Best Good Quotes I Wish I Had Read

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Good Quotes

“If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.” 

Albert Einstein

 

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” 

Abraham Lincoln

 

“We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.” 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

“There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.” 

Buddha

 

“It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But… it is better to be good than to be ugly.” 

Oscar Wilde

 

“I can live for two months on a good compliment.” 

Mark Twain

 

“A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.” 

Theodore Roosevelt

 

“When I’m good, I’m very good. But when I’m bad I’m better.” 

Mae West

 

“Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.” 

Mahatma Gandhi

 

“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” 

Will Rogers

 

“If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.” 

Bill Gates

 

“Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.” 

Voltaire

 

“You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.” 

Dr. Seuss

 

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” 

Samuel Johnson

 

“On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.” 

George Orwell

 

“Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.” 

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 

“Acorns were good until bread was found.” 

Francis Bacon

 

“We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.” 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” 

Audrey Hepburn

 

“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”

Winston Churchill

 

“I feel sorry for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.” 

Frank Sinatra

 

“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.” 

Buddha

 

“History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.” 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

“A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circle of our felicities.” 

Thomas Jefferson

 

“By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.” 

Socrates

 

“A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.” 

Mahatma Gandhi

 

“However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?” 

Buddha

 

“The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: ‘If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?’ But… the good Samaritan reversed the question: ‘If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?'” 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

“It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve and bad things are very easy to get.” 

Confucius

 

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“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” 

Buddha

 

“The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference – they deserve a place of honor with all that’s good.” 

George Washington

 

“The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

“An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.” 

Albert Einstein

 

“It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.” 

Helen Keller

 

“Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.” 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

“He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead his eyes are closed.” 

Albert Einstein

 

“Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.” 

Buddha

 

“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.” 

Thomas Jefferson

 

“Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” 

Mark Twain

 

“I am not interested in power for power’s sake, but I’m interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.” 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

“I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.” 

Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.” 

Albert Einstein

 

“Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.” 

Buddha

 

“No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.”

Abraham Lincoln

 

“No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.” 

Abraham Lincoln

 

“When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.” 

Buddha

 

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” 

Abraham Lincoln

 

“Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.” 

Buddha

 

“If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.” 

Confucius

 

“Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.”

Socrates

 

“The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.” 

Buddha

 

“I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.” 

Oscar Wilde

 

“I’m a true believer in karma. You get what you give, whether it’s bad or good.” 

Sandra Bullock

 

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“Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.” 

Abraham Lincoln

 

“So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.”

Helen Keller

 

“Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” 

George Washington

 

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” 

Maya Angelou

 

“Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good.” 

Lao Tzu

 

“Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.” 

Sigmund Freud

 

“Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.” 

Lao Tzu

 

“It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.” 

Mark Twain

 

“Golf is a good walk spoiled.” 

Mark Twain

 

“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” 

Thomas Jefferson

 

“My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy if not, you’ll become a philosopher.” 

Socrates

 

“Thunder is good, thunder is impressive but it is lightning that does the work.” 

Mark Twain

 

“There is no such thing as a good tax.” 

Winston Churchill

 

“The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.” 

Confucius

 

“There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.” 

Martin Luther

 

“It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.” 

Oscar Wilde

 

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” 

Lao Tzu

 

“Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.” 

Mark Twain

 

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.” 

Mark Twain

 

“I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary the evil it does is permanent.” 

Mahatma Gandhi

 

“Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.” 

Mark Twain

 

“It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.” 

Mark Twain

 

“There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.” 

Mark Twain

 

“I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” 

Steven Wright

 

“To be good is noble but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.”

Mark Twain

 

“Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.” 

Mark Twain

 

“What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before.” Mark Twain

 

“A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.” 

Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

“I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one’s life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.” 

David Rockefeller

 

“It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.” 

Winston Churchill

 

“Great and good are seldom the same man.” 

Winston Churchill

 

“For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.” 

Winston Churchill

 

“I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.” 

Thomas Jefferson

 

“Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.” 

Winston Churchill

 

“Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.” 

Oscar Wilde

 

“What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea.” 

Mahatma Gandhi

 

“The good man is the friend of all living things.” 

Mahatma Gandhi

 

“It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.” 

Thomas Jefferson

 

“I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.”

Oscar Wilde

 

“In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.” 

Thomas Jefferson

 

“If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn’t. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.” 

Oscar Wilde

 

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“I find that he is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad.” 

Thomas Jefferson

 

“The Creator has not thought proper to mark those in the forehead who are of stuff to make good generals. We are first, therefore, to seek them blindfold, and then let them learn the trade at the expense of great losses.”

Thomas Jefferson

 

“The good opinion of mankind, like the lever of Archimedes, with the given fulcrum, moves the world.” 

Thomas Jefferson

 

“To wear your heart on your sleeve isn’t a very good plan you should wear it inside, where it functions best.” 

Margaret Thatcher

 

“I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others.” 

Mahatma Gandhi

 

“Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.”

Marilyn Monroe

 

“A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.” 

Mahatma Gandhi

 

“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.” 

Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.” 

Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“If one plays good music, people don’t listen and if one plays bad music people don’t talk.”

Oscar Wilde

 

“Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.”

Oscar Wilde

 

“Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.” 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.” 

Oscar Wilde

 

“When good Americans die they go to Paris.” 

Oscar Wilde

 

“Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.” 

Mahatma Gandhi

 

“I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there’s purpose and worth to each and every life.” 

Ronald Reagan

 

“Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.” 

Napoleon Bonaparte

 

“The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.” 

Oscar Wilde

 

“One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.” 

Oscar Wilde

 

“There is no principle worth the name if it is not wholly good.” 

Mahatma Gandhi

 

“Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.” 

Oscar Wilde

 

“If there’s any message to my work, it is ultimately that it’s OK to be different, that it’s good to be different, that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different, behaves different, talks different, is a different color.” 

Johnny Depp

 

“Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.” 

Confucius

 

“In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.” 

Oscar Wilde

 

“Paris is always a good idea.” 

Audrey Hepburn

 

“Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.” 

Muhammad Ali

 

“About morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.” 

Lao Tzu

 

“When one has not had a good father, one must create one.” 

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.” 

Confucius

 

“It doesn’t do good to open doors for someone who doesn’t have the price to get in. If he has the price, he may not need the laws. There is no law saying the Negro has to live in Harlem or Watts.” 

Ronald Reagan

 

“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” Dr. Seuss “The pay is good and I can walk to work.” 

John F. Kennedy

 

“A good indignation brings out all one’s powers.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.” 

Socrates

 

“Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That’s truly about the game, and in some ways that’s about life too.” 

Michael Jordan

 

“This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.” 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Doing well is the result of doing good. That’s what capitalism is all about.” 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.” 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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“Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.”

George Washington

 

“Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.” 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.” 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any.” 

Lao Tzu

 

“Good men must not obey the laws too well.” 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.” 

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“The sage does not hoard. The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself, The more he gives to others, the more he gets himself. The Way of Heaven does one good but never does one harm. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.” 

Lao Tzu

 

“As individuals, people are inherently good. I have a somewhat more pessimistic view of people in groups. And I remain extremely concerned when I see what’s happening in our country, which is in many ways the luckiest place in the world. We don’t seem to be excited about making our country a better place for our kids.” 

Steve Jobs

 

“A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.” 

P. Morgan

 

“It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances.” 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.” 

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“Don’t follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.” 

Joan Rivers

 

“The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.'” 

Lao Tzu

 

“It is not enough to have a good mind the main thing is to use it well.” 

Rene Descartes

 

“Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.” 

Woody Allen

 

“Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.” 

Steve Jobs

 

“The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“We are persuaded that good Christians will always be good citizens, and that where righteousness prevails among individuals the Nation will be great and happy. Thus while just government protects all in their religious rights, true religion affords to government it’s surest support.” 

George Washington

 

“I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his ‘divine service.'” 

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“What good is it being Marilyn Monroe? Why can’t I just be an ordinary woman?” 

Marilyn Monroe

 

“Fame is like caviar, you know – it’s good to have caviar but not when you have it at every meal.”

Marilyn Monroe

 

“What good am I? I can’t have kids. I can’t cook. I’ve been divorced three times. Who would want me?” 

Marilyn Monroe

 

“I think one of the basic reasons men make good friends is that they can make up their minds quickly.” 

Marilyn Monroe

 

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“What’s the good of drawing in the next breath if all you do is let it out and draw in another?”

Marilyn Monroe

 

“Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.”

Marilyn Monroe

 

“I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.” 

Marilyn Monroe

 

“An actor is supposed to be a sensitive instrument. Isaac Stern takes good care of his violin. What if everybody jumped on his violin?” 

Marilyn Monroe

 

“I don’t know if high society is different in other cities, but in Hollywood, important people can’t stand to be invited someplace that isn’t full of other important people. They don’t mind a few unfamous people being present because they make good listeners.” 

Marilyn Monroe

 

“Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good.” 

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“It is good to express a thing twice right at the outset and so to give it a right foot and also a left one. Truth can surely stand on one leg, but with two it will be able to walk and get around.” 

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“Whoever does not have a good father should procure one.” 

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.” 

Walt Whitman

 

“Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.” 

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.” 

Salvador Dali

 

“A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, ‘Huh. It works. It makes sense.'” 

Barack Obama

 

“There is in general good reason to suppose that in several respects the gods could all benefit from instruction by us human beings. We humans are – more humane.” 

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“A tree is known by its fruit a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” 

Saint Basil

 

“There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“You say it is the good cause that hallows even war? I say unto you: it is the good war that hallows any cause.” 

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power, the will to power, power itself in man.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“I don’t think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.” 

Oprah Winfrey

 

“A man of great common sense and good taste – meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.” 

George Bernard Shaw

 

“The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” 

Theodore Roosevelt

 

“The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.” 

Socrates

 

“Fun is good.” 

Dr. Seuss

 

“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.” 

Mae West

 

“When I’m good I’m very, very good, but when I’m bad, I’m better.” 

Mae West

 

“Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right. As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting has already been established.” 

George Carlin

 

“You know the good part about all those executions in Texas? Fewer Texans.” 

George Carlin

 

“Good artists copy, great artists steal.” 

Pablo Picasso

 

“I would like to be remembered as a man who had a wonderful time living life, a man who had good friends, fine family – and I don’t think I could ask for anything more than that, actually.” 

Frank Sinatra

 

“I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.” 

Socrates

 

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“Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don’t they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.” 

Will Rogers

 

“The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.” 

Theodore Roosevelt

 

“In modern war… you will die like a dog for no good reason.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.” 

George Bernard Shaw

 

“My friends and family are my support system. They tell me what I need to hear, not what I want to hear and they are there for me in the good and bad times. Without them I have no idea where I would be and I know that their love for me is what’s keeping my head above the water.” 

Kelly Clarkson

 

“Marriage is good enough for the lower classes: they have facilities for desertion that are denied to us.” 

George Bernard Shaw

 

“He’s a man of great common sense and good taste – meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.” 

George Bernard Shaw

 

“I wish they’d had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would’ve been straightened out.” 

Jimi Hendrix

 

“It’s easier to replace a dead man than a good picture.” 

George Bernard Shaw

 

“I think when you spread the wealth around it’s good for everybody.” 

Barack Obama

 

“A hard man is good to find.” 

Mae West

 

“Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret.” 

Robert E. Lee

 

“Don’t gamble take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don’t go up, don’t buy it.” 

Will Rogers

 

“I have no other view than to promote the public good, and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country.” 

George Washington

 

“It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.”

Voltaire

 

“Religious liberty is the first freedom in our Constitution. And whether the cause is justice for the persecuted, compassion for the needy and the sick, or mercy for the child waiting to be born, there is no greater force for good in the nation than Christian conscience in action.” 

Mitt Romney

 

“I like a man who’s good, but not too good – for the good die young, and I hate a dead one.” 

Mae West

 

“I met Woz when I was 13, at a friend’s garage. He was about 18. He was, like, the first person I met who knew more electronics than I did at that point. We became good friends, because we shared an interest in computer and we had a sense of humor. We pulled all kinds of pranks together.” 

Steve Jobs

 

“What is moral is what you feel good after, and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.” 

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“I have found little that is ‘good’ about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.” 

Sigmund Freud

 

“Life’s pretty good, and why wouldn’t it be? I’m a pirate, after all.” 

Johnny Depp

 

“We made the buttons on the screen look so good you’ll want to lick them.”

Steve Jobs

 

“This is what customers pay us for – to sweat all these details so it’s easy and pleasant for them to use our computers. We’re supposed to be really good at this. That doesn’t mean we don’t listen to customers, but it’s hard for them to tell you what they want when they’ve never seen anything remotely like it.” 

Steve Jobs

 

“An economist’s guess is liable to be as good as anybody else’s.” 

Will Rogers

 

“They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“That terrible mood of depression of whether it’s any good or not is what is known as The Artist’s Reward.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“It’s a good thing we don’t get all the government we pay for.” 

Will Rogers

 

“All good books have one thing in common – they are truer than if they had really happened.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.”

Groucho Marx

 

“We are all here for a spell, get all the good laughs you can.” 

Will Rogers

 

“A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.” 

Henry Ford

 

“The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life and one is as good as the other.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“I’m leaving because the weather is too good. I hate London when it’s not raining.” 

Groucho Marx

 

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“I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he’d only had good intentions he had money as well.” 

Margaret Thatcher

 

“Too much of a good thing can be taxing.” 

Mae West

 

“In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy’s country whole and intact to shatter and destroy it is not so good.” 

Sun Tzu

 

“For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.” 

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“Until we meet again, may the good Lord take a liking to you.” 

Roy Rogers

 

“When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first.” 

Ernest Hemingway

 

“When you put down the good things you ought to have done, and leave out the bad ones you did do well, that’s Memoirs.” 

Will Rogers

 

“I would rather lose a good earring than be caught without make-up.” 

Lana Turner

 

“Better is the enemy of good.” 

Voltaire

 

“I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.” 

Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

“You grow up a bit damaged or broken then you have some success but you don’t know how to feel good about the work you’re doing or the life you’re leading.” 

Johnny Depp

 

“People write negatives things, cause they feel that’s what sells. Good news to them, doesn’t sell.” 

Michael Jackson

 

“The best is the enemy of the good.” 

Voltaire

 

“In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.” 

Lucille Ball

 

“If you lead a country like Britain, a strong country, a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad, a country that is always reliable, then you have to have a touch of iron about you.” 

Margaret Thatcher

 

“I intend to fight and I want to win. But my priorities are basically to be a good Brother and a strong one, and to try to be a good father one day.” 

Mike Tyson

 

“Nothing good ever comes of violence.” 

Martin Luther

 

“If the critics are right that I’ve made all my decisions based on polls, then I must not be very good at reading them.” 

Barack Obama

 

“Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.” 

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 

“Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.” 

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life.” 

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year.” 

Voltaire

 

“All styles are good except the tiresome kind.” 

Voltaire

 

“In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.”

Voltaire

 

“When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, ‘Did you sleep good?’ I said ‘No, I made a few mistakes.'” 

Steven Wright

 

“Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs.” 

Saint Francis de Sales

 

“The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.” 

Sun Tzu

 

“Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.” 

Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.” 

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.” 

Sun Tzu

 

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“I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.” 

Margaret Thatcher

 

“If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.” 

Charles Dickens

 

“The man who has the will to undergo all labor may win to any good.” 

Martin Luther

 

“It’s good to experience Hollywood in short bursts, I guess. Little snippets. I don’t think I can handle being here all the time, it’s pretty nutty.” 

Johnny Depp

 

“It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more.” 

Woody Allen

 

“If you don’t think drugs have done good things for us, then take all of your records, tapes and CD’s and burn them.” 

Bill Hicks

 

“It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.” 

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“The mark of a good action is that it appears inevitable in retrospect.” 

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“All human beings are commingled out of good and evil.” 

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“There is an idea abroad among moral people that they should make their neighbors good. One person I have to make good: Myself. But my duty to my neighbor is much more nearly expressed by saying that I have to make him happy if I may.” 

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“Well, well, Henry James is pretty good, though he is of the nineteenth century, and that glaringly.” 

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

“It’s no good running a pig farm badly for 30 years while saying, ‘Really, I was meant to be a ballet dancer.’ By then, pigs will be your style.” 

Quentin Crisp

 

“The chief enemy of creativity is ‘good’ sense.” 

Pablo Picasso

 

“It’s good to know how to read, but it’s dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you’re reading.”

Mike Tyson

 

“The American people I talk to don’t spend every moment thinking, ‘How can I tax my neighbor more than they’re being taxed?’ They say, ‘How can I get a good job? How can my kids get good jobs? How can seniors have a confidence in their future when they know that Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are bankrupt?'” 

Mitt Romney

 

“A man must be willing to die for justice. Death is an inescapable reality and men die daily, but good deeds live forever.” 

Jesse Jackson

 

“Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman – or a bad woman it depends on how much happiness you can handle.” 

George Burns

 

“We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.” 

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 

“Men and women of every faith and good people with none at all sincerely strive to do right and lead a purpose-driven life.” 

Mitt Romney

 

“Julia progresses from cradle to grave, showing how government makes every good thing in her life possible. The weak economy, high unemployment, falling wages, rising gas prices, the national debt, the insolvency of entitlements – all these are fictionally assumed away in a cartoon that is produced by a president who wants us to forget about them.” 

Mitt Romney

 

“What does it say about a president’s policies when he has to use a cartoon character rather than real people to justify his record? What does it say about the fiction of old liberalism to insist that good jobs and good schools and good wages will result from policies that have failed us, time and again?” 

Mitt Romney

 

“And that’s how it is in America. We look to our communities, our faiths, our families for our joy, our support, in good times and bad. It is both how we live our lives and why we live our lives.” 

Mitt Romney

 

“I am running for president to help create a better future. A future where everyone who wants a job can find one. Where no senior fears for the security of their retirement. An America where every parent knows that their child will get an education that leads them to a good job and a bright horizon.” 

Mitt Romney

 

“There is nothing I love as much as a good fight.” 

Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

“I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem – and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?” 

Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.” 

Charles Darwin

 

“Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well.” 

Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

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“I think most of the people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they’re good or there because they’re lucky.” 

Katharine Hepburn

 

“He that gives good advice, builds with one hand he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.” 

rancis Bacon

 

“It’s a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I’d be a drag queen.” 

Dolly Parton

 

“Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.” 

Ludwig van Beethoven

 

“It’s easy to impress me. I don’t need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I’m happy. I’m satisfied. I’m content.” 

Maria Sharapova

 

“Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.” 

Victor Hugo

 

“Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good. I read some of his books. He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn’t talk much. I never met him.” 

Mike Tyson

 

“A good deed never goes unpunished.” 

Gore Vidal

 

“The enlightened ruler is heedful, and the good general full of caution.” 

Sun Tzu

 

“All I can tell you really is if you get to the point where someone is telling you that you are not great or not good enough, just follow your heart and don’t let anybody crush your dream.” 

Patti LaBelle

 

“If it’s a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.” 

Alfred Hitchcock

 

“I have good looking kids. Thank goodness my wife cheats on me.” 

Rodney Dangerfield

 

“My best moment? I have a lot of good moments but the one I prefer is when I kicked the hooligan.” 

Eric Cantona

 

“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.”

Rene Descartes

 

“My Alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.” 

Malcolm X

 

“The good die young, because they see it’s no use living if you have got to be good.” 

John Barrymore

 

“Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he’d lie just to keep his hand in.” 

Harry S. Truman

 

“Four legs good, two legs bad.” 

George Orwell

 

“In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone but sometimes it is a great relief.” 

John Barrymore

 

“I’m such a good lover because I practice a lot on my own.” 

Woody Allen

 

“Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell.” 

George Orwell

 

“I’m kind of a good girl – and I’m not. I’m a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I’m a bad girl because I like to tease. I know that I have sex appeal in my deck of cards. But I like to get people thinking. That’s what the stories in my music do.” 

Katy Perry

 

“In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.” 

Salvador Dali

 

“I’ve learnt that through life you just get on with it. You’re going to meet a lot of dishonest people along the line and you say good luck to them. I hope they live in comfort. Then I start sticking more pins in their effigies.”

Roger Moore

 

“Well, for us, in history where goodness is a rare pearl, he who was good almost takes precedence over he who was great.” 

Victor Hugo

 

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“Good writing is like a windowpane.” 

George Orwell

 

“I have the responsibility of over four million people, and I am in a position to do good, to be able to bring about a new life for my people, and I will continue to move in that direction. It’s a burden, but it needs to be done, and you have to have the courage and wisdom to see it through.” 

King Abdullah II

 

“You can only be as good as you dare to be bad.” 

John Barrymore

 

“Every book you pick up has its own lesson or lessons, and quite often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones.” 

Stephen King

 

“A play should give you something to think about. When I see a play and understand it the first time, then I know it can’t be much good.” 

S. Eliot

 

“It’s not vanity to feel you have a right to be beautiful. Women are taught to feel we’re not good enough, that we must live up to someone else’s standards. But my aim is to cherish myself as I am.” 

Elle Macpherson

 

“Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending.” 

Karl Marx

 

“War is war. The only good human being is a dead one.” 

George Orwell

 

“She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).” 

Lewis Carroll

 

“Where would you be without friends? The people to pick you up when you need lifting? We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends – your own chosen family. There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.” 

Jennifer Aniston

 

“As a real person, he wouldn’t last a minute, would he? But drama is about imperfection. And we’ve moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. If I was House’s friend, I would hate it. How he so resolutely refuses to be happy or take the kind-hearted road. But we don’t always like morally good people, do we?” 

Hugh Laurie

 

“Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup.” 

Ludwig van Beethoven

 

“But I can say that life is good to me. Has been and is good. So I think my task is to be good to it. So how do you be good to life? You live it.” 

Morgan Freeman

 

“The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.” 

Saint Augustine

 

“The stories that I want to tell, especially as a director, don’t necessarily have a perfect ending because, the older you get, the more you appreciate a good day versus a happy ending. You understand that life continues on the next day the reality of things is what happens tomorrow.” 

Drew Barrymore

 

“Beauty is indeed a good gift of God but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.” 

Saint Augustine

 

“Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.” 

Charles Dickens

 

“We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it.” 

Pablo Picasso

 

“God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.” 

Saint Augustine

 

“Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he’s well dressed. There ain’t much credit in that.” 

Charles Dickens

 

“I have only one yardstick by which I test every major problem – and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?” 

Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

“There are things they tell us that sound good to hear, but when they have accomplished their purpose they will go home and will not try to fulfill our agreements with them.” 

Sitting Bull

 

“Every good painter paints what he is.” 

Jackson Pollock

 

“A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.” 

Samuel Johnson

 

“All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.” 

Frank Zappa

 

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“I may be as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.” 

Walt Whitman

 

“A peaceful man does more good than a learned one.” 

Pope John XXIII

 

“Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.” 

Walt Whitman

 

“Your manuscript is both good and original but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.” 

Samuel Johnson

 

“It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one’s own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane.” 

George Orwell

 

“Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.” 

George Orwell

 

“I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive.” 

Joan Rivers

 

“It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.” 

Salvador Dali

 

“I’m not happy all the time, and I wouldn’t want to be because that would make me a shallow person. But I do try to find the good in everybody.” 

Dolly Parton

 

“When you look good, you feel good. Confidence with what you’re wearing is very important. If you feel good, you will always perform your best without worrying about anything.” 

Maria Sharapova

 

“God has been very good to me, for I never dwell upon anything wrong which a person has done, so as to remember it afterwards. If I do remember it, I always see some other virtue in that person.” 

Saint Teresa of Avila

 

“I was in enough to get along with people. I was never socially inarticulate. Not a loner. And that saved my life, saved my sanity. That and the writing. But to this day I distrust anybody who thought school was a good time. Anybody.” 

Stephen King

 

“I’ve gone for each type: the rough guy the nerdy, sweet, lovable guy and the slick guy. I don’t really have a type. Men in general are a good thing.”

Jennifer Aniston

 

“To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.”

Saint Teresa of Avila

 

“A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.” 

Vincent Van Gogh

 

“I feel beautiful when I’m at peace with myself. When I’m serene, when I’m a good person, when I’ve been considerate of others.” 

Elle Macpherson

 

“It’s a good thing that beauty is only skin deep, or I’d be rotten to the core.” 

Phyllis Diller

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