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It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost. (Quote by - Stephen King)

The survival of democracy depends on the renunciation of violence and the development of nonviolent means to combat evil and advance the good. (Quote by - A. (Quote by - J. (Quote by - Muste)

Every political good carried to the extreme must be productive of evil. (Quote by - Mary Wollstonecraft)

Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security (Quote by - Anand_Singh)

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. (Quote by - Plato)

The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues. (Quote by - Rene Descartes)

There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more. (Quote by - Woody Allen)

There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

A good person can make another person good; it means that goodness will elicit goodness in the society; other persons will also be good. (Quote by - Bhumibol Adulyadej)

Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed. (Quote by - Vaclav Havel)

The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours. (Quote by - Akhenaton)

If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

It would be nice to feel that we are a better world, a world of more compassion and a world of more humanity, and to believe in the basic goodness of man. (Quote by - Barbara Walters)

I always try to believe the best of everybody -- it saves so much trouble. (Quote by - Rudyard Kipling)

I think the most that I've learned has been, how do I put this? The innate goodness inside of all of us. (Quote by - Brian Behlendorf)

Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along with herself in an act of mysterious vengeance. (Quote by - Hans Urs von Balthasar)

Right now, I have to admit, that I'm more interested in giving people a little bit of hope and goodness. (Quote by - Aaron Eckhart)

The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess. (Quote by - Menander)

Do not waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force. (Quote by - Gustave Flaubert)

Whatever any one does or says, I must be good. (Quote by - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus)

We are here to add to the sum of human goodness. To prove the thing exists. (Quote by - Josephine Hart)

Doing good, Disinterested good, is not our trade. (Quote by - William Cowper)

Because indeed there was never law, or sect, or opinion, did so much magnify goodness, as the Christian religion doth. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth? (Quote by - Bible)

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