50 Quotes About Helping People To Inspire Your Fundraising

Inspirational Fundraising

50 Quotes About Helping People To Inspire Your Fundraising

If you’re raising money for charity, let these quotes about helping people inspire your fundraising.

If you’re raising money for charity, let these quotes about helping people inspire your fundraising.

These words of wisdom will motivate you through your tough training days and inspire you when you feel like you’re not making progress towards your fundraising target. Share some of these 50 quotes about giving with your donors to give your fundraising efforts a boost.

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

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

3. “It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” Kahlil Gibran

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

5. “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” Mother Teresa

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

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

8. “No one has ever become poor by giving.” Anne Frank

9. “He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.” Confucius

10. “Be the change you want to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

11. “It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than to watch it accumulate.” Gloria Steinem

12. “The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.” William James

13. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a gift and not giving it.” William Arthur Ward

14. "As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled." Victor Hugo

15. “It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live.” Ethel Percy Andrus

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

17. “We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in our hands to make a difference.” Nelson Mandela

18. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” Barack Obama

19. “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” Robin Williams

20. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Martin Luther King

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

22. “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou

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

24. “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

25. “We can do no great things, only small things with great love.” Mother Teresa

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

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

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

29. “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

30. “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” Dr. Loretta Scott

31. “What do we live for if not to make the world less difficult for each other.” George Eliot

32. “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” Mark Twain

33. “Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver." Barbara de Angelis

34. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Ian Maclaren

35. “When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else. And it’ll become like a wildfire.” Whoopi Goldberg

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

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

38. “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” Nelson Mandela

39. “The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.” Lao Tzu

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

41. “Extend yourself in kindness to other human being wherever you can.” Oprah Winfrey

42. “To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

43. “At the end of the day it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished… it’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.” Denzel Washington

44. “You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

45. “Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference.” Kathy Calvin

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

47. “Do some selfless service for people who are in need. Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves.” Nina Hagen

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

49. “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

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

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