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So for a good old-gentlemanly vice, I think I must take up with avarice.
Greed
Lord Byron

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The good old times -- all times when old are good.
Nostalgia
Lord Byron

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We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.
Motives
Lord Byron

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It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.
Taxes and Taxation
Tiberius Caesar

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A good action is never lost; it is a treasure laid up and guarded for the doer's need.
Action
Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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As if one could know the good a person is capable of, when one doesn't know the bad he might do.
Goodness
Elias Canetti

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Fame is only good for one thing-they will cash your check in a small town.
Fame
Truman Capote

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To appreciate heaven well, it's good for a person to have some fifteen minutes of hell.
Hell
Will Carleton

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A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.
Reason
Thomas Carlyle

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Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
Cleverness
Thomas Carlyle

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Democracy will prevail when men believe the vote of Judas as good as that of Jesus Christ.
Uncategorised
Thomas Carlyle

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Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Mystery
Thomas Carlyle

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The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.
Churches
Thomas Carlyle

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What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite.
Ability
Thomas Carlyle

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The best way to keep good acts in memory is to refresh them with new.
Variety
Cato The Elder

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Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds.
Action
Miguel De Cervantes

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Good painters imitate nature, bad ones spew it up.
Painters and Painting
Miguel De Cervantes

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I have always heard, Sancho, that doing good to base fellows is like throwing water into the sea.
Charity
Miguel De Cervantes

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Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Laziness
Miguel De Cervantes

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I believe that good things come to those who work.
Work
Wilt Chamberlain

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Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs, few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures.
Philosophers and Philosophy
Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort

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A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled.
Story and Story-Telling
Raymond Chandler

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A good title is the title of a successful book.
Books - Reading
Raymond Chandler

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A really good detective never gets married.
Police
Raymond Chandler

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One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
Speakers and Speaking
William Ellery Channing

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun