Giving Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Giving

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Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


I'd always been on the giving end of music and creating.
~By Jessi Colter ~


So if diva means giving your best, then yes, I guess I am a diva.
~By Patti LaBelle ~


Hunter and I never got proper journalistic accreditation to go anywhere. Nobody was giving us passes to go in here or there. We always had to somehow talk our way in.
~By Ralph Steadman ~


What they were giving me seemed incredibly real to me, so I'd react to it in a very real way. That was frightening for me, especially because of the subject.
~By Mariel Hemingway ~


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


Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
~By John W. Gardner ~


My wife, my family, my friends - they've all taught me things about love and what that emotion really means. In a nutshell, loving someone is about giving, not receiving.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
~By Doug Larson ~


By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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 ~


I'm interested in giving business an opportunity by improving the tax environment to invest and grow with Pennsylvania, to expand and put more money in capital investment and creating jobs.
~By Ed Rendell ~


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


We can only win by giving everything and being ready to defeat the adversary with fiery aggression.
~By Jurgen Klinsmann ~


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


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 saw a limit to what I was giving as kind of a scam I was running on the KGB, by giving them people that I knew were their double agents fed to us.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


We are giving assurance to the American families that help is on its way.
~By Edward Kennedy ~


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 ~


Michael Jackson has a very good heart. He was crying when he was giving me the award, 'cause his mind went back over the early days.
~By James Brown ~


Through meditation and by giving full attention to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose.
~By Eknath Easwaran ~


I didn't know at the time that the energy that I was giving off was like a battle Emcee.
~By Kool Moe Dee ~


I believe in love that's fun, that is caring, giving, and that is honest.
~By Jordan Knight ~


I don't think of myself as giving interviews. I just have conversations. That gets me in trouble.
~By Charles Barkley ~


For him to have understood me would have meant reorganizing his thinking... giving up his intellectual ballast, and few people are willing to risk such a radical move.
~By Edward T. Hall ~


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


And so I'm still giving some thought - I will transition hopefully into the corporate world. And I look forward to getting involved in several other areas that I have a great interest in.
~By Hugh Shelton ~


Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
~By William Arthur Ward ~


All of us are mad. If it weren't for the fact every one of us is slightly abnormal, there wouldn't be any point in giving each person a separate name.
~By Ugo Betti ~


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


And I always like to stress, it's not a quota, not a set-aside, it's not about race, it's about giving opportunities to demonstrate their abilities to do work with the Federal Government.
~By Alphonso Jackson ~


No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offence.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


A consumer doesn't take anything away: he doesn't actually consume anything. Giving the same thing to a thousand consumers is not really any more expensive than giving it to just one.
~By Linus Torvalds ~


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 ~


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


I am guilty of asking the Senate for pork and proud of the Senate for giving it to me.
~By Ted Stevens ~


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


The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
~By Francis Bacon ~


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


I usually don't mind giving autographs, but when hundreds of folks with paper and pen start coming at you, it's time to seek shelter.
~By Mary Lou Retton ~


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 ~


Health care is not a privilege. It's a right. It's a right as fundamental as civil rights. It's a right as fundamental as giving every child a chance to get a public education.
~By Rod Blagojevich ~


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


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 ~


I was tortured fifteen times, that's total submission. They did that with shutting off your blood circulation with ropes, giving you claustrophobia and pain at the same time, bending you double.
~By James Stockdale ~


Diplomacy in general does not resolve conflicts. Wars end not due to peace processes, but due to one side giving up.
~By Daniel Pipes ~


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 ~


What the world needs now is more Americans. The U.S. is the first nation on earth deliberately dedicated to letting people choose what they want and giving them a chance to get it.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


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


True religion... is giving and finding one's happiness by bringing happiness into the lives of others.
~By William J. H. Boetcker ~


So it's a mistake for someone to think that they bailed New York out. They did assist us, for which we are grateful, but it's a mistake to say we bailed New York out by giving them a grant of money to help those poor people who throw it away on welfare.
~By David Dinkins ~


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 ~


What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic pleasure of giving offense.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


If one by one we counted people out For the least sin, it wouldn't take us long To get so we had no one left to live with. For to be social is to be forgiving.
~By Robert Frost ~


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


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


The secret of a good marriage is forgiving your partner for marrying you in the first place.
~By Sacha Guitry ~


In other words, I would be giving in to a myth of sameness which I think can destroy us.
~By Audre Lorde ~


When I spoke, I was listened to; and I was at a loss to know how I had so easily acquired the art of commanding attention, and giving the tone to the conversation.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
~By Fulton J. Sheen ~


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 ~


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 have my hormones balanced. Most doctors are giving women synthetic hormones, which just eliminate the symptoms, but it's doing nothing to actually replace the hormones you have lost. Without our hormones we die.
~By Suzanne Somers ~


J. Lo is also an homage to my fans. That's what fans call me on the streets, and I like it. So giving the album this title is my way of telling them that this is for them, in appreciation of their support.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


This is God's work. Therefore it must be triumphant. There is no place for misgiving or despondency.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses... on your powers, instead of your problems.
~By Paul J. Meyer ~


By giving people the power to share, we're making the world more transparent.
~By Mark Zuckerberg ~


The joy of giving is indeed a pleasure, especially when you get rid of something you don't want.
~By Frank Butler ~


I always feel stupid giving advice since I've been married, what, a year? I can say this: Be in it for the long haul and just know there are going to be rough patches. No two people are the same, there are going to be areas where you just don't click.
~By Nick Lachey ~


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


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


Craving, not having, is the mother of a reckless giving of oneself.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


It's like there was the Union, and then there's the Union Management. In some of the strikes that I covered when I saw the strike starting to break, wasn't necessarily when Management was giving in, more so than when the strikers were at odds with the Union Management.
~By Richard Grimes ~


I don't think people were betting on me, but they were giving me a chance. I think I rode a wave there, by being different in appearance than the girls who preceded me.
~By Elisabeth Rohm ~


The mainstream media may have trouble resisting the temptation to declare that Karl Rove has been demoted, but the truth is quite the contrary. By giving up his role as deputy White House chief of staff, Rove has been freed to do what he does best: shape big issues and develop strategies to win elections.
~By Fred Barnes ~


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 ~


Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


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


There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.
~By Bo Bennett ~


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


Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.
~By Camille Paglia ~


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 ~


I worked probably 25 years by myself, just writing and working, not trying to publish much, not giving readings.
~By Mary Oliver ~


I wanted to give money to people like this woman so that they would be free from the moneylenders to sell their product at the price which the markets gave them - which was much higher than what the trader was giving them.
~By Muhammad Yunus ~


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 ~


The student who deceives himself into thinking that he is giving his life like an ascetic in the spirit of sacrifice for art, is the victim of a deplorable species of egotism.
~By Alma Gluck ~


Even though some in our government may claim that civil liberties must be compromised in order to protect the public, we must be wary of what we are giving up in the name of fighting terrorism.
~By Lucille Roybal Allard ~


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 ~


Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?
~By Fulton J. Sheen ~


Planned change is good. It is being the best, giving your best, and doing your best-on purpose.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


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


If you start pandering to young people, you're going to get accused of simply giving people what they want.
~By Brian Williams ~


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 ~


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 ~


On Thanksgiving I will stop to give thanks that my family is safe and healthy, especially because I realize that, following the tragedies of this year, it is all too real a possibility that they might not have been.
~By Bobby Jindal ~


The act is unjustifiable that either begs for a blessing, or, having succeeded gives no thanksgiving.
~By Merle Shain ~


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 ~


Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
~By Arnold H. Glasow ~

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May 28 ,2024
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