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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 MurdochRate it:
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
– SallustRate it:
A good man, is a good man, whether in this church, or out of it.
– Brigham YoungRate it:
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.
– MaghaRate it:
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 TownsendRate it:
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-TzuRate it:
A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus.
– Herbert HooverRate it:
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 LardnerRate it:
A good marriage is a game in which both players win.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
– Pearl BuckRate it:
A good marriage winds up as a meeting of minds, which had better be pretty good to start with.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial.
– Clifton FadimanRate it:
A good model isn't just about being pretty or even beautiful, it's the ability to be a chameleon and change and adapt to the situation or setting of a photo shoot.
– Rose GoodhallRate it:
A good musician should say: We can live without air but not without music!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A good name is better than riches.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
A good name, like good will, is attained by many actions and may be lost by one.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one.
– Lord JefferyRate it:
A good newspaper is a nation talking to itself.
– Arthur MillerRate it:
A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
– Arthur MillerRate it:
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)Rate it:
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
A good novel tells you the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells you the truth about its author.
– Gilbert Keith ChestertonRate it:
A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's mind.
– Leonardo da VinciRate it:
A good part -- and definitely the most fun part -- of being a feminist is about frightening men.
– Julie BurchillRate it:

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