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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 strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.
Charity creates a multitude of sins.
Great indebtedness does not make men grateful, but vengeful; and if a little charity is not forgotten, it turns into a gnawing worm.
Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money.
We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what's in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense.
Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made - not to understand - but to feel - as crime.
Edgar Allan Poe
Almost every Monday I have a charity thing. I like that. I do.
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.
Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.
Francis of Assisi
Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John D. Rockefeller
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
People who identify themselves as conservatives donate money to charity more often than people who identify themselves as liberals. They donate more money and a higher percentage of their incomes.
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.
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs.
Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.
I'm very much a Christian in ideals and ethics, especially in terms of belief in fairness, a deep set obligation to others, and the virtues of charity, tolerance and generosity that we associate with traditional Christian teaching.
E. O. Wilson
The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.
Charity is willingly given from the heart.
Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.
A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity.
Charity is a fine thing if it's meeting a gap where needs must be met and there are no other resources. But in the long term we need to support people into helping themselves.
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