Good - Goodness Quotes

It is a far, far, better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far, better rest that I go to than I have ever known. (“A Tale of Two Cities”)

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.

There is no greater good in all the world than motherhood. The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.

People think I’m a multimillionaire and I’m not. I tend to look at people and think, “Are you a good human being?” That’s what impresses me most rather than what they’ve achieved.

My proudest achievement? I put my head on my pillow at night and know that I’ve been a good person.

I’ve always tried to do the right thing rather than the popular thing.

I’ve begun to sing with pop singers, which is for me an incredible pleasure. First, I like people—most of the people I work with are absolutely incredible. Others are a little less incredible, but I am not expecting sanctity on this planet. I am not myself a saint.

Virtue is persecuted by the wicked more than it is loved by the good.

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.

When we throw off the yoke of public opinion, it is seldom for the purpose of rising above it, but nearly always to fall below.