Giving Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Giving

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There is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving.
~By Henry Drummond ~


I wanted to be a doctor that I might be able to work without having to talk because for years I had been giving myself out in words.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


First, I have to thank God for giving me the gift that he did as well as a second chance for a better life.
~By Oksana Baiul ~


It's only the giving that makes you what you are.
~By Ian Anderson ~


When you repeat, in that wooden and perfunctory way, that our situation is better than others, that we're 'well-placed to weather the storm', I have to tell you that you sound like a Brezhnev-era apparatchik giving the party line.
~By Daniel Hannan ~


Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power.
~By Mark Zuckerberg ~


I would not run for president. I really like what I'm doing now. People say I'm giving them energy and hope.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


The whole Bible is the story of men and women trying to get back to God, to overcome that sin with sacrifices, good works, sermons, prophesy, witnessing, giving all kinds of things. It never worked.
~By Keith Miller ~


We're giving our freedoms away. The American experiment was about freedom. Freedom to be stupid, freedom to fail, freedom to succeed.
~By Glenn Beck ~


People are pretty forgiving when it comes to other people's families. The only family that ever horrifies you is your own.
~By Doug Coupland ~


I think all those people I did stories about measured their own success by the joy their work was giving them.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


The transition state of manners and language cannot be too often insisted upon: for this affected the process at both ends, giving the artist in fictitious life an uncertain model to copy and unstable materials to work in.
~By George Saintsbury ~


I like the feeling that I'm giving young women self-confidence. It sounds so cliched, but it can be very moving.
~By Shirley Manson ~


Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.
~By Ellen Barkin ~


My youth is escaping without giving me anything it owes me.
~By Ivy Compton-Burnett ~


Rock 'n' roll is ridiculous. It's absurd. In the past, U2 was trying to duck that. Now we're wrapping our arms around it and giving it a great big kiss.
~By Bono ~


I actually thought that it would be a little confusing during the same period of your life to be in one meeting when you're trying to make money, and then go to another meeting where you're giving it away.
~By Bill Gates ~


I want the privilege of guiding the arrows of my children and giving them the exhortations that can shoot them into the high place.
~By Laurel Lee ~


Knowing is the most profound kind of love, giving someone the gift of knowledge about yourself.
~By Marsha Norman ~


Christmas is the antithesis of Thanksgiving. Christmas is pretty much a man-made holiday.
~By John Clayton ~


I took the role because it's rare to read a script that makes me laugh and cry, and it spoke to my own religious feelings, as well as giving me a chance to draw on my experience as a parent. Accepting it was a no-brainer.
~By Stephen Collins ~


Giving people self-confidence is by far the most important thing that I can do. Because then they will act.
~By Jack Welch ~


At first, I am giving energy to the creation, but later the creation seems to be giving energy to me.
~By Robert Fritz ~


I think we're giving people something new that people didn't know was out there before.
~By Brit Hume ~


Refurbishing I've done in the first three years and I'm still giving housing money, of course, to the north.
~By John Prescott ~


Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


Never loan a book to someone if you expect to get it back. Loaning books is the same as giving them away.
~By Doug Coupland ~


America is a giving nation and very compassionate.
~By David Wilkerson ~


It is up to you civilians to give a hand to show that we intend to take our responsibilities to maintain the integrity of our Empire, by giving the world proof that we have not all sold out to the Jew or Plutocrat.
~By John Amery ~


From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.
~By Algernon Charles Swinburne ~


The mutual fund industry and small investors are very relentless and very unforgiving if people don't perform.
~By Ron Chernow ~


A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune.
~By Richard Whately ~


The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


I mean you got to thank your parents for giving you the right genes.
~By Eric Heiden ~


Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


In our open society, we are inclined to give to the less fortunate for the pure goodness of giving. We open our home to those who are alone on this holiday to spread some warmth into the life of another.
~By Jeff Miller ~


Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
~By Emily Bronte ~


Inside every adult there's still a child that lingers. We're happiness merchants - giving people the opportunity to dream like children.
~By Guy Laliberte ~


I agree that Ruskin has done much harm to counter balance much good in giving people the trick of talking about Art instead of really doing a little of it to enable them to understand.
~By William H. Hunt ~


I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance.
~By James Cash Penney ~


A mutual and satisfied sexual act is of great benefit to the average woman, the magnetism of it is health giving. When it is not desired on the part of the woman and she gives no response, it should not take place.
~By Margaret Sanger ~


Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible, of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


What is different is I am giving the kids a chance to train every day. Not only once a day, but sometimes when they do not have school, we will try to do something in the morning too.
~By Thomas Dooley ~


My natural mother died one month after I was born, apparently due to giving birth at an advanced age.
~By Koichi Tanaka ~


In the state of Wisconsin it's mandated that teachers in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start giving environmental education by the first grade, through high school.
~By Gaylord Nelson ~


There's only so much you can do until you get on set and see the aesthetics of what you're dealing with. Then you see what the other players are giving to you. It's all about the transfer of energy between different actors.
~By Karl Urban ~


Whoever sees no other aim in the game than that of giving checkmate to one's opponent will never become a good Chess player.
~By Max Euwe ~


If you give what can be taken, you are not really giving. Take what you are given, not what you want to be given. Give what cannot be taken.
~By Idries Shah ~


Right now, I have to admit, that I'm more interested in giving people a little bit of hope and goodness.
~By Aaron Eckhart ~


Designis a revelation to me. It's like taking something that is not alive and giving it form, shape, substance, and life.
~By Geoffrey Beene ~


The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them.
~By Rod McKuen ~


Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song.
~By Konrad von Gesner ~


Life is made too easy. Mankind's moral fibre is giving way under the softening influence of luxury.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.
~By A. Bartlett Giamatti ~


From then on, I realized this is what I want to do, what I'm supposed to do: Giving energy and receiving it back through applause. I love it. That's my world. I love it. I enjoy it. I live for it.
~By Erykah Badu ~


I get to show the reader the essence of the book without giving anything away.
~By Mary Grandpre ~


I did, but I'm not real fond of giving interviews.
~By Priscilla Presley ~


Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things.
~By Henri Poincare ~


Nixon's grand mistake was his failure to understand that Americans are forgiving, and if he had admitted error early and apologized to the country, he would have escaped.
~By Bob Woodward ~


I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
~By Maya Angelou ~


Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.
~By Mick Jagger ~


The second is the structure and source of cults. They have always haunted me, and I wanted to explore the fundamental notion of giving up responsibility to an outside power.
~By Katherine Dunn ~


Nebraskans are known for giving of themselves and that quality is part of what makes our state such a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family.
~By Dave Heineman ~


All the research shows that being married, with all its ups and downs, is by far the most effective way of making young men law-abiding and giving them a sense of purpose and self-worth.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


My whole problem is that all of my favorite things at Thanksgiving are the starches, and everyone is trying to go low-carb this year, even a green vegetable has carbs in it.
~By Ted Allen ~


Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them their attention.
~By Simone Weil ~


It is giving me a great satisfaction, because I had the notion that we could make great wines equal to the greatest wines in the world, and everybody said it was impossible.
~By Robert Mondavi ~


The Nobel awards should be regarded as giving recognition to this general scientific progress as well as to the individuals involved.
~By John Bardeen ~


I'm from the bottom, I understand what it's like to have and to not have. My perception on giving is to put yourself in those people's shoes and go from there. So that's what I did.
~By Kevin Garnett ~


The one woman who never gives herself is your free woman, who is always giving herself.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple.
~By Bill Shankly ~


Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
~By Albert Camus ~


I think most Americans believe that although it's better not to use military force if you can avoid it, that the world simply doesn't provide us the luxury of giving away military force as an important tool of foreign policy.
~By Robert Kagan ~


Man, born of woman, has found it a hard thing to forgive her for giving him birth. The patriarchal protest against the ancient matriarch has borne strange fruit through the years.
~By Lillian Smith ~


I don't like giving speeches - I enjoy sitting on my rump.
~By Karen Morley ~


I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
~By Jon Stewart ~


Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
~By Henry Van Dyke ~


Not because they were servants were we so reserved, for many noble persons are forced to serve through necessity, but by reason the vulgar sort of servants are as ill bred as meanly born, giving children ill examples and worse counsel.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


I just don't know how to deal with so many people giving me that much affection. I never had that in my life.
~By Tupac Shakur ~


I don't want to remember 2005 as a year that the government heaped unnecessary burdens upon American families. Stealing from the poor and middle class and giving to the rich, while increasing the deficit, is hardly responsible.
~By Marty Meehan ~


We have treated our most serious adversaries, such as Iran and North Korea, in the most juvenile manner - by giving them the silent treatment. In so doing, we have weakened, not strengthened, our bargaining position and our leadership.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


Christians were instructed to serve others, and the thanksgiving was for the grace of God and the fact that God offered a way for man to return to a positive relationship with Him.
~By John Clayton ~


The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


Black Power is giving power to people who have not had power to determine their destiny.
~By Huey Newton ~


Any pitcher who might throw at me should know I'm not giving up my day job or trying to get anyone else's job. I just can't think of anything cooler than being one of the boys of summer!
~By Garth Brooks ~


Many women my age have known the experience of giving up crucial parts of themselves to please the man they love.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


I remember Francis Bacon would say that he felt he was giving art what he thought it previously lacked. With me, it's what Yeats called the fascination with what's difficult. I'm only trying to do what I can't do.
~By Lucian Freud ~


I believe the two biggest mistakes made by the Founders were giving Federal judges life-time appointments and permitting them to be confirmed without the agreement of two-thirds of the members of the United States Senate.
~By John Jay Hooker ~


It's sometimes unnerving to think of that, and I wish it were possible for all children in the world to have the good fortune I've had in having a giving and loving family.
~By James MacArthur ~


But the Republican right-wing agenda, these people - Arnold and his patrons - felt it could be accomplished by circumventing the Legislature and spending money and organizing and giving sound bites.
~By Warren Beatty ~


The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


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.
~By Barbara Bush ~


In the inhalation and exhalation there is an energy and a lively divine spirit, since He, through his spirit supports the breath of life, giving courage to the people who are in the earth and spirit to those who walk on it.
~By Michael Servetus ~


Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in accord with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ.
~By John Clayton ~


Unavoidable circumstances prevent me from giving you ample written instructions. Such however as may be deemed necessary will be prepared and sent to you at the City of Washington in a very few days.
~By Anson Jones ~


This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described. And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates - is they just keeping giving back.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


By allowing the positive ions to pass through an electric field and thus giving them a certain velocity, it is possible to distinguish them from the neutral, stationary atoms.
~By Johannes Stark ~

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