39 Inspiring Selflessness Quotes To Appreciate Others

Perhaps you’re writing a greeting card or maybe you simply need to write something inspiring on someone’s social media account. Either way – there are plenty of selfless people in the world all trying to make it a better place. I hope these quotes can serve you and inspire your soul, and remind people of how worthy their actions are.

Best Quotes About Selflessness

1. Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience lifeโ€™s deepest joy: true fulfillment.

Tony Robbins

2. Selfless service alone gives the needed strength and courage to awaken the sleeping humanity in oneโ€™s heart.

Sai Baba

3. Itโ€™s when youโ€™re acting selflessly that you are at your bravest.

Veronica Roth

4. Do some selfless service for people who are in need. Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves.

Nina Hagen

5. A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.

Bernard Shaw

6. A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

James Keller

7. Always do good to others. Be selfless. Mentally remove everything and be free.


8. Desire is the root of selfishness; clear your heart of desire and be selfless. Selflessness is the key to inner peace.

Christofer Drew

9. Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.

Thomas Carlyle

10. Then give to the world the best you have. And the best will come back to you.

Madeline Bridges

11. A hero is somebody who is selfless. Who is generous in spirit. Who just tries to give back as much as possible and help people. A hero to me is someone who saves people and who really deeply cares.

Debi Mazar

12. There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.

Mandy Hale

13. Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.

Helen Keller

14. We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act.


15. Selfless acts are a source of profound meaning for your self and your life.

Ron Kaufman

16. Real living is living for others.

Bruce Lee

17. It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.

Dalai Lama

18. Selfless giving unto others represents oneโ€™s true wealth.

Jon M. Huntsman

19. Selflessness is of its very nature. Self-discipline is its requirement. Prayer opens its reservoir of power.

Gordon B Hinckley

20. If selfishness is the key to being miserable, then selflessness must be the key to being happy!

Joyce Meyer

21. Every unselfish act of love whispers God’s name.

Bob Golf

22. Selfless giving does not imply superiority. Selfless giving is about love.

Frederick Lenz

23. Witnessing a selfless act brings tears to remind us how we should be treating others.

Bryant McGill

24. The best mantrum is selfless giving beause as you repeat it again and again, you change.

Frederick Lenz

25. By becoming the answer to someoneโ€™s prayer, we often find the answers to our own.

Dieter F. Uchtdorf

26. There is no limit to what a man can do so long as he does not care a straw who gets the credit for it.

Charles Edward Montague

27. Selfless giving doesnโ€™t mean you let people walk all over you.

Frederick Lenz

28. Spirituality does two things for you. One, you are forced to become more selfless, two, you trust to providence.

Imran Khan

29. Give me few men and women who are pure and selfless and I shall shake the world.

Swami Vivekananda

30. With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.

Muhammad Ali

31. Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

Marianne Williamson

32. My mother taught me to be honest, to be selfless, and to touch people in a positive way.

Scott Eastwood

33. I believe that as much as you take, you have to give back. It’s important not to focus on yourself too much.

Nicole Kidman

34. Day after day, ordinary people become heroes through extraordinary and selfless actions.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

35. You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.

John Wooden

36. Selfless action is a source of strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

37. We are capable of doing wonderful and selfless things.

Adam Hamilton

38. The key to a self-fulfilled life lies in consistent selfless deeds.

Edmond Mbiaka

39. Only a life lived for oothers is a life worth living.

Albert Einstein

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