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English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719+1
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.''
French writer 1754-18240
Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
English polymath and author 1605-16820
Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.
Be good, be kind, be humane, and charitable; love your fellows; console the afflicted; pardon those who have done you wrong.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-18870
Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.
Swedish writer 1849-19120
Family... the home of all social evil, a charitable institution for comfortable women, an anchorage for house-fathers, and a hell for children.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-16260
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.
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.
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
German writer and poet 1749-18320
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.
French Writer 1651-17150
Nothing will make us so charitable and tender to the faults of others, as, by self-examination, thoroughly to know our own.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-19100
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.
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.
American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-0
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.