Be a force for good. Don’t just talk about forces for good, be a force.

People often tell me I could be a great man. I'd rather be a good man.

When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil will prevail.

Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.

I’m more interested in being good than being famous.

No one has ever become poor by giving.

To be a good human being is to have a kind of openness to the world, an ability to trust uncertain things beyond your own control.

…the twenty-first century will be the one in which we finally figure out the what she believes are the two greatest questions: human consciousness and the nature of goodness.

Good people are only half as good, and bad people only half as bad, as other people regard them.

It’s a wonder that so many people are good, not that so many people are evil.