Good people are like candles; they burn themselves up to give others light.” Anonymous
Goodness is love in action.” James Hamilton
Live in such a way that if people should see you they could see God’s goodness in you.” Anonymous
Wisdom has its root in goodness.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained.” Lao Tzu
There is no limit to the amount of good a person can do if they don’t care who gets the credit.” Anonymous
Be the reason someone believes in the goodness of people.” Anonymous
Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:
- I shall not fear anyone on Earth.
- I shall fear only God.
- I shall not bear ill will toward anyone.
- I shall not submit to injustice from anyone.
- I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering.
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.
It's the action, not the fruit of the action, that's important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there'll be any fruit. But that doesn't mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.
I want to live my life in such a way that when I get out of bed in the morning, the devil says, "aw shit, he's up!
If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.
Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.
Good people see the good and bring out the best in other people.
Roy T. Bennett
Do not act as if you were going to live ten thousand years. Death hangs over you. While you live, while it is in your power, be good.
To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being.
You are protected, in short, by your ability to love!
Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there.
Goodness is about what you do. Not who you pray to.
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