A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval.
Almsgiving tends to perpetuate poverty; aid does away with it once and for all. Almsgiving leaves a man just where he was before. Aid restores him to society as an individual worthy of all respect and not as a man with a grievance. Almsgiving is the generosity of the rich; social aid levels up social inequalities. Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.
And who is any of us, that without starvation he can go through the kingdoms of starvation?
Anywhere I see suffering, that is where I want to be, doing what I can.
Every great man is always being helped by everybody; for his gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.
For the cause that lacks assistance, The wrong that needs resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that I can do.
He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.
HELP = H(umor), E-go, edging God out, L-istening, P-urpose
Help a man against his will and you do the same as murder him.
I've always though that people need to feel good about themselves and I see my role as offering support to them, to provide some light along the way.
If my daughter, Liza, wants to become an actress, I'll do everything to help her.
If you're in trouble, or hurt or need — go to the poor people. They're the only ones that'll help — the only ones.
It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.
It is not helpful to help a friend by putting coins in his pockets when he has got holes in his pockets.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God –the rest will be given.
Mutual aid is as much a law of animal life as mutual struggle.
Never reach out your hand unless you're willing to extend an arm.
Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.