Charity Quotes

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

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

He is truly great who hath a great charity.

Thomas a Kempis

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaulteth not itself, is not puffed up.


Charity is a virtue of the heart, and not of the hands.

Joseph Addison
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