Giving Quotes

These giving quotes will hopefully help you realize that we’re all in this experience called life together. When you give, you will experience greater joy and passion in your life. This concept has been taught by many wise people and it’s definitely a practice to consider. If you’d like to recommend any quotes about giving, please let me know in the contact page. Enjoy!

“Give the world the best you have and the best will come back to you.”

~Madeline Bridge~

“Money is like manure; it’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around encouraging young things to grow.”

~Thornton Wilder~

“What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?”

~Roger Bannister~

“If you do not have peace in your life, you, like many others, have probably not fully understood its message. You receive exactly what you put out, or, “As you sow, so shall you reap.”

~Thomas D. Willhite~

“How do you say “thank you” for sunshine or health…for clear days or gentle rains…for happiness, joy or love? You say it by sharing what you have. You say it by making the world a better place in which to live.”

~Thomas D. Willhite~

“If we do indeed seek to bring peace to the world, we can do it by first bringing peace to ourselves. A person cannot give what they do not have.”

~Thomas D. Willhite~

“One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.”

~Dick Gregory~

“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and
lifting people up.”

~John Andrew Holmes~

“The smallest good deed is better than the grandest good intention.”


“The circumstances of your life have uniquely qualified you to make a contribution. And if you don’t make that contribution, nobody else can make it.”

~Rabbi Harold S. Kushner~

“Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.”

~Margaret Cousins~

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.”

~Mark Twain~

“We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.”

~Ben Sweetland~

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

~Harold Whitman~

“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~

“If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.”


“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.”

~Joseph Fort Newton~

“We are closest to people when we help them grow.”

~Milton Mayeroff~

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”

~Mother Teresa~

“In our deepest moments of struggle, frustration, fear, and confusion, we are being called upon to reach in and touch our hearts. Then, we will know what to do, what to say, how to be. What is right is always in our deepest heart of hearts. It is from the deepest part of our hearts that we are capable of reaching out and touching another human being. It is, after all, one heart touching another heart.”

~Roberta Sage Hamilton~

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