Word of the Day: Good

Good /ɡo͝od/

1.adjective: of a favorable, virtuous, or commendable character or tendency

It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.” Dalai Lama

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” Plato, c. 427 BCE – 347 BCE

2. noun: something conforming to the moral order of the universe; that which is morally right; righteousness

Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.” Voltaire, 1694 – 1778

3. noun (plural) goods: a commodity, or a physical, tangible item that satisfies some human want or need, or something that people find useful or desirable and make an effort to acquire it

Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.” Aristotle, 384 BCE – 322 BCE

4. adverb: well; better than average

Be not simply good – be good for something.” Henry David Thoreau, 1817 – 1862