I think that we may safely trust a good deal more than we do.
We don't need our computers to be infinitely fast, just a whole lot faster than they are today.
It was light enough to see a long way in the deserted street and it seemed more like morning or evening than night.
The school was more than a mile from their home, and the children trotted along as fast as their short legs could carry them.
But I am making a simple statement that life is better now than it has ever been.
Alex seemed to be more comfortable around Morino than he was around his father's family.
But there was no shepherd in Scotland that could have done better than Sirrah did that night.
It crossed her mind that Alex might be more than uncomfortable in these surroundings.
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.
Even when I studied most earnestly it seemed more like play than work.
With respect to luxuries and comforts, the wisest have ever lived a more simple and meagre life than the poor.
If two should come out of the sky you might with justice say I was wrong; but unless more than this one appears I will hold that I was right.
Analysts declared each successive generation might be "the first to have a lower standard of living than their parents."
Within less than two minutes, Billy saw Mary Green whispering, and she had to take his place.
This approach is even more flawed than the first.
It seemed to me that there could be nothing more beautiful than the sun, whose warmth makes all things grow.
I never had patience to arrange more than five or six groups at a time.
How can a man be a philosopher and not maintain his vital heat by better methods than other men?
More than likely the correction was to prevent her from being embarrassed.
Carmen glanced around the table, but everyone seemed to be more amused than disturbed... everyone but Señor Medena.
More than likely Alex didn't want to hear any more about danger, though.
It seemed to him that more than half an hour had elapsed.
The voice and words belonged to Josh, and yet he had been dead for more than two years.
"Second," Katie cut in, "His father's family has been in this country longer than yours."
But I guess if we have, it's no worse than having a child out of wedlock.
The unknown can be worse than reality, and she had no idea what to expect on the flight.
To him, it was no different than artificially inseminating a cow at his clinic... well, the concept wasn't.
Probably no more than he did when Destiny was born.
I know better than that.
If he thought Alex was warming to him, he saw more than she did.
Carmen couldn't make out more than a few words, but one of them was mare.
He felt that his words, apart from what meaning they conveyed, were less audible than the sound of his opponent's voice.
Pierre, however, felt excited, and the general desire to show that they were ready to go to all lengths--which found expression in the tones and looks more than in the substance of the speeches--infected him too.
The whole consultation passed more than quietly.
Despite his seniority in rank Bagration, in this contest of magnanimity, took his orders from Barclay, but, having submitted, agreed with him less than ever.
And truly though the enemy was twice stronger than we, we were unshakable.
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.
Alpatych entered the innyard at a quicker pace than usual and went straight to the shed where his horses and trap were.
Heat and drought had continued for more than three weeks.
But on the road, the highroad along which the troops marched, there was no such freshness even at night or when the road passed through the forest; the dew was imperceptible on the sandy dust churned up more than six inches deep.
He is said to be more Napoleon's man than ours, and he is always advising the Minister.
Consider that on our retreat we have lost by fatigue and left in the hospital more than fifteen thousand men, and had we attacked this would not have happened.