Than Quotes by Khalil Gibran, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Stephen King, Cush Jumbo, Vincent Van Gogh and many others.
A man’s worth is no greater
than his ambitions.
It is better to be beautiful than to be good
. But… it is better to be good than to be ugly
up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams
is more powerful
than the one with all the facts
You think I am a fool, but you are a greater fool than I am.
You can tell
more about a person by what he says
about others than you can by what others say about him
As a child
of God, I am greater than anything that can happen
I would rather earn 1% off
a 100 people’s efforts
than 100% of my own efforts.
There is no passion
to be found playing
small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable
A man’s face as a rule
says more, and more interesting
things, than his mouth
, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man’s thoughts
I think life on Earth must be about more than just solving
problems… It’s got
to be something inspiring, even if it is vicarious
Well, Art is Art, isn’t it? Still, on the other hand, water
is water. And east is east and west
is west and if you take cranberries
them like applesauce
much more like prunes
than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.
It is a far, far better thing
that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go
to, than I have ever known.
It is better to die
on your feet
than to live on your knees
Memories, even bittersweet
ones, are better than nothing.
Try to leave the Earth a better place
than when you arrived
is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
The only thing better than singing
is more singing.
Be of love a little more careful
than of anything.
If you have one true
friend you have more than your share
Play the game for more than you can afford
… only then will you learn the game.
After all is said
and done, more is said than done.
with people who think you learn more from getting beat
up than you do from winning.
More die in the United States
of too much food
than of too little.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first
, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
It is better to be hated
for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
I wish I could play little league
now. I’d be way better than before.
I think it’s better to feel
good than to look
There is nothing more deceptive
than an obvious fact.
I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones
will teach you that which you can never learn from masters
Better to remain silent
and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Have confidence in everything. No matter what it is that you’re doing, know that you can do it better than anyone.
The man who does more than he is paid for will soon
be paid for more than he does.
I am more afraid
of my own heart than of the pope
and all his cardinals
. I have within me the great pope, Self.
Here cometh April
again, and as far as
I can see the world hath
more fools in it than ever.
is a scam. A fraud
is a fraud. Different rules don’t apply
in the City than they do for you and me.
Personality is more important than beauty, but imagination
is more important than both of them.
There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment
It’s better to look ahead and prepare
, than to look back
‘Tis better to have loved and lost
than never to have loved at all.
Having a positive mental attitude
is asking how something can be done rather than saying
it can’t be done.
as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future
is still so much bigger than the past
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong
to live as well as think.
Beauty is worse than wine
, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder
Love comes when manipulation stops
; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions
to you. When you dare
yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.
I am what time, circumstance
, history, have made of me, certainly
, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all.
is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it, because it’s only intangible
. Stone crumbles, wood
rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile
as a thought, a dream, a legend
, they can go on and on.
The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention
Nothing is more despicable
than respect based on fear.
Anger is an acid
that can do more harm
to the vessel
in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp
It is our choices
… that show
what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
There is a higher court
of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.
I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: ‘try being rich
first’. See if that doesn’t cover
most of it. There’s not much downside
to being rich, other than paying taxes
and having your relatives ask
you for money. But when you become
famous, you end up with a 24-hour job.
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals
It is easier to prevent bad habits
than to break them.
Look at market
fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate
I would rather have a cup
of tea than sex
Death is no more than passing from one room
into another. But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall
be able to see.
There is no crueler tyranny
than that which is perpetuated under the shield
and in the name
The reason people find it so hard to be happy
is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved
than it will be.
It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul
to go with it.
of confidence is better than the circulation of money.
Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
It is better to be alone than in bad company
Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject
to the regulation
None are more hopelessly
enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free
There is no greater harm than that of time wasted
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me
I try to tell all the – not even the kids
, even people older than me – to just be
themselves. Don’t wear
what I wear ’cause I wear it; wear what you like.
Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal
of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon
devised by the ingenuity of man.
It is easier to build
strong children than to repair broken
The high destiny
of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
Silence at the proper season
is wisdom, and better than any speech.
I believe that unarmed
truth and unconditional love will have the final word
in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated
, is stronger than evil triumphant
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday
today is better than a hen to-morrow.
Today you are you! That is truer
than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
There’s many a man has more hair
They say a midget
standing on a giant
‘s shoulders can see much further than the giant. So I got the whole rap
world on my shoulders, they trying to see further than I am.
If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along
in life than most people.
It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated
; far more difficult to sacrifice skill
and easy execution
in the proper place, than to expand
And how can man die better than facing
, for the ashes
of his fathers, and the temples
of his Gods?
There are worse crimes than burning
books. One of them is not reading
One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons
is a person who’s found one thing that’s more interesting than sex.
the world and lose your soul
; wisdom is better than silver or gold.
A man is never more truthful
than when he acknowledges himself a liar
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
I don’t get out of bed
for less than $10,000 a day.
Fitness is not about being better than someone else… It’s about being better than you used to be
I’d rather be lucky
I have an impact
and people look up to me now. It’s more than the money.
The law of harvest
is to reap
more than you sow
. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
So a good teacher
always makes you do something a little bit
more than you thought that you could do.
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
You learn far more from negative leadership
than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore
, you learn how to do it.
We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps
more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us.
It is more difficult to rule yourself than to rule a city
The ability to deal
with people is as purchasable a commodity
or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.
It is not the language
but the language of nature which one should listen
to, the feeling
for the things themselves, for reality is more important than the feeling for pictures
I have often wondered
how it is that every man
loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets
less value on his own opinions
of himself than on the opinions of others.
failure a lot more than we dissect success.
There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity
of mind while
we live here; because life itself is but motion
, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.
If one way
be better than another, that you may be sure is nature’s way.
is nothing other than the focus of conscious
is a very good
thing, and a very cool
thing. But more than fierce, I think I’m a strong person and a strong individual. And that’s what I take with me every day.
As a street hustler
, you’ve got to be smarter
than everybody. You have to outsmart the police
, you have to outsmart the people in competition with you, you have to outsmart all the opposition
The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that’s also a hypocrite!
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition
of this is the beginning of wisdom.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise
It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
I probably talk to myself more than I talk to anyone.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires
than him who conquers
his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
It’s easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse
; it is the principal means of escape
from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women
throughout the greater part of their lives.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth
is more potent
than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs
. That laughter
is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Try and leave this world
a little better than you found it, and when your turn comes to die, you can die happy in feeling that at any rate
, you have not wasted your time but have done your best.
What loneliness is more lonely
my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words
to be on paper than that Mummy
should carry them in her heart.
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link
, and life is after all a chain.
This Metaverse is going to be far more pervasive
and powerful than anything else. If one central
control of this, they will become more powerful than any government and be a god
it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light
travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting
Democracy is a device
that ensures we shall be governed
no better than we deserve.
Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes
of the instructed are better than the wealth
of the ignorant
There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness
Laughter is day, and sobriety
is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently
between both, more bewitching than either
I can’t imagine anything more important than air
, water, soil
, energy and biodiversity
. These are the things that keep us alive.
You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems
to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming.
It’s far better to buy a wonderful
company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.
My principles are more important than the money or my title
I would rather live my life
as if there is a God and die to find out there isn’t, than live as if there isn’t and to die to find out that there is.
Life is so short. I would rather sing one song
Those who educate
children well are more to be honored
than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly
There’s nothing more satisfying
a happy and smiling
child. I always help in any way I can, even if it’s just by signing
. A child’s smile is worth more than all the money in the world.
There are two powers
in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry
between the two. There is a third
power stronger than both, that of the women.
We have no more right to consume happiness without producing
it than to consume wealth without producing it.
Mankind are more disposed to suffer
, while evils
are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms
to which they are accustomed
It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company
I’ve often said there’s nothing better for the inside
of a man than the outside
of a horse
is more than the seeing of sights
; it is a change that goes on
, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
I believe that each person is more than the worst thing
they’ve ever done.
A good leader
takes a little more than his share of the blame
, a little less than his share of the credit.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion
that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.
I love Mickey Mouse
more than any woman I have ever known.
There is no greater education than one that is self-driven.
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.
As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can.
It is obvious that we can no more explain
a passion to a person who has never experienced
it than we can explain light to the blind.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering
change rather than allowing it to master
Man has no greater enemy than himself.
Something is better than nothing. Doin’ anything for a man, there’s investments involved
, there’s time and production
. It’s better to give him ten bucks
and get a record out than to never record the cat
Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.
up has its own lesson or lessons, and quite
often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones
It is a bit embarrassing
to have been concerned with the human problem
all one’s life and find at the end that one has no more to offer
by way of advice than ‘try to be a little kinder
It usually takes me more than three weeks
to prepare a good impromptu
are the ultimate role
models for children. Every word, movement
and action has an effect
. No other person or outside force has a greater influence on a child than the parent
Better a broken promise
than none at all.
There can be no keener revelation
of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats
Say what you will, ‘tis
better to be left than never to have been loved.
I think beta males
on an evolutionary basis
are much more successful than the alpha
males are. You don’t hear much about us, but there’s a lot more of us out there.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads
bowing in prayer.
I have taken more out of alcohol
than alcohol has taken out of me.
I was never less alone than when by myself.
I learned a long
time ago that reality was much weirder
than anyone’s imagination.
I don’t tell people, ‘You’re okay
the way that you are.’ That’s not the right story. The right story is, ‘You’re way less than you could be.’
Celerity is never more admired
than by the negligent.
yourself with smart, dedicated
people – to build something isn’t a one-man
show. It’s more important to have smart people
who really believe in what you’re doing than really experienced people who may not share your dream
I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven
your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all.
Better to be without logic
than without feeling.
He who knows nothing is closer
to the truth than he whose
mind is filled with falsehoods and errors
I hate to lose more than I love to win.
more courage to suffer than to die.
art far more than art imitates Life.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking
alone in the light.
It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality
than the equal treatment
My father told me ‘Name your price in the beginning
. If it ever gets more expensive
than the price you name, get out of there.’
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve ever done before.
Get up tomorrow early
in the morning, and earlier than you did today, and do the best
that you can. Always stay
near me, for tomorrow I will have much to do and more than I ever had, and tomorrow blood will leave my body above
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to be happier
than other people, and that is almost always difficult, since
we think them happier than they are.
The person who dumps garbage
into your mind will do you considerably more harm than the person who dumps garbage on your floor
, because each load
of mind garbage negatively impacts
and lowers your expectations.
Could a greater miracle
take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant
I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity
Love is a better teacher than duty.
says in the Qur’an not to despise
one another. So the criterion in Islam
is not color
or social status
. It’s who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque
– and I’m a basketball
player with money and prestige
– if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior
. He’s better than me. It’s about knowledge.
One who knows how to show and to accept
kindness will be a friend better than any possession
It’s easier to go down a hill
than up it but the view is much better at the top.
If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony
of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too.
When you have children, there is no room for lies, no room for anything but the truth. Anything other than that is a bad example
, I believe.
make reality, and become more useful than the facts.
The reason why
worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.