Hannah Arendt on Evil

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.

~ Hannah Arendt

Sonny Rollins on Life

What I need to know is that being a person who understands that giving is better than getting is the proper way to live. Live your life now in a positive way. Help people if you can. Don’t hurt people. That works perfectly for me, man.

~ Sonny Rollins / NYT, February 21, 2020

Marcus Aurelius on Virtue

“This is what you deserve. You could be good today. But instead you choose tomorrow.”

~ Marcus Aurelius

Zeno on the Good

“All the good are friends of one another.”

~ Zeno of Citium

Socrates on Righteousness

“All men’s souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.”

~ Socrates

Buddha on Good and Evil

“There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.”

~ Buddha

Mark Twain on Goodness

“Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul.”

~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain on Being Good

“To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.”

~ Mark Twain