Some great Stewardship Quotes from a friend in Alabama


Phil Schroeder

9/14/2009

 "Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can." ~John Wesley

"You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving." ~Robert L. Stevenson
"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 Teresa
"Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present." ~Albert Camus
Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others. ~Barbara Bush
Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas. ~Dale Evans
"Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do."~K. Gibran
"The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit." ~Nelson Henderson
What I gave, I have; what I spent, I had; what I kept, I lost.
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know. ~W.H. Auden
"Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give."  ~Eleanor Roosevelt
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains."  ~Albert Pike
"You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you."
~John Bunyon
 
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can." ~Ashleigh Brilliant
 
"Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain." ~ Helen Keller
 
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. 
~Maya Angelou
 
Interesting that three things we crave most in life -- happiness, freedom, and peace of mind -- are more easily attained by giving them to someone else.
 
You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give. ~Sir Winston Churchill
 
"You will discover that you have two hands. One is for helping yourself and the other is for helping others."
~ Audrey Hepburn
 
"We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers."  ~ Seneca
He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self sacrifice. ~Henry Taylor
 
“Generosity gives assistance, rather than advice.”
 
Ken Himes
Minister of Administration
Trinity UMC
800 2nd Ave
Opelika, AL  36801
334-745-2632


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