Goodness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Goodness

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


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.
~By Desmond Tutu ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I would never describe Charlotte as a prude - maybe at the start, but that was in comparison to the other girls. She wasn't willing to do the stuff they were doing - and I mean, thank goodness!
~By Kristin Davis ~


Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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


Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


How goodness heightens beauty!
~By Milan Kundera ~


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


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


Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


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 ~


Thank God, I never was cheerful. I come from the happy stock of the Mathers, who, as you remember, passed sweet mornings reflecting on the goodness of God and the damnation of infants.
~By Henry Brooks Adams ~


I have often felt a motion of love to leave some hints in writing of my experience of the goodness of God, and now, in the thirty-sixth year of my age, I begin this work.
~By John Woolman ~


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


Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


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


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


Thank goodness I started getting movie roles and then television shows came along. So I was very fortunate to be able to do all three and I like all of them.
~By Victor Garber ~


Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation.
~By John Jay Chapman ~


God seeth different abilities and frailties of men, which may move His goodness to be merciful to their different improvements in virtue.
~By William Law ~


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 ~


I encountered among my comrades the most varied human traits, from frankness to reserve, from goodness, uprightness and kindness, to brutality and baseness.
~By Georg Brandes ~


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 ~


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


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


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.
~By Daniel Morgan ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Human nature is evil, and goodness is caused by intentional activity.
~By Xun Zi ~


What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


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 ~


Well, all I can say is thank goodness I had 15 years of theater before ever I did film roles. You build technique that you can rely on.
~By Chris Cooper ~


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


My goodness, everyone is planting grapes, even a neighbor with only five acres.
~By Doc Severinsen ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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.
~By Barbara Grizzuti Harrison ~


Religion enabled society to organise itself to debate goodness, just as Greek drama had once done.
~By Edward Bond ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


There is no true gracefulness which is not epitomized goodness.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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


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


Goodness is something that makes us serene and content; it is magnificent. Those who are not good are evil.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~


Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Gratitude is not only the memory but the homage of the heart rendered to God for his goodness.
~By Nathaniel Parker Willis ~


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 ~


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


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


A bad act done will fester and create in its own way. It's not only goodness that creates. Bad things create. They have their own yeast.
~By Dennis Potter ~


You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


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 ~


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


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


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

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