The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “The believer’s shade on the Day of Resurrection will be his charity.”  — Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 604

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

Charity work is very important to me and gives me an opportunity to give back to my community. I’ve always been a big supporter of many different charities, have donated millions of dollars to them, and it just feels great to do and be able to help others, especially children. — Richard MacDonald

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another’s personhood. — Karen Casey

The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation. — Corrie Ten Boom

What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute your unique donation to humankind. Each face in the rainbow of colours that populate our world is precious and special. — Morris Dees

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant. — Robert Louis Stevenson

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. — Henry David Thoreau

“True charity is the desire to be useful to others without thought of recompense” — Emanuel Swedenborg 

Updated Aug 18, 2012 02:52am

More From This Section

Mailbox

A little more attentionTHIS is with reference to the short story “Ballpoint Pen” (YW, March 29, 2014). I have...

Comments (0) (Closed)