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In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.

Leonard Cohen (1934-?) Canadian poet, novelist, and singer-songwriter.

Though language forms the preacher, 'Tis ''good works'' make the man.

Eliza Cook (1818-1889) English author, poet and writer.

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.

George Eliot (1819-1880) British writer.

Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.

Buddha (563 BC-483 BC) Founder of Buddhism.

Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist.


We are the children of our own deeds.

Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French poet, dramatist and novelist.

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

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

William Wordsworth (1770-1850) English Romantic poet.

What monster have we here? A great Deed at this hour of day? A great just deed -- and not for pay? Absurd -- or insincere?

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) British poet.

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

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