Quotations on Deeds

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Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
- John Ruskin
(Keywords: Art, Deeds, Nations, Words)

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Keywords: Happiness, Deeds, Joy, Zest)

Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty.
- Sallust
(Keywords: Money, Honesty, Deeds, Friends, Merit, Soldiers)

The living Church of the redeemed is his book. He founded a religion of the living spirit, not of a written code, like the Mosaic law. Yet his words and deeds are recorded by as honest and reliable witnesses as ever put pen to paper.
- Philip Schaff
(Keywords: Religion, Church, Deeds, Law, Living, Pen, Spirit, Words)

Talking isn't doing. It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
- William Shakespeare
(Keywords: Deed, Deeds, Talking, Words)

The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy.
- Florence Scovel Shinn
(Keywords: Life, Thoughts, Accuracy, Deeds, Words)

Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express.
- George A. Smith
(Keywords: Power, Habit, Conscience, Deeds, Enemies, Evil, Malice, Memories, Past, Pride, Selfishness)

Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.
- Sophocles
(Keywords: Men, Money, Cities, Deeds, Mankind)

It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
- Sophocles
(Keywords: Life, Care, Deeds, Words)

I don't believe in devils. Indifference and misunderstandings can create evil situations. Most of the time, people who appear to be evil are really victims of evil deeds.
- Max von Sydow
(Keywords: Time, People, Deeds, Evil, Indifference, Victims)

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau
(Keywords: People, Deeds, Old)

What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau
(Keywords: People, Deeds, Old)

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
- Leo Tolstoy
(Keywords: Men, God, Deeds, Difference, Words)

Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
- Harry S. Truman
(Keywords: Actions, Deeds, Destiny, Fate)

It is our duty to watch over the actions and activities of this government and to insist that, in words as well as in deeds, the interests of our constituency primarily and of the Nation ultimately are served.
- Diane Watson
(Keywords: Government, Actions, Deeds, Duty, Nation, Words)

Speak out in acts; the time for words has passed, and only deeds will suffice.
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Keywords: Time, Deeds, Will, Words)

Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
- Elie Wiesel
(Keywords: Truth, People, Ideas, Deeds, Impulses, Memories, Shadows, Words)

Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds.
- Elie Wiesel
(Keywords: Quality, Deeds, Grace, Moments, Words)

Sometimes the way you respond to horrific, evil deeds is the measure of one's self as a man, as a nation, as people, as a community.
- James Woods
(Keywords: People, Community, Deeds, Evil, Man, Measure, Nation, Self)

The thought is a deed. Of all deeds she fertilizes the world most.
- Emile Zola
(Keywords: Thought, Deed, Deeds, World)

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