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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.
To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.
In the long run, we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving.
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of oneself to others.
All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.
I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me very much. I cannot recollect the words, but here is the sense of it: What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me.
It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well.
Do unto the other feller the way he'd like to do unto you, and do it fast.
God has given to all men free agency and has granted us the privilege to serve Him or serve Him not, to do that which is right or that which is wrong, but he will hold us strictly to an account for the use that we make of this agency.
Give light and people will find their own way.
Fragrance clings to the hand that gives the rose.
The real secret of happiness is not what you have or what you receive; it's what you share
We are rich only through what we give; and poor only through we refuse and keep.
Giving is true having.
Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.
We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.
Give little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
When people grow gradually rich their requirements and standard of living expand in proportion, while their present-giving instincts often remain in the undeveloped condition of their earlier days. Something showy and not-too-expensive in a shop is their only conception of the ideal gift.
All that this world knows of living lies in giving -- and more giving; He that keeps, be sure he loses -Friendship grows by what it uses.
He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much.
The more sympathy you give, the less you need.
You cannot hold on to anything good. You must be continually giving -- and getting. You cannot hold on to your seed. You must sow it -- and reap anew. You cannot hold on to riches. You must use them and get other riches in return.
One man gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want. [Proverbs 11-24]
Give, and it shall be given to you. For whatever measure you deal out to others, it will be dealt to you in return.
Let each one do just as he has purposed in his heart; not grudgingly or under compulsion; for God loves a cheerful giver. [2 Corinthians 9:7]
Sharing is sometimes more demanding than giving.
It is rare indeed that people give. Most people guard and keep; they suppose that it is they themselves and what they identify with themselves that they are guarding and keeping, whereas what they are actually guarding and keeping is their system of reality and what they assume themselves to be.
I have always noticed that a man who gives the most for the money, gets the most business.
If I choose to bless another person, I will always end up feeling more blessed.
EARN as much as you can. SAVE as much as you can. INVEST as much as you can. GIVE as much as you can.
Trust not the horse, O Trojans. Be it what it may, I fear the Grecians even when they offer gifts.
Seek joy in what you give not in what you get
If you continually give, you will continually have.
Go-Givers will become the best go-getters.
The Dead Sea is the dead sea, because it continually receives and never gives.
You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give.
You can no more give what you haven't learned than you can come back from a place you've never been.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
The more we give of anything, the more we shall get back.
The big print giveth, and the fine print taketh away.
There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most.
To get, give.
I wonder if it isn't just cowardice instead of generosity that makes us give tips.
Sow much, reap much; sow little, reap little.
Give a lot, expect a lot, and if you don't get it, prune.
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.
What we are doing is satisfying the American public. That's our job. I always say we have to give most of the people what they want most of the time. That's what they expect from us.
What we are doing is satisfying the American public. That's our job. I always say we have to give most of the people what they want most of the time. That's what they expect from us.
Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.
Plant a kernel of wheat and you reap a pint; plant a pint and you reap a bushel. Always the law works to give you back more than you give.
The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them.
It is like the seed put in the soil -- the more one sows, the greater the harvest.
A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forests. I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high.
we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give everything. I do and I demand that my players do. Any man's finest hour is when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle... victorious.
Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it as though it were a doctor's fee, and both ignored the transaction.
You only get to keep what you give away.
We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give.
He that loveth, flieth, runneth, and rejoiceth. He is free, and cannot be held in. He giveth all for all, and hath all in all, because he resteth in one highest above all things, from whom all that is good flows and proceeds.
Giving half answers won't make the conversation half as long.
To give is to receive...
A check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value will do. Give as you live.
The nine-tenths prove man's love, but the one-tenth tests man's legal obedience.
You give before you get.
There would be no advantage to be gained by sowing a field of wheat if the harvest did not return more than was sown.
Giving presents is a talent; to know what a person wants, to know when and how to get it, to give it lovingly and well. Unless a character possesses this talent there is no moment more annihilating to ease than that in which a present is received and given.
It is better to give than to lend, and it costs about the same.
He that bringeth a present findeth the door open.
Always think in terms of what the other person wants.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
Look around for a place to sow a few seeds.
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
You have to sow before you can reap. You have to give before you can get.
When you're nice to people, they want to be nice back to you.
I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual.
He who bestows his goods upon the poor shall have as much again, and ten times more.
Give and it shall be given unto you: good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over... [Luke 6:38]
The Liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself. [Proverbs 11.25]
Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock.
Getters don't get -- givers get.
More you give more you receive that is your possession.