good quotes

“There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.”

“Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.”

“Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation. ”

“Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.”

“He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.”

“To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.”

“For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.”

“The good is the beautiful.”

“Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good”

“Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.”

“The rulers of the state are the only persons who ought to have the privilege of lying, either at home or abroad; they may be allowed to lie for the good of the state.”

“There is no harm in repeating a good thing.”

 One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.

“And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.”

“A good traveller is one who does not know where he is going to, and a perfect traveller does not know where he came from.”

“Today we are afraid of simple words like goodness and mercy and kindness. We don't believe in the good old words because we don't believe in good old values anymore. And that's why the world is sick.”

“It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.”

 One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.

 By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.

Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

 The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

 Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.

“I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private. This is my teaching, and if this is the doctrine which corrupts the youth, I am a mischievous person.”

“A liar should have a good memory.”

“The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that make all men human and, therefore, brothers.”

“Wisdom born of experience should tell us that war is obsolete. There may have been a time when war served as a negative good by preventing the spread and growth of an evil force... If we assume that life is worth living, if we assume that mankind has the right to survive, then we must find an alternative to war.”

“Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.”

“To God everything is beautiful, good, and just; humans, however, think some things are unjust and others just.”

“There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.”

“Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.”