Favorite Quotations ~† Goodness, 3 Shakespeare Glossary

"Out with the bad and hang on to the good." ~ Scott Hamilton

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And there is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness and truth. ~ Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life. ~ Jane Addams, Jane Addams: A Biography

Let no day pass without discussing goodness. ~ Socrates, The Apology

Sin makes its own hell, and goodness its own heaven. ~ Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health

Riches and power are but gifts of blind fate, whereas goodness is the result of oneís own merits. ~ Heloise, The Letters of Abelard and Heloise

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help. ~ Judith Martin, Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior

No pleasure philosophy, no sensuality, no place nor power, no material success can for a moment give such inner satisfaction as the sense of living for good purposes, for maintenance of integrity, for the preservation of self-approval. ~ Minot Simons

Return goodness for goodness, return justice for evil. ~ Confucius

There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it behooves all of us not to talk about the rest of us. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

It isnít hard to be good from time to time. Whatís tough is being good every day. ~ Willie Mays

Do what's good for you, or you're not good for anybody. ~ Billy Joel

Nature does not bestow virtue; to be good is an art. ~ Seneca

Every person is responsible for all the good within the scope of their abilities, and for no more, and none can tell whose sphere is the largest. ~ Gail Hamilton

Let us not paralyze our capacity for good by brooding over manís capacity for evil. ~ David Sarnoff, Maximum Strength Parenting

All loves should be simply stepping stones to the love of God. So it was with me; and blessed be his name for his great goodness and mercy. ~ Plato

All the goodness, beauty, and perfection of a human being belong to the one who knows how to recognize these qualities. ~ Georgette Leblanc, Souvenirs, 1932

Goodness consists not in the outward things we do but in the inward things we are. ~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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