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    Quotations about Giving

    • Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.
    • What a child doesn't receive he can seldom later give.
      Time to Be in Earnest, by P. D. James
    • Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.
    • He doubly benefits the needy who gives quickly.
    • A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.
    • You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it's a little thing, do something for others - something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it.
    • The spirit in which a thing is given determines that in which the debt is acknowledged; it's the intention, not the face-value of the gift, that's weighed.
      Letters to Lucilius, 100 A.D., by Seneca
    • Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.
      Hamlet, 1600, by William Shakespeare
    • The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
      'Eleventh Study,' Backlog Studies, 1873, by Charles Dudley Warner
    • Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
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