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  • A good captain never flinches from a temptestuous sea.
  • A good case will fear no judge.
  • A good cat should have a good rat.
  • A good cause and a good tongue, yet money must carry it.
  • A good cause finds weapons to defend it.
  • A good cause makes a stout heart and a strong arm.
  • A good cause needs help.
  • A good cavalier never lacks a lance.
  • A good chief gives, he does not take.
  • A good child makes his parents proud, a bad one makes them ashamed of him.
  • A good cock was never fat.
  • A good companion shortens the longest road.
  • A good conscience invents no glib entreaties.
  • A good conscience is a choice companion.
  • A good conscience is a continual feast.
    Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, 2, 3, 7 (1621)
  • A good conscience is a soft pillow.
  • A good conscience is the best divinity.
  • A good conscience needs never sneak.
  • A good day will not mend him nor a bad day impair him.
  • A good day's wages for a good day's work.
  • A good deal of something.
  • A good death is far better and more eligible than an ill life.
  • A good deed is never lost.
  • A good deed is not without reward.
  • A good denial, the best point in law.
  • A good dog deserves a good bone.
  • A good dog hunts by instinct.
  • A good dog never barks at fault.
  • A good dog never gets a good bone.
  • A good drink makes the old young.
  • A good driver turns in a small space.
  • A good eater, from the former custom of using trenchers.
  • A good edge is good for nothing, if it has nothing to cut.
  • A good education is (a fit) dowry.
  • A good enemy is a better person than a false friend.
  • A good example is a powerful sermon.
  • A good example is the best sermon.
  • A good face is a letter of recommendation.
  • A good face is a letter of recommendation.
    Henry Fieldini, Anelia, 9, 5
  • A good face is worth more than gold.
    Chinese
  • A good face needs no band, and a bad one deserves none.
  • A good face needs no band,
    And a pretty wench no land.
  • A good face needs no paint.
  • A good face needs to band,
    And a bad one deserves none.
    fr] Beau visage n'a que faire de parure,
    Et laide mine n'en est pas digne.
  • A good faculty in lying is a fair step to preferment.
  • A good fame is better than a good face.
  • A good fellow lights his candle at both ends.
  • A good few.
  • A good fire makes a quick cook.
  • A good fox does not eat his neighbour's fowls.
  • A good friend is a treasure.
  • A good friend is better than silver and gold.
  • A good friend is my nearest relation.
  • A good friend never offends.
  • A good gaper makes two gapers.
  • A good garden may have some weeds.
  • A good handicraft has a golden foundation.
  • A good head does not want for hats.
  • A good heart breaks bad fortune.
  • A good heart is hard to find.
  • A good heart's worth gold.
  • A good honest man is but a civil word for a fool.
  • A good hope is better than a bad possession.
  • A good horse and a bad horse need the spur; a good woman and a bad woman need the stick.
  • A good horse cannot be of a bad colour.
  • A good horse is worth his fodder.
  • A good horse needs no sharp spur.
  • A good horse never lacks a saddle.
  • A good horse should be seldom spurred.
  • A good hunger is the best sauce.
  • A good husband is healthy and absent.
  • A good husband makes a good wife.
  • A good Jack makes a good Jeu (o. Jill).
  • A good Jack makes a good Jill.
  • A good king is better than an old law.
  • A good knife, it was made five miles beyond Cutwell.
  • A good lather is half the shave.
  • A good lawyer is a bad neighbour.
    var] A good lawyer, a bad neighbour.
    var] A good lawyer, an evil neighbour.
  • A good lawyer makes an evil neighbour.
  • A good lawyer, a bad neighbour.
  • A good lawyer, an evil neighbour.
  • A good lie finds more believers than a bad truth.
  • A good life defers wrinkles.
  • A good life makes a good death.
  • A good man can no more harm than a sheep.
  • A good man ever respects authority.
    Sophocles, Ajax, L 1352
  • A good man in an evil society seems the greatest villain of all.
  • A good man is a man of goods.
  • A good man is hard to find.
  • A good man will appear when talked a out.
  • A good man will requite a gift; an ill man will ask more.
  • A good many.
  • A good marksman may miss.
  • A good maxim is never out of season.
  • A good meal is worth hanging for.
  • A good meal must begin with hunger.
  • A good mind possesses a kingdom.
  • A good name covers theft.
  • A good name for-winneth.
  • A good name is a rich inheritance.
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