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Love is the soul's rainbow.
We only begin to realize the value of our possessions when we commence to do good to others with them. No earthly investment pays so large an interest as charity.
Stars shine even for those who refuse to look up.
Truth is the root of all the charities.
He who hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none.
We are, or rather our natural desire to evade pain and to attain pleasure is, the primary reason we do or say every single thing we do or say.
The most valuable people in life are those who take the least but give the most.
Charity provides crumbs from the table; justice offers a place at the table.
Rabbi Elazar ben Azariah said, "Where there is no money, there is no learning." The rabbis explain that unless people's stomachs are full and satisfied, they cannot study, grow spiritually, and do good works.
All that tends not to charity is figurative. The sole aim of the Scripture is charity.
Actually, I have my own charity that I started that helps supplement families with terminal children.
How marvellous it would be if, at the end of the day, each of us could say: today I have performed an act of charity towards others!
Everyone can choose to live with a golden heart, it is a privilege of loving truly.
Vincent De Paul
[L]ove is inventive to infinity.
Begging for love and charitising in turn.
In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity.
Witch," said Sarah Brown, "I have got to say something." "Oh, have you?" said the witch, a little disappointed at being interrupted. "Oh, well, I can sympathise, I know what that feels like. Get on and say it." The Dog David, who was really a good and attentive son to Sarah Brown, came and laid his chin, with an exaggerated look of interest, on her knee-cap. "Is it any use," said Sarah Brown, "fighting against the Habits in the world, there are so many. Who set these strange and senseless deceivers at large? Religion which has forgotten ecstasy.... Law which has forgotten justice.... Charity which has forgotten love.... Surely magic has suffered at the stake for saner ideals than these?" "Why, of course," said the witch impatiently. "Magic generally suffered because it was so sane. I thought everybody knew that." "All habits. All habits," chanted Sarah Brown. "What is this Charity, this clinking of money between strangers, and when did Charity cease to be a comforting and secret thing between one friend and another? Does Love make her voice heard through a committee, does Love employ an almoner to convey her message to her neighbour?" "Not that I know of," sighed the witch. "Sarah Brown, how long do you want me to keep quiet, while you say things that everybody surely knows?" ~ from Chapter IV 'The Forbidden Sandwich' of 'Living Alone' by Stella Benson, published 1919.
It is the best thing to blame ourselves when people cannot get on well with us. Boundless charity necessarily includes all or it ceases to be boundless. We must be strict with ourselves and lenient with our neighbors. For we know not their difficulties and what they overcome.
In a world starving for validity, the truth, when spoken at the right moment, can be one of the purest and most helpful forms of charity.
I am blessed beyond the realms of blessedness, and easily the greatest pleasure is giving it away
It is more difficult to give money away intelligently than to earn it in the first place.
Thus human beings judge of one another, superficially, casually, throwing contempt on one another, with but little reason, and no charity.
Sacrifice of the self is sheer stupidity if sacrifice is not for the self.
God is the comic shepherd who gets more of a kick out of that one lost sheep once he finds it again than out of the ninety and nine who had the good sense not to get lost in the first place. God is the eccentric host who, when the country-club crowd all turned out to have other things more important to do than come live it up with him, goes out into the skid rows and soup kitchens and charity wards and brings home a freak show. The man with no legs who sells shoelaces at the corner. The old woman in the moth-eaten fur coat who makes her daily rounds of the garbage cans. The old wino with his pint in a brown paper bag. The pusher, the whore, the village idiot who stands at the blinker light waving his hand as the cars go by. They are seated at the damask-laid table in the great hall. The candles are all lit and the champagne glasses filled. At a sign from the host, the musicians in their gallery strike up "Amazing Grace.
Martin Uzochukwu Ugwu
Givers are never greedy. Greedy ones never give.
Charity should be spontaneous. Calculated altruism is an affront.
Too often, charity is extended to another when his actions or conduct are acceptable to us. The exhibition of charity to another must not be dependent on his performance. It should be given because of who we are-not because of how we behave.
Charles Caleb Colton
Many ... begin to make converts from motives of charity, but continue to do so from motives of pride. ... Charity is contented with exhortation and example, but pride is not to be so easily satisfied. ... Whenever we find ourselves more inclined to persecute than persuade, we may then be certain that our zeal has more of pride in it than of charity.
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May every voice proclaim thy praise. And every knee bow in thy presence The tangible promise of our faith. May thy Charity, like a mantle, Lift us to God on high.
To give requires good sense.
What the poor need is not charity, but capital, not caseworkers but coworkers.
If the Gospel and the Apostles may be credited, no man can be a Christian without charity, and without that faith which works, not by force, but by love.
Wherever the fear of God rules in the heart, it will appear both in works of charity and piety, and neither will excuse us from the other.
What you give to the world is greater than what you can get out of it.
The Lord loveth a cheerful giver. He also accepteth from a grouch.
My charity is outrage, life my shame; And in that shame still live my sorrow's rage!
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Poverty comes pleading not for charity, for the most part, but imploring us to find a purchaser for its unmarketable wares.
The charitable give out at the door, and God puts in at the window.
From the standpoint of the upper classes, the system had many merits. They felt that what was paid out of the poor rate was charity, and therefore a proof of their benevolence; at the same time, wages were kept at starvation level by a method which just prevented discontent from developing into revolution...It was plainly the certainty, derived from the old Poor Law, that actual death would be averted by the parish authorities, which induced the rural poor of England to endure their misery patiently...it taught them respect for their 'betters'.While leaving all the wealth that they produced, beyond the absolute minimum required for subsistence, in the hands of the landowners and farmers. It was at this period that landowners built the sham Gothic ruins called 'follies', where they indulged in romantic sensibility about the past while they filled the present with misery and degradation.
Is it not when the fall is the lowest that charity ought to be the greatest?
Your mind shines brightest when you enlighten others; your heart, when you encourage others; your soul, when you elevate others; and your life, when you empower others.
Blood has an oder faint but distinct, of conceit and modesty, of courage and cowardice, of charity and greed, of faith and doubt, in short the fragrance of what we might have been and the smell of what we are...
The big thing that Moneypenny changed was the amount of charity work that I was able to be involved with.
Respect elders; protect children. This I do believe. As a young man it is sometimes, in a charitable sense, difficult to shake the sentiment that every elderly person is my grandparent, and every child is my child.
Have Love. Not love alone for one, but man as man they brother call; and scatter like the circling sun thy charities on all.
Charity is suppose to cover up for a multitude of sins.
Shockingly, the Bidens donated under $1,000 to all charities combined every year for the ten years prior to 2008.
The intellect, divine as it is, and all worshipful, has a habit of lodging in the most seedy of carcasses, and often, alas, acts the cannibal among the other faculties so that often, where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.
God bless thee; and put meekness in thy breast, Love, charity, obedience, and true duty!