Sayings about Deeds

After a foolish deed comes remorse. ~ Kenyan Proverb

A tale is soon told; a deed is not soon done. ~ Russian Proverb

A good deed will make a good neighbor. ~ Bantu Proverb

Great deeds come from times of shortage. ~ Japanese Proverb

Good deeds banish bad ones. ~ Islamic Proverb

Nothing ages more than a good deed. ~ French Proverb

They will be hushed by a good deed who laugh at a wise speech. ~ French Proverb

Perform good deeds; you will not regret them. ~ Moroccan Proverb

Those that do you a very ill deed will never forgive you. ~ Traditional Proverb

A good deed dies when it is spoken about. ~ Arabian Proverb

Knowledge is not the main thing, but deeds. ~ Sierra Leonean Proverb

A good deed is written on snow. ~ Estonian Proverb

The news of a good deed travels far, but the news of a bad one travels even farther. ~ Polish Proverb

Big words seldom accompany good deeds. ~ Danish Proverbs

A good deed is the best form of prayer. ~ Serbian Proverb

He who instigates good deeds is greater than the one who performs them. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Don’t speak sweet words when your deeds are of stone. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Sometimes the whole nation has to pay for the foolish deed of one man. ~ German Proverbs

From the promise to the deed is a day’s journey. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

A good deed bears interest. ~ Estonian Proverb

A good deed is something one returns. ~ Guinean Proverb

Taking the first step with the good thought, the second with the good word, and the third with the good deed, I enter paradise. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Words are mere bubbles of water; deeds are drops of gold. ~ Tibetan Proverb

When deeds speak, words are nothing. ~ African Proverb

Hameful deeds bring on revenge. ~ Norwegian Proverbs

Looking at a tree see its fruit; looking at a man see his deeds. ~ Russian Proverbs

Deeds are fruits, words are only leaves. ~ Greek Proverbs

Words are dwarfs, deeds are giants. ~ Swiss Proverbs

Words are feminine, deeds masculine. ~ French Proverb

The adult looks to deeds, the child to love. ~ Hindustani Proverb

If it is good then the deed is more important than the intention; if it’s bad then the intention is worse than the deed. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Quotations about Deeds

Saying about deeds

All that we do is done with an eye to something else. ~ Aristotle Quotes

He has half the deed done who has made a beginning. ~ Horace

Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward. ~ Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)

A word that has been said may be unsaid; it is but air. But when a deed is done, it cannot be undone, nor can our thoughts reach out to all the mischiefs that may follow. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Ugly deeds are most estimable when hidden. ~ Blaise Pascal

One brave deed makes no hero. ~ John Greenleaf Whittier

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. ~ George Eliot

Mighty in deeds and not in words. ~ Motto

In this world everything changes except good deeds and bad deeds; these follow you as the shadow follows the body. ~ Ruth Benedict

Deeds are males, words females are. ~ Sir John Davies

No man who does a good deed should expect gratitude. ~ Author Unknown

Deeds alone suffice. ~ John Greenleaf Whittier

A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. ~ Henrik Ibsen

Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds. ~ Buddha Quotes

Deeds survive the doers. ~ Horace Mann

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression. ~ Dodie Smith

Our deeds are like children born to us; they live and act apart from our own will. Children may be strangled, but deeds never. ~ George Eliot

To be nameless in worthy deeds, exceeds an infamous history. ~ Sir Thomas Browne

Talking much is a sign of vanity, for the one who is lavish with words is cheap in deeds. ~ Sir Walter Raleigh

Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes

Our worth is determined by the good deed we do, rather than by the fine emotions we feel. ~ Edgar F. Magnin

One improper word or act will neutralize the effect of many good ones; and one base deed, after years of noble service, will cover them all with shame. ~ James H. Aughey

It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds. ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

Let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth. ~ Bible

Everyone whose deeds are more than his wisdom, his wisdom endures; and everyone whose wisdom is more than his deeds, his wisdom does not endure. ~ The Talmud

To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task. ~ Sophocles

Good deeds from good intentions flow; but good intentions only, build for us a place below. ~ Author Unknown

Great things are not accomplished by idle dreams, but by years of patient study.~ James H. Aughey

The reward of a good deed is in having done it. ~ Elbert Hubbard

I believe we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime. ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

We’ll take the good-will for the deed. ~ Francois Rabelais

A good deed is never lost. He who sows courtesy, reaps friendship; he who plants kindness, gathers love; pleasure bestowed on a grateful mind was never sterile, but generally gratitude begets reward. ~ St. Basil

He does much who loves God much, and he does much who does his deed well. ~ Thomas a Kempis

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed. ~ Blaise Pascal

You must take the will for the deed. ~ Jonathan Swift

He fills his lifetime with deeds, not with inactive years. ~ Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)

A good picture is equivalent to a good deed. ~ Vincent Van Gogh

Real worth requires no interpreter: its everyday deeds form its emblem. ~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort

Thought is the parent of the deed. ~ Thomas Carlyle

Let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. ~ Bible

Every little deed counts. ~ Abraham J. Heschel

Happy is the man whose deeds are greater than his learning. ~ Midrash

Men pass away, but their deeds abide. ~ Augustin-Louis Cauchy

Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are. ~ George Eliot

“He wishes well” is worthless, unless the deed go with it. ~ Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

Let us be known by our deeds, and not by our money. ~ Charles Stewart Mott

When a man dies they who survive him ask what property he has left behind. The angel who bends over the dying man asks what good deed he has sent before him. ~ The Holy Koran

Life is like a cash register, in that every account, every thought, every deed, like every sale, is registered and recorded. ~ Fulton J. Sheen

With every deed you are sowing a seed, though the harvest you may not see. ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Verily, the kindness that gazes upon itself in a mirror turns to stone, and a good deed that calls itself by tender names becomes the parent to a curse. ~ Kahlil Gibran Quotes

The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention. ~ Author Unknown

Men of real merit, whose noble and glorious deeds we are ready to acknowledge are not yet to be endured when they vaunt their own actions. ~ Author Unknown

A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost. ~ St. Basil

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. ~ Herodotus

Don’t take the will for the deed; get the deed. ~ Lewis Mumford

Let deeds correspond with words. ~ Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus

The look of a king is itself a deed. ~ Jean Paul Richter

The man who has accomplished all that he thinks worthwhile has begun to die. ~ E. T. Trigg

His deeds do not agree with his words. ~ Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero)

No good deed goes unpunished. ~ Clare Boothe Luce

The deeds of men never escape the gods. ~ Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)

Nothing great is lightly won, nothing won is lost. Every good deed that’s nobly done will always repay the cost. ~ Author Unknown

As small as it may seem, a good deed is always worth the doing. ~ Spark Matsunaga

The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason. ~ T. S. Eliot

Like this post? Please share to your friends:
Leave a Reply

;-) :| :x :twisted: :smile: :shock: :sad: :roll: :razz: :oops: :o :mrgreen: :lol: :idea: :grin: :evil: :cry: :cool: :arrow: :???: :?: :!: