The friend of all humanity is no friend to me.

—Molière, 1666

I love everyone now that I have gray hair.

—Polatkin, c. 1855

Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.

—Alexander Pope, 1738

The deed is everything, the glory naught.

—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1832

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

—Mark Twain, 1894

Charity is murder and you know it.

—Dorothy Parker, 1956