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20 Great Quotes about Charitable Giving and Helping Others


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Have you introduced your kids to the concept of philanthropy? A quote is a great conversation starter. Here are 20 great quotes about charitable giving and helping others in honor of #GivingTuesday via

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20 Great Quotes about Charitable Giving and Helping Others

  1. 1. 20 Great Quotes About Charitable Giving and Helping Others #GivingTuesday 2013
  2. 2. Aesop “No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.”
  3. 3. Muhammad Ali “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”
  4. 4. Elizabeth Bibesco “Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.”
  5. 5. Thomas Browne “Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.”
  6. 6. John Bunyan “A man there was, and they called him mad; the more he gave, the more he had.”
  7. 7. Winston Churchill “You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.”
  8. 8. Albert Einstein “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”
  9. 9. Ralph Waldo Emerson “It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”
  10. 10. Ralph Waldo Emerson “To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”
  11. 11. Henry Ford “The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.”
  12. 12. Anne Frank “No one has ever become poor by giving.”
  13. 13. Mahatma Gandhi “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
  14. 14. Kahlil Gibran “You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.”
  15. 15. Bob Hope “If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.”
  16. 16. John F. Kennedy “Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.”
  17. 17. Leon Levy “Money is only unused power. The real purpose of wealth, after food, clothing and shelter, is philanthropy.”
  18. 18. John Ruskin “A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.”
  19. 19. St. Francis of Assisi “For it is in giving that we receive.”
  20. 20. Mother Teresa “It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”
  21. 21. John Wooden “You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.”
  22. 22. Make Giving a Habit with FamZoo