Stewardship Sayings and Quotes

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

The very best board members serve as fervent advocates for the organization while faithfully serving as good stewards for the public. Jim Norvell
As for him who voluntarily performs a good work, verily God is grateful and knowing. The Koran Ch 2
Any work done by a follower of Christ to the glory of God is 'gold, silver, precious stones.' But if any follower of Christ works with any self interest or personal ambition involved, it will be,'wood, hay, and stubble,' and will be burned. Billy Graham
Christians at work in the world are the only real spiritual light in the midst of great spiritual darkness. This places a tremendous responsibility on all of us. Billy Graham
Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7
Friendship, like money, is a trust, a stewardship, a responsibility. William Arthur Ward
Reverence for nature is compatible with willingness to accept responsibility for a creative stewardship of the earth. Rene Dubos
The principles of stewardship bring accountability into each act of governance, while partnership balances responsibility. Peter Block
One need ask only one question: 'What for?' What am I to unify my being for? The reply is: Not for my own sake. Martin Buber
The alternative to leadership is stewardship. Peter Block
Stewardship asks us to be deeply accountable for the outcomes of an institution, without acting to define purpose for others, control others, or take care of others. Peter Block
Christian Stewardship involves doing God's will in all things. Stephen F. Olford
A steward understands that God has given instruction on how to care for his earth. Daniel K. Lagat
Stewardship is taking care of something that belongs to another. Edward Brown
The earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations. Pope John Paul II
The care of the earth is our most ancient and most worthy and, after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it, and to foster its renewal, is our only legitimate hope. Wendell Berry
When a man becomes a Christian, he becomes industrious, trustworthy and prosperous. Now, if that man when he gets all he can and saves all he can, does not give all he can, I have more hope for Judas Iscariot than for that man! John Wesley
Simply because humankind have the power now to meddle or 'manage' or 'exercise stewardship' in every nook and cranny of the world does not mean that we have a right to do so. Even less, the obligation. Edward Abbey
Leadership is stewardship, it's temporary and you're accountable! Andy Stanley
I owe everything I have to them when I'm out there on the mound. But I owe the fans nothing and they owe me nothing when I am not pitching. Christy Mathewson
The way to thrive is to help others thrive; the way to flourish is to help others flourish; the way to fulfill yourself is to spend yourself. Cornelius Plantinga
The surplus wealth we have gained to some extent at least belongs to our fellow beings; we are only the temporary custodians of our fortunes, and let us be careful that no just complaint can be made against our stewardship. Jacob Schiff
God is looking for a faithful steward--someone He can trust to obey Him. Laura W. Watts
A leader must be a good listener. He must be willing to take counsel. He must show a genuine concern and love for those under his stewardship. James E. Faust
Finance is not merely about making money. It's about achieving our deep goals and protecting the fruits of our labor. It's about stewardship and, therefore, about achieving the good society. Robert J. Schiller
Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God; and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others. David Brainerd
No one has ever become poor by giving. Anne Frank
Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times. John Gerzema
Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others. Barbara Bush
You haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. Bob Hope