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The big print giveth, and the fine print taketh away.

There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most.
I wonder if it isn't just cowardice instead of generosity that makes us give tips.
Sow much, reap much; sow little, reap little.
Give a lot, expect a lot, and if you don't get it, prune.
Why is it no one ever sent me yet one perfect limousine, do you suppose? Ah no, it's always just my luck to get one perfect rose.
What we are doing is satisfying the American public. That's our job. I always say we have to give most of the people what they want most of the time. That's what they expect from us.
What we are doing is satisfying the American public. That's our job. I always say we have to give most of the people what they want most of the time. That's what they expect from us.
Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.
Plant a kernel of wheat and you reap a pint; plant a pint and you reap a bushel. Always the law works to give you back more than you give.
The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them.
It is like the seed put in the soil -- the more one sows, the greater the harvest.
A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forests. I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high.
we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give everything. I do and I demand that my players do. Any man's finest hour is when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle... victorious.
Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it as though it were a doctor's fee, and both ignored the transaction.
You only get to keep what you give away.
We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give.
He that loveth, flieth, runneth, and rejoiceth. He is free, and cannot be held in. He giveth all for all, and hath all in all, because he resteth in one highest above all things, from whom all that is good flows and proceeds.
Giving half answers won't make the conversation half as long.
A check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value will do. Give as you live.
The nine-tenths prove man's love, but the one-tenth tests man's legal obedience.
There would be no advantage to be gained by sowing a field of wheat if the harvest did not return more than was sown.
Giving presents is a talent; to know what a person wants, to know when and how to get it, to give it lovingly and well. Unless a character possesses this talent there is no moment more annihilating to ease than that in which a present is received and given.
It is better to give than to lend, and it costs about the same.
He that bringeth a present findeth the door open.
Always think in terms of what the other person wants.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
Look around for a place to sow a few seeds.
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
You have to sow before you can reap. You have to give before you can get.
When you're nice to people, they want to be nice back to you.
I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual.
He who bestows his goods upon the poor shall have as much again, and ten times more.
Give and it shall be given unto you: good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over... [Luke 6:38]
The Liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself. [Proverbs 11.25]
Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock.

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