Charity Quotes And Sayings


Charity Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of charity quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.”
Abraham Lincoln

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is every wasted.” 
– Aesop

“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
– Albert Pike

“Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.”
– Albert Schweitzer

“It is more difficult to give money away intelligently than to earn it in the first place.”
– Andrew Carnegie

“The man who dies rich dies disgraced.”
– Andrew Carnegie

Wealth is not to feed our egos, but to feed the hungry and to help people help themselves.”
– Andrew Carnegie

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
– Anne Frank

“How lovely to think that no one need wait a moment; we can start now, start slowly changing the world!”
– Anne Frank

“Riches, power and fame last only for a few years! Why do people cling so desperately to these transitory things? Why can’t people who have more than they need for themselves give that surplus to their fellow citizens? Why should some people have such a hard time during their few years on this earth?”
– Anne Frank

“To give away money is an easy matter in any man’s power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in every man’s power nor an easy matter.”

“If we could all hear one another’s prayers, God might be relieved of some of his burdens.”
– Ashleigh Brilliant

“A charitable man is like an apple tree–he gives his fruit and is silent; the philanthropist is like the successful hen.”
– Austin O’Malley

“Charity is the note that resolves the discord.”
– Austin O’Malley

“Charity is the only lubricant that keeps the axle of the world creaking.”
– Austin O’Malley

“Charity that is always beginning at home stays there.”
– Austin O’Malley

“If you combine all the spectral rays into a single beam, you get white light; and, if you combine all the virtues into a single beam, you get charity.”
– Austin O’Malley

“The bread of charity is life itself for the needy; he who withholds it is a man of blood.”
– Ben Sira

“The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“I would rather have it said, ‘He lived usefully,’ than, ‘He died rich.’”
– Benjamin Franklin

“A benefactor is a representative of God.”
– Benjamin Whichcote

“When we do any good to others, we do as much, or more, good to ourselves.”
– Benjamin Whichcote

“Is the rich world aware of how four billion of the six billion live? If we were aware, we would want to help out, we’d want to get involved.”
Bill Gates

“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.  Unsuccessful people are always asking “What’s in it for me?” 
Brian Tracy

“The proper aim of giving is to put the recipients in a state where they no longer need our gifts.”
– C.S. Lewis

“Our prayers for others flow more easily than those for ourselves.  This shows we are made to live by charity.”
– C.S.Lewis

“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave” 
– Calvin Coolidge

“The Lord loveth a cheerful giver.  He also accepteth from a grouch.”
– Catherine Hall

“As water collected in a tank gets pure by filtration, so accumulated wealth is preserved by being employed in charity.”
– Chanakya

“Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.”
– Charles Caleb

“It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”
– Charles Dudley Warner

“Charity . . . is the opium of the privileged.”
– Chinua Achebe

“He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.” 

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”
Dalai Lama

“Sometime in your life, hope that you might see one starved man, the look on his face when the bread finally arrives.  Hope that you might have baked it or bought or even kneaded it yourself.  For that look on his face, for your meeting his eyes across a piece of bread, you might be willing to lose a lot, or suffer a lot, or die a little, even.”
– Daniel Berrigan

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