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benevolence

buh ne vuh luhns

  • n  disposition to do good
  • n  an inclination to do kind or charitable acts
  • n  an act intending or showing kindness and good will

  • In addition to his theorem about right triangles, Pythagoras promoted benevolence among all species, including humans.
  • They are largely academics, white elites who seem more intent on policies of benevolence than in risking their upper middle class status in the name of supporting a larger middle .
  • It erased any illusions about Roosevelt's benevolence created by the dinner at the White House," noted historian Louis Harlan in his 1983 biography of Washington.
News & Articles

  • Bounce Energy Teams With Zoey's Angels to Provide Comfort for Hurting Families
    Electricity Company Conducts Social Media Campaign to Raise Awareness the Organization's Benevolence Efforts
    June 10, 2013 - Marketwire
  • LCWL installation ceremony
    LCWL installation ceremony The Lumberton Civic Womens League held its installation ceremony last week for its new officers. Those officers include: President Carol Dumatrait; 1st V.P. over membership Linda Carter; 2nd V.P. over Ways & Means Jennifer Walters; 3rd V.P. over Programs Phyllis McLane; 4th V.P. over Benevolence Iva Abel; Recording Secretary Pat Redden; Treasurer Helen Case; and ...
    June 7, 2013 - Beaumont Enterprise
Quotes

  • Dana Rohrabacher in News 10NBC
    This is irrational generosity,said Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., saying the country doesn't have enough money to help veterans and the elderly. "This is benevolence gone wild."
  • Adam Smith in Scoop.co.nz
    As Adam Smith said, "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest."
  • Mitch McConnell in Los Angeles Times
    While the US is already sending federal aid and assets, I am confident that the generosity of the American people will be what it so regularly is in these tragedies -- an inspiring expression of responsibility and benevolence,said McConnell...

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