Word of the Day: Generous

generous gen·er·ous ˈjen(ə)rəs adjective 1. liberal, open-handed “Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832 2. willing to give a great amount to the benefit of others “The more generous we are, the more joyous we become.” -William Arthur Ward, 1921-1994 3. abundant “In the final analysis there is no other solution to man’s progress but the day’s honest work, the day’s honest decision, the day’s generous utterances, the day’s good deed.” -Clare Luce Booth, 1903-1987 4. to be of a large amount or size “One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.” -Robert A. Heinlein, 1907-1988 5. magnanimous “People who love themselves come across as very loving, generous and kind; they express their self-confidence through humility, forgiveness and inclusiveness.” – Sanaya Roman, 1949-