Quotes of Charity

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

- Albert Camus

“ One of the serious obstacles to the improvement of our race is indiscriminate charity. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Like threads of silver seen through crystal beads Let love through good deeds show. ”

- Edwin Arnold

“ 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

“ The living need charity more than the dead. ”

- George Arnold

“ Charity sees the need not the cause. ”

- German Proverb

“ 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. ”

- Jack London

“ In charity there is no excess. ”

- Sir Francis Bacon

“ Be charitable before wealth makes thee covetous. ”

- Sir Thomas Browne

“ Charity begins at home. ”

- Terence

“ The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation. ”

- William Hutton

“ 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

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

- The Holy Bible

“ I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers. - Kahlil Gibran. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ 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

“ Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on; 'twas not given for thee alone, Pass it on; Let it travel down the years, Let it wipe another's tears, Till in Heaven the deed appears, Pass it on. ”

- Henry Burton

“ Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God — the rest will be given. ”

- Harold Ross

“ 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

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

- Julia A. Fletcher Carney

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

- Albert Schweitzer

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

- Eric Hoffer

“ Peace is the work of justice indirectly, in so far as justice removes the obstacles to peace; but it is the work of charity directly, since charity, according to its very notion, causes peace. ”

- Thomas Aquinas

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

- Albert Camus

“ If someone were to pay you ten cents for every kind word you said about people and collect five cents for every unkind word, would you be rich or poor? ”

- Unknown

“ Anticipate charity by preventing poverty. ”

- Rabbi Moses ben Maimon

“ Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich. ”

- Eva Peron

“ He is truly great who hath a great charity. ”

- Thomas a Kempis

“ 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
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