Good Friday Quotes

War and good health are incompatible. There's no way we can go [eradicate diseases] into an area that is at war.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

I have spent the best years of my life giving people the lighter pleasures, helping them have a good time, and all I get is abuse, the existence of a hunted man.

Alphonse Gabriel Capone

Many a man isn't as good as his woman, but I never knew a husband who was better than his wife.

Orson Scott Card

Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did.

Martin Andersen-Nexö

The very essence of a free government consists in considering offices as public trusts, bestowed for the good of the country, and not for the benefit of an individual or a party.

John Caldwell Calhoun

I'd like to be remembered for being a good, kind, loving, gentle man who attempted to live wisely, and who cared a lot.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

No one ever lacks a good reason for suicide.

Cesare Pavese

Jean-Eugne Robert-Houdin, the extraordinary father of modern conjuring, made the salient point that a magician is an actor playing the part of a magician. This is a very good description. However, an actor takes for granted how to create drama in every word, movement and look. The average magician is barely aware of its existence.

Derren Victor Brown

Man seeks, in his manhood, not orders, not laws and peremptory dogmas, but counsel from one who is earnest in goodness and faithful in friendship, making man free.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

If you wish to be good, first believe that you are bad.

Epictetus

If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.

Oscar Wilde

One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the unteachable wildness of the Good.

H.G. Wells

Being good is just a matter of temperament in the end.

Iris Murdoch

Goodness is uneventful. It does not flash, it glows.

David Grayson
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