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Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
A good mother remembers to serve fruit at breakfast, is always cheerful and never yells, manages not to project her own neuroses and inadequacies onto her children, is an active and beloved community volunteer. She remembers to make play dates, her children's clothes fit, she does art projects with them and enjoys all their games.
I never said I was a 'good girl.' I'm not a bad girl.
The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
The difference between an amateur and a professional is in their habits. An amateur has amateur habits. A professional has professional habits. We can never free ourselves from habit. But we can replace bad habits with good ones.
The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is brotherhood.
I'm very happy with my life. I am what I am. I don't worry about anything that I can't control. That's a really good lesson in life.
Good things happen when you meet strangers.
And I hope that five years and 10 years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.
I'm not saying that putting on makeup will change the world or even your life, but it can be a first step in learning things about yourself you may never have discovered otherwise. At worst, you could make a big mess and have a good laugh.
Evil is a source of moral intelligence in the sense that we need to learn from our shadow, from our dark side, in order to be good.
I'm not that good looking. That's why 'Gangnam Style' works. If someone handsome uses that phrase it's just awkward. But if someone like me uses it, it's funny.
Leadership consists of picking good men and helping them do their best.
Chester W. Nimitz
When times are tough, constant conflict may be good politics but in the real world, cooperation works better. After all, nobody's right all the time, and a broken clock is right twice a day.
William J. Clinton
Sure, I can get a little bit jealous. The good part about jealousy is that it comes from passion. It's also the dangerous part and it's an ugly emotion that hurts.
I'm not good at future planning. I don't plan at all. I don't know what I'm doing tomorrow. I don't have a day planner and I don't have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future.
I was an exchange student for a summer, and most of that summer was in Ukraine. I used to say 'the Ukraine' until I was there, and one of the Ukrainian college students I got to be good friends with, he said, 'Do you say I'm going back to the Texas,' and I said, 'No.' He said, 'We don't say we're going back to the Ukraine, either.'
Sometimes we look back and 10 years from now we think, 'Boy, those were great old days.' Well, you know, we're living in the good old days.
The great thing about getting older is that you become more mellow. Things aren't as black and white, and you become much more tolerant. You can see the good in things much more easily rather than getting enraged as you used to do when you were young.
People like to say that the conflict is between good and evil. The real conflict is between truth and lies.
Miguel Angel Ruiz
One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man.
A cute outfit can really make your day. If I wear something I look good in, my mood just goes way up.
If it comes back, I think that Friday night is not a good night to be on.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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