74 Best Good And Bad Quotes to deal with hard times

Good things don’t always happen in life. Sometimes you have to face good times and sometimes you have to face bad times also. Find here a collection of the best inspirational good and bad quotes that will help you to differentiate between good and bad in your life, also it will motivate you to deal with the hard times in your life.

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Let’s read here the collection of best inspiring good and bad quotes.

Best Good And Bad Quotes

1. “A good act does not wash out the bad, nor a bad act the good. Each should have its own reward.” ― George R.R. Martin

2. “A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.” ― G.K. Chesterton

3. “A person’s ethics and character are not tested in good times. It is only in bad times that a person shows how steadfast he is to his dharma.” ― Amish Tripathi

4. “Accepting all the good and bad about someone. It’s a great thing to aspire to. The hard part is actually doing it.” ― Sarah Dessen

5. “Anything that feels good couldn’t possibly be bad.” ― Angelina Jolie

6. “As always, the soucouyant seemed more lonely than bad. Maybe that was her trick, her ability to make it so you couldn’t decide if she was a monster.” ― Helen Oyeyemi, White Is for Witching

7. “Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than to be in bad company.” ― Booker T. Washington

8. “Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.” ― Pablo Picasso

9. “Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing.” ― John Stuart Mill

10. “By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.” ― Socrates

11. “Confidence is being okay being bad, not being okay being good.” ― Taylor Jenkins Reid

12. “Do not be deceived: bad company corrupts good morals.” ― Anonymous

13. “Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” ― Andy Warhol

14. “Don’t talk bad about someone to me, or talk about the bad things they do, if you will not talk about us finding a way of helping them to do right, but you talk, because you want to be seen as an angel and them as the devil.” ― De philosopher DJ Kyos

15. “Even bad times have good things in them to make you feel alive.” ― Nick Hornby

16. “Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become. No single instance will transform your beliefs, but as the votes build up, so does the evidence of your new identity.” ― James Clear

17. “Everyone makes choices in life. Some bad, some good. It’s called living, and if you want to bow out, then go right ahead. But don’t do it halfway. Don’t linger in whiner’s limbo.” ― Maria V. Snyder

18. “Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can do anything good.” ― William Faulkner

Famous Quotes About Good And Bad Things

19. “Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.” ― Mae West

20. “Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.” ― Rita Mae Brown, Alma Mater

21. “Good judgment is the result of experience and experiences the result of bad judgment.” ― Mark Twain

22. “Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” ― Plato

23. “Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.” ― Albert Schweitzer

24. “He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past.” ― Gabriel García Márquez

25. “Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.” ― Francis Bacon

26. “Human beings as a whole cannot be good for long before the bad creeps back in and poisons us again.” ― Veronica Roth, Divergent

27. “I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.” ― Walt Whitman

28. “I do not forget any good deed done to me & I do not carry a grudge for a bad one.” ― Viktor E. Frankl

29. “I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.” ― Hermann Hesse

30. “I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.” ― Henry Rollins

31. “If good was easy, there wouldn’t be a word for bad.” ― Frank Sonnenberg

32. “If the bad stuff didn’t exist, the good stuff wouldn’t seem so incredibly good.” ― Allie Everhart, Knowing You

33. “If you’re really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world…you should have faith in yourself.” ― Deepak Chopra

34. “It all hurts so bad and feels so good that I’d swear my heart is bleeding.” ― Taylor Jenkins Reid

35. “It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.” ― Oscar Wilde

36. “It takes a good habit to replace a bad habit.” ― Melody Carlson

37. “It’s hard to resist a bad boy who’s a good man.” ― Nora Roberts

Quotes about good and bad things in life

38. “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.” ― Max Brooks

39. “Money, like everything, is just a tool. It’s not inherently good or bad. It’s how you use it that defines you.” ― Melanie A. Smith

40. “Most of us have the good or bad fortune of seeing our lives fall apart so slowly we barely notice.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

41. “Never blame any day in your life. Good days give you happiness, bad days give you experience, and the worst days give you a lesson.” ― Dr. Sukhraj Dhillon

42. “No one is exclusively bad, nor is anyone exclusively good. Some are just forced to work harder at suppressing the bad.” ― Colleen Hoover

43. “No one who does good work will ever come to a bad end, either here or in the world to come.” ― Anonymous

44. “Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

45. “Nothing is good. Nothing is bad. When this dawns in your consciousness, suddenly you are together, all fragments have disappeared into one unity. You are crystallized, you are centered. This is one of the greatest contributions of Eastern consciousness to the world.” ― Osho

46. “People aren’t born good or bad. Maybe they’re born with tendencies either way, but its the way you live your life that matters.” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

47. “Sometimes bad things have to happen before good things can.” ― Becca Fitzpatrick

48. “Sometimes in life, we need a few bad days in order to keep the good ones in perspective.” ― Colleen Hoover

49. “Stupid dreams. Even the good ones are bad because they remind you how poorly reality measures up.” ― Neal Shusterman

50. “The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

51. “The bad things can’t matter more than the good things.” ― Cassandra Clare

52. “The best stories don’t come from “good vs. bad” but “good vs. good.” ― Leo Tolstoy

53. “The first time he’d held her hand, it felt so good that it crowded out all the bad things. It felt better than anything had ever hurt.” ― Rainbow Rowell

54. “The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means.” ― Oscar Wilde

55. “The good things that happen to us were meant to happen, and the bad things that happen are lessons meant to teach us to be better.” ― Adriana Trigiani

56. “The mind has a powerful way of attracting things that are in harmony with it, good and bad.” ― Idowu Koyenikan

Best Inspiring About Good and Bad

57. “There are good days and bad days for me – even now. Don’t let the hard days win.” ― Sarah J. Maas

58. “There are no false starts in life, just bad decisions…” ― Nanette L. Avery

59. “There are no good girls gone wrong – just bad girls found out.” ― Mae West

60. “There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.” ― Woody Allen

61. “There is not always a good guy. Nor is there always a bad one. Most people are somewhere in between.” ― Patrick Ness

62. “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” ― William Shakespeare, Hamlet

63. “War never shows what is good with man, War only shows what is wrong.” ― Ryan Rider

64. “What is bad for the heart is good for art. The terrible irony of our lives as artists.” ― Jandy Nelson

65. “Whatever you do, good or bad, people will always have something negative to say.” ― W.H. Auden

66. “When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them.” ― Criss Jami

67. “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” ― Abraham Lincoln

68. “When I’m good, I’m very good, but when I’m bad, I’m better.” ― Mae West

69. “When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see some things as good, other things become bad.” ― Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

70. “With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil; but for good people to do evil – that takes religion.” ― Steven Weinberg

71. “You feel good, you feel bad, and these feelings are bubbling from your own unconsciousness, from your own past. Nobody is responsible except you. Nobody can make you angry, and nobody can make you happy.” ― Osho

72. “You gave too much rein to your imagination. Imagination is a good servant and a bad master. The simplest explanation is always the most likely.” ― Agatha Christie

73. “You never can tell when a bad thing might make a good thing happen.” ― Ingrid Law

74. “You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose.” ― Lou Holtz

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