Contemporary Issues in Higher Education, 1985
Our words are buttressed by our deeds, and our deeds are inspired by our convictions.
the doer is merely a fiction added to the deed the deed is everything.
We live in deeds, not years: In thoughts not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best.
Deeds are fruits, words are leaves
A good deed is like peeing in your pants. Everyone knows you did it, but only you can feel it's warmth.
The wish is the father of the deed
Our deeds disguise us. People need endless time to try on their deeds, until each knows the proper deeds for him to do. But every day, every hour, rushes by. There is no time.
The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
Our deeds follow us, and what we have been makes us what we are.
Brave deeds are wasted when hidden
The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
A good deed is the best prayer
Don't take the will for the deed; get the deed
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Men didn't have any idea about regretbefore God felt so once after created us.
No need to feel guilty if you can't be a good man all the time. But anytime your heart is feeling so eager to do even a small good deed, then it might be a good chance for youto be a better man.
And I came to believe that good and evil are names for what people do, not for what they are. All we can say is that this is a good deed, because it helps someone or that's an evil one because it hurts them. People are too complicated to have simple labels.
And he writhed inside at what seemed the cruelty and unfairness of the demand. He had not yet learned that if you do one good deed your reward usually is to do another and harder and better one.
Deeds need time, even after they are done, in order to be seen or heard.