Charity Quotes

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

Joseph Addison

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

Bible

He is truly great who hath a great charity.

Thomas a Kempis

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

Horace (Horatio) Smith

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

Eva Peron

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

Phillips Brooks

The highest exercise of charity is charity towards the uncharitable.

J. S. Buckminster

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

Hosea Ballou

Philanthropy is almost the only virtue which is sufficiently appreciated by mankind.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Andrew Carnegie

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

In charity there is no excess.

Sir Francis Bacon

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

William Hutton

Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.

Albert Camus

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

Walt Whitman

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

Bob Hope

Be charitable before wealth makes thee covetous.

Sir Thomas Browne

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

Edmund Burke

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

Moliere

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

Emanuel Swedenborg

Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Bob Hope

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

Ulrich von Hutton

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

Charles Dickens

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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