To reprove a harm-doer, put him to shame by doing a good deed in return.
If, before every action, we were to begin by weighing up the consequences, thinking about them in earnest, first the immediate consequences, then the probable, then the possible, then the imaginable ones, we should never move beyond the point where our first thought brought us to a halt. The good and evil resulting from our...
Many of us are confessional giants but ethical midgets.
Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
Fanfare for the MakersA cloud of witnesses. To whom? To what?To the small fire that never leaves the sky.To the great fire that boils the daily pot.To all the things we are not remembered by,Which we remember and bless. To all the thingsThat will not notice when we die,Yet lend the passing moment words and...
One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility
Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.
The Wrong we have Done, Thought, or Intended Will wreak its Vengeance onOur SOULS.
Despite our human intelligence, we are very much like our friends in the wild; the world we live in is a survival of the fittest. But to this I say, let the fittest survive! Survival is overrated. We’re alive; we die. How long we survive for is of little significance. Our true significance lies not...
If you could hear the angels pen your deeds… what would you be doing with your life?
Don’t be vain. What you look like doesn’t matter. It’s the deed that matters.
Always do at least one good deed a day for someone other then yourself.
You can’t compare any book on earth to that which God has created. It has visionless humans as flat characters and those with vision as round characters. It has lucifer as the antagonist and himself as the protagonist. The setting is designed with living creatures and plants to give verisimilitude. It is the only book...
Your achievements die with you.Your deeds live on as your legacy!
[T]he concern of man is not his future but his present, not the world but his soul. We must be just, we must strive, we must engage ourselves with the business of the world for our own sake, because through that, and through contemplation in equal measure, our soul is purified and brought closer to...
Even enemies are not indifferent to honorable deeds.
All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect.
The road to happiness is paved with good deeds for others.
I carry my adornments on my soul.I do not dress up like a popinjay;But inwardly, I keep my daintiness.I do not bear with me, by any chance,An insult not yet washed away- a conscienceYellow with unpurged bile- an honor frayedTo rags, a set of scruples badly worn.I go caparisoned in gems unseen,Trailing white plumes of...
What you do is what matters, not what you think or say or plan.
To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.
Hopefully, when your actions and deeds – and therefore other people – boast for you, you’re made tired of hearing it, too, from your own mouth because if not, all could lose sight of those actions and deeds behind the gong of your boasting.
Being lucky is in your hands as it’s outcome of your deeds.