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A man receiving charity always hates his benefactor- it is a fixed characteristic of human nature
George Orwell
And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness
Bible
And now abideth faith, hope and charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity (I Corinthians 13:13).
Bible
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
Joseph Joubert
Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
Henry Ford
Charity creates a multitude of sins.
Oscar Wilde
Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.
George Sand
Charity is a thing that begins at home, and usually stays there.
Elbert Hubbard
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John D. Rockefeller
Charity isn't a good substitute for justice
Jonathan Kozol
Charity shall cover the multitude of sins
Bible
Children have but little charity for one another's defects
Mark Twain
Christianity is strange. It bids man recognise that he is vile, even abominable, and bids him desire to be like God. Without such a counterpoise, this dignity would make him horribly vain, or this humiliation would make him terribly abject.
Blaise Pascal
Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.
Charles Caleb Colton
Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.
Moliere
Great indebtedness does not make men grateful, but vengeful; and if a little charity is not forgotten, it turns into a gnawing worm
Friedrich Nietzsche
He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.
Confucius
I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end.
Albert Schweitzer
I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live to be as well prepared for it, as I confidently believe her to have been! If the way to Heaven be through piety, truth, justice and charity, she is there
Jonathan Swift
If not us, who? If not now, when?
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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