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Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.

Thomas Szasz

At last you kissed me, I could die in waves again, and one good lick of quicksand took....

Heather McHugh

Enough is as good as a feast.

Joshua Sylvester

The good man is the friend of all living things.

Mahatma Gandhi 1869

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

Abraham Lincoln 1809

Risk is what separates the good part of life from the tedium.

Jimmy Zero

The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.

George Santayana (1863-1952)

All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing.

Edmund Burke

Let a good man do good deeds with the same zeal that the evil man does bad ones.

Belzer Rabbi

Big words seldom accompany good deeds.

Charlotte Whitton

A man's value to the community primarily depends on how far his feelings, thoughts, and actions are directed towards promoting the good of his fellows.

Albert Einstein

Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.

Evelyn Underhill

If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day.

Alex Noble

Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.

Alexander Pope

Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave, or they are no better than dreams.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, ifone has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better.

William James

Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on Simplicity

Plato

I think religion is bad and drugs are good.

Bill Maher

Very often people looking at my pictures say, 'You must have had to wait a long time to get that cloud just right (or that shadow, or the light).' As a matter of fact, I almost never wait, that is, unless I can see that the thing will be right in a few minutes. But if I must wait an hour for the shadow to move, or the light to change, or the cow to graze in the other direction, then I put up my camera and go on, knowing that I am likely to find three subjects just as good in the same hour.

Edward Weston

I love it. I don't know if I love it as much as Arnold Palmer, but I think I am close. I can't wait to get up in the mornings because I know I am going out to play golf. The game has been very good to me. Much has been said about when I am going to retire but I never will.

Lee Trevino

Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.

William Hazlitt

Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.

Edward Abbey

To die alone, on rock under sun at the brink of the unknown, like a wolf, like a great bird, seems to me very good fortune indeed.

Edward Abbey

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.

Jane Addams

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