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Helping Others Quotes

47 of the best book quotes about helping others
  1. #1
    “Everyone was so kind. Strong, too. In the darkest days, the Lord puts the best people into your life.”
  2. #2
    “You know God helps those that help themselves.”
  3. #3
    “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.”
  4. #4
    “Men and their cubs are very wise. He may be a help in time.”
  5. #5
    “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”
  6. #6
    “I wish that I could give you something . . .
    but I have nothing left.”
  7. #7
    ″‘Of course,’ Horton answered. ‘Of course I will stick. I will stick by you small folks through thin and through thick!‘”
  8. #8
    ″‘My friends!’ cried the elephant. ‘Tell me! Do tell! Are you safe? Are you sound? Are you whole? Are you well?‘”
  9. #9
    “And Horton called back to the Mayor of the town, ‘You’re safe now. Don’t worry. I won’t let you down.‘”
  1. #10
    ″‘Should I put this speck down? . . .’ Horton thought with alarm. ‘If I do, these small persons may come to great harm. I *can’t* put it down. And I *won’t!* After all A person’s a person. No matter how small.‘”
  2. #11
    ″‘What terrible splashing!’ the elephant frowned. ‘I can’t let my very small persons get drowned! I’ve *got* to protect them. I’m bigger than they.’ So he plucked up the clover and hustled away.”
  3. #12
    “For what are we born if not to aid one another?”
  4. #13
    “There are in this world blessed souls, whose sorrows all spring up into joys for others; whose earthly hopes, laid in the grave with many tears, are the seed from which spring healing flowers and balm for the desolate and the distressed.”
  5. #14
    Perhaps second-hand cares, like second-hand clothes, come easily off and on.
  6. #15
    “Ask for help when you need it, and give help when you can.”
  7. #16
    “You need more help than you know.”
  8. #17
    “For no man who lives at all lives unto himself. He either helps or hinders all who are in anywise connected to him.”
  9. #18
    “I don’t want to live in vain like most people. I want to be useful or bring enjoyment to all people, even those I’ve never met. I want to go on living even after my death!”
  1. #19
    “For every door that’s been opened to me, I’ve tried to open my door to others.”
  2. #20
    “If you want to make a difference, the next time you see someone being cruel to another human being, take it personally. Take it personally because it is personal!”
  3. #21
    “The more often he feels without acting, the less he will be able ever to act, and, in the long run, the less he will be able to feel.”
  4. #22
    “A day wasted on others is not wasted on one’s self.”
  5. #23
    “There are many Beth’s in the world, shy and quiet, sitting in corners till needed, and living for others so cheerfully that no one sees the sacrifices till the little cricket on the hearth stops chirping, and the sweet, sunshiny presence vanishes, leaving silence and shadow behind.”
  6. #24
    He often comes when they least expect him, when they are sad and disheartened.”
  7. #25
    “One of the best ways to make yourself happy is to make other people happy. One of the best ways to make other people happy is to be happy yourself.”
  8. #26
    “From sun in the summer. From rain when it’s fallish, I’m going to protect them. No matter how small-ish!”
  9. #27
    ″*Everyone* seemed to be yapping or yipping! *Everyone* seemed to be beeping or bipping! But it *wasn’t enough,* all this ruckus and roar! He HAD to find someone to help him make more. He raced through each building! He searched floor-to-floor!”
  1. #28
    “It’s the little things that smooths people’s roads the most.”
  2. #29
    “If you’re in trouble or hurt or need–go to poor people. They’re the only ones that’ll help–the only ones.”
  3. #30
    ″‘I’ll find it!’ cried Horton. ‘I’ll find it or bust! I SHALL find my friends on my small speck of dust!‘”
  4. #31
    “Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it. I confess, my dear fellow, that I am very much in your debt.”
  5. #32
    “Everything you have is to give.”
  6. #33
    “You can only actually help someone who wants to be helped.”
  7. #34
    “I knew from my own life experience that when someone shows genuine interest in your learning and development, even if only for ten minutes in a busy day, it matters. It matters especially for women, for minorities, for anyone society is quick to overlook.”
  8. #35
    “I have lived through much, and now I think I have found what is needed for happiness. A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor - such is my idea of happiness. And then, on top of all that, you for a mate, and children, perhaps - what more can the heart of a man desire?”
  9. #36
    “I am conscious that knowing me has caused you pain, and grief, and I hope that one day when you are less angry with me and less upset you will see not just that I could only have done the thing that I did, but also that this will help you live a really good life, a better life, than if you hadn’t met me.”
  1. #37
    “‘If Sara had been a boy and lived a few centuries ago,’ her father used to say, ‘she would have gone about the country with her sword drawn, rescuing and defending everyone in distress. She always wants to fight when she sees people in trouble.‘”
  2. #38
    “So call a big meeting. Get everyone out. Make every *Who* holler! Make every *Who* shout! Make every *Who* scream! If you don’t, every *Who* is going to end up in a Beezle-Nut stew!”
  3. #39
    ″‘My friend,’ came the voice, ‘you’re a *very* find friend. You’ve helped all us folks on this dust speck no end. You’ve saved all our houses, our ceilings and floors. You’ve saved all our churches and grocery stores.‘”
  4. #40
    “Time, as far as my father was concerned, was a gift you gave to other people.”
  5. #41
    “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
  6. #42
    ″‘Believe me,’ said Horton, ‘I tell you sincerely, my ears are quite keen and I heard him quite clearly. I *know* there’s a person down there. And, what’s more, quite likely there’s two. Even three. Even four.‘”
  7. #43
    “You is kind. You is smart. You is important.”
  8. #44
    “When stuck in the river, it is best to dive and swim to the bank yourself before someone drops a large stone on your chest in an attempt to hoosh you there.”
  9. #45
    “Though sympathy can’t alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.”
  10. #46
    “I let him know a hurt had been mended in a way that he couldn’t have known, and for that alone there would always be a piece of me indebted to him.”
  11. #47
    “No one but a woman can help a man when he is in trouble of the heart.”
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