alms-giver quotes

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Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the street ...
God loveth a cheerful giver.
All religions have honored the beggar. For he proves that in a matter at the same time as prosaic and holy, banal and regenerative ...
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
To drive men from independence to live on alms, is itself great cruelty.
We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten. We can receive anything from love, for ...
Then again, do not tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I ...
Character is always known. Thefts never enrich; alms never impoverish; murder will speak out of stone walls.
We ought to celebrate this hour by expressions of manly joy. Not thanks, not prayer seem quite the highest or truest name for our ...
Young people do not perceive at once that the giver of wounds is the enemy and the quoted tattle merely the arrow.
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