Charity Quotes and Sayings

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.
Mother Teresa

Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give alms.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

Do not tell me of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist, that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent, I give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But if that drop was not in the ocean, I think the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. I do not agree with the big way of doing things.
Mother Teresa (1910-1997) Albanian-born missionary.

A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
– Henry Fielding (1707-1754) English novelist and dramatist.

Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light.
– Norman B. Rice

Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.
Mother Teresa

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 ever you can.

It takes a noble man to plant a seed for a tree that will someday give shade to people he may never meet.
– Ted Turner

An attitude of gratitude creates blessings. Help yourself by helping others. You have the most powerful weapons on earth – love and prayer.
Mother Teresa

Not he who has much is rich but he who gives much.
Mahatma Gandhi

What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
Ralph Waldo Emerson

You may never know what results come of your action,
But if you do nothing there will be no result.
Mahatma Gandhi

The best way to find yourself
Is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Mahatma Gandhi

Generosity consists not the sum given,
But the manner in which it is bestowed.
Mahatma Gandhi

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