Explore the value of Generosity
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GENEROSITY QUOTATIONS
“A pessimist, they say, sees a glass as being half empty; an optimist sees the same glass as half full. But a giving person sees a glass of water and starts looking for someone who might be thirsty.”

G. Donald Gale

“The heart that gives, gathers.”

Marianne Moore

“Infinitely more important than sharing one's material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves—our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love.”

William E. Simon

“The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.”

Benjamin Franklin

“Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.”

John Wesley

“The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.”

Mitch Albom

“That's what I consider true generosity: You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing.”

Simone de Beauvoir

“Give yourself entirely to those around you. Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”

Steve Maraboli

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”

Anne Frank

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Your Comments
John and Tim from Paterson NJ FEBRUARY 25, 2014
My friend Yanina should be featured in the dictionary for Generous.

FUNMI from LAGOS MARCH 21, 2013
It is good to be generous because no one know what tomorrow will bring.

Bruce Willingham from Warner Robins, Ga FEBRUARY 24, 2013
Generosity is being happy to give.

Cassie Chang from Malaysia,Batu Pahat AUGUST 14, 2012
Forgiveness is also a thing such as generous. Although this is not a materialistic thing.

Sandy from Colorado DECEMBER 13, 2011
We all can be generous in some way or another by sharing our time, talent or treasure. Don't let your lack of money keep you from helping others.

Rick Schwab from Fort Worth OCTOBER 3, 2011
My work is that of a mystery shopper. I am paid for visiting certain businesses and conducting a shopping experience at each store. Then I file the report online and receive a payment for having done so. Many of my shops are for Sonic Drive-Ins. Since I am not able to eat all the of the food I am obligated to purchase, I choose to give much of it away. All of my Sonic purchases are given to military recruitment offices in my area. If not those, I choose fire departments, but most of the food goes to the recruiters. God Bless America!

Kathy from Marysville, WA JUNE 8, 2011
The true value of a generous gift or act of kindness lies in direct proportion to the degree of sacrifice required.