There are more good people than bad people, and overall there’s more that’s good in the world than there is that’s bad. We just need to hear about it, we just need to see it.
Mercy is the mark of a great man! (stabs defeated opponent) I guess I'm just a good man. (stabs opponent again) Well ... I'm alright.
Fiction has been maligned for centuries as being "false," "untrue," yet good fiction provides more truth about the world, about life, and even about the reader, than can be found in non-fiction.
As we expand our knowledge of good books, we shrink the circle of men whose company we appreciate.
When life is good, enjoy it. But when life is hard, remember:
God gives good times and hard times, and no one knows what tomorrow will bring. (Ecclesiastes 7:14, New Century Version)
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Stupid Must Gentleman
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
friendship contentment Friendship
Warfare is ordained for you, though it is hateful unto you; but it may that ye hate a thing which is good for you, and it may happen that ye love a thing which is bad for you.
I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.
I got my dad a great father's Day present. He called to say: 'Ach. Zis present is so good I now think it vas almost vorth having children.
I know zoos are no longer in people's good graces. Religion faces the same problem. Certain illusions about freedom plague them both.