Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
He that gives all, though but little, gives much; because God looks not to the quantity of the gift, but to the quality of the givers.
Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness .
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.
When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous.
Money often costs too much.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life-happiness, freedom and peace of mind-are always attained by giving them to someone else.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self - giving is a personal power - releasing factor.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.
The value of a man resides in what he gives
The wise man does not lay up treasure. The more he expends on others, the more he gains for himself. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
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