Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Altruism Quotes

Hope you like these altruism quotes I have collected! If you want further reading, consider my article "Kindness, 5 reasons why you want to practice it and 5 Ways How"



To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson





Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.

Martin Luther King, Jr.



If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.

Ayn Rand



What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.


Albert Pine



Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.

Richard Dawkins


The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.

Mitch Albom



Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.



Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Most men have always wanted as much as they could get; and possession has always blunted the fine edge of their altruism.

Katherine Fullerton Gerould


To read my article, How to be a One Minute Volunteer, click here.

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