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A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.
~ Vincent van Gogh | ( Dutch painter. ) | 1853-1890 | Deeds
quotes Division : Artists   
     
Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Deeds
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
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 | ( German theologian, philosopher, and physician. ) | 1875-1965 | Deeds
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
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 | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Deeds
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.
~ Henry Ford | ( American industrialist. ) | 1863-1947 | Deeds
quotes Division : Industrialists   
     
Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
~ James Russell Lowell | (American poet, critic and editor. ) | 1819-1891 | Deeds
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.
~ Buddha | ( Founder of Buddhism. ) | 563 - 483 BC | Deeds
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
How ever a brilliant an action, it should not be viewed as great unless it is the result of a great motive.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Deeds
quotes Division : Russian writers   
     
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 | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Deeds
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.
~ Leonard Cohen | (Canadian poet, novelist, and singer-songwriter. ) | 1934-? | Deeds
quotes Division : Musicians and Composers   
     
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
~ Thomas Paine | (English intellectual. ) | 1737-1809 | Deeds
quotes Division : Intellectuals   
     
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Deeds
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Deeds
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Real worth requires no interpreter: its everyday deeds form its emblem.
~ Nicolas Chamfort | ( French writer. ) | 1741-1794 | Deeds
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
That best portion of a good man's life; His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
~ William Wordsworth | ( English Romantic poet. ) | 1770-1850 | Deeds
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
The greatest pleasure I know, is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.
~ Charles Lamb | ( English essayist. ) | 1775-1834 | Deeds
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason.
~ T. S. Eliot | ( American-English poet and playwright. ) | 1888-1965 | Deeds
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Though language forms the preacher, 'Tis ''good works'' make the man.
~ Eliza Cook | (English author, poet and writer. ) | 1818-1889 | Deeds
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.
~ Sophocles | ( Greek tragic poet. ) | 497 -406 BC | Deeds
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Ugly deeds are most estimable when hidden.
~ Blaise Pascal | ( French mathematician, physicist and philosopher. ) | 1623-1662 | Deeds
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
We are the children of our own deeds.
~ Victor Hugo | ( French poet, dramatist and novelist. ) | 1802-1885 | Deeds
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
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 | ( British poet. ) | 1806-1861 | Deeds
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche | ( German-Swiss philosopher and writer. ) | 1844-1900 | Deeds
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     

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