Quotations on Charity
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Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.
- Francis of Assisi
(Keywords: Wisdom, Fear, Charity, Ignorance)
Because men believe not in Providence, therefore they do so greedily scrape and hoard. They do not believe in any reward for charity, therefore they will part with nothing.
- Isaac Barrow
(Keywords: Men, Charity, Nothing, Providence, Reward, Will)
I am in a charity out there to stop violence against women.
- Caprice Bourret
(Keywords: Women, Charity, Violence)
I met Clinton at a benefit for teachers, which was a very good charity, but I met him for about 90 seconds, and I thought it was important to meet the leader of the free world. So I stood next to him for a photograph, and then apparently that's all it takes.
- Julie Bowen
(Keywords: Leader, Thought, Charity, Teachers, World)
Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
- Emily Bronte
(Keywords: Home, Charity, Giving)
We have to restore power to the family, to the neighborhood, and the community with a non-market principle, a principle of equality, of charity, of let's-take-care-of-one-another. That's the creative challenge.
- Jerry Brown
(Keywords: Power, Equality, Family, Challenge, Charity, Community)
Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves? Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world; yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner.
- Thomas Browne
(Keywords: Home, Charity, Enemy, Man, Voice, World)
We are not coaching on a daily basis because we often travel with our charity and commercial interests.
- Nadia Comaneci
(Keywords: Travel, Charity, Coaching)
Harvey never had an original idea or thought in his life. I was out wandering around the country doing charity benefits, mainly, when I asked him to come along.
- Tim Conway
(Keywords: Life, Thought, Idea, Benefits, Charity, Country)
We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money.
- Davy Crockett
(Keywords: Money, Charity, Congress, Public, Right)
There's a huge AIDS epidemic in Africa, and one of Bad Boy's plans this year is to give more awareness to that. We're gonna be doing a big charity concert helping to save some of the brothers and sisters in Africa.
- Puff Daddy
(Keywords: Awareness, Brothers, Charity, Sisters)
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Home, Charity, Justice)
Having played an angel for so long, you can imagine that I've been asked to endorse any number of causes over the years. Obviously I have to limit my participation with any charity, so I decided to really concentrate on my love of children.
- Roma Downey
(Keywords: Love, Causes, Charity, Children, Participation, Years)
The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time... love lavished on absolute fools. Love's a charity ward, you know.
- Lawrence Durrell
(Keywords: Love, Women, Time, Charity, Fools)
Welfare distorts behavior, makes one less personally responsible and reduces the role of private charity. This principle applies to corporate welfare.
- Larry Elder
(Keywords: Behavior, Charity, Corporate, Welfare)
I am very driven. I work really hard, whether it's acting or my charity or even poker. When I focus on something I give it my all.
- Shannon Elizabeth
(Keywords: Work, Acting, Charity, Focus, Poker)
I think musicians and artists are the most philanthropic people I know. Their charity record of the music business would hold up to the work of anybody.
- Glenn Frey
(Keywords: Business, Music, Work, People, Artists, Charity, Musicians)
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
- Thomas Fuller
(Keywords: Home, Charity, End)
I think we raised about 20,000 pounds. There was a live performance thing so we thought we'd donate the equipment for an online charity in Britain. I hated to part with my guitar, but it was for such a great cause.
- Dan Hawkins
(Keywords: Thought, Performance, Cause, Charity, Guitar)
The character of a people may be ruined by charity.
- Theodor Herzl
(Keywords: People, Character, Charity, May)
If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
- Bob Hope
(Keywords: Heart, Charity, Trouble)
The faith must express itself in charity and in solidarity, which is the civil form of charity.
- Claudio Hummes
(Keywords: Faith, Charity, Solidarity)
Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
- Washington Irving
(Keywords: Heart, Charity, Christmas, Fire, Hospitality)
Northern white people love the Negro in a sort of abstract way, as a race; through a sense of justice, charity, and philanthropy, they will liberally assist in his elevation.
- James Weldon Johnson
(Keywords: Love, People, Charity, Justice, Philanthropy, Race, Sense, Will)
It is better for me to serve a charity as an actor or a voice, rather than at a luncheon being just a celebrity.
- Ben Kingsley
(Keywords: Actor, Being, Celebrity, Charity, Voice)
The Lord receive my soul, and have mercy on me, and bless this kingdom with peace and charity, that there may not be this effusion of Christian blood amongst them.
- William Laud
(Keywords: Peace, Soul, Christian, Blood, Charity, May, Mercy)
The steel workers have now buried their dead, while the widows weep and watch their orphaned children become objects of public charity. The murder of these unarmed men has never been publicly rebuked by any authoritative officer of the state or federal government.
- John L. Lewis
(Keywords: Government, Men, Charity, Children, Murder, Now, Public, State, Widows, Workers)
With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Work, God, Charity, Firmness, Malice, Nation, Right, Wounds)
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Life, Dreams, Charity, Man, Service, Visions)
Cheerfulness is a very great help in fostering the virtue of charity. Cheerfulness itself is a virtue.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
(Keywords: Virtue, Charity, Cheerfulness, Help)
Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but, unlike charity, it should end there.
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Keywords: Home, Censorship, Charity, End)
You have to feel more involved than just writing out a cheque. Charity is almost the wrong word - I think people are beginning to feel more responsible for the world.
- Joanna Lumley
(Keywords: People, Beginning, Charity, Word, World, Writing, Wrong)
If you're an enthusiast and you love the world like I do, it comes naturally. But I think charity must become more fun to give, more interactive and imaginative.
- Joanna Lumley
(Keywords: Love, Charity, Fun, World)
I have been able to travel all over the country and see many places that I probably never would have visited. I have also participated in many charity events for worthy causes.
- Rob Mariano
(Keywords: Travel, Causes, Charity, Country, Events)
URGE is a grassroots charity. We organized to get some incubators to give to the hospital for the kids. We donate money to orphanages.
- Ziggy Marley
(Keywords: Money, Charity, Kids)
If I survive, I will spend my whole life at the oven door seeing that no one is denied bread and, so as to give a lesson of charity, especially those who did not bring flour.
- Jose Marti
(Keywords: Life, Charity, Will)
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.
- John Stuart Mill
(Keywords: War, Charity, Effect)
Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.
(Keywords: Wealth, Act, Charity, Man, World)
A number of girls of my acquaintance went to school to the nuns of the Congregational Nunnery, or Sisters of Charity, as they are sometimes called.
- Maria Monk
(Keywords: Acquaintance, Charity, Girls, School, Sisters)
When faith and hope fail, as they do sometimes, we must try charity, which is love in action. We must speculate no more on our duty, but simply do it. When we have done it, however blindly, perhaps Heaven will show us why.
- Dinah Maria Mulock
(Keywords: Faith, Love, Action, Hope, Charity, Duty, Heaven, Will)
A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity.
- Ralph Nader
(Keywords: Society, Charity, Justice, Needs)
I really enjoy doing charity, for a good cause, it's like the least I can do, I really enjoy that stuff. I enjoy giving back.
- Alex O'Loughlin
(Keywords: Cause, Charity, Giving)
I have a friend who lives in the South Side of Chicago. I helped out at a church charity there where they try to give a bit of cohesion to a desperate area. Everyone was very welcoming.
- Sara Paretsky
(Keywords: Friend, Church, Charity, Chicago)
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.
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Keywords: Men, Religion, Death, Argument, Charity, Christ, Crime)
Often what we do is open our house for various charity events. I don't seat according to protocol. I don't invite people because of who they are in the administration or their positions of power. The few who do come, are there because I like them.
- Sally Quinn
(Keywords: Power, People, Charity, Events, Open)
There is no truer cause of unhappiness amongst men than, where naturally expecting charity and benevolence, they receive harm and vexation.
- Francois Rabelais
(Keywords: Men, Benevolence, Cause, Charity, Harm, Unhappiness)
Today, our actions must be motivated only by our intense desire to achieve a just and lasting peace. The compassion and charity of the American people should be reflected in this legislation, though sadly, they are silenced.
- Nick Rahall
(Keywords: Peace, People, Actions, American, Charity, Compassion, Desire, Legislation, Today)
And so, at the age of thirty, I had successively disgraced myself with three fine institutions, each of which had made me free of its full and rich resources, had trained me with skill and patience, and had shown me nothing but forbearance and charity when I failed in trust.
- Simon Raven
(Keywords: Age, Trust, Charity, Nothing, Patience, Skill)
There is a real diversity of talent and background on the A list so as to better reflect our society in all walks. There are people who have been candidates before, Councillors, Doctors, business leaders, charity campaigners.
- Adam Rickitt
(Keywords: Business, Society, Talent, People, Charity, Diversity, Doctors, Leaders)
We have tried you citizens; we are trying you now, and you have a couple of dollars for the sorrowing mothers, brothers and sisters by way of a charity gift.
- Rose Schneiderman
(Keywords: Brothers, Charity, Mothers, Now, Sisters, Trying)