Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless.
Is it not odd that the only generous person I ever knew, who had money to be generous with, should be a stockbroker.
Citizens, not less generous than myself, let your most precious moments be employed in causing the past to be forgotten; let all my fellow-citizens swear never to recall the past; let them receive their misled brethren with open arms, and let them, in future, be on their guard against the traps of bad men.
Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed.
Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.
All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called ‘Facts’. They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.
The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
The generous Critic fann’d the Poet’s fire, And taught the world with reason to admire.
Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise. But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.