Doing The Right Thing Quotes

Quotes tagged as "doing-the-right-thing" (showing 1-30 of 31)
Ruta Sepetys
“You stand for what is right, Lina, without the expectation of gratitude or reward.”
Ruta Sepetys, Between Shades of Gray

“What one thinks is right is not always the same as what others think is right; no one can be always right.”
Roy T. Bennett

C.J. Redwine
“You don't go into battle because you're sure of victory. You go into battle because it's the right thing to do.”
C.J. Redwine, The Shadow Queen

E.A. Bucchianeri
“... what you think is right isn't the same as knowing what is right.”
E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly,

E.A. Bucchianeri
“If you boil it down, just because someone else does the wrong thing we are not exempt from doing what’s right.”
E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly,

Janice Hardy
“Doing whats right is never easy ... You think you're right, but you lose track of what you were trying to do all along and then there's blood and screaming and death.Doing a bad thing for a good end just sours the good.”
Janice Hardy, Blue Fire

Lauren Oliver
“Most of the time - 99 percent of the time - you just don't know how and why the threads are looped together, and that's okay. Do a good thing and something bad happens. Do a bad thing and something good happens. Do nothing and everything explodes.

And very, very rarely - by some miracle of chance and coincidence, butterflies beating their wings just so and all the threads hanging together for a minute - you get the chance to do the right thing.”
Lauren Oliver

C.J. Redwine
“Gabril’s voice was strong and sure. “I believe in you, and I’ve fought for you, because in a world full of people who crumble before an evil too terrifying to comprehend, you put up your fists and fight.”
C.J. Redwine, The Shadow Queen

Shannon L. Alder
“Family and friends become oppressors the moment they teach you that loyalty is more important than what is done to people outside your social circle. What they are really saying is this: Save yourself because God is more interested in an intact family or social circle that looks righteous, rather than you being a person of integrity that has compassion for others. It is this absurdity that teaches the wrong version of God and creates the next generation of "me" centered individuals.”
Shannon L. Alder

Dan Pearce
“As much as I don’t want it to be true, the reasons I don’t do something define me as a person even more so, perhaps, than the reasons I do something.”
Dan Pearce, Single Dad Laughing

Anthony Liccione
“Knowing to do the right thing, but playing stupid to oblige to it, is still lying.”
Anthony Liccione

Rachel Hauck
“Do not withhold good . . . when it is in your power to do it.”
Rachel Hauck, The Writing Desk

“The truly wise are meek. Yet being small and meek do not make one weak. Arming oneself with true knowledge generates strong confidence and a bold spirit that makes you a lion of God. The Creator does not want you to suffer, yet we are being conditioned by society to accept suffering, weak and passive dispositions under the belief that such conditions are favorable by God. Weakness is not a virtue praised by God. How could he desire for you to be weak if he tells us to stand by our conscience? Doing so requires strength. However, there is a difference between arrogance when inflating your ego, and confidence when one truly gets closer to God. One feels large, while the other feels small. Why? Because a man of wisdom understands that he is just a small pea in a sea of infinite atoms, and that in the end — we are all connected. And did you not know that the smaller a creature is, the bolder its spirit?”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Lailah Gifty Akita
“It is better to do little things with love than big things without love.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

“question the status quo; rebuke the existing rules, though it may be at the discomfort of the masses. They may however come to a later realization that it was really worth it and you may now have the status quo”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Common things are common and Uncommon things are uncommon. Let it be a footprint that you are uncommon to be common in common things.”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Saji Ijiyemi
“You are doing well if you are not weary in well doing”
Saji Ijiyemi

Emily Veinglory
“Maybe that would be a good thing to do.

He wasn't entirely sure, and that bothered him more than anything. How was he meant to judge right from wrong when he had never really striven to do right before? The only good thing he had known was his time with Drin, and Drin had died because of it.

I'd do it again Xeras. Even knowing. I would do it all again.

'Oh, Drin, I was never worth it.'

Oh, Xeras, that was never for you to say.
Emily Veinglory, Father of Dragons

“My dear Gorgas,
Instead of being simply satisfied to make friends and draw your pay, it is worth doing your duty, to the best of your ability, for duty’s sake; and in doing this, while the indolent sleep, you may accomplish something that will be of real value to humanity.
Your good friend, Reed
Dr. Walter Reed encouraging Dr. William Gorgas who went on to make history eradicating Yellow Fever in Havana, 1902 and Panama, 1906, liberating the entire North American continent from centuries of Yellow Fever epidemics.”
William Crawford Gorgas, Sanitation in Panama

Shashi
“The kind of stillness of being nothing, and doing things from that emptiness, make one strong.”
Shashi, Songs of the Mist

“There’s way too much that’s legal that’s just plain wrong.”
Clifford Cohen

“Growing your leadership capacity demands personal effectiveness. Being effective is the ability to do the right thing at all times, no matter the cost.”
Benjamin Suulola

“Play a bigger part in doing more good in the world, it is good for you and for business.”
Wesam Fawzi

Katie McGarry
“Call Stella 'Trash Can Girl' again and I'll beat the h--- out of you. In fact, call her or anyone else anything ever again and I'll do the same. I'm done saying nothing. I'm done letting you treat people like crap. Do you hear me?”
Katie McGarry, Red at Night

Richie Norton
“Doing good and dealing with intentional idiots far out weighs sitting back and relaxing.”
Richie Norton

Farshad Asl
“Life is too short to try and please everyone. Take charge and do what’s right -- not what’s popular.”
Farshad Asl

Anthony Doerr
“Is it right to do something only because everyone else is doing it? - Jutta”
Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

“It is never wrong to do what is right.”
Gift Gugu Mona

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