A good book is the purest essence of a human soul.
A good book isn't written, it's rewritten.
A good book ought to bring out lots of different responses from those that read it -- none of them pre-planned, and all of them very personal. Whatever they take away from the reading of the book is valuable.
A good book should leave you, slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.
A good book written for children can be read by adults.
A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one.
A good book, in the language of the booksellers, is a saleable one; in the language of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructful one.
A good bookshop is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to read.
A good bookshop is not just about selling books from shelves, but reaching out into the world and making a difference.
A good boss asks what part she could have played in the problem. And then she asks herself what she can do better next time.
A good boxer, in striking the round blow, instead of loosening body and arm, gathers himself into a heap of muscularity and begins his blow where all blows ought to begin, from the solidarity of the right foot.
A good boxing competition gives one the sight of fine men in their prime, trained to the ounce, showing the highest skill, pluck and endurance in carrying out their attack and defence under strict rules of fair play and good temper.
A good breeder or experienced rescue agency wants you to prove that you'll be a capable caretaker. The interrogation and screening can be annoying, but it's also a sign that you're on the right track. A breeder ought to know if you work long hours away from home, have a fenced yard, have kids or other animals, or if you have access to parks.
A good browser, apps, good camera, and fast networking in your smartphone is just expected today.
A good business book teaches simple truths.
A good businessman never makes a contract unless he's sure he can carry it through, yet every fool on earth is perfectly willing to sign a marriage contract without considering whether he can live up to it or not.
A good butcher is important to have. It's like a shrink.
A good butler should save his employer's life at least once a day.
A good captain is not made from calm seas.