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.
The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good.
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.
To begin with myself, then, the utterances of men concerning me will differ widely, since in passing judgment almost every one is influenced not so much by truth as by preference, and good and evil report alike know no bounds.
I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn't mean we are dating.
I don't judge others. I say if you feel good with what you're doing, let your freak flag fly.
I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
You say that you are my judge; I do not know if you are; but take good heed not to judge me ill, because you would put yourself in great peril.
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 facade of his appearance.
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
And as the Divine that goes forth from the Lord is the good of love and the truth of faith, the angels are angels and are heaven in the measure in which they receive good and truth from the Lord.
Compromise makes a good umbrella but a poor roof; it is a temporary expedient.
The television industry doesn't like to see the compexity of the world. It prefers simple reporting, with simple ideas: this is white, that's black; this is good, that's bad.
God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
I have no other view than to promote the public good, and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country.
It is always far easier to have faith in your own goodness than to confront others and fight for your rights.
Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
It's better to be unfaithful than faithful without wanting to be.
I enjoy hats. And when one has filthy hair, that is a good accessory.
Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.