A good heart will, at all times, betray the best head in the world.
A good honest man is but a civil word for a fool.
A good hope is better than a bad possession.
A good horse cannot be of a bad color.
A good horse is never of a bad color.
A good horse needs no sharp spur.
A good horse should be seldom spurred.
A good hunger is the best sauce.
A good husband makes a good wife at any time.
A good husband makes a good wife.
A good husband should be deaf and a good wife blind.
A good imitation is the most perfect originality.
A good inclination is but the first rude draught of virtue, but the finishing strokes are from the will; which, if well disposed, will by degrees perfect, - if ill disposed, will by the superinduction of ill habits quickly deface it.
A good intention clothes itself with sudden power.
A good Jack makes a good Jeu (o. Jill).
A good jest forever.
A good Jew doesn't need a letter of recommendation; for a bad one, it would do no good.
Yiddish] A guter yid darf nit kain briv, a shlechten yidden helft nit kain briv.
A good Judge conceives quickly, judges slowly.
George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum
A good judge decides fairly, preferring equity to strict law.
A good judge should never boast of his power, because he can do nothing but what he can do justly: he is not the master, but the minister of the law. Authority without virtue is a very dangerous state.
A good knife, it was made five miles beyond Cutwell.
A good lather is half the shave.
A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures.
A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
A good lawyer does not go to law himself.
A good lawyer makes an evil neighbour.
A good lawyer must be a great liar.
A good lawyer, an evil neighbour.
A good life makes a good death.
A good livelihood is a cure for all ills.
Yiddish] Parnosseh iz a refueh tsu alleh krenk.
A good man can no more harm than a sheep.
A good man doubles the length of his existence; to have lived so as to look back with pleasure on our past existence is to live twice.
A good man ever respects authority.
Sophocles, Ajax, L 1352
A good man is kinder to his enemy than bad men are to their friends.
A good man is the best friend, and therefore soonest to be chosen, longer to be retained, and, indeed, never to be parted with, unless he cease to be that for which he was chosen.
A good man it is not mine to see; could I see a man possessed of constancy, that would satisfy me.
A good man may fall, but he falls like a ball [and rebounds]; the ignoble man falls like a lump of clay.
A good man not only forbears those gratifications which are forbidden by reason and religion, but even restrains himself in unforbidden instances.
A good man regards the root; he fixes the root, and all else flows out of it. The root is filial piety; the fruit brotherly love.
A good man will appear when talked a out.
A good man will requite a gift; an ill man will ask more.
A good man, through obscurest aspirations,
Has still an instinct of the one true way.
A good man's fortune may grow out at heels.
A good man's intellect is piercing, yet inflicts no wound; his actions are deliberate, yet bold; his heart is warm, but never burns; his speech is eloquent, yet ever true.
A good man's prayers will from the deepest dungeon climb heaven's height, and bring a blessing down.
A good marksman may miss.
A good maxim is never out of season.
A good memory is needed once we have lied.
A good mind possesses a kingdom.
A good mouth-filling oath.