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Muhammad ibn al-Husayn al-Sulami, The Book of Sufi Chivalry
Respond to cruelty with kindness, and do not punish for an error.
Respond to cruelty with kindness
Ruth Ross, Frederic Brussat's Twitter Collection
It is precisely at those times when we feel needy that we will benefit most from giving.
We benefit most from giving
Lex Hixon, The Heart of the Quran
Do not try to take the welfare of the universe into your own hands, but be the selfless and effective instrument of Allah's Own boundless Generosity.
Be an effective instrument of Allah's Generosity
Master Hsing Yun, Frederic Brussat's Twitter Collection
Generosity begins with our recognition of our debt to others.
Our debt to others
Buddhist Meal Chant , Enlightened by Design
Generosity is the ornament of the world; Through generosity one turns back from the lower realms; Generosity is the stairway to the higher realms; Generosity is the virtue that produces peace.
Generosity produces peace
William Penn, Frederic Brussat's Twitter Collection
Be generous rather than extravagant.
Brenda Shoshanna, The Anger Diet
There's a huge difference between giving to someone and manipulating him or her. Manipulation, disguised as giving, is when one gives in order to get something in return, or to make a point. This is not true giving, but giving that hooks others in, often making them feel badly about themselves. It is giving that demands returns. There is a price tag that always goes with it.
This is not true giving
Abraham Twerski, A Code of Jewish Ethics
The average person undoubtedly thinks that an honorable person is one who receives much honor, whereas the Torah's attitude is the reverse: It is the one who gives honor.
An honorable person gives honor
Elizabeth Bibesco, Frederic Brussat's Twitter Collection
Blessed are those who can give without remembering.
Give without remembering
Gershe Sonam Rinchen, Frederic Brussat's Twitter Collection
By "not acceping invitations" we deprive others of the opportunity to practice generosity.
Don't deprive others of generosity