45 Inspirational Good Man Quotes You Must Read Now

1. “No evil can happen to a good man either in life or after death.” ― Plato

2. “Being a ‘good man’ is something you do, not something you are.” ― Luvvie Ajayi

3. “People often tell me I could be a great man. I’d rather be a good man.” ―

4. “A good man and a wise man may at times be angry with the world, at times grieved for it; but be sure no man was ever discontented with the world who did his duty in it.” ― Robert Southey

5. “It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.” ― Plutarch

6. “One good man, one good man, it ain’t much – it’s only everything.” ― Deborah Kerr

7. “No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

8. “There is nothing noble being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” ― Winston Churchill

9. “A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.” ― Sallust

10. “Nothing deters a good man from doing what is honourable.” ― Seneca the Younger

11. “A good man will not lie, although it be for his profit.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

12. “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” ― Norman Vincent Peale

13. “The first step to be a good man is this: You must deeply feel the burden of the stones some else [is] carrying.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

14. “It is his nature, not his standing, that makes the good man.” ―

15. “It takes a great man to be a good listener.” ― Calvin Coolidge

16. “A good man can be stupid and still be good. But a bad man must have brains.” ― Maxim Gorky

17. “You have to be a man before you can be a gentleman.” ― John Wayne

18. “Great hopes make great men.” ― Thomas Fuller

19. “Living or dead, to a good man there can come no evil.” ― Socrates

20. “A good man will want you to shine. He wants you to be your amazing self. A good man loves to show off his happy, intelligent, amazing, powerful woman.” ― Anastasia Netri

21. “The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.” ― John Dewey

22. “What a man knows should find its expression in what he does. The value of superior knowledge is chiefly in that it leads to a performing manhood.” ― Christian Nestell Bovee

23. “It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.” ― Sophocles

24. “The life of a good man was a continual warfare with his passions.” ― Samuel Richardson

25. “The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” ― Thomas Paine

26. “The good man does not grieve that other people do not recognize his merits. His only anxiety is lest he should fail to recognize theirs.” ― Confucius

27. “Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

28. “Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.” ― Aldous Huxley

29. “A good man is kinder to his enemy than bad men are to their friends.” ―

30. “A good man does not spy around for the black spots in others, but presses unswervingly on towards his mark.” ― Marcus Aurelius

31. “The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions” — Leonardo da Vinci

32. “To be a man requires that you accept everything life has to give you, beginning with your name.” ― Burl Ives

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

34. “The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

35. “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.” ― Christian Nestell Bovee

36. “Good men who exercise power are really the most fascinating of all people.” ― John Keegan

37. “The man who is deserving the name is the one whose thoughts and exertions are for others rather than for himself.” ― Walter Scott

38. “Most important is be a good man.” ― Pele

39. “A good man’s prayers will from the deepest dungeon climb heaven’s height, and bring a blessing down.” ― Joanna Baillie

40. “Life is strange. Every so often a good man wins.” ― Frank Dane

41. “If a man’s mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure.” ― Buddha

42. “A man should be able to hear, and to bear, the worst that could be said of him.” ― Saul Bellow

43. “It is not the situation which makes the man, but the man who makes the situation.” ― Frederick William Robertson

44. “Being a good husband is like being a good stand-up comic: you need ten years before you can even call yourself a beginner.” ― Jerry Seinfeld

45. “One good man, one good man, it ain’t much – it’s only everything.” ― Deborah Kerr

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