Charity Quotes

There's always hope... even when there isn't faith. And sometimes, without hope or faith, there must be charity.

Orson Scott Card

If the world is to be improved it must be by the exercise of individual charity.

Anthony Burgess

I am in charity, my children, with all the servants of God.

Cdmon

It must be someone collecting for charity. Respectable women never call the family for any other reason.

Caryl Brahms

Whether men soar to outer space or dive to the bottom of the deepest ocean they will find themselves as they are, unchanged, because they will not have forgotten themselves nor remembered to exercise the charity of forgiveness.

Meher Baba

Do not feel ashamed if the amount of charity is small because to refuse the needy is an act of greater shame.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

charity begins in your own family.

Begum Aga Khan

Changing the world doesn’t require much money. Again, think in terms of empowerment and not charity.

Tim Ferriss

The best kind of charity is to help those who are willing to help themselves.

Phineas Taylor Barnum

Forgiveness is the best charity. (It is easy to give the poor money and goods when one has plenty, but to forgive is hard; but it is the best thing if one can do it.)

Meher Baba

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.

St. Augustine of Hippo

The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.

Homer

There is no instance where men are so easily imposed upon, as at the time of their dying under the pretence of charity.

William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper

With malice towards none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right

Abraham Lincoln

Charity sees the need, not the cause.

German Proverb

If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.

Bob Hope

There are five prayers and five times of day for prayer; the five have five names. Let the first be truthfulness, the second honest living, and the third charity in the Name of God. Let the fourth be good will to all, and the fifth the praise of the Lord.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Those who seek to satisfy the mind of man by hampering it with ceremonies and music and affecting charity and devotion have lost their original nature.

Zhuangzi

Where there is plenty, charity is a duty, not a courtesy

Owen Feltham

My lesbianism is an act of Christian charity. All those women out there praying for a man, and I'm giving them my share.

Rita Mae Brown

Charity looks at the need and not at the cause.

Jewish Proverb

Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.

William Menninger

While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.

Chinua Achebe

Charity should be spontaneous. Calculated altruism is an affront.

Edward Abbey

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