Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Quick Quotes of Note on Giving

"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal."
— Albert Pike

"No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave."
— Calvin Coolidge

Former American President

"You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you."
— John Bunyon

"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."
— Barbara Bush

"Think of giving not as a duty but as a privilege."
— John D. Rockefeller Jr.

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."
— Winston Churchill

"The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving."
— Albert Einstein

"The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others."
— Ghandi

"You will discover that you have two hands. One is for helping yourself and the other is for helping others."
— Audrey Hepburn

"I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again."
— Etienne de Grellet

1 comment:

Rev Colin said...

I always enjoy reading 'quick quotes' 'cos they serve to teach us so often the things that we so often need to know yet may not realise that we do!