Generosity is the act of selflessly giving to others.
“From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.”
—Arthur Ashe Professional Tennis Player, Civil Rights Supporter
“We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.”
—Sir Winston Churchill British Statesman, Prime Minister, Author, Nobel Prize Winner
“A pessimist, they say, sees a glass as being half empty; an optimist sees the same glass as half full. But a giving person sees a glass of water and starts looking for someone who might be thirsty.”
—G. Donald Gale
“Wherever there is a human in need, there is an opportunity for kindness and to make a difference.”
—Kevin Heath Ceo More4kids
“He who wishes to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.”
Stories About Generosity
Thomas No Home
Submitted by Isaiah Baird
When I’m with my dad and we drive in the city streets, there are always people panhandling.
I Guess I feel bad for them,...
Submitted by Kristy
On New Years Day I had the wonderful opportunity to see the spirit of Christmas first hand. You see, my extended family...
The Giving Of Christmas
Submitted by Ashleigh
This Christmas my mother and I decided to give some very old ,still wrapped, priceless Barbie dolls. Out of the entire...
Everyday Hero Stories
My hero is my uncle Kenneth Howard I'm getting teary eyed just writing this we have been through so much as a family but he...
Every person in my opinion is a hero in one or the other way as everyone is fighting for the survival each day. However, this...
Ambie is my hero because she is the nicest person that I know. She is always looking out for others and trying to help...
Pass It On
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My friend Yanina should be featured in the dictionary for Generous.
John And Tim, Paterson Nj
It is good to be generous because no one know what tomorrow will bring.
Generosity is being happy to give.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins, Ga
Forgiveness is also a thing such as generous. Although this is not a materialistic thing.
Cassie Chang, Malaysia,Batu Pahat
We all can be generous in some way or another by sharing our time, talent or treasure. Don't let your lack of money keep you from helping others.