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The living need charity more than the dead.

Author: George Arnold

Profession:

Should we grieve over a little misplaced charity, when an all knowing, all wise Being showers down every day his benefits on the unthankful and undeserving?

Author: Francis Atterbury (1663-1732)

Profession: British Anglican Clergyman, Controversialist

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

In charity there is no excess.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

Though I speak with the tongues of men and angels and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward. But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth. [Mathew 6:2-3]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

God loveth a cheerful giver. [2 Corinthians 9:7]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

And now abideth faith, hope and charity, these three, but the greatest of these is charity. [Corinthians]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up. [New Test.]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

A man who sees another man on the street corner with only a stump for an arm will be so shocked the first time he'll give him sixpence. But the second time it'll only be a three penny bit. And if he sees him a third time, he'll have him cold-bloodedly handed over to the police.

Author: Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet

Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.

Author: Emily Bronte (1818-1848)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.

Author: Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)

Profession: American Minister, Poet

Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves? Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world; yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner.

Author: Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682)

Profession: British Author, Physician, , Philosopher

Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.

Author: Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682)

Profession: British Author, Physician, , Philosopher