Quotes by charity
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Francis Maitland Balfour
British biologist 1851-1882
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.
Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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)
American comedian, actor 1903-
If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
Peace, like charity, begins at home.
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) 1903-1950
A man receiving charity always hates his benefactor- it is a fixed characteristic of human nature.
English writer 1707-1754
A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, and professional 1960-
Actually, I have my own charity that I started that helps supplement families with terminal children.
John Stuart Mill
English economist 1806-1873
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 1819-1892
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.
Clare Boothe Luce
American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but unlike charity, it should end there.
English playwright 1579-1625
Charity and beating begins at home.Source: Wit Without Money (1625) 5, 2
English writer 1812-1870
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.