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73 Most Encouraging Quotes on Stewardship (INSPIRING)

Top 10 Inspirational Stewardship Quotes

“Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.”

Ban Ki-moon
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. - John Muir
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. – John Muir
I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare. - C. S. Lewis
I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare. – C. S. Lewis

“Stewardship isn’t a subcategory of the Christian life. Stewardship is the Christian life. After all, what is stewardship except that God has entrusted to us life, time, talents, money, possessions, family, and his grace? In each case, he evaluates how we regard what he has entrusted to us and what we do with it.”

Randy Alcorn
The worst sin against stewardship is to waste your life. - R. C. Sproul
The worst sin against stewardship is to waste your life. – R. C. Sproul
A leader must be a good listener. He must be willing to take counsel. He must show a genuine concern and love for those under his stewardship. - James E. Faust
A leader must be a good listener. He must be willing to take counsel. He must show a genuine concern and love for those under his stewardship. – James E. Faust

“On Earth Day, we celebrate all the gifts the world and nature make available to us. We recognize our complete dependence on its bounty. And we acknowledge the need for good stewardship to preserve its fruits for future generations.”

John Hoeven
Stewardship is the hallmark of life on earth. - Sunday Adelaj
Stewardship is the hallmark of life on earth. – Sunday Adelaj
We must strive to become good ancestors. - Ralph Nader
We must strive to become good ancestors. – Ralph Nader
Giving is more than a responsibility - it is a privilege; more than an act of obedience - it is evidence of our faith. - William Arthur Ward
Giving is more than a responsibility – it is a privilege; more than an act of obedience – it is evidence of our faith. – William Arthur Ward

14 Christian Stewardship Quotes

“I was once young and now I am old, but not once have I been witness to God’s failure to supply my need when first I had given for the furtherance of His work. He has never failed in His promise, so I cannot fail in my service to Him.”

William Carey
The one principle that surrounds everything else is that of stewardship; that we are the managers of everything that God has given us. - Larry Burkett
The one principle that surrounds everything else is that of stewardship; that we are the managers of everything that God has given us. – Larry Burkett
God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with. - Billy Graham
God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with. – Billy Graham

“Jesus Christ said more about money than about any other single thing because, when it comes to a man’s real nature, money is of first importance. Money is an exact index to a man’s true character. All through Scripture there is an intimate correlation between the development of a man’s character and how he handles his money.”

Richard Halverson
In the New Testament, Jesus talks more about stewardship and finances and management of your life than anything else outside the love of God. - Paula White
In the New Testament, Jesus talks more about stewardship and finances and management of your life than anything else outside the love of God. – Paula White
Dearest Lord, teach me to be generous; teach me to serve you as you deserve; to give and not to count the cost. - Ignatius of Loyola
Dearest Lord, teach me to be generous; teach me to serve you as you deserve; to give and not to count the cost. – Ignatius of Loyola

“It is not what I do that matters, but what a sovereign God chooses to do through me. God does not want worldly successes, He wants me. He wants my heart in submission to Him. Life is not just a few years to spend on self indulgence and career advancement. It is a privilege, a responsibility, a stewardship to be lived according to a much higher calling, God’s calling. This alone gives true meaning to life.”

Elizabeth Dole
Don't tell me you're trusting God until you trust Him with your pocketbook. - J. Vernon McGee
Don’t tell me you’re trusting God until you trust Him with your pocketbook. – J. Vernon McGee
Whatsoever I thankfully receive, as a token of God’s love to me, I part with contentedly as a token of my love to Him. - Theophilus Gale
Whatsoever I thankfully receive, as a token of God’s love to me, I part with contentedly as a token of my love to Him. – Theophilus Gale

“When the church becomes an institution, people are nothing more than volunteers to be recruited. When the church is a movement, our stewardship becomes the unleashing of our God-given gifts, talents, and passions.”

Erwin McManus
All Christians are but God’s stewards. Everything we have is on loan from the Lord, entrusted to us for a while to use in serving Him. - John MacArthur
All Christians are but God’s stewards. Everything we have is on loan from the Lord, entrusted to us for a while to use in serving Him. – John MacArthur

“An environmentalist can oppose factory farming because it’s reckless stewardship. A conservative can oppose factory farming because it is destructive to small farmers and to the decent ethic of husbandry those farmers live by. A religious person can oppose factory farming because it is degrading to both man and animal – an offense to God.”

Matthew Scully
The only investment I ever made which has paid consistently increasing dividends is the money I have given to the Lord. - James L. Kraft
The only investment I ever made which has paid consistently increasing dividends is the money I have given to the Lord. – James L. Kraft

“Pastors can lead the way in motivating the faithful to wise stewardship of their citizenship responsibilities. Without a healthy culture and civil society, limited government and ordered liberty will be impossible.”

Edwin Meese

8 Stewardship Quotes About Giving

What you give ought to be in direct relationship to what you've received. If you have been blessed with a great deal, then you have a lot of giving to do. - Johnnetta B. Cole
What you give ought to be in direct relationship to what you’ve received. If you have been blessed with a great deal, then you have a lot of giving to do. – Johnnetta B. Cole
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
You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving. - Robert Louis Stevenson
You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving. – Robert Louis Stevenson
No one has ever become poor by giving. - Anne Frank
No one has ever become poor by giving. – Anne Frank
We are not cistern made for hoarding, we are channels made for sharing. - Billy Graham
We are not cistern made for hoarding, we are channels made for sharing. – Billy Graham
I never would have been able to tithe the first million dollars I ever made if I had not tithed my first salary, which was $1.50 per week. - John D. Rockefeller
I never would have been able to tithe the first million dollars I ever made if I had not tithed my first salary, which was $1.50 per week. – John D. Rockefeller
Give regularly. Stewardship is not a once-a-year consideration, but a week-to-week, month-to-month commitment requiring discipline and consistency. - Randy Alcorn
Give regularly. Stewardship is not a once-a-year consideration, but a week-to-week, month-to-month commitment requiring discipline and consistency. – Randy Alcorn
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

9 Business Stewardship Quotes

“Forcing companies to recruit away from the golf course might lead to the appointment of more women from NGOs and academia and medicine, all of whom are likely to understand such concepts as stewardship and sustainability much better than men picked from the usual hunting grounds.”

Noreena Hertz
Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times. - John Gerzema
Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times. – John Gerzema
Corona Light has had very faithful stewardship from us from the very beginning in 1989. - Carlos Alvarez
Corona Light has had very faithful stewardship from us from the very beginning in 1989. – Carlos Alvarez

“Finance is not merely about making money. It’s about achieving our deep goals and protecting the fruits of our labor. It’s about stewardship and, therefore, about achieving the good society.”

Robert J. Shiller
As Oklahomans, we believe in bold entrepreneurship and good stewardship. - Scott Pruitt
As Oklahomans, we believe in bold entrepreneurship and good stewardship. – Scott Pruitt
I think it's very important to have the stewardship of a company by a family member. - Marie-Chantal Claire
I think it’s very important to have the stewardship of a company by a family member. – Marie-Chantal Claire

“Fulfilling the vision of the Irvine Ranch master plan has been a lifetime dedication and lifetime passion, and I am hopeful the heritage of our Irvine stewardship will live on in many new ways.”

Donald Bren
I cannot thank Don DeDonatis enough for his leadership of USSSA, his stewardship of our business initiatives, and his friendship to me over the years. - Robert Parish
I cannot thank Don DeDonatis enough for his leadership of USSSA, his stewardship of our business initiatives, and his friendship to me over the years. – Robert Parish

“Properties like the Broadmoor diminish greatly in number over time. They flourish best if owned by a family with the values of stewardship, as opposed to seeing them as just another asset.”

Philip Anschutz

12 Quotes About Environment Stewardship

“President Obama has expressed his commitment to responsible stewardship of our land, water, and other natural resources. And one way of restoring the land to its natural condition is what we are doing here today – breaking pavement for the People’s Garden.”

Tom Vilsack
What is true environmentalism I think it's environmental stewardship - not prohibition. - Scott Pruitt
What is true environmentalism? I think it’s environmental stewardship – not prohibition. – Scott Pruitt
Our stewardship of the Earth is brief. We owe it to those who follow to keep that in perspective, to be responsible passengers along the way. - George H. W. Bush
Our stewardship of the Earth is brief. We owe it to those who follow to keep that in perspective, to be responsible passengers along the way. – George H. W. Bush

“We, as a country, have always used innovative technology to advance environmental stewardship, reduction of those pollutants, but also grown our economy at the same time.”

Scott Pruitt
Good stewardship of the environment and our natural resources is necessary. - Cindy Hyde-Smith
Good stewardship of the environment and our natural resources is necessary. – Cindy Hyde-Smith
I am such an admirer of the Bedell Guitars instruments and its stewardship to respect Mother Nature and every individual tree used to create its products. - Lorrie Morgan
I am such an admirer of the Bedell Guitars instruments and its stewardship to respect Mother Nature and every individual tree used to create its products. – Lorrie Morgan
We're saying environmental stewardship and jobs in the economy. We can do both together. - Scott Pruitt
We’re saying environmental stewardship and jobs in the economy. We can do both together. – Scott Pruitt
The earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations. - Pope John Paul II
The earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations. – Pope John Paul II
This notion that we cannot be about jobs and stewardship of the environment is just simply not right. We've always done that well as a country. We haven't had to choose. - Scott Pruitt
This notion that we cannot be about jobs and stewardship of the environment is just simply not right. We’ve always done that well as a country. We haven’t had to choose. – Scott Pruitt
At the end of your life on earth you will be evaluated and rewarded according to how well you handled what God entrusted to you. - Rick Warren
At the end of your life on earth you will be evaluated and rewarded according to how well you handled what God entrusted to you. – Rick Warren
When it comes to economic opportunity, environmental stewardship or just our 'Live Free or Die' quality of life, Every Day Is a Holiday in the great state of New Hampshire. - Chris Sununu
When it comes to economic opportunity, environmental stewardship or just our ‘Live Free or Die’ quality of life, Every Day Is a Holiday in the great state of New Hampshire. – Chris Sununu
I have felt that connection and stewardship for Earth for as long as I can remember. And not just for Earth, but the whole universe. - Kalpana Chawla
I have felt that connection and stewardship for Earth for as long as I can remember. And not just for Earth, but the whole universe. – Kalpana Chawla

3 Encouraging Stewardship Quotes

One of the things that defines a TEDster is you've taken your passion, and you've turned it into stewardship. You actually put action to the issues you care about. - Omar Ahmad
One of the things that defines a TEDster is you’ve taken your passion, and you’ve turned it into stewardship. You actually put action to the issues you care about. – Omar Ahmad
The only right stewardship is that which is tested by the rule of love. - John Calvin
The only right stewardship is that which is tested by the rule of love. – John Calvin
Take care of yourself - you never know when the world will need you. - Hillel the Elder
Take care of yourself – you never know when the world will need you. – Hillel the Elder

9 Stewardship Quotes on Governance and Leadership

“It’s a new day at the Department of Interior, and we need to examine what makes the most sense for the American people. These are American resources and American treasures, and we need to make sure we’re providing the right kind of protection, oversight and stewardship of these resources for the American people.”

Ken Salazar
It is clear that the nation that assumes stewardship of the Moon now will inherit stewardship of the galaxy in the coming millennium. I think the USA is ready for that challenge! - Wilson Greatbatch
It is clear that the nation that assumes stewardship of the Moon now will inherit stewardship of the galaxy in the coming millennium. I think the USA is ready for that challenge! – Wilson Greatbatch
Effective stewardship of the public finances has to be at the heart of everything we do. - Liz Kendall
Effective stewardship of the public finances has to be at the heart of everything we do. – Liz Kendall

“I have been talking nonstop about the symbolism of an edible landscape at the White House. I think it says everything about stewardship of the land and about the nourishment of a nation.”

Alice Waters

“You can’t improve what you can’t measure, and liberals have resisted any kind of meaningful measurement of success in the classroom for decades. Instead of focusing on the three R’s, liberals have thrown up a barrage of silly things designed to distract us all from their awful stewardship of the schools.”

Mike Gallagher

“In carrying out every aspect of our work, CIA officers are guided by a professional ethos that is the sum of our abiding principles, core values, and highest aspirations. These include service, integrity, excellence, courage, teamwork, and stewardship. Sacrifice, too, is an inescapable part of our mission.”

Gina Haspel
Stewardship of our air and water is a responsibility that should be free of the bias of politics. What's more, environmental regulators should abide by the law. - Luther Strange
Stewardship of our air and water is a responsibility that should be free of the bias of politics. What’s more, environmental regulators should abide by the law. – Luther Strange

“All too often, the conversation about appropriate and balanced environmental stewardship gets caught up in partisan politics. Yet, this conversation is key to the preservation of our great country for generations to come, as important as ensuring we have fiscally responsible policies to secure our future.”

Chris Gibson

“When it comes to the effective stewardship of our nation’s security – especially during crises – the most successful administrations had three things in common: people, process and policy.”

Antony Blinken

2 Stewardship Quotes About Women

“Too often the desire for peace has been expressed by women while the stewardship of the mechanisms which are used to attempt to secure peace in the short and medium term are dominated by male decision-making structures and informal arrangements. This must change.”

Jenny Shipley

“You can recognize women who are grateful to be a daughter of God by their outward appearance. These women understand their stewardship over their bodies and treat them with dignity.”

Margaret D. Nadauld

6 Wise Stewardship Quotes And Sayings that Will Make You Think

“With regards to the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act, I believe it lacks a balanced approach. It designates 79,000 acres as new wilderness while only opening up 6,000 acres for recreation.”

Matt Rosendale
Stewardship is leaving a system better than you found it. - Michael Barber
Stewardship is leaving a system better than you found it. – Michael Barber

“When then-New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer sued me in 2003 over my stewardship as a director of the New York Stock Exchange, the NYSE’s legal expenses were more than $100 million, which made it perhaps the priciest litigation in the state’s history.”

Kenneth Langone
The ingestion of brain-altering chemicals - legal or illegal - cannot be categorized as good stewardship of our earthly lives. - Salvatore J. Cordileone
The ingestion of brain-altering chemicals – legal or illegal – cannot be categorized as good stewardship of our earthly lives. – Salvatore J. Cordileone

“I had sort of exhausted all the avenues playing in Detroit. So again, through the stewardship of my brother, I ended up in California and went to the Musicians Institute in L.A. I wanted to get better as a player.”

Chad Smith

“It is indeed fitting for me to make a comment to the effect that it takes a village to raise a child because I have lived in many villages down in deep south, and everyone there who played a part in my stewardship as a young man growing up and as a professional, they have given me unstinting support.”

Anthony Carmona

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