85+ Best Good Person Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Integrity, honesty, respectfulness, loyalty, responsibility, humility, fairness and much more… Being a good person is not hard, but it doesn’t just happen. You have make choices that correspond with your beliefs. Inspirational good person quotes will fire up your brain and inspire you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

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Most Famous Good Person Quotes

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people. – Martin Luther King

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. – Plato

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Whether a person is straight or gay, Republican, Democrat, good person, not a good person, they’re all welcome, because to me, church is a place you’re supposed to get healed and whole and loved. – Joel Osteen

Surround yourself with good people. People who are going to be honest with you and look out for your best interests. – Derek Jeter

Never regret being a good person, to the wrong people. Your behavior says everything about you, and their behavior says enough about them. – Marc & Angel

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui. – Helen Keller

When you invest your time, you make a goal and a decision of something that you want to accomplish. Whether it’s make good grades in school, be a good athlete, be a good person, go down and do some community service and help somebody who’s in need, whatever it is you choose to do, you’re investing your time in that. – Nick Saban

It’s a lot easier to do good work when you have good words to say and work with good people. – Mark Harmon

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

I’ll tell you what I was like as a child. I was a good person. I was high-spirited but I was a big reader. – Vivienne Westwood

When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them. – Criss Jami

I’m not sure anything makes you an outright good person or bad person – that we’re all capable of doing good or bad things. And if you want to know how much good you can do, and how much hurt you can do, just ask somebody you love. – Pete Buttigieg

They say that some people come in our life as blessings and others as lessons, but to be specific and precise only simple and humble people with the utmost simplicity in their lives only come as blessings in a person’s life. – Anuj Somany

inspiring good person quotes

If you’re a good person, the goodness will continue through your descendants. – Diane von Furstenberg

The point is not that I don’t recognise bad people when I see them – I grant you I may quite well be taken in by them – the point is that I know a good person when I see one. – Enid Blyton

People assume when they come into a church and see a person up there speaking, ‘That person must be a good person.’ My challenge through the years has been believing that: ‘I guess I must be a really good person.’ I struggle with it. It just helps me to keep that confessional posture. – Max Lucado

There is no such thing as a people who are all wicked or even all good. Everyone chooses. But even they, even they looked at people and saw only tools. No one is a cup for another to drink from. – Catherynne M. Valente

Good people are like candles; they burn themselves up to give others light. – Unkown

Sometimes good people make bad choices. It doesn’t mean they are bad people, it means they’re human. – Unknown

But I think I’m a nice friend and a good person, and I try to do my work as best I can. – Mariah Carey

Great persons are able to do great kindnesses. – Miguel De Cervantes

When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people. – Abraham Joshua Heschel

When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel. – Harold Kushner

People wonder aloud about whether I am an okay mother. That is obviously painful because it’s so important to me. It’s hard to hear that people think I’m not a capable mother and a good person, that they just think I’m nuts. – Angelina Jolie

The greatest pleasure I have known is to do a good action by stealth and to have it found out by accident. – Charles Lamb

A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world: everyone you meet is your mirror. – Ken Keyes Jr.

famous good person quotes

If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world. – Francis Bacon

I’ve always been a good person, but I wanna be, like, the best person. – Lil Yachty

We’ve got to learn hard things in our lifetime, but it’s love that gives you the strength. It’s being nice to people and having a lot of fun and laughing harder than anything, hopefully every single day of your life. – Drew Barrymore

A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves. – Amelia Earhart

No person is wholly bad who is kind to any living thing. – Lewis F. Korns

How much easier it is to act kindly and naturally to our fellow men, and even to the domestic, useful and faithful animals about us, than to effect a rude and boisterous demeanor, which is sure not only to make others despise us, but on reflection to cause us to despise ourselves. – Nicias Ballard Cooksey

Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary? – J. M. Barrie

It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them. – Bill Vaughan

As long as I’m a good person and I do things from the heart, that’s all that matters. – Gisele Bundchen

Kindness is loving people more than they deserve. – Joseph Joubert

Only a kind person is able to judge another justly and to make allowances for his weaknesses. A kind eye, while recognizing defects, sees beyond them. – Lawrence G. Lovasik

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. – George Sand

It’s all about people. It’s about networking and being nice to people and not burning any bridges. Your book is going to impress, but in the end it is people that are going to hire you. – John Davidson

Men are cruel, but Man is kind. – Rabindranath Tagore

As a person, I’m a good person who shows up for my friends. I do my best to be good. As an artist, I have no idea. – Sia

You can only really understand good if you have bad, so the idea of heaven or anything that happens for eternity, even if it’s nice, I can’t imagine it being nice forever. Even the idea of forever is kind of ridiculous, which is unfortunate because it’s kind of a nice thing to say, you know. – Conor Oberst

Kind words are a creative force, a power that concurs in the building up of all that is good, and energy that showers blessings upon the world. – Lawrence G. Lovasik

Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. – Desmond Tutu

We rise by lifting others. – Robert Ingersoll

Growing up a good person, it’s a lot harder than you’d think. – Kyle

When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace. – Saint Teresa of Ávila

A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person. – Dave Barry

You taught me to be nice, so nice that now I am so full of niceness, I have no sense of right and wrong, no outrage, no passion. – Garrison Keillor

top good person quotes

Wherever there is a human in need, there is an opportunity for kindness and to make a difference. – Kevin Heath

It’s not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game even starts. – Addison Walker

Believing you’re a good person and actually being one are two completely different things. – Anonymous

Being a good person begins with being a wise person. Then, when you follow your conscience, will you be headed in the right direction. – Antonin Scalia

Your greatness is measured by your kindness; your education and intellect by your modesty; your ignorance is betrayed by your suspicions and prejudices, and your real caliber is measured by the consideration and tolerance you have for others. – William J.H. Boetcker

Never stop being a good person because of bad people. – Anonymous

Being a good person does not mean you have to put up with other people’s crap. – Anonymous

Those who make compassion an essential part of their lives find the joy of life. Kindness deepens the spirit and produces rewards that cannot be completely explained in words. – Robert J. Furey

Being a good person doesn’t depend on your religion, your race or your skin color or your culture. It depends on how good is your heart and how good you treat others. – Anonymous

Be good to people. You will be remembered more for your kindness than any level of success you could possibly attain. – Mandy Hale

A good person can make another person good; it means that goodness will elicit goodness in the society; other persons will also be good. – Bhumibol Adulyadej

I’m the baby for sure. My siblings are looking out for me, making sure I’m not doing something stupid. They are making sure my head is set straight and that I’m a good person outside of skating and inside of it, too. – Nathan Chen

Be humble, for you are made of earth, be noble, for you are made of stars. – Serbian Proverb

A peaceful heart is a reward alone for being a good person. – Anonymous

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. – Mark Twain

Be a good person. But don’t waste time proving it. – Anonymous

The capacity to care is what gives life its most deepest significance. – Pablo Casals

To have a film where there’s an evil figure and a good person fights against the evil figure and everything becomes a happy ending, that’s one way to make a film. But then that means you have to draw, as an animator, the evil figure. And it’s not very pleasant to draw evil figures. – Hayao Miyazaki

Success to me is being a good person, treating people well. – David LaChapelle

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. – Plato

No matter what happens in life be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.

You can be a good person with a kind heart and still say no. – Anonymous

The best portion of a good man’s life: His little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love. – William Wordsworth

I define a good person as somebody who is fully conscious of their own limitations. – John Bradshaw

I’m surrounded by nothing but great people. I’ve been blessed with that, so really, I’ve got no choice but to be an all-around good person. – Tim Duncan

Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now. – Jack Kerouac

To this day, just always treat people the way you want to be treated. Whether it’s family or friends or co-workers, I think it’s the most important thing. Whether you have success or don’t have it, whether you’re a good person is all that matters. – Brenda Song

Being too nice gets you used and being too mean pushes people away. You should be nice but you should also put your foot down if you have to. – Sonya Parker

A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble. – Charles H. Spurgeon

I think if you’re a good person and spread happiness, good things will come to you. – Jessie James Decker

If everyone were a good person, it’d obviously be a better world. – Aaron Paul

Being a Nice Guy, doesn’t mean you are a push over. It also doesn’t mean you are easy to manipulate or take advantage of. No, being a Nice Guy simply means you care, have no time to get mad at the small stuff, and you think of the world in larger terms than self. And despite living in the shadow of the bad guys and paying for mistakes you didn’t make, you hold on sometimes more than you should, but when you can no longer, you move on because it’s the right thing to do. – Eugene Nathaniel Butler

My dad brought me up to be a good person. – Courtney Eaton

I am more worried about being a good person than being the best football player in the world. – Lionel Messi

Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you not because they are nice, but because you are.

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