good quotes

“Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like. ”

“Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same person?”

“There are heroes in evil as well as in good.”

“Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples. ”

“We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.”

“That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least urging of self-interest.”

“We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us. ”

“The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having seen, makes up a good part of our sincerity.”

“There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to be constantly under the observation of good men.”

“Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of their worth, but rather of our own need of them and that we have lost some who had a good opinion of us.”

“The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune.”

“I feel good because I believe I have made progress in rebuilding the people's trust in their government.”

“Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.”

“Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it. ”

“It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth.”

“To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.”

“The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.”

“There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.”

“War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.”

“It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.”

“Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides. ”

“Well, for us, in history where goodness is a rare pearl, he who was good almost takes precedence over he who was great.”

“In a certain sense the Good is comfortless.”

“The purely agitational attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject. ”

“To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition.”

“Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.”

“Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by.”

“Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.”

“The good of other times let people state; I think it lucky I was born so late.”

Good quotes - And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.

“And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.”