49 Quotes About Less Fortunate


Leaving no room for waste in your live is one way to ensure you live to the fullest. These quotes about less fortunate will encourage you to do more good in the world.

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”

“You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough people get what they want in life.”

“While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate.”

“When you have wit of your own, it’s a pleasure to credit other people for theirs.”

“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains is immortal.”

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

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

“True compassion does not come from wanting to help out those less fortunate than ourselves but from realizing our kinship with all beings.”

“To do more for the world than the world does for you, that is success.”

“Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.”

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”

“Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.”

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

“There is no greater joy, nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life.”

“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”

“The more prosperous and settled a nation, the more readily it tends to think of war as a regrettable accident; to nations less fortunate the chance of war presents itself as a possible bountiful friend.”

“The highest test of the civilization of any race is in its willingness to extend a helping hand to the less fortunate.”

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

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”

“Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.”

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

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

“Never underestimate the difference you can make in the lives of others. Step forward, reach out and help. This week reach to someone that might need a lift.”

“Life is too short not to create, not to love, and not to lend a helping hand to our brothers and sisters.”

“In our open society, we are inclined to give to the less fortunate for the pure goodness of giving. We open our home to those who are alone on this holiday to spread some warmth into the life of another.”

“I’m starting to think this world is just a place for us to learn that we need each other more than we want to admit.”

“If you’re not making someone else’s life better, then you’re wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better.”

“If you want to touch the past, touch a rock. If you want to touch the present, touch a flower. If you want to touch the future, touch a life.”

“If we always helped one another, no one would need luck.”

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.”

“He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”

“Happiness is a by-product of an effort to make someone else happy.”

“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.”

“Good works is giving to the poor and the helpless, but divine works is showing them their worth to the One who matters.”

“Give, but give until it hurts.”

“Give freely to the world these gifts of love and compassion. Do not concern yourself with how much you receive in return, just know in your heart it will be returned.”

“Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.”

“Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.”

“Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself”

“Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.”

“Being a man or a woman is a matter of birth. Being a man or a woman who makes a difference is a matter of choice.”

“As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”

“Any health care funding plan that is just, equitable, civilized and humane must – must – redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the poorer and the less fortunate.”

“An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves.”

“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”

“A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.”

When you are focused on a singular goal you can make it to your dream destination even sooner than expected.

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