Quotation Explorer - 'Deeds'

A real friend is one who helps us to think our best thoughts, do our noblest deeds, and be our finest selves. - Elizabeth George
Did you feel it? Did you feel the darkness in their souls and their countless evil deeds? Their fate was to die in my grasp, beneath the sting of my bite. - Demetri Bithanos from the Dragon Queen Series
The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And, because we fail to notice that we fail to notice, there is little we can do to change until we notice how our failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds. - R.D. Laing
We are paid for our daily labors by the pennies and dollars; we are paid in respect and gratitude when those labors consist of good deeds. - Charles Cross
In the shimmering ignorance of illiteracy of compassion and faith the stoic desire of loving without temporal gains rules the hearts and minds in deeds and care - meenakshi ahlawat
The Devil loves it when we point fingers at Rome/ other Denominations and forget our very church. ''SELF''. while i scrutinize the Pope and his deeds. Let me trim my lamp. let me wash my robe. let me sweep my house being fully ready for my Lord's coming - Mary Tornyenyor
The center of my sins stuck behind a blocked door, circled by hollow deeds spread on my lifetime’s floor - Munia Khan
Good deeds are only done when there's a profit margin. - Prince Ea
what we are we potray that in our deeds..... - Sai Kumar Nayak
Little deeds that proceed from charity please God and have their place among meritorious acts. - Francis de Sales
Brand integrity is the ability to present one’s brand both in words and deeds to be true, respectable and acceptable without compromising on standards (brand’s promise). - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Vile deeds like poison weeds bloom well in prison air, it is only what is good in man, that wastes and withers there. - Oscar Wilde
All humans are dead except those who have knowledge; and all those who have knowledge are asleep, except those who do good deeds;and those who do good deeds are deceived, except those who are sincere;and those who are sincere are always in a state of worry. (rahimullah) - Imam Shafi’i
Good deeds, good life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Let a good man do good deeds with the same zeal that the evil man does bad ones. - The Belzer Rabbi
Our deeds travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are. - George Eliot
As individuals, great writers from Villon to Diderot to Voltaire toRousseau to Byron or Shelley have often shown themselves to beirresponsible, selfish, mean or sometimes even cowardly people. Their lives were drab or self destructive or reckless.We read them for their Words, not for their deeds. - Max Vegaritter
Good deeds must be rewarded by the system and crimes be punished - this is the essence of meritocracy. - Imran Khan
Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great. - John L. Motley
I will not deny but that the best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words. - John Milton
If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness. - Lao Tzu
It is much wiser to express wisdom more in deeds than in words. - Mwape Perfect
Good heart, good deeds. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Right conscience and at the higher level conscientious deeds (spirituality) is the order of civilised and society-responsible men - Priyavrat Thareja
The majority of everything has always been judged and manipulated by and on a minority's deeds - Deon Potgieter
We are all capable of evil thoughts, but only very rarely of evil deeds: we can all do good deeds, but very few of us can think good thoughts. - Cesare Pavese
deeds cannot dream what dreams can do - E.E. Cummings
The thought is a deed. Of all deeds she fertilizes the world most. - Émile Zola
If you see oppression, violence, injustice and evil deeds, unzip your silence and uncaring indifference, do something and act against all these unethical instances." ~ , an excerpt from my novel, If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
Medicine directly to the disease doesn't work, rather, the root cause needs to be diagnosed! Similarly the evil deeds of Man can never be fixed unless the evil heart behind it, is fixed at the first place! - Ajay Chandan
Great acts are made up of small deeds. - Lao Tzu
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds. - Aristotle
Never reject your dark side for it is part of you. Accept it and learn how to use it for good deeds, then you will be able to find inner peace. - Vitali Zverev
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the motives that produced them. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
A man is judged by his deeds, not by his words. - Russian Proverb
God never asked us to meet life's pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good deeds. Instead, He invites us to enter His rest. - Charles R. Swindoll
Love is a two-way game, you cannot truly love one who does not love you, and neither can you force them to love you, better look past the hurtful deeds and search for the one who truly loves you and that will be right with you. - Auliq Ice
Man is seldom judged on the basis of his good deeds. If bad in past the good in present doesn’t matter ; if bad in present the good done in past is forgotten. That's human!! - Mehnaz Ansari
The path of refinement is simply this: to replace thoughts and words with deeds. - Marty Rubin
When someone comes to you for some help it means Allah has chosen you for gaining some good deeds its upon us how we look at it..... - Adil Adam Memon
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. - Marian Evans
Only the weak blame parents, their race, their times, their lack of good fortunes or the quirks of fate. Everyone has within them the power to say, "This I am today, that I shall become tomorrow." The wish, however, must be implemented by deeds. - Louis L'Amour
Since no one is perfect, it follows that all great deeds have been accomplished out of imperfection. Yet they were accomplished, somehow, all the same. - Lois McMaster Bujold
No matter how many good deeds we preform, they aren’t the ticket to earning God’s favor. God graces us in spite of what we do in this life, not because of. - Bill Courtney
Kindness is more than deeds. It is an attitude, an expression, a look, a touch. It is anything that lifts another person. - C.Neil Strait
Words have a longer life than deeds. - Pindar
Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes: Those scraps are good deeds past, which are devour'd As fast as they are made, forgot as soon as done. - William Shakespeare
Humanity reaches to its full development with beauty of thoughts and deeds - Kishore Bansal
We all have a grain of god in us. We do get opportunities to realize it, when moments in life demand selfless deeds of compassion from us. But we often squander them. - Ashok Kallarakkal
Do not let your deeds belie your words, lest when you speak in church someone may say to himself, 'Why do you not practice what you preach?' - Saint Jerome
Yet such is oft the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: small hands do them becuase they must, while the eyes of the great are elsewhere.
Good deeds may not lead to heaven...still do deeds that make you feel like you are in there already. - Palle Oswald
It is better to sow good deeds; love, goodness and kindness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
While boasting of our noble deeds we're careful to concealthe ugly fact that by an iniquitous money system we havenationalized a system of oppression which, though more refined,is not less cruel than the old system of chattel slavery. - Horace Greeley
He who boasts of his ancestry is praising the deeds of another. - Seneca
It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds. - William Shakespeare
You will certainly not be able to take the lead in all things yourself, for to one man a god has given deeds of war, and to another the dance, to another lyre and song, and in another wide-sounding Zeus puts a good mind. - Homer
Positive words left unsaid are like sachets of currency notes burnt in vain. Positive deeds left undone are like deep wells filled with soil to the brim. Do the undone, say the unsaid and turn the unturned. - Israelmore Ayivor
Empty words and long praises do not impress God. Show Him your faith by your deeds - Abdul Sattar Edhi
Beware of sentimental alliances where the consciousness of good deeds is the only compensation for noble sacrifices. - Otto von Bismarck
Self-importance is our greatest enemy. Think about it - what weakens us is feeling offended by the deeds and misdeeds of our fellowmen. Our self-importance requires that we spend most of our lives offended by someone. - Carlos Castaneda
Good deeds are the highest notes in life's symphony. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The deeds of our hands is directly proportional to the thoughts of our hearts. - Paul Bamikole
Your good deeds is an act of love. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Reckless behavior, particularly in young boys, may be the uncontrolled expression of a legitimate, even Godly, desire to strive after great and noble deeds. And when the desire for adventure follows a God-honoring course, exciting things can happen. - Hal and Melanie Young
We nurture kind souls with kind deeds. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In this world everything changes except good deeds and bad deeds; these follow you as the shadow follows the body. - Bhikkhu Bodhi
Words lead to deeds.... They prepare the soul, make it ready, and move it to tenderness. - Unknown
Our deeds are like children that are born to us;they live and act apart from our own will. - George Eliot
Hatred may be engendered by good deeds as well as bad ones. - Niccolo Machiavelli
A man is known his deeds. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Our highest deeds come from helping the lowest people. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A wise person identifies the people’s true nature even with their words being shown nice; but to the foolish people, even a person’s deeds being seen nice of true nature are insufficient to identify him. - Anuj Somany
Your achievements die with you.Your deeds live on as your legacy! - Manoj Vaz
When you love someone, show them in words AND deeds. To hear you're loved is nice but to feel loved is incredible. - Nina Guilbeau
Do good deeds and serve people, because nobody is too unimportant not to be served by you. - Sunday Adelaja
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others. - Rosa Parks
The one who lives solely with the many, solely with the best, lives only as briefly as that which he owns, passes his tests. The one living by his actions, and by his deeds, will live his full life owning the average, happily having them, filling his needs. - Fabian Gustafsson
With wisdom in your mind,you can perform great deeds.With faith in your heart,you can perform extraordinary deeds.With love in your soul,you can perform remarkable deeds.With God in your life,you can perform supernatural deeds. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When there is harmony between thoughts and deeds, there is peace. - Debasish Mridha
Don’t marry the most beautiful woman in the world; marry the woman with the most beautiful deeds. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Do not be wise in words - be wise in deeds. - Jewish Proverb
Like threads of silver seen through crystal beadsLet love through good deeds show.
Regret poisons your thoughts.Doubt poisons your dreams.Fear poisons your hopes.Insincerity poisons your deeds. - Matshona Dhiliwayo
The worth is in the act. Your worth halts when you surrender your will to change and experience life. But options are before you; choose one and dedicate yourself to it. The deeds will give you a new hope and purpose. ~ Eragon - Christopher Paolini
A person is known by his own action, but even better by the deeds of the people often hanging around him on the physical ground than merely with his sweet words or sound. - Anuj Somany
Fight on, brave knights! Man dies, but glory lives! Fight on; death is better than defeat! Fight on brave knights! for bright eyes behold your deeds! - Walter Scott
The credit Union movement..It is a great movement, worthy of great deeds, deserving of great loyalty.
The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice, there is little we can do to change; until we notice how failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds. - R. D. Laing
I would give something to know for precisely whom the deeds were really done, of which it is publicly stated they were done 'for the Fatherland'. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
If you witness evil men committing evil deeds and do nothing, what does that make you? - K.L. Toth
... People with great passions, people who accomplish great deeds, people who possess strong feelings, even people with great minds and a strong personality, rarely come out of good little boys and girls. - Lev S. Vygotsky
Only add Deeds to thy knowledge answerable; add faith; Add virtue, patience, temperance; add love, By name to come called charity, the soul Of all the rest: then wilt thou not be loath To leave this Paradise; but shalt possess A paradise within thee, happier far. - John Milton
Truth leads to good deeds, and good deeds lead to Paradise. Falsehood leads to evil deeds, and evil deeds lead to the Fire. - Anonymous
Manliness consists not in bluff, bravado or loneliness. It consists in daring to do the right thing and facing consequences whether it is in matters social, political or other. It consists in deeds not words. - Mahatma Gandhi
Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift. - Homer
The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy. - Florence Shinn
Sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. - William Shakespeare
May you grace for good deeds. - Lailah Gifty Akita
There is nothing more dread and more shameless than a woman who plans such deeds in her heart as the foul deed which she plotted when she contrived her husband's murder. - Homer
Pleasure and love are the pinions of great deeds. - Charles Fox
Every soul is a soul. It is the motives, deeds and actions that define the personality of each soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If you do not sow good deeds, you fail to flourish your soul garden. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Kind hearts are the gardens, Kind thoughts are the roots, Kind words are the flowers, Kind deeds are the fruits, Take care of your garden And keep out the weeds, Fill it with sunshine, Kind words, and Kind deeds. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Our deeds follow us, and what we have been makes us what we are.
Overlook our deeds, since you know that crime was absent from our inclination. - Ovid
It's not the critic who counts. Not the man who points out how the doer of deeds might have done them better. Instead, the credit belongs to the man in the arena whose face is marred by sweat and blood and tears. - Theodore Roosevelt
Don’t break a neck looking up for God. Try looking down at inspiring human deeds. - Gloria D. Gonsalves
Don't fall for someone's words; fall for someone's deeds. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today - Francis of Assisi
When our thoughts, our words, and our deeds are for happiness then we are happy. - Debasish Mridha
Let deeds match words. - Plautus
Such evil deeds could religion prompt. - Lucretius
The deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Take Rest When It Needs and Give Your Best To Manage Your Deeds. - PRIYANSHU JOSHI
Satan is never your well-wisher. Get the pleasure of making him annoyed on you by doing good deeds - Munia Khan
For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. - William Congreve
When deeds speak, words are nothing. - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
An educated person must learn to act justly, beginning, first of all, with his thoughts, then later in his deeds. This is what it means to be educated. - Pramoedya Ananta Toer
Life is filled with all goods and bads around each one of us,It's our rights to choose the path and we are responsible of all our deeds and consequences. - OctavE Life
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. - Albert Camus
Life becomes empty if we fill it with worthless thoughts and deeds. - Debasish Mridha
We are good souls with good heart for good deeds. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We create a better world with beautiful deeds. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives; they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave. - The Talmud
Our deeds are like children that are born to us; they live and act apart from our own will. Nay, children may be strangled, but deeds never: they have an indestructible life both in and out of our consciousness. - George Eliot
Greatness consists not in the holding of some future office, but really consists in doing great deeds with little means and the accomplishment of vast purposes from the private ranks of life. To be great at all one must be great here, now, in Philadelphia. - Russell H. Conwell
The way to conquer sin is not by working hard to change our deeds, but by trusting Jesus to change our desires. Follow Me, pg. 111. - David Platt
Think back to the oldest era your mind can fathom, back beyond everything we can remember, when gods were still men who had not yet lived the deeds that would deify them. - Angela B. Chrysler
The upright are richer in deeds than the wealthy are in gold. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The hunger of hell is brought about by the deeds of men. - Hanimoz Obey
Be determined to do good deeds. - Lailah Gifty Akita
And so it is to the printing press--to the recorder of man's deeds, the keeper of his conscience, the courier of his news--that we look for strength and assistance, confident that with your help man will be what he was born to be: free and independent. - John F. Kennedy
You may not know what exactly is to come to you for your good deeds of gratitude in life; therefore, your thoughts must stay positive which equals positive results. This is the ultimate gift from within, which teaches you patience as you manifest your desires. - ~Author, Erika A. Garcia
People do not often respond to a person who is consistently true to his words and deeds, but the mother nature will definitely reply to him in its language. - Anuj Somany
Leaders do what ought to be done whether their deeds are known by thousands or known by no one. - Orrin Woodward
If you cannot please everyone with your deeds and your art, please a few. To please many is bad. - Friedrich Schiller
I never cut my neighbor's throat;My neighbor's gold I never stole;I never spoiled his house and land;But God have mercy on my soul!For I am haunted night and dayBy all the deeds I have not done;O unattempted loveliness!O costly valor never won! - Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson
I have taken all my good deeds and all my bad deeds, and cast them in a heap before the Lord, and fled from both, and betaken myself to the Lord Jesus Christ, and in him I have sweet peace! - David Dickson
Whatever you sow, you shall reap. It is better to sow good deeds; love, goodness and kindness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Men learn wisdom from their sins, not from their righteous deeds. - Marmaduke William Pickthall
If you can't please yourself some of the time, how do you expect to please people all the time? Not everyone is going to appreciate you for your efforts and deeds. - Anthony Liccione
It is not enough to profess the word of God; we must partake in good deeds. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You were born a star; your deeds determine how brightly you'll shine. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Greatness consists not in the holding of some future office, but really consists in doing great deeds with little means and the accomplishment of vast purposes from the private rants of life. To be great at all one must be great here, now, in Philadelphia. - Russell H. Conwell
Never judge the deeds of a starving man while you’re on a full tummy. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. - Harriet Beecher Stowe
Ill deeds are doubled with an evil word. - William Shakespeare
People are of two types of breed. One who is known for their good deeds & such folks’ need is very high as they care; other who is known for their greed & such persons grow like weed everywhere. - Anuj Somany
Gwynned lies two days westwards; still further south, the weregeld calls. Mayhap with All-Father Woden's favour, my deeds may yet inspire the skalds. - George Gordon Byron
People says you are not going to take anything with you at the end but people, mind that you are going to leave a lot behind you.So be precise for your deeds n trail you left. :) - Nikunj shukla
Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds. - Democritus
Perhaps better we not obscure the idea that happiness and misery, kindness and greed, and good works and bad deeds are within the capacities of us all, not merely a select few. - David P. Mikkelson
Like the wind crying endlessly through the universe, Time carries away the names and the deeds of conquerors and commoners alike. And all that we are, all that remains, is in the memories of those who cared we came this way for a brief moment. - Harlan Ellison
Humanity is kind to its respond, aim for distinction, can be measured by its deeds. - Kishore Bansal
Intercessory prayer is exceedingly prevalent. What wonders it has wrought! The Word of God teems with its marvelous deeds. Believer, thou hast a mighty engine in thy hand, use it well, use it constantly, use it with faith, and thou shalt surely be a benefactor to thy brethren. - C.H.SPURGEON
Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. - Herodotus
If you disclose your alms, even then it is well done, but if you keep them secret, and give them to the poor, then that is better still for you; and this wipes off from you some of your evil deeds.
Good words alone does not make a person good, but good deeds makes a person great. - Gugu Mona
Every tree is known by its fruits. So a man is known his deeds. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Love manifests its reality in deeds, not only in words-these alone are without effect. - Abdu'l-Bahá
Deeds, not words shall speak me. - John Fletcher
Always give your resume of good deeds when you run into someone that you wronged many years ago. They simply need to know today's version of you, before they judge you on yesterday's news. - Shannon L. Alder
Sometimes you will do good and not get an acknowledgement for it. Don't let that dishearten you, the world is a better place with your good deeds. - Gugu Mona
Every man is defined by his deeds. - Lailah Gifty Akita
All our good deeds cannot save us.We are saved by grace and faith in Jesus Christ. - Lailah GiftyAkita
Anyone can perform good deeds for an audience; the best among us do their greatest work when no one is present to bear witness. - Ken Poirot
The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation. - William Hutton
solemnly keep your deeds in silence; publicize your work - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
EVERYTIMEA GIRL WISHESTOBE A BOY BADLY, IT'S A SIGNAL THAT OUT SOCIETY FAILED IN ITS DEEDS SOMEWHERE. - Ameya Agrawal
Today I am so grateful that God knows my heart.Others may misunderstand my good intentions, judge my words or deeds, find fault,or blame what they truly do not understand.But God knows my heart. He knows I am learning, trying, endeavoring,to be all He created me to be. - Lori Nawyn
The deeds and motive of man define his personality. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Perhaps the most pressing need for there to be a forever after, is because that is how long it will take man to thank his Creator for all His wondrous deeds. - Sara Loo
By the external appearance of your knowledge, you have attained (high) ranks and reverence with the people! So seek with Allah higher ranks and closeness by virtue of your hidden good deeds. And know that these two ranks, one cancels out the other. - Wuhayb ibn al-Wird
Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue. - Buddha
I would forget it fain; But, O, it presses to my memory, like damned guilty deeds to a sinners mind. - William Shakespeare
Positive attitude, positive deeds. - Lailah Gifty Akita
John Smith: Mankind doesn't need warfare and bloodshed to prove itself. Everyday life can provide honour and valour. Let's hope that from now on this country can find its heroes in smaller places. In the most ordinary of deeds. - Paul Cornell
As for those who disbelieve, their deeds are like a mirage in a desert. The thirsty one thinks it to be water, until he comes up to it, he finds it to be nothing, but he finds Allah with him, Who will pay him his due (Hell). And Allah is Swift in taking account. - Anonymous
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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