Everyone can make a difference and charity quotes are a great way to inspire people
Use these inspirational words to enthuse and motivate your supporters and volunteers.
Include them in your posters, flyers, websites, leaflets, e-zines and charity newsletters.
“We make a living by what we get,
But we make a life by what we give.”
“Be the change you want to see in the world.”
“The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“He who wished to secure the good of others,
Has already secured his own.”
“Where there is charity and wisdom,
There is neither fear nor ignorance.”
St. Francis of Assisi
“Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.”
“If you haven't any charity in your heart,
You have the worst kind of heart trouble.”
“Charity begins at home, but should not end there”
“Charity sees the need, not the cause”
“May your charity increase as much as your wealth”
“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
“The work of volunteers impacts on all our lives,
Even if we are not aware of it.”
“Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.”
"An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves."
Mrs. Lydia Maria Child
“We cannot do great things on this Earth,
Only small things with great love.”
"Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions."
“The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.”
“Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Generosity consists not the sum given,
But the manner in which it is bestowed”
“The best way to find yourself
Is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
“The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems”
“You may never know what results come of your action,
But if you do nothing there will be no result”
"Pray for the dead. And fight like hell for the living!"
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.
Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
"As one person I cannot change the world,
But I can change the world of one person."
Paul Shane Spear
"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth."
"Never take more out of life, than you intend to give back."
Robert M. Hensel
“If you do things well, do them better.
Be daring, be first, be different, be just.”
“I want to work for a company that contributes to and is part of the community. I want something not just to invest in. I want something to believe in.”
“To succeed you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality.”
“The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you.”
“If you think you're too small to have an impact,
Try going to bed with a mosquito.”
"There can be no Christianity where there is no charity"
Charles Caleb Colton
"Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven."
Henry Ward Beecher
“Do all the good you can,
By all the means you can,
In all the ways you can,
In all the places you can,
At all the times you can,
To all the people you can,
As long as ever you can.”
“Christian life consists of faith and charity”
"As the purse is emptied the heart is filled."
"Nothing will work unless you do!"
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