Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Good Quotes from famous persons: Kelly Clarkson, Morgan Freeman, Solange Knowles, John Adams, Derek Jeter. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Good Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
Surround yourself with good people. People who are going to be honest with you and look out for your best interests.
Good governance with good intentions is the hallmark of our government. Implementation with integrity is our core passion.
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
A magnetic personality doesn’t necessarily indicate a good heart.
It’s all about the experience and having a good time and connecting with the fans.
Everything is a learning lesson, good and bad, so I am happy with the way things are, and I learned from everything negative. I am in a great space now, so I wouldn’t change a thing!
One of my sayings is: look good, feel good, do good.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it’s being done to him or by him.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
Like every other good thing in this world, leisure and culture have to be paid for. Fortunately, however, it is not the leisured and the cultured who have to pay.
All human beings are commingled out of good and evil.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.
Globalization is not a monolithic force but an evolving set of consequences – some good, some bad and some unintended. It is the new reality.
Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be imported or imposed from outside a country.
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
If it were better, it wouldn’t be as good.
High school is what kind of grows you into the person you are. I have great memories, good and bad, some learning experiences and some that I’ll take with me the rest of my life.
Doing Good is a simple and universal vision. A vision to which each and every one of us can connect and contribute to its realisation. A vision based on the belief that by doing good deeds, positive thinking and affirmative choice of words, feelings and actions, we can enhance goodness in the world.
I have a saying – ‘You treat me good, I’ll treat you better. You treat me bad, I’ll treat you worse. And when in doubt, knock ’em out.’
A dead end street is a good place to turn around.
Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits.
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
I would go to the deeps a hundred times to cheer a downcast spirit. It is good for me to have been afflicted, that I might know how to speak a word in season to one that is weary.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
A good movie makes the audience feel like they’ve journeyed with the characters.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
What is a fear of living? It’s being preeminently afraid of dying. It is not doing what you came here to do, out of timidity and spinelessness. The antidote is to take full responsibility for yourself – for the time you take up and the space you occupy. If you don’t know what you’re here to do, then just do some good.
Good actions ennoble us, we are the sons of our own deeds.
Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It’s self-defense. It’s patriotism.
Baseball has been very good to me.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
Less is only more where more is no good.
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.
In good times and bad times, never comprise who you are.
I think it’s better to feel good than to look good.
When I am myself, I am happy and have a good result.
There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough – there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph.
The best part is still ahead of me – I haven‘t experienced my ‘good old days‘ yet.
Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.
Sustainability is no longer about doing less harm. It’s about doing more good.
We should keep on going along the path of globalization. Globalization is good… when trade stops, war comes.
It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Part of the problem is there are people in Washington, D.C. in positions of power to whom the border is just a nuisance, and I think some of them believe that illegal immigration is a moral good. It is not. It undermines legal immigration.
I do believe in the old saying, ‘What does not kill you makes you stronger.’ Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.
I’m trying to get myself in good shape, do my workouts, so that when I am back, I am ready to go.
People are basically the same the world over. Everybody wants the same things – to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure. They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today.
A good beginning makes a good end.
Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.
I believe that working with good people matters because then the work environment is good. If there is a sense of respect and belief among the people you work with, that is when good work is done.
A good life depends on the strength of our relationships with family, friends, neighbours, colleagues and strangers.
Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia, with the Rocky Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top.
Things don’t always go your way in football: there are always good and bad times. At the end of the day, you have to have a positive attitude and a strong mentality and not let any setbacks get you down. And that’s what I’ve done – I’ve tried to keep my composure, even when things aren’t going the way I’d like.
The main foundations of every state, new states as well as ancient or composite ones, are good laws and good arms you cannot have good laws without good arms, and where there are good arms, good laws inevitably follow.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
Evil prospers when good men do nothing.
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
Don’t try to be different. Just be good. To be good is different enough.
As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.
Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful, but not in a cute, festive way. More in a life-threatening way, that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.
If the opposition disarms, well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves.
I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail. I’m an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after.
Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.
I do think the heart can balance out the mind, if your heart is in a good place it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave the right way and overcome the mind.
Two wrongs don’t make a right, but they make a good excuse.
Every day is a gift from God. There’s no guarantee of tomorrow, so that tells me to see the good in this day to make the most of it.
A philosopher once said, ‘Half of good philosophy is good grammar.’
The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others.
When I’m good, I’m very good. But when I’m bad I’m better.
Sometimes I sit down and I think ‘Do I regret this? Do I regret that?’ And I feel like everything makes this snowball effect, you know? If you regret something, it’s good because it just means that it’s something that’s affected you enough for you to stop and think… There’s a reason that everything happens.
Free is the best. Anything free is good.
A good education is a foundation for a better future.
Nothing makes you feel better than when you get into a hotel bed, and the sheets feel so good. Why shouldn’t you wake up like that every day? Spend money on your mattress and bedding because these things make a difference on your sleep and, ultimately, your happiness.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.
Surround yourself with really good people. I think that’s an important thing. Because the people you surround yourself are a reflection of you.
I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
I think there should be regulations on social media to the degree that it negatively affects the public good.
By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.
That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.
There never is a good time for tough decisions. There will always be an election or something else. You have to pick courage and do it. Governance is about taking tough, even unpopular, decisions.
Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.
Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
A hard man is good to find.
Common sense often makes good law.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.
With good music, yes, we can bring people together because a good song will touch your soul no matter what and where it is coming from.
Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
The good ole days weren’t always good, and tomorrow ain’t as bad as it seems.
Fight the good fight of faith, and God will give you spiritual mercies.
Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But… it is better to be good than to be ugly.
Try to see the good in others. When you’re tempted to judge someone, make an effort to see their goodness. Your willingness to look for the best in people will subconsciously bring it forth.
Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.
Nothing good ever comes of violence.
If you feel good about who you are inside, it will radiate.
Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life – all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.
What a miserable thing life is: you’re living in clover, only the clover isn’t good enough.
Competition is always a good thing. It forces us to do our best. A monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity.
I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
It’s better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.
My dream is to live a good life and be loving, be close to God and be a good human being and bring peace to people.
We have to keep winning and looking good and keep fighting the best competition out there.
If I were to say, ‘God, why me?’ about the bad things, then I should have said, ‘God, why me?’ about the good things that happened in my life.
All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife.
A hard beginning maketh a good ending.
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
Only the young die good.
I do believe that when you are a good person, good things will happen to you.
No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.
I’m La Flame at all times. That, at times, can be bad, at times can be good.
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
I do love email. Wherever possible I try to communicate asynchronously. I’m really good at email.
Good words are worth much, and cost little.
My parents couldn’t give me a whole lot of financial support, but they gave me good genes. My dad is a handsome son-of-a-gun, and my mom is beautiful. And I’ve definitely been the lucky recipient. So, thank you, Mom and Dad.
None of Us is as Good as All of Us.
It’s good to have a good teacher, but you always need a pretty good student.
A good society is characterised not just by liberty but by mutual respect and responsibility. When this breaks down it takes a lot more than police officers to put things right.
The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it – basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.
Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.
To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
Good manners don’t cost nothing.
I am suggesting that as we go through life, we ‘accentuate the positive.’ I am asking that we look a little deeper for the good, that we still our voices of insult and sarcasm, that we more generously compliment and endorse virtue and effort.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
In modern war… you will die like a dog for no good reason.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
Life started getting good when I started making money.
So a good teacher always makes you do something a little bit more than you thought that you could do.
Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right. As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting has already been established.
Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.
Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, ‘This is a misfortune’ but ‘To bear this worthily is good fortune.’
If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.
Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
I basically taught myself how to DJ, but I’ve been inspired by DJs throughout my whole career. I have some good friends that would hook us up with music. You learn some little things here and there from each DJ and you just take it and put your own style into to it.
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man.
No matter how good you are, at some point your kids are gonna have to create their own independence and think that Mom and Dad aren’t cool, just to establish themselves. That’s what adolescence is about. They’re gonna go through that no matter what.
Be not simply good – be good for something.
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.
A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, ‘Huh. It works. It makes sense.’
There’s too much darkness in the world. Everywhere you turn, someone is tryin’ to tear someone down in some way; everywhere you go, there’s a feeling of inadequacy, or a feeling that you’re not good enough. I want to bring a certain light to the world.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
I do believe we’re all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.
Charity bestowed upon those who are worthy of it is like good seed sown on a good soil that yields an abundance of fruits. But alms given to those who are yet under the tyrannical yoke of the passions are like seed deposited in a bad soil. The passions of the receiver of the alms choke, as it were, the growth of merits.
There is two kinds of music, the good, and the bad. I play the good kind.
I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
People gossip. People are insecure, so they talk about other people so that they won’t be talked about. They point out flaws in other people to make them feel good about themselves. I think at any age or any social class, that’s present.
Like every other good thing in this world, leisure and culture have to be paid for. Fortunately, however, it is not the leisured and the cultured who have to pay.
Every day, you’re only as good as your last show.
Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions.
No matter how much good you do, there will always be a few per cent of people who don’t support you.
All fashion brands are about looking good. Being Human is also about doing good. And you can do good by the simple act of slipping into a t-shirt or a pair of jeans.
Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn’t any good reason to refer to it.
Everywhere’s a party with me – I’m a factory of good times.
No man is good enough to be another’s master.
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
I am not interested in power for power’s sake, but I’m interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
The one thing that I know is that you win with good people.
I’m a good guy with a good heart, and I have good intentions.
You should do what other people do, unless you have a very good reason not to.
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
My motto is: more good times.
Good grooming and hygiene are essential. It’s never too early to start being concerned about your appearance – first impressions are everything.
The good part about getting older is you stop trying to prove anything to anyone, including yourself. All you are in the pursuit of is collecting experiences – beautiful, fragile little soap bubbles that you store in your heart, and every once in a while you pull one out and gaze at the delicate pictures it shows you.
A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.
I surround myself with positive, productive people of good will and decency.
To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.
I’m just thankful I’m surrounded by good people.
It takes a mighty good man to be better than no man at all.
It’s great to reminisce about good memories of my past. It was enjoyable when it was today. So learning to enjoy today has two benefits: it gives me happiness right now, and it becomes a good memory later.
One way to feel good about yourself is to love yourself… to take care of yourself.
Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
Corruption is the enemy of development, and of good governance. It must be got rid of. Both the government and the people at large must come together to achieve this national objective.
For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.
Life’s too short to dwell on things. When you go through experiences that are bad, it’s a good thing. You learn from it – become a stronger person. Life is a roller coaster, and you don’t know what’s going to be thrown at you next, so all you can do is give it your best shot.
No matter what has happened to you in the past or what is going on in your life right now, it has no power to keep you from having an amazingly good future if you will walk by faith in God. God loves you! He wants you to live with victory over sin so you can possess His promises for your life today!
The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
A good song never gets old.
It’s good to shut up sometimes.
What is beautiful is good, and who is good will soon be beautiful.
The state comes into existence for the sake of life and continues to exist for the sake of good life.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail.
Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.
One good analogy is worth three hours discussion.
Win or lose, I’ll feel good about myself. That’s what is important.
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
A great man’s greatest good luck is to die at the right time.
I always believe that if you have a good heart, you just want to do what’s right. You don’t want to step on anyone.
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
There’s definitely a lot of responsibility to keep the good energy going.
The good old days are now.
There’s nothing simple when you’re in this ‘Good Place.’
Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
He who stops being better stops being good.
There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
It’s very hard to be a good actor, you know. It’s easy to be cute.
If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.
Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.
I watched my mom and dad build everything that matters – a family, a home and a good name.
A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.
The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.
I have no plan. I will leave it to the good things and good times to find me.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Art has to move you and design does not, unless it’s a good design for a bus.
We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night‘s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup.
Leadership consists of picking good men and helping them do their best.
Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.
I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.
We are all here for a spell, get all the good laughs you can.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell.
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.
Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.
I’m at peace with what I’m doing, I feel good with what I wake up doing and about my lifestyle.
The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.
A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.
Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.
I cherish my entire life. I’ve been blessed with a life full of good memories.
People had lost trust in governance. Getting back that trust, instilling a sense of hope and belief that good governance and development would be back on track, is my biggest achievement.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one’s own goodness.
Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun.
Well-being cannot exist just in your own head. Well-being is a combination of feeling good as well as actually having meaning, good relationships and accomplishment.
Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people’s bad manners.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
Finding a good barber is like finding a good lawyer – you gotta go to the same guy.
I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.
Good planning is important. I’ve also regarded a sense of humor as one of the most important things on a big expedition. When you’re in a difficult or dangerous situation, or when you’re depressed about the chances of success, someone who can make you laugh eases the tension.
Good can exist in bad, and bad can exist in good. It’s not black and white.
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
You can only do your best. That’s all you can do. And if it isn’t good enough, it isn’t good enough.
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.
And above all things, never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
Cooking is not difficult. Everyone has taste, even if they don’t realize it. Even if you’re not a great chef, there’s nothing to stop you understanding the difference between what tastes good and what doesn’t.
The heart and soul of good writing is research; you should write not what you know but what you can find out about.
You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.
Learn to… be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.
Life comes from physical survival; but the good life comes from what we care about.
No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.
Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.
The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise… Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.
We are all products of our experiences, good and bad. Sometimes you learn as much from the negative experiences as you do from the positive.
Research indicates that employees have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.
Everything has become so easy. It’s great that it’s at your fingertips, but I miss those good old days. And we’re connected, but it can be very alienating. There is this distance between all of us because we’re speaking to each other through cameras and monitors and icons and Emojis.
The way to be successful in the software world is to come up with breakthrough software, and so whether it’s Microsoft Office or Windows, its pushing that forward. New ideas, surprising the marketplace, so good engineering and good business are one in the same.
Hobbits are an unobtrusive but very ancient people, more numerous formerly than they are today; for they love peace and quiet and good tilled earth: a well-ordered and well-farmed countryside was their favourite haunt.
It’s very intense to be in front of a live audience. It’s just an amazing experience. It’s dangerous. Everything out there is heightened. The bad stuff is extra-worse. The silences are extra-silent. The good stuff is amazing. It’s electric when you walk out there. For 90 minutes, you’re on this other planet.
It is better to look good than to feel good.
I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I’m not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person – love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship.
In the good old days when I was a senator, I was my own man.
There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad.
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
My philosophy is: Life is hard, but God is good. Try not to confuse the two.
My mission is to make the world happy and cute and to love everyone. I think I’m doing a pretty good job.
It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.