104+ Best Good Things Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Good Things Quotes

Taxes are not good things, but if you want services, somebody’s got to pay for them so they’re a necessary evil. — Michael Bloomberg

It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. — Confucius

If you don’t think drugs have done good things for us, then take all of your records, tapes and CD’s and burn them. — Bill Hicks

Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy. — Aristotle

If I’m remembered for having done a few good things, and if my presence here has sparked some good energies, that’s plenty. — Sidney Poitier

The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired. — Lucius Annaeus Seneca

There are good things I see on Samsung phones that I wish were in my iPhone. I wish Apple would use them and could use them, and I don’t know if Samsung would stop us. — Steve Wozniak

The Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor led to many very good things. If you follow the trail, it led to kicking Europeans out of Asia – that saved tens of millions of lives in India alone. — Noam Chomsky

There’s not enough good things in the world. — Noel Gallagher

When I think of the Olympics I only think of good things. I think of what a great event it is and what it has done for me and my career, and changed my personal life, too. — Roger Federer

Good things, you can’t rush into them. — Jose Andres

History isn’t just the story of bad people doing bad things. It’s quite as much a story of people trying to do good things. But somehow, something goes wrong. — C. S. Lewis

Whatever you do to gain success, you have to hang in there and hope good things happen. Always think positive. — Don Rickles

Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That’s truly about the game, and in some ways that’s about life too. — Michael Jordan

Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind. — Brandon Lee

One of the good things about losing your feet is I can wear all the pointy shoes I want, and it doesn’t hurt anymore. I can wear shoes just for fashion now. — Tammy Duckworth

I eat right, I sleep, I work out, I’m happy. I have a beautiful family, nice friends. I choose the good things. I choose the happy, healthy things. I don’t choose the bad, unhealthy, unhappy things. — Sharon Stone

We could do good things in Afghanistan for the next 100 years and fail. — Stanley A. McChrystal

I hated the Naked Chef. Fine, yes, he did good things for school food or whatever, but, you know, I don’t want my chefs to be cute and adorable. — Anthony Bourdain

There is just no getting around that turning bad things into good things is up to you. — Deepak Chopra

All good things which exist are the fruits of originality. — John Stuart Mill

Life has changed enormously, and I hope – I hope more people read good things. — Barbara Bush

Good things happen to those who hustle. — Chuck Noll

I get asked sometimes ‘What’s the highlight of my career?’ because I’ve been doing it for so long, and I always have a hard time coming up with something, because so many good things have happened. — George Strait

I’ve always talked to players about perception and reality. I don’t worry about perception. There may be some of that, that people want to attach to a good name, but the reality is that some good things can happen. — Tony Dungy

When good things come in, my agent calls or sends me the script. But I allow them to sort through the offers so that I am not just sitting and reading everything because honestly, sometimes the scripts that appeal to me are projects that are not good projects, but I just really like the script or the characters. — Megan Fox

The sun is always shining. We have oxygen, trees, birds. There’s so much good things on Earth, still. We haven’t destroyed everything. — Ziggy Marley

People can just put their cash away and continue to make money and never give back because they just do not care, but I immediately felt obligated to use my influence for good things. — Ninja

I know that all good things must come to an end and I’ve had an incredible ride. I just want to end it on the right note. — Alonzo Mourning

One of the good things about the way the Gulf War ended in 1991 is, you’d see the Vietnam veterans marching with the Gulf War veterans. — George H. W. Bush

The great thing about letting people be true to themselves is they often do very good things indeed. — Katie Hopkins

There are good things about Indonesia, but there are bad things about it that I hope can be fixed. — Rich Brian

There are two good things in life – freedom of thought and freedom of action. — W. Somerset Maugham

That’s one of the good things about music. You get to do it live, where you can touch the people and interact with them. — LL Cool J

There is a lot of talk now about metal detectors and gun control. Both are good things. But they are no more a solution than forks and spoons are a solution to world hunger. — Anna Quindlen

Go to foreign countries and you will get to know the good things one possesses at home. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Whatever good things we build end up building us. — Jim Rohn

Losing a Super Bowl destroys all the good things that happened to get you there. — Don Shula

The ‘New Testament’, now, I quite liked. Jesus had a lot of good things to say, and as for his father, he must have been highly thought of by the community to work with wood – a material that couldn’t have been widely available in Palestine. — Terry Pratchett

I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive. — Joan Rivers

All you have to do is look out around you at the good things you’ve done, and you’ll know how good you are. — Harlan Ellison

Just knowing you don’t have the answers is a recipe for humility, openness, acceptance, forgiveness, and an eagerness to learn – and those are all good things. — Dick Van Dyke

You will never exaggerate when you speak good things of God. It is not possible to do so. Try, dear brethren, and boast in the Lord. — Charles Spurgeon

I want to start a trend of women as we really look. Some good things, some not so good. I am tired of looking at frozen faces. — Debra Winger

Of course you can use the products of science to do bad things, but you can use them to do good things, too. — Richard Dawkins

Everybody does good things, but I’m talking about making major changes in the educational system that would impact an entire race. I’m talking about stopping these young gang members from killing one another. I’m talking about keeping prisons from overflowing. — Jim Brown

Consumers get used to reading and understanding their credit card contracts, their mortgages, their check overdraft agreements, those are good things. That puts power back in the hands of consumers. — Elizabeth Warren

With my platform, anyway, I want to try and do good things and want to help people. — Millie Bobby Brown

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. — Marianne Williamson

Animals praise a good day, a good hunt. They praise rain if they’re thirsty. That’s prayer. They don’t live an unconscious life, they simply have no language to talk about these things. But they are grateful for the good things that come along. — Mary Oliver

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. — Arthur Ashe

The bad things about theatre get balanced by the good things in film and vice versa. So to tell you the truth, I love it when I can go back and forth – it feeds different parts of you and exercises different muscles. — Willem Dafoe

I’ve been around so long and no matter if I’ve done good things or bad things, or my personal life has been good or bad, the fans have always stuck with me. — Hulk Hogan

I don’t believe that if you do good, good things will happen. Everything is completely accidental and random. Sometimes bad things happen to very good people and sometimes good things happen to bad people. But at least if you try to do good things, then you’re spending your time doing something worthwhile. — Helen Mirren

Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you. — Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

I look at all good things with a bit of a dark lens, I suppose, especially with something like love. — Hozier

There are many who are not guilty of doing anything wrong but very guilty of sins of omission – the things they neglect to do – the good things – the kind, thoughtful words, compassionate thoughts and hopeful attitudes they might have had towards their neighbor. — Mother Angelica

You want to do good things, and once you’ve done a couple of good things in a row, you think ‘Well gee, let’s not mess this up.’ But I am lucky at this point that I have something I really love to do, and it completely holds my attention. I never feel frustrated by it. — Jerry Seinfeld

In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by. — Lucille Ball

You cannot define a person on just one thing. You can’t just forget all these wonderful and good things that a person has done because one thing didn’t come off the way you thought it should come off. — Aretha Franklin

There are a lot of good things about being famous but there are a few not so good things too. — Sharon Stone

Optimistic people generally feel that good things will last a long time and will have a beneficial effect on everything they do. And they think that bad things are isolated: They won’t last too long and won’t affect other parts of life. — Martin Seligman

Religion, any religion, no matter what sort of wonderful religion, never be universal. So now education is universal, so we have to sort of find ways and means through education system, from kindergarten up to university level, to make awareness these good things, the values, inner values. — Dalai Lama

Trust the young people; trust this generation’s innovation. They’re making things, changing innovation every day. And all the consumers are the same: they want new things, they want cheap things, they want good things, they want unique things. If we can create these kind of things for consumers, they will come. — Jack Ma

People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on. — Eckhart Tolle

You can be obsessed with the bad things people say and the good things; either way, you’re obsessed with yourself, and I’m not – you can become unhinged so easily. — Taylor Swift

The only good things I’ve seen emerge from a steamer are tamales, couscous, and dumplings – maybe the occasional artichoke or delicate fish fillet. But baby turnips with their tender greens still attached should be boiled in water as salty as the sea until their flesh is silky and soft. — Samin Nosrat

When you work for me, you don’t say good things about Ali. — Joe Frazier

People always underestimate me. But if you stick around long enough, act out of conviction, and try to be honorable in everything you do, good things will come to you. — Salma Hayek

Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly. — Democritus

If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us. — Jim Rohn

In addition to all the good things it’s done, the Internet has empowered an awful lot of people who would have been best off disempowered, including quite a few bloggers on both sides. — Tucker Carlson

Sometimes it’s hard for us to believe, really believe, that God cares and wants good things for us and doesn’t just want us to go off and give everything up and become missionaries in Burundi. — Bear Grylls

I believe there are some great things that I’ve taken from the Bible in terms of loving the world and trying to be kind. There are a lot of good things to take from the Bible, and I like to think I try to apply them to my life. — Michaela Coel

Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new. — Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Instead of fearing the unknown – all the bad that can happen – realize that good things can surprise you as well. — Lewis Howes

Suppose you like someone very much. Then, by a familiar halo effect, you will also be prone to believe many good things about that person – you will be biased in their favor. Most of us like ourselves very much, and that suffices to explain self-assessments that are biased in a particular direction. — Daniel Kahneman

Resume: a written exaggeration of only the good things a person has done in the past, as well as a wish list of the qualities a person would like to have. — Bo Bennett

I just consciously try to enjoy the good things that are happening. And if it ended tomorrow, that would be fine. — Peter Capaldi

I am an over-achiever, and I want to be known for the good things in my life. — Taylor Swift

Good things, when short, are twice as good. — Tom Stoppard

Sometimes people just like being around each other, and good things come out of that. — Billy Corgan

At Real Madrid, everything gets taken to extremes, as much for the good things as the bad things, so you have to adapt to the way that the press and the fans live through different situations. — Kaka

I don’t want to be Angelina Jolie. Not that Angelina Jolie is not the most talented, beautiful, successful, amazing, admirable person who does good things for the world, but I don’t want to be a movie star like that. — Kristen Stewart

You can live your life angry, bitter, mad at somebody or even guilty, not letting go of your own mistakes, but you won’t receive the good things God has in store. — Joel Osteen

When I first went to rugby, I wanted it all; I just wanted it all, and you know, I thought it was just going to happen just like that, but I’ve come to learn that good things take time. — Sonny Bill Williams

The human wish to credit good things as miraculous and to charge bad things to another account is apparently universal. — Christopher Hitchens

I see the people in Detroit are very – they’re like a lot of cities, but they’re very proud to be from there and they really want to see change and they really want to see good things happen. — Kid Rock

The funny thing is, I’m so used to not caring what anyone says, good or bad, that unfortunately even when people say good things… I wish it made me feel good, but it doesn’t. — Rob Zombie

It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands. — George Santayana

Everybody is struggling for the good things of the world, and all the arguments to prove that they are not desirable are worse than wasted. — Orison Swett Marden

I have had a lot of good things happen, but I’ve also had a lot of terrible things happen. — Ralph Lauren

It’s impossible for someone who is human to have all good things together, just as there is no single country able to provide all good things for itself. — Herodotus

Both old and young alike ought to seek wisdom: the former in order that, as age comes over him, he may be young in good things because of the grace of what has been, and the latter in order that, while he is young, he may at the same time be old, because he has no fear of the things which are to come. — Epicurus

If you ever want to know why I’m not on a record label, look at ‘The X Factor!’ Honestly, of all the people that strive to break barriers in music and do good things and write great lyrics, not one of them would ever pass the first round on any of these competitions. — John Lydon

The point of Silicon Valley, at least when I moved here, was we’re all trying to do stuff, and none of us quite felt like we fit in anywhere else. But we were all trying to do good things. And the money was just the byproduct of good things. — Chamath Palihapitiya

Italian culture is so deeply soaked in an appreciation of the good things in life. — Mariska Hargitay

I have to really enjoy the good things because it makes the bad things OK. — Emma Watson

I don’t tend to think in terms of a moral authority – be a good boy, do good things – more in terms of what feels right. — John Cusack

The banner of the project is ‘Casa de Colores.’ Under that banner, I’m going to invite people to do a lot of good things. Perhaps working in groups, working on poetry. — Juan Felipe Herrera

Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt. — Francis Bacon

When you put down the good things you ought to have done, and leave out the bad ones you did do well, that’s Memoirs. — Will Rogers

For a real New India to arise, all petty and small things must be given up. To be redeemed, all Indians must offer to sacrifice not only their good things, but all those evil things they cling to blindly – their hates and their divisions, their pride in what they should be thoroughly ashamed of, their quarrels and misunderstandings. — Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Here’s the thing – if you want to do good things in the world, there’s just only so much time that one can spend being glass half empty. — Chamath Palihapitiya

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