It's more blessed to give than to receive - especially kittens.— Bill Cosby
Floundering Charitable Giving quotations
Spread your love everywhere you go.
If we can manage to refrain from harming others in our everyday actions and words, we can start to give more serious attention to actively doing good, and this can be a source of great joy and inner confidence. We can benefit others through our actions by being warm and generous toward them, by being charitable, and by helping those in need.
The willingness to share does not make one charitable; it makes one free.
The charitable give out the door and God puts it back through the window.
A charitable man is like an apple tree-he gives his fruit and is silent;
the philanthropist is like the successful hen.
The difference between charity and philanthropy is the distance of the soul.
.. To be philanthropic is to give something, to be charitable is to give one's own heart.
No one has ever become poor from giving.
Capitalists have done more good for society through their charitable giving, philanthropy and generosity than all their critics combined.
Lots of people think they're charitable if they give away their old clothes and things they don't want.
Much corporate giving is charitable in nature rather than philanthropic.
Countries with high levels of atheism are .
. . the most charitable both in terms of the percentage of their wealth they devote to social welfare programs and the percentage they give in aid to the developing world.
He makes a beggar first that first relieves him;
Not us'rers make more beggars where they live Than charitable men that use to give.
The key word of the dedicated Christian should be 'give.
' Charitable contributions speak eloquently of your unselfish Christian generosity.
Americans also don't need to be taught how to give.
We don't need to be taught how to take care of each other or how to be charitable.
My father... very generous, very philanthropic, very charitable man. My siblings and I and my mother continue with always appreciating and always giving back. It's something I hope that I've become a role model for my children.
We should celebrate Christmas throughout the year, but I believe the whole concept of giving was the basis of Christmas, that it was a charitable, you know, giving, and I think we got carried away with giving.
Before Santa and presents and shopping and all the attendant Christmas (stuff) got involved, this holiday was enshrined to commemorate a guy who got nailed to a tree for daring to tell people to be kind to one another. If you have two cloaks, He said, give one away. Remember those who have less than you, be charitable, be good, be merciful.
No one else looks out upon the world so kindly and charitably as the pedestrian;
no one else gives and takes so much from the country he passes through.
Charitable giving is a huge sector in the United States.
It amounts to $350 billion a year. And yet, I can't help feeling that a lot of that is wasted because people have not been thinking about how to do it as effectively as possible.
The Trump Foundation is a private-family foundation.
They give virtually every cent in the Trump Foundation to charitable causes.
There's real evidence that getting involved in charitable activity (and it's probably better to give your time and effort, rather than money) makes people happier.
We never get any gratitude for what we do.
We just are constantly ripped. We are constantly complained about. We are constantly attacked. And people are fed up with it. People are fed up being told they haven't done enough, that they don't do enough, that they don't care enough, that they're mean-spirited, that they're extremists, when this is the most loving and charitable, the most giving country the world has ever seen.
President Obama's recommended reduction in the tax deduction for charitable giving reflects his fundamental belief that only the government can or should help the poor. He wants to keep the impoverished directly dependent on the government - and the Democratic Party - for their daily bread.
Our Government is investing in stronger communities by supporting the important work of charities by reducing their administrative burden, encouraging charitable giving and allowing charities to use modern electronic tools.
Charitable giving in the United States has remained at 2% of GDP since 1970.
Does God have a reason for wanting us to be charitable, to take care of those who can't take care of themselves? Either God does or God doesn't, it's just logic. If God has a reason then there is a reason independent of God and whatever God's reason is we should figure it out for ourselves. There is a reason and God doesn't really ground morality at all. God wants us to give charity because it's the right thing to do.
The charitable give out at the door, and God puts in at the window.
Think not you are charitable if the love of Jesus and His brethren be not purely the motive of your gifts. Alas! you might not give your superfluities, but "bestow all your goods to feed the poor;" you might even "give your body to be burned" for them, and yet be utterly destitute of charity, if self-seeking, self-pleasing or self-ends guide you; and guide you they must, until the love of God be by the Holy Ghost shed abroad in your heart.
My business is the enforcement of the tax laws and the integrity of the tax code and making sure that trustees of charitable giving are true trustees.
If something is important enough to you that you feel the urge to donate your money or time to it, I think it's best to try to express that form of giving through your career, not just as something you do on the side. If you enjoy your volunteering and charitable activities more than your career, it means your career is in serious need of an upgrade. In my opinion your career should be your best outlet for giving.
Other people might have family - three kids or five houses.
In my case, that doesn't exist. I'm going to give everything away. Everything has been transferred to charitable trusts. There is no question about that. The question is where, not if.
I am proud to be part of the Toys for Tots program for a second year.
In addition to giving kids the chance to design a special The UPS Store/Toys for Tots car, this contest is a great way for children to learn about the importance of charitable giving.
As a member of the Mormon church, Romney is instructed to tithe 10 percent of his income. That's in keeping with most charitable giving: Religious institutions get about one-third of all contributions, according to 'The American' magazine.