Charity Quotes

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

Charity should be spontaneous. Calculated altruism is an affront.

Edward Abbey

Every good deed is charity whether you come to your brother's assistance or just greet him with a smile.

Muhammad

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John D. Rockefeller

Welfare distorts behavior, makes one less personally responsible and reduces the role of private charity. This principle applies to corporate welfare

Larry Elder

I cannot find any authority in the Constitution for public charity, ... [it] would be contrary to the letter and the spirit of the Constitution and subversive to the whole theory upon which the Union of these States is founded.

Franklin Pierce

Affectation hides three times as many virtues as charity does sins

Horace Mann

It's very difficult to ignore humanitarian disasters. The royalties from my albums continue to support my charity work.

Yusuf Islam
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