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Philanthropy Quotes


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

I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame.

It is an old saying, that charity begins at home; but this is no reason it should not go abroad; a man should live with the world as a citizen of the world; he may have a preference for the particular quarter or square, or even alley in which he lives, but he should have a generous feeling for the welfare of the whole.

Not for himself, but for the world he lives.

Philanthropies and charities have a certain air of quackery.

Philanthropy, like charity, must begin at home; from this centre our sympathies should extend in an ever widening circle.

Pure philanthropy is very well in its way but philanthropy plus five percent is a good deal better.

Steal the hog, and give the feet for alms.

Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them.

There is no philanthropy equal to that which the gospel plants in the human heart. - It turns the severest sacrifices for Christ and humanity into pleasures, and enriches the soul with impulses and aspirations that grow only in the soil of love.

To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.

When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what they right hand doeth.

Where there is the most love to God, there will be there the truest and most enlarged philanthropy.

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