Good Quotes

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.

Gustave Flaubert

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
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