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Better stop short than fill to the brim. Oversharpen the blade, and the edge will soon blunt. Amass a store of gold and jade, and no one can protect it. Claim wealth and titles, and disaster will follow. Retire when the work is done. This is the way of heaven.
– Tao Te ChingRate it:
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
– BuddhaRate it:
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 DhammapadaRate it:
Better the foot slip than the tongue.
– French ProverbRate it:
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
– Dr. Robert SchullerRate it:
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.
– AnonymousRate it:
Better to have loved and lost a short person than never to have loved a tall.
– David ChamblessRate it:
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles.
– Maltbie Davenport BabcockRate it:
Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.
– John Milton, Paradise LostRate it:
Better to rely on one powerful king than on many little princes.
– Jean de La FontaineRate it:
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
– Cyril ConnollyRate it:
Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred.
– Sir Walter RaleighRate it:
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 ildanRate it:
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 ildanRate it:
Between eigtheen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with money, but with actions. Most men buy nothing.
– Andre MalrauxRate it:
Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
– Minna AntrimRate it:
Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
– W. H. AudenRate it:
Between my head and my hand, there is always the face of death.
– Francis PicabiaRate it:
Between Napoleon and his army, always choose Napoleon; because He can create another army, but his army cannot create a Napoleon!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
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 FryeRate it:
Between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is worn out.
– Italian ProverbRate it:
Between saying and doing, many a pair of shoes is worn out.
– Italian ProverbRate it:

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