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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 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
A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus.
– Herbert Hoover
A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.
– Ring Lardner
A good marriage is a game in which both players win.
– Vikrant Parsai
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
– Pearl Buck
A good marriage winds up as a meeting of minds, which had better be pretty good to start with.
– Author Unknown
A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial.
– Clifton Fadiman
A good musician should say: We can live without air but not without music!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A good name is better than riches.
– Miguel de Cervantes
A good name, like good will, is attained by many actions and may be lost by one.
– Author Unknown
A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one.
– Lord Jeffery
A good newspaper is a nation talking to itself.
– Arthur Miller
A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
– Arthur Miller
A good novel is an indivisible sum; every scene, sequence and passage of a good novel has to involve, contribute to and advance all three of its major attributes: theme, plot, characterization.
– Ayn Rand, The Romantic Manifesto p. 74 (pb 93)
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
– G. K. Chesterton
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
– G. K. Chesterton
A good novel tells you the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells you the truth about its author.
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton
A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's mind.
– Leonardo da Vinci
A good part -- and definitely the most fun part -- of being a feminist is about frightening men.
– Julie Burchill
A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.
– Vincent Van Gogh
A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
– George S. Patton
A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
– George S. Patton

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