Goodness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Goodness

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?
~By Dr. Seuss ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


I believe firmly that it was the Almighty's goodness, to check my consummate vanity.
~By Lord Mountbatten ~


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


How goodness heightens beauty!
~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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Oh my goodness gracious, what you can buy off the Internet in terms of overhead photography. A trained ape can know an awful lot of what is going on in this world, just by punching on his mouse, for a relatively modest cost.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


In the past goodness was always a collective experience. Then goodness became privatised.
~By Edward Bond ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~

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