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Do all the good you can, in all the ways you can, to all the souls you can, in every place you can, at all the times you can, with all the zeal you can, as long as ever you can. (John Wesley)

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

Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble. (Mark Twain)

Conquer a man who never gives, by gifts.  Subdue untruthful men, by truthfulness.  Vanquish an angry man, by gentleness.  Overcome the evil man, by goodness. (Indian Proverb)

Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful. (William Shakespeare)

In life we shall find many men that are great, and some that are good, but very few men that are both great and good. (Charles Caleb Colton)

Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own good. (Pablo Casals)

In order to get power and retain it, it is necessary to love power; but love of power is not connected with goodness but with qualities that are the opposite of goodness, such as pride, cunning and cruelty.” (Tolstoy)

Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided. (John Locke)

A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world. (John Updike)

After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim is to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork. (James Joule)

Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil. (Robert Anton Wilson)