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sharing Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about sharing
  1. #1
    “I learned at a young age that people were happy when I asked them about themselves, and I listened and retained the things they told me. I found that by sharing my personal experiences, like through my blog, we’re not alone - that the most shameful, personal, specific things you’re going through are actually universal. You can laugh about it. I want to make a contribution that matters, and I want to be as vulnerable and raw as possible so other people feel less alone. I want to make people happy and make them laugh - even if it’s at my own expense.”
  2. #2
    ″Have something to bring to the table, because that will make you more welcome.″
  3. #3
    “Whatever food or water they found was shared equally among all of them. When the smaller boys grew too tired to walk, the older boys took turns carrying them on their backs.”
  4. #4
    “Practice sharing the fullness of your being, your best self, your enthusiasm, your vitality, your spirit, your trust, your openness, above all, your presence. Share it with yourself, with your family, with the world.”
  5. #5
    “This hour I tell things in confidence,
    I might not tell everybody, but I will tell you.”
  6. #6
    “Now it was time for him to move out. She wasn’t there, so he must go for both of them. It was up to him to pay back to the world in beauty and caring what Leslie had loaned him in vision and strength. ‘As for the terrors ahead—for he did not fool himself that they were all behind him—well, you just have to stand up to your fear and not let it squeeze you white. Right, Leslie?’ ‘Right.‘”
  7. #7
    “This is so because a shared pain is no longer paralyzing but mobilizing, when understood as a way to liberation.”
  8. #8
    “A minister is not a doctor whose primary task is to take away pain. Rather, he deepens the pain to a level where it can be shared. ”
  1. #9
    “She loses not only her mother but also the encouragement and revalidation of the self she needs as well as the real sharing she would want to do with her mother at that time.”
  2. #10
    “Sharing tales of those we’ve lost is how we keep from really losing them.”
  3. #11
    “If you take in someone else’s poison – thinking you can cure them by sharing it – you will instead store it within you.”
  4. #12
    “The charitable say in effect, ‘I seem to have more than I need and you seem to have less than you need. I would like to share my excess with you.’ Fine, if my excess is tangible, money or goods, and fine if not, for I learned that to be charitable with gestures and words can bring enormous joy and repair injured feelings.”
  5. #13
    “I gotta think about that. We was always gonna do it by ourselves.”
  6. #14
    “What’s mine is yours, and what is yours is mine.”
  7. #15
    “Men give away nothing as so liberally as their advice.”
  8. #16
    “The real secret of happiness is not what you give or what you receive, it’s what you share.”
  9. #17
    “If endless love was a dream, then it was a dream we all shared, even more than we all shared the dream of never dying or of traveling through time, and if anything set me apart it was not my impulses but my stubbornness, my willingness to take the dream past what had been agreed upon as the reasonable limits, to declare that this dream was not a feverish trick of the mind but was an actuality at least as real as that other, thinner, more unhappy illusion we call normal life.”

Books by Henri J. M. Nouwen

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Bread and Wine: Readings for Lent and Easter book
G.K. Chesterton, Philip Yancey, Frederick Buechner, Madeleine L'Engle, Henri J. M. Nouwen, Dorothy Day, Augustine, Kathleen Norris, Meister Eckhart, Kahlil Gibran, Søren Kierkegaard, C. S. Lewis
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