80+ Best Better Person Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Helping others may seem like an obvious route to becoming a better person in that we often think of “good people” as those who are willing to sacrifice for others. Inspirational better person quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Better Person Quotes

Believing you’re a good person and actually being one are two completely different things. – Unknown

It’s never too late to be who you might have been. – George Eliot

It makes one a better person to have had hardships and to have overcome hardships and not to blame anybody else for your mistakes. – Maureen Forrester

What we think we become. What we feel we attract. What we imagine we create. – Unknown

The path emerges as you walk it. So simply walk it. – Natasha Allrich

If I want to be a better person for whoever is in my life, I have to learn. – Paul Gascoigne

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Never stop being a good person because of bad people. – Unknown

When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better. – Solange Knowles

I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life, they have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.

If you are not a better person tomorrow than you are today, what need have you for a tomorrow? – Nachman of Breslov

Just always be the better person. And make your intentions pure. What and who you are is what you’ll attract, what you’ll maintain. Pain is inevitable and it will always exist, but if you focus on understanding what you are feeling and why you are feeling it, you will overcome it.

People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of. – Paulo Coelho

It is less about becoming a better person, and more of being better, as a person. – J.R. Rim

It is not wrong to go back to that which you have forgotten. – West African proverb

To be a better person, spend less time filling out your personal scorecard and more time being kind . . . to you. – Philip Chard

Every one of us strives to be a better person; and if I am to contribute one thing of myself, it would be compassion. – Masiela Lusha

There’s always room to be a better person. Always. – Sonya Teclai

Should you ever find yourself the victim of other people’s bitterness, smallness, or insecurities, remember things could be worse…You could be them. – Unknown

Become a better person and be sure to know who you are, before meeting someone new and hoping that person knows who you are. – Gabriel Garcia Marquez


Every morning, we get a chance to be different. A chance to change. A chance to be better. – Alan Bonner

I want to be a better person in every aspect. I really don’t feel I’ve in anyway fulfilled my potential in every area of my life. But I’m optimistic. – Damon Albarn

Be the reason someone smiles today.

Being a good person doesn’t depend on your religion, your race or your skin color or your culture. It depends on how good is your heart and how good you treat others. – Unknown

He who stops being better stops being good. – Oliver Cromwell

Your beliefs don’t make you a better person. Your behavior does. – Shukhraj Dhillon

Never regret being a good person, to the wrong people. Your behavior says everything about you, and their behavior says enough about them. – Marc & Angel

Courage make you strong, to become better person Show kind feelings to others. – Kishore Bansal

When you can’t control what’s happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what’s happening. That’s where your power is!

A good person can make another person good; it means that goodness will elicit goodness in the society; other persons will also be good. – Bhumibol Adulyadej

I always hope to be a better person tomorrow than today. – Mahershala Ali

We attain freedom as we let go of whatever does not reflect our magnificence. A bird cannot fly high or far with a stone tied to its back. But release the impediment, and we are free to soar to unprecedented heights. – Alan Cohen


Let whoever think whatever. Just keep getting better. – Unknown

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are. – John Pierpont Morgan

A peaceful heart is a reward alone for being a good person. – Unknown

Be a good person. But don’t waste time proving it. – Unknown

It’s certainly not wrong to want to be a better person. God gave us that desire. – Joyce Meyer

We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come. – Joseph Campbell

If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford

I am a better person when I have less on my plate. – Elizabeth Gilbert

We have to set a standard where it’s not OK to act without morality and values and human respect. No person is better than another. – Lady Gaga

You can be a good person with a kind heart and still say no. – Unknown

Every job is an opportunity to be a better person. – Benjamin Walker

Every one of us is called upon, probably many times, to start a new life. A frightening diagnosis, a marriage, a move, loss of a job. And onward full tilt we go, pitched and wrecked and absurdly resolute, driven in spite of everything to make good on a new shore. To be hopeful, to embrace one possibility after another – that is surely the basic instinct . . . Crying out: High tide! Time to move out into the glorious debris. Time to take this life for what it is. – Barbara Kingslover


No matter what happens in life be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind. – Unknown

You shouldn’t just work on your jump shot. You should work on being a better person, a better teammate, and a better friend. – Sue Wicks

I define a good person as somebody who is fully conscious of their own limitations. – John Bradshaw

I’m surrounded by nothing but great people. I’ve been blessed with that, so really, I’ve got no choice but to be an all-around good person. – Tim Duncan

The better person you become, the better people you will attract. – Unknown

I have an unending desire to be better and make myself a better person, better mother. – Tanya Tucker

I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. – Gilda Radner

Action is the antidote to despair. – Joan Baez

To this day, just always treat people the way you want to be treated. Whether it’s family or friends or co-workers, I think it’s the most important thing. Whether you have success or don’t have it, whether you’re a good person is all that matters. – Brenda Song

One emerges as a better person after going through the wringer. – S. Sreesanth

I think if you’re a good person and spread happiness, good things will come to you. – Jessie James Decker

Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it. – Maya Angelou

Be somebody who makes everyone feel like a somebody. – Kid President

I’ve done a lot of self-improvement. I’m always working on being a better person. – Joel Madden

No matter where you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself. – Madonna

You were born with potential, You were born with goodness and trust, You were born with ideals and dreams, You were born with greatness, You were born with wings, You were not meant for crawling so don’t, You have wings, Learn to use them and fly. – Rumi

I feel like I’m a much better person when I’m developing my imagination and my innocence and my vulnerability. I like that version of me better than the version where I’m just working on my analytical mind. – Brit Marling

He’s a better person when she’s around, and isn’t that what friends are for, to raise you up and keep you at your best? – David Nicholls

Be good to people. You will be remembered more for your kindness than any level of success you could possibly attain. – Mandy Hale

If everyone were a good person, it’d obviously be a better world. – Aaron Paul

I want to be a better person. I want to be a stronger person. I want to be someone who hurts less. – Brian Molko

You are always responsible for how you act, no matter how you feel. Remember that. – Unknown

If you’re a good person, the goodness will continue through your descendants. – Diane von Furstenberg

My dad brought me up to be a good person. – Courtney Eaton

You either get bitter or you get better. It’s that simple. You either take what has been dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down. The choice does not belong to fate. It belongs to you. – Josh Shipp

I am more worried about being a good person than being the best football player in the world. – Lionel Messi

It makes you a better person to know where you came from, because whereever you go, there is somebody in some town, city, hamlet, whatever, that has the same dreams you have. – Jamie Farr

Progress always involves risks. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first base. – Frederick B. Wilcox

As soon as a person starts thinking, ‘I want to be a better person,’ that is the start of Yoga. – Baba Hari Dass

I never knew how strong I was until I had to forgive someone who wasn’t sorry and accept an apology I never received.

I feel like I’m a better person when I’m quieter. – Bill Murray

I’m a better person now, and not only that – I’m a better man. – Paul Gascoigne

You can do anything you want with your life and no one can stop you…but you. – Rosetta Thurman

Success to me is being a good person, treating people well. – David LaChapelle

I am a better person when I let myself have the time for romance and for love. – Diane Kruger

I think I may be a better person for having given serious time and thought and effort to gardening. – Martha Stewart

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

If you’re going to become a better person, do it in high school. – Camila Mendes

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