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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.
Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.
Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever.
If we have the opportunity to be generous with our hearts, ourselves, we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love's reach.
I'm very generous.
I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.
Charles Dudley Warner
As most New Yorkers have done, I have given serious and generous thought to the state of my apartment should I get killed during the day.
The existing principle of selfish interest and competition has been carried to its extreme point; and, in its progress, has isolated the heart of man, blunted the edge of his finest sensibilities, and annihilated all his most generous impulses and sympathies.
The building of America has had its fair share of mistakes, but it's a constitution that's the jewel of democracy, the envy of many, and it's the most generous nation in the world.
You have to be generous if you want to spend your time making someone else dinner. Even if you're charging, you're still giving.
You know, you should really look at where Mitt has led his life, and where he's been financially. He's a very generous person. We give 10 percent of our income to our church every year. Do you think that is the kind of person that is trying to hide things, or do things? No.
I'm dangerously generous.
Be generous and you can be the best person who ever lived.
If Copenhagen were a person, that person would be generous, beautiful, elderly, but with a flair. A human being that has certain propensities for quarrelling, filled with imagination and with appetite for the new and with respect for the old - somebody who takes good care of things and of people.
A John Updike is a once-in-a-generation phenomenon, if that generation is lucky: so comfortable in so many genres, the same lively, generous intelligence suffusing all he did.
A generous basic state pension is the least a civilized society should offer those who have worked hard and saved through their whole lives.
Guys who are charismatic and fun-loving and sweet and generous are the ones I want to date.
What we see today is an American economy that has boomed because of policies and developments of the 1950s and '60s: the interstate-highway system, massive funding for science and technology, a public-education system that was the envy of the world and generous immigration policies.
They were nothing like the French people I had imagined. If anything, they were too kind, too generous and too knowledgable in the fields of plumbing and electricity.
I have always worked and I would say I'm generous with money - if somebody needed anything I would always give it to them.
We're all generous, but with different things, like time, money, talent - criticism.
Frank A. Clark
Men are likely to be quite generous, especially financially.
The only honest and generous thing for me to do is to give people myself. That's all I've got as an artist, so I want to do that in an unflinching way.
A rich man can afford to be generous to many.
My parents didn't believe in luck. They believed in hard work and in preparing me to take advantage of opportunity. Like many parents, they taught me to be generous but never to depend on the generosity of others.
It is safest to be moderately base - to be flexible in shame, and to be always ready for what is generous, good, and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue.
It's always impressive when talented comedians are easy laughers or generous with their laughs.
Habituated from our Infancy to trample upon the Rights of Human Nature, every generous, every liberal Sentiment, if not extinguished, is enfeebled in our Minds.
I guess I'm way too kind and generous, and a saint - if you can believe that!
R. L. Stine
In loving his own productive, generative, generous love, God loves all those ways in which that love can be realised in creation.
Rowan D. Williams
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