Giving Quotes

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.

Ogden Nash

To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.

Max Beerbohm

If you give what can be taken, you are not really giving. Take what you are given, not what you want to be given. Give what cannot be taken.

Idries Shah

If you're not giving the world the best you have, what world are you saving it for ?

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Forgiveness is me giving up my right to hurt you for hurting me.

Unknown

The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.

Jules Renard

Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Old men are fond of giving good advice, to console themselves for being no longer in a position to give bad examples.

Fran┴ois La Rochefoucauld

Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living!

Amanda Bradley

In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.

Solon

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.

Albert Einstein

Conversion is not implanting eyes, for they exist already; but giving them a right direction, which they have not

Plato

I don't like giving names to generations. It's like trying to read the song title on a record that's spinning.

Ian Williams

Night, like a giant, fills the church, from pavement to roof, and holds dominion through the silent hours. Pale dawn again comes peeping through the windows: and, giving place to day, sees night withdraw into the vaults, and follows it, and drives it out, and hides among the dead.

Charles Dickens

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.

Mother Teresa

The trick is to realize that after giving your best, there's nothing more to give.

Sparky Anderson

Love is not getting, but giving. Not a wild dream of pleasure and madness of desire - oh, no - love is not that! It is goodness and honor and peace and pure living - yes, love is that and it is the best thing in the world and the thing that lives the longest.

Henry Van Dyke

The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.

Hannah Whitall Smith

Philanthropy: A state of doing where the giving is easy.

Sheree Parris Nudd

A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune.

Richard Whately

What you say of the pride of giving life to an immortal soul is very fine dear, but I own I cannot enter into that: I think much more of our being like a cow or a dog at such moments: when our poor nature becomes so very animal and unecstatic

Queen Victoria

We should be careful and discriminating in all the advice we give. We should be especially careful in giving advice that we would not think of following ourselves. Most of all, we ought to avoid giving counsel which we don't follow when it damages those who take us at our word.

Adlai Stevenson

Passion can never purchase what true love desires: true intimacy, self-giving, and commitment

Unknown

Parents who are always giving their children nothing but the best usually wind up with nothing but the worst

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