Helping Others Quotes

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Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anne Frank
“No one has ever become poor by giving.”
Anne Frank, diary of Anne Frank: the play

Barack Obama
“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”
Barack Obama

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

John Holmes
“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”
John Holmes

Maya Angelou
“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”
Maya Angelou

John Bunyan
“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”
John Bunyan

A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.
“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Gordon B. Hinckley
“The best antidote I know for worry is work. The best cure for weariness is the challenge of helping someone who is even more tired. One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served.”
Gordon B. Hinckley, Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“Non nobis solum nati sumus.

(Not for ourselves alone are we born.)”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Charles de Lint
“I don't want to live in the kind of world where we don't look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I cant change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit.”
charles de lint

Isabel Allende
“We only have what we give.”
Isabel Allende

Mandy Hale
“There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.”
Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

William Penn
“They have a Right to censure, that have a Heart to help: The rest is Cruelty, not Justice.

(Frequently misquoted as "He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.")”
William Penn

Mother Teresa
“Love is not patronizing and charity isn't about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same -- with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead.”
Mother Teresa

Horace Mann
“Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.”
Horace Mann

Mother Teresa
“Give, but give until it hurts.”
Mother Teresa

Criss Jami
“Good works is giving to the poor and the helpless, but divine works is showing them their worth to the One who matters.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Demetri Martin
“I like video games, but they're really violent. I'd like to play a video game where you help the people who were shot in all the other games. It'd be called 'Really Busy Hospital.”
Demetri Martin

Warren Buffett
“If you’re in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.”
Warren Buffett

Leo F. Buscaglia
“It's not enough to have lived.
We should be determined to live for something.
May I suggest that it be creating joy for others,
sharing what we have for the betterment of personkind,
bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely.”
Leo Buscaglia

Shannon L. Alder
“One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone.”
Shannon L. Alder

Criss Jami
“When you have wit of your own, it's a pleasure to credit other people for theirs.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

“Strong people don't put others down... They lift them up.”
Michael P. Watson

“If you're not making someone else's life better, then you're wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better.”
Will Smith

J. Cornell Michel
“The pretty ones are usually unhappy. They expect everyone to be enamored of their beauty. How can a person be content when their happiness lies in someone else's hands, ready to be crushed at any moment? Ordinary-looking people are far superior, because they are forced to actually work hard to achieve their goals, instead of expecting people to fall all over themselves to help them.”
J. Cornell Michel, Jordan's Brains: A Zombie Evolution

“I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do.”
Jana Stanfield

Andre Agassi
“Remember this. Hold on to this. This is the only perfection there is, the perfection of helping others. This is the only thing we can do that has any lasting meaning. This is why we're here. To make each other feel safe.”
Andre Agassi, Open

Derek Landy
“It all depends on what people you're talking about helping. That's the wonderful think about just about every religion on the planet - they're all so incredibly selfish.”
Derek Landy, Death Bringer

“Help from a stranger is better than sympathy from a relative.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

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