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Good quotes (47)
Every science and every inquiry and similarly every activity and pursuit is thought to aim at some good.
Aristotle Category: Good
Of all that is good sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.
I Ching Category: Good
Light is good from whatever lamp it shines.
Unknown Category: Good
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
Washington Irving Category: Good
Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.
George Herbert Category: Good
Be good and you will be lonesome.
Mark Twain Category: Good
I look back on my life like a good days work; it was done and I am satisfied with it.
Grandma Anna Mary Robertson Moses Category: Good
Being too good is apt to be uninterresting.
Harry S. Truman Category: Good
The only right is what is after my constitution; the only wrong is what is against it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Category: Good
Good order is the foundation of all good things.
Edmund Burke Category: Good
GOOD adj. Sensible madam to the worth of this present writer. Alive sir to the advantages of letting him alone.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Good
Too much of a good thing is simply wonderful.
Liberace Category: Good
When we have practiced good actions awhile they become easy; when they are easy we take pleasure in them; when they please us we do them frequently; and then by frequency of act they grow into a habit.
John Tillotson Category: Good
Good the more communicated more abundant grows.
John Milton Category: Good
A good way to widen out the strait and narrow path would be for more people to walk on it.
Proverb Category: Good
Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way but must accept his lot calmly even if they roll a few more upon it.
Dr. Albert Schweitzer Category: Good
A long life may not be good enough but a good life is long enough.
Benjamin Franklin Category: Good
Without goodness a man cannot endure adversity for long nor can he enjoy prosperity for long. The good man is naturally at ease with goodness. The wise man cultivates goodness for its advantage.
Kung Fu-tzu Confucius Category: Good
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in doing good to their fellowmen.
Marcus Tullius Cicero Category: Good
All good things are wild and free.
Henry David Thoreau Category: Good
He who stops being better stops being good.
Oliver Cromwell Category: Good
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Thomas Jefferson Category: Good
We must use time creatively and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.
Nelson Mandela Category: Good
Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails and impious men bear sway the post of honoris a private station.
Joseph Addison Category: Good
Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good; try to use ordinary situations.
Jean Paul Richter Category: Good
The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.
Dr. Linus Carl Pauling Category: Good
I don't want to be interesting. I want to be good.
Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe Category: Good
Good but not religious good.
Thomas Hardy Category: Good
No people do so much harm as those who go about doing good.
Bishop Mandell Creighton Category: Good
Do not think of your faults still less of others faults; look for what is good and strong and try to imitate it. Your faults will drop off like dead leaves when their time comes.
John Ruskin Category: Good
It is not enough to do good; one must do it the right way.
John Lord Morley Category: Good
The main source of our wealth is goodness. The affections and the generous qualities that God admires in a world full of greed.
Alfred Armand Montapert Category: Good
Look round the habitable world! how few Know their own good; or knowing it pursue.
John Dryden Category: Good
I keep my ideals because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank Category: Good
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
John Stuart Mill Category: Good
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
Benjamin Disraeli Category: Good
To overcome evil with good is good to resist evil by evil is evil.
Mohammed Category: Good
Neither fire nor wind birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
Guatama Buddha Category: Good
That best portion of a good mans life His little nameless unremembered acts Of kindness and of love.
William Wordsworth Category: Good
To be good we must do good; and by doing good we take a sure means of being good as the use and exercise of the muscles increase their power.
Tryon Edwards Category: Good
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.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Category: Good
It is impossible to design a system so perfect that no one needs to be good.
Thomas Stearns Eliot Category: Good
We must use time creatively and forever realize that the time is always to hope to do great things.
Martin Luther King Jr. Category: Good
Withhold not good from them to whom it is due when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
The Bible Category: Good
I am for those means which will give the greatest good to the greatest number.
Abraham Lincoln Category: Good
Be persistent in good actions.
Prophet Muhammad Category: Good
If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good I am satisfied.
Alfred Nobel Category: Good