Deeds Quotes

Since no one is perfect, it follows that all great deeds have been accomplished out of imperfection.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Let your intentions be good - embodied in good thoughts, cheerful words, and unselfish deeds - and the world will be to you a bright and happy place in which to work and play and serve.

Grenville Kleiser

It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.

Thomas Aquinas

We have sworn, and not lightly. This oath we will keep. We are threatened with many evils, and treason not least; but one thing is not said: that we shall suffer from cowardice, from cravens or the fear of cravens. Therefore I say that we will go on, and this doom I add: the deeds that we shall do shall be the matter of song until the last days of Arda.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Whatever good deeds have been done by me, those the people accept and those they follow. Therefore they have progressed and will continue to progress by being respectful to mother and father, respectful to elders, by courtesy to the aged and proper behavior towards Brahmans and ascetics, towards the poor and distressed, and even towards servants and employees.

Ashoka the Great

Live for something. Do good, and leave behind you a monument of virtue that the storm of time can never destroy. Write your name in kindness, love, and mercy, on the hearts of thousands you come in contact with year by year; you will never be forgotten. No, your name, your deeds, will be as legible on the hearts you leave behind as the stars on the brow of evening. Good deeds will shine as the stars of heaven

Thomas Chalmers

What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.

Henry David Thoreau

Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Lao Tzu

It is not deeds or acts that last: it is the written record of those deeds and acts.

Elbert Hubbard

A strong and secure man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds alike) just as he digests his meat, even when he has some bits to swallow.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.

Blaise Pascal

Keeping away from all evil deeds, cultivation of life by doing good deeds and purification of mind from mental impurities.


Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.


It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.

William Shakespeare

Remember that it is not by a tyrant's words, but only by his deeds that we can know him.

Dwight David Eisenhower

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