Quotes by goodness

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  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    Believe that you possess a basic goodness, which is the foundation for the greatness you can ultimately achieve.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    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.
  • Pablo Casals
    Pablo Casals
    Spanish cellist, composer, and conductor 1876-1973
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    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.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred - that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
  • Denzel Washington
    Denzel Washington
    American actor, director, and producer 1954-
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    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.
  • Maurice Maeterlinck
    Maurice Maeterlinck
    Belgian playwright, poet and essayist 1862-1949
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    It is not from reason that justice springs, but goodness is born of wisdom.
  • Thornton T. Munger
    Thornton T. Munger
    American scientist and environmentalist 1883-1975
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    Life is given for wisdom, and yet we are not wise; for goodness, and we are not good; for overcoming evil, and evil remains; for patience and sympathy and love, and yet we are fretful and hard and weak and selfish. We are keyed not to attainment, but to the struggle toward it.
  • John Jay Chapman
    John Jay Chapman
    American author 1862-1933
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    Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    What makes saintliness in my view, as distinguished from ordinary goodness, is a certain quality of magnanimity and greatness of soul that brings life within the circle of the heroic.
  • Bhumibol Adulyadej
    Bhumibol Adulyadej
    Thai King 1927-2016
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    A good person can make another person good; it means that goodness will elicit goodness in the society; other persons will also be good.
  • Khaled Hosseini
    Khaled Hosseini
    Afghan-born American novelist and physician 1965-
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    A man who has no conscience, no goodness, does not suffer.
    Source: The Kite Runner
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    As the few adepts in such things well know, universal morality is to be found in little everyday penny-events just as much as in great ones. There is so much goodness and ingenuity in a raindrop that an apothecary wouldn't let it go for less than half-a-crown...
  • Sappho
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    Beauty endures only for as long as it can be seen; goodness, beautiful today, will remain so tomorrow.
  • 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.
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