Quotes: charitable

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me very much. I cannot recollect the words, but here is the sense of it: ''What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me.''
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
    Joseph Joubert
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    Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
    Thomas Browne
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    Be charitable before wealth makes thee covetous.
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
    Thomas Browne
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    Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.
  • Zoroaster
    Zoroaster
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    Be good, be kind, be humane, and charitable; love your fellows; console the afflicted; pardon those who have done you wrong.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.
  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
    August Strindberg
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    Family... the home of all social evil, a charitable institution for comfortable women, an anchorage for house-fathers, and a hell for children.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    It is only necessary to grow old to become more charitable and even indulgent. I see no fault committed by others that I have not committed myself.
  • François Fénelon
    François Fénelon
    French Writer 1651-1715
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    Nothing will make us so charitable and tender to the faults of others, as, by self-examination, thoroughly to know our own.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    The highest perfection of politeness is only a beautiful edifice, built, from the base to the dome, of ungraceful and gilded forms of charitable and unselfish lying.
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