Goodness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Goodness

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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.
~By Richard Ben Veniste ~


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.
~By Robert Plant ~


I think the most that I've learned has been, how do I put this? The innate goodness inside of all of us.
~By Brian Behlendorf ~


There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of goodness.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~


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.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.
~By Billy Graham ~


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


Serve the dinner backward, do anything - but for goodness sake, do something weird.
~By Elsa Maxwell ~


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


From this it follows that con-sideration for other persons or for other living beings is very vital for goodness and want of consideration for other people makes human beings selfish, regardless for other people's good.
~By Morarji Desai ~


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


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.
~By Nelson Mandela ~


If kind parents love their children and delight in their happiness, then he who is perfect goodness in sending abroad mortal contagions doth assuredly direct their use.
~By John Woolman ~


Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally; goodness is always the product of some art.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


People who cease to believe in God or goodness altogether still believe in the devil. I don't know why. No, I do indeed know why. Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.
~By Anne Rice ~


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


In the end, nature is inexorable: it has no reason to hurry and, sooner or later, it takes what belongs to it. Unconsciously and inflexibly obedient to its own laws, it doesn't know art, just as it doesn't know freedom, just as it doesn't know goodness.
~By Ivan Turgenev ~


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


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.
~By Barbara Grizzuti Harrison ~


There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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 ~


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.
~By Lao Tzu ~


We have to put in our time every day to try and achieve and learn so that we can develop our talents and each of you, thank goodness, have special talents; each of you are special persons.
~By Bruce Vento ~


Its goodness is a decision for the mouth to make.
~By Lu Yu ~


Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one's own goodness.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


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.
~By Jeff Miller ~


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.
~By Basil C. Hume ~


It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


Plato stands for the union of truth and goodness in the supreme idea of God.
~By James M. Baldwin ~


Not one man in a thousand has the strength of mind or the goodness of heart to be an atheist.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greatest lesson of all.
~By John Hope Franklin ~


There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


There is sorrow in the world, but goodness too; and goodness that is not greenness, either, no more than sorrow is.
~By Herman Melville ~


Evil is always possible. Goodness is a difficulty.
~By Anne Rice ~


Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
~By Pablo Casals ~


Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature.
~By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel ~


It would be nice to feel that we are a better world, a world of more compassion and a world of more humanity, and to believe in the basic goodness of man.
~By Barbara Walters ~


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


It is not from reason that justice springs, but goodness is born of wisdom.
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


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


True, He is infinite Majesty, but He is also infinite Goodness and infinite Love. There can be no greater Lord than God; neither can there be a more ardent lover than He.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


Unfortunately, goodness and honor are rather the exception than the rule among exceptional men, not to speak of geniuses.
~By Cesare Lombroso ~


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


The focus of tolerance education is to deal with the concept of equality and fairness. We need to establish confidence with children that there is more goodness than horror in this world.
~By Morris Dees ~


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.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


Only a writer who has the sense of evil can make goodness readable.
~By E. M. Forster ~


Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart must hold both sisters, never seen apart.
~By William Dean Howells ~


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.
~By John Dryden ~


Schultz is not a Nazi. I see Schultz as the representative of some kind of goodness in any generation.
~By John Banner ~


A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.
~By John Updike ~


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.
~By William Rowley ~


Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


There are very few misanthropes, thank goodness!
~By Ivor Novello ~


I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.
~By Grover Cleveland ~


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.
~By Denzel Washington ~


The goodness of a thing created is the perfection of its fitness for the use which it serves. Now that use is either particular or universal.
~By William Ames ~


Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted; and pure love without power is destroyed.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


To make one good action succeed another, is the perfection of goodness.
~By Ali ibn Abi Talib ~


Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
~By Cesar Chavez ~


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


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


After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.
~By James Prescott Joule ~


Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts and only asks to be lived.
~By Michael Jackson ~


It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written there, it looks wholly ridiculous.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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


The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
~By Dalai Lama ~


To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along with herself in an act of mysterious vengeance.
~By Hans Urs von Balthasar ~


It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.
~By Stephen King ~


Goodness is beauty in the best estate.
~By Christopher Marlowe ~


Never esteem men on account of their riches or their station. Respect goodness, find it where you may.
~By William Cobbett ~


Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


Being part of the natural world reminds me that innocence isn't ever lost completely; we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
~By Jewel ~


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


Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


For the sake of goodness and love, man shall let death have no sovereignty over his thoughts.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect.
~By Luther Campbell ~


More and more people are able to access information - thank goodness we have the Internet and if you are interested you can find things. Which is different than even 20 years ago.
~By Edwidge Danticat ~


I still believe in the nonviolent Jesus and the basic human goodness present in all of us.
~By Martin Sheen ~


The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.
~By Menander ~


Goodness does not consist in greatness, but greatness in goodness.
~By Athenaeus ~


I have good looking kids. Thank goodness my wife cheats on me.
~By Rodney Dangerfield ~


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.
~By Nigel Dennis ~


It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Today we are afraid of simple words like goodness and mercy and kindness. We don't believe in the good old words because we don't believe in good old values anymore. And that's why the world is sick.
~By Lin Yutang ~


Piety is the most solid goodness, and the vilest of what is evil is vice.
~By Abu Bakr ~


The way of a man's heart will be foreshadowed by what goodness lies in him - coming from above, and from around; but a way foreshadowed is not a way made.
~By Donald G. Mitchell ~


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.
~By John Ruskin ~


There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


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.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


Very few editors worry about heresy - their goals are much too commercial, thank goodness.
~By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro ~


It sure looks good to see an honest-to-goodness audience after looking at you all for so long from the silver screen.
~By Hattie McDaniel ~


You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.
~By Meister Eckhart ~


Our surest protection against assault from abroad has been not all our guards, gates and guns, or even our two oceans, but our essential goodness as a people. Our richest asset has been not our material wealth but our values.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


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

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