Reinstating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 69 pages
Familiar Quotations GenerositiesReal generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.ndash;AnonymousReal generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.ndash;Albert CamusGenerosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.ndash;Kahlil GibranAnd yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe--the belief that the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.ndash;John F. KennedyGenerosity is a part of my character, and I therefore hasten to assure this Government that I will never make an allegation of dishonesty against it wherever a simple explanation of stupidity will suffice.ndash;Leslie Baron LeverOne of the effects of a safe and civilized life is an immense oversensitiveness which makes all the primary emotions somewhat disgusting. Generosity is as painful as meanness, gratitude as hateful as ingratitude.ndash;George OrwellEvery trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism.ndash;Saint PierreHe who allows his day to pass by without practicing generosity and enjoying life's pleasures is like a blacksmith's bellows. He breathes, but does not live.ndash;ProverbI wonder if it isn't just cowardice instead of generosity that makes us give tips.ndash;Will RogersGenerosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives.ndash;Jean-Paul Sartre

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