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55 Inspirational Quotes on Generosity (KINDNESS)

Top 10 Uplifting Generosity Quotes To Inspire Giving and Kindness

“Make space in your life for the things that matter, for family and friends, love and generosity, fun and joy. Without this, you will burn out in mid-career and wonder where your life went.”

Jonathan Sacks
To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness. - Confucius
To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness. – Confucius
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. - Khalil Gibran
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. – Khalil Gibran
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. - John Holmes
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. – John Holmes
Your greatness is not what you have, it’s what you give. - Alice Hocker
Your greatness is not what you have, it’s what you give. – Alice Hocker

“Be a warrior when it comes to delivering on your ambitions. And a saint when it comes to treating people with respect, modeling generosity, and showing up with outright love.”

Robin S. Sharma
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver. - Barbara De Angelis
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver. – Barbara De Angelis
It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert. - Jacques Yves Cousteau
It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert. – Jacques Yves Cousteau
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. - Winston Churchill
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill
That's what I consider true generosity You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing. - Simone de Beauvoir
That’s what I consider true generosity: You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing. – Simone de Beauvoir

20 Touching Generosity Quotes that Will Enlighten You To Give A Helping Hand

You often say, ‘I would give, but only to the deserving.’ The trees in your orchard say not so, nor the flocks in your pasture. They give that they may live, for to withhold is to perish. - Khalil Gibran
You often say, ‘I would give, but only to the deserving.’ The trees in your orchard say not so, nor the flocks in your pasture. They give that they may live, for to withhold is to perish. – Khalil Gibran
Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people. - Dennis Prager
Goodness is about character integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people. – Dennis Prager
Money is but one venue for generosity. Kindness is an even more valuable currency. - Alan Cohen
Money is but one venue for generosity. Kindness is an even more valuable currency. – Alan Cohen
Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever. - Margaret Cho
Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else’s life forever. – Margaret Cho
Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For it is in giving that we receive. - St. Francis of Assisi
For it is in giving that we receive. – St. Francis of Assisi
Earth would be such a better place every second of every day if we could just show up with an attitude of generosity and gratitude, and acceptance for one another. - Elisabeth Sheff
Earth would be such a better place every second of every day if we could just show up with an attitude of generosity and gratitude, and acceptance for one another. – Elisabeth Sheff
Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity. - Simone Weil
Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity. – Simone Weil
The most truly generous persons are those who give silently without hope of praise or reward. - Carol Ryrie Brink
The most truly generous persons are those who give silently without hope of praise or reward. – Carol Ryrie Brink
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
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
Generosity could be as contagious as the zombie plague as long as enough people were willing to be carriers. - Jonathan Maberry
Generosity could be as contagious as the zombie plague as long as enough people were willing to be carriers. – Jonathan Maberry
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. - John Bunyan
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. – John Bunyan
We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers. - Seneca
We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers. – Seneca
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God. - Ronald Reagan
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God. – Ronald Reagan
We live far happier lives when we are generous in as many ways as possible. - Cathy Burnham Martin
We live far happier lives when we are generous in as many ways as possible. – Cathy Burnham Martin
Happiness is not made by what we own. It is what we share. - Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
Happiness is not made by what we own. It is what we share. – Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one. - Mother Teresa
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one. – Mother Teresa
The greatest way to learn the genius of generosity is to practice it in real time with others. - Chip Ingram
The greatest way to learn the genius of generosity is to practice it in real time with others. – Chip Ingram
To be happy for the happiness of others, that is true generosity. - Marty Rubin
To be happy for the happiness of others, that is true generosity. – Marty Rubin
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. - Albert Pike
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. – Albert Pike

14 Motivational Generosity Quotes that Will Exhilarate Your Compassion Towards Others

Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day! - William Arthur Ward
Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day! – William Arthur Ward
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. - Aesop
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. – Aesop
You make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true and also fierce, you cannot hurt the world or even seriously distress her. - Winston Churchill
You make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true and also fierce, you cannot hurt the world or even seriously distress her. – Winston Churchill
Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. - Scott Adams
Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. – Scott Adams
Because that’s what kindness is. It’s not doing something for someone else because they can’t, but because you can. - Andrew Iskander
Because that’s what kindness is. It’s not doing something for someone else because they can’t, but because you can. – Andrew Iskander
True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations. - Suze Orman
True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations. – Suze Orman
True beauty is born through our actions and aspirations and in the kindness we offer to others. - Alek Wek
True beauty is born through our actions and aspirations and in the kindness we offer to others. – Alek Wek
Every minute of every hour of every day you are making the world just as you are making yourself, and you might as well do it with generosity and kindness and style. - Rebecca Solnit
Every minute of every hour of every day you are making the world just as you are making yourself, and you might as well do it with generosity and kindness and style. – Rebecca Solnit
Being generous of spirit is a wonderful way to live. - Pete Seeger
Being generous of spirit is a wonderful way to live. – Pete Seeger
Virtues, like viruses, have their seasons of contagion. When catastrophe strikes, generosity spikes like a fever. - Nancy Gibbs
Virtues, like viruses, have their seasons of contagion. When catastrophe strikes, generosity spikes like a fever. – Nancy Gibbs
Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out. - Frank A. Clark
Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out. – Frank A. Clark
Make generosity part of your growth strategy. - Danielle LaPorte
Make generosity part of your growth strategy. – Danielle LaPorte
Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you. - Mother Teresa
Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you. – Mother Teresa
Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness. - Dalai Lama
Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness. – Dalai Lama

11 Wise Generosity Quotes that Will Make You Think

“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.”

Elizabeth Gilbert
He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self-sacrifice. - Henry Taylor
He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self-sacrifice. – Henry Taylor
Real generosity is anonymous to the extent that a man should be prepared even to be considered ungenerous rather than explain it to others. - Idries Shah
Real generosity is anonymous to the extent that a man should be prepared even to be considered ungenerous rather than explain it to others. – Idries Shah
Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. – H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present. - Albert Camus
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present. – Albert Camus
We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone. - Ronald Reagan
We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone. – Ronald Reagan
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. - Confucius
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. – Confucius
True generosity consists precisely in fighting to destroy the causes which nourish false charity. - Paulo Freire
True generosity consists precisely in fighting to destroy the causes which nourish false charity. – Paulo Freire
You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish. - Richard Dawkins
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish. – Richard Dawkins
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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