Give, and it shall be given unto you.
—Jesus (Luke 6:38)
You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
It is better to give than receive—especially advice.
One of the best ways to heal is to give back and live in contribution.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity and
responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
One would give generous alms if one had the eyes to see
the beauty of a cupped receiving hand.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
Complete possession is proved only by giving.
All you are unable to give possesses you.
You can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money.
—P. J. O’Rourke
Giving pays the highest interest rate, and has the longest term,
of any investment available.
—Jeffrey K. Wilson
Give to the world the best you have and the best will come back to you.
If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.
For it is in giving that we receive.
—Saint Francis of Assisi
To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.
You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
You give before you get.
The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
The poor don’t know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.
The generous man enriches himself by giving; the miser hoards himself poor.
Generosity gives assistance, rather than advice.
—Marquis de Vauvenargues
An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the
event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.
Being generous, just helping one’s relatives and being blameless in one’s actions;
this is the best good luck.