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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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A good man, through obscurest aspirations
Has still an instinct of the one true way.
[Ger., Ein read more

A good man, through obscurest aspirations
Has still an instinct of the one true way.
[Ger., Ein guter Mensch, in seinem dunkeln Drange,
Ist sich des rechten Weges sohl bewusst.]

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To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.

To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.

by Mark Twain Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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And Nathanael said unto him, Can there any good thing come out of
Nazareth? Philip saith unto him, Come read more

And Nathanael said unto him, Can there any good thing come out of
Nazareth? Philip saith unto him, Come and see.

by Bible 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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There shall never be one lost good! What was shall live as
before;
The evil is null, is read more

There shall never be one lost good! What was shall live as
before;
The evil is null, is nought, is silence implying sound;
What was good shall be good, with, for evil, so much good more;
On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round.

by Robert Browning Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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One may not doubt that, somehow Good
Shall come of Water and of Mud;
And sure, the read more

One may not doubt that, somehow Good
Shall come of Water and of Mud;
And sure, the reverent eye must see
A purpose in Liquidity.

by Rupert Brooke Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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No good Book, or good thing of any sort, shows its best face at
first.

No good Book, or good thing of any sort, shows its best face at
first.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. read more

If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.

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Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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