The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.— Voltaire
Promising Good Actions quotations
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Good things don't come to those who wait. They come to those who agitate!
Good is something you do, not something you talk about.
Some medals are pinned to your soul, not to your jacket.
A good archer is known not by his arrows but by his aim.
Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.
Joy is love exalted; peace is love in response; long-suffering is love enduring; gentleness is love in society; goodness is love in action; faith is love on the battlefield; meekness is love in tough situations; and temperance is love in training.
Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.
Good intentions might sound nice, but it's positive actions that matter.
Whatever your conscious mind assumes and believes to be true, your subconscious mind will accept and bring to pass. Believe in good fortune, divine guidance, right action, and all the blessings of life.
Good words do not last long unless they amount to something.
Good actions are a guard against the blows of adversity.
The greatest pleasure I know, is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.
Let your first hour set the theme of success and positive action that is certain to echo through your entire day. Today will never happen again.
People sometimes rationalize their greed by saying that it is all for the good of their children but this is nothing but an excuse they use to make their despicable actions appear respectable and praiseworthy.
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.
What is this true meditation? It is to make everything: coughing, swallowing, waving the arms, motion, stillness, words, action, the evil and the good, prosperity and shame, gain and loss, right and wrong, into one single koan.
In the end, what would you gain from everlasting remembrance? Absolutely nothing. So what is left worth living for? This alone: justice in thought, goodness in action, speech that cannot deceive, and a disposition glad of whatever comes, welcoming it as necessary, as familiar, as flowing from the same source and fountain as yourself.
How often it is that a small action becomes great by its intention.
And how often it is that a great action becomes small by its intention.
Each person we meet on a daily basis who does not know Christ is hell-bound.
That may make some folks bristle-but it's a fact. When we refuse to warn people that their actions and lifestyles have eternal consequences, we're not doing them any favors. If everybody feels good about his or her sin, why would anyone repent?
What you do is your history. What you set in motion is your legacy.
Reading good literature is an experience of pleasure.
..but it is also an experience of learning what and how we are, in our human integrity and our human imperfection, with our actions, our dreams, and our ghosts, alone and in relationships that link us to others, in our public image and in the secret recesses of our consciousness.
Good thoughts are no better than good dreams if you don't follow through.
Every dollar that we send in State Department aid or humanitarian aid that saves us from having to get involved with very expensive military actions is a good investment. And frankly, helping Israel fight terrorism in the Middle East is much cheaper than us fighting it here on our shores.
Elegance is usually confused with superficiality, fashion, lack of depth.
This is a serious mistake: human beings need to have elegance in their actions and in their posture because this word is synonymous with good taste, amiability, equilibrium and harmony.
Every other movie is one of those action things.
I mean, 'Lost in Space'? A bunch of good actors running around shooting at special effects on a soundstage? I took my kids to see that and felt like I was on an acid trip.
It is not enough to know what is good: you must be able to do it.
I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil.
Never do anything that taints your mind.
Wrong actions cause negative or evil mental vibrations that are reflected in your whole appearance and personality. Engage in those actions and thoughts that nurture the good qualities you want to have.
When a man's life is destroyed or damaged by some wound or privation of soul or body, which is due to other men's actions or negligence, it is not only his sensibility that suffers but also his aspiration toward the good. Therefore there has been sacrilege towards that which is sacred in him.
Do not say that faith in Christ alone can save you, for this is not possible if you do not attain love for Him, which is demonstrated by deeds. As for mere faith: "The demons also believe and tremble" (James, 2:19). The action of love consists in heartfelt good deeds toward one's neighbor, magnanimity, patience, and sober use of things.
It is in our power to stretch out our arms and, by doing good in our actions, to seize life and set it in our soul.
The most important knowledge teachers need to do good work is a knowledge of how students are experiencing learning and perceiving their teacher's actions.
It is always man's ideas which drive his actions.
This has, at times, resulted in great evil; but as we look around us, we cannot doubt that it has resulted in greater good.
Through repentance the filth of our foul actions is washed away.
After this, we participate in the Holy Spirit, not automatically, but according to the faith, humility and inner disposition of the repentance in which our soul is engaged. For this reason it is good to repent each day as the act of repentance is unending.
Having the world's best idea will do you no good unless you act on it.
People who want milk shouldn't sit on a stool in the middle of a field in hopes that a cow will back up to them.
If I have done wrong to another person, the correct course of action is to apologize and make amends to that person and not blow it all off and hope that some God is going to forgive me and make it all go away. That sort of mentality is what allows people to not treat others in a way that is good.
If I had to sum up in a word what makes a good manager, I'd say decisiveness.
You can use the fanciest computers to gather the numbers, but in the end you have to set a timetable and act.