Studies show that helping others is one of the most beneficial things you can do to improve your own happiness. So why is it that so many of us shy away from making that connection and helping others. Hopefully the quotes bellow will inspire you to get out there and start helping others.
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Build your reputation by helping other people build theirs.
Success is attaining your dream while helping others to benefit from that dream materializing.
Helping others isn’t a chore; it is one of the greatest gifts there is.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Relationships are about helping motivate each other to be all that you can be.
By helping others, you will learn how to help yourselves.
Everything good that’s ever happened to me came out of helping others.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it’s at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others.
Some people feel good about helping others, and they do so often. They do not realize that their good deeds have a second agenda. They want to be appreciated.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.
When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.
There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.
Love is not patronizing and charity isn’t about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same — with charity you give love, so don’t just give money but reach out your hand instead.
Strong people don’t put others down… They lift them up.
I don’t want to live in the kind of world where we don’t look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I cant change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he is willing to climb himself.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
If you’re in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.
Give, but give until it hurts.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough people get what they want in life.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.
It’s not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of person-kind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely.
An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves.
To do more for the world than the world does for you, that is success.
In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.
If you get, give. If you learn, teach.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others and if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
People never forget that helping hand especially when times are tough.
Somewhere along the way, we must learn that there is nothing greater than to do something for others.
Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.
The more I help others to succeed, the more I succeed.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.
Let me do all the good I can, to all the people I can, as often as I can, for I shall not pass this way again.
Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.