Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.
All my experience of the world teaches me that in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred the safe side and the just side of a question is the generous side and the merciful side.
Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.
To know when to be generous and when firm—that is wisdom.
We must give more in order to get more. It is the generous giving of ourselves that produces the generous harvest.
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Success may or may not mean that you've acquired a lot. It does mean that you have become a generous person.
When our attitude towards ourselves is big, and our attitude toward others is generous and merciful, we attract big and generous portions of success.
A man who was generous with his wealth. It has been reported that during his lifetime, Carnegie gave away over $350 million of his money to help others.
If we should deal out justice only, in this world, who would escape? No, it is better to be generous, and in the end more profitable, for it gains gratitude for us, and love.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness.
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.
Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency.
One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.
Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever.