Good Morning Vietnam Quotes

One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one makes.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Life yields only to the conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving in. You will be living off stolen goods, and your muscles will atrophy.

Dag Hammarskjld

All stories have a beginning, a middle and an ending, and if they're any good, the ending is a beginning.

James Clavell

Weather is a literary specialty, and no untrained hand can turn out a good article on it.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Persons who think there is no such thing as luckgood or badare entitled to their opinion, although I think they ought to be shot for it.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

There are plenty of good people, but only a very, very few are precise and disciplined.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

There's a good reason why nobody studies history. It just teaches you too much.

Noam Chomsky

All who strive to live for something beyond mere selfish aims find their capacities for doing good very inadequate to their aspirations. They do so much less than they want to do, and so much less than they, at the outset, expected to do, that their lives, viewed retrospectively, inevitably look like failure.

Lydia Maria Child

As good be out of the world as out of the fashion.

Colley Cibber

The final end of government is not to exert restraint but to do good.

Rufus Choate

The scoundrel has his good qualities, and the good man his weaknesses.

Pierre Ambroise Franois Choderlos de Laclos

A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Good leaders must first become good servants.

Robert Greenleaf

It is only in misery that we recognize the hand of God leading good men to good.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good; that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding; and that there is always tomorrow.

Dorothy Thompson

Howarth began to see that, however much it was against ones will and convictions, sides had to be taken, the dreary corrupt world of politics had to be entered by the good and dispassionate, to protect and avenge the weak. But one always entered too late.

Anthony Burgess

Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.

Thomas Jefferson

Agriculture engenders good sense, and good sense of an excellent kind.

Joseph Joubert

A good conscience is a continual feast.

Robert Burton

"Be ye Good Boys, go seek for Heav'en, come pay the priest that holds the key;" So spake, and speaks, and aye shall speak the last to enter Heaven, he.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

All the colours look brighter now. Everything they say seems to sound new. Slipping into tomorrow too quick, Yesterday always too good to forget. Stop the swing of the pendulum! Let us through!

Kate Bush

The more I think about sex, the better it gets. Here we have a purpose in life: Good for the blood circulation, Good for releasing the tension, The root of our reincarnations.

Kate Bush

Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than love. Kindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.

Randolph Ray

Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil not the strength to choose between the two.

John Cheever

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