20 Giving Quotes to Inspire Your Nonprofit Community

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20 Giving Quotes to Inspire Your Nonprofit Community

Charitable giving is a channel of happiness for the giver and the receiver alike. It is true that people are happier when they spend their money on others rather than spending on themselves. From time to time, charity work can be challenging and there is a need for inspiration in order to encourage the act of giving. This can be within a nonprofit team including nonprofit leaders or across communities of donors. The power of words is unmatched – therefore this article brings together the best 20 quotes that can inspire and result in an increased generosity. 

1. “Money is not the only commodity that is fun to give. We can give time, we can give our expertise, we can give our love, or simply give a smile. What does that cost? The point is, none of us can ever run out of something worthwhile to give.”

― Steeve Goodier

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

― Winston Churchill

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

― Maya Angelou

4. “No one has ever become poor by giving.”

― Anne Frank

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

― Mahatma Gandhi

6. “At the end 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

7. “Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting.”

― Brian Tracy

8. “It’s easier to take than to give. It’s nobler to give than to take. The thrill of taking lasts a day. The thrill of giving lasts a lifetime.”

― Joan Marques

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

― Gloria Steinem

10. “True giving from the heart is an expression of love.”

― Cara Stein

11. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”

― Rob Siltanen

12. “The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them away.”

― Dorothy Day

13. “As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.”

― Victor Hugo

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

― John Bunyan

15. “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.”

― Booker T.Washington

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

― Charles Dickens

17. “To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

18. “Life’s persistent and most urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?”

― Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

19. “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

20. “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

A huge part of charitable giving is building a community that encourages one another. If you are a nonprofit organization, you can always inspire your audience by picking the right words in your emails and other communication materials. Feel free to reach out to us for all kinds of customized and automated communication. 

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