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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.