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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.


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

Animation is tremendously resilient. Animation will recover, as art always recovers. Theres always cycles of good art.

Ralph Bakshi

Every germ of goodness will at last struggle into bloom and fruitage, true success follows every right step.

Orison Swett Marden

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

Henry David Thoreau

Goodness is achieved not in a vacuum, but in the company of other men, attended by love.

Saul Bellow

Johnson well says, "He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything." Life is made up of little things. It is very rarely that an occasion is offered for doing a great deal at once. True greatness consists in being great in little things.

Charles Simmons

The cultivation of trees is the cultivation of the good, the beautiful, and the ennobling in man, and for one, I wish to see it become universal.

J. Sterling Morton

The purpose of conservation: The greatest good to the greatest number of people for the longest time.

Gifford Pinchot

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