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.

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!

submitted by Guideposts reader J. Talley of Shreveport, Louisian

To help someone in need is the surest way to touch God’s hand.

submitted by Alicia Dunham of Bakersfield, California

Look for a little bit of God in everyone.

submitted by Leonard Klappauf of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin

When in doubt, err on the side of generosity.

Ping Fu

Helping others is the secret sauce to a happy life.

Todd Stocker

This is the only perfection there is, the perfection of helping others.

Andre Agassi

Sometimes those who give the most are the ones with the least to spare.

Mike McIntyre

Life's most persistent and urgent question is: what are you doing for others?


Today, give yourself permission to be outrageously kind, irrationally warm, improbably generous.

Sasha Dicter