Better stop by and get Howard Spencer.
We'd better go down for breakfast.
He seemed in better spirits than usual and awaited his son with great impatience.
I suppose no place is better than home on Christmas.
I thought it would be better if I slept here.
I'd better get her ready for bed.
No book is worth reading that does not make you better or wiser.
Her throat was very sore and the doctor thought she would have to go away to the hospital, but she is better now.
She liked to be with him better than with the others, and when alone with him she sometimes laughed.
He thinks you are better than us.
I feel much better now.
But there was no shepherd in Scotland that could have done better than Sirrah did that night.
Better than anything the world has ever seen.
As civilization advances, we are becoming better people, and unquestionably more empathic.
But Carmen had better luck with Señor Medena.
Why, you yourselves know everything better than I do.
Because it is better for me to come less often... because...
I'd better go now.
"It is better than rowing, too," said Robert.
"Yes. I couldn't find a better friend than Alex, could I?" she said.
"Well, I can make some oars," said Robert; "but I think there ought to be still another and a better way.
Then she told me that she had a beautiful story about a little boy which she was sure I should like better than "The Scarlet Letter."
I'd better not come up there, though.
"Eureka sees better in the dark than we can," whispered Dorothy.
As we get better at killing, we don't seem less likely to.
"What a darling our Papa is!" she cried, kissing him, and she again looked at Pierre with the unconscious coquetry that had returned to her with her better spirits.
You'd better go wash up and tell your Dad supper is ready.
It isn't going to get any easier, so I'd better shape up.
You simply had to make better use of what was left.
"It's better," replied Oz, promptly.
"Very good," said the Wizard; "we can all yell better than we can fight, so we ought to defeat the Gargoyles."
But I am making a simple statement that life is better now than it has ever been.
We have, in fact, envisioned a better world and have made it happen.
In the past, success relied heavily on whether an entrepreneur could move an offline experience online better than someone else.
Who could argue there was ever a better time to start a business any time in the world?
It does so in orders of magnitude better than what came before it—libraries—but only better, not differently.
We are building the Internet to connect with each other better, to share information, to collaborate, to offer mutual support, and so on.
And they will see how this information will be used to better the lives of other people in very real ways.
And every day, their product gets better because it is being fed more data.
But give credit where credit is due: For certain tasks, machines perform vastly better than humans.
Four things will then happen that will make the suggestion engine get vastly better over time:
Self-teaching algorithms will get better and better at making suggestions.
A computer can do some tasks better than a person can.
Any task a computer can do better than a person is, by definition, a task requiring no human creativity or ingenuity.
You were better off than before, in terms of making a knowledgeable decision.
As access becomes cheaper and better, and the whole world has mobile phones, more information can be delivered to people in remote parts of the world.
Both are better off than they were, even though nothing new has been created.
We have seen this happen already, and it will get substantially better in the near future.
To the extent that I get accurate information from other consumers of the product, I will tend to make better choices.
You'd better scramble and get a chair even if it means elbowing little Timmy out of the way.
(I answered, "They should get jobs at the factory that would make the lawnmowers; it would pay better.") Personal computers and the Internet have come under criticism in this regard.
But I intend to show you how in the next chapter: Chad Gets a Better Job .
It will be better than any pan you own today.
Labor will fall, material costs will fall, materials will be better, stronger, greener, prettier, lighter, more malleable, and just altogether better.
I would love to write more and more about this topic, about how things will get better and cheaper in the future.
Not 20 percent better and 20 percent cheaper, but a thousand times better.
Everything would be better made because the best way to make a thing could be multiplied across all occurrences of the thing.
At that point, people flee the land looking for a better deal.
Your children actually might grow up feeling privileged, better, and even a bit snooty.
Then Henry Ford came along, followed by a host of others, and cars got better and better while getting less and less expensive.
Long term, we will be better off manufacturing our food as opposed to growing it.
We don't fault, at the first order, Native Americans or Norman Borlaug for cross-breeding better corn or wheat.
Having the entire genome means we can begin making super corn, better, stronger, and faster growing.
In any case, it seems better to me than irradiating corn, planting it, and hoping to hit a jackpot.
They should be advocating that genetically modified crops be created not because it would result in better looking strawberries, but because GM crops don't require fertilizer or pesticides.
We can make better food that uses fewer resources.
In this case, sooner is so much better than later.
Better communication is a huge step toward peace.
Because young people generally understand and utilize technology better than older people, we will see a shift in power and influence toward the young.
It isn't just that we can communicate better but that we actually relate to each other better.
And because it changed for the better, wondrously better, we can proudly claim our part in its forming.
Just here, perhaps, I had better explain our use of the manual alphabet, which seems to puzzle people who do not know us.
My tutor had plenty of time to explain what I did not understand, so I got on faster and did better work than I ever did in school.
He loves to climb much better than to spell, but that is because he does not know yet what a wonderful thing language is.
We think of you so, so often! and our hearts go out to you in tenderest sympathy; and you know better than this poor letter can tell you how happy we always are to have you with us!
I find I get on faster, and do better work with Mr. Keith than I did in the classes at the Cambridge School, and I think it was well that I gave up that kind of work.
My teacher's eyes are no better: indeed, I think they grow more troublesome, though she is very brave and patient, and will not give up.
I would like so much to show him in some way how deeply I appreciate all that he is doing for me, and I cannot think of anything better to do.
She showed me how very foolish it would be for me to pursue a four years' course of study at Radcliffe, simply to be like other girls, when I might better be cultivating whatever ability I had for writing.
If you doubt it, you'd better come and see for yourself.
Miss Keller used to knit and crochet, but she has had better things to do.
She suggests herself that she can know them better than we do, because she can get the true dimensions and appreciate more immediately the solid nature of a sculptured figure.
If more people knew this, and the friends and relatives of deaf children learned the manual alphabet at once the deaf all over the world would be happier and better educated.
Her father says he is going to fit up a gymnasium for her in the pump-house; but we both like a good romp better than set exercises.
Whereas, if the child is left to himself, he will think more and better, if less showily.
If only I were better fitted for the great task!
I told her that she had better not talk about it any more, but think.
"No," she replied, "I think not; but children learn better if they write about things that concern them personally."
I am told that Miss Keller speaks better than most other deaf people.
But she knows better than any one else what value speech has had for her.
In Captain Keller's library she found excellent books, Lamb's "Tales from Shakespeare," and better still Montaigne.
The fairies promised obedience and soon started on their journey, dragging the great glass jars and vases along, as well as they could, and now and then grumbling a little at having such hard work to do, for they were idle fairies, and liked play better than work.
The fairies promised obedience, and were off in a twinkling, dragging the heavy jars and vases along after them as well as they could, now and then grumbling a little at having such a hard task, for they were idle fairies and loved to play better than to work.
The style of her version is in some respects even better than the style of Miss Canby's story.
Helen Keller writing "The Frost King" was building better than she knew and saying more than she meant.
Miss Keller began to get the better of her old friendly taskmaster, the phrase.
Now I understand that the darkness everywhere may hold possibilities better even than my hopes.
Age is no better, hardly so well, qualified for an instructor as youth, for it has not profited so much as it has lost.
They are no better than wooden horses to hang the clean clothes on.
All very well perhaps from his point of view, but only a little better than the common dilettantism.
This man seemed to me to lean over the cornice, and timidly whisper his half truth to the rude occupants who really knew it better than he.
I think that it would be better than this, for the students, or those who desire to be benefited by it, even to lay the foundation themselves.
How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of living?
I love better to see stones in place.
The moon will not sour milk nor taint meat of mine, nor will the sun injure my furniture or fade my carpet; and if he is sometimes too warm a friend, I find it still better economy to retreat behind some curtain which nature has provided, than to add a single item to the details of housekeeping.
What is a house but a sedes, a seat?--better if a country seat.
The one hundred and twenty-five dollars annually subscribed for a Lyceum in the winter is better spent than any other equal sum raised in the town.
Nay, I often did better than this.
I grew in those seasons like corn in the night, and they were far better than any work of the hands would have been.
I see these men every day go about their business with more or less courage and content, doing more even than they suspect, and perchance better employed than they could have consciously devised.
I confess, that practically speaking, when I have learned a man's real disposition, I have no hopes of changing it for the better or worse in this state of existence.
It would be better if there were but one inhabitant to a square mile, as where I live.
So easy is it, though many housekeepers doubt it, to establish new and better customs in the place of the old.
I can enjoy myself well enough here chopping; I want no better sport.
He had soaked hemlock leaves in water and drank it, and thought that was better than water in warm weather.
He could defend many institutions better than any philosopher, because, in describing them as they concerned him, he gave the true reason for their prevalence, and speculation had not suggested to him any other.
It seemed that from such a basis of truth and frankness as the poor weak-headed pauper had laid, our intercourse might go forward to something better than the intercourse of sages.
Better not keep a house.
It has a sweetish taste, much like that of a frost-bitten potato, and I found it better boiled than roasted.
Though completely waterlogged and almost as heavy as lead, they not only burned long, but made a very hot fire; nay, I thought that they burned better for the soaking, as if the pitch, being confined by the water, burned longer, as in a lamp.
I love to have mine before my window, and the more chips the better to remind me of my pleasing work.
Hard green wood just cut, though I used but little of that, answered my purpose better than any other.
Nor was it much better by the carriage road from Brister's Hill.
His words and attitude always suppose a better state of things than other men are acquainted with, and he will be the last man to be disappointed as the ages revolve.
It indicates better than any water hereabouts the absolute progress of the season, being least affected by transient changes of temperature.
So our prospects brighten on the influx of better thoughts.
A living dog is better than a dead lion.
Any truth is better than make-believe.
I should have done better had I called on him.
We are accustomed to say, that the mass of men are unprepared; but improvement is slow, because the few are not materially wiser or better than the many.
Why does it not encourage its citizens to be on the alert to point out its faults, and do better than it would have them?
But we love better to talk about it: that we say is our mission.
I do not wish to split hairs, to make fine distinctions, or set myself up as better than my neighbors.
If you have nothing better to do, Count (or Prince), and if the prospect of spending an evening with a poor invalid is not too terrible, I shall be very charmed to see you tonight between 7 and 10--Annette Scherer.
The aunt spoke to each of them in the same words, about their health and her own, and the health of Her Majesty, "who, thank God, was better today."
You had better go.
Well, if you do, so much the better, and you can go back to her!
Pierre, in order to make Boris' better acquaintance, promised to come to dinner, and warmly pressing his hand looked affectionately over his spectacles into Boris' eyes.
It would be better if you went to the war.
"You had better take care!" said the countess.
I'd better go to my own room.
"But really, hadn't I better go away?" he asked, looking kindly at her over his spectacles.
Though the words of the order were not clear to the regimental commander, and the question arose whether the troops were to be in marching order or not, it was decided at a consultation between the battalion commanders to present the regiment in parade order, on the principle that it is always better to "bow too low than not bow low enough."
With this object he intended to meet the regiment; so the worse the condition it was in, the better pleased the commander- in-chief would be.
You'd better listen more carefully!
And believe me on my honour that to me personally it would be a pleasure to hand over the supreme command of the army into the hands of a better informed and more skillful general--of whom Austria has so many--and to lay down all this heavy responsibility.
"That's better, Count," said the staff captain, beginning to address Rostov by his title, as if in recognition of his confession.
"Hadn't I better ride over, your excellency?" asked Nesvitski.
A shudder of terror went through him: "No, better not look," he thought, but having reached the bushes he glanced round once more.
Well, pray if you like, but you had better think it over.
Believe me in war the energy of young men often shows the way better than all the experience of old Cunctators.
Better die a thousand times than risk receiving an unkind look or bad opinion from him, Rostov decided; and sorrowfully and with a heart full despair he rode away, continually looking back at the Tsar, who still remained in the same attitude of indecision.
Helene raised her voice and became more and more excited, "A man who's a better man than you in every way..."
"We had better separate," he muttered in a broken voice.
"Well, you'd better not play," Dolokhov added, and springing a new pack of cards said: "Bank, gentlemen!"
"My dear," said Princess Mary, addressing her brother from beside the cot where she was standing, "better wait a bit... later..."
"My dear, really... it's better not to wake him... he's asleep," said the princess in a tone of entreaty.
"Perhaps we'd really better not wake him," he said hesitating.
"No, pardon me, I won't go now till the child is better," thought he, going to the door and looking into the nursery.
His health was better in the winter, but last spring his wound reopened and the doctor said he ought to go away for a cure.
You won't find a better opportunity.
One person, better dressed than the rest, seemed to know everyone and mentioned by name the greatest dignitaries of the day.
"Oo-oo, my beauty!" exclaimed the count, "she looks better than any of you!"
Natasha at once recognized the shorter and younger man in the white uniform: it was Bolkonski, who seemed to her to have grown much younger, happier, and better-looking.
I know that no better man than he exists, and I am calm and contented now.
And if you put up at my house that will be better still.
No, I had better not think of him; not think of him but forget him, quite forget him for the present.
Oh, better not think of it--not till he comes back! she told herself, and began looking at the faces, some strange and some familiar, in the stalls.
To get better acquainted she asked that one of the young ladies should come into her box for the rest of the performance, and Natasha moved over to it.
You'd better wait till she's married....
If the old man came round it would be all the better to visit him in Moscow or at Bald Hills later on; and if not, the wedding, against his wishes, could only be arranged at Otradnoe.
You'd really better drop it all.
Seriously, you'd better drop it!
I know his pride will not let him express his feelings, but still he has taken it better, far better, than I expected.
It comforted her to reflect that she was not better as she had formerly imagined, but worse, much worse, than anybody else in the world.
It was unsatisfactory everywhere, but the corner behind the piano in the sitting room was better than other places: he had never slept there yet.
For three weeks the old prince lay stricken by paralysis in the new house Prince Andrew had built at Bogucharovo, ever in the same state, getting neither better nor worse.
Would it not be better if the end did come, the very end?
"He is a little better today," said he.
He hopes we should be in time to get away tomorrow, but I think it would now be better to stay here, said Mademoiselle Bourienne.
He said the peasants were obdurate and that at the present moment it would be imprudent to "overresist" them without an armed force, and would it not be better first to send for the military?
I'm Lieutenant Colonel Denisov, better known as 'Vaska,' said Denisov, pressing Prince Andrew's hand and looking into his face with a particularly kindly attention.
The worse everything became, especially his own affairs, the better was Pierre pleased and the more evident was it that the catastrophe he expected was approaching.
The Russians did not seek out the best position but, on the contrary, during the retreat passed many positions better than Borodino.
Well, say your father has a German valet, and he is a splendid valet and satisfies your father's requirements better than you could, then it's all right to let him serve.
The dispositions cited above are not at all worse, but are even better, than previous dispositions by which he had won victories.
Napoleon at the battle of Borodino fulfilled his office as representative of authority as well as, and even better than, at other battles.
"Yes, yes: go, dear boy, and have a look," he would say to one or another of those about him; or, "No, don't, we'd better wait!"
Still, it is better to wait before we rejoice.
Tell General Barclay from me that his information is incorrect and that the real course of the battle is better known to me, the commander-in-chief, than to him.
Is it better to give up Moscow without a battle, or by accepting battle to risk losing the army as well as Moscow?
And as it always happens in contests of cunning that a stupid person gets the better of cleverer ones, Helene--having realized that the main object of all these words and all this trouble was, after converting her to Catholicism, to obtain money from her for Jesuit institutions (as to which she received indications)-before parting with her money insisted that the various operations necessary to free her from her husband should be performed.
The question was no longer whether this was possible, but only which was the better match and how the matter would be regarded at court.
"I, I..." said Pierre, feeling it necessary to minimize his social position as much as possible so as to be nearer to the soldiers and better understood by them.
"No, better not!" said another, inner voice.
You'd better listen to what people are saying, said some of the mob pointing to the tall youth.
So much the better, so much the better, Monsieur Pierre!
You'd better lie down, said the countess.
"Natasha, you'd better lie in the middle," said Sonya.
"I love you more, better than before," said Prince Andrew, lifting her face with his hand so as to look into her eyes.
"Your information may be better than mine," Anna Pavlovna suddenly and venomously retorted on the inexperienced young man, "but I know on good authority that this doctor is a very learned and able man.
When he had changed, poured water over his head, and scented himself, Nicholas arrived at the governor's rather late, but with the phrase "better late than never" on his lips.
As soon as Nicholas entered in his hussar uniform, diffusing around him a fragrance of perfume and wine, and had uttered the words "better late than never" and heard them repeated several times by others, people clustered around him; all eyes turned on him, and he felt at once that he had entered into his proper position in the province--that of a universal favorite: a very pleasant position, and intoxicatingly so after his long privations.
Herself a consummate coquette, she could not have maneuvered better on meeting a man she wished to attract.
He felt that the being before him was quite different from, and better than, anyone he had met before, and above all better than himself.
The wounded man was much better that day and Natasha was sitting with him.
I come home on leave and I'll tell you how it was, I look and see that they are living better than before.
The city police is established on its former footing, and better order already prevails in consequence of its activity.
"It will fit better still when it sets to your body," said Karataev, still admiring his handiwork.
You may be better off than we others, said Pierre.
The officers, who had come from the other sheds, were all strangers to Pierre and much better dressed than he.
From the words of his comrades who saw better than he did, he found that this was the body of a man, set upright against the palings with its face smeared with soot.
To get a better view, several officer prisoners climbed onto the wall of the half-burned house against which Pierre was leaning.
And Petya gave the Cossack a detailed account not only of his ride but also of his object, and why he considered it better to risk his life than to act "just anyhow."
Each instrument--now resembling a violin and now a horn, but better and clearer than violin or horn--played its own part, and before it had finished the melody merged with another instrument that began almost the same air, and then with a third and a fourth; and they all blended into one and again became separate and again blended, now into solemn church music, now into something dazzlingly brilliant and triumphant.
Better not say anything to her either.
If the aim was the dissemination of ideas, the printing press could have accomplished that much better than warfare.
And she not only saw no need of any other or better husband, but as all the powers of her soul were intent on serving that husband and family, she could not imagine and saw no interest in imagining how it would be if things were different.
Natasha spoke to Pierre about her brother's life and doings, of how she had suffered and lacked life during his own absence, and of how she was fonder than ever of Mary, and how Mary was in every way better than herself.
Would it have been better if I had fallen off and broken my neck?
Better. I think she was foundered.
That better not be Dulce.
Yet he too was an excellent dancer - or maybe everyone's dancing skills were so much better than hers that it only appeared so to her.
We'd better get ready for lunch.
I'm sorry, sweetheart, but at least for now, I think it's better that you're not involved.
You'd better wear a coat.
Since his current office was directly across from their bedroom, it seemed a better place for babies that Alex said could be born early.
This antibiotic seems to be working better than the previous one.
You'd better stay in out of the weather... and get some rest.
The medication they were giving her to clear up the congestion in her lungs was making her sleep a lot, but they thought that was better than having her upset all the time.
You'd better get some rest... and take care of yourself.
Crackling is much better than that faint wheezing.
I'd better not come up there, though.
Crackling is much better than that faint wheezing.
The trip to the airport and the flight to Illinois were both uneventful, the hotel accommodations better than they could have expected on such short notice.
Maybe it's something a person understands better when he becomes a father.
What's the matter, are you expecting a better offer?
Better would be a long time coming, but she felt more in control of her emotions.
We'd better go in the back way or Mom will have my hide.
You've got a better summer job, if you'll accept.
It's getting close to supper, so I'd better go in.
It wasn't as if she had any part in becoming that way, nor did it make her a better person.
She had to come up with something better than that.
Speaking of your mother, we'd better go in so she doesn't worry.
Maybe she was letting her imagination get the better of her.
The next morning her foot felt better and there was no swelling.
"That's better," he said with a twinkle in his eye.
See how much better this is than walking?
"Better?" he asked, his voice gentle and warm.
Len, if I didn't know better, I'd think you were jealous.
Well, I'd better get going.
You better not tell either of them just yet.
Asking Len might get better answers, but it also might get Yancey in trouble.
Why, they're better than piglets--or even milk!
Then the three held a counsel to decide what they should do next, but could think of no way to better their condition.
"I think we'd better stick to the river, after this," said Dorothy.
But here comes Ozma; so I'd better hush up, for the Princess doesn't like me to chatter since she changed her name from Tip to Ozma.
"There ought to be several animals on the jury," said Ozma, "because animals understand each other better than we people understand them.
It was no fun to be pulled over the sharp stones in that way; but it was better than to be bitten by the wolf.
They thought that pictures might take one's mind away from things that were better or more useful.
I think there ought to be some better way of moving a boat.
"It is better than poling the boat," said Christopher.
Wait till he rests a while, and then he'll be in a better humor.
So much the better, let them look.
It is a simple premise and yet, at the same time, an article of faith—a faith that the future would be better than the past.
You may come to America and be poor, but if you work hard, your children will have a better life and a better opportunity.
People overwhelmingly believed the future would be better, and they were right!
The present is better than the past.
Not just a little better, but gloriously and fantastically better.
Whether you are rich or poor, live in the developed world or the developing world, life today is better and easier than it was a century ago by virtually any measure.
When the light bulb was cheaper and better, we ditched kerosene.
And while it may not be perfect, life will be profoundly better for everyone on the planet.
In the end, our fundamental challenge is to become better individuals, and technology offers little help on that front; it is up to each one of us to solve that for ourselves.
That includes data you voluntarily provide so that machines make better suggestions, data it learns about you based on its prior interactions with you, and public data taken from the Internet (your age, for instance).
When the salesperson rings up your purchase, no one tells him he had better forget what shoes he sold you with that suit and not to use that information to advise any future clients.
Regarding the various syndromes: Over time we would expect to better understand their root causes, and consider them disorders to be cured to the extent the affected person wishes them to be.
By the 1780s, though the procedure was certainly better than nothing, it still had a fair number of problems.
Every day, we seem to be getting better at distributing medical resources and information.
The factors that enable us to solve for and eliminate disease are getting better all the time, like wind at our back, pushing us forward.
With skin cancer, like all diseases, over time some people get better and some people get worse, and often we really don't know why.
A finding might look like this: "People who eat radishes get better slightly more frequently than people who don't."
Now, you don't know if the radishes make the people get better or if something that makes people crave radishes also beats back skin cancer.
The computers would then see that most people who got better bought their radishes in stores stocked from certain farms.
Better microscopes gave us more information, more ways to unlock the secrets of life.
By doing this, we will come to understand those conditions better and perhaps prevent them.
If people with those conditions get better, information about their treatment can be widely shared with those who have the common genetic factors.
Today, an astonishing 77 percent of the people in the world have mobile devices and thus access to all kinds of better care via telemedicine.
Better him than you.
Now, to explain why I think Chad will be getting a better job anyway.
The house of the future won't just be better than the house you have today.
An exception worth noting is that the poor who get better products at cheaper prices will see their wealth rise accordingly.
A poor person with a six-year-old car today has more wealth than a poor person with a six-year-old car did back in 1911, for the simple reason that cars are so much better now.
Instead, forget which is "right" for the moment and simply consider the flow of history, for better or worse.
Well, wealth would expand dramatically, and the people who had those jobs before could get new and better jobs, such as managing the army of manure-toting robots.
But in the future when we have more and better information, if it turns out that some of these methods are not net gains, we will know that and look elsewhere for solutions.
In the first ten years of attempting to make better hybrids, Borlaug's group made more than six thousand crossings of wheat.
To further enhance yield, at the same time Borlaug bred wheat strains with short, stubby stalks, which were able to better handle more weight of grain.
And solar cells presently being developed in laboratories are doing several times better than the plants.
Can you imagine a better life for a turnip?
Third, the day will come when the farm of the future will make a healthier, less expensive, more ecologically friendly, fresher, and better-tasting product.
This fuel, he believes, will be vastly better than anything we currently produce.
Why don't we make seeds better than they are now?
It can sell produce abroad for better rates, give farmers predictability in pricing and flexibility on when to sell, and act as a storehouse against lean times in the future.
It is better to let half of the people die so that the other half can eat their fill.
It will come about through sensors, genetic engineering, better information, better communication, and precision farming.
As we understand our own genome better, we will know better how to eat in a way that is custom tailored for us.
Ask people in what way they hope the world will become better and you will certainly get replies about reducing poverty, disease, and hunger.
Anyone projecting an end to the historical constant of war had better be ready to overcome no small amount of justified skepticism.
Second, in the past, technological improvements did not decrease human beings' propensity to wage war; they only made people better at killing.
Civilization and the division of labor have gotten ever better at creating and adding value, thereby making things we love.
Making swords actually paid better or at least as well as making plowshares.
What I am saying is that as more factors align toward peace, peace becomes ever more the better economic option.
It is the ultimate manifestation of the marketplace of ideas; the more people who proffer their ideas to the world, the better the outcome will be for us all.
Once they become more educated, they are better able to participate in the modern economy.
More minds are thinking about more problems, coming up with better solutions.
All big industries are replaced by better ones.
The benefits of civilization—from wealth to individual liberty and self-determination, from better health to safety and peace—all outweigh what its proponents can offer.
We knew that beyond the border of our Eden men were making history by the sweat of their brows when they might better make a holiday.
Perhaps people would be better in a great many ways, for they could not fight as they do now.
He loves to climb the bed-posts and unscrew the steam valves much better than to spell, but that is because he does not understand that words would help him to make new and interesting discoveries.
True, her view of life is highly coloured and full of poetic exaggeration; the universe, as she sees it, is no doubt a little better than it really is.
How can a man be a philosopher and not maintain his vital heat by better methods than other men?
And if the civilized man's pursuits are no worthier than the savage's, if he is employed the greater part of his life in obtaining gross necessaries and comforts merely, why should he have a better dwelling than the former?
Before I had done I was more the friend than the foe of the pine tree, though I had cut down some of them, having become better acquainted with it.
"He is better than any of you!" exclaimed Natasha getting up.
A child knocks itself and runs at once to the arms of its mother or nurse to have the aching spot rubbed or kissed, and it feels better when this is done.
We were saying that your regiment would be sure to be better than Mamonov's.
To be fair, his father hadn't made things any better by offering money to Alex and not his sister.
You should eat breakfast today before you leave for school.
We'd better get the kids ready.
Hopefully he would be in a better mood after they got back home.
You'd better go to bed now.
Carefully she moved her feet into a position with better leverage.
"It is better to be wise than wealthy," he said.
Only the decision making is left to the farmer—but in the near future, the decision making will be done better by computers.
I am not saying tthe world would be better if every country was the size of Liechtenstein.
Better paint your house your own complexion; let it turn pale or blush for you.
I know better than that.
"Yes, there is a better way, and that is by rowing," said Christopher.
I shall answer for it and not you, and you'd better not buzz about here till you get hurt.
Despite his apparently delicate build Prince Andrew could endure physical fatigue far better than many very muscular men, and on the night of the battle, having arrived at Krems excited but not weary, with dispatches from Dokhturov to Kutuzov, he was sent immediately with a special dispatch to Brunn.
Illness or not, he'd better not cwoss my path.