Charity Quotes
Use Them To Inspire your Supporters

Charity Quotes

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.

General ideas

“We make a living by what we get,
But we make a life by what we give.”

Winston Churchill

“Be the change you want to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“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.”

Bob Hope

“Charity begins at home, but should not end there”

“Charity sees the need, not the cause”
German Proverb

“May your charity increase as much as your wealth”

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
Victor Hugo

“The work of volunteers impacts on all our lives,
Even if we are not aware of it.”

Anthony Worrall-Thompson

“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.”

Mother Teresa

"Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions."

Dalai Lama

“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.”
Mitch Albom

“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”

Mahatma Gandhi

“The best way to find yourself
Is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems”
Mahatma Gandhi

“You may never know what results come of your action,
But if you do nothing there will be no result”

Mahatma Gandhi

"Pray for the dead. And fight like hell for the living!"
Mother Jones

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.
Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."

Margaret Mead

"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."
Muhammad Ali

"Never take more out of life, than you intend to give back."
Robert M. Hensel

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Charity quotes from the world of business

“If you do things well, do them better.
Be daring, be first, be different, be just.”

Anita Roddick

“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.”
Anita Roddick

“To succeed you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality.”
Anita Roddick

“The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you.”
Anita Roddick

“If you think you're too small to have an impact,
Try going to bed with a mosquito.”

Anita Roddick

Religious charity quotes

"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.”
John Wesley

“Christian life consists of faith and charity”
Martin Luther

"As the purse is emptied the heart is filled."
Victor Hugo

"Do your little bit of good where you are;
It's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world."

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

And finally...

"Nothing will work unless you do!"
Maya Angelou

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