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Thirty-Three Quotes on Giving

This article is all about the gift of giving!

When we give to others, we are doing something wonderful.

Do you remember the story of When the Grinch Stole Christmas?

The Grinch despises Christmas and even tries to stop it. He steals all the gifts and does his best to ruin the day.

But as the story comes to an end, he has a change of heart. He returns all the gifts and becomes the biggest giver of all.

And what happens then? Well, it’s simple you see. The Grinch’s heart simply grew three sizes that day!

Giving to others affects both their lives and ours, and it’s something very special and wonderful indeed.

Here are thirty-three quotes on the gift of giving!

Thirty-Three Quotes

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

No one has ever become poor from giving.
– Anne Frank

Sometimes those who give the most are the ones with the least to spare.
– Mike Mclntyre

Think of giving not as a duty, but as a privilege.
– John D. Rockefeller Jr.

Life’s persistent and most urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?
– Martin Luther King Jr.

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
– Henry Ward Beecher

When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.
– Maya Angelou

Selfless giving is the art of living.
– Frederick Lenz

Giving to others will not take away from what you have but will in fact add to your life.
– Catherine Pulsifer

When you volunteer your time, donate funds, or provide acts of service, always give from your heart and give for the sake of giving.
– Heidi Catherine Culbertson

We all should give what we have decided in our hearts to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
– 2 Corinthians 9:7

Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting.
– Brian Tracy

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

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

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.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
– Albert Camus

If nature has made you for a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart; and though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full.
– Frances Hodgson Burnett

Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference.
– Kathy Calvin

He who serves the most, reaps the most.
– Jim Rohn

The moment practicing gratitude daily becomes a habit, you can start to incorporate gratitude for your future. You can start giving gratitude for things that you want but do not have yet.
– Gabor Cadman

The great apparent dichotomy is that the more we give, the more we get.
– Stephen Covey

For it is in the giving that we receive.
– Saint Francis of Assisi

It’s easier to take than to give. It’s nobler to give than to take. The thrill of taking lasts a day. The thrill of giving lasts a lifetime.
– Joan Marques

Money is not the only commodity that is fun to give. We can give time, we can give our expertise, we can give our love, or simply give a smile. What does that cost? The point is, none of us can ever run out of something worthwhile to give.
– Steve Goodier

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
– Pablo Picasso

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
– Robert Louis Stevenson

The most truly generous persons are those who give silently without hope of praise or reward.
– Carol Ryrie Brink

Charity begins at home but should not end there.
– Francis Bacon

Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.
– Jim Rohn

Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.
– Robin Sharma

Just the will to give or lend, this will make you someone’s friend.
– Edgar A Guest

Giving freely and giving with a good heart, will never go unrewarded.
– James Clear

It is in giving, not in seeking gifts, we find our quest.
– James Allen

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