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Quotations on Charity

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With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us finish the work we are in.

~ Abraham Lincoln

Charity: a thing that begins at home, and usually stays there.

~ Elbert Hubbard

If you give money, spend yourself with it.

~ Henry David Thoreau

Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give alms.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

~ George Eliot

They take the paper and they read the headlines,
So they've heard of unemployment and they've heard of breadlines,
And they philanthropically cure them all
By getting up a costume charity ball.

~ Ogden Nash

Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.

~ Henry Ward Beecher

As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.

~ Victor Hugo

He who waits to do a great deal of good at once, will never do anything.

~ Samuel Johnson

Charity sees the need, not the cause.

~ Proverbs

- German Proverb

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

~ Bob Hope

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

~ Erich Fromm

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