Good Quotes

What call ye them or Goods or Ills, ill-goods, good-ills, a loss, a gain, When realms arise and falls a roof; a world is won, a man is slain?

Sir Richard Francis Burton

A good conscience is a continual feast.

Robert Burton

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

Colley Cibber

To do good is difficult. One who does good first does something hard to do. I have done many good deeds, and, if my sons, grandsons and their descendants up to the end of the world act in like manner, they too will do much good. But whoever amongst them neglects this, they will do evil. Truly, it is easy to do evil.

Ashoka the Great

I can't tell if a straw ever saved a drowning man, but I know that a mere glance is enough to make despair pause. For in truth we who are creatures of impulse are not creatures of despair.

Joseph Conrad

Pierre Trudeau was too much of a professional politician to be described as a good man, nor, it can be argued despite much pubilicity to the contrary, was he a particularly clever or even wise one. But he was a great man, perhaps the gratest Canada has produced in this century.

Peter Brimelow

Familiarity with your lover is what initially makes sex really good.

Susannah

To make it in life, you and your wife need to be in the same business. That has been my problem all along. My wives didn't know what I was doing. I would come back home from the road to a stranger. That's no good.

James Joseph Brown

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.

Jane Addams

When a glass sits on a table here, people don't wonder if it's half filled or half empty. They just hope it's good beer.

Sherman Alexie

But so much the more malign and wild does the ground become with bad seed and untilled, as it has the more of good earthly vigor.

Durante degli Alighieri

Charity is the root of all good works.

St. Augustine of Hippo

Let people speak. Let people disagree. Communicate. Listen. Have high-respect, if not for your opponent, then for your own comportment and conduct as a good listener.

Bryant McGill

Evil and good are God's right hand and left.

Philip James Bailey

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

Francis Bacon

To be able to keep a mother-in-law in the country while he lives in Paris, and vice versa, is a piece of good fortune which a husband too rarely meets with.

Honor de Balzac

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

Jennifer Beals

You can have the golden ruledo unto others as you would have others do unto you. But then you take it one step fartherwhere you just do good unto others, period. Just for the sake of it.

Jennifer Beals

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.

Jane Addams

O my boy! he who doeth good shall meet with good; and he who doeth evil shall meet with evil, for the Lord requiteth a man according to the measure of his work.

Ahiqar

The opposite of "good" is not "bad", but "well meant".

Albrecht, Richard

The haiku that reveals seventy to eighty percent of its subject is good. Those that reveal fifty to sixty percent, we never tire of.

Matsuo Bash

There iz only one good substitute for the endearments ov a sister, and that iz the endearments ov sum other pheller's sister.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Every man should kno sumthing ov law--if he knows enuff tew keep out ov it, he iz a prety good lawyer.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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Updated On : March 24, 2014
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