Deeds Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Deeds

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There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world. The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us, with or without repentance.
~By Gilbert Parker ~


The vigor and power and comfort of our spiritual life depends on our mortification of deeds of the flesh.
~By John Owen ~


Be prepared, and be careful not to do your good deeds when there's no one watching you.
~By Tom Lehrer ~


Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind.
~By George William Curtis ~


Big words seldom accompany good deeds.
~By Charlotte Whitton ~


When deeds speak, words are nothing.
~By Pierre-Joseph Proudhon ~


Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.
~By Sophocles ~


Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?
~By Robert Browning ~


Often even a whole city suffers for a bad man who sins and contrives presumptuous deeds.
~By Hesiod ~


Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence - by Christian meekness - by lives of temperance and holiness.
~By Richard Mentor Johnson ~


A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
~By Chanakya ~


The soldiers never explained to the government when an Indian was wronged, but reported the misdeeds of the Indians.
~By Geronimo ~


Honest people don't hide their deeds.
~By Emily Bronte ~


Thoughts are the gun, words are the bullets, deeds are the target, the bulls-eye is heaven.
~By Douglas Horton ~


According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings.
~By Bodhidharma ~


How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds makes ill deeds done!
~By William Shakespeare ~


In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
~By Aristotle ~


If a belief is not realized immediately in open deeds, it is stored up for the guidance of the future.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.
~By Euripides ~


Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty.
~By Sallust ~


We have all had the experience of finding that our reactions and perhaps even our deeds have denied beliefs we thought were ours.
~By James Baldwin ~


It is thought and feeling which guides the universe, not deeds.
~By Edgar Cayce ~


In great deeds something abides.
~By Joseph L. Chamberlain ~


Real worth requires no interpreter: its everyday deeds form its emblem.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


Speak out in acts; the time for words has passed, and only deeds will suffice.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Our acts make or mar us, we are the children of our own deeds.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


Let each man think himself an act of God, His mind a thought, his life a breath of God; And let each try, by great thoughts and good deeds, To show the most of Heaven he hath in him.
~By Philip James Bailey ~


Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
~By Plutarch ~


It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds.
~By Lucretius ~


Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


For as one star another far exceeds, So souls in heaven are placed by their deeds.
~By Robert Greene ~


Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale, enrich it large, and then let wise men listen.
~By Pindar ~


All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect.
~By Walter Annenberg ~


The thought is a deed. Of all deeds she fertilizes the world most.
~By Emile Zola ~


Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express.
~By George A. Smith ~


Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.
~By Evelyn Underhill ~


Members will hear me say repeatedly words are important; deeds are a reality.
~By Jon Corzine ~


A man must be willing to die for justice. Death is an inescapable reality and men die daily, but good deeds live forever.
~By Jesse Jackson ~


The Israeli government has proved over the past year its commitment to peace, both in words and deeds. By contrast, the Palestinians are posing preconditions for renewing the diplomatic process in a way they have not done over the course of 16 years.
~By Benjamin Netanyahu ~


I ask every Communist individually to set an example, by deeds and without pretense, a real example worthy of a man and a Communist, in restoring order, starting normal life, in resuming work and production, and in laying the foundations of an ordered life.
~By Janos Kadar ~


If one begins all deeds well, it is likely that they will end well too.
~By Sophocles ~


Time, which wears down and diminishes all things, augments and increases good deeds, because a good turn liberally offered to a reasonable man grows continually through noble thought and memory.
~By Francois Rabelais ~


The man of sensibility is too busy talking about his feelings to have time for good deeds.
~By Mason Cooley ~


A key to the mentality of the left is that it judges itself by its best intentions, and judges its opponents - America chief among them - by their worst deeds.
~By David Horowitz ~


Good actions ennoble us, we are the sons of our own deeds.
~By Jean Paul ~


For shameful deeds are taught by shameful deeds.
~By Sophocles ~


I don't believe in devils. Indifference and misunderstandings can create evil situations. Most of the time, people who appear to be evil are really victims of evil deeds.
~By Max von Sydow ~


Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.
~By Dodie Smith ~


In the deregulated realm of US banking and finance, crime does occasionally pay for its foul deeds, not in prison time but by making modest rebates to the victims.
~By William Greider ~


Little deeds are like little seeds, they grow to flowers or to weeds.
~By Daniel D. Palmer ~


Life is short and if you're looking for extension, you had best do well. 'Cause there's good deeds and then there's good intentions. They are as far apart as Heaven and Hell.
~By Ben Harper ~


For a season, a gifted speaker can inspire with his words, but for a lifetime John McCain has inspired with his deeds.
~By Sarah Palin ~


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


Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
~By George Eliot ~


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.
~By Saint Basil ~


What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


The genius of America is that we are still a land of undiscovered shores, and we are at our best when we open our hearts and allow the night winds to bring renewed visions of great deeds.
~By Phil Bredesen ~


Authentic values are those by which a life can be lived, which can form a people that produces great deeds and thoughts.
~By Allan Bloom ~


We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the motives that produced them.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


When there is life and mankind, a person will live striving for good deeds, liberty and a bright life, and wish that goodness and justice will reign in the world.
~By Islom Karimov ~


Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.
~By Charles Reade ~


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


It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best.
~By Philip James Bailey ~


It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.
~By Plutarch ~


Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
~By Peter Marshall ~


True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.
~By Albert Camus ~


It was not the path I was to take. Because of my deeds, I will never know peace again.
~By Hiawatha ~


Better have a black face than be worried about black deeds.
~By Robert N. Lee ~


I courted fame but as a spur to brave and honest deeds; who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it.
~By David Mallet ~


It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
~By Sophocles ~


If a man suffers ill, let it be without shame; for this is the only profit when we are dead. You will never say a good word about deeds that are evil and disgraceful.
~By Aeschylus ~


Words without deeds violates the moral and legal obligation we have under the genocide convention but, more importantly, violates our sense of right and wrong and the standards we have as human beings about looking to care for one another.
~By Jon Corzine ~


And now may the blessing of God rest upon all men. I have told unto them the Epic of Kings, and the Epic of Kings is come to a close, and the tale of their deeds is ended.
~By Ferdowsi ~


Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.
~By Douglas Horton ~


Your ability to rationalize your own bad deeds makes you believe that the whole world is as amoral as you are.
~By Doug Coupland ~


Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
~By John Ruskin ~


Only the other world has substance and reality; only good deeds and holy learning have tangible worth.
~By Abraham Cahan ~


Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
~By Democritus ~


I hope to God that the inner strength that will vindicate my deeds will in good time spring forth from my own people. I have done as I had to on the prompting of my inner voice.
~By Kurt Huber ~


The living Church of the redeemed is his book. He founded a religion of the living spirit, not of a written code, like the Mosaic law. Yet his words and deeds are recorded by as honest and reliable witnesses as ever put pen to paper.
~By Philip Schaff ~


The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.
~By John Milton ~


Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.
~By Jose Marti ~


The supply of words in the world market is plentiful but the demand is falling. Let deeds follow words now.
~By Lech Walesa ~


Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


Let deeds match words.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice, there is little we can do to change; until we notice how failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds.
~By R. D. Laing ~


The man who sows wrong thoughts and deeds and prays that God will bless him is in the position of a farmer who, having sown tares, asks God to bring forth for him a harvest of wheat.
~By James Allen ~


Sometimes the way you respond to horrific, evil deeds is the measure of one's self as a man, as a nation, as people, as a community.
~By James Woods ~


Talking isn't doing. It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Our deeds disguise us. People need endless time to try on their deeds, until each knows the proper deeds for him to do. But every day, every hour, rushes by. There is no time.
~By John Locke ~


Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
~By Herodotus ~

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