47 Quotes About Being Selfless And Giving


Opening up your heart to receive and being giving in all you do is a way to provide a gift to the world. These quotes about being selfless and giving capture just a few of the examples of ways to help your fellow man.

“A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.”

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”

“Every unselfish act of love whispers God’s name.”

“Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.”

“Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.”

“Firefighters are some of the most selfless public servants you will ever encounter.”

“God favors men and women who delight in being made worthy of happiness before the happiness itself.”

“I am a nobody until I make somebody worthy for everybody.”

“I believe that as much as you take, you have to give back. It’s important not to focus on yourself too much.”

“I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees.”

“If she loved him the way she said she did, she wanted him whole. Maybe this was what love meant after all: sacrifice and selflessness.”

“If the entire world sought to make itself worthy of happiness rather than make itself happy, then the entire world would be happy.”

“It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime.”

“It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.”

“It’s that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was the whole ethic by which I was brought up.”

“It’s when you’re acting selflessly that you are at your bravest.”

“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.”

“Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.”

“Man can never be a woman’s equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.”

“My mother taught me to be honest, to be selfless, and to touch people in a positive way.”

“No one becomes pure and selfless overnight; it involves time and concentrated effort, coupled with tremendous patience and love.”

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”

“One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone.”

“Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.”

“Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life’s deepest joy: true fulfillment.”

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”

“Practice being selfless. You end up getting more than you anticipate when your soul is giving.”

“Real living is living for others.”

“Selfless action is a source of strength.”

“Selfless acts are a source of profound meaning for your self and your life.”

“Selflessness is of its very nature. Self-discipline is its requirement. Prayer opens its reservoir of power.”

“Service of self is best developed in dealings of service to others.”

“Sometimes you have to be selfish to be selfless.”

“The belief that unhappiness is selfless and happiness is selfish is misguided. It’s more selfless to act happy.”

“The best mantrum is selfless giving because as you repeat it again and again, you change.”

“The key to a self-fulfilled life lies in consistent selfless deeds.”

“The key to selfless giving is that you feel good when you do it and you feel good afterwards.”

“The more selfless service you do, the more successful you will.”

“There is always one person in a relationship who loves more, cares more, cries more, gets hurt more and even forgives more.”

“There is no limit to what a man can do so long as he does not care a straw who gets the credit for it.”

“There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.”

“To love without need or without expectation of restitution, that is how we ought to love.”

“To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless.”

“With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.”

“Without selfless service, no one ever receives the fruits of their rewards.”

“Witnessing a selfless act brings tears to remind us how we should be treating others.”

“You don’t lose yourself being selfless—you find yourself.”

Having an ability to care more about your fellow man before you care about yourself first is truly a gift you can deliver to the world.

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