Popular Quotes and Sayings about Giving

A compliment is a gift, not to be thrown away carelessly, unless you want to hurt the giver. ~Eleanor Hamilton

The great art of giving consists in this: the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated. ~Baltasar Gracian

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. ~Kahlil Gibran

He who receives a benefit should never forget it; he who bestow should never remember it. ~Pierre Charron

Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can. ~John Wesley

Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind. ~William Shakespeare