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Better than power over all the earth, better than going to heaven and better than dominion over the worlds is the joy of the man who enters the river of life that leads to Non-Being.
– The Dhammapada
Better the foot slip than the tongue.
– French Proverb
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
– Dr. Robert Schuller
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.
– Anonymous
Better to have loved and lost a short person than never to have loved a tall.
– David Chambless
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
– Chinese Proverb
Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles.
– Maltbie Davenport Babcock
Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.
– John Milton, Paradise Lost
Better to rely on one powerful king than on many little princes.
– Jean de La Fontaine
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
– Abraham Lincoln
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
– Cyril Connolly
Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred.
– Sir Walter Raleigh
Between a dead-hero and a living-no one, always prefer the latter, always prefer the life! Being no one is infinitely better than being dead!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Between a stupid fascist and an intelligent fascist, prefer the intelligent one, because there is always a chance to persuade the clever one about the mistakes of his actions! There is no such a chance for stupid and ignorant fascist!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Between eigtheen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with money, but with actions. Most men buy nothing.
– Andre Malraux
Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
– Minna Antrim
Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
– W. H. Auden
Between my head and my hand, there is always the face of death.
– Francis Picabia
Between Napoleon and his army, always choose Napoleon; because He can create another army, but his army cannot create a Napoleon!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Between religion's this is and poetry's but suppose this is, there must always be some kind of tension, until the possible and the actual meet at infinity.
– Northrop Frye
Between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is worn out.
– Italian Proverb
Between saying and doing, many a pair of shoes is worn out.
– Italian Proverb
Between the age limits of nine and fourteen there occur maidens who, to certain bewitched travelers, twice or many times older than they, reveal their true nature which is not human, but nymphic (that is, demoniac); and these chosen creatures I propose to designate as nymphets.
– Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
Between the amateur and the professional...there is a difference not only in degree but in kind. The skillful man is, within the function of his skill, a different psychological organization...A tennis player or a watchmaker or an airplane pilot is an automatism but he is also criticism and wisdom.
– Bernard De Voto

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