We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.
I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
What are you doing for others?
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
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.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.
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 help.
Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.