Charity Quotes

Defend your faith (in God) with the help of charity. Protect your wealth with the aid of Zakat. Let the prayers guard you from calamities and disasters.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

In necessary things, unity;in doubtful things, liberty;in all things, charity.

Anne Baxter

Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.

Simone Weil

The character of a people may be ruined by charity.

Theodor Herzl

Only great souls know the grandeur there is in charity.

Jacques Bossuet

Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.

George Sand

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

Charles Dickens

That charity which longs to publish itself, ceases to be charity.

Ulrich von Hutton

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

Bob Hope

Silence will create respect and dignity; justice and fairplay will bring more friends; benevolence and charity will enhance prestige and position; courtesy will draw benevolence; service of mankind will secure leadership and good words will overcome powerful enemies.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

True charity is the desire to be useful to others without thought of recompense

Emanuel Swedenborg

Every good act is charity. A man’s true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.


No sound ought to be heard in the church but the healing voice of Christian charity.

Edmund Burke

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

Bob Hope

Behold, I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give, I give myself.

Walt Whitman

The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation.

William Hutton

In charity there is no excess.

Sir Francis Bacon

A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.

Jack London

One of the serious obstacles to the improvement of our race is indiscriminate charity.

Andrew Carnegie

Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.

Hosea Ballou

The highest exercise of charity is charity towards the uncharitable.

J. S. Buckminster

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.

Phillips Brooks

Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.

Eva Peron

Our charity begins at home, And mostly ends where it begins.

Horace (Horatio) Smith
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