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That is good which doth good.

The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is Brotherhood.

The good are heaven's peculiar care.

The good for virtue's sake abhor to sin.

The soul is strong that trusts in goodness.

There are two perfectly good men; one dead, and the other unborn.

There may be a certain pleasure in vice, but there is a higher in purity and virtue. - The most commanding of all delights is the delight in goodness. - The beauty of holiness is but one beauty, but it is the highest. - It is the loss of the sense of sin and shame that destroys both men and states.

There never was law, or sect, or opinion did so magnify goodness as the Christian religion doth.

To an honest mind, the best perquisites of a place are the advantages it gives for doing good.

To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.

To be good, we must do good; and by doing good we take a sure means of being good, as the use and exercise of the muscles increase their power.

To love the public, to study universal good, and to promote the interest of the whole world, as far as it lies in our power, is the height of goodness, and makes that temper which we call divine.

True goodness is like the glow-worm in this, that it shines most when no eyes except those of heaven are upon it.

We can do more good by being good, than in any other way.

We may be as good as we please, if we please to be good.

We must first be made good, before we can do good; we must first be made just, before our works can please God - for when we are justified by faith in Christ, then come good works.

Whatever mitigates the woes, or increases the happiness of others, is a just criterion of goodness; and whatever injures society at large, or any individual in it, is a criterion of iniquity.

You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.

Your actions, in passing, pass not away, for every good work is a grain of seed for eternal life.


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