I am a Citizen of the World, and my Nationality is Goodwill.— Socrates
Delightful Goodwill quotations
Politeness and courteousness are a small price to pay for the goodwill of others.
You are obliged to love your neighbor as yourself, and loving him, you ought to help him spiritually, with prayer, counseling him with words, and assisting him both spiritually and temporally, according to the need in which he may be, at least with your goodwill if you have nothing else.
Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
It is not only war that can stop war but men of goodwill, conscious of their mission can deal with such deadly enemy.
In these days of political, personal and economic disintegration, music is not a luxury, it's a necessity; not simply because it is therapeutic, nor because it is the universal language, but because it is the persistent focus of our intelligence, aspiration and goodwill.
At this very moment enormous numbers of intelligent men and women of goodwill are trying to build a better world. But problems are born faster than they can be solved.
Through mutual understanding, sincerity and goodwill, and with great wisdom and broad views, the leaders on both sides should jointly initiate new opportunities for peace, stability, cooperation and mutual benefit.
The first step to this end is to develop peace and goodwill within our borders, by training our youth of both sexes to its practice as their habit of life, so that the jealousies of town against town, class against class and sect against sect no longer exist; and then to extend this good feeling beyond our frontiers towards our neighbours.
All readers come to fiction as willing accomplices to your lies.
Such is the basic goodwill contract made the moment we pick up a work of fiction.
I feel that the dormant goodwill in people needs to be stirred.
People need to hear that it makes sense to behave decently or to help others, to place common interests above their own, to respect the elementary rules of human coexistence.
We are all members of the same great family .
.. On social occasions the formality of strictly military occasions should be relaxed, and a spirit of friendliness and goodwill should prevail.
The boss depends on authority; the leader on goodwill.
Goodwill to others is constructive thought.
It helps build you up. It is good for your body. It makes vour blood purer, your muscles stronger, and your whole form more symmetrical in shape. It is the real elixir of life. The more such thought you attract to you, the more life you will have.
Punishment damages goodwill and self-esteem, and shifts our attention from the intrinsic value of an action to external consequences.
The spirit of Christmas is - and hopefully always will be - about goodwill and generosity to others and peace on earth.
Goodwill is the one and only asset that competition cannot undersell or destroy.
Goodwill toward all beings is the true religion;
cherish in your hearts boundless goodwill to all that lives.
Eating is not merely a material pleasure.
Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.
If the first casualty of war is innocence, then perhaps with each bullet fired, bomb detonated, leader overthrown, wall built, economy destroyed and family member killed, we are not creating goodwill and harmony, but rather another child who believes violence is the only means to bring about change in the world.
Those influences which really make and mar human happiness and greatness are beyond the reach of the law. The law can keep neighbors from trespassing, but it cannot put neighborly courtesy and good-will into their relations.
Kind thoughts increase the flow of vital energy into your body and mind.
Do kind acts now. Do not procrastinate. Kindness is like a healing balm. It soothes suffering... Little drops of water make the mighty ocean. Even so, little acts of kindness make an ocean of goodwill.
It's what each of us sows, and how, that gives us character and prestige.
Seeds of kindness, goodwill, and human understanding, planted in fertile soil, spring up into deathless friendships, big deeds of worth, and a memory that will not soon fade out. We are all sowers of seeds-and let us never forget it!
I just believe in the goodwill of people, the power of people to do something positive.
To say that a man is your Friend means commonly no more than this, that he is not your enemy.
Show charity and goodwill to others and it will return to enhance your own life in many wonderful ways.
Let this be our rule for goodwill and helpfulness, that whenever we are able to assist others we should behave as stewards who must someday give an account of ourselves.
Affirm divine calmness and peace, and send out only thoughts of love and goodwill if you want to live in peace and harmony. Never get angry, for anger poisons your system.
Let the radiance of my enthusiasms envelop the poor courtyard and the bare classroom. Let my heart be a stronger column and my goodwill purer gold than the columns and gold of rich schools.
Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill.
The U.S has acquired reservoirs of goodwill around the globe over many years. But it is clear - from polling data and ample anecdotal evidence - that America is losing its allure in much of the world.
Sometimes I wonder if there is really goodwill in the world to worry about saving human beings, or whether we are just using that as camouflage for our own interests, the self-centered drive for more profits.
Maturity is a compound of wisdom, goodwill, resilience, and creativity.
There's more, much more, to Christmas Than candlelight and cheer;
It's the spirit of sweet friendship That brightens all year. It's thoughtfulness and kindness, It's hope reborn again, For peace, for understanding, And for goodwill to men!
Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.
It is, one is told, the unforgivable sin, but it is a sin the corrupt or evil man never practices. He always has hope. He never reaches the freezing-point of knowing absolute failure. Only the man of goodwill carries always in his heart this capacity for damnation.
My message to you is: build up physical strength not for aggression, not for militarism, but for becoming fighting fit, all your life and all the time in every walk of life of your nation wherever you be and always to be a force for peace, international amity and goodwill.