Wise Quotes, Wisdom Sayings

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

I will continue to distribute blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing and food on a regular basis, in the hope that my modest efforts will give some comfort to those people we are able to help.
Maya Angelou

It is more blessed to give than to receive.
– Jane Addams

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Muhammad Ali

As one person I cannot change the world,
But I can change the world of one person.
– Paul Shane Spear

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

The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems
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

An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves.
– Mrs. Lydia Maria Child

Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Plato

He who wished to secure the good of others,
Has already secured his own.
Confucius

If every man took only what was sufficient for his needs, leaving the rest to those in want, there would be no rich and no poor.

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