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The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.Edmund Burke
Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.Dennis Prager
Have a very good reason for everything you do.Laurence Olivier
If you don&’t think every day is a good day, just try missing one.Cavett Robert
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.Samuel Johnson
What the people want is very simple – they want an America as good as its promise.Barbara Jordan
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.Will Rogers
If you can&’t make it good, at least make it look good.Bill Gates
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.Benjamin Franklin
When I&’m good, I&’m very good. But when I&’m bad I&’m better.Mae West
I&’d rather be lucky than good.Lefty Gomez
There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.William Shakespeare
To be a good citizen, it&’s important to be able to put yourself in other people&’s shoes and see the big picture. If everything you see is rooted in your own identity, that becomes difficult or impossible.Eli Pariser
No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand.Bertolt Brecht
Don&’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.John D. Rockefeller
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.Charles Spurgeon
Good things do not come easy. The road is lined with pitfalls.Desi Arnaz
Be sweet, be good, and honest always.Emma Bunton
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.Voltaire
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.Plato
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.Mahatma Gandhi
Be not simply good – be good for something.Henry David Thoreau
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.E. W. Howe
It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But… it is better to be good than to be ugly.Oscar Wilde
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.Bernard Meltzer
Learn to… be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.Henri Frederic Amiel
Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.Anne Frank
The good old days are now.Tom Clancy
Whatever you are, be a good one.William Makepeace Thackeray
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.Euripides
It&’s good to shut up sometimes.Marcel Marceau
That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.Ninon de L&’Enclos
The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions.Chanakya
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.Henry David Thoreau
There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.Christopher Morley
A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor&’s.Richard Whately
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.Albert Einstein
A good beginning makes a good end.Louis L&’Amour
Life comes from physical survival; but the good life comes from what we care about.Rollo May
Less is only more where more is no good.Frank Lloyd Wright
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.Mark Twain
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.Oscar Wilde
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.Dalai Lama
They&’re only truly great who are truly good.George Chapman
He who stops being better stops being good.Oliver Cromwell
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.Booker T. Washington
Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.Henry David Thoreau
The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
Good enough never is.Debbi Fields
I can live for two months on a good compliment.Mark Twain
In every age &’the good old days&’ were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. For every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them.Brooks Atkinson
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.Josh Billings
A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.Charles Evans Hughes
Better is the enemy of good.Voltaire
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.Mahatma Gandhi
I know that every good and excellent thing in the world stands moment by moment on the razor-edge of danger and must be fought for.Thornton Wilder
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something.Wilson Mizner
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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.Maya Angelou

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