A famous man once said …

Mahatma Gandhi


“You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result” Mahatma Gandhi

Many of the world’s most inspirational people have been advocates of charity and the notion that doing something – no matter how small – is better than doing nothing.

Here are some more words of insight from people who’s actions made a difference:

“It is the greatest mistake of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little … do what you canSydney Smith

“I am only one, but I am one.  I cannot do everything, but I can do something.  And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do” Edward Everett Hale

“Nothing will work unless you do” Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back” Maya Angelou

The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation” Miriam Beard

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living”. Miriam Beard

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