I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.— Ken Venturi
Famous Better Than You quotations
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
Leave this world a little better than you found it.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
You learn something out of everything, and you come to realize more than ever that we're all here for a certain space of time, and, and then it's going to be over, and you better make this count.
I'll tell you what's at the bottom of it.
If you can convince the lowest white man he's better than the best colored man, he won't notice you're picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look down on, and he'll empty his pockets for you.
Don't see others doing better than you, beat your own records everyday, because success is a fight between you and yourself.
Do you know what it's like going through life being better than everybody? It's hard.
You know better than I that in a Republic talent is always suspect.
A man attains an elevated position only when his mediocrity prevents him from being a threat to others. And for this reason a democracy is never governed by the most competent, but rather by those whose insignificance will not jeopardize anyone else's self-esteem.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
Today, Jesus stands ready to hear your cry and to answer prayer for you.
He is interested in every detail of your life. He knows you better than you know yourself.
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
If you won't be better tomorrow than you were today, then what do you need tomorrow for?
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
Always try to associate yourself with and learn as much as you can from those who know more than you do, who do better than you, who see more clearly than you.
There is always someone out there getting better than you by training harder than you.
I'm straight edge, and that means I'm better than you.
Perhaps, a sin that humbles you is better than a good deed that makes you arrogant.
Everyone loves to fly and flying underwater is even better than flying in air because there are things around you.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want.
If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Carry it by the comfortable handles of gratitude for what's positive and that it is not worse, rather than the uncomfortable edges of bitterness for the negatives and that it is not better.
Talk with your daughters, Play with your sons.
You need to be a better friend to them than anyone else. This society offers lots of evil friends. Before they make those kinds of friends, they need to find their best friend in you.
To leave the world better than you found it, sometimes you have to pick up other people's trash.
Find something you love and do it better than everyone else.
Victory is very, very sweet. It tastes better than any dessert you've ever had.
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
If you eat three times a day, you become fat.
If you read three times a day, you become wise. It's better to be wise than fat.
If you are waiting for anything in order to live and love without holding back, then you suffer. Every moment is the most important moment of your life. No future time is better than now to let down your guard and love.
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.
Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God; and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others.
I am going to do my best to try to create a country in which children are not living in poverty, in which kids can go to college, in which old people have health care. Will I succeed? I can't guarantee you that, but I can tell you that from a human point of view it is better to show up than to give up.
Find better company, find company of people better than yourself so you be surrounded with those best in character and so you may learn something.
Life is too damn short and [screwed] up to go through it silently loving someone and never telling them how you feel. [Screw] the consequences, [screw] the implications of the actions, to hell with it all... whatever happens as a result is better than the nothingness that is inevitable with silence.
God can take better care of you than you could ever take of yourself.
He could open doors for you that you could never open. He can close doors that will keep you out of trouble. God can give you favor everywhere that you go.