Inspiring

QUOTATIONS

The following 26 quotations are about Giving Back.

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Jan 08, 2009

“You are here for a purpose. There is no duplicate of you in the whole wide world. There never has been, there never will be. You were brought here now to fill a certain need. Take time to think that over.”

Lou Austin
Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Mar 04, 2009

“Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.”

Alan Alda (born 1936);
Actor, Director, Screenwriter

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Apr 08, 2009

“Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service.”

Robert J. Collier (1876-1918);
Writer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Dec 16, 2009

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”

Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991);
Writer, Cartoonist, Animator

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Jun 14, 2010

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.”

Sophia Loren (born 1934);
Actress

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“Charity activities are the force which gives our life meaning.”

Mazhar El Shorbagi

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“If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.”

Arabic Proverb

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“Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.”

Barbara Bush (born 1925);
Wife Of The 41st President Of The United States

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“As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope.”

Ursula K. Le Guin (born 1929);
Author, Poet, Novelist

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“To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves.”

Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947);
American Women's Rights Activist

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“The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.”

William James (1842-1910);
Psychologist, Philosopher, Author

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“Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.”

Walt Whitman (1819-1892);
Poet, Humanist

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“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”

Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay] (born 1942);
Boxer

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“In giving you are throwing a bridge across the chasm of your solitude.”

Antoine de Sainte-Exupery (1900-1944);
(1900 1944); Aviator, Writer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Sep 07, 2010

“There's no substitute for rolling up your sleeves and working with the people who can make a difference. They get the benefit of your participation and you gain a direct understanding of the real problems and potential solutions, which makes you a more informed giver.”

Michael Milken (born 1946);
Financier And Philanthropist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Aug 17, 2011

“Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.”

Marian Wright Edelman (born 1939);
Activist, President And Founder Of Children's Defense Fund

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Feb 28, 2012

“Giving is a universal opportunity. Regardless of your age, profession, religion, income bracket, and background, you have the capacity to create change.”

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen
Philanthropist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Jul 18, 2012

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965);
British Statesman, Prime Minister, Author, Nobel Prize Winner

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Sep 12, 2012

“I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe lead you.”

Oprah Winfrey (born 1954);
American Television Host, Publisher

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Nov 02, 2012

“…A great gift has been made to each and every one of us—the privilege of living in the world for a short span of years and the opportunity of doing our part to help the less fortunate; to improve civilization; to advance knowledge, both the scientific knowledge of men and the wisdom which is from above. The gift of human life and the opportunity which is ours to serve others…should be regarded as a sacred trust.”

George Pepperdine (1886-1962);
Founder Of Pepperdine University

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Dec 20, 2012

“It's not about what I can get, it's what I can give.”

Marie Forleo
Entrepreneur, Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Feb 04, 2013

“Have faith in yourself. But have faith in your friends and neighbors, too. I know life is competitive- but it isn't a jungle. Like begets like. Faith inspires faith. People give back substantially what we give them.”

Bethany College
Commencement Address

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Jul 18, 2013

“For it is in giving that we receive.”

Saint Francis of Assisi (1182-1226);
Catholic Saint, Founder Of Franciscans

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Oct 30, 2013

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”

Anne Frank (1929-1945);
Diarist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Dec 27, 2013

“If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.”

Arabic Proverb

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Mar 04, 2014

“You are what you give; not what you are given.”

Sir David Tang (born 1954);
Businessman