Wise Quotes, Wisdom Sayings

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.

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

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