Good Quotes

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.

Socrates

They are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not.

Oscar Wilde

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

Socrates

When one has not had a good father, one must create one.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The life of Zen begins, therefore, in a disillusion with the pursuit of goals which do not really exist the good without the bad, the gratification of a self which is no more than an idea, and the morrow which never comes.

Alan Watts

Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good.

Thomas Kempis

A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.

Kong Fuzi

Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as many images to the mind, and as many topics to the tongue.

Samuel Johnson

A wise man turns chance into good fortune.

Thomas Fuller

If I were a girl, I'd despair. The supply of good women far exceeds that of the men who deserve them.

Robert Graves

It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time.

Tallulah Bankhead

One reason I don't drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time.

Lady Astor

Good deeds from good intentions flow; but good intentions only; build for us a place below.

Unknown

The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.

Ernest Hemingway

Good things come slow - especially in distance running.

Bill Dellinger
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