The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
The first faults are theirs that commit them; the second theirs that permit them.
Better do it than wish it done.
He who commences many things finishes but few.
Long tongue – short hands.
Deeds are fruits, words are leaves.
A good deed is never lost.
There’s a wry expression that’s gained a certain currency in our contemporary world: “No good deed goes unpunished.” It’s a kind of irony, I guess, that reflects the skeptical spirit of this day and age. But fifty years ago, in a vastly more optimistic era, good deeds were something you still did because 1) they […]
No good deed goes unpunished.
For, owners of their deeds (karma) are the beings, heirs of their deeds; their deeds are the womb from which they sprang; with their deeds they are bound up; their deeds are their refuge. Whatever deeds they do-good or evil-of such they will be the heirs. And wherever the beings spring into existence, there their […]