Giving Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Giving

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I hate the Communists and have for many years and don't feel right about giving up my career to defend them. I will give up my film career if it is in the interests of defending something I believe in, but not this.
~By Elia Kazan ~


My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.
~By Phyllis Diller ~


Giving up even an ounce of precious freedom is a very serious thing to do.
~By Charles Schumer ~


In the field of health care, we are giving people access to insurance who have not had it before.
~By Christine Gregoire ~


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 ~


Mother Nature may be forgiving this year, or next year, but eventually she's going to come around and whack you. You've got to be prepared.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


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 ~


But again, you know, the views that we've expressed are transferring power back from the federal government to the states, giving Alaska an incredible opportunity to expand its economy, especially at a time when our federal government is coming close to bankruptcy.So that is a broad-based appeal. It's not an extreme view.
~By Joe Miller ~


The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.
~By Leontyne Price ~


There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.
~By O. Henry ~


Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products.
~By Scott McNealy ~


Bankruptcy represents a longstanding commitment in this country to helping people get a fresh start. This principle has never been giving only certain people a fresh start.
~By Tim Johnson ~


I think then, when we started receiving the first of the user feedback, feedback from people that I had not specifically told about it, but had spread from friend to friend and then they were giving us feedback.
~By Shawn Fanning ~


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


I'll tell you, I think that the Internet has provided an enormous boost to film criticism by giving people an opportunity to self publish or to find sites that are friendly.
~By Roger Ebert ~


I don't think you ever stop giving. I really don't. I think it's an on-going process. And it's not just about being able to write a check. It's being able to touch somebody's life.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.
~By Helen Rowland ~


The road to success, and by that I mean... the possibility of giving the best one has to the cause that one loves most, is not easy.
~By Louis Finkelstein ~


A national legal organization is giving very serious thought to using The Betrayal of America as a legal basis for asking the House Judiciary Committee to institute impeachment proceedings against these five justices.
~By Vincent Bugliosi ~


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


One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


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 ~


There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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


If you get trapped in the idea that what is most important is what image of yourself you're giving to the world, you're on a dangerous path.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


Talking back and being quite aggressive about stuff and not giving a care in the world about anyone. So it was more, I think, that way and I think that's what happened in that party when I stood in between two people.
~By Caroline Dhavernas ~


Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
~By Andy Rooney ~


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 ~


Those who have expressed doubts and misgivings about their ability to live this kind of life shouldn't try, because being a musician is not something you chose to be, it is something you are.
~By Billy Joel ~


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 ~


This is a business built on promotion. We've been giving music away to radio stations for 30 years.
~By Hilary Rosen ~


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 ~


And I'm a believer that you take a negative and turn it into a positive, and as it turned out, it was one of the best things that ever happened to me. And so I do appreciate the Ranger staff and the Ranger organization for giving me that opportunity.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


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 grandest thing has been the lifting up of the gates and the opening of the doors to the women of America, giving liberty to twenty-seven million women, thus opening to them a new and larger life and a higher ideal.
~By Olympia Brown ~


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


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


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


You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then your skin and finally your soul.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


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


Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
~By Andre Gide ~


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


I knew everything and received everything. But real happiness, is giving.
~By Alain Delon ~


Yes, there is plenty of hard work for them in addition to that which they do when they appear, smiling and happy, when the curtain goes up. Giving a performance is the least of their worries.
~By Florenz Ziegfeld ~


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 ~


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


It gets really tricky giving advice. The older I get, the less advice I give.
~By Anne Heche ~


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


Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


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


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


We in Congress need to support the American forces in every conceivable way, giving them the tools to continue to convert, capture or kill terrorists and the time to equip the Iraqi security forces.
~By Bob Inglis ~


Both me and Edgar are firm believers in never underestimating or talking down to an audience, and giving an audience something to do, to give them something which is entirely up to them to enter into the film and find these hidden things and whatever.
~By Simon Pegg ~


Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved - commitment to a scenario.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


I think people enjoy reading about money, but the people who are in charge of giving me guidance tell me not to talk about it in interviews. Why not? That's what everybody thinks about.
~By Sean Astin ~


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 ~


You can't give the government the power to do good without also giving it the power to do bad - in fact, to do anything it wants.
~By Harry Browne ~


Chavez made a compete fool of himself in front of the entire world while giving the U.N. a black eye. But the real losers are the Venezuelan people who have to put up with this unstable character every day.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


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


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 ~


The world itself looks cleaner and so much more beautiful. Maybe we can make it that way - the way God intended it to be - by giving everyone, eventually, that new perspective from out in space.
~By Roger B. Chaffee ~


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 ~


Democracies, unlike dictatorships, are forgiving and generous, but they cannot survive unless they fight.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


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 ~


I really enjoy doing charity, for a good cause, it's like the least I can do, I really enjoy that stuff. I enjoy giving back.
~By Alex O'Loughlin ~


All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


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 ~


How could you justify giving Holland twice the amount of money that you gave Belgium? Well, finally, I put it up to them. They said that they couldn't do it; it would destroy them. I said they had to do it. And I finally got support from Hoffman on it.
~By W. Averell Harriman ~


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 ~


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 ~


And I don't think I'm giving away any secrets here, but there are a lot of terrible scripts in this town.
~By Frank Darabont ~


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


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 ~


A bore is a vacuum cleaner of society, sucking up everything and giving nothing. Bores are always eager to be seen talking to you.
~By Elsa Maxwell ~


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 ~


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 ~


Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving.
~By Joseph Auslander ~


Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
~By Pablo Casals ~


What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity more than the thing given.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


What I feel I am doing now is giving to the people exactly what they paid for but never actually heard before.
~By John Entwistle ~


Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked; therefore whoever would argue or laugh it out of the world without giving some equivalent for it ought to be treated as a common enemy.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


I know that I have lived because I have felt, and, feeling giving me the knowledge of my existence, I know likewise that I shall exist no more when I shall have ceased to feel.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


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


I hope that my painting has the impact of giving someone, as it did me, the feeling of his own totality, of his own separateness, of his own individuality.
~By Barnett Newman ~


Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.
~By Jim Rohn ~


The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


I have also written a book about the Giving of the Torah, and a book on the Days of Awe, and a book on the books of Israel that have been written since the day the Torah was given to Israel.
~By Shmuel Y. Agnon ~


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 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 ~


The human contribution is the essential ingredient. It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live.
~By Ethel Percy Andrus ~


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


When you're looking that far out, you're giving people their place in the universe, it touches people. Science is often visual, so it doesn't need translation. It's like poetry, it touches you.
~By Story Musgrave ~


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


When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
~By Henri Nouwen ~


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 ~


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


Giving life to music through skating was something I wanted to be known for.
~By Peggy Fleming ~


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 ~


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 ~

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