We have collected the best Good Quotes by famous authors including Martin Luther King, Jr., Aeschylus, Oscar Wilde, Temple Grandin, Carlos Ruiz and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
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.
By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.
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.
I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.
I’m trying to get myself in good shape, do my workouts, so that when I am back, I am ready to go.
It is better to look good than to feel good.
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
Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation, while bad luck is when lack of preparation meets reality.
That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.
Ninon de L’Enclos
We’re all so busy we don’t make time to enjoy our lives, good company and good food.
The good Lord made us all out of iron. Then he turns up the heat to forge some of us into steel.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that’s no reason not to give it.
Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It’s self-defense. It’s patriotism.
I’m not good at future planning. I don’t plan at all. I don’t know what I’m doing tomorrow. I don’t have a day planner and I don’t have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future.
Good governance with good intentions is the hallmark of our government. Implementation with integrity is our core passion.
If you can’t play the good guy, sometimes you’ve got to play the villain.
One way to feel good about yourself is to love yourself… to take care of yourself.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
I’m surrounded by good people, and I surround myself with good people.
To be a good loser is to learn how to win.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.
I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are.
Diane von Furstenberg
Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one’s own goodness.
Michel de Montaigne
Abortion is part of being a mother and of caring for children, because part of caring for children is knowing when it’s not a good idea to bring them into the world.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
They’re only truly great who are truly good.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that.
Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward.
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
It’s good to trust others but, not to do so is much better.
Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
In every age ‘the good old days’ were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. For every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them.
Either positive or negative comments are good because it shows I am still relevant.
If you’re not really having a good time, it’s not worth it.
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.
If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.
I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion about the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it.
I wake up every day and I think, ‘I’m breathing! It’s a good day.’
A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.
If anything is good for pounding humility into you permanently, it’s the restaurant business.
No matter how good you are, you’re going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are, you’re going to win one-third of your games. It’s the other third that makes the difference.
I do believe that when you are a good person, good things will happen to you.
If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.
I do believe in the old saying, ‘What does not kill you makes you stronger.’ Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.
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.
The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.
No one ever lacks a good reason for suicide.
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I always like a good song: puts me in a good mood.
Evil and good are God’s right hand and left.
Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.
John C. Maxwell
When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power.
Truth is, I love everyone that is a good person regardless of what they look like, walk like, or who they love.
For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.
Music is life itself. What would this world be without good music? No matter what kind it is.
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on.
The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I’ll never be as good as a wall.
You can only do your best. That’s all you can do. And if it isn’t good enough, it isn’t good enough.
Anyone can take the wheel of the ship in calm water but it’s not so easy when it’s not calm water. You can’t just enjoy the good times, you have to be resilient in the tough times.
I’m a hacker, but I’m the good kind of hackers. And I’ve never been a criminal.
Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
Everywhere’s a party with me – I’m a factory of good times.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
It’s a good thing we don’t get all the government we pay for.
A good fragrance should have a certain personality that makes people identify the scent with you.
A good movie makes the audience feel like they’ve journeyed with the characters.
Doing Good is a simple and universal vision. A vision to which each and every one of us can connect and contribute to its realisation. A vision based on the belief that by doing good deeds, positive thinking and affirmative choice of words, feelings and actions, we can enhance goodness in the world.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
If I were to say, ‘God, why me?’ about the bad things, then I should have said, ‘God, why me?’ about the good things that happened in my life.
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
Be sweet, be good, and honest always.
Every action has a consequence, so always try to be good.
To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.
I surround myself with positive, productive people of good will and decency.
Life is abundant, and life is beautiful. And it’s a good place that we’re all in, you know, on this earth, if we take care of it.
A proof is a proof. What kind of a proof? It’s a proof. A proof is a proof. And when you have a good proof, it’s because it’s proven.
No beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart.
Self-awareness is the ability to take an honest look at your life without any attachment to it being right or wrong, good or bad.
I’m so lucky to have such a great family. I respect them so much professionally, and they’ve been unconditionally supportive in the choices that I’ve made. It’s been very good having them on my side.
True intuitive expertise is learned from prolonged experience with good feedback on mistakes.
Good enough never is.
Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you.
Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.
I’m La Flame at all times. That, at times, can be bad, at times can be good.
You cannot hold on to anything good. You must be continually giving – and getting. You cannot hold on to your seed. You must sow it – and reap anew. You cannot hold on to riches. You must use them and get other riches in return.
If it were better, it wouldn’t be as good.
Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.
I attack ideas. I don’t attack people. And some very good people have some very bad ideas. And if you can’t separate the two, you gotta get another day job. You don’t want to be a judge. At least not a judge on a multi-member panel.
There’s a reason good fabrics have a cost. They’re done with good quality to last.
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.
Football is about joy. It’s about dribbling. I favour every idea that makes the game beautiful. Every good idea has to last.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.
At the end of the day, nobody cares how much you tried, what the deal was, or if you were a good guy or a bad guy.
Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life – all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.
A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Every day, you’re only as good as your last show.
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
Liberty Hyde Bailey
We are all products of our experiences, good and bad. Sometimes you learn as much from the negative experiences as you do from the positive.
I cherish my entire life. I’ve been blessed with a life full of good memories.
Inside each of us, there is the seed of both good and evil. It’s a constant struggle as to which one will win. And one cannot exist without the other.
You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.
No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he’d only had good intentions; he had money as well.
The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions.
I have found out one thing and that is, if you have an idea, and it is a good idea, if you only stick to it you will come out all right.
I believe that singing is the key to long life, a good figure, a stable temperament, increased intelligence, new friends, super self-confidence, heightened sexual attractiveness, and a better sense of humor.
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.
Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
People say, ‘We remember the good times.’ Well I remember the bad times.
Things don’t always go your way in football: there are always good and bad times. At the end of the day, you have to have a positive attitude and a strong mentality and not let any setbacks get you down. And that’s what I’ve done – I’ve tried to keep my composure, even when things aren’t going the way I’d like.
Giovani Dos Santos
All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
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.
No matter how much good you do, there will always be a few per cent of people who don’t support you.
Golf is a good walk spoiled.
Talking isn’t doing. It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
I basically taught myself how to DJ, but I’ve been inspired by DJs throughout my whole career. I have some good friends that would hook us up with music. You learn some little things here and there from each DJ and you just take it and put your own style into to it.
We struggle with eating healthily, obesity, and access to good nutrition for everyone. But we have a great opportunity to get on the right side of this battle by beginning to think differently about the way that we eat and the way that we approach food.
Although the life of a person is in a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow. You have to trust God.
New ideas pass through three periods: 1) It can’t be done. 2) It probably can be done, but it’s not worth doing. 3) I knew it was a good idea all along!
Arthur C. Clarke
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
To understand me, you have to meet me and be around me. And then only if I’m in a good mood – don’t meet me in a bad mood.
If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.
Surround yourself with good people who encourage and love you. There are always ups and downs, no matter how successful you are.
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
Doing well is the result of doing good. That’s what capitalism is all about.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The good life consists in deriving happiness by using your signature strengths every day in the main realms of living. The meaningful life adds one more component: using these same strengths to forward knowledge, power or goodness.
It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
Better is the enemy of good.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they’ll keep coming back.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.
The great thing about getting older is that you become more mellow. Things aren’t as black and white, and you become much more tolerant. You can see the good in things much more easily rather than getting enraged as you used to do when you were young.
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.
There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough – there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph.
We can’t all be good at everything. This is partly the logic behind having a team in the first place, so each role can be filled with the person best suited for that role and together, every job and every strength is covered.
Fast food is popular because it’s convenient, it’s cheap, and it tastes good. But the real cost of eating fast food never appears on the menu.
When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that’s my religion.
Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
Henry S. Haskins
All fashion brands are about looking good. Being Human is also about doing good. And you can do good by the simple act of slipping into a t-shirt or a pair of jeans.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better.
I’ve been a bad boy trying to be a good man my whole life.
My motto is: more good times.
I believe that working with good people matters because then the work environment is good. If there is a sense of respect and belief among the people you work with, that is when good work is done.
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.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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.
Good evening, ladies and gentleman. My name is Orson Welles. I am an actor. I am a writer. I am a producer. I am a director. I am a magician. I appear onstage and on the radio. Why are there so many of me and so few of you?
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
One only dies once, and if one does not die well, a good opportunity is lost and will not present itself again.
Change is never easy, and it often creates discord, but when people come together for the good of humanity and the Earth, we can accomplish great things.
To be a good human being is to have a kind of openness to the world, the ability to trust uncertain things beyond your own control that can lead you to be shattered.
They didn’t want it good, they wanted it Wednesday.
Robert A. Heinlein
The good man is the friend of all living things.
A cute outfit can really make your day. If I wear something I look good in, my mood just goes way up.
I’m leaving because the weather is too good. I hate London when it’s not raining.
I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.
Free is the best. Anything free is good.
Most police officers are good cops and good people.
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.
Nobody minds having what is too good for them.
I’m not a good dancer, but I try. I don’t really have the moves.
I hope there will be some good news and some good profits, and people will realize we have a lot of outstanding executives, and a lot of companies that are doing a good job, and those are good companies to invest in.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.
Robert Louis Stevenson
There never is a good time for tough decisions. There will always be an election or something else. You have to pick courage and do it. Governance is about taking tough, even unpopular, decisions.
A recipe is a story that ends with a good meal.
I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail. I’m an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Henry David Thoreau
Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.
The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Life comes from physical survival; but the good life comes from what we care about.
I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others.
Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
John D. Rockefeller
The best part is still ahead of me – I haven’t experienced my ‘good old days’ yet.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
John Stuart Mill
Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language that you’re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.
An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it.
I can live for two months on a good compliment.
I’m always gonna be smiling. I’m always gonna be in a good mood.
Good copy can’t be written with tongue in cheek, written just for a living. You’ve got to believe in the product.
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Tomorrow is nothing, today is too late; the good lived yesterday.
Sometimes we look back and 10 years from now we think, ‘Boy, those were great old days.’ Well, you know, we’re living in the good old days.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas A. Edison
To be a good citizen, it’s important to be able to put yourself in other people’s shoes and see the big picture. If everything you see is rooted in your own identity, that becomes difficult or impossible.
I’m a good guy with a good heart, and I have good intentions.
All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife.
A good garden may have some weeds.
Don’t try to be different. Just be good. To be good is different enough.
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
William R. Alger
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it.
Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.
New technology is not good or evil in and of itself. It’s all about how people choose to use it.
A good wife always forgives her husband when she’s wrong.
Eating good food is, to me, one of life’s greatest joys, and I will never punish myself for it.
I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future.
I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.
Good things happen when you meet strangers.
There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behooves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.
James Truslow Adams
A simple life is good with me. I don’t need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I’m happy.
I think every good Christian ought to kick Falwell right in the ass.
Sometimes I sit down and I think ‘Do I regret this? Do I regret that?’ And I feel like everything makes this snowball effect, you know? If you regret something, it’s good because it just means that it’s something that’s affected you enough for you to stop and think… There’s a reason that everything happens.
A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Good things do not come easy. The road is lined with pitfalls.
Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.
Henry David Thoreau
A good life depends on the strength of our relationships with family, friends, neighbours, colleagues and strangers.
Leadership consists of picking good men and helping them do their best.
Chester W. Nimitz
Charity bestowed upon those who are worthy of it is like good seed sown on a good soil that yields an abundance of fruits. But alms given to those who are yet under the tyrannical yoke of the passions are like seed deposited in a bad soil. The passions of the receiver of the alms choke, as it were, the growth of merits.
I live a very joyful life, with a lot of laughter and good times.
Be not simply good – be good for something.
Henry David Thoreau
For evil to flourish, it only requires good men to do nothing.
Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.
Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days.
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. He and his are not neglected by the gods.
An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
Robert A. Heinlein
What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
A good beginning makes a good end.
If you want to feel good, you have to go out and do some good.
A youth, when at home, should be filial and, abroad, respectful to his elders. He should be earnest and truthful. He should overflow in love to all and cultivate the friendship of the good. When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies.
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
Beauty is a gift, just like good health or intelligence. The only thing is not to be proud of being beautiful. Because you didn’t do anything – it was given to you.
I intend to live forever. So far, so good.
Every good act is charity. A man’s true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.
The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.
We have more to offer than just looking good.
One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man’s laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man.
I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.
Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality.
I love the unknown, and any day that I get to experience someplace new is a good day.
No matter how tough my life was, I was always looking up at the sky and wishing for good things.
The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren’t in a very good mood.
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.
What a miserable thing life is: you’re living in clover, only the clover isn’t good enough.
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart’s controls.
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.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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.
Surround yourself with really good people. I think that’s an important thing. Because the people you surround yourself are a reflection of you.
Everything is a learning lesson, good and bad, so I am happy with the way things are, and I learned from everything negative. I am in a great space now, so I wouldn’t change a thing!
Tramping is too easy with all this money. My days were more exciting when I was penniless and had to forage around for my next meal… I’ve decided that I’m going to live this life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty of it is just too good to pass up.
Some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail.
Good times don’t last long sometimes.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
Henry David Thoreau
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
A dead end street is a good place to turn around.
I would go to the deeps a hundred times to cheer a downcast spirit. It is good for me to have been afflicted, that I might know how to speak a word in season to one that is weary.
I put a lot of pressure on myself. I think something’s not good enough, and I won’t stop until I feel like I’ve made it. I’m never satisfied.
The film is made in the editing room. The shooting of the film is about shopping, almost. It’s like going to get all the ingredients together, and you’ve got to make sure before you leave the store that you got all the ingredients. And then you take those ingredients and you can make a good cake – or not.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
You say that you are my judge; I do not know if you are; but take good heed not to judge me ill, because you would put yourself in great peril.
Joan of Arc
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
I’d rather be lucky than good.
If you feel good about who you are inside, it will radiate.
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his power to be wicked. Goodness without that power is generally nothing more than sloth, or an impotence of will.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Good actions ennoble us, we are the sons of our own deeds.
I do believe we’re all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.
Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn’t any good reason to refer to it.
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation – what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.
William Lyon Phelps
There is a painful joke that Europeans often tell of their Gallic neighbors: God created France, the most beautiful country in the world with so much good in it, and ended up feeling guilty about it. He had to do something to make it fair. And so, he created the French people.
Janine di Giovanni
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
The way prices are rising, the good old days are last week.
If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.
When government – in pursuit of good intentions – tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active player.
Attitude and enthusiasm play a big part in my life. I get excited about the things that inspire me. I also believe in laughing and having a good time.
Badminton is not only about winning. What is important to me is about playing hard, doing my best and putting up a good show for the spectators.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
He who spares the bad injures the good.
In the good old days when I was a senator, I was my own man.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
Surround yourself with good people; surround yourself with positivity and people who are going to challenge you to make you better.
Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise… Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
He who bestows his goods upon the poor shall have as much again, and ten times more.
Good can exist in bad, and bad can exist in good. It’s not black and white.
Life’s pretty good, and why wouldn’t it be? I’m a pirate, after all.
No man is good enough to be another’s master.
It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I believe that if you work hard and you never get to enjoy it then what’s the point. You can’t take any of this with you, the money or nothing. The only thing you can take is experiences, memories and good times, so I like to get amongst it as much as I can.
Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.
A sense of humor… is needed armor. Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.
Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
You should do what other people do, unless you have a very good reason not to.
A good mustache makes a man for many reasons.
Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.
It’s good to have a good teacher, but you always need a pretty good student.
College is something I’ve always said I wanted to do, but you’re going there to get a piece of paper that says you can get a job, but if I’m already working steadily and doing good work, it makes you question your priorities. Right now, I’m in my own film college: filming a TV show.
My definition of a good hotel is a place I’d stay at.
Robert De Niro
The common question that gets asked in business is, ‘why?’ That’s a good question, but an equally valid question is, ‘why not?’
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
A magnetic personality doesn’t necessarily indicate a good heart.
Change is always good. It brings you to a new place.
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.’
Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy life and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important.
I have a saying – ‘You treat me good, I’ll treat you better. You treat me bad, I’ll treat you worse. And when in doubt, knock ’em out.’
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.
It’s good to shut up sometimes.
Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun.
Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.
Ho Chi Minh
Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.
You only do good work when you’re taking risks and pushing yourself.
Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people’s bad manners.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
One of my sayings is: look good, feel good, do good.
People always want welfare, development, and good governance. As long as you are delivering, people are with you.
N. Chandrababu Naidu
I always believe that if you have a good heart, you just want to do what’s right. You don’t want to step on anyone.
It’s a long journey. There will be good times, and there will be bad times, but SoftBank is always there.
Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be imported or imposed from outside a country.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self-esteem. They’re no good at all.
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.
People are basically the same the world over. Everybody wants the same things – to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure. They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today.
If you are a chef, no matter how good a chef you are, it’s not good cooking for yourself; the joy is in cooking for others – it’s the same with music.
In this life, we have to make many choices. Some are very important choices. Some are not. Many of our choices are between good and evil. The choices we make, however, determine to a large extent our happiness or our unhappiness, because we have to live with the consequences of our choices.
James E. Faust
Sustainability is no longer about doing less harm. It’s about doing more good.
Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.
John Maynard Keynes
Short-term thinking is the greatest enemy of good government.
I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, ‘Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.’
We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
Mary McLeod Bethune
There’s definitely a lot of responsibility to keep the good energy going.
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.
Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.
Edward H. Harriman
Cooking is not difficult. Everyone has taste, even if they don’t realize it. Even if you’re not a great chef, there’s nothing to stop you understanding the difference between what tastes good and what doesn’t.
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.
A good lawyer is going to try to protect her client.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Until we meet again, may the good Lord take a liking to you.
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
Never give in – never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
When you view your world with an attitude of gratitude, you are training yourself to focus on the good in life.
Paul J. Meyer
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
Every good citizen adds to the strength of a nation.
Gordon B. Hinckley
A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.
Frank A. Clark
Just because you make a good plan, doesn’t mean that’s what’s gonna happen.
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
Hunter S. Thompson
Everyone has highs and lows that they have to learn from, but every morning I start off with a good head on my shoulders, saying to myself, ‘It’s going to be a good day!’.
There’s too much darkness in the world. Everywhere you turn, someone is tryin’ to tear someone down in some way; everywhere you go, there’s a feeling of inadequacy, or a feeling that you’re not good enough. I want to bring a certain light to the world.
We should keep on going along the path of globalization. Globalization is good… when trade stops, war comes.
Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.
The main foundations of every state, new states as well as ancient or composite ones, are good laws and good arms you cannot have good laws without good arms, and where there are good arms, good laws inevitably follow.
It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
The word ‘good’ has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better.
What people don’t understand is joining a gang ain’t bad, it’s cool, it’s fine. When you in the hood, joining a gang it’s cool because all your friends are in the gang, all your family’s in the gang. We’re not just killing people every night, we’re just hanging out, having a good time.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.
A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.
Alexander the Great
It’s very intense to be in front of a live audience. It’s just an amazing experience. It’s dangerous. Everything out there is heightened. The bad stuff is extra-worse. The silences are extra-silent. The good stuff is amazing. It’s electric when you walk out there. For 90 minutes, you’re on this other planet.
Being a good police officer is one of the most difficult, dangerous, idealistic jobs in the world.
Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
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.
A strong renewable energy industry is good for our environment and our economy.
The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it – basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.
Life moves so fast. You gotta document the good times, man.
It doesn’t matter how many A-levels you have, what kind of a degree you have, if you have good manners, people will like you.
No news at 4:30 a.m. is good.
Lady Bird Johnson
There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless.
Well-being cannot exist just in your own head. Well-being is a combination of feeling good as well as actually having meaning, good relationships and accomplishment.
Only the young die good.
You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates.
Richard M. Nixon
The only good political movement I’ve seen lately was Occupy Wall Street. They had no leaders, which was genius. But unfortunately it always ends up with some hippy playing a flute.
The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.
I’ve been a cook all my life, but I am still learning to be a good chef. I’m always learning new techniques and improving beyond my own knowledge because there is always something new to learn and new horizons to discover.
To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.
The way to be successful in the software world is to come up with breakthrough software, and so whether it’s Microsoft Office or Windows, its pushing that forward. New ideas, surprising the marketplace, so good engineering and good business are one in the same.
May Allah guide us to the good of the kingdom of Bahrain and its loyal people.
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
It’s definitely a privilege to be able to do what you love to do; it’s not something that everyone gets to do, so I feel really good about that.
If you can walk away from a landing, it’s a good landing. If you use the airplane the next day, it’s an outstanding landing.
It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But… it is better to be good than to be ugly.
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.
Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.
My beliefs are that good people who work hard get their rewards. There will be struggle at times and hurdles along the way – life throws up all sorts – but in the end, you will prevail if you stick to the right path.
Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man’s own will.
We cannot be mere consumers of good governance, we must be participants; we must be co-creators.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
The crest and crowning of all good, Life’s final star, is brotherhood.
The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.
Being honest with myself is something I like. I am happy that I don’t make excuses when I make a mistake. This is a good way to improve in the fastest way.
Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.
If I play a villain, I try to find his lightness and his good side. And if I play a hero or a good guy, I’ll try to find his darkness or his flaws. Because I don’t believe in good and evil. I believe in grays.
I don’t believe that if you do good, good things will happen. Everything is completely accidental and random. Sometimes bad things happen to very good people and sometimes good things happen to bad people. But at least if you try to do good things, then you’re spending your time doing something worthwhile.
There’s nothing simple when you’re in this ‘Good Place.’
No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand.
Listen; there’s a hell of a good universe next door: let’s go.
e. e. cummings
One thing I always tell players is that there are three bad things: Nothing good happens after midnight, nothing good happens when you’re around guns unless you’re going hunting, and you don’t want to mess around with women that you don’t know because a lot of times, bad things happen.
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
A good, sympathetic review is always a wonderful surprise.
Joyce Carol Oates
Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.
Vincent Van Gogh
Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master.
Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
A good restaurant is like a vacation; it transports you, and it becomes a lot more than just about the food.
Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
Good words cool more than cold water.
Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!
Dita Von Teese
To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself.
James E. Faust
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.
A good man, is a good man, whether in this church, or out of it.
The one thing I need to leave behind is good memories.
When I’m good, I’m very good. But when I’m bad I’m better.
If I win, it’s a bonus. If I lose, the sun still comes up the next day, and it’s all good.
The good ole days weren’t always good, and tomorrow ain’t as bad as it seems.
Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen.
In modern war… you will die like a dog for no good reason.
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.
Anne Wilson Schaef
For me, I think one of the biggest battles is mentally. You have good days, and you have bad days. Randomly, you’ll feel good for weeks, and then all of a sudden, you’ll have a bad day where you’re really sore. And you end up questioning yourself, like, ‘Am I doing the right thing? Why is this so hard?’
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
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.
A good society is characterised not just by liberty but by mutual respect and responsibility. When this breaks down it takes a lot more than police officers to put things right.
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.
To create well I have to be in a good mood, happy and cool.
Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It’s good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.
I don’t have to wait to realize the good old days.
I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa; there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
John W. Gardner
Men are liars. We’ll lie about lying if we have to. I’m an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if they do not enter into our daily lives?
E. M. Forster
Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it.
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
E. W. Howe
Every good citizen makes his country’s honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.
You’re only as good as the people who you surround yourself with.
Well, any good comeback needs some true believers.
Common sense often makes good law.
William O. Douglas
I’m just thankful I’m surrounded by good people.
Looking good is the best revenge.
Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
My mission is to make the world happy and cute and to love everyone. I think I’m doing a pretty good job.
It’s good to reflect on life and take a step back and sit and relax and do something else.
There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.
Robert Louis Stevenson
A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.
Good news is rare these days, and every glittering ounce of it should be cherished and hoarded and worshipped and fondled like a priceless diamond.
Hunter S. Thompson
I think good work, sincerity and discipline speak for themselves.
I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice.
Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful, but not in a cute, festive way. More in a life-threatening way, that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.
The crest and crowning of all good, Life’s final star, is brotherhood.
A good education is a foundation for a better future.
Love of country, subordination of personal interests to the common good, concern and care for the helpless and the impoverished – these are among the lost and faded values that we seek to recover and revitalize as we commence our journey towards a better Philippines.
Real beauty is to be true to oneself. That’s what makes me feel good.
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.
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.
My parents couldn’t give me a whole lot of financial support, but they gave me good genes. My dad is a handsome son-of-a-gun, and my mom is beautiful. And I’ve definitely been the lucky recipient. So, thank you, Mom and Dad.
If it looks good, you’ll see it. If it sounds good, you’ll hear it. If its marketed right, you’ll buy it. But… If its real… you’ll feel it.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford.
Life’s too short to dwell on things. When you go through experiences that are bad, it’s a good thing. You learn from it – become a stronger person. Life is a roller coaster, and you don’t know what’s going to be thrown at you next, so all you can do is give it your best shot.
Show me a good loser, and I’ll show you a loser.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.
Good food is healthy food. Food is supposed to sustain you so you can live better, not so you can eat more. Some people eat to live, and some people live to eat.
A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s.
To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
Fight the good fight of faith, and God will give you spiritual mercies.
My philosophy is: Life is hard, but God is good. Try not to confuse the two.
Anne F. Beiler
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
Franklin Pierce Adams
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Booker T. Washington
If you have good food, people will come to your restaurant.
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
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.
Hugs can do great amounts of good – especially for children.
Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
John D. Rockefeller
A hard man is good to find.
Anything worth doing good takes a little chaos.
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can’t change the world alone – you will need some help – and to truly get from your starting point to your destination takes friends, colleagues, the good will of strangers and a strong coxswain to guide them.
William H. McRaven
We forget just how painfully dim the world was before electricity. A candle, a good candle, provides barely a hundredth of the illumination of a single 100 watt light bulb.
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
I make sure I always surround myself with good, down to earth, fun, real people, who always keep me grounded.
Less is only more where more is no good.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed… I think food is, actually, very beautiful in itself.
The good old days, when each idea had an owner, are gone forever.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
You know the good part about all those executions in Texas? Fewer Texans.
At its core, bitcoin is a smart currency designed by very forward-thinking engineers. It eliminates the need for banks, gets rid of credit card fees, currency exchange fees, money transfer fees, and reduces the need for lawyers in transitions… all good things.
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
A good teacher is a determined person.
I’m a true believer in karma. You get what you give, whether it’s bad or good.
If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.
When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.
Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
Life is all about having a good time.
I was never really good at anything except for the ability to learn.
To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
It’s really important for children to have good morals and good manners, and that they’re thoughtful of other people and that they learn the consequences of their actions.
If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.
Henry David Thoreau
What is moral is what you feel good after, and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
Too much of a good thing can be taxing.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them.
If the opposition disarms, well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves.
A good commander is benevolent and unconcerned with fame.
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.’
I do not try to play a role. I feel good being myself and saying what I think.
I’m at peace with what I’m doing, I feel good with what I wake up doing and about my lifestyle.
The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.
All human beings are commingled out of good and evil.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I suppose being fierce is a very good thing, and a very cool thing. But more than fierce, I think I’m a strong person and a strong individual. And that’s what I take with me every day.
I think it matters whether someone has a good heart.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
It sounds simple telling people to work hard and never quit, but to really execute and demonstrate those principles takes discipline and faith. Those are the two factors that I believe separate the good from the great, the successes from the failures.
Glamour is about feeling good in your own skin.
If you don’t think every day is a good day, just try missing one.
Hobbits are an unobtrusive but very ancient people, more numerous formerly than they are today; for they love peace and quiet and good tilled earth: a well-ordered and well-farmed countryside was their favourite haunt.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.
If you play good cricket, a lot of bad things get hidden.
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.
Everything has become so easy. It’s great that it’s at your fingertips, but I miss those good old days. And we’re connected, but it can be very alienating. There is this distance between all of us because we’re speaking to each other through cameras and monitors and icons and Emojis.
Any tool can be used for good or bad. It’s really the ethics of the artist using it.
The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.
John Stuart Mill
Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.
We are all here for a spell, get all the good laughs you can.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
John Stuart Mill
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.
A bad system will beat a good person every time.
W. Edwards Deming
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.
Hunter S. Thompson
Because you know what happens when you say ‘hello’ or ‘good morning?’ You make a connection. And isn’t that what being human is all about?
Your life is like a play with several acts. Some of the characters who enter have short roles to play, others, much larger. Some are villains and others are good guys. But all of them are necessary; otherwise, they wouldn’t be in the play. Embrace them all, and move on to the next act.
I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.
The 1 to 2 billion poorest in the world, who don’t have food for the day, suffer from the worst disease: globalization deficiency. The way globalization is occurring could be much better, but the worst thing is not being part of it. For those people, we need to support good civil societies and governments.
Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way.
Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news.
Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it’s hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your marked moments are on their way.
Unless you have bad times, you can’t appreciate the good times.
One good analogy is worth three hours discussion.
Dudley Field Malone
Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.
Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind.
Self-actualized people are independent of the good opinion of others.
The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell.
I’m happy, I’m in a good place, I’m looking forward to my future.
I’ve had long hair, I’ve had short hair, and I’ve had in between hair… and its all good.
Looking good and feeling good go hand in hand. If you have a healthy lifestyle, your diet and nutrition are set, and you’re working out, you’re going to feel good.
The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.
Research indicates that employees have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.
The heart and soul of good writing is research; you should write not what you know but what you can find out about.
Robert J. Sawyer