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  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Indian theosophist 1895-1986
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
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    Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction. If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something- and it is only such love that can know freedom.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
    Mother Teresa
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    It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.
  • Ellen Barkin
    Ellen Barkin
    American actress and producer 1954-
    Ellen Barkin
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    Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
  • Pablo Casals
    Pablo Casals
    Spanish cellist, composer, and conductor 1876-1973
    Pablo Casals
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    Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
    Kahlil Gibran
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    Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
    Buddha
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    If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.
  • Samuel Levenson
    Samuel Levenson
    American humorist, writer, teacher, television host, and journalist. 1911-1980
    Samuel Levenson
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    Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.
  • The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.
  • Richard Whately
    Richard Whately
    British writer 1787-1863
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    A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
    C. S. Lewis
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    A silly idea is current that good people do not know what temptation means. This is an obvious lie. Only those who try to resist temptation know how strong it is.... A man who gives in to temptation after five minutes simply does not know what it would have been like an hour later. That is why bad people, in one sense, know very little about badness. They have lived a sheltered life by always giving in.
  • Alexander Maclaren
    Alexander Maclaren
    British preacher 1826-1910
    Alexander Maclaren
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    All that this world knows of living lies in giving - and more giving; He that keeps, be sure he loses -Friendship grows by what it uses.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    American businessman 1931-2013
    Bert Lance
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    All these years, they've been giving lip service to saying that we are a party that is inclusive instead of exclusive. We've said the Democratic Party has a great big umbrella, and everybody can be comfortable under that umbrella. If they didn't mean it, then it ought to be pulled apart.
  • Augusten Burroughs
    Augusten Burroughs
    American writer 1965-
    Augusten Burroughs
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    As a writer, you can't allow yourself the luxury of being discouraged and giving up when you are rejected, either by agents or publishers. You absolutely must plow forward.
  • Boomer Esiason
    Boomer Esiason
    American football player 1961-
    Boomer Esiason
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    As both a local resident and a parent with a CF-afflicted child, I'm thankful for companies like Canon, Chase and Outback who believe that giving back to the community is critical to their role as corporate citizens.
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