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To do good and be evil spoken of, is kingly.

Unattributed Author Topic: Goodness

Whatever any one does or says, I must be good.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Topic: Goodness

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.

Edwin Arnold Topic: Goodness

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

Francis Bacon Topic: Goodness

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

George Linnaeus Banks Topic: Goodness

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

George Linnaeus Banks Topic: Goodness

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

Bible Topic: Goodness

The good he scorned Stalked off reluctant, like an ill-used ghost, Not to return; or if it did, in visits Like those of angels, short and far between.

Robert Blair Topic: Goodness

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.

Rupert Brooke Topic: Goodness

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.

Robert Browning Topic: Goodness

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

Thomas Carlyle Topic: Goodness

Can one desire too much of a good thing?

Cervantes Topic: Goodness

This is a proof of a well-trained mind, to rejoice in what is good and to grieve at the opposite.

Cicero Topic: Goodness

Men in no way approach so nearly to the gods as in doing good to men.

Cicero Topic: Goodness

What's the good of it? for whose advantage?

Cicero Topic: Goodness

That good diffused may more abundant grow.

William Cowper Topic: Goodness

Doing good, Disinterested good, is not our trade.

William Cowper Topic: Goodness

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

George Crabbe Topic: Goodness

As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.

Christopher Dawson Topic: Goodness

Who soweth good seed shall surely reap; The year grows rich as it groweth old, And life's latest sands are its sands of gold!

Julia C R Dorr Topic: Goodness

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