Deeds Quotes

To do good is difficult. One who does good first does something hard to do. I have done many good deeds, and, if my sons, grandsons and their descendants up to the end of the world act in like manner, they too will do much good. But whoever amongst them neglects this, they will do evil. Truly, it is easy to do evil.

Ashoka the Great

Love is shown in your deeds, not in your words.

Fr. Jerome Cummings

Unfortunate is he who cannot gain a few sincere friends during his life and more unfortunate is the one who has gained them and then lost them (through his deeds).

Ali bin Abu-Talib

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done the zest of creating things new.

Antoine de Saint

Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth - which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives - they go only as far as the grave and leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond th.

The Talmud

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.

Buddha

Build a little fence of trust around today; Fill the space with loving deeds, And therein stay. Look not through the sheltering bars Upon tomorrow; God will help thee bear what comes of joy and sorrow.

Mary F. Butts

A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.

Unknown

How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds makes deeds ill done!

William Shakespeare

Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.

Democritus

Genius is the union of man and God in the acts of the soul. Great men are always greater than their deeds. They are in connection with a reserve power that is without limit.

Wallace D. Wattles

If deeds are wanting, all words appear mere vanity and emptiness.

Greek proverb

In religion not to do as thou sayest is to unsay thy religion in thy deeds, and to undo thyself by doing.

Ralph Venning

It is by translating your fine sense of aspiration into actual lofty deeds that you grow toward your ideal. Link your lofty thoughts to earnest, active effort, and good results will inevitably follow. The great things you intend to do some time must have a beginning if they are ever to be done, so begin something worthwhile today.

Grenville Kleiser

Ill deeds are doubled with an evil word.

William Shakespeare

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

Buddha

Our Thanksgiving Day, becoming the focus, as it were, of the private life and virtues of the people, should be hallowed and exalted, and made the day of generous deeds and innocent enjoyments, of noble aspirations and heavenly hopes.

Sarah J. Hale

Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds.

William Congreve

We plan, we toil, we suffer - in the hope of what? A camel-load of idol's eyes? The title deeds of Radio City? The empire of Asia? A trip to the moon? No, no, no, no. Simply to wake just in time to smell coffee and bacon and eggs.

J.B. Priestly

A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.

Kong Fu Zi

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

When deeds speak, words are nothing.

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Deeds are fruits, words are leaves

English Proverb

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