Giving Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Giving

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Giving is good, but taking is bad and brings death.
~By Hesiod ~


I'm not giving up acting, I'm definitely not going to stop.
~By Shane West ~


I had therefore, no hesitation in giving all the information I had, even though occasionally I tried to concentrate mainly on giving information about the results of my own work.
~By Klaus Fuchs ~


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 ~


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


These are matters of external history. They are indeed prominent objects, often changing and giving a new direction to the current; but they tell us not why it flows onward and will ever flow.
~By Jones Very ~


I mean, money people are usually quite brisk, but mine aren't, and they keep on giving me spaces so that I've been able to go on and do plays and films.
~By Jeremy Brett ~


We cannot create observers by saying 'observe,' but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.
~By Maria Montessori ~


I am a non Zionist because the Jew, in seeking a homeland of his own, seems to me to be giving up something of infinitely greater value of the world.
~By Arthur Hays Sulzberger ~


I wrote a lot of stuff quickly: pages and pages of notes that seemed pretty incoherent at first. Most of it was taken from the radio because -suddenly being a parent- I'd be confronted by the radio giving a news report every hour of the day.
~By Thom Yorke ~


No one has ever become poor by giving.
~By Anne Frank ~


Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Think of giving not as a duty but as a privilege.
~By John D. Rockefeller, Jr. ~


In the beginning I thought, and still think, he did great good in giving support and encouragement to this movement. But I did not believe then, and have never believed since, that these ills can be settled by partisan political methods. They are moral and economic questions.
~By Ray Stannard Baker ~


One of the great things about being recognized is that you receive this feedback from people. It is easy to see how sincere people are. It's nothing fake or jive. They're giving sincere appreciation. And it's not that easy to express.
~By John Astin ~


By giving every American access to quality, affordable health care, they will create a more competitive, a stronger and more secure America!
~By Tom Allen ~


In the 2004 presidential election, we saw a wonderful example of citizens making contributions. In fact, individual giving to both the Kerry and Bush campaigns was the highest in our nation's history.
~By Mark Shields ~


Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving.
~By W. Clement Stone ~


Even if the whole earth and sea were turned to gold, they could hardly satisfy the avarice of a woman... You can more easily scratch a diamond with your fingernail than you can by any human ingenuity get a woman to consent to giving any of her savings.
~By Andreas Capellanus ~


You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do more good to them by spending it in luxury, than by giving it; for by spending it in luxury, you make them exert industry, whereas by giving it, you keep them idle.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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 ~


For it is in giving that we receive.
~By Francis of Assisi ~


Love consists in giving without getting in return; in giving what is not owed, what is not due the other. That's why true love is never based, as associations for utility or pleasure are, on a fair exchange.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


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


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 ~


Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.
~By Gore Vidal ~


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


You must avoid giving hostages to fortune, like getting an expensive wife, an expensive house, and a style of living that never lets you aford the time to take the chance to write what you wish.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.
~By Mother Teresa ~


Giving jazz the Congressional seal of approval is a little like making Huck Finn an honorary Boy Scout.
~By Melvin Maddocks ~


It's toughest to forgive ourselves. So it's probably best to start with other people. It's almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself.
~By Patty Duke ~


Having George W. Bush giving a lecture on business ethics is like having a leper give you a facial, it just doesn't work!
~By Robin Williams ~


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


The South resented giving the Afro-American his freedom, the ballot box and the Civil Rights Law.
~By Ida B. Wells ~


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 ~


Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


My center is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack.
~By Ferdinand Foch ~


Giving the same value to fiction as to fact in the interest of so-called fairness is to mislead the American people and the press has become party to that.
~By Joe Wilson ~


There is no filmmaking legislation because distributors are not interested in sharing their money with the film industry - for instance, by giving a percentage of ticket sales back to filmmakers.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


Literature is my calling To hold up the mirror to my countrymen comes natural to me; and in the open field of invention I am not without hopes of giving them pleasure.
~By Thomas Edward Brown ~


It's like being at the kids' table at Thanksgiving - you can put your elbows on it, you don't have to talk politics... no matter how old I get, there's always a part of me that's sitting there.
~By John Hughes ~


We had avoided discovery by the Sioux scouts, and we were confident of giving them a complete surprise.
~By Buffalo Bill ~


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 ~


Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.
~By John Clayton ~


Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich, beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.
~By Maureen Dowd ~


The Galatians are severely censured for giving heed to false doctrines, and are called to pronounce even an apostle anathema, if he preached another gospel.
~By Charles Hodge ~


How beautiful it is to excel, and the goodness of giving from your heart.
~By Robert Mondavi ~


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 ~


There were some situations where I was giving up everything I had for the band and I just expected everybody else to feel the same way. I realized I was just kidding myself.
~By Jerry Only ~


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 ~


Being an artist is dragging your innermost feelings out, giving a piece of yourself, no matter in which art form, in which medium.
~By Henry Rollins ~


The French were generous in giving us assistance in corps and army artillery, with its personnel, and we were confident from the start of our superiority over the enemy in guns of all calibers.
~By Kelly Miller ~


Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.
~By Kevin James ~


The task of an American writer is not to describe the misgivings of a woman taken in adultery as she looks out of a window at the rain but to describe four hundred people under the lights reaching for a foul ball. This is ceremony.
~By John Cheever ~


I like giving people something they don't want to miss the next time. It's a show with little twists and turns and curves. It has me being silly and stupid and compassionate and completely deep.
~By John Mayer ~


Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


If men were basically evil, who would bother to improve the world instead of giving it up as a bad job at the outset?
~By Van Wyck Brooks ~


Everything good that I know was taught to me by great teachers and I feel like giving back and sharing the technique is the thing to do.
~By Betty Buckley ~


Of the 22 industrialized nations of the world, we're dead last in per capita giving to poor people.
~By Tony Campolo ~


One can know nothing of giving aught that is worthy to give unless one also knows how to take.
~By Henry Ellis ~


If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.
~By Tony Snow ~


Learned helplessness is the giving-up reaction, the quitting response that follows from the belief that whatever you do doesn't matter.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


I know who I am and can deal with the use of Indian mascots... But I know it can be demeaning to a group of people. Maybe it would be all right if they were truly honoring the people and are giving due respect to the people they are representing.
~By Leonard Little ~


I have to say I regretted giving up animated movies.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


I'm notorious for giving a bad interview. I'm an actor and I can't help but feel I'm boring when I'm on as myself.
~By Rock Hudson ~


Those who give hoping to be rewarded with honor are not giving, they are bargaining.
~By Philo ~


I believe that the average guy in the street will give up a great deal, if he really understands the cost of not giving it up. In fact, we may find that, while we're drastically cutting our energy consumption, we're actually raising our standard of living.
~By David R. Brower ~


By giving the public a rich and full melody, distinctly arranged and well played, all the time creating new tone colors and patterns, I feel we have a better chance of being successful. I want a kick to my band, but I don't want the rhythm to hog the spotlight.
~By Glenn Miller ~


We now have the opportunity of giving to the USSR its Vietnam war.
~By Zbigniew Brzezinski ~


Sorry Day falls on the eve of Reconciliation Week, giving us the chance to ask whether we are making progress in the wider challenge of reconciling Indigenous and other Australians.
~By Malcolm Fraser ~


We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving.
~By Bernard Meltzer ~


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


And you know, when you've experienced grace and you feel like you've been forgiven, you're a lot more forgiving of other people. You're a lot more gracious to others.
~By Rick Warren ~


If you want quality service, you have to pay for it. You don't buy into waste. I have great misgivings about the amount of advertising that we see in the health care field, some by hospitals, a lot by drug companies.
~By David Obey ~


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


It was a very profound experience, getting in touch with that part of us, in all of us human beings, that is committed beyond yourself to the point of giving everything you have, including your life, for other people, for your fellow man.
~By Raul Julia ~


New technologies such as solar systems or hybrid cars aren't created overnight. By extending these tax credits we are giving this industry time to grow, branch out and succeed.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


You cannot hold on to anything good. You must be continually giving - and getting. You cannot hold on to your seed. You must sow it - and reap anew. You cannot hold on to riches. You must use them and get other riches in return.
~By Robert Collier ~


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 ~


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 ~


Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.
~By Will Rogers ~


Giving up is something a Lauda doesn't do.
~By Niki Lauda ~


Well if somebody's giving me a script, I'll consider it. But it's not something I'm chasing.
~By Talib Kweli ~


I'm so used to talk-show hosts just giving you a sound bite and not really being interested.
~By Genevieve Gorder ~


Never talk for half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join in.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Democrats believe we must have comprehensive health care reform that includes giving the federal government authority to negotiate lower prices with drug companies.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


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 ~


For me, getting comfortable with being famous was hard - that whole side of it, the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy. Giving up that part of your life and not having control of it.
~By Michelle Pfeiffer ~


Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
~By George MacDonald ~


I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge.
~By George W. Bush ~


To think well and to consent to obey someone giving good advice are the same thing.
~By Herodotus ~


I can't imagine that I would have been cast in the role, without Jamie Lee giving me a thumbs up.
~By Adam Arkin ~


I believe in giving back very strongly.
~By Sanford I. Weill ~


I can't wait to start something up myself that is actually about giving unsigned bands the exposure they deserve, especially when they travel so far to play the smallest gig they've ever played in their lives.
~By Dan Hawkins ~


And if you stop and think about it you won't believe it's true: That all the love you've been giving has all been meant for you.
~By Justin Hayward ~


To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


All of the muscles were gone, so that was a real tough time of rebuilding all of that. But you have a deadline, you have an obligation. You've said that you will commit to this part, and I just can't live with myself for not really giving it as much as I can.
~By Christian Bale ~

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February 1 ,2023
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