107 Total Quotes

Generosity Quotes

Leo Tolstoy
Joy can be real only if people look upon their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness
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Bill Maher
When we talk about values, I think of rationality in solving problems. That’s something I value. Fairness, kindness, generosity, tolerance. When they talk about values, they’re talking about things like going to church, voting for Bush, being loyal to Jesus, praying. These are not values.
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Mother Teresa
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
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There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.
Nathaniel Branden Permalink
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Teresa Calcutta
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.
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Adam Smith
Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man.
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P. J. O'Rourke
You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money.
P. J. O'Rourke Permalink
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Khalil Gibran
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
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John Steinbeck
It always seemed strange to me that the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, aquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and selfinterest are the traits of sucess. And while men admire the quality of the first, they love the produce of the second.
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 Confucius, ,
To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue. They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.
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There's been an outpouring of generosity and support.
Dave Schmidt Permalink
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We depend on the generosity of the citizens here to make the program the success it is today. We are always so grateful for the Grand Prairie spirit.
Amy Branson Permalink
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Liberalism -- it is well to recall this today -- is the supreme form of generosity; it is the right which the majority concedes to minorities and hence it is the noblest cry that has ever resounded in this planet. It announces the determination to share existence with the enemy; more than that, with an enemy which is weak.
Jose Gasset Permalink
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As we enter into our third year supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation, I am confident the kindness and generosity of our children, parents and staff will continue to grow. At the rate we're going, I see no reason why we can't make our goal of raising $10 million by 2010.
Gary Graves Permalink
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Permalink
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We'd like to really give credit where credit is due to the Booster Club for their generosity. It is very uncomfortable for the players, fans and officials and this will make it a lot more comfortable for everybody.
Saundra Hess Permalink
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We want to sincerely thank the public for their generosity, and we would like to acknowledge Fred Stone, who put a tremendous amount of work into this project. Additionally, we'd like to thank all the jockeys who were so generous with their time and effort.
Sherwood Chillingworth Permalink
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George Carver
God gave them [the discoveries] to me; how can I sell them to someone else?
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John F. Kennedy
The rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God
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The affair was a big success, ... and we want to thank everyone who donated. Through the generosity of those who donated, we can make a difference to some very special people and allow the MDA to continue to be committed to the cure.
George Weiss Permalink
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The generosity exhibited by Mr. Charles' estate is a great reflection on him and his son's memory, and truly embodies the thoughtful, caring spirit of community that has come to define St. Charles.
Tom Hernandez Permalink
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The generous man enriches himself by giving; the miser hoards himself poor
Dutch Proverb Permalink
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Khalil Gibran
Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.
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It is not possible, given any degree of optimism and generosity in regard to people in general, to set a time limit on creative reflection or a limitation on the number of people involved in the creation.
Earle Brown Permalink
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The generosity of these creative individuals to make this caliber of work available - work collected by or performed at some of the most important arts venues in the U.S. and abroad - is overwhelming.
Ed Epping Permalink
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Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.
Frank Clark Permalink
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I'm very thankful. The generosity is overwhelming. It's good to see there are people willing to help.
Elizabeth Vargas Permalink
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The generosity of Iowans once again on exhibit,
Tom Vilsack Permalink
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Everybody realized what a giant he's been here in this region. He's so important to us, his philanthropy, his generosity. He's raised the bar on giving.
John Egan Permalink
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The auction's success thus far shows us that there is no limit to the public's generosity when it comes to helping those in need. Now we have an entirely new group of great items and experiences from leading actors, musicians and athletes that we hope will generate even more money for Habitat for Humanity.
Jim Gillespie Permalink
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