Support Sayings and Quotes

Although it's tough to ask for it, everyone needs assistance occasionally. Life gets rough and even the strong need support to help ease the burden. Something as simple as offering a kind word can do wonders for someone down on their luck. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and inspirational quotes on support when you need it most.


We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.

Ronald Reagan

Encourage, lift and strengthen one another. For the positive energy spread to one will be felt by us all. For we are connected, one and all.     

Deborah Day

If you want to support others you have to stay upright yourself.

Peter Heg

It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.     

Simone Weil

He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.

Robert Green Ingersoll

It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.     

Ovid

Never reach out your hand unless you're willing to extend an arm.

Elizabeth Fuller

To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.

Mother Teresa

Life's most urgent questions is: 'What are you doing for others?'

Martin Luther King

When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching.     

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

The truest help we can render an afflicted man is not to take his burden from him, but to call out his best energy, that he may be able to bear the burden.

Phillips Brooks

If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.

Arabian Proverb

Support the strong, give courage to the timid, remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed.

Whitney M. Young

Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.

Les Brown

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

Sometimes the only thing you could do for people was to be there.

Terry Pratchett

Helping others isn't a chore; it is one of the greatest gifts there is.     

Liya Kebede

To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.

Baruch Spinoza

To aid life, leaving it free, however, that is the basic task of the educator.

Maria Montessori

Helping people getting a great start in life, a great foundation, is an investment.     

Gerry Schwartz

Give, but give until it hurts.

Mother Teresa

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

Aesop

Look up and not down. Look forward and not back. Look out and not in, and lend a hand.

Edward Everett Hale

Never look down on anybody unless you helping him up.

Jesse Jackson

When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.     

Martin Luther King

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.     

Kahlil Gibran

I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something I can do.     

Edward Everett Hale

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Disraeli

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