If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.

Charity sees the need, not the cause.

To whom much is given is much required. Luke 12:49

He who waits to do a great deal of good at once, will never do anything.

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Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting.

Seek joy in what you give not in what you get

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True charity is the desire to be useful to others without the thought of recompense.


When I give I give myself.

Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

You give but little when you give of your possessions.

It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.

Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.

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Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.

We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving

It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.

Go to friends for advice, woman for love, strangers for charity and relatives for nothing.

To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.

Charity image quote by Anne Frank

No one has ever become poor by giving.

You have to sow before you can reap. You have to give before you can get.

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

The trick is to realize that after giving your best, there's nothing more to give.

From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.

It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all.

It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive.

Charity image quote by Pope Francis

True charity requires courage: let us overcome the fear of getting our hands dirty so as to help those in need.

If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.

He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much.

To give requires good sense.

A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.

God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.

The more we give of anything, the more we shall get back.

Charity image quote by Jack London

A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.

You give before you get.

Give light and people will find their own way.

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Peace, like charity, begins at home.

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.

The more sympathy you give, the less you need.

Giving is true having.

The real secret of happiness is not what you have or what you receive; it's what you share

In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity.

In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity.

The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.

Sow much, reap much; sow little, reap little.

The charitable give out the door and God puts it back through the window.

All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.

Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.

To give is to receive...

Heart of my heart, were it more,More would be laid at your feet.

We must give more in order to get more, It is the generous giving of ourselves that produce the generous harvest.

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.