Kindness is one of the greatest gifts you can bestow upon another. If someone is in need, lend them a helping hand. Do not wait for a thank you. True kindness lies within the act of giving without the expectation of something in return.— Katharine Hepburn
Astonishing Expecting Something In Return quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
I suppose "giving without expecting anything in return" isn't something new, but it always pushes your happy button when you do it or see it.
Generosity is doing something for someone else expecting nothing in return.
Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
If expecting something in return is your reason for giving, you are really not giving- you're swapping. If you receive something in return for your gift, what you receive is a bonus - not a repayment of a debt.
The nice girl thinks she's giving up something to get something better in return. She gives up control over her own life. When the time comes for her to get what she expected, she winds up disappointed. In addition to being empty-handed, she's depleted.
Create a wisdom and share it with others;
in return, don't wait for anything, not even a simple thanks, because expecting something in return does not belongs to the wisdom!
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Look for opportunities to help someone else, but don't give expecting something in return. Give knowing that if we give we receive.
When these political action committees give money, they expect something in return other than good government.
They adore you beacause they think you offer up your friendship and ask for nothing in return. But that's not true-' He took a deep breath. 'You do ask for something. You ask that we never expect you to need us.
Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.
Do something nice for somebody. Do something nice for God. Do something nice for the earth - and don't expect anything in return or you will suffer.
Sacrifice to me is something you do without expecting something in return.
I looked back on the roaring Twenties - with its jazz, 'Great Gatsby,' and the pre-Code films - as a party I had somehow managed to miss. After World War Two, I expected something similar, a return to the period after the first war, but when the skirt lengths went down instead of up, I knew we were in big trouble.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
The elected officials should be working for the voters who elected them.
Money corrupts the process. Why would you be giving a candidate money unless you expect something in return?
Extend an act of kindness each day. No one has to know. It can be a smile, reassuring words, a small favor - without expecting something in return.
God spoke to me clearly and said, 'Did I give my son Jesus on the cross expecting nothing in return?' God bankrupted heaven and gave the best gift he could give. He gave the best offering he could give. What did God need? He needed sons and daughters, he gave the very thing he needed. You can bring God a gift fully expecting something in return. Get to the phone!'
Expect nothing, appreciate everything.
If sexuality is beginning in such a skewed way: that boys expect to receive sexual pleasure and girls are expected to give it without reciprocation, is that why young women, even unintentionally, turn to getting something else in return for sex? Whether it be popularity, career success, professional attention.
Gifts are not favors. If you expect something in return, it's not a gift.
You can't top that remark for hypocrisy or the setting for irony.
It isn't the middle class who write $32,500 checks. Those who do expect something in return. They've been getting it.
A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.
Nearly every moment of every day we have the opportunity to give something to someone else—our time, our love, our resources. I have always found more joy in giving when I did not expect anything in return.