Generosity Quotes And Sayings


Generosity Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of generosity quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“Do everything with a mind that lets go. Do not expect praise or reward.”
– Achaan Chah

“Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.”
– Albert Camus

“The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.”
Albert Einstein

“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
– Albert Pike

“Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.”
Alexander Pope

“Curiosity endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.”
– Alistair Cooke

“From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.”
– Arthur Ashe

“Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.”
– Ashleigh Brilliant

“You will discover that you have two hands. One is for helping yourself and the other is for helping others.”
– Audrey Hepburn

“Volunteerism is the voice of the people put into action. These actions shape and mold the present into a future of which we can all be proud.”
– Azgraybebly Josland

“A volunteer is a person who can see what others cannot see; who can feel what most do not feel. Often, such gifted persons do not think of themselves as volunteers, but as citizens – citizens in the fullest sense: partners in civilization.”
– Azgraybebly Josland

“Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.”
– Barbara Bush

“Hypocrisy is a quality found in others. I am an optimist. I believe that saying the right thing will eventually cause people to do the right thing for me.”
– Bauvard

“The Friend of God has these three qualities: a generosity like that of the ocean, a compassion like that of the sun, and a humility like that of the earth.”
– Bayazid

“The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“What truly defines a man is not what he takes in but what he gives out, riches to me are those who don’t have much but gives often in ways they can, not those who have more than enough but hesitates to gives out little of it.”
– Blaze Olamiday

Writing is not a performance but a generosity.”
– Brenda Ueland

Power is the ability to do good things for others.”
– Brooke Astor

“When giving to others do not linger on thoughts of a giving, what was given, or the one who has received.”

Happiness never decreased by being shared.”
– Buddha

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.”
– Buddha

“Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.”
– Buddha

“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.”
– Calvin Coolidge

“Because there is no nation so powerful it cannot be wounded, nor a people so small they cannot offer mighty comfort.”
– Carmen Agra Deedy

“The most truly generous persons are those who give silently without hope of praise or reward.”
– Carol Ryrie Brink

“Open hearts will open more hearts.”
Cat Forsley

“If you can live with less of what you have, you can be more of who you are.”
– Celso Cukierkorn

Children must early learn the beauty of generosity. They are taught to give what they prize most, that they may taste the happiness of giving.”
– Charles Alexander Eastman

“Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.”

“To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.”
– Confucius

“He who wishes to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.”
– Confucius

“Here’s where the real power of generosity comes in. Often, the more we give, the more we receive.”
– Debbie Macomber

“Cultivating the habit of good deeds will not only affect those around us, it will improve our own emotional well being.”
– Debbie Macomber

“Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.”
– Dennis Prager

“Greed ruins the mind as weed ruins the field. Therefore honor those who are free from greed.”
– Dhammapada

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