It seems to me that any full grown, mature adult would have a desire to be responsible, to help where he can in a world that needs so very much, that threatens us so very much.
There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.
Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.
Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.
The vicious count their years; virtuous, their acts.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.
In giving you are throwing a bridge across the chasm of your solitude.