22 Quotes to Inspire the Spirit of Giving

Be a Better Giver


There is enormous power in giving to others with no expectation of receiving anything in return. Practiced givers understand this and give almost instinctually of time, talent, and treasure. When you witness someone who truly gives from the heart, it is truly something to experience. With that in mind, here are a few quotes to inspire the spirit of giving.


“Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.” –Jim Rohn


“Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.” –Kevin Kruse


“To do more for the world than the world does for you—that is success.” –Henry Ford


“If you get, give. If you learn, teach.” –Maya Angelou


“Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give them yours.” –Zig Ziglar


“Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.” –Ben Carson


“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” –Muhammad Ali


“Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.” –Brian Tracy


“No one has ever become poor by giving.” –Anne Frank

“The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.” –Lao Tzu


“There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.” –Kahlil Gibran


“It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.” –Mother Teresa


“You can’t have a perfect day without doing something for someone who’ll never be able to repay you.” –John Wooden


“We make a living by what we get.  We make a life by what we give.” –Winston Churchill

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” –Charles Dickens


“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” –Albert Einstein


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” –Mahatma Gandhi


“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” –Steve Maraboli


“To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.” –Max Beerbohm


“The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.” –Pierre Corneille


“No person was ever honored for what he received. He was honored for what he gave.” –Calvin Coolidge


“For it is in giving that we receive.” –St. Francis of Assisi







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