Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
Contributed by: Zaady
So long as I am acting from duty and conviction, I am indifferent to taunts and jeers. I think they will probably do me more good than harm.
Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
Ursula K. Le Guin (1929 -)
It is not a lucky word, this name impossible; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.
Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Socrates (469 - 399 BC)
It is the greatest good for an individual to discuss virtue (aka areté) every day...for the unexamined life is not worth living.
Source: The Apology
Philosophy is good advice, and no one gives good advice at the top of his lungs.
Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)
Source: Letters from a Stoic
A good character is the only guarantee of everlasting, carefree happiness.
You have to persevere and fortify your pertinacity until the will to good becomes a disposition to good.
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