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