Quotes on Generosity
"Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into
your lap a good measure - pressed down, shaken together,
and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be
measured to you in return."
- Luke 6:38, NLT
"Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable
ways it can change someone else's life forever."
- Margaret Cho
"She gives most who gives with joy."
- Mother Teresa
"If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one."
- Mother Teresa
"Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting,
but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is
a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a
few drops on yourself."
- Og Mandino
"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us;
what we have done for others and the world remains
and is immortal."
- Albert Pike
"You have not lived today until you have done something
for someone who can never repay you."
- John Bunyon
"Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared."
"The best way to find yourself is to lose
yourself in the service of others."
"I expect to pass through this world but once;
any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness
that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now;
let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass
this way again."
- Etienne de Grellet
"Real generosity is doing something nice for
someone who will never find out."
- Frank A. Clark
"Do all the good you can,
By all the means you can,
In all the ways you can,
In all the places you can,
At all the times you can,
To all the people you can,
As long as you ever can."
- John Wesley
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