"The old know what they want; the young are sad and bewildered."
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"Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation."
"Generosity lies less in giving much than in giving at the right moment."
"The more he cast away the more he had."
"It is always so pleasant to be generous, though very vexatious to pay debts."
"To generous souls every task is noble."
"Lavishness is not generosity."
"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need."
"Giving is the business of the rich."
"People who think they're generous to a fault usually think that's their only fault."
"Generosity is the flower of justice."
"There is sublime thieving in all giving. Someone gives us all he has and we are his."
"How much easier is it to be generous than just."
"Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed."
"Many people are capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing."
"What I gave I have, what I spent I had; and what I left I lost."
"The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity."
"Give all thou canst; high Heaven rejects the lore of nicely-calculated less or more."
"A genius is one who can do anything except make a living."
"Genius is sorrow's child."
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