Wicked men obey for fear; good men, from love.
We spend most of our lives working. So why do so few people have a good time doing it?
Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Give me the avowed, the erect, the manly foe,
Bold I can meet - perhaps may turn his blow!
But of all plagues, Good Heaven, thy wrath can send,
Save, save, Oh, save me from the candid friend!
She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).
We are all musicians, and we're not really good musicians. But we have this gracious gift that has been bestowed on us, and we don't want to disappoint. So I guess our biggest fear would be, just giving up.
People aren't born good or bad. Maybe they're born with tendencies either way, but its the way you live your life that matters.
I was delighted to see that you thought I was as good as I thought I was.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.
If we want to preserve the foundation of our democracy, it's vital that we find common ground that allows us to work for the greater good of this nation. This does not mean giving up our values. This does not mean swallowing a bitter compromise.
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.
Only the young die good.
Success is power; because it maketh reputation of wisdom, or good fortune; which makes men either fear him or rely on him.
Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad.
Business is like sex. When it's good, it's very, very good; when it's not so good, it's still good.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it. My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil, but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good, that it may prevail.
People often feed the hungry so that nothing may disturb their own enjoyment of a good meal.
I just got to a point where I was lying to myself constantly, so I had to face up to that. It was a lot of... I don't want to use the wordsself sacrifice,but that's what it felt like. It was giving up who I thought I was and starting over from scratch and realizing the man that I am was good enough.
I thought about giving up the sport, but I have a lot of good people around me: my wife, Nina, my family. Everybody keeps helping me to be positive and moving forward.
Sing in the tones of prayer,
Sing till the soaring soul
Shall float above the world's control
In Freedom everywhere!
Sing for the good that is to be,
Sing for the eyes that are to see
The land where man at last is free,
O sing for Liberty!
The 1 to 2 billion poorest in the world, who don't have food for the day, suffer from the worst disease: globalization deficiency. The way globalization is occurring could be much better, but the worst thing is not being part of it. For those people, we need to support good civil societies and governments.
I count myself in nothing else so happy
As in a soul remembering my good friends.
The trouble with being a hypochondriac these days is that antibiotics have cured all the good diseases.
No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions. He had money as well.
The more good I do, the more money has come in. You have to learn to give. You're not born to give. You're born selfish.
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. I have not one who is a fool. They are all men of some intellectual power, and consequently they all appreciate me.
The only difference between a saint and a sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.