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  • stinginess seemed instinctive to him. Darwinian even. He hadn't gotten to his current size by sharing.

    Laura Lippman (1999). “In big trouble”
  • You can never have too much sky.

    Sandra Cisneros (2013). “The House on Mango Street”, p.50, Vintage
  • Just as stinginess is blameworthy, so is facility in paying more for things than they are worth...

    "Correspondence Conference Documents".
  • Allah is al-Kareem, so if He withholds from you it is not on account of stinginess. It is on account of His generosity. He withholds to give.

    Generosity   Giving   Als  
  • You can never have too much money.

    Beach   Too Much   Garlic  
  • Trust allows you to give. Giving is abundant. As you give so it shall be given to you. If you give with judgment, limitation and stinginess, that is what you will create in your life - judgment, limitation, and stinginess.

    Gary Zukav (2014). “The Seat of the Soul: 25th Anniversary Edition with a Study Guide”, p.234, Simon and Schuster
  • Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with.

  • The concept that a person who has a lot holds his hand out to someone who has less, or someone who isn't hurting holds his hand out to someone who is, is simply a human trait that has nothing to do with celebrity. I am confounded at the stinginess of some institutions and some people. I'm bewildered by it. You can only put away so much stuff in your closet.

    Hurt   Hands   People  
    "Paul Newman's Road To Glory". Interview with Paul Fischer, July 1, 2002.
  • You don't care what people think. You don't see your beloved's faults, the slight stinginess, the bit of carelessness, the occasional streak of meanness. You don't mind that he is beneath you socially, educationally, financially, and morally--that's the worst, I think, deficient morals. (Saving Fish From Drowning)

    Thinking   People   Mind  
    Amy Tan (2012). “Saving Fish From Drowning”, p.15, HarperCollins UK
  • Beware of injustice, for oppression will be darkness on the Day of Resurrection; and beware of stinginess because it doomed those who were before you. It incited them to shed blood and treat the unlawful as lawful.

  • It is precisely because no one needs soup, fish, meat, salad, cheese, and dessert at one meal that we so badly need to sit down to them from time to time. It was largesse that made us all; we were not created to fast forever... Enter here, therefore, as a sovereign remedy for the narrowness of our minds and the stinginess of our souls.

    Food   Forever   Cooking  
  • If beings knew, as I know, the results of sharing gifts, they would not enjoy their gifts without sharing them with others, nor would the taint of stinginess obsess the heart and stay there. even if it were their last and final bit of food, they would not enjoy its use without sharing it, if there were anyone to receive it

    Buddhist   Heart   Finals  
  • Meanness is more in half-doing than in omitting acts of generosity.

    Elbert Hubbard, Bert Hubbard (1923). “Selected writings of Elbert Hubbard: his mintage of wisdom, coined from a life of love, laughter and work”
  • A runner is a miser, spending the pennies of his energy with great stinginess, constantly wanting to know how much he has spent and how much longer he will be expected to pay. He wants to be broke at precisely the moment he no longer needs his coin.

    Energy   Needs   Coins  
  • Diligence means to be keen in matters of virtue and justice, but worldly people use diligence to solve their economic difficulties. Frugality means to have little desire for material goods, but worldly people use frugality as a cover for stinginess. Thus do watchwords of enlightened life turn into tools for the private business of small people. What a pity!

    Mean   People   Justice  
  • You can never have too much, butter.

    Beach   Too Much   Garlic  
    "Julie & Julia". 2009.
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