good quotes

“It's a good thing to be foolishly gay once in a while.”

“Make a good use of the present. ”

“Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.”

“Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending. ”

“Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love. ”

“Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.”

“Do not consider painful what is good for you.”

“I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.”

“Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment. ”

“A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.”

“Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves. ”

“Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.”

“One ought to look a good deal at oneself before thinking of condemning others.”

“I live on good soup, not on fine words.”

“Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.”

“Everyone who wants to do good to the human race always ends in universal bullying.”

“Perhaps it's good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he's happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life? ”

“A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.”

“Hell isn't merely paved with good intentions; it's walled and roofed with them. Yes, and furnished too. ”

“It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written there, it looks wholly ridiculous.”

“It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.”

“Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work. ”

“Like every other good thing in this world, leisure and culture have to be paid for. Fortunately, however, it is not the leisured and the cultured who have to pay.”

“If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.”

“The good of the people is the greatest law.”

“The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.”

“It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.”

“The 'good old times' - all times when old are good. ”

“I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.”

“Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms. ”