Where Men Can Become Better Gentlemen

Quotes by Subject:

Good

And what is good? And what is not good? Need we ask anyone to tell us these things? - Plato.


Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another. - Plato.


Be of good cheer about death and know this as a truth - that no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. – Socrates.


Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. – Anne Frank.


Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is! – Anne Frank.


Everything that depends on the action of nature is by nature as good as it can be. – Aristotle.


Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others. - Plato.


Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. – Aristotle.


Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. - Plato.

How noble and good everyone could be if, every evening before falling asleep, they were to recall to their minds the events of the whole day and consider exactly what has been good and bad. Then without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day. – Anne Frank.


Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. – Anne Frank.


I believe that even bad people are truly good at heart. – Anne Frank.


If there is some end of the things we do, which we desire for its own sake, clearly this must be the good. – Aristotle.


In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action. – Aristotle.


In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart. – Anne Frank.


I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good. – Socrates.

It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen. – Aristotle.


It is possible to fail in many ways, while to succeed is possible only in one way. For men are good in but one way, but bad in many. – Aristotle.


It is the doing or not doing all the good that lies in our power that will render us the heirs of happiness or misery. - Benjamin Franklin.


Look around the habitable world, how few know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue! - Benjamin Franklin.


Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods. - Plato.


No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. - Plato.


No one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good. - Plato.


Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued. – Socrates.


Parents can only give good advice or put them (children) on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. – Anne Frank.


People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness. – Anne Frank.


Resolve every morning to be good-natured and cheerful. - Benjamin Franklin.

The good is the beautiful. - Plato.


The life of money-making is one undertaken under compulsion, and wealth is evidently not the good we are seeking; for it is merely useful and for the sake of something else. – Aristotle.


The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance. – Socrates.


There is no harm in repeating a good thing. - Plato.


There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good. - Plato.


To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know? – Socrates.


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. - Plato.


Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man. - Plato.


Whom do I call educated? First, those who manage well the circumstances they encounter day by day. Next, those who are decent and honorable in their intercourse with all men, bearing easily and good naturedly what is offensive in others and being as agreeable and reasonable to their associates as is humanly possible to be... those who hold their pleasures always under control and are not ultimately overcome by their misfortunes... those who are not spoiled by their successes, who do not desert their true selves but hold their ground steadfastly as wise and sober-minded men. – Socrates.


Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love. – Aristotle.



Get In Touch

Have a question, query or need clarification...

Contact Us


Monthly Newsletter

Keep up to date, hear about unique items and have gentle reminders on being "The Complete Gentleman."

Sign up here:

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you The Complete Gentleman.


Don't Miss A Post

Keep up to date via RSS or another web-based reader:

[?]Subscribe To This Site
  • XML RSS
  • follow us in feedly
  • Add to My Yahoo!
  • Add to My MSN
  • Subscribe with Bloglines