Quotes containing word "better"

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Sell also: ameliorate, amend, best, break, good, improve, well

Definitions and meanings of word "better"

• Noun: someone who bets

• Noun: a superior person having claim to precedence; example: "the common man has been kept in his place by his betters"

• Noun: the superior one of two alternatives; example: "chose the better of the two"

• Verb: surpass in excellence; examples: "She bettered her own record", "break a record"

• Verb: to make better; example: "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

• Verb: get better; example: "The weather improved toward evening"

• Adj: (comparative of `good') superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability; more highly skilled than another; examples: "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din", "a better coat", "a better type of car", "a suit with a better fit", "a better chance of success", "produced a better mousetrap", "she's better in math than in history"

• Adj: (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness; examples: "her health is better now", "I feel better"

• Adj: (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable; examples: "it would be better to speak to him", "the White House thought it best not to respond"

• Adj: more than half; example: "argued for the better part of an hour"

• Adv: comparative of `well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.; examples: "She had never sung better", "a deed better left undone", "better suited to the job"

• Adv: from a position of superiority or authority; examples: "father knows best", "I know better."

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The West has been able to bring Afghanistan a much better health service, better education, better roads, a better economy, though some have benefited more; some have benefited less from that economic well-being in Afghanistan.

Hamid Karzai

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I've always thought of myself as more of a character actress. I've tried to do different things, but I've always been under the radar and that's how I like it. I've been really blessed to work this long and I just hope I continue to get better and better and better and better.

Rose Byrne

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Now is the moment when we can stand up and say, 'I'm an American. I make my destiny. And we deserve better! My children deserve better! My family deserves better. My country deserves better!' So here we stand. Americans have a choice.

Mitt Romney

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Acting is something different to everybody. I just know that if you watch an actor or actress getting better and better, I think that's them just understanding themselves better and better.

Cameron Diaz

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If you're going to be successful, you better have a goal, you better find really good people, better understand where all the money's coming from. And you better measure the living daylights out of it.

Rick Scott

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Instead of just giving lip service to improving our schools, I will actually put the kids first and the teachers union behind in giving our kids better teachers, better options and better choices for a better future.

Mitt Romney

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I hope that Requiem is better than Pi. I hope that Pi is better than my student films, and I'm hoping that I'm getting better as I get older.

Darren Aronofsky

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Jokes are better than war. Even the most aggressive jokes are better than the least aggressive wars. Even the longest jokes are better than the shortest wars.

George Mikes

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I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H. L. Mencken

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It graduates to 'our state is better than your state,' and 'our nation is better than your nation.' And it circles all the way around to where it started: 'Our God is better than your God.'

Neale Donald Walsch

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The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves-and the better the teacher, the better the student body.

Warren Buffett

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Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.

St. Jerome

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My thought has always been completion. Maybe you have to rebound better, shoot better, hit free throws, handle the ball, defend better. You have to do all those things in the course of a game.

Isaiah Thomas

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Dope never helped anybody sing better or play music better or do anything better. All dope can do for you is kill you - and kill you the long, slow, hard way.

Billie Holiday

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My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world.

Jack Layton

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The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less privacy.

Kathy Bates

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Developing better people should be the number one goal for any coach when dealing with kids. In trying to develop better people, we are going to develop more and better pros.

Bobby Orr

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Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.

Tim Duncan

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Basically, there are two things we know: Everybody has less time, and the general public is demanding better food - better in terms of quality and better in terms of flavor.

Bobby Flay

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Creating a believable world on the ship was very important, and technically they got better and better and better at showing the ship too.

Patrick Stewart

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