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
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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 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.
  • Art Linkletter
    Art Linkletter
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    I like what I'm doing. Today at 88, I wouldn't think of quitting because I can't think of anything else I would rather do. And now with my lectures on all the charitable things that I do, just as you do, I think that what I'm doing matters.
  • Asa Gray
    Asa Gray
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    Indeed upon much that may have to say, I expect rather the charitable judgment than the full assent of those whose approbation I could most wish to win.
  • 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.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    The U.N.'s humanitarian agencies rely on charitable donations from the public as well as the generosity of governments to continue their lifesaving work in response to natural disasters, armed conflicts and other emergencies.
  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
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    Why do musicians give so much time to charitable causes? The most humanitarian cause that we can give our time to is the creation and performance of music itself.
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