The fragrance always remains
in the hand that gives the rose.
Noblesse oblige, or, superior advantages
bind you to larger generosity.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you are feeling helpless,
-Aung San Suu Kyi
Give all thou canst, high Heaven rejects the lore
Of nicely-calculated less or more.
The habit of giving
only enhances the desire to give.
We make a living by what we get;
but we make a life by what we give.
The true measure of a man is how he treats
someone who can do him absolutely no good.
No one has ever
become poor by giving.
He who gives when asked
has waited too long.
Kindness is the
practice of generosity.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
nothing is going to get better. It's not.
You have not lived until you have done something
for someone who can never repay you.”
The Lord loveth a cheerful giver.
He also accepteth from a grouch.
If you can’t feed a hundred people,
then just feed one.
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap
but by the seeds that you plant.
-Robert Louis Stevenson
If you think you are too small to be effective,
you have never been in bed with a mosquito.
It is more difficult to give money away
intelligently than to earn it in the first place.