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A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Bible

The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together.

William Shakespeare

Horse sense is a good judgement which keeps horses from betting on people.

W. C. Fields

Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Bygone troubles are good to tell

Yiddish Proverb

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

Our body is a well-set clock, which keeps good time, but if it be too much or indiscreetly tampered with, the alarm runs out before the hour.

Joseph Hall

Liberalism regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situation, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability.

Morris Raphael Cohen

I am not thinking of those shining precepts which are the registered property of every school; that is to say learn as much by writing as by reading; be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others; have no favourites; keep men and things apart; guard against the prestige of great names; see that your judgments are your own; and do not shrink from disagreement; no trusting without testing; be more severe to ideas than to actions; do not overlook the strength of the bad cause of the weakness of the good; never be surprised by the crumbling of an idol or the disclosure of a skeleton; judge talent at its best and character at its worst; suspect power more than vice, and study problems in preference to periods.

John Dalberg-Acton, Lord Acton

I'm all in favour of the democratic principle that one idiot is as good as one genius, but I draw the line when someone takes the next step and concludes that two idiots are better than one genius.

Leo Szilard

Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot.

Leo Durocher

You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea

Earl Nightingale

You cannot be a good writer of serious fiction if you are not depressed

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr

Good writers borrow from other writers. Great writers steal from them outright.

Aaron Sorkin

The writer's only responsibility is to his art. He will be completely ruthless if he is a good one... If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate; the Ode on a Grecian Urn is worth any number of old ladies.

William Faulkner

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