Monday, November 29, 2010

Quotes about Giving

Check out all these great quotes to get you into the giving mood!

A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Kahlil Gibran

The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.
Albert Einstein

It is better to give than receive- especially advice.
Mark Twain

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Anthony Robbins

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

To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune.
Richard Whately

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

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
Maya Angelou

Give to the world the best you have and the best will come back to you.
Madeline Bridges

Giving pays the highest interest rate, and has the longest term, of any investment available.
Jeffrey K. Wilson

It's important to give it all you have while you have the chance.
Shania Twain

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

Don't say that you want to give, but go ahead and give! You'll never catch up with a mere hope.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Getting what you want is not nearly as important as giving what you have.
Tom Krause

Happiness... consists in giving, and in serving others.
Henry Drummond

No one has ever become poor by giving.
Anne Frank

A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forests. I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high.
Fiona Macleod

All that this world knows of living lies in giving -- and more giving; He that keeps, be sure he loses -Friendship grows by what it uses.
Alexander Maclaren

All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.
Lord Byron

Always think in terms of what the other person wants.
James Van Fleet

Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.
Earl Nightingale

Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting.
Bernard Meltzer

Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
Andre Gide

Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.
George Bernard Shaw

Do unto the other feller the way he'd like to do unto you, and do it fast.
Edward Noyes Westcott

EARN as much as you can. SAVE as much as you can. INVEST as much as you can. GIVE as much as you can.
Rev. John Wellesly

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

For of those to whom much is given, much is required.
John F. Kennedy

For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Fragrance clings to the hand that gives the rose.

From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
Arthur Ashe

Getters don't get -- givers get.
Eugene Benge

Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock.
Walter Benjamin

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