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A "Win-Win" Situation is the one where we give cheerfully to the Society as much as we can, and also accept gracefully whatsoever the Society offers to us. Interestingly, the givers gets richer by giving, and they also see their names carved on hearts and minds (rather than only on tombstones) in such win-win situations. Remember: Doing nothing for others = Undoing of yourselves.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.

Richard Whately

Being neutral is impossible in many cases, because it may mean that you are an accomplice. You can be fair and objective only by giving a listening ear to both parties. And yet your objectivity will still be scruitinized by subjective minds.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.

Socrates

Giving is the key to all success in all applications of human life.

Bryant McGill

Have you ever felt a desert-like lonliness, facing all the lions, hyenas and snakes of your imagination, with no weapon, no partner, nothing but silent, ugly, harmful aloe vera plants all around you? Giving up will only means death, while fighting, means death too..

The wise Pharoah Moe

I want to go on living even after my death,
And therefore I am grateful to God
For giving this gift…
Of expressing all that is in me.

Ann Frank, Diary of Ann Frank

If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.

Buddha

Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.

Og Mandino

The act of true giving is indistinguishable from receiving.

Bryant McGill

The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself. Check yourself against this list of obstacles to a pleasing personality interrupting others sarcasm vanity being a poor listener insincere flattery finding fault challenging others without good cause giving unsolicited advice complaining attitude of superiority envy of others' success poor posture and dress.

Unknown

The giving and receiving of pleasure is a need and an ecstasy.

Kahlil Gibran

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.

Anna Quindlen

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.

Robert Louis Stephenson

You get most things in life not by taking, but by giving.

Bryant McGill

You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then your skin and finally your soul.

Charles De Gaulle

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.

Henri Nouwen

Courageous risks are life-giving, they help you grow, make you brave, and better than you think you are.

Joan L. Curcio

We suffer because we feel we are giving more than we receive. We suffer because our love is going unrecognized. We suffer because we are unable to impose our own rules.

Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I sat down and wept

Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills, responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunites for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults.

Eric Hoffer

For it is in giving that we receive.

Saint Francis of Assisi

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Mao Zedong

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

Failing doesn't make you a failure. Giving up, accepting your failure, refusing to try again does

Richard Exely

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.

Mother Theresa

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