I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
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What good am I? I can't have kids. I can't cook. I've been divorced three times. Who would want me?
- Marilyn Monroe
I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one's life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.
- David Rockefeller
Learn to... be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.
- Marcus Aurelius
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.
A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.
- H. L. Mencken
Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower