I thought it would be better if I slept here.
I suppose no place is better than home on Christmas.
I'm sorry, sweetheart, but at least for now, I think it's better that you're not involved.
But Carmen had better luck with Señor Medena.
We'd better go down for breakfast.
I'd better get her ready for bed.
Better stop by and get Howard Spencer.
You simply had to make better use of what was left.
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.
I feel much better now.
You've got a better summer job, if you'll accept.
I live on top of the earth, your honor, which is far better than living inside it; but yesterday I went up in a balloon, and when I came down I fell into a big crack in the earth, caused by an earthquake.
"If you are able to prove that you are better," said the Prince to the little man, "I will make you the Chief Wizard of this domain.
Then the three held a counsel to decide what they should do next, but could think of no way to better their condition.
And you must have better manners, Eureka, or something worse will happen to you.
Oh, he lives there too, with his friend the Hungry Tiger; and Billina is there, because she liked the place better than Kansas, and wouldn't go with me to Australia.
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.
But there was no shepherd in Scotland that could have done better than Sirrah did that night.
They thought that pictures might take one's mind away from things that were better or more useful.
No book is worth reading that does not make you better or wiser.
"It is better than poling the boat," said Christopher.
"It is better than rowing, too," said Robert.
Wait till he rests a while, and then he'll be in a better humor.
You'd better scramble and get a chair even if it means elbowing little Timmy out of the way.
I am only saying that politicians had better have good reasons for embarking on courses of action that impair consumerism.
I am not saying tthe world would be better if every country was the size of Liechtenstein.
It isn't just that we can communicate better but that we actually relate to each other better.
As civilization advances, we are becoming better people, and unquestionably more empathic.
It is often said that ancient people had better memories than we have today, which makes a great deal of sense to me.
Just here, perhaps, I had better explain our use of the manual alphabet, which seems to puzzle people who do not know us.
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."
Her throat was very sore and the doctor thought she would have to go away to the hospital, but she is better now.
He loves to climb much better than to spell, but that is because he does not know yet what a wonderful thing language is.
Since then, I have not been well, and I have been obliged to keep very quiet, and rest; but to-day I am better, and to-morrow I shall be well again, I hope.
I explained to her that she was not yet able to understand what had been told her, and so easily led her to see that it would be better not to talk about such things until she was wiser.
Better if they had been born in the open pasture and suckled by a wolf, that they might have seen with clearer eyes what field they were called to labor in.
How can a man be a philosopher and not maintain his vital heat by better methods than other men?
Finding that my fellow-citizens were not likely to offer me any room in the court house, or any curacy or living anywhere else, but I must shift for myself, I turned my face more exclusively than ever to the woods, where I was better known.
It would be worth the while to build still more deliberately than I did, considering, for instance, what foundation a door, a window, a cellar, a garret, have in the nature of man, and perchance never raising any superstructure until we found a better reason for it than our temporal necessities even.
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.
"He is better than any of you!" exclaimed Natasha getting up.
Marya Dmitrievna met him and told him that Natasha had been very unwell the day before and that they had sent for the doctor, but that she was better now.
He seemed in better spirits than usual and awaited his son with great impatience.
Why, you yourselves know everything better than I do.
Everything has been spoiled, everything muddled, everybody thought they knew better than I did, and now you come to me!
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.