Wise Quotes, Wisdom Sayings

Seek always to do some good, somewhere. Everyman has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth. You must give some time to your fellow man. Even if it’s a little thing, do something for those who need help, something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it. For remember, you don’t live in a world all your own. Your brothers are here too.
Albert Schweitzer

Think of giving not only as a duty but as a privilege.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
– John D. Rockefeller

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
– John D. Rockefeller

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Helen Keller

The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
– Clarence Jordan

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
George Eliot

One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
– Diana, Princess of Wales

No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
– Madame Curie

Not what I have but what I do is my kingdom.
– Andrew Carnegie

The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members.
– Doris Buffet

I’ve always respected those who tried to change the world for the better, rather than just complain about it.
– Michael Bloomberg

The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge in excess caused man to fall: but in charity there is no excess; neither can angel nor man come in danger by it.
– James Baldwin

One must know not just how to accept a gift, but with what grace to share it.
Aristotle

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

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