47 Quotes About Doing Good Deeds for Others


Performing a selfless good dead for another is just part of what it takes to create a good society. These quotes about good deeds for others capture some of the mentality and actions of people in small communities and the old days.

“A person’s true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.”

“At this very moment, there are people only you can reach…and differences only you can make.”

“Be not merely good. Be good for something.”

“common with you but your humanity.”

“Do all the good you can and make as little fuss about it as possible.”

“Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.”

“Don’t try to be different. Just be good. To be good is different enough.”

“Every man is guilty of all the good he didn’t do.”

“Giving is the highest expression of power.”

“Go out and make a difference in your community. You don’t need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.”

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world.”

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters that makes many ripples.”

“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.”

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. It’s hard to plan the day.”

“I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others… I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.”

“I think I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.”

“If there is any kindness I can show, any good thing I can do to any fellow human being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.”

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.”

“Increase your joy by doing the good you wish to have done to you.”

“It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.”

“It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.”

“Joy can be real only if people look upon their lives as a service and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.”

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”

“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.”

“Life’s inmost secret is the divine pattern in you which you can only really know when you are giving yourself in service.”

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

“Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.”

“One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.”

“Power is the ability to do good things for others.”

“Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you.”

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”

“Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and abilities were used in a way that served others.”

“Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.”

“The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.”

“The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.”

“The soul is awakened through service.”

“The time is always right to do what is right.”

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.”

“There is a sort of gratification in doing good which makes us rejoice in ourselves.”

“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”

“There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life.”

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”

“We know nothing of tomorrow; our business is to be good and happy today.”

“Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.”

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.”

When you lead with goodness, your strength is multiplied.

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