Sunday, December 13, 2009

Generosity Quotes and a Verse for Christmas...

Generosity Quotes and a Verse for Christmas

" ...I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak,
remembering the words the Lord Jesus Himself said: 'It is more blessed to
give than to receive.'"
- Acts 20:35

"If we have the opportunity to be generous with our hearts, ourselves,
we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love's reach."
- Margaret Cho

"To measure the man, measure his heart."
- Malcolm Stevenson

"The manner of giving is worth more than the gift."
- Pierre Corneille
"We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly,
and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that
sticks to the fingers."
- Seneca
"We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it."
- William Osler
"It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich."
- Henry Ward Beecher
"There are those that give with joy, and that joy is their reward."
- Kahlil Gibran
"In giving you are throwing a bridge across the chasm of your solitude."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Giving opens the way for receiving."
- Florence Scovel Shinn
"People who give will never be poor."
- Anne Frank
"Love is, above all, the gift of oneself."
- Jean Anouilh

1 comment:

  1. Valerie, these are some of the most beautiful quotes i have ever heard in my life. The giving and receiving one reminds me of St. Francis of Assisi. He said it is only in giving that we receive. Beautiful.

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