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Letter "B" » benevolence
«It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.»
«Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself.»
«For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice»
«Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.»
«I watched my foolish heart expand / In the lazy glow of benevolence, / O'er the various modes of man's belief.»
«Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.»
«Of neighborhoods, benevolence is the most beautiful. How can the man be considered wise who when he had the choice does not settle in benevolence.»
«Morality is primarily a means of preserving the community and saving it from destruction. Next it is a means of maintaining the community on a certain plane and in a certain degree of benevolence.»
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
«I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents.»
Author: James Madison
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«Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive»