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Generosity vs Stinginess

This is WEEK 21 of the Character Development Series I am doing for 2012.  So glad you stopped by!

Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish. – Richard Dawkins

What we call generosity is for the most part only the vanity of giving; and we exercise it because we are more fond of that vanity than of the thing we give. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Real generosity is doing something for others even when you are certain you will get nothing back,  even a thank you.
Michael Josephson

Generosity means:
1. Liberality in giving or willingness to give. (sharing what you have to benefit another)
2. Nobility of thought or behavior. (freedom from pettiness in character or mind) Read the rest of this entry

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