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  Alms given openly will be rewarded in secret.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Account by the dinar, give charity by the assload.  
 -  Arabic proverb
  

  Charity is not a bone you throw to your dog but a bone you share with your dog.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Charity is also a habit.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  Alms quench sin.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Better give nothing than stolen alms.  
 -  German proverb
  

  He who gives charity anonymously is greater than Moses.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  May your charity increase as much as your wealth.  
 -  Turkish proverb
  

  Alms never make poor.  
 -  English proverb
  

  If one could do charity without money and favors without aggravation, the world would be full of saints.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  The little alms are the good alms.  
 -  French proverb
  

  Charity is a virtue of the heart and not of the hand.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Giving alms never lessens the purse.  
 -  Spanish proverb
  

  He who gives alms to the poor faces heaven.  
 -  Philippine proverb
  

  Charity has no merit till the houseowner's hunger is satisfied.  
 -  Libyan proverb
  

  Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.  
 -  Albert Camus
  

  The success of our economy has always depended not just on the size of our gross domestic product, but on the reach of our prosperity, on the ability to extend opportunity to every willing heart - not out of charity, but because it is the surest route to our common good  
 -  Barack Obama
  

  The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.  
 -  Bob Hope
  

  At a certain point, I just felt, you know, God is not looking for alms, God is looking for action.  
 -  Bono
  

  No good deed ever goes unpunished.  
 -  Clare Boothe Luce
  

  The practice of charity will bind us... will bind all men in one great brotherhood.  
 -  Conrad Hilton
  

  As the funds you will expend have come from many places in the world, so let there be no territorial, religious, or color restrictions on your benefactions, but beware of organized, professional charities with high-salaried executives and a heavy ratio of expense.  
 -  Conrad Hilton
  

  True charity is the desire to be useful to others without thought of recompense.  
 -  Emanuel Swedenborg
  

  Charity means love towards the neighbor and compassion, for anyone who loves his neighbor as himself also has as much compassion for him in his suffering as he does for himself in his own.  
 -  Emanuel Swedenborg
  

  It is ungentlemanly to include more than one foreign coin in contributions to the church collection.  
 -  George Moor
  

  Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.  
 -  Homer
  

  It is ungentlemanly to include more than one foreign coin in contributions to the church collection.  
 -  George Moor
  

  Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.  
 -  Homer
  

  Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.  
 -  Kahlil Gibran
  

  I always give homeless people money, and my friends shout at me, 'He's only going to buy more alcohol and cigarettes.' And I'm thinking, 'Oh, like I wasn't.'  
 -  Kathleen Madigan
  

  I'd like to help the homeless but they're never home.  
 -  Lenny Clarke
  

  For one week, put $2 in a basket each time you blame, shame or complain. Keep track of how much money you collect each day, and see if you make progress during the week. Use the money for a family outing or make a donation to the charity of your choice.  
 -  Marci Shimoff
  

  Simple rules for saving money: To save half, when you fired by an anger impulse to contribute to a charity, wait, and count forty. To save three-quarters, count sixty. To save it all, count sixty-five.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.  
 -  Nelson Mandela
  

  Victoria Beckham gives away all her old clothes to starving children. Well, who else are they going to fit?  
 -  Pauline Calf
  

  Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.  
 -  Saint Augustine
  

  Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.  
 -  Saint Augustine
  

  In charity there is no excess.  
 -  Sir Francis Bacon
  

  Let us, therefore, have charity and humility and give alms because it washes the stains of our sins from our clothes. For people lose everything they leave behind in this world; but they carry with them the rewards of charity and the alms which they gave, for which they will have a reward and a just retribution from the Lord.  
 -  St. Francis of Assisi
  

  The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him.  
 -  Voltaire
  

  I only give to one charity, the F.E.B.F. - Fuck Everybody But Fields.  
 -  W. C. Fields
  

  We are here on earth to do good for others; what the others are here for I have no idea.  
 -  W. H. Auden
  

  The poor do not need charity; they need inspiration. Charity only sends them a loaf of bread to keep them alive in their wretchedness, or gives them an entertainment to make them forget for an hour or two; but inspiration will cause them to rise out of their misery. If you want to help the poor, demonstrate to them that they can become rich; prove it by getting rich yourself.  
 -  Wallace D. Wattles