Quotes on Deeds

I have a perfect horror of words that are not backed up by deeds.
~ Theodore Roosevelt
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All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
~ Albert Camus
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One brave deed makes no hero.
~ John Greenleaf Whittier
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The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.
~ Author Unknown
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Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
~ Democritus
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The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or thought of vanity.
~ Thomas Carlyle
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Our acts make or mar us, we are the children of our own deeds.
~ Victor Hugo
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It is well to think well; it is divine to act well.
~ Horace Mann
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Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds.
~ Elie Wiesel
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Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.
~ Douglas Horton
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According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings.
~ Bodhidharma
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Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty.
~ Gaius Sallustius Crispus
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The thought is a deed. Of all deeds she fertilizes the world most.
~ Emile Zola
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So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds.
~ Titus Lucretius Carus
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It is thought and feeling which guides the universe, not deeds.
~ Edgar Cayce
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Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
~ Democritus
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To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.
~ Sophocles
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Our deeds still travel with us from a far, and what we have been makes us what we are.
~ George Eliot
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Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
~ Plutarch
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Your ability to rationalize your own bad deeds makes you believe that the whole world is as moral as you are.
~ Doug Coupland
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Our deeds disguise us. People need endless time to try on their deeds, until each knows the proper deeds for him to do. But every day, every hour, rushes by. There is no time.
~ John Locke
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We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the motives that produced them.
~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
~ George Eliot
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It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
~ Benjamin Franklin
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A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.
~ Confucius
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Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
~ Miguel de Cervantes
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Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
~ Harry S. Truman
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Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.
~ Blaise Pascal
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A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
~ Saint Basil
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Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
~ Henry David Thoreau
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Great acts are made up of small deeds.
~ Lao Tzu
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A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
~ Chanakya
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