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.

My father said there are two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better.

Marlo Thomas

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

Albert Einstein

If your cup runneth over, share some.

from a New York City billboard

True not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.

Arthur Ashe

It is not simply that we share with each other a common humanity, but that individually we have no humanity without each other.

Sara Maitland
Whenever you are blue or lonely or stricken by some humiliating thing you did, the cure and the hope is in caring about other people.
Diane Sawyer

Err in the direction of kindness.

George Saunders

Manners...don't forget, are kindness. You must always be kind.

Melissa Hellstern

While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation.

Maya Angelou

My faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference.

President Jimmy Carter
In a career playing heroes, I learned a little about the real thing. A hero stands up—for himself, for herself, but most importantly for others.
Kevin Sorbo

Feelin' helpless? Help someone!

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