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I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution. - Andrew Carnegie

Is the rich world aware of how four billion of the six billion live? If we were aware, we would want to help out, we'd want to get involved. - Bill Gates

The deed is everything, the glory naught. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

My father used to say, “You can spend a lot of time making money. The tough time comes when you have to give it away properly.” How to give something back, that’s the tough part in life. - Lee Iacocca

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. - Helen Keller

If you think of life as like a big pie, you can try to hold the whole pie and kill yourself trying to keep it, or you can slice it up and give some to the people around you, and you still have plenty left for yourself. - Jay Leno

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

Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can! - John Wesley

I choose to rise up out of that storm and see that in moments of desperation, fear, and helplessness, each of us can be a rainbow of hope, doing what we can to extend ourselves in kindness and grace to one another. And I know for sure that there is no them.. there's only us. - Oprah Winfrey

It is more blessed to give than to receive. - Acts 20:35

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver. - Maya Angelou

To give away money is an easy matter and 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 power nor an easy matter. - Aristotle

The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members. - Pearl S. Buck

When you stop giving and offering something to the rest of the world, it's time to turn out the lights. - George Burns

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. - Winston Churchill

The greatest gift is a portion of thyself. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it. - Albert Einstein

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. - Charles Dickens

How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. - Anne Frank

I would rather have it said, ‘He lived usefully,’ than, ‘He died rich.’ - Benjamin Franklin

If you want to change the world, be that change. - Mohandas Gandhi

If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. - Bob Hope

Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man’s true wealth is the good he does in this world. - Mohammed

Think of giving not only as a duty but as a privilege. - John D. Rockefeller

Do your givin' while you're livin'... then you'll be knowin' where it's goin'. - Ann Landers

Now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three. But the greatest of these is charity. - Apostle Paul, I Corinthians 13:13

One thing I know: The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve. - Albert Schweitzer

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. - Dr. Seuss, from The Lorax

I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. - George Bernard Shaw

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. - Robert Louis Stevenson

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one. - Mother Teresa

Deeds of giving are the very foundations of the world. - The Torah

It is not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving. - Mother Theresa


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