Good Morning Vietnam Quotes

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

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

John Cheever

When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power.

Mark Zuckerberg

Never hope to conceal any shameful thing which you have done; for even if you do conceal it from others, your own heart will know. Pursue the enjoyments which are of good repute; for pleasure attended by honor is the best thing in the world, but pleasure without honor is the worst.

Isocrates

God listens for nothing so tenderly, as when His children help each other by their testimonies to His goodness and the way in which He has brought them deliverance.

Horace Bushnell

A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.

Thomas Paine

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