37 Quotes About Helping the Less Fortunate


Giving of yourself to others requires intentionally and thought. These quotes about helping the less fortunate remind us that we do not have to be rich in order to help someone in greater need.

“A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of.”

“Advantages of helping people include you being a good example for your children, family, and friends, and you having a direct impact on the trajectory of the lives of a lot of people.”

“All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own.”

“Be consistently aware of the need to serve God and to serve others in any and all of your actions. This is the way of the miracle worker.”

“But even with the inspiration of others, it’s understandable that we sometimes think the world’s problems are so big that we can do little to help. On our own, we cannot end wars or wipe out injustice, but the cumulative impact of thousands of small acts of goodness can be bigger than we imagine.”

“Contrary to what the media and society has taught us, happiness comes from our human tendency to become better at something and helping others become better at something as well.”

“Don’t deceive yourself; laughing at someone’s weakness is not the way to reveal your strength. Your strength is in the help you offer, not the mockeries you deliver!”

“Don’t hold back your gift, because you never know when you might be helping someone. We all have a gift to give.”

“Franklin was the consummate entrepreneur and can be thought of as helping to plant the seeds for the great tradition of American entrepreneurship and innovation.”

“God has made me realize that if you don’t help yourself, there is no one who will. And if you start helping yourself, there is no one who will need to.”

“Here is what a team can do for you. . . . It allows you to help others do their best.”

“I firmly believe that a soul that is not healthy cannot help others to heal. A gentle soul does not need to put up walls or false fronts to protect itself.”

“If you think you are too important to help someone, you are only fooling yourself. You are not that important.”

“It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”

“Leaders need to be facilitators, and help others get what they need.”

“Living a less acquisitive, less costly lifestyle provides the opportunity to financially support causes we care about.”

“Make each new day count by helping someone or just making someone smile.”

“Most importantly, my father was taught that Charity begins at home. This basically meant that doing good deeds and helping people started in your own household.”

“Nothing exalts the soul or gives it a sheer sense of buoyancy and victory so much as being used to change the lives of other people.| ”

“Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.”

“People appreciate and never forget that helping hand especially when times are tough.”

“Please note that your health, both mental and physical, is the most important area of your life as you can’t achieve anything or help others if you are not well.”

“Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.”

“Somewhere along the way, we must learn that there is nothing greater than to do something for others.”

“Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.”

“Take the time to help other people without expecting a reward or gratitude is definitely important in living an optimistic life.”

“The duty of helping one’s self in the highest sense involves the helping of one’s neighbors.”

“The greatest sympathy gift you can give a hurting friend or loved one is you. Your presence, compassion, patience and caring are the greatest gifts you could ever give to help them get through a difficult time.”

“The more I help others to succeed, the more I succeed.”

“The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business of one’s life is to help in some small way to reduce the sum of ignorance, degradation and misery on the face of this beautiful earth.”

“The process of giving will only serve to open your world in ways you could not even begin to imagine and you will feel a lot better than before you actually proffered that help in the first place.”

“The real road of compassion, that is, giving, helping, assistance and community service, is a road that can be set and declared as your life’s purpose.”

“There is more happiness in giving than in receiving.”

“There were two classes of charitable people: one, the people who did a little and made a great deal of noise; the other, the people who did a great deal and made no noise at all.”

“Truly great people in history never wanted to be great for themselves. All they wanted was the chance to do good for others and be close to God.”

“When you are in a position to help the needy and decline to do so because of stinginess, no previous help from the person and so forth; you have acted in pure selfishness.”

“You have mastered the art of living not for yourself alone, but for others, and this concern has stamped thee above all, as a man among men.”

There are many ways to help other people in need. It starts all in your community first.

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