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Best Quotes About Deeds And Good Deeds

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    The greatest pleasure I know, is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident. Charles Lamb

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    Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it. Albert Schweitzer

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    Verily the kindness that gazes upon itself in a mirror turns to stone, and a good deed that calls itself by tender names becomes the parent to a curse. Khalil Gibran

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    In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress. Leonard Cohen

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    Talking much is a sign of vanity, for the one who is lavish with words is cheap in deeds. Walter Raleigh

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    Good deeds from good intentions flow; but good intentions only; build for us a place below.

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    As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full. Moreover I have tried it fairly and, strange as it may seem, am satisfied that it does not agree with my constitution. Henry David Thoreau

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    Those who shine in the second rank, are eclipsed by the first.

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    To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task. Sophocles

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    The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention

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    Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil. Friedrich Nietzsche

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    Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds. Gautama Buddha

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    Ugly deeds are most estimable when hidden. Blaise Pascal

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    Mighty in deeds and not in words.

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    Everyone whose deeds are more than his wisdom, his wisdom endures; and everyone whose wisdom is more than his deeds, his wisdom does not endure.

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    If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life. Henry David Thoreau

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    O Lord, how many read the Word, and yet from vice are not deterred.

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    Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are. George Eliot

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    A good picture is equivalent to a good deed. Vincent van Gogh

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    What monster have we here? A great Deed at this hour of day? A great just deed -- and not for pay? Absurd -- or insincere? Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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    My country is the world, and my religion is to do good. Thomas Paine

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    Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice. Henry Ford

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    Real worth requires no interpreter: its everyday deeds form its emblem. Nicolas Chamfort

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    Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. George Eliot

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    The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason. T. S. Eliot

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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    Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. Herodotus

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    We are the children of our own deeds. Victor Hugo

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    That best portion of a good man's life; His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. William Wordsworth

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    How ever a brilliant an action, it should not be viewed as great unless it is the result of a great motive. François de La Rochefoucauld

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    new! Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. James Russell Lowell

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