least tryin'. I really don't need to hate on the next person. We're all just tryin' to get one thing at the end of the day, everybody's tryin' to get money and be successful, and just enjoy what they do. — Tyga

By improving yourself, the world is made better. Be not afraid of growing too slowly. Be afraid only of standing still. — Benjamin Franklin

Don't wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom. The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become. Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become. — Jim Rohn

According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy. — Jerry Seinfeld

Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so. — David Brooks

Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn. — Alice Miller

Even the mistakes, even everything bad that happened, I wouldn’t change because then I wouldn’t be the person that I am today. The past is the past. I just want to focus on the future, and getting better, not making the same mistakes and just becoming a better person, a better artist. Just a better everything. — Jay Park

Getting to know yourself better might just be the most important thing you can do this year. For most of us, this will require more intentional time alone without distraction from our smartphones. — Rangan Chatterjee

Whether a person is spiritual or not, we all seek to get away from the stress, anger, and anxiety of everyday life. Some people drink, do drugs, or do worse to escape, and they hurt themselves in the process. Some people listen to music, mine included, and feel better. — Yanni

If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it's fruitless to stand there and yell at the person. It would be much better to turn your attention to the fact that there's an arrow in your heart. — Pema Chodron

Freedom of mind is the real freedom. A person whose mind is not free though he may not be in chains, is a slave, not a free man. One whose mind is not free, though he may not be in prison, is a prisoner and not a free man. One whose mind is not free though alive, is no better than dead. Freedom of mind is the proof of one's existence. — B. R. Ambedkar

Humans are basically habit machines… I think learning how to break habits is actually a very important meta skill and can serve you in life almost better than anything else. — Naval Ravikant

Once the fight-or-flight reaction gets triggered, the blood flows from our brain to our limbs, and our ability to think clearly diminishes. We forget our purpose and often act exactly contrary to our interests. When we react, we give away our power – our power to influence the other person constructively and to change the situation for the better. When we react, we are, in effect, saying no to our interests, no to ourselves. — William Ury

Not everything you're going to do in volleyball - or in life, for that matter - is exciting or fully functional, but if you have the willpower to make each minute count, you'll benefit in some way. And it will make you a better player and a better person in the long run. — Karch Kiraly

We all have a moral obligation to leave this world a better place than the world that we've found. — Tim McIlrath

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