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I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame.

Bible Quotes , Source: Job (ch. XXIX, v. 15)

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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.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. VI, v. 1)

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His house was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings but reliev'd their pain; The long remembered beggar was his guest, Whose beard descending swept his aged breast.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: The Deserted Village (l. 149)

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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.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. 6, v. 3-4)

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Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible, and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when we concern ourselves with other people.

Harry Chapin Quotes

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Gifts and alms are the expressions, not the essence, of this virtue.

Joseph Addison Quotes , Source: in the "Guardian", no. 166

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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.

Bible Quotes , Source: Acts (ch. IX, v. 36)

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He scorn'd his own, who felt another's woe.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Gertrude of Wyoming (pt. I, st. 24)

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Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.

Edward Gibbon Quotes , Source: Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (ch. XLIX)

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Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: The Deserted Village (l. 161)

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A kind and gentle heart he had, To comfort friends and foes; The naked every day he clad When he put on his clothes.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog

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Scatter plenty o'er a smiling land.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Elegy in a Country Churchyard (st. 16)

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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.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Elegy--The Epitaph

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To steale the Hog, and give the feet for almes. [To steal the hog, and give the feet to alms.]

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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By Jove the stranger and the poor are sent, And what to those we give, to Jove is lent.

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Odyssey (bk. VI, l. 247), (Pope's translation)

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It never was our guise To slight the poor, or aught humane despise.

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Odyssey (bk. XIV, l. 65), (Pope's translation)

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In every sorrowing soul I pour'd delight, And poverty stood smiling in my sight.

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Odyssey (bk. XVII, l. 505), (Pope's translation)

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Alas! for the rarity Of Christian charity Under the sun. Oh! it was pitiful! Near a whole city full, Home had she none.

Thomas Hood Quotes , Source: The Bridge of Sighs

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He is one of those wise philanthropists who, in a time of famine, would vote for nothing but a supply of toothpicks.

Douglas Jerrold Quotes , Source: Douglas Jerrold's Wit

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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.

Samuel Johnson Quotes , Source: Verses on the On the Death of Mr. Robert Levet (st. 5), in Boswell's "Life of Johnson" (1782)

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Shut not thy purse-strings always against painted distress.

Charles Lamb (used pseudonym Elia) Quotes , Source: Complaint of the Decay of Beggars in the Metropolis

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Help thi kynne, Crist bit (biddeth), for ther bygynneth charitie.

William Langland Quotes , Source: Piers Plowman--Passus (18, l. 61)

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Who gives himself with his alms feeds three, Himself, his hungering neighbor, and me.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: The Vision of Sir Launfal (pt. II, VIII)

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He believed that he was born, not for himself, but for the whole world. [Lat., Nec sibi sed toti genitum se credere mundo.]

Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan) Quotes , Source: Pharsalia (II, 383)

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To pity distress it but human; to relieve it is Godlike.

Horace Mann Quotes , Source: Lectures on Education (lecture VI)

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