Quotes by deeds

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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Ceremony was but devised at first to set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow welcomes, recanting goodness, sorry ere 'Tis shown; but where there is true friendship, there needs none.
  • John L. Motley
    John L. Motley
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    Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great.
  • Virgil
    Virgil
    Roman poet 70-19 BC
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    Each man has his appointed day: short and irreparable in the brief life of all, but to extend our fame by our deeds, this is the work of mankind.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    For every life and every act consequence of good and evil can be shown and as in time results of many deeds are blended so good and evil in the end become confounded.
  • For like as herbs and trees bringing forth fruit and flourish in May, in likewise every lusty heart that is in any manner a lover, springeth and flourisheth in lusty deeds.
  • Anne Brontë
    Anne Brontë
    British writer 1820-1849
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    God will judge us by our own thoughts and deeds, not by what others say about us.
    Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) ch. XXXIX
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds.
  • Herodotus
    Herodotus
    Greek historian 484-425 BC
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    Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
  • Midrash
    Midrash
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    Happy is the man whose deeds are greater than his learning
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds makes deeds ill done!
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    I am a Muslim and my religion makes me be against all forms of racism. It keeps me from judging any man by the color of his skin. It teaches me to judge him by his deeds .
  • Burgess Owens
    Burgess Owens
    American football player 1951-
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    I believe that my worth is not measured by what I do, by the honors that are bestowed upon me, or by material wealth that I might obtain. Instead, I am measured by the courage I show while standing for my beliefs, by the dedication I exhibit to ensure my word is good, and the resolve I undertake to establish my actions and deeds as honorable.
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