Sometimes in life we need inspiration more than we need ideas. Fundraising can be tough and oftentimes, it’s tough to keep going when you’re feeling discouraged or you’ve experienced some setbacks. To find a little bit of fundraising inspiration, check out these inspiring quotes about fundraising that will lift you spirits and keep you motivated to do good works:
“He who allows his day to pass by without practicing generosity & enjoying life’s pleasures…breathes but does not live.”
“When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my nation. When I found I couldn’t change the nation, I began to focus on my town. I couldn’t change the town and as an older man, I tried to change my family. Now, as an old man, I realize the only thing I can change is myself, and suddenly I realize that if long ago I had changed myself, I could have made an impact on my family. My family and I could have made an impact on our town. Their impact could have changed the nation and I could indeed have changed the world.” -Author Unknown
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” -Winston Churchill
“The miracle is this – the more we share, the more we have.” -Leonard Nimoy, actor
“Everyone can be great because anyone can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t even have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Anybody who is running a marathon or doing a walkathon, doing a fundraiser for their school, their company, by far it’s guaranteed the easiest and most fun way to quickly set up a fundraising campaign and send it around to your friends and family.”– Edward Norton, actor.