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#1. For there are two possible reactions to social ostracism - either a man emerges determined to be better, purer, and kindlier or he goes bad, challenges the world and does even worse things. The last is by far the commonest reaction to stigma. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#2. The tragic irony in all of this is that when we focus so strongly on our need to get better, we actually get worse. - Author: Tullian Tchividjian
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#3. You create this situation where you are so dependent on each other. That's especially true for film. In theater, the actor has much more say, much more control, for better or worse. - Author: Susan Sarandon
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#4. Her parents had gone from a couple who would be different, who would be better than anyone, who were determined to be better than most, to a couple who would be different because they were worse. - Author: Lorrie Moore
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#5. We will only begin to forgive when we can look upon the wrongdoers as ourselves, neither better nor worse. We need to remember that we coexist as mortals in the world, together, the wronged and the wrongdoer, and that, in our common humanity, the situation could readily be reversed. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#6. But you can't feel bad every second, I wanted to tell her. Laughing doesn't make bad things worse any more than crying makes them better. It doesn't mean you don't care, or that you've forgotten. It just means you're human. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#7. No wizard has ever made himself useful by magic, or, if they've tried, they've only made matters worse. No wizard ever stopped a war or mended a fence. It's better that they stay in their marshes, out of the way of worldly folk like farmers and soldiers and merchants and kings. - Author: Kelly Link
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#8. Break a body, grow a better body. The worse you're hurt, the stronger you get. - Author: Hannah Moskowitz
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#9. Words are both better and worse than thoughts, they express them, and add to them; they give them power for good or evil; they start them on an endless flight, for instruction and comfort and blessing, or for injury and sorrow and ruin. - Author: Tryon Edwards
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#10. There's a lot of technology out there to help people have children in different ways, and later in life, for better or worse. - Author: Lisa Cholodenko
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#11. Good books are to the young mind what the warming sun and the refreshing rain of spring are to the seeds which have lain dormant in the frosts of winter. They are more, for they may save from that which is worse than death, as well as bless with that which is better than life. - Author: Horace Mann
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#12. Marriage is a journey of disasters, only to fall in love all over again, with the person that rescues you each time. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#13. Things are never so bad that they can't get worse. But they're sometimes so bad they can't get better. - Author: Mignon McLaughlin
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#14. Virtually nothing Barack Obama has done has left America or the world better since he became president. Nearly everything he has touched has been made worse. - Author: Dennis Prager
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#15. The better day, the worse deed. - Author: Matthew Henry
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#16. It's about time you guys got here,' Oliver quipped. 'Alexei and I were starting to think you'd gotten lost.' Daphne sniffed. 'Please. We weren't lost. We were shopping.' 'That doesn't make it any better,' Oliver retorted. In fact, I'd say that makes it worse. - Author: Jennifer Estep
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#17. When a man gets his money in bad ways, when he sees the better course and takes the worse, then the devil's in his heart, and that fixes him. - Author: Dan Totheroh
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#18. I think every painting should be the same size and the same color so they're all interchangeable and nobody thinks they have a better painting or a worse painting ... Besides even when the subject is different, people want the same painting. - Author: Andy Warhol
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#19. What is true is that I have at times earned my own crust of bread, and at other times a friend has given it to me out of the goodness of his heart. I have lived whatever way I could, for better or for worse, taking things just as they came. - Author: Vincent Van Gogh
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#20. By thinking, nobody can ever get worse but will only get better. - Author: Anne Frank
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#21. The only parts that really matter and take commitment in wedding vows are; worse, sickness and poorer. Better, richer and healthy is pretty easy to deal with. - Author: Rob Liano
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#22. For comic writers charge Socrates with making the worse appear the better reason. - Author: Quintilian
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#23. I wasn't getting better. I was getting worse.
I did not go to the doctor because I didn't want pills. If this was going to kill me then let me be killed by it. If this was the rest of my life I could not live. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#24. As you read God's Word, always remember that it is something active, that it is doing something to you, for better or worse. When we hear or read the Word, we are not above it, using it for our own purposes. Rather, in the Word, God is doing something to us. - Author: Anonymous
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#25. One of my favorite songs from the album is a song called 'For Better or Worse,' and it's basically about unconditional love, which is, I'd say, an ongoing theme in my personal life. - Author: Debbie Gibson
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#26. Every day you either get better or you get worse. You never stay the same. - Author: Bo Schembechler
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#27. It's not the world that's got so much worse but the news coverage that's got so much better. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#28. For better or worse, honeybees are often much too busy to be bothered with personal reflection. - Author: Susan Brackney
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#29. By putting you into an enchanted sleep and allowing you to postpone the moment when you would have to think about what has happened tonight, I would do it. But I know better. Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it. You - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#30. I never saw myself as Mr. Ugly, but I'm not that handsome. I can sort of be made to look quite a lot better or quite a lot worse. - Author: Colin Firth
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#31. He'd made the world a little better, or at least, prevented it from getting worse. That was his purpose. That was his point. Someone - Author: Victoria Schwab
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#32. The poor and the low have their way of expressing the last facts of philosophy as well as you. "Blessed be nothing," and "The worse things are, the better they are," are proverbs which express the transcendentalism of common life. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#33. When the preacher says it's for better or worse, you're so blinded by the possibility of better you fail to see the reality of worse. - Author: Bette Lee Crosby
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#34. No person is ever truly their online or media persona. For better or for worse, the human condition, desires, and faults are so much more robust than pixels on a screen or words beneath a caption. - Author: L. H. Cosway
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#35. There are no "good" or "bad" people. Some are a little better or a little worse, but all are activated more by misunderstanding than malice. - Author: Tennessee Williams
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#36. For better or worse, whether it is a sign of aesthetic complexity or of intellectual indecision, this novel [Frankenstein] offers equally fertile ground to those readers who like their meanings ambiguous and indeterminate and to those who prefer to discern a deeply important doctrine. - Author: Richard T. Nash
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#37. We have to face those consequences head-on, for better or worse. We don't get to erase them just by saying we didn't mean to. Fate or not, our lives are still the results of our choices. I'm starting to think that when we don't own them, we don't own ourselves. Mark - Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
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#38. Only old Benjamin professed to remember every detail of his long life and to know that things never had been, nor ever could be much better or much worse--hunger, hardship, and disappointment being, so he said, the unalterable law of life. - Author: George Orwell
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#39. What we have in life that we can count on is who we are and where we come from, she thought absently. For better or worse, that is what we have to sustain us in our endevors, to buttress us in our darker moments, and to remind us of our identity. Without those things, we are adrift. - Author: Terry Brooks
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#40. That's how envy works: the better things are, the worse they are, because they don't belong to you. - Author: William Deresiewicz
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#41. I think it's better to find somebody who's worse at everything than you. It just makes you constantly feel so good about yourself. And then, you can constantly talk about how good you are at everything, and how terrible they are at everything. - Author: Katherine Heigl
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#42. I think the universities as we know them will be dead in a future years. I'd like to see them replaced by something better, instead of something worse, and it's not clear which way it will go. - Author: David Gelernter
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#43. The meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#44. Beautiful things of any kind are beautiful in themselves and sufficient to themselves. Praise is extraneous. The object of praise remains what it was - no better and no worse. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#45. We were married for better or worse. I couldn't have done better, and she couldn't have done worse. - Author: Henny Youngman
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#46. Real love isn't just a euphoric, spontaneous feeling - it's a deliberate choice - a plan to love each other for better and worse, for richer and poorer, in sickness and in health. - Author: Seth Adam Smith
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#47. I was the girl in the background, the just-friend, or - worse - the friend of a just-friend, the you-sit-next-to-her-in-geometry-but-can't-remember-her-name girl. It would have been better if some middle-aged collector of Star Wars action figures had found me in that snowbank. - Author: Rick Yancey
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#48. Singers- nothing sounds like you. For better or worse-there is only 1 of you. Don't homogenize your sound by making it just like the next. - Author: Lalah Hathaway
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#49. The modes of expression of men of genius differ as much as their souls, and it is impossible to say that in some among them, drawing and color are better or worse than in others. - Author: Auguste Rodin
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#50. Theater will always be a huge part of my life. The high I get from doing theater is not, quite honestly, matched by many things. I like the fact that when you step out on the stage, for that given night, for better or for worse, you are the master of the boards. I love it to death. - Author: Chris Pine
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#51. Better break your word than do worse in keeping it. - Author: Thomas Fuller
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#52. You didn't take your wife p. 59for fast and for loose; but for better for worse. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#53. We've been gifted with the power of choice ... in our actions, our thoughts, and our words. The quality of our lives gets better or worse depending on which direction we go with our choices. - Author: Shawn Anderson
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#54. The ranch was raw land when I bought it and, for better or worse, I have designed every aspect of it from the corrals, the arena, to the barn, to the house. - Author: Janine Turner
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#55. Some are so uncharitable as to think all women bad, and others are so credulous as to believe they are all good. All will grant her corporeal frame more wonderful and more beautiful than man's. And can we think God would put a worse soul into a better body? - Author: Owen Feltham
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#56. His life story was the story of Patricia and him, after all, for better or worse, and if she ended his life might go on, but his story would be over. - Author: Charlie Jane Anders
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#57. You can't appreciate the world you live in and know if it's better or worse than previous generations unless you know your history. - Author: Chris Dietzel
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#58. Nut shrugged. Set had always been Set, for better or worse. But he is still part of our family. It is difficult to lose any member of your family ... is it not? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#59. For better or worse, I have a lot of vaudeville circus skills that you just can't showcase in Aaron Sorkin's work. - Author: Joshua Malina
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#60. It is perfectly logical and proper to recognize differences between races and colors and creeds - as long as we don't classify them as being better or worse. - Author: Arlene Francis
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#61. THE NEXT DAY WAS BETTER ... AND WORSE. - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#62. Every celebrity case I've been involved in - I've been involved in a great many - the one thing you can be sure of is they don't get the same justice as everybody else. It could be worse, it could be better, it's never the same. - Author: Alan Dershowitz
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#63. Advertising prods people into wanting more and better things. Of course advertising makes people dissatisfied with what they have - makes them raise their sights. Mighty good thing it does. Nothing could be worse for the United States than 200,000,000 satisfied Americans. - Author: Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
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#64. All change is change for the better. There is no such thing as "change for the worse." Change is the process of Life Itself, and that process could be called by the name 'evolution.' And evolution moves in only one direction: forward, and toward improvement. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#65. I quickly became aware that the phrase "it can only get better" could very quickly turn into "it could always be worse," because it was. - Author: Savannah Grace
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#66. Would it be better to have a president who cries easily? Well, that depends on what he cried about. I would not like the thought of a president who could not cry. That would be worse than one who cried over the right things. Which, in this case, would be the things I would cry over. - Author: Walter Cronkite
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#67. He could not harm me, for I do not think it is permitted that a better man be harmed by a worse - Author: Plato
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#68. And this President wakes up every morning, looks out across America and is proud to announce, 'It could be worse.' It could be worse? Is that what it means to be an American? It could be worse? Of course not. What defines us as Americans is our unwavering conviction that we know it must be better. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#69. There's always something we can complain about. We're all one. Things could always be better, but things could always be worse. - Author: Marla Gibbs
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#70. Be thankful for even the little things in your life. Be brave & strong to overcome your troubles ... for it could be better but it could always be worse! - Author: Timothy Pina
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#71. you just wanted her to say, "I know what that's like." But of course, she can't say that, will never say that. And if she ever could then you could no longer be with her. Then you would both be tired. Then she would be a better friend, but a worse lover. - Author: Nic Kelman
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#72. I firmly believe that if the whole material medica, as now used, could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be better for mankind-and all the worse for the fishes. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
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#73. Sometimes I wonder if he were raised a Red and I a Gold if he wouldn't have ended up a better man than I am now, and I a worse man than he ever could be.
For some reason I think I could have been capable of great evil. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#74. How does knowing 'things could be worse' than what I already deem awful make me feel any better? You mean I could sink even lower? Oh joy! - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#75. We all have those moments where we realize how easily our lives could be so different, for better or for worse. I met my husband at a gym in NYC! What if I'd joined a different gym? What if I hadn't worked out in the afternoons? These questions are endless. - Author: Allison Winn Scotch
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#76. The mad mob does not ask how it could be better, only that it be different. And when it then becomes worse, it must change again. Thus they get bees for flies, and at last hornets for bees. - Author: Martin Luther
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#77. Hope for the best, be prepared for the worse. Life is shocking, but you must never appear to be shocked. For no matter how bad it is it could be worse and no matter how good it is it could be better. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#78. Things Could Be Worse And Things Could Be So Much Better - that became the game, my running commentary on the streets of Manhattan, and I played it as well as the other slobs just trying to get by. - Author: Joshua Ferris
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#79. As I was coming up on the stage, there was one source that could make or break you, the New York Times. Inevitably there would be one actor singled out for a better review, or worse, than somebody else. The effect of that was cancerous, divisive. - Author: Kevin Bacon
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#80. In a globalized economy, it's very difficult for the U.K. to go it alone. Don't listen to politicians. Politicians say if the U.K. leaves, things will be better. I'm telling you, leaving could make things worse. - Author: Wang Jianlin
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#81. But knowing that things could be worse should not stop us from trying to make them better. When the suffragettes marched in the streets, they envisioned a century later, men and women would be truly equal. A century later, we are still squinting, trying to bring that vision into focus. - Author: Sheryl Sandberg
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#82. History, for better or worse, is 'us' on a grand scale - full of secrets, beauty, fear, longing, and stifled love. Without history, our lives would not be complete, and we could not be, in the best sense, fully 'human. - Author: Boria Sax
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#83. When things are bad, we take a bit of comfort in the thought that they could always be WORSE. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get BETTER.' - Malcolm S. Forbes. - Author: Rachel Renee Russell
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#84. No man is hurt but by himself ... Literally by how he interprets what happens to him. If he focusses on how it could have been better, he will be hurt. If he focusses on how it could have been worse, he will be happy. The same is true for women too. - Author: Diogenes
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#85. Two people may be at the same spot in manners and behaviour, and yet one may be getting better, and the other worse, which is the greatest of differences that could possibly exist between them. - Author: George MacDonald
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#86. The silences between us would've been better if they were colored with sadness or regret, but it was worse - I could hear how happy he was to be gone. - Author: Emma Cline
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