We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Good Quotes from Confucius, Plutarch, Ice Cube, Buddha, Emily Post. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
Don’t worry about being a star, worry about doing good work, and all that will come to you.
To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.
To be a good loser is to learn how to win.
It is not good to be too free. It is not good to have everything one wants.
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
I’m happy, I’m in a good place, I’m looking forward to my future.
There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.
A liar should have a good memory.
The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.
No matter how much good you do, there will always be a few per cent of people who don’t support you.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
It doesn’t matter how many A-levels you have, what kind of a degree you have, if you have good manners, people will like you.
I had a stick of CareFree gum, but it didn’t work. I felt pretty good while I was blowing that bubble, but as soon as the gum lost its flavor, I was back to pondering my mortality.
Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.
I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future.
Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it.
Everywhere’s a party with me – I’m a factory of good times.
A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.
For me, I think one of the biggest battles is mentally. You have good days, and you have bad days. Randomly, you’ll feel good for weeks, and then all of a sudden, you’ll have a bad day where you’re really sore. And you end up questioning yourself, like, ‘Am I doing the right thing? Why is this so hard?’
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
Charity bestowed upon those who are worthy of it is like good seed sown on a good soil that yields an abundance of fruits. But alms given to those who are yet under the tyrannical yoke of the passions are like seed deposited in a bad soil. The passions of the receiver of the alms choke, as it were, the growth of merits.
Eating good food is, to me, one of life’s greatest joys, and I will never punish myself for it.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them.
Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy life and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important.
Don’t try to be different. Just be good. To be good is different enough.
Evil and good are God’s right hand and left.
I will form good habits and become their slave. And how will I accomplish this difficult feat? Through these scrolls it will be done, for each scroll contains a principle which will drive a bad habit from my life and replace it with one which will bring me closer to success.
I’m surrounded by good people, and I surround myself with good people.
I got different moods. Like, if I’m in a good mood, I listen to ‘Up’ by Thug. If I’m not in a good mood, I’ll listen to ‘King TROUP’ – that’s a real emotional one.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it.
Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he’d lie just to keep his hand in.
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart to life, and is prophetic of eternal good.
No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.
I’ve been a bad boy trying to be a good man my whole life.
A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.
Good actions ennoble us, we are the sons of our own deeds.
Every action has a consequence, so always try to be good.
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.
Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.
Life’s too short to dwell on things. When you go through experiences that are bad, it’s a good thing. You learn from it – become a stronger person. Life is a roller coaster, and you don’t know what’s going to be thrown at you next, so all you can do is give it your best shot.
The common question that gets asked in business is, ‘why?’ That’s a good question, but an equally valid question is, ‘why not?’
If the opposition disarms, well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves.
If you have good food, people will come to your restaurant.
No news at 4:30 a.m. is good.
The good part about getting older is you stop trying to prove anything to anyone, including yourself. All you are in the pursuit of is collecting experiences – beautiful, fragile little soap bubbles that you store in your heart, and every once in a while you pull one out and gaze at the delicate pictures it shows you.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
The good ole days weren’t always good, and tomorrow ain’t as bad as it seems.
Some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Hobbits are an unobtrusive but very ancient people, more numerous formerly than they are today; for they love peace and quiet and good tilled earth: a well-ordered and well-farmed countryside was their favourite haunt.
Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality.
Surround yourself with really good people. I think that’s an important thing. Because the people you surround yourself are a reflection of you.
I threw up before every single football game I played, and I did so up through my NFL career. It was good pressure. It was pressure to be good. It was pressure to be the best. It was pressure to want to win.
We have more to offer than just looking good.
The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise… Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Every day, you’re only as good as your last show.
Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.
He who stops being better stops being good.
I attack ideas. I don’t attack people. And some very good people have some very bad ideas. And if you can’t separate the two, you gotta get another day job. You don’t want to be a judge. At least not a judge on a multi-member panel.
A company is a group organized to create a product or service, and it is only as good as its people and how excited they are about creating. I do want to recognize a ton of super-talented people. I just happen to be the face of the companies.
You grow up a bit damaged or broken then you have some success but you don’t know how to feel good about the work you’re doing or the life you’re leading.
Win or lose, I’ll feel good about myself. That’s what is important.
I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice.
I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
I would go to the deeps a hundred times to cheer a downcast spirit. It is good for me to have been afflicted, that I might know how to speak a word in season to one that is weary.
If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.
Looking good and feeling good go hand in hand. If you have a healthy lifestyle, your diet and nutrition are set, and you’re working out, you’re going to feel good.
Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
There are two kinds of pride, both good and bad. ‘Good pride’ represents our dignity and self-respect. ‘Bad pride’ is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks of conceit and arrogance.
It’s easy to impress me. I don’t need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I’m happy. I’m satisfied. I’m content.
Nobody minds having what is too good for them.
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits.
Well, any good comeback needs some true believers.
It’s better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.
Competition is always a good thing. It forces us to do our best. A monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity.
We cannot be mere consumers of good governance, we must be participants; we must be co-creators.
Two wrongs don’t make a right, but they make a good excuse.
If it looks good, you’ll see it. If it sounds good, you’ll hear it. If its marketed right, you’ll buy it. But… If its real… you’ll feel it.
We can’t all be good at everything. This is partly the logic behind having a team in the first place, so each role can be filled with the person best suited for that role and together, every job and every strength is covered.
Life moves so fast. You gotta document the good times, man.
Keep good company – that is, go to the Louvre.
I have no plan. I will leave it to the good things and good times to find me.
If it were better, it wouldn’t be as good.
A sense of humor… is needed armor. Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.
Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia, with the Rocky Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top.
Yeah, well, I finally stopped smoking for good.
A good teacher is a determined person.
When I’m good, I’m very good. But when I’m bad I’m better.
Real beauty is to be true to oneself. That’s what makes me feel good.
It’s definitely a privilege to be able to do what you love to do; it’s not something that everyone gets to do, so I feel really good about that.
Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self-esteem. They’re no good at all.
Tramping is too easy with all this money. My days were more exciting when I was penniless and had to forage around for my next meal… I’ve decided that I’m going to live this life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty of it is just too good to pass up.
You’re only as good as your last haircut.
Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be imported or imposed from outside a country.
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
With good music, yes, we can bring people together because a good song will touch your soul no matter what and where it is coming from.
There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.
Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn’t any good reason to refer to it.
To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.
You only do good work when you’re taking risks and pushing yourself.
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others.
It is always good to make new friends.
Listen; there’s a hell of a good universe next door: let’s go.
Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language that you’re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.
It sounds simple telling people to work hard and never quit, but to really execute and demonstrate those principles takes discipline and faith. Those are the two factors that I believe separate the good from the great, the successes from the failures.
That’s the good thing about being president, I can do whatever I want.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.
Badminton is not only about winning. What is important to me is about playing hard, doing my best and putting up a good show for the spectators.
In this life, we have to make many choices. Some are very important choices. Some are not. Many of our choices are between good and evil. The choices we make, however, determine to a large extent our happiness or our unhappiness, because we have to live with the consequences of our choices.
Less is only more where more is no good.
I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
Good evening, ladies and gentleman. My name is Orson Welles. I am an actor. I am a writer. I am a producer. I am a director. I am a magician. I appear onstage and on the radio. Why are there so many of me and so few of you?
A cute outfit can really make your day. If I wear something I look good in, my mood just goes way up.
A good wife always forgives her husband when she’s wrong.
Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
A good, sympathetic review is always a wonderful surprise.
Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward.
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.
Everything is a learning lesson, good and bad, so I am happy with the way things are, and I learned from everything negative. I am in a great space now, so I wouldn’t change a thing!
Good copy can’t be written with tongue in cheek, written just for a living. You’ve got to believe in the product.
If you’re not really having a good time, it’s not worth it.
The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.
We struggle with eating healthily, obesity, and access to good nutrition for everyone. But we have a great opportunity to get on the right side of this battle by beginning to think differently about the way that we eat and the way that we approach food.
All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.
If there’s any message to my work, it is ultimately that it’s OK to be different, that it’s good to be different, that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different, behaves different, talks different, is a different color.
The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
One only dies once, and if one does not die well, a good opportunity is lost and will not present itself again.
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Life is all about having a good time.
To understand me, you have to meet me and be around me. And then only if I’m in a good mood – don’t meet me in a bad mood.
No beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart.
People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on.
The heart and soul of good writing is research; you should write not what you know but what you can find out about.
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.
For evil to flourish, it only requires good men to do nothing.
Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.
There’s nothing wrong with being a loser, it just depends on how good you are at it.
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
Golf is a good walk spoiled.
Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
However good a Constitution may be, if those who are implementing it are not good, it will prove to be bad. However bad a Constitution may be, if those implementing it are good, it will prove to be good.
A good husband makes a good wife.
I’m not a good dancer, but I try. I don’t really have the moves.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
A simple life is good with me. I don’t need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I’m happy.
When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
At the end of the day, nobody cares how much you tried, what the deal was, or if you were a good guy or a bad guy.
A dead end street is a good place to turn around.
You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.
But I can say that life is good to me. Has been and is good. So I think my task is to be good to it. So how do you be good to life? You live it.
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books – especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it’s hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your marked moments are on their way.
Good words cool more than cold water.
Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.
Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.
A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
A recipe is a story that ends with a good meal.
That’s my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
I do think the heart can balance out the mind, if your heart is in a good place it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave the right way and overcome the mind.
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
We are all here for a spell, get all the good laughs you can.
Music is life itself. What would this world be without good music? No matter what kind it is.
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
Sometimes we look back and 10 years from now we think, ‘Boy, those were great old days.’ Well, you know, we’re living in the good old days.
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. He and his are not neglected by the gods.
The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that’s no reason not to give it.
Good grooming and hygiene are essential. It’s never too early to start being concerned about your appearance – first impressions are everything.
The good life is built with good relationships.
Everyone’s a critic: when you are doing something good, everybody wants to bring you down, and that’s something I’ve been told. People want to see you do good, but not too good.
You cannot hold on to anything good. You must be continually giving – and getting. You cannot hold on to your seed. You must sow it – and reap anew. You cannot hold on to riches. You must use them and get other riches in return.
My parents couldn’t give me a whole lot of financial support, but they gave me good genes. My dad is a handsome son-of-a-gun, and my mom is beautiful. And I’ve definitely been the lucky recipient. So, thank you, Mom and Dad.
The good life consists in deriving happiness by using your signature strengths every day in the main realms of living. The meaningful life adds one more component: using these same strengths to forward knowledge, power or goodness.
The way to be successful in the software world is to come up with breakthrough software, and so whether it’s Microsoft Office or Windows, its pushing that forward. New ideas, surprising the marketplace, so good engineering and good business are one in the same.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
I’m very happy with my life. I am what I am. I don’t worry about anything that I can’t control. That’s a really good lesson in life.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
I surround myself with positive, productive people of good will and decency.
A good mustache makes a man for many reasons.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
We should keep on going along the path of globalization. Globalization is good… when trade stops, war comes.
If you can walk away from a landing, it’s a good landing. If you use the airplane the next day, it’s an outstanding landing.
If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Good things happen when you get your priorities straight.
I live a very joyful life, with a lot of laughter and good times.
Surround yourself with good people; surround yourself with positivity and people who are going to challenge you to make you better.
Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.
Too much of a good thing can be taxing.
I’m La Flame at all times. That, at times, can be bad, at times can be good.
Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
I always feel good after I change my hair. You get a haircut and feel positive and ready to take on the day.
If I were to say, ‘God, why me?’ about the bad things, then I should have said, ‘God, why me?’ about the good things that happened in my life.
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man.
I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion about the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it.
What the people want is very simple – they want an America as good as its promise.
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.
All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
My motto is: more good times.
I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.
One of my sayings is: look good, feel good, do good.
Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all.
Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good.
Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.
I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, ‘Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.’
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Looking good is the best revenge.
One thing I always tell players is that there are three bad things: Nothing good happens after midnight, nothing good happens when you’re around guns unless you’re going hunting, and you don’t want to mess around with women that you don’t know because a lot of times, bad things happen.
I make sure I always surround myself with good, down to earth, fun, real people, who always keep me grounded.
The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.
When I am myself, I am happy and have a good result.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
I always believe that if you have a good heart, you just want to do what’s right. You don’t want to step on anyone.
I have found little that is ‘good’ about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
Everything has become so easy. It’s great that it’s at your fingertips, but I miss those good old days. And we’re connected, but it can be very alienating. There is this distance between all of us because we’re speaking to each other through cameras and monitors and icons and Emojis.
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.
We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.
Sustainability is no longer about doing less harm. It’s about doing more good.
Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.
I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.
The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.
So a good teacher always makes you do something a little bit more than you thought that you could do.
People gossip. People are insecure, so they talk about other people so that they won’t be talked about. They point out flaws in other people to make them feel good about themselves. I think at any age or any social class, that’s present.
Never give in – never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies. If you have a good sense of humor and a good approach to life, that’s beautiful.
There’s nothing more important than our good health – that’s our principal capital asset.
Common sense often makes good law.
You can’t change the world alone – you will need some help – and to truly get from your starting point to your destination takes friends, colleagues, the good will of strangers and a strong coxswain to guide them.
I cherish my entire life. I’ve been blessed with a life full of good memories.
You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates.
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
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.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
College is something I’ve always said I wanted to do, but you’re going there to get a piece of paper that says you can get a job, but if I’m already working steadily and doing good work, it makes you question your priorities. Right now, I’m in my own film college: filming a TV show.
Research indicates that employees have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.
Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
A life without fame can be a good life, but fame without a life is no life at all.
None of Us is as Good as All of Us.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.
Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun.
I’m so lucky to have such a great family. I respect them so much professionally, and they’ve been unconditionally supportive in the choices that I’ve made. It’s been very good having them on my side.
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his power to be wicked. Goodness without that power is generally nothing more than sloth, or an impotence of will.
Your life is like a play with several acts. Some of the characters who enter have short roles to play, others, much larger. Some are villains and others are good guys. But all of them are necessary; otherwise, they wouldn’t be in the play. Embrace them all, and move on to the next act.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Part of the problem is there are people in Washington, D.C. in positions of power to whom the border is just a nuisance, and I think some of them believe that illegal immigration is a moral good. It is not. It undermines legal immigration.
Although the life of a person is in a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow. You have to trust God.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
Evil prospers when good men do nothing.
Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.
Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master.
I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others.
Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.
There is two kinds of music, the good, and the bad. I play the good kind.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, ‘This is a misfortune’ but ‘To bear this worthily is good fortune.’
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.
A good society is characterised not just by liberty but by mutual respect and responsibility. When this breaks down it takes a lot more than police officers to put things right.
We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.
I intend to live forever. So far, so good.
Every good citizen makes his country’s honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa.
I get way too much happiness from good food.
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.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
Beauty is a gift, just like good health or intelligence. The only thing is not to be proud of being beautiful. Because you didn’t do anything – it was given to you.
Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go.
A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.
You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.
I am like the sick sheep that strays from the rest of the flock. Unless the Good Shepherd takes me on His shoulders and carries me back to His fold, my steps will falter, and in the very effort of rising, my feet will give way.
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful, but not in a cute, festive way. More in a life-threatening way, that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
I have found out one thing and that is, if you have an idea, and it is a good idea, if you only stick to it you will come out all right.
What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.
The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it – basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.
I think it’s better to feel good than to look good.
It’s very intense to be in front of a live audience. It’s just an amazing experience. It’s dangerous. Everything out there is heightened. The bad stuff is extra-worse. The silences are extra-silent. The good stuff is amazing. It’s electric when you walk out there. For 90 minutes, you’re on this other planet.
Abortion is part of being a mother and of caring for children, because part of caring for children is knowing when it’s not a good idea to bring them into the world.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.
If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.
You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
He who spares the bad injures the good.
It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
They didn’t want it good, they wanted it Wednesday.
Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.
You should do what other people do, unless you have a very good reason not to.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.
Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.
Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.
Being a philosopher is to think, seek wisdom, and have principles that guide and influence what you do. It’s to give meaning to things, find your way in the world, believe that in the end, in every instance, good will overcome evil, even if there’s a bit of suffering along the way.
The best portion of a good man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
A good garden may have some weeds.
Cooking is not difficult. Everyone has taste, even if they don’t realize it. Even if you’re not a great chef, there’s nothing to stop you understanding the difference between what tastes good and what doesn’t.
It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But… it is better to be good than to be ugly.
Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
Globalization is not a monolithic force but an evolving set of consequences – some good, some bad and some unintended. It is the new reality.
Short-term thinking is the greatest enemy of good government.
The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.
One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man’s laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man.
Life started getting good when I started making money.
Leadership consists of picking good men and helping them do their best.
Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
I feel sorry for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
My dream is to live a good life and be loving, be close to God and be a good human being and bring peace to people.
The line between good and evil is permeable and almost anyone can be induced to cross it when pressured by situational forces.
I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.
If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.
A good upbringing means not that you won’t spill sauce on the tablecloth, but that you won’t notice it when someone else does.
A good education is a foundation for a better future.
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
We’re all so busy we don’t make time to enjoy our lives, good company and good food.
I don’t have to wait to realize the good old days.
The greatest gift is the ability to forget – to forget the bad things and focus on the good.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
Every day is a gift from God. There’s no guarantee of tomorrow, so that tells me to see the good in this day to make the most of it.
If you play good cricket, a lot of bad things get hidden.
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
Until we meet again, may the good Lord take a liking to you.
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Tomorrow is nothing, today is too late; the good lived yesterday.
The good old days are now.
The good old days, when each idea had an owner, are gone forever.
I do believe that when you are a good person, good things will happen to you.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.
Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
What people don’t understand is joining a gang ain’t bad, it’s cool, it’s fine. When you in the hood, joining a gang it’s cool because all your friends are in the gang, all your family’s in the gang. We’re not just killing people every night, we’re just hanging out, having a good time.
We can choose to wake up and grumble all day and be bitter and angry and judge others and find satisfaction in others doing bad instead of good. Or we can we wake up with optimism and love and say, ‘Just what is this beautiful day going to bring me?’
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
It’s good to reflect on life and take a step back and sit and relax and do something else.
I do love email. Wherever possible I try to communicate asynchronously. I’m really good at email.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
To stop a bad guy with a gun, it takes a good guy with a gun.
A good movie makes the audience feel like they’ve journeyed with the characters.
You can only do your best. That’s all you can do. And if it isn’t good enough, it isn’t good enough.
It’s all about the experience and having a good time and connecting with the fans.
I’m convinced of this: Good done anywhere is good done everywhere. For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they’re stones that don’t matter. As long as you’re breathing, it’s never too late to do some good.
Don’t ever criticize yourself. Don’t go around all day long thinking, ‘I’m unattractive, I’m slow, I’m not as smart as my brother.’ God wasn’t having a bad day when he made you… If you don’t love yourself in the right way, you can’t love your neighbour. You can’t be as good as you are supposed to be.
The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb.
The best part is still ahead of me – I haven’t experienced my ‘good old days’ yet.
Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.
No matter how tough my life was, I was always looking up at the sky and wishing for good things.
To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
People like to say that the conflict is between good and evil. The real conflict is between truth and lies.
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.
I’m not good at future planning. I don’t plan at all. I don’t know what I’m doing tomorrow. I don’t have a day planner and I don’t have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future.
Truth is, I love everyone that is a good person regardless of what they look like, walk like, or who they love.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
I’m doing my best to be mindful about how I’m living: to be kind and patient, and not to impose a bad mood on somebody else. Being mindful is as good a way to be spiritual as anything else.
I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford.
Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man’s own will.
Only the young die good.
Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.
Men are liars. We’ll lie about lying if we have to. I’m an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
Every good act is charity. A man’s true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.
I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa; there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there.
There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power.
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.
People say, ‘We remember the good times.’ Well I remember the bad times.
Surround yourself with good people who encourage and love you. There are always ups and downs, no matter how successful you are.
A good stance and posture reflect a proper state of mind.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
Good news is rare these days, and every glittering ounce of it should be cherished and hoarded and worshipped and fondled like a priceless diamond.
There’s a reason good fabrics have a cost. They’re done with good quality to last.
Either positive or negative comments are good because it shows I am still relevant.
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
My mission is to make the world happy and cute and to love everyone. I think I’m doing a pretty good job.
Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one’s own goodness.
The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I’ll never be as good as a wall.
Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.
Some sunshine is good for the soul, but I always make sure I wear a big hat.
When government – in pursuit of good intentions – tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active player.
I believe, I believe every day is a good day when you paint.
Sometimes I’m in a bad mood, sometimes I’m in a good mood. It’s like everyone else.
No matter how good you are, you’re going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are, you’re going to win one-third of your games. It’s the other third that makes the difference.
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life – all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.
Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.
Love of country, subordination of personal interests to the common good, concern and care for the helpless and the impoverished – these are among the lost and faded values that we seek to recover and revitalize as we commence our journey towards a better Philippines.