We Only Have What We Give

“We only have what we give.”Isabel Allende

Even though at times it doesn’t seem so, all we are in this world is what we give. Your employer pays you according to your contribution to the company, the people around you love and respect you according to the effort you put into building and maintaining those relationships.

The world is but a mirror of who you are.

What we give to the world becomes our legacy. What we give becomes the one thing people will never forget.

If you aspire to leave the world better than you found it, you’ll be successful.

If you help people not for want of a certain reward but because it’s the right thing to do.

If you treat those around you better than they treat you.

We only have what we give.

Remember these words.

The richest man in the cemetery is still just as dead as the rest of them.

We only have what we give.

The support we offer others, the love, the care, the respect…

We only have what we give, for all else leaves this world the moment we do.

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14 thoughts on “We Only Have What We Give

  1. So true! Interesting take on the subject that’s floating in space today. I wrote about building a legacy this morning, too. I must go back and ensure the word “giving”is in mine. I know the concept is. It’s so crucial!

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