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1 "God's Will is the Will of the Good." The Kingdom of the Shining Ones (Flower A. Newhouse)

2 "There is a truth and a goodness, a redeeming joy in which this world rests." God and The Evolving Universe: The Next Step in Personal Evolution (James Redfield, Michael Murphy and Sylvia Timbers)

3 "The mass of straight goodness and vision in the world is enormous and the amount of clear, humanitarian thinking is unbounded; it is in the hands of the masses of good little men and the millions of right thinking people in every land that the salvation of the world lies." The Reappearance of the Christ (Alice A. Bailey)

4 "The Mind of the Universe is constantly speaking through all life and for the greater good of all life." Kinship With All Life (J. Allen Boone)

5 "Even in its very worst and lowest aspects the world is improving." The Inner Life (Charles W. Leadbeater)

6 "The anticipation of Good's appearing has everything to do with seeing good appear tangibly on the scene where it seems absent." The Child Within Us Lives!, A Synthesis of Science, Religion and Metaphysics (William Samuel)

7 "The love of truth is inherently the love of good; and so predominating over every desire of the soul, purifying it and assimilating it to the divine, thus governing every act of the individual, it raises humanity to a participation and communion with Divinity." Isis Unveiled (Helena P. Blavatsky)

8 "All things are created by God and all, as He Himself says, are 'wholly good and beautiful' (Gen. 1:31)." Nikitas Stithatos, 'On the Practice of the Virtues' The Philokalia, volume 4 (various authors, compiled by St. Nikodimos and St. Makarios)

9 "From you, O God, come all good things." Confessions (St. Augustine)

10 "All good exists as One." Robert Fludd, Western Esoteric Masters Series (William Huffman, editor)

11 "Man is provided with the means of shaping his own nature, so that his inborn potentialities for good can be completely realized." I Ching or The Book of Changes (Richard Wilhelm, translator)

12 "To know the nature of all things is to realize that all things are good." Lectures on Ancient Philosophy (Manly P. Hall)

13 "In each of us there is something of this Entity. Wherever you may be, you have only to open to this omnipresent Good the faculty in you which is capable of drawing from it: your share flows to you." Plotinus Men Who Have Walked With God (Sheldon Cheney)

14 "The goodness in everyone's heart CAN be realized without doubt." Shambhala (Chogyam Trungpa)

15 "Love of truth shows itself in this, that a man knows how to find and value the good in everything." Goethe One Thousand Inspirational Things (Audrey Stone Morris, Compiler)

16 "People need to accept the spiritual freedom, life, and peace that they already possess because their true nature is rooted in the Good." The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle (Karen L. King)

17 "All things, taken one by one, are good, and all things, taken together, are very good. For our God has made all things very good." Confessions (St. Augustine)

18 "All good things which exist are the fruits of originality." John Stuart Mill (1806-1873), 'On Liberty' Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 16th edition (John Bartlett)

19 "There is something basically good about our existence as human beings. Unless we can discover that ground of goodness in our own lives, we cannot hope to improve the lives of others." Shambhala (Chogyam Trungpa)

20 "Good deeds that are done for a good motive are the dead that live even in the grave; they are flowers that withstand the storm, they are stars that know no setting." Matthias Claudius (1740-1815), German poet The Lion Christian Quotation Collection (Hannah Ward & Jennifer Wild, compilers)

21 "Let me tell you why the creator made this world of generation. He was good, and….he desired that all things should be as like himself as they could be. This is in the truest sense the origin of creation and of the world, as we shall do well in believing on the testimony of wise men. God desired that all things should be good." Plato, 'Timaeus' The Essential Mystics (Andrew Harvey)

22 "He who made me is good, and he is my good. Before him I rejoice for all these goods out of which I had my being even as a child." Confessions (St. Augustine)

23 "We experience glimpses of goodness all the time, but we often fail to acknowledge them. When we see a bright color, we are witnessing our own inherent goodness. When we hear a beautiful sound, we are hearing our own basic goodness." Shambhala (Chogyam Trungpa)

24 "If you would learn the secret of right relations, look only for the good, that is, the divine, in people and things, and leave all the rest to God." Kinship With All Life (J. Allen Boone)

25 "To love the good in another from good in one's self is genuine love towards the neighbour; for then the goods mutually kiss and are united with each other." Emanuel Swedenborg A Compendium of the Theological Writings of Emanuel Swedenborg (Samuel M. Warren, compiler)

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite