Doing The Right Thing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old doing the right thing quotes, doing the right thing sayings, and doing the right thing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Doing the right thing has power.

Laura Linney

Doing the right thing for someone else was like a tonic for me; it was like some magic ointment that made a wound disappear.     

Susie Bright

You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.

Pearl S. Buck

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

You have to do the right thing... You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

Benjamin Franklin

My basic principle is that you don't make decisions because they are easy; you don't make them because they are cheap; you don't make them because they're popular; you make them because they're right.

Heodore Hesburgh

The time is always right to do what is right.     

Martin Luther King, Jr

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.     

Margaret Chase Smith

Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Gandhi

Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.

John D. Rockefeller

Happiness and personal fulfillment are the natural consequences of doing the right thing.     

Epictetus

Doing the right thing is more important than doing the thing right.

Peter F. Drucker

Doing the right thing for someone else occasionally means doing something that feels wrong to you.     

Jodi Picoult

If you have to do it, then you're doing the right thing.     

Kathy Valentine

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

Henry David Thoreau

We must not allow ourselves to become like the system we oppose.

Desmond Tutu

Always do right - this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

There is no wrong time to do the right thing.     

Charles M. Blow

Do what you can with what you have where you are.

Theodore Roosevelt

Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.

Peace Pilgrim

Honestly, if you don't fit in then you're probably doing the right thing.

Lights Poxlietner

People will always try to stop you from doing the right thing if it is unconventional.     

Warren Buffett

Doing the right thing daily, compounds over time.

John C. Maxwell

If you are doing the right thing for the earth, she's giving you great company.

Vandana Shiva

Doing the right thing isn't always easy - in fact, sometimes it's real hard - but just remember that doing the right thing is always right.

David Cottrell

Pissing people off doesn't mean you're doing the right things, but doing the right things will almost inevitably piss people off.     

Colin Powell

Doing the Right Thing - Sometimes doing the right thing, is to do nothing at all.     

Mike Gafka