Giving Quotes And Sayings


Giving Quotes And Sayings

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

“Everyone wants more than anything to be allowed into someone else’s most secret self. Everyone wants to allow someone into their most secret self. Everyone feels so alone inside that their deepest wish is for someone to know their secret being, because then they are alone no longer. Don’t we all long for this? Yet when it’s offered it’s frightening, because you might not live up to the desires of the one who bestows the gift. And frightening because you know that accepting such a gift means you’ll want-perhaps be expected- to offer a similar gift in return. Which means giving your *self* away. And what’s more frightening than that?”
– Aidan Chambers

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

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

“It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.”
Albert Einstein

“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

“I do not know what your destiny will be, but the one thing I know: the only ones among you who will really be happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.”
– Albert Schweitzer

“Gracious acceptance is an art – an art which most never bother to cultivate. We think that we have to learn how to give, but we forget about accepting things, which can be much harder than giving…. Accepting another person’s gift is allowing him to express his feelings for you.”
– Alexander McCall Smith

Laugh at yourself, but don’t ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don’t leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.”
– Allan Alda

“You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.”
– Amy Wilson-Carmichael

“It is more difficult to give money away intelligently than it is to earn it in the first place.”
– Andrew Carnegie

“Do your givin’ while you’re livin’… then you’ll be knowin’ where it’s goin.”
– Ann Landers

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”
– Anne Frank

“To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.”
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.”
– Anthony Robbins

“If you have much, give of your wealth; If you have little, give of your heart.”
– Arab Proverb

“If you have much, give of your wealth; If you have little, give of your heart”
– Arab Proverb

“We are what we repeatedly do.”

“The main problem is not the haves and the have-nots – it’s the give-nots.”
– Arnold Glasow

“The act of philanthropy is a spiritual act, an expression of caring for one’s fellow human beings. It is a belief in the future and that the future can be good. It is investing in that future. It is helping to make the dream come true.”
– Arthur Frantzreb

“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

Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.”
– Ben Carson

“If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.”
– Bob Hope

“Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.”
Brian Tracy

“We must not only give what we have; we must also give what we are.”
– Cardinal Mercier

“Presents are made for the pleasure of who gives them, not the merits of who receives them.”
– Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Sharing the holiday with other people, and feeling that you’re giving of yourself, gets you past all the commercialism.”
– Caroline Kennedy 

“Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.”
– Carolyn Wells

“There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.”
– Charles Baudelaire

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”
– Charles Dickens

“The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.”
– Charles Lamb

“Continually give, continually gain.”
Chinese Proverb

“If you want ten years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want one hundred years of prosperity, grow people.”
– Chinese Proverb

“Giving back involves a certain amount of giving up.”
– Colin Powell 

“It is better to light one candle that curse the darkness.”

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