Generosity Quotes and Sayings
A sincere word of thanks is nothing but an extension of a generous self.
Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.
– Peace Pilgrim
Generosity is produced by the heart, selfishness is approved by the mind.
– Dr T.P.Chia
If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
– Bob Hope
A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses.
– Chinese Proverb
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
– John Bunyan
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
– Winston Churchill
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
– Kahlil Gibran
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Open your heart – open it wide; someone is standing outside.
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
– Mother Teresa
Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.
– Albert Camus
Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting.
– Elizabeth Bibesco
No one has ever become poor by giving.
– Anne Frank
You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
– Robert Louis Stevenson
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
– George Eliot
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
– Dalai Lama
Generosity consists not the sum given,
But the manner in which it is bestowed.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Don’t be yourself. Be someone a little nicer.
– Mignon McLaughlin
No one is useless in this world who lighten the burdens of others.
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity more than the thing given.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
– Rabindranath Tagore
Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
– Ronald Reagan