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Charity Quotes


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

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A man should fear when he enjoys only the good he does publicly. - Is it not publicity rather than charity, which he loves? Is it not vanity, rather than benevolence, that gives such charities?

A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.

And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.

Be charitable and indulgent to every one but thyself.

Beneficence is a duty. He who frequently practices it, and sees his benevolent intentions realized, at length comes really to love him to whom he has done good. When, therefore, it is said, "Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself," it is not meant, thou shalt love him first and do him good in consequence of that love, but thou shalt do good, to thy neighbor; and this thy beneficence will engender in thee that love to mankind which is the fulness and consummation of the inclination to do, good.

Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.

Charity gives itself rich; covetousness hoards itself poor.

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

Charity is the perfection and ornament of religion.

Charity shall cover the multitude of sins.

Defer not charities till death. He that does so is rather liberal of another man's substance than his own.

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

First daughter to the love of God, is charity to man.

Give work rather than alms to the poor. The former drives out indolence, the latter industry.

Great minds, like heaven, are pleased in doing good, though the ungrateful subjects of their favors are barren in return.

He who has never denied himself for the sake of giving, has but glanced at the joys of charity.

He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything.

How often it is difficult to be wisely charitable - to do good without multiplying the sources of evil. To give alms is nothing unless you give thought also.-It is written, not "blessed is he that feedeth the poor," but " blessed is he that considereth the poor." A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.

I believe it is my duty to make money and still more money and to use the money I make for the good of my fellow man according to the dictates of my conscience.


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