Deeds And Words Quotes

Deeds And Words Quotes by Seneca the Younger, Caedmon, Michel-Rolph Trouillot, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, William Shakespeare, Zhuangzi and many others.

The highest duty and the highest proof of wisdom - that

The highest duty and the highest proof of wisdom – that deed and word should be in accord.
Seneca the Younger
The fiend with all his comrades Fell then from heaven above, Through as long as three nights and days, The angels form heaven into hell; And them all the Lord transformed to devils, Because they his deed and word Would not revere.
But we may want to keep in mind that deeds and words are not as distinguishable as often we presume. History does not belong only to its narrators, professional or amateur. While some of us debate what history is or was, others take it into their own hands.
Michel-Rolph Trouillot
When deeds speak, words are nothing.
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
Talking isn’t doing. It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
William Shakespeare
When deeds and words are in accord, the whole world is transformed.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care. And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Gautama Buddha
I am a poet in deeds–not often in words.
Ian Fleming
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.
Leo Tolstoy
actions speak louder than words
Becca Fitzpatrick
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
Peter Marshall
Human character evermore publishes itself. The most fugitive deed and word, the intimated purpose, express character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Watch the thought and its ways with care, and let it spring from love born out of concern for all beings.
Gautama Buddha
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa
The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy.
Florence Scovel Shinn
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe