God does not need your good works, but your neighbor does.— Martin Luther
Dreamy Good Deeds quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
I was in darkness, but I took three steps and found myself in paradise.
The first step was a good thought, the second, a good word; and the third, a good deed.
So shines a good deed... in a weary world.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
... People with great passions, people who accomplish great deeds, people who possess strong feelings, even people with great minds and a strong personality, rarely come out of good little boys and girls.
Turn yourself not away from three best things: Good Thought, Good Word, and Good Deed.
Your good thoughts, good words and good deeds alone will be your intercessors.
Nothing more will be wanted. They alone will serve you as a safe pilot to the harbour of Heaven, as a safe guide to the gates of paradise.
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?
Every man should view himself as equally balanced: half good and half evil.
Likewise, he should see the entire world as half good and half evil.... With a single good deed he will tip the scales for himself, and for the entire world, to the side of good.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
After you have made a decision that is pleasing to God, the Devil may try to make you have second thoughts. Intensify your prayer time, meditation, and good deeds. For if Satan's temptations merely cause you to increase your efforts to grow in holiness, he'll have an incentive to leave you alone.
Perhaps, a sin that humbles you is better than a good deed that makes you arrogant.
There are two kinds of Riya - Showing off-Ostentation ie pure ostentation and adulterated ostention. In pure ostentation "Riya" a man does a good deed only for worldly benefit. In Adulterated ostentation, a man does a good deed with the intention of reaping the benefits of the world as well as of the Hereafter.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
The Brahmins say that in their books there are many predictions of times in which it will rain. But press those books as strongly as you can, you can not get out of them a drop of water. So you can not get out of all the books that contain the best precepts the smallest good deed.
Every day, nay every moment, try to do some good deed.
If you find that somebody is not grateful for all that you have done for him, then do not get disappointed because often you will find that someone else feels under your obligation though you have done nothing for him and thus your good deeds will be compensated, and Allah will reward you for your goodness.
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
All humans are dead except those who have knowledge;
and all those who have knowledge are asleep, except those who do good deeds; and those who do good deeds are deceived, except those who are sincere; and those who are sincere are always in a state of worry.
What is reprehensible is that while leading good lives themselves and abhorring those of wicked men, some, fearing to offend, shut their eyes to evil deeds instead of condemning them and pointing out their malice.
Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
A wife and a husband should be regarded as friends for the sake of Allaah.
And that friendship is above material needs; each encouraging the other one to do good deeds, which are pleasing to Allaah.
The sin which makes you sad and repentant is more liked by Allah than the good deed which turns you arrogant.
Naked a man comes into the world and naked he leaves it, after all is said and done he leaves nothing except the good deeds he leaves behind.
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?
There is no reward equal to that of doing the most good to the most people in the most need.
He who plants kindness gathers love.
We should let God be the One to praise us and not praise ourselves.
For God detests those who commend themselves. Let others applaud our good deeds.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
If you are unable to compete with the pious in their good deeds, compete with the sinful in their repentance.
Help me, O Lord, that my hands may be merciful and filled with good deeds, so that I may do only good to my neighbors.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
The church is never a place to show off. Do your good deeds quietly. Serve; don't seek to be seen
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.
Such is life, here today, gone tomorrow! Nothing goes with one, except one's merit and demerit; good and evil deeds follow one even after death.
You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.
The main thing between you and God is not so much your sins; it's your damnable good works.
I turn to right and left, in all the earth I see no signs of justice, sense or worth: A man does evil deeds, and all his days Are filled with luck and universal praise; Another's good in all he does - he dies A wretched, broken man whom all despise.
What you do is your history. What you set in motion is your legacy.
The Righteous Salaf were as fearful of their good deeds being squandered, or not being accepted, as the present generation is certain that their neglect would be forgiven.
Knighthood lies above eternity; it doesn’t live off fame, but rather deeds.