Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.
If my own son, who is now 10 months, came to me and said, ‘You promised to pay for my tuition at Harvard how about giving me 50,000 instead to start a little business’ I might think that was a good idea.
Be generous! Give to those you love; give to those who love you; give to the fortunate; give to the unfortunate yes, give especially to those you dont want to give. You will receive abundance for your giving. The more you give, the more you will have!
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men’s minds.
A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.
But few have spoken of the actual pleasure derived from giving to someone, from creating something, from finishing a task, form offering unexpected help almost invisibly and anonymously.
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
It is my observation that being beaten is often a temporary condition, that giving up is what makes it permanent.
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
Suicidal glory is the luxury of the irresponsible. We’re not giving up. We’re waiting for a better opportunity to win.
It is not giving children more that spoils them it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions.
Courageous risks are life-giving, they help you grow, make you brave, and better than you think you are.
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to each of the lover’s qualities, giving preference now to one, now to another.