Helping Quotes SMS Collection

Real joy comes not from ease or

Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile.  ~Wilfred Grenfell

The first question which the priest and

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked [on the Jericho Road] was:  "If I stop to help this man, what will

Not only must we be good but

Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.  ~Henry David Thoreau

If you think are too small to

If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.  ~Betty Reese

Unless someone like you cares a whole

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.  It’s not.  ~Dr. Seuss

I am only one but one cannot

I am only one, but I am one.  I cannot do everything, but I can do something.  And I will not let what I

If you do a good job for

If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time, because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure. 

If you pursue good with labor the

If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away

Each time a man stands up for

Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends

Ive learned that you shouldnt go through

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands.  You need to be able to throw something back. 

The only gift is a portion of

The only gift is a portion of thyself.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

When i was a young man wanted

When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world.  I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried

Sometimes a man imagines that he will

Sometimes a man imagines that he will lose himself if he gives himself, and keep himself if he hides himself.  But the contrary takes

Thousands of candles can be lighted from

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.  Happiness never decreases by

You may not have saved a lot

You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks,

Everyone thinks of changing the world but

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.  ~Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Great opportunities to help others seldom come

Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.  ~Sally Koch

The true meaning of life is to

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.  ~Nelson Henderson

Help one another theres no time like

Help one another; there’s no time like the present and no present like the time.  ~James Durst

You cant lead anyone else further than

You can’t lead anyone else further than you have gone yourself.  ~Gene Mauch

Love the earth and sun animals despise

Love the earth and sun and animals, Despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, Stand up for the stupid and crazy, Devote your

I am going to give from every

I am going to give from every corner of my soul.  ~Mike Dolan, www.hawaiianlife.comtwitter.com/HawaiianLife/status/3858199225

There are many in the world who

There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love. 

Be an opener of doors for such

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee, and do not try to make the universe a blind alley.  ~Ralph Waldo

One must be poor to know the

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!  ~George Eliot

Find out how much god has given

Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.  ~Saint Augustine

How wonderful it is that nobody need

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.  ~Anne Frank

Every action in our lives touches on

Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.  ~Edwin Hubbel Chapin

A bone to the dog is not

A bone to the dog is not charity.  Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the

Its good to be blessed better a

It’s good to be blessed.  It’s better to be a blessing.  ~Author Unknown

Act always from a sense of common

Act always from a sense of common humanity, and let God judge if it be charity.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Past the seeker as he prayed came

Past the seeker as he prayed came the crippled and the beggar and the beaten.  And seeing them… he cried, "Great God, how is

Instead of counting your days make days

Instead of counting your days, make your days count.  ~Author Unknown

Do not let what you cannot do

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.  ~John Wooden, They Call Me Coach

There is no use whatever trying to

There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves.  You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he is

Our prayers for others flow more easily

Our prayers for others flow more easily than those for ourselves.  This shows we are made to live by charity.  ~C.S.Lewis

Criticism like rain should be gentle enough

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.  ~Frank A. Clark

How far that little candle throws his

How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world. ~William Shakespeare, Merchant of Veniceact5 scene1 spoken

Dare to reach out your hand into

Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light.  ~Norman B. RiceSG

Charity sees the need not cause german

Charity sees the need, not the cause.  ~German Proverb

If everyone howled at every injustice act

If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a

The difference between a helping hand and

The difference between a helping hand and an outstretched palm is a twist of the wrist.  ~Laurence Leamer, King of the Night

Wherever a man turns he can find

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.  ~Albert Schweitzer

Dont be afraid of outgiving god it

Don’t be afraid of outgiving God.  It is impossible to do that.  ~Charles R. Swindoll

To put the world right in order

To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first

Sometime in your life hope that you

Sometime in your life, hope that you might see one starved man, the look on his face when the bread finally arrives.  Hope that

Life is never so busy that there

Life is never so busy that there is no time to serve.  ~Author Unknown

This is the true joy in life

This is the true joy in life – being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; being thoroughly worn out

The world is moved along not only

The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each

Generosity is not giving me that which

Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than

If you cant feed a hundred people

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.  ~Mother Teresa

It is the greatest of all mistakes

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little – do what you can.  ~Sydney Smith

Everybody can be great because anybody serve

Everybody can be great.  Because anybody can serve.  You don’t have to have a college degree to serve.  You don’t have to make your

No joy can equal the of serving

No joy can equal the joy of serving others.  ~Sai Baba

Being good is commendable but only when

Being good is commendable, but only when it is combined with doing good is it useful.  ~Author Unknown

My life is my message mahatma ghandi

My life is my message.  ~Mahatma Ghandi

The great use of life is to

The great use of life is to spend it for something that outlasts it.  ~William JamesCUL

Being a man or woman is matter

Being a man or a woman is a matter of birth.  Being a man or a woman who makes a difference is a matter

There are a thousand hacking at the

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root. ~Thoreau, Walden, 1854LCD

Live simply that others might live elizabeth

Live simply that others might simply live.  ~Elizabeth Ann Seton

If you have time to whine and

If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.  ~Anthony J. D’Angelo, The

Seek to do good and you will

Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you.  ~James Freeman Clarke

Be ashamed to die until you have

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.  ~Horace Mann

If the world seems cold to you

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.  ~Lucy Larcom

Ive seen and met angels wearing the

I’ve seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives.  ~Tracy Chapman

Look around the habitable world how few

Look around the habitable world: how few Know their own good, or knowing it, pursue. ~Juvenal, SatiresLCD

There are two ways of spreading light

There are two ways of spreading light – to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.  ~Edith Wharton, Vesalius in Zante