C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.


God helps those who help themselves.

Algernon Sidney.

Light is the task when many share the toil.


Heaven’s help is better than early rising.


I would help others, out of a fellow-feeling.


  • In man’s most dark extremity
  • Oft succor dawns from Heaven.
  • Scott.

  • ’Tis not enough to help the feeble up,
  • But to support him after.
  • Shakespeare.

    I want to help you to grow as beautiful as God meant you to be when He thought of you first.

    George MacDonald.

    Such help as we can give to each other in this world is a debt to each other; and the man who perceives a superiority or a capacity in a subordinate, and neither confesses nor assists it, is not merely the withholder of kindness, but the committer of injury,