quotes tagged with 'giving'
Author: John Bunyon, Source: Unknown
A man was there, and they called him mad;
The more he gave, the more he had.
Author: Unknown, Source: It's A Wonderful Life
All that you’ll ever keep in life is that which you’ve given away.
Author: Spencer W. Kimball, Source: http://www.providentliving.org/content/display/0,11666,5162-1-...
Sometimes we have been a bit penurious [stingy] and figured that we had for breakfast one egg and that cost so many cents and then we give that to the Lord. I think that when we are affluent, as many of us are, that we ought to be very, very generous. . . . I think we should . . . give, instead of the amount we saved by our two meals of fasting, perhaps much, much more—ten times more where we are in a position to do it
Author: Unknown, Source: Conference Report, 1934
"It is not what we receive that enriches our lives. It is what we give."
Christmas means giving—and “the gift without the giver is bare.” Giving of self; giving of substance; giving of heart and mind and strength in assisting those in need and in spreading the cause of His eternal truth—these are of the very essence of the true spirit of Christmas.Author: President Gordon B. Hinckley, Source: What Shall I Do Then with Jesus Which Is Called Christ?, Ensig...
So, what used to be “Sure, I’ll do your web site” is now more often “Sure, I’ll give you 10 hours and 3 calls over the next month to use however you want.” If nothing else, it helps everyone understand that time is a precious commodity, but it also gets me out of being the de facto manager for every aspect of a project I touch. So far, it seems to be working swell.Author: Merlin Mann, Source: http://www.43folders.com/2004/12/29/a-year-of-getting-things-d...
There is more to Christmas than neckties, earrings, toys, and all the tinseled stuff of which we make so much. Christmas means giving—and "the gift without the giver is bare." Giving of self; giving of substance; giving of heart and mind and strength in assisting those in need and in spreading the cause of His eternal truth—these are of the very essence of the true spirit of Christmas.Author: Gordon B. Hinckley, Source: Ensign, December 1983, p. 3
Sharing makes you bigger than you are. The more you pour out, the more life will be able to pour in.Author: Jim Rohn, Source: Unknown
Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.Author: Jim Rohn, Source: Unknown
Christmas means giving. The Father gave his Son, and the Son gave his life. Without giving there is no true Christmas, and without sacrifice there is no true worship.Author: Gordon B. Hinckley, Source: "What Shall I Do Then with Jesus Which Is Called Christ?" Ensign, Dec. 1983, 3