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A good inclination is but the first rude draught of virtue, but the finishing strokes are from the will, which, if well disposed, will by degrees perfect it, as if all disposed will quickly deface it.
– South
A good intention but fixed and resolute - bent on high and holy ends, we shall find means to them on every side and at every moment; and even obstacles and opposition will but make us "like the fabled specter-ships," which sail the fastest in the very teeth of the wind.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
A good intention clothes itself with power.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
– William Makepeace Thackeray
A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.
– John C. Maxwell
A good leader needs to have a compass in his head and a bar of steel in his heart.
– Robert Townsend
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
– Arnold H. Glasgow
A good library at home is a giant empire inside the house.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A good life is a series of joyful meetings and joyful moments.
– Francis Bacon
A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.
– Katharine Whitehorn
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.
– Wilson Mizner
A good listener is not someone with nothing to say. A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.
– Katharine Whitehorn
A good listener is usually thinking about something else.
– Kin Hubbard
A good listener tries to understand thoroughly what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but before he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with.
– Kenneth A. Wells
A good listener tries to understand what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but because he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with.
– Kenneth A. Wells
A good man can be stupid and still be good. But a bad man must have brains.
– Maxim Gorky
A good man can never be the enemy of someone; if he did, he ain't a good man!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A good man does not spy around for the black spots in others, but presses unswervingly on towards his mark.
– Marcus Aelius Aurelius
A good man may fall, but he falls like a ball [and rebounds]; the ignoble man falls like a lump of clay.
– Bhartrihari
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the faade of his appearance.
– Jean Iris Murdoch
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
– Sallust
A good man, is a good man, whether in this church, or out of it.
– Brigham Young
A good man?s intellect is piercing, yet inflicts no wound; his actions are deliberate, yet bold; his heart is warm, but never burns; his speech is eloquent, yet ever true.
– Magha
A good manager doesn't try to eliminate conflict; he tries to keep it from wasting the energies of his people. If you're the boss and your people fight you openly when they think that you are wrong -- that's healthy.
– Robert Townsend
A good manager is best when people barely know that he exists. Not so good when people obey and acclaim him. Worse when they despise him.
– Lao-Tzu

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