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Cooking for people is an enormously significant expression of generosity and soulfulness, and entertaining is a way to be both generous and creative. You're sharing your life with people. Of course, it's also an expression of your own need for approval and applause. Nothing wrong with that.
The story of Detroit's bankruptcy was simple enough: Allow capitalism to grow the city, campaign against income inequality, tax the job creators until they flee, increase government spending in order to boost employment, promise generous pension plans to keep people voting for failure. Rinse, wash and repeat.
Conrad Hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5000 Gideon Bibles.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
The notion that before you even set out to go to Thailand, you say, 'I'm not interested,' or you're unwilling to try things that people take so personally and are so proud of and so generous with, I don't understand that, and I think it's rude. You're at Grandma's house, you eat what Grandma serves you.
Any celebration meal to which guests are invited, be they family or friends, should be an occasion for generous hospitality.
In thinking about religion and society in the 21st century, we should broaden the conversation about faith from doctrinal debates to the larger question of how it might inspire us to strengthen the bonds of belonging that redeem us from our solitude, helping us to construct together a gracious and generous social order.
Try paying the bills with love. The idea I am trying to espouse is that you can have both love and money, and be rich and generous.
T. Harv Eker
After its defeat in the Second World War, Japan, unlike Germany, failed to show true contrition or give a fulsome apology, though it showered its neighbours, including China, with generous economic assistance. Only in 1995 did it finally offer an apology, but this was of the most limited and formulaic kind.
Fate is never too generous even to its favorites. Rarely do the gods grant a mortal more than one immortal deed.
I like chicken a lot because chicken is generous - that is to say, it's obedient. It will do whatever you tell it to do.
The fact is that I find more most men are more open, more generous, and much more stimulating than the majority of females I know.
The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire, And taught the world with reason to admire.
Edgar Allan Poe
Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!
William Arthur Ward
Being generous of spirit is a wonderful way to live.
Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous - not just to some people in some circumstances - but to everyone all the time.
Thomas J. Watson
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.
W. Somerset Maugham
I was born in Europe... and I've traveled all over the world. I can tell you that there is no place, no country, that is more compassionate, more generous, more accepting, and more welcoming than the United States of America.
Funny thing is that the poorer people are, the more generous they seem to be.
If we really want to be full and generous in spirit, we have no choice but to trust at some level.
Generous people can become more generous as they become richer, giving away vast fortunes to worthwhile causes as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are doing.
The sexiest thing in the entire world is being really smart. And being thoughtful. And being generous. Everything else is crap!
In the final analysis there is no other solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decision, the day's generous utterances, and the day's good deed.
Clare Boothe Luce
The fact is that not only do people get more wise and more conservative as they get older, they get more kind and more generous, too.
If thou be industrious to procure wealth, be generous in the disposal of it. Man never is so happy as when he giveth happiness unto another.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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