Ah, the gap between expectation and achievement is filled with the
screams of good men, still falling.
All good men are Anarchists.
Bold knaves thrive without one grain of sense,
But good men starve for want of impudence.
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good men and bad men alike are capable of weakness. The difference is
simply that a bad man will be proud all his life of one good deed- while
an honest man is hardly aware of his good acts, but remembers a single
sin for years on end.
Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to
do wrong; he has a thousand who has overcome it.
Good men make good rhinoceroses, unfortunately.
In our time all it takes for evil to flourish is for a few good men to
be a little wrong and have a great deal of power, and for the vast
majority of their fellow citizens to remain indifferent.
-William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
It is infinitely better to have a few good men than many indifferent
It is much easier to make good men wise, than to make bad men good.
It's always the good men who do the most harm in the world.
None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom,
Now is the time for all good men to come to.
Praise makes good men better and bad men worse.
Probably all laws are useless; for good men do not want laws at all, and
bad men are made no better by them.
Show me that age and country where the rights and liberties of the
people were placed on the sole chance of their rulers being good men,
without a consequent loss of liberty?
The natural desire of good men is knowledge.
-Leonardo da Vinci
The passions of a revolution are apt to hurry even good men into
The time has come for all good men to rise above principle.
-Huey P. Long
The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as
some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the
journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run
free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.
-Hunter S. Thompson
What the hell difference does it make, left or right? There were good
men lost on both sides.
When good men die their goodness does not perish,
But lives though they are gone. As for the bad,
All that was theirs dies and is buried with them.
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
With bronze as a mirror, one can correct one's apperance; with history
as a mirror, one can understand the rise and fall of a state; with good
men as a mirror, one can distinguish right from wrong.