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1 "Every act of good, no matter how small, helps radiate the Divine throughout the world." Oneness: Great Principles Shared By All Religions (Jeffrey Moses)

2 "It is only when we human beings fully acknowledge that we are good precisely as God made us that we can relate properly to the Creator." Thomas Aquinas, Spiritual Master (Robert Barron)

3 "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)

4 "Father, into Thy hands I give the heart which left Thee but to learn how good Thou art." George MacDonald Macmillan Dictionary of Religious Quotations (Margaret Pepper, editor)

5 "He [Buddha] declared that in spite of all the sorrow and misery of the world, the great scheme of which man is a part is a scheme of eternal justice, and that the law under which we are living is a good law, and needs only that we should understand it and adapt ourselves to it." The Inner Life (Charles W. Leadbeater)

6 "The Great Law works for Good." Rosicrucian Cosmo-Conception, or Christian Occult Science (Max Heindel)

7 "The soul has an urge to a good which is beyond its judgment." St. Augustine (b. 354) The Soul Afire, Revelations of the Mystics (H. A. Reinhold, editor)

8 "In addition to the properties of length, breadth, and thickness, every object has also a quality extension toward the nature of perfect Good." Lectures on Ancient Philosophy (Manly P. Hall)

9 "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)

10 "Every being is good, since He who is the Creator of all being whatever is supremely good." St. Augustine, 'Enchiridion' The Book of Catholic Quotations (John Chapin, Editor)

11 "Sow everywhere the good seed given to you." Seraphim of Sarov (1759-1833), Russian monk The Lion Christian Quotation Collection (Hannah Ward & Jennifer Wild, compilers)

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

13 "The Divine purpose for continuous creation is to bestow goodness among humanity….everything that exists in the external world is for the purpose of developing and serving goodness within yourself and within all creation." Miraculous Living (Rabbi Shoni Labowitz)

14 "God is infinitely good and all his works are good." Catechism of the Catholic Church (Various)

15 "All creation is subject to infinite, unconquerable goodness." The Hidden Jesus: A New Life (Donald Spoto, Ph. D.)

16 "Good and evil are the light and shade of the same thing." Duncton Found (William Horwood)

17 "Basic goodness is what we have, what we are provided with. It is the natural situation that we have inherited from birth onwards." Shambhala (Chogyam Trungpa)

18 "It is perfectly right to exalt the role of a good intention as the necessary start and foundation of all else; - it is the golden key which unlocks our inward personal world to God's presence." The Divine Milieu (Pierre Teilhard deChardin)

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

20 "Love is the movement, effusion and advancement of the heart toward the good." St. Francis deSales, 'Treatise on the Love of God' (17th century) The Book of Catholic Quotations (John Chapin, Editor)

21 "Such is the organic cosmos; do but survey it and you will perchance hear something like this: 'I am fashioned by a God. From that God I issued perfect, lacking nothing, fitted for that which I am to do. In myself I contain all that exists, every plant and every living creature, and all created objects, and all beings of the spirit realm, and risen souls, and all men who trust in the Good….Everything within me strives toward the Good. Every part of my diversity, in its own measure, attains. From that Centre, that Good, the heavens depend, and my own soul, and the Divinity that is in my every part, and all that lives and grows." Plotinus Men Who Have Walked With God (Sheldon Cheney)

22 "His secrets are hidden deep; but all that He does will be best for us, without the slightest doubt." Interior Castle (Teresa of Avila)

23 "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)

24 "Even force which is turned to destructive ends can and does finally work towards good, for the trend of the evolutionary force is unalterable, being based on the Will-to-good of Divinity Itself." The Destiny of the Nations (Alice A. Bailey)

25 "The Laws of Life work for the highest good of all." Worldwide Laws of Life: 200 Eternal Spiritual Principles (John Marks Templeton)

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite