good Quotes

27 of the best book quotes about good
  1. #1
    “The good and the pleasant approach man; the wise examines both and discriminates between them; the wise prefers the good to the pleasant, but the foolish man chooses the pleasant through love of bodily pleasure.”
  2. #2
    “I am a good woman, I hope; and I know my duty.”
  3. #3
    “A man who is good for anything ought not to calculate the chance of living or dying; he ought only to consider whether in doing anything he is doing right or wrong—acting the part of a good man or of a bad.”
  4. #4
    “For the fear of death is indeed the pretence of wisdom, and not real wisdom, being a pretence of knowing the unknown; and no one knows whether death, which men in their fear apprehend to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.”
  5. #5
    “When agreements are made according to what is right, what is spoken can be made good. When respect is shown according to what is proper, one keeps far from shame and disgrace. When the parties upon whom a man leans are proper persons to be intimate with, he can make them his guides and masters.”
  6. #6
    “So I left him, saying to myself, as I went away: Well, although I do not suppose that either of us knows anything really beautiful and good, I am better off than he is,—for he knows nothing, and thinks that he knows; I neither know nor think that I know.”
  7. #7
    “A way of life that keeps saying ‘Around the next corner, above the next step,’ works against the natural order of things and makes it so difficult to be happy and good.”
  8. #8
    “It’s people who claim that they’re good ... that you have to be wary of. ”
  9. #9
    “Good is the enemy of great. Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice and discipline.”
  1. #10
    “The good-to-great companies made a habit of putting their best people on their best opportunities, not their biggest problems.”
  2. #11
    “Now of the Chief Good (i.e. of Happiness) men seem to form their notions from the different modes of life, as we might naturally expect: the many and most low conceive it to be pleasure, and hence they are content with the life of sensual enjoyment.”
  3. #12
    “The Chief Good we feel instinctively must be something which is our own, and not easily to be taken from us.”
  4. #13
    “The man who is truly good and sensible bears all fortunes, we presume, becomingly, and always does what is noblest under the circumstances.”
  5. #14
    “Every art, and every science reduced to a teachable form, and in like manner every action and moral choice, aims, it is thought, at some good.”
  6. #15
    “E’en intolerable ills, Finding right issue, tend to naught but good.”
  7. #16
    “Good and evil are names for what people do, not for what they are.”
  8. #17
    ″‘Tis one thing to speak much, another well.”
  9. #18
    “You need to know it’s your actions that will make you a good person, not desire.”

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  1. #19
    “There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behaves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.”
  2. #20
    “Being defiant can be a good thing sometimes. ”
  3. #21
    “If one good deed in all my life I did,
    I do repent it from my very soul.”
  4. #22
    “Newt remained curled in the chair. He held out his painty hands as though a cat’s cradle were strung between them. ‘No wonder kids grow up crazy. A cat’s cradle is nothing but a bunch of X’s between somebody’s hands, and little kids look and look and look at all those X’s….‘”
  5. #23
    “It was the belief of Bokonon that good societies could be built only by pitting good against evil, and by keeping the tension between the two high at all times.”
  6. #24
    “Some of those activities may be good, but they are taking up resources that your best ones need. So you always will have to choose between good and best. This is especially tough for some creative people, causing them a lack of focus. They create more than they can focus on and feed, they are attached to every idea as if they were all equal, and they try to keep them all alive. Instead of a to-do list, they have a to-do pile. It goes nowhere fast.”
  7. #25
    “We feel friendly towards those whom we help to secure good for themselves, provided we are not likely to suffer heavily by it ourselves.”
  8. #26
    “Most things will be okay eventually, but not everything will be. Sometimes you’ll put up a good fight and lose. Sometimes you’ll hold on really hard and realize there is no choice but to let go. Acceptance is a small, quiet room.”
  9. #27
    “No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only right is what is after my constitution, the only wrong what is against it.”
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