Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.
Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.
A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.
He has the deed half done who has made a beginning.
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.
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
A good deed never goes unpunished.
What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
The man who sows wrong thoughts and deeds and prays that God will bless him is in the position of a farmer who, having sown tares, asks God to bring forth for him a harvest of wheat.
Speak out in acts; the time for words has passed, and only deeds will suffice.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime.
The attempt and not the deed confounds us.