Quotes of Beneficence

“ In War: Resolution. In Defeat: Defiance. In Victory: Magnanimity. In Peace: Goodwill. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ The love of our neighbour is the same with charity, benevolence, or goodwill: it is an affection to the good and happiness of our fellow-creatures. ”

- Joseph Butler

“ There is no truer cause of unhappiness amongst men than, where naturally expecting charity and benevolence, they receive harm and vexation. ”

- Francois Rabelais

“ Posthumous charities are the very essence of selfishness, when bequeathed by those who. when alive, would not have contributed. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ Philanthropies and charities have a certain air of quackery. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ If you were arrested for kindness, would there be enough evidence to convict you? ”

- Unknown

“ Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity. ”

- Unknown

“ Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity. ”

- Albert Camus

“ Do unto others as though you were the others. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ Loving kindness is greater than laws; and the charities of life are more than all ceremonies. ”

- Talmud

“ We do no benevolences whose first benefit is not for ourselves. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ Give no bounties, make equal laws, secure life and prosperity and you need not give alms. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others. ”

- Homer

“ How much easier is it to be generous than just. ”

- Junius

“ Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses. ”

- Confucius

“ Private beneficence is totally inadequate to deal with the vast numbers of the city's disinherited. ”

- Jane Addams

“ True charity is sagacious, and will find out hints for beneficence. ”

- Sir Thomas Browne

“ Private beneficence is totally inadequate in dealing with the vast numbers of the city's disinherited. ”

- Jane Adams

“ One act of beneficence, one act of real usefulness, is worth all the abstract sentiment in the world. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ Beneficence is a duty; and he who frequently practices it and sees his benevolent intentions realized, at length comes to love him to whom he has done good. ”

- Immanuel Kant

“ "Knowledge, without common sense," says Lee, is "folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death." But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace. ”

- Austin Farrer

“ Warm weather fosters growth: cold weather destroys it. Thus a man with an unsympathetic temperament has a scant joy: but a man with a warm and friendly heart overflowing blessings, and his beneficence will extend to posterity. ”

- Tzu Cheng Hung

“ To act and act wisely when the time for action comes, to wait and wait patiently when it is time for repose, put man in accord with the rising and falling tides so that with nature and law at his back, and truth and beneficence as his beacon light, he may accomplish wonders… ”

- Helena Petrova Blavatsky

“ Piety practiced in solitude, like the flower that blooms in the desert, may give its fragrance to the winds of heaven, and delight those unbodied spirits that survey the works of God and the actions of men; but it bestows no assistance upon earthly beings, and however free from taints of impurity, yet wants the sacred splendor of beneficence. ”

- Samuel Johnson
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