Goodness Quotes

Goodness speaks in a whisper, evil shouts

Tibetan Proverb

It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.


Happy were men if they but understood There is no safety but in doing good.

John Fountain

The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is Brotherhood.

Edwin Markham

Since good, the more Communicated, more abundant grows.

John Milton

He that does good for good's sake seeks neither praise nor reward, though sure of both at last.

William Penn

Live not as though there were a thousand years ahead of you. Fate is at your elbow; make yourself good while life and power are still yours.

Marcus Aurelius

No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand.

Bertolt Brecht

Experience makes us see an enormous difference between piety and goodness.

Blaise Pascal

Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what that is.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Look for no reward in goodness but goodness itself.


At the bottom of the heart of every human being, from earliest infancy until the tomb, there is something that goes on indomitably expecting, in the teeth of all experience of crimes committed, suffered, and witnessed, that good and not evil will be done

Simone Weil

To be good, according to the vulgar standard of goodness, is obviously quite easy. It merely requires a certain amount of sordid terror, a certain lack of imaginative thought, and a certain low passion for middle-class respectability.

Oscar Wilde

It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.

Oscar Wilde

It has been my experience that the better a man you are, the more folks there are who resent you for it, and find occasion to get angry at you no matter how kindly meant your deeds may be.

Orson Scott Card

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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