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Blessed be he who considers the poor:
the Lord will deliver him in the day of trouble.
Water will quench a flame and almsgiving atones for sins.
Who gives charity makes a thankoffering.
If you have abundance, give alms accordingly to match;
if you have but a little, fear not to give accordingly.
Make it your rule not to ask for yourself more than others give you!
One does not send a dob as a gift to a bald man.
Never refuse to lend books to a man who has not the money to buy them for himself- - -if you are sure he will return them!
Do not bar your door to borrowers!
Who has two meals may accept nothing from a charity kitchen.
Benevolence is kindlier than charity.
Who accepts alms he needs not will end by truly needing alms before he leaves this world.
Had the people of the generation of the Flood and the people of Sodom given charity, they would not have been destroyed.
Charity lengthens one's days and years.
Because of charity the world abides.
No man was ever beggared by giving charity.
There is no religious command that has such instant effect as that concerning charity.
Alms for the needy cannot be deemed a dole.
Who occupies himself with the needs of the community
is as though he occupies himself with Torah.
If the rich could be redeemed from death by charity, every pauper would be a millionaire.
A good man does his fellow a favor for no reason save that he is a good man.
If you do a man a favor,
do not regard it as a debt he must repay!
A man remembers better the good deeds and favors he did others than those that others did him.
A truly generous man is he that always gives,
whether it be much or little, before he is asked.
A gift given in secret averts wrath.
Honor the Lord with your substance!