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)

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
- Saint Augustine
(Keywords: Charity, Justice)

Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.
- Hosea Ballou
(Keywords: Charity, Zeal)

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)

In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity.
- Anne Baxter
(Keywords: Charity, Liberty, Unity)

Unity in things Necessary, Liberty in things Unnecessary, and Charity in all.
- Richard Baxter
(Keywords: Charity, Liberty, Unity)

To give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity.
- Bodhidharma
(Keywords: Charity, Regret)

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)

I play a lot of charity golf mainly. I'm a bandit 18 if I play two or three times a week.
- Eric Bristow
(Keywords: Charity, Golf, Play)

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)

Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Charity, Generosity, Order, Practice)

Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Keywords: Charity, Earth, Heaven, Hell)

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)

There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Charity, Excitement, Pleasure, Vocation)

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Home, Charity, Justice)

The system of volunteerism is divisive. It pits one charity against the others for the charity dollar.
- Phil Donahue
(Keywords: Charity, Volunteerism)

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)

Jessica Simpson is the youth ambassador for Operation Smile, and an episode of The Apprentice featured a team managing a charity concert she put on. Donald Trump came on stage and pledged a donation.
- Roma Downey
(Keywords: Charity, Smile, Youth)

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)

A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
- Henry Fielding
(Keywords: Charity, Fool, Man)

Where we're living we have a certain amount of our profit every year it's like a percentage 5 or 7% or something like that that we set aside specifically for charity things.
- Jon Fishman
(Keywords: Charity, Living, Profit)

Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
- Henry Ford
(Keywords: Charity, Crime, Cure, Poverty, Punishment, Wrong)

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)

Charity in the theater begins and ends with those who have a play opening within a week of one's own.
- Moss Hart
(Keywords: Charity, Play, Theater)

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)

The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
- Homer
(Keywords: Charity, Trifle)

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)

I rode in a nine-day charity ride recently, averaged 43km a day and still finished in the lead group. I'm 38, not quite finished yet.
- Greg LeMond
(Keywords: Charity, Day)

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)



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