Good Things And Bad Things Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Good Things And Bad Things

#1. Easy to do are things that are bad and harmful to oneself. But exceedingly difficult to do are things that are good and beneficial. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#2. We had many good directors - John Carpenter, Brian De Palma - but things have become polluted by business, money and bad relationships. The success of the horror genre has led to its downfall. - Author: Dario Argento
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#3. I've done bad things with relish, and good things with pickles. - Author: John S. Hall
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#4. We are precarious. Which is to say some good things (accumulation of diverse
knowledges, skills and abilities through work and life experiences in permanent
construction), and a lot of bad ones (vulnerability, insecurity, poverty, social
exposure). - Author: Lisa Adkins
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#5. The computer models are very good at solving equations of fluid dynamics but very bad at describing the real world. The real world is full of things like clouds and vegetation and soil and dust which the models describe very poorly. - Author: Freeman Dyson
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#6. I'm a great believer in relativity when making movies. Relativity, in my mind, meaning "Light to dark, big to small, good to bad." You visually embrace these things to enhance transitions and instantly paint environments and moods. - Author: Gordon Willis
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#7. I was very lucky. Things happened, both bad and good, but I never got into real, deep trouble. But it wore me down. By the time I was 18, I was done. I didn't want to live the life any more. I needed to develop past the point that busking takes you to. - Author: Madeleine Peyroux
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#8. Two of them together affect you emotionally and turn into moods and attitudes. If you truly want to be in a good mood on a regular basis, you can start by choosing to think about things that will generate good emotions instead of bad ones. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#9. The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things ... It was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads. - Author: Shelby Foote
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#10. Life is simple. Make good decisions and good things happen. Make bad decisions and bad things happen. - Author: Dick Vitale
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#11. It's funny how the good things are all tied up with the bad. Sometimes it's hard to tell which is which. But either way, you end up taking your sugar with your salt and your kicks with your kisses. - Author: Kami Garcia
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#12. People aren't either wicked or noble. They're like chef's salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#13. Yet living and dying, honour and dishonour, pain and pleasure, riches and poverty, and so forth are equally the lot of good men and bad. Things like these neither elevate nor degrade; and therefore they are no more good than they are evil. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#14. Both religiousness and lawlessness share the same problems: overconfidence and unrighteousness. "Why do bad things happen to good people?" we might ask - the very question that betrays our misplaced assumption that we somehow deserve a good life. - Author: Tim Chaddick
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#15. The greatest lesson I've learned in life is "Who knows what's good or bad?" Things come along that you really want, and they turn out to be the worst thing in the world. And some of the worst tragedies that you can conceive turn out to be the best things, the exact medicine you need in that moment. - Author: Denzel Washington
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#16. I'm not a career filmmaker. I just like to do things that I still kind of believe in and because of that you just never know what's going to happen next. It doesn't matter if it's been a good year or a bad year: next year, there's no telling what it will be like. - Author: Peter Mullan
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#17. People think they are all sort of things they aren't' he had sad. 'They think they are talented when they're not; they think they're powerful when they're actually just bullies; they think they're good when they're bad. People fools themselves all the time, and they don't know that they're fools - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#18. I think it is easier to do bad things than to do good things. And there is something in that basic fact, some little clue to the meaning of the universe. - Author: Donald Miller
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#19. I came to accept and embrace my past - both the good things and the bad. I wouldn't be who I am, or where I am, if I hadn't had my experiences and trials. - Author: Megan Thomason
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#20. The places we visited were always richer and always more intricate than one could imagine. I loved to find out about the world, the good and the bad, in this way. For me, observing things with my own eyes was the only way. My wanderlust was also a wonderlust. - Author: Luke F.D. Marsden
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#21. I think MySpace is doomed, I give them about two more years ... I think Facebook is the next Microsoft in both the bad and the good senses. That's an amazing company that is going to do a lot of good and bad things. - Author: Jimmy Wales
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#22. I never considered myself a supermodel or anything like that. I mean, I don't think I'm ugly. I have good days and bad days, and I like when I'm fit and lean and all of those things that any woman likes, but it's not the eye of the hurricane for me. - Author: Chelsea Handler
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#23. It's a scary thing; moving on. Part of me wishes life were more predictable and part of me is excited that it's not. I think it's impossible to tell the good things from the bad things while they're happening. - Author: Chris Crutcher
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#24. You don't believe in right and wrong? Good and bad?"

"Sure, right is what's good for me, and bad is what I don't like, and those things are very, very wrong ."

"You really were raised by wolves, weren't you?"

"Yes, I was. - Author: Michael J. Sullivan
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#25. You always have good shows and bad shows. People want a certain amount of each. It's just widening the market a little bit. The involvement of people at home is just broadening things. - Author: Adrian Pasdar
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#26. In accepting death as inevitable, we don't label it as a good thing or a bad thing. As one of my teachers once said to me, Death happens. It is just death, and how we meet it is up to us. - Author: Joan Halifax
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#27. We are in a culture where it's so easy to just turn things off that you don't like. And I think that doesn't make you a well-rounded person or artist. You have to be able to take the good with the bad and have opinions on things! - Author: Mandy Moore
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#28. My only wish is that we leave room for hope. There is good and bad in all things. We find what we expect to find. We see what we expect to see. I have learned that if I tilt my head just right and squint, the world outside is beautiful. The future is bright. There are good things to come. - Author: Hugh Howey
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#29. If history records good things about good people, the thoughtful hearer is encouraged to imitate what is good; or if it records the evil of wicked people, the godly listener or reader is encouraged to avoid all that is sinful and bad, and to do what he knows to be good and pleasing to God. - Author: Venerable Bede
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#30. If a context and a goal is defined I could say if it's good or bad. But overall I don't view things as good or bad. So I'm like a robot or computer in that sense. So maybe that's why people don't think they know me when they read my writing. - Author: Tao Lin
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#31. I don't believe there's a reason for everything, and having faith doesn't mean I'm blind. I believe people make poor choices. I believe bad things happen to good people. I believe there's evil in the word that I will never understand, but will never stop fighting. - Author: Tammara Webber
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#32. In live action movies, you just hope that everything works. Because the actor may had a bad morning and doesn't play good, or accidents happen continuously. Many things contradict what you are trying to say. But in cartoons, nothing contradict what you want to say. - Author: John Hench
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#33. Sometimes you have to experience the bad, so that you can learn to appreciate the good things that enter your life. - Author: Leon Brown
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#34. I just am a believer ... that there are some things that happen for a reason ... We may not be able to really discern it now ... [but] given the perspective of time, I think we're going to be able to look back at this, and what seemed really bad at the time may turn out to be really good. - Author: Eric Cantor
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#35. If we can Share the Good and Bad Things in Life we Will be going far together - Author: Jan Jansen
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#36. I laugh at weird times - at good and bad things alike. I laugh simply when things are incongruous. It's not necessarily a judgment - as it is noticing the oddity of something. - Author: Eugene Mirman
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#37. I missed you more now than I had when I lost you. I was forgetting the bad things faster than I forgot the good, and the changing ratio felt a little bit like falling in love even though I was actually speaking to you less and less. - Author: Alexandra Kleeman
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#38. I think the press does, too; it's just the few crazies and paparazzi that give them a bad name. Real writers write good things. My daughter's a writer, and she's a quality writer. - Author: Debbie Reynolds
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#39. It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. - Author: Confucius
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#40. You need to make a decision. Either be with her and accept the bad with the good, or get out of her life. Because like it or not, you represent Christ to her, and the last thing she needs is for you to walk away when things get hard. - Author: Tammy L. Gray
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#41. How did the economy produce all these amazing things that we have around us - computers and cell phones and so on? There were a bunch of ideas, and the good ones grew and prospered. And the bad ones were pretty ruthlessly weeded out. - Author: Tim Harford
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#42. I always look for roles that make me feel good about being a girl. I have to say that there are a lot of roles out there that make me feel really bad about being a girl. You can imagine what the things are and I shall not go into detail. - Author: Summer Glau
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#43. I know in the Christian church the old ladies use to say "what the devil meant for bad God meant for good." So some of the things that I think they went out and tried to be detrimental to my life saved me in a lot of ways. - Author: Kwame Kilpatrick
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#44. You are only happy in life if you forget the bad things and focus on the good things - Author: Jeroen Saey
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#45. A director is a man, therefore he has ideas; he is also an artist, therefore he has imagination. Whether they are good or bad, it seems to me that I have an abundance of stories to tell. And the things I see, the things that happen to me, continually renew the supply. - Author: Michelangelo Antonioni
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#46. Time goes on, and your life is still there, and you have to live it. After a while you remember the good things more often than the bad. Then, gradually, the empty silent parts of you fill up with sounds of talking and laughter again, and the jagged edges of sadness are softened by memories. - Author: Lois Lowry
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#47. And the funny thing was if you made the best of it, if you smiled through every storm, the bad things were never as terrible as you expected them to be, and the good things were better than anything you could have wished for yourself. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#48. It is a proof of our natural bias to evil, that gain is slower and harder than loss in all things good; but in all things bad getting is quicker and easier than getting rid of. - Author: Augustus Hare
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#49. There are three things that are important for a film. Number one is story, number two is story, number three is story. Good actors can save a bad script and make it bearable, but good actors can't make a bad script good - they can just make it bearable. - Author: Mark Strickson
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#50. Try to live. Try to be happy. [ ... ] Things end, people leave, and life goes on. You need the bad things to feel the good ones. - Author: Elizabeth Scott
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#51. A good Soul hath neither too great joy, nor too great sorrow: for it rejoiceth in goodness; and it sorroweth in wickedness. By the means whereof, when it beholdeth all things, and seeth the good and bad so mingled together, it can neither rejoice greatly; nor be grieved with over much sorrow. - Author: Pythagoras
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#52. The bad things about theatre get balanced by the good things in film and vice versa. So to tell you the truth, I love it when I can go back and forth - it feeds different parts of you and exercises different muscles. - Author: Willem Dafoe
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#53. We've developed a very complex filing system for existence. We see things in terms of good or bad. We feel happiness, joy, pain, loss, guilt and remorse. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#54. When it came to explosives and radios, bad things sometimes happened to good engineers. - Author: James Rollins
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#55. Bad things sometimes happen to good people; the key to happiness is try to make the best of, and be thankful for the hand we're dealt - Author: Colleen Houck
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#56. I believe there's things all around us that make you do good things and some that make you do bad things. - Author: Joe Nichols
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#57. I focus on darker things or bad behavior or explicit dialogue because creatively I am more interested in my mistakes and why I made them than my good deeds and my achievements. - Author: Leslye Headland
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#58. At the heart of most things that look bad is something that can be good and useful. - Author: William Kent Krueger
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#59. Find out for yourself what is truth, what is real. Discover that there are virtuous things and there are non-virtuous things. Once you have discovered for yourself give up the bad and embrace the good. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#60. You can be sunk low or as a skunk and still have a joy in your heart. Joy lives like one of those spinning things
a gyroscope in your heart. It doesn't seem to have any connection to circumstance, good or bad. - Author: Polly Horvath
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#61. I was brought up to be a good boy and proud of myself so I suppress all the things about me that are bad. - Author: Rik Mayall
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#62. The point of life isn't to avoid pain. The point of life is to be alive! To feel things. That means the good and the bad. There'll be pain. But also joy, and friendship and love. And it's worth it, believe me. - Author: John J. Stephens
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#63. Nothing is ever perfect. There is always some good in the bad and some bad in the good. What is important is to know if the good can make up for the bad. Fight only for those things that matter. Because otherwise after a point the battle will seem pointless. - Author: Mansi Soni
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#64. The human race like to do things you are good at and avoid things that they are bad at. Avoiding it is the natural instinct. - Author: Steve Redgrave
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#65. Television isn't inherently good or bad. You go to a bookstore, there are how many thousands of books, but how many of those do you want? Five? Television's the same way. If you're going to show people stuff, television is the way to go. Words and pictures show things. - Author: Bill Nye
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#66. I recognize myself to a lesser or greater extent in everything I read, good and bad, and that's part of being a human being if you're honest enough. And obviously the darker parts are the things you don't let control you. - Author: Rufus Sewell
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#67. A bad strategy will fail no matter how good your information is and lame execution will stymie a good strategy. If you do enough things poorly, you will go out of business. - Author: Bill Gates
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#68. Carbon in your body - that's good thing. In a tree, it's good. In the atmosphere, it's a bad. Nature wants to sequester carbon in biota. And when we burn it, we release it. It's the wrong system. - Author: William McDonough
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#69. I mean a song that's specifically for the girls. It's saying you know we talk about them night and day, we're constantly pondering on men and what they've done good and what they've done bad and all these things in our lives. - Author: Willa Ford
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#70. If you are at all successful in your business, be prepared to never have another good day or bad day at work. There will be so many things - good and bad - happening on any given day that you will be on a roller coaster of highs and lows. If that excites you, then go for it. - Author: Tom Szaky
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#71. I'm not terribly athletic. And ... there's a lot of things I'm not good at. And if it makes anybody feel better, I was really a pretty bad math student growing up. - Author: Lester Holt
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#72. One of the best things Dr. G. told me was that I didn't have to judge every new situation I encountered. Living alone, for example. She said I didn't have to say that living alone was good or bad, I could just live alone and not make a judgement on it. - Author: Natalie Taylor
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#73. Things are pretty good in Canada. We weathered the recession fairly well. And, of course, were up here up living here, we're watching American news and we're constantly saying, wow, it's not as bad as it is in the United States. - Author: Rick Mercer
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#74. Very little of what America does is actually bad, and I don't think it ever does anything anywhere that is intentionally bad. I mean, sometimes we make mistakes and bad judgments and kind of back the wrong regimes and things, but by and large what America does is really good. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#75. It's really hard when people write nasty things about you all the time. As much as good things are said about you, it's always those one or two bad comments that really stay with you and gnaw at you. I try not to read that stuff if I can. - Author: Jordin Sparks
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#76. She looked at her shelves, filled with books in which the bad stuff that happened to people was caused by things like witches who lured people into the woods. In a weird way, the world seemed to make more sense that way. - Author: Anne Ursu
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#77. And there is good money to be made when things are bad. - Author: Kameron Hurley
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#78. What is good for you creatively is usually bad commercially. You thrive financially by sticking to a series and not fiddling about too much. You do yourself harm by moving away from the series and the genre. By trying things not based in that particular mode of writing, you will just lose readers. - Author: John Connolly
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#79. What makes 'The Wire' a beautiful story is how true to life it is. In other shows, you have a good guy and a bad guy. In 'The Wire,' bad guys are trying to be good, good guys are doing bad. You have real life. The people who do bad get bad things done to them. - Author: Tristan Wilds
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#80. The good and bad things are what form us as people ... change makes us grow. - Author: Kate Winslet
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#81. Maybe that's what praying is all about. Maybe it's not just asking God to forgive us for bad things or asking Him for good things. Maybe it's just the act of praying and feeling that there's someone up there listening that makes us feel better and less helpless. - Author: Sarah Darer Littman
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#82. I think we do good things and bad things, sometimes simultaneously - or they may be the same thing. - Author: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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#83. We've had crooks from the beginning of time ... it's always very interesting and troubling why good people do bad things. - Author: Henry Paulson
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#84. The biggest mistake of the man is that he thinks he doesn't deserve the good and the bad things from his life. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#85. Never forget that God is your friend. And like all friends, He longs to hear what's been happening in your life. Good or bad, whether it's been full of sorrow or anger, or even when you're questioning why terrible things have to happen. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#86. The worst thing you can do is try to manipulate or control perceptions. It's impossible, and when you are found out the result is disastrous. Better to be transparent and play well with others so that when bad things happen you have a reservoir of good will to bank on. - Author: John Gerzema
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#87. And as I ask for your forgiveness, I also ask for your support to keep all things in perspective and keep all things in proportion. The good of nine years versus the bad. - Author: John Rowland
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#88. If you see good circumstances around you, you tend to feel good and attract good things to you. If you see negative things around you, you tend to feel bad and likewise attract negative things to yourself. - Author: David Che
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#89. Wanderlove is about forgetting the bad things and focusing on the good. Out with the old and in with the new ... The only way to escape the past is to keep moving forward. - Author: Kirsten Hubbard
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#90. I saw that all the things I feared and which feared me had nothing good or bad in them save in so far as the mind was affected by them. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#91. And I don't believe that I have to stay on one side of the fence or the other. I don't believe that there is any good career move or bad career move. I believe there are only the things that make me happy. - Author: Whoopi Goldberg
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#92. The nice thing about 'Farscape' is that you got to be the good guy and still do the bad guy things. - Author: Ben Browder
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#93. Good and evil, joy and sorrow. All things strive for balance. And that means good and bad things end. - Author: Amber Argyle
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#94. This is a book about lost faith and blaming God when He allows bad things to happen to good people. But, it is also about the wounds we carry around with us when we fail to make a diiference when a difference was needed, whether real or perceived. But there is hope for us all! We are NOT alone! - Author: Norman Whaler
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#95. No, that can't be so.' 'Believe me, it is. All kinds of things you told them like sunsets are good and killing small birds is bad.' 'Oh please, may I have said something less banal. Please! - Author: Maeve Binchy
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#96. You should not do an autobiography if you want to tell the truth. There are a lot of things I know about people. If I can't say something good about a person, I don't want to say anything. And since I don't want to say anything bad, I won't write a book. - Author: Abraham A. Ribicoff
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#97. I've learned that many of the worst things lead to the best things, that no great thing is achieved without a couple of bad, bad things on the way to them, and that the bad things that happen to you bring, in some cases, the good things. - Author: Mike Nichols
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#98. Then God spoke to me and said:
People say only good things about Christmas.
If they want to say something bad,
they whisper. - Author: Anne Sexton
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#99. Movies these days have made killers into funny people. What's that all about? I've got kids and family and friends, and I don't like bad things. I don't think they're funny, and it's irresponsible to make movies that don't show you how that's not good. - Author: Billy Bob Thornton
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#100. Things were easier for the old novelists who saw people all of a piece. Speaking generally, their heroes were good through and through, their villains wholly bad. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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