Quotes: charity

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  • Francis Maitland Balfour
    Francis Maitland Balfour
    British biologist 1851-1882
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    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.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    Peace, like charity, begins at home.
  • Jack London
    Jack London
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    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.
  • V. P. Skipper
    V. P. Skipper
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    A kiss: To a young girl, faith; to a married woman, hope; to an old maid, charity.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    A man receiving charity always hates his benefactor- it is a fixed characteristic of human nature.
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
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    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
    Edgar Allan Poe
    American poet, writer and critic 1809-1845
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    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.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
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    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.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.
  • Clare Boothe Luce
    Clare Boothe Luce
    American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
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    Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but unlike charity, it should end there.
  • John Fletcher
    John Fletcher
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    Charity and beating begins at home.

    Source: Wit Without Money (1625) 5, 2

  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
    Charles Dickens
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    Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
    Charles Dickens
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    Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
  • Thomas Fuller
    Thomas Fuller
    English preacher and writer 1608-1661
    Thomas Fuller
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    Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
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