William E. Simon (1927-2000);
Former United States Secretary of Treasury
classical Greek philosopher, mathematician
Jean de La Bruyère (1645-1696);
Arthur Ashe (1943-1993);
professional tennis player, civil rights supporter
Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965);
British statesman, prime minister, author, Nobel Prize winner
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Submitted by Paula about 3 years ago.
At the checkout in Wal-Mart the other day, a woman (apparently disabled and in a wheelchair) was checking out with her grandson (assumed) in front of us. She was having trouble with a gift card given to her (it appeared that there was NO money on it instead of the $50.00 there should have been). After several tries, the manager…
Submitted by Anonymous about 5 years ago.
Last Friday the most amazing thing happened to me. For several months I had been training with my sister to run a half-marathon. It was my sister's first half marathon and both of us decided to use the race as an opportunity to raise money for causes we cared about. My sister raised money for cancer research and I raised…
My friend Yanina should be featured in the dictionary for Generous.
John and Tim 12 days ago from Paterson NJ
It is good to be generous because no one know what tomorrow will bring.
FUNMI 12 months ago from LAGOS
Generosity is being happy to give.
Bruce Willingham about 1 year ago from Warner Robins, Ga
Forgiveness is also a thing such as generous. Although this is not a materialistic thing.
Cassie Chang over 1 year ago from Malaysia,Batu Pahat
We all can be generous in some way or another by sharing our time, talent or treasure. Don't let your lack of money keep you from helping others.
Sandy about 2 years ago from Colorado
My work is that of a mystery shopper. I am paid for visiting certain businesses and conducting a shopping experience at each store. Then I file the report online and receive a payment for having done so.
Many of my shops are for Sonic Drive-Ins. Since I am not able to eat all the of the food I am obligated to purchase, I choose to give much of it away. All of my Sonic purchases are given to military recruitment offices in my area. If not those, I choose fire departments, but most of the food goes to the recruiters. God Bless America!
Rick Schwab over 2 years ago from Fort Worth
The true value of a generous gift or act of kindness lies in direct proportion to the degree of sacrifice required.
Kathy almost 3 years ago from Marysville, WA