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Real charity is from the heart, you know? Not to say ‘Look at me, look what I am doing’.
But charity performed with the expectation of some return, or with a desire for fruitive results, or in a grudging mood, is saidto be charity in the mode of passion. (17.21)
Acts of sacrifice, charity and penance are not to be given up; they must be performed. Indeed, sacrifice, charity and penancepurify even the great souls. (18.5)
QURAN: Your real allies are GOD & His messenger, and who observe Contact Prayers (Salat), and give the obligatory charity (Zakat). [5:55]
Charity sees the need, not the cause. â€” German Proverb
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it. – John D. Rockefeller
Charity given out of duty, without expectation of return, at the proper time and place, and to a worthy person is considered to bein the mode of goodness. (17.20)
Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven and hell a fable. – Charles Caleb Colton
And charity performed at an impure place, at an improper time, to unworthy persons, or without proper attention and respect issaid to be in the mode of ignorance. (17.22)
Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare – and precious as a pearl.