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Aspire to the principle, behave with virtue, abide by benevolence, and immerse yourself in the arts. - Confucius


Of neighborhoods, benevolence is the most beautiful. How can the man be considered wise who when he had the choice does not settle in benevolence. - Confucius


Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice. - Baruch 'Benedict De' Spinoza


To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things. - Confucius


Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear. - Horace Mann


A heavy guilt rests upon us for what the whites of all nations have done to the colored peoples. When we do good to them, it is not benevolence, it is atonement. - Albert Schweitzer


To act from pure benevolence is not possible for finite human beings, Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive. - Samuel Johnson


There with commutual zeal we both had strove In acts of dear benevolence and love; Brothers in peace, not rivals in command. - Homer [Homeros]