Quotes of Benevolent

“ Be charitable and indulgent to every one but thyself. ”

- Joseph Joubert

“ Be kind and considerate with your criticism.... It's just as hard to write a bad book as it is to write a good book. ”

- Malcolm Cowley

“ The heart and benevolent and kind the most resembles God. ”

- Robert Burns

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

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ Be charitable before wealth makes thee covetous. ”

- Sir Thomas Browne

“ And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you. ”

- Bible

“ He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really is dead. ”

- Voltaire

“ Be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you. ”

- Bible

“ Washington — a fixed star in the firmament of great names, shining without twinkling or obscuration, with clear, beneficent light. ”

- Daniel Webster

“ Vegetarians eat vegetables. What do humanitarians eat? ”

- Bob Phillips

“ American philanthropic custom owes much to leadership by business and professional people. ”

- Robert L. Payton

“ We claim that any man who is honest, fair, tolerant, kind, charitable, and well-behaved is a success. No matter what his station in life. ”

- Jay House

“ We discussed the humanitarian situation, and in that regard the president confirmed that the bridge would open after one last technical check. ”

- Colin Powell

“ The most wonderful study of mankind is man. Relieving human suffering and diffusing universal knowledge is humanitarian. ”

- Daniel D. Palmer

“ The caring and compassionate spirit of Alabamians is truly awe-inspiring,... I'm hearing from a tremendous number of Alabamians who want to volunteer and help others deal with this tragedy. ”

- Bob Riley

“ He was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met. ”

- William Faulkner

“ Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government's purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding. ”

- Justice Louis D. Brandeis

“ It is not enough to be good. You must be good for something. You must contribute good to the world. The world must be a better place for your presence. And the good that is in you must be spread to others. In this world so filled with problems, so constantly threatened by dark and evil challenges, you can and must rise above mediocrity, above indifference… ”

- Gordon B. Hinckley

“ Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity, which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts a nation and develops patriotism and courage. That is all true. But it is only fair, too, to let them know that the garments of the deity are filthy and that some of her influences debase and befoul a people. ”

- Rebecca Harding Davis

“ Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States. ”

- John Bartlett Brebner

“ The idea that no gentleman ever swears is all wrong; he can swear and still be a gentleman if he does it in a nice and benevolent and affectionate way. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Our friendships are precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part is sunshine. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ 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

“ But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life; and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain. ”

- Douglas William Jerrold

“ Never give anyone the advice to buy or sell shares, because the most benevolent price of advice can turn out badly. ”

- Lope de Vega

“ Shall we call ourselves benevolent, when the gifts we bestow do not cost us a single privation? ”

- Joseph Degerando

“ Some people are benevolent; others are beneficent. The first are well-wishing; the second are well-doing. ”

- Unknown

“ The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination. ”

- Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire
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