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America puts killers on the cover of 'TIME' magazine, giving them as much notoriety as our favorite movie stars.
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.
There is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving.
It is boorish to live ungraciously: the giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
Jean de la Bruyere
Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.
Americans have a special horror of giving up control, of letting things happen in their own way without interference.
William S. Burroughs
Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.
I believe that what woman resents is not so much giving herself in pieces as giving herself purposelessly.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Craving, not having, is the mother of a reckless giving of oneself.
There is sublime thieving in all giving. Someone gives us all he has and we are his.
Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.
I think everyone should approach relationships from the perspective of playing it straight and giving someone the benefit of the doubt. Until he establishes that this is a game. And if it's a game, you need to win. The best thing to do is just walk away from the table.
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance.
James Cash Penney
In other words, I would be giving in to a myth of sameness which I think can destroy us.
As we give presents at Christmas, we need to recognize that sharing our time and ourselves is such an important part of giving.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Giving women education, work, the ability to control their own income, inherit and own property, benefits the society. If a woman is empowered, her children and her family will be better off. If families prosper, the village prospers, and eventually so does the whole country.
I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge.
George W. Bush
Wouldn't it be great if you could only get AIDS by giving money to television preachers?
What surrounds us we endure better for giving it a name - and moving on.
Emile M. Cioran
People thought I was cocky because I didn't talk much. When I first turned pro, reporters asked me who was going to win. I'd say, 'I am' because it was the easier than giving some long, drawn-out answer.
There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.
Christmas and the holidays are the season of giving. It's a time when people are more kind and open-hearted.
Giving yourself permission to lose guarantees a loss.
John F. Kennedy
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