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If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me? ⏤ Maya Angelou

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Don't just be good to others. Be good to yourself too.

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Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.

Maya Angelou, poet

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.

Henry Ford, industrialist

You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people.

Nadia Comaneci, athlete

True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.

Albert Einstein, physicist

How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?

Dr. Seuss, author

There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn.

Chinese Proverbs,

A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

Live not as though there were a thousand years ahead of you. Fate is at your elbow; make yourself good while life and power are still yours.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more.

Woody Allen, director

If you can't return a favor, pass it on.

Louise Brown, celebrity

Look for no reward in goodness but goodness itself.


It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.

Aristotle, philosopher

That best portion of a good man's life; His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth, poet

Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.

Buddha, monk

We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.

Nelson Mandela, statesman

What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.

George Orwell, author

The greatest pleasure I know, is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.

Charles Lamb, critic

We are the children of our own deeds.

Victor Hugo, author

Goodness is the only investment which never fails.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.

George Eliot, author

The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason.

T. S. Eliot, poet

Every germ of goodness will at last struggle into bloom and fruitage;...true success follows every right step.

Orison Swett Marden, writer

Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.

George Eliot, author

Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

Good is a product of the ethical and spiritual artistry of individuals; it cannot be mass-produced.

Aldous Huxley, novelist

Mighty in deeds and not in words.


To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.

Sophocles, poet

Goodness is uneventful. It does not flash, it glows.

David Grayson, journalist

The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention


My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.

Thomas Paine, writer

There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.

Dalai Lama, leader

Nothing leads to good that is not natural.

Friedrich von Schiller, poet

Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Ugly deeds are most estimable when hidden.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.

Phillips Brooks, clergyman

As if one could know the good a person is capable of, when one doesn't know the bad he might do.

Elias Canetti, author

Good and bad men are less than they seem.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet

The devil himself is good when he is pleased.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

One goes through school, college, medical school and one's internship learning little or nothing about goodness but a good deal about success.

Ashley Montagu, scientist

True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power.

Milan Kundera, writer

In goodness there are all kinds of wisdom.

Euripides, poet

Goodness is achieved not in a vacuum, but in the company of other men, attended by love.

Saul Bellow, novelist

In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.

Leonard Cohen, musician

Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.

Garrison Keillor, writer

Being good is just a matter of temperament in the end.

Iris Murdoch, author

It is very hard to be simple enough to be good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

Real worth requires no interpreter: its everyday deeds form its emblem.

Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort,

Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what that is.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

For goodness sake, will they hear, will white people hear what we are trying to say? Please, all we are asking you to do is to recognize that we are humans, too.

Desmond Tutu, cleric

No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand.

Bertolt Brecht, poet

Everyone whose deeds are more than his wisdom, his wisdom endures; and everyone whose wisdom is more than his deeds, his wisdom does not endure.

The Talmud,

Happy is the man whose deeds are greater than his learning


In our open society, we are inclined to give to the less fortunate for the pure goodness of giving. We open our home to those who are alone on this holiday to spread some warmth into the life of another.

Jeff Miller, politician

Nothing can be made of nothing; he who has laid up no material can produce no combination.

Sir Joshua Reynolds,

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.

Dodie Smith, dramatist

Beauty endures only for as long as it can be seen; goodness, beautiful today, will remain so tomorrow.


Talking much is a sign of vanity, for the one who is lavish with words is cheap in deeds.

Sir Walter Raleigh,

Goodness does not consist in greatness, but greatness in goodness.

Athenaeus, author

Affection is the most important thing. And the quality of affection - with your friends, your lovers, your family. But particularly for your own generation.

Allen Ginsberg, poet

The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration.


Though language forms the preacher, 'Tis good works make the man.

Eliza Cook, poet

She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again.

CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand,

Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.

Beatrix Potter, author

Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it.

Albert Schweitzer, theologian

One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the unteachable wildness of the Good.

H. G. [Herbert George] Wells,

Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.

John Dryden, poet

Good deeds from good intentions flow; but good intentions only; build for us a place below.


There are few good women who do not tire of their role.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Piety is the most solid goodness, and the vilest of what is evil is vice.

Abu Bakr, leader

Thank goodness we don't live in medieval times, when people fought wars over ideas.

Wojciech Jaruzelski, leader

I'm fighting a losing battle here: I'm trying to lose some weight. I love chocolate; that's one of my biggest downfalls. I haven't gotten a whole lot of chocolate, thank goodness, because I'd probably be about 300 pounds.

Carrie Underwood, musician

Right now, I have to admit, that I'm more interested in giving people a little bit of hope and goodness.

Aaron Eckhart, actor

May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster, war, from all lands, with her hated associates, rapine and insatiable ambition!

Daniel Boone, explorer

In the past goodness was always a collective experience. Then goodness became privatised.

Edward Bond, playwright

Religion enabled society to organise itself to debate goodness, just as Greek drama had once done.

Edward Bond, playwright

He has a number of curious facts in illustration of the power of mere goodness to protect against outrage.

George Combe, educator

The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.

Basil Hume, clergyman

I'd get 3-4 cheap home runs every year. You know, little 'wood shots' down either line. They would be pop flies in any other park. But, goodness me, they didn't count the number of long outs!

Bobby Thomson, athlete

Very few editors worry about heresy - their goals are much too commercial, thank goodness.

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, writer

Above all, it is not decency or goodness of gentleness that impresses the Middle East, but strength.

Meir Kahane, clergyman

Plato stands for the union of truth and goodness in the supreme idea of God.

James M. Baldwin,

I hope to goodness I would not still be working in the corporate world - the money is OK but it is no life at all.

Nigel Dennis, writer

For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism. The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God.

Lionel Blue, clergyman

Well, our concern has to do with the period prior to 9/11, up to and including the catastrophe that occurred. And thank goodness, we're not obliged to make assessments of what's going on now and deal with these current events.

Richard Ben-Veniste, lawyer

How beautiful it is to excel, and the goodness of giving from your heart.

Robert Mondavi, businessman

Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

To be frank, I suspect that today there is little respect for Christianity as source of moral teaching about goodness.

Timothy Radcliffe, clergyman

My fellow Minnesotans join me in mourning the loss of America's 40th President and celebrating the life of a man who personified both the greatness and goodness of America.

Jim Ramstad, politician

How sick one gets of being good, how much I should respect myself if I could burst out and make everyone wretched for twenty-four hours; embody selfishness.

Alice James, writer

Let it judge that nothing is either bad or good which can happen equally to the bad man and the good. For that which happens equally to him who lives contrary to nature and to him who lives according to nature, is neither according to nature nor contrary to nature.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it.

Mikhail Bakunin, revolutionary

Oh my goodness gracious, what you can buy off the Internet in terms of overhead photography. A trained ape can know an awful lot of what is going on in this world, just by punching on his mouse, for a relatively modest cost.

Donald Rumsfeld, politician

A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.

Emily Bronte, novelist

What monster have we here? A great Deed at this hour of day? A great just deed -- and not for pay? Absurd -- or insincere?

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet

We all have known good critics, who have stamped out poet's hopes; Good statesmen, who pulled ruin on the state; Good patriots, who, for a theory, risked a cause; Good kings, who disemboweled for a tax; Good Popes, who brought all good to jeopardy; Good Christians, who sat still in easy-chairs; And damned the general world for standing up. Now, may the good God pardon all good men!

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet

That man is good who does good to others; if he suffers on account of the good he does, he is very good; if he suffers at the hands of those to whom he has done good, then his goodness is so great that it could be enhanced only by greater sufferings; and if he should die at their hands, his virtue can go no further: it is heroic, it is perfect.

Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher

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