42 Quotes About Good

Quotes About Good

1. The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. – Edmund Burke

2. It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come. – Dalai Lama

3. If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. – Albert Einstein

4. Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart. – Anne Frank

5. When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion. – Abraham Lincoln

6. We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

7. We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. – Mother Teresa

8. Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. – Plato

9. There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it. – Buddha

10. The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow. – Bob Marley

11. It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But… it is better to be good than to be ugly. – Oscar Wilde

12. A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. – Bernard Meltzer

13. I can live for two months on a good compliment. – Mark Twain

14. There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so. – William Shakespeare

15. A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. – Theodore Roosevelt

16. But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. – Jesus Christ

17. The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them. – Swami Vivekananda

18. It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it. – Benjamin Franklin

19. When I’m good, I’m very good. But when I’m bad I’m better. – Mae West

20. Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress. – Mahatma Gandhi

21. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. – John D. Rockefeller

22. Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. – Will Rogers

23. If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good. – Bill Gates

24. Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do. – Voltaire

25. Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company. – Booker T. Washington

26. A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s. – Richard Whately

27. You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in. – Dr. Seuss

28. Good things happen to those who hustle. – Anais Nin

29. Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something. – Henry David Thoreau

30. The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. – Samuel Johnson

31. If you don’t think every day is a good day, just try missing one. – Cavett Robert

32. It takes a great man to be a good listener. – Calvin Coolidge

33. Learn to… be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not. – Henri Frederic Amiel

34. 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

35. On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time. – George Orwell

36. Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

37. It’s good to shut up sometimes. – Marcel Marceau

38. It is not good to be too free. It is not good to have everything one wants. – Blaise Pascal

39. Less is only more where more is no good. – Frank Lloyd Wright

40. Acorns were good until bread was found. – Francis Bacon

41. The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil. – Plutarch

42. What the people want is very simple – they want an America as good as its promise. – Barbara Jordan

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