We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.
Think of giving not as a duty but as a privilege.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
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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.
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
There is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving.
If you have much, give of your wealth; If you have little, give of your heart.
They who give have all things; they who withhold have nothing.
Charity begins at home and justice begins next door.
Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.
It is better to give than receive- especially advice.
Give what you have to somebody, it may be better than you think.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.
Harvey S. Firestone
Give advice; if people don’t listen, let adversity teach them.
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
Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The love we give away is the only love we keep.
It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.
One can give without loving, but one cannot love without giving.
You can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money.
P. J. O’Rourke
To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
No person was ever honored for what he received. He was honored for what he gave.
The mark of a true professional is giving more than you get.
For it is in giving that we receive.
St. Francis of Assisi
Giving opens the way for receiving.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Don’t say that you want to give, but go ahead and give! You’ll never catch up with a mere hope.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Did you know that there are gifts that will multiply your happiness when you give them away?
Hands that give also receive.
Giving is the lifeblood of happy living.
You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give.
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
Charles Dudley Warner
It’s important to give it all you have while you have the chance.
Giving is more a dictate of the heart than a command of the brain.
Henry A. Rosso
It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.
You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it’s a little thing, do something for others – something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it.
A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune.
We must give more in order to get more. It is the generous giving of ourselves that produces the generous harvest.
Orison Swett Marden
Giving is most blessed and most acceptable when the donor remains completely anonymous.
When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous.
Give to the world the best you have and the best will come back to you.
What is called liberality is often merely the vanity of giving.
Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
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.
We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The trick is to realize that after giving your best, there’s nothing more to give.
What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me.
The ones that give, get back in kind.
The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of oneself to others.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
We are all gifted. That is our inheritance.
Giving pays the highest interest rate, and has the longest term, of any investment available.
Jeffrey K. Wilson
The great art of giving consists in this: the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated.
Giving people self-confidence is by far the most important thing that I can do. Because then they will act.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
The Dead Sea is the dead sea, because it continually receives and never gives.
A kiss is something you cannot give without taking and cannot take without giving.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.