Good Quotes

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

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

Politeness iz often wasted, but it iz a good and cheap mistake tew make.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

If we giv up our minds tew little things we never shall be fit for big ones. I knew a man once who could ketch more flies with one swoop ov his hand than enny boddy else could, and he want good at ennything else.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

The ecological teaching of the Bible is simply inescapable: God made the world because He wanted it made. He thinks the world is good, and He loves it. It is His world; He has never relinquished title to it. And He has never revoked the conditions, bearing on His gift to us of the use of it, that oblige us to take excellent care of it.

Wendell Berry

Active Evil is better than Passive Good.

William Blake

God made the world, My Lord, and looked at it, and saw that it was good. Yes. But what if the world had looked back at him, to see whether he was good or not?

Karen von Blixen-Finecke

A good heavy book holds you down. Its an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic.

Roy Alton Blount, Jr.

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