If you’re in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
Great satisfaction comes from sharing a large fraction of what you have with others
He’s a great guy. He’d give you the shirt off his back if you asked. In fact, I’m wearing his shirt now, and I’m staring at his nipples.
Dress yourself in the silks of benevolence because kindness makes you beautiful.
In a world plagued with commonplace tragedies, only one thing exists that truly has the power to save lives, and that is love.
Charity does not mean that the land should be full of beggars. We can provide some support and means for the beggars, but provide food, clothing and other conveniences in such a way that you...
I’m disappointed . . . that the president has not done more to demand that Congress and other federal agencies make the same sacrifices millions of Americans are already making. There is no charity without...
Charity, if you have the means, is a personal choice, but charity which is expected or compelled is simply a polite word for slavery.
It’s easy to run to others. It’s so hard to stand on one’s own record. You can fake virtue for an audience. You can’t fake it in your own eyes. Your ego is your strictest...
So may the New Year be a happy one to you, happy to many more whose happiness depends on you!
Kindness is a currency that can cover a multitude of interpersonal debts.
All things are perceived in the light of charity, and hence under the aspect of beauty; for beauty is simply reality seen with the eyes of love.
Being rich is not how much is stacked in your bank account but how much you can stack in the hands of men…how much you can give.
Yea, he who is a true king of men, will not say to himself, ‘Lo! I am worthy to be crowned with laurels;’ but rather will he say to himself, ‘What more is there that...
I hate these affairs”, he’d told her once, tearing up an engraved invitation to an exclusive charity ball. “They’re the worst kind of discrimination. An invitation doesn’t really mean that you’re invited; it means that...
May every voice proclaim thy praise.And every knee bow in thy presenceThe tangible promise of our faith.May thy Charity, like a mantle, Lift us to God on high.
Success is not just having all your heart desires, you may be financially capable, but you still reside in the apartment of failures if you don’t give out some dough to those roaming the streets.
—Michael Bassey Johnson
It’s like this: if you have one piece of cake, and you eat it, that’s fine.If you have two pieces of cake, you should probably share some with a friend. But maybe not. Occasionally we...
Everyone breathing is broken. Keep breathing light into them until the stained glass collage takes your breath away.
Those who donate enthusiastically make constant efforts to increase their income so that they never find problems in making charity.
The principle of neighborhood at home always implies the principle of charity abroad. (pg. 260, The Idea of a Local Economy)
Christian writers, whether they like it or not, do not simply write for themselves; for good or ill, readers will see their work as reflecting Jesus Christ and his church. And if only for this...
That’s it. Love makes us all strong.
The Bible does not say money is the root of all evil; it says the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. A poor man who, in his heart, worships the...
Little deeds that proceed from charity please God and have their place among meritorious acts.
I’ll buy your product and then return your product, and tell you to keep my money, so it feels more like a business transaction, rather than charity, which induces feelings of indebtedness on the end...
People, most especially those who have known ease in this life, care more about being prospered than refined. It’s always about what they can get from God, not what they can do for others, unless...
Give, but give until it hurts.
Deus est mortali iuvare mortalem.
You cannot fully understand a person’s need until you have endured the same need. As hard as you may try to predict and comprehend their situation and suffering, I guarantee you’ll fall short until you’ve...
Cuando haces una obra de caridad, on en mi caso de solidaridad, te sientes con derecho a ser como eres y tener lo que tienes. Ya pagaste tu impuesto, ,ajá?
I rather spend every Sunday of my life hanging off a cliff to rescue someone than spend one more time sitting in a pew next to hypocrites that talk about what they will do to...
—Shannon L. Alder
You have a hierarchy of values; pleasure is at the bottom of the ladder, and you speak with a little thrill of self-satisfaction, of duty, charity, and truthfulness. You think pleasure is only of the...
To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.
Vether it’s worth goin’ through so much, to learn so little, as the charity-boy said ven he got to the end of the alphabet, is a matter o’ taste.
Mwachie mwanao urithi wa kutosha ili aweze kufanya kitu, lakini si urithi wa kutosha ili asiweze kufanya kitu.
Should we grieve over a little misplaced charity, when an all knowing, all wise Being showers down every day his benefits on the unthankful and undeserving?
Hooray for differences! Without them, there would be no harmony. In principles, great clarity. In practices, great charity.
If I were hairy, would you vacuum my chest before we made love? I’d probably have enough chip crumbs in it to feed the homeless, because I’m a charitable kind of guy.
We are not to look to what men in themselves deserve but to attend to the image of God which exists in all and to which we owe all honor and love.
As they were walking, a beggar came up, holding his hand out and crying, “Baksheesh! Baksheesh!”Mike kept on going but Mitchell stopped. Digging into his pocket, he pulled out twenty paise and placed it in...
It’s impossible to be involved in all situations, but there’s no excuse not to be involved in something, somewhere, somehow, with someone. Make an ounce of difference.
That’s what I consider true generosity: You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing.
The existence of poverty is the proof of an unjust and ill-organised society, and our public charities are but the first tardy awakening in the conscience of a robber.
Real women fight for something, other than their own emotions.
An act of charity by the citizens questions the worthiness of the government.
It’s much harder to twist the charitable arm of a lottery winner compared to that of a man at his lowest ebb. It sounds like the wrong way round at first, but when you really...
—Carla H. Krueger
The more you put your arm around those that you might naturally look down on, the more you will love yourself. And the more you love yourself, the less need you’ll ever have to find...
I had a dream about you. I was lonely and you were lonely, and you suggested that we could be lonely together. But I just scoffed because if we were lonely together, we wouldn’t be...
Whatsoever i cannot relinquish to God is my god
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