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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

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

Look for no reward in goodness but goodness itself.


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

We are the children of our own deeds.

Victor Hugo, author

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

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

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

Charles Lamb, critic

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

George Orwell, author

Goodness is the only investment which never fails.

Henry David Thoreau, author

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

Orison Swett Marden, writer

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

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

Sophocles, poet

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

George Eliot, author

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

Aldous Huxley, novelist

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

David Grayson, journalist

Mighty in deeds and not in words.


Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

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

Thomas Paine, writer

The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention


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

Dalai Lama, leader

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

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Nothing leads to good that is not natural.

Friedrich von Schiller, poet

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

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

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

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

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

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

Saul Bellow, novelist

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

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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

Bertolt Brecht, poet

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

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

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

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

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

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

Leonard Cohen, musician

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,

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

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

Iris Murdoch, author

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

Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort,

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

Sir Walter Raleigh,

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

Sir Joshua Reynolds,

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

H. G. [Herbert George] Wells,

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

Eliza Cook, poet

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

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,

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

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


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

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

Athenaeus, author

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

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

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


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


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

Dodie Smith, dramatist

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

Beatrix Potter, author

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

Happy is the man whose deeds are greater than his learning


Mornin' ladies, my goodness don't you look happy. Must be cuttin' somebody up pretty good.

Andy Griffith, actor

Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

He's not safe, but he's good (referring to Aslan, the Lion, in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe)

C. S. Lewis, writer

No one can appropriate God, goodness, the Bible or Jesus. It just seems that way.

Anne Lamott, author

My great-grandfather and his two brothers fought at Gettysburg. They were in artillery, and they survived the war, thank goodness. So I revere what they did. I think their motivations were honorable when they undertook the war and participated in it along with other Southerners.

Jimmy Carter, president

The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

When I'm good I'm very, very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.

Mae West, actress

Men should not try to overstrain their goodness more than any other faculty, bodily or mental.

Samuel Butler, poet

There is no true gracefulness which is not epitomized goodness.

Samuel Butler, poet

Well, for us, in history where goodness is a rare pearl, he who was good almost takes precedence over he who was great.

Victor Hugo, author

The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions.

Chanakya, teacher

If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.

Nelson Mandela, statesman

Those who shine in the second rank, are eclipsed by the first.


No people do so much harm as those who go about doing good.

Mandell Creighton, historian

No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his power to be wicked. Goodness without that power is generally nothing more than sloth, or an impotence of will.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

In order to set forth the goodness of God towards myself, I have thought it prudent to record some of the leading incidents of my life, as a means of setting forth to my children that He is a rewarder of them who diligently seek Him.

William Rowley, dramatist

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

Alan Alda, actor

He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars.

William Blake, poet

True revolutionaries are like God - they create the world in their own image. Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.

Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, writer

I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me - spiritually and financially.

Denzel Washington, actor

We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.

John Ruskin, writer

Its goodness is a decision for the mouth to make.

Lu Yu, author

My goodness, everyone is planting grapes, even a neighbor with only five acres.

Doc Severinsen, musician

The Christian churches were offered two things: the spirit of Jesus and the idiotic morality of Paul, and they rejected the higher inspiration... Following Paul, we have turned the goodness of love into a fiend and degraded the crowning impulse of our being into a capital sin.

Frank Harris, author

It's sort of a feeling of power onstage. It's really the ability to make people smile, or just to turn them one way or another for that duration of time, and for it to have some effect later on. I don't really think it's power... it's the goodness.

Robert Plant, musician

I believe in one God, the first and great cause of goodness. I also believe in Jesus Christ, the rebirth of the world. I also believe in the Holy Ghost, the comforter.

Daniel Morgan, soldier

Goodness means the highest degree of popularity.

Heinrich Mann, novelist

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

Abu Bakr, leader

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