Quotes About Kindness, Generosity, Giving, and Charity
A gift is pure when it is given from the heart to the right person at the right time and at the right place, and when we expect nothing in return.
Anonymous, The Bhagavad Gita
Giving is most blessed and most acceptable when the donor remains completely anonymous.
Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
You can gain more friends by being yourself than you can by putting up a front. You can gain more friends by building people up than you can by tearing them down. And you can gain more friends by taking a few minutes from each day to do something kind for someone, whether it be a friend or a complete stranger. What a difference one person can make!
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.