Whenever we’re really busy or having a bad day, reading some motivational quotes can remind us about the importance of charity and helping others. We thought we would share a few of our favourite quotes from public figures and maybe you’ll feel inspired too! If these leave you feeling in a fundraising mood, don’t forget to sign up and give as you shop using GoRaise!
Have a read of what the greats had to say.
The “Third World” is a term I don’t like very much, because we’re all one world. I want people to know that the largest part of humanity is suffering.
– Audrey Hepburn
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
– Winston Churchill
Life’s persistent and most urgent question is ‘what are you doing for others?’
– Martin Luther King Jr
No one has ever become poor by giving.
– Anne Frank
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
– Mohammed Ali
Our prayers for others flow more easily than those for ourselves. This shows we are made to live by charity.
– C.S Lewis
My life is my message.
– Mahatma Gandhi
If you get, give. If you learn, teach.
– Maya Angelous
I believe that love expands. As you give love out, it’s received and reciprocated – and it grows. That’s the beauty of it.
– Hill Harper
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
– Charles Dickens
You may not always have a comfortable life, and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once, but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.
– Michelle Obama
The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other.
– Princess Diana
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