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Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient
by John D. Rockefeller

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient
to become independent of it.
- John D. Rockefeller

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

The common denominator for success is work.
- John D. Rockefeller

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths,
rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
- John D. Rockefeller

 

The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
- John D. Rockefeller

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
- John D. Rockefeller

Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure?
It's to see my dividends coming in.
- John D. Rockefeller

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The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a
commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for
that ability than for any other under the sun.
- John D. Rockefeller

I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than
a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to
the making of money for money's sake.
- John D. Rockefeller

I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.
- John D. Rockefeller

I believe that every right implies a responsibility;
every opportunity,
an obligation; every possession, a duty.
- John D. Rockefeller

I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
- John D. Rockefeller

Every right implies a responsibility;
Every opportunity,
an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
- John D. Rockefeller

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life,
no matter what may be one's aim.
- John D. Rockefeller

Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing
is to let people know you are doing the right thing.
- John D. Rockefeller

I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand;
that the world owes no man a living but that it owes
every man an opportunity to make a living.
- John D. Rockefeller

The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit...
a reputation, character.
- John D. Rockefeller

It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.
- John D. Rockefeller

Don't blame the marketing department.
The buck stops with the chief executive.
- John D. Rockefeller

The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it?
- John D. Rockefeller

I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living.
- John D. Rockefeller

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
- John D. Rockefeller

Competition is a sin.
- John D. Rockefeller

I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
- John D. Rockefeller

Good management consists in showing average people
how to do the work of superior people.
- John D. Rockefeller

If your only goal is to become rich,
you will never achieve it.
- John D. Rockefeller

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential
to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance.
It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
- John D. Rockefeller

Good leadership consists of showing average people
how to do the work of superior people.
- John D. Rockefeller

Affirmation:
Today I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance,
love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is charity and wisdom,
there is neither fear nor ignorance.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love,
selflessness, and kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity.
- Bodhidharma

There's a big difference between a handout and a helping hand.
One's charity, the other's friendship.
- Little Joe' Cartwright in Bonanza - Rain from Heaven

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home.
- Loretta Young

Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
- Thomas Fuller

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.
- Phillips Brooks

In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things,
liberty; in all things, charity.
- Anne Baxter

All things are perceived in the light of charity,
and hence under the aspect of beauty;
for beauty is simply reality seen with the eyes of love.
- Evelyn Underhill

Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart,
the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance,
Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.
- Virginia Woolf

Only great souls know the grandeur there is in charity.
- Jacques Bossuet

Censorship, like charity, should begin at home,
but, unlike charity, it should end there.
- Clare Boothe Luce

Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity,
When I give I give myself.
- Walt Whitman

True charity is the desire to be useful to others with
no thought of recompense.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

A rich man without charity is a rogue;
and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
- Henry Fielding

It's very difficult to ignore humanitarian disasters.
The royalties from my albums continue to support my charity work.
- Cat Stevens

Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast
not charity for thy neighbor.
- Francis Quarles

Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.
- George Sand

That's why charity work is very selfish at the same time,
because it makes you feel good.
- Maria Menounos

URGE is a grassroots charity.
We organized to get some incubators to give to the hospital for the kids.
We donate money to orphanages.
- Ziggy Marley

I am very driven.
I work really hard, whether it's acting or my charity or even poker.
When I focus on something I give it my all.
- Shannon Elizabeth

The only genuine elite is the elite of those men and
women who gave their lives to justice and charity.
- Sargent Shriver

If I survive, I will spend my whole life at the oven
door seeing that no one is denied bread and,
so as to give a lesson of charity, especially those who did not bring flour.
- Jose Marti

The Jews and the Arabs should settle their dispute
in the true spirit of Christian charity.
- Alexander Wiley

Every good act is charity.
A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does
in this world to his fellows.
- Moliere

Never let your zeal outrun your charity.
The former is but human, the latter is divine.
- Hosea Ballou

It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

The Constitution guarantees us our rights to life,
liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
That's all.
It doesn't guarantee our rights to charity.
- Jesse Ventura

The character of a people may be ruined by charity.
- Theodor Herzl

A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity.
- Ralph Nader

Charity in the theater begins and ends with those who
have a play opening within a week of one's own.
- Moss Hart

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
- Saint Augustine

I give lectures for money, but all the money goes to charity.
So, I make no money from it.
- Bob Woodward

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
- Charles Dickens

I have been able to travel all over the country and
see many places that I probably never would have visited.
I have also participated in many charity events for worthy causes.
- Rob Mariano

The designer of my Emmy gown is donating my gown to
the charity for an auction.
- Maria Menounos

I play a lot of charity golf mainly.
I'm a bandit 18 if I play two or three times a week.
- Eric Bristow

Anticipate charity by preventing poverty.
- Maimonides

The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams,
but in active charity and in willing service.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is better for me to serve a charity as an actor or a voice,
rather than at a luncheon being just a celebrity.
- Ben Kingsley


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