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Generously Quotes

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Men must stop being jealous of their power and generously
allow freedom and responsibility to others.
The reward is harmonious families and society.
- Delphine de Girardin

Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only
if you generously consent to share them.
- Albert Camus

Credit card companies pay college students generously
to stand outside dining halls,
dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow
students to apply for credits cards.
- Louise Slaughter

This is a moment that I deeply wish my parents could have lived to share.
My father would have enjoyed what you have so generously
said of me-and my mother would have believed it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

 

You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes
only if you generously consent to share them.
- Albert Camus

Men should be either treated generously or destroyed,
because they take revenge for slight injuries -
for heavy ones they cannot.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The Anti-Slavery public have generously responded to our appeal,
and sent the means to enable us to fit them out well,
to pay their passages, supply them with many useful
articles and give the Missionaries money to sustain themselves for a while.
- Lewis Tappan

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Work at the same time on sky, water,
branches,
ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis...
Don't be afraid of putting on colour...
Paint generously and unhesitatingly,
for it is best not to lose the first impression.
- Camille Pissarro

Music has always been my back door to life.
It is important for people to find something that excites them.
I like the concept that if you do what excites you,
you will be rewarded generously, whatever form reward takes,
which is not necessarily money.
- Brandon Boyd

I think it's a change that I did not intend at the
time but it is clear that,
from The Flower of My Secret on, there is a change in my films.
A lot of the journalists have very generously attributed
this to my growing maturity.
- Pedro Almodovar

The importance to the nation of a generously adequate
food supply for the coming year cannot be overemphasized,
in view of the economic problems which may arise as
a result of the entrance of the United States into the war.
- David F. Houston

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

Know that the true essence of the Golden Rule
is always being compassionate, kind,
generous, and being in service to others.
Compelling others to behave as you wish
them to behave in the name of the
Golden Rule is a corruption of a sacred principle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

I am open to receiving the generous gifts of Spirit.
I hold no expectations or demands on the form, the timing,
or the color of the wrapping on the bountiful gifts of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we really want to be full and generous in spirit,
we have no choice but to trust at some level.
- Rita Dove

Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous,
without being selfless.
- Mortimer Adler

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be not like the sugarcane -
do not hold your sweetness inside.
Be like the fruit tree -
be generous with your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie (inspired by Tagore)

Living Into the Great Paradox,
I strive toward my vision,
while accepting gratefully whatever life serves up.
I work to bring about my vision of the future,
which is based on my value system of what is right,
just, noble, compassionate, generous, humane, peaceful, and loving.
Simultaneously, I accept that my vision
is based on only my opinions and prejudices,
and I honor all points of view and value systems,
no matter how different from my own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A healthy democracy requires a decent society;
it requires that we are honorable,
generous, tolerant and respectful.
- Charles W. Pickering

He was a very generous soul and was exceptionally dedicated
to the medium of photography.
- John Sexton

Do it now.
It is not safe to leave a generous feeling to the cooling influences of the world.
- Thomas Guthrie

There never was any heart truly great and generous,
that was not also tender and compassionate.
- Robert Frost

In loving his own productive, generative,
generous love, God loves all those ways in which that
love can be realised in creation.
- Rowan D. Williams

To plead for the Oppress'd and to defend the Weak seem'd
to me a generous undertaking;
for tho' it may be secure,
'tis not always Honourable to run over to the strongest party.
- Mary Astell

Chefs, as a whole, say yes to any project,
fundraiser, or tasting because they have such a generous spirit.
- Charlie Trotter

The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire,
And taught the world with reason to admire.
- Edgar Allan Poe

I don't think I'm generous enough to be the straight guy.
I sort of make my own way and make my own statement.
Do I mind pushing myself forward? Not at all.
- Pamela Stephenson

The crew, like all Italian crews, was generous,
warm, and enthusiastic.
- Barbara Steele

Really big people are, above everything else,
courteous, considerate and generous -
not just to some people in some circumstances -
but to everyone all the time.
- Thomas J. Watson

Imitation, if it is not forgery, is a fine thing.
It stems from a generous impulse, and a realistic sense
of what can and cannot be done.
- James Fenton

They were nothing like the French people I had imagined.
If anything, they were too kind, too generous and too
knowledgable in the fields of plumbing and electricity.
- David Sedaris

'Tis easier for the generous to forgive,
than for offence to ask it.
- James Thomson

The truly generous is the truly wise,
and he who loves not others lives unblest!
- Henry Home

Judy Garland was just so delicious in every way and
just so honest and generous.
- Judy Davis

Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious.
Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
- Zhuang Zi

Be just before you are generous.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise.
But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.
- John Masefield

People who think they're generous to a fault usually
think that's their only fault.
- Sydney J. Harris

Surely it is much more generous to forgive and remember,
than to forgive and forget.
- Maria Edgeworth

The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
- Michel de Montaigne

American husbands are the best in the world;
no other husbands are so generous to their wives,
or can be so easily divorced.
- Elinor Glyn

It may be very generous in one person to offer what
it would be ungenerous in another to accept.
- Samuel Richardson

We're all generous, but with different things,
like time, money, talent - criticism.
- Frank Howard Clark

Be happy with what you have and are,
be generous with both,
and you won't have to hunt for happiness.
- William E. Gladstone

She's generous to a fault - if it's her own.
- Bugs Baer

The return we reap from generous actions is not always evident.
- Francesco Guicciardini

A large nose is the mark of a witty,
courteous,
affable, generous and liberal man.
- Cyrano de Bergerac

Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions;
it is the only one which includes in its dreams the
happiness of someone else.
- Alphonse Karr

Remember that whatever may be said by a lady or her friends,
it is not part of conduct of a gallant or generous
man to take up arms against a woman.
- Sam Houston

But I was very, very unhappy because my mother was
very charming and generous,
but to me, very dominating.
- Beatrice Wood

Conrad Hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement.
He gave me 5000 Gideon Bibles.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

Leaders should be collaborative, modest,
and generous.
- Bill Bradley

I'm very generous.
- Elton John

All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts".
They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.
- Thomas Hobbes

A rich man can afford to be generous to many.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Curiosity is, in great and generous minds,
the first passion and the last.
- William Samuel Johnson

He lives to build, not boast, a generous race;
No tenth transmitter of a foolish face.
- Richard Savage

It is safest to be moderately base -
to be flexible in shame,
and to be always ready for what is generous,
good, and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue.
- Sydney Smith

Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious.
- Zhuangzi

After having won a scepter, few are so generous as
to disdain the pleasures of ruling.
- Pierre Corneille

Is it not odd that the only generous person I ever knew,
who had money to be generous with, should be a stockbroker.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Enthusiasm is the divine particle in our composition:
with it we are great,
generous, and true; without it, we are little,
false, and mean.
- Letitia Landon

If we have the opportunity to be generous with our hearts,
ourselves, we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love's reach.
- Margaret Cho

Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave,
wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife,
and lively in bed.
- Geoffrey Chaucer

There is no place, no country, more compassionate more
generous more accepting and more welcoming than the
United States of America.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

In the past the publishers I've worked with have been extremely generous.
And in almost every case, have been people who believed
in the work rather than the sales and marketing.
- Peter Sotos

People are people the world over.
Some are good, some bad, some greedy and some generous.
Nations are like people and act the same way.
- George Aiken


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