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Quotes About Good News

A dozen observations about the power of, and the need for, good news.

Mug with 'See The Good' printed on its side

“Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!” Anne Frank

“Bad news travels fast. Good news takes the scenic route.” Doug Larson

“When I read the newspaper, I look for the good news because every thought we think changes our biochemistry. Your hormones are all affected by your thoughts. Pay attention to things that bring you joy.” Dr. Christiane Northup

"Good news is rare these days, and every glittering ounce of it should be cherished and hoarded and worshipped and fondled like a priceless diamond." Hunter S. Thompson

“A lot of times good news happens slowly and bad news happens all at once. And so we tend to focus on the bad news that’s crashing over us in waves, and not on the slow long-term work that people are doing together to try to make a better world for us to share.” John Green

“I'm convinced of this: Good done anywhere is good done everywhere. For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they're stones that don't matter. As long as you're breathing, it's never too late to do some good.” Dr. Maya Angelou

"The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he's really pissed off." Bob Hope

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it is those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” Desmond Tutu

“The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news... and it's not entirely the media's fault, bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news.” Peter McWilliams

"The good news is that you have everything you need to lift yourself off the couch to start kicking butt. You just have to decide that you're going to do it, not that you're too lazy to."

Jen Sincero

"Turn around and believe that the good news that we are loved is better than we ever dared hope, and that to believe in that good news, to live out of it and toward it, to be in love with that good news, is of all glad things in this world the gladdest thing of all." Frederick Buechner

"Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news." Ethel Waters

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