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Benevolence Quotes


These are some of the best 'Benevolence' quotations and sayings.

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Benevolence is allied to few vices; selfishness to fewer virtues.

Benevolent feeling ennobles the most trifling actions.

Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good actions: try to use ordinary situations.

Genuine benevolence is not stationary, but peripatetic; it goes about doing good.

He only does not live in vain, who employs his wealth, his thought, his speech to advance the good of others.

He that will not give some portion of his ease, his blood, his wealth, for others' good, is a poor, frozen churl.

He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.

I truly enjoy no more of the world's good things than what I willingly distribute to the needy.

In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

It is good for us to think no grace or blessing truly ours till we are aware that God has blessed some one else with it through us.

It is no great part of a good man's lot to enjoy himself. - To be good and to do good are his ends, and the glory is to be revealed hereafter.

It is the glory of the true religion that it inculcates and inspires a spirit of benevolence. - It is a religion of charity, which none other ever was. - Christ went about doing good; he set the example to his disciples, and they abounded in it.

Just in proportion as a man becomes good, divine, Christ-like, he passes out of the region of theorizing into the region of benevolent activities. - It is good to think well; it is divine to act well.

Never did any soul do good, but it came readier to do the same again, with more enjoyment. Never was love, or gratitude, or bounty practised, but with increasing joy, which made the practiser still more in love with the fair act.

Rare benevolence! the minister of God.

The best way to do good to ourselves, is to do it to others; the right way to gather, is to scatter.

The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect; but it is only the benevolent man that wins our affection.

The disposition to give a cup of cold water to a disciple, is a far nobler property than the finest intellect.

The one who will be found in trial capable of great acts of love is ever the one who is always doing considerate small ones.

There cannot be a more glorious object in creation than a human being replete with benevolence, meditating in what manner he may render himself most acceptable to the Creator by doing good to his creatures.


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