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    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.

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Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.

Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.

by Walter Savage Londor Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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This is a proof of a well-trained mind, to rejoice in what is
good and to grieve at the read more

This is a proof of a well-trained mind, to rejoice in what is
good and to grieve at the opposite.
[Lat., Ergo hoc proprium est animi bene constituti, et laetari
bonis rebus, et dolere contrariis.]

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What good I see humbly I seek to do,
And live obedient to the law, in trust
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What good I see humbly I seek to do,
And live obedient to the law, in trust
That what will come, and must come, shall come well.

by Edwin Arnold Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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Live not as though there were a thousand years ahead of you. Fate is at your elbow; make yourself good read more

Live not as though there were a thousand years ahead of you. Fate is at your elbow; make yourself good while life and power are still yours.

by Marcus Aurelius Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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The measure of your holiness is proportionate to the goodness of your will.

The measure of your holiness is proportionate to the goodness of your will.

by Jan Van Ruysbroeck 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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For the cause that lacks assistance,
The wrong that needs resistance,
For the future in the distance,
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For the cause that lacks assistance,
The wrong that needs resistance,
For the future in the distance,
And the good that I can do.

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Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it
from themselves.

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it
from themselves.

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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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