It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.
It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen.
The bold adventurer succeeds the best.
Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
You'll find individuals agreeing on this, but when they get into collective societies and larger groups they find it difficult to achieve group agreement.
In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.
The more relaxed you can get, the better you'll do.
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.
I got along better with the guys than with the girls. Only two girls came up to talk to me. Later I found out they were telling their boyfriends, 'If you talk to her, I'll kill you.' It's always rough with that high school thing.
If way to the better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst.
Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all.
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation. It is better be alone than in bad company.
I thought Out of Action was better as a catalogue than the honeycomb because the honeycomb was like walking into one compartment and then another compartment.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far.
In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.
The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament.
It's better to be unfaithful than faithful without wanting to be.
When men attempt bold gestures, generally it's considered romantic. When women do it, it's often considered desperate or psycho.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.
The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl boldness.
Achievements, seldom credited to their source, are the result of unspeakable drudgery and worries.
I can't do a film after having debated it. I am unable to do a film while discussing it with my team. I issue directives. I do not achieve it otherwise.
The boldness of asking deep questions may require unforeseen flexibility if we are to accept the answers.