50+ Best Giving Back Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Giving back is to return something to the person who gave it to you. Inspirational giving back quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

If you’re searching for powerful kindness quotes and greatest giving quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of profound selfless quotes, best caregiver quotes and greatest human rights quotes.

Most Famous Giving Back Quotes

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves. Helen Keller

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. Charles Dickens

Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart. Elizabeth Andrew

No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another. Author Unknown

The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.  John E. Southard

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver. Maya Angelou

It’s easy to make a buck.  It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.  Tom Brokaw

Act as if what you do makes a difference.  It does.  William James

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Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth. Muhammad Ali

Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless. Sherry Anderson

No one has ever become poor by giving. Anne Frank

Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. H. Jackson Brown Jr.

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. Mahatma Gandhi

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give. Eleanor Roosevelt

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.  Oscar Wilde

If our hopes of building a better and safer world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever. Kofi Annan

Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others. Booker T. Washington

As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, the other for helping others. Audrey Hepburn

We must give more in order to get more. It is the generous giving of ourselves that produces the generous harvest. Orison Swett Marden

Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another. Erma Bombeck

The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them away. Dorothy Day

You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks, you are a pretty rich man. Seth Parker

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others? Martin Luther King, Jr.

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. Winston S. Churchill

Our generation has the ability and the responsibility to make our ever-more connected world a more hopeful, stable and peaceful place. Natalie Portman

The purpose of life is not to be happy, but to matter– to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all. Leo Rosten

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others. Mahatma Gandhi

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. Author Unknown

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. William Shakespeare

Inspirational Giving Back Quotes

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill

If you become a helper of hearts, springs of wisdom will flow from your heart. Rumi

For it is in giving that we receive. St. Francis of Assisi

Volunteers are love in motion! Author Unknown

Think of giving not as a duty but as a privilege. John D. Rockefeller Jr.

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering:  Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.  Ivan Scheier

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank

Being good is commendable, but only when it is combined with doing good is it useful. Author Unknown

Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give. Ben Carson

Help one another. There’s no time like the present, and no present like the time. James Durst

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. Pablo Picasso

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. Dr. Seuss

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world. Mother Teresa

It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it. Albert Einstein

While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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