Wealth is not to feed our egos but to feed the hungry and to help people help themselves.— Andrew Carnegie
Memorable Inspirational Charity quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
I expect to pass through life but once.
If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.
When you stop giving and offering something to the rest of the world, it's time to turn out the lights.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
There is no use whatsoever in trying to help people who do not help themselves.
Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint.
When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.
Do what you can, with what you have and do it now!
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Remember This December, That love weighs more than gold!
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.
To succeed you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
It is by the path of love, which is charity, that God draws near to man, and man to God. But where charity is not found, God cannot dwell. If, then, we possess charity, we possess God, for "God is Charity" (1John 4:8)
Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
I cannot change the world, but I do not have to conform.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
On the last day, when the general examination takes place, there will be no question at all on the text of Aristotle, the aphorisms of Hippocrates, or the paragraphs of Justinian. Charity will be the whole syllabus.
Charity may be a very short word, but with its tremendous meaning of pure love, it sums up man's entire relation to God and to his neighbor.
The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
True love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have.
To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate.
That's what I consider true generosity.
You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing.
Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
The man who dies rich, dies disgraced.
The only hope of preserving what is best, lies in the practice of an immense charity, a wide tolerance, a sincere respect for opinions that are not ours.
Charity unites us to God... There is nothing mean in charity, nothing arrogant. Charity knows no schism, does not rebel, does all things in concord. In charity all the elect of God have been made perfect.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
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.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To you, respect.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural.
It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice... Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.
Tim Tebow is one of my biggest inspirations.
I actually want to be able to do some of the things that he does in terms of the amount of charity work and the non-profit work, and the way he impacts people off the field. I think that is what is most inspiring to me about him.
Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve.
There is a natural law, a Divine law, that obliges you and me to relieve the suffering, the distressed and the destitute.
the joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you