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30 Of The Most Powerful Generosity Quotes

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1. A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.-Benjamin Franklin


2. A thing is bigger for being shared.-Gaelic (on generosity)


3. Be just before you are generous.-E. Haywood


4. Give even an onion, graciously.-Afghan (on generosity)


5. Good words are worth much and cost little.-George Herbert


6. Great spenders are bad lenders.-Benjamin Franklin


7. If you have, give; if you lack, seek.-Malay (on generosity)


8. It is better to return a borrowed pot with a little something you last cooked in it.-Omaha (Native American) (on the conduct of life)


9. It is said that you can’t take it with you; I say there are two things you can take with you: the things you do for others and the things you do to others-Harold H Cornett Jr.


10. Nice words are free, so choose ones that please another’s ears.-Vietnamese (on courtesy and respect)


11. No act of kindness no matter how small is ever wasted.-Aesop


12. Nothing is impossible to the willing heart.-John Heywood


13. One good turn deserves another.-Aesop


14. One hand for yourself and one for the ship.-unknown


15. Please all and you will soon please none.-Aesop


16. Poor people share with the heart.-Haitian (on generosity)


17. Sacrificing means more.-unknown


18. Scatter with one hand; gather with two.-Welsh (on thrift)


19. What you do to others will bear fruit in you.-Singhalese (on generosity)


20. Without kindness there can be no true joy.-Thomas Carlyle


21. You can’t please everyone.-unknown


22. You catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar.-Benjamin Franklin


23. You may light another’s candle at your own without loss.-Danish (on generosity)


24. Your time is the greatest gift you can give to someone.-unknown


25. Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.-Albert Camus


26. True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations.-Suze Orman


27. Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.-Frank A. Clark


28. 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.-Khalil Gibran


29. Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives.-Jean-Paul Sartre


30. Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.-Barbara Bush

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