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Quotes And Sayings About Deeds

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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 ~


Kind thoughts are rarer than either kind words or deeds. They imply a great deal of thinking about others. This in itself is rare. But they also imply a great deal of thinking about others without the thoughts being criticisms. This is rarer still.
~By Frederick William Faber ~


Initial reports are encouraging. In the end of the day, it's going to be deeds, not words, that matter.
~By Stephen Hadley ~


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 ~


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


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


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 of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or thought of vanity.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


Words without deeds is an affront to the principle that guides our Nation and makes a mockery of the values we as public servants claim to love.
~By Jon Corzine ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 men who have furnished me with my greatest inspiration have not been men of wealth, but men of deeds.
~By James Cash Penney ~


Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
~By Rosa Parks ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Long after the bomb falls and you and your good deeds are gone, cockroaches will still be here, prowling the streets like armored cars.
~By Tama Janowitz ~


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 ~


Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


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


Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Great acts are made up of small deeds.
~By Lao Tzu ~


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


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


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 ~


Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
~By Buddha ~


Where I come from, deeds mean a lot more than words.
~By Zell Miller ~


The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Our democracy is not a product but a continual process. It is preserved not by monuments but deeds. Sometimes it needs refining; sometimes it needs amending; sometimes it needs defending. Always, it needs improving.
~By Lee H. Hamilton ~


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


Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing - where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger; which he knows he was meant and made to do.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


He is not wise to me who is wise in words only, but he who is wise in deeds.
~By Saint Gregory ~


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 ~


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


A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.
~By Kong Fu Zi ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Success in crime always invites to worse deeds.
~By Edward Coke ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


The power of noble deeds is to be preserved and passed on to the future.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


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


It is our duty to watch over the actions and activities of this government and to insist that, in words as well as in deeds, the interests of our constituency primarily and of the Nation ultimately are served.
~By Diane Watson ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Man is remembered by his deeds.
~By Knute Nelson ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


One lives with so many bad deeds on one's conscience and some good intentions in one's heart.
~By John Dewey ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Let deeds match words.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~

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