90 Helping Others Quotes To Inspire You Support Others

Looking for quotes about helping others? We have rounded up the best collection of helping others quotes, sayings, captions, messages, and proverbs, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to always give a helping hand to people who need it.

Supporting people who are in need and facing challenges is a great service to humanity. No matter how small the good deed seems to be, extending a helping hand is the right thing to do.

Life can be tough for a lot of people, it gives you phases of struggles, challenges, and adversities. But the least you can do is to provide them with help, support, and a helping hand to sail through it.

These inspiring helping quotes are by famous authors, writers, leaders, teachers, religious heads, and more to emphasize the importance of helping the poor and needy.

When we serve others it brings joy, satisfaction, immense happiness, and a feeling of fulfillment to us also. To impact someone positively on an emotional, spiritual, or financial level is a great feeling of adding value to another’s life.

If you are inspired by these wise words of wisdom also check out powerful kindness quotes and quotes about serving others to inspire you to support others who need help.

Top 20 Helping Others Quotes

  1. “Service to humanity is service to God.”

  2. “We rise by lifting others.” – Robert Ingersoll                                                                         
    Helping Others Quotes
    Helping Others Quotes

  3. “Selfless giving is the art of living.”- Frederic Lenz

  4. “It’s good to be blessed. It’s better to be a blessing.”                                                                     
    Helping People Quotes
    Helping People Quotes

  5. “He who serves the most, reaps the most.”- Jim Rohn
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    Help Each Other Quotes

  6. “No one has ever become poor by giving.” – Anne Frank                                                                 
    Best Helping Others Quotes
    Best Helping Others Quotes


  7. “Help others!! Even if you know that won’t help you back.”

  8. “Be the reason someone believes in the goodness of people.”                                                   
    Famous Quotes About Helping Others
    Famous Quotes About Helping Others

  9. “Always help someone. You might be the only one who does.”

  10. “Helping others is the way we help ourselves.” – Oprah Winfrey
    Help Others in Need Quotes
    Help Others in Need Quotes

  11. “Part of being a person is about helping others.” – Regis Murayi

  12. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”- Albert Einstein

  13. “Helping people, even when you know they can’t help you back.”

  14. “Helping others is the secret sauce to a happy life.” – Todd Stocker

  15. “The greatest good is what we do for one another.” – Mother Teresa
    Inspirational Helping Others Quotes
    Inspirational Helping Others Quotes

  16. “The greatest success we’ll know is helping others succeed and grow.”

  17. “He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”- Abraham Lincoln
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    Helping Others Quotes Images

  18. “My mission? Being myself. Helping others. Become a better version of myself.”

  19. “I wondered why somebody didn’t do something. Then I realized, I am somebody.”

  20. “An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves.”- Lydia M. Child

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

  22. “If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.”- Proverb

  23. “To do more for the world than the world does for you, that is success.” – Henry Ford

  24. “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.”- Winston Churchill

  25. “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” – Oscar Wilde

  26. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”- Mahatma Gandhi
    Quotes About Serving Others
    Quotes About Serving Others

  27. “Helping other people can be a cure, not just for those who are in need, but for your soul as well.”

  28. “Always have a willing hand to help someone, you might be the only one that does.”- Roy T. Bennett

  29. “One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone.”

  30. “Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.”- Sally Koch

  31. “For me, being vulnerable is asking for help from other people whatever it may be.” – Mason Jennings

  32. “Helping one person might not change the whole world, but it could change the world for one person.”                                                                                                               
    Quotes About Supporting Others
    Quotes About Supporting Others

  33. “I cannot do all the good the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do.” – Jana Stanfield

  34. “Helping others in need is not only a responsibility for life; it is what gives meaning to life.” – Mollie Marti

  35. “If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.” – Robert South

  36. “The strongest people make time to help others, even if they’re struggling with their own personal problems.”

  37. “The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.” – Albert Schwetizer

  38. “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others and if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” – Dalai Lama
    Support Each Other Quotes
    Support Each Other Quotes

  39. “Doing something for yourself gives motivation. But doing something for others gives meaning.” – Maxime Lagace

  40. “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.” – Mandy Hale

  41. “Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.” – Danny Thomas

  42. “Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.” – Saint Augustine

  43. “No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.” – Taylor Swift

  44. “In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.” – Flora Edwards

  45. “A person’s most useful asset is not a head full of knowledge, but a heart full of love, an ear ready to listen and a hand willing to help others.”

  46. “Helping others, encouraging others, are often acts of being kind that have more meaning that you may realize.” – Catherine Pulsifer

  47. “Even the smallest act of caring for another person is like a drop of water -it will make ripples throughout the entire pond.” – Jessy and Bryan Matteo

  48. “Never underestimate the difference you can make in the lives of others. Step forward, reach out, and help. Reach out to someone that might need a lift.” – Pablo

  49. “If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.”- Chinese Proverb

  50. “Kindness one of the greatest gifts you can bestow upon another. If someone is in need, lend them a helping hand. Do not wait for a thank you. True kindness lies within the act of giving without the expectation of something in return.”

  51. “Helping others is only helping ourselves. If you want to help others, your little self must go. Let us rather purify ourselves, and the result must be that in so doing we shall help others.”- Swami Vivekananda

Best Helping Each Other Quotes

Donating to charitable organizations or the needy, feeding the hungry, volunteering in your services to others, being compassionate and kind to others are some of the ways of providing honest and heartfelt service to others.

As quoted by Ralph Waldo Emerson; “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.”

So by helping and supporting people in their tough times, we can make a great difference to help them stand again.

  1. “Help others win. You win.” – Jake Haynes

  2. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”

  3. “If serving others is below you, leadership is beyond you.”

  4. “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

  5. “Strong people don’t bring others down. They lift them up.”

  6. “When you learn, teach. When you get, give.”- Maya Angelou

  7. “Not he who has much is rich but he who gives much.”- Erich Fromm

  8. “Helping others, that must be one ingredient to success.” – Porter Gale

  9. “To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.” – Abraham Lincoln

  10. “Helping others in their times of need is the best gift to humanity.”- Trisha

  11. “We have a responsibility to help those around us and help others in need.”                                                                                                                                                                       
    Helping Others Succeed Quotes
    Helping Others Succeed Quotes

  12. “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan

  13. “The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving.”- Edwin Louis Cole

  14. “There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.”- Khalil Gibran

  15. “Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.”- Jim Rohn

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

  17. “When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.”

  18. “You have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” – Sam Levenson

  19. “Give to the world the best you have, and the best will come back to you.” – Madeline Bridges

  20. “While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate.”- Jackson Brown Jr.

  21. “The difference between a helping hand and an outstretched palm is a twist of the wrist.”- Laurence Leamer

  22. “You have the power to turn this tearful world into a cheerful one. The question is, will you?” – Abhijit Naskar

  23. “The more we work to help others get ahead, the more we begin to enjoy the life we are living.” – Joshua Becker

  24. “Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.”- Mother Teresa

  25. “Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.” – Roy T. Bennett

  26. “I believe that love expands. As you give love out, it’s received and reciprocated and it grows. That’s the beauty of it.” – Hill Harper

  27. “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

  28. “At the end, it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished. It’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.”- Denzel Washington

  29. “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 person-kind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely.” – Leo Buscaglia

Famous Bible Quotes About Helping Others

  1. “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.” – John 15:12

  2. “Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.” – Romans 12:13

  3. “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” – Galatians 6:2

  4. “A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.” – Proverbs 11:25

  5. “The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.” – Proverbs 22:9

  6. “Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.” – Proverbs 3:27

  7. “Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” – Philippians 2:4

  8. “Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor will himself call out and not be answered.” – Proverbs 21:13

  9. “Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.”- Proverbs 11:25

  10. “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:11

  11. “We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves.” – Romans 15:1                                                                                                                         
    Bible Quotes About Helping Others
    Bible Quotes About Helping Others

  12. “And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.”- Hebrews 13:16

  13. “Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.”- Matthew 5:42

  14. “Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.” – Proverbs 19:17

  15. “Give to everyone who begs from you, and from one who takes away your goods do not demand them back.” – Luke 6:30

  16. “In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” – Matthew 5:16

  17. “Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.”- Matthew 10:8

  18. “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” – Ephesians 2:10

  19. “If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.” – Romans 12:20

  20. “God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.” – Hebrews 6:10

  21. “If your brother becomes poor and cannot maintain himself with you, you shall support him as though he were a stranger and a sojourner, and he shall live with you.” – Leviticus 25:35

  22. “For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.” – Deuteronomy 15:11

  23. “’What should we do then?’ the crowd asked. John answered, ‘Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same.”- Luke 3:10-11

  24. “Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need.” – Ephesians 4:28

  25. “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.” – Philippians 2:3-4

  26. “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” – Luke 6:28

  27. “In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” – Acts 20:35

  28. “Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Luke 12:33-34

  29. “They also will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison, and did not help you?’ He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.” – Matthew 25:44 – 45

  30. “Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,’ but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.” – James 2:14-17

Inspirational Quotes About Helping Others

  1. “Sometimes give your services for nothing.”- Hippocrates

  2. “One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.”- George Eliot

  3. “If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.” – Buddha
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    Kindness Helping Others Quotes

  4. “Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.” – Jesse Jackson

  5. “There can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time and energy to helping others without expecting anything in return.” –Nelson Mandela

  6. “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” – Mohammed Ali

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

  8. “What do we live for if not to make the world less difficult for each other.” – George Eliot

  9. “The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members.”- Pearl S. Buck

  10. “The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.”- Robert F. Kennedy

  11. “Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you.” – James Freeman Clarke

  12. “Set your heart on doing good. Do it over and over again, and you will be filled with joy.”- Buddha

  13. “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”- John Holmes

  14. “Set your heart on doing good. Do it over and over again, and you will be filled with joy.” – Buddha

  15. “Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  16. “Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.” – Sally Koch

  17. “You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough people get what they want in life.”- Zig Ziglar
    Doing For Others Quotes
    Doing For Others Quotes

  18. “Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.” – Henry Ford

  19. “What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains is immortal.” – Albert Pine

  20. “When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching.” – Edward G. Bulwer

  21. “When wealth is centralized, the people are dispersed. When wealth is distributed, the people are brought together.”- Confucius

  22. “Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What’s in it for me?” – Brian Tracy

  23. “A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.” – Jim Rohn

  24. “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

  25. “No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”- Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK)

  26. “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”- Buddha

  27. “There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he is willing to climb himself.”- Andrew Carnegie

  28. “Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light. You’ll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today.”- Amy Leigh Mercree

  29. “Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.” – Gillian Anderson

  30. “When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.”- Norman Vincent Peale

  31. “If you’re not doing something with your life, then it doesn’t matter how long you live. If you’re doing something with your life, then it doesn’t matter how short your life may be. A life is not measured by years lived, but by its usefulness. If you are giving, loving, serving, helping, encouraging, and adding value to others, then you’re living a life that counts!” – John C. Maxwell


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