Quotation Explorer - 'Worse'

Many folks describe arrogant people as jerks, idiots, creeps, and much worse. A person that treats you like you are stupid and says the only right way is their way even when it clearly is not is arrogant. They try to make up for their own lack of confidence by hammering away at others. - Stephen Richards
Sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. - William Shakespeare
Worse than not giving credit to the right person is only giving it to a wrong one and that’s being unfortunately done by most people too often. - Anuj Somany
.the worse experience, the better teacher.. - Boris Kovalík
The power of belief of an atheist towards God is proportional to the chances of worse unfortunate events. - Shihab Kazi
Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves. - Benjamin Constant
No, we aren't civilized, even in our business suits and high heels. People are as mean as ever, and as predictable. Underneath it all, we are not so different from what lurks in the wild, perhaps we're worse. - Donna Lynn Hope
You may not always change your situation but you can always change your perception. For better or worse, it will change the situation. - Debasish Mridha
If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity. - Bill Vaughan
The only thing worse than the fear of death is the fear of a wasted life.
It could be worse... It could be raining - Marty Feldman
Some might say; loving is worse than hating, yet leaving is the worst. - Azza Nazh
Some mistakes are worse than others: wearing your underwear inside out isn’t as uncomfortable as wearing it back to front. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
An eerie feeling plagued the back of her mind, insisting that a supernatural force was within the room, or worse, within her! - J.C. Spencer
There is one thing worse than making a thing wrong: doing badly a right thing. - Luigina Sgarro
The only thing worse than a man you can't control is a man you can. - Margo Kaufman
Nothing is worse than active ignorance. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Worse than that, however, was the CFO, a dapper-suited, neat-haired new age carapace containing an uninhibited misogynistic bogan, whose actual words to me, in concert with my boss in the same room were: 'To be successful you have to accept that weekends are for families. - Annabel Crabb
If she's in pain now she doesn't show it; she just closes her eyes and surrenders, and that is worse than her screaming for help, somehow. - Veronica Roth
No misfortune is so bad that whining about it won’t make it worse. (Apr 2007 Gen Conf) - Jeffrey R. Holland
Ignore ignorance? You might as well withhold medicine from a very sick patient. Not only will the patient get worse, the disease will spread. - Stifyn Emrys
The defects of the understanding, like those of the face, grow worse as we grow old. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
The only thing worse than a battle lost is a battle won. - Arthur Wellesley
Desires are only the lack of something: and those who have the greatest desires are in a worse condition than those who have none, or very slight ones. - Plato
Ingratitude makes man an animal, even worse, for some animals do have a way of saying thank you when you do them a favor; take a dog for instance. - Paul Bamikole
Threats from the street may be potentially lethal, but the threat from the "enemy within" is a far worse hazard to a law officers health and wellbeing. - Steve Neal
Loneliness sometimes gives me a quantity of creativeness - you're drinking another glass of wine and you're feeling even worse. Art doesn't work without pain; art also exists for compensating pain. - Till Lindemann
Nothing worked. This blazing pain seemed only to be getting worse. - Jennifer Starzec
The markets make a good servant but a bad master, and a worse religion. - Amory B. Lovins
The fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.
Whatever you do, do it to the purpose; do it thoroughly, not superficially. Go to the bottom of things. Any thing half done, or half known, is in my mind, neither done nor known at all. Nay, worse, for it often misleads. - Lord Chesterfield
Letting go of someone we love is the hardest thing we will ever do. Some people never surrender to love for the fear of being hurt. But to not have loved, to not have felt the immense joy it brings, would have been a far worse kind of death. - Goldie Hawn
The fear of failure is worse than the failure itself. So be bold and courageous. - Debasish Mridha
Just be happy that it is what it is and not what it could be because after all, it could always be worse - Connor George Serbin
I always try to cheer myself up by singing when i get sad. Most of the time, it turns out that my voice is worse than my problems. - Anonymous
Why are they like that?' I asked Cico. We skirted Blue Lake and worked our way through the tall, golden grass to the creek.'I don't know,' Cico answered, 'except that people, grown-ups and kids, seem to want to hurt each other - and it's worse when they're in a group. - Rudolfo Anaya
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
Dying for dark - the darker the worse. Strange. - Samuel Beckett
Resentment is like a drug. Once you pick it up, it will only get worse and worse until you surrender and do the work to let it go. - Samantha Leahy
That's one of the remarkable things about life. It's never so bad that it can't get worse. - Bill Watterson
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it’s worse when you see them wearing dark glasses, having streamers around their necks and a hat on their antlers. Because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell. - Charles Kingsley
Desiring to be more than true, you are worse than false.
Everything can always be better! To know this is a wit! But if you also know that everything can always be worse and that is wisdom! Wisdom is to see both the lights and the shadows! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I love you and it's getting worse. - Joseph E. Morris
You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand. - Leonardo da Vinci
Never let your fear of the unknown and things being too difficult make your choices for you in life. One of the saddest lessons in life is finding out that your fear made the situation worse than what it was and a braver person stole the dream you gave up on. - Shannon L. Alder
If a man hasn't got plenty of good common sense, the more science he has the worse for his patient. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Capitalists desire purchasing power. Socialists lust for the power to plan society. Which is worse? - A.E. Samaan
Office Politics are worse than state politics.Try not to become a Wedge of it. - Mohith Agadi
Life isn't easy but if you don't try to improve it then it'll just get worse and worse till your no longer living. - Joe
Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse? Think of the last time you felt humiliated or treated unfairly. Did you feel like cooperating or doing better? - Jane Nelsen
The only thing worse than a Mexican Stand Off is a Peace Pact that Fails! - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The trouble with normal is it always gets worse. - Bruce Cockburn
We falsely attribute to men a determined character - putting together all their yesterdays - and averaging them - we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is the silent poor indeed. - Henry David Thoreau
Whatever is in any way beautiful hath its source of beauty in itself, and is complete in itself; praise forms no part of it. So it is none the worse nor the better for being praised. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. - Joseph Brodsky
Everything hurts right now and nothing is helping because as the pain is getting worse so is the love. - Jennifer Elisabeth
In the next world I could not be worse than I am in this. - Patrick Branwell Brontë
Things are going to get a lot worse before they get worse. - Lily Tomlin
The more you can escape from how horrible things really are, the less it's going to bother you...and then, the worse things get. - Frank Zappa
Sometimes the silence of your friends is worse than your enemy's words. - Shannon L. Alder
The more you read and observe about this Politics thing,you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.The one that's out always looks the best - Will Rogers
I don't know what's worse by number in America, the vacant houses standing, or the homeless people falling into them. - Anthony Liccione
There is no worse discriminator than envy. No worse traitor than envy. Even those who are seemingly righteous, are brought down low by their envy. A true man will be known by his absence of envy. An evil man will be known by the presence of envy within him. - C. JoyBell C.
The tragic irony in all of this is that when we focus so strongly on our need to get better, we actually get worse. - Tullian Tchividjian
The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better -- it is just turning around as usual. - Finley Peter Dunne
When everything seems worse, impossible to achieve, thinking about giving up, quitting? Remember why started first? Trust yourself, tap yourself and say if you cannot make it, no one is going to. Look back, the whole team believes in you, go for it and be a CHAMPION. - Vivek Thangaswamy
I am a storyteller, for better and for worse. I suspect that a feeling for stories, for narrative, is a universal human disposition, going with our powers of language, consciousness of self, and autobiographical memory. - Oliver Sacks
Antagonizing people when you don't have to is like casting your garbage on the waters. One day it may come floating back, smelling worse.
When he is best, he is a little worse than a man; and when he is worst, he is a little better than a beast. - William Shakespeare
People consider Islam as the best religion of world; I wonder if best of them is that much worse, I am really proud of being an Atheist. - M.F. Moonzajer
There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman? - Woody Allen
I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe.
When they speak of Hell there's something they miss there's a worse place to be and it's called the Abyss. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
If your doctrine changed for the better yet your character changed for the worse, you changed for the worse. - Criss Jami
Gossip is an idle talk that makes you look worse than the person you are talking about, and people tend to have more confidence in the person you talked about when they get tired of your gossip. Speak with love and kindness or don't speak at all. - Uzoma Nnadi
If there is one thing worse than being an ugly duckling in a house of swans, it's having the swans pretend there's no difference. - Teena Booth
Is 'fat' really the worst thing a human being can be? Is 'fat' worse than 'vindictive', 'jealous', 'shallow', 'vain', 'boring' or 'cruel'? Not to me. - J.K. Rowling
Leave a person alone who had a unpleasant past if you cant make his future a pleasant, you would do worse - Abayasinha
Ego doesn't kill you. It makes you lonely, which is even worse. - Saru Singhal
Words were sometimes like ammo. They could strike you with fear worse than an arrow. And worse was sometimes knowing ahead a time what the words were. - Cyndi Goodgame
I wondered if there was anything [the doctor] could do to to make the pain disappear and my arms work again. I wondered if I was going to get any worse than I already was. If so, I wondered if he could fix that, too. - Jennifer Starzec
The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people worse than they are. - Karl Kraus
Over the years, we met every kind of person imaginable. But no one makes worse first impressions than writers. - Brian K. Vaughan
There are few uglier traits of human nature than this tendency—which I now witnessed in men no worse than their neighbours—to grow cruel, merely because they possessed the power of inflicting harm. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble. - Mahatma Gandhi
I must be cruel only to be kind; Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind. - William Shakespeare
When they have discovered truth in nature they fling it into a book, where it is even worse hands. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse. - John Quincy Adams
Don't worry about your originality. You couldn't get rid of it even if you wanted to. It will stick with you and show up for better or worse in spite of all you or anyone else can do. - Robert Henri
What could be worse than having to be seen resorting to your own life? - Gary Lutz
Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war. - Ernest Hemingway
One interesting thing is that a stage is reached when nothing hurts any more. Things cannot become any worse, finally, for the one who is really depressed. - Patricia Highsmith
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. - Theodore Roosevelt
No worse fate can befall a young man or woman than becoming prematurely entrenched in prudence and negation. - Knut Hamsun
War is war and Hell is hell, and if you ask me, War is a lot worse. - Alan Alda
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers. - Homer
The world we live in will be either better or worse, depending on whether we become better or worse.
...morally speaking, there is no limit to the concern one must feel for the suffering of human beings, that indifference to evil is worse than evil itself, that in a free society, some are guilty, but all are responsible. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best. - Will Rogers
The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about. - Oscar Wilde
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it's worse when they are wearing dark glasses and have streamers in their antlers because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
Don't get yourself arrested and make your day worse! If you need to vent, just smash something that's already broken! You can't get in trouble for wrecking the unsalvageable! - R. Stevens
To have an empty head is worse than to have an empty bank account. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Not having enough talent seemed almost worse than not having any, because having a little meant having just enough to know what you lacked - Kat Howard
The more wakeful a man is to the things which surround him, the more asleep is he, and his waking is worse than his sleep. - Idries Shah
A good manager is best when people barely know that he exists. Not so good when people obey and acclaim him. Worse when they despise him. - Lao-Tzu
When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When he is best, he is a little worse than a man; and when he is worst, he is little better than a beast. - William Shakespeare
By their essential nature triumphs can't be given. They must be taken, and the worse the odds and the fiercer the resistance, the greater the honor. Victories can't be gifts. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Reading stories is bad enough but writing them is worse. - L. M. Montgomery
The only thing worse than regretting the things you've done is regretting the things you didn't do. - Samantha Leahy
I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse. - Isaac Asimov
I was never hurt by loss as much as I was hurt by the people who tried to make me feel like a winner,they made it worse - Mhd.Ferzat Alchayah
[He] made me feel lonely, and being alone with another person is much worse than being alone all by yourself. - Lindy West
Make choices in life that don't leave people bitter, worse off or confused. Any choice that leads you to do this is a choice that didn't include God in the decision making process. - Shannon L. Alder
Self-contemplation is a curseThat makes an old confusion worse. - Theodore Roethke
Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all. - Isaac Asimov
Things could always be worse; for instance, you could be ugly and work in the Post Office. - Adrienne E. Gusoff
Worse than not offering plaudit to the right one for something excellent said and/or done by him only is to give credit for the same thing to the wrong person. - Anuj Somany
There is nothing worse than being broke and having your woman leave you. Nothing to drink, no job,just the walls, sitting there staring at the walls and thinking. That's how women got back at you, but it hurt and weakened them too. Or so I like to believe. - Charles Bukowski
Life—the way it really is—is a battle not between good and bad, but between bad and worse - Joseph Brodsky
In the Soviet Union we have a saying, a pessimist is someone who believes things can't get any worse. An optimist thinks maybe they can. - Abel Aganbegyan
Fight fire with fire, only adds more negative energy to the situation, making it worse. - Auliq Ice
But ironically the believers have done worse in exploring the earth than sons of men who are not even believers have done. - Sunday Adelaja
When you love life passionately, a cloud of beauty floats above, adding an array of wonders to even the worse of days. - Avra Amar Filion
my best may not be the best but that is the best.The more I give out my best to people, the more they give out their worse but that is the best for Jesus Christ faced the worst. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The rock and roll business is pretty absurd, but the world of serious music is much worse. - Frank Zappa
The annoyance you ignore today only gets worse tomorrow. Solve it now. - Auliq Ice
There is nothing in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and he who considers price only is that man's lawful prey. - John Ruskin
There is no worse heresy than that the office sanctifies the holder of it. - Lord Acton
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. - Marcel Pagnol
A bad peace is worse than war. - Tacitus
Nobody should be alone," Sissix said. "Being alone and untouched...there's no punishment worse than that. And she's done nothing wrong. She's just different. - Becky Chambers
Our choices add up; each one influences others, and cumulatively a series of delightful short-term choices can leave us much worse off in the long run. - Daniel Akst
There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie. - Aeschylus
none of sin makes you better, sin always makes you get worse - Tolop Marbun
Limbo is worse than hell. - Marty Rubin
Whatever you are from nature, keep to it; never desert your own line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed; be anything else, and you will be ten thousands times worse than nothing. - Sydney Smith
What's even worse than a flute? - Two flutes! - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Rejection is one of the worse forms of pain. Loss is the worst. Grief haunts until you allow yourself to move on. - Angelica Hopes
Because normal human activity is worse for nature than the greatest nuclear accident in history. - Martin Cruz Smith
He misses her. He wonders if she knows it, and can't decide which would be worse. - Belleutiful
It's bad to grow old before your time. It's worse to not grow at all within your mind, - Stabley Victor Paskavich
There are few things worse than mistaking an enemy for a friend. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
There are only so many times that you can utter ‘It does not hurt’ before it begins to hurt even more than the hurt. You become enlightened of the feeling of feeling hurt, which is worse, I am certain, than the existent hurt. - Jonathan Safran Foer
Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine. - Jack Ma
I didn't think it could be done, though given Sun's track record, I suppose that I shouldn't be surprised that they've managed to produce an even worse keyboard than any that they previously had on the market.
There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little more cheaply. The person who buys on price alone is this man's lawful prey. - John Ruskin
Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it. - J. K. Rowling
It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland. - Horace
Addiction to reading... There are worse things in the world to be Addicted to. I admire your hobby choice it's mine as well. - Christy A. Mair
One thing I've learned in all these years is not to make love when you really don't feel it; there's probably nothing worse you can do to yourself than that. - Norman Mailer
Is there anything worse than being blind? Yes, a man with sight and no vision. - Helen Keller
The only thing worse than losing a battle is winning one
They're the only thing worse than family, other people's family. - The Crazy Ones
True love come from God, accept the worse part of it, endure the pain,true love never fade. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
The alternative to pain may be worse. When you live with an open heart, you will inevitably get hurt. The alternative of living a life closed off from experience, however, is barren. Ironically, it also still involves suffering. In fearing pain, we already feel the pain from our fear. - Ann Brasco
Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day. - Mark Twain
He didn’t deserve compassion. Sympathy. Not even understanding. He deserved worse, far worse than he had ever been given. - V.S. Carnes
There is no such thing as a worthless book though there are some far worse than worthless; no book that is not worth preserving, if its existence may be tolerated; as there may be some men whom it may be proper to hang, but none should be suffered to starve. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
It'll be all right." Julia's gentleness makes it worse. "In the end, Jace.""It doesn't feel very all right.""That's because it's not the end. - David Mitchell
Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom's. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own. - Nelson Algren
A free press can of course be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad. . . . Freedom is nothing else but a chance to bet better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worse. - Albert Camus
Bad is never good until worse happens. - Danish Proverb
The sinners sins against himself; the wrongdoer wrongs himself, becoming the worse by his own action.
History, for better or worse, is 'us' on a grand scale full of secrets, beauty, fear, longing, and stifled love. Without history, our lives would not be complete, and we could not be, in the best sense, fully 'human. - Boria Sax
Good girl doesn’t exist; you just have to choose between bad and worse. - M.F. Moonzajer
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight and no vision. - Helen Keller
When in life you are destined great, but fated to a humble background, it always gets really worse before it gets really better. - Darmie Orem
When the future you see is worse than the present, one begins to worry. And, oh, I speak of Ghanaian politicians. The tadpoles are out-jumping the toads. - Nana Awere Damoah
So what we are right now is a pair of dickweeds in a hotel room in Sydney. My life is royally fucked up right now and from where I’m sitting, your life is even bloody worse. - Dave Gorman
In my sleep I have my nightmares, awake I have my thoughts, I am not sure which is worse. - Carl R. White
Eat a live toad the first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day. - Unknown
I know an alcoholic is the worse, but sometimes I wonder if it's better to have a drinking father that lives at home, or a drinking father, that never comes around. - Anthony Liccione
Many things are worse than defeat,and compromise with evil is one of them.
I see myself..in those pages as she goes back and forth, enjoying simply enjoying the beauties of the moments then chastising herself for having ‘no edge’ being simple and worse, harmless. - Michael Cunningham
It’s sad when friends become enemies. But what’s even worse is when they become strangers. - Hayley Williams
The fact that you made worse decisions in the past shouldn't be an excuse to make bad decisions in the present. - Sanhita Baruah
There is absolutely no worse death curse than the humdrum daily existence of the living dead. - Anthon St. Maarten
When things are at their blackest, I say to myself, 'Cheer up, things could be worse.' And sure enough, they get worse. - Robert Asprin
Everyone is as God has made him, and oftentimes a great deal worse. - Miguel de Cervantes
When we have faith and discipline everything becomes easier. Patience is the mother of all virtues. With anxiety all our lives become worse. - Chico Xavier
Love is like chickenpox. It's much worse when it comes late. - Neel Burton
Affliction caused by the tongue is worse than that caused by the strike of the blade of a sword. - Anonymous
Treat a man as he appears to be, and you make him worse. But treat a man as if he were what he potentially could be, and you make him what he should be. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I can't imagine anything worse than being required to have fun. - Scott Westerfeld
Elizabeth called it my mane of hair; I called it my bane of hair. However, it was far worse looking when it was short, sticking straight up or out at awkward angles; at least when it was long it almost obeyed gravity. - Penny Reid
I wear a taint of rationing, that's all. I have the thready, ashamed look of a reduced person who assumes there is a worse reduction to come. - Morag Joss
She'll let you put her in her place, But she won't stand for anything worse than first. - J. Raymond
The only thing worse than a perilous adventure is a boring one. - Lemony Snicket
You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Not to know is bad. Not to wish to know is worse. - African Proverb
Americans have a tendency to take much of our long-term economic, technological, medical, and social progress for granted, while assuming problems will only get worse. This is unwarranted. - Rachel DiCarlo Currie
I'm going to do something bigger and better,bigger and betterand bolder, but first,I'm going to do somethingsmaller and worse. - JonArno Lawson
What is worse losing love or never finding it at all? - Vanshika Dhyani
The boring thing with taking a walk with someone is that your thoughts are then dictated by the subject or subjects of your conversation; and that is made worse by the fact that most sane people are terrified of silence whenever they are with or near someone. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
To be blind is bad, but worse is to have eyes and not see.
Being honest it doesnt mean you are always doing the right thing. It means you are truethful. In doing that you are getting more respect and being respected for the trueth you say nomatter what you did or worse is the damage. You will also be trusted in many things. - De philosopher DJ Kyos
A best friend is the one person that doesn't leave you worse off by their actions or yours. - Shannon L. Alder
Show me good,i show you better, show me bad, i show you worse... - phoxgrimm9
I made you better and you made me worse. - Jennifer Elisabeth
It's awful bad luck to bring a woman aboard the ship.""It's awful worse luck not to. - Johnny Depp
A Man Staying At Home All Day And Doing Nothing Could Be Worse Than A Psycho Woman. - Ahmed Ali Anjum
The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence. - Joan Baez
If the Socialism is Authoritarian; if there are Governments armed with economic power as they are now with political power; if, in a word, we are to have Industrial Tyrannies, then the last state of man will be worse than the first. - Oscar Wilde
I'm the Doctor; I'm worse than everybody's aunt! - Matt Smith 11th Doctor
Things will happen. You can't stop them from happening, but you can control your reaction from making things worse. React Positively. Live Happily. - - RVM
Cultural analysis is intrinsically incomplete. And, worse than that, the more deeply it goes the less complete it is. - Clifford Geertz
If you say anything, it just gets worse. - R.L. Mosz
my best may not be the best, but that is the best. The more I give out my best to people, the more they give out their worse, but that is also the best; for even Jesus Christ faced the worst. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The good man, though a slave, is free; the wicked, though he reigns, is a slave, and not the slave of a single man, but - what is worse - the slave of as many masters as he has vices. - Rubianne Wood
Those with whom we communicate we think better than they are; those with whom we don’t, worse. - Dennis Vickers Lost Words
The human situation, in general or in particular, is slightly worse (ignoring an occasional hiccup in the graph) at any given moment than at any preceding moment. - FARRELL J.G.
Immortality -- a fate worse than death.
I think it would be worse to expect nothing than to be disappointed. - L. M. Montgomery
He thought: Because when you tell a lie it must be to keep from saying a worse thing. Then lying is not a Sin and God will not punish you. (But what if God is one of them?) - Davis Grubb
Which is worse? Lust for the purchasing power of money, or the kind of lust that covets power over others? Let the history of 20th Century socialist revolutions answer that question. - A.E. Samaan
my best may not be the best but that is the best. The more I try to give out my best to people, the more they try to out there worse but the is the best for Jesus Christ faced the worst - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
To evade arrogance, remind yourself (from time to time) that your talent or success could have been better. To be thankful, remind yourself (every now and then) that your illness or failure could have been worse. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Fear is an insidious and deadly thing. It can warp judgment, freeze reflexes, breed mistakes. Worse, it's contagious. - Jimmy Stewart
Doing nothing is even worse than doing the wrong thing. - Michel Templet
Being on the edge is always worse than going through. - Joseph Brown
The only man who could be worse than a bad woman is one who loves to see his face in one or the other ways more than a lady does always. - Anuj Somany
The only thing worse than unrealized hope is no hope. - Ken Poirot
The moment you stop trying to become a better person, is the moment you start to become worse than what you already are. - Carroll Bryant
It is a crushing moment when you realize that your life has either been a series of huge mistakes, or worse; it hasn’t. - Temperance
Receio que a poesia é pior que o sexo tântrico: não mexe nem sai de cima.I'm afraid that poetry is worse than tantric sex: it does not not move or get off. - Victor Eustáquio
The only parts that really matter and take commitment in wedding vows are; worse, sickness and poorer. Better, richer and healthy is pretty easy to deal with. - Rob Liano
It's so common, it could be anyone. The trouble is, nobody wants to talk about it. And that makes everything worse. - Ruby Wax
I think love without heartbreak is a myth. A pretty myth, but the kind of myth that ultimately makes us feel worse about ourselves because we're somehow not able to make it come true. - Leila Sales
The irony of taking Anti Depressants: you take them to feel good but they also make you feel bad or worse because you worry about your purse. - Mico Monsalve
And once a boy has suffered rejection, he will find rejection even where it does not exist-or, worse, will draw it forth from people simply by expecting it. - John Steinbeck
To feel loved again feels good, but to know they don't love you make things worse. - Ishmael Emmanuel Balfour
Love is a terrible thing and its loss is even worse. - Nicola Yoon
With Epcot Center the Disney corporation has accomplished something I didn't think possible in today's world. They have created a land of make-believe that's worse than regular life. - P. J. O'Rourke
Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public. - Edgar Watson Howe
Then our crime's worse than a murderer's. His act puts him outside the law, but keeps the law intact. Ours would weaken the law. - Walter Van Tilburg Clark
A negative outlook is dangerous. When you say, It can’t get any worse! You're essentially challenging the universe to do exactly that. - Kamand Kojouri
Feeling someone else’s anger is bad; being left alone is worse. - David Levithan
Women in India experience much worse suffering, humiliation and slavery in all spheres than even the untouchables. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
RVM Thoughts for Today - "Things will happen.You can't stop them from happening, but you can control your reaction from making things worse . React Positively. Live Happily - R.v.m.
It is worse still to be ignorant of your ignorance. - Saint Jerome
The visual of Satan isn’t one of a big red devil with horns. Even worse, it’s the picture of something good, twisted enough to be compelling. - Todd Stocker
People lie to cover their mistakes, and then make even worse ones to cover their lies. - Anne Perry
The slanderer and the assassin differ only in the weapon they use; with the one it is the dagger, with the other the tongue. The former is worse that the latter, for the last only kills the body, while the other murders the reputation.
If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity. - Bill Vaughan
Dancy closes her eyes, remembering all the times that have been so much worse than this, all the horror and shame and sorrow to give her strength. The burning parts of her no one and nothing can ever touch, the fire where her soul used to be. - Caitlín R. Kiernan
As we have seen there is some kind of continuity in any case since every experience affects for better or worse the attitudes which help decide the quality of further experiences, by setting up certain preference and aversion, and making it easier or harder to act for this or that end. - John Dewey
There is always something worse, limit thinking about worse things and concentrate on the best things. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better. - King Whitney Jr.
I have never seen a situation so dismal that a policeman couldn't make it worse. - Brendan Behan
There are only two things worse then an empty canvas: death and taxes. - Ragnar Tørnquist
No reason for a feverish rush For we will all arrive in the same place At the right time. Justice will be served. There will be no better or worse, No big and small, no rewards, no punishment, No guilt, no judges, no hierarchies; Only silent equality. - Dejan Stojanovic
Since I became a novelist I have discovered that I am biased. Either I think a new novel is worse than mine and I don’t like it, or I suspect it is better than my novels and I don’t like it. - Umberto Eco
When something flipping out to the worse, don't feel bad. But be strong and make yourself hard so that the situations stop taking chance to hurt you. - Giridhar Alwar
It's okay, we can go back from this." It comes out of his mouth so kind - he means it - and it just makes me feel worse. That he can kiss me like this and change everything, but still promise me nothing has to change because I can't promise him anything. - Courtney Summers
There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept. - Ansel Adams
Sometimes you feel other people's pain worse than your own. We're armored against our own troubles. We can't afford to give in to despair. Then you see someone else struggling, and it breaks your... heart. - Sean Stewart
If a religion asks one to kill another just because he or she follows not this ism, nor agrees with it; then, it's a hell-hole, worse than a prison. Run away, and far from it. As though your butt is on fire. And before you, yourself are imprisoned. - Fakeer Ishavardas
A thing worse than dying with nothing; is dying without purpose. - Darrius Garrett
You do not know what is better before you have tried what is worse. - Thomas Rathsach Strange
It's a breath you took too late.It's a death that's worse than fate. - Elvis Costello
I believe that we are all born for greatness yet most of us mire in the mediocrity of life. We become complacent or worse, discouraged and stagnate. We damn ourselves by not progressing. - Toni Sorenson
The old always think the world is getting worse; it is for the young, equipped with historical facts, to point out that, compared with 1509, or even 1939, life in 2009 is sweet as honey. - Hilary Mantel
I must be cruel, only to be kind:Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind. - William Shakespeare
There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse. - Quentin Crisp
Don't go getting offended my friend, I have much worse things to say to you.-Ad'Dam, Journey from Atremes - Riley Amos Westbrook
Solitude became, for me, an interesting mosaic of broken pieces, a place where the neglected parts of myself get collected—for better and for worse, sometimes barely tolerated and sometimes arranged into lovely patterns. - Laurie A. Helgoe
Fear, is a horrible place to live in, and much worse die in. - Anthony Liccione
Many do not see that not to have dreams is far worse than seeing that their dreams do not come true. - Luigina Sgarro
Cheer up! You're a worse sinner than you ever dared imagine, and you're more loved than you ever dared hope. - Jack Miller
In olden days people were worse than us but knew much more than us. - Vladimir Odoevsky
The world can't get worse than this. Only more persons will become aware of the dust that works as rust in the most people's mind as the time passes and internet usage proliferates. - Anuj Somany
When you make a mistake, admit it. If you don't, you only make matters worse. - Ward Cleaver
Understand that for better or worse, you create your own life. - Stephen Richards
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government is to live under the government of worse men. - Plato
There are worse things than looking stupid. Sleeping through life is one of them. - Laura Preble
If you can see something, and it is wrong, you can fight it with a reasonable chance of success. Fighting the nonexistent is worse than pointless: Don Quixote tilted at windmills, but at least windmills are real. - Mike Klepper
... as we travel again between life and death, Waking and dream, blinking, while layers within layers,None better, none worse, unravel and knit up before us . . . - Jay Woodman
My experience of chaotic lessons has humbled me enough to know, I could have it worse than I do I now and positive enough to know I can be where I want to be, someday. - Nikki Rowe
How—I didn't know anyword for it—how "unlikely". . .How had I come to be here,like them, and overheara cry of pain that could havegot loud and worse but hadn't? - Elizabeth Bishop
Estragon: You see, you feel worse when I'm with you. I feel better alone, too.Vladmir: Then why do you always come crawling back?Estragon: I don't know. - Samuel Beckett
Worse is man who abandons himself - Amit Gupta
There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. - Oscar Wilde
All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse. - Benjamin Franklin
Nothing in life is static; it either gets better, or it gets worse.
You know the great thing though? It's that change can be so constant that you don't even feel a difference until there is one. It can be so slow that you don't know that you life is better or worse until it is. Or it can blow you away--make you better in an instant.
There is nothing worse that could happen to a person than his awakening to the reality of life as then in its light everything starts appearing clean and clear. - Anuj Somany
Enslavement of the heart is worse than enslavement of the body - ابن تيمية
It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder. - Louise Antoine
You can be clumsy yet clever. You can be classy yet poor. It's not tearing a leaf off a calendar which will make you a better or a worse man but the attitude that you have from dusk till dawn every day. - Indeewara Jayawardane
... A nightmare is something you awaken from, Peter," she had said. "But thoughts and ideas that remain after its terrors have disappeared are something considerably worse. - John Katzenbach
What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream? Or what's worse, what if only that fat guy in the third row exists? - Woody Allen
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better. - George Santayana
There are some remedies worse than the disease. - Publilius Syrus
...tests are a gift. And great tests are a great gift. To fail the test is a misfortune. But to refuse the test is to refuse the gift, and something worse, more irrevocable, than misfortune. - Lois McMaster Bujold
When you take a man as he is, you make him worse. When you take a man as he can be, you make him better. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Knowing that there is worse pain doesn't make present pain hurt any less. - Gordon Atkinson
Meat may taste good, but the guilt of eating it tastes far worse. - Evan Baldonado
Be very circumspect in the choice of thy company. In the society of thine equals thou shalt enjoy more pleasure; in the society of thy superiors thou shalt find more profit. To be the best in the company is the way to grow worse. - Francis Quarles
Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion. - Michael Shermer
Sometimes the things in our heads are far worse than anything they could put in books or on film!! - C.K. Webb
There's only one thing worse than being sick...and that's being sick and poor. - Lou Silluzio
Who said death is dead? He's fully alive, traveling around the world, throwing shadows and soaking in the sun. Visiting the young and old; placing bets and dicing regrets, for the worse or a better off place. - Anthony Liccione
We follow the ways of wolves, the habits of tigers: or, rather we are worse than they. To them nature has assigned that they should be thus fed, while God has honoured us with rational speech and a sense of equity. And yet we are become worse than the wild beast. - John Chrysostom
Windows 10 could only have been a worse experience if I had paid for it! - Steven Magee
The only thing worse than a knee-jerk liberal is a knee-pad conservative.
There are some wounds that one can heal only by deepening them and making them worse. - Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
Writing is an incurable psychological disease which only gets worse with writing. - Debasish Mridha
There are no worse oppressors than those who have been oppressed themselves for they will justify all means of self-preservation, including persecution and oppression of others, to the extent of, and worse than that which they had endured. This will weigh heavily on the souls of future generations. - H.N.Ellessy
Gold is worse poison to a man's soul, doing more murders in this loathsome world, than any mortal drug. - William Shakespeare
CLARIONET, n. An instrument of torture operated by a person with cotton in his ears. There are two instruments that are worse than a clarionet -- two clarionets. - Ambrose Bierce
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Each temptation leaves us better or worse; neutrality is impossible. - Erwin W. Lutzer
What could be worse than getting to the end of your life and realizing you hadn't lived it - Edward Albee
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering. - Paulo Coelho
You have made a heaven across the impassable sky, but the planet Earth where you live have made her worse than hell. Are you humans stupid? - Tanmaya Guru
Today can be better than the worse of yesterdays, but tomorrow can never replace the best of yesterdays. - Anthony Liccione
Why did I come here? I thought. Why is it always only a matter of choosing between something bad and something worse? - Charles Bukowski
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