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A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Aid
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Every great man is always being helped by everybody; for his gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.
~ John Ruskin | ( English art critic. ) | 1819-1900 | Aid
quotes Division : Artists   
     
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.
~ John Dryden | (British poet, dramatist and critic. ) | 1631-1700 | Aid
quotes Division : Critics   
     
He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.
~ Robert Green Ingersoll | ( American politician and orator. ) | 1833-1899 | Aid
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Help a man against his will and you do the same as murder him.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Aid
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
If you're in trouble, or hurt or need -- go to the poor people. They're the only ones that'll help -- the only ones.
~ John Steinbeck | (American writer. ) | 1902-1968 | Aid
quotes Division : American writers   
     
It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Aid
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.
~ Simone Weil | ( French Philosopher ) | 1910-1943 | Aid
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God --the rest will be given.
~ Mother Teresa | ( Albanian-born missionary. ) | 1910-1997 | Aid
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Aid
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
The needs of a human being are sacred. Their satisfaction cannot be subordinated either to reasons of state, or to any consideration of money, nationality, race, or color, or to the moral or other value attributed to the human being in question, or to any consideration whatsoever.
~ Simone Weil | ( French Philosopher ) | 1910-1943 | Aid
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
The truest help we can render an afflicted man is not to take his burden from him, but to call out his best energy, that he may be able to bear the burden.
~ Phillips Brooks | (American Episcopal clergyman. ) | 1835-1893 | Aid
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
There is something wrong about the man who wants help. There is somewhere a deep defect, a want, in brief, a need, a crying need, somewhere about that man.
~ Herman Melville | ( American writer. ) | 1819-1891 | Aid
quotes Division : Critics   
     
These unhappy times call for the building of plans that build from the bottom up and not from the top down, that put their faith once more in the forgotten man at the bottom of the economic pyramid.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt | ( Thirty-second President of the USA. ) | 1882-1945 | Aid
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.
~ Benedict de Spinoza | (Dutch Jewish philosopher. ) | 1632-1677 | Aid
quotes Division : Dutch philosophers   
     
To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.
~ Mother Teresa | ( Albanian-born missionary. ) | 1910-1997 | Aid
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Aid
quotes Division : American poets   
     
When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching.
~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton | ( British politician, poet and critic. ) | 1803-1873 | Aid
quotes Division : Critics