Good Friday Quotes

For the good, when praised, feel something of disgust, if to excess commended.

Euripides

The odious and disgusting aristocracy of wealth is built upon the ruins of all that is good in chivalry or republicanism; and luxury is the forerunner of a barbarism scarcely capable of cure.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction that it was not in my Power to do any Good, and very much disgusted with Measures, which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice.

George Mason

But all our talents increase in the using, and every faculty, both good and bad, strengthens by exercise.

Anne Bront

A world marked by so much injustice, innocent suffering, and cynicism of power cannot be the work of a good God.

Pope Benedict XVI

This is a good plan for life in general. If you have two choices, choose the harder.

Paul Graham

Giving feels good. It is a form of healing. Not just for you as an individual, but for everyone.

Jennifer Beals

Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that is good taste.

Lucille Dsire Ball

In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, good will.

Edward Marsh

Riches are a good handmaid, but the worst mistress.

Francis Bacon

Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.

Francis Bacon

Forgiveness is the best charity. (It is easy to give the poor money and goods when one has plenty, but to forgive is hard; but it is the best thing if one can do it.)

Meher Baba

You need not wrestle for your good. Your good flows to you most easily when you are relaxed, open, and trusting.

Alan Cohen

The good thing about pain is it lets you know you're still alive.

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Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.

St. Augustine of Hippo

Law: an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Law is order, and good law is good order.

Aristotle

Everything that depends on the action of nature is by nature as good as it can be, and similarly everything that depends on art or any rational cause, and especially if it depends on the best of all causes. To entrust to chance what is greatest and most noble would be a very defective arrangement.

Aristotle

Better to have one friend of great value, than many friends who were good for nothing.

Anacharsis

In real love you want the other persons good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Margaret Caroline Anderson

The calm man, having learned how to govern himself, knows how to adapt himself to others; and they, in turn, reverence his spiritual strength, and feel that they can learn of him and rely upon him. The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good.

James Allen

In battle, in the forest, at the precipice in the mountains, On the dark great sea, in the midst of javelins and arrows, In sleep, in confusion, in the depths of shame, The good deeds a man has done before defend him.

Bhagavad Gita

I realized that my life was to be one of simple, childlike faith, and that my part was to trust, not to do. I was to trust in Him and He would work in me to do His good pleasure. From that time my life was different.

C.T. Studd

I have always believed that the Good Samaritan went across the road to the wounded man just because he wanted to.

Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

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