middot generosity quotes quotes


Written by  riverton mussar

art-pearls"Therefore, a man should take care to be generous according to his means, to be magnanimous where magnanimity is called for…weighing all in the scales of Torah." -- The Ways of the Tzaddikim, The Gate of Miserliness, page 323

"People curse the one who hoards grain, but they pray God's blessing on the one who is willing to sell." -- Mishlei 11:26

"Give, and it will be given to you; they will return to your lap a beautiful measure pressed, crammed full and overflowing. For with the measure that you use to measure, it will be measured to you."-- Mashiach Yeshua, Luke 6:38, DHE

"He who wants to give and also that others should give—he is a saintly man." -- Avot 5:16

"Whosoever possesses these three qualities belongs to the disciples of Abraham our father: a generous eye, a humble spirit, and a meek soul." -- Avot 5:22

"One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty." -- Mishlei 11:24

"It is more blessed to give than to receive." -- Acts 20:35

"If one is measuring out wine, oil or the like, he must not be over-exact, but give a little more." -- Bava Basra 88b

"The ideal is to give correctly to a deserving poor person, with a pleasant expression." -- The Ways of the Tzaddikim, the Gate of Magnanimity, page 313

"For in the place where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." -- Mashiach Yeshua, Matthew 6:21, DHE

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