Giving Related Qoutes
It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Charity begins at home and justice begins next door.
The love we give away is the only love we keep.
God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers,
And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face,
A gauntlet with a gift in it.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Many people despise wealth, but few know how to give it away.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
George H. W. Bush
I have spoken of a thousand points of light, of all the community organizations that are spread like stars throughout the Nation, doing good.Think of giving not as a duty but as a privilege.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
Anticipate charity by preventing poverty; assist the reduced fellow man, either by a considerable gift or a sum of money or by teaching him a trade or by putting him in the way of business so that he may earn an honest livelihood and not be forced to the dreadful alternative of holding out his hand for charity. This is the highest step and summit of charity's golden ladder.
I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
Giving presents is a talent; to know what a person wants, to know when and how to get it, to give it lovingly and well. Unless a character possesses this talent there is no moment more annihilating to ease than that in which a present is received and given.
There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life -- happiness, freedom, and peace of mind -- are always attained by giving them to someone else.
Peyton Conway March
We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We wish to be self-sustained. We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
So I would hope they would develop some kind of habit that involves understanding that their life is so full they can afford to give in all kinds of ways to other people. I consider that to be baseline spirituality.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.