Good Quotes

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

Thomas Jefferson

Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.

Mark Twain

Good for the body is the work of the body, good for the soul the work of the soul, and good for either the work of the other.

Henry David Thoreau

Not the maker of plans and promises, but rather the one who offers faithful service in small matters. This is the person who is most likely to achieve what is good and lasting.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.

Aeschylus

Transferring successfully to the next generation means producing work that's as good as or better than the work of the first generation that founded the agency.

Jay Chiat

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

John Quincy Adams

Good times are when people make debts to pay in bad times.

Robert Quinlin

Hugs can do great amounts of good especially for children.

Princess Diana

No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.

George Bernard Shaw

The cardiologist's diet: If it tastes good, spit it out.

Unknown

Show interest in all people, not just those from whom you want something. Making people feel important and good about themselves is just the right thing to do.

Bo Bennett

The good and the wise lead quiet lives.

Euripides

Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens people feel centered and that gives their work meaning.

Warren Bennis

Good taste is the excuse I've always given for leading such a bad life

Oscar Wilde

It is little wonder that rape is one of the least-reported crimes. Perhaps it is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused and, in reality, it is she who must prove her good reputation, her mental soundness, and her impeccable propriety.

Freda Adler

A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely an act of innovative creation in which we, the readers, become conspirators.

Augustine Birrell

To buy very good wine nowadays requires only money. To serve it to your guests is a sign of fatigue.

William F. Buckley, Jr.

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

The good guest is almost invisible, enjoying him or herself, communing with fellow guests, and, most of all, enjoying the generous hospitality of the hosts.

Emily Post

People are far more sincere and good-humored at speeding their parting guests than on meeting them.

Anton Chekhov

It is a good rule to face difficulties at the time they arise and not allow them to increase unacknowledged.

Edward W. Ziegler

The difficult part of good temper consists in forbearance, and accommodation to the ill-humors of others.

William Empson

It is only our bad temper that we put down to being tired or worried or hungry; we put our good temper down to ourselves.

C. S. Lewis

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