They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory is good except on condition that one use it to go on beyond.
Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force.
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
The good of the people is the greatest law.
My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.
A woman's greatest glory is to be little talked about by men, whether for good or ill.
Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.
In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.
A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best bred in the room.
That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.
No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, who considers pleasure the highest good.
He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.
Have you ever heard of a good marriage growing in front of the cameras?
I had a good time working with Russell Crowe, Ron Howard and Ed Harris. It was a great cast and Russell worked really hard, doing tons of research and questioning everything.
If you have a script that's not great, if you have a great director, you can make a great movie, but if you have a great script with a director who's not good, never are you going to have a good movie.
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain.
Giving is good, but taking is bad and brings death.
There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.
I like to visit my horse, have a walk with my dog.
Golf is a good walk spoiled.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Dick Cheney said he was running again. He said his health was fine, 'I've got a doctor with me 24 hours a day.' Yeah, that's always the sign of a man in good health, isn't it?