Charity Quotes

In charity to all mankind, bearing no malice or ill-will to any human being, and even compassionating those who hold in bondage their fellow-men, not knowing what they do.

John Quincy Adams

Charity sees the need not the cause.

German Proverb

Charity means love towards the neighbor and compassion, for anyone who loves his neighbor as himself also has as much compassion for him in his suffering as he does for himself in his own.

Emanuel Swedenborg

A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.

Henry Fielding

The worst of charity is that the lives you are asked to preserve are not worth preserving.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He had that faint sick look in his eyes, as if he wanted to give her something, charity for instance.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.

St. Augustine of Hippo

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

The hushed winds wail with feeble moan Like infant charity.

Joanna Baillie

In charity there is no excess.

Francis Bacon

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

Phineas Taylor Barnum

Fasting is a shield against (hell) fire. Charity and dole remove and finish sin, as does the remembrance of Allah in the midnight.

al-Baqir, Muhammad

If you want to pray to God for better means of subsistence, then first give something in charity.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

The living need charity more than the dead.

George Arnold

Thare iz a grate deal ov charity in this world so koldly rendered that it fairly hurts, it iz like lifting a drowning man out ov the water bi the hair ov the hed, and then letting him drop on the ground.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Only great souls know the grandeur there is in charity.

Jacques-Bnigne Bossuet

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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