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Picture quote by Sayings about generosity

The world is full of nice people. If you can't find one, be one. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Buddha about life

In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how greatly you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you. ⏤ Buddha

Picture quote by Zig Ziglar about happiness

If you see a person without a smile, give them one of yours. ⏤ Zig Ziglar

Picture quote by Sayings about wisdom

Be generous even when others are not. Give even when others only take. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Roy Bennett about help

Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return. ⏤ Roy Bennett

Picture quote about generosity

I have learned to give not because I have many. But because I know exactly how it feels to have nothing.

Picture quote by Dalai Lama about love

Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay. ⏤ Dalai Lama

Picture quote by Sayings about love

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Nelson Mandela about forgiveness

When a deep injury is done to us, we never heal until we forgive. ⏤ Nelson Mandela

Picture quote by Booker T. Washington about happiness

Those who are the happiest, are those who do the most for others. ⏤ Booker T. Washington

Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about life

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

Picture quote by Henry Ford about success

To do more for the world than the world does for you - that is success. ⏤ Henry Ford

Picture quote by Bernard Kelvin Clive about generosity

Be wary of the generosity of men; it could be a trap. ⏤ Bernard Kelvin Clive

Picture quote by John Bunyan about generosity

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. ⏤ John Bunyan

Picture quote by Bobby Umar about generosity

How you give reflects and affects how you live. ⏤ Bobby Umar

Picture quote by Bobby Umar about generosity

Giving isn't just a day, it's a lifetime value. ⏤ Bobby Umar

Picture quote by Leonard Nimoy about miracle

The miracle is this, the more we share, the more we have. ⏤ Leonard Nimoy

Picture quote by Giuseppe Verdi about possession

You may have the universe if I may have Italy. ⏤ Giuseppe Verdi

Picture quote about thoughts

Never suppress a generous thought.

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The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting.

Brian Tracy, motivational speaker

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

John Bunyan, clergyman

The more fully we give our energy, the more it returns to us.

Buddha, monk

Generosity makes you happy. Happy people are more likely to be successful.

Seth Godin, writer

To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.

Confucius, philosopher

The more he cast away the more he had.

John Bunyan, clergyman

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.

Kahlil Gibran, artist

You must be willing to do the things today others don't do in order to have the things tomorrow others won't have.

Les Brown, motivational speaker

Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.

Jose Marti, activist

The miracle is this, the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy, actor

No one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Charles Dudley Warner, journalist

It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert.

Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer

To generous souls every task is noble.

Euripides, poet

The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one's self to others.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, philosopher

Many people are capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.

Alexander Pope, poet

We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own.

Ben Sweetland, author

The joy that isn't shared dies young.

Anne Sexton, poet

It is always so pleasant to be generous, though very vexatious to pay debts.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Generosity lies less in giving much than in giving at the right moment.

Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher

People who think they're generous to a fault usually think that's their only fault.

Sydney J. Harris, journalist

I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.

Abraham Lincoln, president

All that is not given is lost.

Rabindranath Tagore, poet

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.

Nelson Henderson,

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.

Charles Dudley Warner, journalist

Generosity is the flower of justice.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, novelist

I take as my guide the hope of a saint: in crucial things, unity... in important things, diversity... in all things, generosity.

George Bush,

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

The Return we reap from generous actions is not always evident.

Francesco Guicciardini, historian

For this I bless you most: You give much and know not that you give at all.

Kahlil Gibran, artist

The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

Lavishness is not generosity.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

At best the family teaches the finest things human beings can learn from one another generosity and love. But it is also, all too often, where we learn nasty things like hate, rage and shame.

Barbara Ehrenreich, writer

It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.

John Steinbeck, author

I knew how it was with drunks. They ran out of generosity, even for themselves.

Ross MacDonald, novelist

I think I am incredibly generous with how much I give to my projects, but that's my generosity with the job.

Elena Anaya, actress

It is now for the Catholic Church to bend herself to her work with calmness and generosity. It is for you to observe her with renewed and friendly attention.

Pope John XXIII, clergyman

Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.

Albert Camus, philosopher

The sea - this truth must be confessed - has no generosity. No display of manly qualities - courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness - has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power.

Joseph Conrad, novelist

One's performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors.

Cyril Cusack, actor

My grandfather taught me generosity. He sold snow cones in Harlem. I went with him at 5 and he let me hand out the change and snow cones. I learned a lot in the couple of years that we did that.

Erik Estrada, actor

Well, as an artist, I think that Elvis's generosity to me he always talked very highly about me, he always spoke very highly about my work and singing and my writing.

Jackie DeShannon, musician

Alfred Nobel stipulated that no distinction of race or colour will determine who received of his generosity.

Abdus Salam, scientist

And I don't say that we didn't expect it, but we were pleasantly surprised to see the generosity of their foreign policy; and the generosity of their foreign policy at that moment was expressed through the Marshall Plan.

Gianni Agnelli, businessman

The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.

Madame de Maintenon,

In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives. In the end, maybe it's wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices.

Elizabeth Gilbert, novelist

Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives.

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

How much easier is it to be generous than just.


We will be a country of generosity and warmth. But we will also be a country of law and order.

Donald Trump, president

True generosity is too frequently eaten up by prosperity and riches.

Ellen G. White, writer

Love is the missing factor; there is a lack of affection, of warmth in relationship; and because we lack that love, that tenderness, that generosity, that mercy in relationship, we escape into mass action, which produces further confusion, further misery.

Jiddu Krishnamurti, philosopher

In a time of domestic crisis, men of goodwill and generosity should be able to unite regardless of party or politics.

John F. Kennedy, president

I thought, how do I reflect the generosity, particularly of all the iwi who gifted us names - and Te Aroha seemed to be a way.

Jacinda Ardern, politician

Giving is the business of the rich.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

Curiosity endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.

Alistair Cooke, journalist

It is not possible, given any degree of optimism and generosity in regard to people in general, to set a time limit on creative reflection or a limitation on the number of people involved in the creation.

Earle Brown, composer

Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.

John MacNaughton,

Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents.

Roger Moore, actor

While America has always been and always will be a safe harbor for those being persecuted by tyrannical governments we must be vigilant to ensure those individuals are not taking advantage of America's generosity and good will.

Bill Shuster, politician

I would argue that the next President, either Bush or Gore, should strike a 'national' posture, exhibiting generosity toward the defeated opponent, but proceeding with determination to implement an agenda.

Richard V. Allen, public servant

It is melancholy to reflect that Mankind has suffered more from ill-judged philanthropy than from calculated malice. The road to Hell is no less harrowing for being paved with good intentions.

Giles St. Aubyn,

The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.

Hada Bejar,

Helping people in need is a good and essential part of my life, a kind of destiny.

Princess of Wales Diana, princess

What we call generosity is for the most part only the vanity of giving; and we exercise it because we are more fond of that vanity than of the thing we give.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.

Nathaniel Branden, psychologist

The success I have achieved in bodybuilding, motion pictures, and business would not have been possible without the generosity of the American people and the freedom here to pursue your dreams.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor

Our first Prime Minister saw a country that would be known for its generosity of spirit. And so it is.

Kim Campbell, politician

I want to be remembered as the girl who always smiles even when her heart is broken. And the one that could always brighten up your day even if she couldnt brighten her own.


If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be blessed.


Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest when others share their happiness with them.

Barry Duncan,

We all have the means to bestow on others the most lavish gifts; love, joy, peace, hope, kindness, acceptance, encouragement, laughter, forgiveness, time. There is not enough money to buy them and not too little money to give them. The more you spend, the wealthier you become; yet nothing will cost you more than what you freely possess to give.

Eden Eliot,

Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.

Kahlil Gibran, artist

A generous man places the benefits he confers beneath his feet; those he receives, nearest his heart.

Lord Greville,

Make a gift of your life and lift all mankind by being kind, considerate, forgiving, and compassionate at all times, in all places, and under all conditions, with everyone as well as yourself. This is the greatest gift anyone can give.

David R. Hawkins,

There is sublime thieving in all giving. Someone gives us all he has and we are his.

Eric Hoffer, writer

All my experience of the world teaches me that in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, the safe and just side of a question is the generous and merciful side.

Anna Jameson, writer

Sir, he throws away his money without thought and without merit. I do not call a tree generous that sheds its fruit at every breeze.

Samuel Johnson, author

Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.

Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher

Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.

Horace Mann, educator

Sometimes we hold on to our possessions because we fear we might run out - life seems scarce. But when we believe that giving is the way to live, we will produce more in the future - life seems abundant.

John C. Maxwell, clergyman

What I gave I have, what I spent I had; and what I left I lost.

Robert of Doncaste,

What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a small interest in order to secure a great one.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity more than the thing given.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Is it not odd that the only generous person I ever knew, who had money to be generous with, should be a stockbroker.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet

He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self sacrifice.

Sir Henry Taylor,

If you're a generous person you'll have no trouble admitting that somebody else is good. If you're a better person you'll find it's total impossibility.


Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.

John Wesley,

Give all thou canst; high Heaven rejects the lore of nicely-calculated less or more.

William Wordsworth, poet

When they favor the access of other people to education and health care, the countries of the North not only demonstrate generosity or solidarity, but also implement the principles of respecting and promoting human rights.

Omar Bongo, politician

This generosity that has been offered to the United States says very much about the Venezuelan spirit.

Harry Belafonte, musician

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