93+ Best Quotes About Helping Others: Exclusive Selection

Help is to make it possible or easier for someone to do something, by doing part of the work yourself or by providing advice, money, support, etc. Inspirational quotes about helping others will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Most Famous Quotes About Helping Others

No one has ever become poor by giving. – Anne Frank

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

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. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. – John Holmes

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. – John Bunyan

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal. – Steve Maraboli

I don’t want to live in the kind of world where we don’t look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I can’t change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit. – Charles De Lint

How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world. – William Shakespeare

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

An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves. – Lydia M. Child

Let me do all the good I can, to all the people I can, as often as I can, for I shall not pass this way again. – John Wesley

There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others. – Mandy Hale

It’s not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of person kind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely. – Leo Buscaglia

Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you. – Mother Teresa

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little. – Edmund Burke

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. – Will Smith

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. – Richelle E. Goodrich

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. – Nelson Henderson

Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light. – Norman B. Rice

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

One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone. – Shannon L. Alder

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

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. – Napolean Hill

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. – Pablo

The next time you want to withhold your help, or your love, or your support for another for whatever the reason, ask yourself a simple question: do the reasons you want to withhold it reflect more on them or on you? And which reasons do you want defining you forevermore? – Dan Pearce

To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own. – Abraham Lincoln

Love is not patronizing and charity isn’t about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same – with charity you give love, so don’t just give money but reach out your hand instead. – Mother Teresa, A Simple Path: Mother Teresa

Remember this. Hold on to this. This is the only perfection there is, the perfection of helping others. This is the only thing we can do that has any lasting meaning. This is why we’re here. To make each other feel safe. – Andre Agassi

Service to humanity is service to God. – Lailah Gifty Akita

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots. – Frank A. Clark

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. – Ann Landers

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. – Buddha

Stand up for someone who is in need so that it will build confidence in you to stand up for yourself at times when required… – Adil Adam Memon

The simple gift of giving becomes an elaborate rich aftertaste of a natural blissful feeling, lingering endlessly in my lifetime. – Wes Adamson

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. – John Quincy Adams

If you light a lamp for someone else it will also brighten your path. – Buddha

Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up. – Jesse Jackson

When you reach out to those in need, do not be surprised if the essential meaning of something occurs. – Stephen Richards

Sometimes, we may discover we helped the wrong person, but that should not be a reason to stop helping other people in need, even though we were fooled previously. If you want to do good, there are opportunities everywhere. Don’t let the fools spoil your good heart. – Nico J. Genes

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. – Napoleon Hill

There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he is willing to climb himself. – Andrew Carnegie

Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help. – Pope Paul VI

Let the echo of your footsteps spark a ray of hope in the heart of the hopeless and appear as help to the helpless. – Abhijit Naskar

Never suppress a generous thought. – Camilla Kimball

Every shine which destroys the darkness of others is a holy shine! – Mehmet Murat ildan

When the chance comes to do a good deed, don’t waste it because it might never come back. The ?world doesn’t have an (Undo) button; still, you have your conscience, brain, wisdom, and heart to help you do the right thing. – Noora Ahmed Alsuwaidi

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it. – John D. Rockefeller

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

The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others. – Albert Schweitzer

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me ‘Brian Tracy

When you help someone, you also help yourself. Instead of worrying about how much you get in return, you are better off helping as many people as you can. – Tapan Ghosh

Helping others is a good effort to instill human dignity – Gift Gugu Mona

Our prime purpose in life is to help others. If you can’t help them, at least do not hurt them. – Dalai Lama XIV

Ask not what I can get more from others, but instead what gift I have that can better help serve others more. – David Vosburg

Every single time you help somebody stand up, you are helping humanity rise. – Steve Maraboli

Your purpose in life is to use your gifts and talents to help other people. Your journey in life teaches you how to do that. – Tom Krause

You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want. – Zig Ziglar

Being able to uplift others is the biggest miracle in the world. – Sri Avinash Do

The most fulfilling times in my life are those times when I am helping others – Charmaine J Forde

Be nice to people… maybe it’ll be unappreciated, unreciprocated, or ignored, but spread the love anyway. We rise by lifting others. – Germany Kent

Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves. – Horace Mann

If you want your life to get better, sometimes the best thing you can do is to help improve somebody else’s life. – Joel Osteen

A single generosity enlarges the world. – Mary Anne Radmacher

Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving. – Henry Ford

Focus on building up others, and your own sense of self-worth will improve. Some call these random acts of human kindness. But the truth is, acting unselfishly is not random at all. Instead, it is a conscious, concerted effort to make the world better by making someone else’s life better. The bonus: you will be happier by doing it. – Scott Hamilton

You can raise your potential, when you help someone to reach their potential. – Amit Ray

Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way. – Swami Vivekananda

If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are. – John W. Gardner

Success comes in direct proportion to the number of people you help. – Will Craig

Don’t value your self worth by others or external things but by appreciating who you are within. And if you must measure your success do it not by what you have gained personally but what you have contributed to a wider benefit. – Rasheed Ogunlaru

A truly successful person is not one who achieves his highest ambitions, but one who enjoys helping others reach theirs. – Charbel Tadros

The best antidote I know for worry is work. The best cure for weariness is the challenge of helping someone who is even more tired. One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served. – Gordon B. Hinckley

If you are truly concerned about helping people and creating value for them in your business and life. God will take care of you, and the universe will reward you. – Bernard Kelvin Clive

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

Give yourself entirely to those around you. Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal. – Steve Maraboli

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor. – Norman Vincent Peale

To be a revolutionary you have to be a human being. You have to care about people who have no power. – Jane Fonda

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. – Buddha

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. – Albert Pike

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green. – Thomas Carlyle

  1. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. – Mother Teresa
    I shall not pass this way again: Then let me now relieve some pain, Remove some barrier from the road, Or brighten some one’s heavy load. – Eva Rose Park
    Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself. – John MacNaughton
    If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody. – Chinese Proverb
    When you dig another out of their troubles, you find a place to bury your own. – Unknown
    Our greatness has always come from people who expect nothing and take nothing for granted – folks who work hard for what they have, then reach back and help others after them. – Michelle Obama
    To me, there are saints every day. They stand up and help others and live for others and do things for others. – Theodore Melfi
    In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us. – Flora Edwards
    The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own. – Benjamin Disraeli
    The main rule to me is to honor God with your life. To live a life of integrity. Not be selfish. You know, help others. But that’s really the essence of the Christian faith. – Joel Osteen
    You need an attitude of service. You’re not just serving yourself. You help others to grow up and you grow with them. – David Green

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