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Life is a magic vase filled to the brim; so made that you cannot dip into it nor draw from it; but it overflows into the hand that drops treasures into it-drop in malice and it overflows hate; drop in charity and it overflows love. - John Ruskin

God has given us two hands - one to receive with and the other to give with. - Billy Graham

The life that will be preserved is the life that is freely given in service to God and man. - Ellen G. White

We are obligated to be more scrupulous in fulfilling the commandment of charity than any other positive commandment because charity is the sign of a righteous man. - Maimonides, Mishneh Torah

The only thing that can remove poverty is sharing. Jesus came among the poorest, to teach people to love one another, which is to share-to use the gifts that God has given to people who have, so share with those who have not. - Mother Teresa

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.  - The Bible, Proverbs 3:27

I have showed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive. - The Bible, Acts 20:35

Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. - The Bible, 2 Corinthians 9:7