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Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did. (Quote by - Bible)

Steal the hog, and give the feet for alms. (Quote by - George Edward Herbert)

Pity the sorrow of a poor old man, Whose trembling limbs have brought him to your door. (Quote by - Thomas Moss)

Philanthropies and charities have a certain air of quackery. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector. (Quote by - David Rockefeller)

Help thi kynne, Crist bit (biddeth), for ther bygynneth charitie. (Quote by - William Langland)

It never was our guise To slight the poor, or aught humane despise. (Quote by - Homer)

When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what they right hand doeth. (Quote by - Matthew)

In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

Gifts and alms are the expressions, not the essence, of this virtue. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heaven did a recompense as largely send; He gave to misery (all he had) a tear, He gain'd from Heaven ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. (Quote by - Thomas Gray)

Who gives himself with his alms feeds three, Himself, his hungering neighbor, and me. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

By Jove the stranger and the poor are sent, And what to those we give, to Jove is lent. (Quote by - Homer)

But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly. (Quote by - Bible)

Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. (Quote by - Bible)

To steale the Hog, and give the feet for almes. (Quote by - George Herbert)

In every sorrowing soul I pour'd delight, And poverty stood smiling in my sight. (Quote by - Homer)

My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale. (Quote by - David Rockefeller)

I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame. (Quote by - Bible)

In misery's darkest caverns known, His useful care was ever nigh, Where hopeless Anguish pour'd his groan, And lonely want retir'd to die. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

He scorn'd his own, who felt another's woe. (Quote by - Thomas Campbell)

Charity looks at the need and not at the cause. (Quote by - Jewish Proverb)

He believed that he was born, not for himself, but for the whole world. (Quote by - Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

Shut not thy purse-strings always against painted distress. (Quote by - Charles Lamb)

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