The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
This open eye for possible alternatives which need to be scrutinized before we can determine which is the best grounded is profoundly disconcerting to all conservatives and to almost all revolutionaries.
You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.
That action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers.
Every profession will have its rogues, of course, no matter what oaths are sworn, but many health care professionals have a real commitment to serving the best interests of their clients.
There’s a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains or sustains at the hands not of another, but of himself.
All the best have something in common, a regard for reality, an agreement to its primacy over the imagination.
Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts.
If you laughed earlier in the poem, and I bring you close to tears in the end, that’s the best.
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by party-spirit, which at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.