Best Quotes about Charity
Should we grieve over a little misplaced charity, when an all knowing, all wise Being showers down every day his benefits on the unthankful and undeserving?
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches to conceive how others can be in want.
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.
Do not tell me of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist, that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent, I give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.
Mill, John Stuart
The highest exercise of charity is charity towards the uncharitable.
Buckminster, J. S.
The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time... love lavished on absolute fools. Love's a charity ward, you know.
The truly generous is the truly wise, and he who loves not others, lives unblest.
The living need charity more than the dead.
The charitable give out the door and God puts it back through the window.
I have always heard, Sancho, that doing good to base fellows is like throwing water into the sea.
Cervantes, Miguel De
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.
A man who sees another man on the street corner with only a stump for an arm will be so shocked the first time he'll give him sixpence. But the second time it'll only be a three penny bit. And if he sees him a third time, he'll have him cold-bloodedly handed over to the police.
Charity sees the need not the cause.
Charity begins at home.
He who waits to do a great deal of good at once, will never do anything.
Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.
Colton, Charles Caleb
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
God loveth a cheerful giver. [2 Corinthians 9:7]
The beginning and almost the end of all good law is that everyone shall work for their bread and receive good bread for their work.
Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.
Browne, Sir Thomas
They take the paper and they read the headlines. So they've heard of unemployment and they've heard of bread-lines. And they philanthropically cure them all by getting up a costume charity ball.
Sometimes when I'm swimming, I think that maybe someday I'll put my red Speedo up for auction. Or maybe I'll donate it to the Smithsonian. They can stuff it with twoplums and a gherkin and put it on display.
The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.
Charity is the scope of all God's commands.
Chrysosatom, St. John
Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves? Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world; yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner.
Browne, Sir Thomas
It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive.
You are much surer that you are doing good when you pay money to those who work, as the recompense of their labor, than when you give money merely in charity.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
Francis Maitland Balfour
Charity sees the need, not the cause.
Only great souls know the grandeur there is in charity.
Bossuet, Jacques BeNigne
Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.
Saint-Exupery, Antoine De
Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up. [New Test.]
To give requires good sense.
Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.
Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward. But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth. [Mathew 6:2-3]
And now abide faith, hope and love; these three, but the greatest of these is love. [Corinthians 13:13]
The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
Bruyere, Jean De La
In charity there is no excess.
Sir Francis Bacon
The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation.
Teach us to give and not count the cost.
Loyola, St. Ignatius
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
The organized charity, scrimped and iced, in the name of a cautious, statistical Christ.
O'Reilly, John Boyle
Be charitable before wealth makes thee covetous.
Sir Thomas Browne
If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
Rockefeller, John D.
Charity: a thing that begins at home, and usually stays there.
Posthumous charities are the very essence of selfishness, when bequeathed by those who. when alive, would not have contributed.
Colton, Charles Caleb
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