If you need a little inspiration, or if you are looking for the perfect quote for your wedding donation cards or favor tags, we have put together a list of quotes and proverbs relating to charity and giving.
Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Seek joy in what you give not in what you get.
It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
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.
Think of giving not as a duty but as a privilege.
I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone?
Life's most persistent and urgent question is: what are you doing for others?
To do something, however small, to make others happier and better, is the highest ambition.
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good thing, therefore, that I can do or any kindness that I can show for any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Do all the good you can,
Continually give, continually gain.
The act of philanthropy is a spiritual act, an expression of caring for one's fellow human beings. It is a belief in the future and that the future can be good. It is investing in that future. It is helping to make the dream come true.
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