Favorite Quotations ~  Goodness, 4 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

"Learn the luxury of doing good." ~ Oliver Goldsmith

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Slow down and celebrate the good in everyone and everything. ~ Matthew Kelly, Perfectly Yourself

Believe that you possess a basic goodness, which is the foundation for the greatness you can ultimately achieve. ~ Les Brown

But goodness alone is never enough. A hard cold wisdom is required, too, for goodness to accomplish good. Goodness without wisdom invariably accomplishes evil. ~ Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

No human being escapes the necessity of conceiving some good outside himself towards which his thought turns in a movement of desire, supplication, and hope. ~ Simone Weil

Do all the good you can by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, for all the people you can, as long as ever you can. ~ John Wesley

Early in life—I was two, maybe three—I developed what I would call a "sensitivity to good" with a capital G—what a man should be doing in this life. That was my purpose in life, I discovered: being good. ~ Aaron Feuerstein, Forbes Great Success Stories

I demand that the world be good, and lo, it obeys. ~ Helen Keller

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green. ~ Thomas Carlyle

Character survives; goodness lives; love is immortal. ~ Robert G. Ingersoll

Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. ~ Pablo Casals

Genuine goodness is threatening to those at the opposite end of the moral spectrum. ~ Charles Spencer

Goodness does not consist in greatness, but greatness in goodness. ~ Athenaeus

Goodness is always an asset. A man who is straight, friendly and useful may never be famous, but he is respected and liked by all who know him. He has laid a sound foundation for success and he will have a worthwhile life. ~ Herbert N. Casson

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