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As creative people, we should be really conscious of being of service in our work, being as generous as we can.
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.
I think musicians are always very generous in promoting anything good they hear. It's just kind of in our nature.
Leaders should be collaborative, modest, and generous.
There are two books that impressed me when I was very young. One was 'The Adventures of Augie March' - the idea of having something so generous, and so adventurous and improvisatory. The other was 'The U.S.A. Trilogy,' by John Dos Passos.
E. L. Doctorow
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.
Imitation, if it is not forgery, is a fine thing. It stems from a generous impulse, and a realistic sense of what can and cannot be done.
Mel is a great director because he's not just a director, he's an actor, so he knows how to direct actors. I loved working with him. He's great as a director. He's so intelligent. He's generous. I really loved him.
Personally, I like a generous side of wheelchair access with my cities.
A rich man can afford to be generous to many.
I'm dangerously generous.
Surely it is much more generous to forgive and remember, than to forgive and forget.
In one's relationship with dogs and with a newsroom, a generous amount of praise and encouragement goes much better than criticism.
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.
I had hoped that the board would accept Johnny Hon's offer of a loan to buy the stadium back for the club, as I think this would be best way of continuing the long tradition of Cambridge United in Cambridge - and it was a generous offer.
I guess I'm way too kind and generous, and a saint - if you can believe that!
R. L. Stine
'Tis easier for the generous to forgive, than for offence to ask it.
All that is known for sure is that endometriosis is endemic and that it cannot be cured. Management is the best hope. This makes for treatments that are, if I am being polite, based on trial and error. If I am feeling less generous, they are shots in the dark.
To plead for the Oppress'd and to defend the Weak seem'd to me a generous undertaking; for tho' it may be secure, 'tis not always Honourable to run over to the strongest party.
Actors are very generous.
After September 11th, nations from across the globe offered their generous assistance to the people of New York. And whenever our friends around the world need our assistance, New York is there.
Feed your brothers and sisters simply, graciously, with generous care, and you will secure a place in their heart.
Indeed, we are privileged to have been afforded the opportunity to study Nature and to follow our own thoughts and inspirations in a time of relative tranquillity and in a land with a generous and forward-looking government.
It's always impressive when talented comedians are easy laughers or generous with their laughs.
I feel that the work that I have done in the comedy arena, is priceless in terms of what I learned, timing, everything that these incredibly talented performers were generous enough in teaching me.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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