Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
He wondered about himself (whether he was broken, or special, or better, or worse) and about other people (whether they were really all as stupid as they seemed).
When we lose the belief in ‘something better’ we’ve embraced the belief in ‘all things worse.’ And such a perspective is based less on things being worse, and more on our inability to believe that we can make it better.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Relationships can get better or worse but can never go back to what it was in the beginning.
The hollowing out of the heartland was good for Walmart's bottom line: its slogan might have been an amoral maxim attributed to Lenin - 'The worse, the better.'
I resent the implication that I'm less of a musician and a worse person for not appreciating certain works.
Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
Billing and cooing to me is worse to witness an execution.
Religion, for better or for worse, has been politicized in blatant ways that have seldom been equaled in American elections.
There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
Natural disasters in Bolivia have been getting worse with the passage of time. It's brought about by a system: the capitalist system, the unbridled industrialization of the resources of the Planet Earth.
For better or worse, the bulk of coal industry jobs are in Appalachia - and when that coal is gone, so are the jobs.
When the burdens of the presidency seem unusually heavy, I always remind myself it could be worse. I could be a mayor.
Amateur bureaucrats are often even worse than professional bureaucrats.
Let's not burn the universities yet. After all, the damage they do might be worse.
The only thing worse than the Pastor Terry Jones scheduled Koran burning is the fact that he canceled the proposed event.
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
Slander is worse than cannibalism.
The thing worse than rebellion is the thing that causes rebellion.