Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.— Mother Teresa
Vibrant Generosity And Giving quotations
I have learned to give not because I have many. But because I know exactly how it feels to have nothing.
Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.
Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.
If you see a person without a smile, give them one of yours.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
I judge all things only by the price they shall gain in eternity.
Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return.
I am convinced that the devil has caused the subject of giving to stir up resistance and resentment among God's people because he knows there are few ways of spiritual enrichment like the exercise of faithful stewardship.
Go out into the world and do good until there is too much good in the world.
Scientists have discovered that the small, brave act of cooperating with another person, of choosing trust over cynicism, generosity over selfishness, makes the brain light up with quiet joy.
Be generous even when others are not. Give even when others only take.
Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day.
Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.
Give your hands to serve and your hearts to love.
That's what I consider true generosity.
You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing.
The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.
What is the chief end of giving? To glorify God and enjoy Him forever.
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.
To receive everything, one must open one's hands and give.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?
The value of a man resides in what he gives
The best investment with the least risk and the greatest dividend is giving.
As Jesus explained, the right things have to die so the right things can live--we die to selfishness, greed, power, accumulation, prestige, and self-preservation, giving life to community, generosity, compassion, mercy, brotherhood, kindness, and love. The gospel will die in the toxic soil of self.
How you give reflects and affects how you live.
Let me think about the people I care about the most, and how when they fail or disappoint me, I still love them. I still give them chances, and I still see the best in them - Then let me extend that generosity to myself.
Give what you have. To some one, it may be better than you dare to think.
Generosity is not limited to the giving of material things.
We can be generous with our kindness and receptivity. Generosity can mean the simple giving of a smile or extending ourselves to really listen to a friend. Paradoxically, even being willing to receive the generosity of others can be a form of generosity.
Giving isn't just a day, it's a lifetime value.
The love of Jesus is at once avid and generous.
All that He has, all that He is, He gives; all that we are, all that we have, He takes.
It's more blessed to give than to receive - especially kittens.
The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others.
He who gives only what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity;
for the essence of generosity is in self-sacrifice.
You got to set your mind right and the rest will come to you naturally.
No restrictions, no hang-ups, no stupid rules, no formalities, no forbidden fruit - just everyone getting and giving as much as he and she can.
Spread your love everywhere you go.
All you have shall some day be given.
Therefore give now, that the season of giving may be yours and not your inheritors.
True art selects and paraphrases, but seldom gives a verbatim translation.
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.
In all of my years of service to my Lord, I have discovered a truth that has never failed and has never been compromised. That truth is that it is beyond the realm of possibilities that one has the ability to out-give God. Even if I give the whole of my worth to Him, He will find a way to give back to me much more than I gave.
I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy.
I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.