49 Quotes About Good Deeds


Doing a good deed for another is a great way to build community. These quotes about good deeds highlight the spirit and motivation behind such acts of good will.

“A good deed here, a good deed there, a good thought here, a good comment there, all added up to my career in one way or another.”

“A good deed hidden in silence dies.”

“A good deed is not just a duty, but above all, a privilege.”

“A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.”

“A man must be willing to die for justice. Death is an inescapable reality and men die daily, but good deeds live forever.”

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.”

“According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings.”

“All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect.”

“Be prepared, and be careful not to do your good deeds when there’s no one watching you.”

“Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.”

“Big words seldom accompany good deeds.”

“Doing Good is a simple and universal vision. A vision to which each and every one of us can connect and contribute to its realisation.”

“Each one of us can do a good deed, every day and everywhere. In hospitals in desperate need of volunteers, in homes for the elderly where our parents and grandparents are longing for a smile, a listening ear, in the street, in our workplaces and especially at home.”

“Even a smile is a good deed.”

“Every day, nay every moment, try to do some good deed.”

“For even in dreams a good deed is not lost.”

“Good deeds are seldom remembered; bad deeds are seldom forgotten.”

“Good deeds from good intentions flow; but good intentions only; build for us a place below.”

“Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.”

“How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”

“I have been doing good deeds since I was just a small child.”

“I think that short films often contain an originality, a creative freedom, an energy and an invention that is inspiring and entertaining. I think they are, as Shakespeare put it, a good deed in a naughty world.”

“If you set out to do a good deed, you may do a hundred small kindnesses on the way.”

“It isn’t hard to find injustice around us, but we must not let injustice smear the good deeds that do occur everyday.”

“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.”

“Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.”

“Life is short and if you’re looking for extension, you had best do well. ‘Cause there’s good deeds and then there’s good intentions. They are as far apart as Heaven and Hell.”

“Long after the bomb falls and you and your good deeds are gone, cockroaches will still be here, prowling the streets like armored cars.”

“Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.”

“Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty.”

“No good deed goes unpunished. I missed the moon landing by being nice to a stranger.”

“One year, my good deed started with deciding to give all my friends makeup from a cruelty-free cosmetics line that I love. I did this with the hope that they would love it as much as I do and end up switching their makeup over to that cruelty-free line forever.”

“Only the other world has substance and reality; only good deeds and holy learning have tangible worth.”

“Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.”

“Putting forward your positive energy connects you back to basic human values which we all share. ”

“Religion is interesting because it brings out the best and the worst in humanity.”

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

“Some people feel good about helping others, and they do so often. They do not realize that their good deeds have a second agenda. They want to be appreciated.”

“Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.”

“Talking isn’t doing. It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.”

“The good deed you do today, for a brother or sister in need will come back to you some day, for humanity’s a circle in deed.”

“The man of sensibility is too busy talking about his feelings to have time for good deeds.”

“The true nature of all wealth is temporary; those who have wealth must here and now do good deeds that will live for a long time.”

“Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.”

“This world is very good as if we do good deeds then we will get its fruits. World is bitter for those who are live their life with corruption or sins.”

“Time, which wears down and diminishes all things, augments and increases good deeds, because a good turn liberally offered to a reasonable man grows continually through noble thought and memory.”

“To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.”

“To be successful in struggle requires remembrance of the Creator and the doing of good deeds. This is important because successful struggle demands that there be a kind of social consciousness.”

“When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.”

Performing acts of good will strengthens you.

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