Some people can be so generous when they give nothing away!
Impatient men are generous ones. Or haven’t you learned that by now?
With genius, as with beauty — all, well almost all, is forgiven.
It is always so pleasant to be generous, though very vexatious to pay debts.
But the minimum human duty is to serve others: it is no great attainment.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
pre-economy of the economy,” its zero-level, that is, exchange as the reciprocal relation of two non-productive expenditures. If the gift belongs to Master and exchange to the Servant, potlatch is the paradoxical exchange between Masters....