We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Best Quotes from St. Jerome, Christopher Walken, Al Lopez, Publilius Syrus, Adria Arjona. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.
At its best, life is completely unpredictable.
Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it’s business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don’t love what you’re doing and you can’t give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You’ll be an old man before you know it.
Practice is the best of all instructors.
My dad has given me the best gift anyone has ever given me. He gave me wings to fly.
A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
Mistakes are the best teachers. One does not learn from success. It is desirable to learn vicariously from other people’s failures, but it gets much more firmly seared in when they are your own.
Where I am today… I still have my ups and downs, but I take it one day at a time and I just hope that I can be the best that I can possibly be, not only for myself, but also young people that are out there today that need someone to look up to.
The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart.
Fatigue is the best pillow.
The best education I have ever received was through travel.
The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.
Money is the best rule of commerce.
Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge.
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
When you look good, you feel good. Confidence with what you’re wearing is very important. If you feel good, you will always perform your best without worrying about anything.
A hungry dog hunts best.
Find something that you’re really interested in doing in your life. Pursue it, set goals, and commit yourself to excellence. Do the best you can.
My best personality trait that I think I’m very approachable. And my worst is that I can be moody.
Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step.
The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
The best customer service is if the customer doesn’t need to call you, doesn’t need to talk to you. It just works.
Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Leadership consists of picking good men and helping them do their best.
Chester W. Nimitz
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Don’t worry about being famous or making money; the most important thing is being the best. You have to become a master of your craft, and everything else will come.
Yes’m, old friends is always best, ‘less you can catch a new one that’s fit to make an old one out of.
Sarah Orne Jewett
The best thing that I did was get myself out of an environment that was toxic to me and to my mental health. That was through retiring from football.
One of the reasons we survive as a band is that we are seen as a band of today. We don’t want to be seen as a band that tours and plays old songs. We feel that we are making the best music of our careers.
Paris is cafe culture, Dublin is pub culture, and that’s the best place to solve all the world’s problems: over a pint! One of the great joys of living, I think. The problems of the world seem to disappear.
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best stage, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Townes Van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world, and I’ll stand on Bob Dylan’s coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
When you love someone and care about them, you want what’s best for them, and it’s always the hardest thing to realize maybe you aren’t what’s best for them, how hard you try.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Edgar Allan Poe
I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see the moonlight amid the mountains. I do not wish to go below now.
Henry David Thoreau
If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.
One of the best things for a woman to hear is that she is sexy.
Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The best way to navigate through life is to give up all of our controls.
Never die easy. Why run out of bounds and die easy? Make that linebacker pay. It carries into all facets of your life. It’s okay to lose, to die, but don’t die without trying, without giving it your best.
In the beginning there was the word. The word was Jah. The word is in I, Jah is in I. I make what is good, better, and what is better, best. I follow this in every aspect of life.
The days you work are the best days.
The best thing about being a DJ is making people happy. There is nothing like seeing people get up from a table to dance or the expression on their face when they hear a song they love. I also love to educate people on music they have never heard.
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’m an optimistic realist. I kind of expect the worst but prepare for the best.
For me the best thing about winning an award is when the people cheer for your win. When you can see that the people are really happy that you are winning something, that’s the most reward thing in the world.
Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Sometimes the very best of all summer books is a blank notebook. Get one big enough, and you can practice sketching the lemon slice in your drink or the hot lifeguard on the beach or the vista down the hill from your cabin.
Climate change is destroying our path to sustainability. Ours is a world of looming challenges and increasingly limited resources. Sustainable development offers the best chance to adjust our course.
The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself.
The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
George Bernard Shaw
I’m doing my best to be mindful about how I’m living: to be kind and patient, and not to impose a bad mood on somebody else. Being mindful is as good a way to be spiritual as anything else.
I did my best, and God did the rest.
Goodness is beauty in the best estate.
The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best.
I just want people to be the best thems and live the happiest lives possible.
After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working.
In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.
Since we live in this world, we have to do our best for this world.
Aung San Suu Kyi
All the best people in life seem to like LINUX.
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Modesty is my best quality.
The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.
Thomas A. Edison
The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. Life is a learning process and you have to try to learn what’s best for you. Let me tell you, life is not fun when you’re banging your head against a brick wall all the time.
The worst times can be the best if you think with positive energy.
When I was a boy, the priest, my uncle, carefully inculcated upon me this proverb, which I then learned and have ever since kept in my mind: ‘Dico tibi verum, Libertas optima rerum; Nunquam servili, sub nexu vivito, fili.’ ‘I tell you a truth: Liberty is the best of things, my son; never live under any slavish bond.’
Look your best – who said love is blind?
To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.
It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
The best route is to stay humble and stay true to yourself.
Rich the Kid
How great it would be for us all to have the pride of knowing that we, as a country, are one of the best countries to be a child.
A tailor is a person’s best friend as far as I’m concerned, because you can take things that fit OK or look OK, and if you get them tailored, they can be fabulous.
In the courtroom, it’s where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There’s a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I’ve always felt that way – I’ve been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical.
Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The best proof of love is trust.
Someone said adversity builds character, but someone else said adversity reveals character. I’m pleasantly surprised with my resilience. I persevere, and not just blindly. I take the best, get rid of the rest, and move on, realizing that you can make a choice to take the good.
The man who has done his best has done everything.
Charles M. Schwab
Memories are the best things in life, I think.
In order to be the best, you have to be around the best.
The best success, for me, is not one trophy. It’s not harmony. It’s when players improve and grow.
Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Every job is good if you do your best and work hard. A man who works hard stinks only to the ones that have nothing to do but smell.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Difficult times often bring out the best in people.
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.
Collective action remains the best way of renewing the march towards the great trinity of liberty, equality, and solidarity.
The short words are best, and the old words are the best of all.
I just want to be there for my husband. I don’t ever want him to think that he’s not getting everything at home – love, attention, encouragement, a meal. I just want him to feel the best he feels at home. I think that’s what a good wife is. Someone who is very attentive to her husband.
Each of us has been put on earth with the ability to do something well. We cheat ourselves and the world if we don’t use that ability as best we can.
George Allen, Sr.
We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate.
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
Charles Caleb Colton
The best news of the Christian gospel is that the supremely glorious Creator of the universe has acted in Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection to remove every obstacle between us and himself so that we may find everlasting joy in seeing and savoring his infinite beauty.
I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.
The best mirror is an old friend.
Peter Nivio Zarlenga
My motivation is being the best. Pretty simple and straightforward.
The best kind of parent you can be is to lead by example.
There’s nothing like seeing the smile on my kids’ faces. Laughing together. Playing. It’s the best.
Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
Richard M. Nixon
You tell them that all your experience tells you this is the best way to beat this particular opposition. You persuade them and you drill them, and you tell them so many times they can hear you when they go to sleep. Then, on the day of the game, you stand on the touchline and hope to God that it works.
My mother thinks I am the best. And I was raised to always believe what my mother tells me.
Do your duty, that is best; leave unto the Lord the rest.
David O. McKay
You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
Marian Wright Edelman
At the end of the day, life is about being happy being who you are, and I feel like we are so blessed to have the support system and the best family to really just support each other no matter what we’re going through.
There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.
God is best known in not knowing him.
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
Honesty is the best policy.
It is best for the wise man not to seem wise.
I know life goes on if you make a big bet and you lose. But if you don’t give yourself the best chance of winning, you’re going to kick yourself tomorrow.
Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
Living well is the best revenge.
Focused. I’m a hustler. And my hustle is trying to figure out the best ways to do what I like without having to do much else.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
History is the only true teacher, the revolution the best school for the proletariat.
I love natural beauty, and I think it’s your best look, but I think makeup as an artist is so transformative.
Marina and the Diamonds
I’m pretty positive, optimistic, so I always expect the best.
The monster was the best friend I ever had.
If you do what you love, it is the best way to relax.
Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.
As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you – the first time around.
He who laughs best today, will also laughs last.
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.
A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.
Above all, don’t fear difficult moments. The best comes from them.
I have believed the best of every man. And find that to believe is enough to make a bad man show him at his best, or even a good man swings his lantern higher.
William Butler Yeats
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to us.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you’re in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated.
Cynical realism is the intelligent man’s best excuse for doing nothing in an intolerable situation.
Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.
I think sometimes the best training is to rest.
There is nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man.
I do not need a trophy to tell myself that I am the best.
I always try to get the best result out of it, I’m not there to just sit second or sit third. I’m a winner, and I want to win every single race, and I will always go for it.
The most important thing is, whatever you do decide to choose, take it seriously and do your best.
If you love your work, you’ll be out there every day trying to do it the best you possibly can, and pretty soon everybody around will catch the passion from you – like a fever.
What we have found in this country, and maybe we’re more aware of it now, is one problem that we’ve had, even in the best of times, and that is the people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless, you might say, by choice.
The key to life is your attitude. Whether you’re single or married or have kids or don’t have kids, it’s how you look at your life, what you make of it. It’s about making the best of your life wherever you are in life.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Success is best when it’s shared.
The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.
Poverty is uncomfortable; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.
James A. Garfield
Scouting rises within you and inspires you to put forth your best.
Juliette Gordon Low
The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.
I just feel like you should be able to have a respectful work environment, because if you do, you’ll be your best self.
The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.
When you’re the best, you only want to surround yourself with the best.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Unless a man enters upon the vocation intended for him by nature, and best suited to his peculiar genius, he cannot succeed. I am glad to believe that the majority of persons do find their right vocation.
P. T. Barnum
He who knows best knows how little he knows.
The best mind-altering drug is the truth.
I know I want to always do the best I can.
You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.
E. O. Wilson
When you meet your best friend in real life, or you meet your soulmate, you just know it, and you feel it.
Do your best when no one is looking. If you do that, then you can be successful in anything that you put your mind to.
There are people who are very resourceful, at being remorseful, and who apparently feel that the best way to make friends is to do something terrible and then make amends.
Now more than ever we need to talk to each other, to listen to each other and understand how we see the world, and cinema is the best medium for doing this.
You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can’t, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don’t give up.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I want love, because love is the best feeling in the whole world.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
I am determined and never give up. Ever. I always do my best.
There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
It’s not who’s the best – it’s who can take the most pain.
Temperance is essential, if the services of men and women are to be employed to the best and most useful effect according, to the physical capacity and ability of each. Nothing less will assure a total effort.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth, therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
To me, being the best means proving it in different countries and championships.
The best career advice I’ve gotten is to stay focused, keep moving forward.
The patient’s autonomy always, always should be respected, even if it is absolutely contrary – the decision is contrary to best medical advice and what the physician wants.
I think the iPhone is the best consumer product ever. That’s what I feel about it. And it’s become so integrated and integral to our lives, you wouldn’t think about leaving home without it.
Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.
Anne M. Mulcahy
You don’t fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.
Quit while you’re ahead. All the best gamblers do.
We hire people who want to make the best things in the world.
The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
Mistakes happen, and they happen to the best of us.
Do your best and keep learning – that’s what I believe in.
Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.
Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time.
Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood, the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
Coretta Scott King
For everything bad, there’s a million really exciting things, whether it’s someone puts out a really great book, there’s a new movie, there’s a new detective, the sky is unbelievably golden, or you have the best cup of coffee you ever had in your life.
‘Chef’ doesn’t mean that you’re the best cook, it simply means ‘boss.’
First gain the victory and then make the best use of it you can.
I think… all of the best public cryptographers in the world would agree that you can’t really build back doors in crypto. That it’s like drilling a hole in the windshield.
If you’re thinking of coming to America, this is what it’s like: you’ve got your Comfort Inn, you’ve got your Best Western, and you’ve got your Red Lobster where you eat. Everybody’s very fat, everybody’s very stupid and everybody’s very rude – it’s not a holiday programme, it’s the truth.
Everybody should be able to enjoy their life, because you only live once. So I just want to get it all out there and be the best role model that I can be, if people want to put me in that kind of predicament. I mean, I didn’t ask to be a role model, because I’m not perfect.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
George S. Patton
One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes… and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
My cell phone is my best friend. It’s my lifeline to the outside world.
I just want to be the next me or the next best I can be of me.
You’ve just got to keep going through the tough times and try your best every time you play.
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere as long as the policy you’ve decided upon is being carried out.
It’s human nature to gripe, but I’m going ahead and doing the best I can.
When you are entrusted with an assignment, you do your best.
Your best T-shirt should be like your bed; it just feels like you are home when you are in it.
If I am a cup maker, I’m interested in making the best cup I possibly can. My effort goes into that cup, not what people think about it.
The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.
James Branch Cabell
My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way.
Humor can be one of our best survival tools.
The best gifts are those we not only cherish but put to use.
The man with the best job in the country is the vice-president. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, ‘How is the president?’
But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
Vincent Van Gogh
Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.
Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don’t go out on the branch, you’re never going to get the best fruit.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
The best thing is to accept the circumstances, not take them personally, deal with them, stop complaining, and give everything your best.
Sushant Singh Rajput
Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
I think the best way to get a good night sleep is to work hard throughout the day. If you work hard and, of course, work out.
William H. McRaven
The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it’s best to let him run.
God’s gifts put man’s best dreams to shame.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Good romantic suspense can never underestimate the audience, and the best political leaders know how to shape a compelling narrative that respects voters and paints a picture of what is to come.
Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.
I’m a big believer that you surround yourself with good people which brings the best out of you.
If you just focus on getting better, and not being the best, you have such a good time.
The best partnerships aren’t dependent on a mere common goal but on a shared path of equality, desire, and no small amount of passion.
In chess you try to do your best, but there are instances where you make mistakes or you try and take risks that you shouldn’t. And I think losing games is a good thing, because you learn more from when you lose than when you win.
One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I’m a woman. That is the way all females should feel.
I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds.
Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It’s when you make your best friends – I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.
Our best thoughts come from others.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people.
Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough – that we should try again.
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.
Sometimes the best gain is to lose.
We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.
You throw your best punch, otherwise don’t do it.
There is always some kid who may be seeing me for the first time. I owe him my best.
When everything is lonely I can be my best friend.
I just want to do what I do best, and that’s fight. I love it.
It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
Henry David Thoreau
One thing is sure. We have to do something. We have to do the best we know how at the moment… If it doesn’t turn out right, we can modify it as we go along.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
No matter the amount of negativity you’re presented with, five minutes from now could be your best moment.
We’re made for the light of a cave and for twilight. Twilight is the time we see best. When we dim the light down, and the pupil opens, feeling comes out of the eye like touch. Then you really can feel colour, and experience it.
Simple ingredients prepared in a simple way – that’s the best way to take your everyday cooking to a higher level.
Land really is the best art.
The thing is, we live in a contemporary world, and being able to make yourself the best person you can possible be can be difficult. But as long as you’re trying to figure it out, and you’re really looking in the right direction, everything’s going to be all right.
The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor. He’s dirty and he does his best to deny the fact that he’s a hero the whole time.
When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.
William Arthur Ward
Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
Sometimes in life, you have to make a selfish decision and do what’s best for you.
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
I wouldn’t say I was the best kid but I always had a good heart.
Prosperity is the best protector of principle.
‘Beauty’ is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact.
First be best, then be first.
Seek home for rest, for home is best.
Sabotage did not involve loss of life, and it offered the best hope for future race relations. Bitterness would be kept to a minimum and, if the policy bore fruit, democratic government could become a reality.
Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
Competition is always a good thing. It forces us to do our best. A monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity.
As long as you as an individual… can convince yourself that in order to move forward as best you can you have to be optimistic, you can be described as ‘one of the faithful,’ one of those people who can say, ‘Well, look, something’s going to happen! Let’s just keep trying. Let’s not give up.
A person who has been punished is not less inclined to behave in a given way; at best, he learns how to avoid punishment.
B. F. Skinner
It’s a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
The tragedy of war is that it uses man’s best to do man’s worst.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Just do the best you can. No one can do more than that.
Getting married, for me, was the best thing I ever did. I was suddenly beset with an immense sense of release, that we have something more important than our separate selves, and that is the marriage. There’s immense happiness that can come from working towards that.
I thought in this country, the best social program was a job. Yet minimum wage jobs aren’t paying enough to keep families out of poverty.
The best protection any woman can have… is courage.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Win or lose, I believe in giving my best and that is what I always do.
Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you.
Live honestly to a higher note. Life is too short. So, do the best you can and live your life to a higher note.
Kimora Lee Simmons
Some things are best left to memories.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you I the best place for the next moment.
The best things in life are often waiting for you at the exit ramp of your comfort zone.
Guitar is the best form of self-expression I know. Everything else, and I’m just sort of tripping around, trying to figure my way through life.
I eat about two meals a day vegan, is my rule of thumb. When I’m traveling, all bets are off, but I don’t cook meat in the house. I rarely cook eggs. I never use milk. But when I go out to eat for a special treat, I’ll have some meat. But I know, personally, that’s the best I’m ever going to do in my life.
We can’t all be good at everything. This is partly the logic behind having a team in the first place, so each role can be filled with the person best suited for that role and together, every job and every strength is covered.
Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best that you can, and you’ll get to where God wants you to be.
In the end, it’s a mental maturity to let your best come out.
Candy is childhood, the best and bright moments you wish could have lasted forever.
The things we know best are the things we haven’t been taught.
Luc de Clapiers
If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Most businesses think that product is the most important thing, but without great leadership, mission and a team that deliver results at a high level, even the best product won’t make a company successful.
To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.
This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.
Gamble, cheat, lie, and steal. Let me explain: Gamble for your best shot in life – dare to take risks. Cheat those who would have you be less than you are. Lie in the arms of those you love. And finally, steal every moment of happiness.
I feel that people are basically trying to do their best in the world. Even when you see people making mistakes, you understand why they’re making a mistake. Everybody has flaws, everybody has demons, everybody has ghosts, but I think you watch people and you see everybody trying to do their best.
Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.
Expect the best, Prepare for the worst.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Be original. That’s my best advice. You’re going to find that there’s something that you do well, and try to do it with as much originality as you can, and don’t skimp on the words. Work on the words.
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.
Having fun is definitely how you’re going to keep yourself loose, and be at your best.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
I try my best to keep my feet on the floor and stay humble and let my ability do the talking.
I already gave my best. I have no regrets at all.
We have food deserts in our cities. We know that the distance you live from a supplier of fresh produce is one of the best predictors of your health. And in the inner city, people don’t have grocery stores. So we have to figure out a way of getting supermarkets and farmers markets into the inner cities.
To be successful in real estate, you must always and consistently put your clients’ best interests first. When you do, your personal needs will be realized beyond your greatest expectations.
When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over.
The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his income tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
Arthur C. Clarke
My very best friend died in a car accident when I was 16 years old. That was the hardest blow emotionally that I have ever had to endure. Suddenly, you realize tomorrow might not come. Now I live by the motto, ‘Today is what I have.’
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that’s how I operate my life.
We should remember that one man is much the same as another, and that he is best who is trained in the severest school.
The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.
James Cash Penney
I find that it’s best to take one step at a time and cross each bridge as they come to you.
The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
William Butler Yeats
Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
You’re not gonna get through life without being worshipful or devoted to something. You’re either devoted to your job, or to your desires. So the best way to spend your life is to try to be devoted to prayer, to Allah.
If you’re doing your best, you won’t have any time to worry about failure.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.
George Allen, Sr.
I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
I always bring out the best in men I fight, but Joe Frazier, I’ll tell the world right now, brings out the best in me. I’m gonna tell ya, that’s one helluva man, and God bless him.
Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
Love yourself for who you are, and trust me, if you are happy from within, you are the most beautiful person, and your smile is your best asset.
The best person to get something done is a busy person.
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
The best author will be the one who is ashamed to become a writer.
Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
Robert Louis Stevenson
There is no greater power in Heaven or on Earth than pure, unconditional love. The nature of the God force, the unseen intelligence in all things, which causes the material world and is the center of both the spiritual and physical plane, is best described as pure, unconditional love.
Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
The law condemns the best of us; but grace saves the worst of us.
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
In life, you have got to make the best of every situation; you have to keep going.
Use each interaction to be the best, most powerful version of yourself.
The best thing is to invest in yourself, because it takes money to make money.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn’t need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
One of the best paradoxes of leadership is a leader’s need to be both stubborn and open-minded. A leader must insist on sticking to the vision and stay on course to the destination. But he must be open-minded during the process.
The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.
I’m from Indiana. I know what you’re thinking, Indiana… Mafia. But in Indiana it’s not like New York where everyone’s like, ‘We’re from New York and we’re the best’ or ‘We’re from Texas and we like things big’ it’s more like ‘We’re from Indiana and we’re gonna move.’
All you can do is to do your best.
Some people would call me a workaholic. I don’t consider this time: I just love my work so much, so it’s my real hobby, OK? And, yeah, getting some play during working hours for which you are paid is the best job I can recommend for anyone around!
The best books… are those that tell you what you know already.
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
Sometimes you’re trying your best and you still can’t find a solution, but I try not to waste my life living in a dark place.
If a man does his best, what else is there?
George S. Patton
The best way to solve problems and to fight against war is through dialogue.
Keep going and keep believing and do what makes you feel good. And when you feel good and get to the point where no-one can take that from you, then that feeling will the best feeling.
Every day, I want to be a winner. I want to train my best; I want to work my best.
K. L. Rahul
If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got.
There are people and nations, Mother, that I would like to say to you by name. I entrust them to you in silence, I entrust them to you in the way that you know best.
Pope John Paul II
The best portion of a good man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.
Solitude is the strength of being alone. It’s where we become our best company.
Hunger is the best pickle.
A good band is like a team. You want to have the right balance. It’s not always the best people you need, but the right ones for the job.
I wouldn’t say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
I just want to do the best I can every time.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
I’m a lot of things but not a liar or a phony, even when I know it’s in my best interest to be.
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else – means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
e. e. cummings
Everyone should be able to express themselves in the way that best suits them – life is too short to spend it unhappy.
Speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.
Laurence J. Peter
Life is short and if you’re looking for extension, you had best do well. ‘Cause there’s good deeds and then there’s good intentions. They are as far apart as Heaven and Hell.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution.
One we discover how to appreciate the timeless values in our daily experiences, we can enjoy the best things in life.
Jerome K. Jerome
The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
Sometimes a loss is the best thing that can happen. It teaches you what you should have done next time.
If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there.
Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow – after you have done your best to achieve success today.
Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I’m just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that’s the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective.
Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits.
Surround yourself with good people. People who are going to be honest with you and look out for your best interests.
You’ll live. Only the best get killed.
Charles de Gaulle
I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better. I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.
The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Miguel de Cervantes
The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.
In football, even when you do your best on the pitch, you can win or lose. That is the nature of the game.
It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.
It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse races.
There is only one thing for us to do, and that is to do our level best right where we are every day of our lives; To use our best judgment, and then to trust the rest to that Power which holds the forces of the universe in his hands.
Orison Swett Marden
The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.
A woman’s best protection is a little money of her own.
Clare Boothe Luce
I don’t know why I ever come in here. The flies get the best of everything.
W. C. Fields
The best way to find out whether you’re on the right path? Stop looking at the path.
My best friend died in a high-speed chase.
Globalization has changed us into a company that searches the world, not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital – the world’s best talents and greatest ideas.
I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they’re sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.
Do your job. Do it the best you can. Do it right, because somebody, sometimes your best friend, is waiting for you to screw up so she can take your place.
Abby Lee Miller
I am my own muse, the subject I know best.
I do know this: God does answer your prayers, but it’s not always in the way you expect. God knows what’s best for us, though, so there’s no need to worry when things don’t go how we originally wanted them to go.
I am a gentleman. My natural inclination is to be on my best behavior.
The best way to resolve any problem in the human world is for all sides to sit down and talk.
I’m gonna forget all the negative press and focus on being the best version of myself.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
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 the breast.
Joan of Arc
All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land.
Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
You have to surround yourself with people who love you and want the best for you.
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever.
Martin Farquhar Tupper
I did the best I could, and in some arenas, my best was not good enough. I’ve made some bad choices.
You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today; for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow.
Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.
John C. Maxwell
The best way to celebrate the holidays is with some delicious food.
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The best way to escape from your problem is to solve it.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
Take those chances and you can achieve greatness, whereas if you go conservative, you’ll never know. I truly believe what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Even if you fail, learning and moving on is sometimes the best thing.
The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.
Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us; but most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
When you have balance in your life, work becomes an entirely different experience. There is a passion that moves you to a whole new level of fulfillment and gratitude, and that’s when you can do your best… for yourself and for others.
Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.
The calling of the humanities is to make us truly human in the best sense of the word.
J. Irwin Miller
The seeds of success in every nation on Earth are best planted in women and children.
Johnny Depp gave me the best advice. He said, ‘Keep your feet on the ground. Stay grounded. Remember where you came from.’
Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it.
Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.
Part of the reason there’s an injunction to the truth, for example, is that if you’re in a circumstance of extreme uncertainty, your best weapon, let’s say, or your best tool or your best defense is the truth, because it keeps things simpler.
Like all best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
Queen Elizabeth II
Looking good is the best revenge.
I’m completely honest with everyone I deal with. I genuinely care about people. I want to see people succeed and be the best that they can be. So, I wanted to write a motivational book about life, love and the pursuit of happiness.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
The best measure of inflation is what is happening with commodity prices.
I believe in hard work, not luck factor. The best efforts will reap the best fruits. Nobody can take all the credit. We don’t even talk about the efforts of the director, the writers, other technicians, etc. They all together take a film to another level.
Rakul Preet Singh
The best things in life are silly.
I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal.
Only the wise know just where predestination ends and free will begins. Meanwhile, you must keep on doing your best, according to your own clearest understanding. you must long for freedom as the drowning man longs for air. Without sincere longing, you will never find God.
‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
There is no rule book, no right or wrong; you just have to make it up and do the very best you can to care for your family.
Ceremonies are important. But our gratitude has to be more than visits to the troops, and once-a-year Memorial Day ceremonies. We honor the dead best by treating the living well.
Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.
If we treated ourselves as well as we treated our best friend, can you imagine?
No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself.
We feel very honored to have been offered the responsibility to host this great event, Berlin is a wonderful city that is developing at a tremendous rate, and this decision means that we can now prepare to welcome the world’s best athletes to a fascinating place.
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument.
What’s a bigger mystery box than a movie theater? You go to the theater, you’re just so excited to see anything – the moment the lights go down is often the best part.
J. J. Abrams
Let us take our children seriously! Everything else follows from this… only the best is good enough for a child.
I knew that no matter what door you knock on in a Cretan village, it will be opened for you. A meal will be served in your honor, and you will sleep between the best sheets in the house. In Crete, the stranger is still the unknown god. Before him, all doors and all hearts are opened.
Our mission is to accelerate the development of a better financial system; it’s not just development of a better Bitcoin financial system, and so we want to back the best teams, who have the biggest ideas, unique solutions to big problems.
I’m just myself. That’s the best way to put it.
If you want to be the best, you’ve got to beat the best. The only problem is when I get that belt, who’s going to be left to fight? That’s what I want to know.
I look my best when I’m totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach.
The best way to predict the future is to study the past, or prognosticate.
I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.
Your best ideas, those eureka moments that turn the world upside down, seldom come when you’re juggling emails, rushing to meet the 5 P.M. deadline or straining to make your voice heard in a high-stress meeting. They come when you’re walking the dog, soaking in the bath or swinging in a hammock.
That’s your best friend and your worst enemy – your own brain.
I didn’t see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.
Every age has its storytelling form, and video gaming is a huge part of our culture. You can ignore or embrace video games and imbue them with the best artistic quality. People are enthralled with video games in the same way as other people love the cinema or theatre.
I am happy to do anything that comes my way, and I will always do my best in anything that presents itself.
Mom and Dad were the best. I never clashed with them.
The portrait I do best is of the person I know best.
The breaks you take from work pay you back manifold when you return because you come back with a fresher mind and newer thinking. Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
With me, what you see is what you get. Yes, call me naive, but I love life. I am happy, and for that, I make no apologies. I do like to see the best in people, and when someone is nice to my face, I tend to believe them.
The future hasn’t happened yet and the past is gone. So I think the only moment we have is right here and now, and I try to make the best of those moments, the moments that I’m in.
The most important advances, the qualitative leaps, are the least predictable. Not even the best scientists predicted the impact of nuclear physics, and everyday consumer items such as the iPhone would have seemed magic back in the 1950s.
The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
Harry S Truman
I just wanna give a big shout out to all the fans out there who have followed my work up until now. You guys are amazing!! Hearing from fans is the best feeling in the world.
Trying to make a feature film yourself with no money is the best film school you can do.
The best of men cannot suspend their fate: The good die early, and the bad die late.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
All the best performers bring to their role something more, something different than what the author put on paper. That’s what makes theatre live. That’s why it persists.
Money is just a way to keep score. The best people in any field are motivated by passion. That becomes more true the higher the skill level gets.
Eric S. Raymond
Most of us start out with a positive attitude and a plan to do our best.