Goodness quotes & sayings

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Experience makes us see an enormous difference between piety and goodness. - Blaise Pascal


God's Wisdom and God's Goodness! Ah, but fools Mis-define thee, till God knows them no more. Wisdom and goodness they are God! what schools Have yet so much as heard this simpler lore. This no Saint preaches, and this no Church rules: 'Tis in the desert, now and heretofore. - Matthew Arnold


Goodness is the only investment that never fails. - Henry David Thoreau


Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained. - Lao Tzu [Lao Tse, Laozi]


Goodness is achieved not in a vacuum, but in the company of other men, attended by love. - Saul Bellow


Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do. - Khalil Gibran


Wisdom and goodness to the vile seem vile. (King Lear) - William Shakespeare


Love is not getting, but giving. Not a wild dream of pleasure and a madness of desire, oh, no, love is not that! It is goodness and honour and peace and pure living Yes, love is that and it is the best thing in the world and the thing that lives the longest. - Henry Van Dyke


Every germ of goodness will at last struggle into bloom and fruitage, true success follows every right step. - Orison Swett Marden