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.— Friedrich Nietzsche
Off-limits Good Words quotations
For beautiful eye look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
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.
Be good to your work, your work, and your friend.
Do the right thing because it is right.
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
In the beginning there was the word. The word was Jah. The word is in I, Jah is in I. I make what is good, better, and what is better, best. I follow this in every aspect of life.
For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
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.
Thank you everyone for your kind words, support and prayers!! I'm hurting right now but it's great to know good people have my back!!
If we once get above our Bibles and cease making the written Word of God our sole rule both as to faith and practice, we shall soon lie open to all manner of delusion and be in great danger of making shipwreck of faith and a good conscience.
I am tired of talk that comes to nothing It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and all the broken promises. There has been too much talking by men who had no right to talk. It does not require many words to speak the truth.
A good test of a relationship is how a person responds to the word 'no.
' Love respects 'no,' control does not.
Good-Bye is an easy word to say but try saying it to a friend.
If I never knew you, I'd be safe, but half as real, never knowing I could feel.
Americans of good-will, the nice decent church people, the well-meaning liberals, the good hearted souls who themselves wouldn't lynch anyone, must begin to realize that they have to be more than passively good-hearted, more than church goingly Christian, and much more than word-of-mouth in the liberalism.
It's just all love. That's what music is. That's why music is created. To make people feel good, to uplift people. That's what musicians are for: to give everyone an escape, to let everyone feel good and take people out of everyday problems, so that they can hear music and sing words that are hopefully relatable.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.
Kind words do not cost much. They never blister the tongue or lips. They make other people good-natured. They also produce their own image on men's souls, and a beautiful image it is.
Good words do not last long unless they amount to something.
Unconditional love will have the final word in reality.
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
There are so many people who want to get together to have a great prayer meeting or other great gatherings. Friend, have you ever tried being alone? That is where God will meet with you. Take the Word of God and go off alone with Him. It will do you a lot of good.
Every temptation that is resisted, every evil thought that is curbed, every desire that is subdued, every bitter word that is withheld, every noble aspiration that is encouraged, every sublime thought that is cultivated, adds to the development of will-force, good character, and attainment of eternal bliss and immortality.
If you are complaining about things in your life, you are on the complaining frequency, and you are not in a position to attract what you want. Get on to the frequency of good with your thoughts and words. Firstly you will feel good, and secondly you will be on the frequency of receiving more good.
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
However many holy words you read, However many you speak, What good will they do you If you do not act on upon them?
It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and the broken promises.
People aren't very good listeners, by nature.
Part of being a good communicator is recognizing and understanding that and trying to make the complex simple. I try to capture a concept, an idea or a moment in a few words. If they remember it, job done.
Hard words are very rarely useful. Real firmness is good for every thing. Strut is good for nothing.
Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you; until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire; until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Good authors, too, who once knew better words now only use four-letter words writing prose... anything goes.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Discipline isn't a dirty word. Far from it. Discipline is the one thing that separates us from chaos and anarchy. Discipline implies timing. It's the precursor to good behavior, and it never comes from bad behavior. People who associate discipline with punishment are wrong: with discipline, punishment is unnecessary.
Real kindness seeks no return.
He who plants kindness gathers love.
When evil men plot, good men must plan.
When evil men burn and bomb, good men must build and bind. When evil men shout ugly words of hatred, good men must commit themselves to the glories of love.