A good name is better than riches.
A word of kindness is better than a fat pie.
Better a lie that heals than a truth that wounds.
Better a live beggar than a dead king.
Better a thousand enemies outside the house than one inside.
Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
Better an open enemy than a false friend.
Better be a fool than a knave.
Better be alone than in bad company.
Better be an old man's darling than a young man's slave.
Better be born lucky than rich.
Better be safe than sorry.
Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.
Better deny at once than promise long.
Better early than late.
Better give a shilling than lend a half-crown.
Better late than never.
Better one word less than one too many.
Better to be eaten by a lion than to be eaten by a hyena.
Better two heads than one, better one head than a hundred.
Doing is better than saying.
Health is better than wealth.
However old the horse it is better than new sandals.
It is better to be a horse than a cart.
Prevention is better than cure.