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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.

Author: The Talmud

Profession: Jewish Archive of Oral Tradition

As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full. Moreover I have tried it fairly and, strange as it may seem, am satisfied that it does not agree with my constitution.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist

Though it is possible to utter words only with the intention to fulfill the will of God, it is very difficult not to think about the impression which they will produce on men and not to form them accordingly. But deeds you can do quite unknown to men, only for God. And such deeds are the greatest joy that a man can experience.

Author: Count Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)

Profession: Russian Novelist, Philosopher

The man who has accomplished all that he thinks worthwhile has begun to die.

Author: E. T. Trigg

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

Author: Source Unknown

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O Lord, how many read the Word, and yet from vice are not deterred.

Author: Source Unknown

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The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention

Author: Source Unknown

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

Author: William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

Profession: British Poet