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Quotations on Charity - Quotations and Proverbs on Charity

  1. Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world. – Thomas Browne
  2. Charity gives itself rich; covetousness hoards itself poor. – German Proverb
  3. The place of charity, like that of God, is everywhere. – Quarles
  4. This only is charity, to do all, all that we can. – John Donne
  5. Charity should be opposed on the grounds of principle, not of stinginess. – Karl Kraus
  6. If a thief helps a poor man out of the spoils of his thieving, we must not call that charity. – Dante De Monarchia
  7. No greater charity can be bestowed upon suffering humanity than right knowledge that leads to right action. – W. Q. Judge
  8. Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven. – Henry Ward Beecher
  9. That charity, which longs to publish itself, ceases to be charity. – Hutton
  10. As the purse is emptied the heart is filled. – Victor Hugo
  11. Charity is the perfection and ornament of religion. – Addison
  12. He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything. – Samuel Johnson
  13. With malice towards none; with charity for all. – Abraham Lincoln
  14. To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it. – Mother Teresa
  15. The living needs charity more than the dead. – George Arnold
  16. In Charity there is no excess. – Francis Bacon
  17. The canal loves to think that rivers exist solely to supply it with water. – Rabindranath Tagore
  18. Charity begins at home, but should not end there. – Proverb
  19. He who gives money he has not earned is generous with other people’s labour. G. Bernard Shaw
  20. It is more blessed to give than to receive. – The Bible
  21. Behold, I do not give lectures or a little charity, when I give, I give myself. – Walt Whitman
  22. The charities that soothe, and heal, and bless, lie scattered at the feet of men like flowers. – Wordsworth
  23. The charitable man is loved by all; his friendship is prized highly. – Lord Buddha
  24. I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. – Tennessee Williams
  25. No people do so much harm as those who go about doing good. – Mandell Creighton
  26. My poor are y best patients. God pays for them. – Boerhaave
  27. The Charity in life is more than all ceremonies. - Talmud

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