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A man is not good or bad for one action.
He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
It's bad poetry executed by people that can't sing. That's my definition of Rap.
Bad literature is a form of treason.
Autism is a neurological disorder. It's not caused by bad parenting. It's caused by, you know, abnormal development in the brain. The emotional circuits in the brain are abnormal. And there also are differences in the white matter, which is the brain's computer cables that hook up the different brain departments.
But when you have bad governance, of course, these resources are destroyed: The forests are deforested, there is illegal logging, there is soil erosion. I got pulled deeper and deeper and saw how these issues become linked to governance, to corruption, to dictatorship.
It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.
No good movie is too long and no bad movie is short enough.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
There's much to be said for feeling numb. Time passes more quickly. You eat less, and because numbness encourages laziness, you do fewer things, good or bad, and the world's probably a better place for it.
I didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse.
People that go through what I went through and people going through divorce, it's really a difficulty process; it's heartbreaking and it hurts really bad. It can really mess with your head.
A humorist is a person who feels bad, but who feels good about it.
To have ego means to believe in your own strength. And to also be open to other people's views. It is to be open, not closed. So, yes, my ego is big, but it's also very small in some areas. My ego is responsible for my doing what I do - bad or good.
Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
Franklin P. Adams
Bad faith likes discourse on friendship and loyalty.
If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation without representation was bad, he should see how it is with representation.
It's a joke to think that anyone is one thing. We're all such complex creatures. But if I'm going to be a poster child for anything, anger's a gorgeous emotion. It gets a bad rap, but it can make great changes happen.
Everybody has a bad hair day, but us girls still like to be told we look nice even if we don't feel like we do.
Every once in a while someone without a single bad habit gets caught.
I live in a neighborhood so bad that you can get shot while getting shot.
Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a single day.
Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting - it is bad acting with the intent to deceive.
To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God.
I like pressure. Pressure doesn't make me crack. It's enabling. I eat pressure, and there might be times when I get a bad feeling in my gut that this might be too much, but you feel pressure when you're not doing something, you know?
Louis C. K.
I did the best I could, and in some arenas, my best was not good enough. I've made some bad choices.
Professionalism is not sportsmanship. If you don't succeed, you won't be in your profession for long. In our society, it's not about good or bad. It's about who's on top.
Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment.
Things were easier for the old novelists who saw people all of a piece. Speaking generally, their heroes were good through and through, their villains wholly bad.
W. Somerset Maugham
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