Giving Quotes and Sayings

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill

No one has ever become poor by giving.
Anne Frank

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

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

Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.
– Ben Carson

No person was ever honored for what he received. He was honored for what he gave.
– Calvin Coolidge

It’s a bet – the more you give, the more you will get.

Submitted by: RVM on March 28, 2017

Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
– John Wesley

The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
– Corrie Ten Boom

When a man dies he clutches in his hands only that which he has given away during his lifetime.
– Jean Jacques Rousseau

Plant flowers in others’ gardens and your life becomes a bouquet!

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.

The man who dies rich dies disgraced.

How lovely to think that no one need wait a moment. We can start now, start slowly, changing the world. How lovely that everyone, great and small, ca make a contribution toward introducing justice straightaway. And you can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness!

The millionaires in eternity are the givers in time.


He gives twice who gives quickly.
– Italian proverb

God loves a cheerful giver.

Life is not about giving up or giving in. Life is about giving.
– Anthony Douglas Williams

Success in life comes does not come from what we have, but from what we give. Giving someone a present is one type of generosity. But, giving your time, your talents or your friendship can make an even bigger difference.

You can give to a friend in need, someone who is struggling or to your community. The great thing about giving is that you can do it anytime and anywhere. You just need to think about others and how you can help them.

As you give more to others, you will see more good come from this. Their joy and your joy. It feels good to give.

The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.
Albert Einstein

Giving is God’s way. It is the way that I now understand is the truth of the Universe. Giving multiplies me and makes me feel complete and fulfilled. Giving makes me feel that I make a real and important difference.
– Mark Victor Hansen and Robert G. Allen

If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Kahlil Gibran


In giving you are throwing a bridge across the chasm of your solitude.
– Antoine de Saint

It’s not that successful people are givers; it is that givers are successful people.
– Patti Thor

When you open your heart to giving, angels fly to your door.

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

We make a living by what we get,
But we make a life by what we give.
– Winston Churchill

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