Men: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
Women: A B C D E G H J K L M N O P R S T V Z

Goodness Quotes

While it doesn't take much to be bad, it can be pretty challenging for a person to stay true, good and righteous in life. In a world full of temptations and wrong doers, it is always that much easier to give into the urge of committing a wrong. Maybe this is exactly why it is as difficult as it is to come across a good and righteous person. Almost everyone on this planet, at some point of time or the other, have committed acts that they may not be too proud of. But that doesn't make you a sinner - one can always redeem oneself! Find your way through this article for famous sayings and quotations on being good and righteous.

Theodore Roosevelt

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal after wards.

Martin Sheen

I still believe in the nonviolent Jesus and the basic human goodness present in all of us.

Salvador Dali

It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.

Dalai Lama

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.

Thomas Paine

Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.

Dalai Lama

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Good can exist without evil, whereas evil cannot exist without good.

David Lloyd George

A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head.

Malcolm X

I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.

Malcolm X

I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against.

Dalai Lama

It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.

Salvador Dali

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.

Thomas Jefferson

Always take hold of things by the smooth handle.

Dalai Lama

It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.

Malcolm X

I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.

Dr. Seuss

How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?

Thomas Paine

If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.

Thomas Paine

My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.

Thomas Paine

Every religion is good that teaches man to be good; and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.

Stephen King

It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

The service of man is the only means by which you can serve GOD.

Thomas Mann

For the sake of goodness and love, man shall let death have no sovereignty over his thoughts.

Michel de Montaigne

Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one's own goodness.

Gordon Ramsay

I'm Gordon Ramsay, for goodness sake: people know I'm volatile.

My great-grandfather and his two brothers fought at Gettysburg. They were in artillery, and they survived the war, thank goodness. So I revere what they did. I think their motivations were honorable when they undertook the war and participated in it along with other Southerners.

Holidays help because they come with stories, and the Hanukkah story is good for relaying that the divine pervades everything, even darkness.

Let us vow to lead the world from darkness to light, from falsehood to truth, and from wrong to right

The significance of Diwali is the removal of the darkness of ignorance from the mind by filling it with goodness.

The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.

May this Easter bring you hope, faith in goodness and human nature!