quote by Saint Augustine

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.

— Saint Augustine

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Help the poor quote Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpac

Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.

You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence. You cannot help people permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.

Help the poor quote Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.

Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.

Charity is a cold grey loveless thing.

If a rich man wants to help the poor, he should pay his taxes gladly, not dole out money at a whim.

If you don't want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying that you want a country based on Christian values. Because you don't!

There's a lot of money in wars, except in the war on poverty. Can't make any bread helping the poor.

Help the poor quote Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.

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The best thing you can do for the poor is not to be one of them.

... a bad attitude, that the love of money is the root of all evil and the rich are evil and greedy and all that stuff. It’s basically socialism and communism.

No one is so rich that he does not need another's help;

no one so poor as not to be useful in some way to his fellow man; and the disposition to ask assistance from others with confidence and to grant it with kindness is part of our very nature.

Help the poor quote In a world where you can be anything - be kind.

In a world where you can be anything - be kind.

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself.

Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them.

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself.

Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them.

People.. were poor not because they were stupid or lazy. They worked all day long, doing complex physical tasks. They were poor because the financial institution in the country did not help them widen their economic base.

Help the poor quote When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.

When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.

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If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help the poor, either we have to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are, or we've got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition and then admit that we just don't want to do it.

Why bad things happen to good people

A calling is you feel - you look out and see the need - maybe it's the need for the poor, to help poor people. Maybe it's the need to get involved in the race problem, as Martin Luther King was - felt called.

Help the poor quote Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise

Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.

Jesus preached more and taught more about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry than he did about heaven and hell. Shouldn't that tell us something?

If we Christians would join the Wise Men, we must close our eyes to all that glitters before the world and look rather on the despised and foolish things, help the poor, comfort the despised, and aid the neighbor in his need.

When we don't fund Child Protective Services, there are consequences for all of us. Violence manifests itself. Mental health services in Texas are extremely poor. The answer is not to wait until they do something to get them help.

Help the poor quote Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful

Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful.

Climate change is...a gross injustice-poor people in developing countries bear over 90% of the burden-through death, disease, destitution and financial loss-yet are least responsible for creating the problem. Despite this, funding from rich countries to help the poor and vulnerable adapt to climate change is not even 1 percent of what is needed.

Microfinance recognizes that poor people are remarkable reservoirs of energy and knowledge, posing an untapped opportunity to create markets, bring people in from the margins and give them the tools with which to help themselves.

My especial object is to help the poor; the rich can help themselves. I believe in self-made men.

Help the poor quote If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than

If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.

The best way to help the poor is to slash taxes and allow savings, investment, and creation of jobs to proceed unhampered.

If we want to help poor people out, one way to do that is to help them explore and use their own capability. Human being is full of capacity, full of capability, it's a wonderful creation, but many people never get a chance to explore that, never know that she or he has that.

Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need.

You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.

Help the poor quote Life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of

Life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.

The Bible is clear here: I am to love my neighbor as myself, in the manner needed, in a practical way, in the midst of the fallen world, at my particular point of history. This is why I am not a pacifist. Pacifism in this poor world in which we live -- this lost world -- means that we desert the people who need our greatest help.

You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.

You cannot help small men by tearing down big men. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot lift the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer. You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending

Feel, my children, feel; feel for the poor, the ignorant, the downtrodden; feel till the heart stops and the brain reels and you think you will go mad; then pour the soul out at the feet of the Lord, and then will come power, help and indomitable energy.

Help the poor quote A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

We need to reclaim our American system of limited government, low taxes, reasonable regulations, and sound money, which has blessed us with unprecedented prosperity. And it has done more to help the poor than any other economic system ever designed.

My appeal to the rich is, Deal liberally with your poor brethren, and use your means to advance the cause of God. The worthy poor, who are made poor by misfortune and sickness, deserve your especial care and help.

It's more blessed to give than to receive - especially kittens.

Help the poor quote If you're abest during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success

If you're abest during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success.

The poor of the United States and of the world are your brothers and sisters in Christ. You must never be content to leave them just the crumbs from the feast. You must take of your substance, and not just of your abundance, in order to help them. And you must treat them like guests at your family table.

You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.

You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.

But apart from the military measures, security measures, of course, Afghanistan needs great help for building up its social life, its economic life. It has become a very poor country, neglected for many years.

Hatred, intolerance, poor hygienic conditions and violence all have roots in illiteracy, so we're trying to do something to help the poor and the needy.

Venezuela has the biggest oil reserves in the world.

And the biggest gas reserves in this hemisphere, the eighth in the world. Venezuela was a U.S. oil colony. All of our oil was going up to the north, and the gas was being used by the U.S. and not by us. Now we are diversifying. Our oil is helping the poor.

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