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Giving Quotes

Why is it no one ever sent me yet one perfect limousine, do you suppose? Ah no, it's always just my luck to get one perfect rose.

Author: Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

Profession: American Humorous Writer

Give a lot, expect a lot, and if you don't get it, prune.

Author: Thomas J. Peters (1942)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author, Trainer

A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.

Author: Proverb


Sow much, reap much; sow little, reap little.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

You must give to get, You must sow the seed, before you can reap the harvest.

Author: Scott Reed


It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

I wonder if it isn't just cowardice instead of generosity that makes us give tips.

Author: Will Rogers (1879-1935)

Profession: American Humorist, Actor

Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.

Author: Jim Rohn

Profession: American Businessman, Author, Speaker, Philosopher

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.

Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)

Profession: Thirty-second President of the USA

He who gives while he lives, get to know where it goes.

Author: Percy Ross

Profession: American Columnist

To get, give.

Author: Bob Roth


Give little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist

For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.

Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1944)

Profession: French Aviator, Writer

When you give yourself, you receive more than you give.

Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1944)

Profession: French Aviator, Writer

There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most.

Author: May Sarton (1912)

Profession: American Poet, Novelist