Giving Quotes

To get, give. - Bob Roth

 

There is no delight in owning anything unshared. - Seneca

 

Giving opens the way for receiving. - Florence Scovel Shinn

 

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you. - Brian Tracy

 

Seek joy in what you give not in what you get - Unknown

 

The Dead Sea is the dead sea, because it continually receives and never gives. - Unknown

 

You can no more give what you haven't learned than you can come back from a place you've never been. - Unknown

 

Trust not the horse, O Trojans. Be it what it may, I fear the Grecians even when they offer gifts. - Virgil

 

EARN as much as you can. SAVE as much as you can. INVEST as much as you can. GIVE as much as you can. - Rev. John Wellesly

 

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. - Edith Wharton

 

The trick is to realize that after giving your best, there's nothing more to give. - Sparky Anderson

 

The human contribution is the essential ingredient. It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live. - Ethel Percy Andrus

 

No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning. - Barbara De Angelis

 

It is rare indeed that people give. Most people guard and keep; they suppose that it is they themselves and what they identify with themselves that they are guarding and keeping, whereas what they are actually guarding and keeping is their system of reality and what they assume themselves to be. - James Baldwin

 

Sharing is sometimes more demanding than giving. - Mary Bateson

 

Nature does not give to those who will not spend... - R.J. Baughan

 

Getters don't get -- givers get. - Eugene Benge

 

Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock. - Walter Benjamin

 

One man gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want. - Bible

 

It is possible to give without loving, but it is impossible to love without giving. - Richard Braunstein

 

He who bestows his goods upon the poor shall have as much again, and ten times more. - John Bunyan

 

I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual. - Lord Byron

 

It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all. - Albert Camus

 

The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of oneself to others. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

 

You have to sow before you can reap. You have to give before you can get. - Robert Collier

 

Look around for a place to sow a few seeds. - Henry Van Dyke

 

In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us. - Flora Edwards

 

Always think in terms of what the other person wants. - James Van Fleet

 

It is better to give than to lend, and it costs about the same. - Philip Gibbs

 

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. - Kahlil Gibran

 

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. - Pamela Glenconner

 

The nine-tenths prove man's love, but the one-tenth tests man's legal obedience. - Herschel Hobbs

 

To give is to receive... - Gerald G. Jampolsky

 

Giving half answers won't make the conversation half as long. - Dave Johnson

 

He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much. - Lao-Tzu

 

Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it as though it were a doctor's fee, and both ignored the transaction. - Ada Leverson

 

A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forests. I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high. - Fiona Macleod

 

We must give more in order to get more, It is the generous giving of ourselves that produce the generous harvest. - Orison Swett Marden

 

In Giving, a man receives more than he gives; and the more is in proportion to the worth of the thing given. - George Mcdonald

 

The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them. - Rod Mckeun

 

It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving. - Mother Teresa

 

What you keep to yourself you lose, what you give away, you keep forever. - Axel Munthe

 

Plant a kernel of wheat and you reap a pint; plant a pint and you reap a bushel. Always the law works to give you back more than you give. - Anthony Norvell

 

What we are doing is satisfying the American public. That's our job. I always say we have to give most of the people what they want most of the time. That's what they expect from us. - William Paley

 

Sow much, reap much; sow little, reap little. - Chinese Proverb

 

He who gives while he lives, get to know where it goes. - Percy Ross

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless- Mother Teresa

 

Ask, and it will be given you; Seek, and you will find; Knock, and it will be opened to you- Jesus

 

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent- Marilyn Vos Savant

 

For it is in giving that we receive- St. Francis of Assisi

 

Fragrance clings to the hand that gives the rose- Unknown

 

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need- Kahlil Gibran

 

Give light and people will find their own way- Unknown

 

God has given to all men free agency and has granted us the privilege to serve Him or serve Him not, to do that which is right or that which is wrong, but he will hold us strictly to an account for the use that we make of this agency- Unknown

 

Go-Givers will become the best go-getters- Unknown

 

Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home- Emily Bronte

 

I didn't want them to give their power away to me, either. I don't like to call it teaching. I like to call it sharing what I have learned- Shirley Maclaine

 

I respect generosity in people, and I respect it in companies too, I don't look at it as philanthropy; I see it as an investment in the community- Paul Newman

 

I think the great livers, the people who are fully self-actualizing and alive, are the great givers- Mark Victor Hansen

 

If you continually give, you will continually have- Unknown

 

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense- Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

Kindness in giving creates love- Lao Tzo

 

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love- Lao Tzo

 

Let me be a little kinder, Let me be a little blinder to the faults about me; Let me praise a little more, Let me be, when I am weary; Just a little bit more cheery, Let me serve a little better those that I am striving for. Let me be a little braver When temptation bids me waver, Let me strive a little harder To be all that I should be; Let me be a little meeker to the brother that is weaker; Let me think more of my neighbor and a little less of me- Unknown

 

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give- Eleanor Roosevelt

 

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing- Unknown

 

Why not, really, go to the fullest length, and the silliest length, in exploiting yourself and turn the proceeds back to the community? Paul Newman

 

You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them- William Blake

 

You can no more give what you haven't learned than you can come back from a place you've never been- Unknown

 

You give before you get- Napoleon Hill

 

You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give- Unknown