“Since distinguished heart and brilliant deeds go together,┬áit is not appropriate for a mean heart to hold the open hands back, No; may the hand follow a bounteous heart in giving.”

-From Book 5 of the Itinerarium Peregrinorum et Gesta Regis Ricardi, translated by Helen J. Nicholson in The Chronicle of the Third Crusade, describing the generosity of King Richard I