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Do not tell me of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist, that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent, I give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong.

Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give alms.
The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time... love lavished on absolute fools. Love's a charity ward, you know.
Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.
Sometimes when I'm swimming, I think that maybe someday I'll put my red Speedo up for auction. Or maybe I'll donate it to the Smithsonian. They can stuff it with two plums and a gherkin and put it on display.
Posthumous charities are the very essence of selfishness, when bequeathed by those who. when alive, would not have contributed.
Charity is the scope of all God's commands.
The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.
Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves? Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world; yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.
A man who sees another man on the street corner with only a stump for an arm will be so shocked the first time he'll give him sixpence. But the second time it'll only be a three penny bit. And if he sees him a third time, he'll have him cold-bloodedly handed over to the police.
Though I speak with the tongues of men and angels and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.
Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward. But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth. [Mathew 6:2-3]
God loveth a cheerful giver. [2 Corinthians 9:7]
The living need charity more than the dead.
Should we grieve over a little misplaced charity, when an all knowing, all wise Being showers down every day his benefits on the unthankful and undeserving?
The benefits of giving shall be as generous as or greater than that which is given

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