100+ Best Charity Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Charity is an organization whose purpose is to give money, food, or help to those who need it, or to carry out activities such as medical research that will help people in need, and not to make a profit. Profoundly inspirational charity quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Charity Quotes

Some indeed have tears naturally, when the higher motion of the soul makes itself felt in the lower, or because God our Lord, seeing that it would be good for them, allows them to melt into tears. But this does not mean that they have greater charity or that they are more effective than others who enjoy no tears. — Saint Ignatius

We went around and looked and talked to a lot of foundations with those charities and decided upon the Childrens Hospital. They had a golf tournament at the time, but it was a small event that didnt raise a significant amount of money. — Tom Kite

We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money. — Davy Crockett

I am in a charity out there to stop violence against women. — Caprice Bourret

Cheerfulness is a very great help in fostering the virtue of charity. Cheerfulness itself is a virtue. — Lawrence G. Lovasik

Being innovative in your philanthropy allows you to stride forward in your giving journey; you can marry your mind and heart to turn charity into lasting impact; and you can become more ambitious in your giving. — Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

The practice of charity will bind us – will bind all men in one great brotherhood. — Conrad Hilton

I am currently doing about 30 charity auctions a year. — Jeffrey Archer

I open events for museums and I do charity work and photography. — Bill Wyman

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

I rode in a nine-day charity ride recently, averaged 43km a day and still finished in the lead group. I’m 38, not quite finished yet. — Greg LeMond

I would like to do all kinds of things: photography and art and designing; I want to help do charity things for animals and things like that. — Georgia May Jagger

I’m supporting the charities that I supported during my lifetime, and I want to continue to do that. — Sam Simon

I think often times when people choose to be part of a charity; it’s usually because something is very personal. — Elizabeth Berkley

Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work. — Al Capp

Christy Turlington is my idol. She really is. She’s a gorgeous woman inside and out. I admire her work in the charity field. She’s just been able to balance it all – and gracefully, as well. — Karlie Kloss

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven. — Henry Ward Beecher

I think charity begins with your family and you take it from there. — Caprice Bourret

I would like it to be a legal requirement for all businesses to be linked to a charity. — Arabella Weir

The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time… love lavished on absolute fools. Love’s a charity ward, you know. — Lawrence Durrell

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little. — Epicurus

My father was a man of great charity towards the poor, and compassion for the sick, and also for servants; so much so, that he never could be persuaded to keep slaves, for he pitied them so much: and a slave belonging to one of his brothers being once in his house, was treated by him with as much tenderness as his own children. — Saint Teresa of Avila

Actually, I have my own charity that I started that helps supplement families with terminal children. — Brad Garrett

I feel very honored to have been asked to sign for Rovers, and being able to help both the club and the amazing charity Bluebell Wood is what it’s all about. — Louis Tomlinson

Be a life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for — David Starr Jordan

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

We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what’s in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense. — Barack Obama

Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one. — Nikolai Berdyaev

That’s what PGA Tour golf is all about. It’s a partnership with the community to help people to raise money for charity and to do it using golf as a platform. — Tim Finchem

Jessica Simpson is the youth ambassador for Operation Smile, and an episode of The Apprentice featured a team managing a charity concert she put on. Donald Trump came on stage and pledged a donation. — Roma Downey

I worked for a charity for a while, but… well, I started acting while I was in high school. I kind of just got lucky enough to live at my parents’ house until I was actually making enough money to be somebody’s roommate. — Shannon Woodward

A single week of Oprah takes you from bondage to all the violent terrors of life, to escape through vicarious encounters with celebrity, to visions of charity and hope, to hard resolve, to redemption and moral renovation. — Lee Siegel

I’m very politically active, but that has nothing to do with my charity. — Bernard Marcus

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

We are not coaching on a daily basis because we often travel with our charity and commercial interests. — Nadia Comaneci

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

Welfare distorts behavior, makes one less personally responsible and reduces the role of private charity. This principle applies to corporate welfare. — Larry Elder

Sparks is a sporting charity that puts on golf tournaments for sick children, and my animal charities include Oldham Cats and Feline Care, a big cat charity close to me in Norfolk. I’m also a Freemason and the money they raise for charity is phenomenal. — Rick Wakeman

Socialism has no moral justification whatsoever; poor people are not morally superior to rich people, nor are they owed anything by rich people simply because of their lack of success. Charity is not a socialist concept – it is a religious one, an acknowledgment of God’s sovereignty over property, a sovereignty the Left utterly rejects. — Ben Shapiro

Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom. — Thomas Carlyle

Unity in things Necessary, Liberty in things Unnecessary, and Charity in all. — Richard Baxter

If I won the lottery I’d start a charity that helped little family hardware stores, cobblers and fruit shops open in city centres. — Alexei Sayle

But there are many, and I’m a supporter of a great deal of charities. — Bobby Sherman

I do a lot of stuff. I mean, you know, charity work. — Sylvia Browne

Those who seek to satisfy the mind of man by hampering it with ceremonies and music and affecting charity and devotion have lost their original nature. — Zhuangzi

I’m obviously very involved with my own charity and foundation that I work with. Obviously, I’m very passionate about that. — David Nail

I came from a wealthy family. I made over my share of the estate to various charities. — Abbe Pierre

I am all for charity in judging the men who have occupied the Oval Office over the past seventy years, given the huge responsibilities the president carries across the world. — Nigel Hamilton

I love Twitter. Twitter for me is twofold. I can use it to get out important information about charity stuff and where Im going to be, and I can get feedback from the audience which I love. — Greg Grunberg

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

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

The premise of this foundation is one life on this planet is no more valuable than the next. — Melinda Gates

The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich. — Saadi

To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. — Mother Teresa

I am not Superwoman. The reality of my daily life is that I’m juggling a lot of balls in the air trying to be a good wife and mother, trying to be the prime-ministerial consort at home and abroad, barrister and charity worker, and sometimes one of the balls gets dropped. — Cherie Blair

I hope one day I will host my own charity event to give back to society. — Yani Tseng

All of the charities we’re involved with have touched me in one way or another on a personal level. There are about eight or nine charities that I support. — Ferguson Jenkins

It’s time to re-think charity. It’s time to give charity the big-league freedoms we really give to business. The fight for these freedoms must be our new cause, because without them, all of our causes are ultimately lost. — Dan Pallotta

My little brother is autistic, so I would love to be involved in a charity for autism, but I haven’t found the right one yet. — Nikki Reed

It’s time to stop obsessing about overhead and start focusing on progress. Change charity, and charity can change the world. — Dan Pallotta

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

Barbra Streisand developed overwhelming performance anxiety at the height of her career; for 27 years she refused to perform for the general public, appearing live only in private clubs and at charity events, where she presumably believed the pressure on her was less intense. — Scott Stossel

A charity donkey is where you sponsor a donkey in a sanctuary and give them three pounds a month to have some donkey nuts or something. — Richard C. Armitage

It’s the main reason why I continue to push myself and my career to do more and more as the amount that you’re able to raise for charity and to give to charity by my celebrity. — Rosie O’Donnell

In the meantime, we see there are charities that spend much of their scarce resources that should be going directly to the children to overcome this gulf that separates them from both the donors and the needy. — Dana Rohrabacher

Clearly, children’s charities struggle to find private sources of money to sustain their benevolent programs. — Dana Rohrabacher

Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made. — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I never used the press for anything except my charity. — Heather Mills

I own about 300 pairs of shoes. When I start to go over 300, I have mini-sales from my closet and give the money to charity. It’s my way of recycling; I feel like I can give back to the universe. — Stacy London

Our charity begins at home, And mostly ends where it begins — Horace Smith

To be poor does not mean you lack the means to extend charity to another. You may lack money or food, but you have the gift of friendship to overwhelm the loneliness that grips the lives of so many. — Stanley Hauerwas

I really enjoy doing charity, for a good cause, it’s like the least I can do, I really enjoy that stuff. I enjoy giving back. — Alex O’Loughlin

My education was paid for by the RAF Benevolent Fund, so a charity school, run like an orphanage, with uniforms and beatings. It was tough, but it got me to Cambridge – like being a chrysalis suddenly becoming a butterfly. — Eric Idle

After Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society, the belief in decent housing as a political right or social obligation was supplanted in the U.S. by the notion that suitable shelter should be an act of charity. — Martin Filler

You know I think I could give a little more back to charity. — Rod Stewart

The charity work is just a part of what I do. Like… I make time to clean my house, to care for my pets, to visit my extended family, because those things are important to me. Same with helping others. — Lori Foster

I’d love to have a lasting impact as far as growing the game. It would be cool to be remembered as a major champion. I’d like to be remembered as a great golfer but also a great person, as far as growing the game and charity work. The whole well-rounded athlete. — Rickie Fowler

I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do. And by the grace of God, I will. — Edward Everett Hale

If all human lives depended upon their usefulness – as might be judged by certain standards – there would be a sudden and terrific mortality in the world. — Gene Tunney

There are three things being a celebrity is good for: raising money for charity, dinner reservations and tee times. — Dennis Quaid

Kids can learn a lot about necessities and wants by recognizing what people live without. A common routine, but one that should not be overlooked, is having a family donation to a charity for those less fortunate. Ask your kids to search for items, toys, or clothes that they no longer use and contribute those items a collection box. — Alexa Von Tobel

The system of volunteerism is divisive. It pits one charity against the others for the charity dollar. — Phil Donahue

Some charities treat donors like cash machines. Until now there hasn’t been any effective way for them to provide a more personal or interactive giving experience. — Ben Rattray

For charity purposes, how do I help? A lot of prospective levers and tools have come into my life. — Eduardo Saverin

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

Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty. — Henry Ford

Having leveled my palace, don’t erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home. — Emily Bronte

I love charity thrift stores. Amazing one-of-a-kind pieces at terrific prices, and all the money you spend goes to a good cause. — Lara Spencer

Any charity that aids or supports trying to find a cure for cancer is very close to my heart. My mom had cancer multiple times, so it’s something that I can relate to. — Jennette McCurdy

Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life . . . — Nelson Mandela

Even though it’s become a really cliched thing to see musicians working for charity, it’s still effective and it still has to be done. — George Michael

Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich. — Evita Peron

Writing checks for charities is necessary and important. But it can’t compare with corporal works of mercy, which are infinitely greater. — William E. Simon

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

My grandmother always said, ‘when you receive a paycheck, you always have to put a certain amount to your savings, and 10 percent right away to charity.’ — Patrick Schwarzenegger

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

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

Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself. — Joseph Joubert

But I want to start a family one day, and be involved in more charities, helping children. — Lily Aldridge

Charity is very difficult to do right. Thinking through what people need: You can’t start a charity without that. It’s like starting a business without the product. — Manoj Bhargava

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