Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
— Napoleon Hill
The longest voyages make the richest returns.
— Matthew Henry
That which we persist in doing becomes easier for us to do. Not that the nature of the thing has changed, but our power to do has increased.
— Heber Grant
Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
— Samuel Johnson
There are but two roads that lead to an important goal and to the doing of great things: strength and perseverance. Strength is the lot of but a few privileged men; but austere perseverance, harsh and continuous, may be employed by the smallest of us and rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistibly greater with time.
— Johann von Goethe
To save something each month develops self-control. This power frees one from fear and gives abiding courage.
— Samuel Reyburn
He that gets all he can honestly, and saves all he gets (except necessary expenses), will certainly become rich.
— Benjamin Franklin
Keep adding little to little, and soon there will be a great heap.
Financial freedom comes to people who save ten percent or more of their income throughout their lifetime.
— Brian Tracy
Never spend as much money as you earn. The smaller your expenditures are in proportion to your earnings the sooner you will become rich.
— E.W. Scripps
No man becomes rich unless he enriches others.
— Andrew Carnegie
Life is an exciting business and most exciting when lived for other people.
— Helen Keller
What we’ll remember when we’re old are the things we did for others.
— Will Rogers
When we meet other people’s needs, God always meets our needs.
— Joel Osteen
Blessed is he who has regard for the weak; the Lord delivers him in times of trouble. The Lord will protect him and preserve his life; he will bless him in the land and not surrender him to the desire of his foes. The Lord will sustain him on his sickbed and restore him from his bed of illness.
— Psalm 41:1-3
Charity is the bone shared with the dog when you are just as hungry as the dog.
— Jack London
No one has ever become poor by giving.
— Anne Frank
Jesus saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins. “I tell you the truth,” he said, “this poor widow has put in more than all the others.”
— Luke 21:1-3
A man’s drive for profit should be prompted by the desire to give charity.
— Rabbi Nachman of Braslav
Dad taught us in so many ways that we couldn’t just be concerned about our own circumstances. We also had to be concerned about the circumstances of others. I saw my father always giving and always sharing. In hindsight, this was remarkable in that we didn’t have that much to share or to give.
— John Lewis
The word of God tends to make large-minded, noble-hearted men.
— Henry Ward Beecher
I have made it a practice for several years to read the Bible through in the course of every year. I usually devote to this reading the first hour after I rise in the morning.
— John Quincy Adams
A knowledge of the Bible is essential to a rich and meaningful life.
— Billy Graham
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.
— Psalm 119:105
The word of God is the Christian soul’s best weapon, and it is essential to have it with him always. In doubt it decide; in consultation it directs; in anxiety it reassures; in sorrow it comforts; in failure it encourages; in defense it protects; in offense it is mightier than the mighty.
— Wilfred Grenfell
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you don’t have; remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for.
Contentment is achieved only in the absence of envy.
— Tim Kimmel
More than once I heard Mother say, if we couldn’t be happy here in this house, we’d never be happy anywhere.
— Henry Ford
To be content with what we possess is the greatest and most secure of riches.
He who is not contented with little will never be satisfied with much.
— Thomas Brooks
I have made many millions, but they have bought me no happiness. I would barter them all for the days I sat on an office stool in Cleveland and counted myself rich on three dollars a week.
— John D. Rockefeller
Integrity, good health, family and friends are worth more than anything money can buy.
— Robert Dedman
Many a man has found the acquisition of wealth only a change, not an end, of miseries.
The rich woman doesn’t know who her true friends are.
The more money you have, the more problems you have. I went from having no money to making comparatively a lot and all I’ve had are problems. Life was simpler when I had no money, when I just barely survived.