Let me state a great secret to become richer: start giving a portion of what you earn or what you posses. What goes out comes back. Selfless giving ensures manifold return. All the rich people of this planet are inclined to help others. And that could be one of the reasons why they become richer. They get back what was given out, in true charity, hundredfold. Giving is a sure way to receive more.
Blessed are those who can give without remembering. That could be why our present world is getting filled with those who want to give without any string attached. They are quick to part with a part of what they have earned as they know giving has a superior value when one does so quickly and not waiting for to be asked. The best way you can evaluate a person is by how much he gives and by how much he feels for others in his wallet. Giving is always a thermometer of one’s love towards others. When it comes to giving some people stop at nothing. ‘Give all you can,’ is an excellent formula for a successful life. living for others is the best way to live. That could be why Henry Drummond once said, ‘there is true happiness only in giving.’ Before we conclude let me remind you Arthur Schweitzer’s words: “ There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.”
Warren Buffet has so far given in excess of $30.7 billion to healthcare, to alleviate extreme poverty, for education and for access to information technology. Bill gates through Bill and Melinda Gates foundation has doled out close to 34 billion so far mainly to the development of education and AIDS prevention. Azim Premji from India has donated in excess of $2 billion for education and healthcare. Every rich man is known for a charitable frame of mind (that could be one of the reasons for their immense wealth--what goes out comes back many fold it seems. All of us may not have the wealth, the time to do charity in a massive scale. Let us follow the advice of
Mother Teresa: “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.”