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  • You can tell when you have crossed the frontier into Germany because of the badness of the coffee.

  • All the goodness of a good egg cannot make up for the badness of a bad one.

    Eggs   Goodness   Badness  
  • It may be laid down as a general rule, that their confidence in and obedience to a government, will be commonly proportioned to the goodness or badness of its administration . . . . Various reasons have been suggested in the course of these papers, to induce a probability that the general government will be better administered than the particular governments.

    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay (2014). “The Federalist Papers”, p.126, Courier Corporation
  • I'm a true believer in karma. You get what you give, whether it's bad or good.

    Life   Karma   Spiritual  
    "Happiness Is a Choice". Book by Barry Neil Kaufman (p. 23), 1991.
  • I guess what I get excited about when I'm thinking about projects is that toothy, complex area of goodness and badness and the gray areas of human behavior and existence.

    "Being Nina Simone". Interview with Colleen Kelsey, June 25, 2015.
  • We have to give our poor, innocent, and undeserving-of-our-badness characters trouble in order to make them characters in a story.

  • It is not badness, it is the absence of goodness, which, in Art as in Life, is so depressing.

    Depressing   Art   Evil  
    Freya Stark (2011). “Baghdad Sketches: Journeys Through Iraq”, p.159, Tauris Parke Paperbacks
  • It is possible that the contemplation of cruelty will not make us humane but cruel; that the reiteration of the badness of our spiritual condition will make us consent to it.

  • The goodness or badness, justice or injustice, of laws varies of necessity with the constitution of states. This, however, is clear, that the laws must be adapted to the constitutions. But if so, true forms of government will of necessity have just laws, and perverted forms of government will have unjust laws.

    Aristotle, Stephen Everson (1996). “Aristotle: The Politics and the Constitution of Athens”, p.78, Cambridge University Press
  • But, brothers, this biting of their toe-nails over what is the CAUSE of badness is what turns me into a fine laughing malchick. They don't go into what is the cause of GOODNESS, so why of the other shop?

    Anthony Burgess (2012). “A Clockwork Orange (Restored Text)”, p.46, W. W. Norton & Company
  • Lies are neither bad nor good. Like a fire they can either keep you warm or burn you to death, depending on how they're used.

    Lying   Fire   Deceit  
    Max Brooks (2006). “World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War”, p.166, Broadway Books
  • It is a ridiculous thing for a man not to fly from his own badness, which is indeed possible, but to fly from other men's badness, which is impossible.

    Marcus Aurelius (2015). “Meditations”, p.77, Sheba Blake Publishing
  • The truth is that there are no good men, or bad men,' he said. 'It is the deeds that have goodness or badness in them. There are good deeds, and bad deeds. Men are just men - it is what they do, or refuse to do, that links them to good and evil. The truth is that an instant of real love, in the heart of anyone - the noblest man alive or the most wicked - has the whole purpose and process and meaning of life within the lotus-folds of its passion. The truth is that we are all, every one of us, every atom, every galaxy, and every particle of matter in the universe, moving toward God.

    Real   Moving   Passion  
    Gregory David Roberts (2004). “Shantaram: A Novel”, p.179, Macmillan
  • If you’re comparing the badness of two words and you won’t even say one of them [the n-word], that’s the worse word.

    Two   Badness   Compare  
  • Given that most movies are bad, and that there are whole categories and sub-categories of badness - the sequel, the Madonna Movie, the Friday 13th Series, or Movies Starring John Travolta Before Pulp Fiction - it is almost impossible to choose a single film for worst movie of all time. But strangely, I do have a nomination and I believe it is actually the worst movie ever made. It is Boxing Helena. The director is David Lynch's daughter, and the film comes with the almost insane-making faults that the family connection might imply.

    "If I'd made that, I'd change my name". July 1, 2004.
  • Goodness transcends badness.

    Interview with Ryan Ormonde, November 21, 2015.
  • All the best of the monsters played for sympathy. That goes for my father, Karloff, myself and all the others. They all won the audience's sympathy. The Wolf Man didn't want to do all those bad things. He was forced into them.

  • The contrast between the two, the sweetness and the badness, wrenches the heart of the lover as such sweetness on its own would not, and the lover shudders all the more at dread of the beloved's recklessness, for the sake of the sweetness that is there, and the shudder only makes more violent the shuddering that announces love.

    Heart   Two   Sake  
    Rebecca Newberger Goldstein (2014). “Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away”, p.295, Atlantic Books Ltd
  • Good talent with bad attitude equals bad talent.

    Bill Walsh, Steve Jamison, Craig Walsh (2009). “The Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership”, p.36, Penguin
  • All badness is spoiled goodness. A bad apple is a good apple that became rotten. Because evil has no capital of its own, it is a parasite that feeds on goodness.

    Apples   Evil   Rotten  
  • Most companies aim to get bigger. But beyond a certain point, bigness becomes synonymous with badness. Think of Big Pharma, Big Auto, Big Oil. Worse, if you are regularly described as one of the Big Four, Five, or Six in any business sector, you are probably already in the sights of regulators and lawmakers.

    Thinking   Sight   Oil  
  • To be good is to be forgotten. I'm going to be so bad I'll always be remembered.

    "The Confessions of Theda Bara" by Agnes Smith, Photoplay Magazine, Vol. 18 No. 1 (pp. 57 - 58, 110 - 111), June 1920.
  • Is this how you repay my goodness--with badness?” cried the boy. “Of course,” said the crocodile out of the corner of his mouth. “That is the way of the world.

    Boys   World   Mouths  
    Alex Haley (2016). “Roots: The Saga of an American Family”, p.11, Da Capo Press
  • Bad theology will eventually hurt people and dishonor God in proportion to its badness.

    Hurt   People   Dishonor  
    John Piper (2009). “Taste and See: Savoring the Supremacy of God in All of Life”, p.348, Multnomah
  • Badness cannot succeed even in being bad in the same way in which goodness is good. Goodness is, so to speak, itself: badness is only spoiled goodness. Evil is a parasite, not an original thing.

    Evil   Catholic   Way  
    C. S. Lewis (2012). “The Complete C. S. Lewis Signature Classics”, p.50, HarperCollins UK
  • Slavery in America was perpetuated not merely by human badness but also by human blindness. ... Men convinced themselves that a system that was so economically profitable must be morally justifiable. ... Science was commandeered to prove the biological inferiority of the Negro. Even philosophical logic was manipulated [exemplified by] an Aristotlian syllogism: All men are made in the image of God; God, as everyone knows, is not a Negro; Therefore, the Negro is not a man.

  • Since [narcissists] deep down, feel themselves to be faultless, it is inevitable that when they are in conflict with the world they will invariably perceive the conflict as the world's fault. Since they must deny their own badness, they must perceive others as bad. They project their own evil onto the world. They never think of themselves as evil, on the other hand, they consequently see much evil in others.

    Thinking   Hands   Evil  
  • Goodness . . . You got to make it out of badness . . . Because there isn't anything else to make it out of.

  • Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

    Harvey Mackay (1999). “Pushing the Envelope: All the Way to the Top”
  • The beauty of truth: whether it is bad or good, it is liberating.

    FaceBook post by Paulo Coelho from Jun 09, 2011
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