In this post, you will find great Than Quotes from famous people, such as Margaret Thatcher, Dante Alighieri, Simon Sinek, Maximilien Robespierre, Charles Lamb. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
More information is always better than less. When people know the reason things are happening, even if it’s bad news, they can adjust their expectations and react accordingly. Keeping people in the dark only serves to stir negative emotions.
Surround yourself with smart, dedicated people – to build something isn’t a one-man show. It’s more important to have smart people who really believe in what you’re doing than really experienced people who may not share your dream.
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
Socialism states that you owe me something simply because I exist. Capitalism, by contrast, results in a sort of reality-forced altruism: I may not want to help you, I may dislike you, but if I don’t give you a product or service you want, I will starve. Voluntary exchange is more moral than forced redistribution.
Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.
Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
No trait is more justified than revenge in the right time and place.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Love is when the other person‘s happiness is more important than your own.
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it’s marked by the blood of those who died defending it.
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
You might not make it to the top, but if you are doing what you love, there is much more happiness there than being rich or famous.
I believe that each person is more than the worst thing they’ve ever done.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
You can’t please everyone. When you’re too focused on living up to other people’s standards, you aren’t spending enough time raising your own. Some people may whisper, complain and judge. But for the most part, it’s all in your head. People care less about your actions than you think. Why? They have their own problems!
There’s nothing better than live music. It’s raw energy, and raw energy feeds the soul.
You learn more from losing than winning. You learn how to keep going.
Personality is more important than beauty, but imagination is more important than both of them.
Better to fight for something than live for nothing.
Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.
The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it’s all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
Just do the best you can. No one can do more than that.
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.
Celerity is never more admired than by the negligent.
Spending money is much more difficult than making money.
A stereotype may be negative or positive, but even positive stereotypes present two problems: They are cliches, and they present a human being as far more simple and uniform than any human being actually is.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.
There is no greater education than one that is self-driven.
At the end of the day it’s better to be an unpleasant winner than a nice loser.
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of ‘crackpot’ than the stigma of conformity.
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
The American Dream is a term that is often used but also often misunderstood. It isn’t really about becoming rich or famous. It is about things much simpler and more fundamental than that.
Thankfully, I have other skills than just standing there and looking cute.
An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.
As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
To simply wake up every morning a better person than when I went to bed.
I can’t imagine anything more important than air, water, soil, energy and biodiversity. These are the things that keep us alive.
You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming.
There are too many mediocre things in life to deal with. Love shouldn’t be one of them. Anything less than extraordinary is a waste of my time.
We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize.
Do more than you are being paid to do, and you’ll eventually be paid more for what you do.
Just in a professional world, sometimes a phone call is definitely more meaningful than a text.
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.
The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.
We may consider each generation as a distinct nation, with a right, by the will of its majority, to bind themselves, but none to bind the succeeding generation, more than the inhabitants of another country.
Fashions have done more harm than revolutions.
The glory is being happy. The glory is not winning here or winning there. The glory is enjoying practicing, enjoy every day, enjoying to work hard, trying to be a better player than before.
There’s no more important consumer product today than a cell phone.
Work harder than anybody you’ve ever seen. That’s what I believe.
True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.
Deep and simple are far, far more important than shallow and complicated and fancy.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
We are bombarded on all sides by a vast number of messages we don’t want or need. More information is generated in a single day than we can absorb in a lifetime. To fully enjoy life, all of us must find our own breathing space and peace of mind.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
I would rather have a cup of tea than sex.
I would like to be remembered as a man who had a wonderful time living life, a man who had good friends, fine family – and I don’t think I could ask for anything more than that, actually.
We all fly. Once you leave the ground, you fly. Some people fly longer than others.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
The next generation has always been and will be better than the previous one. If it is not, then the world would not be moving forward.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
True patriotism is better than the wrong kind of piety.
Relationships are eternal. The ‘separation‘ is another chapter in the relationship. Often, letting go of the old form of the relationship becomes a lesson in pure love much deeper than any would have learned had the couple stayed together.
Genius ain’t anything more than elegant common sense.
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
I think, to me, reality is better than being fake.
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
I have so much chaos in my life, it’s become normal. You become used to it. You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they’re wrong.
A man’s worth is no greater than his ambitions.
There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.
Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.
The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
Silence is better than unmeaning words.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.
The truth is more important than the facts.
The only thing better than singing is more singing.
In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.
It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
I’d much rather play the psycho than the pretty girl in hot pants.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature’s way.
Prevention is better than cure.
I’d rather be optimistic and wrong than pessimistic and right.
The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible – it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.
I’d rather have money and be broken-hearted than be broke and broken-hearted.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.
Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.
Smile from your heart; nothing is more beautiful than a woman who is happy to be herself.
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.
It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease than what sort of a disease a patient has.
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
A good society is characterised not just by liberty but by mutual respect and responsibility. When this breaks down it takes a lot more than police officers to put things right.
Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break.
Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.
Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.
Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve ever done before.
On a motorcycle, you can’t really think about more than where you are. There’s a freedom that comes with that – from stress, worry, sweating the small stuff.
It’s easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
Nothing puzzles me more than the time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less.
Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.
If your political views define who you are as a human, and you can’t stand to have friends that have different views than you, than you need to reevaluate, my friend.
I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one.
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.
When President Obama entered the White House, the economy was in a free-fall. The auto industry: on its back. The banks: frozen up. More than three million Americans had already lost their jobs. And America’s bravest, our men and women in uniform, were fighting what would soon be the longest wars in our history.
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.
It is better to look good than to feel good.
The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.
Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
I seek truth over a lie; I seek justice over injustice; I seek righteousness over the rewards of evildoers, and I love Allah more than I love the state.
Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Life is always going to be stranger than fiction, because fiction has to be convincing, and life doesn’t.
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
There’s nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street.
It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
There is nothing more important than a good, safe, secure home.
I don’t get out of bed for less than $10,000 a day.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.
Fitness is not about being better than someone else… It’s about being better than you used to be.
I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all.
If you have one true friend you have more than your share.
There is no greater calling than to serve your fellow men. There is no greater contribution than to help the weak. There is no greater satisfaction than to have done it well.
A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.
So a good teacher always makes you do something a little bit more than you thought that you could do.
The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.
Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.
In mathematics the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Winning or losing of the election is less important than strengthening the country.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
There’s beauty everywhere. There are amazing things happening everywhere, you just have to be able to open your eyes and witness it. Some days, that’s harder than others.
Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure.
I don’t think I am a workaholic. I prefer to keep busy. It is better than the alternative.
Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.
Manufacturing is more than just putting parts together. It’s coming up with ideas, testing principles and perfecting the engineering, as well as final assembly.
Allah says in the Qur’an not to despise one another. So the criterion in Islam is not color or social status. It’s who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque – and I’m a basketball player with money and prestige – if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior. He’s better than me. It’s about knowledge.
People should pursue what they’re passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
That the sun will not rise tomorrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.
The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.
God is more interested in your future and your relationships than you are.
It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.
It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginning of all wars – yes, an end to this brutal, inhuman and thoroughly impractical method of settling the differences between governments.
Everyone loves to fly, and flying underwater is even better than flying in air because there are things around you.
Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all.
Know your worth! People always act like they’re doing more for you than you’re doing for them.
I’d always rather be lucky than smart.
A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that’s unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.
A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
Come away, O human child: To the waters and the wild with a fairy, hand in hand, For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.
A bad peace is even worse than war.
It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else.
A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain?
Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
It’s a dialogue, not a monologue, and some people don’t understand that. Social media is more like a telephone than a television.
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, and that is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are.
Attitudes are more important than facts.
Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.
There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
It’s better to burn out, than to fade away.
It is more difficult to stay on top than to get there.
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
Find fault with thyself rather than with others.
Balanced budget requirements seem more likely to produce accounting ingenuity than genuinely balanced budgets.
You think I am a fool, but you are a greater fool than I am.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
I have an impact and people look up to me now. It’s more than the money.
I don’t care what I look like; it’s how people think of me. And I do care how people think of me. I want people to say, ‘Oh, she’s nice,’ rather than, ‘Oh, she’s so pretty.’
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
I am a generous man, by nature, and far more trusting than I should be. Indeed. The real world is risky territory for people with generosity of spirit. Beware.
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
Girls are capable of doing everything men are capable of doing. Sometimes they have more imagination than men.
I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: ‘try being rich first’. See if that doesn’t cover most of it. There’s not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job.
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man‘s wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act.
Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.
There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing a happy and smiling child. I always help in any way I can, even if it’s just by signing an autograph. A child’s smile is worth more than all the money in the world.
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.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create.
Making a donation is the ultimate sign of solidarity. Actions speak louder than words.
Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.
Good words cool more than cold water.
There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.
I’d rather be lucky than good.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
I don’t tell people, ‘You’re okay the way that you are.’ That’s not the right story. The right story is, ‘You’re way less than you could be.’
Something is better than nothing. Doin’ anything for a man, there’s investments involved, there’s time and production. It’s better to give him ten bucks and get a record out than to never record the cat.
Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.
We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
There’s nothing more important than our good health – that’s our principal capital asset.
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.
No beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart.
I wish I could play little league now. I’d be way better than before.
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.
An intellectual is a person who’s found one thing that’s more interesting than sex.
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.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
People are basically the same the world over. Everybody wants the same things – to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure. They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today.
Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.
There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here; because life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.
Nothing changes the gender equation more significantly than women’s economic freedom.
Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.
There is nothing nobler than risking your life for your country.
We dissect failure a lot more than we dissect success.
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.
I suppose being fierce is a very good thing, and a very cool thing. But more than fierce, I think I’m a strong person and a strong individual. And that’s what I take with me every day.
We’re our own worst enemy. You doubt yourself more than anybody else ever will. If you can get past that, you can be successful.
A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
True icons are larger than life, unforgettable with an elegance that’s mesmerizingly timeless.
Nothing is cooler and more attractive than a big comeback, and that’ll be me.
There is nothing more helpless and irresponsible than a man in the depths of an ether binge.
Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
There’s many a man has more hair than wit.