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Letter "G" » generosity
«Curiosity ... endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.»
«Generosity is another quality which, like patience, letting go, non-judging, and trust, provides a solid foundation for mindfulness practice. You might experiment with using the cultivation of generosity as a vehicle for deep self-observation and inquiry as well as an exercise in giving. A good place to start is with yourself. See if you can give yourself gifts that may be true blessings, such as self-acceptance, or some time each day with no purpose. Practice feeling deserving enough to accept these gifts without obligation-to simply receive from yourself, and from the universe.»
Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
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«A really great man is known by three signs: generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success»
«Generosity gives assistance, rather than advice.»
«Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.»
«Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.»
«Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives.»
«Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.»
«Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.»
«Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, lead to ruin»