Generosity Quotes

Let these generosity quotes give you examples and thoughts of how you can be more generous by demonstrating unselfishness and goodness. To show generosity means you are kind and generous towards others and with your own wealth and possessions.

"You are so fortunate, but what are you giving back to make this world a better place for others?"
Giving   |  


"The people I have encountered have shown me time and time again that no matter how little you have, it is possible to give something back. They proved this by their unprompted generosity."
Tony Clark
Inspirational Quotes  |  


"No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave."
Calvin Coolidge
Helping Others   |


There's no single dollar amount, no particular activity or cause that is better than another, no income level or demographic that matters to generosity, no set variable that is best for giving one's self to another in time of need. It's about finding your passion, envisioning a better world, and putting yourself on the path to making that vision become a reality."
Kathy LeMay, The Generosity Plan: Sharing Your Time, Treasure, and Talent to Shape the World
Vision  |  


Wealth has generosity of spirit. Richness does not. Gary M. Douglas
Wealth has generosity of spirit. Richness does not. Generosity of spirit is a phenomenance, and you either have it or you don't.
Gary M. Douglas, Blessed Possibilities
Possibilites   |  


"Generosity can have many expressions, including care, time, skill, intelligence, gifts, and money. I believe that one cannot omit any of these without curtailing them all."
Mark V. Ewert, The Generosity Path: Finding the Richness in Giving
Believe   |  


"Generosity brings happiness at every stage of its expression. We experience joy in forming the intention to be generous. We experience joy in the actual act of giving something. And we experience joy in remembering the fact that we have given."
Buddha
Experience   |  


"Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity."
Simone Weil
Appreciation   |  


"Winners acknowledge the contributions of others through the generous use of honest positives. They encourage increased participation and achievement by rewarding all efforts and accomplishments."
Dr. Irene C. Kassorla, Go For It!
Words of Encouragement   |  


"God's given you the ability to honor him, to serve others, to make a living, to be an example, to have money to pass on to others." And Iíve learned from personal experience that the more generous you are, the more God blesses your life.
Rick Warren
Example   |  


You can always choose to be generous with your time. Jose Figueroa
"You can always choose to be generous with your time. Yes, we all have responsibilities to family and work. But if we were to be honest, it is quite possible that we waste a lot of time that could be used to help others."
Jose Figueroa, What Do You Mean is Not My Money?
Time   |  


"That's God's design for the way we give and express His generosity. Giving is meant to be joyful and fulfilling. It isn't rooted in guilt, self- righteousness, or a martyr complex. It's rooted in joy. And, in fact, it's genius. It's the smartest way to live."
Chip Ingram, Genius of Generosity: Lessons From a Secret Pact Between Two Friends
Quotes about Life   |  


"God wants us to be generous, gracious, kind-hearted and compassionate."
Robert Morris, The Blessed Life
Compassion   |  


'We humans seem to be most generous when we feel grateful and desire to pass on some measure of what we have been given."
Arthur W. Frank, The Renewal of Generosity
Sharing   |  


"Generosity is paradoxical. Those who give, receive back in turn. By spending ourselves for others' well-being, we enhance our own standing."
Christian Smith, The Paradox of Generosity: Giving We Receive, Grasping We Lose
Knowledge   |  


"What I'm talking about is Operation Christmas Child. Every year, children around the world receive gifts because of the generosity of believers packaging and sending them a gift for Christmas. It is likely that is the only present they will receive all year."
Alex Bricker, Insight: Understanding Your Motivational Gifts
Christmas Quotes   |  


The greatest way to learn the genius of generosity is to practice it in real time with others. Chip Ingram
"The greatest way to learn the genius of generosity is to practice it in real time with others."
Chip Ingram, Genius of Generosity: Lessons From a Secret Pact Between Two Friends
Genius   |  


"God gives generously and liberally IF you believe that He HAS ALREADY granted you what you desire."
Jim Ballew, What God Says About: Wealth, Riches & Prosperity
God   |  


"While it runs contrary to much of modern thinking, generosity has the power to change your life for the better."
David Khalil, Principle 7: The Power of Giving (When All Else Fails, Succeed!)
Positive   |  


"Our House Rules - Love God and love each other. Be generous with hugs and warm words. Be patient and respect each other. Practice forgiveness. Be kind and tenderhearted. Pray often. And live with a thankful heart."
Author Unknown
Love Quotes   |  


"People who are generous are constantly giving things away: courage, money, introductions - whatever is needed. Look around today and see what you have in abundance that others might be lacking."
David Jeremiah
Courage   |  


"Generosity of character is important. It builds confidence by reminding you that you are a decent human being, and that you deserve any good things which might come your way."
John Franz, Confidence: Winning the Game of Life by Developing a Confident Mindset
Confidence   |  


People who practice being grateful are more generous and do more paying it forward. Lainey Garretson
"Grateful people achieve more and are more goal oriented. People who practice being grateful are more generous and do more paying it forward."
Lainey Garretson, Manifesting Abundance: The Miracle of The Law of Attraction
Goals   |  


"I will suggest that joy and contentment are found in simplicity and generosity, in faith and in pursuing your purpose in life."
Adam Hamilton, Enough, Revised and Updated: Discovering Joy through Simplicity and Generosity
Purpose   |  


"Doing nothing for others is the undoing of one's self. We must be purposely kind and generous, or we miss the best part of existence. The heart that goes out of itself, gets large and full of joy. This is the great secret of the inner life. We do ourselves the most good doing something for others."
Horace Mann
Joy   |  


"If you give, it will be given to you. And I have found that generous people are blessed people."
Greg Laurie
Blessed   |  


"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."
Winston Churchill
Work   |  


"What I gave I have, what I spent I had; and what I left I lost."
Robert of Doncaste
Character   |  


"When our attitude towards ourselves is big, and our attitude toward others is generous and merciful, we attract big and generous portions of success."
W. Clement Stone
Attitude   |  


Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever. Margaret Cho
"Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever."
Margaret Cho
Change   |  


"Ford's system had an immediate impact far beyond his own industry because of his generosity, for he did not try to safeguard, patent, trademark, or sell it. He gave it away freely to anyone who wanted to learn and use it, causing its influence to spread quickly throughout the world."
Vincent Curcio, Henry Ford (Lives and Legacies Series)
Influence   |  


"Love calls for generosity and self-sacrifice."
Lawrence G. Lovasik, The Hidden Power of Kindness: A Practical Handbook for Souls Who Dare to Transform the World, One Deed at a Time
Kindness   |  


"A man who was generous with his wealth. It has been reported that during his lifetime, Carnegie gave away over $350 million of his money to help others.
Andrew Carnegie
Wealth   |  


"Success may or may not mean that you've acquired a lot. It does mean that you have become a generous person."
Robert H. Schuller
Success   |


"We must give more in order to get more. It is the generous giving of ourselves that produces the generous harvest."
Orison Swett Marden
As You Grew   |  


"To know when to be generous and when to be firm - this is wisdom."
Elbert Hubbard
Wise   |  


Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting. Elizabeth Bibesco
"Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting."
Elizabeth Bibesco
Memory   |  


"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
Giving Our Best   |  


"This is the life-giving power of generosity - doing good to others, simply because you can."
Jan Grace, Generosity: The Life Giving Power of Doing Good To Others
Good   |  


"There's no single dollar amount, no particular activity or cause that is better than another, no income level or demographic that matters to generosity, no set variable that is best for giving one's self to another in time of need."
Kathy LeMay, The Generosity Plan: Sharing Your Time, Treasure, and Talent to Shape the World
Giving Back   |  


"What makes generosity a real and powerful witness to God's love is our action."
Chris Willard, Contagious Generosity
Action   |  


"Generosity and giving are incredibly important to me. As I've followed God's principles of giving, there are many times I have found myself on the giving and receiving ends of generosity.
Robert Morris
The Blessed Life   |  


Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have. Jim Rohn
"Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have."
Jim Rohn
Famous Quotes   |


"No life worth living is possible without generosity. Indeed, it is doubtful whether the tender plant of newborn human life would even survive without generosity."
Miroslav Volf, Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace
Inspirational Thoughts   |  


"You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God. "
2 Corinthians 9:11
Thanksgiving   |  


"We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers."
Seneca
Happiness   |  


"Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present."
Albert Camus
Future   |  

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