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.

If every person in this room made it a rule that whenever you can, you will try to act a little kinder than is necessary—the world really would be a better place. And if you do this...someone else, somewhere, someday, may recognize in you, in every single one of you, the face of God.

R. J. Palacio

I tell my boys I'm going to needlepoint them a belt that says, 'Being a gentleman is not a part-time job.' They've heard that more times than they can count.

Tory Burch

Kindness works. It's like a boomerang: It always comes back to you, even if not from the person you gave it to.

Gayle King

Sometimes we need someone to turn on the flashlight for us. Other times, we need to turn it on for others.

Lizzie Velasquez

Generosity truly is the best investment.

Diane von Furstenberg

No matter how dark it gets, we all have to be light for each other.

Tyler Perry

Every day, I recognize the power of kindness to change our world. I've never been so convinced that kindness is the essential antidote to the divisions and disconnections we're seeing.

Daniel Lubetzky

Help is a prayer. And by help, I mean Hello Eternal Loving Presence.

Michael Bernard

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