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Alms Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Alms.

Character is always known.
Thefts never enrich;
alms never impoverish;
murder will speak out of stone walls.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Also see how many quarters of corn you will spend in
a week in dispensable bread,
how much in alms.
- Robert Grosseteste

Work is love made visible.
And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste,
it is better that you should leave your work and sit
at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.
- Khalil Gibran

There is not a soul who does not have to beg alms of another,
either a smile, a handshake, or a fond eye.
- Lord Acton

 

To give alms is nothing unless you give thought also.
- John Ruskin

There is no one on earth more disgusting and repulsive than he who gives alms.
Even as there is no one so miserable as he who accepts them.
- Maxim Gorky

I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the
beggar who shows me his poverty;
they are both looking for alms from me,
the rich man for the alms of my envy,
the poor man for the alms of my guilt.
- Ben Hecht

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Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Watch your words, for they become actions.
Watch your actions, for they become habits.
Watch your habits, for they become character.
Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.
- Anonymous

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

We censor our actions, but
our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
- John Wooden

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We can't control the impressions others form about us,
and the effort to do so only debases our character.
- Epictetus

No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Only through experiences of trial and suffering
can the soul be strengthened,
vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
- Helen Keller

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation,
because your character is what you really are,
while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
- John Wooden

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein

Imagine for yourself a character,
a model personality whose example you determine to follow,
in private as well as in public.
- Epictetus

Never put passion before principle.
Even if win, you lose.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

Grit ruins clam chowder,
but enhances your character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Judge your natural character
by what you do in your dreams.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can easily judge the character of others
by how they treat those who can
do nothing for them or to them.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
- Henry David Thoreau

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fear is the path to the dark side.
Fear leads to anger.
Anger leads to hate.
Hate leads to suffering.
- Yoda, character in Star Wars movie

There's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.
- the character Morpheus in the movie The Matrix

Ah, not everything is as seems...
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

You must unlearn what you have learned.
- the character Yoda in the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Fighting not good. But if must fight... win.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

You're standing on the threshold of success.
Don't look down, it'll make you dizzy.
- the character Timothy Q. Mouse in the Walt Disney movie Dumbo

Never trust spiritual leader who doesn't dance.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

To deny the facts would be illogical.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Where there is no emotion,
there is no motive for violence.
- the character Spock in the Star Trek television series

The movie character Forrest Gump describing life
as being "like a box of chocolates,"
is such a positive upbeat way of
characterizing the uncertainty of life.
I have no idea what life will give me next,
but whatever it is, it will be sweet.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Things are only impossible until they're not.
- Jean-Luc Picard, character in STAR TREK: The Next Generation

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

Humans do have an amazing capacity
for believing what they choose,
and excluding that which is painful.
- Spock (character in Star Trek television series)

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

I've developed a new philosophy...
I only dread one day at a time.
- the character Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts comic

You get what you settle for.
- the character Louise in the movie Thelma and Louise

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Change is the essential process of all existence.
- Spock character in Star Trek

What you want is irrelevant,
what you have chosen is at hand.
- Spock character in Star Trek VI movie

Humans make illogical decisions.
- Spock (character in Star Trek movies and TV shows)

Problem: attitude.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.
- Cyril Connolly

The power of faith will often shine forth the most
when the character is naturally weak.
- Augustus Hare

Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.
It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan,
whose blood is in your own veins.
- Charles Alexander Eastman

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Character is power.
- Booker T. Washington

This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor:
to change the character of our thought.
- Lin Yutang

One strength of the communist system of the East
is that it has some of the character of a religion
and inspires the emotions of a religion.
- Albert Einstein

Beauty has a lot to do with character.
- Kevyn Aucoin

When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed
by choosing personality over character.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Hard work spotlights the character of people:
some turn up their sleeves,
some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
- Sam Ewing


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