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Because indeed there was never law, or sect, or opinion, did so
much magnify goodness, as the Christian religion read more

Because indeed there was never law, or sect, or opinion, did so
much magnify goodness, as the Christian religion doth.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without read more

Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less read more

The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours.

by Akhenaton Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Evil Quotes, Goodness Quotes,
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On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good and not quite all the time.

On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good and not quite all the time.

by George Orwell Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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Look around the habitable world, how few
Know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.

Look around the habitable world, how few
Know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.

by John Dryden Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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There is no man so good, who, were he to submit all his thoughts and actions to the laws, would read more

There is no man so good, who, were he to submit all his thoughts and actions to the laws, would not deserve hanging ten times in his life.

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

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

by Aristotle Found in: Goodness Quotes, Virtue Quotes,
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Now, at a certain time, in pleasant mood,
He tried the luxury of doing good.

Now, at a certain time, in pleasant mood,
He tried the luxury of doing good.

by George Crabbe Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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