Goodness Related Quotes

'I don't need brains,' says the billionaire contemptuously. 'I'm brainy enough myself!' The broker cries out in desperation, 'What, in heaven's name, do you want?' 'Goodness,' is the answer.

Konrad Lorenz

No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.

Phillips Brooks

“Evil is not natural, nor is goodness. They are created and defined by people.”

Rory O'cleary

“Oh my word, man. It just comes to life for you as a parent. My goodness, no wonder Christmas has hung in there all these years, 'cause all these parents dig it.”

Dana Williams

“I think grandmothers are more open, even more than mothers sometimes, to the goodness in children. We aren't always trying to push the children to do 'what's best' for them. They aren't being allowed to be children. What I think we should change is our perception of children.”

Carolyn Peterson

“He who nurtures benevolence for all creatures within his heart overcomes all difficulties and will be the recipient of all types of riches at every step.”


“In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action”


“Thank goodness for Rachel Ashwell and shabby chic -- that's our inspiration.”

Laryl Morrison

“The pursuit of what is true and the practice of what is good are the two most important objects of philosophy.”


“When I was a kid, my goodness, corporate America was a bunch of stolid white guys in gray suits trying to be serious, and now it's stolid white guys in gray suits trying to be funny.”

Emo Philips