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Francis Maitland Balfour
British biologist 1851-1882+4
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
A kiss: To a young girl, faith; to a married woman, hope; to an old maid, charity.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945+1
Peace, like charity, begins at home.
20 years on I'm not that interested in charity. I'm interested in justice. There's a difference. Africa needs justice as much as it needs charity.
Equality for Africa is a big idea. It's a big expensive idea.Source: PENN Address (2004)
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.
A kiss: To a young girl, faith; to a married woman, hope; and to an old maid, charity.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-19500
A man receiving charity always hates his benefactor- it is a fixed characteristic of human nature.
English writer 1707-17540
A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
Edgar Allan Poe
American poet, writer and critic 1809-18450
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made - not to understand - but to feel - as crime.
Actually, I have my own charity that I started that helps supplement families with terminal children.
John Stuart Mill
English economist 1806-18730
As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.
American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-18920
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.
Clare Boothe Luce
American diplomat and writer 1903-19870
Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but unlike charity, it should end there.
Charity and beating begins at home.Source: Wit Without Money (1625) 5, 2
English writer 1812-18700
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.