Quotes on Receiving

Asking is the beginning of receiving... Jim Rohn

You don't measure life by receiving awards. Mikhail Baryshnikov

The act of true giving is indistinguishable from receiving. Bryant H Mcgill

Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed. Fulton J Sheen

When you shut down the giving you shut down the receiving. Mark Victor Hansen

just as you cannot receive without giving, so neither can you give without receiving ... Peace Pilgrim

It always boils down to the same thing - not only receiving love, but desperately needing to give it. Audrey Hepburn

being made happy isn't receiving something new, it's being made to understand what we have. Gwen Bristow

Receive a guest with the same attitude you have when alone. When alone, maintain the same attitude you have in receiving guests. Soyen Shaku

In generosity we are equally singular, acquiring our friends by conferring, not by receiving, favours. Thucydides

Although only one man may be receiving the favors of a woman, all men in her presence are warmed. Leonard Cohen

You see, the problem in life isn't in receiving answers. The problem is in identifying your current questions. Once you get the questions right, the answers always come. James Redfield

It is better to deserve without receiving than to receive without deserving Robert Green Ingersoll

Nothing would disgust me more, morally, than receiving an Oscar, Luis Bunuel

Everything that you receive is not measured according to its actual size, but, rather that of the receiving vessel. Juana Ines de la Cruz

you cannot give to people what they are incapable of receiving. Agatha Christie

Now flattery can never do good; twice cursed in the giving and the receiving, it ought to be. Maria Edgeworth

Allow yourself to be possessed by God by receiving Jesus, and you will never be possessed by anything else. Stormie Omartian

When you write songs, you gotta be like a receiving station: you gotta be aware of what's going on around you. I never know what a song is going to be about before I write it. Tony Joe White

There is no Pleasure like that of receiving Praise from the Praiseworthy Richard Steele

Judgments that constrain your giving are the very demons that are keeping you from receiving. Martha Beck

Gratitude is what starts the receiving process. Jim Rohn

I am more afraid of deserving criticism than of receiving it. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I gave it all that I had, and it's gratifying that others seem to be receiving it so well. Debbie Reynolds

Ask abundantly, for the measure of your asking shall be that of your receiving. Coventry Patmore

The key to effective giving is to stay open to receiving. Bob Burg

And so I have come to understand that strength, inner strength, comes from receiving love as much as it comes from giving it. Donald Miller

I have come to believe that giving and receiving are really the same. Giving and receiving - not giving and taking Joyce Grenfell

Happiest is he who expects no happiness from others. Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving. So learn to love and give, and not to expect anything from others. Meher Baba

Giving opens the way for receiving. Florence Scovel Shinn

Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving. Meher Baba

The giving and receiving of pleasure is a need and an ecstasy. Khalil Gibran

I'm now so much more capable of receiving love and giving it in a far different way. Nicole Kidman

One glorious chain of love, of giving and receiving, unites all creatures. Samson Raphael Hirsch

If it's a really good gift, I love receiving it, like jewels, small islands. Gina Gershon

Giving and receiving pleasure is the nature of the cosmos, the inner nature of reality. Marc Gafni

Within the market society each serves all his fellow citizens and each is served by them. It is a system of mutual exchange of services and commodities, a mutual giving, and receiving. Ludwig Von Mises

He who always seeks more light the more he finds, and finds more the more he seeks, is one of the few happy mortals who take and give in every point of time. The tide and ebb of giving and receiving is the sum of human happiness, which he alone enjoys who always wishes to acquire new knowledge, and always finds it. Johann Kaspar Lavater

Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process. Jim Rohn

Truth comes as conqueror only to those who have lost the art of receiving it as friend. Rabindranath Tagore

Taste is nothing but an enlarged capacity for receiving pleasure from works of imagination. William Hazlitt

Man can only receive what he sees himself receiving. Florence Scovel Shinn

Your play account is also designed to strengthen your "receiving" muscle. T Harv Eker

Giving with the intention of receiving really isn't giving, it's trading. Robin S. Sharma

We are justified, not by giving anything to God,-what we do,-but by receiving from God, what Christ hath done for us. William Gurnall

Nothing annoys people so much as not receiving invitations. Oscar Wilde

What makes the Dead Sea dead? Because it is all the time receiving, never giving out anything. Why is it that many Christians are cold? Because they are all the time receiving, never giving out anything. Dwight L Moody

Do you want to live happily? Travel with two bags, one for giving, the other for receiving. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Power over must be replaced by shared power, by the power to do things, by the discovery of our own strength as opposed to a passive receiving of power exercised by others, often in our name. Petra Kelly

Aid leads to more aid and more aid and more aid and less independence of the people that are receiving aid. Paul Kagame

I am blessed to receive a word from God every day in receiving the scriptures and reading the scriptures. And God speaks through the Bible. Ted Cruz

Our desire for approval can only truly be met by receiving God's acceptance and approval of us. Joyce Meyer

There is a 114% increase in happiness when receiving rewards via mobile marketing. Brian Wong

Sometimes the criticism is actually useful and constructive and actually informs what I do, but most of the time, it's sort of mindless, or they're receiving something on a different frequency than I was sending it. They're just not getting what I'm doing, and that's fine. Michael Ian Black

We're living through an age of irrationality and religious "fervor" I would call it religious idiocy. It's exhausting to year after year be on the receiving end of this demagoguery. Dan Savage

[The way Stanley Kubrick] tells a story is antithetical to the way we are accustomed to receiving stories. Steven Spielberg

You can't act like you've arrived when you're only just receiving the invitation. Sophia Amoruso

The only method of receiving love is to give love, because what we give out must come back. Lester Levenson

There is generosity in giving, but gentleness in receiving. Freya Stark

In my opinion, giving a kiss is a much better prize than receiving one. Hiro Fujiwara

Receiving a new truth is like adding a new sense. Justus von Liebig

When you truly commit in your life, you start receiving more than you could imagine. Jeff Bridges

Giving is not at all interesting; but receiving is, there is no doubt about it, delightful. Rose Macaulay

The Romans assisted their allies and friends, and acquired friendships by giving rather than receiving kindness. [Lat., Sociis atque amicis auxilia portabant Romani, magisque dandis quam accipiundis beneficiis amicitias parabant.] Sallust

Ask for help. Receiving is an act of generosity. Cheryl Richardson

He formed his sentences hesitantly and then threw them at me with such force that I felt as if I were receiving a present each time Simone De Beauvoir

In general, an implementation must be conservative in its sending behavior, and liberal in its receiving behavior. Jon Postel

O all who give and receive gifts, such as they are wisest. Everywhere they are wisest. They are the magi. O Henry

Always fight for quality, whether giving or receiving. Walt Disney

Early in my career I began receiving letters from a woman in the Midwest who claimed to be my mother. Charley Pride

Our desire for approval can only truly be met by receiving God's acceptance and approval of us. Joyce Meyer

The day I stop giving is the day I stop receiving. The day I stop learning is the day I stop growing. You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. Wayne Gretzky

There is great joy in doing something for somebody else with no thought in receiving anything in return. John Wooden

Service or giving is the other side of receiving. Giving and receiving is a full circle: a full circle feels more natural than a half circle. Laura Huxley

Being sued by your own record company, that's even better than receiving a Grammy Neil Young

Confidence is something that has developed over time which is a very positive thing to gain. Respect is also very important, both giving it and receiving it from other drivers in your team. Liz Halliday

I think only a massive public outcry would result in my receiving any measure of justice. Leonard Peltier

The proprietor, producing neither by his own labor nor by his implement, and receiving products in exchange for nothing, is either a parasite or a thief. Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

We get forwards in the world not so much by doing services, as receiving them: you take a withering twig, and put it in the ground; and then you water it, because you have planted it. Laurence Sterne

Life gives us what we need when we need it; receiving what it gives us is a whole other thing. Pam Houston

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