Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
It is often better to have a great deal of harm happen to one than a little; a great deal may rouse you to remove what a little will only accustom you to endure.
Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
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.
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Well done is better than well said.
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
A majority is always better than the best repartee.
The fewer the words, the better the prayer.
Who rises from prayer a better man, his prayer is answered.
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.