Motivation Monday: Ten Quotes About Helping Others That You Should Read Today

Today, so much focus is put on materialistic goods, be it designer clothes, the most expensive house decor, or the latest technological gadget. While of course some of these items are nice to have, giving back to those in need, and helping others in any way you can is even better. So, today, in between stressing over what to buy, or which outfit to wear, consider helping those in your community who might be struggling. You will realize that this too, is a gift to yourself, as the best, and most rewarding gift you could receive is knowing you made a difference in someone else’s life. Here are ten quotes about helping others that you should read today to get inspired to help in your own community:

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” ― John Bunyan

“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” ― Steve Maraboli

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”-Charles Dickens

“It's not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something.May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of personkind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely.” ― Leo F. Buscaglia

“If you're not making someone else's life better, then you're wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better.” ― Will Smith

“Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” ― Booker T. Washington

“No act of kindness however small, is ever wasted.”-Aesop

“Remember this. Hold on to this. This is the only perfection there is, the perfection of helping others. This is the only thing we can do that has any lasting meaning. This is why we're here. To make each other feel safe.” ― Andre Agassi