Good Quotes

Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the Devil; for which reason I have, long since, as good as renounced it.

Thomas Carlyle

A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.

Thomas Carlyle

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

Andrew Carnegie

Doctors! You know yourself, without the help of any doctors that your case has no foundation! I care not a straw for your Doctors! For every Doctor and Lawyer that upholds your case I could find a thousand that would find our marriage good and valid!

Catherine of Aragon

Every choice carries a consequence. For better or worse, each choice is the unavoidable consequence of its predecessor. There are not exceptions. If you can accept that a bad choice carries the seed of its own punishment, why not accept the fact that a good choice yields desirable fruit?

Gary Ryan Blair

Do not expect good from another's death.

Marcus Porcius Cato

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness its opposite never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

War and good health are incompatible. There's no way we can go [eradicate diseases] into an area that is at war.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

I have spent the best years of my life giving people the lighter pleasures, helping them have a good time, and all I get is abuse, the existence of a hunted man.

Alphonse Gabriel Capone

Many a man isn't as good as his woman, but I never knew a husband who was better than his wife.

Orson Scott Card

Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did.

Martin Andersen-Nexö

The very essence of a free government consists in considering offices as public trusts, bestowed for the good of the country, and not for the benefit of an individual or a party.

John Caldwell Calhoun

I'd like to be remembered for being a good, kind, loving, gentle man who attempted to live wisely, and who cared a lot.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

No one ever lacks a good reason for suicide.

Cesare Pavese

Jean-Eugne Robert-Houdin, the extraordinary father of modern conjuring, made the salient point that a magician is an actor playing the part of a magician. This is a very good description. However, an actor takes for granted how to create drama in every word, movement and look. The average magician is barely aware of its existence.

Derren Victor Brown
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