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Goodness Quotes And Sayings

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No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
~By Alan Alda ~


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


I'd get 3-4 cheap home runs every year. You know, little 'wood shots' down either line. They would be pop flies in any other park. But, goodness me, they didn't count the number of long outs!
~By Bobby Thomson ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


That in man which cannot be domesticated is not his evil but his goodness.
~By Antonio Porchia ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Goodness is uneventful. It does not flash, it glows.
~By David Grayson ~


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


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


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 ~


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


True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Goodness means the highest degree of popularity.
~By Heinrich Mann ~


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


That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth lives on for all time to come. Don't spend your life accumulating material objects that will only turn to dust and ashes.
~By Denis Waitley ~


Goodness comes out of people who bask in the sun, as it does out of a sweet apple roasted before the fire.
~By Charles Dudley Warner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


How goodness heightens beauty!
~By Milan Kundera ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


The gentleman had also a young daughter, of rare goodness and sweetness of temper, which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world.
~By Charles Perrault ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.
~By Lao Tzu ~


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 ~


Goodness makes greatness truly valuable, and greatness make goodness much more serviceable.
~By Matthew Henry ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
~By Mark Twain ~


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


Listen to people and treat people as you find them. There's an inherent goodness in most people. Don't pre-judge people - that was me Mam's advice anyway.
~By Sean Bean ~


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


The Christian churches were offered two things: the spirit of Jesus and the idiotic morality of Paul, and they rejected the higher inspiration... Following Paul, we have turned the goodness of love into a fiend and degraded the crowning impulse of our being into a capital sin.
~By Frank Harris ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Let you look sometimes for the goodness in me, and judge me not.
~By Arthur Miller ~


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


We are here to add to the sum of human goodness. To prove the thing exists.
~By Josephine Hart ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


I bought a selection of short, romantic fiction novels, studied them, decided that I had found a formula and then wrote a book that I figured was the perfect story. Thank goodness it was rejected.
~By Louise Brown ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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January 24 ,2021
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