Liberality Quotes (27 quotes)


Henry Addington
Source/Notes:
The Life and Correspondence of Henry Addington, First Viscount Sidmouth (1847 edition)
Dana Gioia
Source/Notes:
James Tate and American Surrealism, BBC Radio 3, published in Denver Quarterly (Fall 1998) - Essays
Jean de la Bruyere
Source/Notes:
Aphorism 47; Variant translation: Generosity lies less in giving much than in giving at the right moment. - Les Caractères (1688)
Wallace Stevens
Source/Notes:
Journal entry (20 June 1899); as published in Souvenirs and Prophecies: the Young Wallace Stevens (1977) edited by Holly Stevens, Ch. 3.

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