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We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving

For it is in giving that we receive.
Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.
It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.
From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
It is possible to give without loving, but it is impossible to love without giving.
I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
What you keep to yourself you lose, what you give away, you keep forever.
Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting.
To whom much is given is much required. [Luke 12:48]
In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.
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.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
There never was a person who did anything worth doing, who did not receive more than he gave.
No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Let me be a little kinder, Let me be a little blinder To the faults about me; Let me praise a little more, Let me be, when I am weary; Just a little bit more cheery, Let me serve a little better Those that I am striving for. Let me be a little braver When temptation bids me waver, Let me strive a little harder To be all that I should be; Let me be a little meeker to the brother that is weaker; Let me think more of my neighbor and a little less of me.
Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.
God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.
The human contribution is the essential ingredient. It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live.
When I give I give myself.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.
What we gave, we have; What we spent, we had; What we left, we lost.
It is more blessed to give than to receive. [Acts 20:35]
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.
Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.
You must give to get, You must sow the seed, before you can reap the harvest.
In Giving, a man receives more than he gives; and the more is in proportion to the worth of the thing given.
We must give more in order to get more, It is the generous giving of ourselves that produce the generous harvest.
While you have a thing it can be taken from you... but when you give it, you have given it. No robber can take it from you. It is yours then for ever when you have given it. It will be yours always. That is to give.
It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all.
Nature does not give to those who will not spend...
The trick is to realize that after giving your best, there's nothing more to give.
Giving opens the way for receiving.
There is no delight in owning anything unshared.
When you give yourself, you receive more than you give.
He who gives while he lives, get to know where it goes.