not logged in

Quotations on Help

<< Back to Subject List

A little help is worth a great deal of pity.

~ Unknown

He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.

~ Robert Green Ingersoll

Make yourself necessary to somebody.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.

~ Sir Walter Scott

No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions - he had money too.

~ Margaret Thatcher

Time and money spent in helping men do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.

~ Henry Ford

Every great man is always being helped by everybody; for his gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.

~ John Ruskin

Provision for others is a fundamental responsibility of human life.

~ Woodrow Wilson

Some people give time, some money, some their skills and connections, some literally give their life's blood. But everyone has something to give.

~ Barbara Bush

Generosity gives assistance, rather than advice.

~ Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

Help your brother's boat across and your own will reach the shore.

~ Proverbs

- Hindu Proverb

God helps them that help themselves.

~ Proverbs

If you ever need a helping hand you'll find one at the end of your arm.

~ Proverbs

- Yiddish Proverb

Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.

~ Giuseppe Garibaldi

Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.

~ George MacDonald

When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching.

~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Light is the task where many share the toil.

~ Homer

If you're in trouble, or hurt or need - go to the poor people. They're the only ones that'll help - the only ones.

~ John Steinbeck

<< Back to Subject List

South Africa's Top Sites