82 Good Deeds Quotes on Kindness and Helping Others

When people do acts of kindness or perform good deeds, they frequently feel happy and satisfied.

Positive acts or activities not only benefit people who receive them but they also have a significant influence on the well-being of those who execute them.

Good acts may vary from modest gestures to more serious efforts and even the simplest act can have a huge impact on someone’s life.

Volunteering your time, providing emotional support to a buddy in need, or even just extending a helping hand to a stranger are all examples of good deeds.


Good deeds not only offer pleasure and happiness to others but they also improve your own well-being.

Best Good Deeds Quotes


Good deeds are the best prayer. ~ Serbian Proverb.

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. ~ Charles Dickens.

Big words seldom accompany good deeds. ~ Charlotte Whitton.

Always do at least one good deed a day for someone other then yourself. ~ Kyo.

It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything. ~ Plutarch.

That best portion of a good man’s life; His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. ~ William Wordsworth.


Good words make us laugh; good deeds make us silent. ~ French Proverb.

The good deed you do today, for a brother or sister in need will come back to you someday, for humanity’s a circle in deed. ~ Robert Alan Aurthur.

Every sunrise is an invitation for us to arise and brighten someone’s day. ~ Richelle E. Goodrich.

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Famous Good Deeds Quotes

The nicest feeling in the world is to do a good deed anonymously-and have somebody find out. ~ Oscar Wilde.


A life spent worthily should be measured by deeds, not years. ~ Richard Sheridan.

Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. ~ Alexander Pope.

Good deeds may not be rewarded; even good firewood may ruin the stove. ~ Chinese Proverb.

According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings. ~ Bodhidharma.


You can fake being cool, but you can’t fake being good. ~ Chuck Klosterman.

A man makes no noise over a good deed, but passes on to another as a vine to bear grapes again in season. ~ Marcus Aurelius.

Deeds are love and not fine phrases. ~ Old Proverb.

Good deeds should be done with intention, not for attention. ~ Sayed Hadi al-Qazwini.

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. ~ Aesop.

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


Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds. ~ Democritus.

I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do. ~ Jana Stanfield.

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

Inspiring Good Deeds Quotes

It’s much better to do good in a way that no one knows anything about it. ~ Leo Tolstoy.


Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds. ~ Miguel de Cervantes.

Even though your time on the job is temporary, if you do a good enough job, your work there will last forever. ~ Idowu Koyenikan.

Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty. ~ Sallust.

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

Know you not that a good man does nothing for appearance sake, but for the sake of having done right? ~ Epictetus.

When I do good I feel good. When I do bad I feel bad and that is my religion. ~ Abraham Lincoln.

This is what my soul is telling me: Be peaceful and love everyone. ~ Malala Yousafzai.


It is not enough to do good; one must do it in a good way. ~ Marquis de Condorcet.

The best deed of a great man is to forgive and forget. ~ Ali Ibn Abi Talib A.S.

You don’t see its growth. But, it does by days. Doing the wicked deeds is like the hone. You don’t see its damage. But, it does by days. ~ Gautama Buddha.

Better a good deed that is boasted than no good deed at all. ~ Irish Proverb.

Top Good Deeds Quotes

We don’t need a resume to come to God. It’s not our good deeds. We come broken, and we need a savior. Sonny Sandoval All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect. ~ Walter Annenberg.

Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you. ~ James Freeman Clarke.


When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world. ~ Harold Kushner.

Good deeds are no less good because their object is unworthy. ~ Henry David Thoreau.

No one has ever become poor by giving. ~ Anne Frank.

Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward. ~ Ovid Poet.

He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good. ~ Rabindranath Tagore.


The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention. ~ John Burroughs.

It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it. ~ Benjamin Franklin.

Good deeds are seldom remembered; bad deeds are seldom forgotten. ~ Ernie J Zelinski.

Do good to thy friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain him. ~ Poor Richard.

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

To be good is noble, but to teach others how to be good is nobler – and less trouble.~ Mark Twain.


Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense. ~ Amelia Earhart.

If you do one good deed your reward usually is to be set to do another and harder and better one. ~ C. S. Lewis.

There is an idea abroad among moral people that they should make their neighbors good. One person I have to make good: myself. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson.

A good deed is like peeing in your pants. Everyone knows you did it, but only you can feel it’s warmth. ~ Zoroaster.

How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world. ~ William Shakespeare.

There is a sort of gratification in doing good which makes us rejoice in ourselves. ~ Michel de Montaigne.


Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds. ~ Buddha.

Every time you do a good deed you shine the light a little farther into the dark. And the thing is, when you’re gone that light is going to keep shining on, pushing the shadows back. ~ Charles De Lint.

Positive Good Deeds Quotes

Each small task of everyday life is part of the total harmony of the universe. ~ St. Theresa of Lisieux.

A good edge is good for nothing, if it has nothing to cut. ~ Thomas Fuller.


Good deeds return to the house of their author. ~ Persian Proverb.

It isn’t hard to find injustice around us, but we must not let injustice smear the good deeds that do occur everyday. ~ Rand Paul.

The smallest good deed is better than the grandest good intention. ~ Japanese Proverb.

Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it. ~ Albert Schweitzer.

Wherever there is a human in need, there is an opportunity for kindness and to make a difference. ~ Kevin Heath.

It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it. ~ Benjamin Franklin.

Great Good Deeds Quotes

According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings. ~ Bodhidharma.


A good deed is a good deed. ~ John Lee Hancock.

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

A good deed hidden in silence dies. ~ Pindar.

If we have the opportunity to be generous with our hearts, we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love’s reach. ~ Margaret Cho.

If you do one good deed, your reward is to be set to do another and harder and better one. ~ C. S. Lewis.


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

Talking isn’t doing. It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds. ~ William Shakespeare.

Unique Good Deeds Quotes

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. ~ Herodotus.

The profit of a good action is to have done it. ~ Seneca.


Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. ~ Peter Marshall.

Good deeds are seeds of generosity. ~ Lailah Gifty Akita.

I have been doing good deeds since I was just a small child. ~ Chen Guangbiao.

Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough. ~ Douglas Horton.

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. ~ Winston Churchill.

So these were the 82 top Good Deeds quotes and sayings.

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