All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.
'That is indisputable,' was the answer, 'but in this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.'
I just held her hand and tried to imagine the world without us and for about one second I was a good enough person to hope she died so she would never know that I was going, too. But then I wanted more time so we could fall in love.
Weather is a literary specialty, and no untrained hand can turn out a good article on it.
Kind old ladies assure us that cats are often the best judges of character. A cat will always go to a good man, they say.
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.
Well, evil to some is always good to others.
Prayer is like water - something you can't imagine has the strength or power to do any good, and yet give it time and it can change the lay of the land.
A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out.
One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.
Well, to the people who pray for me to not only have an agonising death, but then be reborn to have an agonising and horrible eternal life of torture, I say, 'Well, good on you. See you there.
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and he who would be blessed and happy should be from the first a partaker of truth, for then he can be trusted
A good self-esteem level is mostly dependant on how we value ourselves without any bias.
You're the only one that I would be glad to be close to forever, because all your secrets are bright and good and I love you for them.
Orson Scott Card
The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good.
There is no private house in which people can enjoy themselves so well as at a capital tavern... No, Sir; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.
If one good deed in all my life I did, I do repent it from my very soul.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.