Giving Quotes

Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life’s impossible

Monday, October 31st, 2011
thoughtful man

He must escape from this power. And the means of escape every man had in his own hands. He had but to cut short this dependence on evil. And there was one means – death.

And Levin, a happy father and husband, in perfect health…

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Whenever we find ourselves “wanting more,” the solution is to do more for society

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
path of light

When we tell the Universe to “Gimme, gimme, gimme,” it responds in like fashion, and we find ourselves feeling put upon and out of balance. But when we ask the Universe, “How may I share?” it will ask “How may I share with you? You are a…

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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.

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
dog

The very poor can always be depended upon. They never turn away the hungry. Time and time again, all over the United States, have I been refused food by the big house on the hill: and always have I received food from the little…

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Every stitch I sew will be a kiss

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009
spool of thread

She Laugh. Let’s us put a few advertisements in the paper, she say. And let’s us raise your prices a hefty notch. And let’s us just go ahead and give you this diningroom for your factory and git you some more women in here to…

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Creating, yet not possessing; Working, yet not taking credit.

Thursday, February 26th, 2009
Throwing Toddlers

Difficult and easy complement each other.
Long and short contrast each other;
High and low rest upon each other;
Voice and sound harmonize each other…

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Every post is honorable in which a man can serve his country

Thursday, January 15th, 2009
Every post is honorable, in which a man can serve his country

Imagine being a leader who is doing their best work, work which helps others to succeed. Others are happy with their success, but what about you? Pushing others to recognize you as a source of their success requires that they don’t credit their own abilities as strongly. Why would someone trust a leader who is not firmly behind the success of others?

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The only gift is a portion of thyself

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Next to things of necessity, the rule for a gift, which one of my friends prescribed, is, that we might convey to some person that which properly belonged to his character, and was easily associated with him in thought…

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