We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
It is more blessed to give than to receive
One must know not just how to accept a gift, but with what grace to share it.
In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
The family that perseveres in good works will surely have an abundance of blessings.
When wealth is centralized, the people are dispersed. When wealth is distributed, the people are brought together.
Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life - a kind of destiny.
It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.
How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
I would rather have it said, 'He lived usefully,' than, 'He died rich.'
They who give have all the things. They who withhold have nothing.
When I do good, I feel good? when I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
There can be little doubt that a certain amount of corporate philanthropy is simply good business and works for the long-term benefit of the investors.
To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.
Horace Mann, in Lectures on Education
Deeds of giving are the very foundations of the world.