Be not simply good – be good for something. -Henry David Thoreau
Good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king. -Augustine of Hippo
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large. -Confucius
How far a little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world. -William Shakespeare
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. -Mark Twain
Be a good person, but don’t waste your time trying to prove it. -Paulo Coelho
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one. -Marcus Aurelius
Ultimately our greatest joy is when we seek to do good for others. -Desmond Tutu
The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle. -Tara Brach (Radical Acceptance)
I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself. -Pietro Aretino
Good things, when short, are twice as good. -Baltasar Gracián
From a certain point on, there is no more turning back. That is the point that must be reached. -Franz Kafka
Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one’s own goodness. -Michel de Montaigne
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. -Augustine of Hippo

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