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There is not a soul who does not have to beg alms of another, either a smile, a handshake, or a fond eye. — Lord Acton

Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give alms. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

To give alms is nothing unless you give thought also. — John Ruskin

All religions have honored the beggar. For he proves that in a matter at the same time as prosaic and holy, banal and regenerative as the giving of alms, intellect and morality, consistency and principles are miserably inadequate. — Walter Benjamin

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 — Bible

Time hath a wallet at his back, wherein he puts. Alms for oblivion, a great-sized monster of ingratitudes. — William Shakespeare

This is what you shall do: love the earth and sun, and animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence towards the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown, or to any man or number of men; go freely with the powerful uneducated persons, and with the young, and mothers, of families: read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life: re-examine all you have been told at school or church, or in any books, and dismiss whatever insults your soul. — Walt Whitman

I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt. — Ben Hecht