Helpful Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old helpful quotes, helpful sayings, and helpful proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Be helpful - even if there's no immediate profit in it. Susan Ward
Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give him one of yours.  Zig Ziglar
Sometimes the most helpful thing you can do is to stop trying to be helpful. Harriet Lerner
It is not helpful to help a friend by putting coins in his pockets when he has got holes in his pockets. Elizabeth Bowen
It's always helpful to have somebody help buoy you in difficult times and problem-solve with and to share the marvelous moments with as well. Jane Poynter
It will be helpful in our mutual objective to allow every man in America to look his neighbor in the face and see a man-not a color. Adlai Stevenson I
Be a helpful friend, and you will become a green tree with always new fruit, always deeper journeys into love. Rumi
The art of being helpful is behaving as if everything we do matters - because we never know which things might. Gloria Steinem
Be helpful to all who need your assistance, but don't overdo it. Over-helpfulness too often results in under-performance. Mardy Grothe
A helpful hand is a lesson in sharing and if you have the means why not play your part. Those who refuse your help are foolish, as we all know appreciating the helpful hand is just smart. Julie Hebert
To achieve greatness, let us be helpful and grateful to others. Debasish Mridha
Always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual. Terry Pratchett
It seems to me that the only way one can be helpful is to extend one's hand to someone else involuntarily, and without ever knowing how useful this will be. Rainer Maria Rilke
Helpful is the new viral. Laura Fitton
It is helpful for a woman artist not to have a husband. Jeanette Winterson
The helpful thought for which you look Is written somewhere in a book. Edward Gorey
It's always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile. Garry Marshall
It is helpful to know the proper way to behave, so one can decide whether or not to be proper. Gail Carson Levine Ella Enchanted
It's been helpful to have so many opportunities to look different so people stop pigeonholing you. Margot Robbie
I think it's helpful to aspire to make films if you feel that other people are not doing what you want to do. Whit Stillman
It is actually helpful to acknowledge the truth that we are just as quirky as everyone else and that God loves quirky! Stasi Eldredge
It's always helpful to remember that in the grand scheme of things you are much more important than... um, wait, than... something, maybe. Demetri Martin
The most helpful piece of advice that I could give to anybody is to select a charity, or create a charity, that you really feel passionate about and if you do, don't give up. Evelyn Lauder
It's very helpful to start with something that's true. If you start with something that's false, you're always covering your tracks. Something simple and true, that has a lot of possibilities, is a nice way to begin. Paul Simon
It is helpful to think of people as having two fundamental motivations: the desire to see ourselves as honest, good people, and the desire to gain the benefits that come from cheating - on our taxes or on the football field. Dan Ariely
In a dilemma, it is helpful to change any variable, then reexamine the problem. Robert A. Heinlein
If you find something helpful to give you a hand, allow it to assist you, hands down! Julie Hebert
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us. George Eliot
Leaders do what is uncomfortable but helpful. They run away from the comfort that doesn't produce any help for the world. Israelmore Ayivor
If you ask me, what is helpful to creativity is training the eye to notice things, to observe closely and precisely, being careful not to make a muddle of it. Ian Graham
People are so helpful. People will stop what they're doing to show you something, to walk with you through a section of the town, or explain how a suspension bridge really works. David McCullough