Quotes about Giving

Be inspired by these quotes about giving. Find thoughts on what the true meaning of giving is. If we all gave a bit more it would make a huge impact on the world.


Giving to others will not take away from what you have but will in fact add to your life. Catherine Pulsifer
Quotes about Life   |  



All you have shall someday be given; therefore give now, that the season of giving may be yours and not your inheritors. Kahlil Gibran
Inspirational Quotes  |  



The moment practicing gratitude daily becomes a habit, you can start to incorporate gratitude for your future. You can start giving gratitude for things that you want but do not have yet. Gabor Cadman, Confidence: Easy Steps to Attain Super Confidence
Gratitude   |     Confidence



Just the will to give or lend,
This will make you someone's friend.
Edgar A Guest, Be A Friend
Friendship Poems   |    



"The process of giving will only serve to open your world in ways you could not even begin to imagine and you will feel a lot better than before you actually proffered that help in the first place." Adam Richards, Habits: 41 Habits To An Extraordinary Life
Helping Others   |  



Giving kindness does us as much good as receiving it. Piero Ferrucci
Giving kindness does us as much good as receiving it. Piero Ferrucci, The Power of Kindness: The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life
Kindness   |     Compassion



How can we repay,
A loving and giving Dad.
Who is always there for us,
Even when he is mad.
Julie Hebert
Fathers Day Poems



Sharing Grace is God's power and ability to meet our needs and take joy in giving to others. Tony Cooke, Grace: The DNA of God
Joy   |  



Getting to purpose in life - by going within and discovering that purpose is about loving unconditionally and serving, and making contact with what is there about us always - alters one's worldview dramatically. Wayne Dyer, Real Magic: Creating Miracles in Everyday Life
Purpose   |     Quote of the Day



When you volunteer your time, donate funds, or provide acts of service, always give from your heart and give for the sake of giving. Heidi Catherine Culbertson, Wisdom and Recipes: Things I Would Have Shared With My Daughter
Volunteer  |     Time



Retirement allows you to be giving in your time and your expertise to organizations that need help. It can be the most rewarding time of your life! Kate Summers
Retirement  |    



It seemed to me that the people who were genuinely thriving in their lives were the ones who had made room for well-being, wisdom, wonder, and giving. Arianna Huffington, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
Wise   |  



Happiness can be the result, not of spending more money on oneself, but rather of giving money away to others. Christian Smith
Happiness can be the result, not of spending more money on oneself, but rather of giving money away to others. Christian Smith, The Paradox of Generosity: Giving We Receive, Grasping We Lose
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God demonstrated His love by giving His Sonís life for ours. If our giving to God and others is motivated by love, we will spend less time figuring out how much to keep and more time in the act of giving. When we focus on love and generosity, we will always give more than if we focus on numbers. Dr. David Jeremiah
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Friends demonstrate faithfulness to one another. Sacrifice is the essence of friendship. Martin Murphy, Friendship: The Joy of Relationships
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If you knew what I know about the power of giving you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way. Buddha
Famous   |  



Mercy will cost you, too. It'll cost you time, money, or potentially relationships. Mercy that doesn't cost much isn't worth much. But God promises that when you help hurting people by giving what you have, he will bless you in return. Rick Warren
Blessed   |  



"Spouses who forget a birthday or anniversary or who never give gifts to someone who truly enjoys gift giving will find themselves with a spouse who feels neglected and unloved." Cindy Hyde, Making Peace With Your Past: One Choice at a Time
Birthday   |  



The greatest gift is a portion of thyself. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Before you ever receive the wonderful treasures of a happy life, you must first give. Give of yourself. Be of service to others. Only what you give can be multiplied back into your own life. That is the law of the harvest, the law of the ten-fold return. If you give nothing, even if it is multiplied, you receive nothing. Mary Kay Ash
Happy   |  



Giving freely and giving with a good heart, will never go unrewarded. James Clear
Giving freely and giving with a good heart, will never go unrewarded. James Clear, The Art of Winning In Life
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Our giving to God is like giving a thimble of water to the ocean, or like giving a candle to the Sun. It seems so insignificant that we tend to lose the thrill of Thanksgiving. Steve Pease, What should we be thankful for: Being grateful and showing thanks to God is the answer
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Which would you rather have -- someone who is nice and helpful to you all the time who might not give you a gift or someone who shows no interest in you all year and then gives you a token gift once a year? Tawra J. Kellam; Jill Cooper, Homemade Christmas
Christmas   |  



With 'give and receive', you are offering something for the other person with a willingness to receive something in return, but not an expectation. Derek C. Doepker, Why Authors Fail
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The gift of sight to see beyond The darker clouds of now! John McLeod, Dear Father
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We all should give what we have decided in our hearts to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7
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Also, remember that in relationships, you get what you give, so treat other people the way you'd like them to treat you. Gavin Bird
Also, remember that in relationships, you get what you give, so treat other people the way you'd like them to treat you. Gavin Bird, Self Esteem: Change your life in one day!
Graduation   |  



Not what we give, but what we share, for the gift without the giver is bare; who gives himself with his alms feeds three, himself, his hungering neighbor, and me. James Russell Lowell
Sharing   |  



Simply give others a bit of yourself; a thoughtful act, a helpful idea, a word of appreciation, a lift over a rough spot, a sense of understanding, a timely suggestion. You take something out of your mind, garnished in kindness out of your heart, and put it into the other person's mind and heart. Charles H. Burr
Appreciation   |     Inspiring Others



All relationships are designed to embody a dual role of giving and receiving. If one person is doing all the giving and the other doing all the receiving, there will be an imbalance. Charles F. Stanley
Balance   |  



Small talk is also useful when gathering information. Idle chatting puts people off their guard and makes them more open to giving information that they may deem as not important. Eric Christian, Introvert
Communication   |  



I believe people find it hard to receive; therefore they are more interested in giving than getting. Cathy Grant
I believe people find it hard to receive; therefore they are more interested in giving than getting. Cathy Grant, The Journey
Believe   |  



Our attitude in giving matters much more to God than the size of our giving. Oluwakemi Ola-Ojo, Good Dads, Bad Dads
Attitude   |  



For it is in the giving that we receive. Saint Francis of Assisi
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When you act on your values and things which are important to you and giving your soul a voice. You will feel stronger as a person because of it. Louise R Allen, Confidence
Words of Encouragment   |   Quotes about Being Strong



But make no mistake, what I've described here is what makes great salespeople great. The best ones honestly care about the people they're selling to, they thrive on meeting new people and hearing new stories, and they're certain they're giving as much as they're getting in return. Joe Procopio, It's All Nonsense
Mistakes   |     Inspirational Stories



We are all on the same island working towards different goals. When we take a moment to acknowledge another person and give just a little of ourselves to another then we set forth amazing things. Scott Wyatt, 30 Days to Success and Inner Peace
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When you learn, teach, when you get, give. Maya Angelou
When you learn, teach, when you get, give. Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Teacher   |   Learning



It is in giving, not in seeking gifts,
We find out quest.
James Allen Short Love Poems


In our friendships there is no blood relation or marriage license holding us together, rather we're simply acknowledging that we are willing to give and receive with each other. That willingness will change us for the better. Shasta Nelson, Friendships Don't Just Happen!
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Generous giving starts when it hurts to give. When one moves in the direction of "poverty" in order to make someone else "rich." By richness we are not talking about adding to someone else's net worth. Rather we are talking about spiritual richness or the richness that comes from living the life that God intended for all (not just the privileged) to live. Gordon MacDonald, Generosity: Moving Toward a Life that is Truly Life
Generosity   |     Spiritual



Being wealthy is about being productive, giving to others, serving society, and creating a legacy. Joe Mansueto
Being wealthy is about being productive, giving to others, serving society, and creating a legacy. Joe Mansueto
Wealth   |  



At the time I am writing this, the two wealthiest men in America -Bill Gates and Warren Buffett -appear to be asking themselves if wealth is worth it, and they're coming up with an unusual response. They're giving away the largest part of their fortunes. S. Truett Cathy Wealth: Is It Worth It?
Questioning   |  



We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Making A Difference   |  



Cheerful givers do not count the cost of what they give. Their hearts are set on pleasing and cheering the person to whom the gift is given. Julian of Norwich
Happiness   |  



You don't have to be an angel, just be someone who can give. Patti LaBelle
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Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service, gets great returns. Elbert Hubbard
Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service, gets great returns. Elbert Hubbard, Works of Elbert Hubbard
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When you do give, make it a practice to do so intentionally with the idea of benefitting others. M. Ahlers, 50 Things to Know About Practicing Spiritual Discipline
Spiritual   |  



And everyone can experience the joy and blessing of generosity; because everyone has something to give. Jan Grace, Generosity: The Life Giving Power of Doing Good To Others
Experience   |  



Being connected means having access to real people anywhere in the world. Also means there is a give and take. Not just take. Devin Schoening
Top Ten Quotes   |  



Even if you have money and you give it to people, when you are not happy for who those people are, you are not being generous. Gary M. Douglas, Blessed Possibilities
Possibilities   |  



In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich. Henry Ward Beecher
In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich. Henry Ward Beecher
Poems about Life   |  



Giving of ourselves, sharing our gift, is what lifts us. The tricky part is, none of us knows exactly how we will impart the gift we have to give: what kind word we speak, what song we sing, which hug we give will be the one that touches another soul. Laya Saul, You Don't Have to Learn Everything the Hard Way--What I Wish Someone Had Told Me
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No other single effort has more potential to magnify the church's witness in a grasping, hostile, self-centered world than a return to the humble, other-focused giving that typified the church in its earliest days. If the church can recapture Jesus' original vision of his church as a generous, giving people, we can also recapture the hearts of a fallen world. David Roseberry, Giving Up: How Giving to God Renews Hearts, Changes Minds, And Empowers Ministry
Potential   |     Vision



"Your freedom is your ability to choose what you give your attention to, what you believe, what you commit to, where you devote your energy, and the kind of person you will be." Neville Berkowitz, How To Live In The Now: Achieve Awareness, Growth and Inner Peace in Your Life
Commitment   |    



We give gifts to those we love in the tradition of the Wise Men and worship the King in the manner of both the Wise Men and the lowly shepherds. We search our minds and make ready our hearts to welcome the Messiah anew each Christmas season. Margie Harding, Christmas Countdown: Creating 25 Days of New Advent Traditions for Families
Love   |  



Love is giving.
Love is giving. God loved the world so much that He gave His Son. Jesus loved the world so much, loved you, loved me so much that He gave His life. And He wants us to love as He loved. And so now we have also to give until it hurts. True love is a giving and giving until it hurts. Mother Teresa God's Love  |  


The most obvious lesson in Christ's teaching is that there is no happiness in having or getting anything, but only in giving. Henry Drummond
Poems of Faith   |     Life Lessons



... when you approach relationships by thinking about giving rather than getting, and about adding value before seeking value, you'll be amazed at the return you see on your investment. Mark Goulston, Real Influence: Persuade Without Pushing and Gain Without Giving In
Influence   |  



If the scripture gives a promise and it is not manifesting, the problem is not God, it is us. That is when we have to investigate the IF. When God says IF we "do this" then He will "do that" and the "do that" from God is not happening, then the problem is we are not doing the IF. Samuel Williams, Curses and Tithes, Truth and Lies: Excerpt from The Truth About The Tithe
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Leadership is the actual process of leading people to a preferred future. Hence, it is functionally giving leadership in a vulnerable self-giving manner, not firmly holding leadership (the appointment, position, title) in a self-serving way. Alexander F. Venter
Leadership   |  



Giving is a verb, a word describing an action. Costa Mitchell
"Giving" is a verb, a word describing an action. I believe that leadership is something that is only discovered when it is given. There is an action required, of "putting out" what leadership is, before it will become what it is. It is not a badge you wear, but an action you "give". Costa Mitchell, Giving Leadership: Taking others with you on a journey to destiny
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.. change the way you approach giving, shifting the focus from charity to empathy, from a one-way transfer to a mutually beneficial act, from guilt and obligation to pleasure and happiness. Carl Liederman
Focus   |  



Given the growing inequity on our planet, what is the solution? ... a culture of giving can change the world around us while fulfilling each of our lives at the deepest level. Shiv Khemka
Change   |  



... the act of giving creates a multiplier effect, adding something to the life of those in need but also intrinsically rewarding the giver too, making him or her happier as well. Altruistic or not - the effect is positive. Boris F.J. Collardi
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