When help is rendered by weighing the receiver's need and not the donor's reward, its goodness grows greater than the sea.
- Tirukkural 11:103
All beings tremble before violence. All fear death. All love life. See yourself in others. Then whom can you hurt? What harm can you do?
- Dhammapada 129-130
The best charity is followed by contentment, so begin with those related to you.
- Hadith The Prophet Muhammed (SAW), as reported by Abu Hurairah
[M]y faith is part of the morality of who I am.
- Deborah Norville
God is of no importance unless he is of extreme importance.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel, "Man's Quest for God"