Quotes about Giving and Selflessness

Quotes about Giving and Selflessness

Surely it was a good way to die, in the place of someone else, someone I loved.
Time after time after time I do all this shit for other people, and then I wake up and I'm empty. I have nothing.
Tifanny in Silver Linings
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;
Live for others, and you will live again.
Sometimes the best way to solve your own problems is to help someone else.
General Iroh in The Legend of Korra - Season 2 EpisodeĀ 10
One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
Does it really need a reason to help somebody?
Zidane Tribal in Final Fantasy - IX
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.
Know your worth! People always act like they're doing more for you than you're doing for them.
Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave.
Matthew - 20, 26-27
The more love you give, the more you own.
True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Don't light yourself on fire to keep somebody else warm.
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Life is a boomerang: you get back what you give.
Life isn't just doing things for yourself. It's possible to live in such a way that other people's happiness, makes you happy too.
True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations. Time and love are the most valuable possession you can share.
When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud!
True beauty is born through our actions and aspirations and in the kindness we offer to others.
The man of courage thinks not of himself.
A man who would save others, must first save himself.
Druid in King's Quest - VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
Don't ask what life is giving you, ask what you are giving.
Everytime you do a Good Deed with true intention, your soul grows purer.
Create unselfishness as the most important team attribute.
A society grows great when old men plant trees the shade of which they know they will never sit in. Good people do things for other people, that's it, the end.
Anne in After Life
All of us, whether or not we're celebrities, every one ought to spend part of their life making someone else's life better.
To take, one must first learn to give.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
Life is precious and time is a key element. Let's make every moment count and help those who have a greater need than our own.
You feel alive to the degree that you feel you can help others.
Our net worth is ultimately defined not by dollars but rather by how well we serve others.
For it is in giving that we receive.
As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
If you want to be happy, make others happy!
Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.
We all have the duty to do good.
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community. Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.
Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.
There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.

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The noblest art is that of making others happy.
P.T. Barnum in The Greatest Showman
...yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often. Best to say nothing at all, my dear man.

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