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Lord Chesterfield Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Lord Chesterfield Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

Good humor is the health of the soul,
sadness is its poison.
- Lord Chesterfield

Related topics: Positive Sad Feeling-Down

If you would convince others,
seem open to conviction yourself.
- Lord Chesterfield

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Advice is seldom welcome,
and those who need it the most, like it the least.
- Lord Chesterfield


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.
- Lord Chesterfield

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

 

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill PHOTO

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein PHOTO

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer PHOTO

If being good isn't working - try being outrageous.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good head and a good heart
are always a formidable combination.
- Nelson Mandela

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

The bad news is time flies.
The good news is you're the pilot.
- Michael Althsuler

Good Endings precede Good Beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor
to be what you desire to appear.
- Socrates

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An ounce of conscious choice is worth a pound of good fortune.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Good things happen to those who hustle.
- Anais Nin

Be not merely good; be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Bad times have a scientific value.
These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Merely to avoid harming others is not enough.
Earn your place in this world by doing good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not interested in power for power's sake,
but I'm interested in power that is moral,
that is right and that is good.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

Aim above morality.
Be not simply good,
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I've learned that mistakes can often be
as good a teacher as success.
- Jack Welch

When I do good, I feel good.
When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

Fighting not good. But if must fight... win.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

Whatever you are, be a good one.
- Abraham Lincoln

Regrets are the tears of good deeds left undone
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

He who wants to do good knocks at the gate:
he who loves finds the door open.
- Rabindranath Tagore

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

There is no goodness in attempting to coerce
another person into performing a good deed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,
that is a sign that you are subconsciously aware
of having no good reason for thinking as you do.
- Bertrand Russell


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