Quotes of Benevolence

“ Wherever there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent in that being, whatever may be the sex or complexion. ”

- William Lloyd Garrison

“ Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind. ”

- Henry James

“ With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us finish the work we are in. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ The champion's management says let's do this for real, for charity. Rocky says no but decides to be true to himself even though he's going to be berated by everyone. Just to compete, not to win. ”

- Sylvester Stallone

“ 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. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ Little deeds of kindness, little words of love; Help to make earth happy like the heaven up above. ”

- Julia A. Fletcher Carney

“ It is easier to love humanity as a whole that to love one's neighbor. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ The purpose of human life is to serve and show compassion and the will to help others. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Of neighborhoods, benevolence is the most beautiful. How can the man be considered wise who when he had the choice does not settle in benevolence. ”

- Confucius

“ Did Charity prevail, the press would prove A vehicle of virtue, truth, and love. ”

- William Cowper

“ Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ So many Gods, so many creeds So many ways that wind and wind, While just the art of being kind is all this sad world needs. ”

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“ Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaulteth not itself, is not puffed up. ”

- Bible

“ Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. ”

- Harold Ross

“ Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the and the blind can see. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort. ”

- Humphry Davy

“ And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves. for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. ”

- Bible

“ Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver. ”

- Barbara De Angelis

“ What I gave I have, what I spent I had; and what I left I lost. ”

- Robert of Doncaste

“ And now abideth faith, hope and charity, these three, but the greatest of these is charity. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false face for the urge to rule it. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself. ”

- Walt Whitman

“ The best portion of a good man's life is in his little nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ All zeal for a reform, that gives offence To peace and charity, is mere pretence. ”

- William Cowper

“ Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o' the milk of human kindness. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines. ”

- Charles Kuralt

“ The true source of cheerfulness is benevolence. The soul that perpetually overflows with kindness and sympathy will always be cheerful. ”

- Parke Godwin

“ To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. ”

- Confucius

“ To remove ignorance is an important branch of benevolence. ”

- Ann Plato
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