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A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.
– Louis A. Berman
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
– Bruce Lee
A good thought is something that makes a person feel great before others whenever he speaks to them no matter whoever quoted it.
– Vikrant Parsai
A good time to keep your mouth shut is when you're in deep water.
– Sidney Goff
A good title is the title of a successful book.
– Raymond Chandler
A good way to keep a mob of peasants from killing your monster is when they break into your castle, make them be real quiet, then open a door and there's the monster, sound asleep.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
A good word is an easy obligation but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing.
– John Tillotson
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing.
– John Tillotson
A good writer is not necessarily a good book critic. No more so than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender.
– Jim Bishop
A good writer must be like the birds of a dark forest; you can’t see them, but you can hear their mysterious and wise voices!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.
– James Beard
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
– Gerald R. Ford
A government is the only known vessel that leaks from the top.
– James Reston
A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
– Otto von Bismarck
A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away.
– Barry Goldwater
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
– George Bernard Shaw
A government which is not liked by the artists is certainly a bad government, because artist sees very well what is behind the masks!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
– Pindar
A grain of gold will gild a great surface, but not so much as a grain of wisdom. - from Live Without Principle
– Henry David Thoreau
A grand passion is the privelege of people who have nothing to do.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
– George Moore
A great beauty is a muse for the mind, a great mind a muse for the soul.
– Simon Gillespie
A great biography should, like the close of a great drama, leave behind it a feeling of serenity. We collect into a small bunch the flowers, the few flowers, which brought sweetness into a life, and present it as an offering to an accomplished destiny. It is the dying refrain of a completed song, the final verse of a finished poem.
– André Maurois
A great chessplayer is not a great man, for he leaves the world as he found it.
– William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of Hating
A great city is not something that should be judged by our elders... We should learn from our mistakes, not look back on them, we should use the knowledge that we have to move forward....
– Christopher gordon

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