Examples of Alms
Sentences with the noun Alms
In my country, it's usual for pilgrims to beg for alms.
The little alms are the good alms.
The greatest giver of alms is cowardice.
(Friedrich Nietzsche in The Wanderer and His Shadow)
When the alms is too large, even a saint will be suspicious.
Verily, a man teaching his child manners is better than giving one bushel of grain in alms.
Also see how many quarters of corn you will spend in a week in dispensable bread, how much in alms.
A beggar himself, can he afford to have one asking for alms at his door?
One should give alms to the poor.
Zen priests beg for alms near Shinjuku station.
Give us some alms, we beg of you! We are old, tired, and sick.
Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward.
Alms never make poor.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Giving alms never lessens the purse.
Better give nothing than stolen alms.
He who gives alms to the poor faces heaven.
No one ever became poor through giving alms.
Too much alms, the saint will be suspicious.
Alms given openly will be rewarded in secret.
To give alms is nothing unless you give thought also.
Alms do not decrease, going to church does not hinder.
He who asks for alms blushes once; he who refuses, twice.
Who hopes for alms from the priests, winds up at the insane asylum.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Alms do not empty the purse, and a mass does not exhaust the day's duty.
When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth.
The poor ones give their alms in a humble way, the rich man throws them down with contempt.
No one was hurt in this nasty ALMS crash.
(USA Today - Motor Sports, )
For Muslims, the five pillars of Islam, professing the Muslim faith, prayer, paying alms, fasting and the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia are the central religious obligations they must all fulfill.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )
For all the early-day snafus of the inaugural BET Experience at L.A. Live (long lines, confusing ticket pickup, insufficient altar space outside the Beyonce show to lay alms at the feet of Blue Ivy), there was one big-picture thing it got very right.
(August Brown in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )
During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the Islamic State group is showing two faces to the millions who live under its rule in Iraq and Syria — handing out food and alms to the poor to tout their adherence to the month's spirit of compassion while meting out sharp punishment to anyone caught breaking the daily fast.
(Fox News - World, )
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