Helping Others

Being of service to others is a gift to the world and to yourself. Quotes about helping others can inspire you to take the first step toward volunteering, donating, or simply going the extra mile for someone in your life. Help quotes can also get you back to on track if you need some motivation. Let a helping others quote remind you of the myriad ways you can make a difference today.

Mercy is radical kindness. Mercy means offering or being offered aid in desperate straits. Mercy is not deserved. It involves forgiving the debt, absolving the unabsolvable. Mercy, grace, forgiveness and compassion are synonyms.

Anne Lamott

Give yourself the same compassion you extend to others.

Bonnie Ratt

The idea of purpose is the idea that what we do matters to people other than ourselves.

Angela Duckworth

Generosity is a condition of the heart, not the wallet.

Shannan Martin, author

Compliments cost nothing but can make someone feel like a million bucks.

Angela Martinez

The greatest joys in life are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in our quiet hopes and labors for others.

Bryant McGill, author

Throw kindness around like confetti.

Jessica DeMenna

Be punctual, trustworthy, say 'please' and 'thank you'. I live by the principle of giving what you want others to give you. 

Lupita Nyong'o

I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.

Rosa Parks

The best gift you can give is your presence, your time, your love. A gift from your heart with no thought of reward.

submitted by Rachel Ridder

I believe in simple Christian values and I try to live by that. I can’t abide suffering. And that’s a Christian value, to not abide suffering.

Joseph Fiennes

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

Joseph Campbell