Quotes containing word "good"

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Definitions and meanings of word "good"

• Noun: benefit; examples: "for your own good", "what's the good of worrying?"

• Noun: moral excellence or admirableness; example: "there is much good to be found in people"

• Noun: that which is pleasing or valuable or useful; examples: "weigh the good against the bad", "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization"

• Noun: articles of commerce

• Adj: having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; examples: "good news from the hospital", "a good report card", "when she was good she was very very good", "a good knife is one good for cutting", "this stump will make a good picnic table", "a good check", "a good joke", "a good exterior paint", "a good secretary", "a good dress for the office"

• Adj: having the normally expected amount; examples: "gives full measure", "gives good measure", "a good mile from here"

• Adj: morally admirable

• Adj: deserving of esteem and respect; examples: "all respectable companies give guarantees", "ruined the family's good name"

• Adj: promoting or enhancing well-being; examples: "an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries", "the beneficial effects of a temperate climate", "the experience was good for her"

• Adj: agreeable or pleasing; examples: "we all had a good time", "good manners"

• Adj: of moral excellence; examples: "a genuinely good person", "a just cause", "an upright and respectable man"

• Adj: having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; examples: "adept in handicrafts", "an adept juggler", "an expert job", "a good mechanic", "a practiced marksman", "a proficient engineer", "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer", "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"

• Adj: thorough; examples: "had a good workout", "gave the house a good cleaning"

• Adj: with or in a close or intimate relationship; examples: "a good friend", "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"

• Adj: financially sound; examples: "a good investment", "a secure investment"

• Adj: most suitable or right for a particular purpose; examples: "a good time to plant tomatoes", "the right time to act", "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"

• Adj: resulting favorably; examples: "its a good thing that I wasn't there", "it is good that you stayed", "it is well that no one saw you", "all's well that ends well"

• Adj: exerting force or influence; examples: "the law is effective immediately", "a warranty good for two years", "the law is already in effect (or in force)"

• Adj: capable of pleasing; example: "good looks"

• Adj: appealing to the mind; examples: "good music", "a serious book"

• Adj: in excellent physical condition; examples: "good teeth", "I still have one good leg", "a sound mind in a sound body"

• Adj: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health; examples: "beneficial effects of a balanced diet", "a good night's sleep", "the salutary influence of pure air"

• Adj: not forged; example: "a good dollar bill"

• Adj: not left to spoil; example: "the meat is still good"

• Adj: generally admired; example: "good taste"

• Adv: (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well'); examples: "the children behaved well", "a task well done", "the party went well", "he slept well", "a well-argued thesis", "a well-seasoned dish", "a well-planned party", "the baby can walk pretty good"

• Adv: in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); examples: "he was soundly defeated", "we beat him good"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "good"

17 quotes about good
Greek Writer, Philosopher, Mathematician
427 B.C. - 347 B.C.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
18 quotes about good
French Writer
Sunday 15 September 1613 - Sunday 17 March 1680
Benjamin Franklin
15 quotes about good
American Author, Politician, Scientist
Sunday 17 January 1706 - Saturday 17 April 1790
Oscar Wilde
14 quotes about good
Irish Writer, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Monday 16 October 1854 - Friday 30 November 1900
Mark Twain
13 quotes about good
American Author
Monday 30 November 1835 - Thursday 21 April 1910
Maria Sharapova
10 quotes about good
Russian Athlete
Born Sunday 19 April 1987
Henry David Thoreau
9 quotes about good
American Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Historian, Author
Saturday 12 July 1817 - Tuesday 6 May 1862
Samuel Johnson
10 quotes about good
English Critic, Poet, Author, Editor
Wednesday 18 September 1709 - Monday 13 December 1784
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
10 quotes about good
Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Dramatist
4 B.C. - 65 A.D.
Friedrich Nietzsche
12 quotes about good
German Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Composer
Tuesday 15 October 1844 - Saturday 25 August 1900
Ernest Hemingway
12 quotes about good
American Novelist, Author, Journalist
Friday 21 July 1899 - Sunday 2 July 1961
Francis Bacon
10 quotes about good
English Statesman, Philosopher, Author, Scientist
Saturday 21 January 1561 - Thursday 9 April 1626

Depending on what day of the week it is and what time of the month it is, I'm a good friend or not a good friend. I'm more or less a good mom or not a good mom, more or less a good mate or not a good mate. That's just life, whether or not you're public.

Amy Grant

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Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.

William Lyon Phelps

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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.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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It's been important to me to be a good activist, a good thinker, a good musician, a good singer, and a good entertainer. You can't do it all, but I have walked those delicate lines as best I know how.

Holly Near

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I have learned that you can't have good advertising without a good client, that you can't keep a good client without good advertising, and no client will ever buy better advertising than he understands or has an appetite for.

Leo Burnett

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A good deed here, a good deed there, a good thought here, a good comment there, all added up to my career in one way or another.

Sidney Poitier

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If you are good to this one and that one, this one and that one will say that you are good. If you are good to everyone, no one will say that you are good.

Antonio Porchia

Words: good, one, will, say
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Three things are needed for a good life, good friends, good food, and good song.

Jason Zebehazy

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When you hire good people, and you provide good jobs and good wages and a career, good things are going to happen.

James Sinegal

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I think that we all know what evil is. We have a sense of what's evil, and certainly killing innocent people is evil. We're less sure about what is good. There's sort of good, good enough, could be better - but absolute good is a little harder to define.

Madeleine Albright

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The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. They're just good films. So why we can't we have good films that happen to have black people, or Asian, or Latino, or any other minority group in them?

Eriq La Salle

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The great and the good will decide what is good for us and make sure that we get what is good for us, good and hard.

Nigel Farage

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Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman - or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.

George Burns

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Commitment is a big part of what I am and what I believe. How committed are you to winning? How committed are you to being a good friend? To being trustworthy? To being successful? How committed are you to being a good father, a good teammate, a good role model? There's that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?

LeBron James

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I'm a good son, a good father, a good husband - I've been married to the same woman for 30 years. I'm a good friend. I finished college, I have my education, I donate money anonymously. So when people criticize the kind of characters that I play on screen, I go, 'You know, that's part of history.'

Samuel L. Jackson

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Evil exists to glorify the good. Evil is negative good. It is a relative term. Evil can be transmuted into good. What is evil to one at one time, becomes good at another time to somebody else.


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To be good, we must do good; and by doing good we take a sure means of being good, as the use and exercise of the muscles increase their power.

Tryon Edwards

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From birth to age 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35 she needs good looks. From 35 to 55 she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash.

Sophie Tucker

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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.'

Barack Obama

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Marvelous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by one person gifted with good temper, good digestion, good intellects, and good looks.

Anthony Trollope

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