Not everyone will be happy when you begin to better yourself. Those who are for you will not just celebrate in your triumphs, but they will also pray with you through your tribulations.— T. D. Jakes
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Don't see others doing better than you, beat your own records everyday, because success is a fight between you and yourself.
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.
No people without a government of their own can expect to be treated on the same level as people of independent sovereign states. It is far better to be free to govern or misgovern yourself than to be governed by anybody else . . .
Better to have a small role in God's story than to cast yourself as the lead in your own fiction.
Strategy is about setting yourself apart from the competition.
It's not a matter of being better at what you do - it's a matter of being different at what you do.
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.
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
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.
I you can't see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror.
Look a little closer, stare a little longer. Because there is something inside you that made you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit. You built a cast around your broken heart and signed it yourself, you signed it THEY WERE WRONG.
In love, it is better to know and be disappointed, than to not know and always wonder.
You make the world a better place by making yourself a better person.
I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
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.
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.
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.
Do not let yourself be bothered by the inconsequential.
One has only so much time in this world, so devote it to the work and the people most important to you, to those you love and things that matter. One can waste half a lifetime with people one doesn't really like, or doing things when one would be better off somewhere else.
Never try to compel others to change;
leave them free to change naturally and orderly because they want to; and they will want to when they find that your change was worthwhile. To inspire in others a desire to chance for the better is truly noble; but this you can do only by leaving them alone, and becoming more noble yourself.
If writers were too wise, perhaps no books would get written at all.
It might be better to ask yourself 'Why?”'afterwards than before There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside you.
When you compare yourself with others in matters of wealth, position, and health, you should look at people less favoured than yourself. When you compare yourself with others in matters of religion, knowledge and virtue, look at people who are better than yourself.
By improving yourself, the world is made better.
Be not afraid of growing too slowly. Be afraid only of standing still.
Even the best of Christians are troubled by the question, "Why does an almighty God send, or at least allow, suffering?" When you are nagged by thoughts like this, say to yourself, "I am still in elementary school. When I graduate from the university of Christian life, I will understand His ways better and doubts will cease.
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
Always have the highest bar for yourself.
Wake up everyday and no matter how crappy you feel, want to change something for the better. Do something that makes someone happy. Create something that inspires someone. Be someone's light when they are hopeless.
I think you should try... not to try to be better than everyone around you, but try to be better than yourself everyday.
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.
You become what you do. How and what you become depends on environmental influence so you become who you hang around. Raise the standard your peers must meet and you'll raise your expectations of yourself. If your environment is not making you better, change it.
You are the most important part of the family.
Take care of yourself first. Then you'll be able to take care of everyone else even better.
Just learn from your mistakes..and for give yourself..and better yourself:)
If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, and make a change.
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
If we treat each other as if we are geniuses, poets and artists, we have a better chance of becoming that on stage.
It is a good idea to be ambitious, to have goals, to want to be good at what you do, but it is a terrible mistake to let drive and ambition get in the way of treating people with kindness and decency. The point is not that they will then be nice to you. It is that you will feel better about yourself.
I think that's the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.
The more relaxed you are, the better you are at everything: the better you are with your loved ones, the better you are with your enemies, the better you are at your job, the better you are with yourself.