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A man who sees another man on the street corner with only a stump for an arm will be so shocked the first time he'll give him sixpence. But the second time it'll only be a three penny bit. And if he sees him a third time, he'll have him cold-bloodedly handed over to the police.
~ Bertolt Brecht | ( German writer. ) | 1898-1956 | Charity
quotes Division : German writers   
     
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 | ( English novelist and dramatist. ) | 1707-1754 | Charity
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.
~ Victor Hugo | ( French poet, dramatist and novelist. ) | 1802-1885 | Charity
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
~ Joseph Joubert | (French moralist. ) | 1754-1824 | Charity
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.
~ Sir Thomas Browne | (English author. ) | 1605-1682 | Charity
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Certainly it is a heaven upon earth to have a man's mind to move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth.
-: [ Essays, 1, 'Of Truth'. ]
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Charity
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Charity ,Which renders good for bad, blessings for curses.
-: [ Richard III (c. 1591), Act I, scene 2, line 68 ]
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Charity
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
~ Thomas Fuller | ( British clergyman and author. ) | 1608-1661 | Charity
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
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.
~ Sir Thomas Browne | (English author. ) | 1605-1682 | Charity
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Charity creates a multitude of sins.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Charity
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Charity is a cold grey loveless thing. If a rich man wants to help the poor, he should pay his taxes gladly, not dole out money at a whim.
-: [ The Social Worker (1920) ]
~ Clement Attlee | (British Labour politician ) | 1883 -1967 | Charity
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
~ John D Rockefeller | ( American industrialist and philanthropist. ) | 1939-1937 | Charity
quotes Division : Industrialists   
     
Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
~ Saint Augustine | ( Theologian and Latin philosopher. ) | 354-430 | Charity
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Charity itself fulfills the law.
And who can sever love from charity?

-: [ Love's Labour's Lost (c. 1595-6), Act IV, scene 3, line 364 ]
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Charity
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery | ( French aviator and writer. ) | 1900-1944 | Charity
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.
~ Phillips Brooks | (American Episcopal clergyman. ) | 1835-1893 | Charity
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.
~ Simone Weil | ( French Philosopher ) | 1910-1943 | Charity
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Charity: a thing that begins at home, and usually stays there.
~ Elbert Hubbard | ( American editor and publisher ) | 1856-1915 | Charity
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.
~ Charles Caleb Colton | ( British clergyman ) | 1780-1832 | Charity
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Do not tell me of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist, that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent, I give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Charity
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Charity
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     

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