People who think they're generous to a fault usually think that's their only fault.
Generosity is the flower of justice.
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
Be generous even when others are not. Give even when others only take.
All that is not given is lost.
We would all like a reputation for generosity and we'd all like to buy it cheap.
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay.
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
I take as my guide the hope of a saint: in crucial things, unity.
.. in important things, diversity... in all things, generosity.
The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.
The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.
I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.
Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.
An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life:A fight is going on inside me, he said to the boy. It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is good - he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. This same fight is going on inside you - and inside every other person, too.The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather,Which wolf will win?The old Cherokee simply replied, The one you feed.
When a deep injury is done to us, we never heal until we forgive.
The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.
Lavishness is not generosity.
For this I bless you most: You give much and know not that you give at all.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?
The Return we reap from generous actions is not always evident.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
Those who are the happiest, are those who do the most for others.