Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty.
If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.
Love life. Engage in it. Give it all you've got. Love it with a passion because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
I believe that as much as you take, you have to give back. It's important not to focus on yourself too much.
Giving is the highest expression of potency. In the very act of giving, I experience my strength, my wealth, my power. This experience of heightened vitality and potency fills me with joy. I experience myself as overflowing, spending, alive, hence as joyous.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
What are you doing for others?
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
There is a natural law, a Divine law, that obliges you and me to relieve the suffering, the distressed and the destitute.
I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others.
My humanitarian work evolved from being with my family. My mom, my dad, they really set a great example for giving back. My mom was a nurse, my dad was a school teacher. But my mom did a lot of things for geriatrics and elderly people. She would do home visits for free.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
When God puts love and compassion in your heart toward someone, He’s offering you an opportunity to make a difference in that person’s life. You must learn to follow that love. Don’t ignore it. Act on it. Somebody needs what you have.
This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described. And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates - is they just keeping giving back.
I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world. Think globally, act locally I suppose. I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others.
Giving back involves a certain amount of giving up.
I really enjoy doing charity, for a good cause, it’s like the least I can do, I really enjoy that stuff. I enjoy giving back.
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