10 inspiring quotes about giving

10 inspiring quotes about giving | TCD Trust

1. “It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”  – Mother Teresa

2.  “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi

3.  “To give away money is an easy matter in any man’s power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in every man’s power nor an easy matter.” – Aristotle (Ethics, 360 BCE)

4. “I would rather have it said, ‘He lived usefully,’ than, ‘He died rich.” –  Benjamin Franklin

5.  “If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.” – John F. Kennedy

6.  “I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as I live it is my privilege — my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I love. I rejoice in life for its own sake. Life is no brief candle to me; it is a sort of splendid torch which I’ve got a hold of for the moment and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.” – George Bernard Shaw

7.  “No gesture is too small when done with gratitude.” – Oprah

8.  “Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

9.  “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” -Aesop

10.  “The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.” – Homer