If I survive, I will spend my whole life at the oven door seeing that no one is denied bread and, so as to give a lesson of charity, especially those who did not bring flour.
Those who seek to satisfy the mind of man by hampering it with ceremonies and music and affecting charity and devotion have lost their original nature.
Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.
As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.
To me, charity often is just about giving, because you’re supposed to, or because it’s what you’ve always done – or it’s about giving until it hurts.
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.
Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor.
Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this – that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made – not to understand – but to feel – as crime.
I never used the press for anything except my charity.