Good Quotes

Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.

Plato

An orator is a good man who is skilled in speaking.

Cato the Elder

Where we desire to be informed 'tis good to contest with men above ourselves; but to confirm and establish our opinions, 'tis best to argue with judgments below our own, that the frequent spoils and victories over their reasons may settle in ourselves an esteem and confirmed opinion of our own.

Sir Thomas Browne

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

Mark Twain

Serving God is doing good to man, but praying is thought an easier service and therefore more generally chosen.

Benjamin Franklin

Before you have an argument with your boss, you'd better take a good look at both sides--his side & the outside.

Unknown

Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whenever two good people argue over principles, they are both right.

Marie Ebner von Eschenbach

There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.

James Russel Lowell

A funny thing is if you're out hiking and your friend gets bit by a poisonous snake, tell him you're going for help, then go about ten feet and pretend YOU got bit by a snake. Then start an argument about who's going to get help. A lot of guys will start crying. That's why it makes you feel good when you tell them it was just a joke.

Jack Handey

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end

Ursula K. LeGuin

Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one

Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement

George Burton Adams

There is no good in arguing with the inevitable The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat

James Russell Lowell

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

Oscar Wilde
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