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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 12:41 pm 
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quotations about philanthropy,donation,charity......


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..............."And there are those who give and know not pain in giving, nor do they seek joy, nor give with mindfulness of virtue;
They give as in yonder valley the myrtle breathes its fragrance into space.
Through the hands of such as these God speaks, and from behind their eyes He smiles upon the earth.

It is well to give when asked, but it is better to give unasked, through understanding;
And to the open-handed the search for one who shall receive is joy greater than giving.
And is there aught you would withhold?
All you have shall some day be given;
Therefore give now, that the season of giving may be yours and not your inheritors............."

Kahlil Gibran extracts from "The Prophet" chapter On Giving

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
e e cummings (1894 - 1962)

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