Top 10 Quotes on Being the Better Person

Being the better person takes effort. Sometimes people mistreat us, and we can choose to stoop to their level, or do whats harder and be the better person.  

Here are the top ten quotes on being the better person:


When they go low, we go high.
-Michelle Obama

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Holding a grudge is letting someone live rent-free in your head.

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We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Abraham Lincoln

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Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that offense cannot reach it. 
-Rene Descartes

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Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind.
-Wendy Mass

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The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. And the first to forget is the happiest.

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Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.
Mark Twain

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Whoever is trying to bring you down is already below you.

Rock Climbing, Protection, Climber


Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.
Lao Tzu

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Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours.
-Dave Willis

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To being the better person!

What are some of your favorite quotes?



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