good quotes

“In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.”

“It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning. ”

“We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art. ”

“It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more.”

“Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy. ”

“Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.”

“Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.”

“Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.”

“Therefore, the good of man must be the end of the science of politics.”

“Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.”

“He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.”

Good quotes - Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

“Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.”

“Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.”

“It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.”

Good quotes - Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.

“Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.”

“When the people of the world all know beauty as beauty,
There arises the recognition of ugliness.
When they all know the good as good,
There arises the recognition of evil.

Good quotes - Anger is never without Reason, but seldom with a good One.

“Anger is never without Reason, but seldom with a good One.”

“I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.”

“Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.”

“I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true - hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it.”

Good quotes - A good deed never goes unpunished.

“A good deed never goes unpunished.”

“Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that.”

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”

“He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.”

“If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.”

“It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.”

“Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.”

“The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.”

“If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.”

“For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank. ”