24 Quotes About Helping Others

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During this time of social distancing, we’ve never felt more inclined to support our community. That’s why we rounded up a list of 24 quotes about helping others (because we could all use a little inspiration). Keep reading for all the details.

1. “No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.” — Taylor Swift

2. “At the end, it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished. It’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.” — Denzel Washington

3. “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” — Maya Angelou

4. “We’re all in this together. Each and every one of us can make a difference by giving back.” — Beyoncé

5. “If you’re not making someone else’s life better, then you’re wasting your time.” — Will Smith

6. “I think when you work really hard and you help others, God helps you get what you want.” — Gina Rodriguez

7. “You feel alive to the degree that you feel you can help others.” — John Travolta

8. “No one has ever become poor by giving.” — Anne Frank

9. “It’s not about giving back if you’re successful or a celebrity or how much money you have—it’s about your responsibility as an adult to help others.” — Trisha Yearwood

10. “Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

11. “Everyone suffers some injustice in life, and what better motivation than to help others not suffer in the same way.” — Bella Thorne

12. “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” — Oscar Wilde

13. “A hero is someone who is willing to help others in his or her best capacity.” — Ricky Martin

14. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill

15. “If you think of life as like a big pie, you can try to hold the whole pie and kill yourself trying to keep it, or you can slice it up and give some to the people around you, and you still have plenty left for yourself.” — Jay Leno

16. “They say to serve is to love. I think to serve is to heal, too.” — Viola Davis

17. “The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” — Helen Keller

18. “I think to have the skill set and the ability to physically help others in matters of life and death must be incredibly empowering.” — Karlie Kloss

19. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” — Dr. Seuss

20. “Even if people just contribute 10 cents, it all adds up.” — Lucy Liu

21. “I told myself it would be really selfish to let a little pain stop me from doing a lot of good.” — Halle Berry

22. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” — Albert Einstein

23. “The cumulative impact of thousands of small acts of goodness can be bigger than we imagine.” — Queen Elizabeth

24. “A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of.” — Nelson Mandela

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